Promoted Stories

    Politics

    April 4, 2015 - Indianapolis, Indiana, United States: Indianapolis, IN - April 4: Retired Philadelphia Police Captain Ray Lewis speaks near Lucas Oil Stadium during a demonstration and march in Indianapolis. As a retired police officer Captain Lewis often joins marches for equal rights. (Aaron Pierce/Polaris) (Newscom TagID: polphotos347148.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]

    Pence Up the LGBT Hate for Trump’s GOP

    Pence Up the LGBT Hate for Trump’s GOP

    Over the past 13 months, Donald Trump has been rightly described as scary, dangerous, misogynistic and racist.Now, he’s about to formally join up with a running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, in a ceremony officiated by the Republican National Com...

    For the first time in our presidential history, a major party candidate and a major party support child abuse, even child torture, as part of their platform.

    Keep Reading
    Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures at his wife Melania after she concluded her remarks at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 18, 2016.

    Two Days, Six Lies & Trump’s Third Wife

    Two Days, Six Lies & Trump’s Third Wife

    CLEVELAND — In less than 48 hours, the Trump campaign offered six different excuses for Melania Trump’s Monday night remarks at the Republican convention, when she plagiarized Michelle Obama’s Democratic convention speech from eight years before. ...

    At RNC 2016, the Donald Trump campaign did an impressive job of making a bad situation—Melania's plagiarized speech—much, much worse.

    Keep Reading
    The GOP’s Big Gay party

    Racists & Idiots at RNC’s Big Gay Party

    Racists & Idiots at RNC’s Big Gay Party

    CLEVELAND — From ISIS’s desert tyranny to the crowded gay discos of America, the world’s LGBT community is in peril. Who will come to its rescue?Five bleached blondes.That was the message delivered last evening at a party held on the fringes of th...

    “You gotta love Trump!” the shrieking harridan shouted, “because he gives them all the middle finger!”

    Keep Reading
    April 4, 2015 - Indianapolis, Indiana, United States: Indianapolis, IN - April 4: Retired Philadelphia Police Captain Ray Lewis speaks near Lucas Oil Stadium during a demonstration and march in Indianapolis. As a retired police officer Captain Lewis often joins marches for equal rights. (Aaron Pierce/Polaris) (Newscom TagID: polphotos347148.jpg) [Photo via Newscom]

    Pence Up the LGBT Hate for Trump’s GOP

    Pence Up the LGBT Hate for Trump’s GOP

    Over the past 13 months, Donald Trump has been rightly described as scary, dangerous, misogynistic and racist.Now, he’s about to formally join up with a running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, in a ceremony officiated by the Republican National Com...

    For the first time in our presidential history, a major party candidate and a major party support child abuse, even child torture, as part of their platform.

    Keep Reading
    Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) wave to the crowd during a campaign rally at Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale, Virginia, U.S., July 14, 2016.

    Sen. Angus King’s Veep Choice

    Sen. Angus King’s Veep Choice

    Angus King is an independent senator from Maine. He caucuses with the Democrats.With all eyes on the GOP’s mistake by the lake, it’s tempting to ignore the serious business going inside the Hillary camp – namely, picking the VP nominee. The conven...

    He’d make a great president, he’s honest, he’s a man of deep but not showy faith, and he plays a mean harmonica. What’s not to like?

    Keep Reading
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump appears on a video screen at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 19, 2016.

    Full Schedule for 2016 RNC Day Three

    Full Schedule for 2016 RNC Day Three

    Half of the the 2016 Republican National Convention in Cleveland is in the books, but there’s still plenty of political action and intrigue to come.The third day of Donald Trump’s nomination fiesta will start at about 7 p.m. ET tonight. The theme:...

    Wednesday speakers include Newt Gingrich, Eric Trump, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, Laura Ingraham, Scott Walker, and Pam Bondi.

    Keep Reading

    Entertainment

    Colbert Plays ‘Trump or False’ at RNC

    Colbert Plays ‘Trump or False’ at RNC

    Wednesday night’s Late Show brought viewers another glimpse at what Stephen Colbert was up to in Cleveland earlier this week before he returned to New York for a series of live shows to cover the Republican National Convention.“I had the chance to...

    The Late Show host showed viewers what happened this week when he traveled to Cleveland to meet the people who nominated Donald Trump.

