How To Talk To A Grieving Person 

In the weeks and months after my father died, “How are you?” became my least favorite question. It was always benign and well-intentioned, but it also inevitably reminded me that I felt like shit. I’d rather have given a gruesome blow-by-blow account of how my father died than talk about how I felt. But talking—or,… »10/08/15 12:10pm24 minutes ago

Oklahoma Used the Wrong Drug to Execute a Man in January

Oklahoma’s ability to carry out executions according to its own laws is even more suspect than it originally seemed. According to a report in The Oklahoman, a man named Charles Warner was killed in January using potassium acetate—the same incorrect drug that led to the postponement of Richard Glossip’s death last week. »10/08/15 11:00amToday 11:00am

John Stamos Got Popped for Driving Under the Influence of GHB

John Stamos, famous for playing an allegedly cool dude who lived in his brother-in-law’s attic, was arrested back in June for driving under the influence; his silver Benz was spotted swerving dangerously through Beverly Hills. Now TMZ reports what he was allegedly under the influence of: GHB, a sedative perhaps best… »10/08/15 10:59amToday 10:59am

What It's Like To Be a Black Gay Pastor Who Came Out on National Television

“I stand here, I am Reverend—ordained, yes Lord—Reverend Derek Anthony Terry, and I am a black gay man who ministers,” is how Rev. Derek Terry came out to many of his relatives, friends, and members of his congregation earlier this year. It’s also how he told the world when his coming-out sermon aired last weekend on… »10/08/15 10:16amToday 10:16am

American Horror Story: Hotel Is the Best Lady Gaga Music Video in Years

FX premiered the fifth installment of Ryan Murphy’s American Horror Story franchise, Hotel, last night. As is generally the case this early in the season, what exactly the fuck is going on is as yet unclear. What is clear is it takes place at Los Angeles’s Hotel Cortez, Wes Bentley and his generous eyebrows have been… »10/08/15 10:05amToday 10:05am

Matt Barnes Terrorizes Ex, Amusing Sportswriters

This past Saturday, Memphis Grizzlies forward Matt Barnes reportedly drove nearly a hundred miles from Santa Barbara to the Los Angeles home of his estranged wife Gloria Govan—whom he was arrested on suspicion of abusing in 2010—to harass and physically attack New York Knicks coach Derek Fisher for being there.… »10/08/15 12:39amToday 12:39am

Rupert Murdoch, Playground Bully, Can't Wait for a “Real Black President”

When you’re busy running world’s second-largest media conglomerate, rummaging through the private lives of celebrities, and accusing an entire religion of violence, it’s hard to remember exactly who is the sitting president of the United States, or, for that matter, what he looks like. Rupert Murdoch, for one, won’t… »10/07/15 9:36pmYesterday 9:36pm