Half of Americans Still Don't Want Their Relatives Marrying Atheists

America is an increasingly politically polarized nation. (No shit.) But by and large, when it comes to family members' marriages, we're able to set aside party differences and get wild at the open bar. Except, that is, when it comes to atheists. » 6/13/14 7:10pm 6/13/14 7:10pm

Congrats, Europe: Michele Bachmann Is Officially Your Problem, Too

There is exactly one thing Michele Bachmann is an expert in, and that is keeping things interesting. To that end, it was announced yesterday that she has recently become a citizen of Switzerland. Whaaa? Why would Congresswoman Bachmann want to forsake her beloved America that she loves precisely because it is filled… » 5/09/12 10:00am 5/09/12 10:00am

Joseph Kony Is Proving Difficult to Nab, Even for Elite U.S. Forces

Joseph Kony, the evil, crazed Ugandan warlord who was the subject of a now infamous viral video campaign, is proving a hard man to find. He's been on the run in the jungles of Uganda, and even after President Obama ordered 100 elite U.S. troops to capture him six months ago, he's evaded capture and continued to… » 4/29/12 11:55pm 4/29/12 11:55pm

How to Support Breast Cancer Research Without Supporting Komen

Susan G. Komen for the Cure has become a bloated Cancer Awareness McDonald's that offers more swag and socialization opportunities than cure. But just because Komen's managed to portray breast cancer as a feathery pink celebration of sisterhood and not a disease best fought with patient empowerment and scientific… » 2/13/12 5:20pm 2/13/12 5:20pm

The War In Iraq Is Over


CAMP VIRGINIA, KUWAIT - DECEMBER 18: Specialist Ashley Walter (L) hugs Staff Sergeant Diana Royal from the 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry Division after Royal arrived in the last American military convoy to depart Iraq on December 18, 2011 in Camp Virginia, Kuwait. Around 500 troops from the 3rd Brigade, 1st Cavalry… » 12/18/11 11:35am 12/18/11 11:35am

Airlines, Liver Disease, Horrible Strangers Coming For Your Pets

Good news and terrible news, pet owners. The good news is that even if your pet gets lost by an airline, there's a chance that it will be found alive, living in the ventilation ducts months later. The bad news is that once your pet gets found, it might be almost dead. And if your pet's never found, it might be because… » 10/27/11 7:45pm 10/27/11 7:45pm

Harry Potter Stars Learn To Speak American

During a recent interview, MTV's Josh Horowitz taught the British actors Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson, Rupert Grint, and Tom Felton how to pronounce some traditional American phrases like "Olive Garden," "boo-yah," and "Can I get an order of mozarella sticks?" » 11/17/10 7:08pm 11/17/10 7:08pm

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In Treatment: 12 Steps To Save American Apparel From Itself

American Apparel has done it again, and while they're probably doing an ironic top rock at their continued ability to rile the Man, we think it's time for an intervention. So here we go, kids: our suggested AA 12-step program: » 9/02/09 3:20pm 9/02/09 3:20pm

Lagerfeld Gets Modest, Valentino Gets Fined, Von Furstenberg Gets…

Hot Air Balloons Are Exploding Hens • Silicone Implants Linked To…

• Low-flying hot air balloons are startling » 11/05/08 5:30pm 11/05/08 5:30pm egg-carrying hens in England and allegedly causing them to die due to exploding the eggs inside of them. • One tough jogger in Arizona with a rabid fox locked onto her arm after the fox attacked her on Monday. • A man in New Zealand was of rape and abduction today after…

Stay Off Of John McCain's Lawn!

As the sun rises on the debate day but sets on John McCain, one is forced to wonder: where are the racists at? And, it turns out they're at McCain-Palin rallies! Swampland » 10/07/08 10:00am 10/07/08 10:00am's and I aren't surprised, any more than we're surprised that Dick Morris still sucks hooker's toes, and Todd Palin might be "borrowing" Sarah's…

American Apparel Ad-Mimickry Gains Popularity in the nation whose…

Um, so, I think it's safe to say she loves her socks. And by golly if that isn't the tri-blend track T-shirt. Maybe there's hope for American manufacturing after all. » 3/05/07 3:17pm 3/05/07 3:17pm

Anti-Establishment Indie Chain Now Owned By The Man

Today's retail news is American Apparel getting sold to an investment firm for $382.5 million. In case you were wondering, that's the equivalent of over 13 million copper lame shorts — so hot right now! Snap it up!. Or beaucoup handy cash to get rid of those pesky "my boss is a pervert" sexual harrassment… » 12/19/06 11:58am 12/19/06 11:58am