Look How Far We've Come: Shania Twain's Farewell to Her Former Self

At one point during the Madison Square Garden show of her last tour ever, Shania Twain sailed around the venue on a mount designed to look like a mechanical bull. “It’s not all fun,” she told the audience of her life. “But I can say honestly I’m very humbled to be back up here. I don’t know where I got the courage,… » 7/01/15 12:00pm 15 minutes ago

Who Will Fly Me to Napa For Elizabeth Gilbert's Inspirational Retreat?

Elizabeth Gilbert, bestselling author of Eat, Pray, Love, Committed: A Love Story, The Signature of All Things, and the upcoming Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear, is hosting a “Writing, Truth and Community” retreat from 10 AM to 4 PM on Saturday, November 7. I absolutely have to be there. Would anyone mind… » 7/01/15 10:55am Today 10:55am

More Serious Issues Public Health Expert Jim Carrey Should Weigh In On 

This great country of ours is in the midst of a very contentious debate about whether vaccines are necessary (yes, God dammit, yes), a debate in which America’s greatest celebrity minds have added their voices. Last night, actor Jim Carrey really went for it. Good Lord, did he go for it. After his mini-tirade on the… » 7/01/15 10:30am Today 10:30am

No, Sex Shouldn't Hurt: What to Do if You're Experiencing Sexual Pain

A study from April’s Journal of Sexual Medicine found that a whopping 30% of women experienced pain during their last sexual experience. Sadly, a lot of women operate under the assumption that sex is inherently painful, and that all you can do is grit your teeth and get through it. Nothing could be further from the… » 7/01/15 10:25am Today 10:25am

Who is Sending Death Threats to Female AME Pastors in South Carolina?

A local news station is reporting that three female pastors of African Methodist Episcopal churches in Clarendon County, South Carolina have received threatening letters. The letter-writer, who calls himself “Apostle Prophet Harry L. Fleming,” quotes Bible verses to claim that women shouldn’t be pastors, and warns… » 7/01/15 9:30am Today 9:30am

Please Save the Midlife Crisis Skateboarders of Manhattan

We come to you, readers, with a very serious topic of discussion. It has come to our attention that there is a current trend of midlife crisis-addled men seeking to regain some semblance of their youth by riding around Manhattan on skateboards while wearing business suits. This is real, and it is impossible not to… » 6/30/15 10:45pm Yesterday 10:45pm

Police Have Shot 123 Mentally Ill or Distraught People So Far in 2015

A vitally important new analysis from the Washington Post found that one-quarter of the people shot dead by police this year—123 out of 461—were mentally ill or emotionally distraught. The Post found, too, that more than half of the killings involved police agencies whose officers weren’t properly trained in dealing… » 6/30/15 8:30pm Yesterday 8:30pm

Rapper Who Cut Off His Own Penis Is Proud of His Cut-Off Penis

On April of 2014, rapper Andre “Christ Bearer” Johnson cut off his penis and jumped off a second-story balcony while high on PCP. In the past year, the penis—thank you for asking—has been reattached and Johnson ;););) has reflected on his actions and arrived at the conclusion that cutting off his penis and jumping off… » 6/30/15 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm