Bill Murray Gets Free Shit Just for Acknowledging People

It's no secret that Bill Murray—he of the mischievous, twinkling eyes and zero-fucks-given insouciance—can pretty much do whatever he wants. But that goodwill extends far beyond mere party-crashing. Perfect strangers want to fund his lifestyle, just for the honor of being acknowledged by someone with impeccable… » 12/18/14 10:30pm Today 10:30pm

Minecraft's Creator Buys The Most Expensive House In Beverly Hills

In case you needed a material transaction to illustrate just how much money Markus Persson, aka Notch, has having sold Mojang (and Minecraft) to Microsoft, take a look at this: the dude just paid $70 million (and maybe beat out Beyonce & Jay-Z) to buy the most expensive house in Beverly Hills. » 12/18/14 7:34pm Today 7:34pm

D.A. Denies Feds Raided Teresa Giudice's Home for Christmas Presents

Teresa Giudice's sad last Christmas before prison is now fully depressing. According to a report from Radar, the feds raided Tree's house this week, taking "plasma televisions, expensive jewelry, cash, and even the kids' Christmas presents" because the Giudices failed to set up a restitution payment plan. » 12/18/14 4:40pm Today 4:40pm

Now U.S. Theaters Can't Even Show Team America: World Police

In response to Sony's decision to cancel the theatrical release of the The Interview due to vague 9/11-ish threats from a group the FBI says is linked to the North Korean government, a handful of theaters planned to show a substitute North Korea comedy: Team America: World Police (2004). Now they won't even be able to… » 12/18/14 4:30pm Today 4:30pm

Nebraska and Oklahoma Are Suing Colorado Over Pot Legalization

Nebraska and Oklahoma—Colorado's neighbors to the northeast and southeast, respectively—are not happy about the pot-smoking going on in the Centennial State. They're such buzzkills, in fact, that they're suing Colorado in the U.S. Supreme Court in an attempt to reverse legalization entirely. » 12/18/14 4:21pm Today 4:21pm

Did Sony Get Hacked Because of This Kim Jong-un Death Scene?

If there was one thing that triggered the embarrassing and fascinating Sony email leak, it might have been their decision to go forward with killing North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un in James Franco and Seth Rogen's The Interview in the most gory way allowable. Now, you can watch exactly why some think North Korea may… » 12/18/14 3:44pm Today 3:44pm

Drugs, Chess, Books, Or Gambling: How To Fight Boredom In Prison

Leisure time, unstructured and purposeless, generally makes up most of an American prison inmate's day. Most convicts are just sent to the yard, where they socialize, exercise, play games and sports, and make their deals. Entire lives are spent in the incarcerated world, typified by the sexual compromises and » 12/18/14 3:38pm Today 3:38pm

Bourbon Camp Is Real: Watch Two NY Food Writers' Kentucky Excursion

Here at The Infatuation, bourbon warms us up during New York winters, fuels late-night writing sessions, and has even inspired a cross-country search for great restaurants serving great bourbon. When we heard there was a Knob Creek® Campout happening down in Kentucky, we had to check it out. We may have watched a few… » 12/12/14 7:30pm 12/12/14 7:30pm

This Brooklyn Townhouse Blends Modern Design with Historic Architecture

Having an interior designer as a friend can come in handy. Case in point: after Colin Winkelman purchased his 1,600-square-foot townhouse in Park Slope, Brooklyn, in 2010, he knew exactly where to look for help decorating the historic space: Lindsay Key, a childhood friend who just so happens to be co-owner of Key +… » 12/17/14 11:59am Yesterday 11:59am