Rand Paul Will Gay-Marry a Drone If That's What You Really Want, America

Rand Paul, the great white hope, presumed enemy of extrajudicial killings from the air, shocked and disappointed his libertarian disciples today by embracing drone warfare and defending President Obama’s use of flying death machines to immolate two hostages held by Al Qaeda. » 4/27/15 10:32am 4 minutes ago

John Oliver Reminds You That We Didn't Solve Sweatshop Labor in the '90s

Back in the ‘90s, there was a public outcry in America against cheap clothes produced in overseas sweatshops–often by children—but you don’t hear much about that anymore. Guess we must have solved the problem, huh? Actually, not so much. John Oliver devoted last night’s Last Week Tonight to explaining how things may… » 4/27/15 10:17am 19 minutes ago

Stephen Hawking Breaks Silence About Zayn

We’ve all been taking about Zayn, whoever that is, a lot now all of a sudden, but one man has remained curiously silent: Stephen Hawking. What’s he hiding? What reason does he have to be such a coward re: stuff about Zayn? One brave fan got to the bottom of it this weekend during a Q&A event at the Sydney Opera House. » 4/27/15 10:00am 36 minutes ago

Do You Want To Listen To Britney Spears' Leaked 'Tom's Diner' Cover?


In 1987, Suzanne Vega’s “Tom’s Diner” was released as an a cappella track on her album Solitude Standing. Three years later, it found wider success after being remixed by the British group DNA as an electronic track. Now, in 2015, the classic song has evolved once more. This generation’s “Tom’s Diner” is a cover by… » 4/26/15 10:06pm Yesterday 10:06pm

Jay-Z Went on Twitter to Offer Some Neat #TidalFacts

How good is Tidal, Jay-Z’s terrible Spotify alternative, doing? So good that the Jigga Man himself got on Twitter this morning to offer a series of cheerfully earnest #TidalFacts and defend the service against unnamed foes “spending millions on a smear campaign.” » 4/26/15 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

Keegan-Michael Key Swipes at the Media as Obama's Unbridled Id

Sure, the White House Correspondents Dinner is “the single most revolting annual gathering of pseudojournalistic cocksuckery in the land,” but it’s also an opportunity for some fun slams on the news media, which could use the criticism, really. » 4/26/15 2:40pm Yesterday 2:40pm

Twerking Russian Hooligans Jailed

A court in Russia’s Novorossiysk district has sentenced a 19-year-old and two women in their 20s to 15 days and 10 days in jail, respectively, for twerking in front of a World War II memorial, the Associated Press reports. The dancers were found guilty of hooliganism. The twerking was recorded in a music video, which… » 4/26/15 1:40pm Yesterday 1:40pm

You’re an Adult so Get a Real Mattress: Casper Delivers Comfort + Value

Despite spending a third of our time in bed, mattress shopping remains a dreaded activity. It's a soulless experience riddled with ambiguous terms, a lack of brand differentiation, smarmy sales people, and marked-up prices from major retail chains. Then there's Casper, who, with a direct-to-consumer model and a … » 4/24/15 11:03am Friday 11:03am