911 Call Logs, Past Legal Cases Add New Details to Professor's Killing

As new details emerged about an unusual abduction case Dan Markel had worked on before his murder, police on Monday released 911 call logs suggesting the prominent law professor and blogger was still moving after he was shot in his car by an unknown assailant and found by a neighbor. » 7/29/14 12:18pm 13 minutes ago

Childish Gambino Pulls a Kendrick, Claims to Be Best Rapper Alive

Childish Gambino, the rapper formerly known as Community star Donald Glover, is really feeling himself these days. Freestyling at a show in Australia, where he's living while he records his new EP, Gambino bragged about being better than every rapper living, including better rappers Drake, ScHoolboy Q, and… » 7/29/14 11:52am 39 minutes ago

Just a Drunk Guy Munching on Some Styrofoam

Peering through the haze of countless beers after a long night out, you catch a glimpse of a yellow, rectangular object sitting idly in your own right hand. What is this mysterious treasure, and from what aether did it spring? Don't bother yourself with philosophical questions. It looks tasty, and it belongs in your… » 7/29/14 11:43am 48 minutes ago

Zac Efron and Bear Grylls Get Cozy and All-Natural on Running Wild

Bear Grylls helped Zac Efron become a man last night on his new TV show, Running Wild. While we'll never know everything that happened on that mountaintop, one thing is for sure: The best way to get Zac Efron to try something new is to take his clothes away and throw them off a cliff. » 7/29/14 11:27am Today 11:27am

How Ukraine is Like Star Wars and Other Russian Memes, Explained

On the other side of the world, an entirely different internet is taking place: Russian internet. Today, Natalie Shure takes us on a tour of the past week or so on the Russian web, from VKontakte to LiveJournal, from MH17 conspiracies to the toilet duckling meme. » 7/29/14 11:09am Today 11:09am

Real Housewives of OC Talk Lesbian Honeymoons, Anal Preferences

It is not only appropriate but necessary that before heading to a collective all-girls honeymoon/anniversary celebration in Bali, The Real Housewives of Orange County would discuss whose back door is open for business. And which of them is amenable "when she's drunk," according to her partner? » 7/29/14 11:00am Today 11:00am

The NRA's Top Attorney Was Convicted of Murder in 1964

According to recently unearthed court records, Bob Dowlut—who for 30 years has been the architect of the National Rifle Association's legal and cultural agenda—was sentenced to life in an Indiana prison for shooting a shopkeeper during a robbery before murdering a single mother with the same gun. » 7/29/14 10:11am Today 10:11am

James Franco's Instagram Fan Selfies Came Up Again on the Tonight Show

There is a right way and there are several wrong ways to take an Instagram selfie with actor/poet/MFA-PhD./creeper James Franco outside of his Broadway production of Of Mice and Men, according to James Franco. » 7/29/14 9:52am Today 9:52am

Your Giant American Refrigerator Is Making You Fat And Poor

There is a fair chance that if you're reading this post, your fridge—the most-used and largest appliance in your house—is screwing you. The refrigerator is as potent a symbol of American consumerist culture as you're likely to find, which is to say, it only makes sense if you don't really look at it very hard. It is,… » 7/29/14 9:13am Today 9:13am