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May 7, 2012

I Can't Believe You're A Human Photo

I can't believe you're a human! Living dolls Venus Angelic and Valeria Lukyanova have both become internet sensations thanks to their striking resemblance to dolls. Russian girl Valerya is about as close to a living Barbie as a real person can get w…

What Will Happen If North Carolina's Amendment 1 Passes

Residents of North Carolina will vote on Amendment 1 today. Amendment 1 says: "Marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this state." Here's everything you need to know about the consequences of its passage.

Miuccia Prada Served With Shoe Karma

The fashion designer — arguably the most influential living today — is a host of the Met Ball taking place in New York this evening. But she might not attend, she told the press, because she hurt herself on her platform shoes.

Floyd Mayweather Vs. Miguel Cotto Results

Floyd Mayweather Jr. won a world title in his fifth weight class tonight at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas, defeating Miguel Cotto for the WBA world light middleweight title by unanimous decision.

Lug Nuts Stolen From Chicago Cop Cars

CHICAGO, May 6 (UPI) -- Chicago police were investigating the theft of lug nuts from squad cars sitting in a police station parking lot on the city's Southwest Side, officials said.

The Incredible Gifs Of Mr. Div

If you're a regular tumblr user, chances are youv'e already seen some of these massively popular, science fiction-looking .gifs floating around. For those unfamiliar, meet Mr. Div, otherwise known as motion graphics designer Matthew DiVito.

Is This The Worst Nail Trend Ever?

Behold, the manicure that results in "duck feet" nails. If you picture these nails scratching a chalkboard, I guarantee you'll cringe.

The World's Biggest Smile

Which, in turn, will give you a big smile. Taken today at the Rotary International Convention in Bangkok, Thailand. This smiley face is composed of exactly 2,012 people wearing yellow and blue ponchos, which organizers believe has set the world record. The Rotary is attempting to eradicate polio, so smiles all around.

Set Report From Octomom's Porno, Aka Nadya Suleman

While I’ve been screaming to anyone who would listen for the past five years that Lindsay Lohan should be sentenced to do porno, she has somehow continued to commit crimes and book fake movie roles while not sucking penises on camera as a slap in Go…

Bad Dad? Junk Food Will Solve That

Wow. This new German McDonald's campaign is cynical. "Forgiveness is never far away" says the fast feeder to dads (and moms) who destroy their children's cherished things.

Buffalo Wing-Flavored Soda

From the company who brought you Bacon Soda comes a drink that I can't imagine anyone ever ingesting unless they were double-dog dared to.

White House Advisor: You're Not Responsible For Everything Said At Every Event

Democrats are capitalizing on comments made at town hall by a woman asking a question who said President Obama should be tried for treason, comments not immediately disavowed by Mitt Romney. In 2011, during a Labor Day rally with Obama rally, Teamsters President Jimmy Hoffa said Democrats should "take these [Republican] sons of bitches out". WH Advisor Daniel Pfeiffer responded in an interview with AM 630 that officials shouldn't be responsible for everything said and don't have to serve as the "speech police."

"The Dictator" Red Band Trailer

Another trailer for the upcoming Sacha Baron Cohen film, but now with naughty bits! How naughty? "That's the wrong hole!" WARNING: Potentially offensive language and 9-11 jokes.

Scenes From A File-Sharing Marriage

Meanwhile, in Sweden...The first wedding ceremony by Sweden's officially recognized religion based on file-sharing happened recently at a tech conference. On the religion's site, it wishes the happy couple well: "Hopefully, they will copy and remix some DNA-cells and create a new human being."

The Prada Effect: Why We’re Seeing The 50s Everywhere

There are some glaring differences between these two Italian women – time being the most obvious one. Schiaparelli closed up shop in 1954, and though innovative and highly influential, she does not have much as much of a direct conversation with the…

Can You Imagine Falling Into A Pool At A Party In Front Of George Clooney?

That's exactly what happened to one guest at a fundraiser Clooney attended in Houston. Clooney made sure to make him feel even more awkward about it, reports Women's Wear Daily: "When a tuxedo-clad party guest accidentally fell into the pool, the actor popped up from his chair and yelled, 'Everybody in!'"

