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Richard Branson's Space Tourism Plane Suffers "In-Flight Anomaly"

15 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Two of Richard Branson's space tourism planes—SpaceShipTwo and WhiteKnightTwo—lifted off on their first test flights in nine months today, but at some point during the test SpaceShipTwo suffered what Virgin is calling an "in-flight anomaly." Read more...

The Best Episodes of Masters of Horror Now Streaming for Free

15 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

The full run of Mick Garris's two-season brainchild is now available on Hulu and Hulu+. We've combed through the total of 26 episodes, originally aired on Showtime from 2005-2007, to find the very best for you this weekend. Read mor...

Chris Martin Parties With Pantsless Woman After J-Law Breakup

16 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Soft rock dad Chris Martin seems to be doing fine after his breakup with 24-year-old acclaimed actress Jennifer Lawrence. At Kate Hudson's Halloween party last night, he hung out with ex-90210 actress Sara Foster, who was dressed like a business ballerina: Read more...

Groom Walks Off After Bride Shows Up Looking Like a 70-Year-Old

16 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

A young bride shocked her fiancé by showing up to her wedding shoot in Shenzen, China, with grey hair and elaborate makeup that made her look 70 years old. If he would still love her at 70, she reasoned, he shouldn't mind her taking the pictures that way. Read more...

You Have Chosen…Poorly: A Ranking Of Alternate Horror Film Endings

16 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Watching a movie is like playing roulette: we have no idea which ending we'll be seeing. Will it be the original, or another version inspired by a failed test screening, or "creative differences"? Sometimes the change is for the better; sometimes not. Here, we rank 13 alternate horror film endings from worst to best. Read more...

Would You Pay $85 Million For This Pool? Beyoncé and Jay Z Might.

16 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Beyoncé and Jay Z are collectively worth something like $1 billion. Maybe. Beyoncé said it herself so it must be true. The point is that they can basically buy anything in the world. Nonetheless, spending $85 million on a single pool is a serious purchase for even the richest elevator fight club. Show More Summary

Leaked Big Oil Speech: Wage "Endless War" Against Fracking Opponents

16 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

In June, Rick Berman of the PR firm Berman & Company gave a speech to a room full of oil industry executives. Presumably believing his talk was private, he spoke of waging "endless war" against fracking's opponents and exploiting fear and anger to win supporters. Unfortunately for him, he was being recorded. Read more...

Kid Bursts Into Tears When Parents Tell Him He Has Ebola

17 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Add "making your son think he's dying" to the list of things people will do for the Vine. These parents put on protective masks, took their kid's temperature, and told him he had Ebola. Then they put his tears of fear and shock as he confronted his own mortality on the internet. He wasn't viral, obviously, but now the video is. Read more...

Satanists Made a Coloring Book for Public Schoolkids, and It's Not Bad

17 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Just in time for Halloween, the Satanic Temple is pushing Orlando-area public schools to distribute a Beelzebub-oriented coloring book to the kiddies, who already get Bibles from a local megachurch and conservative lobby group. The crazy thing is, the Satanists have made a pretty decent coloring book. Read more...

Your Trick-or-Treat Weather Forecast: Scary Cold

17 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

"Boo!" is what parents will say when they tote their costumed children around in freezing cold temperatures tonight across much of the country. Unless you enjoy the bone-chilling temperatures, trick-or-treating tonight will be scary cold. Ha! Get it? Scary. Read more...

11 More of the Scariest Stories We've Ever Heard

17 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Happy Halloween, people who aren't going to sleep tonight! Read more...

The Daily Show Found Out What's Really Weird About Austin

18 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

The official brand of Austin, Texas, USA is: "Keep Austin Weird." If you visit, you will be inundated with the mantra wherever you strut your cowboy boots. It is an amorphous identity projected by Austinites onto and into everything they do and it often sounds like a battle cry—this is the only "liberal" place in Lone Star State, and let's keep it that way! Read more...

Watch John Oliver's Supreme Court Dogs Reenact A Few Good Men

18 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

A few Last Week Tonights (Last Weeks Tonight?) ago, John Oliver got around the Supreme Court's ban on cameras by casting dogs as the justices and releasing the footage for anyone to use. And someone did use it, but not to recap a SCOTUS argument. Read more...

Babywatch: Is Kim Kardashian Swaddling a Fetus in Her Corset?

18 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Kim Kardashian is maybe possibly having another baby. Or she's at least thinking about having another baby. In a recent interview with U.K. beauty company Pixiwoo, she mentioned her maternity style "this time around" before getting flustered—in the flat, dead-eyed way a Kardashian gets flustered—and moving on. Read more...

Stephen Colbert's Last Report Is Only a Month and a Half Away

19 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

We've known for months that it was coming—Stephen Colbert's last day at the Report before he makes the jump to the Late Show—but it was easy to live in denial without a firm date. Well, that blissful bubble of ignorance just popped: Colbert's last show airs December 18. Read more...

Everybody's Barfing and Screaming on This Week's Parenthood

19 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Parenthood jumped ahead three months last night, in case you missed the title card and wondered why all the new sitcoms were canceled, the cars were flying, and Max was my son now. 'Cause the time jump! Zeek is still alive—good for him—and Amber is much more pregnant than when we last saw her. Show More Summary

An Enormous Drill Nearly Impaled a Subway Car Full of Passengers

19 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

An F Train was nearly bored into by a 10-inch-wide drill bit yesterday while traveling under an East Side Access construction site in Queens. There were roughly 800 passengers inside, and though the bit scraped the body of the train and shattered several windows, no one was injured. Read more...

Beyoncé Dressed as Rhythm Nation-Era Janet Jackson for Halloween

19 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

This is perfect. On a scale of 1 to 10, I rate it an 1814. Read more...

Instagram Took Down Chelsea Handler's Topless Pic Three Times

20 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Chelsea Handler's bare breasts were on Instagram for roughly half an hour Thursday night after she shared a topless photo of herself riding a horse. Read more...

In Praise of Skull Trumpet, the Internet's Spookiest Meme

20 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Doot-doot! The internet's spookiest meme isn't really spooky at all. Start the video, and a disembodied skull holding a trumpet appears, hovering over a field of black. Without menace, it turns toward you, and the bell of its horn begins to throb. Doot-doot! Skull Trumpet's musical salvo lasts all of two notes, and it's over. Read more...

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