Did Vladimir Putin 'Go Missing' So He Could Have Plastic Surgery?

Russian President and hairless, scowling badger Vladimir Putin has reappeared in public, after a 10-day absence and a string of public appearance cancellations. During his mysterious unannounced sabbatical, rumors swirled that he was sick, or dead, or attending the birth of another secret baby with his very-not-secret… » 3/16/15 1:00pm 3/16/15 1:00pm

Is Ariana Grande Actually a Baby?: An Investigation

AMERICA, you are being lied to. Ariana Grande INSISTS that she DOES NOT make staffers carry her like a literal baby despite OVERWHELMING photographic evidence that proves otherwise. What is Ariana Grande trying to HIDE and why is she so DESPERATE to keep it from the American public? IS ARIANA GRANDE AN ACTUAL BABY? » 12/12/14 12:10pm 12/12/14 12:10pm

31 Celebrity Conspiracy Theories, Ranked

If you were to believe everything you read on the Internet, you'd think that every celebrity is an ambulatory heap of fake body parts mind-controlled by President Obama, who is a shapeshifting reptoid from a faraway star system (plus, having an affair with Beyoncé). » 5/02/14 4:20pm 5/02/14 4:20pm

Stephen Colbert Rant on Hillary's GrandmaGate is Very Cathartic

Now that the nation has had a serious(ly fucking stupid) conversation about whether a woman can be both president and a grandmother, America can move on to more pressing matters: Was this pregnancy planned especially to boost Hillary's chances? » 4/22/14 2:30pm 4/22/14 2:30pm

The Craziest Theories About What Happened to Malaysia Flight 370

It's been nearly a week since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 disappeared somewhere between Kuala Lumpur and Beijing, and we still have basically no idea where it went. Chatter about the missing plane (MISSING! AN ENTIRE GREAT BIG PLANE!!!) has grown more frantic and more bewildered by the day, and at this point a lot of… » 3/13/14 6:45pm 3/13/14 6:45pm

​Hey, It's Not Too Late to Blame Marina Oswald for JFK's Death!

Quick, have we overturned every single stone for the 50th Anniversary JFK-palooza? Because I think there's someone out there we can still peg as the unanswered riddle in the whole thing. Hmmm, maybe Lee Harvey Oswald's widow? She's still around, right? » 11/22/13 5:30pm 11/22/13 5:30pm

New, Terrifying Info About Princess Diana’s Death Passed to Police

A fairly eyebrow-raising story about the 1997 car crash that killed Princess Diana is currently making the news media rounds: new information thought to include allegations that the Princess of Wales, Dodi al Fayed, and their driver were killed by a member of the British military has apparently been passed to… » 8/17/13 2:00pm 8/17/13 2:00pm

No Matter How or Why Sandy Hook Happened, Obama's Gun Control Package…

"Sandy Hook Truthers" are getting a fair amount of press these days. These conspiracy theorists are from a cross section of crazy — a melting pot of first class nut jobs, all alleging the Sandy Hook shooting was the result of a myriad of shadowy and sinister reasons. From a vindictive Obama Administration, to… » 1/17/13 3:20pm 1/17/13 3:20pm

Birther Convention Cancelled Because Not Enough Idjits Believe the…

It was supposed to be the biggest, most important summit of great American minds since the Constitutional Convention. It was destined to make the Royal Swedish Academy of Science's Nobel Prize announcement look like the final day of Burning Man. But it wasn't meant to be. The world wasn't ready, our minds aren't… » 9/12/12 4:30pm 9/12/12 4:30pm

Congratulations, Michele Bachmann! Huma Abedin Now Getting Death Threats

Someone call Michele Bachmann and let her know that she's finally obtained the ranking of Asshole Eagle Scout. Huma Abedin — the Pakistani-American Hillary Clinton aide whom Bachmann and several other nuttier-than-a-fruitcake Congressmen alleged had close ties with the Muslim Brotherhood — has begun receiving death… » 7/23/12 12:15pm 7/23/12 12:15pm

Nutjobs Rally Around 'Barack Obama Was Totally Going to Murder Chelsea…

A paranoid series of Tweets from Fox News anchor Heather Childers yesterday introduced much of America to the newest, shiniest Our Black President Must Be Blackly Breaking the Law conspiracy theory: according to the deluded ramblings of a birther blog, while locked in a heated primary battle with Obama, Bill and… » 4/04/12 10:40am 4/04/12 10:40am

Did Sarah Palin Carry Out the Biggest Hoax in American Political…

An interesting footnote has emerged to a theory that raged around the Internet during Sarah Palin's candidacy for Vice President. The theory is that Sarah Palin is actually the grandmother of her purported son Trig, not the mother, and that she staged a gigantic hoax during the campaign to cover up this fact. » 4/14/11 11:14am 4/14/11 11:14am

Did Caroline Kennedy & Maria Shriver Kill The Kennedys Miniseries?

No advertisers or sponsors complained about The Kennedys miniseries, but sources say Caroline Kennedy and Maria Shriver lobbied executives to pull the series from the History Channel. Both are working on projects for the network's parent company. » 1/11/11 10:15am 1/11/11 10:15am

Wingnut Michelle Malkin Brings Misery, Mania, To Morning "News" Show

Michelle Malkin brought her own brand of potentially ghost-written crazy to the Today Show today, advancing wild conspiracy theories about race, nepotism and the Obamas. The Huffington Post's Jason Linkins and I parsed the insanity so you wouldn't have to. » 7/29/09 10:00am 7/29/09 10:00am

Speidi: "9/11 Was Definitely An Inside Job."

Earlier this week, America's biggest celebrities appeared on paleo-wingnut Alex Jones's radio show, talking "Obama deception," 9/11 conspiracies, evils of birth control, and the "New World Order Elite." (They followed a global warming skeptic.) If not an awesome hoax? Jaw-dropping. » 7/01/09 9:30am 7/01/09 9:30am

You Are Getting Sleepy: Breaking Obama's "Spell"

By now you've probably heard the conspiracy theory » 11/04/08 4:20pm 11/04/08 4:20pm flying around that Obama uses "Ericksonian hypnosis" techniques in his speeches to brainwash listeners into blindly absorbing his "propaganda". Well, according to a piece in today's that's not really possible. Despite the "evidence" of a thousand movies and swinging…

British Novelist Says Spice Girls Made Generation Y Drunk, Slutty

As we've mentioned before, the Daily Mail's Femail section is always good for some shits n' giggles: British women hate sex, love shopping! they also have enormous tits! But today the British tabloid has got a real gem: Novelist Fay Weldon goes absolutely apeshit about the tyranny of the Spice Girls, whom Weldon holds… » 12/05/07 4:20pm 12/05/07 4:20pm