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October 29, 2012

Bruce Springsteen's "Atlantic City" Has Never Been More Heartbreaking

It used to be a song about mob violence, but now it sounds like a prayer to the Jersey Shore.

New York Sports Fans Are Crazy: Hurricane Sandy Edition

Imagine you buy a new house. Then a hurricane comes, so you evacuate. You learn that your brand new house is totally underwater. What's the first thing you do? Call a sports talk radio show, obviously.

Real News Orgs Begging Instagrammers For Their Photos

When tons of people are posting photos of an event to Twitter and Instagram, it makes sense that the press would request to use some of those photos. It's a little funny to see, and also to see how confusing the ownership of the photos gets.

Romney Endorses Candidate Who's Had His Own 47% Moment

"You have 50 percent of the American population now believes that they are entitled to a government handout," said Archer.

When An NFL Team Wants Its Fans To Go Away

Michael Vick might get benched for a rookie. "We've given up; come back next year," the Eagles are saying.

Unsettling Footage Of Hurricane Sandy Hitting The East Coast

A desolate New York City and flooded coastlines.

"Jersey Shore" Reacts To Sandy With Varying Degrees Of Worry, Sense

The Jersey Shore is set to get some of the worst of Sandy's wrath. But but but Vinny has "the craziest" Halloween party on Long Island Wednesday!!! #Ugh.

21 NYC Businesses Open Despite Hurricane Sandy

The subway may be closed but Subway is still open.

BUZZNET Exclusive: Blood On The Dance Floor 'Don't Want To Be Like You' Premiere On We've Got You Covered's Blog

We have the premiere of Blood On The Dance Floor's new music video for the single, "Don't Want To Be Like You"! The video shows off a softer side to Dahvie Vanity and Jayy Von Monroe.  Take a look at what Dahvie told us exclusively about the song! "This is a magnificent song and we are

Alicia Keys Family Photos

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz's little man is already a mini fashion star! The happy couple enjoys a Knicks game on May 6 with their stylish 2-year-old son, Egypt. "It's amazing. I know mothe

Votary Scarves - Style

Aiming to "innovate an oft overlooked -- but nonetheless defining -- element of one's personal style", Votary's bold inaugural line of scarves is designed to create an unforgettable first impression, as they claim "what is at eye level" is what…

Thor Hedgehog

Enough with this hurricane. Here's a hedgehog dressed as Thor.

Romney Camp Says They Don't Make Hats In China

An image of a made-in-China hat is everywhere today, but it's not official swag.

Chris Colfer Was A Llama Assassin For Halloween

One point for creativity, but really, wtf?

Call Of Duty: Black Ops II Trailer Makes You Want To Blow Sh*t Up

That's the idea, right? Directed by Guy Ritchie, and starring Robert Downey, Jr. as a low-key fighter pilot.

25 Photos Of People Taking Photos Of Hurricane Sandy

As the enormous storm bore down on the East Coast, people's urge to document everything continued unabated.

Sandy Sinks HMS Bounty Replica With Crew Aboard, Two Missing At Sea

In a harrowing rescue 90 miles off the coast of North Carolina, the Coast Guard airlifted 14 people to safety.

Why Liberals Cling To Nate Silver

Part of the model's appeal: "It's been saying Obama's going to win." Silver finds the attachment a bit unnerving.

Live Storm Cam Of Hurricane Sandy In Downtown Manhattan

These are live images of the storm taken from the BuzzFeed datacenter at the Datagram facility in downtown Manhattan within the evacuation zone! The feed will update with a new photograph every minute. Follow along to see how the storm is progressing. (Images courtesy of Datagram.)

Hurricane Sandy Is (Almost) Here

It's about 1:30 pm here in NYC and we're starting to see the effects of Hurricane Sandy. Rivers are overflowing their banks, wind is whipping, and residents are either hunkered down or scurrying around picking up last minute supplies. I'll be…

Former Bengals Cheerleader Sarah Jones Will Get A Reality Show

495 Productions has offered Sarah Jones, the former Bengals cheerleader and teacher who slept with an underage student, her own reality TV show.

Will Smith Performs Fresh Prince Theme Song At Gabrielle Union's Party

First thing’s first – Gabrielle Union turned 40 today? I would have never guessed she was that old. Maybe 35 at the absolute oldest, but never 40. I guess I just won’t be too surprised when I write about Dwyane Wade suddenly showing up to Fashion…

These People Are Really Annoyed With THEIR Weather

Sure there is a hurricane happening, but these people know the real meaning of suffering.

Tami Taylor Is Not Cool With Mitt Romney Using The "Friday Night Lights" Battle Cry

So says Connie Britton, anyway. That story and more in today's CelebFeed Gossip Roundup!

Hurricane Sandy Has Begun Snatching Weaves

Things are getting really dangerous out there. Watch your wigs, people.

No One Told This Guy About The Hurricane

You know, just hosing down the sidewalk in advance of the storm.

Disney Cruise Ship Battered By Hurricane Sandy

The ship was off the coast of Florida when the storm struck. For hours it was tossed violently enough to send furniture flying and shatter glass.

15 Toys That Have Seen Better Days

All they need is a little love and a lot of Lysol.

18 Eerie, Deserted Photos Ahead Of Hurricane Sandy

All the disturbing, empty vistas of the apocalypse, without all those pesky zombies. As East Coast cities shut down, journalists captured the lack of bustling humanity.

HAARP: Cause Of Hurricane Sandy? // Current TV

What are your thoughts about this impending “100 year storm” that looks like it will hit north eastern coast hard? If it hits as bad as they are

Alex Morgan Dressed As McKayla Maroney At A Halloween Party

At a Halloween party with her US Women's National Team teammates, Alex Morgan dressed as gymnast McKayla Maroney.

The Cheesehead Bed, For Packers Fans Who Never Want To Get Laid Again

The Green Bay Packers Cheesehead Bed exists, comes in all regulation bed sizes and can guarantee you a life of football glory/celibacy.

10 People Who Tried To Jog In Central Park During The Hurricane

Plus several more who ignored the caution tape at Hudson River Park. New Yorkers are the best.

This Kindergartener Really Gets Ninjas

Best drawing ever, probably.

Lady Gaga Is Making A Jazz Album

She's going to record it with Tony Bennett, who says it will "reaffirm that she's one of the best jazz singers that anyone's ever heard."

25 Reasons California Is Better Than The East Coast

While the East Coast braces for Hurricane Sandy, these photos have been uploaded to Instagram from California today. I want to go to there.

How To Use The Internet When The Internet Is Gone

How to access Twitter, Facebook, e-mail, and search when all you can do is text. Some last-minute digital storm prep.

18 People Comparing Women They Know To Hurricane Sandy

"My mother in law's name is Sandy so I predict the hurricane will give the east coast a life time of annoyance and occasional gifts of money."

Newscasters Convinced Reporting From The Water Is The Only Way To Report Flooding

Remember, Hurricane Sandy reporters: Your credibility depends on how deep you're willing to go.

19 Easy Recipes To Make With Stuff You Already Have

Hurricanes make grocery shopping impossible. Here's what you can cook without putting on pants.

Alec Baldwin Braves Hurricane To Walk His Tiny Dogs

No umbrella. No raincoat. Just tiny dogs.

Why It's Silly To Think Sandy Is Like Irene

Irene was an amateur 'cane compared to this guy. I mean girl.

Manhattan High-Rise Crane Dangling In The Wind

The partially collapsed crane is currently swinging from a building on W. 57th Street.

Doc Brown Vs. Doctor Who

The latest Epic Rap Battle might be the geekiest yet. Clearly, the Doctor wins.

Backseat Meteorologists Passive-Aggressively Cover Hurricane Sandy

They might not be on or anywhere near the East Coast, but they've got this.

Giovanni Rana Pastificio & Cucina

If you watched a lot of Italian television in the '90s, you already know who Giovanni Rana is. If you're really weird, and didn't, meet him now: the 75-year-old pasta god got his start riding around his village on a motorcycle to deliver noodles to…

Non Wrestling Fans: Do Not Use The Chris Benoit Groupon

A guy giving out $37 massages via Groupon unfortunately shares a name with a pro wrestler who once massaged people to death. DO NOT USE THIS GROUPON, GUYS.

