July 18, 2013
You have seen the many varied responses to the image of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on the cover of Rolling Stone. I read Janet Reitman's (long and well-reported) "Jahar's World" story for the magazine last night and found it to be a soft, soft softball, but…
Avengers assemble, Hunters hop in your Impalas, and Whovians grab your favorite companion, because it’s that time of the year! Time to sit and cry about the fact that you’re not at Comic-Con. Again.
There's some really strange stuff, both enforceable and unenforceable, that's been codified into law. Have we considered that justice may be near-sighted?
Why do people always have to go changing things?
UPDATED: SO MUCH NEW INFO ABOUT THE NEXT SEASON. Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss and Sue Vertue talk ABOUT SO MANY THINGS SHERLOCK AND IT'S THE BEST PANEL OF THE ENTIRE CONVENTION.
It's about time Bishop showed up. The portraits of two new characters set to debut in the First Class sequel -- along with two old familiar faces -- were released on the official X-Men Tumblr before mysteriously vanishing.
This offer is good for a limited time only because that's how the internet works. Sorry about that.
For the best sound quality, play this on your hi-fi stereo system.
10 days until the best show on television ends. In an interview with HitFix, Aaron Paul warned fans about the show's final moments, "You guys are gonna shit your pants."
I just can't. Is this what lobsters feel like right before they die?
The internet got us hopelessly addicted, all for free. Now we're coming to terms with paying for it all.
Congresswoman Suzan DelBene is a Democratic Congresswoman from Washington, not Illinois as the press release says. To their credit, at least they got the state right in the headline.
Villains become heroes when they can amuse you in 140 characters.
Anyone can throw on a store-bought Batman costume and fly to San Diego. But what's the fun in that? The world needs more Sharknado costumes, people.
AKA the 10 most heated debates you and your best friends will EVER HAVE.
There is a hold on all evidence, including the gun.
With the joy of Comic-Con still in the air, let's look at some masters of the art of cosplay.
The nominees for the 2013 Primetime Emmy Awards were announced Thursday. Here are the biggest surprises and snubs, by category.
The World Wide Leader is cutting onions every time you turn on the TV.
Did we really spend the '90s zooming around in neon shorts to a jazzy saxophone soundtrack? We did, didn't we.
"I just thought I need to say something that is a little more uplifting rather than one more comment about the trial."
When it hits 98 degrees at lunch on Wall Street, you almost have to feel sorry for these guys. Almost.
The city has filed for Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy. Debt is likely to be $18 billion and perhaps as much as $20 billion, according to reports.
Ever heard of the Donkey Punch or the Cleveland Steamer? Those may be the most well-known bad sex ideas, but they're certainly not the only ones. That's why we got intrepid reporter Bad Advice Guy to demonstrate some of the most ill-advised moves…
Because hitting a piñata is different than knowing how to correctly pronounce it.
That story and more in today's CelebFeed Gossip Roundup!
This might be your new steamy Reagan fantasy and it doesn't include jelly beans.
Don't worry, after reading this you'll go right back to work, right?
Before hottie Theo James was cast in the upcoming movie version, we first fell in love with Four because of the words he spoke. Here are 15 of our favorite lines as said by Tobias 'Four' Eaton. Quotes are from Divergent, Insurgent and Free Four by Veronica Roth.
There were some religious protests outside of Comic-Con today. Luckily, Hannibal came to the non-cannibal-rescue.
Its fourth quarter was impacted by the decline in the PC industry.
Can you guess who's getting a new love interest?! The show's creator gave me the scoop at Comic-Con 2013.
Shout-out to all my fellow upstate New York BuzzFeeders! This is for you.
The little pup gives a good fight, but she is simply no match for the Captain.
The suspense is killing me!
Here is Salon's Willa Paskin on Netflix's new original and available-for-streaming-all-at-once-so-your-life-is-over-for-at-least-13-hours series: Without ever being anything less than wildly entertaining, “Orange” is effortlessly in conversation with all of TV’s biggest themes, and, boy, does it have something new to say about every single one of them. Here is a show that is explicitly about…
Trask Industries have set up shop at San Diego Comic-Con, complete with a new website and a Sentinel head on display. The anti-mutant robots are expected to play a big part in the upcoming X-Men: Days of Future Past, opening May 23, 2014.
Betty Halbreich, longtime Bergdorf Goodman's employee, on how you're doing fashion wrong. Take note.
