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Tiger Woods Was Arrested in Florida for DUI

The golf legend, who hasn't won a tournament since 2013, underwent back surgery in April.<p>Tiger Woods was arrested early Monday morning in Florida and charged with driving under the influence, the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office said. Woods was taken into custody at 3 a.m. in Jupiter, Florida, …

Golf

Twin Peaks Proves That the Unexpected Is David Lynch's Favorite Form of Entertainment

Agent Cooper breaks free from the Black Lodge, and Wally Brando returns in the form of Michael Cera.<p>We need to talk about Michael Cera. I didn't understand quite how much I'd missed his cherub face until he appeared in the fourth episode of <i>Twin Peaks: The Return</i>. Sitting atop a classic American …

TV

Here's An Insane Leftovers Theory: Kevin Garvey Has Been Dead This Whole Time

He actually died in the first episode of Season Three.<p>Season Three of <i>The Leftovers</i> premiered on Easter Sunday and will have its finale on Pentecost, the Christian holiday that celebrates when Christ ascended to heaven and the Holy Spirit descended onto his disciples. This is also recognized as the …

TV

The White House Finally Acknowledged the Husband of Luxembourg's Gay Prime Minister

His name was the only one omitted from a Facebook photo caption.<p>The photo seems straightforward enough: 10 spouses of world leaders stand smiling at the Royal Palace in Brussels, Belgium. Each of them is married to a prominent world leader, so they should all be relatively easy to identify. But, …

The White House

President Trump Is Stateside and Tweeting Big League

"#FakeNews is the enemy!"<p>In case anyone thought that President Donald Trump's apparent restraint on Twitter in the past few days was a sign he was possibly going to lay off the early morning tweet storms as the Russia collusion case against his administration builds, the president dispelled those …

Donald Trump

Snoop Dogg Hung up on Dr. Dre the First Time Dre Called Him

Good thing Dre called him back.<p>The first time Dr. Dre called Snoop Dogg, it did not go well. In fact, Snoop hung up on Dre, believing he was a prank caller, according to a recently-released clip from the upcoming HBO documentary, <i>The Defiant Ones.</i><p>Dre recalled the first time he heard Snoop's music. …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Here to Haunt Your Nightmares, These Snakes Hunt in Packs

🐍🐍🐍<p>In case you thought that snakes on a plane was the scariest situation you could imagine, now imagine this: motherfucking snakes hunting in motherfucking packs. Scientists recently discovered a species of snake, the Cuban boa, that launch coordinated attacks using teamwork to catch its prey, …

Animals

Barack Obama Met with Prince Harry to Remind America of How Good We Had It

Sigh.<p>If you squint at the photo of Barack Obama and Prince Harry together for long enough, you can almost convince yourself that our country is still represented by a savvy diplomat and not a blundering buffoon.<p>Almost.<p>The former president was visiting Kensington Palace on Saturday to meet with …

Prince Harry

How Zac Efron Evolved From Disney Star to Brocake, An Investigation

A new class of male heartthrob.<p>There comes a time in every actor's life when he or she must make a decision: Who am I going to be? What is my personal brand? How will I be remembered until the sands of time wipe my films from this planet? And that's a scary moment—one that comes with the aid of …

Movies

It's All About the Money

Russia, the cover-ups. Everything.<p>It simply comes down to money: the Russians, the meetings that mysteriously slipped everyone's minds when they were testifying before Congress or filling out disclosure forms, the vanishing tax returns, the emoluments mess, the bizarre attraction to wealthy …

Donald Trump

The Bullet's Flight: Part 1

The first of two short stories in which violence is as casual as a handshake and redemption only a wound away.<p>DUNDUN<p><i>The bullet enters</i><p>I went out to the farmhouse where Dundun lived to get some pharmaceutical opium from him, but I was out of luck.<p>He greeted me as he was coming out into the front yard …

Austin, Texas

15 Great Father's Day Gift for Under $30

Celebrating the old man doesn't have to mean going into debt.<p>Luckily for us, parents know that how much we've spent on a gift doesn't necessarily reflect how much we care. This is an especially helpful nugget of truth when the old bank account is running lean. But still, when Father's Day rolls …

Shopping

Men on the Internet Are Furious Over a Female-Only Wonder Woman Screening

Of course.<p>This week, the Alamo Drafthouse in Austin announced a special women-only screening of <i>Wonder Woman</i>. "The most iconic superheroine in comic book history finally has her own movie, and what better way to celebrate than with an all-female screening?" the announcement read. "Apologies, …

Movies

Yet Another Crucial Financial Story Flying Under the Radar These Days

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is under attack.<p>If you walk down a certain route past the White House and toward the National Mall, you will pass the half-built offices of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the brainchild of Senator Professor Warren, and one of the most toothsome …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Please Don't Get Mauled by a Bear This Weekend

