Campus Newspaper Responds to President's Tone-Deaf Letter About Rape

On Tuesday we told you about Eckerd College President Donald Eastman's rather regrettable letter to the student body, which suggested that sexual harassment and sexual assault might be avoided if the students could simply cut back on their drinking and casual sexing. The editors of the Current, the campus newspaper,… » 11/26/14 1:50pm Today 1:50pm

The Satanic Temple Demands a Holiday Display at the Florida Capitol

Chalk it up to their special relationship with Lucifer, but nobody trolls like the Satanists. For their latest trick, they're trying to get a special seasonal display installed at the Florida Capitol, depicting an angel falling from Heaven into the fiery pit. Merry Christmas! Happy Hanukkah! Hail, Satan! » 11/25/14 4:15pm Yesterday 4:15pm

Marissa Alexander Accepts Plea Deal, Will Likely Be Freed in January

Marissa Alexander, the Florida woman who was facing 60 years in prison for firing a warning shot to scare away Rico Gray, her abusive husband, has accepted a plea bargain, pleading guilty to three charges of aggravated assault with a weapon. The plea means she'll serve 65 more days in prison and likely be released for… » 11/24/14 4:50pm Monday 4:50pm

Woman Sets Roommate on Fire For Throwing Out Her Food

Imagine coming home after a spirited night on the town. You had a drink or seven, but you managed not to lose your ID or debit card, so things are looking good. On your way back, all you can think about is your carton of leftover spaghetti and meatballs sitting in the fridge waiting to be your hearty 2:30 am snack.… » 10/23/14 3:45pm 10/23/14 3:45pm

GOP Proves It Finally 'Gets' Women With Say Yes to the Dress Ad

After being pummeled in the 2012 elections, the GOP has been asking itself, over and over, the infernal question it cannot seem to answer: What do women even care about? Finally, almost two years and dozens of embarrassing news cycles later, they have their answer. Wedding dresses. Bitches love wedding dresses. » 10/01/14 2:15pm 10/01/14 2:15pm

Reminder: Police Suck At Handling Campus Rape Allegations, Too

By now, it's an established fact that college administrations are utterly inept at handling sexual assault allegations. For all those well-intentioned humans out there who think the best solution is to leave such cases in the hands of local law enforcement: turns out, the police are pretty damn terrible at… » 9/15/14 6:00pm 9/15/14 6:00pm

There Won’t Be an Exhibit of Stolen Jennifer Lawrence Pictures After All

LA artist XVALA, also known as mild-mannered Jeff Hamilton, was the source of a collective groan after he announced his upcoming show "No Delete" which would feature life-size prints of the hacked nude images of Jennifer Lawrence and Kate Upton. Well he's realized just how dumb an idea that is, so instead of using… » 9/10/14 10:40am 9/10/14 10:40am

Florida Judge Charged with Over a Dozen Instances of Improper Conduct

Earlier this year, Circuit Judge Linda Schoonover was removed from a case after sending one of her litigants a friend request on Facebook and then allegedly retaliating against the litigant when her request was denied. Well apparently Schoonover has quite the record of "ethical wrongdoing"—like more than a dozen and… » 9/02/14 10:50am 9/02/14 10:50am

Charlie Crist Calls On Rick Scott Not to Defend FL Gay Marriage Ban

Former Florida Governor Charlie Crist has penned an open letter calling on his successor, Rick Scott, not to defend the recently struck down state ban on same-sex marriage. In the letter, Crist points to his own actions after a district court of appeals struck down the state's gay and lesbian adoption ban. » 9/01/14 1:01pm 9/01/14 1:01pm