Plainclothes NYPD Cop Filmed Screaming His Head Off at Uber Driver 

In cell phone footage sent to the New York Daily News, an alleged plainclothes NYPD cop is seen yelling at an Uber driver in an apparent parking dispute that escalates into the officer shouting xenophobic remarks. » 3/31/15 8:57am 14 minutes ago

Indianapolis Star Fights Lunatic Anti-Gay Bill in Blunt Front-Page Stand

In the days since Indiana Governor Mike Pence signed the Religious Freedom Restoration Act last week, an encouraging multitude has stepped forward to denounce the law, which may allow business owners to refuse LGBT customers. That includes unlikely allies like a Republican mayor, several blue state governments, and… » 3/31/15 3:00am Today 3:00am

New Daily Show Host Trevor Noah Offers Six Great Reasons to Never Tweet

If you're a comedian, some, maybe most, of your jokes are going to miss their mark the first time. Luckily, in the real world no one will remember your regrettable Hurricane Katrina pun. Twitter, unfortunately, has a much sharper memory. » 3/31/15 1:30am Today 1:30am

Two Former Feds Accused of Stealing $1.5 Million During Silk Road Bust

Two former federal agents who worked on the 2013 bust of underground drug market Silk Road were charged with multiple felonies this week alleging that the pair used the operation for their own gain, blackmailing defendants and stealing more than $1.5 million worth of bitcoin under the cover of darknet. » 3/31/15 12:52am Today 12:52am

Guy Injured by Pizza Hut Croutons Awarded Fair-Sounding 2,000 Bucks

For obvious reasons, tort reform advocates tend to focus on high-profile cases with punitive damages in the millions of dollars, but what about civil law as experienced by your average schlimazel*? Take, for instance, the case of Everett Chattman, awarded $2,400 after his mouth was fucked up by "excessively hard… » 3/31/15 12:00am Today 12:00am

Sometimes Your Own Worst Enemy Is Yourself

Once upon a time a man started hitting his head against a wall. A passerby asked him, "Why are you hitting your head against that wall?" "Because it feels so... Well, I guess because I don't have a weirdly strong mirror like that cute little goat." » 3/30/15 11:30pm Yesterday 11:30pm

GOP Mayor of Indianapolis Issues Executive Order Defending Gay Rights

In response to Indiana's new, widely criticized "religious freedom" law that may permit discrimination against gays and lesbians, the Republican mayor of the state's largest city signed an executive order reaffirming that businesses receiving city funds could not refuse LGBT customers. » 3/30/15 10:30pm Yesterday 10:30pm

Abandon Hope: Coyotes Now Squatting In New York City's Vacant Buildings

New York is a concrete city populated by humans—for now. But is that a tire screech you hear, or a pack of coyotes howling at the moon, living in your old apartment, lying in wait? New, disturbing evidence out of Queens suggests we're running on borrowed time. » 3/30/15 9:32pm Yesterday 9:32pm

Playboy Mansion Allegedly Built Secret Tunnels for Celebrity Neighbors

Woman Arrested for Killing a Toddler in a Fast Food Restaurant Bathroom

NYPD officers responding to a fast food restaurant in midtown Manhattan today reportedly discovered a gruesome crime scene: a woman smothering a toddler to death. » 3/30/15 6:40pm Yesterday 6:40pm

Cops: Woman Stabbed Boyfriend Because He Ate All of Their Salsa

The snack-provoked crime wave continues in America: One week after a father allegedly shot his son in the butt over an empty orange juice container, a woman in Akron, Ohio, allegedly stabbed her boyfriend in the stomach because he ate all of their salsa. » 3/30/15 6:33pm Yesterday 6:33pm

The World's Most Famous Musicians Just Hosted a Bonkers Press Conference

Only a few minutes ago, the entire music industry stood on a stage in a collective display of how rich and out of touch they are. They think you are willing to pay up to double the price of other streaming music services to pay for their streaming music service, because they are crazy. » 3/30/15 6:15pm Yesterday 6:15pm

500 Days of Kristin, Day 64: Let's Go Back, Back to the Beginning

Before Kristin Cavallari embarked on the ambitious journey of drafting her debut memoir Balancing on Heels—coming to an near you in 436 days—she was busy popularizing catchphrases like "butt-hurt" and "Stee-pheeennnnn" on MTV's Laguna Beach: The Real Orange County. » 3/30/15 5:55pm Yesterday 5:55pm

Famed Casting Director Allison Jones Once Sent Me a Very Funny Email

Today, the New Yorker has an excellent profile of Hollywood casting director Allison Jones, the woman who discovered Jonah Hill and "McLovin," among others. In the article, it becomes clear that Jones, while an extremely funny person, doesn't write as often as her talent should dictate, or as her collaborators might… » 3/30/15 5:41pm Yesterday 5:41pm

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Naked German Violinist Arrested for Allegedly Choking Woman at NYC Hotel

A German violinist on tour in the U.S. was arrested after he reportedly got naked at a Manhattan hotel and tried to strangle another guest, a 64-year-old woman, in her room. » 3/30/15 5:30pm Yesterday 5:30pm

Please Stop Telling Kit Harington He's a Hunk—He Hates It!

Does anyone have it harder than Kit Harington? You may think yes, but—god love you—that's just because you're stupid. God, you're so stupid you make me sick. » 3/30/15 4:57pm Yesterday 4:57pm

LBJ Was Obsessed With His Dick

One imagines that the mind of the president is constantly occupied by the fate of the free world. This probably explains, for instance, why George W. Bush could barely read. Lyndon B. Johnson, though, was not your average president, for various reasons, but quite prominently that he was very concerned about the state… » 3/30/15 4:25pm Yesterday 4:25pm