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Here We Go Again, Seasons Two and Three of Serial Have Premiere Dates

Serial, the blockbuster podcast whose first season inspired a million thinkpieces, has announced the premiere dates for its second and third seasons, so get ready for more opinions. Variety reports Sarah Koenig will be returning as host, and revealed the new seasons will be “very different...but no less interesting”… » 5/29/15 9:30am 5/29/15 9:30am

All But Two Sexual Assault Charges Against Jian Ghomeshi Headed to Trial

Disgraced Canadian radio host Jian Ghomeshi is heading to trial on five sexual assault charges. The prosecution announced Tuesday that they’re dropping another two charges against him because they believe there is “no reasonable prospect of conviction,” according to several reports. » 5/12/15 12:50pm 5/12/15 12:50pm

Ex-CBC Employee: Jian Ghomeshi Is a Creep; CBC Brass Are Lying Weenies

Among the many allegations against former Q host Jian Ghomeshi were those of a former coworker who claimed that her old boss once said he wanted to "hatefuck her." Now, that employee—who was previously anonymous for professional reasons—has come forward with more details about what a fucking ordeal working for… » 12/02/14 11:50am 12/02/14 11:50am

Jian Ghomeshi Showed Graphic Film of Himself Beating Women to the CBC

Increasingly unhinged-sounding Canadian DJ Jian Ghomeshi was fired from his job at the CBC last weekend after allegations surfaced that he had been subjecting women to sexual violence to which they did not consent for years. But before he was fired, he made sure he showed his colleagues a film he thought would prove… » 10/31/14 7:00pm 10/31/14 7:00pm

Jian Ghomeshi Responds to Sex Abuse Allegations Like a Real Creep

This weekend, Canada's media world was rocked by news that Jian Ghomeshi, co-creator and host of CBC's popular radio show Q, had been fired by the broadcast network due to "personal issues." Those "personal issues" turned out to be allegations of a long record of creepiness culminating, in some cases, in sexual abuse. » 10/27/14 2:10pm 10/27/14 2:10pm

Dr. Drew Insults Women With Endometriosis, Ignites Massive Shitstorm

On an episode of Loveline that aired last week, cohost Dr. Drew Pinsky fielded a call from a man in Florida who mentioned the pain his fiancee feels as a result of her endometriosis. In response, Dr. Drew referred to endometriosis as a "garbage bag disorder" and suggested that the man's fiancee wasn't really sick;… » 4/28/14 7:00pm 4/28/14 7:00pm

Fat Substance Abuser Rush Limbaugh Calls Lesbians Fat Substance Abusers

Third Rate Sad Wang Rush Limbaugh took it to the next bullshit level when he spoke some truly insane nonsense about lesbians and alcohol and fatness and yeah. Actually, it sounds like he's explaining a personal fantasy of his, but nope — it's just some good old-fashioned hate-mongering from King Bigot. » 3/27/13 10:00am 3/27/13 10:00am

Australian Radio Host Asks Sex Abuse Victim If It Was Somehow Her Fault

Earlier this week, Pleistocene-era radio broadcaster John Laws, the Rush Limbaugh-esque host of an Australian morning show, asked a caller who said that she'd been subjected to a nightmarish childhood of sexual abuse by five of her male family members (including her father and brother) if maybe all that abuse was… » 3/21/13 10:25am 3/21/13 10:25am

This Black History Month, Listen to Maya Angelou Teach Professional…

It's hard to start the weekend off on a snarky note, especially when Maya Angelou started off her third annual Black History Month program on public radio with such sincerity by teaching professional singer Alicia Keys how to sing, thereby proving that none of us should ever stop learning. The AP explained that… » 2/02/13 5:00pm 2/02/13 5:00pm

Teen Talk Show Host Is Sick and Tired of President Obama Making…

Meet Caiden Cowger: He's a 14-year-old radio host who lives in West Virginia and is a rising star in the conservative movement. More importantly, he's apparently very eager for us to know that President Obama is the one to blame for everyone being gay. Interesting theory, young chap! With the kind of cocky confidence… » 6/06/12 9:15pm 6/06/12 9:15pm

Guess How Many Advertisers Have Now Abandoned Rush Limbaugh

The advertiser exodus from Rush Limbaugh's Impotent Rage Hour radio program hasn't waned during the days following his anti-Sandra Fluke screed. In fact, it's only picked up steam. The latest to jump ship has been Premiere Networks, the company that syndicates the show. So, how many advertisers have left? » 3/13/12 12:25pm 3/13/12 12:25pm

Sandra Fluke 'Slut' Comments Mysteriously Vanish from Rush Limbaugh's…

Super genius Rush Limbaugh is handling the fallout from Slutgate in exactly the sort of mature, thoughtful, constructive way you'd expect a plagiarizing teen to handle being caught cheating on his homework — by erasing the evidence in a ham fisted manner and hoping that everyone will just forget about it. It seems… » 3/08/12 4:30pm 3/08/12 4:30pm