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Better Than Bird Watching: Goths Up Trees

Here’s another one to add to your list of ridiculously amusing Tumblr blogs: Goths Up Trees, which documents the fascinating phenomenon of, well, goth people sitting in trees. It’s only a couple weeks old, but already well stocked with photos that are graded on a 5-star rating system, taking into account such important factors as fog, velvet, eyeliner, tree height, and presence of a rat. [Goths Up Trees]

10 Tough Calls In The Battle Of Ryan Gosling Vs. Puppy

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Sometimes it feels as if the Internet has crawled into my brain, uncovered repressed thoughts, and given them their own domain name. In the case of “Ryan Gosling Vs. Puppy,” a Tumblr blog which pits a picture of The Gos against a similar picture of a puppy, the web has unearthed my very own Sophie’s Choice. I love Ryan Gosling. I love puppies. But WHICH IS CUTER? Here are 10 examples. You might be surprised by the choices I made. Weigh in with your own picks in the comments of each slide. I am so glad life off the internet is not so cruel.

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When Kanye West Meets “Saved By The Bell,” A-Comin’ Through The Rye

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Kanye West’s histrionic lyrics and “Saved By the Bell”‘s moronic episodes; two things you’d never thought see mesh. And yet! The genius behind the new site, Kanye’d By the Bell manages to find striking parallels between the show and the controversial rapper. The site’s uncanny ability to perfectly combine “SBTB” screen shots with Kanye lyrics is almost frightening. More “Kanye’d By The Bell”s after the jump. [Kanye'd By the Bell] Keep reading »

This Dad Is More Embarrassing Than Your Dad

If you took the bus to school, you probably remember the days your parents waved goodbye to you from the end of the driveway or the front porch. Depending on your mood, your age, and whether or not your crush was aboard the bus, this was either a sweet gesture or the most mortifying moment of your life.. One Utah dad decided to take the embarrassment factor up a notch, and dressed up in costumes ranging from Ariel (shown) to a mariachi band member to see his teenage son off to school. Neighbors and friends provided all the props and costumes, and of course he turned he documented his daily outfits on a hilarious blog, Wave At The Bus. Kind of puts your dad’s bathrobe in perspective, doesn’t it? Keep reading »

Forever 21 Wants To Shut Down Blogger … For Making Fun Of Forever 21

It’s often the biggest companies that have the tightest reign on their public perception — and inexpensive clothing company Forever 21 is no exception. Despite their public image of being young and fun (and, oh, totally Christian), the company is really, really up in arms over WTForever21, a funny blog that chronicles the hits and misses that come out of what blogger Rachel Kane calls the “shame factory.” Forever 21 sent Kane a cease and desist letter in April, claiming that she was violating copyright and trademark laws, even though Kane clearly states on the homepage, “Just FYI, The term ‘Forever 21′ is a trademark of Forever 21, Inc. This site is not affiliated with Forever 21, Inc.” Keep reading »

A Few Of My Favorite Things: Kathleen Of Ashtray/Rabbit

It’s not easy being green, especially when you want to be fashionable as well. But Kathleen, of the blog Ashtray/Rabbit, manages to make vegan and ethical fashion look positively radiant. Says Kathleen, “My blog is a mix of photos I style and model in against prose and poetry I write. Everything — unless otherwise noted — I wear is vegan and cruelty-free; I set out to produce a blog that displays how vegan fashion can be in vogue, considering the current negative connotations it holds.” Check out some of Kathleen’s favorite things, after the jump! Keep reading »

New Obsession: Tom Haverfoods

You knew we were obsessed with our food rakes and our chicky chicky parm parm after “Parks and Recreation”‘s Tom Haverford (played by Aziz Ansari) came up with a list of special Tom-centric food terms. And now we’ve got a whole bunch of new Tom Haverfordisms to memorize and incorporate into our food vocabularies. Gum? Chew Chew Trains. Light beer? Funky Soda. Dumplings? Lil’ Surprises, of course. Click to see several other Haverfoods after the jump! (And even more at the link.) [TomHaverfoods.com] Keep reading »

A Few Of My Favorite Things: Beth Jones Of Jones Style

Beth Jones’ blog B.Jones Style is “all about my personal style and how that affects every aspect of my life. My latest outfits, thrift finds, videos on how to style your hair and where-how-and-what I shop.” Sounds good to us! Check out some of her very favorite things right now after the jump! Keep reading »

Art Imitates Life For Paula Deen

I’ve been obsessing about Paula Deen since her appearance on “Top Chef.” I want to be friends with her. Since that’s not a reality yet, I’ve been spending a lot of time on the Tumblr blog, Paula Deen Riding Things and apparently, so has she. “I think it’s great to see how creative my fans are!… I feel like I’m the new ‘Where’s Waldo,’” she said of the blog. Clearly this one is inspired by the drunken ride she took on Chef Robert Irvine’s back last week. I hope she doesn’t corrupt poor Bambi. [Today] Keep reading »

Does The Internet Need A Geek Culture Site For Women?

The Mary Sue, a new geek culture blog, just launched a hot second ago, and in one of the very first posts, a staff blogger explains to readers why a geek site “for women” is really necessary. It was an explanation I needed, frankly, because at first blush, I saw an Oscars roundup and a pic of a little girl dressed as a princess next to an R2-D2 and I wondered what made this site different from existing ladyblogs like The Frisky, Jezebel or The Hairpin — really, what made it needed. (By the way, the phrase “the Mary Sue” is a term used to describe a cliché, idealized female character often found in “dude literature.) After reading Susana Polo’s thoughtful first post, however, I can see why some of the existing spaces online don’t work for many geek girls who dig comics and “Star Trek” more than eyeshadow and “The Real Housewives.” Keep reading »

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