    Keep Reading
    Taylor Swift, Donald Trump

    Taylor Swift’s Loud Election Silence

    Taylor Swift’s Loud Election Silence

    From a disorganized, racist, heavily plagiarized RNC to the Snapchat heard ’round the world, it’s hard to say who’s having a harder week: Swifties or Trump supporters. But what if these two groups have more in common than just being wrong?For bett...

    While her rival Katy Perry stumps for Hillary Clinton, Swift has been noticeably silent during election season—and it may be because of her loose connection to Team Trump.

    Keep Reading

    Melania Defends Herself on ‘Colbert’

    Melania Defends Herself on ‘Colbert’

    Stephen Colbert opened his second live show of the week by addressing the big controversy to come out of the Republican National Convention’s first night. As Colbert soberly told his viewers: Melania Trump has been accused of plagiarizing portions...

    Actress Laura Benanti debuted her killer Melania Trump impression on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert.

    Keep Reading
    Actor Jonathan Groff attends the 70th Annual Tony Awards at The Beacon Theatre on June 12, 2016 in New York City.

    Jonathan Groff’s Journey to Gay Pride

    Jonathan Groff’s Journey to Gay Pride

    Jonathan Groff lights up when he sees my iPhone voice recorder turn on. That’s the thing about Jonathan Groff. He’s very excitable. It’s adorable. It’s charming. It’s—at least, it seems—surprisingly genuine. He uses the voice memo app for “literal...

    With the groundbreaking gay-centric HBO series ending, its star (and ‘Hamilton’ scene-stealer) tells the Beast how it helped him come to terms with—even be proud of—his sexuality.

    Keep Reading
    Taylor Swift, Donald Trump

    Taylor Swift’s Loud Election Silence

    Taylor Swift’s Loud Election Silence

    From a disorganized, racist, heavily plagiarized RNC to the Snapchat heard ’round the world, it’s hard to say who’s having a harder week: Swifties or Trump supporters. But what if these two groups have more in common than just being wrong?For bett...

    While her rival Katy Perry stumps for Hillary Clinton, Swift has been noticeably silent during election season—and it may be because of her loose connection to Team Trump.

    Keep Reading
    BKJCEP GARRY MARSHALL (DIR) O/S 'THE PRINCESS DIARIES 2: ROYAL ENGAGEMENT' (2004) PD2 001-F1

    Remembering Garry Marshall

    Remembering Garry Marshall

    To see a Garry Marshall television show or film—or to drink in that unmistakably Bronx accent, kvetching about this or that—always instilled in audiences a warm sense of familiarity, and with it, plenty of smiles and laughter. It’s no coincidence ...

    The genius creative mind behind ‘Happy Days,’ ‘Mork & Mindy,’ ‘Pretty Woman,’ and more has passed away at 81. But he will live on in his cherished body of work.

    Keep Reading

    Fallon’s Trump Mocks Melania’s Speech

    Fallon’s Trump Mocks Melania’s Speech

    On Monday night, before Melania Trump cribbed some of Michelle Obama’s best lines for her GOP convention speech, her husband made what has been kindly called an “unconventional” entrance to introduce her. Tonight, Jimmy Fallon’s Donald Trump took ...

    The ‘Tonight Show’ host didn’t wait until Donald Trump accepts the GOP presidential nomination on Thursday to parody his RNC insanity.

    Keep Reading

    Noah Rips RNC: ‘Make America Fear Again’

    Noah Rips RNC: ‘Make America Fear Again’

    When Trevor Noah previewed The Daily Show’s trip to the RNC to The Daily Beast last week, he said he was excited at the prospect of the GOP nomination “somehow slipping out of Donald Trump’s grasp.” Now that the majority of delegates have official...

    In the first of three new Daily Show episodes from Cleveland, Trevor Noah accused the RNC of rampant fear-mongering.

    Keep Reading
    BKJCEP GARRY MARSHALL (DIR) O/S 'THE PRINCESS DIARIES 2: ROYAL ENGAGEMENT' (2004) PD2 001-F1

    Remembering Garry Marshall

    Remembering Garry Marshall

    To see a Garry Marshall television show or film—or to drink in that unmistakably Bronx accent, kvetching about this or that—always instilled in audiences a warm sense of familiarity, and with it, plenty of smiles and laughter. It’s no coincidence ...

