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Documentary Now!'s Vice Parody Is So Great

Now that Mr. Robots first season is over, the Bill Hader/Fred Armisen/Seth Meyers IFC series that satirizes documentaries, Documentary Now!, is basically the best thing on TV. Their absurd riff on Grey Gardens from a few weeks ago was brilliant, and their take on Vice’s HBO series that aired last night was almost as… »9/04/15 9:38am52 minutes ago

SOLVED!: The Mystery of Justin Bieber's VMA Tears

When the dust settles, this year’s VMAs are bound to be remembered best for the bodily functions they captured: Taylor Swift’s pre-show fart, and Justin Bieber’s post-performance tears. While it was very clear to me that Bieber was impressed both with himself and his ability to impress the audience (very much like … »9/03/15 12:15pmYesterday 12:15pm

Here's the Mr. Robot Scene That Caused USA To Postpone Its Finale

Last Wednesday, the first season finale of USA’s cult hit and utterly enthralling show Mr. Robot was supposed to air. But after WDBJ’s Alison Parker and Adam Ward were shot live on air by Vester Lee Flanagan last Wednesday morning, USA announced that it was delaying the finale. The network’s statement read: »9/02/15 10:47pmWednesday 10:47pm

President Obama Will Tour Alaskan Wilderness With Piss Guy Bear Grylls

NBC announced today that President Obama, who travels to Alaska this week to call for action to combat climate change, will hike through the Alaskan wilderness with Bear Grylls for an upcoming episode of Running Wild. President Obama recently sat down for an interview with Mic; Bear Grylls recently ate a mouse cooked … »8/31/15 11:56amMonday 11:56am

Kanye West: "I Have Decided in 2020 To Run for President"

After a long and winding acceptance speech at the VMAs about bros, trophies, the importance of ideas, the hazards of brands, and MTV’s profiting off his unhinged behavior, Kanye West signed off by announcing that he plans to run for president in the election after next. While you could easily make the argument that… »8/30/15 10:58pmSunday 10:58pm

Was Miley Cyrus and Nicki Minaj's VMA Confrontation Faked? A Mystery of Our Time

Tonight’s MTV Video Music Awards began with Nicki Minaj, who performed alongside Taylor Swift just a month or so after Swift clumsily inserted herself into Minaj’s pointed critiques regarding the racial makeup of this year’s nominees. It was supposed to be a Shocking VMA Moment but was entirely pre-packaged, which may… »8/30/15 1:05amSunday 1:05am

Full House's Adult Actors Huffed Whip-Its On Set, Per Lifetime Movie

Last night, Lifetime aired The Unauthorized Full House Story, a dishy TV movie recreating behind-the-scenes happenings of the ABC sitcom Full House, which ran from 1987 to 1995. There was nothing too scandalous depicted, but we did learn (if this movie is to be trusted) that Bob Saget regularly conducted himself in an… »8/23/15 1:25pm8/23/15 1:25pm

This Grey Gardens Parody With Bill Hader and Fred Armisen is Hilarious

I can’t imagine the clip above making sense to anyone who hasn’t seen the Maysles brothers’ iconic 1975 documentary Grey Gardens, but those who have will likely appreciate Bill Hader and Fred Armisen’s attention to detail in their sendup of Big and Little Edie Bouvier Beale (here they’re called Big and Little Vivvy… »8/21/15 10:04am8/21/15 10:04am

Why Are Women Obsessed With Investigation Discovery’s Grisly TV Shows?

Jodie Gaines was 18 years old and on her way to a fish fry when she saw the blue lights of a cop car flash in her rearview. As detailed in an episode of House of Horrors: Kidnapped—one of a grip of ominously titled programs on the channel Investigation Discovery, the 24-7, true crime network—she was an outgoing high… »8/18/15 2:03pm8/18/15 2:03pm

John Oliver Set Up His Own Church to Call Bullshit on Corrupt Televangelists

Televangelists didn’t disappear in the ‘80s—there are actually more of them than ever. They ask for private planes and piles of money from people who can’t actually afford it in exchange for vague and ephemeral promises of future prosperity and health. Fuck ‘em, says John Oliver. »8/17/15 9:48am8/17/15 9:48am

A Mouse Stewed in Michelle Rodriguez's Piss Is What Finally Broke Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls, best known for drinking his own piss, is a tough man to gross out. But on Monday night’s Running Wild, he finally found the thing that broke him: Fast and Furious actress Michelle Rodriguez’s piss. It’s apparently especially pungent and flavorful compared to Grylls’ own, which was a fun fact to learn over… »8/12/15 9:57am8/12/15 9:57am

John Oliver Teaches Sex Ed, Because States Won't Let Teachers Do It

For the latest Last Week Tonight, John Oliver tried to find out what American kids are learning in sex ed, and discovered that the answer is that no one really knows, because many states have no official standards—in some cases, the information kids get isn’t even required to be medically accurate. Many other states… »8/10/15 9:45am8/10/15 9:45am