Cop Killer Moments Before Shooting: "Watch What I'm Going to Do"

According to NYPD Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce, cop killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley spoke with two passersby "just prior" to Saturday's shooting in Brooklyn, asking them for their gang affiliation and to follow him on Instagram before saying, "Watch what I'm going to do." » 12/21/14 5:35pm 5 minutes ago

Kourtney Kardashian Has Given America, Finally, a Tiny King

The Baby Name Critic was just eleven when Princess Diana died. It was a horrible day. Diana was like a fictional aunt to her, and even inspired her to get into the academic field of Baby Name Criticism (royals really do have the best time dredging up arcane names from the past for their children, and also giving their… » 12/21/14 5:00pm 41 minutes ago

Leaked Amy Pascal Email: Idris Elba Should Be the Next James Bond

Gawker favorite Amy Pascal wants Idris Elba to play James Bond, The Daily Beast reports. "Idris should be the next bond," Pascal wrote in a January 4, 2014 email to Elizabeth Cantillon, former executive vice president of production for Columbia Pictures. Columbia distributes the Bond franchise. » 12/21/14 4:30pm Today 4:30pm

Here Are the Scumbags Blaming de Blasio and Obama for Slain Cops

After shooting his girlfriend Saturday morning, 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley of Union City, Georgia traveled from Baltimore to New York and gunned down two NYPD officers, apparently in retaliation for recent police-related homicides. According to some commentators, however, Brinsley was only partially responsible… » 12/21/14 3:45pm Today 3:45pm

Cop Killer's Instagram: "I'm Putting Wings on Pigs Today"

Just hours before 28-year-old Ismaaiyl Brinsley shot two cops "execution-style" in Brooklyn on Saturday, the killer announced his planned crime on social media, writing, "I'm Putting Wings on Pigs Today. They Take 1 of Ours...... Let's Take 2 of Theirs." » 12/21/14 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

Craig Ferguson Ends Show with Tribute to TV's Biggest Twist Endings

As host of The Late Late Show, Craig Ferguson spent much of his 10-year tenure dragging the talk show format into increasingly bizarre territory. So when he hosted his final episode on Friday, it was only fitting that Ferguson would cap it off with an homage to some of the most inexplicable twists in television… » 12/20/14 4:30pm Yesterday 4:30pm

C.I.A. to Give Itself a Pass for Spying on Oversight Committee

A C.I.A.-appointed panel will recommend that C.I.A. officers who were found to have spied upon members of the Senate Intelligence Committee investigating the agency's use of torture not be punished for getting caught, the New York Times reports. » 12/20/14 3:30pm Yesterday 3:30pm

Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard Do Another Disservice to Baby Names

The Baby Name Critic had not yet been called to service when Kristen Bell and Dax Shepard, a couple claiming to be Hollywood talents, gave life to their firstborn, a girl child unfortunately named Lincoln. If the Baby Name Critic had been writing for hire then, she might have said: Do not name your daughter after a… » 12/20/14 2:15pm Yesterday 2:15pm

Leaked: "Asshole" Adam Sandler Demanded $200 Million Candy Land Movie

One of the first leaked documents to come out of the Sony hack revealed numerous employee complaints about producing "mundane, formulaic" Adam Sandler movies. But according to emails recently uncovered by The Daily Beast, frustrations with Sandler were shared by Sony Pictures head Amy Pascal, who referred to the… » 12/20/14 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

Four Gitmo Detainees Released, Repatriated to Afghanistan

The Department of Defense announced this morning the release and repatriation of four detainees from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to the government of Afghanistan. According to the Associated Press, the Afghan government is not required to further detain the men. » 12/20/14 12:15pm Yesterday 12:15pm

North Korea Denies Involvement in Sony Hacks, Threatens U.S.

North Korea has said that it would like to work together with the United States to prove that it had nothing to do with the Sony hacks while also threatening the United States if it refuses to cooperate with this very sincere and real invitation. » 12/20/14 11:30am Yesterday 11:30am

This Sunlit Bushwick Loft Houses Family Art and Custom Woodworking

Any NYC resident knows how necessary it is to make sacrifices when apartment hunting. A potential home may be a twenty-minute hike from the nearest subway station and lack any storage space, but those drawbacks are easily overshadowed by original hardwood floors or vaulted ceilings. But for Angie Venezia and Reed… » 12/19/14 11:59am Friday 11:59am