Avril Lavigne's New Video Is a Monstrosity

Avril Lavigne's new music video for her new single "Hello Kitty" is offensive on absolutely every level. It takes Gwen Stefani's objectifying and appropriative Harajuku Girls shtick, adds a generous dash of Skrillex and also a Chad Kroeger co-writing credit. It looks like what would happen if someone scraped off the… » 4/22/14 3:45pm 4/22/14 3:45pm

Vogue Italia Trivializes Domestic Violence With Glam Fashion Shoot

Italian Vogue, the fashion glossy known for courting controversy (sometimes with shocking insensitivity) is at it again — this time, the magazine is raising awareness for violence against women by having models pose as high-fashion horror movie victims, screaming helplessly as they're threatened with various weapons.… » 4/03/14 7:00pm 4/03/14 7:00pm

Weird Scratching Noise in Woman's Head Turns Out to Be Brain-Maggots

Following a trip to Peru, a British woman went to the doctor with what she thought was an ear infection. She just couldn't shake this strange scratching noise inside her head. When doctors investigated her ear canal, they found something unusual—IT WAS JUST A BUNCH OF MAGGOTS IN HER BRAIN FEASTING ON HER MEMORIES. » 2/18/14 4:20pm 2/18/14 4:20pm

School Terrifies Kids With Fake Masked Gunman as Part of a Lesson

Have you ever heard of a bad idea so sublimely tasteless and terrible that you fall to the ground and mutely curse the gods who have forsook you and all of your wretched mortal companions? No? Here's one! A North Carolina public school decided to provide its sixth-graders with an "enrichment lesson" by having… » 10/16/13 3:20pm 10/16/13 3:20pm