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Val Kilmer, Twinkies, and Secession

Twitter is a wonderful place for one-liners. To be funny on the site, you’ve got to be sharp and practice economy of language. You’ve only got 140 characters to make an impression. And what better way to wind-down the work …

Lucille Bliss Dies at 96, Voice of Smurfette
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I remember while I was growing up, I used to watched The Smurfs reruns on the television before I left for school. These blue creatures were pretty cool; however, there was only one woman within the Smurf population that held …

Amazon Introduces Video Gift Cards For The Holidays Amazon Introduces Video Gift Cards For The Holidays
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Can we all agree that gift cards are the way to go with holiday shopping? It’s too hard to know what people want so why not just give them a gift card? The major problem is that gift cards are …

Bieber/Gomez Split: Couple Spotted At Hotel
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After the shocking news that teen sweethearts Justin Bieber and Selena Gomez broke up hit the web earlier this week, rumors and speculation have been flying, with social media outlets like Twitter full of posts regarding whether or not it’s …

Borderlands 2 DLC “Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage” Coming Next Week

Gearbox may have kicked off the holiday gaming season early with the release of Borderlands 2, but the game developer isn’t slouching now that games such as Halo 4 and Call of Duty: Black Ops II have arrived. The company …

Jenner Divorce Rumors Are All Over Twitter
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It seems there’s a different Kardashian-related rumor floating around the web every day, and lately a lot of them have to do with Kris and Bruce Jenner heading for divorce court. And while Kris insists it’s not true, Twitter has …

Bret Easton Ellis Muses on an American Psycho Sequel on Twitter

There are a lot of smart, funny, and insightful celebrities to follow on Twitter. That’s what makes it fun, right? Nobody really cares what their friends are tweeting about – it’s all about finding a window into the minds of …

Dennis Avner Dies at 54: “Stalking Cat” Man
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Those who are aware of and heavily invested into extreme body transformations probably know of Dennis Avner, who underwent plastic surgery to have his body equal a cat’s body as much as possible. Unfortunately, Dennis Avner passed away last week …

Xbox Live Turns 10, Microsoft Discounts Popular XBLA Games

Regardless of your platform loyalties, you have to give it up for Xbox Live. Microsoft, with its extensive knowledge in networking, showed console gaming how online connectivity was done. Since then, Xbox Live has been the de facto online gaming …

Anonymous Commences #OpIsrael To Protect Internet In Gaza Anonymous Commences #OpIsrael To Protect Internet In Gaza

If you’ve been following the news at all over the past few days, you probably know about Israel’s latest offensive against Hamas. On Wednesday, the country’s military assassinated Hamas’ military leader Ahmed Al-Jaabari. Hamas retaliated, and Israel is now considering …

Aaron Sorkin Reveals the Structure of the Steve Jobs Biopic Aaron Sorkin Reveals the Structure of the Steve Jobs Biopic
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Back in May we learned that Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing, The Newsroom and screenwriter of The Social Network would be the one to pen Sony Pictures’ Steve Jobs biopic, based (closely or loosely, we’re not sure) on …

Hope Solo Married Boyfriend 1 Day After Assault Arrest
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Olympic soccer darling Hope Solo has been in the news this week after an alleged fight with her fiance, Jerramy Stevens, left her with a lacerated and bloody elbow and Stevens with a night in jail. The details are odd …

Don Cherry Stung By Bees, Takes To Twitter

Canadian ice hockey commentator Don Cherry keeps his fans entertained even when he’s not talking sports. The 78-year old took to Twitter recently to talk about his ordeal with a hive of angry bees in his shed, which left him …

Jenna Dewan-Tatum Is Married To Sexiest Man Alive
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Channing Tatum, who was just named People Magazine‘s Sexiest Man Alive for 2012, fought hard for the title; he was up against web favorite Ryan Gosling and “The Hangover” star Bradley Cooper, and while a few ladies are unhappy that …

John McAfee Is Watching Episodes Of Rawhide While Hiding From Police John McAfee Is Watching Episodes Of Rawhide While Hiding From Police

I don’t know how much you’ve been keeping up with this saga, but earlier this week, John McAfee, the creator of the McAfee antivirus software, became a fugitive. His neighbor in Belize was murdered, and McAfee is wanted by the …

Lisa Whelchel Announces Diagnosis On Twitter Lisa Whelchel Announces Diagnosis On Twitter

Lisa Whelchel, former “Facts Of Life” star and “Survivor” competitor, announced on Twitter earlier this week that she was recently diagnosed with West Nile Virus. Whelchel had been suffering from fatigue for a while and went to have a blood …

Doherty Calls Cops On Suicidal Twitter Fan

Shannen Doherty recently had a strange encounter with a woman on Twitter, who said she was such a fan that if Doherty didn’t call her, she was going to hurt herself. After giving the “Beverly Hills, 90210″ star her phone …

ESPN Graphic Typo Calls Roethlisberger A Drunk
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Sometimes, in the heat of the moment, it’s easy to make an error which will later be construed as a colossal screw-up. ESPN is now apologizing for such an error after an unfortunate typo on their ticker. The graphic labeled …

Report: McAfee Now Says He’s Disguised To Look Like A Murderer Report: McAfee Now Says He’s Disguised To Look Like A Murderer

It’s hard to believe this is real, but McAfee Antivirus creator John McAfee is still hiding from the police, and reportedly keeps calling Wired reporter Joshua Davis to check in on a “semi-hourly” basis. Davis reports that McAfee claims to …

Here’s Audio Of John McAfee As He Hides From Cops Here’s Audio Of John McAfee As He Hides From Cops
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John McAfee, who until this week was best known for creating the McAfee antivirus software, is wanted for murder in Belize. He claims to be innocent, but is in hiding as cops pursue him as the prime supsect in the …

John McAfee Keeps Calling Wired Reporter, Wired Reporter Keeps Tweeting John McAfee Keeps Calling Wired Reporter, Wired Reporter Keeps Tweeting
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As previously reported, John McAfee, the creator of the antivirus of the same name, is wanted by police in Belize as the prime suspect in the murder of his neighbor. McAfee has been calling Wired reporter Joshua Davis, sharing his …

Winklevoss Twins Hukk $750,000 at Online Shopping Startup Hukkster Winklevoss Twins Hukk $750,000 at Online Shopping Startup Hukkster

Earlier this year, Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss started Winklevoss Capital, their own private venture capital firm. Shortly after that, the two purchased an $18 million, 8,000 sq ft mansion in Los Angeles, reportedly signifying an expansion of the firm to …

Prince Charles Assault Planned, Not Carried Out
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A 74-year old man in New Zealand was arrested and held during Prince Charles and Camilla’s tour of the country recently after it was discovered he had a plot to throw horse manure on the royal couple. Sam Bracanov was …

The Twitter Fiction Festival Is About to Start Choosing Participants The Twitter Fiction Festival Is About to Start Choosing Participants
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Last month we told you about The Twitter Fiction Festival, the social media company’s foray into the world of experimental fiction. Today, they’ve announced the panel of judges and have also reminded possible participants that they only have a couple …