Despite opposing claims from TMZ, celebrities are actually nothing like us.
Take, for example, this 2005 Heineken commercial starring a beer-thirsty Brad Pitt. In it, the star uses some stealth techniques to avoid the legions of photographers who capture his every move. The ad ran on the heels of ... More >>
At last night's hilarious Assdance awards (for outrageous short films) at Bowery Poetry Club, Janeane Garofalo took the stage to present an honor for Best Overacting By A Female Lead.
She told the crowd:
"Think Elizabeth Berkley.
"Or Jennifer Lopez when she's trying to laugh like a human would la ... More >>
Dear Ladies of the Red Carpet:
Where's the shock of the swan dress or the pizzazz of the goth showgirl of yesteryear? Come on, ladies, this is the Oscars, and it's 2012! Why are so many of you million dollar actresses playing the Grace Kelly card? We are fully aware that all of you can't pull off ... More >>
State Senator Ruben Diaz (who recently had a strictly no-children-allowed Christmas party) hates gay marriage, this we know. You might not be shocked to learn that he also despises extramarital cohabitation, Politicker NY reported yesterday.
Earlier this week, Diaz wrote a blog post in Span ... More >>
MTV turns 30 today. To celebrate, we're running a bunch of pieces on the channel, its legacy, and its future.
Angelina Jolie in a Michael Bay production. In the 30 years since MTV first hit the air, the music video has proven itself as a medium able to collapse high and low cultureor, ... More >>
Today in El Diario, that newspaper at your bodega you always wondered about...
Puerto Rican governor upsets Puerto Ricans
A group of mostly Puerto Ricans gathered Wednesday outside the New York Athletic Club to protest Puerto Rican Gov. Luis Fortuno's fundraising dinner, according to the ... More >>
As Keith Olbermann prepares to move to Current TV, let's reminisce about the naughty things I used to say to him on air--utterances that would make him simultaneously blush and egg me on.
Here are the cutest/bawdiest:
Jersey Shore star Snooki has been voted by Yahoo users as the worst Valentine's date. The New York Daily News News reports that she "got 41 percent of votes in a poll of omg! Yahoo readers on the woman with whom they would least like to spend Valentine's Day." This is so wrong: Snooki would b ... More >>
jimwIf you're like us, you started the Year of the Rabbit by waking up with a hangover in the butt-end of a discarded parade dragon in Flushing. After brushing the taste of Tsingtao out of your mouth, you probably wondered, "What's this all about?"
Movie star-turned-Dynasty-bitch Joan Collins has railed against today's crop of movie actresses, whom she feels aren't anywhere near as beautiful as those in the old days.
As Collins told a British interviewer, "When I was young, everybody onscreen was gorgeous.
"There aren't that many good ... More >>
Today, the Haitian elections board is expected to announce whether Wyclef Jean is eligible to run for the country's presidency. Hopefully, he isn't. (A five consecutive year Haitian residency requirement is what's standing between him and the race; how loosely the board interprets "residency" ... More >>
Dame and Tallulah. Not pictured: Sienna Miller. Photo by Raquel M. Horn.In this week's Village Voice, Ben Detrick profiles the post-Roc-a-Fella edition of Damon Dash as he haltingly embarks on a kinder, gentler comeback. Elsewhere, Sean Fennessey dissects the two halves of California's pre-em ... More >>
Thank you, Mike Huckabee, for informing us that children are not puppies, and therefore should not be adopted by gay couples.
Because we always thought kids looked a lot like puppies, what with their scrunchy noses and faces and their chubby wubby cheeks, and all that fur! And puppies are ... More >>
It was as inevitable as the new Terminator flick: Nadya Suleman, the illustrious creature who had eight embryos implanted, becoming the world famous Octomom, will be singing and dancing, if not exactly ovulating. Well, someone playing her will be singing and dancing, if not exactly etc, etc. Some gu ... More >>
David WentworthCory Kennedy at Karen Walker
The lights have dimmed at the United Bamboo show. Someone backstage is shouting "Right now! Right now!" But nothing is happening. We stare across the runway at front-row celebrity Sean Lennon and Angelina Jolie Jr. (a/k/a his stunning model girlfriend Cha ... More >>