We're Totally Buying Something From Oprah's Personal Auction

Oprah is opening up her vault of fancy rich lady wares and holding an auction to rid herself of a few of her least favorite things. The items, culled from her Chicago home, make both zero sense and all the sense at the same time. I might not have originally thought that Oprah would be a fan of giltwood lamb… » 3/26/15 3:10pm 3/26/15 3:10pm

Oprah and Ava DuVernay to Create Drama Series for OWN

Ava DuVernay is having a good year. The filmmaker is teaming up with Oprah to create a new series for the Oprah Winfrey Network based off of the novel Queen Sugar. DuVernay will wear multiple hats as the writer, director and executive producer of the series, while Oprah will executive produce and have a recurring role… » 2/02/15 4:30pm 2/02/15 4:30pm

Remember When People Hated Oprah?

Today is Oprah Winfrey's 61st birthday. Happy birthday, Oprah! At this point in her life, Oprah is a living legend. She can pretty much coast until death and her inevitable sainthood from Pope Whoeveritisnext. Even I would be fairly excited to meet Oprah. I bet she smells great, and wears really soft fabrics, and… » 1/29/15 5:27pm 1/29/15 5:27pm

Here's Why Donald Glover, Hero Artist, Is My New Crush

Donald Glover might just be my new intellectual crush, guys. And not just because he was a writer on 30 Rock, is a Grammy nominated artist and has a new FX show called Atlanta on the way but rather he's just blowing up the idea of What It Means To Be Black while wearing a second-hand Hawaiian shirt. » 1/20/15 4:15pm 1/20/15 4:15pm

Oprah to Do the Damn Thing and March in Selma on Sunday

Lot's of people are taking Martin Luther King Jr.'s birthday as an opportunity to hit the slopes or save 60% off on hotels, airfare and show tickets and go somewhere tropical. But Oprah Winfrey, who starred in and produced the Martin Luther King Jr. biopic, Selma will be marching in the Alabama city to commemorate the… » 1/17/15 4:45pm 1/17/15 4:45pm

Live Vicariously Through These Celebrity Thanksgiving Instagram Pics

Thanksgiving in America is, for many celebrities, about a few things, in no particular order: 1. thankfulness; 2. gluttony; 3. family 4. INSTAGRAM. It's the tour kickoff, if you will, for the next full month of holiday excess, and accordingly celebrities were out in social droves on America's favorite photo app,… » 11/28/14 12:30pm 11/28/14 12:30pm

Oprah Expects Hula Hoopers to Accept Payment in the Form of Exposure

Oprah Winfrey spent the fall criss-crossing America on her "Live the Life You Want Weekend" arena tour. Featured speakers at this orgy of inspiration included big names like Elizabeth Gilbert. And yet, apparently she couldn't scrape together the cash to pay some hoopers asked to perform as peripheral acts. » 11/18/14 9:30am 11/18/14 9:30am

Oprah's 'Favorite Things' Will Run You $13,054

Oprah, who future civilizations will look back upon and assume was our queen, has released her annual "Favorite Things" list. Long gone are the days when we witnessed the unveiling of this rich lady fantasy on-air as a lucky studio audience of women had controlled brain aneurisms. Now, we must be content with clicking… » 11/05/14 3:45pm 11/05/14 3:45pm

Do Not Try to Fight Ebola With a Dance Party

Time for the latest dispatch in our ongoing series, "Let's Stop Embarrassing Ourselves With Our Ebola Response, World." It's only human to feel a little alarmed at scale of this terrible epidemic (though you should not panic). But no matter how badly you want to help, maybe don't throw a tone-deaf dance party… » 10/27/14 1:30pm 10/27/14 1:30pm

Magnificent '80s Oprah Counsels a Woman Who Had Sex With a Ghost

Whatever intern runs the YouTube account of the OWN network has been hitting out of the park this week, as the channel now features several vintage clips of Oprah interviewing people who claim to have encountered ghosts. All of the clips are their own flavor of spectacular, but this clip from Halloween 1988 with an… » 10/24/14 6:40pm 10/24/14 6:40pm