True story: Many years ago, I had a part-time job at an Aveda salon. Over the course of my employment, several men came in to "buy shampoo" and then asked furtively if I could slip them a tube of cover-up at the register. I couldn't help but feel sorry for ... More »
“It’s just like the Hamptons, only f&$ing horrible.” Orange is the New Black is a new Netflix original series based on the 2011 book (a true story) Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison by Piper Kerman. Kerman was arrested for smuggling drug money and was sent to “the infamous federal [...]
The line between friend and foe isn't always as clear as black and white. "Zangetsu" finally has a chance to give his side of the story, and everything Oh-etsu has said is true. The Good He's only been using a fraction of his powers? I was already off balance due to the revelation that Old Man Zangetsu is an imposter in the previous chapter. Show More Summary
All you need is the headline: [NOM] In a related story, ESPN thinks sports are kind of cool.
By CRACKED Readers Published: June 19th, 2013 Sometimes you're born with an awesome name like Dave Grohl, and other times you're given the unawesome name of Marvin Lee causing you to make it awesome by renaming yourself... Meat Loaf. We asked you to tell us surprising true stories about how fam
This essay originally appeared in I Wasn’t Strong Like This When I Started Out: True Stories of Becoming a Nurse, a collection edited by Lee Gutkind, out now from In Fact Books.
While the woods are full of things that go bump in the night, forested areas hardly have a monopoly on the supernatural. If the stories from medical professionals are accurate, hospitals, nursing homes, and other medical facilities also play host to spirits, particularly those of the demonic...
Top Chef Paul Qui's new restaurant is the first upscale dining establishment in a zone that's more known for Lone Stars than star chefs.
The Chronicle star plays a young Bay Area man named Oscar, whose true story captivates the nation in director Ryan Coogler's drama. [...]
Oh that greedy imouto! We're already approaching the end of OreImo 2's TV run, but in true "modern anime industry" fashion, there are to be several more episodes intended to round the story out at a sweet sixteen outings. The only problem...Show More Summary
The fascinating true story about the birth of Respawn, and how Zampella and West left Activision
This piece originally appeared on Role/Reboot. Republished here with permission. An email arrives from an old friend with the name of your ex-boyfriend in the subject line. In the body of the email, just this: “I’m totally shocked. When was the last time you talked to him?” You sigh, what now? Is he getting married? [...]
CIA: Operation Ajax, the 210 page interactive comic that was previously priced at $4.99, is now available to download for free. The graphic novel uses a film style soundtrack and animation to tell the true story of the first CIA coup that toppled Iran’s democracy. The app also includes information on 22 characters, 9 historical [...]Show More Summary
Ads by Project Wonderful! Your ad could be here, right now. Spider-Man, 6/18/13 True story: Once, when I was living in California, I got the time zone math backwards and called my dad and stepmother at 11 p.m. my time, thinking that it was 8 p.m. on the East Coast when of course it was 2 a.m., and naturally they were less than thrilled about this. [...]Show More Summary
Hey guys! Horrorella here... USA Today broke some new pictures from Disney's upcoming film, FROZEN. The newest addition to the Disney collection is based on a story by Hans Christian Anderson, but in true Disney spirit, the writers have...Show More Summary
She loves to straddle the fence between music and movies, and Jennifer Lopez will once again appear on the silver screen in the forthcoming “The 33.” Based on the true story of the 33 Chilean miners who spent 69 days trapped in a collapsed...Show More Summary
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Nearly 12 million Americans are officially unemployed. Millions more are chronically underemployed, or have dropped out of the work force. This week marks the next-to-last regular installment of our true stories of unemployment. This is what's happening out there. Read more...
I went to a college that was funded with money from a nearby casino. Unsurprisingly, the biggest neighboring city has a population of 30,000 people and 10 fully-nude strip clubs for them to attend. Regardless of how expensive the drinks are and how off-putting both the strippers and clientele are (one guy told me he’d [...]
Daily Kos Radio's Kagro in the Morning show podcasts are now available through iTunes. I want to say we'll be ignoring the NSA story this week, but that's clearly not true. It continues to roil, and the qualitative state of our knowledge about things is still unclear. Show More Summary