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December 8, 2012

Psy's Anti-American Past? 'Gangnam Style' Star Raps 'Kill Those F---Ing Yankees' (PHOTOS)

The YouTube sensation known as Psy, aka Park Jae-sang, is best known for his silly horse moves in "Gangnam Style." But recently unearthed images reveal the singer with the most popular video on YouTube also has a reportedly anti-American past.

"Santa Is Your UPS Man" Is The Best New Christmas Song

Arkansas UPS delivery driver Ken Jones delivers a jaunty self-written tune on his well-deserved break.

40 Adorable Gifts For Animal Lovers

"It's purr-fect!" Everything the crazy cat ladies, dog dudes, and wildlife enthusiasts in your life really want for Christmas.

Taylor Swift Says Men She Writes About Her Contact Her

Completely agree! Taylor is emotionally stunted, remember that tantrum she threw in an interview when asked about the repercussions of her songs on a magazine not that long ago? Also on Ellen when she didn’t even want to face the pictures of the men…

NBCUniversal, Hearst Corp. Close Deal To Rebrand G4 As Esquire Channel

In its bid for the largely untapped metrosexual viewership, NBCUniversal is set to rebrand G4 channel as the Esquire channel.

Actually, Now Kevin Smith's Final Movie Will Be Clerks III

Fed up with the hassle of making films that were then only going to be unfairly judged on their merits, Kevin Smith announced his retirement from feature filmmaking last year, saying his swan song would be the hockey comedy Hit Somebody. Since then,…

Soviet Spy Under FDR Likely Set Off Pearl Harbor

(Newser) – Not all of us know about the Soviet mole who apparently inspired the attack on Pearl Harbor. Harry White was a top Treasury official in FDR's government when he began leaking…

The Cat That Did Not Want To Be Unpacked

The only steadfast and absolute truth in the entire world: cats love boxes.

Scaling The World's Tallest Trees And Other Weekend Links

Meet "the President", the President, is the second most massive tree known on Earth.

If Norman Rockwell Was From Gotham City

Mark Dos Santos re-imagines Rockwell's famous Saturday Evening Post covers.

Tim Tebow Comes Off As Awkward, Stiff In New TiVo Ads

Tim Tebow stars as TiVo's new celebrity pitch man in some strangely awkward new TV ads.

Julia Gillard, Australian Prime Minister, Delivers Mock Mayan Apocalypse Speech (VIDEO)

In an amazing, 50 second clip released Thursday, Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard delivers a perfectly deadpan doomsday address that is as hair-raising as it is hilarious.

Solving The Broken Crossword Puzzle Economy

The crossword puzzle can seem utterly authorless. If you haven't caught the documentary Wordplay, or bothered to look up the name that appears in tiny agate type below the grid in The New York Times, you might join many others in assuming that the…

'X Factor' Burning Questions: Is Demi Lovato Facing The Chopping Block? Will Britney Spears Perform On The Finale?

The remaining X Factor contestants were treated to a brief respite from the stresses of competition on Thursday, when they attended a post-taping party at L.A.’s Mixology hosted by Sony X Headphones. Tate Stevens and Emblem3 burned up the dance floor, while Fifth Harmony hugged well-wishers and Carly Rose Sonenclar laid low (probably to rest her voice).

Priscilla Presley Is A Wicked Queen

Photos from her debut as in "Snow White" at the New Wimbledon Theatre in London, England.

Demi Lovato At LAX

Fab or drab?

Paris Hilton And Her Boyfriend Put On A Show Of Excessive PDA In A Pool

These pictures are slightly icky because you can tell that Paris and her boyfriend River can see that the paparazzi are taking their picture — and they're putting on a show.

Kate Middleton Hospital Receptionist Found Dead After Radio Prank

It appears the woman who connected a fake phone call to Kate's hospital room has committed suicide

Kristen Stewart And Robert Pattinson Relationship News — PDA At Party

Rob supported the love of his life at her ‘On The Road’ screening afterparty — click to read all of’s EXCLUSIVE details about their private moments togethe...

Cheryl Cole Demands 'X Factor' Pay Her $2.3 Million More

British pop star and former X Factor judge Cheryl Cole  filed a lawsuit Friday claiming she is owed at least $2.3 million by Blue Orbit Productions, the entity that produces the American TV show. Read the full lawsuit here.

What Happened When I Tried To Read A Whole Book

I do not blame the internet, let's be clear about that. I blame my own inability to imbibe the internet responsibly. Before the internet, I probably read two books a day. I read exceptionally quickly; I have always looked at a page, and instead of…

New Inflammatory Anti-Islam Poster

The ad, featuring a photo from the 9/11 attacks, goes up in 50 New York City subway stations, starting December 17th.