    The genius creative mind behind ‘Happy Days,’ ‘Mork & Mindy,’ ‘Pretty Woman,’ and more has passed away at 81. But he will live on in his cherished body of work.

    Keep Reading

    World News

    Syrians behead child

    U.S.-Backed Rebels Behead a Child

    U.S.-Backed Rebels Behead a Child

    Members of an American-backed rebel group in Syria beheaded a young child in a grisly execution video. The footage surfaced early Tuesday of members of Harakat Nour al-Din al-Zenki and a captured child in Handarat, near Aleppo. The young boy, who ...

    It’s the kind of stomach-wrenching brutality you’d associate with ISIS. Except this time, it’s American-armed rebels who are cutting off a boy’s head.

    Keep Reading
    Employees of German car maker Volkswagen check a car at an assembly line of the VW plant in Wolfsburg, central Germany, on October 21, 2015. Volkswagen shook Germany's powerful automobile industry with revelations in September 2015 that it had fitted 11 million of its diesel vehicles with software designed to cheat official pollution tests.

    VW’s Plot to Cheat America Revealed

    VW’s Plot to Cheat America Revealed

    For the first time the true scale has been revealed of a coldly calculated, deliberate and sustained scheme by scores of Volkswagen executives and engineers to defraud American car buyers and deceive American regulators.The biggest scandal in the ...

    Volkswagen developed six generations of cheating software to beat emissions tests—and even calculated the cost of getting caught was still worth it, according to a new lawsuit by New...

    Keep Reading
    A Turkish Air Force F16 jet fighter prepares to take off from an air base during the Anatolian Eagle military exercise in the central Anatolian city of Konya April 28, 2010. REUTERS/Umit Bektas (TURKEY - Tags: MILITARY) - RTR2D83B

    Fighter Jets Almost Killed a President

    Fighter Jets Almost Killed a President

    At a critical moment during Friday's attempted military coup in Turkey, two rebel F-16 jet fighters closed in on Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan's Gulfstream luxury jet over Istanbul. A burst of gunfire or a single Sidewinder miss...

    Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan was in the F-16s’ sights. And then, suddenly, he slipped away.

    Keep Reading
    Ukraine’s Ingrained Culture of Torture

    Ukraine’s Ingrained Culture of Torture

    Ukraine’s Ingrained Culture of Torture

    KIEV — The fear of torture was something that 29-year-old Maria Varfolomeyeva lived with for 419 days. The freelance photographer was detained on Jan. 9, 2015, in the breakaway republic of Luhansk, in eastern Ukraine, for taking a photograph of a ...

    Human-rights groups will report soon on the abuses of Kiev’s security forces and of the rebels in Ukraine. As The Daily Beast discovered, it’s a very ugly picture.

    Keep Reading
    Employees of German car maker Volkswagen check a car at an assembly line of the VW plant in Wolfsburg, central Germany, on October 21, 2015. Volkswagen shook Germany's powerful automobile industry with revelations in September 2015 that it had fitted 11 million of its diesel vehicles with software designed to cheat official pollution tests.

    VW’s Plot to Cheat America Revealed

    VW’s Plot to Cheat America Revealed

    For the first time the true scale has been revealed of a coldly calculated, deliberate and sustained scheme by scores of Volkswagen executives and engineers to defraud American car buyers and deceive American regulators.The biggest scandal in the ...

    Volkswagen developed six generations of cheating software to beat emissions tests—and even calculated the cost of getting caught was still worth it, according to a new lawsuit by New...

    Keep Reading
    Flags fly  at half-mast to pay tribute to victims the day after a truck ran into a crowd at high speed killing scores and injuring more who were celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday, in Nice, France, July 15, 2016.    REUTERS/Eric Gaillard  - RTSI5ZI

    The Bisexual Hustler Who Attacked Nice

    The Bisexual Hustler Who Attacked Nice

    PARIS — What French investigators found on the phones of the Muslim murderer who slaughtered 84 people on the promenade along the sea in Nice, France, on Thursday night should not be surprising.But it was.The cops were looking for imams. What they...

    After Charlie Hebdo, the French took to the streets to preach unity. Now an ‘instant jihadi’ with an address book full of johns may push the country over the edge.

    Keep Reading
    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (C) reacts as he sings the French national Anthem during a reception at the French Ambassador's residence in west London on July 14, 2016.
Britain's new Prime Minister Theresa May showed several of her former cabinet colleagues the door Thursday, including top Brexit campaigner Michael Gove, while fellow "Leave" supporter Boris Johnson was crowned top diplomat.

