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June 17, 2012

Vladimir Nabokov’s ‘Lolita’ In Words And Pictures

Vladimir Nabokov’s Lolita is one of the most beloved and argued-about novels in the Western canon, and settling on a design aesthetic for the book has always been as challenging as its content. This week, however, Venus febriculosa pointed us to thi…

17-Year-Old Golfer Earned $50,000 And Won't See A Cent

Because he's an amateur, Beau Hossler is forbidden from making money at the U.S. Open. Which is a pity, because the 17-year-old golfer, who just tied for 29th, earned just over $50,000.

The Shocking Beards Of Generally Clean-Faced Celebs

Now, we’re generally pro-scruff in all its forms, but his week, we stumbled across a photograph of David Bowie rocking a delicate, demure beard, and we were just a little bit shocked. After all, for all the man’s stylistic hijinks, we’ve never seen …

'That's My Boy' Box Office: Adam Sandler Comedy Bombs, Tom Cruise's 'Rock Of Ages' Disappoints

"That's My Boy" might be the funniest Adam Sandler comedy in a decade, but audiences wouldn't know: the R-rated laugher earned just $4.6 million on Friday night, putting on track to earn just $13 million through the weekend. That would give Sandler …

X-37B, Air Force's Secret Space Plane, Lands In California After Mysterious Mission

By: Mike WallPublished: 06/16/2012 10:37 AM EDT on The U.S. Air Force's robotic X-37B space plane finally returned to Earth Saturday (June 16), wrapping up a mysterious mission that lasted more than a year in orbit. The unmanned X-37B sp…

The Most Disappointed Fan At The US Open

This is why you shouldn't dress up like an asshole unless you're pretty confident your guy is going to win.

The 13 Faces Of A Tiger Woods Collapse

The golfer formerly known as "the greatest in the world" went into this weekend looking like he might finally make a run at his first post-scandal Major. Instead he collapsed under the pressure of a US Open weekend.

5 Ways Your Nerd Gadgets Are Killing You

But what's funny is that while all of the standard warnings turn out to be alarmist garbage, our geek toys are wreaking havoc in completely unexpected, and amazingly stupid, ways. For instance ...

How Greek Nazis Celebrate

The neo-Nazi Golden Dawn party won about 7% of the vote in Greek Elections today, according to exit polls. Here they are singing the national anthem in Thessaloniki, tossing ballots off the balcony in Athens, and yelling, "Another punch for the lesbian!"

Chris Brown-Drake Brawl: The Fallout Continues

New details have emerged regarding the New York nightclub brawl between Chris Brown and Drake that left several people injured.

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Hanna's Warped Tour Memories Photo

Hey Guys, Here are some of my favorite Warped Tour Memories, I added TONS of pictures in the gallery so make sure you check them out! xo What is the first thing that comes to mind when you hear “Warped Tour?” -When I hear warped tour it makes me rea…

Cenk Reflects On Rodney King's Death During CNN Appearance

On CNN this morning, where Cenk was appearing to discuss immigration policy with “Reliable Sources” host Howard Kurtz when the news broke, Cenk talked about interviewing King in April.

Selections From "The Boy Book," 1998-1999

Give a boy-crazy teenage girl a YM subscription and a glue stick, and she will give you a masterpiece. I created this huge scrapbook of cute boys when as a teenager in the '90s. No shame. Okay, a little shame.

Rodney King Dead: Face Of LA Riots Dies At Age 47

Rodney King, the man who was at the center of the infamous Los Angeles riots, was found dead this morning, TMZ has reported. He was 47.

Aung San Suu Kyi, Malade, Interrompt Sa Conférence De Presse

Aung San Suu Kyi, chef de l'opposition birmane, a interrompu jeudi 14 juin soir une conférence de presse à Berne, après avoir été prise de vomissements devant les journalistes. "Je suis totalement épuisée", a-t-elle déclaré en s'excusant, ajoutant e…

Rodney King, Victim Of Brutal LA Police Beating, Dead At 47

RIALTO, Calif. -- Rodney King, whose videotaped 1991 beating by Los Angeles police officers led to riots, was found dead Sunday morning. He was 47.

