Former Facebook VP Struggles to Adjust to Rough Life in San Francisco

For many, strolling around San Francisco is a pleasure. But for the optimization-obsessed elites of Silicon Valley, traveling through a world-class city is just laboring tax on their time. Now one former Facebook boss realizes his "soul-crushing" shuttle bus commute out of town was a blessing in disguise.
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Hannibal Buress Called Bill Cosby a Rapist During a Stand-up Set

During his stand-up show in Philadelphia Thursday night, comedian Hannibal Buress addressed the multiple sexual assault accusations against Bill Cosby. "…You raped women, Bill Cosby," Buress said. " So, [that] brings you down a couple notches." » 10/20/14 4:35pm 55 minutes ago

The Difficulties of Publishing While Black

I don't think it's any surprise the publishing industry—print and digital—is overwhelmingly white. The statistics are far more upsetting than you might imagine: a recent Publisher's Weekly survey revealed the makeup of the industry to be 89 percent white, 3 percent Asian, 3 percent Hispanic, 3 percent mixed race, 1… » 10/20/14 4:28pm Today 4:28pm

Tinder Wants Users to Pay Up Before It Shows You Better Matches

During the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit—a gathering of "the world's brightest young game changers" and the middle-aged men who are obsessed with them—Tinder CEO Sean Rad announced that his dating app will start offering a paid premium option in early November. » 10/20/14 4:16pm Today 4:16pm

War Machine Quotes Nietzsche, Blames Christy Mack in Suicide Note

Mixed martial arts competitor Jonathan "War Machine" Koppenhaver, currently facing attempted murder charges for attacking former girlfriend Christy Mack, attempted suicide by hanging in his jail cell last week. TMZ has obtained a copy of the note he left behind, in which he quotes famous moral skeptic Friedrich… » 10/20/14 3:50pm Today 3:50pm

Hunt For The What October: Sweden Widens Search For Mystery Submarine

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Yesterday, Foxtrot Alpha posted an in-depth report on what appears to be an all-hands search operation for a possible Russian submarine that penetrated Swedish waters and may have come under distress. Now that search is widening 44 miles south, into open sea and is intensifying, including a six mile quarantine around… » 10/20/14 3:39pm Today 3:39pm

Tyga on Underage Kardashian Dating Rumors: "Worry About Your Sad Life"

Twenty-four-year-old rapper Tyga didn't exactly deny that he's dating 17-year-old Kylie Jenner in an Instagram comment to a hater this weekend. He did, however, offer advice we could all use: "Worry about your sad boring life." » 10/20/14 3:09pm Today 3:09pm

All Rise for John Oliver's All-Dog Supreme Court

TV coverage of the Supreme Court is hampered by the longstanding ban on cameras inside the highest court in the land. News shows have been forced to make do with sometimes-shoddy artists' renderings of the Justices, and John Oliver's sick of it. So here's his alternative proposal: Let's just use this footage of dogs… » 10/20/14 2:34pm Today 2:34pm

Yahoo Still Thinks It Can Acquire Success

Faced with sagging ad sales, Yahoo has decided to keep trying to same failing strategy: gobbling up fledgling startups to reinvigorate the aging behemoth. An activist investor already slammed this approach as a money-burning fuck up. But CEO Marissa Mayer is undeterred. She plans to squander profits from Yahoo's stake… » 10/20/14 2:26pm Today 2:26pm

South Carolina Republican Calls Gay Couples "Gremlins"

Anthony Culler is the Republican candidate for United States Congress in South Carolina's 6th District. He probably wasn't in any danger of beating longtime incumbent James Clyburn in this heavily Democratic district. But he sure does want everybody to know how much he hates the gays. » 10/20/14 2:17pm Today 2:17pm

Dear Jagoffs, Pittsburgh Officially Has the Ugliest Accent in America

After weeks of close contests and national debate, the fraught competition to decide America's ugliest accent has finally come to a dramatic close. And the winner is that moonlit, magical city—the Paris of Allegheny County, the Venice of the Ohio Valley—Pittsburgh, City of Jagoffs. » 10/20/14 3:00pm Today 3:00pm