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Fox News Boss Roger Ailes Treats Cops as His Personal Minions

The president and CEO of Fox News Channel, Roger Ailes, has a well-documented fear of being targeted or assassinated by liberals, gay people, Muslims, even President Obama. To counter these imaginary threats, Ailes has enlisted personal bodyguards, installed dozens of security cameras throughout his homes, and obtained a handgun license. Show More Summary

Limbaugh on Sexual Assault: "No Means Yes If You Know How to Spot It"

The sweaty armpit of talk radio now fancies himself to be a "seduction" expert. On his show today, Rush Limbaugh decried Ohio State's new policy instructing students to get explicit, verbal consent before having sex, because "no means yes if you know how to spot it." Read more...

"Help Me Get Rid of Burning Man Girl" Pleads Super Fake Craigslist Ad

Disposing of unwanted house guests is one of humanity's most ancient problems, dating back to the age of Sinbad, but last week a man sought a decidedly modern solution to his couch squatter. Posting to San Francisco's general community board on Tuesday, an anonymous Craigslister wrote an an ad titled " HELP ME GET RID OF BURNINGMAN GIRL": Read more...

The Miss America Pageant Has No Business Handing Out Scholarships

The 2015 Miss America Pageant was aired by America's Broadcasting Company last night, with a parade of beautiful young women judged on how they walked in evening wear, the attractiveness of their bodies, a "talent" and their ability to answer hard-hitting, complex question in ten seconds. Read more...

Steve Harvey Describes How Men Territorially Piss on Women Like Dogs

For some reason, Steve Harvey is considered a relationship expert, even though his research involves only his own experience and that of his parents, and his ethos is based on gender stereotypes. He frequently backs his claims with, "We're men!" and leaves it at that. He offers common sense (of a certain discipline) for the senseless (and the insecure). Read more...

Apple Tells Customers How To Delete the Stupid U2 Album Nobody Wanted

Last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook pranked the entire iPhone-toting world with a gratis copy of U2's new album—"Songs Of Innocence"—beamed directly to everyone's phone, without asking. Today, it's letting you undo this dark magic. Read more...

The View Presents the Worst Joan Rivers Tribute Ever

What in the "Dear Mr. Jesus"/"Christmas Shoes" hell is this tripe? I can hear Joan Rivers going, "Ugh!" over and over in her grave in response to this treacly tribute from Kristin Chenoweth on today's episode of The View. Chenoweth sings...Show More Summary

The Best Restaurant in New York Is: Wall Street Bath & Spa

Rich: I thought we were going to use the actual spa and I wondered what it would be like to be topless around you, Caity. Would it change things? Would it bring us closer or push us away from each other? I guess we'll have to figure that out on another day, when we go to water slides. Read more...

Easy Rules for Free Speech on Campus

Another week, another ultimately meaningless free speech controversy on an American college campus. Should Ayaan Hirsi Ali be allowed to speak at Yale? If only there were some simple way of settling these nonstop arguments. Read mor...

Unleash Your Inner Geek With These Excellent Weather Radar Programs

If you're a weather geek and have a few bucks to burn, there are quite a few excellent weather radar programs available for download. Trying to judge which one is the best can be tough, and each has its strengths and weaknesses. Let's take a look at the best (and the worst) weather radar programs. Read more...

Olive Garden Says Unlimited Breadsticks Represent "Italian Generosity"

In response to hedge fund Starboard Value's scathing 300-page slideshow about everything from the size of the carb kingdom's asparagus to the lack of salted water for their pasta, Olive Garden released a relatively concise report of their own. Show More Summary

LSU Frat-Boy Brawl Documented With Perfect Video Selfie

On Saturday, the eighth-ranked LSU Tigers beat the Louisiana-Monroe Warhawks 31-0 in a drama-free home game. Far more exciting than that shutout was the frat-boy showdown that one attendee documented outside. Read more...

?"Black Mass" Sold Out as Satanic Fever Grips Oklahoma City

Wagons are being circled, tizzies are being thrown and children are being thought of in Oklahoma City, as the state's religious leaders are urging the faithful to pray like they've never prayed before in preparation for the most eagerly-anticipated...Show More Summary

Ken Jeong Himself to Play Ken Jeong in a TV Show About Ken Jeong

Attention Ken Jeong and Ken Jeong fans! There is life after Community, of a sort. Read more...

Robin Thicke Was High in Studio, Lied About Writing "Blurred Lines"

Want to hate Robin Thicke even more than you already do ? OK, here you go: The Hollywood Reporter got its hands on transcripts of his and Pharrell Williams from their preemptive lawsuit against Marvin Gaye's children, who threatenedShow More Summary

Child Sleepwalks Three Miles After Dreaming House Was on Fire

A four-year-old girl in Norway reportedly sleepwalked more than three miles Sunday night after dreaming her house was on fire. The girl, who was being watched by her aunt while her mother was on vacation, wasn't discovered until 6:30 Monday morning, wearing only her underwear and a pair of boots. Read more...

500 Feared Dead After Boat Carrying Migrant Workers Rammed Near Malta

According to a report from the International Organization for Migration, 500 migrant workers are feared dead after their boat was rammed and sank off the Malta coast last week. The workers were Syrian, Palestinian, and Egyptian nationals "seeking a better life in Europe." Read more...

Meet Pete Davidson, Saturday Night Live's Newest Featured Player

Saturday Night Live has finalized a lot of cast changes in the last week, but there's some good news for at least one person: t his season's newest (in fact, the only new) Featured Player, Deadline reports, is one 20-year-old Pete Davidson, formerly of MTV2's youthful improv series Wild 'N Out and Guy Code. Show More Summary

Man Mistakenly Freed 90 Years Early Returns to Jail After Six Years

When Rene Lima-Marin was 20 years old, he committed two gunpoint robberies that got him sentenced to 98 years in prison. In 2008, he was released on parole because of a clerical mistake, and for the next six years, he lived as a free man with his wife and children. Now, he's being sent back to jail. Read more...

Gravedigger Suspended After Posing for Photo With Dead Body

Clemente, a gravedigger in Guardamar del Segura, was making room in a grave for the body of woman to buried alongside her husband, when he apparently agreed—at the behest of the woman's niece—to pose for a photo with the 23-year-old corpse and his alleged nephew by marriage. Haha? Read more...

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