Star GOP Intern Is Arrested for Alleged Sexual Extortion Scheme

21-year-old Adam Savader clearly absorbed some of the GOP's good ol' family values while interning for erstwhile Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney, his one-time running mate, Paul Ryan, and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich: the weasely up-and-comer was arrested yesterday in his Long Island home by FBI… » 4/24/13 1:40pm 4/24/13 1:40pm

This Asshole Is What Happens When Yelp Goes to Your Head

I have something embarrassing awesome to share. For a while, I was the most popular reviewer on Yelp. I wrote loving tributes to the restaurants I adored, and damning screeds about the vets who did my dogs wrong. It was a creative outlet at my otherwise soul-sucking job, a job I eventually stopped doing because Yelp… » 1/23/13 12:10pm 1/23/13 12:10pm

Ted Stevens Convicted, But Racism Still Roams Free

  • Alaska Senator Ted Stevens was convicted today of all 7 counts he faced related to not reporting gifts on his Senate financial disclosure forms. He's up for re-election but most sources agree he's unlikely to do time. [CNN]
  • The ATF foiled a half-assed plot by a bunch of psycho skinheads to kill a bunch of…
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Blackmail Gone Wild: Joe Francis's Scary Brush With Crime, Before He…

About 4 years ago, Joe Francis was on the receiving end of a crime that involved his being videotaped in a sexually explicit manner without his consent (or signed release form). His house was broken into, and when Francis returned home, a masked man was waiting there for him. The man bound and gagged Francis, stole a… » 5/19/08 7:00pm 5/19/08 7:00pm

Immigration Official Makes Colombian Woman Do Oral For Green Card

Get a load of this guy. His name is Isaac Baichu, and he's an immigration official who told a 21-year-old Colombian woman last December that he would not get her a green card unless she gave him a blowjob. Oh, and some sex. She just had to do it with him "one or two times," he told her. "That's all. You get your green… » 3/21/08 1:00pm 3/21/08 1:00pm