March 23, 2012
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Republican Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich appeared on the Sean Hannity Radio show today and said he found President Obama's comments “if I had a son, he would look like Trayvon" "disgraceful" and "appalling." Gingrich said Obama "trying to turn" the death of Martin "into a racial issue" was "fundamentally wrong."
Madonna says she'll speak out against recent anti-gay laws at her shows in Russia this summer. Not everyone is thrilled with her support.
The campaigns to defund Planned Parenthood, force women into vaginal ultrasounds, and make contraception more expensive have been political disasters. One way their proponents might redeem themselves? Glitter-bombing the Senate floor!
It's kind of what the gays did for "queer." "Hell yeah, I'm for Obamacare," David Axelrod says in this email.
Today's Twitter Buzz: Today Miley tweeted a photo of her nails that showcased a flashy diamond ring — could the reports in the gossip rags be true? (I doubt it.) Plus, everyone and their mother takes to twitter to make fun of Geraldo.
Brian Fargo intends to pledge some of Wasteland 2's profits to future Kickstarters.
They included some cute little nuggets in there.
100,000 people were in Huntington Beach, CA, for the 1986 Ocean Pacific Pro Surfing Championship. Then things started getting out of hand. Let's look back at the world's first — and maybe only — surf riot.
There are literally tens of thousands of things to watch on Netflix. Most of them not very good! If only there was a human video clerk, like the olden days, to help you find the most awesome, most obscure films on Netflix streaming video. Say hello to the Netflix Video Clerk.
Why Austin's making the right decision, and why he isn't the player you thought.
But the other kid can see through Wayne, and is rightly terrified.
In fact, he (it) is her boyfriend. This is insane! There's no way that statue is actually 3 feet tall.
Even after they drop pounds, they still think they're fat. Which, according to one mom's upsetting story, rings all too true.
And she is flawless. Plus teachers admit standardize testing is garbage and a cat channels a flying squirrel to defy physics and survive a 19 story fall. These and other Buzz we missed await your clicking pleasure.
Michael Bay is producing a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie to be directed by the Battle Los Angeles guy, which is a sentence I never hoped to type. Earlier this week Bay said the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles “are from an alien race, and they’…
And you left off the single worst episode ever, an episode called Turnabout Intruder, when a woman body-switches with Kirk so she can be a captain of a starship because, in the enlightened future, Starfleet doesn’t allow female captains. However, sh…
Internet over, everyone go home. No matter what your political leanings are, there's something here for everyone.
Sure, there are plenty of better movies than the ones discussed above, but if told I could only watch releases from a single year for the rest of my life, I’d choose 1995. There’s no question. 1995 was the best year ever for movies because its perfe…
It's amazing they're still even alive?! Look at them, they're totally asking for it.
In Touch Weekly ran a story in their magazine this week claiming that Megan Fox has spent over $60,000 on plastic surgery to her face. Take a look at these photos from the past few years and decide for yourself.
Israel just banned models who are too skinny. But where does the problem of being "too thin" start?
Morena Hernandez is a hotel worker in Los Angeles who was active in protests for women's and workers' rights. Now she's been mysteriously suspended — and she could be fired.
It's tough transforming those stick-straight locks into a bold hair statement. If you're azn, file these under "looks to try."
The latest viral buzz from gammasquad.uproxx.com
DMAs, Cuban food and a broken shoe. I'm writing this sitting in my bed at 3 am, about to pass out but wanted to give u guys a little behind the scenes look of my Miami trip. Today has been intense. Woke up early to do the rounds, meet all the amazin…
Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney spent time in France during his college years as a Mormon missionary. This video from a 2005 fundraiser proves he's got the ability to hold a conversation in the language.
So the folks at The CW are trying to cash in on the SATC franchise with their teeny prequel "The Carrie Diaries." Now we have our first look at SJP's mini-me, AnnaSophia Robb. The girl can definitely pass for a young Carrie Bradshaw, but we are a bit stumped by this over the top, tacky styling choice. Seems like they're trying a little too hard, what do you think?
Because this may be a common scene around the sea of green Tebow jerseys over the next few months.
