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June 1, 2012

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"No Church in the Wild" by Jay-Z and Kanye West Helmed by French director Romain Gavras and set in Prague, the video for “No Church in the Wild” is full of social unrest, citizen upheaval, Molotov cocktails and political symbolism (or at least th…

Nylon Party Photo - Buzznet

Nylon Party - Fun People + Being thiiiis close to Shirley Manson On Wednesday me and some other Buzznet chicks went to the Nylon Party. It was at the Roxy which is a really cool legendary venue in Hollywood but what really made the night was that Ga…

Miami Face-eating Man Victim Identified, Result Of Bath Salts Drug

More details are in on this week’s zombie-like face-eating attack between two homeless guys. Now in critical condition, victim Ronald Poppo had 75 percent of his face eaten. Attacker Rudy Eugene says he was high on a synthetic drug made of bath salt…

Zhang Ziyi May Or May Not Be A Prostitute

A Hong Kong tabloid (this one, though the story has been removed) claims that a disgraced Chinese politician named Bo Xilai ratted out actress Zhang Ziyi by saying he paid to have sex with her 10 times between 2007 and 2011.

Queen Elizabeth II's Fashion Rainbow

Celebrations of the Queen's Diamond Jubilee are about to begin! In honor of QE2, enjoy this look at the colorful spectrum of her monochromatic outfits.

How To Remake Your Life To Look Like "Moonrise Kingdom"

What if you wanted to aesthetically base your life on this movie? First of all, you need to make sure your surroundings look like a vintage postcard from Maine. Secondly, you have to be totally copacetic with smelling like a musty attic at all times.

What Is Miss USA For?

Will spectacles as inherently sexist as beauty pageants ever die? The Fashion Mailbag says, depressing as they can be, they're probably not going anywhere in the foreseeable future.

50 Shades Of “Argh” | The Awl

When you read the 50 Shades Of Grey trilogy you will come across, along with your scenes of light BDSM, some baffling word choices. One telling count: "Moist" appears three times; "explodes," nine times; and "sweatpants," 14 times. Yesterday, at New…

The Bastardization Of 5 Major Fashion Movements

When punk and grunge originally happened, they were part of sweeping cultural movements that echoed the sentiments of disenchanted youth. Now, they're just fashion trends. Here's how the kids are doing goth, grunge, and more in modern times.

Canadian Cannibal Porn Star On The Loose

Not even kidding. This is the almost too-ghoulish-to-be-true story of Luka Rocco Magnotta, currently wanted by Interpol for murdering, eating and dismembering a man — all on video — then mailing the body parts to Canadian politicians. WARNING: Graphic details.

The Number That Will Matter In Wisconsin

In the epic showdown between Big Blue and Big Red, Walker's margin may be the number being watched from Chicago and Boston. A Walker blowout means trouble for the president.

Manic Panic Giveaway Photo - Buzznet

I LOVE Manic Panic and have been using their hair colors for years. Good for us, they just started sponsoring me so I'm gonna do a little giveaway to all my amazing Moon Babies. I have listed all their colors in the gallery so all you have to do to …

The Number That Matters In Wisconsin

In the epic showdown between Big Blue and Big Red, Walker's margin may be the number being watched from Chicago and Boston, JOHN ELLIS writes. A Walker blowout would be a warning to Obama.

The Worst Athlete Actors

We're not talking about commercials or endorsements: these athletes acted in movies. And they were really bad.

The Phone Is The Center Of Microsoft's Universe, Too

Yeah, the report is anonymous and vague but I spoke with the author and his source is legit: Microsoft is working on an AirPlay of its own, for playing video from mobile devices (including iOS and Android handsets) on TV through an Xbox. In other words, the battle for the living room isn't really about the box. It's about the content, wherever it comes from.

Tech Companies Double Down On "Doubling Down"

I never understood why tech executives and politicians are so fond of this phrase. I mean, they probably wouldn't say "we're going to continue to gamble on [thing x]," but they're perfectly fine with this hackneyed blackjack metaphor. Even Tim Cook is doing it! Also, yeah, the sandwich thing.

Obama Wants You To Buy A Thingamajig

Delivering a speech today on veterans' jobs at Honeywell's International Campus in Minnesota the President said his proposal would allow people to have the money to buy a "thingamajig."

