Airlines Are Pursuing a Business Strategy of Torturing Passengers

Some years ago, the airline industry set itself on the path towards its current record profits by shrinking seats more, and more, and more. What does the future hold for airlines? More shrinking seats. » 10/30/14 11:42am Just now

GOP Rallies Florida Voters by Calling Campus Rape Culture a "Lie"

Florida Republicans organized a get-out-the-vote rally in Sarasota Tuesday night to help tip a tight governor's race in conservative Rick Scott's favor. First, the 700 ralliers heard from Bobby Jindal. Then, they applauded a right-wing radio host who called rape culture "nonsense" from "the feminist left." » 10/30/14 11:35am 7 minutes ago

The Mayor Discovers a Fondness for Prostitutes on Nashville

Nashville mayor Teddy Conrad is trying VERY hard to be a cool parent. And really, what says "cool dad" more than leaving your daughters to fend for themselves as you cultivate a relationship with your future blackmailer, skinnydip with prostitutes, and ignore their calls for help? » 10/30/14 11:16am 26 minutes ago

Staten Island Paper: We'll Endorse This Asshole, But We Won't Like It

The Staten Island Advance was presented with a tough choice in its district's upcoming House race. Michael Grimm, the incumbent, was indicted on federal fraud charges and once threatened to throw a reporter off a balcony. Domenic Recchia, his challenger, seems even dumber than him. Apparently, neither has ever read a… » 10/30/14 11:08am 34 minutes ago

You Suck Ass Drake: A Taxonomy of Thirsty Celebrity Instagram Comments

Alongside your selfies and sunsets, beneath your puppy pics and above your cat closeups, there exists a world where the extraordinary and ordinary commingle. A world where princes are treated like paupers and paupers act like princes. A world where, if Beyoncé would just plsss scroll down, you'd be able to properly… » 10/30/14 11:00am 42 minutes ago

AHHHH: Natalie Wood's Ghost Possibly Haunting Her Former Boat

The investigation into Natalie Wood's death was reopened in 2011, and in 2012 her death certificate was amended to list her cause of death as "drowning and other undetermined factors." The "undetermined factors" (Robert Wagner, Christopher Walken) still have yet to be determined, mostly because police have yet to… » 10/30/14 10:48am 54 minutes ago

"The Milk Sprayer" Blasts Your Face With Breast Milk Before Robbing You

German police are currently on the bizarre case of woman who allegedly abets robberies by spraying people with breast milk, distracting them while others apparently steal money. The woman, dubbed "The Milk Sprayer" by police (really!), recently hit a Darmstadt pharmacy , blasting two employees. » 10/30/14 10:35am Today 10:35am

No One Bought Kendall and Kylie Jenner's Terrible Dystopian Sci-Fi Novel

A nice lesson for teenage Kardashian daughters Kendall and Kylie Jenner might be that it's fun to explore your passions without consideration for subsequent monetary gain. Perhaps that's the takeaway from the news that the teens' dystopian sci-fi novel, Rebels: City of Indra, sold approximately 0 copies. » 10/30/14 9:56am Today 9:56am

American Horror Story: Freak Show's Deadliest Episode Yet

Two shocking deaths, two pre-pedophiliac dwarves, one failed suicide, and a Weimar Republic-era snuff film—this has been a relatively sleepy, Sirkian season of American Horror Story. But not last night. We learned: What is Elsa's deal, what is Twisty's deal, and how long puppy play has been a thing, basically. » 10/30/14 9:22am Today 9:22am

The Best Restaurant in New York Is: The Empire State Building

Rich: Everything leading up to our meal at STATE Grill and Bar at the Empire State Building was so pleasant. The woman who called to confirm our reservation pronounced my last name right with no prompting. The greeting I received upon entering the actual Empire State Building was a jolly "WELCOME TO THE EMPIRE STATE… » 10/30/14 9:00am Today 9:00am

Report: Teresa Giudice Blew $10k On 13-Year-Old Daughter's Music Video

Real Housewife of New Jersey Teresa Giudice is heading to prison in January for bankruptcy, mail, and wire fraud. But it's nice to see that's not stopping her from giving up the habit that got her and husband Joe in trouble in the first place: spending exorbitant sums of money on dumb shit. » 10/30/14 8:31am Today 8:31am

Apple CEO Tim Cook: "I'm Proud to Be Gay"

Since he took control of Apple after the death of Steve Jobs, it feels like the only person who didn't say how Tim Cook is the most powerful gay executive in the world was Tim Cook. Today, he lets it all out. » 10/30/14 8:08am Today 8:08am

Long Island Woman Beheaded By Son Identified as College Professor

The Long Island woman found beheaded on the street in front of an apartment complex in Farmingdale on Tuesday night has been identified as 66-year-old Farmingdale State College professor Patricia Ward. Police have confirmed that her 35-year-old son, Derek, killed her before jumping in front of an oncoming Long Island… » 10/30/14 8:02am Today 8:02am

You Suck Ass Drake: A Taxonomy of Thirsty Celebrity Instagram Comments

Alongside your selfies and sunsets, beneath your puppy pics and above your cat closeups, there exists a world where the extraordinary and ordinary commingle. A world where princes are treated like paupers and paupers act like princes. A world where, if Beyoncé would just plsss scroll down, you'd be able to properly… » 10/30/14 11:00am 42 minutes ago