Look At This Awful 1969 New York Daily News Stonewall Riots Report

When I came across the original coverage of the Stonewall Riots, I expected it all to be absolutely terrible. Utterly horrendous. And it pretty much is. The New York Daily News piece isn't nearly as bad as I thought it would be, and surprisingly, isn't terribly worse than many pieces I report on now in 2014. That says… » 8/31/14 11:28pm Yesterday 11:28pm

It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Cast Really Loves Saying Goddamn It

In the vast pantheon of beautiful curse words, there are some that stand out like beautifully adorned queens on the day of their coronation. "Motherfucker." "Asshole." "Fuckclown." Some others tend to get lost in the mix. But thanks to the cast of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," one particular expression is… » 8/31/14 11:00pm Yesterday 11:00pm

​Islamic State Is Selling Yazidi Women as "Brides" to Fighters

Earlier this month, fighters of the Islamic State (IS) kidnapped around 300 women as part of their siege on the Yazidi community. Now the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights is claiming to have confirmed that at least 27 Yazidi women have been sold to the jihadist fighters for around $1000 each. Everything continues… » 8/31/14 4:20pm Yesterday 4:20pm

​Russian Bank Will Send a Cat To Your House if You Sign a Mortgage

One of Russia's largest banks has caught onto the global phenomenon (soon to be dictatorship) that is cats. In a new marketing scheme, Moscow-based Sberbank promises to send a cat over to your house for a couple hours if you sign a mortgage with them. That's right. They'll lend you some money, and then they'll lend… » 8/31/14 3:36pm Yesterday 3:36pm

Newspaper Informs Us That BBC Trust’s Very First Chairwoman Is a Mom

BBC Trust, the body that governs the BBC and "guardian of licence fee revenue" has just appointed Rona Fairhead as its very first chairwoman nearly four months after Lord Chris Patten stepped down from the position. Exciting, right? Well, apparently, it's crucial for us to know one thing before acknowledging any of… » 8/31/14 1:00pm Yesterday 1:00pm

Calm Down, You’ll Be Able to See Cersei Lannister’s Breasts After All

The entire world came to a grinding, screeching halt last week when a church in Croatia stood in the way of a very important scene in Game of Thrones in which Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey) walks out of a church and onto the streets of King's Landing completely nude. But don't worry about it folks. The issue is… » 8/31/14 12:30pm Yesterday 12:30pm

​Over 200 Girls in Colombia Fall Sick With Mystery Illness

A small town in northern Colombia has been blindsided by a odd and mysterious illness, causing more than 200 girls between the ages of 9 and 16 to come down with symptoms like fainting, numbness in the hands, and headaches. While some are deeming it a case of mass hysteria, parents are demanding an investigation as… » 8/31/14 12:00pm Yesterday 12:00pm