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Mussels Living Off the Coast of Seattle Test Positive for Opioids Mussels Living Off the Coast of Seattle Test Positive for Opioids

Opioid addiction in America has been proclaimed a crisis, and some scientists got the bright idea of testing mussels for oxycodone. The results were illuminating and kind of fucked up.

Scott Pruitt Twice Proposed Anti-Abortion Legislation Granting Men 'Property Rights' Over Fetuses Scott Pruitt Twice Proposed Anti-Abortion Legislation Granting Men 'Property Rights' Over Fetuses

The news is never good when it leads with the words “Scott Pruitt.” This story is no different, except that it’s more of a history lesson.

Scott Baio Will Not Be Prosecuted for Alleged Sexual Assault of Nicole Eggert  Scott Baio Will Not Be Prosecuted for Alleged Sexual Assault of Nicole Eggert 

TMZ reported on Wednesday that Los Angeles’ Deputy District Attorney has decided not to prosecute Scott Baio over allegations that the actor sexually assaulted his Charles in Charge co-star Nicole Eggert in the ’80s.

The Bachelorette's Meredith Phillips Says She Was Drugged and Sexually Assaulted During the Show's Filming  The Bachelorette's Meredith Phillips Says She Was Drugged and Sexually Assaulted During the Show's Filming 

Meredith Phillips, the star of ABC reality series The Bachelorette’s second season in 2004 (production took place in 2003), claimed on Wednesday that she was sexually assaulted by a female masseuse during filming of the show.

Netflix Sets Premiere Date for New Matt Groening Animated Series Starring the Voice of Abbi Jacobson  Netflix Sets Premiere Date for New Matt Groening Animated Series Starring the Voice of Abbi Jacobson 

Netflix has set a premiere date and released the first images of Matt Groening’s upcoming animated series Disenchantment, his first new show in nearly two decades.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus to Receive This Year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor  Julia Louis-Dreyfus to Receive This Year's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor 

On Wednesday, the John F. Kennedy Center for Performing Arts announced that this year’s prestigious Mark Twain Prize for American Humor will go to the great Julia Louis-Dreyfus.

Kim Kardashian Sent Chrissy Teigen a Giant Flower Ball  Kim Kardashian Sent Chrissy Teigen a Giant Flower Ball 

A light and globular Dirt Bag for you this evening!

Some Dinner Party Guests Have Reportedly Been Wrapping MDMA in Cheese and Calling it 'Brieing'  Some Dinner Party Guests Have Reportedly Been Wrapping MDMA in Cheese and Calling it 'Brieing' 

What happens when you combine cheese, MDMA, and strong female friendships? According to some posh British lady who spoke to Metro on Wednesday, the answer is “brieing.”

Bill Gates Says He Had to Explain to Donald Trump That HIV and HPV Are Different  Bill Gates Says He Had to Explain to Donald Trump That HIV and HPV Are Different 

There is no difference between Donald Trump and ignorance incarnate.

Gaspar Noé's Provocative Opinion About Black Panther Is That He Hated It  Gaspar Noé's Provocative Opinion About Black Panther Is That He Hated It 

Like many male auteurs, Gapar Noé sometimes appears to be contrarian for its own sake. Ditto for being at Cannes, where he premiered his latest film, The Climax, to appreciative, even fawning reception (it also won a fancy award). The Irréversible and Into the Void director, who is no stranger to angry critics, was…

Ariana Grande on Manchester Bombing: 'It's Still so Heavy on My Heart Every Single Day'  Ariana Grande on Manchester Bombing: 'It's Still so Heavy on My Heart Every Single Day' 

It’s been almost a year since 22 people were killed and hundreds injured in the Manchester Arena bombing attack that occurred just after an Ariana Grande concert.

Florida Man's Death Attributed to Exploding Vape Pen Florida Man's Death Attributed to Exploding Vape Pen

On Wednesday, the New York Times reported that an autopsy determined the death of a man from St. Petersburg, Florida earlier this month was caused by an exploding vape pen.

John Travolta Doesn't Think Much About the #MeToo Movement  John Travolta Doesn't Think Much About the #MeToo Movement 

On Wednesday, at the Cannes Film Festival, where John Travolta is promoting his new movie, Gotti, the actor did an interview in which he was asked, among other things, for his thoughts on the #MeToo movement and what he sees as its effect on Hollywood. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Travolta replied:

Hilary Duff's Public Complaint About Her Neighbor's Alleged Pot Smoking Is Escalating Quickly  Hilary Duff's Public Complaint About Her Neighbor's Alleged Pot Smoking Is Escalating Quickly 

Hilary Duff’s neighbor sounds like kind of an asshole, but aren’t there, like, co-op boards and email chains for that type of shit? If you live in Soho?

Bill Cosby's Sentencing Date Set for September  Bill Cosby's Sentencing Date Set for September 

Last month, after so many years of hardly daring to imagine it possible, Bill Cosby was finally found guilty of something: three counts of committing aggravated indecent assault against Andrea Constand in 2004, at his Philadelphia home.

The Department of Education Is Investigating Yale University for, of all Things, Discriminating Against Men The Department of Education Is Investigating Yale University for, of all Things, Discriminating Against Men

Betsy DeVos’s Department of Education—its civil rights office (OCR) to be precise—is now, get this, investigating Yale University over a Title IX complaint alleging the institution discriminates against men.

Reese Witherspoon Is Producing a Documentary on the Social Activism of Tennis Icon Martina Navratilova  Reese Witherspoon Is Producing a Documentary on the Social Activism of Tennis Icon Martina Navratilova 

On Tuesday, Variety reported that Reese Witherspoon’s production company, Hello Sunshine, is tackling the development of its first feature-length documentary: a look at the legacy of legendary lesbian tennis player Martina Navratilova, which will highlight her social and political activism on behalf of women and the…

Frances Bean Cobain's Ex-Husband Reportedly Gets Kurt's Guitar in Divorce Settlement  Frances Bean Cobain's Ex-Husband Reportedly Gets Kurt's Guitar in Divorce Settlement 

Frances Bean Cobain and Isaiah Silva (who have the same ombré dye job??) reportedly finalized the terms of their divorce, and they are rather steep.

Woman Who Allegedly Sent Man 65,000 Texts Has Been Arrested on Stalking Charges  Woman Who Allegedly Sent Man 65,000 Texts Has Been Arrested on Stalking Charges 

Plenty of us have been there, wondering how many texts is too many to send to a man who seems hellbent on being non-responsive. How can you tell if he’s dead or just busy? Maybe he’s on a business trip, in the hospital, or is a spy. How long should you wait between texts? One woman, according to some cops, did not ask…

Pulitzer Prize Board Launches Independent Review of Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Junot Díaz Pulitzer Prize Board Launches Independent Review of Sexual Misconduct Allegations Against Junot Díaz

On Thursday, the Pulitzer Prize Board issued a statement saying it was independently investigating sexual misconduct allegations leveled against one of its members, author Junot Díaz. According to the statement, Díaz has asked to relinquish his role as incoming chairman (he was elected to the position in April), but…

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