Who Are the GOP Strategists Running the Anti-Bowe Bergdahl Show?

Adam Weinstein · 06/03/14 10:05AM

Several soldiers who served with Bowe Bergdahl, the recently freed U.S. prisoner of war in Afghanistan, would like to tell you how to deal with that dirtbag. They don't want to get into the politics, but they have ideas. Would you like to book them for your show? Just call the Republican strategists representing them.

Some Guy Spent $1,200 On Mariah Carey's New Album

Jordan Sargent · 05/23/14 12:50PM

The super-devoted fans of pop music—your Beliebers, your Directioners—are insane, and love to be insane. But this, well, this is something: Milo Yiannopoulos, a columnist for Business Insider, spent $1,200 on a plane ticket in order to fly to Germany from London and buy Mariah Carey's new album today.

Vice Is the Tech Bubble

Hamilton Nolan · 03/25/14 10:16AM

Vice Media, a company that sells cool kids to corporations for marketing purposes and does good journalism on the side, is a legitimately profitable business. Makes a lot of cash. But is Vice really worth one jillion skillion bazillion dollars? Hmm...

'Rihanna Is Keeping Us From Sleeping or Eating or Going Outside or Using a Bathroom': an Anonymous Rihanna Plane Captive Speaks Out

Anonymous Captive Journo · 11/19/12 05:30PM

Last Wednesday, more than 150 fans and journalists boarded a Boeing 777 with pop-star Rihanna, heading out for a seven-day, seven-country, seven-concert tour imaginatively entitled #777Tour. But after a frenzied, drunken take-off, the tour has descended into naked, mutinous madness, led by the wild, nude, harmonica-playing Australian contingent.

Oprah Is More Batshit Insane Than Ever: My Favorite Things About Oprah's Favorite Things 2012

Rich Juzwiak · 11/19/12 04:15PM

Last night, OWN aired a special called Oprah's Favorite Things 2012, in which the former Queen of the Senses/cable mogul ended up giving away a whole bunch of expensive junk to military spouses. The format of the two-hour episode married the behind-the-scenes format Oprah prefers to show herself in on her network and the gifting format of an annual Favorite Things episode of her former talk show. This meant we got to see the entire Favorite Things process from conception to realization.

Insanity Creator Shaun T Comes Out via Retweet

Rich Juzwiak · 10/15/12 02:10PM

Earlier this year in Entertainment Weekly, Mark Harris wrote about the "new blink-and-you'll-miss-it style" of coming out that is supposedly all the rage amongst celebs today. Outdoing the likes of even Anderson Cooper, the creator of "the hardest workout put on DVD," Insanity, has crafted the easiest way of coming out: the retweet.

Arizona Shooter Still Insane, Has 'Imaginary Friends'

Maureen O'Connor · 09/28/11 03:37PM

Jared Lee Loughner returned to court today, where authorities established that the accused mass murderer is still insane. According to a government psychiatrist, Loughner believes he killed Gabrielle Giffords, has "several imaginary friends," and lost TV privileges because he thought the tube was sending him messages. When doctors informed him that he is insane, he was reportedly "devastated." [NYT, images via AP]

Roger Ailes Is No Longer Sane

Hamilton Nolan · 11/18/10 01:44PM

Toadlike Fox News mastermind Roger Ailes has always been thought of as an evil genius—even his detractors admire his media-savvy PR brilliance. It's not true. In fact, he's an isolated old man whose anger has driven him insane.

Karma's a Bitchfest on The 700 Club

Daniel Barnum-Swett · 04/29/10 11:04AM

The 700 Club's pious pundits, ever appreciative of cultural diversity, sound off on Karma, almost approaching accuracy in their definition before claiming it as warped Christianity. Who cares if Hinduism developed thousands of years before Jesus' mythical birth. History, schmistory!