February 6, 2012
Pete Hoekstra Ad Draws More Criticism, Called 'Really, Really Dumb'
LANSING, Mich. — Criticism of a Senate campaign ad featuring a young Asian woman talking in broken English about China taking away American jobs grew Monday as some warned it could revive discrimination against Asian-Americans. Michigan has seen its…
Startling Photoshop Makeovers Of Classic Nudes In Art
In her Venus project, Italian artist Anna Utopia Giordano remixes some of the most celebrated nudes of art history, giving them an extreme Photoshop makeover. Essentially, she turns the icons of beauty of bygone centuries into the breasty waifs curr…
Newt's Climate Change Flip-Flop
Newt Gingrich campaigning in Golden, Colorado today said we "don't know," if climate change is occurring." Gingrich cites his work as "amateur paleontologist," and says he "always opposed cap and-trade." But in a 2007 forum with John Kerry on climate change Gingrich said "the evidence is sufficient to move towards the most effective possible steps to remove carbon loading in the atmosphere."
Alan Moore Stands Up For Stealing Other People's Characters That Are Not Alan Moore's
Proving that a free-for-all, web-based interview can be a success so long as the subject is willing to discuss anything and is also Alan Moore, Alan Moore participated in a prolonged video Q&A over the weekend as a fundraiser for Cleveland’s propose…
20 Creepy And/Or Cute Revelations About JFK's Affair With An Intern
What he asked her to do in the swimming pool will floor you. From the upcoming tell-all by former White House intern Mimi Alford, "Once Upon a Secret: My Affair With President John F. Kennedy and its Aftermath," an early copy of which was obtained by The New York Post. President Kennedy was, shall we say, a complicated man.
Valentine's Day Special With Nat From 3OH3 On 3OH3's Blog
Valentine's Day is rapidly approaching, so Nat from 3OH!3 was kind enough to share some sweet stories + an original poem with us! Check it out! Who was your very first crush? This teaching assistant that worked at our school. She was hot. What's the…
Parents Org. -- NBC 'Enabled' Offensive Super Bowl Halftime Show
A powerful parents TV watchdog claims NBC failed the American public by "enabling" M.I.A. to flip off the camera during the Super Bowl halftime show yesterday ... and now the group is demanding punishment. The Parents Television Council has releas…
Pregnant Jessica Simpson Stuns, Flaunts Cleavage At Super Bowl
WOW lighten up people. What a bunch of hypocrite bullies. Look in your own back yard before you ever judge anyone & think before you type. This is a beautiful pregnant woman & very happy & exudes her happiness. She does not pretend to be someone she…
Tokyo Hooters Will Celebrate Valentine's Day With Hello Kitty
An interesting collaboration: the first 1,000 customers to arrive at the Japanese edition of Hooters will receive a limited edition Hello Kitty x Hooters Pin. I never thought I'd see the day when things would get so hard for Hello Kitty that she'd have to flaunt her tits and serve wings to make a quick buck.
This Proposed McDonald's Advertising Strategy Is Evil
On his website designer Sean Click proposes the idea to plant California Poppies in the shape of the McDonald's arches. Seems innocent enough, but It turns out that it has a nefarious double purpose. It's unclear whether Click is working for McDonald's, but here's hoping they don't use his idea.
The 30 Best Signs Against Prop 8
Tomorrow an appeals court is going to release their ruling saying if California's same-sex marriage ban (Prop 8) violates the constitutional rights of gays and lesbians. So, let's take a trip down memory lane and look back at some of the best signs from 2008. It's crazy how this was almost 4 years ago.
Jenny McCarthy Says She Is Ready To Hook Up With An NFL Star At The Super Bowl, Dances With Carmen Electra
Jenny McCarthy joked that she was on the prowl for an NFL star at a Leather & Laces party Friday in Indianapolis. The brainy bombshell cracked to a pal that she was, “ready to hook up with a football player” because of all the NFL talent in town, sa…
The Gang From Community As The Cast Of Street Fighter
Our favorite Greendale students have been turned into X-Men, Batman characters, and Calvin and Hobbes. Clearly Community has the support of the all important illustrator demographic. This great piece comes from DeviantArt user Kinjamin who turned the gang into Gotham's most dastardly villains. (Thanks James!)
Clint Eastwood Chrysler Super Bowl Commercial Proclaims It's 'Halftime In America' (VIDEO)
With most Super Bowl commercials either aiming for laughs to generate buzz or using sexuality to push a product, Chrysler distinguished itself by doing something completely different. Clint Eastwood starred in the most stirring commercial of the nig…
Melanie Amaro, X Factor Winner, Starred In The Super Bowl Pepsi Ad
[...] Pepsi Super Bowl ad star, Melanie Amaro from The X Factor, here are some other facts for you.5 Facts About Pepsi Super Bowl Ad Star Melanie Amarocrushable.comWho’s the upstart who belts out a dance-party version of Aretha Franklin’s [...]
