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Last Night’s Webby Award Acceptance Speeches Were All 5 Words or Less

Last night, techies from all corners of the World Wide Web gathered at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City for the 13th annual Webby Awards. The Webby Awards are like the Oscars of the Internet, honoring websites, advertisers, videos, and films in more than 70 categories. While the interwebs are pretty cool and all, what makes the Webby Awards super special is that winners are limited to acceptance speeches of five words or less, making them like truncated haikus. After the jump, our favorite five word speeches from last night. Keep reading »

Who’s America’s Sexiest Comedienne?

Obviously, we are big Tina Fey, Amy Sedaris, and Aisha Tyler enthusiasts. So we immediately clicked on this Huffington Post poll about 15 of the leading ladies of funny. But—wait—it asks readers to rate the women on their looks? Even HuffPo acknowledges that it’s a “poll of ridiculous proportions.” Sure, these women are beautiful. But it’s their wit, slapstick antics, and all-around hilariousness that stole our hearts. So while we wished they asked, “Who’s the funniest comedienne?” we decided to take a look at the current rankings. What we found may surprise you. Keep reading »

Star Couplings: Melissa Rycroft Is A “Dancing” Star

  • Melissa Rycroft, the contestant dumped on the season finale of “The Bachelor,” will replace Nancy O’Dell on “Dancing With the Stars.” Take that Papa Bach! Oh, and considering she’s a former Dallas Cowboys cheerleader, the competition should be scared. [People.com]
  • M.I.A. slammed reports saying she had named her son “Ickitt.” She still won’t say his name because he doesn’t need press. [Reuters]
  • Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman are off again. And it seems they’re done for good. [Dlisted]
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    Quickies: Kanye’s New Girl Shows Some Skin, Man ODs on Viagra, & Airline Charges For Bathroom Usage

  • Who is Amber Rose? She’s the chick everyone is talking about because she was walking around half naked while shopping with boy toy Kanye West. She does have a good body though. If I were her, I’d be half naked all the time too. [The YBF]
  • The airlines are charging us for everything nowadays. One European airline is about to make us pay extra to use the bathroom aboard the plane. You’re screwed if you don’t have any money. [Holy Moly]
  • Now is the time to go shopping to update the spring wardrobe. The one must-have item in your closet this season is the denim pencil skirt. [Refinery 29]
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    Star Couplings: Paris Breaks Up With Benji — But Not Because He’s The Ugly Twin

  • Sigh. It’s true. Paris Hilton has ditched boyfriend Benji Madden because he’s too controlling and doesn’t want her to party. Guess Paris won’t be joining Nicole Richie and the Madden brothers for Thanksgiving dinner this year! [Us Weekly]
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    Quickies!: Kanye West Assaults Another Paparazo

  • Kanye West was arrested again for assaulting a paparazzo in the U.K. You “Can’t Tell [Him] Nothing.” [What Would Tyler Durden Do?]
  • Rachel Maddow will not let Sarah Palin eff with bloggers. [Feministing]
  • Are there any names that are a total dealbreaker for you? [Jezebel]
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    Sweet Release: What’s In And Out The Week Of October 15th 2008

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    • Secret Machines Secret Machines
      Known for their layered, creeping cacophony of self-loathing and sex appeal, the Secret Machines are back with their third record. The release is self-titled, so you know they want to get personal. These citified charmers will seduce you somewhere between the heaving drums, the deep vocals, and stunning guitar.
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    Star Couplings: Jamie Lynn Pregnant, AGAIN?

  • Oh sweet Jesus. The National Enquirer is reporting that Jamie Lynn Spears is pregnant again and loved ones are begging her to get an abortion. [The National Enquirer]
  • Whereas Halle Berry and Gabriel Aubrey are actually trying to have another child to join little Nahla. [DListed]
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    Star Couplings: Ashlee Simpson & Pete Wentz’s Bed Is Crowded

  • Pete Wentz and Ashlee Simpson share their marital bed with a crew of teddy bears sent to her by the pop singer’s fans. [Perez Hilton]
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    Star Couplings: Sarah Silverman No Longer &%$#ing Jimmy Kimmel

  • Booooo! Jimmy Kimmel and Sarah Silverman broke up. I think he should be scared of the jokes she’s going to tell about him now that they’re not together. [Us Weekly]
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