On Wednesday, Michael Dunn was found guilty of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Jordan Davis last year. This is Dunn's second trial. In February he was found guilty of three counts of attempted second-degree murder and one count of shooting into a car but a mistrial was declared regarding his murder charge. » 10/01/14 5:40pm 32 minutes ago

Exodus Trailer Promises a Bunch of White People and Crushing Boredom

The big-budget Biblical epic renaissance continues with Ridley Scott's Exodus: Gods and Men. As you can see from this newly released trailer, the cast is still hella white, because Egypt is located somewhere along the border with France, right? » 10/01/14 5:10pm Today 5:10pm

Urban Outfitters Lied About Being the World's Biggest Vinyl Dealer

Urban Outfitters — no longer content with appropriating tragedy, Native American culture or independent artists' work — has moved on to appropriate another corporation's rightful place as the world's leading retailer of vinyl. Is lying to Wall Street analysts supposed to be ironic? » 10/01/14 4:50pm Today 4:50pm

This Week In Tabloids: Mariah Constantly Drinks Wine Out of a Soda Can

Welcome back to Midweek Madness, in which we lose ourselves in the Dionysian revelry contained within Star, Us Weekly, OK!, Life & Style and InTouch. This week: Mariah Carey constantly drinks white wine out of a ginger ale can; Harry Styles is being used as a pawn in the Katy Perry/Taylor Swift bloodfeud; and Charlize… » 10/01/14 4:10pm Today 4:10pm

Utterly Moronic Birther Theory Alleges Michelle Obama Was Born a Man

Today, in inane conspiracy theories that are the literal worst, some people with too much time on their hands and one helluva confirmation bias have "discovered" that Sasha and Malia Obama were actually adopted and that the FLOTUS was born Michael LaVaughn Robinson. I hate everything. » 10/01/14 3:50pm Today 3:50pm

Body-Positive 'Chubby' J-Pop Groups Will Eat Whatever They Want

Earlier this year, Chubbiness, an all-girl group consisting of girls bigger than your average Japanese starlet stormed the J-Pop scene. The Chubbiness girls love to talk (and eat) food and their favorite "chubby" body parts. They've been quite the sensation, and they're not the only puniko ("Marshmallow girl") group. » 10/01/14 3:15pm Today 3:15pm

My Family Moved to Nashville for Nashville

The email was a lark—hardly even a serious offer. My friend and former professor Lorrie Moore was moving to Nashville to teach at Vanderbilt, and she wrote me to say that they needed someone to fill in for a semester, to teach a single undergraduate creative writing workshop. I was six months pregnant, with no idea of… » 10/01/14 3:00pm Today 3:00pm

There Is Already a Knockoff of Amal Alamuddin's Wedding Gown

Are you interested in being married to George Clooney? WELL TOO DAMN BAD. He's already taken in case you somehow haven't heard. However, if you'd like to marry some other dude and pretend like you're marrying George Clooney, it is now that much easier to uphold the fantasy by purchasing a knockoff of Amal Alamuddin's… » 10/01/14 2:45pm Today 2:45pm

GOP Proves It Finally 'Gets' Women With Say Yes to the Dress Ad

After being pummeled in the 2012 elections, the GOP has been asking itself, over and over, the infernal question it cannot seem to answer: What do women even care about? Finally, almost two years and dozens of embarrassing news cycles later, they have their answer. Wedding dresses. Bitches love wedding dresses. » 10/01/14 2:15pm Today 2:15pm

'Pro-Life' States Do a Shitty Job Providing Care to Women and Kids

New research indicates that the states with the biggest anti-choice boner also happen to be the ones with the worst record of caring for the fully formed human beings forced to live with the consequences of their leaders' ideology. What's more pro-life than ignoring a high maternal mortality rate? Besides everything? » 10/01/14 1:40pm Today 1:40pm