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March 6, 2012

5 Movies Us Nerds Painfully Underrate

Let's cool the nerd rage and watch them as movies, shall we?

Vintage TV Dinner Ads For National Frozen Food Day

Today is National Frozen Food Day. Since I have no idea what that means either, here's some vintage ads for TV dinners with as much mystery to the meat as to today's holiday.

Romney Hedges His Bets On Super Tuesday Outcomes

Wants the press focused on delegate counts—not popular votes

Mitt Romney Told House Republican His Health Plan Could Serve As National Reform Model In 2009

The former Governor thought his plan was a good starting point. A reference to the mandate.

Rihanna Has Her Own Battleship Poster. Oster, Oster, Oster, Eh Eh…

Universal spent $200 million on Battleship, a movie adapted from a board game about coordinates set in a time when no battleships remain in service. In keeping with the tone of the project, it makes at least as much sense that one of the posters wou…

Dalek Lady Loves Fresh Catfish

I'm definitely going to hell for this one.

Baby Giraffe Introduced To Herd, Your Heart

Awkwardly adorable. Germany is practically overflowing with baby zoo animals.

Twitter Buzz: Emma Roberts Graduates

How did I not realize she was so young? Plus, Dan Harmon is TinTin, LaToya Jackson loves the Jonas Brothers, Tyra Banks is mistaken for Vanessa Williams, and Olivia Wilde calls out British GQ for getting her words mixed up.

Even In France, Romneyland Locks Down Those Who Knew Him

French mormons recall a charming boy with barely a trace of an accent, but won't talk about the accident.

Kirk Cameron Being Unnatural

In his interview with Piers Morgan, Kirk Cameron said homosexuality was "unnatural." Truth is Kirk Cameron is the one that's unnatural. Here's proof.

Angelina Jolie Let Vivienne Wear Lipstick

Angelina Jolie stepped out this weekend (this time with her famously-flashed leg under wraps) to take daughters Shiloh and Vivienne to see the Disney flick The Secret World of Arrietty. In stark contrast to her boyishly clad and shorn older sis, thr…

Assassin's Creed 3: Debut Trailer Video From

Assassin's Creed 3: Debut Trailer Video, Here's your first look at Assassin's Creed 3!

Twitter User With The Biggest Daddy Issues

Who knows if he's a bot, but the only thing this guy tweets is "dad" to random people. Someone give this guy a hug. Via @GregErskine

Meh Romney

That's not a typo. That's the name of a website where you can print out flyers and posters giving voice to a distinct lack of Romneymania.

The Worst Part About The Warm Winter We're Having

You think this warm weather is a joke? All fun and games? Yeah? THINK AGAIN.

They Still Love Dennis Kucinich In Cleveland

The liberal congressman is making his last stand today. If he loses, will he decamp to Washington State and run again? He won't say. "But if it got me a job, I'd go to Washington too," shrugs a supporter.

Cheerleader Showdown: College Basketball Conference Championship Edition

While it's usually salivating students, hungry ballers and humorous mascots that hog the college basketball spotlight, we're beginning to see a vast collection of seductive cheerleaders start to distract the cameras and clog television sets...

4 Dividend And Buyback Ready Bank Stocks (Update 1)

(Updated with additional analyst commentary on stress tests as a catalyst)

Mass Effect 3 Video Review

The latest viral buzz from 1up.com

Saddest Twitter Bio Ever

This is rough.

Pole Dancing Robots

Scientists get lonely too. Do you stick flash drives in her chassis?

Baby Leopards Just Need To Stop It With All The Cuteness

You're killing me with this, baby Java leopards...KILLING ME. Meet Arjuna and Sri Kandi, two of the newest additions to the Tierpark Zoo in Germany.

The Search for a Government-proof Domain

Last week, US authorities seized the domain of a Canadian gambling site, effectively claiming authority over all .com, .net, .cc, .tv and .name domains. So, where does a shady siteowner go? Try Iceland: There hasn't been a .is seizure in 25 years.

Ohio Primary Turns Into A Warning To Republicans

Voters' eyes glaze at Mitt and Rick. The insiders, meanwhile, are busy spending money, robocalling, gay-baiting in a brutal civil war over party offices.

Taylor Swift Looks Good In A Bikini And Other Links

They always post the wonky photo. Also, Keanu Reeves might be going back to his acting roots and Vanessa Hudgens has gone blonde. These and other Buzz we missed await your clicking pleasure.

Women Flirting With Urkel Over Twitter

Jaleel White is looking good these days, and the ladies can't get enough of him. Vive le Stefan Urquelle.

