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Remains of Missing UVA Student Hannah Graham Found Near Charlottesville

The remains of Hannah Graham, the University of Virginia student who has been missing since September 13, were found on an abandoned property near Walnut Creek Park. Police found the body earlier this week and confirmed that it was Graham's today. Read more...

Zen Koans Explained: "The Most Valuable Thing in the World"

"Walk the walk," we are often told by shallow thinkers. They presume this to be a metaphor for sincerity. They forget the footless. They neglect the legless. The rebuke the bottomless. The topless? "You can stay," says the horny fool, shallowly. Read more...

Cops Use Action-Movie Arsenal to Catch Teen Who Stole Cigarettes

You'd be hard pressed to find a more comic illustration of the out-of-control state of American law enforcement than the case of Shaquielle Olmeda, an 18-year-old Floridian who was arrested this week for snatching a pack of cigarettes from a man on the street. Read more...

The Best Things to Stream This Weekend

Tonight marks the beginning of Halloweek, when everybody who wants to throw a Halloween party knows that, like with birthdays, even one day after actual thing feels like a huge sad lie. If you're not partying Friday night, then you better...Show More Summary

David Gregory Now Follows "Redbone Booty" on Twitter (NSFW)

David Gregory, according to his bio, is a husband, a father and a journalist. He is also a man. A man who recently followed @sexc_body23—aka Redbone Booty—on Twitter. "I love Girls Booty!" reads Redbone Booty's bio, and so does David Gregory. Read more...

How Much a Bottle of Whiskey Costs in Every State

It is Friday, which means it is an excellent day for a whiskey drink. Inspired by The Awl's quest to catalog the cost of cigarettes in every state, we decided to hunt down the price of a bottle of liquor in every state so you can know exactly how much more or less that stiff pour is costing you than neighboring imbibers. Read more...

Listen Up Philip and Other Men at Their Wits' End: NYFF Dispatch Four

Film writers Fariha Roísín and Sara Black McCulloch are covering the New York Film Festival this year as a series of conversations about the festival and its programming. The fourth dispatch includes Alex Ross Perry's Listen Up Philip, Alejandro G. Iñárritu's Birdman and Laura Poitras' Citizenfour. Read more...

"Loan Sharknado" Is the Most Cringeworthy Political Ad This Year

The Michigan Republican Party is now the proud owner of the worst weather-themed political ad ever created. The party released a painfully cheesy thirty-second spot last week calling the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate a "loan sharknado." It's so bad that it's uncomfortable to watch. Read more...

The Way We Used to Quarantine in New York

So far, because there are only three of them, it's easy to feel reassured that those potentially and actually infected with Ebola in New York are in safe quarantine. Bellevue insists it had a biohazard protocol all ready and waiting; there is nothing to worry about. Read more...

But What Does Heidi Montag Think About Renée Zellweger?

In all the talk about pictures of Renée Zellweger, and how we shouldn't be talking about pictures of Ren é e Zellweger, one voice had been noticeably absent: Spencer Pratt's. Unfortunately, Spencer Pratt still hasn't spoken publicly about any pictures of Renée Zellweger. His wife did, though! Read more...

Less Than 1 Percent of America Could Flip the Senate Next Month

Who is the proverbial 1 percent when it comes to elections in America? This year, it's maybe a tiny swath of rural conservative voters. Read more...

Gwyneth Paltrow Secretly but Openly Dating a Guy Named Brad

Sinewy stress dream Gwyneth Paltrow has been back on the market again after consciously uncoupling from Coldplay's Chris Martin. Martin's got J-Law now, so Gwyn is hooking up with a guy named Brad. Not Pitt. Allegedly. Read more...

Seven Better 7-Minute Workouts

The New York Times—not a fitness organization—has released an "update" to its popular "7-minute workout," which was popular because of humanity's inherent laziness. Would you like a 7-minute workout that is actually worth something, rather than nothing? Fine then. Read more...

Axe-Wielding Man Shot Dead After Bashing Police Officer in the Head

Zale Thompson, 32, was shot and killed by police after he charged at a police officers in Jamaica, Queens on Thursday afternoon. Read more...

Don't Sleep on Jason Schwartzman in Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories

Thursday's Tim & Eric's Bedtime Stories turned its satirical gaze on the nightmare of celebrity life and starred your #1 crush, Jason Schwartzman. Read more...

This Is "All About That Bass," As Performed by an Actual Bass Singer

Megan Trainor's chart-topping "All About That Bass," has plenty of issues—its muddled message about body positivity and self-acceptance, for starters— but the most common, whingingly pedantic knock on the song is that it's, um, technically slides glasses up bridge of nose mostly treble. Read more...

Shooting Reported at Washington High School

Police in Marysville, Washington have reportedly confirmed an active shooter at Pilchuck High School. Shots were fired near the school's cafeteria and students are locked in their classrooms, according to a teacher who spoke with KIRO. There are unconfirmed reports of six injuries, and a Life Flight helicopter has reportedly been called to the scene. Read more...

Beyoncé, Clooney, Affleck: What's the Best Rumor You Heard This Week?

Gawker believes that publicly airing rumors out is usually the quickest way to get to the truth. We also believe that Friday afternoons are a great time to share gossip with your friends. Read more...

Honey Boo Boo's Mama June Shannon: I'm Not Dating a Child Molester

Here Comes Honey Boo Boo mother "Mama" June Shannon denies the alleged relationship between herself and convicted child molester Mark McDaniel in a video she uploaded to her daughter Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Thompson's Facebook page. TLC cancelled their show today and announced that the episodes filmed for the show's forthcoming season will not air. Show More Summary

Anjelica Huston Says Ryan O'Neal Brutally Assaulted Her: "I Saw Stars"

In her new memoir, Watch Me, 63-year-old actress Anjelica Huston writes that her ex-boyfriend Ryan O'Neal brutally assaulted her at a Beverly Hills party in the late 1970s after she didn't immediately return from the bathroom. "He turned on me, grabbed me by the hair and hit me in the forehead with the top of his skull," she writes. Read more...

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