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IUDs are way better at preventing pregnancy than the pill, study finds

The pill may be a tried and true method for keeping those pesky pregnancies at bay (knock on wood!), but apparently it's actua…

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Madonna puts swastika on French politicians’s image, politician forgets not to indulge Madonna

Marine Le Pen is the current leader of the National Front, the dominant far-right party in France. The NF likes law, order —…

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Margaret Cho on pansexuality: “I don’t like to say I’m gay or I’m straight. I’m just slutty.”

Everybody's favorite loudmouthed Korean actress/author/fashion designer/comedienne/LGBT activist, Margaret Cho concisely …

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Disney to ban ads for junk food on its kids networks

On the heels of Michael Bloomberg's proposed — and unpopular — plan to ban soft drinks larger than sixteen ounces …

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The Wire: The Musical! will make your day, week, life, and everything else

Every so often an internet video comes along that’s so pure and wonderful that it transcends its viral trappings to speak di…

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The Donald and Miss USA contestants perform “Call Me Maybe,” because why not

Videotaping yourself lip-syncing to Carly Rae Jepsen's "Call Me Maybe" is the new making a "Shit _____ Say…

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The most interesting people on Nerve: Rennaissance Faires, Fifty Shades of Grey, and Martha Stewart fantasies

We can't thank you enough. Yes, you. You and your fellow Nerve members are the rays of sunlight in our otherwise drab existenc…

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Viral video star “Mr. Trololo” dies at 77

Eduard Khil, the Russian pop singer who gained international notoriety as the star of the viral video "Trololo," has gon…

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Emma Watson tries to break free from Harry Potter in The Perks of Being a Wallflower trailer

Now that the Harry Potter franchise has come to an end (how quickly that decade passed!), its three child stars are faced with the…

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Andy Samberg is officially leaving SNL

Like Will Ferrell, Adam Sandler, and Chris Farley before him, Lonely Island's Andy Samberg is leaving a seven-year stint as th…

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DC Comics reveals its newly gay “established” superhero

DC has teased for a little while now that one of its "established" heroes — one which made it through the recent r…

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FYI, the Teletubbies weren’t gay, says one of the Teletubbies

If the question of whether or not the Teletubbies were gay has kept you awake at night for the past fifteen years or so, good news…

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Nerve poll: How much of an emotional connection do you need to be sexually attracted to someone?

In an installment of Dateline last week, a girl self-identified as a "demisexual," which means she needs a strong emotio…

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Burgling gang members arrested after they accept cop’s Facebook friendship

For a while now, we internet watchers have mostly seen examples of how Twitter can get you in trouble — sure, we all know in…

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JCPenney launches Father’s Day ad with two dads, presumably to spite One Million Moms

JCPenney recently launched a very special Father's Day ad featuring a real live gay couple and their adorable children. Dads T…

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Julian Assange loses extradition battle, but he still looks like Bill Maher, so there’s that

Wikileaks founder, notable Australian, and super-hacker Julian Assange has lost his appeal against extradition to Sweden, and…

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Jaguar is fine with its sleazy portrayal on Mad Men

If you've been keeping up with Mad Men this season, you know the big account that's been dangled in front of SCDP's no…

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Madonna rips off Madonna rip-off by covering Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way”

There's an old Lewis Black bit where he claims that the end of the universe is located in front of a Starbucks that stands dir…

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Donald Trump no longer a birther, supports “place of birth” movement instead

The prospect of Donald Trump actually running for president has always seemed patently ridiculous, no matter what he was saying. A…

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Lifetime developing Silence of the Lambs series Clarice

Good news, fans of cannibalism and sexually fraught psychotic thrillers! You won’t be left wanting for television shows cate…

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