    Boris’s Brexit House Party

    Boris’s Brexit House Party

    If you’ve ever had to share a house with people who, let’s say, you don’t particularly get along with, spare a thought for the Chevening Three: Boris Johnson, David Davis, and Liam Fox.These three UK ministers are to share a grace and favor countr...

    Boris Johnson is being forced to share the UK Foreign Secretary’s exclusive retreat with two other pro-Brexit ministers.

    Keep Reading
    On Honor Killings

    Pakistan’s Kim Kardashian Was Fearless

    Pakistan’s Kim Kardashian Was Fearless

    There are many things I could write about the murder of Pakistani icon Qandeel Baloch, who was mercilessly asphyxiated by her own brother after he drugged her to sleep for supposedly “dishonoring the Baloch name.”So incensed am I at the killing of...

    Qandeel Baloch, murdered by her brother in an ‘honor killing,’ was an incredibly brave women’s rights campaigner—in addition to her social media fame.

    Keep Reading
    Flags fly  at half-mast to pay tribute to victims the day after a truck ran into a crowd at high speed killing scores and injuring more who were celebrating the Bastille Day national holiday, in Nice, France, July 15, 2016.    REUTERS/Eric Gaillard  - RTSI5ZI

    The Bisexual Hustler Who Attacked Nice

    The Bisexual Hustler Who Attacked Nice

    PARIS — What French investigators found on the phones of the Muslim murderer who slaughtered 84 people on the promenade along the sea in Nice, France, on Thursday night should not be surprising.But it was.The cops were looking for imams. What they...

    After Charlie Hebdo, the French took to the streets to preach unity. Now an ‘instant jihadi’ with an address book full of johns may push the country over the edge.

    Keep Reading

    U.S.

    Tiffany Valiante

    Teen Lost Phone, Shorts Before ‘Suicide’

    Teen Lost Phone, Shorts Before ‘Suicide’

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, New Jersey — The family of a New Jersey teen whose death last summer was ruled a suicide is suing the Medical Examiner’s Office and other state agencies, saying the investigation was flawed and there is no proof the girl inten...

    Tiffany Valiante’s family wants the medical examiner to list her cause of death as ‘undetermined’ after they said investigators missed key details leading up to her death in front of...

    Keep Reading
    Employees of German car maker Volkswagen check a car at an assembly line of the VW plant in Wolfsburg, central Germany, on October 21, 2015. Volkswagen shook Germany's powerful automobile industry with revelations in September 2015 that it had fitted 11 million of its diesel vehicles with software designed to cheat official pollution tests.

    VW’s Plot to Cheat America Revealed

    VW’s Plot to Cheat America Revealed

    For the first time the true scale has been revealed of a coldly calculated, deliberate and sustained scheme by scores of Volkswagen executives and engineers to defraud American car buyers and deceive American regulators.The biggest scandal in the ...

    Volkswagen developed six generations of cheating software to beat emissions tests—and even calculated the cost of getting caught was still worth it, according to a new lawsuit by New...

    Keep Reading
    Brent Luyster, Baton Rouge shooter

    Skinhead Executed Pals After FBI Probe

    Skinhead Executed Pals After FBI Probe

    A neo-Nazi angry over an FBI probe executed one of his best friends and two other people at a rural Washington home Friday, cops say. On Monday, the creepy suspect sneered for TV cameras covering his court appearance.The Vancouver-area bloodbath l...

    Brent Luyster allegedly executed three friends and nearly blew the face off a fourth on Friday night after becoming enraged that the feds were getting involved in another case agains...

    Keep Reading
    Tiffany Valiante

    Teen Lost Phone, Shorts Before ‘Suicide’

    Teen Lost Phone, Shorts Before ‘Suicide’

    EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, New Jersey — The family of a New Jersey teen whose death last summer was ruled a suicide is suing the Medical Examiner’s Office and other state agencies, saying the investigation was flawed and there is no proof the girl inten...

    Tiffany Valiante’s family wants the medical examiner to list her cause of death as ‘undetermined’ after they said investigators missed key details leading up to her death in front of...

