The Secret To Perfect Weed Butter

To begin, the briefest of rants. A few years ago, I got one of these Crock-Pot Little Dipper dealies as a gift. The idea, the gift-giver told me, was that I could use it to keep queso or artichoke dip warm when I had friends over. This was going to be so great! No longer would once-hot queso congeal sadly on my coffee… » 4/20/15 11:47pm Yesterday 11:47pm

AC/DC Drummer Pleads Guilty to Threatening to Kill Former Assistant

Arrested in November for allegedly plotting the murder of a former employee, AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pled guilty in a New Zealand court today to one count of threatening to kill and two drug possession charges, The Sydney Morning Herald reports. » 4/20/15 11:30pm Yesterday 11:30pm

Director Says Scientology Sent Him Spy Pretending to be a TIME Reporter 

Paul Haggis’s angry 2009 resignation from the Church of Scientology and subsequent participation in damning exposés and documentaries earned him a permanent spot on the notoriously vengeful group’s shit list. Enough for them to try to catfish him? Wouldn’t be the strangest thing they’ve been accused of! » 4/20/15 9:30pm Yesterday 9:30pm

Here's What Happens When Blake Lively Walks Into a Room

At the premiere party for her new film, the surprisingly earnest and satisfying romance Age of Adaline, guests roamed Manhattan’s Metropolitan Club quietly sipping champagne and brushing shoulders with famous people and not-famous people and people who looked like they could maybe be famous people. They did not, for… » 4/20/15 7:42pm Yesterday 7:42pm

Bigoted Pennsylvania Teens Organize Day of Flannel-Wearing, Gay-Bashing

Following a Day of Silence in support of bullied LGBT teens, a group of anti-gay Pittsburgh-area high schoolers decided they were entitled to a special day of their own. In honor of “Anti-Gay Day,” they drew anti-gay slogans on their hands, wore matching flannel outfits, and, allegedly, created a “lynch list” of kids… » 4/20/15 6:25pm Yesterday 6:25pm

Some Dummies Bought a U2 Album This Weekend and Got a Tool EP Instead

Why would you spend your money on a vinyl copy of U2’s Songs of Innocence? Regardless of your feelings on what I’m sure is a perfectly fine late-career U2 album, didn’t basically everyone get that record for free last year? The lunkheaded spendthrifts who stood in line to shell out for a “deluxe exclusive” version of … » 4/20/15 6:10pm Yesterday 6:10pm

This Week in the War Machine – April 20, 2015

There are dozens of military and intelligence exercises, war games, conferences, trade shows, and specialty conventions happening every month — both at home and abroad, from every branch of the national security world and their affiliated civilian contractors. We’ve bookmarked a select few, but by no means all, that… » 4/20/15 5:08pm Yesterday 5:08pm

Is Germany Really The Heart Of America's Drone War?

When it comes to the drone war or NSA or the “U.S. war machine,” Germany is no more important to our interests than Belgium or Qatar or Guam. It isn’t even a front-line nation anymore, and our spying on the government there isn’t unique or in any way special. There are all sorts of spooky things happening on German… » 4/20/15 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm

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