Here's What Russell Brand Actually Said About 9/11 Conspiracy Theories

Russell Brand's revolution hit a bit of a snag last night after his comments on the BBC's Newsnight got him painted as a 9/11 conspiracy theorist. Judging by the headlines and the Twitter responses, you'd think Brand had said that burning jet fuel couldn't melt steel. » 10/24/14 5:30pm Yesterday 5:30pm

This Is "All About That Bass," As Performed by an Actual Bass Singer

Meghan Trainor's chart-topping "All About That Bass," has plenty of issues—its muddled message about body positivity and self-acceptance, for starters— but the most common, whingingly pedantic knock on the song is that it's, um, technically *slides glasses up bridge of nose* mostly treble. » 10/24/14 2:20pm Yesterday 2:20pm

Aaron Paul to Toys R Us: Why Can You Sell Guns and Not Walt and Jesse?

Breaking Bad star Aaron Paul is pissed that Toys R Us has stopped selling action figures from the show at the behest of a concerned Florida mom. Like costar Bryan Cranston, Paul took to Twitter to defend the toys, pointing out that the toy chain sells plenty of things more harmful to kids than a Jesse Pinkman doll.… » 10/24/14 11:00am Yesterday 11:00am

Felicia Day Says She's Afraid of Gamergate, Immediately Gets Doxxed

Actress and geek icon Felicia Day had stayed relatively silent about #Gamergate, the anti-feminist troll mob that's been targeting women in gaming for the past two months. But on Wednesday, she expressed her worst fears about the movement: That if she spoke up against it, her personal information would be spread on… » 10/23/14 12:25pm Thursday 12:25pm

"Fuck Chinatown!": San Francisco Tour Guide Goes on Racist Rant

On her last day at her job leading bus tours of San Francisco, one woman decided she could no longer hold back her honest (racist) views about the city's Chinatown. Some German tourists took video of the whole thing—it's not clear if they were among the cheering tour guests who apparently thought the guide made some… » 10/23/14 9:26am Thursday 9:26am

Just a Song About Hollywood Superstar and Actual Cannibal Shia LaBeouf

Rob Cantor and the The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles present a song about Shia LeBeouf, a famed Hollywood actor and forest-dwelling eater of human flesh who sets upon you one night and forces you into a fight for your very life—featuring Shia LeBeouf as himself as Orson Welles as Charles Foster Kane. » 10/22/14 11:55am Wednesday 11:55am

This Unreleased Kesha Song Sure Sounds Like It's About Dr. Luke

Kesha filed a lawsuit against her producer, Dr. Luke, last week, alleging that he physically and sexually abused her beginning when she was 18. She says he drugged her and forced himself on her, and was so verbally abusive that he triggered the eating disorder that sent her to rehab. » 10/22/14 11:13am Wednesday 11:13am

Matthew McConaughey: Racist Team Name "Gives Me Some Oomph"

Matthew McConaughey, actor, chest-thumper, and true detective, has done some serious ethical calculus regarding the name of Washington D.C.'s football team. And after weighing the history of "redskin" as an ethnic slur against the "little bit of fire and some oomph" the team's emblem brings, he's made his final… » 10/21/14 2:12pm Tuesday 2:12pm

Sasha Grey Reenacts Some of the Lamest, Grossest Sexts of All Time

Actress and former porn performer Sasha Grey guest stars in the latest installment of Machinima's "Creepy Text Theatre," where people reenact some of the worst sexts ever sent—full of terrible puns, abject begging for nude pics, and pick-up lines so formal that you can smell the fedora-sweat through the phone. » 10/21/14 11:23am Tuesday 11:23am