Charles Barkley: "I would never tweet. The thing about being in the limelight - you're like the homecoming queen, all the ugly girls hate you."
"I'd say in a given week I probably only do about 15 minutes of real, actual, work."
In the beginning stages of starting a business, forming a band or creating products, you don't have a large PR budget (or often, none at all). Publicist Mikey Rox of Paper Rox Scissors gave his best tips and tricks for doing your own press before you are a household name.
Is it taking you a while to figure things out? Don't sweat it: You're in pretty good company.
There's such a thing as awe-inspiring corn.
Cher Horowitz does not get the best grade in the fashion stakes, and she can't negotiate her way up either. Way harsh... but fair.
With the actor's tragic death at age 31, look back at how the Glee co-stars turned their on-screen romance into an off-screen relationship
We take a look at Hollywood’s’ top-paid actors, and if they’re worth it or not.
"When we shot this show, everyone was required to eat lobster. Craft services was only lobster — lobster chips, lobster rolls, boiled lobster, any kind of lobster." No vegetarians allowed.
Move out the way, basil. Cheese + nuts + olive oil + garlic + whatever the hell you want = awesome pesto.
For his senior thesis, Pratt Institute student Aaron Mickelson found a way to fix America's trash problem.
Start by copying the "feel-better" eyes of a particularly adorable dog. With a big assist from America's Funniest Home Videos.
It's called the Butter For Paula movement and they claim "a company without Paula is like a wrapper without butter."
Athens will fall. While Leonidas and his 300 men fought the bulk of the Persian army, the rest of the legions were still out conquering much of the world. This is that story.
And with millions of total views. YouTube's weird — but almost certainly legal — blind spot.
A nonstop race through Death Valley on foot in the summer — there's nothing mankind has devised that eclipses the theater of the annual Badwater Ultramarathon. A vast array of competitors try their best — even a 50-year-old double amputee — and not everyone makes it to the finish line. Because if they did, race organizers would have to find a way to make Badwater even harder.
A model who filmed a sex scene with David Gandy shares her story.
They're coming to San Diego: Legions of elaborately dressed up fanboys and fangirls, decked out from head-to-toe in the costumes of their favorite characters. It's called cosplay, and it's a centerpiece of Comic-Con, the annual fest dedicated to comic books, movies, TV shows, and all things nerdy.
40 years ago, the world's first Comic-Con attracted 300 comic book fans. This year, it will bring around 125,000 people to San Diego, including some of the world's biggest celebrities, where they'll celebrate a broad swath of comics, TV, movies, and all things pop culture. Here's how it got there.
If there were desks in locker rooms, there'd be boogers under them.
NPR calls them "the underfed love children of Tim Burton and Lady Gaga."
This unique Middle Eastern art takes a lot of practice, determination and committment. My fellow dancers should recognize a few of these things...
He was a contender for James Dean's most iconic role.
Beyonce released an outrageously short preview of her "Bow Down" video. So, in honor of her affinity for the number "4", lets look at 4 things we took away from her 4-second video clip for a song she released 4 months ago...
Looking back 45 years at one of the most turbulent years in modern history. (Warning: graphic images)
Where do you recognize "Orange is the New Black's" Red from? That's right, she used to be the Captain of the Federation Starship Voyager. And now Kate Mulgrew is playing the same part, more or less in Jenji Kohan's new show.
If your friend is a Netflix addict, it's time you did something to help.
Here is a Marc Anthony explainer for those who are confused.
Just some friendly reminders to the long-running sketch institution.
Pizza Place Flooded With Hilarious Yelp Reviews After Footage Leaks Of Employee Possibly Masturbating In Kitchen
"Great pizza, ask for the special white sauce." NSFWish
A labrador and golden retriever have been trained as "assistant dogs" for two UK dementia patients and more are on their way. Dogs can give meaning to our lives, as do other things - from gardening to prayer. Can these help us in times of need?
Everyone's heard Psy's "Gangnam Style," but there's so much more gold in the world of K-pop.
A controversial plan to distribute $7.7 million in donations has been approved.
An ex-church that's now a brewery, an airplane restaurant, and a "busteraunt" are just a few of the amazing converted restaurants popping up in America. Here are 10 of our favorites:
Don't discount 'em cause they're small. Here are some of their ideas for when dogs rule the world.
I swear by my pretty floral bonnet, I will buy this game. Joss Whedon's western space opera finally gets a video game to call its own.
