Pop song covers that become group projects have so much potential for failure and douche-itude. (See: Bret Michaels and Miley Cyrus duet, “Every Rose Has Is Thorn.”) But this “Crazy” cover by Cee-Lo Green, Christina Aguilera, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton on NBC’s new show, “The Voice,” is pretty damn hot. (But I’ll admit I’m biased, seeing as I believe Christina can do no wrong.) “Crazy” was Cee-Lo’s song originally, in case you didn’t know. NBC, put this on iTunes, please? [Pop Culture Brain] Keep reading »
Holy “Twilight“-ization of pop culture, Edward Cullen! Vampires are used to sell everything nowadays — even teeth-cleaning. The UK’s National Health Service debuted a bodice-heaving, undead-themed commercial to lure toothy British dudes to the dentist. (According to Yahoo, 16- to 34-year-old men “are notoriously lax about their dental appointments.” Ack! These guys should come with warning labels.) As much as I think vampires are over, this ad is super-clever, no? [Yahoo] Keep reading »
Just a week after the NBA fined Kobe Bryant a cool $100,000 for calling a ref a “f**king fa**ot” during a game, the Lakers filmed a PSA reminding fans “Words Can Be Hurtful.” The low-budget vid stars Kobe, Lamar Odom and other b-ballers telling us the world is a “special” place because peeps have all kinds of races, ethnicities, political beliefs, and sexual orientations. It ends with Kobe imploring you to have some compassion and understanding for others.
What a great video — I only wish it hadn’t taken a $100,000 mistake for it to be made.
[YouTube via ONTD] Keep reading »
Isaiah Mustafa, we hardly knew you! There’s a new Old Spice guy in town now and he is immediately less impressive than the old Old Spice guy because, well, he doesn’t have a ripped body and isn’t wrapped in only a towel. Lame, Old Spice. You cannot get us hooked on a hot piece of man meat and then rip it away like that. Who is this new guy? Why is he fully clothed? And most importantly, is he going to film a personalized TV spot for us like Isaiah did?!?! This commercial for the brand’s Danger Zone line is funny, but I miss “Hello ladies.” [Ad Week] Keep reading »
I knew Tina Fey
‘s five-year-old daughter Alice had badass swagger
. But I didn’t know she writes Tracy Morgan’s lines! While promoting her memoir Bossypants
on “Conan,” Tina revealed that the weird things that come out of Tracy Jordan
‘s mouth on “30 Rock
” were often the cute things that came out of Alice’s mouth first. I guess next season we can look forward to Tracy saying, “You know, the most romantic part of the human body is the butt.” [Team Coco
via Huffington Post
] Keep reading »
On tonight’s episode of “All On the Line,” Elle Creative Director Joe Zee
helps out Gemma Kahng. Kahng was part of the early ’90s power suit revolution, but quickly made a slew of bad business decisions and burned through all her money. Will Zee be able to get Kahng back on track? Or will she walk away from it all? Check out “All On the Line” tonight to find out!
Watch “All On the Line” Tuesday nights at 10 pm on the Sundance Channel. And don’t forget to enter to win a $500 prize pack by playing the “All On the Line” Fashion Hunt! Keep reading »