Toot Toot! All Aboard the Crazy Train! Congress Has Big Plans for Planned Parenthood

All aboard the Unbelievable Waste of Time Express as it departs the station for an indeterminate, never-to-be-reached destination: the House is preparing a resolution to convene a special subcommittee to “investigate” Planned Parenthood. They’ll be in there however long it takes, which will be forever. »10/06/15 4:45pm32 minutes ago

Marco Rubio Responds to Trump Prank, Meanwhile We Are One Day Closer to Being Eaten By Bugs

Wow, Donald Trump is really solidifying his role in the Republican presidential race as the class clown that everyone wishes would be quiet and let the class learn. But also you know he’s going to get into whatever school he wants to go to because his parents donated an athletic center or something. »10/06/15 3:48pmToday 3:48pm

A Southern-Fried Sleepover at New York’s First Chick-Fil-A, Or How I Won a Year’s Supply of Chicken

Winning enough Chick-fil-A® chicken sandwiches, iced tea, and medium Classic Sides to fill a man’s grave is easy. All you have to do is line up on the sidewalk for three hours with 300 people while the lead-colored sky bleeds into black night; while stinging rain, flung down from heaven by an angry God and then up,… »10/06/15 3:41pmToday 3:41pm

Which 'Famous' Studio Executive Asked Ashley Judd to Watch Him Shower In the 90s?

Showering. We all do it! Well, some of us take baths, and some of us don’t wash at all, but I guess most of us do! Some of us even like to shower with others, despite the fact that it’s a clunky, dangerous, and shiver-inducing activity. But there are some of us—many of whom have big offices in Los Angeles—who only… »10/06/15 2:40pmToday 2:40pm

Critics Say Breast Cancer Care Packages May Have Makeup with Potentially Cancer-Causing Chemicals

We’re facing another long month of Breast Cancer Awareness ™, in which companies show their sensitivity to the cause of breast health by peddling pink junk which, in some causes, has ingredients linked to breast cancer, or that haven’t been extensively tested for safety. This year, according to the advocacy group… »10/06/15 2:27pmToday 2:27pm

Judge Rules Your Right to a Swinging Sex Party Is Not Guaranteed By The Constitution

If you were planning on hosting a swingers’ party anytime soon, be warned of an important new development: a federal judge has just ruled that unless swingers’ parties advocate for a certain lifestyle or feature a performance element, they’re not protected by the first amendment. And if you’re throwing the party,… »10/06/15 2:05pmToday 2:05pm

Today's Best Deals: Fancy Pants, Rechargeable Batteries, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. »10/06/15 1:15pmToday 1:15pm

How Pixar’s Inside Out Avoided Its Greatest Danger: Becoming An “After-School Special”

Inside Out is a complex film about the human psyche, but it has a really simple message: Sadness is an important part of life. You can’t have joy without sadness, and growing up means accepting that memories can be happy and sad. Director Pete Docter told io9 it was hard to avoid making this feel like an “after-school… »10/06/15 12:18pmToday 12:18pm