Rodney King Dead At 47

UPDATE 9:27 AM PT -- According to our sources, King's fiancée is telling friends King had been drinking and even smoked weed in the hours just before…

Mena Suvari’s Golden Chipmunk Butt And Other News

- Paula Deen doesn’t want people associating her with butter. [HuffPost Entertainment]

John McCain Calls The Supreme Court Uninformed, Arrogant, Naive

While discussing CPAC money and the SCOTUS's Citizen United decision on Meet The Press, Sen. McCain told NBC's David Gregory he thinks the Court could be better informed about the mechanics of elections.

Dads Recall The Memorable Moments Of Fatherhood

Jon Cotner and Claire Hamilton asked dads on the street to describe their most memorable parenting moments. The quotes and accompanying portraits are funny, sweet, and moving. Happy Father's Day!

The Myth Of Obama -

Watching President Obama flop around like a fish out of water, careening from gaffe to desperation to dishonesty, I find myself searching for ways to put his troubling behavior into historic perspective.

Rodney King Has Died

The victim of an infamous act of police brutality that sparked the LA riots was found dead today at age 47, TMZ reports. According to sources, King's fiancée found him dead at the bottom of a pool this morning.

Betty White And Sarah Michelle Gellar Handling A Giant Snake

Buffy was honored with the Tom Mankiewicz Leadership Award at the 42nd Annual Beastly Ball at the Los Angeles Zoo. Presumably, LA Zoo Association Trustees Co-Chair Betty White was just there to hang out with this snake.

Your Dad Is, Was, And Always Will Be Totally Awesome!

Today is the day to celebrate cool dad! Do you have a picture of your dad that makes you happy? Share it in the comments...

The Three Golden Sisters Read Fifty Shades Of Grey

The infamous Three Golden Sisters, the grandmas who went viral on YouTube for their reaction video to Kim Kardashian‘s sex tape, are back and better than ever. This time they’re reading and discussing the wildly erotic Fifty Shades of Grey, and fran…

Crown Prince Nayef Dead: Saudi Heir To Throne Dies

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- For the second time in less than a year, Saudi Arabia was thrown into the process of naming a new heir to the country's 88-year-old king following the death Saturday of Crown Prince Nayef bin Abdul-Aziz. That forces a potenti…

A Ludicrously Cute Baby Meerkats Video

Happy Sunday to you too, baby meerkats. I love you so much that it hurts.

Desi Vs. Desi: India’s Press On How Preet Bharara Got Rajat Gupta

The Indian press did not spare any ink on Saturday poring over the conviction of former Goldman Sachs director Rajat Gupta in a federal court in Manhattan on Friday. Gupta, who one Indian newswire called “the one-time poster boy of Indian business i…

Lindsay Lohan: Tiara For ‘Liz & Dick’!

Lindsay Lohan works on her film Liz & Dick on Saturday (June 16) in Los Angeles.

Claire ‘The Splits Girl’ :

1 Claire’s photos surfaced on the internet for the first time about a year ago and have since blown the Hell up. And I think you’ll agree, it’s for good reason. 2 3 4 5 …

Roberto Unger, Obama's Former Harvard Law School Professor, Says The President 'Must Be Defeated'

One of President Barack Obama's former professors appears to have turned against him, according to a recent YouTube video. "President Obama must be defeated in the coming election," Roberto Unger, a longtime professor at Harvard Law School who taugh…

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Review: Tom Cruise Shines In 'Rock Of Ages'

Moving along... After looking into each other's eyes and breaking into song for the first 80 minutes, Drew mistakenly thinks Sherri and burnt out rock and roll super star Stacee Jaxx (Tom Cruise) have had sex.

Box Office Report: 'Rock Of Ages', 'That's My Boy' Fall Flat; 'Madagascar 3' Still No. 1

Family pic Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted and Ridley Scott's Prometheus are having no trouble staying atop the domestic box office in their second weekend, beating newcomers Rock of Ages and That's My Boy.

