Report: Bill Cosby Admitted Under Oath to Buying Drugs to "Use" on Women

According to the Associated Press, Bill Cosby said in a 2005 deposition that he bought Quaaludes with the intention of giving them to women he wanted to have sex with. In the same deposition, he reportedly admitted to giving drugs to a Temple University employee who filed a lawsuit against him that same year. The suit… » 7/06/15 5:40pm 42 minutes ago

Website Apologizes For Running Racist Album Review By Notorious Creep

The last we heard from the music writer who calls himself M.T. Richards, he was harassing the female rapper then-known as Kitty Pryde via email over the July 4 weekend of 2013. Nearly two years to the day, Richard once again rose above the music-writing flotsam thanks to a weird and gross album review published by Spin » 7/06/15 5:33pm 49 minutes ago

How Hard Is It to Get Kicked Off Brazil's "Sin-Free" Facebook? 

Evangelical Christians in Brazil are going louco for Faceglória, a new, “sin-free” Facebook knockoff for the very religious. Since launching a month ago, Faceglória has over 100,000 users pressing “Amen” instead of “like.” It also has strict posting policies: No swear words, no violence, no gay content or erotica,… » 7/06/15 5:05pm Today 5:05pm

500 Days of Kristin, Day 162: Kristin Shops at HomeGoods® [PHOTOS]

One year ago this month, Kristin Cavallari went shopping. I mean, of course she did, but I know for a fact she went shopping at a certain bargain home furnishings chain store in Los Angeles because there are many, many, many meticulously staged paparazzi photos of this shopping excursion available for purchase and… » 7/06/15 4:53pm Today 4:53pm

South Carolina Senate Votes to Finally Remove the Confederate Flag 

The South Carolina senate today took the first step to removing the Confederate flag that waved proudly for years above the statehouse with full legal protection for years—even as the nation mourned a racially-motivated shooting this month in Charleston. » 7/06/15 4:42pm Today 4:42pm

Reddit CEO Offers Users Shitty Apology: "I Don't Have All the Answers"

Over the weekend, Reddit’s users had themselves a fit, shutting down almost all of the major subreddits and likening the site’s interim CEO, Ellen Pao, to as many genocidal dictators as they could manage. Now, Pao has come to the message board on bended knee to offer up a mea culpa of her own. And it’s a bad one. » 7/06/15 4:20pm Today 4:20pm

Churlish Theatergoer Tries to Plug iPhone Into Broadway Set

Most people attend a Broadway show with the understanding that cellphones aren’t allowed, you should turn them off, and you won’t need them for the next couple of hours. Most, but not all. Not the guy who tried to plug his iPhone into the set (which is located on the actual stage, to which the entire audience is… » 7/06/15 3:45pm Today 3:45pm

What the Hell Is Going on With Seamless

Seamless, the once-simple and reliable food delivery app, has undergone an unwanted and ill-advised redesign. Archived orders? Gone. A user-friendly interface? L-O-L. A functioning website? Depends on how you define “functioning.” Fare thee well, Seamless and burn in hell: you’ve ruined a good thing for absolutely no… » 7/06/15 3:30pm Today 3:30pm

"What Are You Talking About? Generous?": Piketty's German Interview

Russian State-Sponsored Sputnik International Is Killer Propaganda 

Sputnik International is a Russian state-owned “news” site run by Rossiya Segodnya. It’s not that hard for the average citizen to figure it out given some basic Google skills. But to the aimless, bored, and uncurious scouring the internet for information about the impending war of worlds, this propaganda machine run… » 7/06/15 1:50pm Today 1:50pm