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No One's Ever Been Dedicated to Not Doing Their Job Quite Like County Clerk Kim Davis 

Kim Davis, the county clerk who’s been married four times but has steadfastly refused to allow same-sex couples marriage licenses because “that searing act of validation would forever echo in her conscience,” has once again been told to STFU and do the job she was elected to do. And, once again, she is refusing. » 9/01/15 12:00pm 8 minutes ago

Here's How New Texas Public School Textbooks Write About Slavery

In 2010, the Texas Board of Education approved a revised social studies curriculum that, wrote The New York Times that year, would “put a conservative stamp on history” once going into effect in 2015. In advance of their debut in Texas classrooms last week, it was widely reported that the new textbooks, published by… » 9/01/15 10:30am Today 10:30am

White House on Kanye's Presidential Bid: Sure, Bro

During Kanye West’s “speech” on Sunday’s MTV Video Music Awards, he concluded by announcing a presidential run in 2020. The White House, currently eyed by silly presidential hopefuls like Donald Trump and Ben Carson—who are leading in some political polls—figured they’d weigh in on West’s plans because, fuck it, why… » 9/01/15 10:10am Today 10:10am

Arizona Congressman is Sorry for Scaring Kids With Talk of Nuclear Weapons and Suicide Bombers

Arizona Congressman Matt Salmon is apologizing after getting a little too real with a class full of elementary school students, during what was supposed to be a light conversation about how a bill becomes a law. Instead, Salmon took the opportunity to tell the kids about nuclear weapons and ask them, “Do you know that… » 9/01/15 9:27am Today 9:27am

ModCloth Plans Expansion, May Even Launch A Bridal Collection

ModCloth, the spunky, vintage-inspired retailer for Zooey Deschanel devotees, has until recently only been accessible online. But the July opening of their first brick-and-mortar store in San Francisco signaled the company’s plans for expansion: more physical stores, athletic wear, even a bridal collection. » 8/31/15 10:15pm Yesterday 10:15pm

JLaw's Ex-Boyfriend Will Play Role of J.D. Salinger in Biopic

Yes, he has a name: Nicholas Hoult. But how many of us learned about him via the persistent stream of Jennifer Lawrence media coverage? In any case, Gothamist reports that Hoult has been cast as Catcher in the Rye author J.D. Salinger in the upcoming—and oh so cleverly named—biopic, Rebel in the Rye. » 8/31/15 9:15pm Yesterday 9:15pm

Over 200 Of Hillary Clinton's Emails Contain Classified Information

Hillary Clinton has been dealing with a months-long migraine atop her many other migraines after it was revealed that she used a private email server to conduct official secretary of state business. Nothing classified was sent over the insecure server, she insisted, and the hype was partisan overreaction. It turns… » 8/31/15 8:30pm Yesterday 8:30pm

Barely Famous' Erin and Sara Foster Are Terrible Hostesses 

Erin and Sara Foster, well-connected siblings and stars of VH1’s surprisingly great Barely Famous, gave Vanity Fair an irritable tour of Erin’s Beverly Hills townhouse (“It’s an apartment,” Sara corrects Erin. “I just don’t want to look like a liar when you guys come in and see that it’s clearly not a townhouse”). » 8/31/15 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm