Grindr Users Also Love Posing In Front of the Berlin Holocaust Memorial

Yesterday we wrote about a fashion blogger who was so inspired by Berlin's uber-chic Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe that he held a mini fashion shoot in between the pillars meant to evoke memories of millions of massacred people. » 1/30/13 3:30pm 1/30/13 3:30pm

The 'Miss Holocaust Survivor' Beauty Pageant

If someone told you there was a "Miss Holocaust Survivor" beauty pageant, you would probably think they were making a not particularly hilarious joke. After all, the Holocaust doesn't seem like a tasteful basis for an evening of fun, but more importantly people who survived a systematic campaign that killed six million… » 6/29/12 10:25am 6/29/12 10:25am

Why Can't the Mormon Church Stop Baptizing Anne Frank?

There's been some chatter in the news lately about the Mormon church's bizarre habit of baptizing non-Mormons who have died. They've done it on all kinds of famous deceased people—Elvis, Shakespeare, and even Jesus Christ himself. This past weekend they baptized Anne Frank, WWII diarist and victim of the Holocaust.… » 2/22/12 11:55pm 2/22/12 11:55pm

Pro Tip: Don't Name Your Designer Clothing After A Concentration Camp

There seems no other explanation for this "Belsen was a gas" name for an Evil Twin jacket, other than it being a pun on Bergen-Belsen, a concentration camp where approximately 50,000 people were murdered. (And, not that it makes much of a difference, didn't even contain gas chambers.) But hey, it's on sale! Update: Yes,… » 7/26/11 7:15pm 7/26/11 7:15pm