June 15, 2012
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That’s My Boy, which hits theaters today, unites SNL superstar Adam Sandler with SNL Digital Short specialist Andy Samberg (who recently announced his departure from the show). We thought we’d take the opportunity to celebrate the sketch comedy stag…
“One of the reasons I wanted to be on Current TV is because Al Gore runs the station. He owns this station, he and Joel Hyatt,” says Joy. “I’m still ticked off about the 2000 election. I’m still ticked off at the Supreme Court because that was not a…
She wasn't allowed to have scars or bad teeth — and she's a famed fighter pilot.
Yeah yeah yeah, tomorrow is Father's Day but this was too Freudian to pass up. Plus if we ask enough times maybe Pixar will make a Marvel movie and scientists just made a new discovery on the moon of Titan.
For too many of us, these portraits hit very close to home. Candid photos of the underemployed from around the world.
The Kardashians recently announced they're starting a makeup line called Khroma. Here, evidence of their willingness to put that "K" on pretty much anything.
These brands don't have the ad dollars necessary for coverage in the glossy titles you find on newsstands everywhere. But unlike a lot of the products those publications feature, these actually work.
The Oklahoma City Thunder were about to do it again. They were about to climb all the way back from a 13-point, fourth-quarter deficit against the Miami Heat in Game 2 of the 2012 NBA Finals ...
In case you’re new around here, no, Danzig news isn’t, strictly speaking, movie news, but we’ve long considered it part of our mandate. Our favorite onion-soup-demanding brick thrower who would’ve revolutionized X-Men by playing Wolverine less gay w…
"Allow me to....disabuse you of the notion that there is something about Jeremiah Wright or Bill Ayers or his personal life that's going to win this election," Reed says. "It's not going to happen."
You could watch Tom Cruise flounce about as a fake rock and roll star in Rock of Ages this week. Or you could watch some real rockers roll through circumstances that would send him home weeping.
After Obama changes his immigration policy, the Republican expresses support for a version of the Dream Act, which many on the right consider "amnesty." "I happen to agree with Marco Rubio."
Can we all just agree it will NEVER be safe to think it's safe to go back in the water? Also, please do not try to immortalize yourself in disturbing ways and all history lessons should be taught with cake.
"Timely not real-time. Rhythm not random. Moderation not excess. Knowledge not information." The idea is fuzzy and the Slow Food comparison is a little strained, but there's definitely something to this. Everybody's looking for a way to condense, skim or filter the best of the frantic, almost-real-time internet, and nobody's cracked it yet.
Ong “Memorable moments. Where do I begin?” To celebrate Mother’s Day, we asked 20 moms to describe memorable moments of their motherhood. Now it’s time for the dads. Steve & Elena “My daughter and I sit in this park. We found some Ramona book…
This may be a new low in terms of abusing emergency services.
Yet another great design use for Post-it notes, the invention that never stops giving!
Context is immensely important in sports. Which is why, when you remove it and turn things into few-second GIFs, they become the funniest things in the world.
Thanks for teaching us how to do things the right way, Dad!
Demonstrators gathered Thursday outside New York City Hall to protest a bill that would penalize cabbies for ferrying prostitutes. The protesters fear that cab drivers will mistake scantily clad women for ladies of the night. Or, as one protester said, "You don’t have a shirt on that tells if you’re a prostitute or not." Indeed.
We're all pretty enamored with the guys of Big Time Rush - and who wouldn't be? While fans are eagerly awaiting the guys' highly anticipated single hitting iTunes on June 25th, BTR member Kendall Schmidt is making the wait a little easier with a spe…
The sometimes-drug-addled but always-entertaining Cat Marnell has left her position at xoJane as its Beauty and Health Editor. The news comes after several months of will-she-or-won’t-she, when Marnell was put on disability, and then strongly encour…
Is that the guy from the beer ad?
So just what the hell is everyone talking about? What on earth is "asymmetric gameplay," besides being some kind of vague new hotness that everyone seems to think will zhush up their games?
