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Here's John Oliver on America's Strange Turkey Pardoning Tradition

John Oliver just popped in from his winter Last Week Tonight hiatus to take a strong stance against an egregious overuse of presidential power that's been going on too long in this country: The annual Thanksgiving turkey pardon. Read more...

Sign of Apocalypse: Real Housewives of Atlanta Now Quoting Shakespeare

Occasionally, one might make the mental note that the Real Housewives franchise is vaguely Shakespearean, and then file that note away under "Don't tell anyone I thought that." Who but the Bard, however, could adequately capture Kenya's feelings regarding accusations of whoredom? Read more...

Report: Miley Cyrus' Ex-Fiancé Sent Jennifer Lawrence a Love Koala

If you felt a rattling last night as you slept off your weekend hangover, don't worry: that was just the stars aligning for one Jennifer Lawrence, who is destined to be loved by all for eternity. According to a report in The Independent, J-Law's got a new suitor now that she's done with Gwyneth Paltrow's estranged husband Chris Martin. Read more...

Bill Cosby is "America's Greatest Serial Rapist": Another Woman Speaks

Adding to the deafening cries of women who have accused Bill Cosby of abuse, former model Jewel Allison told the New York Daily News that the comedian drugged and sexually assault her in the late 1980s in his New York home. Read mor...

Jennifer Aniston Is a Genius

Jennifer Aniston's idea for a Friends reunion is a casual work of genius and should be the only option considered going forward. Read more...

Woman Steals Car, Unintentionally Levels a Building

A woman on the run from police ended up taking an entire building down with her when she allegedly stole a car and led cops on a chase through downtown Kansas City last week. Read more...

Prosecutors Say Police Psychologist Tried to Kill Her Sleeping Husband

An NYPD psychologist who allegedly tried to murder her sleeping husband to be with her married lover also tried—and failed—to pin the crime on a burglar by staging the crime scene, prosecutors say. Read more...

Here's Waka Flocka Flame's Surreal Pine Bros Cough Drops Commercial

The undisputed highlight of this year's miserable American Music Awards (airing now — Iggy Azalea performed and won Favorite Rap/Hip-Hop Album) was this Pine Bros cough drops commercial featuring rapper/ inadvertent (and welcome) homewrecker /Amanda Bynes collaborator /blunt-roller employer/Love & Hip-Hop Atlanta cast member Waka Flocka Flame. Show More Summary

Darren Wilson Auditioned a Bunch of Network TV Anchors This Week

Over the last week or so, Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson reportedly auditioned at least five TV anchors at a "secret location" in preparation for his first sit-down interview, set to air in conjunction with the grand jury verdict on the Michael Brown shooting. Read more...

Andrew Cuomo Slams Nat'l Weather Service Over His Own Ignorance

Four months ago, Andrew Cuomo falsely stated that New York just recently started seeing tornadoes. On Saturday, the governor gave a press conference where he slammed meteorologists for their largely accurate Buffalo snow forecasts. As usual, Andrew Cuomo is clueless. Read more...

Katy Perry to Paparazzo: "We Hv Pictures of Ur Tiny Penis"

Hopping on the hip "fix your little dick" trend started by Lorde last week, Katy Perry named and shamed infamous Australian paparazzo Jamie Fawcett on Twitter last night, calling him a "true sicko" with a "tiny penis." Read more...

Hero Bro Sings Into Goose

Listen, it's been a dark Sunday and sometimes a little levity is necessary. At a Miami-Virginia game on Saturday, a dude who was super amped about football, Journey, and geese (some might call it the holy trinity of Getting Amped), used his plastic friend as a microphone. What's that you say? You are feeling inadequate at his skill? Read more...

Rudy Giuliani: Cops Exist to Stop Black People From Killing Each Other

On an episode of NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday morning, former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani made some egregiously misplaced statements regarding the disproportionately heavy population of white police officers in black communities. Instead of focusing on the issue at hand, Giuliani went on to lament black-on-black violence. Ah, false equivalencies! Read more...

Airport Attacker Falls "Naked and Bleeding" From Ladies' Room Ceiling

A nude dude went on a bizarre and bloody crime spree at Boston's Logan Airport on Saturday, falling "naked and bleeding" from the ceiling of a women's restroom before attacking an 84-year-old man, CBS reports. Read more...

Female Letterman Staffers Required to Watch Cosby Eat Curry Pre-Show

As the delicate structure of "no comments" that makes up Bill Cosby's legacy begins to crack, and more and more women come forward with details of Cosby's sexual assault and rape, another detail has emerged that adds to the growing pile: Bill Cosby allegedly requested that female Letterman staffers watch him eat curry pre-show. Read more...

Ex-Ex-Gay Minister Marries Male Partner

Once the leader of the world's oldest "ex-gay" Christian ministry, former Love In Action director John Smid announced last Sunday that he had married partner Larry McQueen. Read more...

Cleveland Rookie Cop Shoots, Kills 12-Year-Old Holding BB Gun

On Saturday afternoon, a rookie police officer was called to a recreation center in Cleveland when a 911 caller reported that there was "a male with a gun" sitting outside the center. When the cop arrived, he shot a 12-year-old boy who reached for a BB gun when the officer told him to put his hands up, police said. Read more...

Fried Squirrel Cuts Power to 2,000 in Silicon Valley

An electric company spokesperson says a squirrel was responsible for an outage that took out power for nearly 2,000 Cupertino, California residents on Saturday. Read more...

Kyle Mooney Shows His Subtle Genius on Cameron Diaz-Hosted SNL

Last night's Thanksgiving episode of SNL was hosted by Cameron Diaz and featured musical guest Bruno Mars, and while both actress and performer were entertaining (Bruno Mars sure knows his way around a stage), the best sketch of the show was a subtle digital short featuring the always hilarious Kyle Mooney. Read more...

Former D.C. Mayor Marion Barry Dies at 78

Marion Barry—the four-time Washington D.C. mayor and current city council member—died early Sunday morning in a Southeast Washington hospital, The New York Times reports. He was 78. Read more...

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