Inside the Push for a More Diverse Romance Genre

It was inspiring to watch the authors picking up trophies at the RT Book Reviews awards ceremony in Dallas. Many were successful middle-aged women who’d started writing romances as a second career, supportive husbands cheering them on. But—as reflects the publishing business overall—it was a fairly white group, and… » 5/22/15 12:50pm 11 minutes ago

Good Vibes For the Weekend: Here's MNEK Covering Cher's 'Believe'

MNEK—a 20-year-old artist from the UK, whose real name is Uzo Emenike, get it—is legit as hell: he’s got writing and production credits on a slew of British pop, house and garage hits, most notably Duke Dumont’s “Need U (100%),” and his voice is wonderful, all unshakable, soulful, velvety command. His debut EP Small… » 5/22/15 12:30pm 31 minutes ago

Here's Some Prime Fox News Meaningless Yelling

Happy almost Memorial Day, a day when we think about America and the sacrifices we make for it! To celebrate, Mediaite brings our attention to a beautiful clip of Andrea Tantaros of Fox News and Democratic strategist Penny Lee going at it on Hannity Thursday. Your necessary context clues here are: Hillary Clinton,… » 5/22/15 12:10pm 51 minutes ago

Gov. Chris Christie Delivers Speech With Lots of F-Words

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie invoked the spirit of Andrew “Dice” Clay when he delivered a speech brimming with expletives at the New Jersey Legislative Correspondents Club Show on Wednesday evening. The event is an annual fundraising tradition put on by the New Jersey press corps and Christie’s profanity-filled… » 5/22/15 11:10am Today 11:10am

Mama June to TLC: Duggar Sex Abuse Scandal Is Even Worse Than Ours!

No need to pay to see Mad Max: Fury Road this weekend because the real-life post-apocalypse is already upon us! And now for the bad news: Our wasteland hellscape of 2015 has replaced dueling bands of violent marauders with the Duggar family and June “Mama June” Shannon, who are now in a feud over who is the worst. … » 5/22/15 10:30am Today 10:30am

Wisconsin Town Vows to Drive Out Woman's 'Therapy' Pet Kangaroo

Diana Moyer has five kangaroos. Her favorite, Jimmy, is a brain-damaged one-year-old with a deformed tail. Moyer bought him at an exotic animals auction because she knew he just needed some love and now he goes everywhere with her (in a diaper and car seat). The town of Beaver Dam, Wisconsin, however, wants to make… » 5/21/15 11:45pm Yesterday 11:45pm

Ex-Football Player Pleads Guilty to Posting Revenge Porn On Instagram

Jermaine Cunningham, former linebacker for the New York Jets, pleaded guilty to spreading sexually-revealing photos of a former girlfriend through his social media. Cunningham admitted to posting suggestive photos of his ex on his Instagram, as well as tagging her in the pictures without her consent. The posts… » 5/21/15 11:00pm Yesterday 11:00pm

The Rock Officiates Wedding Of Normal Humans

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, lovable action hero and destroyer of cod, made comedian Nick Mundy’s wedding even more memorable when he surprised him by officiating the ceremony. The unlikely duo first met when the Screen Junkies sent Mundy to interview The Rock at a junket for 2013’s Pain & Gain. The interviews went… » 5/21/15 8:55pm Yesterday 8:55pm