For Black Women, Skinny Isn't Necessarily The Ideal

Novelist Alice Randall writes in the New York Times that black women who decide to diet can run afoul of their partners' and their community's standard of beauty: "I know many black women whose sane, handsome, successful husbands worry when their women start losing weight. My lawyer husband is one."

This Upside Down House Might Make You Dizzy

If you suffer from vertigo, you may not wish to proceed. This upside down house was just opened to the public Austria, and I would recommend taking a Dramamine before attending.

Fifty Shades Of Grey On Saturday Night Live

In the May 5 episode hosted by New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning, the monologue was followed by a hilarious fake commercial for Amazon. Made in the same style as Amazon's other television spots, the ad shows several moms who'd rather be left a…

Three Times Barack Obama Suggested Terrorism And National Security Shouldn't Be A Wedge Issue In Politics

President Obama has come under fire from conservatives for his use of Osama Bin Laden's death in an attack ad on Mitt Romney. The Obama campaign has defended the politicizing of Bin Laden's death, but the President himself has argued in the past that terrorism and national security shouldn't be used as a wedge issue in politics.

Matthew Perry On How Women Have Always Been Funny

During last night's second-annual Comedy Awards, Matthew Perry called out all of the "idiotic articles" written by men over the past year about how funny women have suddenly become. We agree — women have been funny all along!

Japanese "Lolita" Craze Hits Mexico

Is Tijuana the next Harajuku? A small group of women have adapted the gothic Lolita look and have opened a club called Lolita Paradise in Monterrey.

Yogurt Gives Male Mice "Swagger"

When scientists gave a group of mice vanilla yogurt along with their ordinary chow, they noticed the males had some extra confidence: “You know when someone’s at the top of their game, how they carry themselves differently? Well, imagine that in a mouse.” The reason: yogurt had made the mice's testicles grow 5% bigger than average.

Bryan Fischer's Last Stand Against The Gays

From Idaho to Tupelo, how the last, loudest, proudest scourge of homosexuality made it to the center of the presidential campaign. He thinks Obama is punishing us for our racism, and says he's Romney's "best friend," whether the candidate knows it or not.

MCA

I was away from the computer for most of yesterday, which is a good thing, because I don't think I would have been able to handle people on Twitter even lightheartedly joking about MCA passing away yesterday. I don't know if that happened, and I dou…

Chris Harrison Is Now A Bachelor Himself

For a show that purports to bring couples together, The Bachelor and Bachelorette franchise doesn't exactly have a stellar track record. After 23 seasons total, only four couples remain intact. And now even its host is getting a divorce.

I Heart Lily Allen, Part 30

Some people will no doubt get all sanctimonious today and criticize Lily Allen for going to The Box in London last night and then stumbling out at 4am, presumably drunk, but here’s an interesting counterpoint; fuck those people. Lily Allen is awesom…

Natalia Vodianova’s 6-Year-Old Daughter Is Modeling Again

What took so long? Neva Vodianova Portman, Natalia Vodianova’s 6-year-old daughter with ex-husband Justin Portman, has finally landed her first campaign after a little modeling hiatus. She posed for childrenswear label Caramel Baby and Child, with w…

Beth Ditto On That Whole Karl Lagerfeld Calling Adele Fat Thing

From gracing the first issue of Love (naked) to sitting front row at major runway shows, to walking in them, to performing at fashion parties, Ditto, who doesn’t quite conform to the industry’s typical beauty standards, has been described by Katie G…

Adam Yauch, 1964 - 2012

Today is a very sad day in that Beastie Boy Adam Yauch has died. He was a terrific musician and filmmaker and a warm, funny person who a lot of people loved. I got to know him a little bit in the '90s because my roommate from college helped him run …

Politics 2012: Ron Paul Raining On Romney's Parade

Mitt Romney may be getting all the splashy headlines in his march toward the August Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., but fellow Republican Ron Paul has been steadily fundraising, visiting primary states, picking up delegates and gainin…

Plot Of Little Bit Of Heaven Recreated With Reviews

Hudson flirts with Bernal as he preps her for a colonoscopy, followed by a fantasy sequence in which Hudson’s spirit travels to heaven and talks to God, who takes the form of Whoopi Goldberg, who informs her, sassily, that she’s dying. The Almighty …

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