School to 11-Year-Old Dressed in Christian Grey Costume: 'No'

11-year-old Liam Scholes hasn't read Fifty Shades of Grey and he hasn't seen the movie. In fact, he probably just wanted to dress up as the iconic character because it's an easy costume (you just wear a suit and pout a lot). But administrators at his school in the UK decided that the costume was inappropriate and… » 3/06/15 1:15pm 9 minutes ago

An Isolation Tank in Winter is the Best Place to Feel Happy and Alone

At an aggressively loud party a few weeks ago, as the lights from a rainbow disco ball flashed directly into my eyes, I thought about the float tank. A skinny white DJ bounced along to an EDM remix of a well-known pop song, but nestled behind my forehead was serenity and peace. I stayed for one drink and got the… » 3/06/15 1:00pm 23 minutes ago

How Do You Discipline a Child in the Post-Hitting Era?

American children are a bunch of spoiled brats. You've likely heard the refrain repeated for years now, and new verses are always being added. A couple years ago Elizabeth Kolbert's widely shared New Yorker article "Spoiled Rotten" remarked that, "With the exception of the imperial offspring of the Ming dynasty and… » 3/06/15 12:10pm Today 12:10pm

Jada Pinkett Smith Finally Understands Men, Feels Really Bad for Them

Hot off a "scooping out her own eye" scene on a recent episode of Gotham, Jada Pinkett Smith stopped by Late Night with Seth Myers Thursday night to discuss her latest project: Magic Mike XXL. And while for many of us naked dudes are a welcome distraction, for Pinkett Smith, working with male strippers was an… » 3/06/15 11:50am Today 11:50am

Chris Brown Has Blocked Chrissy Teigen on Twitter. Congrats, Chrissy!

Back in 2012, Chrissy Teigen and Chris Brown were not on great terms after Teigen sarcastically tweeted that she was excited to see Brown perform at the Billboard Awards because she loves "loud and surprising background fits of rage I can hear from the audience!" Jump forward to 2015 and the relationship, you'll… » 3/06/15 10:30am Today 10:30am

Big Sean: Part Nice Guy, Part Misogynist

Big Sean wasn't really famous until he started dating a famous woman. He somewhat acknowledged his lesser status on Drake's "All Me," when he bragged about Naya Rivera, rapping: "My new girl is on Glee and shit/ Prob'ly making more money than me and shit." That same verse opens with this unfortunate line: "Ho, shut… » 3/06/15 9:51am Today 9:51am

Even This Bull Terrier Is Getting Healthcare. Thanks, Obama

There are two things very wrong with our country. First, basically everyone is getting free healthcare meaning that our emergency rooms are choked to the gills with every man, woman and dog trying to scam the system for a mercury-laden autism vaccine. And second, doctors are now so in demand that we're forcing… » 3/05/15 11:00pm Yesterday 11:00pm

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Today artisanal and local makers own the food scene, but that doesn't mean they're easy to find at local grocery stores. With a subscription from Mouth you'll discover the best local makers of your favorite food and drinks, and get it all delivered to your door. Plus, you'll save 20% with promo code Gawker20. » 3/02/15 3:00pm Monday 3:00pm