Guantanamo Detainee Uses Hobby Lobby Ruling to Refuse Female Guards

In yet another repurposing of June's Hobby Lobby ruling, Guantanamo detainee Walid Bin Attash is using the Supreme Court's decision to refuse female escorts within the prison. Bin Attash's decision to stay within his cell rather than be led by women guards to his counsel meetings could have unforeseen effects on his… » 10/22/14 7:10pm 10/22/14 7:10pm

Leona Helmsley's Dog May Not Talk, But He Can Sort Of Explain The…

Today's evidence the economy is going straight to the Inferno: 600 Starbucks stores are closing, which will leave a gaping hole in the anchor of countless strip malls and exurban power centers. Oil prices have sunk car sales and rentals to historic lows, and the fact no one is traveling anymore has left casinos » 7/02/08 10:00am 7/02/08 10:00am

Mama Said There'd Be Days Like This But Please God Only Like 200 More…

God, where to begin today. Maybe with the fact that while your mortgage payment was tripling, Goldman Sachs's earnings fell a whole entire 11% ?? Or like, while the Justice Department was systematically sacking any and all prosecutors whose decisions on things like habeas corpus and torture and crap fell anywhere to… » 6/17/08 10:00am 6/17/08 10:00am

Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Hates His Nose In This Picture

  • Khalid Sheikh Mohammed thinks the courtroom artist drew his nose too wide. He lost a bunch of weight on the Guantanamo diet and totally turns out to be one of those secretly vain terror masterminds. [USA Today]
  • This will shock you: Bob Dylan is voting for Barack Obama. Okay, I was kidding about the shocked part. […
  • » 6/05/08 6:40pm 6/05/08 6:40pm

Is Anna Wintour Taking Money From Charity To Pay Amy Linehouse?

  • Does Anna Wintour love Amy Winehouse even more than Karl Lagerfeld does? Word on the street is that the singer who wouldn't go to rehab only to go to rehab has been offered $1 million to play at the Wintour-hosted Costume Institute Gala. But a rep says that can't be true since the Costume Institute Gala is supposed…
  • » 3/19/08 11:30am 3/19/08 11:30am

Holy Itshay, What Is That Big Black Man Doing On The Cover Of Vogue?!

  • Gisele appears on the cover of the April Vogue with...Lebron James. This is may seem like an historic event on par with, say, a black president, but that would belie how far we've come as a nation, revealed by the dead-first comment reacting to the news on our brother blog Deadspin: "That cover would have been much…
  • » 3/14/08 11:30am 3/14/08 11:30am

Broke Hillary Fires Loyal Hill Force One Captain Patti Solis Doyle

Oh Patti Solis Doyle, we hardly knew ya! Maybe it is just that you resemble Rachael Ray, but even though your job running the Clinton campaign was surely tortuous, you always seemed so sunny and approachable. Unlike your boss's husband, we really did have a soft spot for you. But while you were masterminding such… » 2/11/08 10:00am 2/11/08 10:00am