One Dead After Radiohead Stage Collapse In Toronto

A stage technician was killed and at least three people were seriously injured after a stage collapsed at Toronto's Downsview Park just hours before Radiohead was to take the stage, according to a CBC report. Emergency crews were first called in ar…

Beau Hossler's Mom, Amy Balsz, Steals The Show At US Open

Beau Hossler is doing the unthinkable by commanding the leaderboard at the 2012 US Open, but it was his mother, Amy Balsz, who really got the Internet smoking.

Baltic Sea UFO Turns Out To Be A Giant Mushroom [VIDEO]

The unidentified circular object that has held the world in a viral grip for a year probably isn't an alien spacecraft after all. Over the past few days, divers have photographed the unusual anomaly on the seabed nearly 300 feet below the surface.

'Dark Knight Rises': Latest TV Promo Highlights Batman's New Ride (Video)

The Dark Knight Rises has released yet another TV spot ahead of its July 20 release, and it's short and sweet.

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Sam Donaldson Rejects Comparison To Reporter Who Interrupted Obama

NEW YORK -- Shortly after Daily Caller reporter Neil Munro interrupted President Barack Obama's remarks on changes in immigration policy Friday, Editor-in-Chief Tucker Carlson suggested to The Huffington Post that the reporter's actions were similar…

The Real Story Of Barack Obama

A new biography finally challenges Obama's famous memoir. And the truth might not be quite as interesting as the president, and his enemies, have imagined.

Duets TV Show 2012: Episode 4 Recap

Duets TV Show 2012 is airing on a special night and time tonight, as we head into another week of the Superstars (Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Nettles, John Legend

Chris Brown Slams Media Coverage Of Drake Brawl

Chris Brown ignited a media storm Thursday by tweeting a (now deleted) profanity-laden rant presumed to be directed at Drake, along with a picture of a chin laceration he implied he received at the hands of the Canadian rapper. Brown is apparently …

20 Cats Who Got Ties For Father's Day

The gift that says "I don't know what you like except going to work," now with more feline. Business cats of the world: Happy Father's Day!

'Breaking Bad' Season 5 Premiere: Bryan Cranston

'Breaking Bad' season 5 premieres July 15, and we've got the scoop on what's in store in the AMC show's final season.

Drake Won The Rihanna Fight With Chris Brown

Think you know what happened in the Chris Brown and Drake fight this week? Think again.

Donny Osmond Overwhelmed By News He's Going To Be A Grandfather Again (VIDEO)

Donny Osmond was overwhelmed by the good news he's about to be a grandfather again.

Kim Kardashian News - Kim Kardashian: Pics From Paris -- Magical (PHOTOS)

Kim Kardashian shares photos from her trip to Paris, France. She writes on her blog: My mom and I are in Paris!! Such a beautiful and magical city! I hope

Coca-Cola Security Camera Ad Encourages Viewers To 'Look At The World A Little Differently' (VIDEO)

Security cameras capture more than just burglaries, brawls and automobile accidents. They also capture sweet, everyday moments of people just being, well, people.

Best News Bloopers Of 2012

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Jessica Simpson Looks Like Real Mom After Baby

Now that Jessica Simpson's endless pregnancy is finally behind her, it seems she's turning her attention to... her behind. In the weeks since giving birth to daughter Maxwell Drew Johnson, the "Fashion Star" host has been spotted regularly hitting a…

Catherine Zeta-Jones Based Rock Of Ages Character On Michele Bachmann

In the buzz-worthy movie musical Rock of Ages, Catherine Zeta-Jones plays a blazer-wearing, ultra-conservative politician's wife who's determined to shut down the city's wild rock club. And the actress admits that she used a certain real-life congre…

Common Conditions That Cause Chronic Pain

When surveyed, people who suffer chronic pain say it makes them feel depressed, saps their energy, affects their ability to concentrate and disrupts their sleep. And it takes a toll on relationships, work life and how much you enjoy each day. To man…

Crazy Christians Come Out Of Church To Curse Carrie Underwood

Christian aren’t happy with Carrie Underwood’s statements on gay marriage. Because they’re homophobic.