Sears Is Selling A Lot Of Offensive T-Shirts These Days

Sears had to pull not one, not two, but three shirts from their website this week. The first two, especially in the wake of Rush Limbaugh's Slutgate, were in particularly bad taste. Boycott groups sprung up denouncing the shirts as promoting violence against women. But don't worry...you can still buy them on Amazon!

Nick Offerman, Craig Robinson Show Chicago Love For New Era

As a St. Louis Cardinals fan, I’m generally regarded as one of the more intelligent, classy and mustachioed fans in baseball, so when it comes to celebrities and their team allegiances, I’m a bit of a savant. However, color me depressed this morning…

I Sold My Soul To The Department Of Homeland Security

Not long ago, I got a letter from my airline of choice, explaining that they'd partnered with the fine people in the U.S. government to help prevent terrorism faster. If you've spotted people at airports being whisked into a special line, where the…

"21 Jump Street" Lampoons High School Movies

Fuck you, Science. Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum just issued in a new generation of buddy comedy bromance. [NSFW: Language]

Google's Guide To Super Tuesday

The good folks at Google have put together this handy infographic highlighting the most-searched-for candidates and terms in each Super Tuesday state. One grandiose candidate seems to be missing.

What Would Chicago Look Like If The Cubs Won The World Series?

If you're a baseball fan this will move you. If you're a Cubs fan it may make you cry.

If Today Were Election Day For Santorum...

His difficulty in getting on ballots has set him back on Super Tuesday. Here's a sense of its scale.

The Darker Side Of Surprise Parties

Not all birthday surprises are good.

Rihanna Rocks Boy London On London Mckenzie's Blog

Rihanna strutted onto the Jonathan Ross Show this week dressed head to toe in Boy London clothing and looked amazing! I'm usually not a fan of wearing all the same brand in one outfit but I think Rihanna has pulled it off. 'BOY London' has recently …

You Always Remember A Night Like This On Hannabeth's Blog

ahh.. what a LONG weekend.. i am glad the week has begun.. i have a ton of exciting things happening this week like my visit to Jvalentine, where i will be interviewing josie stevens & nylon pink... i am finishing up my photo shoot with backstage cl…

Alexander Wang Hit With $50 Million Lawsuit, Is Accused Of Running A Sweatshop

In perhaps the most bizarre and shocking news to come out of this fashion month, beloved New York fashion designer Alexander Wang has been hit with a $50 million labor lawsuit, the Daily News and New York Post are reporting. Wenyu Lu, a 56-year-old …

Weird Celebrity Portraits Made Of Yarn On Etsy

Creepy "yarn art" portraits of Nic Cage, Johnny Depp, and more are for sale on Etsy. These will run you around $300, but can you really put a price tag on a timeless yarn masterpiece? Available from seller BrandyLynnAndPaul.

Ian McShane Made An Album In 1992: Would You Want To Listen To It?

"The vanity of others runs counter to our taste only when it runs counter to our vanity," Nietzsche wrote, but then he never had to listen to a Keanu Reeves album. What might possess a talented, accomplished person, one otherwise deliberate in all t…

The Complete Guide To JuggaloBook, The Juggalo Version Of Facebook

Good news everybody! Insane Clown Posse fans now have their own Facebook. Here's what I saw when I looked through the site.

Tom Hanks And Rita Wilson Get Caught By Kiss Cam

At an LA Kings game over the weekend, Tom Hanks and Rita Wilson were featured on the jumbotron's "Kiss Cam" and it was ADORABLE. Hanx'd!

12 Iconic Songs Written By Robert Sherman

RIP Mr. Sherman. You probably didn't know his name but your childhood was defined by his work. See the whole of his career here.

Conservatives React To Romney USA Today Op-Ed

Republican Presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney is taking heat for a 2009 USA Today op-ed and three videos uncovered by BuzzFeed advocating that President Obama use RomneyCare as a model for national health reform. Here's a roundup of the reaction.

The Ohio Enthusiasm Gap In One Chart

Early voting is sharply down from 2008 and even the 2010 midterms — a mark of low interest in the Republican primary, and a troubling sign for Republicans in November. The figures come from an informal canvass of county figures by the Ohio Secretary of State, according to spokeswoman Maggie Ostrowski.

25 Twitter Citations You Will NEVER See In An Academic Paper

Sourcing Twitter is the new sourcing Wikipedia, except don't do this. (H/t to The Atlantic's Alex Madrigal for finding out how to cite a Tweet in an academic paper.)

