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Grandma Tries Pop Rocks For The First Time

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My grandma passed away last Thanksgiving, so she’s been on my mind the last few days. Then I saw this video of an 82-year-old grandma trying Pop Rocks for the first time, and I missed her even more. I’m pretty sure she would have been just as delighted by the strange popping sensation on her tongue. “Eighty-two years old and I’ve never heard of such a thing!” is something my grandma would have totally said. Miss and love you always, Gram! [Buzzfeed]

Amy Poehler Makes A Speech, Proves How Awesome She Is Yet Again

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What’s not to love about Amy Poehler? She’s smart, sassy, and oh-so-funny. Here, Amy accepts the Variety Power of Comedy Award from Will Farrell and shows the world why she’s managed to earn so much acclaim and adulation. [NYMag.com]

This Wild Animal Has Better Table Manners Than Me

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I don’t know about you, but this raccoon’s plate looks a lot cleaner than mine does after a tasty meal. [Buzzfeed]

Yay! Broad City May Move To The Small Screen

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John DeVore on why funny women are a natural resource. Read More »
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Fresh off the news that women are getting the short shrift when it comes to representation in film, we hear that our fave YouTube comediennes, Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobsen — aka the funny chicks behind “Broad City” — are in talks to produce their very own pilot for FX. So maybe things are changing around these parts. If you haven’t seen “Broad City”‘s particular brand of off-beat, lady-centered comedy, check out this clip, featuring fellow Upright Citizens Brigade alums Kristen Schaal and Amy Poehler. [YouTube]

18 Inventions We Need Now

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Science is a beautiful thing. Science has brought us many technological advancements, such as and including, air travel, tanning beds and mini-pizzas. But there are many things that science has yet to deliver on. And that’s got us kind of mad with science. We kind of want to have some words with science, okay? In the meantime, we’ll settle for assembling an incomplete list of all the things that we wish science would just get to working on, already. This list is by no means exhaustive, so feel free to include your own special requests in the comments. Keep reading »

USC Study On Film And Gender Tells Us What We Already Know

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Well, surprise, surprise. It looks like women in Hollywood are still screwed, at least according to a recent University of Southern California Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism study. Researchers surveyed all films released in 2009, and found that filmmakers still favor men over women — only around a third of all speaking characters were female. Not only that — women on screen were more likely to be scantily clad — three times more likely — than their male counterparts. Keep reading »

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