Anatomy Of An Amazing News Story: Jamie Oliver + Joy Division = Gothpocalypse

What do you get when you combine celebrity chef Jamie Oliver and a backhoe? This sounds like the beginning of a raunchy riddle, but it’s totally real, and the answer may surprise you. Apparently Oliver was excavating a basement for a new restaurant in Manchester when he stumbled upon some legit buried treasure, including the… More »


What’s In My Makeup Bag?

Julie Gerstein / February 15, 2012

I brought my make up bag to work with me today because I stayed at my dude’s house last night, and it was too cold to schlep home and then out to the office. I consolidated my morning! Good, right? Except that my makeup bag, like my life, was short a couple of totally necessary… More »


Naked Cowgirl Leads Police On Slow-Speed Chase, Cops Say

Yee haw! An 18-year-old woman is accused of leading police on a slow-speed car chase while wearing nothing but cowboy boots.
Police in Corpus Christi, Texas, say they found Taylor Burnham in her birthday suit and boots standing between a fence and a Jeep, according to KRIS TV. After seeing the cops, police say Burnham jumped in her Jee… More »


Meatballing And Other Topics The Cast Of “Jersey Shore” Are Actually Qualified To Advise

The Frisky / February 15, 2012

Interesting choice, TV Guide: the girls of “Jersey Shore” dished out Valentine’s Day love advice, like JWoww’s wise words that you can attract a man with “flourescent colors and leopard print.” The sad thing is that I don’t know if she was talking about makeup, hair, nails or clothes.

Alas, there are some… More »


Die Antwoord Vomits All Over New York Fashion Week

Julie Gerstein / February 15, 2012

Oh look, it’s Captain Cryptkeeper of the S.S. Bad Ideas, and his First Mate, Childhood Nightmare with Vitamin Deficiency, sitting front at the Alexander Wang show yesterday. This is your fashion “It” couple, America. [Getty Images]… More »


Viola Davis Addresses Black Actresses, Racism In “The Help”

Jessica Wakeman / February 15, 2012

“The black artist cannot live in a revisionist place. The black artist can only tell the truth about humanity, and humanity is messy. People are messy. Caucasian actors know that. … We as African-American artists are more concerned with image and message and not execution, which is why every time you see your images they’ve bee… More »