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May 11, 2012

Bane's Mask Resembles Goatse

Only turned sideways. You have seen it, you cannot unsee it. This is SFW but for the love of EVERYTHING, do not Google "Goatse" if you don't already know. Just happily be out of loop.

Cats And Dogs Dressed As Fairy Tale Characters

At a recent dog and cat "exhibition" in Minsk, Belarus, cats and dogs (but mostly cats) were dressed up as kings, queens, and all the other obligatory fairy tale characters. I need this "exhibition" to come to America.

Get Your Crazy Pants On

Colored and patterned pants are everywhere, but they're so LOUD they don't seem to go with anything. Or... do they? The Fashion Mailbag is here to help. Warning: ADVANCED DRESSING AHEAD.

First Travolta Accuser Dropped By Lawyer

The first massage therapist to accuse John Travolta of sexual assault has been dropped by his attorney, possibly because he mixed up the date of the alleged assault. But attorney Okorie Okorocha is still representing the second accuser "and other alleged victims who are possibly coming forward.”

The Dugout Opening Days '12: Los Angeles Angels Of Anaheim

No matter how many home runs Josh Hamilton hits or how many Austrian newspapers refer to him as an ex-junkie for doing so, the story of the 2012 baseball season thus far has and will continue to be the struggles of Albert Pujols.

New Playboy TV Spot Is F*cking Terrible

It's for "Press To Play", a new Playboy branded shower gel. (Yeah, that'll look great in your bathroom, stud.) Desperate Hef's trying to grab some of that Axe money.

Mormon Cultist For President!

On Saturday, Mitt Romney will speak at a university that teaches his religion is a cult. Across the campus of Liberty University in Lynchburg, VA, conservative Christians are turning to the Bible to justify voting for a heretic.

Calvin The Calico Lobster

He's a 1-in-30 million celebrity. Thanks to a chef recognizing how rare he was, Calvin only barely escaped the boiling pot at a Boston restaurant. He's been donated to the New England Aquarium for study and safe keeping.

70-Year-Old Virgin Is Now Ready To Rock

Good for her! Pam Shaw is a septuagenarian cabaret singer from England who, despite performing since the '60s under the name The Sexational Pam, has never quite found the time to hook up with a decent bloke. Now she's finally ready to move beyond snogging. Better late than never!

15 Beautiful, Tragic Chinese Propaganda Posters

Crammed with abundant foodstuffs, these posters were meant to celebrate the Communist economy. The posters all come from the period between 1958 and 1961, when roughly 45 million people were starved, beaten or worked to death in China as part of Mao Zedong's "Great Leap Forward."

Marissa Alexander Sentenced To 20 Years For Firing Gun At Her Ceiling

Alexander had invoked Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law, like Trayvon Martin's killer George Zimmerman, saying she fired a shot at the ceiling to defend herself from an abusive husband. But judges rejected her explanation, and she was given a sentence of 20 years at a hearing today. She plans to appeal.

The Men Who Tweet Too Much

Most people aren't even aware that Twitter has a speed limit. But a handful of extraordinary tweeters exceed it almost every single day.

The Best Death Scenes From 8 Seasons Of "Desperate Housewives"

This Sunday is the series finale of Desperate Housewives — you know, that show that you probably don't watch anymore anyway? Well you've been missing out because there were some epic death scenes throughout the 8 years it was on the air. Here is a supercut of the best ones.

Argentinians Can Now Choose Their Own Gender On Government Documents

A new law spearheaded by President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (pictured) allows citizens of Argentina to list whatever gender they identify with on official documents, rather than restricting them to their birth sex. The law lets all transgender Argentinians — not just those who have already had sex change surgery or hormone treatments — to get official identification that lists the gender of their choice.

What Is A Hipster?

Lorena Galliot came to NYC from France and didn't know what a hipster was. So she took to the streets of Williamsburg to find out.

Who Copyedits The Copy Editors?

Copy editors: so important yet too often overlooked and unthanked. Be meticulous and exacting at your job day after day, and when will you finally receive recognition? Only when a front-page headline gets botched or an error like "Department of Pubi…

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