On April 3, a man walked up to Golden State Warriors coach Mark Jackson in a Memphis hotel, according to a criminal complaint filed this week in federal court in Oakland. The Warriors were in town to play the Grizzlies. The man showed Jackson a folder filled with "compromising pictures" of Jackson - ... More >>
The world's foremost connoisseurs of beverage ice.
We can honestly say that, until a few moments ago, we never gave any thought to the shape of the ice cubes in our drinks, much less the company that made the machine that created them. The peak of our lifetime's worth of ice-related contempla ... More >>
The Smoking Gun yesterday leaked excerpts from Katy Perry's 45-page 2011 tour rider -- the legal document that spells out all the things promoters need to provide in order for her to play live. The document includes dressing room decor requests, organic, dried, and frozen fruits (she is a " ... More >>
You don't even have to leave the Internet to find syphilis on Facebook... According to British researchers, Facebook users get a new friend, just like MySpace users get "Tom." That friend? Syphilis. Simply put, users of the site met lots of interesting folks, "friended" them, and, Step Three, syp ... More >>
The Smoking GunA few years ago, The Smoking Gun discovered that you could take advantage of custom stamp services and mail your letters affixed with postage depicting the young Unabomber or tyrannical dictators. Now a class action suit in San Francisco district court ponders something more -- are yo ... More >>
By Ben Westhoff
Hip-hop A-listers including Rick Ross, Akon and Plies were caught grossly exaggerating their gangster credentials this year. (Turns out they were painfully law-abiding. The horror!) But even if your favorite rapper wasn't caught in a lie, you can bet he or she put out a hilariously ... More >>