North Korea's Internet Completely Blacked Out After Alleged Cyberattack

Just days after Barack Obama vowed to hit North Korea with a "proportional response" to their (alleged) involvement in hacking Sony Pictures Entertainment, the DPRK's fragile connection to the internet has "collapsed" and gone "completely dark," the New York Times reports. » 12/22/14 5:05pm Today 5:05pm

Kim Jong-un Video Game Bravely Moves Forward in Face of Free Publicity

The developer of Glorious Leader!, a retro video game starring North Korean despot Kim Jong-un as a heavily armed, unicorn-riding superhero, is stoically moving forward with his game in spite of the explosion of unpaid publicity it's gained from the Sony Pictures hack. » 12/22/14 1:53pm Today 1:53pm

Someone Built the Minecraft Creator's Insane $70m Mansion in Minecraft

Minecraft creator Markus "Notch" Persson outbid Beyoncé and Shawn Knowles for the most expensive mansion in Beverly Hills, and nerds everywhere are celebrating their victory. Notch's net worth after selling out to Microsoft is estimated at $1.5 billion, roughly half a bil more than Beyoncé and her husband. » 12/22/14 9:24am Today 9:24am

Seth Meyers to Sony Hackers: Bring It On, Read My Email

Other, other late night host Seth Meyers took on the Sony hackers who've managed to temporarily stop the release of The Interview in a new bit he's calling "Bring It On." In the piece, he dares the hackers to attack NBC and release his personal email, while his network overlords beg them not to in the captions below. » 12/19/14 5:38pm Friday 5:38pm

Why Stephen Colbert Closed His Final Show With "Holland, 1945"

After the star-studded "We'll Meet Again" singalong and the sleigh ride into eternity with Santa, the Colbert Report rolled credits for the final time with Neutral Milk Hotel's "Holland, 1945" playing in the background. It may have seemed a strange choice, but it's one with personal significance to Stephen Colbert. » 12/19/14 1:05pm Friday 1:05pm

Stephen Colbert Didn't Die In His Final Episode, He Became Immortal

Stephen Colbert is not dead, he's deathless. After 9 truthy years and 1,447 episodes, America's favorite fake conservative pundit—played by a truly smart writer, comedian and satirist—rode off into eternity on the wings of a song Thursday night, vowing to return when America needs him most. » 12/19/14 12:55am Friday 12:55am

Now U.S. Theaters Can't Even Show Team America: World Police

In response to Sony's decision to cancel the theatrical release of the The Interview due to vague 9/11-ish threats from a group the FBI says is linked to the North Korean government, a handful of theaters planned to show a substitute North Korea comedy: Team America: World Police (2004). Now they won't even be able to… » 12/18/14 4:30pm Thursday 4:30pm

Boston Uber Driver Charged With Raping Passenger in His Backseat

A Boston Uber driver has been arrested for picking up a female passenger, driving her to an unfamiliar area, then locking the doors and forcing himself on her in the backseat. Alejandro Done, 46, has been charged with rape, assault to rape, and assault and battery, CBS Boston reported. » 12/18/14 2:47pm Thursday 2:47pm

Walmart Thieves Steal Barbie Car, Using Fake Heart Attack as a Diversion

Two men walked into a Lake Wales, Fla. Walmart store last week and loaded up a cart with hundreds of dollars worth of toys, then one of them took off with the goods while the other faked a heart attack to create a diversion. They would have gotten away with the heist, too, if the store had been miraculously devoid of… » 12/18/14 12:30pm Thursday 12:30pm

Handle of Fireball Strapped to a GoPro Ruins Christmas

American icon A Handle of Fireball Strapped to a GoPro was the most popular guest at a debauched wedding earlier this year, and now guess who's coming to Christmas? That's correct, it is A Handle of Fireball Strapped to a GoPro. Deck the halls with mounds of vomit. » 12/17/14 5:00pm Wednesday 5:00pm