Iranian-American Dallas City Official Says He Was Stopped From Boarding Virgin Flight 

Bobby Abtahi, a Dallas attorney who also serves as the vice-chair of the City Plan Commission, tweeted Monday that Virgin Airlines wouldn’t allow him to board a flight in New York. A crew member told him the captain didn’t feel “comfortable” with him on board. Abtahi, a Dallas native, is Iranian-American. »25 minutes ago11/30/15 7:00pm

Planned Parenthood Shooting Suspect Robert Dear Could Face Death Penalty 

Alleged Colorado Springs Planned Parenthood shooter Robert Dear appeared in court for the first time Monday afternoon. He was present by video conference from the El Paso County Jail, where he is being held without bail. He’s been appointed public defender Dan King, the same attorney who represented Aurora theater… »45 minutes ago11/30/15 6:40pm

Jessica Jones Has Given Us Marvel's Greatest Live-Action Villain by Far

Marvel’s live-action adaptations have a fantastic track record. Great action, a willingness to taken even some truly bizarre comic book heroes and turn them into relatable figures, and so on. But there’s one area they usually falter in: their villains. That is, until they completely nailed it with Jessica Jones. »Today 3:43pm11/30/15 3:43pm

The Reinvention of Paris Hilton Is Upon Us

Welcome to our new world of po-mo-po-mo ouroboros, in which 2015 has warped into some kind of psychedelic sick joke: Donald Trump is dominating the headlines, Chipotle gives you e.coli, The Walking Dead still hasn’t killed off Carl (or, in Rick parlance, COORAL). Thankfully, there has been at least one constant in… »Today 3:20pm11/30/15 3:20pm

The Best Cyber Monday Apparel Deals 

By now, you know the drill: Hunker down, find a dependable wi-fi connection, and call your boss and tell them you’re too damn sick to come in. It’s Cyber Monday—a.k.a. the internet’s annual discount bacchanalia. Below, we’ve amassed the cream of the crop, separated by price point and ranked by sale. From 50% off at… »Today 2:45pm11/30/15 2:45pm

State Senator Troy Brown Charged with Domestic Abuse, Claims Short Term Memory Loss 

A Louisiana State Senator is being charged with domestic abuse battery against a woman who told police that she has been his “side friend” for a decade. In a statement, the senator acknowledged that an “altercation” took place, but said he did not recall the details due in part to brain damage from a 1991 car accident. »Today 2:40pm11/30/15 2:40pm

Kate Hudson's Fabletics Targets Lululemon, Visible 'Pussy' in New Commercials

Years ago (or perhaps just months ago) Fabletics commercials were just footage of Kate Hudson laughing about something and doing yoga outdoors. But because I’m one of the only people on the planet who would buy a piece of clothing exclusively because Kate Hudson laughed a little and told me I look great in it, they’ve… »Today 2:15pm11/30/15 2:15pm

What's Making Anne of Green Gables Turn Green in the Latest Google Doodle?

The latest Google Doodle celebrates Lucy Maud Montgomery’s 141st birthday with scenes from the life of her most famous creation, Anne of Green Gables. One shows Anne Shirley taste a cake and promptly turn green. Given the chemistry of the time, that may be more sinister than we imagine. »Today 1:50pm11/30/15 1:50pm