A footlong with CRUMBLED CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES?!?
Lil BUB wrote a book! All by herself, apparently, which is pretty impressive for a cat who wasn't even born on this planet. Also, can someone make a playlist of just Lil BUB noises so I can listen while I work and feel like everything is going to be alright with the world?
Because true pizza lovers know it isn't just a food, it's a lifestyle. Via Etsy.
One of these things is not like the other. The Thai university where this was hung has since apologized.
The special day isn't over until these words have been uttered.
Malala was shot in the head by the Taliban. She didn't give up.
There are very few animals who have mastered the art of zen-like contemplation, but the cat is certainly one of them (in case you're wondering, the others are: cows, three-toed sloths and this lemur). Perhaps that's why more and more cats are starting to resemble Siddhārtha Gautama, otherwise known as the Buddha.
"Do you have any personal knowledge of the White House digging through other people's tax returns?" "No, sir I have none," the IRS agent said.
Ranked in order of least to most random.
Naya Rivera is the obligatory sexy Latina on that TV show Glee that I mostly have to know about now since Cory Monteith overdosed in Vancouver. She seems to be doing far better than Cory at the moment. Though with the amount of photoshopping in this…
You guys, the most amazing cat on the planet really outdid herself this time. Learn how to pre-order "Lil BUB's Lil BOOK" here.
I call dibs on the Flash car. The vehicles were designed by DC's co-publisher, Jim Lee, and realized by a crew at West Cost Customs. The final Justice League car, revealed today at SDCC, and other collectibles will be available for purchase on eBay with proceeds going to the We Can Be Heroes campaign.
He was quite funny! (Not that I understood any of the jokes because SPORTS!)
Azerbaijan knows how to celebrate.
"It's really crazy, I mean, I thought I would just be a minor office celebrity."
If you're not following the man who played Boy Meets World's Shawn Hunter on Twitter, you are SERIOUSLY missing out.
"Trayvon was a fun-loving child -- he was our child -- we miss him dearly."
But, oh, how we wished it were! Updated.
Your superiority complex is rivaled only by your self-loathing.
UPDATE: Police believe Rakes was poisoned. Stephen "Stippo" Rakes, who wanted to testify against reputed mob boss Jim "Whitey" Bulger, was found dead in Lincoln, Mass. in July.
The governor signed into law on Thursday new abortion restrictions that had sparked a lengthy filibuster and intense protests at the state Capitol.
OK not Magda per se, but Lynn Cohen, who played Magda is.
We defeated them, and we will do so again. Harrison Ford could inspire troops even if he was talking about toast, much less the famous Mazer Rackham Run.
Motions to dismiss charges of "aiding the enemy" against accused WikiLeaker Bradley Manning have been denied.
Written by me, an insufferable American tourist.
Ten years ago, the unknown model was given the best outfit of the entire Sean John line to walk down a runway. The results are, simply put: AMAZING.
The night before the Con really gets crazy, was still pretty crazy. It's a bird! It's a plane! It's... an awesome cosplay outfit.
Want to know the real history of your favorite breeds? Here are all the important facts you should know about Cavalier King Charles Spaniels.
Eclectic patterns, textures and color, oh my! If your going for a bohemian look in your home these handmade items might be just what your looking for!
If you haven't played Dark Souls, go away and play Dark Souls, then come back and we can be friends.
Shown at SDCC yesterday, this is the first official footage of Jamie Foxx as Electro in The Amazing Spider-Man 2 . Even thought the teaser is only 40 seconds long, his performance is electrifying. (Get it?)
Dell said it would delay a vote that would allow founder Michael Dell and Silver Lake Partners to take the company private. The new vote is scheduled for next week.
Brilliant. A masterpiece. The summer's must-see hit. Cleverbot is going to be a star, I tell you. A star!
It's too hot outside. When it comes to staying cool, it's time to get creative.
If you ever need a kitten to be brought back from the dead, just call Cory Kalanick.
The nods for the best in TV are in, and it's got everything: 30 Rock goodbye love, Behind the Candelabra bling, AMC drama, and even Stefon!
The most important lesson here is that CNN needs to give Snoop a late night talk show as soon as humanly possible.
UPDATED: Supporters shout "Shame!" as he is sentenced to five years for theft. Protests taking place in Moscow and St. Petersburg.
