Video footage surfaced yesterday depicting Seattle police pepper spraying Seattle high school teacher Jesse Hagopian on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, unprovoked, just after he’d finished making a powerful speech about racial equality. That day, a rally had been held in Seattle in honor of Dr. King. Hagopian marched and spoke to participants about the… More »
The Kardashian-Wests continue their reign as the best super-famous celebrity family. Kanye West went on “Ellen” yesterday and premiered the video for his newest song “Only One.” It’s a sweet, short ballad featuring Paul McCartney on keyboard and the return of auto-tune Kanye, and the clip was shot by Spike Jonze. I don’t care if… More »
Have you seen the new Similac Formula ad? You must have, it’s everywhere. All up in my Facebook and Twitter feeds, with everyone posting it along with a “Hell, yeah!” or some other affirming shout out.
The video takes on the “Mommy Wars,” pitting all the different stereotypical parenting ideologies against each other. More »
In case you haven’t heard, “Wet Hot American Summer” is making a comeback — in Netflix form! The eight-episode miniseries will tell follow the story of the very first day at Camp Firewood in the summer of ’81. Original stars Amy Poehler, Bradley Cooper, Paul Rudd and Elizabeth Banks will return for the series, and… More »
In her bizarre ongoing quest to deem recreational pot a Grave Threat To These Great United States, Nancy Grace continues to string together and snowball isolated incidents in which people ingest marijuana and then wreak havoc, regardless of whether the pot is actually the key cause of the behavior in those scenarios. In her latest… More »
OF COURSE virtual reality porn was invented before most people even had the opportunity to try virtual reality technology for anything else. That’s how technology works, right? Like, we use porn for beta testing anything and then refine it for the content that matters?
According to this video from Complex, virtual reality porn looks… More »
Kim Kardashian’s selfie game has been on lock for quite some time, so it’s refreshing to see her acknowledge their glory in this Super Bowl ad for T-Mobile. The 30-second PSA warns viewers against wasting their precious data on anything other than viewing the selfies she so carefully and dutifully makes for her fans. The… More »
Last night in an interview with”Entertainment Tonight,” Kim Kardashian was asked whether step-dad Bruce Jenner is “going through something” — in other words, “omg is it true that Bruce is becoming a woman?!” — and Kim responded:
“We support Bruce 100 percent. On this one I will say that I think Bruce should… More »
Here’s the first scene from the second half of “Outlander,” for all of you who can’t get enough of hot Scots in kilts and steamy sexy-time scenes set by flickering fires in fields of loamy heather. While this tidbit does not offer much in the way of actual thrusting bods and heaving bosoms, it does show Jamie,… More »
This past November, Aftenposten, the largest newspaper in Norway, produced a five-part online reality series in which three 17-year-old fashion bloggers were sent to Cambodia to live and work as textile workers in sweatshops for a month.
It’s a really interesting series, and there are English subtitles, so you can watch it here… More »
The SAG Awards were last night, and you probably watched them if you’re a major awards-show junkie. If not, you missed out on two really incredible speeches by Uzo Aduba and Viola Davis, who won in each of their categories. Their speeches were free of the typical faux humility and breathless “What, me? An award?! More »
At the Power of Story: Serious Ladies panel at Sundance, in which Lena Dunham, Mindy Kaling, Kristen Wiig, and Jenji Kohan discussed life as female artists, Dunham brilliantly pointed out the obvious regarding Woody Allen’s repeated onscreen “perv” behavior. Dunham is frequently taking the heat for the screw-ups of her “Girls” character Hannah Horvath, as… More »
While we still have to wait until February to get “Last Week Tonight” back, John Oliver has a made a habit of popping by the YouTube every so often in order to keep us from going into full withdrawal. And to give us something quick to post on a Monday morning before we are fully… More »
The Sundance Film Festival has started, and one of the movies to come out of it is Celina Sciamma’s “Girlhood,” the coming-of-age story we all need. It’s about Marieme, a Black teenager growing up in the projects near Paris, and how she falls in with a tough girl gang. This scene, which Vulture premiered exclusively… More »
Carrying on the noble work of Hermione Granger, Emma Watson took the world by storm last fall, when she spoke at the UN on behalf of the HeForShe campaign, which pushes for global gender equality. Her second speech for the campaign took place yesterday at the World Economic Forum in Davos, and this time, Watson… More »
If you are living under a rock and have a hole in your heart the size of a fictional Indiana town (Eagleton, for example), then you probably missed one of the greatest scenes in television history a few nights ago: Amy Poehler scream-yelling Billy Joel’s “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” complete with fabricated lyrics. … More »
For once, Lea Michele and I are on the same page. Last night on “Jimmy Kimmel,” she revealed that she threw up while singing “Let It Go” — and the entire thing was caught on camera. While this video has yet to surface, I am excited that I live in a world where even Lea… More »
Fifty Shades of Grey isn’t supposed to be a comedic novel, but I found myself laughing quite a bit while reading the series, mostly because of the horrendous writing and ridiculous dialogue, and I expect I’ll have the same reaction when I go see the movie adaptation on Valentine’s Day. (Yes, that’s what I’m doing on… More »
Tina Fey is back! And, this trailer for her newest comedy, “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” premiering on Netflix in March, is a bright spot in the new television season. Ellie Kemper, the wide-eyed ingenue from “The Office” and “Bridesmaids,” plays Kimmy Schmidt, a woman rescued from a doomsday cult in Indiana who gets a new lease… More »