Breitbart 2.0

Editor-in-chief Joel Pollak tells BuzzFeed he considers their revamped website a news outlet — not just a collection of conservative blogs. "We're competing in the major leagues now."

The Angry Faces Of Bachelor Rejects After Being Reunited With Each Other

Last night's reunion of contestants that had been axed from the "Bachelor" show was chock-full of sad, angry, and disgruntled faces when the girls were given a chance to rip apart the season's villian, Courtney. Let's have a laugh at their collective pain!

Kass: The Next Black Swan

The latest viral buzz from thestreet.com

Dow Sheds 190 Points On European Recession Fears

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Paula Deen's Horribly Racist Quote From The Lawsuit Against Her

Here's the unedited, jaw-dropping passage from the lawsuit against Paula Deen that's been getting so much attention. Lisa Jackson, a former employee of Paula Deen Enterprises, is suing Deen and her brother, Earl "Bubba" Hiers, for multiple instances of workplace discrimination, both sexual and racial. This is an alleged exchange from the lawsuit in which Jackson is asking Paula Deen what kind of wedding she would like to see for her brother. WARNING: N-word.

Experience The Secondhand Embarrassment Of Tamra Barney's '80s Party

Oh, the horror of these photos -- uploaded to Facebook by Tamra herself -- of an '80s themed bunko party filled with older women showing off a little too much skin. From the looks of things, all of this season's housewives, including Vicki Gunvalson, Tamra Vieth-Barney, Gretchen Rossi, Alexis Bellino, and Heather Dubrow, were in attendance -- but we can only hope that Bravo's cameras were there to catch all of the mortifying action for us to relive a season from now.

Literal Mass Effect 3 Trailer

Shoulder massage...of DEATH. Literal music videos really bring out the absurdities of trailers.

45 Gorgeous Images From The '12 Fall Fashion Season

Take a look at some of the most stunning images to come out of the "Big Four's" 2012 fall fashion weeks.

18 Delightfully Expressive Scottish Fold Cats

Oh my God, look at their ears! This is most adorable genetic mutation ever.

Awesome Adele Vs. Daft Punk Mash-Up

I can't stop listening to this.

Where (Else) Your Gadgets Come From

You've heard about Shenzhen. Now let's take a tour of the the world's other electronics manufacturing megacities.

Models Are Already Complaining About Kanye West’s Shoes

West‘s second runway show is set to take place tonight in Paris. The anticipation is killing us and apparently the shoes are killing Kanye’s models, like Jourdan Dunn. As the blog Glamazons pointed out, the British beauty took to Twitter over the we…

Video: Turkey Stalks Michigan Woman

COMMERCE, Mich., March 5 (UPI) -- A Michigan woman says a wild turkey nicknamed Godzilla has been prowling outside her home and attacking her when she goes outside.

OP-ED: The Old Republic Group Finder Should Reel Me Back In

Future update should get players spending more time playing and less time typing "LFG."

Red Hulk Vs. Nazi Zombies

Honestly, who brings the undead to a Hulk fight? Red Hulk returns from Hell and he's brought a bevy of new, rotting friends.

Bruce Chandling Is America's New Greatest Comedian

A warning in advance: this might be too edgy for some of the folks out there.

The Greatest Razor Commercial Ever Made

Move over, Old Spice. There's a new loquacious spokesman in town. And he's got bear suits, swear words, and patriotic dance parties.

Six Things You Didn't Know About Sabu, the LulzSec Leader-Turned-FBI-Informant

Hector Xavier Monsegur used to run legendary hacker group LulzSec. Today, we found out he works for the FBI. Everybody, say hello to Sabu.

Henryville, Indiana Tornado 2012: Stephanie Decker Loses Her Legs After Saving Her Children

she lost one leg above the ankle and above the knee. that doesn't mean everything above the knee and ankle but rather they had to be removed at the knee and ankle this description is the location of the amputation. if you lost your leg above the kne…

OP-ED: With Mass Effect 3, BioWare Snuggles Up To Inclusivity

The stormiest of the inevitable teacup tempests building up alongside today's launch of Mass Effect 3 centers around the mild controversy created by some leaked video footage of one of the game's same-sex romance options. Per developer BioWare's sta…

25 Sexy Photos Of Oreos In Honor Of Its 100th Birthday

Milk's favorite cookie turns 100 years old today. To celebrate, here are 25 undeniably delicious-looking portraits of the cookie.

