32-Year-Old Woman Goes to Sleep and Wakes Up Thinking She’s 15 

Back in 2008, a Manchester woman named Naomi Jacobs went to bed as usual, but when she woke up the next morning, she was back in the mind of her 15-year-old self. Jacobs’ last memory was as a teen in 1992, going to sleep in the bunk bed she shared with her sister. This is like Big or 13 Going on 30 come to life! » 4/16/15 10:00pm Thursday 10:00pm

Delhi Bus Gang Rapist Mukesh Singh Blames Victim for Fighting Back 

In 2012, 23-year-old Jyoti Singh was returning from a night at the movies with a male friend in Delhi, India when they caught a ride on a minibus. Inside, six men beat her with iron rods and gang-raped her. She died two days later from her injuries. In a jailhouse interview, one of the men convicted in the attack now… » 3/02/15 10:10am 3/02/15 10:10am

Being a #Teen in the Middle Ages Was the Worst

Ditch all your "uphill in the snow both ways" stories, because there's a new, wonderful way to remind the teens in your life just how easy they've got it: Tell them how miserable it was to be a teenager in Medieval Europe. Because mom wasn't giving you gas money and there was a good chance you'd die of the plague, too. » 3/24/14 12:50pm 3/24/14 12:50pm

BBC Bans All-Male Panel Shows, But Will That Help Female Comedians?

If there's two things we know for certain about the British, it's A.) that they're bad at keeping America and B.) that they love love love their comedy panel shows. While the medium of television has struggled to find its footing in the U.S. since the 1970s, TV series featuring panels of celebrities competing in… » 2/10/14 7:00pm 2/10/14 7:00pm

The BBC's Newest Kid Show Might Be Pretty Damn Sexist

Parents in the U.K. are currently upset with the BBC over its new live-action children's program Topsy and Tim and the tired way the show portrays gender roles. Based on a popular children's book series of the same name, Topsy and Tim tells the story of an adventurous brother and sister who are always finding their… » 11/22/13 4:30pm 11/22/13 4:30pm

Awkward BBC Interviewer Chris Stark Is a Living Christopher Guest Skit

Chris Stark, that BBC Radio 1 interogator who made the universe cringe when he awkwardly interviewed a remarkably gracious Mila Kunis, is up to his old tricks, this time interviewing Jennifer Aniston ahead of the UK release of We’re the Millers. Spoiler alert: this interview is just awkward. Jennifer Aniston… » 8/18/13 12:00pm 8/18/13 12:00pm

Not One Single Woman Directed a Doctor Who Episode Last Year

In spite of all the criticism Hollywood has faced recently for its awful female-to-male director ratio, women are still being widely discriminated against in the film industry. Maybe, being a generally optimistic person, you might be inclined to think that things are a little more equal outside of the US. What about… » 7/07/13 1:30pm 7/07/13 1:30pm

BBC Apologizes For Shitty Thing It Said About Bartoli And Her Dad

Today, gentlemen, we were reminded why we lug our reputations as troglodytes well into the 21st century. A woman named Marion Bartoli proved athletic enough to win a singles title at Wimbledon and was thereupon described to BBC Radio 5 listeners as something other than "a looker." Because, you see, it is not enough to… » 7/07/13 12:30pm 7/07/13 12:30pm

BBC's Burton and Taylor Trailer, Starring Non-Lindsay Lohan People

Specifically, Helena Bonham Carter and Dominic West. Fun! Although the BBC tends to be a little bit more understated than, um, Lifetime, it still seems to have some camp to it. Which is only appropriate, considering White Diamonds-era Liz was camp personified. AND, as Vulture points out, like the Lindz version,… » 7/06/13 4:30pm 7/06/13 4:30pm

Get Excited for Mistresses, Your New Favorite Sex-n-Trash TV Show

It's like ABC knew that you haven't had enough Alyssa Milano in your life lately, or that you desperately miss Sun from Lost and really wish that she had gotten a chance to be sexy on that show, or that Rookie Blue isn't enough to keep you going through a long summer slump of television because BEHOLD: here is … » 5/07/13 2:45pm 5/07/13 2:45pm