21 DIY Emergency Preparedness Hacks

Hurricane Sandy is here. How many everlasting Crisco candles have you got on hand?

Brooklyn Braces For Toxic Floodwaters

Carcinogens vs. gentrification.

19 Famous Fictional Sandys From TV And Film

Take your mind off the destructive storm with some familiar faces who won't knock out your internet connection.

Defiant Messages For Sandy On Boarded Up Windows

"Gone surfing!" and other messages left for the intrusive hurricane.

James Harden And The Quest For The Perfect Sports League

The NBA does more than any other league to help small-market teams keep homegrown talent. And then stuff like this happens while the Lakers are paying like 400 All-Stars a billion dollars each.

27 Couples Who've Made It Through The Years

Brandon Stanton captures these well-weathered relationships at their best. And if they can make it, so can we.

Fergie As Iconic Hollywood Staple Angelyne

You know, the woman who bought the giant billboard of herself in Los Angeles?

Did Allen West Make His Tracker Cry?

At a speech in late October at the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial, West berates a Democratic tracker sent to record him. It sounds as though she started crying at the end of the video.

San Diego Firm Incharacter Pulls 'Sassy Squaw' Costume

OTTAWA, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- Incharacter of San Diego said it apologizes for marketing a children's Halloween costume called "Sassy Squaw" and is recalling it.

Quiz: Are These Hurricane Sandy Photos Real Or Fake?

There's been a bunch of photos floating around the internet that are of older storms, not actually of Sandy. Can you tell which is real and which is fake?

11 Viral Photos That AREN'T Hurricane Sandy

Don't share these images from storms past, or storms that never existed.

In Memoriam: The Atlantic City Boardwalk [Updated]

As Hurricane Sandy hits the East Coast, the first and longest boardwalk in the U.S. is floating in pieces through the streets of Atlantic City, New Jersey. [Update, 11/2: The pictures below represent a small portion of the Boardwalk. The oceanfront Boardwalk in front of the casinos appears, in the wake of the storm, to be undamaged.]

Watch Hurricane Sandy Supplies Disappear Before Your Eyes

WNYC reporter Arun Venugopal made these GIFs of groceries flying off store shelves in New York City.

Maxine Waters And Barney Frank Used In Democrat-On-Democrat Race

An ugly California contest.Latest pro-Sherman mailer uses liberal icon backers of Berman as part of attack.

Why I'm Jealous Of My Friend's Unplanned Pregnancy

I want kids of my own, and I'm reaching a point in my life where I almost don't care how I go about it.

Romney Calls On Supporters To Donate To Relief Efforts

At a rally outside Cleveland, the candidate softened his tone and said now is "a time when we need to come together" Cancels campaign events for Sandy.

16 Things You Didn't Know About Prince

It's really too bad he never starred as woman in a movie about his female alter-ego "Camille."

5 Other Natural Disasters That Happened This Week

Hurricane Sandy is stealing the spotlight. But Mother Nature has been exceptionally volatile this week.

Rain, Hail, Sleet Or Hurricane, The Paper Is Still Delivered

Print isn't dead! At least for these 13 people.

Ben Kingsley Earns Praise From The Cast Of Iron Man 3

That said, the trailer makes it seem as if Shane Black and Co. are swinging for the fences with what appears to be a much darker, grittier story, so it’s good that Marvel roped in Sir Ben Kingsley (Sizzle Kingy King, as he prefers I call him) who…

10 Ways Storms Affect Sex And Procreation

Do people really get that freaky during storms? Here's everything you've ever wanted to know about hurricane sex.

Emma Roberts Dressed Up As Her Aunt Julia From "Pretty Woman"

Emma's dad is Julia Roberts' brother (heard of her?). Who wore it better???

Deer Rescued From Being Swept Out To Sea By Sandy

A local New Jersey man helped corral the deer to safety. A rogue wave most likely caught the animal unaware, knocking it off the rocky ledge.

