today in terribleness

Today In Terribleness: Man Accused Of Killing Ex-Girlfriend’s Dog And Feeding It To Her

As a human being, this news story repulses me. As a dog owner who thinks of Lucca as my child, it sends a murderous rage pump through my veins. Police…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 15, 2014 - 12:30 pm

Today In Terribleness: Kids, Dad Gang Up To Sue Mom For “Bad Mothering”

Michael Lohan ain’t got nothing on Kimberly Garrity in the bad parenting department. The many grave and terrifying abuses inflicted upon her children include a sending a birthday card without…

Jessica Wakeman | September 2, 2011 - 12:20 pm

Today In Terribleness: A Woman Is Framed For Armed Robbery By Her Ex

Meet Seemona Sumasar. She is 36 years old, a mother, and a former Morgan Stanley analyst who managed a restaurant in Queens. One night about two years ago, her Jeep…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | July 27, 2011 - 11:20 am

Today In Terribleness: Woman Attempts To Sell Baby At Taco Bell

A woman in Washington was arrested for allegedly making a run to the border with her three-day-old son. Officials responded when they received a 911 call reporting that 36-year-old Heidi-Lynn…

Ami Angelowicz | July 19, 2011 - 6:20 pm

Texas Rangers Fan Falls To His Death Trying To Catch Baseball Thrown By Josh Hamilton

Ugh, this is such an awful story. A 39-year-old father took his son to a Texas Rangers baseball game in Arlington, TX, last night, and when outfielder Josh Hamilton (left)…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 8, 2011 - 3:20 pm

Today In Terribleness: Death By Neck Massage?

Electronic neck massagers are the perfect way to end a long day of holiday shopping and gift wrapping, right? Uh, maybe not. A 37-year-old Florida woman, Michelle Ferrari-Gegerson, was found…

Ami Angelowicz | December 30, 2010 - 5:45 pm

Today In Terribleness: Murder, Murder, And More Murder

Brian Lewis was super jealous that Hayley Jones, his wife and the mother of his four children, was spending so much time on the internet. When she changed her relationship…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com | September 2, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Today In Terribleness: The Children’s Edition

Childhood is supposed to be marked by innocent playtime, school, and family. Children shouldn’t have to endure anything more serious than parents’ divorcing or the death of a relative. Recently,…

Annika Harris | August 18, 2009 - 7:50 pm

Today In Terribleness: The Worst Edition, Ever.

Some really awful things have happened this week and, unfortunately, a huge percentage of them happened to women. We know you don’t exactly enjoy reading about this kind of stuff…

Nikki Dowling | July 29, 2009 - 7:00 pm

Today In Terribleness: Bible-Thumping Pervs & An Iranian Plane Crash

I’ve come across some news this week that is just plain horrifying. I figure the only way to make myself feel less depressed about it is to share all of…

Carrie Wasterlain | July 16, 2009 - 11:10 am

Today In Terribleness: Sexual Assault, Crying Rape, And That Austrian Psycho

A University of Connecticut student recounts being sexually assaulted on campus, fighting back against her attacker, and then being assaulted AGAIN by onlookers. [DailyCampus.com]
A woman who was having an…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 7, 2008 - 2:30 pm

Today In Terribleness: Polygamists, Evil Dads, And Girl Hating Gamers

More than half of the teen girls taken from the polygamist compound in Texas earlier this month have children or are pregnant. A total of 463 children were taken into…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 29, 2008 - 12:00 pm