July 2, 2014
Lindsay Lohan Sues Over Awful Grand Theft Auto Character She Says Is Clearly Based On Her · Newswire · The A.V. Club
Image-conscious person Lindsay Lohan has made good on last year’s threats against the makers of Grand Theft Auto V, filing a lawsuit over its vain, vapid, scandal-ridden celebrity character Lacey Jonas—a character whose risible attributes, Lohan…
Hurricane Arthur Weakens After Hitting North Carolina, Heads Up East Coast
Tropical storm warnings were discontinued for the Virginia coast and the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. The warnings remain in effect for Nantucket and the Cape Cod in Massachusetts. No deaths or serious injuries have been reported.
Guard Your Feet, Because There’s A Netflix For Lego · Newswire · The A.V. Club
Because Americans—and especially cheap, toy-crazy Americans—want what they want when they want it, but don’t want to have to pay for it, there’s a Netflix for Lego. Pley.com offers hundreds of Lego sets for rent by the month, with each set coming…
19 Surprising Celebrity Godparents
Imagine if your yearly Thanksgiving gathering included the usual cast of characters — plus Bono. At every awkward question about your love life, he'd swoop in and say, "There's a difference between cosying up to power and being close to power." No… At least, that's what we imagine having a famous godparent is like. Everyone interprets the responsibilities and nuances of the godparent/child relationship differently. Sometimes, there's not even a religious ceremony involved — it's more of an honorary title. But, parents choose this person to be a role model, someone who can teach their kids things they can't (or won't) learn at home. So, you better believe celebrities would put some thought into who they choose for this important role. Ahead, 19 surprising celebrity godparent/child relationships. Some of them are fairly random, but we think you'll agree that they're all quite fitting. Also, one of them is Bono. Click here for more entertainment new: Jenny Slate Is Our Obvious Hero The Summer Of Crushes: Clickhole Is Everything Prince Harry Dances With Kids, Upstages Rest Of Royal Family Olivia Palermo & Johannes Huebl: A (Very Cute) History Begin Slideshow
Don't Become A Statistic, Don't Say "Murica"/"Merica"
Out of all the terrible additions to our vernacular the internet has helped popularize, "Murica" is by far the worst. Mostly because it combines the worst of everything. I would rather live in a world where people only laughed by saying "LOL" or ended every statement with people saying "hashtag" than hear anyone actually say "murica"
This Video Perfectly Illustrates How Little The TV Industry Cares About Its Viewers
TV Everywhere? More like Advertising Everywhere. "It's almost like the networks are trying to drive you to platforms like Netflix or Amazon Prime," said BTIG analyst Rich Greenfield, who posted the video as part of a research report on TV Everywhere.
America The Beautiful: Six Most Gorgeous Views In The Country Six Of The Most Amazing Television Home Improvement Renovations
When I’s time to take a vacation, most American's think of heading somewhere tropical, or going on a European excursion. What we tend to forget is that America has amazing adventures right in our own "backyard." Here are six gorgeous views you can find in the USA.
Syrian Children Master Taekwondo At The Zaatari Refugee Camp
A documentary called "After Spring" shows how taekwondo is helping children traumatized by war in the their home country learn self-respect and discipline. "The taekwondo school is a surprisingly uplifting story in the midst of all this tragedy."
5 Movies Vidya Balan Probably Would Like To Forget
She might have proclaimed with all the oomph in the world that movies work only because of “Entertainment, Entertainment and Entertainment”, but Vidya Balan’s filmography has its share of movies that seem to have forgotten that cardinal rule. Here’s looking back at some of the clunkers that she’s been part of over her career and those she’d probably like to forget.
Hayes: Hillary Clinton's 'Absurd' Comments On Hobby Lobby Decision 'Won't Be Corrected'
Clinton, who was on her book tour promoting her memoir "Hard Choices," argued the Hobby Lobby decision was a setback for women's rights in general. The Supreme Court ruled Monday that certain "closely held" for-profit businesses, such as Hobby…
The Fight For Marriage Equality In The Pope's Backyard
The fact that Vatican City is just a walk across the bridge from Italy's Parliament goes a long way to explain why Italy is still the only nation in Western Europe with no partnership rights for same-sex couples — but that may be about to change.
This Is Why Our Brains Lied To Us About Blowing Into Nintendo Cartridges · Great Job, Internet! · The A.V. Club
Before they were the basis of hip soaps or remade as even hipper clocks, Nintendo’s cartridge games were a source of delight and vexation for millions of people. From the NES up to Nintendo 64, gamers enjoyed their 8- to 64-bit adventures by…
Laura Palmer’s House From Twin Peaks Is For Sale · Newswire · The A.V. Club
It’s okay if you missed your chance to buy the Scarface house, the A Nightmare on Elm Street house, or any number of architectural pop-culture artifacts, because now you can buy a home where the birds sing a pretty song and there’s always music in…