Worm Allegedly Found In McDonald's Burger

Breakfast found rising in gorge. A gentleman in Finland was reportedly rather tympääntynyt (Finnish for "grossed the eff out") when he discovered this little bugger wriggling around in his hamburger. Yes, it was alive. Yes, he took pictures. Yes, he got a refund, according to the report from a Finnish TV and radio outlet. No, I haven't the foggiest what kind of weird Hollandaise-slathered McBurger that is.

Uggie Is Nintendo's New Spokesdog

Watch the most famous dog of all awards season in his new role as Nintendo's mascot. Uggie in a tie! At a desk job! Too cute for words.

Baylor's New Highlighter Green Basketball Uniforms

In a strategic move to blind their opponents, the Baylor University men's basketball team will wear these uniforms throughout the NCAA tournament.

Zac Efron And Conan Sing The Beach Boys' "Barbara Ann"

After Zac had finished telling a story about how he and his high school friends used to sing Beach Boys tunes on the streets of France -- as normal high school kids do -- Conan prompted him to break out into an impromptu rendition of "Barbara Ann" promising himself and La Bamba as backup. Surprisingly, it wasn't even bad!

Spend Seven Minutes In Heaven With Paul Rudd

The return of the awkwardly-funny "7 Minutes In Heaven" web series features none other than Paul Rudd. Which is fantastic because, c'mon: if you could chose anyone to be put into a closet with, wouldn't it be Paul?

Watch Some Woman Pray Away A Tornado In Kentucky

You have to see this to believe it, guys!!!

Victor Cruz Gets A Makeover

Not bad. Not bad at all. Which of the other Giants players should get makeovers?

Classic Movies Subtitled For Bros

I've always liked Clark Gable, but I think we can all agree that "Frankly, my dear, I don't give a damn," doesn't hold a candle to, "Seriously babe, fuck that noise."

On Twitter, Attacking Romney, Limbaugh, And Bain

Americans United for Change looks to widen the damage.

As Keryx, Aeterna Shares Surge, Investing Writer's Credibility Questioned

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Keryx Biopharmaceuticals(KERX) and Aeterna Zentaris(AEZS) soared March 5 after an article touting the prospects of the drug companies was published on the investor Web site Seeking Alpha.

Super Morrissey Bros.

"A jumped up plumber boy, who never knew his place ... He knows so much about these things." This is the best possible way to start your day.

Chart: The Great "Slut" Spike Of 2012

We're pretty sure that word has never, ever been used this much in the mainstream media.

Hot Or Not: Katy Perry's Blue Look In Paris On Laetitia12's Blog

March 3, Katy Perry arrived at the Viktor&Rolf FW 12/13 runway show in Paris; she was in blue from head to toe. She was wearing a pill shaped Christian Louboutin handbag (Amazing!). I like her music note earrings too. What do you think of her look ?…

Obama-Geithner Economic Plan Is 'For The 1 Percent, By The 1 Percent'

The Obama administration’s economic plan is engineered “for the 1 percent, unfortunately by the 1 percent,” Cenk says. “Is it a real progressive plan to get us all back economically healthy? I don’t think so.” Noam Scheiber, author of “The Escape Ar…

Rush Limbaugh Is Terrible -- But What's Worse Is The Real War On Women

But the mainstream media is hush-hush when it comes to certain aspects of the war on women that are even more egregious.  Aside from the anti-abortion legislation proposed in various states throughout the country, there are already parts of the U.S.…

An Analysis Of The Thomas Kinkade Calendar For March

March’s image is titled “A Peaceful Time.” And indeed it is a peaceful time for you, because you are not the unfortunate owner of this cottage. Take a look at it. While there's certainly much to recommend it as a residence—the picturesque location, …

Not All Santorum Protesters Are Democrats

Glitter (figurative or literal) isn't only thrown from the left.

Hottest Chef Final Round: Austin's Kurt Ramborger Vs DC's John Critchley

Many weeks of polls and hundreds of thousands of votes have led to today, a very special day: The final round of Eater's Hottest Chef in America competition. Presenting the two contenders: East Coast Conference winner John Critchley of Urbana in Was…

Market Preview: Apple Takes A Breather

The latest viral buzz from thestreet.com

Cenk To Bain Capital-Backed Rush Limbaugh

“I’ll make a Mitt Romney-like wager,” Cenk offers. “$10,000 if you can show me your 20 million listeners a day.” If those advertiser and rating problems weren’t enough, one of the not-so-surprising backers behind Limbaugh broadcaster Clear Channel i…

Is This The Most Embarrassing Wedding Moment Ever? Video Captures Bride's Skirt Falling Down As She Walks Down The Aisle

A small tumble and the bride is left crouching on the carpet, and when she goes to stand up again her heel catches in her trailing white skirt, hilariously giving her guests an impromptu view of her derriere – and lingerie that by the looks of thin…

Official List Of Words Monitored On Social Networking Sites

Official List Of Words Feds Monitor On Social Networking Sites

Santorum Reaches The Limits Of Nostalgia

The Santorum campaign's last stand feels less like a Tea Party rally than a Tea Party reunion.

