Here is Charli XCX Singing 'Boom Clap' in Japanese

How much does pop princesa Charli XCX know and love her fanbase? Definitely enough to try her hand at singing "Boom Clap," one of last year's biggest hits, in Japanese, for special release of Sucker on Warner Music Japan. Unsure how she fared as my Japanese is a little rusty, but at least two people in the always… » 1/28/15 12:30pm 6 minutes ago

Michelle Obama's Bare Hair in Saudi Arabia Isn't a Real Controversy 

President Obama and the First Lady visited Saudi Arabia this week to pay their respects after the death of King Abdullah. Predictably, that ignited controversy: Abdullah presided over some tentative human rights reforms, but Saudia Arabia also has a brutal history of executing homosexuals, abusing migrant workers,… » 1/28/15 12:10pm 26 minutes ago

What AHS: Freak Show Got Right (And Wrong) About Ectrodactyly

"Passing" is a loaded word for many of us, particularly those of us who live inside darker skin, outside the gender binary, or under the cloak of disability. To "pass" is to move through life undercover. No matter how proud you are of your true self, society is all too happy to pigeonhole you into what it thinks you… » 1/28/15 11:50am 46 minutes ago

Uber Touts Relationship with MADD in a Desperate Bid for Good Press

Following their oh-so-generous decision to cap surge pricing during the blizzard that sorta wasn't, Uber continues to present themselves as a company that cares by publicizing their relationship with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (and President Obama's close confidant David Plouffe). People, they are your good… » 1/28/15 11:30am Today 11:30am

Rush After 'A Rape On Campus': A UVA Alum Goes Back to Rugby Road

It's a blue, cold Thursday in January and I'm walking down Rugby Road on the first night of fraternity rush at the University of Virginia, brushing past groups of identical gossiping boys in matching preppy outfits: fleeces, checked oxfords, khakis, boots. "Excuse me," they say politely when our coats touch, then… » 1/28/15 11:10am Today 11:10am

Jon Stewart Mocks Don Lemon and His Stupid BlizzardMobile

The Blizzard of 2015 killed everyone. Except for Don Lemon! Because he was safely riding around New York City in a dumbass BlizzardMobile during the Historic Superstorm. While we were all wrapped in our Snuggies eating non-perishables, Jon Stewart recapped all the hype and hysteria surrounding the blizzard on Tuesday… » 1/28/15 10:30am Today 10:30am

Nancy Grace Freaks Out on Pot Advocate: 'Obviously You're Stoned'

Telegenic white women don't disappear mysteriously or get indicted for gruesome murders every day, and Nancy Grace needs something to talk about when she can't scrape up a Casey Anthony. It seems she's decided to wage war on that devil weed mary jane, which is ironic, because no one needs pot more than Nancy Grace. » 1/28/15 9:50am Today 9:50am

Gabrielle Union Says Smart Things About Ferguson, the NFL, Hollywood

Gabrielle Union has aways seemed pretty damn sharp. (She also has not aged since 2003.) In an interview with Yahoo Style, the actress discusses issues like Ferguson and being a black woman in Hollywood with more insight and sensibility, not just than most celebrities, but than most people, period. » 1/27/15 11:45pm Yesterday 11:45pm

Domino's Unleashes the Most Terrifying Print Ad in History

What's a pizza company to do if they want to get in on that sweet 50 Shades of Grey cash cow action, but have absolutely no promo connection to the infamous amalgam of Freaky Friend Fiction word snippets masquerading as dialogue? How about an ad referencing BDSM? OK, great, but even better: how about an ad that… » 1/27/15 10:01pm Yesterday 10:01pm

Actual Idiots Need to Be Told Not to Call 911 About Facebook Outage

Last night, the internet suffered a devastating blow when both Facebook and Instagram went down for a short period of time during my nap. While I wasn't personally affected, apparently lots of other people were. And they were so worried that they'd miss someone's meal that they began calling 911 to demand Facebook be… » 1/27/15 7:45pm Yesterday 7:45pm

The Mattress Reimagined: Casper Delivers Comfort to You + Special Offer

Despite spending a third of our time in bed, mattress shopping remains a dreaded activity. It's a soulless experience riddled with ambiguous terms, a lack of brand differentiation, smarmy sales people, and marked-up prices from major retail chains. Then there's Casper, who, with a direct-to-consumer model and a … » 1/23/15 4:30pm Friday 4:30pm

Watch this Coach Lead His Team Of Party Guests To Pizza Domination

We all learn from our mistakes, especially when they result in not having enough delicious pizza. Delivery guys may get stuck in snow, they may get lost — they're in no way immune to the harsh realities of February weather. Plus, there are many other factors that could cause your party experience to be, well,… » 1/23/15 12:00pm Friday 12:00pm