This Guy Thinks Danny DeVito Is the Antichrist
William Tapley, self-proclaimed "Third Eagle of the Apocalypse" and "Co-Prophet of the End Times," thinks the guy who played the Penguin is going to bring about the Apocalypse.
What would happen to the world's religions if we made contact with alien life? I asked Dr. David A. Weintraub, an astronomer at Vanderbilt University who's been trying to get to the bottom of that question.
"People feel more comfortable asking her for favors that they probably shouldn't ask a Catholic saint for. If you want your shipment of meth to arrive safely, it's easier to ask Santa Muerte than the Virgin of Guadalupe."
No, he doesn't have the rights to Breaking Bad, nor has he received a commitment from Kilmer or Slash. But don't worry—he'll get it all figured out.
A man claimed he was too good-looking to have raped a woman, a toe-sucking fetishist sucked a woman's toes in a big-box store, and some idiots thought Seattle cops reopened the Kurt Cobain suicide investigation.
Sbarro filed for bankruptcy protection, scientists think we can clone woolly mammoths, engineers and a pretentious British musician created a robotic rock band, and more bad news from across the world.
This week, a roofer discovered a mummified woman in her garage, Dinesh D'Souza announced he was creating more cinematic propaganda, and scientists said they revived a 30,000-year-old virus found in a chunk of ice.
Children in California exhibited polio-like symptoms, Australia banned a forgotten art film, the British government used webcams to spy on millions of people, and the General Authority of Islamic Affairs and Endowments issued a fatwa against Muslims…
This week, Sudan charged a gang-rape victim with adultery and prostitution charges, a woman claimed to have murdered 22 men, and Zimbabwe authorities arrested a former Democratic representative for owning porn.
This week, Canada used the Philippines as its personal garbage can, a venture capitalist said the one percent has it just as bad as the jews during Nazi Germany, and a publishing house consented to the wishes of right-wing religious nuts.
This week, a five-foot jellyfish landed on a beach, Jay Leno retired, and congress cut roughly $8 billion worth of food-stamp funding.
This morning, Philip Seymour Hoffman was found dead at the age of 46 in his Manhattan apartment. It's hard to think of an actor who has been in more vital movies, each with pitch-perfect performances, in the last two decades.
This week, cops arrested Justin Bieber, the feds finally busted revenge porn king Hunter Moore for hacking, a racist Republican announced his vision for Detroit, and Consumer Reports announced that caramel-colored sodas' artificial colors are probably giv…
This week, a PR team thought it would be a good idea to namedrop MLK in a marketing campaign, someone was shot dead during a Marky Mark flick, and a Philadelphia man drove around wearing nothing but cheese.
If you have been near the internet in the last few months, you have probably heard about Noah, a 17-minute short film that takes place entirely on a teenager's laptop screen. Last week, I skyped with the three directors to chat about the creation
This week, the Insane Clown Posse sued the FBI, new research showed great white sharks live as long as humans, and Colleen LaRose was convicted of conspiracy to murder Swedish artist Lars Vilks.
This week, price gauging became common place in Colorado's weed market, Oregon allowed mothers to leave hospitals with their placentas, and some nutty libertarians created RonPaulCoin. In other words, 2014 is already a weird year for America.
We're getting closer to the end of the year, which means it's time to momentarily turn our heads backwards and look back at the five biggest news stories from the past 365 days. In no specific order here are the definitive bad news stories of 2013.