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  1. hell in a handbasket
    This Little Girl Yanked the Hat Right From the Pope’s HeadWhoops.
  2. Pope Says Contraception Might Be Okay for Women Threatened by Zika VirusHe said there is a “moral difference” between abortion and prevention.
  3. the news in 9 headlines
    9 Unholy Things That Happened During the Pope’s NYC VisitRemember the Popepocalypse?
  4. Pope Francis Echoes Themes on Climate, PovertyThe pontiff spoke forcibly about the need to protect the vulnerable from climate change, war, and poverty. 
  5. popepalooza
    Pope Francis’s Security Detail’s Main Job Is Giving Him Babies to KissProtecting the pontiff — also important. 
  6. abortion
    Pope Says ‘Contrite’ Women May Be Forgiven for Having Abortions Catholic priests will be allowed to absolve women of the sin of abortion. 
  7. vatican-approved
    The Pope Was Gifted Diesel Jeans As an Early Christmas PresentFor casual Good Fridays?
  8. cuomolot
    Andrew Cuomo Refuses to Take Part in Family Pope-Bashing SessionAwkward.
  9. For the Pope: (Unholy) Water to Put on Your FaceHere’s how to absolve your skin woes.
  10. A New Pope Picked: How Have TV and Film Done It?Five pop-culture theories about how things really go down in the Sistine Chapel.
  11. Blowing Smoke
    The P.O.P.E. Comes Up With Its Own Pope [UPDATED]Pope Lemmy the First has a nice ring to it.
  12. conclave
    Vatican Installs World’s Most Watched Chimney for Papal ConclaveOne billion Catholics will be watching for that white puff of smoke.
  13. last night on late night
    Last Night on Late Night: Jessica Alba Worked the Kissing BoothPlus: All hail Bruce Willis the Pope, and more, on our daily late-night roundup.
  14. zomg shoes
    An Ode to Pope Benedict XVI’s Sassy FootwearThose bright red Prada loafers will be missed.
  15. male gaze
    Male Gaze: Gorgeous George, the Pope’s Right-Hand ManNow an Italian Vanity Fair cover boy.
  16. Mediavore
    New Food and Beverage Concepts Are Coming to the Latham Hotel; 8,000 Lbs. ofPlus Wal-Mart pledges $2 million to upgrade food banks, and Japan lunches a program to train fish handlers abroad, all in our morning news roundup.
  17. Beer Me
    The P.O.P.E. Has the Last Mad Scientist Left StandingThe P.O.P.E. plays host to the last keg of the limited edition brew.
  18. the gods must be crazy
    Pope: Gay Marriage One of ‘the Most Insidious and Dangerous Threats to the Common Good Today’Because remember that time recently when gay marriage molested 200 deaf boys and then systematically covered its own ass for it?
  19. oops
    British Foreign Office Makes Jokes at Pope’s ExpenseThey are truly very sorry.
  20. Foodievents
    South Philly Tonight: Pizzalympics, Get Crabby at P.O.P.E.What to do this evening
  21. the industry
    Sacha Baron Cohen Will Prey on the Innocent for a Little Bit LongerPlus: The Pope’s on YouTube.
  22. diddy
    Behold: Pope Diddy!Apparently he was blessing dancers with holy water from the D.J. booth.
  23. diddy
    A Vulture PleaIf you see Diddy dressed as the Pope tonight, please send us pictures.
  24. news reel
    Vulture Exclusive: Diddy to Be the Pope for HalloweenDiddy: ‘Yes, I already bought the costume. The robe and the hat. I got it from a secondhand costume store in Los Angeles.’
  25. apropos of nothing
    What Does That Crucified-Frog Sculpture Look Like, Anyway?Does it really represent an artist ‘in a state of profound crisis,’ or does it look like Kermit?
  26. dress code
    The Pope Wears Fur … and Feels the BurnAnimal-rights activists are upset over his holy wardrobe. Frankly, we don’t know how he survives in Italy wearing fur in the summer anyway.
  27. Mediavore
    Clinton and Ray Team Up for Fund-raiser; What Lidia Served the PopeThe former president and America’s first lady of home cooking are putting on a fund-raiser together, Pinkberry isn’t as “all natural” as you’d like it to be, and a recipe for a season-appropriate dish served to Pope Benedict XVI last week.
  28. loose threads
    Lydia Hearst for ‘Gossip Girl’; Feed Bags ProliferateLydia Hearst will have a minor role as some sort of bad girl on ‘Gossip Girl,’ Lauren Bush’s Feed Bags will hit Whole Foods stores worldwide, and how the Pope screwed over Lacoste.
  29. in other news
    He’s a SINNAH!Oh, Rudy. You did it again.
  30. Mediavore
    Pope’s Meals Under High Security; Kosher Margarine ShortageSecret Service agents are inspecting the Pope’s food and ‘Gossip Girl’ returns to New York restaurants in our daily food-news roundup.
  31. in other news
    How to Treat the Pope ProperlyGod forbid you come into contact with the Pope and forget your manners! A St. Patrick’s pastor gives us tips on papal etiquette.
  32. in other news
    And He Will Be Raised Up on Eagles WingsNext week, the Pope will fly to New York in style.
  33. Mediavore
    Gordon Ramsay’s Flaws Are Not His Own; Cockroach Drops In at WaverlyA cockroach shows up at the Waverly Inn, New York is running out of plutocrats, and KFC plans to sell grilled chicken. What is the world coming to?