Judge Judy Has No Time for Your EDM or "Raves"

Add Electric Daisy Carnival and the entire concept of raves, for that matter, to the list of things Judge Judy didn't know about before donning her doily for work one day, and clearly still would rather not know about ( Grindr and e-cigarettes are also recent entries on that list). » 10/23/14 11:01am Yesterday 11:01am

Honey Boo Boo's Mom Is Reportedly Dating a Convicted Child Molester

June Shannon, the matriarch of the family portrayed on TLC's Here Comes Honey Boo Boo, is dating a man who molested an 8-year-old by forcing oral sex on her, TMZ reports. Mark McDaniel was convicted in 2004 and served 10 years in prison before being released in March. The child he molested was a relative of June's. » 10/23/14 10:03am Yesterday 10:03am

Aretha Franklin Is an Old Lady and She Sounds Like It; Good for Her

I can't recall a public performance more divisive than Aretha Franklin's cover of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep" on the Sept. 29 episode of The Late Show with David Letterman. The conversations I had about it fell into two distinct camps: those who loved and those who hated it. Both were adamant. One person on the… » 10/22/14 11:45am Wednesday 11:45am

Gay Man Wants To Raise $150,000 for Bakery Bigots Just To Be Nice

If any piece of writing was tailored for the Washington Post's "Post Everything" section, surely it's the short essay from Evangelicals for Marriage Equality board member Matt Stolhandske titled "I'm a gay rights activist. I want to give $150,000 to someone who opposes gay marriage." » 10/21/14 10:45am Tuesday 10:45am

The Comeback Is Back: Season 2's First Extended Trailer

The upcoming season of The Comeback will dive further into the wormhole of meta-television as an HBO show about an HBO show. Per this first extended look at the second season of the brilliant Lisa Kudrow/Michael Patrick King faux reality series, Kudrow's Valerie Cherish is cast in an HBO series called Seeing Red,… » 10/20/14 11:55am Monday 11:55am

Could Somebody Get Aretha Franklin a Working Earpiece?

This morning, the Queen of Soul/Surly Auntie of Pop Culture, Aretha Franklin, was beamed via satellite into a dozen or so different local and cable morning shows in a junket to promote her upcoming Aretha Franklin Sings the Great Diva Classics album (featuring her divisive cover of Adele's "Rolling in the Deep"). As… » 10/17/14 1:35pm 10/17/14 1:35pm

"Popularity Is the Slutty Little Cousin of Prestige": Birdman

"I don't know what I'm saying. My face is melting off. I didn't even answer anything, I just said a bunch of words," admitted Emma Stone on Monday night, sitting on a panel with three of her Birdman co-stars after a screening of their film, as part of the 92nd St. Y's Reel Pieces with Annette Insdorf series. Those… » 10/17/14 10:07am 10/17/14 10:07am

Insane Bath & Bodyworks Candle Rant Gets the Reenactment It Deserves

An almost two-year-old rant detailing one woman's failed attempt to procure Winter Candy Apple and Iced Ginger Bread candles from Bath & Bodyworks by YouTuber Az4Angela recently went viral (here's a Tumblr devoted to it). I understand that description is not exactly sexy but Az4Angela's whipping of herself into a… » 10/15/14 6:07pm 10/15/14 6:07pm

Dear White People, Go See This Movie

Imagine a world in which humorous, sharp conversations about race and identity could be had where multiple perspectives are represented—and many of the participants make good points. » 10/15/14 3:33pm 10/15/14 3:33pm