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Bill to Defund Planned Parenthood Blocked By Senate Democrats

Today Senate Democrats rallied enough support to block a bill that, if passed, would eliminate Planned Parenthood’s government funding. Good news, indeed — but we’re not yet out of the woods. GOP leaders are steadfast in their resolve to defund the organization, even if their efforts lead to another government… » 8/03/15 9:15pm 11 minutes ago

Here Are Some More Stories Of Very Stupid Restaurant Customers, Part 2

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. We had so many stories of dumb restaurant customers (and you guys sent so many more in—so very, very, very many more) that we decided to do another week of them. As always, these are real e-mails… » 8/03/15 8:30pm 56 minutes ago

Allure Stupidly Defends Their Stupid Afro Tutorial For White Women


Allure magazine has rightfully been dragged through the mud over the past few days for a hair tutorial in their August issue called, “You (Yes, You) Can Have An Afro,” which instructs white women on how to achieve an “Afro.” Unfortunately for Allure, the tutorial doesn’t begin and end with, “be black.” » 8/03/15 6:30pm Today 6:30pm

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Takes a Hell of a Mugshot

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was recently indicted by a grand jury on three felony counts of securities fraud. He was booked into jail Monday afternoon and quickly released on his own recognizance, spending only about 20 minutes in custody. He did take a moment to pose for the above booking photo. What we’ve… » 8/03/15 6:15pm Today 6:15pm

Listen to This New FKA twigs Banger, 'Figure 8,' Inspired By Voguing

The UK’s baddest performer, FKA twigs, is set to drop a new EP soon, and Monday on Zane Lowe, she previewed the first song, “Figure 8,” which she says in the subsequent interview was inspired by the method by which one creates hand illusions in voguing. » 8/03/15 5:40pm Today 5:40pm