Which is the best? All of them. Jennifer Lawrence has had a busy March, promoting the bejesus out of "The Hunger Games" on a globetrotting tour of press events and premieres. Here's a sampling of what she's worn throughout the month.
Your son is right, so just apologize already.
The first "Hunger Games" movie is officially in theaters today and that means many of us will be seeing it this weekend. Whether you're super excited or being dragged along to a showing, here's a handy guide that identifies (and possibly objectifies) the movie's most attractive cast members. Enjoy.
Denmark's Thomas Buch-Andersen thought it was kind of sweet that Obama said his country "punches above its weight." Then he realized that the president was saying the same thing to pretty much everyone.
Herman Cain wants to raise $100,000 to make a Republican response to the Obama documentary, "The Road We've Traveled." BuzzFeed believes we can make a pretty sweet viral political video for half that price.
All he really needs is a baby, a cat and a Flipcam, but whatever. This fundraising pitch to finance an online film, meant to be a rebuttal to the Obama campaign's The Road We've Traveled, was e-mailed to us yesterday.
LeBron James tweeted it, along with the message, "#WeAreTrayvonMartin #Hoodies #Stereotyped #WeWantJustice".
Did you know "The Hunger Games" was a coded libertarian parable? These guys did.
FWD: Halp! is a weekly advice column on how to behave like a person when using technology, by Katie Heaney. (Ask her things!) This week: Facebook birthdays, Netflix passwords and how to talk to cute people on the internet.
Online shopping is convenient, but sifting through everything to find the best deals isn't. Here are today's picks.
The Hornets' Jason Smith laid a hit on Blake Griffin that would've been brutal on a football field, much less a basketball court. The Clippers were not happy.
Once a week, BuzzFeed Shift editor Amy Odell answers your fashion questions in the Fashion Mailbag. The feature starts today with answers about bras that stick to you, Katy Perry's hair, and stubble.
In case anyone was wondering "What comes after hipsters?" If Lady Gaga and the Spice Girls had a baby, and let's all stop to imagine that for a moment, this would be the result.
Candidate immediately disavows the shouted comment, calls it "awful."
After weeks of silence, candidates follow Obama's statement. Santorum condemns law enforcement for dragging its feet, Romney calls it a tragedy.
Geraldo Rivera recently decided that Trayvon Martin's death was because Martin made the mistake of wearing a hoodie. Here's a video of Geraldo Rivera wearing a hoodie during Hurricane Frances. Hmm, looks like Geraldo's changed his tune on hoodies since 2004.
POWER RANKINGS! As always our rankings are very scientific and created with the help of many people in lab coats, so you know they're absolutely correct.
KELLER, Texas, March 22 (UPI) -- The city manager of Keller, Texas, declaring municipal management positions needed to be trimmed, announced his own layoff.
Santorum walks back his suggestion yesterday that Republicans "might as well vote for Obama" as Romney.
Billy Baldwin guest starred on "30 Rock" last night as an actor playing Jack Donaghy in Avery's TV Movie, leaving room for plenty of great Baldwin-on-Baldwin scenes. Those voices!
Real life trolling is far more dangerous. Having a cameraman and a microphone goes a long way to making rabid fans waiting for the midnight show question their own sanity.
From the Echo Awards in Germany. Anybody else crossing their fingers for a supergroup?
Today, Geraldo brought the kind of victim-blaming language rape survivors deal with every day to the shooting of Trayvon Martin. Talk about the insight into this crime we've been waiting for!
This the most logical extension of fandom to me. And yes, that is Peeta's face pained on a nail.
Geraldo Rivera went on a hoodie rant on Fox and Friends this morning. What you are about to read is infuriating.
The grim discovery was made as it was also announced that removal of more than 500,000 gallons of heavy duty diesel from the 17 tanks of the Concordia will be completed within the next 24 hours, in an operation that has lasted more than five week…
And if you were worried that he was going to do it without lengthily quoting some familiar bible passages, fear not. He's got you covered.
Morgan Freeman ponders life's greatest mysteries in this deep, thought-provoking video. It's Morgan Freeman talking, do I need to say more?
