In The Mood For Laughs: An Interview with Phil Hartman's Biographer

The man may be gone, but the characters live on: Unfrozen Caveman Lawyer, Anal Retentive Chef, Lionel Hutz, Lyle Lanley, Bill McNeal, Captain Carl, Troy McClure. All brought to life by sorely missed funnyman extraordinaire Phil Hartman, the subject of You Might Remember Me by longtime Chicago Sun-Times staff… » 9/18/14 11:20am 39 minutes ago

Cops: Jonathan Dwyer Broke Wife's Bone, Assaulted 1-Year-Old Son

Cardinals running back Jonathan Dwyer's arrest yesterday on a slew of domestic violence charges steams from a pair of incidents in July, police said, that allegedly involved Dwyer assaulting his wife and 18-month-old son then threatening to harm himself if she called the cops. » 9/18/14 10:35am Today 10:35am

Lost Was The Best Before It Was The Worst

The end of Lost sucked. Holy fuck, did it suck. It was really, truly, completely the worst — a mushy, indefensible cop-out that failed to resolve many of the show's central mysteries and seemed to argue against reason in favor of a vaguely defined faith in … what, exactly? Did the writers themselves even know? The… » 9/18/14 10:29am Today 10:29am

Brandon McCarthy Pitches Immaculate Inning, Breaks Season Record

Yankees pitcher Brandon McCarthy contributed to a broken MLB record tonight against the Rays when he tossed the sixth immaculate inning of the season. His effort broke the record for most immaculate innings in a season, set in 1998. The first five were pitched by Brad Boxberger, Cole Hamels, Justin Masterson, Garrett… » 9/18/14 1:10am Today 1:10am

Jon Stewart Murders NFL On Air; Goodell Asks Mueller To Investigate

Jon Stewart probably thought he was done with the NFL for a little while when he took them on a week ago, but here we are. The Minnesota Vikings suspending, then unsuspending, then suspending Adrian Peterson again caught The Daily Show's attention, and Stewart spent part of Wednesday night's show disembowling… » 9/18/14 12:37am Today 12:37am

Braves Fan Catches Foul Ball With Face

See, this is why grown ass men should bring gloves to baseball games. When the foul ball comes your way—like it did to this unfortunate Braves fan at Turner Field—you are going to try and catch it. And if you are going to try and catch it, shouldn't you have the proper tool to do so? If not, you're left trying to… » 9/18/14 12:04am Today 12:04am

Another Brand™ Is Mildly Angry At The NFL

The NFL has a domestic violence problem, and the Brands™ are concerned. Maybe not as concerned as the dumb apologizing pizza, but they want you, Brand™ consumer, to know that they care. The latest Brand™ and NFL sponsor to join the parade of concern is Pepsi, whose CEO Indra Nooyi released a statement tonight. The » 9/17/14 10:09pm Yesterday 10:09pm

Texas QB David Ash Gives Up Football Due To Concussions

Texas coach Charlie Strong announced today that quarterback David Ash has given up football after suffering multiple concussions over his career. Ash is the second college football quarterback in a little over a week to give up the game because of concussions. » 9/17/14 8:23pm Yesterday 8:23pm

Bro Haughtily Tries To Exit Drinking Competition, Fails

Each year, the University College Dublin hosts an event known as Iron Stomach, in which a group of freshmen sit on a stage and are forced to eat and drink absurd amounts of gross things. The proceedings are nasty enough to necessitate a large trough—meant for collecting puke, spit, and whatever the hell else—being… » 9/17/14 6:08pm Yesterday 6:08pm

​How to Dine Out like a Respectable Person

In the five years that The Infatuation has been in existence, we've written over 800 restaurant reviews. So it goes without saying that we know our way around a two-top. We often get asked how to ensure that eating out is a good experience. And here's the thing most people don't realize – the key to a good restaurant… » 9/18/14 11:59am A minute ago