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Apology of the Day: ‘Lemony Snicket’ Author Sorry for Racist Remarks, Donates Money

11 hours agoOdd : The Daily What

Talk about a "Series of Unfortunate Events." Daniel Handler, author of the Lemony Snicket children's books, decided to try out some extremely racist jokes while hosting the 2014 National Book Awards this week. (You can watch the cringeworthy...Show More Summary

House Republicans sue Obama administration over health care law

Speaker of the House John Boehner spoke to the press on Friday, announcing the House GOP’s lawsuit against parts of the Obama administration’s Affordable Care Act, adding that the president has overstepped his executive authority. Photo by Jim Watson AFP/Getty Images. Show More Summary

Mike Brown’s Father Issues Plea for Non-Violence in Wake of #Ferguson Grand Jury Decision… (VIDEO)

Slain teenager Michael Brown’s father asks Ferguson residents to stay calm as they wait for a grand jury to decide the fate police officer Darren Wilson, the police officer who shot the teen. [FLASHBACK: Mike Brown’s Mother Speaks Re: Disturbing Autopsy Reports & More… (VIDEO)] The video, released by STLForward.com, features Michael Brown Sr. Show More Summary

More Terribly Cruel (Read: Overwhelmingly Hilarious) Celebrity Mean Tweets!

11 hours agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Yay! It's another installment of Jimmy Kimmel's "Mean Tweets" in which celebrities (like Gwyneth Paltrow, Britney Spears, Lena Dunham, and more) read the meanest, stupidest—though sometimes cleverest—tweets about them. Pay strict attention...Show More Summary

The 2014 NFL Circle of Parity is Finally Complete! (Pic)

11 hours agoSports : Total Pro Sports

The Oakland Raiders’ victory over the Kansas City Chiefs last night on Thursday Night Football not only means that every team in the National Football League now has a win this season.  It also means that the 2014 NFL Circle of Parity is finally complete. In case you’re not familiar with the “NFL Circle of […]

Natalie Dormer Would Like to See More Penises on Game of Thrones

Who wants more male full-frontal nudity on Game of Thrones? Everyone! But specifically, Natalie Dormer. The Daily Beast caught up with Dormer during the Mockingjay press tour to ask her a very leading question: Could GOT use "more dick"? To her immortal credit, Dormer co-signed the notion: "I think Thrones has... More »

Buffalo Bills Players Need to Be Rescued by Snowmobile to Get to Detroit

Due to a massive snowstorm in the Buffalo area, the Bills will be playing the New York Jets in Detroit on Monday night rather than in their own Ralph Wilson Stadium on Sunday as originally scheduled. The idea turned out to be simpler than the execution. Show More Summary

Darren Wilson Reportedly in Talks to Resign From Ferguson Police Dept.

18 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Ferguson, Mo. police officer Darren Wilson is reportedly in final talks to resign from the department as a grand jury is on the verge of deciding whether to indict the officer for the shooting and killing of Michael Brown. Read more...

'XCOM: Enemy Within' Review - Killing Aliens? Check. With Huge Robots? Check. Instabuy? Check.

Sequels get a bad wrap. When you consider the benefits a prime iteration of a game or movie has going for it, its no wonder the follow up that lacks the initial reveal often disappoints. Luckily you don't have to worry about disappointment if you pick up 2k's XCOM: Enemy Within[$12.99]. Enemy Within has packed

Mockingjay Movie Reviews: Are the Odds Ever in its Favor?

According to Donald Sutherland, Jennifer Lawrence is akin to Jesus Christ. That's mighty high praise for the star of The Hunger Games franchise. But is The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 worthy of the same praise? What are critics...Show More Summary

Mattel Apologies For Barbie Computer Engineer Book

Barbie has had a rough year having to defend her appearance and it only got worse after the internet got wind of a book called, Barbie: I Can Be a Computer Engineer that was originally published in 2010. The book showed Barbie coming up with an idea for her own video game which is a Mattel Apologies For Barbie Computer Engineer Book is an article from: The Inquisitr News

Matt Smith & Natalie Dormer Search For ‘Patient Zero’

17 hours agoOdd : Nerd Bastards

Word has reached the Internet water cooler that Matt Smith (Doctor Who) has signed the dotted line to star alongside Natalie Dormer (Game of Thrones) in Stefan Ruzowitzky‘s Patient Zero, and surprisingly IT IS NOT based on the novel of the same name by Jonathan Maberry. What role might Smith play and what the heck […]

Jon Stewart Pokes Democrats For Cynical Keystone XL Pipeline Ploy

Supporters of the Keystone XL Pipeline claim it'll create jobs, but as Jon Stewart pointed out on Thursday night's "Daily Show," Senate Democrats are worried about just one job: that of Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.), who is fighting for...Show More Summary

Nintendo once again says no paid DLC plans for Smash Bros. Wii U/3DS past Mewtwo

Coming from a Nintendo statement supplied to GameSpot... "Mewtwo will be made available to purchase as add-on content in the future, and is also available as part of the Super Smash Bros. Club Nintendo promotion, which offers consumers different ways to obtain this content. There are no other plans regarding paid add-on content at this stage." Link

Mozilla’s balance sheet shows uncertainties ahead as lucrative Google deal ends

Mozilla's financial report for 2013 shows a company that was able to grow quickly thanks to a three-year royalty deal with Google. But as that deal ends and Yahoo moves in as the new partner, can Mozilla find a way to grow?

Walmart Cyber Monday Deals: Better Than Black Friday Or More Of The Same?

Walmart just released their 2014 Cyber Monday ad, with CNBC reporting that the popular retailer will offer more than 500 online deals this year, more than double the number of cyber deals it offered last year. The most popular itemsShow More Summary

Citing Its Supreme Court Defeat, Aereo Files for Bankruptcy

14 hours agoNews : Reason

In June 2014, the tech start-up Aereo, which advertised itself as allowing paid users to "watch live TV online," lost big in a copyright case at the U.S. Supreme Court. Today, in response to what company founder Chet Kanojia called the "regulatory and legal uncertainty" created by the Court's decision, Aereo filed for bankruptcy. Show More Summary

Discuss The Hunger Games: Mockingkay - Part 1 With Spoilers And Rate It

The Mockingjay lives! As of last night, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and the resistance from the Districts is back on screen for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay â?? Part 1, the debut adaptation of Suzanne Collins' third novel (but not the complete conclusion to the series... Show More Summary

Everything Is Red and Sticky: The National Book Foundation's Cozy Racism

13 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

O n Wednesday night Jacqueline Woodson won the 2014 National Book Award for Young Peoples Literature. After she left the stage the host of the National Book Awards, Daniel Handler, told the crowd that she, a Black woman, "was allergic...Show More Summary

‘Strange Magic’ Trailer: George Lucas’ Animated Fairy Tale

The first trailer has dropped for Lucasfilm's next project, animated fairy tale Strange Magic. Goblins, elves, fairies and imps collide, sparked by the battle over a powerful potion., Alan Cumming, Evan Rachel Wood, Kristin Chenoweth,...Show More Summary

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