Horny Minnesota Legislators Apologize for Getting Caught Making Out in a Park and Then Lying About It

On August 25, two state lawmakers—Minnesota House Republicans Tim Kelly and Tara Mack—were issued citations by a park ranger for “making out” in a car. The pair, who are both married to other people, issued statements today apologizing for accusing the park ranger of lying about the incident.
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Bill O'Reilly Exaggerated His War Stories, Just Like Brian Williams

No one is more disappointed with Brian Williams than Bill O'Reilly. After Williams' tall-tale-telling was exposed, the Fox host went on a tear, saying Williams' lies should have all of us questioning other "distortions" in the liberal media. But Mother Jones points out O'Reilly has a few serious whoppers of his own,… »2/20/15 10:30am2/20/15 10:30am

Man's Attempt to Play Gay to Help a Friend Backfires Spectacularly

It started out innocently enough (it always does) — one man pretends to be gay for a single dinner party to help a friend out. As lies do, this one sucked in the friend's family, free time, and living situation. And, before he knew it, the Helpful Man found that the lie had spiraled completely and entirely out of… »7/21/14 6:15pm7/21/14 6:15pm

Fox News Says Middle School Anti-Bullying Class Is 'Lesbian Role Play'

When Bard College students recently held anti-bullying workshops at a middle school on topics like gender identity and consent, instructors split boys and girls into two groups to practice "saying no" in a comfortable setting. Cut to: Fox News claiming that the girls' class promoted "lesbian role play" while boys… »5/02/13 10:40am5/02/13 10:40am

Almost 40% Of Women Use Their Period As An Excuse To Get Out Of Lame Things

My glorious monthly flow (or, at least, my convincing lies to Mrs. Dunn about having it at that very moment) sure served me well during the swim portion of high school gym class, but for almost half of women, it doesn't end there. An online study of 1,000 women has found that 38% of women have used our menstrual cycle… »10/20/12 2:00pm10/20/12 2:00pm

This Won't End Well: MTV Casting Show about People who Lie on the Internet

Piggybacking on success of the maybe-real, maybe-fake documentary Catfish (spoiler alert! Someone lies on the internet!), MTV has begun casting a TV spinoff of the show. So if you or someone you know is about to become entangled in a web of lies, if you're maintaining multiple fake social networking accounts or… »7/05/12 11:00am7/05/12 11:00am

When Making Deals, Men Have a More Flexible Sense of Right and Wrong Than Women Do

When you're negotiating with someone, it's often hard to know who you're dealing with. Are they honest or are they willing to lie, cheat, or steal to get what they want? Well, there's no surefire way to tell—until you discover later that you've been screwed over, of course—but the results of new research show that if… »5/02/12 11:55pm5/02/12 11:55pm