Concerned Parent Wants to Hire 'Cool Black Kids' For Bullied Son

A bullied child is every parent's worst nightmare, and when school meetings and disciplinary action is not enough, what's a concerned mother or father to do? Thank god there's Craigslist where, for the kingly sum of $15 an hour, anyone can find some "cool black kids" to meet their son at the 7/11. » 10/21/14 7:45pm 33 minutes ago

Lady Gaga Is Totally Copying My and Beyoncé's Personal Bangs

Before we could recover from the ramifications of the Great Beyoncé Bang Situation of last week, we were blindsided with another snip of the fringe: Lady Gaga, who showed up in Manchester, England, last night wearing a pageboy and super asymmetrical bangs. A press release sent to Jezebel from Chicago hairstylist… » 10/21/14 7:15pm Today 7:15pm

Texas Is About to Elect a Complete Wackadoo as Its Lieutenant Governor

Hello Texas state residents, and any American human of voting age who has even an ounce of concern about the men and women elected to lead our nation: Texas is about to elect a living, breathing, Rush Limbaugh parody as its next Lieutenant Governor and every last one of us should be terrified. » 10/21/14 7:00pm Today 7:00pm

Kirk Cameron Will Have You Know Halloween Is a Christian Holiday

Kirk Cameron recently popped by my favorite Internet publication, the Christian Post (it's like HuffPo mated with a church newsletter!), for a little chat about his upcoming motion picture release, Kirk Cameron's Saving Christmas. And he had a message for you believers: Halloween is totally OK to celebrate, because… » 10/21/14 6:30pm Today 6:30pm

Jenny Slate and Sara Schaefer On How the Matriarchy Ruined Comedy

Comedian/actress/writer Jenny Slate was on Sara Schaefer's podcast Lies to promote her new book and the two women really dug into some gritty and important issues — you know, pressing topics like how Slate likes that young dong and what an aspiring male comic can do to get ahead in this girl's club that we call comedy. » 10/21/14 5:45pm Today 5:45pm

Spanish Nurse Is Ebola-Free, Family Pet Euthanized Despite Protest

Earlier this month, we brought you the story of María Teresa Romero Ramos, the Spanish nurse who was the first person to be infected with ebola outside of Africa. Her story was especially heartbreaking because authorities chose to euthanize her dog in fear that he might spread the disease. Ramos is now disease-free.… » 10/21/14 5:10pm Today 5:10pm

No, Bram Stoker Did Not Model Dracula On Vlad The Impaler

It's one of those so-called facts that everyone knows: Bram Stoker's character Count Dracula was loosely based on Vlad the Impaler. But while there's no doubt that Stoker took the name from Vlad III's patronymic, it's doubtful that the Impaler was actually the basis for the famous vampire. » 10/21/14 4:47pm Today 4:47pm

Ebola Panic Really Shows How Clueless Folks Are About African Geography

You would think that most people have at least a semi-firm grasp on the idea that Africa is not one small place with a single culture. That something that occurs in one isolated part of Africa does not mean the entire continent (which has 54 countries and thousands of ethnicities and languages) is similarly affected.… » 10/21/14 3:50pm Today 3:50pm