March 28, 2012
Was Jennifer Lawrence not skinny enough for 'The Hunger Games'? Critics say the actress is "too big" and has too much "baby fat" to play starving teenager Katniss Everdeen -- but we have to respectfully disagree.
Twenty years ago yesterday, Christian Laettner stomped on a Kentucky player's chest, then tore out a lot of hearts.
When Atari asked Tumblr for its domain, the company was quick to agree to hand it over. Maybe too quick.
Jessica Simpson tells people what's "fashion-forward," LMFAO performs, and judges look on with obvious embarrassment for all. In other words, you really should be watching this show.
Can you blame her for wanting to kill the rumor as soon as humanly possible?She certainly wasn't happy about answering the question, though.
Last night at Shane Battier's karaoke charity event (or as it was actually called, "South Beach Battioke") some famous faces got up on stage and gave some classic tunes their all. Only you can help decide who was best.
It's really quite simple: drape your right arm over the chair or couch you're sitting on — in the style of Don Draper in the opening credits of "Mad Men" — and you've got it. See? You're already an expert.
Poet, essayist, feminist, and National Book Award winner Adrienne Rich died today at the age of 82. On Twitter, her fans memorialized her with lines from her work.
Today's Twitter Buzz: whatever you say, Deena! Plus Kristie Alley is an expert on cobras, Ciara poses next to a lady wearing an unfortunate dress, and Topanga had a rough day.
A few weeks ago Aol canned most of the AIM team. Including, apparently, the people who stop spam. (24/m/NYC, in case you were wondering.)
Naturally, she felt the need to live-tweet today's teeth bleaching.
THURSDAY, March 22 (HealthDay News) -- The U.S. Supreme Court seems likely to uphold the sweeping health-reform legislation known as the Affordable Care Act when it takes up the case next week, according to a small survey of legal experts. The
As Trayvon Martin supporters continue to wear hoodies in his honor, the NRA decided to start selling hoodies of their own. The National Rifle Association added a sweatshirt to their online store that has special pockets added to conceal a handgun fo…
The $15 "name-changing service" also offered in today's special wedding deals has proved much more popular.
The AV Club’s Toronto division did a recent installment of their Random Roles feature with Curtis Armstrong, the actor probably best known as Booger from Revenge of the Nerds (at least to us here at FilmDrunk, the Alpha Beta of movie blogs). But in …
The system, codenamed Orbis, is said to be coming late next year and won't be friendly to used game players.
Mostly because we actually go to the doctor, it turns out. Oh, and we die later.
The sound that came out of my mouth was not human. "Game of Thrones" author GRRM read for eight minutes from the sequel to "A Dance With Dragons" during an interview. (Warning: Spoilers Ahoy!)
The founder of Amazon, everyone: "I'm excited to report that, using state-of-the-art deep sea sonar, [my] team has found the Apollo 11 engines lying 14,000 feet below the surface, and we're making plans to attempt to raise one or more of them from the ocean floor."
Romney was quiet on the financial rescue of the lending arm of General Motors, though he opposed the auto bailouts.
Tom Gores only bought the Detroit Pistons last year, so many fans probably don't know who he is. All you need to know is that he is the villain from an '80s cop show.
"Do you just have a big, numbered list on your desk that says, '1) Get Followers, 2) Get Likes, 3) Money Shoots Out Of Computer Hole'? This article is meant for you!"
Not quite Born This Way, but still very impressive.
The eliminations have begun on season 14 of Dancing with the Stars, and one unlucky couple was the first to get booted out of the ballroom on Tuesday night. The four contestants with the lowest combined scores were tennis icon Martina Navratilova, a…
A series dedicated to explaining Britain's manufactured celebrities to an American audience. When a society is as riven with conflict as today’s Britain, it takes a special kind of momentous event, the recognition of a greater enemy, to unite Torie…
Before you can talk about a new technology, you have to put it in quotes. It's like a hazing ritual for new ideas.
