Public Transit Officials Say No Thanks to 'Inappropriate' Bravo Ad

Bravo tried to get cheeky with the ads for its upcoming show, Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce, which blared "Go Find Yourself" alongside star Lisa Edelstein holding out her ring finger, bird-flipping style. But when they tried to place them on public transit in LA and New York, they were promptly denied. » 11/10/14 6:15pm 11/10/14 6:15pm

This Has Got to Be the Worst Case of Male Subway Stance Ever

If you've ridden on public transit, chances are that you've encountered at least one case of Widespread Leg Subway Stance, a terrible behavioral defect that affects thousands of men, ages 12 to infinity. Well, Gothamist has found what might be the worst incident of WLSS of all time — and it's more extreme than… » 8/22/14 3:40pm 8/22/14 3:40pm

Apparently Teens Are Now Throwing Themselves Out of Buses for Fun

Teenagers — if the local news is to be believed — are always coming up with new, dangerous and trendy activities to get their kicks. ("New" is a relative term — last year I saw a news story about how kids are getting really into this "skateboard" thing.) Whether it's drag racing, ghost riding the whip or the cinnamon… » 6/12/13 2:00pm 6/12/13 2:00pm

Everyone on the Subway Is a Total Weirdo, Even You

There's a monster that lives under the sidewalks of New York City — a snake of steel that hisses and groans as it carves its way through the bowels of the boroughs at all hours of the day (except for when it rains too much or it decides that it's sleepy and is going to stay at napping at Broadway Junction for an… » 4/16/13 6:00pm 4/16/13 6:00pm

Hey, Let's Make Fun of All the Dumb Ladies Who Fall Down and Flash Their Underwear On the Subway!

The UK's Network Rail service just released a Candid Camera-type holiday PSA of women falling down and accidentally displaying their underwear at train stations. Apparently, only women need to take care this party season, since "running for a train with high heels, bags of shopping or attempting to carry heavy… » 12/13/12 1:20pm 12/13/12 1:20pm

Stranger on a Train: 'I Would Fucking Kill You Bitch'

I debated whether or not to share this story. And then I debated whether or not to put it on Tumblr…but I decided it was important. Because in my own way, I can (unfortunately) point out exactly what is wrong with men when they don't realize how hard it is to be a woman. How we do not have equal opportunities and… » 9/07/12 6:30pm 9/07/12 6:30pm

Registered Sex Offender Has Now Been Arrested an Absurd 169 Times

For the 169th time, Brooklyn resident and registered sex offender Glen Verdelli will be shunted to the jailhouse corner of his life's Monopoly board, where he will probably not contemplate the many reasons why it's not okay to grope women on public transit. Debbie Simon, the deputy first assistant prosecutor on… » 7/23/12 10:25pm 7/23/12 10:25pm