Why Egg Freezing Benefits Aren't Even Close to Enough

I was born around the same time as Sesame Street and raised to believe that I could do anything I set my mind to: that I could be an astronaut, a police officer, a backup dancer on Solid Gold. My friend Julia and I would come home after school and sing along to "Free to Be You and Me," an album and book we'd devoured… » 10/20/14 2:20pm 19 minutes ago

The Sad, Weird World of Unseen YouTube Videos

Embarrassing open mic nights, topical parodies, gaming tutorials—these are the YouTube videos we know. The ones we replay and the ones we send to our friends, coworkers, families, and everyone we know. But YouTube has another layer. One where view counts sit at zero and bizarre bits of film rot away in indifference.… » 10/20/14 2:18pm 21 minutes ago

Nicki Minaj Is So Tired of Being Asked About Her Ass

One of the most annoying and frustrating types of interviews is the celebrity who's seemingly difficult on purpose. In a story for GQ's November issue, under the headline "Nicki Minaj: Cheeky Genius," the interviewer, Taffy Brodesser-Akner, struggles to pull information from Nicki, who seems to be performing some… » 10/20/14 1:40pm 59 minutes ago

The Comeback's Comeback: Valerie Cherish's First Trailer!

The Comeback was, notoriously, the brilliant 2005 show starring Lisa Kudrow as Valerie Cherish, a '90s sitcom actress who gets a chance at kickstarting her career by starring on a reality television show... about her attempt to kickstart her career. In brief, it was hilarious, extremely meta, and too ahead of its… » 10/20/14 1:20pm Today 1:20pm

What Would Jezebel Do: Surviving Walking Dead, Episode 2

I don't have kids, but I imagine that one of the scariest things in the world must be knowing that you can't always fully protect them. All you can do is lie or tell ugly truths about reality. That dilemma is even more of a palpable stress in zombie-America and especially for Walking Dead's Rick. Having abandoned most… » 10/20/14 12:45pm Today 12:45pm

The Suspicious and Tragic Death of Native American Actress Misty Upham

Last week, searchers found the body of Native American actress Misty Upham, who was last seen alive on October 5. Despite reports that Misty was suffering from depression and was suicidal and an official stance that the whole thing was probably an accident, her family and her friend Juliette Lewis believe there was… » 10/20/14 11:10am Today 11:10am

Seven Women's Bodies Found in Northern Indiana; Suspect In Custody

Seven women are dead in northwest Indiana and a 43 year-old man has confessed to killing them, including 19-year-old Afrikka Hardy and 35-year-old Anith Jones. The police are referring to the man as a "person of interest" while they continue their investigation but fear they may be dealing with a serial killer. » 10/20/14 10:50am Today 10:50am

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Has 'a Large Supply' of Notorious RBG T-Shirts

As previously established, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is very pleased about the Tumblr dedicated created entirely in her honor. So it wasn't surprising that during an interview at the 92nd Street Y Sunday night with Nina Totenberg and former President of the Supreme Court of Israel Dorit Beinisch,… » 10/20/14 10:30am Today 10:30am

James Franco Tackled a Guy After a Lana Del Rey Cemetery Concert

Lana Del Rey held a concert at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery and — as so happens when the Corpse Bride wails her sorry song on hallowed ground — the air turned cold, dead loved ones returned to walk the mortal coil and James Franco (and his Elizabeth Taylor/Montgomery Clift head tattoo) allegedly tackled a… » 10/20/14 10:10am Today 10:10am

John Oliver Should Win a Pulitzer for This All-Dog SCOTUS Reenactment

The august fogies of the United States Supreme Court refuse to allow cameras in their hallowed chamber of justice. And so Americans must settle for mere audio clips, which are generally paired with weird, boring courtroom illustrations for snooze-worthy television coverage. Well, John Oliver and Last Week Tonight » 10/20/14 9:30am Today 9:30am