J-Woww Dressed Up Like A Nerd For Halloween

Or maybe she dressed up like Avril Lavigne?

Definitive List Of Best And Worst Halloween Candy

No discussion on this. This list is definitive and final. This list goes worst to best.

The First Hurricane Ever Spotted From Space

Esther, 1961. Plus, the fascinatingly low-tech way we tracked storms before we had eyes in orbit.

21 Photos Of Sandy Inspired Grocery Store Madness

It basically looks like the zombie apocalypse is nigh.

A Ton Of Great Things On Netflix For Hurricane Shut-Ins

Shut in? Cooped up? In for the long haul? Well start enjoying the TV while you still have power! Let's indulge together. UPDATED! • The entire Brideshea

25 Scary Reminders Of What A Hurricane Can Do To The Northeast

A terrifying look back at Hurricane Irene.

The Size Of Hurricane Sandy Versus The Size Hurricane Irene

2012's Frankenstorm versus 2011's storm that rocked the East Coast. Show this to anyone who hasn't prepared yet.

The Most Terrifying Hurricane Sandy GIF You'll See Today

If you thought Irene was bad — take a look at this.

Definitive Proof That Dreams Come True

A lot can happen in 20 years.

The Ultimate Rainy Day Playlist

Here's four hours of music that will soothe your nerves during Hurricane Sandy. It also works pretty well as a make out mix, so you can use it for that too.

Man In Horse Mask Jogs Shirtless Through Hurricane Sandy

A break from the grim inevitability of this monster storm. Spotted in Washington, D.C.

Sandy Seizes Control From The Campaigns

Obama and Romney can't control this narrative. A better chance to see what the candidates are really like.

Scott Disick Went As Patrick Bateman For Halloween

It is perfect because Disick has long-since been compared to the American Psycho character.

Happy Birthday, Bob Ross

A fitting tribute, via Photoshop.

27 Photos Of People Surfing In Halloween Costumes

A Halloween surfing contest brought out a zombie bride, a hot dog, and JFK.

Wearable Luggage Tops The Morning Links

I don't the TSA is going to allow this.

11 Adorable Pets Growing Up With Their Humans

The kids got taller, the animals got grayer, but everyone stayed cute.

Don't Worry, Everyone, The Apple Stores Are Safe

Everyone seems very concerned with the status of the Apple store locations in New York, Philadelphia, and Washington D.C. Enough with the iBags jokes, people.

National Sandwich Day - Food

In honor of National Sandwich Day, Thrillist decided to do the impossible: crown the best sandwich of all time. With a Dagwood's-worth of entrants, that meant working our way to Number One from a staggering selection of 50 freaking 'wiches. Although…

22 DIY Ways To Reuse Empty Booze Bottles

Whether you're stuck inside during the hurricane with nothing to do but drink (and "work from home"), or just happen to have a whole bunch of empty bottles, you can make these easy projects even if the power goes out.

45 Photos Of People Who Clearly Don't Give A Damn About Hurricane Sandy

East Coast residents leisurely milling about outside and on the beach as the largest Atlantic storm of all time strikes. All photos taken today and throughout the weekend.

Photos From The Hurricane Of 1938

Because it was a snazzier time, people called this hurricane "The Long Island Express." This was one of the biggest hurricanes of the 20th century, and killed almost 800 people along the Atlantic Coast.

Romney's New Bipartisan Icon: Paul Ryan

Ryan's image changes again. "He worked across the aisle."

WTF Did Christina Aguilera Dress Up As For Halloween?

Besides a trashy hot mess with bright orange boobs, I mean. Seriously! What is she?

25 Outrageous Hurricane Sandy Conspiracy Theories

Here are some top-notch conspiracy theories for your brain, direct from some of America's greatest thinkers.

The 10 Best Hurricane Boards Of Pinterest

Fair warning: They have nothing to do with actual hurricanes.

15 Photos Of Pre-Sandy Halloween Fun

"Devils" wear lingerie, "cats" wear leotards, and "nurses" wear tube dresses en route to parties in New York's meatpacking district.

