Taylor Swift's New Song Is the Gentrification Anthem NYC Didn't Need

The inevitable march towards Taylor Swift's new album 1989 continues with a new single, and it's only getting worse: "Welcome To New York" is a gentrification anthem so obtuse it makes one wonder if she is, in fact, trolling at this point. And it calls into question whether rich white-person privilege is, in fact, a… » 10/20/14 6:40pm Today 6:40pm

Comedian Hannibal Buress Called Out Bill Cosby's Rape History on Stage

Thanks to The Cosby Show, Fat Albert and standup, Bill Cosby has become one of today's most beloved public figures. Of course, mixed up in his celebrated entertainment career are over a dozen instances where Cosby allegedly drugged and raped various women — but that's the part that most people would rather not talk… » 10/20/14 5:45pm Today 5:45pm

Woman Dumps Man Before Fancy Vacation, Man Seeks Replacement via eBay

It's the age-old plot of every rom com: Guy meets girl, guy loves girl, guy buys expensive vacation for himself and girl, girl realizes she isn't into guy and says goodbye (which is totally her right), guy can't cancel vacation, guy sells her space on eBay and asks for pics. This is it: The most romantic story of our… » 10/20/14 5:30pm Today 5:30pm

Author Stalks Anonymous Blogger Who Gave Her a 1-Star Review

On Friday, The Guardian posted a piece by author Kathleen Hale, a well-connected young author who once became so obsessed with the writer of a one-star review of her novel on Goodreads that she stalked her, only to find that the critic was using a fake name and identity. Can you pick a side yet? I'm on Team Nobody. » 10/20/14 4:40pm Today 4:40pm

Dear Jagoffs, Pittsburgh Officially Has the Ugliest Accent in America

After weeks of close contests and national debate, the fraught competition to decide America's ugliest accent has finally come to a dramatic close. And the winner is that moonlit, magical city—the Paris of Allegheny County, the Venice of the Ohio Valley—Pittsburgh, City of Jagoffs. » 10/20/14 4:38pm Today 4:38pm