Five second rule. Yes, according to the mother, this is exactly what it looks like. The little girl dropped her sippy cup, and by the time mom got back with a towel, this was happening.
What do you talk about with the guy who got fired for accidentally referring to you as a racial epithet?
Forget baseball: Canseco needs to be leading the EPA.
On the one hand, the source of this information is an anonymous "source"; but on the other hand, she has been a married step-mom for two years now. Also, "Mall Rats" has been deceiving us for years and Cadbury Egg season is upon us. These and other Buzz we missed await your clicking pleasure.
If you work out, you'll recognize these people - or worse, recognize one of them in yourself.
Roy’s got two very nasty problems: he won’t play used games, and he won’t be backwards compatible with PS3 games. Apparently the system works like this: you can either buy a game from the store on Blu-Ray, or download it (even full retail titles) d…
Hi guys…wanted to give u some real behind the scenes looks of creation of the characters in my new video. Check out the gallery to see how I made everything 3 Gonna start with the Cosmic Geisha look cause that one is definitely my favorite look from…
Like this brilliant video starring mom-to-be Angela Profitt. She's 36 weeks pregnant -- and she knows it. Watch below as she shows off her bump, dances, 'pigs out' and sings along to her parody of LMFAO's "I'm Sexy and I Know It" -- 'Pregnant and I …
Dog farts + jet lag feels like the worst hangover I've ever had. Ouch.— Neko Case (@NekoCase) February 9, 2012 Mmm, earlier today someone I follow on Twitter retweeted a famous comedian being dumb, and so I had the joy of blocking both of them. So…
On "We The People" — the daytime court show ruled with an iron fist by Gloria Allred — a lady blames her car accident on being electrocuted by vibrating panties that she was wearing.
Believe it or not, you can learn a lot of really important things on Facebook.
The Louvre yesterday unveiled restorations of Leonardo DaVinci's final masterwork, "The Virgin and Child with Saint Anne," and a copy of "The Mona Lisa" by DaVinci's assistant. As you might expect, amazing.
What really goes down inside the delivery rooms of one of New York City's top hospitals? Grandmothers fight, Orthodox Jews can't look at their wives, and celebrities are not allowed to build out private suites, one nurse tells Amy Odell.
Papa's back, and this time he has the NFL Draft on his mind.
Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. is coming after ESPN. Will they be able to do to the World Wide Leader what they did to CNN?
The insurance industry lobby — which has a dog in this fight, as it benefits from people being compelled to buy its product — put together this chart showing different estimates of the policy cost of ObamaCare without a mandate. It would, by these estimates, be an expensive, ineffective mess.
Mormon libertarians make an anti-war stand. "One can look at these talks from prophets and see that Romney is out of touch with them."
Great invention or greatest invention? Of course, this would require some training first, but I think it would be worth it just for the delightful experience.
In Part 1 of this week's column by Coco (the hottest half of E!'s "Ice Loves Coco"), learn how to get a butt like hers, where curvy girls should shop for swimwear and how to play up your best assets (no pun intended).
The TacoCopter website promised "easy ordering on your smartphone" and "unmanned delivery agents" that are "fast and work tirelessly." But the dream of aerial taco delivery has been shattered: It turns out that the TacoCopter was simply a "product c…
In an interview with Jay Leno, Kim Kardashian reveals why she ignored her family's warnings about her ex Kris Humphries.
Victoria Beckham explains how Justin Bieber confused her son with Angelina Jolie's son.
The Megadeth frontman was on a Canadian talk show and said he believes Obama was not born in the U.S.
Some enterprising literary types have made a list of the 25 most-studied American writers of the past 25 years, five of them women. Here's what literary experts been saying about them, from "Anal Economics" to "Invading Goths."
Is the White House moving away from the problematic "flip-flop" attacks? Or will the economic attacks just come from a different direction?
The A's and Mariners played a regular-season game this morning. In Japan. At 3:10 a.m. PST. Why?