Kim Kardashian Kim Kardashian: My Kitten Mercy Has Passed Away

Kim Kardashian's precious kitten Mercy, who is the subject of her many Instagram snapshots, has passed away. The Keeping Up With the Kardashians star shares a loving note in her pet's memory to h …

Brooke Mueller Brooke Mueller Did Not Overdose On Drugs, Rep Claims

Charlie Sheen's ex-wife Brooke Mueller was not hospitalized Friday morning -- but rather it was simply a bout of exhaustion and dehydration, Celebuzz has learned. Contrary to TMZ's report, in whic …

'Night Court' Creator Reinhold Weege Dies At 63

Reinhold Weege, creator of the daffy 1980s sitcom Night Court, which ran for nine seasons on NBC and earned seven Emmy Awards and 31 nominations but never the big comedy prize, has died. He was 63. Weege, who before Night Court wrote and produced for ABC’s Barney Miller -- another lovable Manhattan-set sitcom set in the world of the law -- died Dec. 1 of natural causes in La Jolla, Calif., a family spokeswoman told The Hollywood Reporter.

Grumpy Cat Speaks!

She made a short video about her trip to New York City. "The cabs are very stinky" (true).

One Direction Embraces Tattoos, Rejects Condoms

Louis Tomlinson and Zayn Malik of One Direction got some new tattoos the same day the band rejected a condom endorsement deal.

5 New Bridesmaid Dresses Vera Wang Designed For David's Bridal! Which Is Your Fave? (Plus, 3 Pairs Of Shoes And 1 Huge-Tastic Hair Flower!)

It's no secret that I'm obsessed with the bridesmaid dresses Vera Wang designs for David's Bridal. (In fact, I wore one to Jackie and Andy's wedding a couple weeks ago!) Here are the latest White by Vera Wang bridesmaid dresses, for those of you who…

An Incredibly Detailed Hand-Drawn Map Of New York City

Search for “New York City map” on Etsy, and you’ll get over 1,000 results — but we doubt many of then can compare with Jenni Sparks‘ incredible hand-drawn version, which we discovered via BLDGWLF. The London-based illustrator and designer (who…

2nd Powerball Winner Claims Cash, Stays Secret

(Newser) – The second winner of the $587 million Powerball jackpot has claimed his money in Arizona, but his identity is still a secret for now. State lottery officials say the winner—identified…

Dealing With Winter

You have two options: Hibernate and be miserable, or do something about it.

Joe Jonas Shows Off His Lovely New Tattoo Of A Rope Vagina

Last night was a big night for tattoos, and Joe Jonas was not about to miss out on the action. He posted this photo on his Instagram of his new ink, which is two ropes intertwined on his right forearm. He explains the meaning behind it as, “Two…

Actual Signs That Your Partner Wants To Marry You

Cosmopolitan Magazine loves nothing more than getting your poor, marriage-crazed panties in a wad by saying that things like your boyfriend “guarding his phone” are surefire signs that he’s about to propose. Well, sorry, but that’s probably not the…

WATCH: Dogs Learn To Drive In New Zealand

You're not seeing things, these doggies really can drive.

18th Century French Manor Leveled "By Mistake"

A Polish millionaire says his workers accidentally destroyed the 18th century chateau he was renovating, but villagers in the vineyard town of Yvrac smell a rat.

The 10 Manliest Shots Of All-Time

Let’s face it, if a man orders a round of shots and chooses the likes of a Red Headed Slut or a Chocolate Cake, it’s a violation. Might as well put on a sash that says “Bachelorette” and sip the shot with one of those straws shaped like a penis.…

DJs In Royal Hoax Taken Off Air

(Newser) – The Australian radio hosts whose royal hoax led to the apparent suicide of the nurse they tricked are off the air for the time being, reports the Guardian. Sydney station 2Day FM said…

Kim Kardashian's Kitten Died

RIP, Mercy. You might have been too cute for your own good. :(

BUZZNET Exclusive: On Set Hair & Make Up For Kerli's 'The Lucky Ones' (VIDEO) On We've Got You Covered's Blog

Buzznet was lucky enough to go on set with Kerli for her new video 'The Lucky Ones'! We got to hear from her makeup artist, Mynxii White, about her favorite products she uses on Kerli! Check out the video to get a behind-the-scenes look at 'The Lucky Ones' and for some

Tony Goldwyn On Playing 'Ghost' Villain: Director Told Me I 'Didn’t Seem Bad Enough'

Actor Tony Goldwyn tells “Say Anything!” host Joy Behar how his wife was instrumental in helping him land the villain role in “Ghost.”

Dustin Hoffman Plants A Kiss Onto One Direction's Niall Horan

This clip is both amusing and confusing at the same time.

90210 Star Shenae Grimes And Josh Beech Are Engaged!

Wedding bells will be ringing in Beverly Hills! 90210 star Shenae Grimes is engaged to British model and musician Josh Beech, according to Us Weekly! The pair, who have been dating since this spring, are planning to wed in...

