Pediatricians Say Flamin' Hot Cheetos Are Burning Your Kid's Insides

Back in October, word went around that schools in California and New Mexico were officially banning Flamin' Hot Cheetos because of their "hyperpalatability" (translation: OM GROM GROMPH OMPH GROM GROMPH). A travesty, I know. When corn turds dipped in chili powder are outlawed, only outlaws will have corn turds dipped… »11/19/13 11:50am11/19/13 11:50am

Big Brother Contestants Learn They Were Fired for Racist Comments

Last night's finale episode of Big Brother not only crowned a winner of the game—Andy Herren, the first gay man in the show's 13-year history to take the big prize—but also marked the end of the sequester for 11 of the show's contestants who were not allowed to receive information from the outside world since the… »9/19/13 1:10pm9/19/13 1:10pm

Julie Chen Was Not Surprised by the Horrible Racism on Big Brother

This season of Big Brother was racist. Just how racist was it? Well, it was racist enough that people actually remembered that Big Brother is still on the air, which is to say that it was really very racist. The non-white houseguests had to put up with all kinds of bigoted comments and harassment from their fellow… »9/06/13 6:30pm9/06/13 6:30pm

CBS President OK with Big Brother‘s Handling of Racist Cast Members

The current season of Big Brother has been fraught with racism, sexism, homophobia and pretty much any other form of bigotry you can think of. Initially, CBS was only airing the footage of the contestants' hate speech through the show's online live-feeds and not the main broadcast, but eventually it became so bad… »7/29/13 8:30pm7/29/13 8:30pm

Big Brother Turns Into a Racist Shit Show as Black Woman Gets Harassed

This season of Big Brother has been remarkable for having the most bigoted, openly hateful cast members in the reality show's 13-year history. Now they've decided to be more direct with their racism, targeting Candice, the only African-American woman in the house, by messing with her bed and personal property, and… »7/15/13 2:00pm7/15/13 2:00pm

Ethiopian Police May Investigate Big Brother Contestant for Sex on TV

The lurid reality TV shenanigans we enjoy with only the strongest sense of irony and postmodern cynicism may lead to real trouble for an Ethiopian woman who appeared, during her time on Big Brother Africa, to have sex with one of her housemates, an incident that probably didn’t scandalize the reality-show viewership… »7/13/13 3:00pm7/13/13 3:00pm

The Contestants of Big Brother Are Horrifyingly Racist

I don't watch Big Brother, mostly because I have more interesting things to do on Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday nights like picking at patches of dead skin and googling images of dogs wearing sunglasses, but my mom likes to watch and will give me the occasional unsolicited update. Anyway, I'd like to dedicate this… »7/01/13 7:40pm7/01/13 7:40pm

Creepy 'Quantified Self' Programs May Help Employers Track Your Exercise, Diet

In an effort to ensure that people are svelte enough to fit into their Logan’s Run jumpsuits, some companies are encouraging employees to track their health habits, including how much they exercise, what they eat, and, creepiest of all, how much sleep they get when they’re not busy becoming part of the company’s hive… »4/21/13 2:30pm4/21/13 2:30pm