Michael Wallace is a middle-school science teacher who lives in Baltimore. When he’s not teaching his kids about the Mesozoic Era (remember, “meso” means “between”), Wallace rides his bike around the city. Only, while he’s riding his bike, he’s also…
In the middle of his address on immigration reform, a reporter from the Daily Caller began shouting questions at President Obama. And the president responded with a flash of anger. The reporter has been identified as Neil Munro, and he's probably not invited back to any White House functions.
This interview with then community organizer Barack Obama, which first aired in the 2009 documentary "Becoming Barack," offers insight into President Obama early time in Chicago. The interview focuses on his work with project vote, his book which he is working on, and his possible future political career.
Well, Snooki's isn't. But Jennifer Aniston's is supposed to be nice.
Blame Old Spice for the recent flood of this new stupid campy faux-comedic style of ad.
It's not just reaction shots and silly cats. Mostly but not all. Some GIFS just want to show you subtle movement or grand vistas.
Praises little league and PTAs in a bid to raise enthusiasm in the rural areas he lost in the primaries.
Looks like someone got a terrifying letter from a lawyer. *
Lifts gown* CLARIFICATION: ACTUALLY DOES NOT *LIFT GOWN*
Take our very scientific and awesomely GIF-tastic quiz and let us know how you're feeling in the comments!
Today I found out about the 80s Pakistani action flick, Hitlar, and I have mixed feelings about it. While it’s a great find, I’m disturbed to discover that if I had thought up an action film about Hitler’s son commanding an army of bears, I would no…
In an heartfelt email to friends, former Wall Street Journal reporter Gina Chon defends herself, and her husband, Brett McGurk, after their private emails leak. McGurk is the nominee to be next ambassador to Iraq.
The six-week countdown to the 2012 London Summer Olympics' opening ceremony has officially begun. The best part of any Olympics opening ceremony? The crazy team outfits that countries force their athletes to wear.
The personal tragedy that the Thunder's star point guard still lives with.
It's been almost four years since Tiger Woods crashed his car into the tree. It's time to move on and embrace the best golfer in the world. Because let's face it: Golf is really, really boring without him.
A new profile says Obama chief Jim Messina was behind a gay-baiting political ad in 2002. "I'll never forget when he showed me that ad," says Senator Max Baucus.
After a storm of bad PR and a muffling "Trending Stories" redesign, social readers took a serious hit. This week they're surging, but don't call it a comeback.
Before the fundraisers, one at Sex and the City actress Sarah Jessica Parker's house and one at the five-star Plaza Hotel, Mr Obama scheduled a short visit to the World Trade Center site.
This is the world we are living in.
Especially now that people can see when you've seen them. Also, what's the best way to deal with a Twitter typo?
Heather Weis put a QR code on her son's grave who died from brain cancer. When scanned with a smart phone, the code will direct an Internet browser to Nicholas Weis' memorial web page. Thoughts?
Verily yon satire is a fair frolic of word-smithing. Everything sounds better in Early Modern English.
In an exclusive interview with iVillage, Julianne Hough says that her dad and Ryan Seacrest are "high-fiving" because her lap-dance scene with Tom Cruise was cut from 'Rock of Ages.'
It's crazy how less than a year ago this would be totally unacceptable. Times are changing and now I'm crying.
Because It’s Friday, We Went Ahead And Chronicled Kate Middleton’s Many Recycled Outfits In Painstaking Detail
Kate Middleton may have worn a custom Sarah Burton for Alexander McQueen wedding gown to marry Prince William, but she’s a commoner at heart. She’s not afraid to shop at Zara frequently, nor is she afraid to wear her purchases over and over again. J…
Yes, LeBron James fouled Kevin Durant on a crucial shot last night, and it didn't get called. But minutes earlier, Durant should've been tossed from the game. And he wasn't.
Vogue's editor-in-chief has sashayed in and out of the political sphere since 1992. She's been getting more attention than ever before, perhaps, for the hundreds of thousands of dollars she's raised recently for Obama's reelection campaign with the help of her celebrity friends — but as you'll see ahead, she's been at this kind of thing for quite a while.