    Keep Reading
    Cleveland Shooting

    Little Girl Gunned Down in GOP Backyard

    Little Girl Gunned Down in GOP Backyard

    The latest child shot in Cleveland is 2-year-old Alaya Brown.She is not to be confused with Ayla Brown, the former senator’s daughter who is scheduled to sing the National Anthem at the Republican National Convention there on Thursday.Alaya is in ...

    The police chief was understandably focused on preparing for the RNC, but he could have at least made mention of the 2-year-old in the PICU.

    Keep Reading
    Gavin Long, Moors

    Baton Rouge Shooter’s Bizarre Sect

    Baton Rouge Shooter’s Bizarre Sect

    Like any new religious movement, the Washitaw Nation—to which Baton Rouge shooter Gavin Long adhered—has a fantastical origin story.Its empress was born encased in her own placenta as the Louisiana bayou flooded. “I kicked out of [the placenta] on...

    Gavin Long adhered to a separatist religious movement that followed a self-declared ‘Empress.’

    Keep Reading

    Tech + Health

    Pseudoscience at the RNC

    Cleveland RNC Star Peddles Dubious Pills

    Cleveland RNC Star Peddles Dubious Pills

    CLEVELAND — A multi-level marketer who peddles pseudoscience—and whose product is endorsed by America’s leading conspiracy theorist—is scheduled to speak in a primetime slot Wednesday at the Republican National Convention.Michelle Van Etten was pr...

    A marketer who sells pseudoscience pills just landed a prime-time slot at the convention. Among her fans: Infowars’ Alex Jones, who says the supplements make him ‘crazed and aggressi...

    Keep Reading
    the worst health pitches he's ever gotten

    Worst Health Pitches I’ve Ever Gotten

    Worst Health Pitches I’ve Ever Gotten

    This year I ended up on a Cision Journalist Database. According to its website, Cision “wrote the book on how to target print, broadcast, and online journalists.” This book appears to have instructed PR representatives to email me 10-to-15 story p...

    After ending up in a PR database, the health pitches I got ranged from pretty bad to appalling. Why is our approach to science journalism so poor?

    Keep Reading
    A "Pidgey" Pokemon is seen on the screen of the Pokemon Go mobile app, Nintendo's new scavenger hunt game which utilizes geo-positioning, in a photo illustration taken in downtown Toronto, Ontario, Canada July 11, 2016. REUTERS/Chris Helgren   - RTSHGSQ

    Real Dangers in the Fake Pokemon World

    Real Dangers in the Fake Pokemon World

    It seems the Pokemon Go crime wave hoax fabricated by 26-year-old Pablo Reyes on CartelPress.com foreshadowed several real-life, non-fictional accidents. Incidents caused by the immensely popular augmented-reality smartphone game range from mishap...

    Real headaches for public safety departments around the country as Pokemon Go users find themselves in accidents, mishaps, even real danger.

    Keep Reading
    Laptop Use; Shutterstock ID 265446833

    Officers Fired for Anti-BLM Social Media

    Officers Fired for Anti-BLM Social Media

    Dallas shooter Micah Johnson’s attacks towards law enforcement have incited a new wave of anti-Black Lives Matter declarations by former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani and others, who have called the group “inherently racist.” They believe BLM is, i...

    Police and fire departments across the country are cracking down on officers for posting racist, violent memes and comments. But it’s not enough.

    Keep Reading
    the worst health pitches he's ever gotten

    Worst Health Pitches I’ve Ever Gotten

    Worst Health Pitches I’ve Ever Gotten

    This year I ended up on a Cision Journalist Database. According to its website, Cision “wrote the book on how to target print, broadcast, and online journalists.” This book appears to have instructed PR representatives to email me 10-to-15 story p...

    After ending up in a PR database, the health pitches I got ranged from pretty bad to appalling. Why is our approach to science journalism so poor?

    Keep Reading
    In a testing procedure, the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle taxis on the flightline March 30, 2010, at the Astrotech facility in Titusville, FLa. (Courtesy photo)

    Russia Building a Nuclear Space Bomber

    Russia Building a Nuclear Space Bomber

    The Russian military claims it’s making progress on a space plane similar to the U.S. Air Force’s secretive X-37B robotic mini-shuttle.That in itself isn’t terribly surprising or even, for the United States, particularly worrisome. Lots of governm...

    Kremlin claims about a spacecraft that could fire weapons anywhere on Earth within two hours may have just kick-started a nuclear arms race in space.

