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Texas Officials Baffled by Houston Mayor's Wacky Two-Lady Marriage

11 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

When Daniella Parker, the adopted daughter of Houston Mayor Annise Parker, tried to sign up for a driver's test this week, she brought what she thought was all the necessary paperwork. There was just one problem: Daniella's other parent was—of all things— another woman! Read more...

Nurse Quarantined in NJ Describes Ebola Panic at Newark Airport

11 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Kaci Hickox, the nurse who arrived at Newark International Airport from Sierra Leone on Friday only to be placed under mandatory 21-day quarantine, has penned a story that describes her arrival, the poor management by airport staff,Show More Summary

R.I.P. Manhattan Love Story, Fall's First Canceled Sitcom

12 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Rest in peace, ABC's Manhattan Love Story. We hardly knew ye, because we hardly watched ye. Please have fun, and find love, in sitcom Heaven. Read more...

Warrant: Cops Shared Explicit Photos of Women They Arrested in Sick Game

12 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

A California Highway Patrol officer who admitted that he'd stolen photos from a DUI suspect's phone during an arrest has now admitted that he and and other officers have been playing this "game" for years, wherein they traded explicit photos of women they'd arrested, new court documents reveal. Read more...

Old Drunk Dude Mistakes Mindy Kaling for Malala Yousafzai

13 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

At some point in their lives, most young women have to decide whether to become an internationally renowned women's rights activist or star in their own primetime sitcom. Unless they look sufficiently ethnic-y, that is, in which case they're free to take credit for both. Show More Summary

Tinged Pink: When The Cancer Narrative Can't Compass Your Loss

13 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Four years ago, a woman I love—a friend who felt sisterly and vibrant—died of breast cancer. She was 33. I feel like I must spell it out: thirty-three. I want to paint it on a brick wall in the middle of the night. I want to wear it like the scarlet letter A. I want every billboard to read two numbers: 3 and 3. Read more...

Woman Arrested Smuggling $70,000 in Her Stomach

14 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

The AP reports Dominican Republic officials have arrested a woman carrying over $70,000 in her stomach—inside of her stomach!—and over $69,000 in her suitcase. Read more...

Cream Bassist Jack Bruce Dead at 71

14 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

The Scottish bassist and singer best known for his role in '60s group Cream died in his home in Suffolk, England on Saturday, a statement from his family said. Read more...

Oklahoma Man Says He Pissed On, Destroyed Ten Commandments For Satan

15 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

While most devil worshipers express their allegiance to Old Scratch with Slayer tapes and questionable facial hair, one of Satan's little helpers took a more direct approach Thursday night, plowing his car through the Oklahoma statehouse's controversial Ten Commandments monument. Read more...

Two Men Fell 100 Feet to Their Deaths While Painting Water Tower

15 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Two men in Hamilton, Ohio fell to their deaths when painting a water tower, police say. They had been painting the tower when scaffolding that was holding them up "failed." Read more...

Benedict Cumberbatch Tried, and Failed, to Walk Like Beyoncé

16 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Benedict Cumberbatch, our little Sherlock Holmes, beautiful object of the Internet's desire, appeared on The Graham Norton Show recently with comedian Miranda Hart. In her segment, Hart shows the audience how to do the "pop star walk," popularized by Beyoncé, and Benedict gives it a whirl. (A poor whirl, but a whirl nonetheless.) Read more...

Iran Hangs Woman For Stabbing Her Alleged Rapist

16 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Despite international calls for reprieve, Iran has hanged a woman for the murder of a man human rights groups say sexually assaulted her. According to Reuters, 26-year-old Reyhaneh Jabbari was executed Saturday morning for the the 2007 killing of a Morteza Abdolali Sarbandi, concluding what Amnesty International called "a deeply flawed investigation and trial." Read more...

First Patient Quarantined Under Christie's Policy Does Not Have Ebola

17 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

A woman who arrived at Newark International Airport from West Africa has tested negative for Ebola, New Jersey state health officials say. She is currently in isolation at the University Hospital in Newark. Read more...

Jaylen Fryberg, the 14-year-old freshman who opened fire at Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Wash

18 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Jaylen Fryberg, the 14-year-old freshman who opened fire at Pilchuck High School in Marysville, Washington on Friday, killing one and injuring four, was just recently crowned freshman class homecoming prince, reports say. Fryberg died by a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Read more...

Man Captured After Killing Two California Officers in Shooting Spree

18 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

T he Placer County sheriff's office reports a suspect accused of shooting four people on Friday morning, three of them Northern California sheriff's deputies, was found and forced to surrender after a manhunt. Two deputies were killed in his shooting spree, while the third deputy and a civilian were injured. Read more...

Tech Founder Sends Female Reporter Gift Basket Loaded With Sexism

Tech's armada of PR professionals can be their own worst enemy. But their protective shield occasionally hides the chauvinism of tech founders. Otherwise you get dudes like Blake Francis, founder of the question and answer app Need, who tried to buy favorable press from a female reporter with a wildly inappropriate gift basket. Read more...

Felicia Day And Gamergate: This Is What Happens Now

Earlier this week, Felicia Day wrote a blog post. In it, the well-known actor eloquently expressed something that a great number of people in the video game scene have been feeling lately: She said she was afraid. Read more...

Honey Boo Boo Mom's Boyfriend Reportedly Molested Her Daughter Anna

Just when you thought this story couldn't get shittier or more nauseating, TMZ drops the bomb that the relative of Here Comes Honey Boo Boo matriarch June Shannon's that her reported boyfriend, convicted child molester Mark McDaniel, forced oral sex on 10 years ago, when she was 8 years old, is none other than June's daughter Anna. Read more...

Your Guide to TV This Weekend

Say there, are you ready to party this weekend or would you rather conserve your strength? If you haven't checked out this week's streaming guide, maybe give that a shot for all the hours in-between, but if you prefer to stay out of the past, let's talk about what's coming up: Read more...

Here's What Russell Brand Actually Said About 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

Russell Brand's revolution hit a bit of a snag last night after his comments on the BBC's Newsnight got him painted as a 9/11 conspiracy theorist. Judging by the headlines and the Twitter responses, you'd think Brand had said that burning jet fuel couldn't melt steel. Read more...

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