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Archived Since:March 3, 2008

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Disabled Female Minority Voter Gets Disenfranchised by Democrats

Rep. Tammy Duckworth (D-Ill.) sacrificed her legs in Iraq when a rocket hit the helicopter she was piloting. But Nancy Pelosi is unwilling to make any sacrifices for Duckworth's sake, and so the war veteran is losing the right to vote for her party's congressional leadership along with her 200 peers. Read more...

In a new study, "bankers were about as honest as anyone else — until they were reminded that they we

In a new study, "bankers were about as honest as anyone else — until they were reminded that they were bankers." Read more...

Michael Wolff Accuses Journalist of Committing Journalism

USA Today media columnist and lazy gadfly Michael Wolff has finally weighed in on BuzzFeed’s report about an Uber executive’s inflammatory comments at a private dinner hosted by the car-sharing service at a Manhattan restaurant. Wolff is quite unpleased with the minor role he played in embarrassing the $18 billion company. Read more...

Can Someone Please Get Kylie Jenner a Fake ID

This is going to be really upsetting to read, but: Kylie Jenner, the 17-year-old sister of Kim Kardashian, has been banned from a club. Why? Because she was trying to enter said club without legal identification proving that she is 21 years or older. Somebody get this girl a fake ID! Let Kylie party, jesus!!! Read more...

Dozens of Cold, Hungry Drivers Trapped for 35 Hours on Snowbound Highway

Can you tell what's going on in this photo? You can't, because everything is covered in fucking snow. It was taken in Buffalo, New York, yesterday, near where dozens of people have spent the past 35 hours trapped in their cars on Interstate 90. Read more...

Startups Promising the Future Have Resorted to Embarrassing Direct Mail

Silicon Valley thinks the U.S. Postal Service is a joke. Tech investor Tim Draper called it a classic example of a "fat and lazy" industry. They tried, but failed to put it out of business. "Paper " itself is a dirty word. But when there's inventory to move, the old ways will do. Read more...

Restaurant Apologizes to Homophobes Who Wrote "Faggot" on Receipt

A Houston restaurant manager issued an apology after two customers complained about a gay server by writing "Don't want to listen to a faggot through my whole meal," on their receipt. She said "I'm sorry" to the asshole customers. Read more...

The Bills Should Pay People to Dig Out Their City, Not Their Stadium

The Buffalo Bills are offering local residents $10/hour plus game tickets if they swing by Ralph Wilson Stadium and help dig out the arena before the football game on Sunday. The Bills should pay people to dig out their trapped neighbors, not their football stadium.http://thevane.gawker.com/western-new-yo... Read more...

Bike Accident Left Bono With Shattered Eye, Bone Poking Through Arm

Maybe someone really is trying to kill Bono. Three days after the U2 singer ate shit while biking in Central Park, Rolling Stone has published a detailed report of his injuries, which include a broken eye orbit, a fractured shoulder, and a shattered left humerus bone (parts which ended up stabbing through the skin of his upper arm). Read more...

Where Inequality, Poverty, and Geography Meet

American is an economically unequal country. It is also plagued by a great deal of poverty, particularly by the standards of rich, developed nations. Today, poverty and inequality are meeting in more American places than ever before. Read more...

Remember When? Ashton Kutcher Mistook Slain Girlfriend's Blood for Wine

Ashton Kutcher, new papa, ham-fisted tweeter, adulterer, tech mogul, Bears fan, has lived quite a life in his 36 years. His biography is full of interesting crannies. For instance: He dated January Jones. His favorite cigarette is the filtered Lucky Strike. He is a student of Jewish mysticism. He had a girlfriend who was murdered. Read more...

TGI Friday's Will Terrorize Holiday Diners With "Mistletoe Drones"

T.G.I. Friday's, a popular grease trap with a paid seating area for humans, has no fucking time to deal with your holiday-fueled stress and sadness. Now, give your barmate a kiss already, your pilot-rated waiter is watching. Read more...

Elementary School Teacher Arrested for Sending Student "Sexual" Photos

Here's something depressing: teacher-student racy photo scandals are no longer limited to high school. A 28-year-old fifth grade teacher in Florida was arrested yesterday after allegedly sending sexual photos to a student at her school—so, a child under the age of 12—via the messaging app Kik. Read more...

Orange Is the New Black Star Arrested for Threatening Alleged Stalker

Taryn Manning, the actress who plays Pennsatucky in the Netflix prison dramedy Orange in the New Black, was arrested Tuesday for violating a restraining order and threatening the former friend who's allegedly been stalking her for months, Gossip Cop reports. Read more...

Drunk Man Kills His Best Friend, Chops Off His Dick, and Feeds It to Dog

Mario Alberto Lizalde Reyes turned himself into Chihuahua, Mexico police the day after he allegedly shot his best friend Mario Hernandez Banda dead, cut off his penis, and fed the severed organ to his dog. Read more...

Principal Suspended Over Unannounced School-Shooting Rehearsal

School officials in Polk County, Florida, have suspended the principal of the middle school that hosted a controversial unannounced "active shooter" drill by local police last Thursday, freaking out students, parents, and teachers who thought the drill was a real attack by a maniac with an AR-15. Read more...

Despite a serious "oversupply situation" of casinos in the Northeast, and despite the ongoing collap

Despite a serious "oversupply situation" of casinos in the Northeast, and despite the ongoing collapse of casinos in Atlantic City, Philadelphia has just issued a license for a new casino in the city. Well. Philly's full of degenerate gamblers, so maybe they'll "get lucky" ;) Read more...

Uber Investor Ashton Kutcher Defends Slandering Critical Journalists

Ashton Kutcher is a walking conflict of interest. He invests his acting fortune into startups like Uber and then promotes those companies without disclosing his financial ties. Now that Uber's culture of sleaze is making headlines across the country, Ashton's back out there defending Uber's exposed plans to discredit reporters who dare criticize Uber. Read more...

Even Fetuses Can't Escape Rigid Gender Roles on 19 Kids and Counting

19 Kids and Counting pulled the ole bait and switch on us Tuesday night, spending the whole hour with second-generation Duggars including oldest son Josh, his wife Anna and their tiny micro-family of just three kids. But at least they were headed somewhere cool: a gender reveal party! Read more...

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