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December 21, 2012

AMC Renews 'The Walking Dead' For Fourth Season; Showrunner Glen Mazzara Departing

AMC has renewed The Walking Dead for a fourth season -- without showrunner Glen Mazzara, who has parted ways with cable's top series.

Adam Lanza's Hard Drive Might Be Destroyed. But We Can Still Follow His Electronic Trail.

Last week, before committing one of the worst mass shootings in modern American history, Adam Lanza tried to destroy the hard drive on his computer. But whatever he was trying to hide might still be recoverable—and other options are available when…

17 Delicately Ethereal Frost Flowers

The gauzy layers of ice appear to sculpted by pixies. Due to their fragile nature, frost flowers rarely last past sun-up.

Do You Know Your Male Celebrity Body Parts?

Can you guess the face behind the pec? Or abs or thighs, or chest.

Hackers' Westboro Baptist Church Blitz Continues

The online offensive against the Westboro Baptist Church continues to gain momentum. The Twitter accounts of two prominent members of the hate-mongering group were apparently infiltrated this week by members of the infamous hacker collective UG Nazi.

Jef Holm & Emily Maynard Back Together — Dating Again At Charlotte Hot Spots

Jef Holm and Emily Maynard‘s roller coaster romance continues! As previously reported by HollywoodLife.com they have been spotted on a series of sexy dates, including dinner and drinks on Dec. 11, and they were seen holding hands at a Charlotte,…

The Best And Worst Of Department Stores' Elaborate Holiday Windows

Some try way too hard, some hardly even try at all.

9 Disturbing And Alarming Incidents Of Holiday Theft

Shoplifting is expected to cost retailers $9 billion this holiday season. Thieves have been quite busy so far frisking various joints (but mostly Walmart).

Why “Natural Born Killers” Still Gets Blamed For Gun Violence

The NRA's Wayne LaPierre cited Natural Born Killers as one cause of gun violence. His reference may not be current, but the 1994 film has a long history of blame.

End Of The World Movies

We guess you’ve heard the latest news: The world probably isn’t going to end on December 21st, as previously “predicted.” But just in case the ancient Mayans and your conspiracy-theorist uncle were correct, I’ve put together a playlist of five…

Kim Kardashian Flaunts Bikini Body In Miami (PHOTOS)

It's winter in Miami, but everything just got a little hotter thanks to Kim Kardashian. Sizzling things up on the East Coast, the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was seen flaunting her sexy cu …

Lindsay Lohan Refused To Kiss Charlie Sheen Because Of His Gnarly Mouth

That story and more in today's CelebFeed Gossip roundup!

NRA Press Conference: Wayne LaPierre Calls For Armed Police Officers At Every School

By PHILIP ELLIOTT, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- The nation's largest gun-rights lobby is calling for armed police officers to be posted in every American school to stop the next killer "waiting in the wings."

All I Want For Christmas And Other Links

In 1947, kids shared their wish list with Santa over the telephone rather than sitting on his lap at a crowded mall.

Turn Innocuous Crayons Into Deadly Blow Gun Darts

Companies try really hard to make their products safe but you can't save people from themselves. Seriously though, don't try this at home or anywhere else.

What If Santa Drove A 1998 Ford Focus?

What if everything we know about Santa was wrong? What if he was just a guy Dave Penderson?

Comedians Have One-Sided Conversations With Celeb Tweets

The new web series Conversations With a Twitter Feed has comedians respond to tweets from their favorite Twitter celebrities. There's not a lot of back-and-forth.

15 Aliases Santa Will Answer To

Much like a secret agent, Kris Kringle is a man of many names.

Worst Tweeters Of 2012

Believe it or not, there's a fair amount of people who still use Twitter by SMS. Which is fine, except that sometimes they don't realize what's going on when they get incoming texts.

Michelle Obama's Letter To Newtown Families

"We are beginning to have those difficult conversations about how we can build a safer, more peaceful tomorrow for all our children."

Timeline Of Mass Shootings In The 12 Years Since Columbine

In the wake of the Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, Conn., we look at the incidence of mass shootings since Columbine High School in 1999.

