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July 21, 2012

Barneys New York Warehouse Sale Will Be Online For The First Time Ever

Any New Yorker who has braved the infamous Barneys New York Warehouse Sale knows what a rollercoaster of emotions it can be: the horror of trying garments on in front of strangers, the agony of getting to those Alaïa boots in your size just seconds …

The Essential 100, No. 76: Portal From 1UP.com

t's easy to recognize Portal as one of the biggest success stories from the Fall of 2007 in hindsight, but if you tried to predict that developer Valve's highly anticipated puzzle platformer would match up to (and possibly exceed) the quality of gam…

Aurora Victims Names And Stories Begin To Emerge

Although officials have not released details of the victims identities, several of them have been identified by their families and friends. Victim Jessica Ghawi's brother Jordan went to twitter yesterday to say "Let us remember the names of the victims and not the name of the coward who committed this act." Here's what we know so far about those who tragically lost their lives.

Yesterday's Tragedy In Colorado As Told Through 50 Front Pages From Around The Country

The nation mourned the loss of 12 people killed in the shooting in Colorado that also injured 58. Here's how the story played out in 50 newspapers from around the country.

Two Teaser Trailers For "Man Of Steel" Released

The upcoming Zack Snyder (and co-writer/producer Christopher Nolan) Superman reboot has released TWO official trailers today. The spots are essentially the same, but feature different voice-overs: one from Superman's real father Jor-El (played by Russell Crowe) and another by his adoptive farmer father Pa Kent (played by Kevin Costner).

2002 Romney Testimony Mentions Returning To Massachusetts For Business

Mitt Romney has come under fire from Democrats over what year he left Bain Capital. Romney contends he left the company in 1999, while Democrats have pointed to SEC documents he signed as CEO of Bain past the 1999 date he said he left. In this testimony Romney gave in 2002 he speaks about returning to Massachusetts for "a number of social trips and business trips that brought me back to Massachusetts, board meetings, Thanksgiving and so forth." Romney also mentions having "a good deal of back and forth" between Massachusetts and Utah in the first half of 1999.

How To Buy An AR-15 Without A Background Check

Cenk and Vanguard correspondent Christof Putzel talk about how easy it is to buy guns in America. Among many guns Putzel bought at a Texas gun show without providing identification or a background check was an AR-15, the kind of assault weapon that …

Peacock Spider Gets Down For Love

This fascinating video depicts the mating rituals of the Maratus volans or "peacock spider." Let's just say that this beautiful young male spider has better moves than most human males I've come across.

The 31 Arrests Of The NFL Off-Season

The players of America's most popular league have had a busy few months. Updated! Another one yesterday.

A Baby Porcupine Eating Watermelon

Baby porcupines are already a 10/10 on the cute scale, but adding this guy's little eatin' paws to the mix just amped it up to 11.

Political Journalist And Writer Alexander Cockburn Has Died

Cockburn was the editor of political newsletter CounterPunch, as well as a columnist for The Nation and The Week. The radical author was 71 years old and had been privately battling cancer for the past two years.

Somehow Jason Williams Throws An Elbow Pass To Scottie Pippen In 2012

White Chocolate and Scottie Pippen are apparently playing in exhibition games worldwide to make some extra money. I can't decide if this highlight is awesome or a little bit sad. Probably both.

Trust Issues

The latest viral buzz from askmen.com

Metallic Is The New Frontier In Hair Color

Metal everything is having a moment in beauty right now. This summer was all about metallic eye makeup, and now nails have taken a shine (haha) to the tone, with nail polish brands offering everything from Olympic medal metals to super shiny chrome …

President Obama: "Life Is Fragile"

In his weekly address this morning, the President again mourned the victims in Aurora and offered federal resources to bring the shooter to justice. “Even as we come to learn how this happened and who’s responsible, we may never understand what leads anyone to terrorize their fellow human beings. Such evil is senseless — beyond reason. But while we will never know fully what causes someone to take the life of another, we do know what makes that life worth living.”

Ten Things I Wish I Knew About Money When I Was 18

So just like the former high school quarterback who looks down and notices that his belly fat is obscuring the nether half of his torso, I knew it was time to do something. It was time to get back in shape. “If only I knew then,” I sometimes think…

The Dark Knight Rises Colorado Shooting: James Holmes Looked Like And Said He Was The JOKER

The AdultFriendFinder page, which belongs to a 24-year-old user calling himself 'ClassicJimbo', features pictures of a man who looks like Holmes with dyed red hair.

