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Robert Durst Eyed in 1997 Disappearance of Two Teen Girls

Alleged psycho killer Robert Durst (who is richer than God and bought his way out of prison twice before) was arrested on Saturday in a New Orleans hotel. Durst has been charged with the 2000 murder of his former spokeswoman, Susan Berman. Now, investigators may be looking into Durst as a possible suspect in the… » 3/19/15 10:50am 3/19/15 10:50am

Was TrappedAtMyDesk, the Tragic Brain Cancer Victim, Another Web Hoax?

Regular denizens of these parts surely remember a recent installment of "Your Evening Cry" that we subtitled "A Life Told Through Twitter"—it was a subtle, lingering gut-punch of a video that chronicled (via a slideshow of her Twitter feed) a woman named Amanda's tragic battle with brain cancer. The story was… » 2/07/14 5:40pm 2/07/14 5:40pm

How’s Your Summer of Mass Dolphin Deaths Been So Far?

Hey there, Eastern-seaboard beach-goers! Been enjoying your summer of cold beer, casual sex, outdoor music festivals, ice cream dinners, and mysterious dolphin carcasses? Of course you haven’t — who can enjoy ice cream dinners with so many rotting dolphin carcasses lining our beaches, fouling up the air and… » 8/04/13 3:00pm 8/04/13 3:00pm

'Mystery Mushroom' or Sexy Sex Toy? Local News Investigates

A Chinese TV show is being roundly ridiculed by the savvy people of the internet because they failed to recognize that a "mystery mushroom" they reported on was actually a sex toy. Whoops! The object was discovered in the ground by some rural villagers who were digging a well, and they couldn't identify it. One of… » 6/20/12 9:30am 6/20/12 9:30am

I Made out With a Dude from The Pick-up Artist Then Interviewed Him

Dylan was a DJ with asymmetrical hair and over-sized glasses. I had the same hair with confetti crosses and rhinestones glued to my face, so it wasn't so weird that our mouths collided in a club. What was weird was learning that this kid I'd made out with a few times was on a reality TV show…about the "art" of picking… » 2/09/11 3:32pm 2/09/11 3:32pm

Would You Pay For Dating Advice From Someone Who Calls Himself "Savoy"?

Our lil' buddy Neel Shah continues on » 9/17/08 4:30pm 9/17/08 4:30pm with his pick up artist beat with a piece in about a You're probably familiar with these sorts of things if you caught any part of the VH1 show, , starring a ridiculously eyelinered man named Mystery. Well, Neel observed a class taught by Mystery's disgruntled former business…

Meet Satoshi Fujita: The Japanese "Mystery" With A Wig And A Prayer

"I always teach my students that sex comes first. Then you figure out whether the woman is worth marrying later." So says Satoshi Fujita (left), head of Tokyo's Pickup School For Men Who Can't Get Any. Fujita is like the Mystery of Japan: He helps insecure geeks get laid! And, like Mystery, Fujita has all kinds of… » 2/18/08 12:00pm 2/18/08 12:00pm

Men Are Awful At Picking Up Women The World Over

Valentine's Day: One week away! And in honor of the not-so-momentous holiday, the Times of London is offering up a valentine of sorts called "The Best Chat-Up Lines In The World". Thing is, the pickup lines listed are some of the worst we've ever heard. (From Germany: "Your eyes are the same color as my Porsche.")… » 2/07/08 12:00pm 2/07/08 12:00pm