10/23/14, 11:14 a.m.
On Thursday's edition of The View, the panel brought up First Lady Michelle Obama's "revelation" that the Obamas still get racially profiled. While President Obama has been mistaken for a waiter and a valet, Michelle was recently asked to assist a customer during a visit to Target. Whoopi Goldberg doesn't see any of this as racist, just good ole dumb Americans.
Dakota Nafzinger, age eight, was born with bilateral anopthalmia, which means he has no eyes. Normally he uses a cane to get around, but on Monday of this week, a staff member at Gracemor Elementary School in Kansas City took his cane away on the bus as punishment and replaced it with a pool noodle.
With the debut of Nicki Minaj's third album The Pinkprint this week, I wondered where feminism and the star's overt sexuality meet. Can a woman objectify herself? Is that feminist? What is the meaning of life with a vagina, anyway?
A car dealership in Oak Lawn, Illinois has made the absolute most batshit crazy viral video and of course it's a spoof of "Dick in a Box." You will either love this video more than any other video spoof ever or you will cry to the angels to free visions of it from your brain. Enjoy!
On Wednesday night's episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Kimmel invited a "random" audience member onstage for a Hollywood Blvd. scavenger hunt that ended in DIAMONDS and LOVE. Made a lot more endearing by an awkward spotlight fuck-up and the only guy in an Elmo suit who will ever make you smile. Everybody cry on three!
New from the perpetually robust New York Times Wealth Gap/Are You Kidding Me section, we have a sweet little story about a company that offers services like "booking your workout classes for you" ($350 per month; a bargain!) and "coming to your house at 5 AM and making you get dressed for your workout" ($100 per shameful event; also a bargain), thus serving the terribly neglected demographic of Rich People Whose Ideal Level of Human Functionality Is Sort of "Fancy Seven-Year-Old Who Just Likes It Better When Mommy Is Around."
Continuing to promote her latest album The Pinkprint, Nicki Minaj stopped by Andy Cohen's Watch What Happens Live! on Wednesday night. During the interview, Minaj kept it playful, even when hit with Cohen's famously prying questions.
Bill O'Reilly remains a fool on a soap box and this time he decided to throw respectability politics, racist stereotypes and what I'm sure he'll dismiss as "humor" at the son of Martin Luther King Jr. Instead of "I Can't Breathe" shirts, O'Reilly said protestors should wear "Don't Get Pregnant at 14" shirts. Because he's Bill O'Reilly, and of course he said that.
Bad news, America. Your uncle Matt Lauer has reportedly walked out on his wife and might need to come crash at your place for awhile.
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An Irish woman in her mid-to-late 20s is being kept alive on life support against her family's wishes because she is 16 weeks pregnant. The woman is reported to be clinically brain-dead after suffering severe head trauma and a subsequent blood clot in her brain. The case will likely end in court, with her family battling an attorney specially appointed to argue on behalf of her fetus.
Anna Kendrick visited the Daily Show last night, A-game in tow, to promote Into The Woods. We learn that vocal warmups are just embarrassing noises that everyone takes out of context ("like I'm really bad at being exasperated, like I'm new to passive aggression"), that corsets are akin to "being temporarily asthmatic," and that A.K., like every true American, spent her early years singing TLC to herself in the mirror.
Earlier this month, fashion's fanciest gathered in Salzburg for the annual Chanel Métiers d'Art collection. The runway show, meant to showcase the brand's couture bona fides, was held in a palace, featured Alpine-inspired looks and models looped around a centerpiece laden with fruits and sweets. To launch the festivities, Karl Lagerfeld made a short film imagining Pharrell Williams and Cara Delevingne as a pair of glamorous Austrian royals.
After Sony Pictures pulled The Interview from theaters due to an anonymous threat, a theater in Texas decided to replace the film with another comedy about North Korea—Team America: World Police.
Musician, comedian, grammar police officer and magician—yes, Weird Al is all of these things it seems.
If you've not already wasted all of your capitalist tears on Apple's sentimental sob-fest of a commercial , worry not. Stella Artois has got you covered four times over.
America's favorite murder mystery podcast Serial airs its finale on Thursday and the waiting is almost more than I can bare. Who killed Hae Min Lee? Adnan? Jay? Stephanie? The Best Buy pay phone? Argh. Thankfully Funny or Die chose to make fun of us Serial fans and our anxiety in a spoof about show host Sara Koenig.
Throw away your Christmas list, because Santa showed up early to bring you the greatest gift ever.
"20 years is a long time, for anybody. Let alone a buncha dorks jumping around on stage, singing and dancing," A.J. McLean remarks near the end of the trailer for Backstreet Boys: Show 'Em What You're Made Of, a few plumes of (weed?) smoke escaping from the corners of his mouth. Okay, this looks good.