White People Have Thoughts About Ferguson, Too

Because journalism has to be objective, the New York Times' Campbell Robertson intrepidly went to a white area of St. Louis to get white peoples' opinions of Ferguson, as they have been so egregiously missing from the boiling national debate about race relations in America since Michael Brown's death two weeks ago. » 8/22/14 12:15pm 12 minutes ago

Your End-of-August Cocktail Is A Lemon Rosemary Vodka Fizz

It's August. If you are reading this it is because you are stuck at work while your friends are off at their "lake houses" and "beach trips." The news, domestic and international, is awful. You need to relax. You need a cool beverage to relax. Allow me to suggest that the optimal beverage is a lemon rosemary vodka… » 8/22/14 12:01pm 26 minutes ago

Cheap Bastard Ends 10 Hours of Starbucks Customers "Paying it Forward"

If you are interested in buying a stranger their coffee (in exchange for another stranger buying yours), then you should go to the Starbucks on Tyrone Boulevard in St. Petersburg, Fla. This past Wednesday, nearly 400 people "paid it forward" and bought the coffee order for the person behind them in the drive thru… » 8/22/14 11:45am 42 minutes ago

Horny Old Ladies Describe Sex With Younger Man

"I got into doing gang bangs in 2008," says Shirley, 78, in the NSFW clip above. "I've done 14 of 'em since then. Each one is better than the last one." She then opens her shirt to reveal a tattoo on her breast (that's the real NSFW part of the video). I'm not going to tell you what it says because I want you to… » 8/22/14 11:36am 51 minutes ago

50 Cent Now Challenging Mayweather to Read Cat in the Hat on Kimmel

50 Cent just found another gear in his ongoing, transcendent Instagram trolling of his former BFF, boxing champ Floyd Mayweather. After offering to donate $750,000 to any charity if Mayweather could read a page of Harry Potter, 50 has upped the ante by arranging for him to do it on national television. » 8/22/14 11:07am Today 11:07am

Cool Teacher Fired for Playing Sixth Graders Beyoncé's "Drunk in Love"

Atlanta Public Schools fired a sixth grade teacher this week for playing her class Beyoncé and Jay Z's eternal classic, "Drunk in Love." According to the administrators' complaint against Ms. Nikki Turner, "This song contained profanity, vulgarity, and sexually explicit lyrics. This song is not [in] alignment with… » 8/22/14 11:00am Today 11:00am

Crazy Conservatives Are Sure a Gitmo Detainee Killed James Foley

James Foley was courageous, and his murder by an apparently English-accented zealot of the Syria-based Islamic State was so horrific that no simple narrative can do it justice. Unless, that is, you're a conservative political opportunist of a special sort, eager to pin the crime on liberal policies. » 8/22/14 10:42am Today 10:42am

Scott Weiland Is Not in Jail, Says Scott Weiland (and Police)

Last night, TMZ posted a story claiming—based on a statement from the Beverly Hills Police Department—former Stone Temple Pilots frontman Scott Weiland was in jail after stealing razors from a CVS with a bunch of meth in his pockets. Turns out it was just some other guy, though. Whoops! » 8/22/14 10:19am Today 10:19am

Westboro Baptist Church Accepts Comedian's Offer of Free Trip to Iraq

Last week, comedian Adam Hills, who hosts The Last Leg on Britain's Channel 4, took the Westboro Baptist Church to task for threatening to picket Robin Williams' funeral like a bunch of dickheads. He also put his money where his mouth is and offered to fly every WBC member to Iraq to picket "the people threatening to… » 8/22/14 10:06am Today 10:06am

How To Catch Up for Doctor Who's Saturday Premiere

Doctor Who is a show so old and so storied that there is no one way to prepare yourself for the task of enjoying it. Depending on your own concept of linearity and time, the series is about to begin its eighth or its thirty-fourth season. The show's virtues are legion; its fans, legionnaire. But what they do not tell… » 8/22/14 9:02am Today 9:02am

Your End-of-August Cocktail Is A Lemon Rosemary Vodka Fizz

It's August. If you are reading this it is because you are stuck at work while your friends are off at their "lake houses" and "beach trips." The news, domestic and international, is awful. You need to relax. You need a cool beverage to relax. Allow me to suggest that the optimal beverage is a lemon rosemary vodka… » 8/22/14 11:30am 57 minutes ago