Toronto Police Are Investigating Allegations Against Jian Ghomeshi

It has been about a week since the story of Jian Ghomeshi's firing and history of sexual abuse broke. Now, Toronto police have launched a criminal investigation into allegations of sexual abuse and are asking the public for assistance by coming forward with any type of evidence that could be related to their case. » 11/01/14 12:50pm 11/01/14 12:50pm

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

Author Stalks Anonymous Blogger Who Gave Her a 1-Star Review

On Friday, The Guardian posted a piece by author Kathleen Hale, a well-connected young author who once became so obsessed with the writer of a one-star review of her novel on Goodreads that she stalked her, only to find that the critic was using a fake name and identity. Can you pick a side yet? I'm on Team Nobody. » 10/20/14 4:40pm 10/20/14 4:40pm

NYC Teachers Wear Shirts to Support Cops After Cop Murders Black Man

So hot right now: white people showing support for white cops who kill unarmed black people. The latest group to hop on this bandwagon is New York City public school teachers who, after expressly being told to refrain from wearing pro-cop shirts to the first days of school, are going to go ahead ahead and keep wearing… » 9/05/14 11:30am 9/05/14 11:30am

Lands' End Customers Furiously React to Free Copies of Risqué GQ

Fans of Lands' End polos, fleeces and monogrammed backpacks have spent the past several days railing against the company for sending them a free copy of the July issue of GQ along with the clothing company's recent catalog. You know, that issue of GQ with model Emily Ratajkowski of "Blurred Lines" fame on the cover. » 8/13/14 7:00pm 8/13/14 7:00pm

Adam Richman Calls Woman a Cunt, Suggests Suicide Over a Hashtag

Adam Richman, former host of the food orgy known as Man Vs. Food, has recently slimmed down and has made the rounds of TV and print media discussing his healthy new lifestyle and hot new body. He's also recently called a woman on Instagram who he didn't agree with a cunt. Because he's not just a celebrity, he's a… » 6/20/14 12:20am 6/20/14 12:20am

Washington Post Defends George Will's Atrocious Rape Column

Earlier this week, a shitstorm swirled in the wake of toupeed troll George Will's latest column in the Washington Post wherein he argued that being the victim of "sexual assault" (his dickish quotation marks, not mine) conferred a "coveted status" that came with "privileges." In response, several groups called for the » 6/12/14 6:20pm 6/12/14 6:20pm

Shutterfly Apologizes for Congratulating You on Your Nonexistent Baby

Yesterday, many Shutterfly users were confused (and a few were pretty upset) by an email that errantly went out to non-mom users congratulating them on bringing a new life into the world. Today, the company has issued an apology and promised to do better. What more can you ask from a #brand? » 5/15/14 11:20am 5/15/14 11:20am

Shutterfly Thinks You Just Had A Baby

Photo storage and repurposing site Shutterfly is in a bit of hot water with customers today, after sending an email to many female users congratulating them on the "amazing" accomplishment of "bringing a new life into the world" and dishing out etiquette tips about when it's appropriate to send Thank You cards to… » 5/14/14 12:15pm 5/14/14 12:15pm

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

Nebraska Won't Let Kid Read Macklemore Lyrics on TV, Shitstorm Ensues

Every year, the winners of Nebraska's state high school speech and drama competition are invited to perform their winning material on public TV. But this year, they're running things a little differently. One of the winners in the poetry category, you see, made the mistake of choosing "controversial" material that… » 4/02/14 6:10pm 4/02/14 6:10pm