Jack McBrayer And Triumph The Insult Comedy Dog Visit Weiner's Circle

His whole appearance was delightful, but my favorite part was definitely the sketch in which Conan sends Jack to Chicago’s (and probably the world’s) most notorious hot dog stand the Weiner’s Circle for some good, old fashioned, verbal abuse. As can…

Video: Brian Williams Mocks Zooey Deschanel's Siri Commercial

Trust Brian Williams to not let something as annoying as Zooey Deschanel asking Siri if it’s raining to go by without some commentary.

Drake Beat Up Chris Brown Over Rihanna (Update!)

Chris Brown, literally the least sympathetic ass-whooping victim on earth, had his ass whooped last night in New York after a fight broke out between him and Drake over Rihanna. “Hahaha”, said Everyone.

Kendall Jenner News - Kendall And Kylie Jenner Father's Day Montage (EXCLUSIVE VIDEO)

Happy Father's Day to Bruce Jenner! The former Olympian athlete is one dedicated pops with with 10 -- yes 1o -- children. Over the years, the famous

First Look: Kim Kardashian In L’Uomo Vogue

We’re still months away from American Vogue‘s Gaga-covered September issue, but this Vogue cover is likely to get as much (or even more) buzz. Kim Kardashian’s first ever Vogue cover, for L’Uomo Vogue‘s July-August issue, is here. Yep, Kim won’t jus…

10 Unforgettable TV Summers We Never Got To See

There are actually two summers of The Office we would have liked to see. First there was the break between Seasons 3 and 4, when Pam and Jim go on their official first date. We always felt sort of cheated that we didn’t get to see how it played out …

Minimalist Posters Documenting Life’s Color Changes

As we’ve previously admitted, we’re just a tad bit color-obsessed here at Flavorpill. If you also happen to be the kind of hue-minded person who geeks out over Pantone color swatches and can passionately debate the difference between eggshell and ec…

Richard Avedon’s Fantastic Photographs Of Iconic “Families”

“ Now we know the inspiration for some of those CK One ads. ” Spanglish In Lesbilandia posted on Richard Avedon's Fantastic Photographs of Iconic "Families" on Sat…

12 Bizarre Beds For A Fun Night’s Sleep

Ernest Hemingway had a point when he admitted “I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I’m awake, you know?” In considering the actuality of never getting out of bed, we thought we’d take a look around the virtual playground that i…

Beautiful Aerial Shots Of Dutch Tulip Fields

Spotted by Coudal, Mishka Henner’s aerial shots of various tulip fields around the Netherlands are real stunners — and a bit of a departure from the kind of work the Belgian artist is best known for. Just last month, he made headlines with a controv…

You Can Now Wear Shoes Designed By Bon Iver

Following in the plush, rubber-soled footsteps of Animal Collective, Bon Iver’s Justin Vernon has collaborated with LA sneaker company Keep to design a custom, very woodsman-friendly shoe with a big fishbone across the front. The fishy illustration …

Meryl Streep, Andy Cohen Attend Obama Fundraiser At Sarah Jessica Parker's Home

Meryl Streep, Project Runway host Michael Kors, Vogue's Anna Wintour and Bravo's Andy Cohen were among the famous faces who attended a fundraiser for President Obama held Thursday at Sarah Jessica Parker's Manhattan home.

Emmys 2012: Up Close And Personal With The Gallaghers On The 'Shameless' Set Gallery

Browse the Emmys 2012: Up Close and Personal With the Gallaghers on the 'Shameless' Set gallery on The Hollywood Reporter.

Bethenny Frankel Settles $100 Million Manager Lawsuit (Exclusive)

Bethenny Frankel has settled the $100 million lawsuit filed by her former manager over revenue from the reality star/liquor mogul's burgeoning empire. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that a notice of settlement has been filed with a Los Angeles j…

What Your Shoes Say About You

Bottom line: the shoes you choose communicate at least something about your personality, but then you didn’t need a study to tell you that — the same goes for your clothes and most other fashion choices you make. “Shoes convey a thin but useful slic…

Conan Blows Away The Windy City

Conan wreaks havoc in Chicago, Letterman meets a camel with a drinking problem, and Leno shows off some gag gifts for Dad....

