University Of Louisville Investigates Claim That Escorts Were Hired for Basketball Recruits

Katrin Higher / October 3, 2015

A new book was just released by an escort who alleges that former University of Louisville basketball staffer Andre McGee brought escorts into dorm parties, and paid for women to strip and have sex with the Louisville Cardinals’ basketball recruits, their fathers and players. Good lord.
The book is now available online and called “Breaking… More »

Pork Product Company Fires Man For Farting At Work

Katrin Higher / October 3, 2015

Case Pork Roll Co., one of New Jersey’s leading pork product makers who produces that famous New Jersey “Taylor ham” is being sued by the wife of an employee who was allegedly fired for farting too much in the office. The obvious question here is whether it was because he was consuming too much of… More »

Sheriff In Charge Of Oregon Massacre Probe Is An Anti-Gun Control Conspiracy Theorist

Katrin Higher / October 3, 2015

The sheriff at the heart of the Oregon school massacre that took place at Umpqua Community College is kind of a scary gun nut that explains the systematic problem we have in this country.
Sheriff John Hanlin is firmly and vocally anti-gun control, believing that guns don’t have anything to do with the school shooting… More »

Vatican: Pope Francis Is Down With His Gay Buddy, Not Kim Davis

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 2, 2015

What does Kim Davis do with her gay friends? Deny them marriage licenses. What does the Pope do with his gay friends? He grants them the only “real audience” he gave during his entire visit to America. Point: Pope.
The Vatican is continuing to backpedal on what they’re now realizing wasMore »

Frisky Rant: I Am A Scientist, Not A “Lady” Scientist

Iris Harris / October 2, 2015

Earlier this year, Nobel Laureate Sir Tim Hunt and Biochemist at the University College London found himself with a bit of a PR problem when he tried to analyze the gender gap in science. According to Hunt, the real issue was that women were just too damn sexy for the white coats. While men i… More »

Donald Trump Is Quite Blasé About The Oregon Shooting

Robyn Pennacchia / October 2, 2015

“These things happen!”… More »

Texas Mom Shocked By What Her Son’s Book Says About Slavery

Robyn Pennacchia / October 2, 2015

The book suggests that slaves were basically just immigrant workers. More »

Meet The Army Veteran Who Was Shot 7 Times Trying To Stop Oregon Mass Shooter

Plus, Scott Disick is supposedly dating an 18-year-old art school student, and Sandra Bullock may have adopted another child. More »

Woman Fulfills Life-Long Dream Of Being Blind By Pouring Drain Cleaner In Her Eyes

Jewel Shuping had dreamed of being blind since she was a little girl, thanks to a rare psychological condition called Body Integrity Identity Disorder (BIID), which causes people to believe that they should be disabled. In 2006, Shuping claims that with the help of a psychologist, she fulfilled her dream by pouring drain cleaner in her eyes, causing her… More »

This Week In Fake-Shaming: Sweat-Shaming, Volkswagon-Shaming, Lunch-Shaming & More!

Lauren Vinopal / October 2, 2015

Shame on all of us. … More »

President Obama On Latest School Shooting: “This Has Become Routine”

Yesterday evening, President Obama held a press conference to address the latest mass shooting, this time at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon. Yesterday afternoon, 10 people were killed by a gunman now identified as 26-year-old Chris Harper Mercer. (Mercer was also killed after exchanging gunfire with police.) Obama, clearly fed the fuck up with Washington’s inactio… More »

Vatican: Hold On, We Don’t Like Kim Davis That Much

Rebecca Vipond Brink / October 2, 2015

The Vatican wants everyone to slow their roll on this whole Pope-Kim Davis meeting. Vatican spokesman Father Federico Lombardi issued a statement on the meeting to “contribute to an objective understanding” of what transpired:
“Pope Francis met with several dozen persons who had been invited by the Nunciature to greet him as heMore »

4Chan Thinks Oregon Shooter Is One Of Their Own, Cheers Him On

Robyn Pennacchia / October 1, 2015

This is just gross. More »

“Family Values” Lawmaker Resigns After Sexting Contact List With Pictures Of Affair

Robyn Pennacchia / October 1, 2015

He blames Canada. More »

10 Dead, At Least 20 Injured In Shooting At Oregon Community College

Megan Reynolds / October 1, 2015

CNN reports that a mass shooting incident is taking place at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, 180 miles south of Portland. According to Reuters, local authorities report that at least 15 10 people have been killed and 20 have been injured in the incident, which occurred sometime around 10:40am, PST.
The shooter has not been identified,… More »

Just Look At This Asshole: Alabama Develops Clever Way To Keep Black People From Voting

Robyn Pennacchia / October 1, 2015

Alabama, a state with Voter ID laws, is closing drivers license offices in counties with over 75 percent black people. … More »

Peeple, The Yelp For People, Is A Very Bad Idea

Megan Reynolds / October 1, 2015

Welcome to the end times. … More »

The Effective Social Justice Workings Of Black Twitter Is Neither New Nor Accidental

Carol H. Hood / October 1, 2015

There is this strange misconception that Black folks tend to just stumble into movements, when the truth is that every movement we’ve been a part of, we’ve had a hand in meticulously planning. More »

Edward Scissorhands Defender Expertly Trolls Live HLN Segment On Edward Snowden

Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 30, 2015

If you’re a news producer looking for a guest to discuss a serious topic like Edward Snowden joining Twitter, and for some reason you book a guy with the username @fart, well, you have no one but yourself to blame when things don’t quite go the way you planned. As planned, Jon “@fart” Hendren Skyped in for the HLN show “The Daily… More »

Anti-Vaxxers Think Cathriona White Was Murdered By “Big Pharma”

Robyn Pennacchia / September 30, 2015

Some anti-vaxxers think Cathriona White was murdered to get Jim Carrey to stop talking about vaccines. More »

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