July 22, 2014
More Than 1,000 Miners Might Have Been Wrongly Denied Black Lung Benefits, Government Says
The Department of Labor has told coal miners that a Johns Hopkins doctor might have wrongly ruled out that they have the disease, effectively denying them benefits. The government is responding to a series of investigative stories published last year by the Center for Public Integrity in partnership with ABC News.
This Supercut Of Kids Swearing Is The Darndest Fucking Thing · Great Job, Internet! · The A.V. Club
Children swearing is one of those things Hollywood goes back and forth on embracing. After all, if you’re making a movie for kids, you want it to sound real, but not so real that it gets slapped with an R rating—destroying your ability to reach your…
6 Things You May Not Have Known About Duran Duran's 'Rio' Album
This week, Duran Duran's Rio album is being reissued on 180-gram vinyl, which seems like as good an excuse as any to revisit the record and offer up a few tidbits about some of its songs that may have flown beneath your radar over the years.
Michael Shannon Performed As Lou Reed Last Night At A Chicago Dive Bar
Boardwalk Empire and Man of Steel star Michael Shannon (who famously read that unbelievably profane sorority email) channeled Lou Reed perfectly last night while performing Reed's entire album Blue Mask with infamous Chicago musician Robbie Fulks and band at tiny Chicago dive club The Hideout.
Justin Bieber Lands Calvin Klein Underwear Contract & Campaign
We can expect to see a whole lot more of Justin Bieber, 20, in his Calvins! MailOnline is reporting that the superstar has inked a deal with Calvin Klein — and we could not be more excited to see him posing in underwear! It comes as no surprise…
The 10 Most WTF Moments Of Bill Ackman's Herbalife Presentation
Today, billionaire hedge fund manager Bill Ackman of Pershing Square Capital gave a three-and-a-half-hour presentation about Herbalife, the company he has a $1 billion short position in, and which he's spent $50 million to date trying to take down. Things got... weird.
Pregnant Teen Strangled And Boyfriend Decapitated After Meeting Stranger For Sex On Craigslist
The 18-year-old pregnant woman was found strangled in the trunk of the suspect's car a day after her boyfriend's beheaded body was discovered in a park. The suspect fatally shot himself while fleeing the police.
An Introductory Journey Through Blake Lively's Lifestyle Website
Ever since Blake Lively gave The Cut that interview where she guessed her natural smell as "cookie" and mentioned the Cheesecake Factory unprompted four times in four successive questions ("Cheesecake Factory is great. It should have Michelin…
"Black Death" Plague Surfaces In China And Forces Government To Seal Off A Whole City
The Chinese government closed access to the northwestern city of Yumen after a man died of bubonic plague there last week. No other cases have been reported, but more than 150 people have been placed in quarantine.
“Jesus Loves Winners”: How “Drop Dead Gorgeous” Found Cult Success As A Flop
Underrated satire Drop Dead Gorgeous came and went in theaters 15 years ago, rejected by audiences and critics alike. Now that it’s a cult classic, the cast and crew tell BuzzFeed why the film is more popular than ever before.
Police Report On Asthmatic New Yorker's Death Does Not Mention Chokehold
An internal NYPD report on the death of Staten Island resident Eric Garner quotes an officer at the scene as saying the man was "not in great distress." Chokeholds, which are forbidden under NYPD procedures, were not mentioned in the document.
5 Celebrities That May Actually Be Zombies
While many of you that haven’t read my book yet might snicker and claim the zombie apocalypse is pure fantasy, there are signs that it may have already begun under our very noses. If you don’t believe me, check out these five famous examples and see for yourself.
5 Ridiculous Lies You Probably Believe About Psychology
After a semester of intro to psychology and a dozen BuzzFeed quizzes, you might think you've got a pretty good understanding of how the human psyche works. Unfortunately, you're probably basing that assumption on a science that's less "science" and…
Read This: Orange Is The New Black’s Real Life Larry Bloom Tells His Side Of The Story · Great Job, Internet! · The A.V. Club
Orange Is The New Black’s Larry Bloom is a hotly contested character to put it lightly. No one really likes him and many wonder why the show devotes running time to his continued misadventures outside of prison. That perception may change, however,…
Bigger And Bitchier: A Superlative Rundown Of The Best Records Of 2014 So Far · Best Of · The A.V. Club
If 2013’s crop of albums made for an embarrassment of rock riches, 2014 has been a bit more sedate. Plenty of good records have come out this year, but there has still not been one universally agreed upon shining star. That critical bell curve makes…
5 Animals That Are Clearly Keeping Other Animals As Pets
Yet, looking around this giant waterlogged space-boulder we call Earth, we find several clear cases of domestication among animals that shouldn't even grasp the concept. Fortunately for us, the photos of these creatures together are almost always…
The 24 Underestimated Things We Forgot To Thank Our Siblings For
If you're lucky enough to have a sibling, you know that its the best feeling in the world and no one....absolutely no one will ever understand you better than they do. You think you'd rather be the only child, but you know you'd hate it. Siblings do so much for us throughout our lives that goes unrecognized and now's the time to be grateful for it. Because....Siblings are forever!
‘Teen Wolf’ Recap: A Deadly List Threatens Beacon Hills
Teen Wolf knows how to surprise its audience and the July 21 episode was the perfect example of that. The Beacon Hills teens continued to face that dire dead pool threat, a certain someone’s identity was finally revealed and Scott (Tyler Posey)…
Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice Gets Premiere And Release Dates · Newswire · The A.V. Club
The upcoming Inherent Vice finds one of America’s most respected filmmakers, Paul Thomas Anderson, re-teaming with one of its greatest actors, Joaquin Phoenix, to adapt a work by one of the country’s greatest living writers, Thomas Pynchon.…
Beyoncé Posts Fifty Shades Of Grey Teaser On Instagram For Fans Of Heavy Breathing · Newswire · The A.V. Club
Last year, Beyoncé proved she could bring the Internet to a standstill when she released her self-titled album without warning. Over the weekend, the human hype machine that is Beyoncé proved she can serve as a powerful marketing tool for other…
'Sons Of Anarchy's' Charlie Hunnam: 'I Don't Give A Shit' About Emmys
FX's Sons of Anarchy made it nearly all the way through its final panel at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour before the show's perennial Emmys snub came up. And when it did, the stars and creators had a good laugh at the TV… In its seven-season run, the Kurt Sutter drama has never received any Emmy acting attention, including in the best drama race; the outspoken showrunner has been vocal about the series deserving a nomination.
13 Terrifying Facts Proving You Need To Find A Job You Actually Love
AND a huge bonus tip because you don't want to find yourself with Michael and Samir in an open field, angrily beating the crap out of the company's uncooperative printer. Here's why you should #findyourniche and end employment unhappiness.