Selena Gomez & Justin Bieber’s PDA — Lovey-Dovey At Jingle Ball

Even though Justin was the big star at the recent Jingle Ball concert in Los Angeles, he made sure that Selena was treated like like a ‘princess’ all night long. has t...

Tia Mowry On Having Endometriosis

The actress, who stars on the Style Network reality show Tia & Tamera, writes in her exclusive blog for iVillage about the joy she felt having her son after struggling with the medical condition

'American Horror Story' Spoilers: Jessica Lange On Sister Jude

Constance was a puppet master, but Sister Jude is descending into madness on FX's American Horror Story. Emmy winner Jessica Lange told reporters Friday that the two characters she has portrayed on the anthology series both have Tennessee Williams-like attributes, despite the fact that Sister Jude is quickly transforming from a Constance-like…

How A Movie From The '90s Predicted The 2012 Election

But I wanted to write this piece now, because it involves looking back on the election, and it's way more effective to understand something after it happens, not while it's happening. My goal is to put the 2012 election into context, but not…

Radio Station Who Pranked Kate Middleton Nurse "Saddened" By Her Death

After Jacintha Saldanha reportedly took her own life, the Australian DJs who prank-called the hospital are "shocked" and take a leave of absence

Mellow In Seattle: Washington State’s First Day Of Legal Pot

Lots of questions still need to be ironed out but recreational marijuana smoke now wafts legitimately through the air of the Evergreen State

Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, Andrew W.K., And More On Their Favorite Things Of 2012

While The A.V. Club staff gets to weigh in about what movies, TV, music, and more we liked this year, we’d be fools to think that anyone really cares what we think. After all, we’re not famous. That’s why we asked a bunch of our favorite actors,…

Ann Coulter Attacks Latinos In Column, As Conservatives Seek To Reach Out To Hispanic Voters

Republicans looking to reach out to Latinos may want to avoid the advice of Ann Coulter.

True Facts About Baby Echidnas

Also known as "puggles." Seriously.

Dos And Don'ts Of Mail-Order Food

So you want to send a nice fruit basket or something. Read this first.

Let's Not Freak Out Because Brittany Is Dating Boys On Glee

Glee's Brittana was one of TV's most prominent same-sex pairings. Now that they're broken up, Brittany is hooking up with Sam -- is that really such a bad thing?

Real Housewives Of Miami: Is Rodolfo Cheating On Karent Sierra?

The ladies of The Real Housewives of Miami are in Bimini Bay in the Bahamas this week, and the vacation is doing an epic job of bringing out their various crazypants personalities. First of all, Adriana de Moura completely missed the flight because…

Gerard Butler Gerard Butler Confirms He's Been Dating Model Madalina Ghenea For Seven Months

Gerard Butler put months of rumors to rest when he confirmed on The Tonight Show that he has been dating lingerie model Madalina Ghenea for the past seven months. Butler revealed the news to Jay Le …

The Vampire Diaries 'Vampire Diaries' First Look

The holidays are coming to Mystic Falls on The CW’s The Vampire Diaries as the town is set to throw a major winter wonderland-themed bash for charity on next week’s holiday episode. “The epis …

The Black Cat - Drink - Silverlake

From the guys behind the Village Idiot (the bar, not M. Night Shyamalan), The Black Cat's a Silverlake gastropub with a British vibe and Colonial art gallery-esque interior.

NASA Senior Scientist On The World Ending December 21

NASA senior scientist David Morrison tells Cenk Uygur just how many people believe that December 21, 2012, will bring the end of the world and why that’s dangerous. Morrison says, “A lot of young people believe it, and that’s pretty scary. I hear…

Corey Curtis, Wisconsin Father Of 9, Ordered To Stop Having Kids Until He Can Pay Child Support

A Wisconsin father of nine might be on the operating table for a vasectomy right now -- if one circuit court judge had his way. At a recent sentencing, Judge Tim Boyle ordered Corey Curtis -- who has children with six women -- to stop his compulsive…

10 Things Joan Didion Loves –

Happy birthday, Joan Didion! Today marks the 78th birthday of the legendary essayist (and very important writer), and to celebrate, we thought we’d aid everyone in their quest to become a little bit more like her by rounding up a few things she love…

A+E's Nancy Dubuc On 'Liz & Dick': I'd Do It Again

This story first appeared in the Dec. 14 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

Pizza Hut Perfume: For The Fast Food Fan Who Has Everything

Who wouldn’t want to smell like a pizza? The dough, the spices, the cheese, the greasy cardboard box — all that olfactory delight might be too much for one fast-food connoisseur to handle. But now you, too, can smell like the inside of a teenage…

Norway: Princess’s Help To Care For Surrogate Twins Sparks Controversy

While loyal subjects in Britain celebrated a royal pregnancy, across the North Sea, in Norway, a very different kind of crown princess was being celebrated for her own brush with uterine politics. Princess Mette-Marit’s trip to India, posing as a…

The World’s Best — And Worst — Places To Live

Mercer Consulting has come out with its annual list of world cities with the best and worst infrastructure and quality of life. Great if you're in Vienna; not so much in Port-au-Prince.

