NYC Subways Are Still Running Tonight, You Just Can't Ride Them

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo officially shut New York City's subway system down Monday night in anticipation of a potentially "crippling" blizzard, but according to reports, the trains are still running—city residents just can't ride them. » 1/27/15 12:25am 28 minutes ago

Emma Watson to Date an Animal Live on Screen

New and a bit alarming. Who'd have ever thought that this could be? True that she's no Prince Charming. But there's something in Emma Watson that we simply didn't see—until this afternoon. As it turns out, what we did not see inside Emma Watson was her burning desire to play Belle in a live action version of Disney's » 1/26/15 6:39pm Yesterday 6:39pm

How "The Left's Best Chance in a Generation" Won Greece Over: A Guide

While liberal and left-wing Americans stare distastefully and apprehensively at their pitiful choices for next year's presidential election, Greek voters are celebrating the victory of Syriza, the young, pragmatic, and popular left-wing party led by a young atheist ex-communist with a son named after Che Guevara. Let… » 1/26/15 5:04pm Yesterday 5:04pm

Send Us Your Mom's Texts and Emails About the Blizzard 

Have you gone to the store yet? You're working from home, right? Do you have extra batteries even though you do not own any battery-powered devices? Well, Jesus, get on it, because the "crippling," "historic," big-ass blizzard of 2015 is coming fast and furious and your mother is only concerned because she loves you. » 1/26/15 3:53pm Yesterday 3:53pm

Porn Star on Drake's Thirsty DMs: "The Whole Thing Was Cringeworthy"

Drake is the gooberest cool rapper on Earth, and the following story will only further cement his goober legend. Last night, in an interview with a Miami sports radio station, Mia Khalifa—the number one ranked porn star on Pornhub—told a story about someone who is almost definitely Drake sliding into her Instagram… » 1/26/15 3:18pm Yesterday 3:18pm

Both Sides Never: The Partial Narrative of Björk's Breakup Album

To hear her tell it, Björk struggled to keep her relationship with artist Matthew Barney alive. Toward the end, she fretted over how and when to approach him. If she had any fault, it was feeling too much, being too invested in their relationship, trying too hard. Barney was closed-off, distant, fatalistic, and… » 1/26/15 2:41pm Yesterday 2:41pm

Should Wikipedia Depict Muhammad? How Editors Responded to Charlie Hebdo

Wikipedia's entry on Muhammad was first published on November 8, 2001. It was eleven sentences long. Over the next few years, several thousand new words were added and edited, but it wasn't until 2005 that an image of Muhammad was attached: A 16th-century painting depicting the Islamic prophet. Two hours later, the… » 1/26/15 1:44pm Yesterday 1:44pm

Help Us Create a Before and After Picture of the Northeast Blizzard

Big blizzard '15 is here and while outside might look quaint now, we're promised up to three feet of snow in parts of the Northeast. If you're home, go take a quick photo of your best, snowy view and share it with us. And then after tomorrow's dreaded pileup, take another shot and send us that one, too. We'll put them… » 1/26/15 12:54pm Yesterday 12:54pm

Lena Dunham Explains at Length How She Confused Lil Jon and Lil Wayne

Millennial actress Lena Dunham recently "deleted Twitter" because she is "trying to create a safer space for herself emotionally." Now, Instagram is her choice of platform for sharing her thoughts with the world. Today, Dunham explains at length on the photo-sharing platform the non-racist way she confusing Lil' Jon… » 1/26/15 10:43am Yesterday 10:43am

What You Need to Know About Today's "Crippling" Blizzard: Monday Update

After a short night of restless sleep, it appears that forecasters are still predicting the end of the world in the Northeast this evening. If you haven't panicked yet, you have several hours to do so before it's too late. Hug your children. Hoard booze. This is not a drill. Here's what you need to know to make it… » 1/26/15 8:20am Yesterday 8:20am

Watch A UCB Comedy Quarterback Fix One Of Game Day's Biggest Problems

We're days away from kickoff, can you feel it? Football fans have taken sides, New England and Seattle fans are beginning to go wild from the anticipation. Real football fans are living, breathing, dreaming the game. Your party is all planned, you've #PreGiorno'ed. You've got your tailgate going, you've inspired your… » 1/26/15 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm