The Gamergate Subreddit Is the Perfect Source for Gamergate News

The best source of information on Gamergate, the ongoing campaign by video game enthusiasts and basement-tier conservative celebrities who want ... well, it's not exactly clear what, is Reddit's /r/gamergate subreddit. » 10/21/14 10:29am 35 minutes ago

War Machine Quotes Nietzsche, Blames Christy Mack in Suicide Note

Mixed martial arts competitor Jonathan "War Machine" Koppenhaver, currently facing attempted murder charges for attacking former girlfriend Christy Mack, attempted suicide by hanging in his jail cell last week. TMZ has obtained a copy of the note he left behind, in which he quotes famous moral skeptic Friedrich… » 10/20/14 3:50pm Yesterday 3:50pm

All Rise for John Oliver's All-Dog Supreme Court

TV coverage of the Supreme Court is hampered by the longstanding ban on cameras inside the highest court in the land. News shows have been forced to make do with sometimes-shoddy artists' renderings of the Justices, and John Oliver's sick of it. So here's his alternative proposal: Let's just use this footage of dogs… » 10/20/14 2:34pm Yesterday 2:34pm

Marcel the Shell (With Shoes On) Returns, Is Still Adorable

Comedian Jenny Slate has brought back her most famous character, the adorably earnest little Marcel the Shell (With Shoes On) for a surprise third installment of his YouTube series. Slate's also-very-funny husband, Dean Fleischer-Camp, returns as Marcel's unseen, but very understanding interviewer. » 10/20/14 12:21pm Yesterday 12:21pm

Russell Brand Brings His Revolution to Fox News Lobby, Gets Kicked Out

After Sean Hannity canceled Russell Brand's scheduled appearance on his show, Brand showed up to Fox News anyway, to film an episode of his web show The Trews. As he was standing outside the building, laying into Hannity and Bill O'Reilly for perpetuating Islamophobia, he ended up in a confrontation with security—all… » 10/20/14 11:50am Yesterday 11:50am

John Oliver: Shitty U.S. Visa Process Traps Translators in Afghanistan

The U.S. military relies on local interpreters in Afghanistan to do important, possibly life-saving things like translating warnings about IEDs. And, in return, the Afghan translators get targets on their backs and the chance to live in fear of the day NATO pulls out and insurgents capture and behead them. John Oliver… » 10/20/14 10:10am Yesterday 10:10am

Two Male Strippers Quarantined After Sitting Near Ebola Nurse on Plane

Two male strippers have placed themselves under voluntary quarantine on the advice of the CDC after finding out they sat less than 3 feet away from Ebola-stricken nurse Amber Vinson on her flight from Cleveland to Dallas. » 10/17/14 12:50pm Friday 12:50pm

The Man Who Says Comcast Got Him Fired Has Filed a Lawsuit

A former employee of accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers claimed Comcast got him fired from his job, and set an Oct. 14 deadline for the company to give him a full apology and a monetary settlement. He got a half-assed apology instead. So, two days after the deadline passed, he stuck to his word and filed a lawsuit. » 10/17/14 12:23pm Friday 12:23pm

The Angry Ex Who Ignited Gamergate Has No Regrets

Although violent animosity against women in video games is not even close to a new phenomenon, it didn't congeal into Gamergate, a coordinated movement with mainstream press attention, until Eron Gjoni, the ex-boyfriend of game developer Zoë Quinn, released a lengthy blog post alleging that she cheated on and… » 10/16/14 2:40pm Thursday 2:40pm

Man Says His McDonald's Coffee Came With a Free Dead Mouse

Ron Morais, of Fredericton, New Brunswick, doesn't like to waste a drop of his coffee. "I always take the lid off to get my last sip," he told the CBC. But he says that on a visit to McDonald's Monday, he found something in his cup that ruined his appetite for last bit of coffee there: A dead mouse. » 10/16/14 9:50am Thursday 9:50am