desperation

1.14.17

2 Chainz Turns Down Trump Inauguration, Suggests Organizers Are Desperate

“I know they only doing this because they can’t get nobody else.”

8.17.16

Yi Jianlian and the Lakers: A Match Made in Purgatory

The Lakers and Yi need each other.

8.24.15

This Is What it Was Like Camping in Melbourne to Buy Kanye West Sneakers

They came from all around Australia, to line up for a pair of Yeezy Boost 350s, in black. We spent a few days watching the ordeal.

4.22.15

We Asked Pokies Employees About the Miserable Stuff They See at Work

"We recently had an elderly woman in here selling her used mattress protector because she'd spent all her money on pokies."

1.24.15

Is DJ Jon Gosselin the New Paris Hilton?

When life hands you lemons, you learn how to use Ableton!

1.19.15

The Situation on Manus Island Keeps Getting Worse

700 asylum seekers detained by Australia on Manus Island are refusing to eat. That's 67 percent of the centre's whole population.

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11.26.14

Scott Stapp Is Broke and Living in a Hotel

In an unsettling video posted to Facebook, the former lead singer of Creed confessed that he doesn't have enough money to feed himself and described a vast conspiracy against him.

11.21.14

The Stages of Grief for the Chronically Single

I had to go through a bunch of emotions before I could finally end up at my current state of being not at all worried about my perpetual singleness. Those emotions look strangely like the traditional stages of grief.

11.4.14

The 'Looking for a Girlfriend' Flyer Guy in New York Says He's Getting Laid More Than You

For the past three months, Dan Perino's "Looking For a Girlfriend" flyers have been plastered all over New York City.

4.8.14

Meeting the Truck Stop Prostitutes of Uganda's HIV Capital

Lyantonde is an infamous trucker town and the main stopover between Uganda and Rwanda for long distance drivers, where sex is readily available as long as you're prepared to pay for it.

2.27.14

I Spent a Year Being Exploited by a Shady Canadian Call Center

When you're 21 years old, naive, broke, and desperate for a work visa, you'll make all kinds of bad decisions, which explains how I ended up struggling to sell investment strategies to strangers over the phone for 12 hours a day.

2.19.13

Infomerciless

I am watching television at four in the morning and a dozen women named things like Danni and Lyndsay and Monica are laughing at my penis. Not laughing in the way they might if my penis had a ventriloquist act or looked like Abe Vigoda, but laughing...