Who the Hell Is Marshall Weinbaum and Why Did He Take This Weird Photo?

A minor Internet firestorm erupted earlier this week when a fairly unassuming fellow named Marshall Weinbaum posted this eyebrow-raising Facebook picture of lady bloggers clutching his quadriceps while he holds a sign that reads, “Hi Mom.” Why would Marshall Weinbaum do such a heinous thing, especially knowing that… » 4/28/13 6:00pm 4/28/13 6:00pm

Beyoncé and Jay-Z Blasted For Culturally-Ignorant Havana Vacation

Bey and Jay are currently celebrating their fifth anniversary eating, wearing tribal-printed DVF (her), smoking cigars (him), and posing with schoolchildren in Old Havana. They also brought their moms Tina and Gloria, as well as some bodyguards, just like you or I would do on our anniversary vacations, right? » 4/06/13 3:00pm 4/06/13 3:00pm

Men Twice As Likely To Use Workplace Bereavement Days To Play Hooky

In last year's Sundance movie The Lie, a man who plays hooky from work tells his boss that his kid is sick. Later, under duress, he blurts out, shockingly, that the baby has died—and the remainder of the film deals with the consequences. As it turns out, that premise is more realistic than you might have imagined: 26%… » 12/23/12 1:30pm 12/23/12 1:30pm

It's Your Patriotic Duty to Be Overworked and Miserable

The other day, my mother called and I picked up the phone. This is noteworthy because I don't usually pick up the phone when anyone calls me, not even my mother, because I'm a very busy person whose life is full of many busy things. But I picked up the phone, and she asked me what I was up to, and I said that I was… » 7/03/12 6:00pm 7/03/12 6:00pm

Ann Romney: Dog That Shat Himself Out of Fear Actually Loved Riding on…

Remember that story of how Mitt Romney once strapped the family dog's crate to the roof of the car before a road trip to Canada and the dog was so scared that he pooped all over the car? And then Mitt Romney pulled the car over at a gas station and hosed the car off and then continued driving? Well, according to Ann… » 4/17/12 2:15pm 4/17/12 2:15pm