    Keep Reading

    Bionic Athletes Are Conquering the World

    Bionic Athletes Are Conquering the World

    Few individuals would consider tackling the 2,200-mile trek through the Appalachian Mountains—and even fewer would dream of doing so after becoming paralyzed from the waist down. Try telling that to Stacey Kozel.Kozel, of Madison, Ohio, is one of ...

    They’re tackling the world’s longest races, biggest waves, and steepest climbs—all on prosthetic limbs that can mimic the movement of a biological foot.

    Keep Reading
    Pokemon Go not welcome at war memorials and cemetaries

    Could Pokemon Go Be a Boon For History?

    Could Pokemon Go Be a Boon For History?

    It's just a matter of time before we read stories of visitors to the 9/11 Memorial in New York City playing  Pokemon Go. Already the Holocaust Museum and Arlington National Cemetery in Washington , D.C., have issued statements  reminding thei...

    Game playing at the Holocaust Museum and similar sites has earned the ire of historians, but the real culprit—cellphones—could become a useful teaching tool.

    Keep Reading
    In a testing procedure, the X-37B Orbital Test Vehicle taxis on the flightline March 30, 2010, at the Astrotech facility in Titusville, FLa. (Courtesy photo)

    Russia Building a Nuclear Space Bomber

    Russia Building a Nuclear Space Bomber

    The Russian military claims it’s making progress on a space plane similar to the U.S. Air Force’s secretive X-37B robotic mini-shuttle.That in itself isn’t terribly surprising or even, for the United States, particularly worrisome. Lots of governm...

    Kremlin claims about a spacecraft that could fire weapons anywhere on Earth within two hours may have just kick-started a nuclear arms race in space.

    Keep Reading

    Arts + Culture

    Fox News CEO Roger Ailes  poses at Fox News in New York , Sept. 29, 2006 photo.  (AP Photo/Jim Cooper)

    Ailes All but Out the Door at Fox News

    Ailes All but Out the Door at Fox News

    Embattled Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes, apparently on the cusp of ending a legendary media career in a whiff of scandal, is negotiating his exit from the top-rated cable network he founded 20 years ago.“What I can say is there’s a lot of talk goi...

    Despite reports Tuesday, the network chairman isn’t planning a fast, lucrative exit—and will discuss terms for his departure with Rupert Murdoch next week.

    Keep Reading
    Pop artists Andy Warhol, left, and Jean-Michel Basquiat pose in front of their collaborative paintings on display at the Tony Shafrazi Gallery in Manhattan's SoHo section, N.Y., on Sept. 24, 1985.  They  collaborated on 16 untitled canvases.  Warhol painted the company logos and Basquiat, who has roots in the graffiti movement, added dashes of color and commentary.  Warhol, working in oils for the first time since 1962, said of the collaboration: "I just did some, and he did some.  We didn't think too much about it.  It was fun doing."  The canvases were offered at between $50,000 and $80,000 a piece.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Basquiat’s Enduring High-Low Cool

    Basquiat’s Enduring High-Low Cool

    An art world darling at the tender age of 20, Jean-Michel Basquiat became as famous for his confidently cool style of mixing designer clothes with thrift store finds as he did for his powerful artwork that attracted the likes of Andy Warhol, Madon...

    Jean-Michel Basquiat rocked the art world when he was barely 20, and his idiosyncratic sense of style also galvanized the world of men’s fashion.

    Keep Reading
    G83961 London to Brighton Bike Ride

    Pippa Middleton Is Engaged!

    Pippa Middleton Is Engaged!

    Pippa Middleton, the younger sister of Kate Middleton, who stole the show at the Royal Wedding in 2012 with an unforgettable figure-hugging McQueen bridesmaid’s gown, has got engaged to her boyfriend of less than a year, financier James Matthews, ...

    Solving ‘the Pippa Problem’ has been front of mind for the young royals (and their handlers) for several years now. So news that Pippa is to wed her multi-millionaire boyfriend James...

    Keep Reading
    GCCJ1H July 9, 2016 - The women detail incidents, dating back to the 1960s, in which the current Fox News chairman and CEO propositioned them. At least six more women have come forward to accuse Fox News chairman and CEO ROGER AILES of sexual harassment. Pictured : Feb 22, 2006; New York, NY, USA; (L-R), Chairman of Fox Television Stations Roger Ailes and CEO of Fox Television Stations Jack Abernethy at a press coference held at the W Hotel, where it was announced that Fox will launch 'My Network TV', a new primetime program network scheduled to debut this fall (Credit Image: © Nancy Kaszerman/ZUMA

    How Long Can Roger Ailes Hang On?