10 Gloriously Anarchic Music Moments From Live TV

We’re not generally given to bouts of nostalgia here, but when Dangerous Minds unearthed a video yesterday of Philly punk icons The Dead Milkmen making an unlikely appearance on Club MTV, it got us thinking about the days when music TV used to be…

Roger Ebert Gives Health Update: 'Not In Best Of Shape'

Roger Ebert has given a new status update on his health condition, writing on Facebook: "I'm aving [sic] a lot of health troubles that are keeping me from doing work and functioning online. Best person to contact is Chaz. Not in best of shape."

The Best Indie Rock Christmas Parody Ever

These fake Bon Iver, Interpol, the xx, Mumford & Sons, and Beach House songs are uncanny.

4 Dead, Including Gunman, In Pennsylvania Shooting

(AP) – A shooting along a rural US road left four people dead, including the gunman, a prosecutor said today. Three state troopers were injured. The shooting scene "extended over several…

Why Christmas Will Be Better In The U.K. This Year

A Spice Girls documentary is airing on Christmas Eve on ITV. And Victoria Beckham talks about how people wanted to brush her hair but not date her.

26 Ways To Survive Being Home For The Holidays

It could get sloppy. It might get awkward. It will get boring. But you can get through it.

18 Types Of People Who Had The Worst Year Ever

Dang. Maybe 2013 will be better.

End Of The World 2012? Not Just Yet

MERIDA, Mexico — Dec. 21 started out as the prophetic day some had believed would usher in the fiery end of the world. By Friday afternoon, it had become the punch line of countless Facebook posts and at least several dozen T-shirts.

Watch The First Promo For Arsenio Hall's New Talk Show

He's back. *insert woof noises here*

Watch A Giant Breakdance

This big Viking's got some moves.

26 Adorable Letters To Santa

When you believe in Santa, writing the perfect letter is very important business. These kids take it to the next level.

Murray Bar - Drink - Murray Hill

A beautiful centaur of a pub, club, beer garden, and sports bar, Murray Bar comes from the team who first set up shop in the space upstairs at The Cash Bar (whose entrance is still hidden behind the ATM up front). Now they've turned the downstairs…

The Charlotte Bobcats Dance Team Played Dress Up For The Holidays

To celebrate the holidays, the Charlotte Bobcats donated gift cards to local children and then the LadyCats dressed up to show some spirit.

New York DJs Are Torturing Kris Humphries With Kanye Songs

Aww, poor Kris Humphries can't go to a club without being bombarded with his ex-wife's new boyfriend's music.

Courtney Stodden Did A Naked, Hot Pink Christmas Photo Shoot

As you might expect her to do. [NSFW]

This Is A Picture Of A Kitten

Surely that's something we can all agree on. I'll see you sometime next week.

Blake Griffin Time Travels Back To 1999

The Clippers star continues to have the best (intentional) sense of humor of any NBA player.

28 Huge Bowls Of Holiday Booze To Help You Appreciate Your Family

Sometimes it's just easier to get into the Christmas spirit when there are large quantities of alcoholic punch involved.

Sandy Hook Shooting: The Speculation About Adam Lanza Must Stop

A compelling narrative has emerged but we have few facts to back it up

Killer Asteroid Caught On Film

A massive space rock poses for its closeup before whizzing by

Vote For Miss COED Of The Year 2013 [PHOTOS + POLL]

2012 has been the biggest and best year for Miss COED to date. And if you’ve seen the kinds of models that we’ve been featuring, this should come as no surprise.

Cee Lo's Outfit Report Card

These are serious grades given by real teachers that work in a very real school called Cee Lo's Wardrobe University. The Voice won't be the same next year without these looks.

John Kerry Is Really Good At Twitter

The next Secretary of State is surprisingly candid in his Twitter feed. Some shameless Mitt Romney takedowns.

Yes! An 80's London Nightclub Fashion Exhibit Is Coming

Shoulder pads! Elaborate jean jackets!

Tim Lincecum Cut Off All His Hair

Can this actually be what Tim Lincecum looks like without his flowing Samson-esque locks?

