The long-awaited political news of the year is here. Malia Obama, perhaps the coolest Obama, has announced her university pick, that bastion of crimson smugness, Harvard University.
President Barack Obama, the most calculatingly cool president to ever grace the Oval Office, made a big ol’ fuss last night at the White House Correspondent’s Dinner—more so even than the pair of actually brawling reporters also in attendance.
Two journalists got into an actual brawl last night at a White House correspondents dinner party, the first and last time coverage of the event will ever involve a discussion of any reporter’s physical prowess.
Donald Trump is squeezing the pillars of the Republican party, and one by one, each is crumbling into a pathetic pile of post-ideological rubble.
A Nashville sports reporter who delivered a Prince-themed report after the musician’s death has been fired, according to his Facebook page.
The first thing I thought when I saw this footage from inside the Iraqi parliament today was, perhaps inappropriately, “Shit’s popping off!” It’s maybe not the most eloquent way to report the news—but an accurate one.
In today’s Tweet Beat, Aaron Carter changes his mind, Justin Timberlake memes himself and Brie Larson makes a friend.
A Puerto Rican man in his 70s who died from complications of the Zika virus was the first case of his kind in the U.S., The New York Times first reported on Friday.
Tonight in the first round of the NBA playoffs, the Miami Heat’s Dwyane Wade made several remarkable shots to force a Game 7 against the Charlotte Hornets. Jeb Bush, who has nothing better to do than tweet about basketball like the rest of us, celebrated the heroic performance by mangling the spelling of Wade’s first…
As the Indiana Republican primary looms, the New York Times reports, Ted Cruz has sought to galvanize conservatives by raising the issue of transgender women’s right to use women’s bathrooms, arguing that Republicans should reject Donald Trump’s support for such purportedly deviant behavior.
Top-tier Italian artist Maurizio Cattelan came out of self-imposed retirement to bring you a unique chance to experience his newest sculpture in a personal and tactile manner, with your butt. Starting May 4th, the Guggenheim will have a fully functional replica of the museum’s standard Kohler toilet in solid…
The Washington Post’s slide into the ludicrous continues with its laughable write-up of a new study out of Washington State that boldly suggests that unarmed black people are much safer from police shootings than white people. Indeed, the paper trumpets the study with the headline: “This study found race matters in…
Last we checked in with the MBTA Transit Police Department, they were telling a humble, concerned citizen there had been no shady dealings in the Mr. Spaghetti dog-naming debacle. Now, the department’s response to Gawker’s public-records request directly contradicts the reassurance they’d previously given. What are…
In a couple of weeks, Orlando will play host to the 2016 Invictus Games, an international athletic competition for injured vets founded by Prince Harry and with which he is very involved. To drum up enthusiasm, Harry is publicly beefing with the Obamas on Twitter.
The popular Wall Street blog Zero Hedge, whose motto is a quote from Fight Club and whose editorial output is entertainingly prone to populist conspiracy theorizing, is unique among financial news outlets in that its contributors publish under a single alias, “Tyler Durden,” the name of one of Fight Club’s main…