Spotify Manages to Find the Only People Who Enjoy Listening to the

Spotify is expanding its extracurricular pursuits past annoying you with their house ads until you get frustrated enough to go premium. The company is now commissioning sexy studies on people, specifically a group of 2,000 British men and women who claim their favorite seductive music is the Dirty Dancing soundtrack. » 10/25/12 11:56pm 10/25/12 11:56pm

Lena Dunham Makes a Sex Joke in Latest Obama Campaign Ad—Quick! Shield …


The Obama campaign just released its latest video ad, featuring none other than Girls creator Lena Dunham. In the clip, she offers advice on "your first time," describing one's first foray into the voting booth the same way a young lady might describe losing her virginity. In other words, a cute sex joke! And guess… » 10/25/12 9:13pm 10/25/12 9:13pm

Lindsay Lohan’s Publicist Quits Over Michael Lohan, Leaves Opening for …

After nearly two faithful years as Lindsay Lohan's No. 1 speed-dial homie, Steve Honig has decided to quit his job as publicist for the star, which also happens to be the second-worst job in America after being Lindsay Lohan's dad. Honig, obviously, has no problem with Lindsay's poor Porsche-handling skills, her » 10/25/12 6:55pm 10/25/12 6:55pm

Rihanna's Vogue Profile, As Told Through Seven of Her Instagram Photos

Would you rather look at seven Instagram photos from Rihanna's Instagram feed or read a recent 7,340-word Vogue profile about how cool, hot and fashionable she is? Frankly, as a devout follower of miss badgalriri, I'd opt for the former. So, here is some advice: Do not read this Vogue profile—just look at these seven… » 10/21/12 3:19pm 10/21/12 3:19pm

Mass Shooting Nearby Wisconsin Mall Leaves at Least Seven People…

Seven people have been injured in a mass shooting nearby Brookfield Square Mall in Brookfield, Wisconsin. Police have described the shooting as a "mass casualty" situation and are working to secure the scene. Nearby roads are blocked off and local hospitals are on alert. In its live updates, WISN-TV said witnesses saw a … » 10/21/12 2:05pm 10/21/12 2:05pm

Things That May Have Caused the Mysterious New Jersey 'Ground Shake' of…

Big, big news: Yesterday residents of southern New Jersey felt the earth beneath them shake for an estimated 15 seconds. The event created chaos in the area, causing one resident's dog to whelp twice and another's basement door to rattle violently. Both the U.S. Geological Survey and the National Weather Service say… » 10/21/12 1:02pm 10/21/12 1:02pm

Missouri Pastor Speaks Out About His Viral Speech on Gay Rights


By now you may be acquainted with Rev. Phil Snider, a pastor whose Springfield City Council speech about homosexuality went viral this week. Watch it if you haven't yet! The dude knows how get a crowd's attention. » 10/21/12 11:33am 10/21/12 11:33am

George McGovern and Fidel Castro Eating Ice Cream and Other Great…

George McGovern, the war hero and U.S. senator who ran against incumbent President Richard M. Nixon in 1972, died today at a hospice care center near his home in South Dakota. He was 90. We've collected a few amazing moments — like the one above — from the Democratic senator's amazing life. » 10/21/12 11:02am 10/21/12 11:02am

The U.S. and Iran Are Finally Going to Have a Talk About Iran's 'Nuclear …

Doesn't it seem like the U.S. and Iran have been trying to "talk" forever? Remember way back, like, right after the 2008 election when they would slink off and have these intense, very secret conversations and we were all like oh, those two crazy kids will work it out! And we would sort of just avert our eyes and talk… » 10/21/12 10:17am 10/21/12 10:17am

Apparently Lance Armstrong Bribes People, Too

Continuing a fall from grace so epic that it rivals the span of, say, the Tour de France, ex-Nike bestie Lance Armstrong is now facing charges of bribery, in addition to allegations that he ran a doping ring among fellow cyclists. If you have not already set fire to your copy of It's Not About the Bike: My Journey… » 10/20/12 5:52pm 10/20/12 5:52pm

Aviator-Wearing Joe Biden to Dunkin' Donuts: 'You're Welcome'

Yes, that's Joe Biden delivering a bag of Dunkin' Donuts and a carton of coffee to a Field Office in Florida. He is wearing a very nice navy-blue blazer with gold buttons, slacks, and a pair of aviators because that is what Joe Biden wears to go pick up Dunkin' Donuts. No, he did not once look this serious during his… » 10/20/12 4:58pm 10/20/12 4:58pm

Mitt Romney Is Bad at Firing Close Executives, Good at Firing…

Way back during the Republican primaries, presidential candidate and creepy son-maker Mitt Romney once famously declared his love for firing people. Today, a report from the New York Times clarifies Romney's definition of fireable people as anyone who he has not worked with closely (i.e. played at least one round of… » 10/20/12 4:22pm 10/20/12 4:22pm