Despite earlier reports, there is no clown shortage in America. According to leading clown experts at the Clowns of America International (which, yes, exists), everything is fine. "There is NO fear of a clown shortage in the U.S. [Clowns] of America International is doing very well, and so are the clowns that are… » 2/18/14 8:52pm 2/18/14 8:52pm

Domestic Violence Worsens as Bad Economy Lingers

As our country's economy continues to sputter and unemployment remains high, there are a lot of truly shitty consequences. One of them is that police are finding that they're dealing with more and more cases of domestic violence. A survey of law enforcement agencies across the country polled 700 agencies, and 56… » 4/30/12 9:30am 4/30/12 9:30am

You're Not Having A "Midlife Crisis"

"There is no age in life that predisposes you to having a crisis," says a Swiss lifespan researcher commenting on findings released this week. But if the idea of a Midlife Crisis is debunked, then what was John Updike talking about when Rabbit ran? Was Rabbit just being a dick? » 2/20/11 3:00pm 2/20/11 3:00pm

Prince William Grew A Beard, And Other Scenes From A Slow News Day

A Weekend Of Talks For Obama, And Decisions For Clinton?