Oh Sacha Baron Cohen. Love him or hate him, he certainly creates characters that stick in our collective brain.
Plastic certainly isn’t for everybody, and it also shouldn’t be used for every purchase. Here are 10 items you should never charge, no matter how enticing those rewards points may seem.
Robert De Niro may be a great actor, but his stand-up routine needs a little work. While hosting a re-election fundraiser for Barack Obama on Monday night, De Niro, 68, made a questionable crack about Michelle Obama -- who, by the way, was the guest…
In her exclusive blog for the iVillage blog series CelebVillage, The Hunger Games star Elizabeth Banks writes about having her son Felix (who turns 1 on March 30) via a surrogate -- and why she credits birth control pills for helping bring him into …
Since "Titanic 3D" made it global premiere last night at London's Royal Albert Hall, I thought it might be fun to contrast those photos with that of red carpet photos from the 1997 premiere. Get ready to feel old.
Bulgaria is a little slow on doing remakes of American TV shows, apparently. Here's the cast of their new version of "Married.....with Children".
Designed by a former Dreamworks engineer, The Fourth Dimension is one of the coolest apps I've ever used. It's also the closest thing to a hallucinogen you can download in the App Store.
Kanye West's ambitious DONDA Media launched its first product yesterday (assuming it's real), and it's a WhoIs data lookup engine. Huh?
Yesterday, Beyoncé took Blue Ivy out on the town in a faux fur baby sling. This is hardly the flashiest wrapping the child has been seen wearing.
Baseball officially started this morning! Exciting, right? Oh what's that? You didn't know? Twitter didn't either.
By adopting last year's playoff overtime rules for the entire season, the NFL has finally solved a problem that has plagued football for years.
Spidey's most dangerous foe yet! This is an untitled piece from Australian artist Stephen Birch at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.
Ladyblog, ladyparts, ladybag — so many words have "lady" in front of them these days that it's hard to remember what this rapidly proliferating ladylanguage means (and why it even exists). But, good news! I have unearthed a Lady Dictionary to guide you through all your readings of women-oriented things on the internet.
This is what happens when...drugs. Don't you totally want to be her boyfriend?
The St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets recently faced off for a Spring Training game in Port St. Lucie, and what transpired was nothing short of incredible. Fox Sports, unable to identify the Cardinals' pinch runner, appropriately dubbed him "Minor League Guy". Here's to you, Minor League Guy.
Madonna introduced Avicii at Miami’s Ultra Music Festival Saturday night, and in an effort to reach out and connect with todays young people, she asked how many people in the crowd have seen âmollyâ, an abbreviation of “molecular”, slang for pur…
Chanel just launched thelittleblackjacket.chanel.com, an “e-exhibition” of Lagerfeld-lensed models and celebrities wearing black Chanel jackets styled by Carine Roitfeld (a live exhibition just opened in Tokyo). While the website is not the easiest …
But apparently Becks and his wife Sporty Scary Dopey Grumpy Hefty Posh Victoria have been sold on L.A. for a few years and have been quietly waiting for the right time to sell their massive British home. That time is now, the price tag is $28 millio…
Artist Julia Chiang uses Ring Pops for an art installation, which melt over time as the ceiling light hits each object. It'll instantly remind you of all the times you got fake-married with Ring Pops as a kid.
In Soviet Russia something something you! Photos best viewed while listening to Danny Elfman's orchestral score to Tim Burton's "Batman." Then again, everything is best viewed while listening to Danny Elfman's orchestral score to Tim Burton's "Batman."
The New York City Department of Education just released a list of 50 "taboo" words they're asking standardized test makers to not include. DINOSAUR and BIRTHDAYS are on there.
A continuation from yesterday's photo features Franco with guns blazing, wearing cornrows, and a mouth full of gold teeth. I don't know about you guys, but I think this role may be his best yet.