NBA Rumors: LA Lakers Foolish To Put Off Potential Lamar Odom Return

After the Los Angeles Lakers sent off forward Lamar Odom to the Dallas Mavericks for virtually nothing, the team has shown that they could really use the depth that he provided. The only problem is, the Lakers apparently don't want anything to do wi…

Maybe The Most Powerful Anti-Obama Meme Of 2012

Unlike Benjamin Netanyahu, Rick Perry, and others, he didn't spend his 20s in uniform.

A Single Girl's Habits

Here are the single girl secrets you need to know about before you commit.

Steam Console To Shake Up Next-Gen

We discuss what impact the rumored Steam Box could have on the console and PC markets.

The Story Of Keep Calm And Carry On

You've seen the now-famous Keep Calm and Carry On poster and its many many variations, but did you know that this British WWII poster was never distributed to the public and was discovered only recently in an English book shop?

Where Has Model Freja Beja Erichsen Been? We Investigate

Karlie Kloss isn’t the only model we haven’t been seeing enough of this season. Freja Beha Erichsen, who we always look forward to seeing at Paris Fashion Week (she hasn’t walked the runways in London, Milan or New York in a few seasons), has been c…

Opinion: It's Time For Rush Limbaugh To Go

It's time for Rush Limbaugh to close up his studio and go.

Marc Jacobs Defends Non-Payment Of Models On Twitter

To get you up to speed, Jezebel ran a piece today called “Marc Jacobs Doesn’t Pay His Models, Says Model.” The model they’re referring to is Hailey Hasbrook, a 17-year-old from Oregon, who keeps a blog in which she detailed her experiences working d…

SEC Tournament 2012: Bracket, Dates, Start Time And TV Schedule

The SEC tournament is almost here and it would be easy to call this event the Kentucky Wildcats' Challenge; but there are some solid teams looking to make their mark as well. The Wildcats are entering the tournament on an absolute roll...

'Hawaii Five-0' Star Alex O'Loughlin Enters Treatment For Pain Meds

Alex O'Loughlin, star of CBS' popular Hawaii Five-0 reboot, is expected to miss the filming of at least one episode while he undergoes treatment for prescription pain meds.

Adam Bard Shaves Off Half His Hair And Beard On Opposite Sides For Unique Driving Licence Photo

The 26-year-old was so delighted with the finished look he showed off the result with step-by-step pictures on the social network website Reddit under the user-name of Adam Bard.

Caroline Trentini Got Married This Weekend In Gorgeous Olivier Theyskens

Surprise! To the dismay of many men, we’re sure, Caroline Trentini is officially off the market. The Brazilian-born model tied the knot in Brazil yesterday with her on-again-off-again boyfriend, photographer Fabio Bartelt, to whom she got engaged la…

This Happened: Taylor Swift Wore Kanye West In Her Harper’s Bazaar Australia Cover Story

After Kanye West’s debut fashion collection was pretty much universally panned last season, we sort of got the feeling we’d never see it again. However, the rapper-turned-designer has henceforth proven us wrong–twice. First, we learned hot Paris bou…

Ford Signs Kris Humphries’ Sister Kaela To Its Plus Size Model Division

The Humphries name is back in the press, but this time it’s for all the right reasons–and it’s got nothing to do with Kim Kardashian: Kim K ex Kris Humphries‘ little sister Kaela has just been signed to Ford’s Plus Size division. We first got to kno…

Robert Reich On Rising Gas Prices: 'This Is Not About Supply And Demand, This Is About Speculation'

Berkeley professor and former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich talks with Jennifer Granholm about the real reasons for rising gas prices in America. “This is not about supply and demand,” Reich says. “This is about speculation. Gas prices are being d…

Saul Bellow And The Malevolent Friend

When Saul Bellow got an invitation to rejoin the faculty at the University of Minnesota in 1958, he and his second wife, Sondra, were ready for a change of scene from their Hudson Valley house (“could use TLC”), and they needed the income too. Altho…

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