The President spoke today. Romney ignored a question on the subject Tuesday, while Santorum and Paul haven't commented. Gingrich praised the local authorities' investigation of "tragedy," called for justice. UPDATE: Romney and Santorum have commented.
"The Hunger Games" is out today (duh), which meant the most devoted fans were out late last night to catch the midnight showing. That also meant: crazy outfits. Some fans wore incredibly well-executed costumes, while others just wore skimpy black dresses, maybe so they could go clubbing after.
Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has come under fire in recent days for comments an advisor made comparing his campaign to that of an Etch A Sketch. Romney now casts himself as a "severely conservative" Republican, but in 2002, when trying to distance himself from an unpopular Republican administration in Massachusetts. Romney said "the only connection" to the Republican Party was that "I'm registered as a Republican."
In a 2005 interview with NPR called affirmative action an "old program" that was on it's way out in most areas, adding that more Republicans than Democrats voted for the Civil Rights Act. While a higher percentage of Republicans voted for the act, Republicans, who were in the minority did not have more yes votes than Democrats.
The National Organization for Marriage is calling on supporters to "dump Starbucks" because the coffee chain supports gay marriage. Now customers in favor of gay rights are pledging to drink even more coffee.
In a new weekly column, BuzzFeed Shift tests recipes from cookbooks of the olden days. Today, a classic cocktail from the year... 1899!
His rag-tag campaign straggles cheerfully through Louisiana. All roads, they believe, lead to Tampa, the White House, and other grandiose things.
I don't want to get into a discussion about whether Apple should be rejecting apps based on morality or what not, but there's no debating the fact this app created by Luciano Foglia features the filthiest behavior any of these geometric shapes have …
Tulisa Contostavlos's ex-boyfriend MC Ultra has responded to her accusations he was behind the leak of a sex tape allegedly starring the singer.
Our daily stroll through last night's action. On tap today: the Sweet Sixteen, NBA, and NHL.
EW has learned exclusively that Michael K. Williams, 45, will star in an upcoming film about the legendary Wu-Tang Clan rapper and all-around troubled soul Russell Jones, a.k.a. Ol’ Dirty Bastard, whose impressive mic skills and outrageous showmansh…
Don't hold your breath for a God of War game to show up on the App Store.
Were you looking for a pair of men’s Abercrombie & Fitch-style cargo pants at a reasonable price? Look no further than Abercombie-and-fitchoutlet.com, selling these counterfeit cargo shorts in a charming “N****r brown” shade. The site looks almost …
If you've been alive long enough to grow up alongside video games, you might have noticed that both of these devious RPGs feel very old-school -- and not just in terms of controller-throwing frustration. With a great deal of hindsight at their dispo…
Most, if not all, professional athletes and coaches are self-centered to a certain degree. Even the most selfless "team-first" types are still driven by a self-centered desire to squash the opposition and feed their own egos. It's not a bad thing, i…
Oh Gordon Ramsay, why can't you stay out of lawsuits? Now he's slapping a lawsuit on Montreal restaurant Laurier BBQ. Last month the restaurant, which had hired Ramsay on as a consultant back in 2010, severed all ties to the TV chef because he was "…
Last week Buzznet was lucky enough to be hanging out in Austin, TX for the SXSW Music Festival. Besides seeing a ton of awesome bands and stuffing our faces with BBQ, we met up with Kyle Burns, drummer of Forever The Sickest Kids! Kyle took us out f…
Ever wanted to watch a middle-aged, former pop star in a stoned haze mumble her way through listless sex? Me neither, but we might be able to anyway, because Ray J (whose penis made it’s national video debut inside Kim Kardashians mouth) is said to…
Marston Hefner, son of playboy founder Hugh Hefner, as been sentenced to a 52-week domestic violence programme after allegedly beating his Playmate girlfriend Claire Sinclair last month.
The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) drafts model legislation to be replicated in states across the country, including harsh anti-union laws. In Georgia, a state that was a cradle of the Civil Rights Movement, proposed legislation would …
Yesterday at a fundraiser with Michelle Obama present, Robert De Niro made the comment, “Callista Gingrich. Karen Santorum. Ann Romney. Now do you really think our country is ready for a white first lady?” Because haha, get it? We’ve never had a bla…