In a joint letter, leaders of the six organizations told the Senate that "students should not be seen as a cash cow" in the continuing debate over student loan interest ratesrates that are seen as a significant source of revenue for the Department…
In a first, the online video service received Emmy nominations for House of Cards and Arrested Development. While recognition is nice, what Netflix really wants from the awards ceremony is more subscribers.
Simply, some of the best ads ever made. College grad? Disgruntled drone? Take a look, get inspired, you the Monster.
Including lessons in: dress codes, lacrosse and boys.
Every city is known for something: Buffalo’s got wings, Philly has cheesesteaks, Miami has automatic weapons. But since you can’t just walk into a sports bar and order an Uzi -- unless you’re in Sunny Isles -- there’s Lock & Load Miami, where you…
Artist Christian Petersen created the 'Table of Thrones'. Beware, contains book spoilers.
Transform a boring T-shirt into a look you'll want to wear out on the town!
This is why ComicCon exists. The Amazing Spider-Man 2 will hit theaters May 2, 2014.
I can speak for most men when I say that it is extremely awkward and anxiety-provoking when we walk into a Victoria's Secret. Yeah, we may be exaggerating, but think about it...
My Tumblr dashboard is my Teen Wolf guide. (Inspired by this)
Wati Holmwood removed his clothes Wednesday and ran across the field at ANZ Stadium in Sydney, according to 9 News, and it wasn't pretty. NSFW for sure.
In an appearance on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno, Jane Lynch spoke about her Glee co-star Cory Monteith, who died Saturday.
Legendary Pictures has gone all out to promote their new film starring the 59-year-old giant fire-breathing lizard.
A list about the hardships of making lists. Yeah, it's meta.
On a scale from 1 to 10....how hipster are these hipster essentials? Pump your speakers and find out.
Why? How? What is the undeniable attraction we humans have to these fuzzy little mammals? Well, let me break it down for you, fellas.
How she went 10 years without being spoiler'd, we'll never know! Just wait until she watches Half-Blood Prince.
Most advertising lies a little. But these writers went full hyperbole.
Four days after George Zimmerman's acquittal, downtown Orlando — about 30 miles south of where Martin died — puts on a protest. "People were just numb and in shock and they didn't know how to move forward," a member of the Martin family's legal team said.
We brag to today's kids about things like how when we were young, there were only 151 Pokemon. This list is what the next generation will boast about to their younger siblings and progeny.
Dancing With Dirty Harry: Unseen Pictures Of 24-Year-old Diana At White House Gala Show Princess Looking Nervous In Front Of Stars
But previously unseen photographs show Princess Diana also taking to the floor with Tom Selleck and Clint Eastwood on that glittering night at the White House in September 1985.
Like that moment right after you've picked up your badge, and the hellish line was totally worth it.
BEIJING, July 15 (UPI) -- Relatives of a woman from China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region say the woman was electrocuted while answering a call on her iPhone.
Senators have reached a bipartisan deal to restore lower interest rates on students loans late Wednesday evening, according to multiple reports.
Some people look like Pokemon. Some Pokemon look like people. Here are 13 celebrities and their Pokemon look-alikes. Follow me into the uncanny valley.
On a show as expansive and diverse as Orange Is the New Black, it can be hard to get a handle on the cast. Here's a look at some (but not all) of the women and men who make up Netflix's new drama and where you've seen them before.
Let's say we vanished without a trace. What would happen next?
One day I'll be a crazy old lady with long rainbow hair living in the woods. I will have a rad tree house with tons of rooms for people to come over, recharge and make art. I will know everything about plants, rocks and animals and will live in…
The autopsy results following the Glee actor's death have been released to the public
Getting in shape is hard enough without dealing with gym bullies. Unfortunately every gym has a few. Try these tactics the next time you find yourself facing down a jerk at the gym
Here’s KTVU’s apology for their errant news report that the Asiana Airlines crashed plane pilots were named Sum Ting Wong and Ho Lee Fuk and a couple other doozies. I guess it wasn’t enough because Asiana is now suing KTVU. Meh, that won’t get…
Because no swimsuit holds such power, elegance, or breasts as a bikini, it's only natural that the breastaurateur behind Bikinis Bar and Grill would eventually feel compelled to dedicate a town entirely to the two-piece. This is the story of that…
Because no one there's even heard of a salad, we hit the OC Fair to find out which of their newest fried/ bacon/ bacon-fried eats can be crowned the truest, most glorious heart-stopper. SPOILER ALERT: The winner might be fried. And involve bacon.