An anonymous Twitter hero temporarily deleted Trump's account on their very last day of work

Earlier today, the internet breathed a welcome (if short-lived) sigh of relief, when Donald Trump’s Twitter account suddenly disappeared from the web for an extremely cathartic 3 minutes of quiet. Rather than applaud this brief moment of freedom, though, the micro-blogging service promptly set to investigating this…

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Paz De La Huerta accuses Harvey Weinstein of raping her on two separate occasions

Actress and former Boardwalk Empire star Paz De La Huerta has now joined the chorus of more than 60 women who have accused producer Harvey Weinstein of sexual harassment, abuse, or assault in recent weeks. De La Huerta told her story in a Vanity Fair piece that ran today, alleging that Weinstein sexually assaulted her…

New allegations say Kevin Spacey made the House Of Cards set "toxic"

According to CNN, eight current and former members of the House Of Cards crew have accused Kevin Spacey of “a pattern of sexual harassment,” with one former employee specifically saying he was sexually assaulted. That person was a production assistant on one of the show’s first few seasons, and he said Spacey’s…

Sony pulls its Oscars campaign for Kevin Spacey's All The Money In The World

As more young men come forward with accusations of harassment, assault, and other inappropriate sexual contact against Oscar-winner Kevin Spacey—including a new set of allegations brought to light by crew members on House Of Cards today—his sudden scandal is proving to be an increasing source of trouble for the…

Nielsen releases Stranger Things 2 ratings that Netflix will inevitably dispute 

Recently, Nielsen—which uses a combination of magic and surveys to gauge how many people watch a TV show—announced that it would begin studying Netflix viewership numbers so it could determine how many people were streaming specific content on it service. Netflix didn’t like this, because it cares very deeply about…

For 3 blissful minutes, Donald Trump's Twitter account didn't exist

If you felt a sudden, unexplained lightening of your spirit this afternoon—at roughly 5:55 p.m. CT—you’re not alone. For roughly three minutes today, Donald Trump’s tyranny over Twitter—that smartphone pulpit from which he presidentially attacks professional athletes, his own appointed officials, and pretty much…

Karolina’s happy college life is derailed in this Runaways #3 exclusive

Karolina Dean’s parents were supervillains who lied to her about her alien biology for most of her life, and she was partially responsible for their deaths. Shortly after she came out, she was abducted and forced to be an alien bride to bring two warring races together. She’s lost family, friends, and lovers, and her…

Billionaire owner shuts down Gothamist and DNAinfo 1 week after union vote

Until a few hours ago, Gothamist and DNAinfo were online news outlets reporting locally-based stories with branches in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, and Washington. Then, at 5 p.m. ET, the sites’ combined content was replaced with a letter from CEO Joe Ricketts that begins, “Today, I’ve made the…

Our 10 most anticipated movies at Chicago's brand-new Cinepocalypse festival 

Over the past couple of months, we’ve been rolling out the details on Cinepocalypse, a new genre film festival debuting at Chicago’s beautiful, historic Music Box Theatre. (Seriously, they’ve got an organ player and everything.) Now the time has finally come, and festivities kick off tonight at 8 p.m. with the Midwest…

Artist details "sexual relationship" he had with Kevin Spacey when he was 14

In an interview with Vulture, a 48-year-old artist has come forward with claims that he had a sexual relationship with Kevin Spacey in 1983 when he was 14 and Spacey was 24. The man chose to go unnamed, explaining that he “worked really had to have a nice life and feel safe,” and he says he’s not “giving that up” for…

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Investigation into rape claims against Danny Masterson has "inexplicably stalled"

Back in March, we reported that former That ‘70s Show star Danny Masterson was under investigation by the LAPD for allegedly sexually assaulting three women in the early 2000s. One of the issues with the investigation was that the accusers—like Masterson—were members of the Church Of Scientology at the time, and they…

Elijah Wood explains the rules of the game in a The Thing: Infection At Outpost 31 exclusive 

The Thing: Infection At Outpost 31, Mondo’s first foray into board games, is out now, just in time to plant seeds of mistrust among friends and family members for the holiday season. The game, based on John Carpenter’s 1982 horror classic, charges players with escaping from the eponymous Antarctic outpost, killing any…

Happy 10th anniversary to Bee Movie, which is somehow still a thing

It’s been 10 years since Bee Movie—a movie most notable for how Jerry Seinfeld wouldn’t shut the fuck up about it—flew into theaters and stung us with its lack of memorable jokes and characters. It should’ve ended there, but some wiseass had to cut it “20000x faster” and inspire an endless litany of memes that include