Holy Cow, Microsoft To Build Its Own Windows 8 Tablet?

And now, thirty-seven years later, the company may be about to try something new. It’s scheduled a press event for next Monday in Los Angeles, and Sharon Waxman and Alexander Kaufman of The Wrap are reporting that it will announce a Microsoft-brande…

Daredevil Nik Wallenda Successfully Crosses Niagara Falls On A Tightrope

If you had managed to peer through the mist Friday, you’d have seen a tiny speck amid the raging waters of the Niagara River. It was Nik Wallenda, the daredevil who braved the treachery of Niagara Falls, successfully crossing 1,800 feet across the g…

Job Advice: A Few Great Pointers To Remember When Looking For A New Job

#2 Hold on one second, *answers phone* "Hello?" … "I got the job? What are you willing to pay?" … "Ok, perfect! See you later!" *hangs up phone* "Sorry, I just got a job offer! 4th one today! So what can you offer me? What's the pay and the benefit…

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The Pitch Perfect Trailer: Not To Be Dramatic, But This Is Gonna Be The Best Movie Ever.

Ever hear about one of those projects that you feel like was plucked straight from your wildest movie fantasies? That's how I felt when I heard that Anna Kendrick, Anna Camp, Rebel Wilson and Brittany Snow would be teaming up to play an all-girls co…

Chris Brown, Drake Bar Fight: New Details On Who Instigated The Brawl

After the Wednesday night brawl between Chris Brown and Drake that left bodyguards from Brown's camp and innocent bystanders injured, Brown has gone to the police with evidence that Drake and his entourage started the fight.

Inge Marler, Arkansas Tea Party Leader, Makes Racist Joke At Event

The Baxter Bulletin in north-central Arkansas reported that Inge Marler made the comments at the annual rally of the Ozark Tea Party. The remarks, which suggested that African-Americans are on welfare, were condemned by Tea Party leaders in the stat…

Southwest Calls Woman's Clothing 'Inappropriate.' She Disagrees

A woman named Avital has contacted the blog Jezebel to share a tale of Southwest Airlines and its alleged dress code.

Child-Free: Do They Change Their Minds?

More on that in a sec, but first, it’s useful to look back on Belkin’s 12-year-old piece because, oh, my, how times have not changed. Belkin hung out with Jason Gill, a 31-year-old San Diego software engineer looking for a new place to live after hi…

Raul Rodriguez Convicted In Texas After Jury Rejects "Stand Your Ground" Defense.

If you're going to use a "stand your ground" defense to attempt to avoid jail after shooting someone, it's maybe a good idea not to brag about it beforehand. That's apparently more or less what happened to Raul Rodriguez, a Texas man who was convict…

Miley Cyrus: I Love My Fiance Liam Hemsworth

“@tishcyrus I love my fiancé & he loves me. All the rest is bull s–t. We get to live a life of happiness no one can take that away from us!” Miley added to mom Tish‘s tweet.

Chris Brown And Drake Fight -- Flying Bottle Cracks Girl's Head Open

An innocent female clubgoer was gushing blood last night ... after she was struck by a flying bottle in the middle of the Chris Brown nightclub brawl ...…

Lone Ranger Budget Balloons To $250 Million-plus

As if being produced by Jerry Bruckheimer didn’t already guarantee a complete and utter clusterf*ck, there have been rumors going around almost since the beginning about what a complete and utter clusterf*ck the development of The Lone Ranger was. B…

Drake Denies "Any Wrongdoing" In Chris Brown Fight

"It was a huge fight," an eyewitness at W.i.P., explaining that the actual brawl was between members of the  stars' crews rather than Brown and Drake themselves. Although Drake seemed "irked" by Brown, he exited the club without exchanging words wit…

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Skateboarder Vs. Truck From That Happened!

This is a cool video of a cool trick until a truck decides to end this video very quickly. Serge Murphy from the video only had minor cuts and bruises so he is obviously immortal.

Neil Patrick Harris And David Burtka Being Awesome Dads

I can't handle how cute and perfect these two are. What a beautiful family.

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