NYPD Wrongly Accuse Mayor's Wife of Wearing Jeans to Cop's Funeral 

Things have been exceedingly tense between New York mayor Bill de Blasio and the New York City Police Department following the shooting deaths of Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. After Liu's funeral Sunday, that controversy extended to de Blasio's wife, Chirlane McCray, who NYPD officers accused of wearing… »1/08/15 11:50am1/08/15 11:50am

Female Comedian Cut From Lineup Because TOO MANY WOMEN

Comedian Jenny Collier shared the above email to her Twitter on Friday, inciting a wave of fury (or at least moderate irritation) at the unknown venue owners who had Collier axed from a show because they didn't want too many women on stage in one evening. I don't know if they thought too many women would ruin the… »3/08/14 4:01pm3/08/14 4:01pm

I Paid for a Water 'Tasting Flight' Because I'm an Asshole and I Can

James Spader is a regular, the host informs us as we walk to our table. Oh, and Will Ferrell sat right there with his family just yesterday. All lovely people; great tippers. My friend and I slide into the modern red wing chairs in Los Angeles' Ray's & Stark Bar and ask for the water menu. We're here to drink flights… »8/07/13 11:40am8/07/13 11:40am

Rupert Murdoch Can Bite My Bulbous Butt: The Healthcare Industry's Problems Are Not Caused by Fat People

Jowls about town Rupert Murdoch is an 82-year-old media magnate who enjoys owning Fox News, the occasional (ALLEGED!!) phone hacking, and, on a slow day, taking to his mainly boring Twitter account to wax poetic on subjects that confuse him. Unfortunately, yesterday became such a day when the foldy faced wonder boy… »1/16/13 1:30pm1/16/13 1:30pm

Someone From Portland Wants to Sell You Shit (From Their Butt), and Then You Can Drink It

Searching for the perfect gift for that coffee snob in your life? Well, look no further, because you can now buy human shit coffee beans! Previously, if you wanted to buy shit beans, you could only get them from civets and elephants, but fuck that! Now you can buy one-hundred-percent Grade A (?) human feces beans.… »12/12/12 11:30am12/12/12 11:30am

Pick the Perfect Neighborhood without Pesky Ethnic Groups Getting in the Way!

Detroit-based startup Picket Report, "a new online research tool that helps homebuyers find their perfect neighborhood," is perfect for those whose idea of the "perfect neighborhood" means no scary poor people. Curbed got some screencaps of the website's "Struggling Societies" feature, which seems to have been… »4/26/12 5:45pm4/26/12 5:45pm

Here Is A Male Seahorse Essentially Jizzing 1,800 Tiny Baby Seahorses

Male seahorses are blessed with the miracle of childbirth. You may be surprised to hear that humans don't work the same way, but I am here to impart you with my wisdom. It's a bittersweet moment, though, because this particular male seahorse's lush fertility belies his lifelong dream of being a comedian. :( »4/21/12 4:00pm4/21/12 4:00pm

Fearless Journalist Breaks Ground By Reporting From Inside Facebook

Good Morning America raised the bar for morning show reporting today when they sent fearless journalist Yunji de Nies deep into the digital abyss. Let's congratulate this trailblazing, heroic reporter for her work and her ability to gain accesss to the inside of a facebook page. We're living in a real-life Matrix,… »6/22/11 10:00am6/22/11 10:00am

NYPD Officer Reprimands Woman For Biking While Sexy

Jasmijn Rijcken, general manager of a Dutch bicycle company, says she was cycling in Manhattan last month when she was pulled over by a police officer for wearing a short skirt. "He said it's very disturbing, and it's distracting the cars and it's dangerous," Rijcken said. "I thought he was joking around but he got… »6/14/11 9:30am6/14/11 9:30am