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10 Hilarious Pop Reinterpretations

Artist Hillary White knows her classics… so well, that she’s able to mash them up with pop-culture references and characters. Some of the famous paintings I recognize below include: The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Nicolaes Tulp, Les Coquelicots, Café Terrace at Night, The Garden of Earthly Delights, Christina’s World and The Execution of Lady Jane [...]

Steampunk Mickey Ears

Behold the fantastic (punktastic?) Steampunk Mickey Ear, made by Christina Grey. Our pal Jen over at Epbot has got it, and I’m officially jealous: Link

Dieting in Luxury

Mere dieting is for the poor. The rich, my friends, don’t just diet – they book a $5,600 week stay at a luxurious weight loss retreat. Christina Binkley of the Wall Street Journal recounts the horror – oh the horror – of a rich man’s fat camp, The Ranch at Live Oak, Malibu: The six-month-old Ranch [...]

Christina Aguilera Steps on Lines, Weird Al’s Toes

Yeah, so Christina Aguilera’s interpretation of the National Anthem was a pretty surreal moment. I actually enjoyed the show, as did will.i.am of the Black Eyed Peas, who tweeted “Xtina sing’n wonderful”, a sort of preemptive show of support in anticipation of the Internet exploding. But one man wasn’t pleased – and that man is Weird. Weird [...]

The Late Movies: Awesome Videos for Charity

In case you missed it, last weekend’s Project for Awesome was an incredible and sort of unprecedented outpouring of activism on behalf of (what seemed like) the entire YouTube community. Spearheaded by John and Hank Green, it galvanized hundreds of YouTubers to make videos advocating for their favorite charities (I made one too), raised over [...]

The Early Game Show Appearances of 10 Future Stars

1. Mel Harris In 1979 future thirtysomething star Mary Ellen Harris (her real name, as we found out) competed on the $20,000 Pyramid. She gave her occupation as a “professional dog trainer,” a resume bullet point that seems to be missing from all her official biographies. Mel was a fierce competitor, but she missed the big [...]

The Quick 10: What 10 Mouseketeers Are Up To These Days

Everyone knows The Mickey Mouse Club of the early ‘90s was full of people who would go on to become big stars – Britney, Justin, Christina, Keri Russell, J.C. Chasez and Ryan Gosling, namely. But what about those other Mouseketeers? In case you’ve been wondering, I’ve got 10 answers for you. 1. Rhona Bennett was on [...]

A Brief History of the Jerry Lewis Telethon

There’s probably a special place in Hell reserved for those of us who watch Jerry Lewis’s annual Labor Day Telethon strictly for laughs. After all, Jerry’s humanitarian efforts over the years have raised over a billion dollars for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, money which not only pays for research but also medical equipment and recreational [...]