Alissa Nutting Talks Female Sexual Predators And Her Novel Tampa

Author Alissa Nutting's debut novel Tampa, while it's been pegged as a beach read by places like Vulture, is hard to actually read on the beach because it has graphic descriptions of a 26-year-old woman having sex with a 14-year-old boy. It's a frankly stated examination of female predators and their depiction in the… » 7/06/13 5:00pm 7/06/13 5:00pm

Two More Accused in Horrible 'Semen Tasting' Scandal

The news from LA's Miramonte Elementary School keeps getting worse: in addition to Mark Berndt (accused of feeding kids his semen, among other stomach-turning crimes) and Martin Springer (accused of fondling seven-year-old girls), a third teacher is now implicated. The unnamed woman allegedly helped Berndt by sending… » 2/08/12 11:00am 2/08/12 11:00am

'Semen Tasting' School Replaces Entire Staff

Parents of kids at LA's Miramonte Elementary School are understandably disturbed now that two teachers have been arrested for molesting kids — one for making them taste his semen. Some say the school ignored previous accusations against the teachers. In a high-profile move to restore parent trust, the school is » 2/07/12 1:40pm 2/07/12 1:40pm

Key Sandusky Witness Allegedly Changed His Story Multiple Times

It's already unclear what exactly Penn State coaching assistant Mike McQueary saw when he walked in on former coach Jerry Sandusky and a boy in a locker room shower in 2002, and now yet another version of events has emerged. Supposedly, a family friend was present when McQueary went to his father to ask what he should… » 12/12/11 11:49pm 12/12/11 11:49pm

Former Syracuse Coach Sued By Alleged Child Abuse Victim

Though earlier this week a Pennsylvania district attorney said that Zach Tomaselli's claim that Bernie Fine molested him isn't credible, yesterday Tomaselli filed a lawsuit against the former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach. Fine has been accused of abuse by two other men, but he won't be charged because … » 12/09/11 11:00am 12/09/11 11:00am

Sandusky's Wife Says He's Innocent, Denies She Ignored Abuse

Earlier this week, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was arrested on new charges that he sexually assaulted two boys in addition the eight other alleged victims. One of the most chilling parts of the grand jury report said that Sandusky kept a boy in his basement and abused him during overnight… » 12/08/11 11:27pm 12/08/11 11:27pm

Though Accusers Are Credible, DA Says Syracuse Coach Can't Be Charged…

Three men have accused former Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of molesting them as children, but today a New York district attorney announced that he can't be prosecuted. Though he believes two of the accusers are credible, their claims weren't properly investigated when the came forward in… » 12/07/11 10:32pm 12/07/11 10:32pm

Hollywood Manager Confirms Your Worst Fears About Child Actors And…

You've probably heard more than you can handle about child molestation in the past few months — too bad, there's still more. In a case that proves the effects of the Sandusky scandal go far beyond the world of sports or even education, a Hollywood manager who specialized in child actors has been charged with sexually… » 12/02/11 10:30am 12/02/11 10:30am

Syracuse Head Coach Should Probably Stop Talking Now

When two men came forward to accuse Syracuse University assistant basketball coach Bernie Fine of molesting them as children, head coach Jim Boeheim called them money-grubbing liars. Then he apologized. He should have stopped there, but now he's saying he doesn't regret defending his friend. » 11/30/11 9:50am 11/30/11 9:50am

Michael Travesser, the fire and brimstone cult leader formerly known as Wayne Bent, has been released from jail. Michael was imprisoned on charges of child molestation for lying naked with some not-quite-18-year-old members of his sect. The $55,000 bond was paid for by his son, Jeff Bent. If you'll recall, Michael had… » 5/12/08 10:45am 5/12/08 10:45am