On Roadwork: The Postmodern Stephen King Masterpiece You've Never Read

Today, Stephen King’s 55th novel, Finders Keepers, will be published by Scribner. I expect the book will be a bestseller, and King’s name will be in the press even more than usual between its publication and the June 25th premiere of the third season of Under The Dome, a television series based on his novel, and for… » 6/02/15 2:40pm 25 minutes ago

Jake Gyllenhaal Thinks Humans Are 90% Water and Controlled by the Moon

Jake Gyllenhaal—an actor whose face you’d like to punch—is back on the press circuit, this time for his new boxing movie, Southpaw. While one hoped Gyllenhaal would have discussed how his character is influenced by the real-life struggles of Marshall “Eminem” Mathers during an interview with British Esquire, Gylly had… » 6/02/15 1:16pm Today 1:16pm

FBI Admits It Uses Fake Companies to Fly Surveillance Over U.S. Cities

An AP investigation has forced the FBI to admit that it uses at least 13 dummy corporations with planes like the one shown above to fly low-and-slow aerial spy missions over U.S. cities, capturing video and sometimes cellular signals from 30 cities in 11 states in a recent month. » 6/02/15 12:25pm Today 12:25pm

Was Russia's Propaganda Troll Army Behind This New York Photo Exhibit?

The Kremlin’s network of professional propaganda-spewing internet trolls is large. According to one former insider, there are thousands of Russians who work full-time jobs publishing social media updates, internet comments, and blog posts specifically designed to foment hatred for the U.S. and support for the Russian… » 6/02/15 12:05pm Today 12:05pm

The Patriot Act Is Changing. Here's What That Means for Your Privacy

This week, certain key sections of the notorious Patriot Act—the law that gives the NSA its snooping powers—automatically expired. Don’t get too excited just yet, though: they’re probably coming back with a few changes. Here’s what we know, and what it means for your privacy.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Had Sex, Dinner in the Hamptons on Saturday

Leonardo DiCaprio, actor and founding father of the Pussy Posse, is making the most of his late spring. The big horny fun man reportedly partied with hot sex friend Kelly Rohrbach this weekend in the Hamptons, and boy was his rental home nice. » 6/02/15 11:10am Today 11:10am

Keeping Up With the Kontinuity Errors: How Long Has Kim Been Pregnant?

If recent months have taught us anything, it’s that the Kardashians—a family whose daily comings and goings are documented more thoroughly than the Obamas’—are able to conceal secrets more securely than the most secret shadow branches of the C.I.A., until such time as TV ratings require their reveal. This week, the… » 6/02/15 10:51am Today 10:51am