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Man Blackmailed After Responding to Craigslist Sex Ad with Naked Photo

My mother always told me “Josh, never send naked selfies to people you don’t know on the internet.” That was her favorite mom warning, apart from “Josh, don’t blackmail people.” Moms are so smart. A Philadelphia man has pleaded guilty …

Man Offers to Shoot Someone for 100 Retweets, Promptly Arrested Man Offers to Shoot Someone for 100 Retweets, Promptly Arrested

The Los Angeles Police Department has arrested a 20-year-old man for making criminal threats after he tweeted that he would shoot someone if he received 100 retweets. “100 RTs and I’ll shoot someone walking,” tweeted Dakkari Dijon McAnuff alongside the …

Guy Who Shot Texting Moviegoer Was Also Texting

Back in January, 71-year-old Curtis Reeves shot and killed Chad Oulson in a crowded movie theater during a screening of Lone Survivor. Reeves shot Oulson after an altercation the sprang from the latter texting in the theater and refusing to …

Apparently, in Florida, You Can ‘Drive Off’ Your Drunk

If you’re super messed up and being an annoying asshole, your wife might tell you to go “sleep it off.” That’ll work, given enough time. You might think you can go “walk it off” or perhaps “Waffle House it off.” …

Daughter’s Facebook Blunder Costs Father Thousands

This is a sad and yet hilarious demonstration of what happens when someone fails to realize that it is indeed possible to over-share on social media. So many people don’t understand that not every bit of information that comes down …

Guy Pokes His Ex, Gets Two-Year Internet Ban Guy Pokes His Ex, Gets Two-Year Internet Ban

When I say poke, I mean Facebook poke–that’s, of course, what brings this story within my purview. How in the hell, you may ask, could a judge see it fit to dole out such a harsh penalty for the simple …

‘Catch Me If You Can’ Continues to Be a Dumb Thing to Say to Cops on Facebook ‘Catch Me If You Can’ Continues to Be a Dumb Thing to Say to Cops on Facebook

I’m sure criminals have no desire to take any advice from me–but I’ll offer some anyway. Guys and gals (but mostly guys), you have to stop taunting police on Facebook. The latest example of this comes from San Antonio, where …

Here Are Some People Who Know Nothing About FDR, or Anything Else for That Matter

While you were watching Jimmy Fallon’s first night as host of The Tonight Show, sleeping, or drinking away your Monday, Jimmy Kimmel was telling people on the street that FDR died. No, not that he was dead–that he had just …

Man Banned from Internet After Sending Naked Men to Neighbor’s Door with Craigslist Sex Ads Man Banned from Internet After Sending Naked Men to Neighbor’s Door with Craigslist Sex Ads
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Yeah, that’s a mouthful of a headline. I just wanted to get all of the facets of this amazing story in the headline so you wouldn’t be tempted to pass it over. I assure you, everything I said above is …

Kent State Wrestler Suspended for Anti-Gay Tweets, So Of Course Free Speech Is Once Again Under Assault Kent State Wrestler Suspended for Anti-Gay Tweets, So Of Course Free Speech Is Once Again Under Assault
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Here’s your daily reminder that freedom of speech doesn’t mean freedom from consequences. Kent State wrestler Sam Wheeler has been suspended indefinitely for making several anti-gay statements on Twitter. Like clockwork, this is bringing out the armchair constitutional lawyers who …

Florida out Floridas Itself with a Craigslist Meet-up Turned Botched Kidnapping at a Walmart

Before we get in to one of the most Florida stories in the history of both Florida and stories, let’s all go ahead and take a deep breath – this story involves Craigslist, attempted kidnapping, guns, Walmart, parking lot rage, …

Florida Kid Sent a Bomb Threat to His School via Facebook Message Florida Kid Sent a Bomb Threat to His School via Facebook Message

Florida man kid strikes again! The first rule of anonymous bomb threats is that they are anonymous. Interestingly enough, that’s also the first word in “anonymous bomb threats.” Most Americans who have gone through the public schools system are quite …

Guy Shares His Own ‘Wanted’ Facebook Post from Police Page, Nabbed in 45 Minutes Guy Shares His Own ‘Wanted’ Facebook Post from Police Page, Nabbed in 45 Minutes
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Parents, if your child is beginning to show even a lick of sense, hold them tight. Not every parent is so lucky. A Pennsylvania man has been arrested after he taunted police by sharing his own ‘Wanted’ post on their …

Police Catch Florida Man’s Texting & Driving Crash on Video Police Catch Florida Man’s Texting & Driving Crash on Video
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Texting while driving is stupid, reckless, dangerous, and an all around dick move. Everybody knows this, but the majority of adults continue to do it. Why? Well, why does anybody do anything, really? I’m going to go with selfishness, as …

It’s So Cold Escaped Prisoners Are Turning Themselves In

It’s really cold out there. Really, really cold. A good chunk of the country is still feeling the effects of the Polar Vortex, arctic cyclone, circumpolar whirl – or whatever you want to call it – and that means that …

Woman Walks Off Pier with Face Buried in Facebook
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Maybe it takes falling into the ocean to convince someone they have a Facebook addiction – or, at least I hope. A Taiwanese tourist had to be rescued from Port Phillip Bay in Melbourne, Australia after walking straight off St. …

Genius Instagrams Stolen Car Part from Paul Walker Crash, Promptly Arrested Genius Instagrams Stolen Car Part from Paul Walker Crash, Promptly Arrested

In you’re-not-just-the-worst-person-in-the-world-but-also-the-worst-social-media-user-in-history news, an 18-year-old has been arrested after stealing a piece of the wrecked Porsche from the crash that claimed the life of actor Paul Walker. And in a shockingly daft (but totally unsurprising) move, the ill-timed memorabilia scout …

Two Women Twerk on Subway Tracks, Somehow Avoid Darwin Award Nomination

The video is only 13 seconds long, and we don’t really know what happened after the camera shuts off, but it appears that two women have survived what might be the world’s dumbest twerking exhibition. “No face,” says one of …

‘Catch Me If U Can, Muthasuckas’: Police Arrest Man Minutes After He Taunts Them on Facebook ‘Catch Me If U Can, Muthasuckas’: Police Arrest Man Minutes After He Taunts Them on Facebook
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If you’re wanted by the Rosenberg, Texas police department, it’s probably best to stay away from their Facebook page – especially if you’re planning on playing “catch me if you can.” In response to over a dozen reports of auto …

’2 Drunk 2 Care’: Girl Tweets Ominous Update Hours Before Causing Fatal Car Crash ’2 Drunk 2 Care’: Girl Tweets Ominous Update Hours Before Causing Fatal Car Crash
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At approximately 1:45 am this past Sunday, 20-year-old Kayla Mendoza drove onto the Sawgrass Expressway in Broward County, Florida – driving the wrong way. Soon after, she slammed head-on into another car, killing both people inside. This incredibly sad story …

Racist Facebook Post About ‘Ghetto’ Trick-or-Treaters Lands Teacher on Leave Racist Facebook Post About ‘Ghetto’ Trick-or-Treaters Lands Teacher on Leave
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A 51-year old Akron, Ohio orchestra instructor has been placed on paid administrative leave after posting a racist rant on Facebook about trick-or-treaters from “the ghetto.” The post, in which he is apparently upset about some kids peeing on his …