Go-To Recipe: Easiest-Ever Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Brussels + Honey + Sriracha. Done.

Sandy Turns Obama's Florida Trip Into Most Expensive Pizza Delivery In History

Obama fails to beat the storm in Florida. Only one rally in last four days, as Michelle and Joe Biden stay on the stump.

Hurricane Sandy Arrives!

The latest on the East Coast storm that meteorologists are calling "unprecedented" and "the worst-case scenario coming true."

Chinese Man Sues His Wife For Being Ugly, And The Court AGREES... Awarding Him $120,000

Jian Feng only took issue with his wife's looks after their 'incredibly ugly' daughter was born. He accused his wife (pictured) of cheating before she came clean about spending US$100,000 on plastic surgery.

22 Instagram Photos Of The San Francisco World Series Riot

Because when your team wins the World Series people are obviously going to flip cars, break windows, and burn things.

Celebrity Fitness Tips -- October 2012

Get fit and stay healthy with celeb-approved workouts and tips that keep the stars (Alicia Keys! Gwen Stefani!) and more looking great

'Bring It On' Actress Natina Reed Dies After Getting Struck By A Car

The 32-year-old R&B singer was hit by a car as she was walking on a dark stretch of a Georgia state highway on Friday night

36 Ways To Celebrate Your Favorite Team Winning The World Series

San Francisco Giants fans celebrate their team's World Series sweep on Instagram. This is what joy looks like.

29 Photos Of Delicious Hurricane Food

Nothing gets people cooking like imminent doom. What's your #sandysnack?

18 Best Ways To Drink Through Hurricane Sandy

Everything from "Dark and Stormy popsicles" to "straight outta the bottle."

People Weathering Hurricane Sandy With Funny Tobacco

I understand the hurricane might blow us all away by tomorrow, but please, please do not instagram your drugs.

UFO War In Antarctica: Fact Or Fiction? What Do You Think? // Current TV

OK, Hippies… These stories keep coming up on my news feeds. Main stream media won’t report them. These guys are not stupid people they do have some

18 People Looking For Sex (And Love) During Hurricane Sandy

"Let's prepare for our doom by getting a drink."

Loofah Costume Photo Samii Ryan's Photos

Hey LOVES! Buzznet asked me to answer a few Halloween inspired questions! Also check out my photo gallery of Halloweeen fun and some costumes I am considering this year! I want to be a sushi roll or loofah haha! Fruit Candy OR Chocolate? * CHOCOLATE…

Lindsay Lohan Weighs In On The Hurricane

This tweet by Lindsay Lohan has almost 2,000 retweets just 30 minutes after being published.

The Secret To Living Forever

The NYTimes Magazine has a story about the Greek island of Ikaria where old people just keep getting older instead of dying. There are many theories as to why this is, but my favorite in the article boils down to diet (just kidding, I like the idea…

Hurricane Sandy Comin'

I don't know how much I'm going to be updating this, but here's a few things about the hurricane that's bearing down on the East Coast right now. Mostly NYC centric.

Austin Daily Press - Food - Central East

The sandwichery that made its bones competing on the Great American Food Truck Race is now a brick-and-mortar, window-service Chestnut Ave spot boasting a completely overhauled menu loaded with meats & veggies that they cure in-house, so at least…

Tom's Urban 24 - Food - LoDo - Thrillist Denver

24hr dining from the Smashburger folks, Tom's shows off a space with retro touches like enormous, colorful booths and coin tiling, while providing "hand-crafted modern comfort food" sourced from 30+ scary-good CO food-makers/ farmers.

Bottles & Cans - Entertainment - North Center

When making a purchase, you generally want to buy from someone who's handled the product before (unless you're buying condoms, because... gross), so it's comforting that the dude behind Bottles & Cans has vast experience with condoms those two…

Earthquake 7.7 And A Tsunami Warning In Masset, Canada! // Current TV

A strong 7.7 magnitude earthquake has struck the Queen Charlotte Islands off the west coast of Canada, US government researchers said. The epicentre of

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