| Jun 24, 2013
| 6:03 PM
"Star Wars" mastermind George Lucas turned Skywalker Ranch in Marin County into a bit of a love fest Saturday evening when he married Mellody Hobson in a ceremony officiated by journalist Bill Moyers.
Hobson, 44, was given away by former New Jersey...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:58 AM
Melissa McCarthy, starring in "The Heat" (which opens Friday) with Sandra Bullock, is a talented comedic actress, on screens big ("Bridesmaids") and small ("Mike and Molly"). But she seems to have had to spend a lot of time talking to interviewers...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 10:18 AM
Melissa Nelson, a dental assistant in Iowa, was recently fired. Why, you ask? Because her male boss found her “irresistible.” The boss, James Knight, claimed that Nelson and her good looks represented a threat to his marriage. That’s...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 12:03 PM
YOLO (full name: You Only Live Once) motto and voice of a generation, was found dead at Flip-Flops, a nightclub in Atlanta earlier this morning. It was a 14 months old.
Born Nov. 1, 2011, to Aubrey Drake Graham, Dwayne Michael Carter Jr. and Tyler...
| Jan 13, 2013
Is it possible to fall in love with all the characters in a play, even those who see themselves as less-than-worthy members of the human race? And then, after more than a year, fall in love with them all over again?
That's what happened to me with...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 8:37 AM
As far back as I can remember, I always wanted to be a meme. To me, a meme was bigger than being president of the United States. It meant you stood for something.
So a couple of days ago, I come back into work after getting a coffee. Deadspin proceeds...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 8:06 AM
Ahmed Dogan, leader of Bulgaria’s Liberal Movement For Rights and Freedoms, was attacked by a 25-year old gunman while giving a press conference over the weekend. The gunman, armed with a gas pistol and two knives, stormed the stage and tried to...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 5:59 AM
It's entirely possibly that I'm fudging the online trends this morning to give more weight to news of a monkey in fancy coat wandering around an Ikea. It is just that depressing today and who knows if even Ikea monkey can counteract this clinical case...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 6:04 AM
The conspiracy theorists are out in force after both Facebook and Google had technical issues yesterday. The outages of various services including Gmail appear to be unrelated. Facebook was down for about 20 minutes for some users and is back this...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 6:10 AM
Christmas may actually be 11 days away but nerds are getting their gifts early today.
Last night, Google released their popular (and relatively danger-free) Google Maps app on the Apple App Store. The wonky and much ridiculed Apple version is still...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 5:48 AM
Good morning and welcome to an extra robust Friday online trends report. So did you see that awesome Meteor Shower? No, I didn't either, but thanks to Internet our ignorance and laziness will not be punished because the photos are plentiful and popular....