'The Hobbit' Movie Review: Why Go There And Back Again?

This scrupulous rendering of the story reminds reader-viewers that it involves quite a bit of trudging through hostile terrain, and throws this Fellowship into a series of scrapes before the party is rescued by Gandalf, who at this stage of his…

Edible iPhone 5 Case Only Costs $81

I just ripped the entire backside of my pants open while trying to frantically get my wallet out of my back pocket. I FEEL NO SHAME ABOUT THIS.

Assad’s Chemical Weapons: How Does Sarin Work?

The Obama Administration says it will not tolerate the use of chemical weapons by Syria’s Bashar Assad amid reports the dictator has stored the ingredients needed to make sarin. What is sarin, and how dangerous is it?

LISTEN: Radio Presenters Make Prank Call To Kate Middleton’s Hospital

The Queen, one supposes, is most definitely not amused.

Pearl Harbor 2.0 |

The “infamy” of December 7, 1941, is deeper than most Americans have ever imagined. The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was almost certainly the result of a Soviet plot—“Operation Snow”—carried out by Harry Dexter White, a figure of enormous…

Psy Has Tricked The World Into Giving Him $8.1 Million For "Gangnam Style"

YouTube sensation and K-pop superstar Psy is estimated to bring in $8.1 million this year for his dance-craze-and-insanity-inducing single, "Gangnam Style." After galloping past Justin Bieber's "Baby" clip in the horse race for YouTube's most…

Chris Christie, Jon Stewart Interview: New Jersey Governor & 'Daily Show' Host Spar Over Republican Philosophy (VIDEO)

The interview kicked off with some fellow New Jerseyan and Bruce Springsteen bonding, but quickly moved into the governor's need for federal assistance in the wake of the hurricane and whether or not that contradicts with the overall philosophical…

Supreme Court On Gay Marriage: Prop 8, DOMA To Receive Hearings

The United States Supreme Court will review the decision by the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that struck down Proposition 8, a 2008 law which banned gay marriage in California. The appeals court's ruling was issued in February and found the law…

NHL Lockout Optimism Overblown

The word that came out of today’s NHL Board of Governors meeting is that optimism is overblown for a quick end to Owners’ Lockout III.

Dumb Criminal Of The Week: Frankie Portee Gave The Cops An Absolutely Terrible Fake Name.

Crime is Slate’s new crime blog. Like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter @slatecrime. Name: Frankie Portee Crime: Assault and battery, resisting arrest. Fatal mistake: Being really, really bad at pseudonyms. Circumstances: On June 10, 2010,…

Obama Romney-Concession Photo: White House Releases Photo From Election Night.

The White House released a photo (which you can see below) today showing President Obama accepting Mitt Romney's concession call on election night. The pic was snapped in the presidential suite at the Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park in Chicago.…

Mike Tyson Used To ‘Bone’ Robin Givens During Their Divorce, And Then Brad Pitt Happened

Somehow back in April I completely missed Mike Tyson sharing an amusing anecdote about the time he caught Brad Pitt “boning” Robin Givens (Fun Fact: Mike Tyson likes to say “boning.”) while they were going through a divorce. Turns out the Champ and…

The Superficial Presents The Week In Playmate Instagrams

Welcome to the second installment of our new incestuous, safe for work collaboration with Playboy where we post the best of their Playmate Instagrams in exchange for a social media link because it’s nothing but high stakes boob swaps over here. On…

All The NYC Media And Internet Holiday Parties You Want To Crash

"Is the recession really and truly over," is what we began to ponder, Carrie Bradshaw-style, as the invitations to holiday parties began to overflow our inboxes. "Kind of," is the answer! Because we were pondering that at the same time as the New…

Katt Williams Epic Meltdown Week, Tricycle Chase And Pirate Ferry

Not many people are covering the insane meltdown that Katt Williams has been having for the past few weeks, I suspect because there’s just too much to cover. I almost broke my browser trying to keep track of it all. But by God, any story that…

Billy On The Street: Dead Or Boring? From Billy On The Street And Funny Or Die

Billy On The Street Premieres tonight at 10 / 9c on Fuse. New episodes every Friday at 10/9 c

DJ Cat From That Happened!

Meow until the record stops.

Best News Bloopers Of 2012 From TubularGoldmine

All the news that's fit to bloop(er) from 2012.

The Most Inspiring Sports Photos Of 2012

It's been a heartwarming, heartwarming year.

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