Charles Manson's long-time girlfriend, Star, claims that her and Manson are planning nuptials. This is a big step for a guy not known for being monogamous, but with some patience and some practice, we think it can work out.
Covenant Eyes is a small internet filter company that supplies users with software that allows them to block unholy websites. I was unsure what qualified as unholy web content (other than, you know, porn), so I decided to try Covenant Eyes.
For this week's Mahal, I spoke to the Cuban American comedian Elena Maria Garcia about her new one-man show, Do You Speak Mexican?, about her experiences as a first generation American in South Florida.
On my wedding day I rented a 1965 Lincoln Continental convertible with suicide doors much like the one JFK was killed in. My wife, being the beacon of tolerance and patience that she is, agreed to reenact the assassination for our wedding video.
The Dutch version of America's Got Talent took their habit of mocking weirdos to a whole new level when one of the hosts chose to make fun of a Chinese contestant with a series of poorly timed, awkward racist jokes.
Therapists who administer Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy purposely try to upset their patients, pushing relentlessly through their tears and hysteria, escalating the situation until the patients either break down or fly into a murderous rage.
I'm a high school freshman face down on the desk in English class when the loudspeaker interrupts my sleep. The president is dead. Killed in Dallas. School's out for the rest of the day, which is good news.
Today we think of Kennedy in terms of myth: the golden hero of a bygone age whose life was cut down in a mysterious tragedy. But if we move past nostalgia and conspiracy, what remains of the 35th president's legacy?
Alejandro Zambra is one of our favorite living writers. His first book, Bonsai, won the Chilean Critics' Award for Best Novel of the Year in 2006. We first read his work when Farrar, Straus and Giroux published Ways of Going Home in 2013.
On Sunday, Nic Mevoli died while trying to set a freediving record in the Bahamas. Many writers and commenters have expressed surprise and confusion as to why Nic would have chosen such a risky and physically demanding hobby, but having known him, I don't…
Arnold Klein, much-maligned former dermatologist to the stars, is alive to witness his estate sale. Called the "Father of Botox," he was once a successful doctor; now, he's a TMZ-lister, and soon-to-be former owner of a crumbling estate.
Every modern-day media darling needs a PR machine, and Pope Francis is no exception. Enter Greg Burke: the 53-year-old Fox News correspondent turned Holy See handler who is quietly changing the way things are done in Vatican City.
I've often wondered what other writers do for exercise—and what music they listen to when they do. Does a topless Salman Rushdie orgasm-face his way through pull-ups, while listening to Drake? Does Don DeLillo own a running mix titled "Rise & Grind," cons…
Trisha Low's The Compleat Purge is an honest record of what it feels like to grow up during the internet age, a time when kids spend most of their days talking to strangers in chat rooms while assuming false identities for the thrill of becoming so…
The Center for Fortean Zoology is a noble rebranding attempt from a group of devout cryptozoologists in England. Some of their more notable accomplishments include writing a book on the Orang Pendek, making documentaries on the Chupacabra, and leading exp…
As I was being swept symbolically to the left, I realized that I had become the physical embodiment of Tinder, a single dude looking for love, brushed aside by the beautiful people. I felt like subhuman scum.
"Jennifer Lopez" is a woman: it's hard to tell her age because she is standing in front of her computer so I can only see her torso. She is wearing a tight purple singlet and leggings. She has a great body. She is dancing in front of the screen, and then
In the past year, magazines and trendsetters have assaulted us with the "return of the 90s." Who could want to return to an era in which the only positive aspect is that it reminds people born in the 80s of their youth?
Sex clubs are popping up all over the internet, each claiming to be more elite than the last. Sanctum, which calls itself "LA's #1 erotic experience," is less of a swingers' club and more of a masquerade party full of rich men in tuxedos and beautiful wom…