This Israeli Government Account Is Tweeting Out Bullshit Graphic Pics

As long as we're on the subject today of bullshit photos being posted by partisans in the Israel/Gaza saga, here's the story of a spurious, brutally graphic anti-Muslim allegation that's been propagated on a bizarre Twitter account run by Israel's version of the State Department. » 7/31/14 4:05pm 6 minutes ago

All of Woody Allen’s Female Characters Dress Alike

This Tuesday, some paparazzi shots from Woody Allen's latest untitled film ("a 'contemporary story' with academics [and] graduate students," according to the Boston Globe) surfaced online, showing Emma Stone — presumably playing a grad student — dressed in khaki shorts and billowy cotton blouses. » 7/31/14 3:16pm 54 minutes ago

CBS Grills Jesse Ventura For Winning $1.8 Mil From Jerk's $6 Mil Widow

CBS This Morning—a place Charlie Rose exists outside the dark void of his own studio—can't seem to wrap its head around why a former Minnesota governor and patriotic veteran might want to sue for defamation over an insulting, fabricated story that appeared in a New York Times bestselling memoir. Well: » 7/31/14 2:51pm Today 2:51pm

From Curbs to Yachts: An Illustrated Guide to the Bieber-Bloom Sexagon

Orlando Bloom taking a swing at Justin Bieber at a tony Italian restaurant in Ibiza two nights ago was an event years in the making. The rumors that Bieber slept with Bloom's ex-wife Miranda Kerr have spun a web that has entangled not just those three, but also Bieber's on-again, off-again girlfriend Selena Gomez and… » 7/31/14 2:20pm Today 2:20pm

Couple Spends $2 Million Extra to Protect Kids From Perilous Stairs

Here is an explanation, from the New York Times, of why a family of five—having bought a Brooklyn townhouse for $1.7 million, renovated it top to bottom for an undisclosed amount of money, and seen it burn down in a construction accident at the very moment of completion—decided it would be necessary, as a next step,… » 7/31/14 2:04pm Today 2:04pm

Telecom Workers: Send Us Your Customer Service Call Scripts

Comcast COO Dave Watson has admitted that company policy was at least as much to blame for the customer service call from hell as the sad, desperate employee heard on the recording. As Watson wrote in a memo, that customer retention rep was only doing what he was trained to do. But what was he trained to do, exactly? » 7/31/14 1:45pm Today 1:45pm

Leo DiCaprio Reportedly Cheered as Orlando Bloom Tried to Punch Bieber

The details surrounding the Bieber-Legolas fight keep getting better. Today, an eyewitness reports that Leonardo DiCaprio, typically one to cheer his own success in life, whooped it up for Orlando Bloom when he tried to hit the Biebs. » 7/31/14 1:27pm Today 1:27pm

How Far Have You Gone to Keep a Secret?

I had been with my boyfriend for three years — living with him for two — when I found out he'd been lying about his age. I was looking for batteries in his desk when I came across an expired passport; the photo was so cute that I almost didn't notice the date of birth was off. Then I noticed. I checked my math. Yep.… » 7/31/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm