Cleancast: Are Your Party Messes Worse Than These Party Disasters? 

My guest this week on the official Ask a Clean Person podcast is James Del, Gawker Media’s former VP of programming & events, who joined me to talk about party messes and how to manage a shared vacation home, though he also spilled some dirt on me and my origins at Gawker Media. It involved lemon squares.
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A Brief History Of Gonzalo Higuaín Being A Choke Artist

Just when we thought Lionel Messi would finally end Argentina’s trophy drought and in the process get those dumb doubters from his native homeland off his back for good this weekend, Gonzalo Higuaín went ahead and shat the bed. Since we can’t sing the G.O.A.T.’s praises today, let’s at least take some solace in… » 7/06/15 4:41pm 29 minutes ago

People Who Hate Air Conditioning Are Commie Assholes

It’s summer again, which means it’s time for a whole new round of dirty hippie assholes smarming up the Internet with their anti-air conditioning takes. Even the Pope got in on it. NOT COOL, COOL POPE. Anyway, these air conditioning shamers are a scourge and they must be destroyed, starting with the editor-in-chief of… » 7/06/15 4:25pm 45 minutes ago

Let's Explore The Corrupt Town That Inspired True Detective 

How are you enjoying #TrueDetectiveSeason2 so far? It’s okay, right? I don’t know, maybe it kind of sucks. Anyway, if you’re like me, you’ve spent a good chunk of the first three episodes being a little confused by the city-corruption storyline. We’ve been told that there are a lot of “deals being done” and a lot of… » 7/06/15 3:40pm Today 3:40pm

Can Nairo Quintana End Europe's Stranglehold On The Tour De France?

This year’s Tour de France boasts the strongest group of contenders this decade. Chris Froome and Vincenzo Nibali split the last two Tours in dominant fashion. Alberto Contador, the greatest stage racer of his generation, hasn’t finished a Grand Tour lower than first in over a year. All three are highly decorated… » 7/06/15 3:01pm Today 3:01pm

Video Shows FSU QB De'Andre Johnson Punching Woman In Face At Bar

Police charged Florida State quarterback De’Andre Johnson with battery last month after he allegedly punched a woman in the face at a Tallahassee bar. Legally, it’s still “alleged,” but today the state attorney’s office released a portion of the surveillance footage. It does indeed appear to show Johnson punching a… » 7/06/15 2:50pm Today 2:50pm

Ball So Hard: How Hard Did We Ball on Our Holiday Weekend Ballers

Last night’s tim-tam flim-flam Ballers, Baby, Ballers! television program on premium network HBO was either exactly what you needed after a holiday weekend or a bludgeoning to your skull, and possibly both. And the ballers? Well, this Independence Day weekend: They finally balled. And they balled hard. » 7/06/15 2:38pm Today 2:38pm

Andrea Pirlo Is Getting PAID In MLS

Despite doling out reams of cash to players like David Villa and Frank Lampard, MLS debutantes NYCFC hadn’t yet snared that big-name, face-of-the-franchise type player you knew they wanted. Until today, that is, when they consummated a months-long flirtation by making Andrea Pirlo the highest-paid player in the league. » 7/06/15 1:42pm Today 1:42pm

Today's Best Deals: Backup Power, Belkin WeMo, Flash Storage, and More

Here are the best of today’s deals. Get every great deal every day on Kinja Deals, follow us on Facebook and Twitter to never miss a deal, join us on Kinja Gear to read about great products, and on Kinja Co-Op to help us find the best. » 7/06/15 1:15pm Today 1:15pm

You Didn't Kill Amy Winehouse, But You Didn't Save Her, Either

The cool thing about posthumous tragic-rock-star documentaries is the fresh insight from old friends and still-smitten fans and sheepish surviving accomplices, the raw intimacy of the childhood home movies and illicit backstage footage, the cheesy vintage TV appearances, the nerd arcana, and most of all the… » 7/06/15 12:41pm Today 12:41pm