March 25, 2012
5 Real Judges Who Put The Most Evil Supervillain To Shame
It's one thing for a judge to be corrupt -- we sort of expect that to happen in all public jobs, because we watch the news. It's quite another for judges to be hilarious lunatics, criminally lazy schemers or just impossibly evil. Yet it happens, and…
Everything You Need For Tonight’s ‘Mad Men’ Season 5 Premiere
In case you’ve somehow missed the news, the long-awaited fifth season of Mad Men premieres tonight on AMC, after nearly a year and a half hiatus. Needless to say, we’ve been pretty excited here at Flavorpill, which has resulted in quite a bit of Mad…
Snooki And The Situation Might Be Getting Replaced
Though mom-to-be Snooki and The Situation, who’s spending some time in rehab, are both officially on board for The Jersey Shore’s sixth season, they might not have as big a place on the show as they’ve enjoyed in the past; and that reduced role migh…
10 Wonderful Short Stories To Read For Free Online
Had she not passed away at the too-young age of 39 from lupus, today would have been legendary Southern Gothic author Flannery O’Connor’s 87th birthday. To celebrate her legacy of pitch-perfect short stories and razor-sharp wit, we’ve collected a fe…
Miss Universe Canada Pageant Disqualifies Contestant Who Was Born A Boy
Jenna Talackova, who was born a boy but underwent hormone therapy at 14 and gender reassignment surgery at 19, was disqualified from participating in the Miss Universe Canada pageant after judges found out she was not a "naturally born female, despite reaching the finals of the competition. Also of note: the contest is actually owned by Donald Trump.
Tsunami Ghost Ship Spotted Off The Coast Of British Columbia
A 150-foot fishing boat swept away from the Japanese tsunami has been spotted 150 miles off the coast of British Colombia. According to Canadian Department of National Defence, the vessel is considered an obstruction to navigation, and a warning has been issued by the Canadian Coast Guard.
'Precious' Star Mo'Nique -- Weed, Illegal Immigrant Accusations In Dog Crap Lawsuit
"Precious" star Mo'Nique's dog-stink legal battle with her landlords just got downright PERSONAL -- with the Mo's husband accusing the landlords of being alcoholics ... and them accusing him of smoking weed in the house. TMZ broke the story -- Mo's…
Rick Santorum Blamed Liberalism For The Church Sex Scandal
Republican Presidential candidate Rick Santorum was known for being a culture warrior during his time in the Senate. But in a 2002 op-ed the former Pennsylvania took his habit of blaming the '60s for social woes to an extreme, assigning blame for the Catholic Church's sex scandal to "academic, political, and cultural liberalism." Santorum doubled down on his remarks in this July 2005 appearance on ABC's This Week.
Wrapped Up In Books: 10 Great Odes To Famous Writers
Here at Flavorpill, we’re huge fans of genre crossover, particularly when one artist we love pays tribute to another one we hold dear. This week, Vol. 1 Brooklyn pointed us towards a new song by Diehard called “Steinbeck,” after, of course, the famo…