The 30 Best Dogs Of 2012

We hate to rank these dogs because, unlike cats, all dogs are created equally awesome. However, these things must be done, so here's a countdown of the best dogs of the year.

NRA Blames Ten-Year-Old Flash Game For School Violence

How a terrible, deliberately provocative Flash game from 2002 became part of the conversation about gun violence.

The Weirdest Types Of Holiday Partiers

Everyone parties different in during the holiday season. Some are weirder than others.

4 Things To Know About Asa Hutchinson's Views On Gun Control

The NRA announced Friday the former Arkansas Congressman would head up their efforts to develop a program to have armed security for schools in response for the Sandy Hook.

The 20 Most Unforgivable Twitter Spelling Mistakes Of The Year

Let's all learn from our mistakes, people.

George Noory, Host Of 'Coast To Coast AM', Makes Doomsday Prediction

Friday is the end of the world, at least if you believe the mysticism that surrounds the final date of the centuries-old Mayan calendar. Indeed, there's some talk of prepping for doomsday, but America's leading talker on UFOs and unexplained…

Fascinating Photos Of The World’s Grandmas And Their Delicious Home-Cooked Meals

Here’s a clever idea for a photo project: Travel across the globe and ask the grandmothers who you meet along the way to prepare their favorite dish for you. In his series Delicatessen with love, which we spotted on Visual News, Italian photographer…

The World Didn’t End, But The U.S.’s Arrogant Disregard For Mexico Should

But, unfortunately, most Americans ignore that record and focus on the doomsday nonsense that a crowd of pseudo-scholars has tied to the Maya calculations. It’s part and parcel of the western world’s condescending approach to pre-Columbian…

LeAnn Rimes Says Carly Rose Butchering Her Song Made Her Look Drunk. Yup.

After the entire Internet saw LeAnn Rimes “perform” with 13-year-old Carly Rose Sonenclar on X Factor last night, it was a pretty much a given everyone was going to assume she was drunk which is usually what happens when you can barely stand,…

What If Bane Hosted A Holiday Special?

It would be great, apparently.

17 High Fashion Ways To Emerge From An Apocalypse

Fashion has been preparing for the end of the world for at least five years now. If you want to look "fashion" when the world is done ending, here are some ideas.

The Coolest Car Ever Tops The Morning Links

Fan-designed Back to the Future Lego DeLorean car is now an official Lego product.

The Internet and Iron Man Make A Kid's Christmas Wish Come True

When someone asked Reddit for help making an Iron Man fan with down syndrome's Christmas wish come true, a guy with a suit stepped up.

10 Things The NRA Blamed For The Sandy Hook Massacre

Not guns. At a press conference Friday morning, the NRA's Wayne LaPierre offered up some other villains.

What Everyone Wore To The "30 Rock" Wrap Party

We can't believe it's really over.

Every Major "Star Trek" Character Through The Years

For an intergalactic federation, hiring practices seem a little human heavy. According to this chart, counseling services for crew was a passing fad.

Rob Gronkowski Invented A New Word

Gronkspiking. verb. To throw objects at the ground at high velocity, and crush beers afterward with your bros.

Protesters Disrupt NRA Post-Sandy Hook Press Conference

A man and a woman representing codepink.org held these signs up in front of NRA chief Wayne LaPierre. The man was removed from the room shouting, "We need to stop the killing, the NRA is killing our children." According to LaPierre, "The only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun."

Why Don't NFL Players Wear Underwear?

DeMarco Murray probably wishes he had. (NSFW-ish)

The Weird World Of 2004 John Kerry Election Memes

Let's celebrate John Kerry's expected nomination as Secretary of State by taking a look back to the early days of Election meme-ing. WARNING: Some of these are pretty bad.

Japanese Apocalypse Porn

Upset you're still here? These fantastic images from a 1968 magazine will assuage your grief.

Tyler Perry Presents: Kim Kardashian As An Actress

Kim is starring (maybe that's too strong of a word) in Tyler Perry's new film Confessions of a Marriage Counselor. This isn't the first time Kim has showed off her acting chops (previously: Drop Dead Diva, Beyond The Break, Disaster Movie), but still, this is monumental.

