White Privilege Doesn't Exist, Says Noted Privileged White Man

Oh boy. We've long been aware that there is no room for irony in the vacuum of cable news, but Bill O'Reilly's segment last night on White Privilege™ was really something special. It doesn't exist, the man says! A lie perpetrated by a society of humans too goddamn lazy to overcome the disadvantages they are born… » 8/27/14 5:09pm A minute ago

Video Shows Florida Cop Aiming Gun at Black Men Who Won't Stop Filming

With police brutality at the forefront of the national conversation, a Florida police chief took to the YouTube comments section Tuesday to defend the actions of an officer caught on video pointing his weapon into a car full of black men who refused to stop filming the cops. » 8/27/14 4:59pm 11 minutes ago

The USAF Can't Find A Downed Pilot And The Quiet Zone Might Be Why

An F-15C crashed earlier this morning in the mountains of western Virginia, and hours later, the pilot seems to have vanished without a trace. Part of the reason offered has been because it's so hard to communicate in that part of the country. But communications are silent in the National Radio Quiet Zone on purpose. » 8/27/14 4:43pm 27 minutes ago

Did Katie Couric Accuse Diane Sawyer of Handing Out BJs Like Candy?

Sheila Weller's dishy new tell-all book The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour—and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV News won't hit shelves for a full month, but its best anecdote just exploded onto the web like 5-7 ml of semen into the mouth of Diane Sawyer,… » 8/27/14 3:00pm Today 3:00pm

Is Canada Mocking Us With This Fucking Doughnut?

Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut restaurant that recently agreed to be bought by America's third-or-fourth-greatest burger chain, Burger King, has revealed their first attempt in assimilating into our brilliant American culture by imagineering the Buffalo Crunch doughnut. Give me a fuckin break!!! » 8/27/14 2:00pm Today 2:00pm

Stop Being a Pretentious Disaster Snob

We all know that person. If it's 105° at your house, it's 110° at theirs. If you get two feet of snow, they've got three. If your gallbladder bursts, they get pneumonia. It seems like a basic human instinct to try to one-up each other, but the world would be a much better place without disaster snobs. » 8/27/14 1:45pm Today 1:45pm

Loose Lips and Award Show Slips: What Celeb Antics Will We See Tonight?

Hollywood is kind of like high school, except that everyone is beautiful, popular, and has a really nice car. Tonight, as the stars don their finest frocks and strut down the red carpet with their anxiously-scrawled speeches clutched tightly in their sweaty little palms, it's time for you to award them, yearbook… » 8/25/14 2:00pm Monday 2:00pm