Celebrate the End of This Shitty Week With a Gif Party!

This week was, pardon my French, a piece of fucking merde. The news was so bad that we all became bored with bad news. To make matters worse, this week stretched on and on, like that time you spent an hour making out with the young man who your memory would come to know as Halitosis Guy you were 18 and too polite to… » 8/24/12 6:00pm 8/24/12 6:00pm

For Barack Obama, The Party's Never Really Getting Started

  • For those of you expecting a week-long party to start off the Obama Administration, prepare to be disappointed. There will be one public event welcoming you to D.C. on Sunday afternoon. Monday will be a day of community service, and the Inauguration will occur on Tuesday out in the cold, followed by formal balls…
  • » 12/10/08 6:30pm 12/10/08 6:30pm

Rod Blagojevich: Putting All Republi-Scandals To Shame

  • Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich is free tonight on $4,500 bail and has absolutely no intention of resigning after being indicted on massive corruption and extortion charges. [CNN, Politico, Chicago Tribune]
  • Barack Obama said he'd had no contact with Blagojevich over the Senatorial appointment Blagojevich…
  • » 12/09/08 7:40pm 12/09/08 7:40pm

Obama Speechwriter Jon Favreau Has Grabbier Hands Than Bill Richardson

  • Hottie Obama speechwriter Jon "No Relation" Favreau is embarrassed tonight, after this picture of him cupping a cardboard Hillary Clinton's boob was posted on Facebook. Clinton spokesman Phillippe Reines stole our hearts, though, when he responded, "Senator Clinton is pleased to learn of Jon's obvious interest in…
  • » 12/05/08 7:30pm 12/05/08 7:30pm

Everything In The News Will Piss You Off Today, Puppies And Presidents…

  • The Bushes spent about $3.7 million dollars on real estate in a pricey Dallas neighborhood, and boy, are you going to seethe with jealousy when you see the house the Presidency can buy you. [Washington Post, The Smoking Gun]
  • Italy is struggling with a rise in puppy smuggling due to a love of specific breeds and a…
  • » 12/04/08 6:30pm 12/04/08 6:30pm

Caroline May Be The Only One Who Doesn't Want Hillary's Senate Seat

  • The race for who will ultimately lose to New York Governor David Paterson's desire to appoint state Attorney General Andrew "Shucking And Jiving Is Not A Racist Phrase" Cuomo to Hillary Clinton's Senate seat is on! Bill Clinton, Nita Lowey and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. are out, Caroline Kennedy might be in. [CNN, The…
  • » 12/02/08 6:40pm 12/02/08 6:40pm

The Economy Sucks, Condi Has No Advice And Saxby Chambliss Is A Perv

  • Now that it's been a full year of shitty economic news, we are officially in a recession and have been for a year. Aren't you glad to know? [MSNBC]
  • The market is not glad to know, and it slid almost 700 points after learning the obvious. [NY Times]
  • In other obvious news, Condoleezza Rice doesn't plan to give much…
  • » 12/01/08 6:30pm 12/01/08 6:30pm

Mumbai Still Burning, World Still Turning

  • The fighting that began Wednesday in Mumbai is continuing today. Nearly 200 people have been confirmed dead so far, with almost 300 others injured. Militants are still fighting and holding (and killing) hostages in the Taj Mahal hotel and in a Jewish community center. [NY Times, Huffington Post, NY Times]
  • Barack…
  • » 11/28/08 11:00am 11/28/08 11:00am

For Thanksgiving, Some Heavy News For Reflection And Fluff For Dessert

  • Armed gunman in India today attacked 7 different sites in Mumbai in a reported attempt to kill as many Americans and Brits as possible, not that they spared any Indians while they were killing. At least 78 people lost their lives. [Huffington Post]
  • In addition, the FBI has information that al Qaeda may have…
  • » 11/26/08 6:30pm 11/26/08 6:30pm