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March 28, 2012

Jennifer Lawrence Not Skinny Enough For 'The Hunger Games'?

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.

Megadeth's Mustaine Owns Megacute Minihorse

Oh, Dave. Between this profile in Spin and your interview where you said you believe Obama was not born in America, this is the best Dave Mustaine news day ever.

Let Us Now Praise Famous Assholes: Christian Laettner's Immortal Shot, 20 Years Later

Twenty years ago yesterday, Christian Laettner stomped on a Kentucky player's chest, then tore out a lot of hearts.

'The Hunger Games': Bloodless, Sexless And Not Very Hungry

Natasha: Hunger Games 2: SEX ISLAND.

Atari Forces Tumblr To Confront Trademark Issues

When Atari asked Tumblr for its domain, the company was quick to agree to hand it over. Maybe too quick.

Are You Keeping Up With TV's Hottest New Mess, "Fashion Star"?

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.

Rihanna Squashes Rumors Of A Romance With Ashton Kutcher

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.

NBA Idol: LeBron James, Shane Battier, And Pat Riley Sing Karaoke

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.

Draping: Tebowing For "Mad Men" Fans

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.

16 Readers Remember Poet Adrienne Rich In Her Own Words

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.

Deena From "Jersey Shore" Admits To Nose Job, Denies Plastic Surgery

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.

The Return Of AIM Spam

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.)

See Martha Stewart's Uncensored Photos Of... Her Trip To The Dentist

Naturally, she felt the need to live-tweet today's teeth bleaching.

Legal Experts See A Close Win For Health-Reform Law

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

NRA Begins Selling Hoodies With A Special Pocket To Hide A Gun

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…

No One's Bought The Groupon Wedding Dress Yet

The $15 "name-changing service" also offered in today's special wedding deals has proved much more popular.

Gary Busey Gets In Fistfight Over Design Of Heaven In Quigley

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 …

PS4 May Join Xbox Successor In Restricting Used Games

The system, codenamed Orbis, is said to be coming late next year and won't be friendly to used game players.

Why Women Are More Expensive To Insure Than Men

Mostly because we actually go to the doctor, it turns out. Oh, and we die later.

George R.R. Martin Reads "The Winds Of Winter"

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!)

Jeff Bezos' Hobby Is Cooler Than Yours

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."

The Auto Bailout Mitt Romney Doesn't Talk About

Romney was quiet on the financial rescue of the lending arm of General Motors, though he opposed the auto bailouts.

NBA Owner Or "Miami Vice" Villain?

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.

A Humorous Story From Mitt Romney

It's about his dad closing down a factory. Not "ha ha" humorous.

Your Company Sucks At Social Media

"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!"

Martina Navratilova Is First Contestant Voted Off 'Dancing With The Stars'

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…

Hail Tulisa, The Female Boss

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…

When Tech Was Just "Tech"

Before you can talk about a new technology, you have to put it in quotes. It's like a hazing ritual for new ideas.

Little Girl And A Dog Help Clean Up Spilled Milk

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.

"Cats In Clothes" Is The Best Art

Move over, da Vinci. Cats off to Heather Mattoon, who's created a series of inspired prints of cats in dapper clothes. They even have attire-appropriate names!

Jeremy Lin Had Lunch With Fired "Chink In The Armor" Writer

What do you talk about with the guy who got fired for accidentally referring to you as a racial epithet?

Megan Fox Is (Allegedly) Knocked Up And Other Links

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.

People In The Gym

If you work out, you'll recognize these people - or worse, recognize one of them in yourself.

If These New PlayStation Leaks Are True, It's Going To Kill The Games Industry

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…

Cosmic Geisha Look Photo - Buzznet

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…

LMFAO Parody: 'I'm Pregnant And I Know It'

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 …

The Joys Of Blocking People

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…

Lady Blames Car Accident On Her Vibrating Panties

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.

32 Important Lessons Learned On Facebook

Believe it or not, you can learn a lot of really important things on Facebook.

Gorgeous Images Of DaVinci's Last Masterpiece And Mona Lisa's Sister

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.

Career Confidential: The Maternity Ward Nurse

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.

Ernest Hemingway Previews The NFL Draft

Papa's back, and this time he has the NFL Draft on his mind.

News Corp. Plans To Launch A National Sports Network To Compete With ESPN

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 Cost Of Severing The Mandate

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.

On Utah Billboard, A Mormon Challenge To Romney

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."

A Stairlift For Your Fat, Lazy Pets

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.

99 Problems: Coco Personally Answers All Your Butt-Related Questions

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).

Tragedies: The TacoCopter Was Just A Hoax

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…

The Hunger Games Trivia Quiz

The latest viral buzz from ivillage.com

Kim Kardashian Ignored Her Family's Advice About Kris Humphries

In an interview with Jay Leno, Kim Kardashian reveals why she ignored her family's warnings about her ex Kris Humphries.

Victoria Beckham: Justin Bieber Confused My Son With Angelina Jolie's

Victoria Beckham explains how Justin Bieber confused her son with Angelina Jolie's son.

Dave Mustaine Is A Birther

The Megadeth frontman was on a Canadian talk show and said he believes Obama was not born in the U.S.

Strange Things The Experts Say About Women Authors

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."

The Walls Are Watching

This wood grain totally looks like an Afghan Hound. That's the breed of dog that looks like Julia Roberts. So by the theory of transitivity, Julia Roberts is watching you.

What Joe Biden Didn't Call Romney Today

Is the White House moving away from the problematic "flip-flop" attacks? Or will the economic attacks just come from a different direction?

Baseball's "Opening Day" Is A Bizarre And Chaotic Mess

The A's and Mariners played a regular-season game this morning. In Japan. At 3:10 a.m. PST. Why?

