Confession: I am seriously, seriously obsessed with Justin Bieber’s song “Boyfriend.” It is Justin Timberlake-lite, but considering JT is so serious about “acting” now, JB will have to do. And now there’s a music video! Truthfully, I was feeling a little uncomfortable watching him trying to be sexy, because he is so young and really too pretty for my tastes, but then I started imagining that Justin is actually Justine, a lesbian, and it somehow made it a little better. Plus, Justin’s got sweet moves. Don’t judge me!
This weekend, the hugely anticipated blockbuster “The Avengers” hits theaters, bringing together a motley crew of super heroes, including Robert Downey Jr.’s “Iron Man,” Mark Ruffalo’s “The Hulk,” and Chris Hemsworth’s “Thor.” The lone butt-kicking lady of the bunch? Scarlett Johansson, who plays the Black Widow — a role she first played in “Iron Man 2″ — in the flick. “There is no magic wand to wave over oneself to look good in a latex catsuit,” she famously said about the role. And yet, she makes it look so easy. In Scarlett/Black Widow’s honor, here are 10 other kick ass female film and TV characters and the women who played them. Keep reading »
Dutch street artist Max Zorn makes elaborate and gorgeous works of art — out of translucent packing tape. By layering bits of tape over and over itself on plexiglass, Zorn builds up multi-dimensional artworks that allow the light to come through. Zorn will even send you your own piece — if you promise to post it in a public place. Stunning stuff. [Max Zorn]
I need someone to explain the parts protruding from this body. Is this a human male? Is this the result of excessive steroid use? I eagerly await your captions, Friskyverse. [WOW]
I haven’t watched a single, solitary episode of “American Idol” this season, but nevertheless, I feel confident saying Joshua Ledet is the one to beat. But how can you possibly make that prediction, Amelia, if you haven’t seen any of the performances? you might be asking yourself. Well, I have seen one performance: Ledet’s rendition of “To Love Somebody” on last night’s episode, which was the single best performance I have ever seen on “American Idol” or any other vocal singing competition. I got chills almost immediately. The judges are with me — Jennifer Lopez even said that Ledet is one of the best vocalists of the last 50 years. And not only does he have an incredible voice, but he performs with such a genuine passion — it’s amazing to think the dude heard the song for the first time only a few days before he sang it. Amazing. Watch it above.