See Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace in First Trailer for New Biopic

A year after Instagram paparazzi gave us the first look at Jason Segel as David Foster Wallace, here’s the trailer for The End of the Tour, a forthcoming film about the beloved author in the months following the publication of Infinite Jest. Watch it below. » 5/27/15 11:26am 4 minutes ago

Chicago Cop Fired for Posing With Black Suspect Dressed in Deer Antlers

Yesterday, a Cook County, Illinois, judge ordered the release of a photo of two Chicago police officers holding hunting rifles while standing over a black suspect dressed in antlers. One of the officers, Timothy McDermott, was fired last year over the picture, which was taken sometime between 1999 and 2003; the other… » 5/27/15 11:16am 15 minutes ago

The Bates Family Is Cable TV's New Duggars and They're Just as Toxic

If you watch the TLC show 19 Kids and Counting starring confirmed child molester Josh Duggar, chances are you’re familiar with the Bates family. From their frequent appearances on the show since 2009, to a 2012 TLC special entitled “The Bates Family: And Baby Makes 19,” to a now-canceled 2012 TLC show United Bates of… » 5/27/15 9:40am Today 9:40am

Concealed Weapons Likely Coming to All Texas Universities

Republicans in the Texas House of Representatives rushed to approve a “campus carry” measure last night that will allow students at the state’s public and private universities to carry concealed weapons in classrooms, buildings, and even dorms. The bill’s sponsor, State Rep. Allen Fletcher, said the measure would… » 5/27/15 8:50am Today 8:50am

Fox & Friends Hosts Attempt To Change Tire, Step On Own Genitals

The hosts of the Fox morning show that’s named like it should heavily involve puppets, Fox & Friends, aren’t exactly the sort of people that instill any sense of, oh, competence. They tend to have more of a gleeful bedshitter quality about them. So when two of them tried to change a tire, the results were predictably… » 5/27/15 6:42am Today 6:42am

Frat With "Disturbing" Nude Pics Album Can't Be a Frat For Like 3 Years

Penn State administrators announced Wednesday that a fraternity that maintained a well-curated secret Facebook page full of pictures of unconscious, naked women will lose its official recognition until 2018, pretty much ruining senior year. » 5/27/15 12:37am Today 12:37am

Alleged Dog Smuggler Johnny Depp Could Face 10 Years in Prison

Industrial rock guitarist, liar, and accused international canine trafficker Johnny Depp may face up to 10 years in prison or a maximum fine of $340,000, The Sydney Morning Herald reports, penalties related to sneaking his dogs into Australia in April. » 5/26/15 11:00pm Yesterday 11:00pm

Inside the Automated UPS Complex That Sorts 7,000 Packages a Minute

Just before midnight, UPS’s Worldport in Louisville, Kentucky begins to come alive. Boeing 757s start roaring overhead. Packages whoosh by on miles of conveyer belts. Before the sun is up, 1.6 million packages will be unloaded and loaded again, sent along toward their final destinations. » 5/26/15 6:30pm Yesterday 6:30pm

Singles Performed By Teens Who Had Less Crossover Appeal Than Expected

One of the greatest things about the entertainment business is the relative ease with which Popular Teens (and, oddly enough, Real Housewives) can snap up ill-advised record deals. Largely lost to the annals of history, most of these teen queen songs didn’t exactly “make the charts” or, for that matter, “make any… » 5/26/15 6:15pm Yesterday 6:15pm