Tame Impala Asks Fans if They Should Accept 100,000 Dollars to License Music for a Commercial

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The Australian psychedelic indie rock band Tame Impala has taken to their Facebook page to ask fans if they should allow their music to be licensed for a commercial. They wrote: “got offered $100,000 for a song to be on a mobile phone ad. What should i do fans????” At… Continue reading

That Time a White Supremacist Found out He Was 14 Percent Sub-Saharan African (VIDEO)

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This is one of the greatest moments in daytime television history. White supremacist Craig Cobb has been leading a movement to buy up land in a tiny – very tiny, in fact, as the 2010 census reported on 16 people in the city – North Dakota town called Leith. The… Continue reading

That Time Johnny Knoxville Shot Himself in the Chest, Pre Jackass (VIDEO)

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You’re looking at the origin story of Johnny Knoxville, who would later do stunts like this on the TV and film phenomenon Jackass. Knoxville attempted to become an actor, but when that fell through and he found out his girlfriend – who would become his first wife – was pregnant,… Continue reading

Three Outrageous Republican Quotes During Government Shutdown

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As the government shutdown enters its second week, here are three ridiculous quotes from Republican lawmakers to get your blood boiling. Watch these Republicans put their foot in their mouths and show the country their true character. Republican Government Shutdown Quotes 1.  “We’re not going to be disrespected. We have… Continue reading

Man Sends Himself, Family Back to 1986 to Outrun Technology

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It’s back to 1986 for this Ontario, Canadian family. Blair McMillan and his girlfriend, Morgan Patey, have sent themselves back to the year they were both born, taking their two sons, Trey, 5, and Denton, 2, with them. Retro Living, Going Back to 1986 McMillian says he was tired of… Continue reading

New M.R.I. Scans Show Dogs Are More Like People Than Originally Thought

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Owners have long described their dogs as being “members of the family” who hold an important emotional place in the household structure. Recent M.R.I. images of dogs’ brains suggest there is more to this sentiment than mere sentimentality. As Gregory Berns, a professor of neuroeconomics and author of the soon… Continue reading

Michael Jordan Coming Back for One Game? Jalen Rose Thinks So (VIDEO)

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File this under “Highly unlikely, but if only.” Retired NBA star Jalen Rose thinks Michael Jordan will come out of retirement to play one game for his Charlotte Bobcats…or are they officially the Hornets yet? Let’s explore why this looks like a possibility. First off, Rose sounds very confident in… Continue reading

Vincent Reinhart of Morgan Stanley Says Investors Predict Government Shutdown Will Last At Least A Week (Video)

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No one knows how long the government shutdown will last, but how long investors think it might last could have a real economic effect by itself. Although perhaps not in the way you might imagine. First, the numbers: Morgan Stanley’s Chief US Economist Vincent Reinhart appeared on Bloomberg and revealed… Continue reading

Girl Makes Unfunny Quit Video Complaining of Views Driven Media, Gets Lots of Views and Comedy Writing Job Offers

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There’s been a lot written and said about the latest “I Quit” video to have caught national attention and gone viral. In it, Marina Shifrin dances around to the Kanye West song “Gone” while the text reads out a laundry list of complaints about her job at the Taiwanese company… Continue reading

That Time Louis C.K. Had a Gun Pulled on Him, Had to Race Through the Streets of LA for His Life (VIDEO)

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Back in 2010, Louis C.K. appeared on the Lopez Tonight show and shared a harrowing story, albeit in his typical laid back manner. It’s a great example of his comedic style: a matter-of-fact, acceptance-of-the-situation awareness, wrapped in a sweaty, panicky body, stuck inside an exceptionally common situation suddenly turned awkward… Continue reading