But if you do, be sure to film it. And survive.<p>Look, I'm not a "woods" guy. People who enjoy camping may or may not be deranged. But if you are Outdoors McGee, at least know your bear etiquette. Rule #1: Do not engage a massive bear to a battle royale while only wielding a bow and arrow. Canadian …

Memorial Day Weekend

These Are the 11 Coolest Sneakers of the Week

Sneakers

Jesus Saves, and Probably in the Cayman Islands

This week in the laboratories of democracy.<p><i>(Permanent Musical Accompaniment To This Post)</i><p><i>Being our semi-regular weekly survey of what's goin' down in the several states where, as we know, the real work of governmentin' gets done, and where the sign on the cross is the thing you might need the …

EPA

Is Everybody Crazy, or Are You the Crazy One?

Americans are lost.<p>Making your way through this cruel, confounding, ever-changing world is difficult. Something make you anxious this week, or any week? Lay it on me at askdaveholmes@gmail.com. I'm here to help you minimize the damage you will necessarily inflict on the world just by being …

U.S. Presidency

Seth Meyers Explains How Trump Just Betrayed Millions of His Own Voters

Who saw this coming?<p>One of the true wonders of the Trump presidency is that, while we wait each day for a new revelation about his campaign's alleged ties to Russia or his attempts to obstruct investigations into those ties, the government is still working. Specifically, the Republicans in Congress …

Seth Meyers

Are Shrooms the New Weed?

Magic mushrooms are allegedly less dangerous than marijuana.<p>Magic mushrooms are the safest illegal drug to take for a recreational high, even safer than cannabis. According to the new Global Drug Survey, there is less than a 1 percent chance either substance will send a user to the emergency room, …

Magic Mushrooms

The NFL's 11 Best Touchdown Dances, in Honor of Its New Rules

The "No Fun League" just got a little more fun.<p>In a letter addressed to fans, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced changes to the league's celebration policy. The rule change is a marked difference from the years of restrictions and limitations—including penalties for choreographed dances, …

Odell Beckham Jr

Way to Go, Mick

Nice little Wednesday.<p>While we're all sitting around waiting for the Congressional Budget Office to release its appraisal of the latest dead-fish healthcare bill produced by the Congress, (update: here it is) let's have a look at the philosophy governing everything these Congressional majorities …

Social Security

Here's a Strange Political Story That Has Nothing to Do with Trump

Well, almost nothing.<p>Of all the weird sideshows in American politics, the one unfolding in a Florida courtroom may be one of the strangest. Largely uncovered by anything resembling the elite political media, a passel of disgruntled Bernie Sanders donors has filed a $300 million class action suit …

Debbie Wasserman Schultz

This Sneaker Brand Is Pushing Things Forward by Keeping It Old-School

No.One's latest handcrafted sneaker, the Bravo, arrives today.<p>No.One is only a year old, but it is already making waves at the bleeding edge of sneaker culture and shoemaking. To see the brand's sneakers is to love them—and if you want them, you better get them today. The Bravo is out today and …

Shoes

Roger Waters Won't Hide His Disdain for Donald Trump

Pink Floyd's creative genius picks up on his new album where 1977's Animals left off and refuses to play nice when it comes to the new president.<p>"I don't know how this will go down in Kansas City, frankly," Roger Waters says to me of the highly political messages that pepper his Us + Them tour, …

Music

The Coolest Accessories Under $100

They'll instantly improve any outfit.<p>In menswear, small details can make a big impact. Especially when it's hot out, and layers are all but impossible, the right accessory can make an outfit go from boring to stylish. All you need is a purposeful pin, understated bracelet, or great belt. Here are …

Clothing

Stephen Colbert Savaged Trump's Impressively Cruel Budget

"I know this is an unpopular position these days, but I believe children should go to the doctor and eat."<p>President Trump is catching some heat for his big budget proposal, namely because a few people have noticed that it claims to balance the deficit in 10 years by magicking up $2 trillion in …

Stephen Colbert

John Boyega Reveals What Happens to Finn in The Last Jedi After His Fight With Kylo Ren

The next Star Wars won't start out pretty.<p>Of all the new characters introduced in <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>, John Boyega's Finn certainly had the most intense journey. He began a shell-shocked Stormtrooper horrified by the violence of war. His story sees him save a captured Resistance pilot, get …

Star Wars

Obama's Post-POTUS Style Keeps Getting Better

The former president stepped out in Italy looking breezy.<p>Barack Obama's presidential style was one of the sharpest to date. Thanks to consistently accurate detailing and a modern approach to basics, he almost always looked put together and professional. But Obama's post-White House style is another …

Italy

13 Unique Gifts to Get Dad This Father's Day

Father's Day