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American Journalist Held Hostage in Syria Returns to the U.S.

22 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

American journalist Peter Theo Curtis, who was held hostage by the Al Qaeda-linked al-Nusra Front in Syria for almost two years, is back in the U.S. He met his mom at Logan International Airport last night. In a statement to the Associated Press, Curtis said, Read more...

My So-Called Life: Ranking the Episodes, 20 Years Later

23 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

This week marks the twentieth anniversary of the premiere of ABC's My So-Called Life, which is important in some ways—its impact on culture, on television, on Tavi Gevinson—but not so important in other ways, namely that every piece of media is available to everybody and therefore time no longer has any meaning. Read more...

Gizmodo 10 Incredibly Dangerous Banned Toys | io9 What's Your Favorite Story That Started As A Joke

23 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Gizmodo 10 Incredibly Dangerous Banned Toys | io9 What's Your Favorite Story That Started As A Joke And Became Serious? | Jezebel Blue Ivy's Hair Is Perfect and You Should Shut Up About It |Lifehacker The Only Eight Kitchen Cleaners You Actually Need Read more...

Now Even Homer Simpson Has Done the Ice Bucket Challenge

23 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

In the course of raising $88.5 million and counting to fight amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, the Ice Bucket Challenge pretty much ran out of real-world celebrities to drench, so now animated regular schlubs are getting in on it. Here's Homer Simpson's contribution. Read more...

California's Brick Buildings Are Destined to Become Piles of Rubble

23 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Hello. Do you live in an earthquake-prone part of Southern California? Look at the building in which you live and/ or work. Is it made of brick? Goodbye, my friend. Read more...

Here's Footage from Kate Bush's First Show in 35 Years

23 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Reclusive British singer/songwriter/dancer Kate Bush played her the first of her 22 Before the Dawn shows at London's Hammersmith Apollo last night and people are freaking the fuck out. The show was divided into three sections: an opening...Show More Summary

International Monetary Fund Chief Being Investigated in Fraud Case

23 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

International Monetary Fund head Christine Lagarde has been placed under investigation by French magistrates for her alleged role in a long-running fraud case involving the former owner of Adidas. She has described the investigation as "totally unfounded" and plans to appeal the decision. Read more...

I Fucking Hate My Cat

Sometimes, at dinner or over brunch, my friends will ask me how my cat is. Read more...

Major Time Warner Cable Outages Nationwide

Unexplained network outages appears to have hit Time Warner Cable's 12 million American internet service customers around 6 a.m. EST this morning. In keeping with the company's (terrible) reputation, they have no estimate as to when everyone will be back online. Read more...

Zara Removes Kid's Shirt Resembling Holocaust Prisoner Wear From Store

Spanish clothing retailer Zara was selling a blue-and-white-striped shirt with a six-pointed star over the left side of the chest that read "SHERIFF." The shirt, the store says, was intended for children aged three months to three years. Except, zoomed out on their website, the shirt looks like what Jewish prisoners during WWII would wear in concentration camps. Read more...

Vogue Model Arrested For Stealing Chocolate Bars

A 19-year-old model ended up in court this week after she allegedly tried to steal three chocolate bars from a downtown Whole Foods earlier this summer. Read more...

Tyler Perry Is Way Too Indie for David Fincher and the Gone Girl Movie

Wise but sassy grandmother Tyler Perry said this week that he'd never heard of renowned director David Fincher before and never would have signed on to the Gone Girl movie if he'd known it was so mainstream. Read more...

Cops Who Used to Have Jobs Mistake King of Morocco For a Drug Smuggler

A group of likely-former police officers caused an international incident earlier this month when they mistook the King of Morocco for a common smuggler and attempted to storm his boat. Read more...

Here's a Bunch of Young Naked People Getting Tased For "Art"

Art may be subjective, but it's objectively dumb to volunteer to be shot with 300,000 volts of electricity. And yet somehow, one artist found close to 100—100!!!—volunteers for his unholy wedding of Marina Abramovi?'s "The Artist is Present" with a stun gun. Read more...

Gary Busey Reportedly Hit On Courtney Stodden, Then Slapped Her Mother

Princess of Ick Courtney Stodden apparently does have a line, and it's drawn at 70-year-old Gary Busey, who she says tried to seduce her at a party and slapped her mom when she tried to intervene. Read more...

Jessica Alba's Startup Is Worth Nearly $1 Billion

Celebrities ranging from basketball All-Stars to miscreant pop stars are desperate to cash in on Silicon Valley's boom. But rarely are they as successful as Jessica Alba. Read more...

9-Year-Old Girl Kills Shooting Instructor in Machine Gun Accident

A shooting instructor at a gun range near Las Vegas is dead after being accidentally shot by a 9-year-old girl as he taught her to use an Uzi. Read more...

?Tuesday Night TV Is All Awarded Out, Frankly

How were your Emmys? I heard it was very Emmy at the Emmys. As you know, I had a date with literally anything else. Tonight on TV, as we recover, there will be: Sex with toasters, drunk historians, group dates with loose women and Bad Girls, arranged marriages, and the death of at least one pretty little liar. Read more...

Deadspin ESPN Reports On Who Is And Isn't Showering With Michael Sam | Gizmodo The Ultimate Breakdow

Deadspin ESPN Reports On Who Is And Isn't Showering With Michael Sam | Gizmodo The Ultimate Breakdown of How People Watch Porn Online | Jezebel Dear White People, You Need More Black Friends | Kotaku Maybe The N64 Rainbow Road Isn't As Great As We All Remember | Kinja Popular Posts Read more...

Man With 100-Pound Scrotum Will Have Groin Mass Removed This Week

A Michigan man whose swollen scrotum has grown to a weight of around 100 lbs. is about to get the life-changing surgery he needs. After living with a giant testicular mass for 10 years, he's finally raised the funds for an operation. Read more...

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