Can Hosting Sports Events Change Qatar's Culture?

Oil-rich Doha, Qatar, was awarded the 2019 Track and Field World Championships by the IAAF, winning out over Barcelona, Spain, and Eugene, Ore. The 10-day event draws the third-largest TV audience of any sports event, behind the summer Olympics and World Cup soccer. » 11/21/14 1:00pm 10 minutes ago

Beyoncé Reps for the Drunks and the Divorcées in New Songs

As you know, next week Beyoncé is releasing a box set that contains two new songs, "7/11" and "Ring Off." Full-length versions of both tracks have hit the Internet just in time for the weekend. One is a drunk-in-club record and the other is seemingly a tribute to Mama Tina. » 11/21/14 12:30pm 40 minutes ago

Virginia Governor Calls for Investigation Into UVA Gang Rape Frat

Two days ago, Rolling Stone published a bombshell article about an alleged gang rape at UVA's Phi Kappa Psi fraternity in 2012, and the labyrinthine headache that greeted the woman who tried to seek justice. Now, the Governor of Virginia is calling on the University to thoroughly investigate the fraternity. » 11/21/14 12:10pm Today 12:10pm

How to Get Away with Murder Finally Reveals Sam's Killer

Who killed Sam? Well, it's not the person I thought. Or is it? Maybe. It probably is, not really. But what did I really think? Wait, did I do it? That's a recap of my thought process during Thursday night's winter finale of How to Get Away with Murder. » 11/21/14 11:10am Today 11:10am

Lemony Snicket Author Apologizes for Racist Joke, Donates Money

In an apology that's about as good as apologies get, Lemony Snicket author Daniel Handler has said that he is sorry for his comments at the National Book Awards Wednesday, which he called "monstrously inappropriate and yes, racist." He's also donated $10,000 to raise money for an organization devoted to diversity in… » 11/21/14 10:50am Today 10:50am

Enjoy Lewis Black Ranting About the Bullshit That is Black Friday

Fucking Black Friday, man. It's like a gremlin that we just kept feeding after midnight for fifty years straight and now here we are, being herded like cattle away from our family dinners and toward deals, deals, deals. Unsurprisingly, Lewis Black has some thoughts, which he shared with The Daily Show. » 11/21/14 10:30am Today 10:30am

Watch 'Zac Efron' Discuss How Good He Is at Masturbating and Driving

In a new clip from The Interview, James Franco and Seth Rogen's upcoming film, Franco's character Dave Skylark grills Efron about the very important topic of masturbating, which "Efron" can do while driving. "I can masturbate with both hands, which is a total legal grey area," he says. Who knows what the final product… » 11/21/14 9:50am Today 9:50am