Nothing Is Concise or Clear: An Interview With Sean H. Doyle

This Must Be The Place, the new memoir by Sean H. Doyle—published May 1—features the most gratuitous drug use of any book I’ve ever read, and it’s packed with violence, grief, and generally horrible things. In fact, if you were to take out the drugs and the violence and the sadness, you’d really have nothing. But none… » 5/06/15 2:10pm 12 minutes ago

Perennial Reminder: Mariah Carey Can Still Sing

Experiencing Mariah Carey live nowadays is like listening to someone start to make a Forrest Gump reference: You pretty much know what you’re going to get, but you can’t be certain what kinds of twists, turns, and yes, surprises are in store. Mariah’s voice ain’t what it used to be, on account of her being in her… » 5/06/15 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

Creep Who Liked "Gummy Women" Convicted of Pulling Teeth During Sex

A New Zealand man was convicted Wednesday of forcibly removing teeth from four women’s mouths while he was having sex with them. Philip Lyle Hansen isn’t a licensed dentist, and the only thing qualifying to yank out his victims’ teeth is that he likes “fat, gummy women” and felt like he was helping them save money on… » 5/06/15 1:00pm Today 1:00pm

Tweeting Heroes Catch Feds' Surveillance Planes Spying on Baltimore

Last week, we told you about the Department of Homeland Security’s “fusion center” in Baltimore and its ability to spy on Baltimore during the city’s unrest. But where would it get its info? Thanks to a few enterprising Twitter users, we have one possible answer: nondescript spy planes circling the city. » 5/06/15 12:50pm Today 12:50pm

Report: Cop Who Arrested Freddie Gray Threatened to Kill Ex's Husband

One of the police officers accused of killing Freddie Gray reportedly threatened to kill his ex-girlfriend two years ago, according to court documents obtained by the Guardian. Lt. Brian Rice, who, the report claims, also has also allegedly threatened to commit suicide, was reportedly disciplined internally for the… » 5/06/15 12:35pm Today 12:35pm

Meet the Wankers Who Want to be Britain’s Prime Minister

Tomorrow, the citizenry of the United Kingdom will cast their votes in a general election. If you’re an American, you may have been too busy tenderly rubbing your genitals on a gun to have read much about this. Who’s fighting to lead this grey and unpleasant land onward into its inevitable irrelevancy? And how do we… » 5/06/15 11:40am Today 11:40am

Anti-Fur Activists Surprise a Beaming Kim Kardashian by Screaming at Her

On Tuesday afternoon, selfie queen and alleged animal murderer Kim Kardashian graced a New York City Barnes & Noble with her esteemed presence, in order to sign copies of her new book of vanities, Selfish. While the line began forming on Monday night, that didn’t stop several animal activists from patiently waiting… » 5/06/15 11:26am Today 11:26am

Family Held Hostage Rescued by Mother's Pizza Order: "Get 911 to Me"

Highlands County, Fla., police were able to rescue a mother and her three children allegedly being held hostage by her knife-wielding boyfriend after the woman made a Pizza Hut order online for one large, hand-tossed pepperoni pizza with special instructions to “Please help. Get 911 to me.” » 5/06/15 11:10am Today 11:10am

Is BuzzFeed Deleting Its “Real Journalism” Articles, Too?

In late 2012, the morning after the second presidential debate, BuzzFeed published an article titled “The Debate Romney Won,” which floated the Romney campaign’s theory that the Republican candidate “came out on top — horserace analysis be damned” in the October 16 debate. The piece is mostly notable for the decision… » 5/06/15 11:07am Today 11:07am