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"'You just don't hear about Gawker as much,' the founder of the trade site mediabistro.com, Laurel T

"'You just don't hear about Gawker as much,' the founder of the trade site mediabistro.com, Laurel Touby, said. 'The buzz is not as high as it used to be. I was forced to read it before. Now, not so much.'" Today is the ten-year anniversary of Gawker jumping the shark. Read more...

Billy Eichner Puts Burger King on Blast for Ripping Off His Act in Ad

In an ad for Burger King chicken nuggets that aired last night on Fox during its football programming, a vaguely unhinged man interviews two teens on the street in a bit that comedian Billy Eichner says is stolen from his act. Read more...

Wind Sends Bounce House Flying Through Sky, Injuring Two Toddlers

Two toddlers were injured, one critically, after the bounce house they were playing in was picked up by a gust of wind and sent flying through the air before crashing back down to the ground. One father told reporters he was informed...Show More Summary

Missing California Woman Was Allegedly Left to Die in a Shack in Maine

Police say an elderly California woman who went missing for four years was conned by a team of grifters who stole her money and abandoned her in a squalid shack in Maine. Read more...

Oh, Geraldo

from PR, Kobani is the real Benghazi, the beseiged fortress where president really can & must save heroic defenders pic.twitter.com/nmI2Wp1LfF — Geraldo Rivera (@GeraldoRivera) October 11, 2014 Read more...

Stephen Collins Scandal Means 7th Heaven Actors Won't Get Paid Anymore

The show 7th Heaven is nowhere to be found on TV in the wake of actor Stephen Collins' tape recorded molestation confessions —meaning the rest of the cast will probably never see another residual check again. Read more...

Report: Michael Schumacher's Brain Injury Caused by Helmet-Mounted GoPro

Formula 1 driver Michael Schumacher's traumatic brain injuries—sustained during a skiing accident last year—were caused by a helmet-mounted GoPro camera, a French journalist in contact with the family said this week. Read more...

Woman Finds Three-Inch Leech Living Inside Her Nose

A Scottish woman thought her nosebleeds were caused by a motorbike accident. She was horrifyingly wrong. Read more...

Tweaker on Bad Trip Ends Alleged 7-Day Crime Spree with McDonald's Run

A Washington man faces 14 charges, ranging from kidnapping to burglary to theft of a firearm, after allegedly going on a weeklong, acid-inspired crime spree. According to court documents obtained by Vocativ, 23-year-old George Jacobson terrorized residents of Roy, Wa. Show More Summary

Hurricane Watches Issued as Tropical Storm Aims for Puerto Rico

Tropical Storm Gonzalo formed in the Atlantic Ocean today just east of the Caribbean. The storm is expected to gain strength over the next couple of days as it moves towards Puerto Rico, and Gonzalo could turn into a hurricane before impacting the territory early this week. Read more...

Meet the Asshole Who Has Bothered "Over 500" Women on the Subway

Brian Robinson, 49-year-old subway pickup artist, spoke to the New York Post in a piece that ran today about his triumphs and failures "since becoming a railway Romeo in 1999." The besuited roué boasts winning dates with "about 500 women" in New York City's underground transit system, and, holy shit, he sounds like a nightmare. Read more...

Mysterious Terror-Clown Haunts Small California Town

Since the beginning of October, residents of Wasco, Calif. have been calling police to report sightings of a strange (undoubtedly murderous) circus clown, Bakersfield's KGET-TV reports. Appearing only at night, the clown has been spotted carrying a variety of fun props, including mallets, balloons and—that most classic of novelties—an axe. Read more...

Children dressed as pumpkins during a promotional event for Hong Kong tourism in Taipei, Taiwan on S

Children dressed as pumpkins during a promotional event for Hong Kong tourism in Taipei, Taiwan on Sunday. Image by Chiang Ying-ying, via AP. Read more...

Larry David Responds to Jennifer Lawrence's "Below the Belt" Feelings

In an appearance at the New Yorker Festival on Saturday, Larry David responded to Jennifer Lawrence's declarations of love from this month's issue of Vanity Fair. Read more...

Little Boy Unleashes His Inner Diva on Live TV

Broadcasting live from a newly-opened shopping center, Las Vegas news station KLAS unwittingly captured one boy's impromptu dance recital Thursday night—and let it be said, little dude can work. Read more...

Michigan Toddler Dies of Rare Respiratory Virus Enterovirus D68

The Children's Hospital of Michigan in Detroit reports 21-month-old Madeline Reid has died of the rare respiratory virus that, in the past two months, has infected hundreds of children across the country. Read more...

Speed Freak Burglar "Needing Relief" Fucks Teddy Bear

Sometimes you fuck the bear and sometimes, well, the bear fucks you. A British man recently experienced both kinds of bear-buggery when semen he left in a teddy bear connected him to an unsolved crime. Read more...

California Man Arrested for Arson After Wildfire Destroys 157 Homes

A 24-year-old man was arrested Saturday on charges of starting a wildfire that destroyed 157 homes in the Northern California lumber town of Weed. Read more...

Stefon Returns to SNL With Advice for Going Out in New New York

Bill Hader returned to Saturday Night Live last night, which, of course, means Stefon returned to the Weekend Update desk. Check out his New New York advice for tourists, people wanting something upscale, and dumb folks looking to just get murdered. Read more...

Texas Health Worker Tests Positive for Ebola

According to officials, a worker at the Texas hospital that cared for the United States' first Ebola patient has tested positive for the disease. Read more...

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