Kristen Schaal's joke on slacktivism in the Trump era is all of us

Louise Belcher would approveImage: fox By Jess Joho2017-09-25 23:23:09 UTC At the LA Largo at the Coronet last Thursday night, the existential terror of making people laugh for a living in this age of perpetual global crisis was on full display.  Through a night of standup performances, the cast and creative team behind Bob’s Burgers teamed up with the International Rescue Committee to raise funds for famine relief and refugee

Trump's Howard Stern interviews have finally been unearthed, and they're just as bad as you imagined

Years of audio footage have been released.Image: alex wong/Getty Images By Heather Dockray2017-09-25 23:12:57 UTC The man who once bragged about sexual assault also joked that he groped his wife in public, newly unearthed recordings first obtained by Newsweek reveal. Who woulda thunk? An archive of Trump’s conversations with Howard Stern over several years were made public Monday. They were first made available via Newsweek from troves of audio recordings

Florida car dealership slammed on Yelp for parking cars in campus garages during Irma

By Alison Main2017-09-11 20:51:46 -0400 A South Florida car dealership is getting slammed online for parking some of its cars in Florida State University (FSU) garages during Hurricane Irma — and taking spaces away from students. Brand new cars from Napleton Infiniti filled spots in a covered campus garage during the storm while others searched for open spots on Sunday. Locals were not impressed. FSU let car dealerships park in

Apple backs marriage equality campaign in Australia

245 Shares Apple CEO Tim Cook.Image: AP/REX/SHUTTERSTOCK By Shannon Connellan2017-09-12 00:15:50 UTC Apple’s having, let’s say, a busy week.  In the lead-up to its low-key, laidback soiree on Tuesday (plugging leaks where possible), the company has thrown its hat in the ring for Australia’s biggest national debate: same-sex marriage. Apple has pledged support for marriage equality in Australia in an emailed statement sent by its public relations team on Sept.

JetBlue offers $99 flights for evacuees returning to Florida

Jet Blue has added 90 more flights to help people get home.Image: Getty Images By Alison Main2017-09-12 00:15:31 UTC As one of the strongest storms to ever hit Florida’s southwest coast, Hurricane Irma prompted thousands of residents to evacuate the state. Now as many Floridians start to prepare to return home, JetBlue is offering $99 direct flights to the Sunshine State.  The airline plans to begin offering some service to

The 8 biggest questions we still have about Apple's new iPhones

The big day is almost here. In less than 24 hours, Apple will finally kick off its Sept. 12 event at the Steve Jobs Theater at its new “spaceship” campus California. The occasion will be used as a launching pad for the company’s newest hardware, including a new batch of phones unofficially referred to as the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, and iPhone X. SEE ALSO: How the iPhone has

Netflix's 10 most-watched 'Star Trek' episodes totally redeems 'Voyager'

Take that, Voyager haters.  Ahead of the Sept. 24 release of Star Trek: Discovery, Netflix dropped a list of the 10 most-watched Star Trek episodes, and it’s filled with the adventures of Capt. Janeway, Tuvok, and the whole Voyager crew. (The survey excluded the first two episodes of each series, which would dominate with people checking them out for the first time.)  Everyone loves The Next Generation. And Trekkies have

Taylor Swift wants to trademark the phrase 'The old Taylor can't come to the phone right now'

Taylor Swift is adding more trademarks to her collection.Image: RMV/REX/Shutterstock By Shannon Connellan2017-09-05 01:02:40 UTC Notoriously business-savvy pop monarch Taylor Swift has played another trademark card. Swift has filed to trademark a collection of phrases from her upcoming album Reputation, according to TMZ. Trademarked phrases will include the song title ‘Look What You Made Me Do’ and lyric “The old Taylor can’t come to the phone right now.” TMZ reported

'Dreamer' dies after attempting to save Harvey victims

By Michael Nuñez2017-09-04 23:54:57 UTC Alonso Guillen, a 31-year-old “Dreamer” from Texas, died after he and two friends ventured into surging Harvey floods to save lives, according to local reports. Guillen, who was born in Mexico and moved to Texas as a teenager, was a recipient of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which provides visas to immigrants who were brought to the U.S. as undocumented children —