Actually, Riots are Good: The Economic Case for Riots in Ferguson

Smirking St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Robert McCulloch took his robes off long enough yesterday to announce to the world that the killer of Mike Brown would face no criminal charges. In lieu of the usual grand jury process wherein the prosecutor says it wants an indictment and then the grand jury… » 11/26/14 9:35am Just now

Everything Leaving Netflix at the End of November

Nobody wants to talk about stuff leaving Netflix in the middle of the night, any more than we want to talk about weird family vibes this holiday or the fact that we will probably all get snowed in forever while it's happening. So let's think instead about all these Netflix movies that we have the next five days to… » 11/26/14 9:21am 14 minutes ago

Another Jane Doe From Bill Cosby Civil Lawsuit Reveals Herself

Another of Bill Cosby's alleged victims has joined the growing chorus of women breaking their silence: Donna Motsinger has come forward as one of the 12 Jane Does from former Temple University athletics director Andrea Constand's 2005 civil suit against Bill Cosby. » 11/26/14 8:17am Today 8:17am

Protestors Block Traffic and Go Head-To-Head with Police Across the U.S.

For the second night in a row, demonstrators across the U.S. blocked traffic and squared off with police officers in protest of the Ferguson grand jury's decision not to indict a white police officer who fired six shots into an unarmed black teenager. » 11/26/14 1:00am Today 1:00am

Darren Wilson Goes on TV and Says He Wouldn't Do Anything Differently

ABC News aired a segment from Darren Wilson's interview with George Stephanopoulos on Tuesday night, which marked the first time the Ferguson police officer has spoken publicly since he shot Michael Brown to death in August. » 11/25/14 11:32pm Yesterday 11:32pm

CNN Can't Stop Broadcasting People Yelling "Fuck CNN"

Seems Ferguson residents weren't the only viewers disappointed by CNN's recent reporting efforts, as the beleaguered network broadcast footage of protestors yelling "Fuck CNN" for the second night in a row Tuesday. » 11/25/14 10:26pm Yesterday 10:26pm

Thousands of NYC Ferguson Protestors Block Off Lincoln Tunnel, FDR Drive

New Yorkers protesting the Darren Wilson grand jury decision shut down large swathes of the city Tuesday evening, blocking off an entrance to the Lincoln Tunnel and both sides of the FDR Drive as thousands of people joined the march. » 11/25/14 10:00pm Yesterday 10:00pm

Blue Bottle, Which Raised $45 M, Cut Health Benefits for Part-Timers

Blue Bottle, the artisanal coffee retailer popular with hipsters from coast to coast, just informed employees that part-time workers will not receive health benefits, effective January 2015. A tipster reached out to Valleywag with the news and the company confirmed the change. » 11/25/14 7:25pm Yesterday 7:25pm

NYPD Training Boss: Cops Will Stop Saying "Fuck" and Beating People Up

The only thing NYPD officers love as much as hitting people in the face with their fists, feet, and other assorted objects, it sometimes seems, is a well-placed F-bomb. According to deputy commissioner for training Michael Julian, all that stuff's on its way out. » 11/25/14 6:00pm Yesterday 6:00pm

​Tuesday Night TV Can't Get to Thursday Fast Enough, Frankly

Tonight's TV offers the painful elimination of last night's least worthy singers and dancers, pairs unlikely comedies with unlikelier documentaries, offers a somewhat skewed take on California living, and sees what happens when a supernaturally fast person is temporarily slowed. Maybe give yourself a break from the… » 11/25/14 5:53pm Yesterday 5:53pm

Darren Wilson to ABC News: I Have a Clean Conscience

On Tuesday, Darren Wilson spoke with ABC News's George Stephanopoulos for over an hour. In the interview, a promo for which was released Tuesday afternoon, Wilson repeatedly defended killing Michael Brown in August, saying he did what he was trained to do that day and that wouldn't do anything differently. Later in… » 11/25/14 5:30pm Yesterday 5:30pm