Would You Swing With These Geeks?

Dan Lyons · 01/27/15 03:14PM

In a new series, CNN explores all the crazy drug use and sexy sex stuff taking place in Silicon Valley, where people like Greg and Stella, above, go to swingers parties and apparently convince other people to sleep with them, without drugging them or paying them. The series is called, "Sex, Drugs and Silicon Valley." My one-word review: Yuck.

Banana Republic's Latest Fashion Line: 'The Startup Guy'

Sam Biddle · 07/21/14 09:37AM

Despite their status as the new white collar villains of our day (or probably, because of it), startup founders have one more victory to tout: fashion icons. At least according to Banana Republic, which is now using a very warped notion of Silicon Valley chic to sell beige fabric.

Here's the Epic Dick Joke From the Season Finale of Silicon Valley

Nitasha Tiku · 06/02/14 11:20AM

Every show about a brainiac is in want of a eureka moment. On last night's season finale of Silicon Valley, the lightbulb turned on thanks to an elaborate riff on manually pleasuring the mostly male audience at TechCrunch Disrupt—all in order to win the conference's startup competition.

Sam Biddle · 04/22/14 09:59AM

HBO's Silicon Valley has been renewed for a second season, Variety reports.

Silicon Valley Deserves Silicon Valley

Sam Biddle · 04/02/14 02:00PM

Until now, no one adequately embarrassed Silicon Valley on TV. All prior attempts either embarrassed themselves, or fell just short. But Silicon Valley, Mike Judge's HBO foray into the sociopathic pit of Northern California's tech scene is beyond adequate: It gives the fuckers the graceful slap across the face they need.

Ageism Turned Silicon Valley Into a Hotbed for Male Plastic Surgery

Nitasha Tiku · 03/24/14 04:00PM

If I had $1 million for every time a founder told me "It's impossible to raise funding if you're not a twenty-something dude," I could lead their Series A round. The same bias applies to hiring. The ideal resume shouldn't be much longer than "Dropped out of Prestigious University." This obsession with youth, reports The New Republic, has turned Silicon Valley into "one of the most ageist places in America":

The Full "Silicon Valley" HBO Trailer Is Here (And It's Awesome)

Sam Biddle · 02/24/14 10:45AM

"You remind me of my son. He's got Asperger's too." It looks like Mike Judge has another fine piece of bleak capitalist dramedy prepared for the show's premiere on April 6th. What could be better than "Office Space" in 2014?

Nitasha Tiku · 02/18/14 06:15PM

Rejoice, Silicon Valley, tech blogs have solved all your infrastructure issues. You can either (1) colonize Oakland or (2) act more like Connecticut. What sounds better: crust punk or cable knit?