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Norwegian group Ylvis records new best song of summer

Summer may be almost over, but this funky new song is replacing Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines” as the new song of summer. Bård Ylvisåker and Vegard Ylvisåker, two brothers from Norway who perform as “Ylvis,” are going viral with their hit song “The Fox.” “The clip is earning comparisons to Psy’s “Gangnam Style, which became a  
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New feminist ‘Blurred Lines’ parody causes a stir (Warning: explicit)

There have been several parodies made of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines,” but there’s one that is creating more buzz than the rest. In a video the Huffington Post calls the “parody that trumps all others,” a student group called the Law Revue Girls from New Zealand’s Auckland University call out what they say is bigotry in Thicke’s  
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Jack Nicholson ‘retirement’ buzz causes a stir

Who knows if Jack Nicholson, one of Hollywood’s coolest actors ever, is calling it quits. But the mere possibility had a lot of people worried on Wednesday. Celeb gossip site Radar Online started the
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Powdered beer mix … yes, that’s a thing now

Pat’s Backcountry Beverages is launching a line of powdered beer mix because everyone remembers that one scene in “Shawshank Redemption” when Tim Robbins and company are violently shaking plastic containers full of water and alcoholic Crystal Light on a hot summer roof. Or was that a dream I had after accidentally inhaling Tang? The process  
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Phillies’ Utley responds to love letter from ‘Always Sunny in Philadelphia’

Four years ago, we learned Ronald McDonald (no, not that one) wrote a love letter to Phillies second baseman Chase Utley during the fifth season of “It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia.” Yes, “Mac” loved Utley but it wasn’t the kind of love letter you’re obviously thinking of. Anyway, he never heard back from the MLB  
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Putin-in-lingerie artist escapes Russia

He doesn’t mind fly-fishing half-naked, but Russian President Vladimir Putin can’t stand the sight of he and his buddy, Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, in nothing but women’s underwear. Authorities raided the satirical cross-dressing depiction from St. Petersburg’s Museum of Power and shut down the exhibition this week, shortly after the artist, Konstantin Altunin, fled to  
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Patrick Stewart gets high, gives acting lesson?

Look, I’m not even going to pretend like I understand what’s going on here…at first I thought it was a super-high Patrick Stewart trying to mac on some girl at summer camp…
Turns out, that’s his 35-year-old fiance, Sunny Ozell, and OK, maybe …
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Glenn Beck will fire you over lightbulbs

Glenn Beck is not down with climate change. He calls global warming “a load of socialist, communist crap.” And in the video he orders up a studio memo that says as much and threatens to fire employees who do something in the name of global warming. Like what? Buying recyclable spoons is out, though it’s  
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Pat Robertson’s ridiculous accusation against S.F. gay men

Still stuck in the homophobic fog of the 1980s, Pat Robertson mentioned in passing on his TV show The 700 Club Tuesday that gay men with HIV or AIDS wear special rings designed to purposely infect others with the virus. “You know what they do in San Francisco, some in the gay community there, they  
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Rolling Stone: Aaron Hernandez ‘a heavy user of Angel Dust’

Fresh off a controversial Boston bomber cover, Rolling Stone has just published a new feature on Aaron Hernandez that alleges, among other things, his heavy use of the drug Angel dust.   Rolling
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