Facebook's Insanely Aggressive War on Critics

Ryan Tate · 05/26/11 03:12PM

Facebook really doesn't want you criticizing its technology. Especially via a domain name you bought for that very purpose. That's why the social network has assumed control of such incredibly specific domain names as IHateTheFacebookLikeButton.com. Paranoid much?

How Your iPhone Bill Is Used Against You

Ryan Tate · 10/12/10 02:46PM

AT&T is taking some of the money from your iPhone bill and using it to intercept your complaints to the federal government. How? By become the biggest advertiser on Google, that's how.

McCain's Crazy Pastor Turns To Ronn [sic] Torossian For Counsel

Hamilton Nolan · 05/22/08 02:17PM

So, who's the latest shady character being represented by incompetent superflack Ronn [sic] Torossian's PR firm? It's Pastor John Hagee, the John McCain-supporting zealot who's currently under fire for saying "in a late 1990s sermon that the Nazis had operated on God's behalf to chase the Jews from Europe and shepherd them to Palestine." Hagee—a strident supporter of Israel, to the point of insanity—argued that Hitler was a "hunter" sent by god to help get the Jews back to the promised land. It's a good thing that he's retained the steady hand of 5WPR to help him through this controversy:

JC Chasez: 'Chace Crawford Is Not My Bum-Junkie'

Seth Abramovitch · 03/26/08 02:14PM

As rumors that JC Chasez and Gossip Girl star Chace Crawford are doing the naked pretzel reach a fever pitch—certainly prodded along by our own high-level informant's eyewitness account of the two sharing a poolside cabana at the Roosevelt—the second-most-talented NSYNC member called into Kiss FM 104.7 today to deny, deny, deny. (It happens about mid-way through this audio.) The Hollyscoop girls helpfully transcribed the exchange, which we excerpt below: