Farrah Abraham's Next Venture: Frozen Yogurt

Farrah Abraham, having conquered publishing, sex tapes, and reality television, has set her sights on the next frontier of entrepreneurism: selling frozen yogurt and other not-hot foods. She's opening Froco Fresh Frozen in Austin this fall. Its mascot, Coba ("the popping boba"), is terrifying: » 7/09/14 7:18pm Today 7:18pm

Willow Smith Is Being Fed Systematic French Fries by the Government

When Willow Smith isn't learning everything she needs to know about life by watching Forrest Gump and/or reading the stories of the universe on snakes' backs, she is tweeting about doing those things. And when the 13-year-old daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith isn't tweeting about those things, she's… » 7/09/14 6:57pm Today 6:57pm

Nathan For You's Sci-Fi Masterpiece and Other Great Shows Within Shows

Last night on Nathan For You, Nathan Fielder narrowly avoided fraud charges for telling customers in a Hollywood souvenir shop they would be extras in a Johnny Depp movie called The Web by actually slapping said movie together. (Sneak peek: ya boy Johnny hacks an asteroid.) » 7/09/14 5:49pm Today 5:49pm

"The Truth of the Matter Is Walmart Is a Horrible Place to Work"

Boxlike megastore Walmart is reaping a good deal of positive PR today after a gaudy event showcasing the company's intentions to spend more money on American-made products. We'd like to take this opportunity to remind you what kind of employer Walmart is. » 7/09/14 5:27pm Today 5:27pm

The NSA Isn't Spying on Enough People

That mysterious wait is over! At zero dark one last night, Glenn Greenwald's media venture The // Intercept posted the long-promised results of their ongoing investigation into which specific U.S. civilians were targeted by the NSA's most invasive surveillance programs. » 7/09/14 4:52pm Today 4:52pm

Randi Zuckerberg Proves Davos Is a Total Joke

Right now, many of the worst people alive are flocking to a tiny, silly Swiss town for a week of swapping platitudes and talking about money. But why would our planet's ultrarich dickheads want to attend Davos, where Mark Zuckerberg's useless sister is considered a "Young Global Leader"? » 7/09/14 4:32pm Today 4:32pm

Being a Costumed Times Square Creeper May Soon Require a License

In an effort to further clean up the shiniest five blocks in New York, a city councilman has proposed a rule that would require background checks for all of Times Square's costumed characters. Elmo, Cookie Monster, and Spider-Man are a notoriously smelly, quarellsome bunch, after all. » 7/09/14 4:30pm Today 4:30pm

This Week in Tabloids: Kate Middleton Is Pregnant and Anorexic

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which in which we peer through the looking glass into the pages of Star, Us Weekly, OK!, Life & Style and InTouch. This week: an "expert" who has never seen Kate Middleton in person diagnoses her with an eating disorder; Brad and Angie almost ran into Jennifer Aniston at a… » 7/09/14 4:25pm Today 4:25pm


In their most common form, government-sanctioned redactions obscure text: names and code names, dates of birth and Social Security numbers, the classified and top-secret—each a tiny black site housing a discrete, unknowable entity. For all of their apparent precision, each redaction expresses a set of underlying… » 7/09/14 4:17pm Today 4:17pm

50 Blindfolded, Bound Bodies Found in Iraq After Apparent Mass Killing

Fifty blindfolded, bound bodies were found in the Babil Province just south of Baghdad this morning in another apparent mass killing. All of those killed were civilians, and at least two were children, according to CNN. The New York Times reports that those in the area believe the dead were Sunnis. » 7/09/14 4:00pm Today 4:00pm