Official Top 30 World's Most Beautiful Women Of 2013 On Hollywoodbuzz's Blog

Official Top 30 World's Most Beautiful Women of 2013 30, Eva Mendes    29, Haifa Wehbe   28, Irina Sheyk   27, Sofia Vergara   26, Priyanka Chopra   25, Kim Kardashian   24, Cheryl Cole   23, Olivia Wilde   22, Katrina Kaif 21, Jennifer Lopez   20, Beyonce Knowles   19,  Megan Fox   18, Anne Hathaway   17, Kristen Stewart   16, Scarlett Johansson   15, Taylor Swift   14, Amanda Seyfried   13, Adriana Lima      12, Mila Kunis   11, Freida Pinto   10

The Many, Many, Many Affairs Of Zeus

Of course, "affair" would imply consent, something Zeus wasn't a fan of. This interactive infographic shows off how far the king of gods' seed spread throughout Greek mythology.

Meet Superstorm Sandy Claus

Michael Sciaraffo, from Belle Harbor, Queens, has been going house to house delivering toys, dressed as Santa Claus, to children affected by the hurricane that devastated the area.

Axl Rose Wants To Hear Some Reggae

This video is a two-minute loop, but you should watch it for at least a half hour.

Exclusive: "Free To Be You And Me" Satire Video Tackles Divorce

Colin Hanks stars in a 40th anniversary satire with hilarious help from Eugene Mirman, Samantha Bee, Wyatt Cenac, and others.

A Love Letter To Brunch

To me, you are perfect.

This Is The End | Coming Distractions

Should tonight actually bring forth the apocalypse, one of the many regrets is that it will bring an end to the elaborate James Franco art project that is human existence. Fortunately, Franco has one more, possibly final exercise in self-reflexivity…

7 International Santa Traditions Involving Evil Sidekicks, Wine, Beatings

In other countries, Santa's helpers just might whack you with a broom.

First Picture Of Tom Hardy In Mad Max: Fury Road

We haven’t talked much about the Mad Max sequel, Fury Road, probably because we’ve been hearing rumors about it since 2007. At one point it was supposedly being developed as a 3D film in conjunction with a videogame, and was reported to have a $100…

Obama Responds To Calls For Gun Control

In a direct-to-camera video, the president responded to an appeal for gun control on his petition site, "We the People." Nearly 200,000 signatures.

'Plan B' Vote Spiked In House In Major Setback For Boehner

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) failed to muscle a controversial fiscal cliff fallback through the House Thursday night, suddenly pulling the bill after spending almost a week on a plan that Democrats called a waste of time. The…

Olivia Culpo Wins Miss Universe, Blake Lively And Ryan Reynolds Share Wedding Photos

Miss Universe crowns a winner for 2012, Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds (finally) reveal wedding photos: See Us Weekly's top 5 stories from Thursday, Dec. 20 in the roundup!

Seth Rogen Tells David Letterman Everything He Needs To Know About Smoking Weed

Now that it's legal in Washington and Colorado, just about everyone and your grandpa wants in on the action. Here, Seth fills Dave in on how to become a marijuana connoisseur.

Jerry Seinfeld And Billy Crystal Perform The Sequel To Abbot & Costello's "Who's On First"

Along with Jimmy Fallon, A.D. Miles, and Higgins on last night's episode of Late Night.

Sympathy For Nancy Lanza: Don't Erase Adam Lanza's Mother From The List Of Innocent Victims.

As the bodies are buried and the victims of the Newtown, Conn. massacre are memorialized, I beg of people to spare a moment to include Nancy Lanza in the list of innocent victims. Already, a tendency to treat her death as an asterisk has set in.…

Anti-Union, Anti-gay, Pro-life, Pro-gun Tim Scott Is Dangerous.

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley's new Senate appointment, Tim Scott, is anti-union, anti-gay, pro-life and pro-gun.

Obama's 'Hawaii Moment': Rahm Emanuel's Explanation For The President's Bad Debate Performance

In an exclusive interview, President Barack Obama let TIME in on an inside joke between him and former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel.

