Joe Coscarelli

  1. media
    Bill Simmons Is Back. Here’s How He Spent His Suspension From ESPN.According to Instagram.
  2. tech nightmares
    Guy Who Used Google Glass for 18 Hours a Day Got Addicted to Being a GlassholeA special case of “internet addiction disorder.”
  3. snakes on a train
    Man Snuggles 2 Huge Snakes on the Subway; Woman Next to Him Keeps ReadingMore underground shenanigans.
  4. early and awkward
    Hillary Clinton Makes Mom Joke About MarijuanaMoooooooooom!
  5. bill de blasio’s new york
    NYC Rats Are Even More Disgusting Than We ThoughtScientists tested 133 of them and found 18 unknown viruses.
  6. ferguson
    Ferguson Protesters Interrupted Monday Night FootballAt the St. Louis Rams game.
  7. police shootings
    Black Teens Are 21 Times More Likely to Be Killed by Cops Than White TeensAccording to a ProPublica analysis.
  8. ferguson
    Cardinals Fans Selling Darren Wilson T-shirtsAmerica’s pastime.
  9. crimes and misdemeanors
    Man Shot 15 Minutes After Serving 15 Years in PrisonFor “snitching,” but he survived to snitch again.
  10. former world leaders
    Giuliani Fighting Noriega in Court Over Call of Duty: Black Ops IIYou can’t make this stuff up.
  11. the share economy
    Airbnb Poster-Child Was Evicted for Airbnb-ing a Converted Barn She Didn’t OwnA face of the start-up also represents its ugly side.
  12. happy things
    Malala Yousafzai Wins Her Nobel Peace Prize. She’s Still Only 17.The youngest winner ever.
  13. the internet
    Nigerian President Threatens to Sue Content Farm Over ‘Libelous’ ListicleApparently’s journalistic standards are not very high.
  14. save the whales
    This Humongous Whale Washed Up Dead on Long IslandOfficially ruining the very end of beach season.
  15. crimes and misdemeanors
    NYC’s Most Notorious, Porsche-Driving Graffiti Artist Busted by Obsessed NYPDFor wheat-pasting.
  16. new york’s finest
    NYPD Steals Cash, Pepper-Sprays Victims: VideoWith no regard for consequences.
  17. horrible things
    N.J. High School Cancels Football Over HazingA parent comes forward with the details.
  18. crimes and misdemeanors
    Eric Garner’s Family Should Drop Rubenstein SoonHe’s still on the case, but hopefully not for long.
  19. equal rites
    Gay Marriage Blocked, Just for the Moment, in Idaho and NevadaJustice Anthony Kennedy granted a temporary stay at the last minute.
  20. new york’s finest
    NYPD Officer Knocks Out Teen for Smoking Cigarette“Yeah, get it on film,” says the cop.
  21. new york’s finest
    NYPD Officer, N.Y. State Trooper Charged in Same Casino Sexual AssaultAt the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City.
  22. equal rites
    New Gay-Marriage Decision Has a Perfect FootnoteOn sex, drugs, and rock and roll.
  23. ferguson
    Cardinals Fans Turn Racist on Mike Brown ProtestCardinals fans.
  24. blog-stained wretches
    Why Politico’s Insane Chevy Chase Claim FloppedA fact-check.
  25. technology
    The DEA Is Catfishing Drug Dealers on FacebookWithout permission.
  26. new york’s finest
    NYPD Hits Kid With Hands Raised in Face With GunThere’s disturbing video.
  27. media
    CNN Cutting 300 Jobs As Turner Eliminates 10 Percent of StaffLayoffs and buyouts under president Jeff Zucker, and beyond.
  28. cable news news
    Ebola Coverage Goes Extra Dumb on CNN, Fox News“Ebola: The ISIS of biological agents?” CNN asks.
  29. very sad things
    Mysterious Black Bear Cub Found Dead in Central ParkNot from the zoo.
  30. technology
    Those Secret NYC Phone Booth Devices Are Getting EvictedAfter they were exposed this morning.
  31. bloomberg after bloomberg
    Michael Bloomberg Is a Knight NowBut not technically a “Sir.”
  32. tablet-stained wretches
    Jeff Bezos Will Finally Pair Amazon and the Washington PostThe digital innovation the newspaper has been waiting for?
  33. equal rites
    Supreme Court Gives Gay Marriage Another Big WinBy declining to take seven different appeal cases.
  34. technology
    NYC Phone Booths May Be Tracking Your Cell PhoneNot that the city let anyone know.
  35. ebola
    Here’s What Survivalists Are Buying to Prepare for the Ebola OutbreakTh Deluxe Ebola Pandemic Kit is just $49.99 (plus shipping).
  36. De Blasio Adviser Did Not Disclose Ex-Con BFChirlane McCray’s chief of staff reportedly failed to disclose her partner’s criminal convictions.
  37. security breaches
    Someone Pretending to Be a Congressman Just Strolled Backstage With the ObamasMore stories of Secret Service mistakes continue to creep out.
  38. Long Island Teen Becomes Third High School Football Player to Die This WeekTom Cutinella, a 16-year-old junior, is the latest tragedy.
  39. nature
    Why 35,000 Walruses Are Hanging Out on a BeachClimate change.
  40. bill de blasio’s new york
    You Can Now Rent Mayor de Blasio’s Park Slope Home for $4,975 a MonthA steal for the size and location.
  41. crimes and misdemeanors
    Snapchat Teacher Allegedly Beat Up 11-Year-OldBefore he became a teacher.
  42. comings and goings
    Secret Service Director Resigns Over Terrible Protection of the PresidentJulia Pierson had one job …
  43. horrible things
    Some Monster Called in a Bomb Threat at Sandy Hook Elementary SchoolPeople are the worst.
  44. dear leader
    All the Best Rumors About Kim Jong-un’s Two Broken AnklesSwiss cheese and high-heeled boots …
  45. islamic state watch
    Iraq’s Bumbling Military Accidentally Gave ISIS SuppliesUgh.
  46. ebola
    First Ebola Case Diagnosed in the United StatesIn Dallas, Texas.
  47. international intrigue
    Hong Kong Protests Are a U.S. Conspiracy Plot, Says RussiaJust like the ones in Kiev.
  48. crimes and misdemeanors
    Snapchat Teacher Accused of Abusing 6 GirlsFrom a dick pic to kidnapping at Brooklyn Tech.
  49. security breaches
    Secret Service: White House Now Has Auto-LockJulia Pierson is sorry about that breach.
  50. kids today
    The NYC Instagrams That Got a Teenager ArrestedThe photos are awesome.
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