The stars and the director of this genre-busting sleeper hit — which is returning to theaters for one day to celebrate its 20th anniversary — talk to BuzzFeed News about why it still resonates. “I know you don’t smoke weed. I know this. But I’m gonna get you high today. 'Cuz it’s Friday, you ain’t got no job, and you ain’t got shit to do!”
The Russian president stunned Obama when he proposed Steven Seagal as an intermediary between Washington and Moscow. BuzzFeed News' Max Seddon and Rosie Gray tell the extraordinary story of the faded action star's dalliances with the Kremlin.
Why would an American college student run away to Syria and join ISIS? Meet Hoda, a 20-year-old woman from Alabama — and the devastated father she left behind.
Shaneen Allen, a black single mother from Philadelphia, got a raw deal from police and prosecutors. But her biggest champions came not from the political left, but the right.
This week for BuzzFeed News, Jess Testa meets Mackensie, an almost ordinary American teenager. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed News and around the web.
Welcome to the first installment of "16," a BuzzFeed News series about ordinary people at the weirdest age. Meet an Atlanta teenager with trichotillomania who's trying to be more than the girl in class who pulls her hair out.
For three friends in Texas, partying until morning with Kendrick Lamar, Lil Wayne, and A$AP Rocky is merely an occupational hazard.
For many victims who want to publicly tell their stories, anonymity for themselves or their assailants seems like the safe, smart decision. But as recent cases have shown, anonymity is no guarantee of protection from an increasingly hostile internet.
Where terrorism succeeds, parents have a hard time recognizing their own children. BuzzFeed News' Jina Moore reports from Nairobi, Kenya.
This week for BuzzFeed News, Freda Moon and Tim Stelloh shed new light on a decades-old case of corruption, murder, and mystery. Read that and these other great stories from around the web.
On the morning of July 4, 1993, a Connecticut bodega owner named Eugenio "Gene" DeLeon Vega was found murdered. Two men were tried and convicted, but that was just the beginning. Part 4 of a four-part look at a case that has baffled and frustrated for over 20 years.
On the morning of July 4, 1993, a Connecticut bodega owner named Eugenio "Gene" DeLeon Vega was found murdered. Two men were tried and convicted, but that was just the beginning. Part 3 of a four-part look at a case that has baffled and frustrated for over 20 years.
On the morning of July 4, 1993, a Connecticut bodega owner named Eugenio "Gene" DeLeon Vega was found murdered. Two men were tried and convicted, but that was just the beginning. Part 2 of a four-part look at a case that has baffled and frustrated for over 20 years.
On the morning of July 4, 1993, a Connecticut bodega owner named Eugenio "Gene" DeLeon Vega was found murdered. Two men were tried and convicted, but that was just the beginning. Part 1 of a four-part look at a case that has baffled and frustrated for over 20 years.
Ronald Taylor and George Gould were jailed for murdering a New Haven bodega owner in 1993. They were exonerated thanks to the efforts of a cop-turned-private investigator, only to be ordered back to prison — along with the investigator himself. And in the middle of it all were the victim’s troubled son and a heroin addict whose changing testimony has been the most mysterious part of a case that has baffled and infuriated for over 20 years.
El marido de mi madre me confesó que cuando era adolescente me espiaba en mi habitación y en el baño. Resolver la manera de relacionarme con él (y con mi madre) fue traumático, aunque ellos no lo consideran abuso sexual.
This week for BuzzFeed News, Kayleen Schaefer pulls back the covers on the surprisingly trendy world of mattress startups. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed News and around the web.
In this excerpt from The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy, journalist Masha Gessen recounts the Boston Marathon bombing’s immediate aftermath through the eyes of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev’s friends and classmates as they came to realize who was responsible.
After 10 years on Friends, Perry could have chosen to do whatever he wanted — but what he's always wanted is to work. With his reboot of The Odd Couple, the actor seems finally to have found the right role.
It's been eight years since Modest Mouse's last album, and 11 since they found unlikely mainstream success. For frontman Isaac Brock, that's a very long time to stew and think about what he's done.
This really weird thing happened to me. Then it got even weirder. Then it turned insane. Do I have a story for you. [This is the epic continuation of "How I Became a Minor Celebrity in China."]
Casper leads a new crowd of startups in the $14 billion mattress industry, trying to turn the most utilitarian of purchases into a quirky, shareable adventure. Wake up to the new world of selling the fundane.
This week for BuzzFeed News, Albert Samaha explores how, for those exonerated from prison, living free doesn't necessarily mean living easy. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed News and around the web.
Scores of former convicts are exonerated every year, and the number is growing. But for Clarence Harrison and many others, walking out of the pen with a clear name and cash for all the years lost doesn't mean living happily ever after.
Nací en Veracruz pero llegué a Chicago cuando tenía solo un año y medio. Siempre supe que el lugar que yo considero mi casa piensa que soy extranjero. Este es mi relato de cuando visité la Exposición de Seguridad en la Frontera de 2014, donde hay una industria militar en auge que apunta a gente como yo.
After two decades together, Jim Obergefell and John Arthur married in 2013, as Arthur was dying from ALS. Ohio doesn't recognize their marriage. Next month, the Supreme Court will decide if it must.
ISIS has deployed IEDs — the homemade bombs that wreaked havoc on U.S. troops — on an unprecedented scale in its fight for Iraq. In the midst of wide-ranging offensives to roll the militants back, men with little training and few supplies work to dispatch the explosives, regularly losing their lives. Mike Giglio reports from key fronts across Iraq.
My entire life was shaped by violence, so I wanted to end it violently. But I didn't — thanks to overcoming the stigma surrounding African-Americans and depression, and to building a community on Twitter.
This week for BuzzFeed News, David Kushner chronicles the meandering, mysterious tale of Matt DeHart. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed News and around the web.
The government says Matt DeHart is an online child predator. He says that's a ruse created because he discovered shocking CIA secrets and claims he was tortured by federal agents. The only thing that’s clear is that he’s in deep trouble.
Scottish, Cornish, Welsh, Orcadian — Brits hailing from specific regions of the country have telltale genetic signatures, finds a groundbreaking new study. This gush of DNA data offers a time-machine ride through the history of Britain.
This week for BuzzFeed News, Ken Bensinger profiles black America's favorite white comedian. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed News and around the web.
A household name to black audiences and completely unknown to white audiences, this blond, blue-eyed stand-up from Ohio has a career wholly unlike that of anyone before him. But will his attempts to bridge the gap cost him all that he's built?
There's currently no plan to evacuate citizens on the military flights delivering aid to the earthquake victims.
"It wasn't part of the list of the things that I might do in my lifetime," April DeBoer says of her trip to the Supreme Court for Tuesday's marriage arguments.
During a May trip to California, Clinton will fundraise at the homes of top Democratic fundraisers — one a longtime backer and one a former Obama supporter.
In the first three months of 2015, the company sold more than 61 million iPhones and pulled in almost $17 billion in revenue from the Greater China region alone.
Fort Bend Independent School District, outside Houston, has announced that it will stop sending truant students to court. The announcement comes days after a BuzzFeed News investigation revealed that students in that county had been jailed, sometimes for more than a week, causing them to miss more school and sometimes get kicked out.