Miss USA Olivia Culpo Wins Miss Universe 2012, Plus 13 WTF Moments

Miss USA Olivia Culpo wins Miss Universe 2012 and 13 WTF moments that include Donald Trump in a Santa Suit.

The Year In Internet Outrage

Last weekend, in the wake of the mass shooting in Newtown, and the revelation that the person behind it might have been a troubled young man, a writer in Idaho, Liza Long, put up a blog post, ""I Am Adam Lanza's Mother," that purported to speak to…

Tim Tebow Breakup: Football's Most Famous Virgin Calls It Quits With Camilla Belle (PHOTOS)

Football's most famous virgin, Tim Tebow, has reportedly broken up with actress Camilla Belle after a mere two months of dating.

Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo: My Parents Didn't Think Pageants Were A Good Idea

Plus, the 20-year-old Miss USA tells Us about her idol, her celebrity crush, and her "chubby" past

The Top Five Lesser-Known Failed Apocalypses

Most of us know Christopher Columbus as a guy who sailed the ocean blue/ genocidal maniac, but he was also fascinated by the apocalypse, and toward the end of his life wrote The Book of Prophecies, which drew apocalyptic theories from the Old and…

The Cab Joins The Tumblr World And Wants You To Be Part Of The Fun On Joeythunder's Blog

We'll be posting updates regularly, but we don't want this to just be about us, we want it to be about YOU! We wanted a place for us and other Soldiers (aka Cab fans) to see all kinds of art (including tattoos, cover songs, choreography videos, etc)…

Olivia Newton-John On The Mixed Reaction To Her Holiday Video With John Travolta

Actress and singer Olivia Newton-John talks to “Say Anything!” host Joy Behar about reuniting with her “Grease” co-star John Travolta for a new Christmas album and a much talked about music video.

30 Amazing Tattoos Inspired By Quentin Tarantino Films

It’s been three years since we’ve been graced with a film from hyper director, Quentin Tarantino, but western throwback tale Django Unchained hits theaters on Christmas, and fans are brimming with anticipation. QT has only directed about 10 films…

Who Won ‘The X Factor’ Season 2 (Fall 2012)?

Who Won ‘The X Factor’ Season 2 (Fall 2012)?

'X Factor' Finale Results Live Blog: Watch With Celebuzz!

The votes have been cast and someone at FOX's The X Factor knows who will walk away with a five million dollar prize. Will it be the soft-hearted cowboy, Tate Stevens? Or will the young phenom Carl …

The X Factor 2012 Finale: Who Won X Factor USA Season 2! // Current TV

The X Factor 2012 season 2 ends tonight after a long and sometimes painful season, both for the contestants and the fans. Many amazing acts have been voted off

Madonna Directs Cuss-Filled Rant At Audience Smokers

Hers was the highest-grossing tour of 2012 -- but don't expect Madonna to play nice with her fans. As rain beat down on the stage of the open-air Estadio Nacional in Santiago, Chile, on Wednesday, the pop queen berated a small crowd granted access to her sound check for smoking cigarettes in her vicinity.

Darden Restaurants Profit Plunges 37 Percent After Bad Publicity Over Attempt To Skirt Obamacare

The shift comes after Darden Restaurants Inc. earlier this fall moved to update the image of its flagship chains and appeal to younger diners in their 20s and 30s, who increasingly prize fresh, high-quality ingredients. The problem is that many of…

The Crappiest Ways The World Could End

Even worse than you imagined. I'll miss you.

The Hardest Choice: 2012’s Coolest Person Of The Year

If you had asked my classmates in high school if they thought I would someday be in charge of picking the Coolest Person of the Year, they would have said, “You mean in charge of sitting all alone in his house typing about a famous person he doesn’t…

Conservatives Kill Republican Tax Plan

Speaker John Boehner's gambit falls apart. Over the cliff we go?

I Wish Amish Mafia Could Have Splurged On Better Actors

The third episode of Amish Mafia continues to make me think that this show is completely scripted. Badly scripted.

