Entertainment

Richard Pryor’s Prescient Pre-Twitter Statements Regarding The Oscars

By: Katrin Higher / February 22, 2015
In advance of this year's very white Oscars it's sobering to read that infamous comedian Richard Pryor called it way back when. In 1977, Pryor dryly exclaimed "I am here tonight. To explain why black people. Will never be nominated for anything." With Selma grabbing a Best Picture nomination but nary else, and frontrunner… More »

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Read The Mathematics Of Love, Listen To Willow Smith & Watch “Nightcrawler”

By: Megan Reynolds / February 22, 2015
Cold-ass weekend weather means Tink, popcorn, Nightcrawler and Wonder Woman. Stay in, you weirdos. More »

“Two And A Half Men” Ends And Feminists Of America Rejoice

By: Katrin Higher / February 22, 2015
Even though notorious domestic abuser and all around douche king of America, Charlie Sheen was dumped from this trash show four years ago, we still had to deal with it being on the air with Ashton Kutcher as his replacement until now. Its ending symbolizes a small victory for women in entertainment as well a… More »

Plastic Jesus Wins The Oscars!

By: Katrin Higher / February 22, 2015
Which film is going to win Best Picture this year? Who cares when you have Plastic Jesus as your resident-shocking subversive installation artist! Banksy is SO 2014. If you're like me, you hold a contradictory position towards Hollywood and the Oscars. On the one hand, I LOVE the red carpet fashions, the beauty and… More »

An Analysis Of The “House Of Cards” Cryptic Teaser Trailer

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 20, 2015
Netflix has released a cryptic "House of Cards" season 3 trailer, featuring President and Mrs. Underwood as they come together from separate places in the early hours of the morning. Here’s a shot-by-shot synopsis of the 2:36 trailer, titled “The Full Quartet.&rdquo… More »

Here’s A Peek At The Last Season Of “Mad Men”

By: Megan Reynolds / February 20, 2015
So much facial hair! More »

Watch Abbi & Ilana Do Celebrity Micro-Impressions On Letterman

By: Megan Reynolds / February 20, 2015
I think that Abbi Jacobson and Ilana Glazer are comedic geniuses, so naturally, I was compelled to watch them doing their celebrity micro-impressions on Letterman last night. Ilana nails Nicki Minaj's delivery, but the real shine here goes to Abbi, whose gift for physical comedy is a lovely, lovely thing to watch. [PreviouslyTV]… More »

Yes, Please, Let E.L. James Write (And Tank) The Next “Fifty Shades” Movies

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 20, 2015
So apparently, on top of the fact that conflicts with Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L. James pushed director Sam Taylor-Johnson to the point that she felt like she never wanted to make another movie again, James now also wants to write the script for the next movie. Oh, hallelujah! Here’s the thing:… More »

Brayden Olson, A 27-Year-Old Seattle Entrepreneur, Says He Is The Real-Life Christian Grey

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 20, 2015
The absolute best part of Business Insider's profile of Brayden Olson, a 27-year-old entrepreneur from Seattle who says that tons of women fly across the country to meet him because he is "the real-life Christian Grey," is the footnote: *Editor's Note: We should mention that Business Insider didn't think it was worth the… More »

Here Is “Portlandia” On The Scourge Of The Male Feminist

By: Megan Reynolds / February 18, 2015
I have been waiting for "Portlandia" to take on the scourge of male feminists, those seedy, self-assured, "sensitive" dudes who are very eager to show you just how much they "care" about women's rights. As someone who dated a self-proclaimed male feminist who once told me that feminism isn't just a scarf you put o… More »

Look At This Precious Angel Who Won The Westminster Kennel Club Show

By: Megan Reynolds / February 18, 2015
Here is Miss P, the beagle, who won Best In Show last night at the Westminster Kennel Club Show. Miss P is the second beagle to win, and is the grand-niece of  2008 champion Uno, the first beagle to ever win. Her win was an upset to the crowd favorite, Swagger, an Old English… More »

The Ladies Of “Mad Men” Look Good As Hell

By: Megan Reynolds / February 17, 2015
I hardly remember what happened at the end of the last half-season of "Mad Men," but it doesn't matter -- this picture of the ladies of "Mad Men" wearing their best late-'60s to early-'70s poly-chiffon-couture, plus whatever that glorious mess that Megan is wearing got me super, super excited. Look at Betty! Look at that… More »

An Infographic Guide To “The Bachelor” (Week 7! A Final Four “Bachelor” Baby!)

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 17, 2015
Reminder: Every Monday, I livetweet a new, exhaustingly long episode of “The Bachelor” on my personal Twitter (@xoamelia), giving a detailed, hilarious, wine-and-weed-influenced critique of “Prince Farming” (oh go fuck yourself with that nickname, Chris Harrison) and his search for a woman willing to move to a post-apocalyptic hell tundra Iowa. And… More »

50 Shits Of Crap: A Professional Dominant Excoriates The Worst Movie Of All Time

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / February 17, 2015
I knew that I was going to have to watch "Fifty Shades of Grey" eventually, it was just an issue of watching in a way that would be, you know, tolerable. And it occurred to me pretty quickly last week: One of my very best friends in the world is a veteran professional and recreational… More »

Weekend Shut-In Worksheet: Listen To Drake, Read The Girl On The Train & Watch “Togetherness”

By: Megan Reynolds / February 14, 2015
It's the weekend. It's cold. It's dark. Get into it. More »

That Bomb-Ass Dancer From The Missy Elliot Videos Has Still Got It

By: Megan Reynolds / February 14, 2015
Here's the little girl from the Missy Elliot videos all grown up and still puttin' in work on the dance floor. Reminisce on how eerily talented Alyson Stoner was here, and then check out her moves, which are still fly as hell, above. [h/t Jezebel]… More »

Here Are The Definitive 50 Shades Of Grey

By: Emily Winter / February 13, 2015
Do regular people have access to 50 Shades of Grey in the bedroom? Of course! Here they are:… More »

Drake Beyoncé’s Us All, Drops New Mixtape If You’re Reading This, It’s Too Late

By: Megan Reynolds / February 13, 2015
Last night, while you were watching "Scandal," Drake quietly released his mixtape If You're Reading This, You're Too Late on iTunes. Stream it here, buy it here, and change all of your weekend plans to revolve around this blessing, like I am right now. [h/t MissInfo]… More »

Would Kanye Respect This Beckyoncé Mashup As True Artistry?

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / February 12, 2015
Some clever baby genius going by the name Beckyoncé Knowles-Hansen has posted this kind of amazing mashup of Bey's "Single Ladies" with Beck's "Loser" on Soundcloud. Called "Single Lose (Put A Beck On It)," the two tracks actually go together quite well, with Beck giving Bey some slacker edge while she adds a little hip-popping… More »

Feeling STAUNCH?: “Grey Gardens” Is Back And Newly Restored

By: Robyn Pennacchia / February 12, 2015
Jerry! It's time to break out your best costumes for the day -- "Grey Gardens," the actual greatest documentary of all time, is getting completely restored and rereleased in select cities in the very near future. The new version, restored by Janus Films, will premiere at New York's Film Forum on March 6th, and you… More »

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