A Complete Recap Of Madonna's MDNA Tour Costumes

She cheers! She strips! She REPRISED THE CONE BRA! These are incredibly important moments in diva fashion history. Let's review the clothes from the premiere of her tour in Tel Aviv.

This Is Why You Wear Sunscreen

In case avoiding cancer isn't a good enough reason. A truck driver for 28 years, this 69 year old man suffers extreme pre-mature aging only on the driver's side of his face.

Controversial Photo: Military Moms Breastfeeding

Sure, we know breastfeeding in public can stir up controversy at times, but a new photo of two Air National Guard members nursing their babies in uniform has sparked an extra dose of attention, according to TODAY.

You Are Not A Curator, You Are Actually Just A Filthy Blogger

As a former actual curator, of like, actual art and whatnot, I think I'm fairly well positioned to say that you folks with your blog and your Tumblr and your whatever are not actually engaged in a practice of curation. Call it what you like: aggrega…

Women Top Men In Bleak Jobs Numbers

Today's disappointing jobs report has a bright spot: modest job growth for women. Economist Betsey Stevenson explains why that may have happened, and why it's way too soon to celebrate.

Jessica Simpson Having Sex Three Weeks After Baby

Jessica Simpson is not your average new mom. And I'm not talking about the mom-and-baby magazine cover photos or the TMI on television talk shows during pregnancy ("I feel like I have a bowling ball sitting on my hoohah!" and "The Big O is, like, th…

25 Stanley Cup-Worthy Hockey Hotties

The 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs are almost over. The L.A. Kings take on the New Jersey Devils for a battle of the coasts. Not since Tupac and Biggie has there been a coast-to-coast rivalry the entire nation has been excited to watch...

Careless Thief Steals $4,000 Vibrator

An armed robber stole the gold-plated vibrator from a Brazilian sex shop, but forgot to take its charger. The store owner says it will also be very hard to remove the vibrator's plating in order to sell the gold: "I really don't know what he'll do. I'll leave it up to his imagination."

Big Banks Arm Themselves (And You) For Looming Mobile War

NEW YORK (MainStreet) -- The rough and tumble economy isn’t keeping Americans from buying smart phones, or using them to revolutionize the way they handle their personal finances. That's leading the biggest U.S. banks to move quickly in developing a…

Brazilian Hulk Stains His Skin With Submarine Paint

Just a reminder for all you kids out there, if you’re trying to paint yourself green like the Incredible Hulk, maybe stick with grease paint or sharpie. Stay away from the stuff they use to paint missiles and submarines.

Ernest Hemingway's Standing Desk

The internet is going through a bit of a thing with standing desks right now, fueled by yesterday's The Wirecutter article about them. One of the most famous standing desk enthusiasts was Ernest Hemingway.

Exclusive: The Maine's Pat Kirch At Bamboozle On Sara Scoggs' Blog

One of Bamboozle's main stage acts this year was one of my favorite bands The Maine. The Arizona natives played to a packed beach with a killer view of the Atlantic Ocean. RAD! Before the band's set I caught up with Pat Kirch on the band's tour bus …

'Zombie Apocalypse' Trend Eats Through The Web

The Internet has turned Miami's infamously horrific face-eating attack and other incidents into a "zombie apocalypse," a search term now generating serious traffic on Google and social media sites like Twitter and Facebook.

Jennifer Love Hewitt Had A Meeting With Stylists. But Why?

“Hey guys, it’s Jennifer, Love Hewitt, JLove, and I hope you get this message because instead of me coming all the way to the studio for that meeting with the stylists, wouldn’t it be better if they packed everything up and came to my house?” …

UPDATE: Ron Paul Fans Still Holding On To Fantasy

rodvanmechelen on Boston.com's "Romney clinches nomination, but Trump overshadows": "Romney may have won the initial primary, but he has only about 600 actual delegates. None of the Ron Paul delegates who are "bound" to Romney are actually bound, ac…

Students Splice Sex Tape Into Graduation Video In Denmark

Having gone to college twice, I can tell you from personal experience that most commencement speeches are boring as hell, usually something along the lines of blah blah blah your future blah blah inside joke blah cutesy joke about never being able t…

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