Overanalyzing 'Basic' Is the Most Basic Move of All

Let us begin, as we so often do, by acknowledging that the term "basic bitch" has been expertly Columbused by white people. In 1984, the R&B group Klymaxx had a hit Billboard single with "Meeting In The Ladies Room," where one of the ladies sings about a basic woman who is trying to get up on her man. But rapper… » 10/22/14 11:40am Just now

This Unreleased Kesha Song Sure Sounds Like It's About Dr. Luke

Kesha filed a lawsuit against her producer, Dr. Luke, last week, alleging that he physically and sexually abused her beginning when she was 18. She says he drugged her and forced himself on her, and was so verbally abusive that he triggered the eating disorder that sent her to rehab. » 10/22/14 11:13am 28 minutes ago

Man Wanders Brooklyn Street on Fire After Escaping Basement Blast

Yesterday afternoon, a man reportedly smoking a hookah in his Brooklyn basement accidentally set himself on fire and sprinted out into the street, where he wandered around for nearly a minute—most of his clothes melted off, according to reports—until witnesses were finally able to extinguish the flames. » 10/22/14 10:45am 56 minutes ago

Bill Murray Doesn't Need Tinder to Get a Date

Bill Murray, continuing on his tour to live his best, "whatever, man" life, broached the hot topic of Tinder on Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. He'd use it, maybe, but Bill Murray doesn't need Tinder. "I think it would be amusing, but I can't imagine doing it," he told Kimmel. "I feel like I've lived that life and I can… » 10/22/14 10:25am Today 10:25am

These Are the Creepy 4Chan Successors Behind Gamergate's Pathetic War

Both the amorphous anti-feminist movement Gamergate and last month's extended leak of a huge cache of private celebrity nude photographs—the two biggest internet-based stories in recent memory—have served as coming-out parties for a small set of anonymous, uncensored image boards that function like 4chan's raggedy… » 10/22/14 9:55am Today 9:55am

Bankers Can't Even Fucking Party Any More

Used to be that bankers were men—big men, who were at least bluffing at having big dicks, who worked themselves half to death, then partied like rock stars, if rock stars were incredibly boring conversationalists. Nowadays? Banks are trying to make their employees fucking church ladies. » 10/22/14 9:54am Today 9:54am

Gwen Stefani Masters Art of the Sneak Attack Steal on The Voice

Of all of the coaches on The Voice, none has engaged in the battle rounds with as much verve and emotion as Gwen Stefani. Yes, her eyes well with tears when contestants are eliminated, but even more impressive are her stealth last-minute steals, which reached their sneaky apex last night. » 10/22/14 9:06am Today 9:06am

Michael Brown Autopsy: Gunshot Wound to Hand, Marijuana in System

According to the official autopsy report for Michael Brown obtained by the St. Louis Dispatch, the teenager suffered a gunshot wound to his hand from close range and had marijuana in his system at the time of his death. » 10/22/14 8:17am Today 8:17am

Renée Zellweger: "I'm Glad Folks Think I Look Different"

On Monday night, actress Renée Zellweger attended attended the 2014 ELLE Women In Hollywood Awards. You can find pictures of Renée Zellweger from that night and other nights here. Today, the Oscar-winning actress tells People: "I'm glad folks think I look different." » 10/22/14 8:07am Today 8:07am

"You Slut, You Fucking Cunt": Cops Release Audio of Palin Family Brawl

The most patient cops in the world released the audio of their interviews from the drunken Palin family throw down last month, and the racial slurs and crying, drunk Bristol Palin aren't even the weirdest parts. » 10/21/14 10:15pm Yesterday 10:15pm

These Are the Creepy 4Chan Successors Behind Gamergate's Pathetic War

Both the amorphous anti-feminist movement Gamergate and last month's extended leak of a huge cache of private celebrity nude photographs—the two biggest internet-based stories in recent memory—have served as coming-out parties for a small set of anonymous, uncensored image boards that function like 4chan's raggedy… » 10/22/14 9:55am Today 9:55am