Here's Another Puke-Soaked Episode of NYC's Bottomless Brunch Shitshow

Last time on Manhattan’s Drunkest Brunches, daytime cocktail peddler Pranna was at risk of losing its liquor license after its Madison Avenue neighbors complained about customers’ belligerent, bottomless-mimosa-soaked antics. A notable incident involving a drunk NYU student who claimed to be the heir “half of fucking… » 5/06/15 3:45pm 8 minutes ago

The Hilarious, Brady-Bashing Texts Sent By The Pats' Ball-Deflators

At the center of Ted Wells’s Ballghazi report are Jim McNally and John Jastremski, two longtime Patriots employees who are the primary handlers of the team’s game balls. Jastremski is the official “game ball maker” for the team, and McNally is the officials’ locker room attendant. According to the Wells report, these… » 5/06/15 3:32pm 20 minutes ago

Everything You Need to Know About CRISPR, the New Tool that Edits DNA

CRISPR, a new genome editing tool, could transform the field of biology—and a recent study on genetically-engineered human embryos has converted this promise into media hype. But scientists have been tinkering with genomes for decades. Why is CRISPR suddenly such a big deal?
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California Gov't Aide Arrested for Running a Rogue Masonic Police Force

Cops generally don’t look too kindly on vigilantes, but they apparently hate rogue, Masonic police forces that claim a 3,000 year-old-legacy and jurisdiction in 33 states. Which is why, last week, the LAPD arrested three California residents allegedly behind the Masonic Fraternal Police Department. » 5/06/15 2:32pm Today 2:32pm

Nothing Is Concise or Clear: An Interview With Sean H. Doyle

This Must Be The Place, the new memoir by Sean H. Doyle—published May 1—features the most gratuitous drug use of any book I’ve ever read, and it’s packed with violence, grief, and generally horrible things. In fact, if you were to take out the drugs and the violence and the sadness, you’d really have nothing. But none… » 5/06/15 2:10pm Today 2:10pm

Perennial Reminder: Mariah Carey Can Still Sing

Experiencing Mariah Carey live nowadays is like listening to someone start to make a Forrest Gump reference: You pretty much know what you’re going to get, but you can’t be certain what kinds of twists, turns, and yes, surprises are in store. Mariah’s voice ain’t what it used to be, on account of her being in her… » 5/06/15 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

Creep Who Liked "Gummy Women" Convicted of Pulling Teeth During Sex

A New Zealand man was convicted Wednesday of forcibly removing teeth from four women’s mouths while he was having sex with them. Philip Lyle Hansen isn’t a licensed dentist, and the only thing qualifying to yank out his victims’ teeth is that he likes “fat, gummy women” and felt like he was helping them save money on… » 5/06/15 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

Tweeting Heroes Catch Feds' Surveillance Planes Spying on Baltimore

Last week, we told you about the Department of Homeland Security’s “fusion center” in Baltimore and its ability to spy on Baltimore during the city’s unrest. But where would it get its info? Thanks to a few enterprising Twitter users, we have one possible answer: nondescript spy planes circling the city. » 5/06/15 12:50pm Today 12:50pm

Report: Cop Who Arrested Freddie Gray Threatened to Kill Ex's Husband

One of the police officers accused of killing Freddie Gray reportedly threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend two years ago, according to court documents obtained by the Guardian. Lt. Brian Rice, who, the report claims, also has also allegedly threatened to commit suicide, was reportedly disciplined internally for the… » 5/06/15 12:35pm Today 12:35pm

Meet the Wankers Who Want to be Britain’s Prime Minister

Tomorrow, the citizenry of the United Kingdom will cast their votes in a general election. If you’re an American, you may have been too busy tenderly rubbing your genitals on a gun to have read much about this. Who’s fighting to lead this grey and unpleasant land onward into its inevitable irrelevancy? And how do we… » 5/06/15 11:40am Today 11:40am

Anti-Fur Activists Surprise a Beaming Kim Kardashian by Screaming at Her

On Tuesday afternoon, selfie queen and alleged animal murderer Kim Kardashian graced a New York City Barnes & Noble with her esteemed presence, in order to sign copies of her new book of vanities, Selfish. While the line began forming on Monday night, that didn’t stop several animal activists from patiently waiting… » 5/06/15 11:26am Today 11:26am