Three-Time Olympian Suzy Favor Hamilton Turned Into An All-The-Time Las Vegas Escort [PHOTOS]

One day your running in the Olympics, the next you’re a Las Vegas hooker. It could happen to anyone. But so far I feel like it’s probably only happened to one person: Suzy Favor Hamilton.

Robert Pattinson & Kristen Stewart In Bed — Sex Life Revealed

In case you were worried that Rob and Kristen were having problems in their relationship since she didn’t go with him to NYC, don’t worry because they’re doing just fine! Read on ...

The Hottest New Dads Of 2012

Sure, celeb babies are cute, but what about their hunky dads? Here are 12 celebrities making fatherhood look more attractive than ever.

Justin Bieber Dating Victoria's Secret Model Barbara Palvin

I would call it a 'love nest', but my brain refuses to absorb the fact that Justin Bieber presumably has sex...so hugs it is!

LeAnn Rimes Wrote A Song About Her Affair With Eddie Cibrian

Last night, child star turned scarlet homewrecker LeAnn Rimes stopped by The Tonight Show to talk to Jay Leno about a variety of softball topics, including her 30th birthday and her short trip to rehab for “stress and anxiety.” (Related: do…

Men Wearing Boys Coats

Thomas Jefferson, in a letter written to Samuel Kercheval in 1816, had this to say about the law and human progress: I am certain

Rihanna Buys $12 Million Mansion In Los Angeles (PHOTO)

These fancy things! R&B superstar Rihanna just dropped a lot of money -- $12 million, to be exact -- on a new Pacific Palisades mansion in Los Angeles, Calif. According to The Daily Mail, th …

The Boarding House - Drink - River North

Named for the building's origins as a dry goods store with rooms for rent in the 1870s, The Boarding House might have you wanting to just curl up in a corner and spend the night depending on just how deeply you explore the 450-bottle wine list…

How The NRA Changed Overnight And Reshaped American Views On The Right To More And More Guns

Cenk Uygur retraces the real history of the National Rifle Association and the Second Amendment with Adam Winkler, a professor from the University of California at Los Angeles who specializes in constitutional law. Winkler reveals exactly how the…

Christine A. Meyers Ran Over Boyfriend, Burned Off His Scrotum In Chicago

Bad things happen when you lay in front of an angry person's car. Prosecutors said Christine A. Meyers' boyfriend found that out the extremely painful way when Meyers ran him over, causing severe burns to [his] chest and back, and tearing the skin…

Do Angry Young White Men Deserve Empathy For Their Loss Of Privilege?

In the wake of a tragedy like the recent Newtown massacre, it’s only natural to try to make sense of what has happened. As humans are social creatures, it’s also natural (and correct, I think), to attempt to look at it in a systemic way, especially…

Gossip-Girl-extra

so jealous of this :) And not to make it all about me, but I was rejected from being an extra on GG because the casting company thought I was a stalker..

Exclusive Supercut: Very Bad Santas

There’s no single figure more beloved during the Christmas season — and in Christmas movies — than good old Saint Nick. But as the years have passed and times have grown more cynical, the holly jolly Kris Kringles of Miracle on 34th Street have been…

Bath Salts Mystery: Ex-Universal Pictures Co-Chair Breaks Silence On LAPD Beatdown

This story first appeared in the Jan. 10, 2013 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Joss Whedon's 'S.H.I.E.L.D.' Taps 'Nashville's' Chloe Bennet (Exclusive)

ABC has gone to Nashville to round out the cast of Joss Whedon's S.H.I.E.L.D. pilot. Chloe Bennet has been tapped to join the cast of ABC's Marvel TV adaptation, The Hollywood Reporter has learned exclusively.

'Once Upon A Time': Rose McGowan As Young Cora

Once Upon a Time is heading even further back in time. In an upcoming season-two origin episode, ABC's fairy-tale drama has booked Charmed alum Rose McGowan to portray a younger version of Regina's evil mother, Cora (Barbara Hershey), The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.

