The Problem With 'The Casual Cruelty' Against Women in Video Games

Violence against women is an ugly reality that's all too common, no matter what walk of life people come from. Yet, video games tend to portray it in only a few cliched ways, to create a sense of environment and tone and cheaply get a reaction out of players. That's a problem. » 8/27/14 3:19pm 13 minutes ago

Did Katie Couric Accuse Diane Sawyer of Handing Out BJs Like Candy?

Sheila Weller's dishy new tell-all book The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour—and the (Ongoing, Imperfect, Complicated) Triumph of Women in TV News won't hit shelves for a full month, but its best anecdote just exploded onto the web like 5-7 ml of semen into the mouth of Diane Sawyer,… » 8/27/14 3:00pm 32 minutes ago

Is Canada Mocking Us With This Fucking Doughnut?

Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut restaurant that recently agreed to be bought by America's third-or-fourth-greatest burger chain, Burger King, has revealed their first attempt in assimilating into our brilliant American culture by imagineering the Buffalo Crunch doughnut. Give me a fuckin break!!! » 8/27/14 2:00pm Today 2:00pm

Stop Being a Pretentious Disaster Snob

We all know that person. If it's 105° at your house, it's 110° at theirs. If you get two feet of snow, they've got three. If your gallbladder bursts, they get pneumonia. It seems like a basic human instinct to try to one-up each other, but the world would be a much better place without disaster snobs. » 8/27/14 1:45pm Today 1:45pm

Did Nicki Minaj Fake Her Wardrobe Malfunction at the VMAs?

There weren't a lot of non-Beyoncé related talked-about moments at this year's VMAs, but one that came sort of close was Nicki Minaj's wardrobe malfunction during the show's (great) opening performance. But was that almost-talked-about-but-not blooper planned all along? » 8/27/14 1:21pm Today 1:21pm

The New York Times Is Just as Corrupt and Cowardly as Andrew Cuomo

The New York Times editorial board, with great pride in its own high-mindedness, has refused to endorse Andrew Cuomo's campaign for renomination as governor of New York in the upcoming Democratic primary. As the Times' reporters have amply documented, Andrew Cuomo is, in his role as a self-appointed champion of clean… » 8/27/14 1:08pm Today 1:08pm

These Are, Apparently, the First Nikki Finke Photos in Decades

Back in 2009, Defamer offered $1,000 for new pictures of Nikki Finke, the then-powerful, much-feared Hollywood blogger who hadn't been photographed in God knows how long. Two years later, The Daily published what it claimed—but what Finke denied—were photographs of the mysterious writer. But now, finally (?) we have… » 8/27/14 12:39pm Today 12:39pm

Loose Lips and Award Show Slips: What Celeb Antics Will We See Tonight?

Hollywood is kind of like high school, except that everyone is beautiful, popular, and has a really nice car. Tonight, as the stars don their finest frocks and strut down the red carpet with their anxiously-scrawled speeches clutched tightly in their sweaty little palms, it's time for you to award them, yearbook… » 8/25/14 2:00pm Monday 2:00pm