I Am Terrified of Reese Witherspoon and a Little Bit in Love with Her

When did Reese Witherspoon become America's sweetheart? Was it when the nation flocked to see her starring turn in Legally Blonde, a few months before 9/11? Was it when she accepted the Oscar from pretend Ray Charles for being the best pretend June Carter Cash anyone could ever remember, in March of 2006? » 8/01/14 10:28am 42 minutes ago

Bachelorette Loser Nick: Our Intimacy Was 'Far Beyond the Act of Sex'

Nick Viall — who was first runner up in the Bachelorette, a televised competition in which a group of men sit in a hot tub for four weeks, and whoever lasts the longest wins the honor of getting engaged to a friendly acquaintance — continues to mope around and talk about feelings. Poor Nick. » 8/01/14 9:00am Today 9:00am

Republicans Quietly Tap Lobbyists for Shift on Marriage Equality

While no progressive could be blamed for thinking that the Grand Old Party is far from changing its tune on gay rights issues, apparently it's happening. While marriage equality has gained traction amongst the majority of Americans, Republicans are quietly turning to K Street lobbying firms to help them shift their… » 7/31/14 11:04pm Yesterday 11:04pm

Better, Smarter Parenting: Holistic, Superior, and Toxin-Free Trends

Back in the day, if you were a parent interested in PARENTING, you got a copy of Dr. Spock and that was that. In recent years, though, many parents have striven to raise their children outside of the purview of "experts," "science," and "public health concerns." Here are some of the most intriguing new trends that… » 7/31/14 8:56pm Yesterday 8:56pm

We Can All Quit Now: Here's a Dog Playing the Piano

The only thing I can play on the piano is the opening few notes from Les Mis, so I'm not going to hate on this dog who didn't just learn how to play the piano, but actually grew human hands to do it. That's what real commitment looks like! Like my 5th grade teacher always said: If there's a will, there's a way. Go on… » 7/31/14 8:30pm Yesterday 8:30pm

Chris Martin Says He and Gwyneth Are Just 'Friends and Proud Parents'

It seems like Chris Martin and ex Gwyneth Paltrow have been spotted everywhere together lately—a mystery that, obviously, CANNOT BE BORNE WITHOUT EXPLANATION. Is there a reconciliation in the works? Was the breakup nothing but a publicity sham, scam, and/or flim-flam? Or is it possible that two adult humans who are… » 7/31/14 8:00pm Yesterday 8:00pm

Uplifting Tales And Hella Dicks: This Is Fapworthy And It's Your Fault

If you can't watch porn unless you're being emotionally manipulated into it ("You'll never look at a coke can the same way again!") then Fapworthy is for you. A fun new site that pairs hardcore videos with irritating feel-good hooks? What could be more internet than that? And you know what? It's all your fault. » 7/31/14 7:45pm Yesterday 7:45pm

People Are Allegedly Buying Dior's Hideous $1,100 Sneakers

As legend* has it, a mysterious hooded figure approached Karl Lagerfeld and Raf Simons before last season's couture shows and said, "Hey, did you hear about what the assorted lady-peasants are doing nowadays? They have this strange sort of shoe object — flat at the bottom, like a duck's foot, comprised of a slightly… » 7/31/14 6:40pm Yesterday 6:40pm

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 Yesterday 12:00pm