If, like most of us, you find yourself secretly hating rich people now and then, it’s probably because of the stupid and frivolous shit they buy. Even if you’re not a Marxist, you can’t help but think of the starving children of the world when you see some douchebag professional athlete sitting on his yacht, his trophy wife on the phone scheduling yet another cosmetic surgery. A whole segment of our economy is dedicated to making ridiculous shit for these shallow douchebags.
But a whole lot of lives have been saved by that ridiculous shit. For instance … Keep reading »
“Perks of Being a Wallflower,” starring Emma Watson and Logan Lerman, is currently in post production. They started filming back in the summer of 2011. Fans of the book and Watson have been teased with movie stills but still no trailer. Says a source: “IMDB only has a release date of 2012 and speculation is that the rumored release date for Perks is being pushed back to a fall 2012 release date instead of spring 2012 date.” Click for more stills from the movie…
Today two powerful leading ladies make a bang on the big screen as Kate Beckinsale returns as badass vampire Selene in “Underworld: Awakening” and real-life powerhouse MMA fighter Gina Carano stars in “Haywire.” And these heroines join the ranks of some of the most kickass female characters to grace the pages of comic books and shine on the silver screen.
But each of these strong women is more than just a pretty face. With supernatural strength and street smarts, these strong characters represent female empowerment and the ability for a woman to be in charge of her own fate. Whether you’re like Wonder Woman flying solo or you’ve got a solid group behind you like Jem & The Holograms, each of these heroines with an action-packed history has given us lessons to incorporate in our everyday lives. Now get ready to show your own demons who’s boss! Read more…
In three minutes, David Cross — taking over for Joel McHale on “Talk Soup” — manages to completely decimate the entirety of cat videos on the web, covering both adorable kittens, and cute fat cats. He also gets the sad desperation one feels when one wants to completely eat all the cats in the world. [YouTube]
There’s playing with your food, and then there’s taking that play to an artform, which is exactly what Brittany Powell over at Low-Committment Projects did. Here, she made a sandwich in the style of Piet Mondrian. After the jump, check out her sandwich-y takes on Damien Hirst’s dot paintings and the work of Jasper Johns. [Low-Committment Projects]
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