July 28, 2011
Say Yes To The Mess: Is It Ever A Nice Day For A Dry Wedding?
The more I’ve been planning this wedding of mine, the more I’ve noticed that people have very ingrained biases about traditions, customs and local habits. And while some are universally acknowledged (ie: don’t inform guests that gifts are mandat…
Amateur Code Breaker Claims To Have Solved Zodiac Murders
After 41 years, someone has finally solved the case of the Zodiac killer, and as usual, it was a stubbly fat guy. Okay, he may not have really solved the case, but Corey Starliper thinks he cracked the previously-undeciphered code from a letter the …
Denise Richards' Lesbian Experience: 'We Were Curious' (VIDEO)
Playing to a lot of people's fantasies, "Wild Things" star Denise Richards dished on her lesbian experience on an appearance on Howard Stern Tuesday night. The ex-wife of Charlie Sheen goes into details about the affair in her new tell-all book, "Th…
Read Marc Maron's Amazing, Inspiring "Just For Laughs" Keynote Address
I know, I know. tl;dr. But you are only hurting yourself on this one. You should read it. It's powerful, honest, and funny. Just like Maron. Now, more than ever, I wish I was up in Montreal for the festival. Language is a little NSFW.
Alien Xenomorph Motorcycle Is Terrifying
I'm not usually intimidated by motorcycles, but when I am, they look like this. Composed of spare car and bike parts, Roongrojna Sangwongprisarn built this unsettlingly cool vehicle from the ground up. Its mouth is a little Predator-esque, but regardless, this is a fine specimen of a machine.
How 'Try A Little Tenderness' Got Its Soul (And Lost It)
That's Jay-Z, breaking in to admire the long, pitched-down passage from "Try A Little Tenderness" that opens "Otis," the second official leak from Jay and Yeezy's Watch The Throne. The track on "Otis" alternates between interpolation and staccato bu…
5 Amazing Abandoned Wastelands ... Within Walking Distance
Abandoned places have a certain exotic appeal. There's something in these haunting images that speaks to us about the crumbling of society's facades, the fleeting nature of civilization, the implacable will of nature and the ability to throw bottles…
Robert Pattinson Reveals He Bit A Fan’s Baby… Kristen Stewart Reacts!
Robert Pattinson has heard some pretty strange requests from fans, but this may be the most bizarre. While promoting Breaking Dawn with Kristen Stewart at Comic-Con in San Diego, Rob shared that way back when, during the filming of Twilight, an onlo…
Police Beat A Mentally Ill Homeless Man To Death
Tragic story out of Fullerton, California. After being suspected of breaking into cars at a bus depot, 37-year-old schizophrenic Kelly Thomas was repeatedly beaten and tased by a group of five or six police officers. Thomas fell into a coma and died a week later. A very graphic photo of the extent of his injuries can be seen here. Thomas' death has sparked protests and vigils in Fullerton. Police maintain Thomas resisted arrest. Inquiries into the incident are ongoing. This video of the beating was taken at a distance, but you can hear Thomas screaming as he's being tased and crying out for his father.
How To Fix Higher Education. - By William Pannapacker
The journalist and writer Anya Kamenetz once said that graduate students are "really smart suckers," and I—as a Ph.D. who teaches at a liberal arts college—couldn't agree more. It's my view that higher education in the humanities exists mainly to pr…
Woman Gets Divorced, Tattoos Entire Body
Most people celebrate a divorce by going out on the town with some good friends, but not Jacqui Moore. She decided to get a tattoo, and it didn't stop there. After falling in love with a tattoo artist, she decides to have him tattoo every inch of her body. Wow, hope this romance is permanent!