George Clooney gave his best friends $1 million, but he seems to have forgotten us

Everybody already loves George Clooney, because he’s handsome and charming and did a very good job playing Batman (no matter what any jerks say), but it turns out that he’s actually a very generous friend with a penchant for giving fantastic gifts. That’s according to Rande Gerber, Cindy Crawford’s husband and a…

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Watch the asshole who killed net neutrality laugh off all the reasons it’s so vital

Look, we all know Ajit Pai—FCC chairperson, former Verizon attorney, amateur film star, and Parks And Recreation superfan—is a total stooge. After all, he just led the FCC in a charge to lift net neutrality regulations that were in place to keep corporations from making their already crappy internet services even…

A baby may be the world’s biggest Jerry Seinfeld fan

When Netflix began parceling out viewing data for 2017, we were fully prepared to learn just how many people binged the “Rise Of Steve”—sorry, Stranger Things. But the streaming platform wasn’t content to release such standard info, instead tweeting out shocking revelations like the fact that a few dozen people are…

The Writers Guild is not happy about the Disney-Fox deal

Everybody seems fairly wary of Disney buying up a bunch of 21st Century Fox’s assets—specifically its movie and TV studios—since it seems like a big step toward letting the mouse people take over all media, but the Writers Guild Of America West is particularly frustrated with this deal. As reported by Variety, the WGA…

Why you’re drunk: Wine glasses are 7 times bigger than they used to be

Like many of us, you may be heading out for a civilized evening of enjoyable chatting and wine-drinking, only to find yourself sobbing and drunk-texting an ex during the cab ride home. What the hell happened? Turns out, you can blame your glassware, as today’s wine pours are multiple times larger than they were a few…

Read This: Mimi O'Donnell's devastating memoir of her relationship with Philip Seymour Hoffman

It’s been roughly four years since we lost actor Philip Seymour Hoffman, the beloved actor who rose to prominence as a player in the oeuvre of filmmaker Paul Thomas Anderson before winning an Oscar for his 2005 portrayal of Truman Capote. In a moving new essay for Vogue, his partner, the director and producer Mimi…

A brief rundown of world leaders humiliating the president this year

Sure, President Donald Trump is hated by celebrities, athletes, rappers, boy scouts, Native Americans, U2, pornographers, Puerto Rico, his staff, the FBI, and most of his constituency, but did you also know he’s a joke amongst many of the world’s leaders as well? Even ones that aren’t Kim Jong-Un? Because he is, and a…

Game of Thrones’ Sophie Turner describes reading the series finale

After letting it slip that Game of Thrones’ final season wouldn’t be airing until 2019, actress Sophie Turner, who plays Sansa Stark on the series, just gave an interview to The Hollywood Reporter about the lead-up to the fantasy series’ final stretch. This time, however, she kept any revealing details close to the…

The Last Jedi spoiler paranoia is everywhere

If you are hoping to avoid knowing anything heading into The Last Jedi, good luck. Spoilers are a massive bummer, but they’re also so vaguely defined at this point that pretty much any of the marketing or press around a given enterprise will contain someone’s definition of a spoiler. Critics of the world are…

Drag Race All Stars moves to Thursdays, gets sickening trailer

The third season of RuPaul’s Drag Race All Stars will once again feature lots of familiar, beat faces, like Morgan Michaels and BenDeLaCreme. What is new, though, is its timeslot. Starting January 25, the latest installment of also-rans getting another chance to snatch the crown will air on Thursday nights at 8 p.m.…

Get ready to barrage people with your thoughts much more efficiently on Twitter

Ah, the tweetstorm—the last refuge of the person who has something urgent to say, whether it’s denouncing the serial abuser who’s in the highest government office or just slamming Porgs, that simply cannot be summed in 140 to 280 characters. It is by no means an efficient way of getting something off your chest, what…

Harvey Weinstein denies or “can't recall” Salma Hayek's allegations

In an op-ed published in The New York Times, Salma Hayek revealed the extent to which Harvey Weinstein, who’s now been accused by about 90 women of sexual harassment or assault, was also “her monster.” Hayek collaborated with Weinstein on her 2002 film Frida, a partnership she initially considered a once-in-a-lifetime…

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Robert Knepper to stay on iZombie, despite multiple past accusations of assault

The CW has announced that it’s concluded its investigation into the behavior of iZombie co-star Robert Knepper—who’s been accused of sexual assault by five different women—and ruled that there’s “no evidence” that he’s done anything wrong during his time on the series. Correspondingly, the network has announced that…

Morgan Spurlock says he's "part of the problem" in sexual misconduct confession

Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock has shared a lengthy essay on Twitter about the recent trend of sexual harassment accusations, saying he has watched “hero after hero” come forward with their stories as “man after man” falls “at the realization of their past indiscretions,” and he says he’s been wondering when…

ABC pulls The Great American Baking Show in wake of harassment claims against judge Johnny Iuzzini 

Variety reports that The Great American Baking Show—ABC’s answer to the British culinary hit—is being pulled off the air, after fielding sexual harassment claims against judge Johnny Iuzzini. The claims against the well-known pastry chef came to light late last month, just a few days before the series aired its…