This week for BuzzFeed News, Amanda Shapiro explores the tanned, toned world of competitive bikini bodybuilding. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.
This week for BuzzFeed News, Tim Murphy visits the Pacific Northwest, where new communities made up of tiny homes are providing some with an alternative to homelessness. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.
This week for BuzzFeed News, Elise Jordan goes back to her hometown Mississippi to visit the world’s most notorious Elvis shrine. Read that and these other great stories from BuzzFeed and around the web.
A judge tossed Emil Michael’s case out of court, but he threatened to call in “my friend the Chief of Police.” The SFPD is not amused.
The documentary’s director, Jose Antonio Vargas, spoke with BuzzFeed News following the backlash against one of its casting calls. “This is not the only ad we’re going to put out there.”
The rush to defend Renée Zellweger’s right to plastic surgery is another example of how female celebrities of color are treated differently in popular culture.
Judging by the reactions of its most discerning critics, ABC’s new family comedy is off to a promising start.
Just growing a human being, nbd.
The 22-year-old old creator of the For Brown Girls blog and the #DarkSkinRedLip project epitomized the Tumblr-popularized image of a Carefree Black Girl. After news of her suicide spread this spring, many were left asking: How could a woman whose mission was to uplift others take her own life?
“But I always thought that’s what opinion columns are for.”
Vegas vs. the Internet. “It could go either way,” says Jack Abramoff.
“I got sober at 25, not because I had the willpower, but because I didn’t want to die.”
If it doesn’t fit…you might as well quit.
The network’s president, Stephen Friedman, talked to BuzzFeed about the “Look Different” campaign. Coming soon: “Untitled Whiteness Project” and “Racial Bias Cleanse.”
Tom Lehrer is considered one of the most influential figures in comedy — despite a body of work consisting of just 37 pitch-black songs and a career that stopped abruptly when the counterculture he helped spawn eclipsed him. You can ask him why he quit, but good luck getting an answer.