"The Dictator" Trailer Released

Oh Sacha Baron Cohen. Love him or hate him, he certainly creates characters that stick in our collective brain.

10 Things You Should Never Put On Your Credit Card

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 Slammed For Michelle Obama Joke

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…

Elizabeth Banks On Surrogacy And Birth Control Pills

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 …

Then & Now: The "Titanic" Red Carpet Premiere

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.

Bulgarian Version of "Married... with Children"

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".

4-D App Will Give You The Best Kind Of Headache

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's New Startup Is Ridiculous (Update: And Fake)

Kanye West's ambitious DONDA Media launched its first product yesterday (assuming it's real), and it's a WhoIs data lookup engine. Huh?

A Complete History Of Blue Ivy's Glamorous Baby Slings

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 Started Today And Nobody Knew It

Baseball officially started this morning! Exciting, right? Oh what's that? You didn't know? Twitter didn't either.

Jennifer Lawrence Makes Great First Impressions

I hope fame doesn't beat down her ability to say the first thing that comes into her head. Rolling Stone interviewed Lawrence's "Hunger Games" co-stars with hilarious results.

OccuPeep D.C.

Power to the peeple! Here's the winner of The Washington Post's annual Peep Show Competition, in which 755 entrants submitted dioramas populated entirely by the mushy marshmallow Easter treats. We are the 99 Peepcent!

The NFL Finally Fixed Overtime

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.

Spider-Man Vs. Modern Art

Spidey's most dangerous foe yet! This is an untitled piece from Australian artist Stephen Birch at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Sydney.

What All Those Ladywords Really Mean

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.

Literal Tree-Hugger Seen At Music Festival

This is what happens when...drugs. Don't you totally want to be her boyfriend?

Minor League Guy: Exciting New Cardinals Prospect

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.

Deadmau5: “Madonna Is A F**king Idiot”

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 “molly”, an abbreviation of “molecular”, slang for pur…

See Anna Wintour, Jane Birkin, Kirsten Dunst And More Model Chanel’s Little Black Jacket

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 …

Kim Kardashian Wants To Buy David Beckham's Mansion

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…

"Total Recall" Poster Asks Pertinent Questions

Hollywood, we need to talk about your remake addiction. If you want to take cult classics and update them, please stop changing huge chunks of plot.

Ring Pops As Art Medium

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.

Police Dog Training In Russia Looks Pretty Action Packed

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 50 Words Banned From NYC Standardized Tests

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.

5 More Photos Of James Franco Looking Like Kevin Federline

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.

Watch A Downton Abbey/Arby's Parody, Downton Arby's

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 …

New England Patriots Star Takes An Offseason Job

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.

Democrat Reprimanded For Wearing Hoodie In Congress

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.

15 Fabulous Pieces Of Lady Gaga Fan Art On Etsy

It's Lady Gaga's birthday! So should you buy the $24.99 Lady Gaga My Little Pony or splurge on the $49.99 one?

Beware The Moldy Tampon

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!

Mitt Romney "Super Fan" Shirt Falls Flat

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 Hunger Games Rating: Shocked Youngsers 'Are Walking Out Of Movie'

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…

Zayn Malik's Cigarette Smoking Face

Awww! The One Direction bad boy's 'I'm learning how to smoke cigarettes' face is totes adorbs.

Jason Segel And Michelle Williams Are Dating

Easily the best story to come out to today's tabloid fodder. I think they're already my favorite celebrity couple?

GIF Of The Night: Andrew Bynum's Going To Shoot Terrible 3s And You Can't Stop Him

Every time you bench Andrew Bynum, it only makes him stronger.

Amazing Before And After Pictures Of World's Most Extensive Face Transplant

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.

What Is The Best Animal Video On The Internet?

Let's see if we can debate this important issue without it becoming too divisive.

Josh Hutcherson On The Craziest Fan Signage He's Ever Seen

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.

Video: Shirtless Male Abercrombie Models Wrestle In The Shower

Photographer Bruce Weber just released videos of the buff young men.

Pinterest Founder Nukes His Own Account

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.

Why So Many Celebs Are Promoting "Bully"

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.

Dakota Rose, The Real-Life Barbie

She looks like Amanda Seyfried's alien doppelganger. She's built a weird internet hater following who claim she's all photoshop.

Orlando Magic Fans Pay Homage To Jay-Z

I see what you did there.

The NRA's Got Concealed Carry Hoodies

"We want concealed carry to fit around your lifestyle – not the other way around."

Poll: Majority Favor Protecting Gays, Lesbians From Workplace Discrimination

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.

In The Court, A "Politically Dangerous" Argument Obama First Advanced

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.

Magic Johnson Bought The Dodgers For $2 Billion

Tuesday night's all right for spending exorbitant amounts of money on sports teams.

The Rules Of Road Runner And Wile E. Coyote Cartoons

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:

The 10 Most Mesmerizing Fashion Gifs

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…

Do One Thing At A Time

You will get a lot more done if you focus on doing one thing at a time.

Swearing At Work

The latest viral buzz from askmen.com

New Cherri Bomb Performance Video For 'Raw Real' On We've Got You Covered's Blog

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 …

Justice Scalia Flip Flops

In exchange with Solicitor General, Justice Scalia contradicts his concurrence in Gonzales v. Raich.

Fiona Apple's Handwritten Letter In Support Of A Gay-Straight Alliance

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)

People In The Gym - AskMen

If you work out, you'll recognize these people - or worse, recognize one of them in yourself.

Abu Qatada's Delight At Being Handed A More Expensive Taxpayer-funder Home

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.

Here's A Baby Otter Drinking From A Bottle

AKA the cutest 36 seconds you'll see today. You're welcome.

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