Ashlee Holmes: What's In My Bag On Ashlee Holmes' Videos

This is the kind of thing I do when I can't sleep. I can be such an insomniac sometimes. BLEH! Anyway, Check out this video of me showing you all of the makeup that I'm using at the moment. --Enjoy! xx What's YOUR favorite brand of makeup? in Ashlee…

Epic Politics Blog: Cathy And I Are Breaking Up

Of course I mean Dan Cathy. He is the president of Chick-Fil-A. I love the chicken sandwich at Chick-Fil-A. I love the sweet tea at Chick-Fil-A. I love the waffle fries at Chick-Fil-A. So this breakup comes with a terrible personal toll.

Carmelo Anthony Is ‘Happy’ For Jeremy Lin

I’m not sure what my favorite part of the Jeremy Lin free agency drama has been. Perhaps it’s that the previously unheard of Harvard grad, who was sleeping on his brother’s couch before getting a second chance last season, has parlayed his brief suc…

Happy TSJ Day! TGI #FriskyFriday

TSJ’s been distracting you during office hours for TWO YEARS. What. Click here to celebrate. TGI #FriskyFriday!

Horrible: ‘Celeb Boutique’ Uses Dark Knight Shooting To Promote Their Kim Kardashian-Inspired Dress (Updated)

Sometimes, we just don’t understand people. As most of us not living under a rock have heard, as many as 71 people were shot, at least 12 of them fatally, during a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises in Aurora, Colorado last night. In fact, …

8 US States That Shouldn’t Even Exist

Here’s the story behind a couple of states that almost didn’t make it.

F*ck It, Kid—just Use Steroids

You're an ectomorph, buddy, like me. You will never get pumped.

Meet Lanvin’s Other Senior Campaign Star (And Advanced Style Regular) 62-Year-Old Tziporah Salamon

Lanvin’s latest ad campaign has created a decent amount of buzz, and with good reason–Alber’s models aren’t models at all. They’re ordinary women (and men) whose ages fall somewhere between 18 and 82. We’ve already fallen in love with the woman at t…

Hours After Colorado Tragedy, Debate On Gun Control Rages Anew

Hours after Colorado tragedy, debate on gun control moves front and center

The Essential 100, No. 80: Double Dragon From 1UP.com

But Capcom was also hard at work through the genre's boom. In 1989, it developed Final Fight, a beat-em-up that was directly inspired by the Double Dragon series, particularly Double Dragon II. In 1999, Gamespot conducted an interview with former Ca…

London 2012 Olympics: Youth Tries To Grab Flame From Torch Bearer

A 17-year-old shouted 'Allahu Akbar' - Arabic for 'God is Great' - as he unsuccessfully tried to grab the Olympic torch during a stretch of the flame's route through Maidstone towards Redhill.

The Dark Knight Rises Theater Shooting: James Holmes Looked Like And Said He Was The JOKER

This is the trail of blood left running from the door of the Colorado cinema where a drop-out PhD student killed 12 and wounded 59 in a shooting spree.

Meet The Folks Behind The “Mr. Wizard’s A Dick” Video

With almost 350,000 views in its first two days, the video “Mr. Wizard's A Dick is blowing up like a lousy chemistry experiment. The video compiles three minutes of Don Herbert, aka Mr. Wizard, correcting and acting curmudgeonly to the young guests …

Listening To Lindsay Lohan’s 2004 Debut Album

If everyone you know is making an album, is it really a vanity project when you make one, too, or is it just peer pressure? Such is the taxonomic problem with which we're faced when it comes to Speak, Lindsay Lohan’s 2004 Casablanca Records debut LP…

Tony Mack: FBI Searches Trenton, N.J., Mayor's Home

TRENTON, N.J., July 18 (UPI) -- Tony Mack, the mayor of Trenton, N.J., denied any wrongdoing after FBI agents raided his home and left with two boxes from their search Wednesday.

Fred Willard Caught With His Pants Down At Adult Theater

Fred Willard (pictured, left), also known as the best part of multiple Christopher Guest movies, was arrested for lewd conduct when vice police caught him with his penis out in an adult theater. My question: what the hell else would people do at a p…

Picture Of James Eagan Holmes, The Dark Knight Rises Killer

Just a few minutes after I finished posting my first post about James Eagan Holmes, the 24-year-old neuroscience PhD candidate at University of Colorado who killed 12 and wounded 53 at an Aurora, Colorado Dark Knight screening, the New York Daily Ne…

Scandals Of Classic Hollywood: Warren Beatty Thinks This Song Is About Him

Warren Beatty wasn’t your typical handsome. There was something earnest about him — something plaintive, needy — that made women want to protect him. And, of course, sleep with him. And if you know anything about Warren Beatty, it’s probably that he…

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