Zooey Deschanel’s recent declaration that she is indeed a feminist, Peter Pan collar and all, inspired us to take a look at a few of the different reactions the controversial term has gotten from contemporary cultural icons over the past few years. Here, a selection of famous women on feminism, their comments ranked from our favorites to our, um, less-favorites. Do you agree?… Read More
Phillip de Pury & Company’s SEX auction of erotic artwork in London netted more than $2 million last Friday. Ironically, there was a 69 percent sell-through rate by lot; but in auction terms, that rate is considered modest at best. While some experts referred to the achieved prices as flaccid, the sale did… Read More
1. South by Southwest just announced more than 200 bands that will play the March festival. [via The Sly Oyster]
2. Suck on this, Sydney: “Instead of merely admiring the graceful beauty of the Golden Gate Bridge or taking a stroll across the international landmark, visitors could soon explore its off-limits undersides, climb… Read More
1. “Oregon woman obsessed with rabbits arrested again” [via BB]
Why this ISN’T funny: “Officers said they had to break into the room Tuesday and found eight adults and half a dozen baby rabbits, one dead.”
Why this IS funny: The word “again.” This actually happened once before. With 250 rabbits, no joke. She also really, really likes bugs bunny.
2. “PETA wishes Obama hadn’t swatted that fly” [via HR]
Why this ISN’T funny: PETA cares more about saving flies than putting end to a crazy, rabbit-obsessed woman.
Why this IS funny: They sent Obama a flycatcher. … Read More
In light of a recent New York Times article which suggested that photoshopping has had its day (we can thank Kate Winslet, for being the first, years ago, to publicly condemn her own photoshopped form in GQ), we thought it an appropriate time to bring you our favorite outrageous Photoshop mistakes. If this really is a return to a more wholesome era where we’ll accept our celebrities as well as their blemishes, it’s the perfect moment to celebrate the bad and the really, really bad that Photoshop has given us.emn her own photoshopped form in GQ), we thought it an appropriate time to bring you our favorite outrageous Photoshop mistakes. If this really is a return to a more wholesome era where we can accept our celebrities as well as their blemishes (maybe even the snarky Heat Magazine would cease to scrutinize celebrities for sweat patches and hangnails), it’s the perfect moment to celebrate the bad and the really, really bad that Photoshop has given… Read More