ISIS Releases New Video of Captured British Journalist John Cantlie

On Thursday, ISIS released a video of captured British journalist John Cantlie. In the video, Cantlie, who was abducted in Syria in October 2012, calmly tells the viewer that the British government has "abandoned" him and promises to explain, over a series of subsequent videos, the "truth" behind ISIS and the ways in… » 9/18/14 10:47am 31 minutes ago

Report: "Bitchy" Fashion Week Models Put Cigs in Kendall Jenner's Drink

Teen fashion model and Kim Kardashian sister Kendall Jenner learned some important lessons at New York Fashion Week this year. 1) nepotism is a double-edged sword, and 2) fashion models are hungry and therefore mean! Reportedly, a gaggle of models without famous sisters put cigarettes in Kendall's drink backstage. » 9/18/14 10:19am 59 minutes ago

Where Do You Go After Writing Your Ending? A Q&A With John Darnielle

On September 16, John Darnielle—best known as the singer/guitarist and essential constituent of the band the Mountain Goats—released his debut novel, Wolf in White Van. A day later, the National Book Foundation announced it had been nominated to the long list for the 2014 National Book Award for fiction. » 9/18/14 10:12am Today 10:12am

Prince, Madonna, and Michael Jackson Singles, Ranked

Prince, Madonna, and Michael Jackson were born within three months of each other in the middle of 1958. (Kate Bush was also born during this time period.) During the '80s, they redefined the way we consume pop music, and the cults they spawned predicted the rabid fandom that we see around most current pop superstars.… » 9/18/14 10:02am Today 10:02am

New Surveillance Video Shows Missing UVA Student Running Down Street

Surveillance footage and eyewitness reports obtained by police establishes a clearer timeline of the whereabouts of Hannah Graham—the first-year University of Virginia student who has been missing since early last Saturday morning—on the night she disappeared. » 9/18/14 9:55am Today 9:55am

Giant Buffalo Wedding Brawl Took Seven Police Departments to Break Up

A country club wedding in a Buffalo suburb devolved into an enormous melee that required police officers from seven different agencies to respond, the Buffalo News reports. Hours after the happy couple exchanged their vows, one witness told the newspaper, family members were screaming that they hated each other,… » 9/17/14 11:15pm Yesterday 11:15pm

Teen Crashes SUV Because Idiot Friend Set His Armpit Hair On Fire

There's a good lesson here, and it's one far too often neglected in driver's ed programs: if you don't want to crash, be sure not to set fire to the driver's armpit hair. I know you're thinking "it's just an armpit fire— what's the big deal?" but the truth is it can seriously impair driving, like it did for some young… » 9/17/14 10:43pm Yesterday 10:43pm

Texas Woman Executed for Starving Girlfriend's Young Son to Death

Texas has executed a 38-year-old woman who was sent to death row for starving her girlfriend's 9-year-old son to death nearly a decade ago. Lisa Ann Coleman died by lethal injection shortly after 6 p.m. tonight at the state execution chamber in Huntsville, Texas. She's only the 15th woman to be executed in the United… » 9/17/14 8:40pm Yesterday 8:40pm

Darren Wilson Testified Before a St. Louis County Grand Jury Today

The St. Louis-Post Dispatch is reporting that Darren Wilson, the Ferguson police officer who shot and killed 18-year-old Mike Brown in early August, appeared before a St. Louis County grand jury today to testify about the shooting. An unnamed source "with knowledge of the investigation" tells the newspaper that Wilson… » 9/17/14 6:39pm Yesterday 6:39pm

Biden Fudges Up Twice in One Week, Offends Jews, Asians, Everyone

Vice President Joe Biden is no stranger to saying redonkulous* things (*his choice of words, probably), but the past two days he's achieved the Biden Double Down In It to Win It Special by referencing Shylock when discussing shady bankers yesterday, then referring to Asia as the Orient while talking about Singaporean… » 9/17/14 6:20pm Yesterday 6:20pm