I think this album is good for the first 8 songs then it really slows down. I do think there's some novel sonic stuff happening here (the melding of funky '80s R&B and EDM, especially on "Body Shots") plus the rip-offs are at least really well done. » 9/19/14 2:25pm Today 2:25pm

The Email Urban Outfitters Sent Staffers After Sweatshirt Fiasco

Urban Outfitters CEO Dick Hayne explained away the company's decision to sell what appeared to be a blood-splattered Kent State sweatshirt by saying that it was merely an honest mistake. Hayne maintained that position in an internal email sent to employees yesterday, but chose not to address any underlying problems… » 9/17/14 4:00pm Wednesday 4:00pm

Dead Rapper, Thought to Be Running Scams, Was Actually Dead

After a year-plus of mystery, it appears that the story of Tim Dog—the '90s rapper who was reported dead last February, then thought to have faked his death and disappeared in order to escape debt after running elaborate scams on a number of women—has reached a conclusion, and it was the one we thought all along. » 9/16/14 12:55pm Tuesday 12:55pm

Is Chris Brown Wearing Rihanna's Necklace? An Investigation

Perhaps you've noticed that Chris Brown has been walking around wearing a new chain recently. Some blogs have reported that this nice piece of jewelry bears a striking resemblance to a necklace Rihanna once kissed in a mysterious undated black-and-white photograph. Could Brown be sending secret signals about his… » 9/15/14 5:13pm Monday 5:13pm

Playboy Ex-Governor Mark Sanford, Argentinian Lover Call Off Wedding

Mark Sanford, the one-time South Carolina governor who chose the undeniably better life of living with his Argentinian lover-turned-girlfriend before heading to Washington as a member of the House, announced in a lengthy Facebook post that he and that girlfriend have called off their impending wedding. (Don't worry,… » 9/12/14 6:10pm 9/12/14 6:10pm

Apple Reportedly Paid Over $100 Million to Infect Your Phone With U2

According to Billboard, Apple is reportedly pouring at least $100 million into a campaign surrounding U2's new album, which you may be aware of after it was put onto your phone without your consent. A large sum of that money went directly to U2, while the public got a new U2 album for free. Let's tally up the winners… » 9/12/14 4:42pm 9/12/14 4:42pm

The Non Sports Fan's Guide to the Abuse Scandal Engulfing the NFL

Even as Barack Obama all but declares war on militants in Iraq, the biggest story in America is the scandal enveloping the National Football League. But for sports fans, this story has been lengthy and complicated, with new information nullifying what we thought we knew. Here, for the still uninitiated, is the story… » 9/11/14 4:25pm 9/11/14 4:25pm

It's crazy that Hurns wasn't drafted... he's kind of the classic player who slipped through the cracks because his measurables aren't there which I guess makes it easy for teams to overlook his production. But in 2013 he was better than both Sammy Watkins and Kelvin Benjamin (against those same defenses and with a… » 9/11/14 12:28pm 9/11/14 12:28pm

Nev From Catfish Was Kicked Out of College After Punching a Woman

Last night on Twitter, Nev Schulman, the host of MTV's excruciating internet romance show Catfish, made a joke about Ray Rice, the NFL running back who has been banned by the league for knocking his wife unconscious. The joke was fucked up for many reasons, not the least of which is that Nev himself has a history of… » 9/09/14 3:25pm 9/09/14 3:25pm