The Cost Of Romney’s Government-Assisted Transition

One of the less scintillating milestones of the 2012 election was marked by the General Services Administration, when Mitt Romney became the first candidate to take advantage of the Presidential Transition Act of 2010. The Act, spearheaded by former…

Hockey’s Wealth Redistribution Problem: What’s Really Behind The NHL Lockout

More to the point, contraction might not be necessary if NHL owners would only grow up. The problem in hockey, as ESPN The Magazine‘s Peter Keating recently explained, is that NHL owners don’t share enough of their own money with each other. And…

Newtown Schools Back In Session After Shooting, But Without Sandy Hook

NEWTOWN, Conn. — Newtown returned its students to their classrooms Tuesday for the first time since last week's massacre and faced the agonizing task of laying others to rest, as this grieving town wrestled with the same issues gripping the country:…

'Gossip Girl' Revealed In Series Finale: Which One Of The Main Cast Members Is It? (VIDEO)

There were plenty of flashbacks on the "Gossip Girl" finale, most of which focused on Dan Humphrey (Penn Badgley) and his first encounters with Serena van der Woodsen (Blake Lively). In the present time, viewers saw Dan decide to give the final…

A Glance At Players Mets Got From Blue Jays In Dickey Deal

The Mets completed a seven-player deal with the Blue Jays on Monday. Here's a look at the three prospects and one major-league player they got from Toronto for R.A. Dickey, Josh Thole and Mike Nickeas.

Restaurant Tip Pools: How Even Co-ops Can Run Into Trouble With Labor Law.

Casa Nueva is everything one would expect of an independent, worker-owned restaurant in a funky, progressive college town like Athens, Ohio. The walls are lined with jewelry and art for sale. Children’s drawings are tacked above tables. Its low…

Adam Lanza's Hard Drive Found Smashed In Police Search But NO Mental Health Medications

Sandy Hook gunman Adam Lanza, 20, deliberately destroyed his computer's hard drive, erasing potentially valuable evidence, before going on Friday's bloody rampage.

James Franco Says Lindsay Lohan Keeps Failing At Life Because She Gets Book Deals. Why Not?

If you’re like me, you just assume Lindsay Lohan‘s drug and alcohol problems can be traced back to being raised/exploited by a pack of shitbags who’d sell one of her tampons if it gained them a buck. Turns out James Franco has a different theory…

Simon Cowell’s Banging Carmen Electra

The last time we checked in on Simon Cowell‘s love life, he was being robbed by a one-night stand after a series of failed relationships where women wouldn’t stay with his money while he perpetually cheated on them. (Dames, amirite?) So after that…

Sandy Hook First Grade Class — Photo Of Classroom Slain By Shooter Adam Lanza

So sad. The last photo of a first grade class at Sandy Hook Elementary School shows 15 happy faces just months before they were all tragically killed by gunman Adam Lanza. Substitute teacher Lauren...

Missing From Newtown Memorials: Nancy Lanza

(Newser) – Twenty-seven people were murdered in the Newtown shootings, but the number cited—in memorials, in the media, and by the president—is often just 26. Nancy Lanza is often left out of the…

Leann Rimes On Her Bizarre 'X Factor' Performance

Leann Rimes staggered through Wednesday night's "X Factor" performance of her 1997 hit, "How Do I Live," a duet with 13-year-old finalist Carly Rose Sonenclar. Rimes' wobbly vocals and messy hair led social media users to wonder if something was…

Supercut: 2012's Worst Movies Review Themselves

This supercut from Film.com called “The Year’s Worst Movies Review Themselves” is pretty much exactly what it sounds like, and seems like it was fairly straightforward to put together, other than the obvious chore of having to sit through these…

Miss Universe 2012 Olivia Culpo: 5 Things You Don't Know

The Boston University sophomore, 20, beat out 88 competitors for the crown Wednesday

Lautenberg Sandy Hook Email Asks For Contributions

A fundraising email in the wake of Cory Booker's plans to run for Lautenberg's Senate seat. "Your continued support is greatly appreciated."

Grading The Gowns: Miss Universe Edition

It takes a lot more than blinding sparkles to make a good pageant dress. Here's a ranking of the Miss Universe evening gowns, from worst to best.

One-A-Day Gift Guide: The News

The best newspaper. But more importantly, the best digital newspaper, too. No need to bother with anything more than the Sunday subscription.

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