On the Road With Perfect Pussy: Cupcakes and Moon-Colored Guitars

In which six overgrown children cram into a van with one drum kit, seven suitcases, three guitars, three cabs, two heads, countless drum machines and pedals, four duffel bags of shirts, six boxes of records, a box of tapes, an unholy amount of ephemera (books, headphones, pillows, Game Boys, smelly shoes, crystals,… » 4/17/15 3:31pm Friday 3:31pm

Charlottesville Police: 'No Evidence' to Support UVA Rape Allegations 

In a press conference this afternoon, the Charlottesville, Virginia Police Department announced that they are "unable to conclude to any substantive degree" that the gang rape allegations made by University of Virginia student "Jackie" and reported in a November story in Rolling Stone happened in the way that the… » 3/23/15 3:30pm 3/23/15 3:30pm

All-Women Sweet Briar College Will Close After 114 Years

Sweet Briar College, a liberal arts school for women located just north of Lynchburg, Virginia, has announced that it will shut its doors after 114 years. The 700-student school cited financial challenges for the sudden shutdown. Although the school has a multi-million dollar endowment, school officials said it wasn't… » 3/04/15 11:50am 3/04/15 11:50am

Ex-Va. First Lady Maureen McDonnell Gets One Year in Jail for Bribery 

Former Virginia First Lady Maureen McDonnell was sentenced to one year in jail Friday for her role in a bribery and corruption scheme that tanked the career of her husband, former Governor Bob McDonnell. The McDonnells took more than $100,000 in "gifts" in exchange for promoting a ridiculous nutritional supplement… » 2/20/15 2:30pm 2/20/15 2:30pm

The Plaintiffs Behind the Obamacare Lawsuit Are Your Embarrassing Aunt

Imagine if a right-wing think-tank funded by the Koch bothers approached your weirdo aunt—the one who constantly updates her Facebook with funny pictures about our Kenyan Socialist President, the Democraps, and the insistence that heaven really is for real—and asked her to put her name on a convoluted,… » 2/10/15 11:30am 2/10/15 11:30am

Same-Sex Marriages Have Been Blocked in Virginia

All same-sex marriages have been stopped in Virginia as of today. The supreme court is now deciding whether to hear the state's appeal against same-sex marriage and is also considering the question of whether same-sex marriage should be legalized nationwide. CONFIDENTIAL TO SUPREME COURT: HELL YES, IT SHOULD BE. » 8/20/14 8:30pm 8/20/14 8:30pm

Trial of Virginia Ex-Governor and His Wife Is an Amazing Soap Opera

Virginia ex-governor Bob McDonnell and ex-First Lady Maureen McDonnell are currently on trial for corruption, and even without the schadenfreude that comes from watching a rising whackadoodle star of the GOP be taken down all the pegs, the entire proceeding is at least twice as salaciously soapy and entertaining as… » 7/29/14 5:45pm 7/29/14 5:45pm

State Senator Critically Wounded in Stabbing, Son Shot Dead

Former Democratic gubernatorial candidate and current Virginia State Senator Creigh Deeds is in critical condition after being stabbed at his home Tuesday morning. His son, Gus, was shot to death during the incident. UPDATE: According to NBC4's Julie Carey, Deeds was stabbed by his son, who then committed suicide. » 11/19/13 10:55am 11/19/13 10:55am

Ken Cuccinelli Lost In Virginia Because Women Can't Stand His Crazy Ass

Yesterday, the people of Virginia faced the Sophie's Choice of elections — only in this case, the voter (played by the incomparable Meryl Streep) wasn't forced to decide which of two good people was going to die. They were forced to decide which of two crappy candidates — Ken Cuccinelli (R) and Terry McAuliffe (D) —… » 11/06/13 12:30pm 11/06/13 12:30pm

Hear a Crisis Pregnancy Center Staffer Lie About Condoms and the Pill

Crisis pregnancy centers are faith-based nonprofits that like to masquerade as legitimate women's health clinics so they can trick women into hearing their "save the unborn babies P.S. you'll get breast cancer and die if you get an abortion" schtick. NARAL Pro-Choice Virginia Foundation exposed some local CPCs — again » 8/08/13 8:00pm 8/08/13 8:00pm

The View Awesomely Defends Your Right to Sex in the Butt

Be warned: Try to take away a person's right to legally engage in anal and oral sex and the women of The View will fuck. you. up. Just look at the verbal lashing given to Ken Cuccinelli, the Virginia Republican gubernatorial candidate/current VA Attorney General who is currently pushing to reinstate the state's… » 7/22/13 5:40pm 7/22/13 5:40pm

Maybe-VA Gov Ken Cuccinelli Trying To Ban Oral Sex, Anal Sex, Rainbows

It has been a banner week in not policing what people do in the sack, so it goes without saying SOMEONE was bound to fuck it up. That someone is Virginia attorney general and gubernatorial candidate Ken Cuccinelli, who has filed an appeal to revive a statewide ban of oral and anal sex that has been dead for the last… » 6/29/13 4:00pm 6/29/13 4:00pm

Don't Let Wannabe Governor Ken Cuccinelli Photobomb Your Uterus

Virginia GOP gubernatorial candidate and current attorney general Ken Cuccinelli loooves telling women how to take care of their bodies; it's as if he wishes he could be with us at the doctor's office and in the bedroom 24/7. Now you can show your friends what life would be like if Ken Cuccinelli was really… » 5/15/13 4:45pm 5/15/13 4:45pm

Virginia Abortion Clinic Closes Thanks to Bullshit 'Safety' Law

Norfolk's Hillcrest Clinic, one of Virginia's 20 (well, now 19) remaining abortion clinics, shut its doors last weekend after forty years of service thanks to new regulations mandating new and completely unnecessary building and hygiene specifications. Hillcrest would've had to raise $500,000 in renovations —… » 4/23/13 6:00pm 4/23/13 6:00pm