​Gap's Blah 'Dress Normal' Campaign Doesn't Get the Irony of Normcore

Normcore strikes again, trampling yet another victim under its Nike socks/Adidas slippers-clad feet. After launching what was expected to be a successful "Dress Normal" campaign, Gap is now offering their collection at a fraction of the price. There is such thing as too much of a meh thing. » 10/22/14 4:10pm Yesterday 4:10pm

Lulu’s New Messaging Service Lets Dudes Crowdsource Their Dumb Questions

Lulu, the app that allowed women to rate any dude with a Facebook profile, then changed up its services to let dudes opt out, then modified it even further so that men could only opt in, has just launched a new messaging feature that lets dudes ask various questions of women. This should go well. » 10/22/14 12:30pm Yesterday 12:30pm

​Watch 13-Year-Old Kim Kardashian Gab About How Famous She's Going To Be

In honor of Kim Kardashian's 34th birthday, Entertainment Tonight dug through the archives and found this gem of a homemade video of Kim Kardashian at her 8th grade graduation. In the video she proclaims she's the "dopest on the ropest" whatever the hell that means. And yes, she is sporting a Mandarin gown there. » 10/22/14 10:10am Yesterday 10:10am

Ebola Panic Really Shows How Clueless Folks Are About African Geography

You would think that most people have at least a semi-firm grasp on the idea that Africa is not one small place with a single culture. That something that occurs in one isolated part of Africa does not mean the entire continent (which has 54 countries and thousands of ethnicities and languages) is similarly affected.… » 10/21/14 3:50pm Tuesday 3:50pm

The Identity of Man Negotiating Release of Nigerian Girls Is Suspicious

Last Friday, it was announced that Nigerian officials and leaders of Boko Haram had reached a cease-fire deal in Chad that could potentially lead to the release of the Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped in April. But various sources have become increasingly doubtful of Boko Haram's representative—a Saudi Arabian man… » 10/21/14 2:30pm Tuesday 2:30pm

​Idiot's Ray Rice Halloween Costume Includes Janay Rice Blow-Up Doll

Almost two weeks out from Halloween, and we already have a front-runner for biggest dumbass in most dumbass costume. Here we have a dude cosplaying the domestic violence case that rocked the NFL (for a while, anyway), by dressing as Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice and dragging around a blow-up doll meant to be… » 10/21/14 11:00am Tuesday 11:00am

Sasha Grey and 'Creepy Text Theater' Turn Terrible Sexts Into Comedy

It's one thing to read all those awful Tinder and OKCupid messages from dumbasses who think they're entitled to women's attention and bodies—it's another thing to hear them read aloud. Machinima ETC's Creepy Text Theatre brings us just that. » 10/21/14 10:30am Tuesday 10:30am

The Suspicious and Tragic Death of Native American Actress Misty Upham

Last week, searchers found the body of Native American actress Misty Upham, who was last seen alive on October 5. Despite reports that Misty was suffering from depression and was suicidal and an official stance that the whole thing was probably an accident, her family and her friend Juliette Lewis believe there was… » 10/20/14 11:10am Monday 11:10am

Sunday Night Sign-Off: Operator Operator, Dial Her Back

Yesterday I went to karaoke (and killed it duh), but in my not-quite sober stupor, I thought it was a good idea to use the complimentary mouthwash provided in the bathroom. I mean it tasted fine to me, but it hit me this morning how weird it was to pour out mouthwash from one of those big bottles in an establishment… » 10/19/14 7:02pm Sunday 7:02pm

Serena Williams Slams Russian Tennis Official for Racist, Sexist Comment

Yesterday, Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev was fined $25,000 and suspended for one year by the Women's Tennis Association Tour after making some incredibly stupid and offensive comments about Serena and Venus Williams. Serena has commended the WTA's response. » 10/19/14 5:02pm Sunday 5:02pm

Jada Pinkett Smith Showed Up To Gotham Audition With a Man on a Leash

I'm still feeling out Fox's new Gotham show, but I can definitely say that the highlight of the show so far is Fish Mooney, the ruthless queenpin contender that is made of 100% certified organic allure, played by Jada Pinkett Smith. Mooney is not in Batman canon, but after reading how Pinkett Smith auditioned for the… » 10/19/14 4:20pm Sunday 4:20pm

Top Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Disbarred for 'Propaganda' Plans Protest

In 2010, human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh was arrested for "actions against national security and committing propaganda against the regime." She was released last year after serving half of her six-year sentence, but now she has been banned from practicing for three years. Now, she plans to fight back by holding… » 10/19/14 2:10pm Sunday 2:10pm