Punk Queen Vivienne Westwood Holds Mad Max-Style Anti-Fracking Protest

Fashion designer/punk icon/lifelong activist Dame Vivienne Westwood half-asses nothing, so when she staged her brilliant protest against fracking in London yesterday, it was replete with post-apocalyptic zombie models on stilts, presumably examples of what we will become in a fracking world. She also carried a… » 4/28/15 12:30pm 18 minutes ago

Why Can't Baltimore's Black Female Mayor Stop Saying 'Thug'?

On Monday night, protestors took to the streets of Baltimore hours after the funeral of Freddie Gray, a young man who died following injuries he sustained while in police custody. Last night, Baltimore’s Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake stood before news cameras, asking for peace and calling the protestors “thugs,” all… » 4/28/15 11:30am Today 11:30am

Put Your Dead Lover's Ashes In A Dildo With the '21 Grams' Memory Box

The five stages of grief are denial, anger, bargaining, depression and acceptance. For dealing with death of a lover, designer named Mark Sturkenboom has developed an item that attempts to make that final stage a little easier: a blown-glass dildo that also happens to be a beautiful gold-plated urn. You know, for… » 4/28/15 10:50am Today 10:50am

Unchill School Administration Says Bieber 'Bullied' His Way Into Prom

Over the weekend, Justin Bieber thrilled a group of teens by showing up to their prom at Chatsworth Charter High in Los Angeles. It’s since been revealed, however, that Justin hadn’t been invited to the event, reportedly “pushed” his way in passed security and angered Chatsworth’s dorky-ass school administration. » 4/28/15 10:30am Today 10:30am

Supreme Court Will Begin Hearing Arguments On Same Sex Marriage Today

Two and a half hours of oral arguments regarding same-sex marriage will occur at the Supreme Court today, reports BuzzFeed. Anticipation for this historic moment has been building since last November, and people have been waiting in line for seats since last week. Inside, they’ll watch as two questions are discussed. » 4/28/15 9:50am Today 9:50am

Woman Fired Before First Day of Job For Facebook Post About Hating Job

A single mother in a Texas suburb who’d just landed a job at a daycare was fired before her first day—for posting on Facebook about how much she hates working in childcare. Her brand-new employers heard about the posting and told her not to bother coming in. This is the part where we remind all of you to triple-check… » 4/28/15 9:30am Today 9:30am

Don't Sleep on Sprinter, the New and Mighty Album From Torres

The last couple of years have been big for raw, elementally stringent and wholly unafraid female singer-songwriters—thinking Waxahatchee, Courtney Barnett, Sharon Van Etten, Angel Olsen, to name a few—and with her sophomore album Sprinter, 24-year-old Mackenzie Scott, who records as Torres, steps right into the top… » 4/27/15 10:43pm Yesterday 10:43pm

Maryland Governor Declares State of Emergency in Baltimore

Maryland governor Larry Hogan declared a state of emergency in Baltimore Monday evening, activating the National Guard to respond to the violent protests that erupted in the wake of Freddie Gray’s funeral. » 4/27/15 7:33pm Yesterday 7:33pm