The National Review Just Fake Geek Girl'd Neil deGrasse Tyson

It would seem the National Review looked up and realized that suddenly, its stockpile of liberal stereotypes were out of date. The old standbys like "latte-swilling limousine liberals" "hairy-legged radical feminists" and "effete Ivory Tower collectivists" just don't have the same punch. Meet the statistics-spewing,… » 7/31/14 4:40pm 39 minutes ago

Were the Cast of Laguna Beach Wizards? An Investigation

Earlier today, the MTV archivists were digging through all the various hallowed tomes contained within the MTV Vault, when — by some stroke of divine fortune — they came across a clip of the Laguna Beach cast discussing where they would be in 10 years. The clip was filmed exactly(ish) 1o years ago. Was the Laguna… » 7/31/14 4:00pm Today 4:00pm

From Curbs to Yachts: An Illustrated Guide to the Bieber-Bloom Sexagon

Orlando Bloom taking a swing at Justin Bieber at a tony Italian restaurant in Ibiza two nights ago was an event years in the making. The rumors that Bieber slept with Bloom's ex-wife Miranda Kerr have spun a web that has entangled not just those three, but also Bieber's on-again, off-again girlfriend Selena Gomez and… » 7/31/14 2:55pm Today 2:55pm

Does The NFL Think Ray Rice's Wife Deserved It?

A week ago, we got news that the NFL had suspended Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games for the events of Feb. 15, when he allegedly knocked then-fiancée Janay Palmer unconscious in an Atlantic City casino elevator. The punishment fell well outside the usual disciplinary regime of commissioner Roger… » 7/31/14 2:16pm Today 2:16pm

Palin Interviewee Calls the President 'Hitler' [Update: Never Mind]

We may have laughed when Sarah Palin announced that she'd climbed down the ladder from Vice Presidential candidate all the way to Woman Who Rants Professionally On The Internet (hi, welcome!), but the former Alaska Governor was most definitely Not Fucking Around. Less than five hours into her subscription channel's… » 7/31/14 1:20pm Today 1:20pm

James Franco Tries to Make Colbert Break Character, Fails Miserably

Last night on The Colbert Report, effortless performance artist Stephen Colbert sat down with painstaking performance artist James Franco. The latter thought this would be the perfect opportunity to talk about their shared craft, but Stephen — who refuses to recognize that he's playing a character while on air — was… » 7/31/14 12:20pm Today 12:20pm

How Far Have You Gone to Keep a Secret?

I had been with my boyfriend for three years — living with him for two — when I found out he'd been lying about his age. I was looking for batteries in his desk when I came across an expired passport; the photo was so cute that I almost didn't notice the date of birth was off. Then I noticed. I checked my math. Yep.… » 7/31/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm