Distracted White People Mistakenly Vote for Slavery Reparations

Dallas County, population 2.5 million, now officially stands for "monetary and substantial reparations" for black Americans' suffering, after the County Commission summarily approved a resolution by its only black member that the white commissioners never bothered to read. » 6/19/14 12:07pm 6/19/14 12:07pm

Two 12-Year-Olds Allegedly Stabbed Third to Please Mythological Creature

Prosecutors are saying that two twelve-year-old girls from Waukesha, Wisconsin stabbed their friend nearly to death as a way to "please a mythological creature they learned about online." Both girls have been charged with first-degree attempted homicide and will stand trial as adults. » 6/03/14 12:50am 6/03/14 12:50am

Documentary I Am Divine Is Just That

I can't think of a better way to recommend Jeffrey Schwarz's 2013 documentary I Am Divine, out on DVD this week, than by sharing the clip above. It draws a picture of what it was like for Harris Glenn Milstead, who'd go on to become the John Waters muse and drag icon known as Divine, to be gay in the '60s. It's… » 4/09/14 7:36pm 4/09/14 7:36pm

If You Make a Wedding Video Like This You Are Actually Insane

There is a new Viral Wedding Video out there, from a San Francisco couple named Bambo and Janice, who decided to announce the date of their wedding (Saturday July, 12!) with a "trailer" that involves a helicopter and Great Gatsby quotes. There is absolutely no reason to do this. » 4/09/14 7:09pm 4/09/14 7:09pm

Painkiller 10 Times Stronger Than Vicodin to Hit the Market This Month

A new opiate called Zohydro, developed by Zogenix and approved by the FDA, will enter California markets this month, despite the protests of a number of doctors and experts. Zohydro is ten times more potent than Vicodin. » 3/09/14 4:42pm 3/09/14 4:42pm

It's totally an ethnic thing in Massachusetts. Yes, non-Irish Americans are free to join in (unless you're gay in South Boston), and, yes, many young people use it as an excuse to drink (more). But that doesn't mean there aren't plenty of Irish Americans of various ages embracing the drinking aspect of the day… » 3/09/14 3:54pm 3/09/14 3:54pm

Lena Dunham Gets Naked, Scraps with Men's Rights Activist on SNL

Everyone's favorite GIRL Lena Dunham was on comedy variety program SNL last night as a first-time host. She wasn't bad, though her opening monologue and two separate sketches referenced her show's gratuitous nudity and the sound of her voice was just a smidge grating. Nothing out of the usual. » 3/09/14 3:18pm 3/09/14 3:18pm

Michele Bachmann Slanders Hillary Clinton on International Women's Day

Wearing a necklace only the bling ring could love, Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann told a crowd of rapt CPAC members that "we will have a woman for president, just the right one." The conference's closing events coincide with today's celebration of International Women's Day. » 3/08/14 11:30pm 3/08/14 11:30pm