Daily Show: Sarah Palin's Iowa Speech Was Actual Goddamn Gibberish

What could be more fun than the lead-up to the Republican presidential primaries, when people like Donald Trump and Sarah Palin make their usual, unintentionally hilarious Running For President noises? But as the Daily Show pointed out last night, Palin's recent speech at the Iowa Freedom Summit crossed into... well,… » 1/27/15 9:50am 35 minutes ago

Tracking Guys Via Grindr Is Really Easy, And Grindr Doesn't Seem To Care

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For over a year now, gay hook up app Grindr has had a serious security flaw which allows users to be tracked very closely, and Grindr's response has been tepid at best. Some countries were only blocked after the security flaw was discovered and some reported that Grindr was being used for tracking by Egyptian police… » 1/26/15 11:25pm Yesterday 11:25pm

Doctors Right, Politicians Wrong on Prescribing Abortion Drugs

Hey, wow, who could've predicted this: a new study on mifepristone and misoprostol, the two drugs taken together to induce an abortion, shows that it's perfectly safe to use a lower dosage of the drugs than the FDA recommends. Doctors have been saying that since at least 2001. It's almost as though their medical… » 1/26/15 9:35pm Yesterday 9:35pm

Duh: Dr. Oz's Magic Diet Pills Don't Work

I don't want to alarm anyone, but the medical advice dispensed from Dr. Oz miiiiight not be totally valid. It's no secret that scientists and medical professionals think Dr. Oz is a quack who only cares about ratings, and now that the Federal Trade Commission has called bullshit on a weight loss supplement hawked by… » 1/26/15 7:10pm Yesterday 7:10pm

Restaurant Customers From Hell, Part One

Welcome back to Behind Closed Ovens, where we take a look at the best and strangest stories from inside the food industry. Today, we've got part one of two consecutive weeks of horrible customer stories (since I have a frankly unbelievable stockpile of them). As always, these are real e-mails from real readers. » 1/26/15 6:10pm Yesterday 6:10pm

Everything Everyone Did Wrong on This Week's Looking

Last week: Richie made an appearance, Patrick was a dumbass and Agustin, as always, was a huge fucking asshole of the worst order. This week: Pretty much more of the same, except more enemas and less Richie. But more Eddie and rimming, so... win? (Also: is every HBO show now contractually bound to feature heterosexual… » 1/26/15 5:30pm Yesterday 5:30pm

The Mattress Reimagined: Casper Delivers Comfort to You + Special Offer

Despite spending a third of our time in bed, mattress shopping remains a dreaded activity. It's a soulless experience riddled with ambiguous terms, a lack of brand differentiation, smarmy sales people, and marked-up prices from major retail chains. Then there's Casper, who, with a direct-to-consumer model and a … » 1/23/15 4:30pm Friday 4:30pm

Watch A UCB Comedy Quarterback Fix One Of Game Day's Biggest Problems

We're days away from kickoff, can you feel it? Football fans have taken sides, New England and Seattle fans are beginning to go wild from the anticipation. Real football fans are living, breathing, dreaming the game. Your party is all planned, you've #PreGiorno'ed. You've got your tailgate going, you've inspired your… » 1/26/15 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm