Month: April 2012

no trouble brewing: katie carguilo and the battle of the baristas

Katie Carguilo aims to please. “My favorite drink to make is whatever is going to make the person who’s going to drink it the happiest,” she told The Daily. “If somebody really likes strong coffee, I’ll make them a French press. I’m in the business of making people happy. I’m not trying to force what […] Read more…

video game killer: gamers call norway killer’s bluff

For years, people have been trying to link video games and violence. Yesterday, Norway’s Muslim-hating mass murderer made the connection. Anders Behring Breivik, on trial for last summer’s bombings in Oslo and shooting massacre on an island summer camp that killed 77 people, testified that he used an edition of the first-person shooting game Call […] Read more…

ganja granny: 73-year-old grandmother busted for multi-state pot ring

A 73-year-old Oklahoma grandmother has been busted on charges that she ran a lucrative drug operation that supplied marijuana to drug dealers in four states. Police said they found about 4 pounds of pot, a semiautomatic pistol and a revolver, and more than $276,000 in cash when they raided Darlene Mayes’ home in rural Craig […] Read more…

girl talk with lena dunham

It may feel like “Girls” has been on the air for months already, but the series actually doesn’t premiere on HBO until April 15th. Its creator, writer and star is Lena Dunham, about whom, if you’re reading this, you probably already have an opinion—although it’s difficult to come up with an opinion or observation about […] Read more…