A former NFL player weighs in on why there are no openly gay men in pro football.
Says he's not going to give directly to Restore Our Future, taking advantage of new rules that allow secret giving. Won't say how much money he's already given or plans to give.
5th grader Kameron Slade wasn't allowed to say the speech it front of his whole school in Queens because the topic was "innapropriate", but NY1 got him to deliver it exclusively to them. What a smart kid with great parents. Watch this!
Chill out, it's just for their new movie, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty. Plus one rapper literally threw thousands of dollars at Atlanta strippers and Justin Timberlake is never gonna release a new album at this rate.
When not dressed in fursuits, furries appreciate the finer things in life, like art.
Conan O'Brien wrapped up his week in Chicago by sending 30 Rock's Jack McBrayer and Triumph the Insult Comic Dog to a fast food joint notoriously known for being rude to customers. Hilarity ensues.
The Burger King bacon sundae wasn't available for purchase 24 hours before we bought a whole load of sundaes and staged an eating contest. Here's a devastating animated GIF recap of what went down.
Fortunately for us, the kid doesn't know it's fake. That helmet does look pretty convincing.
In honor of the GIF's 25th birthday. Please keep in mind that I was 14 years old at the time.
The online series "Away We Happened" is a milestone in the rise of niche advertising.
Jennifer Granholm lauds the nuns campaigning against the Paul Ryan budget, and standing up against The Vatican, to stand for the disempowered and vulnerable. “Nuns have, thoughout history, gently cared for the poor, the sick, the homeless. But today…
Revolutionary Pan-Africanism is too far left even for the left. "The kind of thing we’ve come to expect from the most offensive tea partier."
What's really surprising is how many men are extremely satisfied with their penis-enlargement slings, weights, how-to books, and other "innovations."
The crowd outside Sarah Jessica Parker's home before the $40,000-a-head dinner included Occupy protestors shouting about corporate greed, and giddy fashion-forward types who happened to be wandering through the West Village. Protestors chanted, while onlookers Instagrammed.
Tagline: "Pleasure in your hands."Well, they didn't beat around the bush, so to speak.
Kicking off a five-day bus tour, the campaign shows some bravado. But can Romney win over rural America?
The vintage DuPont Cellophane "dead baby" ad series is the one of the most unintentionally funny ad campaigns ever.
Um, are you sure this wasn't a former Indian burial ground?
Gibbs, Axelrod on the lucrative speaking circuit, with clients including Romney-backing Skybridge. Gibbs paid to debate, defend the Administration, he says.
Wondering how much your favorite models made last year? You’re in luck, because Forbes just published its list of the ten highest paid models in the world. How high is high? Well, their combined income is just under $100 million. Not so shabby for d…
Not all adventure game Kickstarters have the benefit of having mega-huge (well, for us, anyway) names behind them -- but that doesn't make said projects any less important. Geeta Games' Lilly Looking Through stands as Geeta Games' first production, …
I was reading daily mail and found a post about these stunning photos of the most beautiful places on Earth taken from Space. I thought I'd share…. The world is so beautiful! 3 k Check out Skelanimals!!! & Mirror Mirror!!! Zero Gravity is now out on…
Just because it's 2012 doesn't mean an old-school IP needs to be brought back as an FPS.
Da’Shaun Butler was out last night with Rajon Rondo, presumably telling him how awesome he is, while they watched the team that drafted Butler blow a double digit lead to the Oklahoma City Thunder in Game 1 of the NBA Finals. But the Miami Heat were…
Disturbing: Usually, parents will do anything to keep their precious children out of harm's way. But this father is pictured reading the adult magazine Playboy with his young child
WARNING VERY GRAPHIC CONTENT: An image taken moments after the Miami-Dade Police shot Rudy Eugene dead on a busy highway shows the man naked next to his victim, whose head is soaked in blood.