Is Madonna Eating Our Young? A Post-Halftime Discussion
Natasha: Okay, what did you think of Techno Roman Madonna and her 13th legion last night? Julie: Well, to me, Madonna is like the Catholic Church or Penn State. I’ll defend anything she does, even when she's guilty. I’m loyal to the institution. …
A Brief Survey Of William S. Burroughs References In Pop Culture
Today would have been the 98th birthday of legendary author William S. Burroughs, one of the most influential writers not only in the literary realm, but in the cultural landscape at large. Extremely prolific, he wrote 18 novels (or novellas), six s…
Will Ferrell Did A Super Bowl Ad For Nebraska's Eyes Only
Unless you happen to live in Nebraska—and are therefore accessing this site through some sort of corn-based Internet—your night of celebrities shilling for things because it's the Super Bowl was short one Will Ferrell, whose recent spate of just-bec…
Jon Hamm And Tim Tebow Hanging Out Together
An odd couple, for sure. The pair posed for the cameras at the NFL Honors And Pepsi Rookie Of The Year ceremony that took place over the weekend. I wonder if Tebow's a fan of "Mad Men" or if Hamm enjoys the Broncos because honestly, what else do these guys have to talk about?
Mitt Romney Got BuzzFeed's Memo About Thomas Paine
Recently BuzzFeed reported that Mitt Romney made a part of his stump a fake quote attributed to Thomas Paine. After Romney continued to repeat the quote following BuzzFeed's report, BuzzFeed wrote Romney a memo to further reiterated the point. It appears Romney got the memo.
Rihanna Wears A Transparent Swimsuit As A Shirt And Other Links
Also, her thumb nail is creeping me out since it looks like it's about to fall off. Science goes to the dark side of the moon and Brad Pitt gloats about banging Angie. These and other buzz that slipped past our radar today await your clicking pleasure.
Ron Paul's 1988 Appearance On The Morton Downey Jr. Show
Ron Paul has never been considered a conventional politician, but his 1988 appearance on the Morton Downey Jr. Show is bizarre even by his standards. Paul took, on among others, Guardian Angel Lisa Sliwa in 15 minute showdown that featured Paul defending the traditional Libertarian policy he still defends today.
Let's Talk About David Beckham's Sexy Underwear Ad
For the first time in recent Super Bowl commercial history, women got to see a barely dressed man exploited on TV. And it wasn’t just any barely-dressed man, it was the insanely sexy soccer player David Beckham caressing himself in his H&M underwear…
Famous Works Of Art Re-Imagined Through A Sci-Fi Lens
When you look at art, you see what you want to see. And some people, as Irene Gallo, the art director for Tor Books, points out, see science fiction. BoingBoing pointed us towards the Tor blog, where Gallo has collected a great series of sci-fi-them…
From Start-Up To Household Name, The Boba Guys' Science Of Logos
It’s not my favorite logo, though. My heart lies with the Chiquita banana lady. Brand recognition is undeniable with the Chiquita banana—their logo of a lady wearing a fruit headdress on each and every one of the bananas they sell. I can’t think of …
Rebranding The Food Movement To Broaden Its Appeal
The brother-sister duo's mission is to broaden the appeal of the food movement to embrace more black eaters. The first step is the vintage train-themed brand. "Railroads are great connectors," according to Alison. "They are also what took African Am…
7 Mad Men Subway Posters Drastically Improved With Graffiti From Look What I Found
Gothamist recently spotted a trend in the New York subways: the minimalist posters for the new season of Mad Men had been vandalized… with awesomeness. Most of these come from their collection (for more click here: http://bit.ly/yxHZVR) And some co…
Best Super Commercials 2012: David Beckham, Doritos, Clint Eastwood Among Memorable Ads (VIDEO)
As far as the dejected New England Patriots are concerned, there was only one winner at the Super Bowl. And, it wasn't them. But the New York Giants are not the only team that had a banner night. Several of the advertisers and marketing firms behind…
Gisele Bundchen -- 'My Husband Cannot F*cking Throw The Ball AND Catch The Ball'
Gisele is saying what EVERY Patriots fan was thinking last night ... Tom Brady needed some "f*cking" help from his teammates during the Super Bowl. On her way out of the stadium last night, the supermodel was heckled by New York Giants fans ... on…
CNN's Roland Martin Urges Violence Against Men Who Liked David Beckham's H&M Ad
The statement also pointed out that Martin had made fun of a man for wearing pink earlier in the day. "Who the hell was that New England Patriot they just showed in a head to toe pink suit? Oh, he needs a visit from #teamwhipdatass," he had written.