Extremely Relatable Woman Accused of Fraudulently Using County Credit Card to Buy a Tuxedo for Her Dog 

A former Arkansas county employee is being (unfairly in the opinion of this blog) prosecuted for her alleged use of a state credit card to buy a dog tuxedo. Kristi Lyn Goss is accused of buying between $160,000 and $200,000 worth of other stuff on that credit card that wasn’t hers. In her defense, though, the dog was…

Michelle Obama Delivers a Scalding Attack on Trump: 'This is Disgraceful. It Is Intolerable.'

Michelle Obama campaigned for Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire on Thursday, where she delivered a blistering, spine-tingling, righteously indignant attack on Donald Trump and his treatment of women, without ever once using his name. Obama witheringly described “Hillary’s opponent,” calling what he’s wrought…

Jane Little, the World's Longest-Serving Orchestra Musician, Dies Slapping the Bass on Stage

The record-breaking career of 87-year-old Jane Little, the world’s longest-serving orchestra musician, came to an end on Sunday when the 5'3 bassist collapsed onstage during the Atlanta Symphony’s performance of “Broadway’s Golden Age.” The song she was playing, fittingly enough, was “There’s No Business Like Show…

Hero Waiter, a 'Modern-Day Robin Hood,' Gives Away $3K of Soda at Brooklyn IHOP

These days, what with all the Wall Street bankers and Washington fat cats breathing down our necks, it’s hard for the average Joe to make a buck or—in some extreme cases—slurp down a tasty soda. Sure, if you’re wealthy, you can drown in Cokes and Sprites and Orange Crushes, but what of the every man? When will HE or…

Did This 'Tiara-Wearing Lunatic' Bite a Fellow Plane Passenger or Is It Just a Case of Class Envy?

New York art curator Stacy Engman (who has a very colorful Instagram, for what it’s worth) was issued a summons for assault after allegedly biting a fellow first class passenger on a flight from Istanbul to JFK last summer. The best detail of the case: Engman, ever the elegant lady, was wearing a tiara when the biting…

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11-Year-Old 'Sick of Reading About White Boys and Dogs' Launches #1000BlackGirlBooks

Marley Dias is an 11-year-old New Jersey resident who’s spent more time giving back to her community in her brief time on this planet than most of us will spend in a lifetime. She’s received a grant from Disney, traveled to Ghana to help feed orphans, and now—in her latest act of altruism—she’s rounding up children’s…