    How Long Can Roger Ailes Hang On?

    What are we to make of Monday’s report in New York magazine that Rupert Murdoch and his sons Lachlan and James have decided to sack Roger Ailes, the embattled chairman of Fox News who is being sued by fired anchor Gretchen Carlson for alleged sexu...

    A report Monday claimed the network chairman was about to be fired by Rupert Murdoch. Silence reigns from Fox News HQ.

    Keep Reading
    Pop artists Andy Warhol, left, and Jean-Michel Basquiat pose in front of their collaborative paintings on display at the Tony Shafrazi Gallery in Manhattan's SoHo section, N.Y., on Sept. 24, 1985.  They  collaborated on 16 untitled canvases.  Warhol painted the company logos and Basquiat, who has roots in the graffiti movement, added dashes of color and commentary.  Warhol, working in oils for the first time since 1962, said of the collaboration: "I just did some, and he did some.  We didn't think too much about it.  It was fun doing."  The canvases were offered at between $50,000 and $80,000 a piece.  (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    Basquiat’s Enduring High-Low Cool

    Basquiat’s Enduring High-Low Cool

    An art world darling at the tender age of 20, Jean-Michel Basquiat became as famous for his confidently cool style of mixing designer clothes with thrift store finds as he did for his powerful artwork that attracted the likes of Andy Warhol, Madon...

    Jean-Michel Basquiat rocked the art world when he was barely 20, and his idiosyncratic sense of style also galvanized the world of men’s fashion.

    Keep Reading
    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (C) reacts as he sings the French national Anthem during a reception at the French Ambassador's residence in west London on July 14, 2016.
Britain's new Prime Minister Theresa May showed several of her former cabinet colleagues the door Thursday, including top Brexit campaigner Michael Gove, while fellow "Leave" supporter Boris Johnson was crowned top diplomat.

    Boris’s Brexit House Party

    Boris’s Brexit House Party

    If you’ve ever had to share a house with people who, let’s say, you don’t particularly get along with, spare a thought for the Chevening Three: Boris Johnson, David Davis, and Liam Fox.These three UK ministers are to share a grace and favor countr...

    Boris Johnson is being forced to share the UK Foreign Secretary’s exclusive retreat with two other pro-Brexit ministers.

    Keep Reading
    Longtime American bull runner Rick Musica from Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., rounds the dreaded "Curve." He got elbowed by the panicked crowd and lost a tooth this fiesta - but kept running.

    A Farewell to Hemingway’s Pamplona

    A Farewell to Hemingway’s Pamplona

    They came to toast the dead, who would run no more.A small group of Americans gathered in the gutter outside Ernest Hemingway’s now-shuttered drinking hangout, Casa Marceliano. They were toasting three compatriots who would not be returning to Pam...

    A group of bull-running veterans gathers to toast their fathers and lament the festival’s descent into tourist hell.

    Keep Reading
    Who Stole These Francis Bacon Masterpieces

    The Missing Francis Bacon Masterpieces

    The Missing Francis Bacon Masterpieces

    Last July, five Francis Bacon paintings were stolen from a Spanish banker’s home in central Madrid. Thieves disabled the alarm system before slipping into a fourth floor loft belonging to 59-year-old José Capelo, who was in London at the time. The...

    The whereabouts of five Francis Bacon paintings, stolen from his former partner’s home in Madrid, remain a mystery.

    Keep Reading
    British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson (C) reacts as he sings the French national Anthem during a reception at the French Ambassador's residence in west London on July 14, 2016.
Britain's new Prime Minister Theresa May showed several of her former cabinet colleagues the door Thursday, including top Brexit campaigner Michael Gove, while fellow "Leave" supporter Boris Johnson was crowned top diplomat.

    Boris’s Brexit House Party

    Boris’s Brexit House Party

    If you’ve ever had to share a house with people who, let’s say, you don’t particularly get along with, spare a thought for the Chevening Three: Boris Johnson, David Davis, and Liam Fox.These three UK ministers are to share a grace and favor countr...

    Boris Johnson is being forced to share the UK Foreign Secretary’s exclusive retreat with two other pro-Brexit ministers.

    Keep Reading