Rand Paul Gets Poker Lessons from Rich Instagram Dick Dan Bilzerian

Dan Bilzerian, the swollen and rich king of Instagram, has made a new friend, possibly one of his first without breast implants. Republican Senator and presidential hopeful Rand Paul Snapchatted himself getting “lessons” from Dan B. » 4/24/15 5:05pm Yesterday 5:05pm

Frat Bros Are Peeing on America

This week, members of the University of Florida’s Zeta Beta Tau fraternity are being investigated for allegedly spitting on a group of wounded war veterans, then stealing the veterans’ American flags and peeing on them. But this is only the most literal way in which frat boys are pissing on America. Fraternity guys … » 4/24/15 3:40pm Yesterday 3:40pm

Dashcam Video Shows Cops Repeatedly Shot Unarmed Man, Lied About It

In Sept. 2013, Dontrell Stephens was shot four times by a West Palm Beach, Fla., sheriff’s deputy, allegedly for running away from law enforcement. But newly released dashcam footage of the shooting, which left Stephens paralyzed from the waist down, shows he was just riding his bike and talking on his cell phone when… » 4/24/15 11:10am Yesterday 11:10am

Groupon Sold a Bunch of Defective, Counterfeit "Extra Safe" Condoms

Groupon became famous and went public in 2011 by hawking restaurant discounts to people who Instagram their food, but since then, they’ve realized that emailing people coupon spam isn’t a profitable model. Now they’ve switched from pushing coupons to selling a motley assortment of very strange shit, like a mane for… » 4/23/15 5:00pm Thursday 5:00pm

The Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger Is Dead, Probably

The FCC is very likely to block Comcast and Time Warner Cable, the reigning Worst Company in America and Most Hated Company in America, from completing their $45.2 billion super-megamorph into The Worst, Most Hated Company in America, a source familiar with the deal told Bloomberg today. Hey Comcast, have you tried… » 4/23/15 1:00pm Thursday 1:00pm

Popeyes Fired a Pregnant Manager for Getting Robbed at Gunpoint

A Texas location of fast-food chicken chain Popeyes allegedly fired a pregnant shift manager after her store was robbed by a masked gunman. Marissa Holcomb couldn’t open the safe, but she gave the robber $400 from the register. She says a manager gave her a choice: reimburse the company for the stolen money or lose… » 4/23/15 10:25am Thursday 10:25am

Robert Downey Jr. Walked Out Of an Extremely Cringey Interview

After four minutes of questions about Tony Stark and two very tense, very awkward minutes of questions about his “dark periods,” Robert Downey, Jr. stood up and bailed on an interview with Channel 4’s Krishnan Guru-Murthy. But not before telling Guru-Murthy he’s “kind of a schmuck.” » 4/22/15 5:35pm Wednesday 5:35pm

Food Blogger Famous for Curing Her Own Cancer Admits She Was Never Sick

A popular Australian food blogger who claimed she beat terminal cancer through healthy eating—and used that backstory to sell a popular cookbook and app—now admits “none of it’s true.” Belle Gibson, creator of The Whole Pantry, came clean this week after journalists and investigators began to unravel her story. » 4/22/15 2:20pm Wednesday 2:20pm

Three Weeks Later, Nobody Is Downloading Tidal

Just a few short weeks ago, a gaggle of the biggest names in music gathered to announce Jay Z’s new streaming music service, Tidal. I remind you of this fact because, statistically speaking, you’ve probably already forgotten about it: Tidal is now the 50th most popular music app in the iTunes store, and doesn’t even… » 4/22/15 11:55am Wednesday 11:55am

Uber Tried to Charge a Passenger $12,000 for Her "Car Ride from Hell"

Gothamist reports on the harrowing tale of a woman who got in an Uber and took the “car ride from Hell” to get from Williamsburg to Midtown East, after which she had to dispute a $12,000 bill for her trouble. Sure, surge pricing was in effect, but she didn’t know it was going to be platinum surge pricing. » 4/21/15 5:25pm Tuesday 5:25pm

Bigoted Pennsylvania Teens Organize Day of Flannel-Wearing, Gay-Bashing

Following a Day of Silence in support of bullied LGBT teens, a group of anti-gay Pittsburgh-area high schoolers decided they were entitled to a special day of their own. In honor of “Anti-Gay Day,” they drew anti-gay slogans on their hands, wore matching flannel outfits, and, allegedly, created a “lynch list” of kids… » 4/20/15 6:25pm Monday 6:25pm

Semi-Pro Soccer Player Fired for Fucking in the Dugout While in Uniform

Jay Hart, a striker for semi-pro British soccer team Clitheroe, was cut from the squad after he was caught on video having sex with a fan in the dugout while still wearing his team warmups, the Mirror reports. The incident took place after an away game versus Mossley AFC. Every detail reported is more embarrassing… » 4/20/15 3:35pm Monday 3:35pm