What if beloved British television show Downton Abbey took place at an Arby's? That is the question the sketch below, Downton Arby's, dares to ask. Who will Lady Mary have to marry to save the franchise? How will Mr. Bates and Anna's Arby's Airport …
Some athletes might think the drive-thru window at a Foxboro, MA Dunkin Donuts was below them. Not Rob Gronkowski, who apparently told customers to "Gronk" if they love Dunkin Donuts. No word if any of those customers pointed out how nonsensical that request was.
Democratic Congressman Bobby Rush was silenced by the Chair and asked to leave the floor of the House of Representatives for breaking House rule 17(5), by wearing a hood and no jacket.
A woman accidentally pops a brand new Kotex tampon out of its applicator to find that it's covered in mold. Yep, it's totally possible you've been putting bread mold in your vag. Have a happy period!
The shirt the Romney campaign says it designed "exclusively for our most passionate supporters" has only been sold 346 times since it's launch on February 25th according to the Washington Post. By comparison, Rick Santorum has sold more than 3,000 sweater vest.
The movie – about teenagers in a totalitarian future being forced to kill each other in gladiatorial combat – was initially given a 15 certificate by the British Board of Film Classification but this was lowered to a 12A after producers agreed to ma…
Easily the best story to come out to today's tabloid fodder. I think they're already my favorite celebrity couple?
Every time you bench Andrew Bynum, it only makes him stronger.
Wow...good job, Medical Science! Richard Lee Norris was injured in a gun accident in 1997. He lost his lips, nose and full use of his mouth. A team at the University of Maryland Medical Center, in a 36 hour operation, replaced Richard's face with that of an anonymous donor — including both jaws, teeth, and tongue.
Let's see if we can debate this important issue without it becoming too divisive.
Josh went on "Conan" last night and they talked about the craziest signs he's ever seen held by fans. The Winner: "We Love Peenis." Close second: "We are Peetaphiles!" Oh those kids and their humor.
Photographer Bruce Weber just released videos of the buff young men.
Pinterest cofounder Ben Silbermann had one of the most popular accounts on the site. Now, with Pinterest catching flak for copyright violations, his page has disappeared.
The MPAA gave the movie "Bully" an R rating, making it hard for kids to see it. Now everyone from AMC theaters to celebrities are turning out to protest.
She looks like Amanda Seyfried's alien doppelganger. She's built a weird internet hater following who claim she's all photoshop.
"We want concealed carry to fit around your lifestyle – not the other way around."
Most Americans say they favor an executive order banning workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians, according to a poll sponsored by a gay rights group. Conservatives and liberals alike back the workplace measure, as the terrain shifts.
This time four years ago, Barack Obama was the one campaigning against the individual mandate. Hillary Clinton's campaign warned, presciently, that his argument would return to haunt him.
Tuesday night's all right for spending exorbitant amounts of money on sports teams.
Speaking of the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote, animator Chuck Jones and his team were said to follow these simple rules when creating the cartoons:
They may have started out as a nerdy internet trend, but gifs have been steadily gaining popularity among the fashion crowd–and not just on Tumblr. Everyone from Miu Miu to Meisel has made use of the attention-grabbing file format and its tendency t…
The ladies of Cherri Bomb have a brand new series of performance videos, and today we have a look at the song ‘Raw. Real.’ The videos feature songs off the Hollywood Record artist's new album, This Is The End Of Control due out May 15th. The series …
In exchange with Solicitor General, Justice Scalia contradicts his concurrence in Gonzales v. Raich.
In 2000, a 16-year-old Fiona Apple fan asked her to write a letter for his high school's GSA. She did — and it's awesome. (via Bill Magee)
If you work out, you'll recognize these people - or worse, recognize one of them in yourself.
Qatada’s brother, Ibrahim Othman, said: ‘He told us they have now given him a very nice new place, bigger than the first house he went to after the British let him go.
AKA the cutest 36 seconds you'll see today. You're welcome.