Stupid Teen Has Black Boyfriend Arrested for Prom Prank

Teens are idiots. Case in point: A teenage girl arranged for her black boyfriend to be arrested by a real police officer as a way of asking him to prom. Get it? It's funny because an unarmed black kid who hasn't committed a crime has absolutely no reason to fear the police. » 3/11/15 6:10pm 3/11/15 6:10pm

Teen Goes on Creepy Twitter Campaign to Take Friend's Hot Mom to Prom

Anthony Pinnisi says he was just joking when he asked his friend Chloe if he could take her mom to prom if he got 500,000 retweets, but when she agreed, he didn't just laugh it off and ask someone age-appropriate, he started a creepy Twitter campaign complete with the mom's bikini pics. » 1/09/15 12:50pm 1/09/15 12:50pm

Watch the Late Robin Williams Help A Co-Star Ask a Girl to Prom

In a new interview, a co-star of the late Robin Williams explained how the actor and comedian used his unique comedy talents to help him ask a girl to the prom. » 12/22/14 11:30pm 12/22/14 11:30pm

Keira Knightley Took A Girl To Prom, Called Disgusting For Kissing Her

Actress Keira Knightley took her best friend, another girl, as her date to prom, but was met with some pretty serious homophobia from teachers, including being called "disgusting" for kissing her date and having their prom pictures secreted away for being inappropriate. » 10/27/14 10:01pm 10/27/14 10:01pm

Post Prom Rapist Jocks Facing Hundreds of Years in Prison

The Calhoun, Georgia case of three star high school athletes who allegedly sexually assaulted a girl at a post-prom party has taken a decidedly un-Steubenville-like turn, as instead of getting slaps on the wrists, the three defendants face hundreds of years in prison. Georgia prosecutors are not fucking around. » 8/06/14 6:20pm 8/06/14 6:20pm

Malia Obama Attends First Prom, POTUS Declares Details 'Classified'

Today in they're-growing-up-so-fast, we find out that 15-year-old Malia Obama, daughter of President Barack Obama, recently attended her first prom. » 5/30/14 4:20pm 5/30/14 4:20pm

Joe Biden Declines Teen's Prom Invite But Sends Her a Corsage Anyhow

Forget all the idiots inviting hot young celebrities to prom: Talia Maselli of Newington, Connecticut blew them out of the park by inviting the ultimate hunk, Vice President Joe Biden, to her night of a thousand shining stars. » 5/19/14 3:00pm 5/19/14 3:00pm

Your Best Prom Stories Ever

Welcome to Pissing Contest, a weekly story sharing circle for the the ass-draggiest time of the afternoon on the ass-draggiest time of the last day between you and the weekend. Every week, we'll ask a question, you'll share stories, and we'll pick a winner that's featured in the next week's post. It's like a pyramid… » 5/16/14 4:00pm 5/16/14 4:00pm

Homeschooled Girl Kicked Out of Prom Because of Leering Dads

In case you weren't already convinced that most high school dress codes are sexist bullshit meant to police young women's behavior along totally arbitrary guidelines, this story should do it for you: a 17-year-old girl was publicly chastised and kicked out of a homeschool prom in Virginia because several dads in… » 5/13/14 2:15pm 5/13/14 2:15pm

High School's 'Prom Draft' Under Scrutiny for Being a Sexist Creepshow

Corona Del Mar High School in Orange County, California, has a longstanding tradition called the "prom draft," in which senior boys draw numbers to choose dates from a pool of available girls. Boys also have the opportunity to pay "as much as $140" for a first-round pick, in hopes of "getting" the girl they "want."… » 5/07/14 4:30pm 5/07/14 4:30pm

We Must Save Our Teens From the Scourge of 'Promposals'

In case you hadn't heard, teenagers are no longer allowed to ask each other to prom discreetly, perhaps via evening phone call or at their lockers between classes. Now, the prom experience demands a creative, often public "promposal." Because it's not like high school felt high stakes enough, right? » 5/01/14 3:30pm 5/01/14 3:30pm

Female High School Student Kicked Out of Prom for Wearing Pants

Are we still living in the Mad Men era? It seems like it, when in 2014, someone can kick a female student out of prom for wearing pants. » 4/22/14 7:10pm 4/22/14 7:10pm

​Student Asks Miss America to Prom, Gets Suspended

Miss America Nina Davuluri recently visited a Pennsylvania high school to talk about the importance STEM careers, and during a Q & A session 18-year-old Patrick Farves took it upon himself to ask Ms. Davuluri to prom. Honestly anyone who noticed that a nationwide pageant winner was visiting a high school in… » 4/20/14 3:23pm 4/20/14 3:23pm

Twitter Ragers, Bomb Threats, Selfies: Teens Now Are Dumber Than Ever

Maybe it's because spring finally arrived, and summer's finally in sight. Maybe it's hormones, or maybe it's just the angst of youth. But for some reason, teens are absolutely, undeniably out of control right now. Forget peak beard—we're at peak dumb teen. » 4/17/14 11:25am 4/17/14 11:25am

Teen's Awful 'Promposal' Involves a Fake College Rejection Letter

This seems like a pretty risky move: A high schooler asked his girlfriend to prom by crafting a very convincing fake letter from the University of South Carolina, supposedly rescinding her admission in the fall unless she agreed to go to prom with him. » 4/15/14 12:40pm 4/15/14 12:40pm

KFC Is Helping Teens Ask Each Other to Prom with the Chicken Corsage

I have no idea what to make of this information. Apparently KFC, that place that sells the chicken fried in the style of Kentucky, has taken up the charitable cause of aiding awkward teens choose a partner to get gussied up with, eat dinner with, and then grind up on to crappy Top 40 hits. Man, viral marketing is… » 4/13/14 4:15pm 4/13/14 4:15pm

Bryan Cranston Helps a Fan Ask His Crush to Prom

After a recent performance of All the Way on Broadway, Bryan Cranston took some time out to say hello to his fans at the stage door. For one fan, this was an opportunity to invite someone to prom in a pretty memorable way. » 4/12/14 5:45pm 4/12/14 5:45pm

Prom Dresses Are Especially Hideous This Year

It's Prom season, and if the dresses seen in the ads and editorials of the new issues of Teen Prom and Seventeen are any indication, this year things are going to be eye-searing. » 4/11/14 3:15pm 4/11/14 3:15pm