This Terrible New Song From Spike Lee's Chi-Raq Can't Possibly Be Real

Okay, so when I first heard that Spike Lee was making a movie called Chi-Raq, I was a bit suspicious, given that his prolificacy makes him kind of hit-or-miss. Chiraq is a nickname for the parts of Chicago in which gun and gang violence are so rampant that they resemble a war zone. There are a whole, whole lot of… »11/11/15 11:35am11/11/15 11:35am

This 'Side Chick' Anthem Is Confusing and Mesmerizing 

Do you ever click on something, not fully understanding why you made the decision—sort of an out of body experience where you’re telling yourself, “Self, don’t do that,” but then you do it anyway? That was me this morning opening an email promising a “Side Chick” anthem and I’m sorry but, how can you turn that down? »10/23/15 4:30pm10/23/15 4:30pm

Congressman Accused of Paying Staffer For Months After He Was Dismissed for Sexual Harassment 

North Carolina Republican Congressman Mark Meadows, currently one of the people leading the charge to defund Planned Parenthood, is accused of paying his chief of staff for months after multiple women complained they were being sexually harassed by the man. The chief, Kenny West, was first banned from the… »10/05/15 5:17pm10/05/15 5:17pm

This Week In Tabloids: Whoops, There Are No Tabloids

Welcome to Midweek Madness, where we go to our normal magazine shop, head to the section with the tabloids, find last week’s issues, ask the man behind the counter when the new ones will be delivered, are told there’s a “printing problem” and they they won’t be delivered until tonight or tomorrow, leave feeling… »9/16/15 2:30pm9/16/15 2:30pm

Woman Removes Blindfold, Discovers Her Boyfriend Is Actually a Woman in a Swimsuit and a Strap On 

25-year-old Gayle Newland of Willaston, Cheshire is on trial in the UK for five counts of sexual assault against her female friend—according to the alleged victim, Newland pretended to be a Filipino-Latino man named Kye Fortune, developed a relationship with the woman over the internet and on the phone, and later had… »9/09/15 11:10am9/09/15 11:10am

California Man Was Not Actually Human-Alien Hybrid Sent to Save Humanity

The circumstances surrounding Jeffrey Lash’s death on July 4 in a wealthy Los Angeles suburb are still unclear. Also unknown is where Lash managed to acquire the hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash and the many, many guns found in his home. However, contrary to what he told two devout followers, we can be pretty… »8/28/15 11:30am8/28/15 11:30am

Give Up On Those Salsa Dancing Lessons, These Kids Are Tearing it Up

Nothing like seeing a couple tiny kids tear up something that takes adults years to gain proficiency in. Kevin (8) and Beverly (6) are actual world champions in salsa dancing, which is already more than most people can say. A video of them killing it at the Israeli Salsa Congress went viral last month, and now… »5/31/14 3:30pm5/31/14 3:30pm