These Are the Jokes That Caused Actors To Walk Off Adam Sandler's Set

Two days ago, Native American extras on Adam Sandler’s new Netflix movie The Ridiculous Six walked off the set due to the film’s portrayal of Native Americans. In response, Netflix defended the film as a “broad satire” in which those being made fun of are “in on the joke.” So, who’s right? Well, we got our hands on… » 4/24/15 3:43pm Friday 3:43pm

The Jokes in Adam Sandler's New Film Are So Funny the Extras Quit

Adam Sandler is currently in New Mexico filming The Ridiculous Six, his first original movie for Netflix. Details about the film are scant. We know that it is apparently a parody of the classic Western The Magnificent Seven; we also know that a portion of the film features portrayals of American Indians so offensive… » 4/23/15 3:28pm Thursday 3:28pm

Vice Has Gutted 285 Kent and Glasslands: A Before and Now

One day in the near future, Vice Media will take over a block in Williamsburg, Brooklyn that once held, among other establishments, Glasslands and 285 Kent, two venues that helped keep indie music alive in New York even as condos sprouted up around them. Here is what they once looked like, and what they look like now. » 4/23/15 1:44pm Thursday 1:44pm

Rihanna's Coachella* Pool Was As Perfect As a Pre-Rolled Blunt

Have an opinion about Coachella* or don’t, I don’t care. But let’s all agree that one cool thing about Coachella is a very specific, fleeting bit of internet that I like to call “Celebrity mansion rentals in Palm Springs during Coachella,” in which famous people post photos to Instagram of whatever estates they’re… » 4/21/15 4:47pm Tuesday 4:47pm

Please Stop Showing Your Thumbs on Social Media

Back in December, Matt Yglesias made a joke on Twitter. He posted a photo of a Starbucks cup with the text "Starbucks lovers tell you I'm insane," a reference to a commonly misheard lyric in Taylor Swift's "Blank Space." The tweet got five retweets and 24 favorites, and everyone moved on. Except me. I have been stuck… » 4/16/15 5:40pm 4/16/15 5:40pm

Why Are All the Sad People Running After Hillary's Van

Today, Hillary Clinton embarked on a "surprise" tour of Iowa, which started at a community college in the eastern town of Monticello. There, she spoke to a small group of supporters, and inadvertently triggered what may be the most embarrassing video we see all campaign season when MSNBC caught sight of a… » 4/14/15 6:25pm 4/14/15 6:25pm

White Kid Caught Ecstatically Singing "Nigga" By Coachella Livestream

For years, white kids have been able to attend rap concerts and scream the word "nigga" in peace. But now, at least at festivals, livestreams are ubiquitous, which means we inadvertently see something like this: a white kid catching the spirit of a Southern frat party during Drake's "Crew Love." » 4/13/15 2:10pm 4/13/15 2:10pm

Fratboy Jon Hamm Accused of Nearly Destroying Pledge's Balls With Hammer

Jon Hamm, who plays a charismatic monster on television, works overtime when not being Don Draper in order to assure the adoring public that he's a charming, funny, lovable man. But it turns out that when he was a frat boy at University of Texas in the '90s, Hamm was like plenty of frat boys, and the man he plays on… » 4/08/15 5:35pm 4/08/15 5:35pm

Mainstream Rap's Gay Future Is Upon Us

Last Saturday's edition of the New York Times featured a profile of the Atlanta rapper and singer ILoveMakonnen, who has become an unlikely budding star of sorts thanks to his off-kilter club jam "Tuesday." All the way down in the 24th paragraph of the story is a revelation that could count as a landmark moment for… » 4/08/15 2:30pm 4/08/15 2:30pm

Why Do So Many People in Arkansas Not Believe Tom Cotton Is Straight?

Arkansas senator Tom Cotton ignited a firestorm yesterday when he said on CNN that gays who were complaining about anti-gay legislation in Indiana and Arkansas should shut up because, hey, at least they weren't being killed like in Iran. So how come nobody in Arkansas believes he's straight? » 4/03/15 12:26pm 4/03/15 12:26pm

Tell Us What You Know About Harvey Weinstein's "Open Secret"

After supremely powerful Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was questioned by the NYPD this week about whether he groped the breasts and crotch of a 22-year-old model, the attitude among journalists and film industry insiders seemed to be that accusations that once existed only as loud whispers were finally being… » 4/02/15 12:36pm 4/02/15 12:36pm