The Slow and Painful Death of the Dive Bar
Remember the good times before some yuppie bought and ruined your favorite watering hole by renaming it something along the lines of an “eco friendly neighborhood pub serving IPA's only?"
Celebrity Roast Master Jeff Ross's Latest Victim: The Police
We talked to Jeff Ross about his new Comedy Central special, <i>Jeff Ross Roasts Cops</i>, and how to find humor in tragedy.
Trump Wants to Make America Great Again, But Not if You're His Hotel Employee
It's not all gay porn and smoke-free rooms. Employees at Trump's Las Vegas hotel make three dollars less than their counterparts on the strip.
The Women Who Love Ted Cruz
There's one place Ted Cruz doesn't finish third: in these ladies' hearts.
Modern Comedians Complaining About the 'PC Police' Are Cry-Babies
If you think funny folk have it rough today, consider that comedians in the mid 1900s were jailed, fined, sued, and harassed for the offensive things they said during performances.
The Cult of Santa Muerte: The Mexican Lady Saint of Death
Santa Muerte is the patron saint of death, and she's been condemned and suppressed by the Mexican government and Catholic Church. In the latest <em>Entitlement</em> podcast, we talked to death expert Megan Rosenbloom about this illicit religious...
My Cat's Brush With Life-Saving Gender Reassignment Surgery
The doctors said that in order to save my cat's life, they would have to give him a vagina.
Having a Tibetan Sky Burial Means Birds Will Slowly Eat Your Corpse
Tibetan Buddhists have been performing sky burials for centuries, and it's one of the most economical—but also totally gory—funeral practices in the world.
Wait, Why Hasn't NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Been Fired Yet?
On his watch, perception of the organization has gone from "bunch of guys with pink faces" to "hive of supervillainy." It's not that the NFL was ever a haven of good ethics; it just seems like he would have been scapegoated by now.
We Spoke to the Comedian Trying to Raise a Million Dollars on Kickstarter to Start a Podcast
Comedian and TV writer Joe Mande is seven days away from the end of his Million Dollar Kickstarter project. He says, "If you pay me one million dollars, I will host a weekly podcast where I interview comedians and musicians and shit like that."
Looking at the Ancient Catholic Practice of Turning Human Bones into Art and Furniture
Sedlec Ossuary, a Roman Catholic chapel in the Czech Republic, purports to have one of every type of human bone in its collection of skeletons. In many cases, these bones were refashioned into art pieces or furniture pieces like chandeliers. We talked...
A Rigged Indian Casino Karaoke Contest Was the Low Point of My Life
I suddenly hoped that I hadn't gotten too drunk and fucked it all up in the name of protecting my vulnerabilities by shitting on strangers. After all, I was no better than them. I was there too. I did it because I wanted to.