Woman Sets Roommate on Fire For Throwing Out Her Food

Imagine coming home after a spirited night on the town. You had a drink or seven, but you managed not to lose your ID or debit card, so things are looking good. On your way back, all you can think about is your carton of leftover spaghetti and meatballs sitting in the fridge waiting to be your hearty 2:30 am snack.… » 10/23/14 3:45pm Today 3:45pm

Hi Haters: Jay Z and Beyoncé Still Love Each Other

Not only does Beyoncé have new bangs, but apparently she's also got some brand new vows to go with them. After a summer where the "Drunk In Love" power couple maybe had marital troubles or maybe were totally fine, or maybe were stringing us all along to sell concert tickets, they have reportedly renewed their wedding… » 10/22/14 6:50pm Yesterday 6:50pm

After All That, Ratings for The View Are Down

To some, The View is simply a daytime talk show to fold laundry to. To others, it is a modern day Shakespearean play that we're watching unfold in real time. The show has had its comedic moments, at times it feels like a tragedy and there's even a bit of romance. And now, we have yet another page in saga of 4-5 women… » 10/22/14 6:00pm Yesterday 6:00pm

Overanalyzing 'Basic' Is the Most Basic Move of All

Let us begin, as we so often do, by acknowledging that the term "basic bitch" has been expertly Columbused by white people. In 1984, the R&B group Klymaxx had a hit Billboard single with "Meeting In The Ladies Room," where one of the ladies sings about a basic woman who is trying to get up on her man. But rapper… » 10/22/14 11:30am Yesterday 11:30am

Texas Is About to Elect a Complete Wackadoo as Its Lieutenant Governor

Hello Texas state residents, and any American human of voting age who has even an ounce of concern about the men and women elected to lead our nation: Texas is about to elect a living, breathing, Rush Limbaugh parody as its next Lieutenant Governor and every last one of us should be terrified. » 10/21/14 7:00pm Tuesday 7:00pm

Dear White People Doesn't Have the Answers, and That's the Point

Two years after Justin Simien wrote the first draft of the script, one year after he created a viral trailer that helped him raise $40,000 through Indiegogo to make the film and almost nine months after it premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, Dear White People has finally hit movie theaters with a considerable… » 10/20/14 4:00pm Monday 4:00pm

The Moral Purpose of Telling Koko the Gorilla How Robin Williams Died

Take a minute to think about all the ethical dilemmas you face on a daily basis. Should I tell Nordstrom that they sent me the wrong and much more expensive item or just return it for cash? Is it ethical to request that the dollar I put in the tip jar not go to a certain rude barista? What is never high on my list of… » 10/17/14 5:50pm Friday 5:50pm

Hell Yes: A Girlfriends Movie May Be In the Works

Please pull out your inhaler, Prozac, Pinot Grigio or whatever it is you use to calm yourself down because this news had me hyperventilating. Although rumors have been swirling for some time, we finally have confirmation that a Girlfriends movie might possibly maybe be in the works at some point in the future. Yes,… » 10/16/14 7:45pm 10/16/14 7:45pm

PSA: Miley Is 'Over' Twerking; Has Yet To Discover Shmoney Dance

Miley Cyrus is officially done with twerking, y'all. Having honed the specifics of the dance and singlehandedly brought it to popularity, there's just not much more she can do with it, you know? But because she's Miley Cyrus, the godmother of black culture, she is again bringing to the masses, a dance move that… » 10/16/14 7:10pm 10/16/14 7:10pm

High School Student on Trial for Rape Allowed to Play Football (UPDATED)

18-year-old Tyler Smith has been charged with the rape of two women. He is scheduled to face trial in December, but in the meantime is continuing to play on the football team of Hoquiam High School in Washington state. One might expect this to be yet another story of a winning football team being more important than… » 10/15/14 3:30pm 10/15/14 3:30pm