Magnificent '80s Oprah Counsels a Woman Who Had Sex With a Ghost

Whatever intern runs the YouTube account of the OWN network has been hitting out of the park this week, as the channel now features several vintage clips of Oprah interviewing people who claim to have encountered ghosts. All of the clips are their own flavor of spectacular, but this clip from Halloween 1988 with an… » 10/24/14 6:40pm Yesterday 6:40pm

Report: Mama June's Sex Offender Ex Molested Her Own Daughter

Earlier today, TLC announced that it was canceling Here Comes Honey Boo Boo in the wake of rumors that Mama June was now dating an ex boyfriend who had just finished serving prison time for molesting an 8-year-old girl. According to TMZ, that 8-year-old girl was none other than Mama June's daughter Anna, nicknamed… » 10/24/14 6:11pm Yesterday 6:11pm

Stop Freaking Out About Getting Ebola

I was in the kitchen rummaging around for a snack last night when I heard the NY1 anchor interrupt his broadcast with a News Alert that New York City's Dr. Craig Spencer had tested positive for the Ebola virus. And then I did what anybody alone in an apartment with Ebola news sans context and restraint would do: I… » 10/24/14 1:40pm Yesterday 1:40pm

Defense Attorney: Vanderbilt Football Player Was Too Drunk to Rape

The attorney for one of the Vanderbilt football players accused of participating in the rape of a woman last summer has entered an unusual argument on behalf of his client: Brandon Vandenburg couldn't possibly be held responsible for rape; he was simply too drunk to know what was going on. » 10/23/14 3:00pm Thursday 3:00pm

Author Stalks Anonymous Blogger Who Gave Her a 1-Star Review

On Friday, The Guardian posted a piece by author Kathleen Hale, a well-connected young author who once became so obsessed with the writer of a one-star review of her novel on Goodreads that she stalked her, only to find that the critic was using a fake name and identity. Can you pick a side yet? I'm on Team Nobody. » 10/20/14 4:40pm Monday 4:40pm

Put a Virus On It: The Many Confusing Ebola Crafts of Etsy

Ebola has killed thousands of people in West Africa and seriously impacted the lives of hundreds of thousands more. Stateside, one man has died and two female nurses who cared for him have been infected. Politicians are calling for travel bans, the CDC is scrambling and stock prices have plummeted in anticipation of… » 10/16/14 11:50am 10/16/14 11:50am

How to Ignore a Man Who Is Trying to Pick You Up on the Subway

A 48-year-old New York City Man by the name of Brian Robinson has penned an instructional manual called How to Meet Women on the Subway. In a recent interview, he claims that during his time in the big horny apple, he's guilt tripped and bullied persuaded 500 women he met on a subway platform into going on dates with… » 10/14/14 11:50am 10/14/14 11:50am

Author Wonders Whether Hitler Was a Tiger in the Sack or What

Nobody knows for sure what it was like to have sex with Hitler and, with the exception of a small number of very specific fetishists, most people have gone through their lives without thinking too deeply about it. But now, thanks to Martin Amis's imagination, we've got more speculation on Hitler's penis than ever… » 10/13/14 11:30am 10/13/14 11:30am