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January 1, 2012

Newt Gingrich Is No Longer Having Fun

In December he was a man in full, but now Gingrich is fluish and down in the polls. He does promise to keep talking about pets, however.

Cee Lo Green Changes Lyrics To 'Imagine'

Last night in Times Square, Cee Lo performed "Imagine." But he sang, "Nothing to kill or die for, And all religion's true" instead of the proper lyrics, which are "Nothing to kill or die for, And no religion too." (Skip to 3:55 to watch the flub, unless you want to see Kathy Griffin in her bra.)

More Troops Commit Suicide Than Die In Combat

GOOD wrote about these devastating numbers, and deduced that one of the issues the military faces in addressing soldier suicides – both those who have seen combat and those who have not – is understanding why a soldier would take his or her own life…

Ed Koch Says Ron Paul Is A "Scary Situation"

The former mayor, who has said he's supporting Obama, says Paul is "very dangerous." He prefers a Romney-Gingrich ticket.

Ashley's Favorite Harry Potter Buzz Of 2011

2011 was a crazy year for Harry Potter fans! It was an end of an era with the end of the Harry Potter movies, and especially for people like me, who've grown up with Harry Potter, it was a bittersweet, whirlwind of a year. Here are my picks of the best Harry Potter related buzz of 2011.

In Des Moines, Consultant Peace Breaks Out

Ben Smith wrote recently in POLITICO about the blood feud between Mitt Romney's three gurus. But two of them seem to have had a drink in the Des Moines Marriott last night, per a this tweeted-and-deleted image.

Santorum: Obama Should Be Pro-Life Because He's Black

Here's what a Rick Santorum nomination would look like: A candidate who has no problem grabbing the third rail of race, and of running hard on social issues. In this January 2011 interview with CNS editor-in-chief Terry Jeffrey, the former Pennsylvania Senator -- now surging in Iowa -- said that President Obama should oppose abortion because he's black.

The 7 Smartest Overnight Political Tweets Of New Year's Eve

Reporters, operatives, and junkies tweet through the night and the early morning. You may not have been paying attention, but we're culling the good ones.

In Iowa, The Media Primary Crumbles

The media thought the nature of politics had changed in 2012. We even convinced some of the politicians. We were wrong.

20 People Who Don't Know What A New Year's Resolution Is

Well, it looks like 2012 is already off to a horrible start.

Welcome To BuzzFeed Politics

Welcome to BuzzFeed's new original political reporting, the first in a series of new sections we are adding to the site this year that will meld clear, smart, and funny journalism into the vital, churning mix that is BuzzFeed, with the aim of creating the first pure social news organization.

Loss Of Faith In Democracy Could Make 2012 The Most Frightening Year Ever

Meanwhile, as the eurozone slides towards disaster, the prospects for Europe have rarely been bleaker. Already the European elite have installed compliant technocratic governments in Greece and Italy, and with the markets now putting pressure on Fra…

Taylor Armstrong Of Real Housewives Of Beverly Hills On Russell Armstrong And Her Book

But first, Taylor will bid adieu to 2011 by hosting a New Year's Eve party in Chicago to celebrate Ciroc Vodka's Safe Rides program. (They're handing out pre-paid cards that partygoers can use for safe transportation home.) When iVillage chatted wit…

15 Female Athletes Who Look Great Out Of Uniform

Gentlemen, sports fans, not every female athlete can be a 24/7 goddess like Maria Sharapova. Once the sweat is washed away, the contorted faces allowed to relax, the grungy uniforms ...

Here Is A Picture Of Cindy Crawford Wearing Part Of A Bathing Suit

Legendary fashion photographer Herb Ritts passed away in 2002, but his extensive archive is still being excavated, and Nowness has just posted a slideshow of some never-before-seen images. Ritts had his heyday in the late '80s and '90s, so it's not …

Why Online Pizza Delivery Beats Calling

Pizza orders get a lot easier when shop sites get them straight and take credit cards.

Miley Cyrus Calls Her Relationship With Liam Hemsworth "Pure Bliss"

Miley Cyrus is one gushing girlfriend. The singer-actress, who is currently vacationing in Hawaii, took to Twitter on Wednesday night to urge her fans to vote for beau Liam Hemsworth as the best boyfriend of the year.

New Year's Eve FAIL

This is the biggest New Year's Eve FAIL ever. Happy New Year's from BuzzFeed.

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