At this point post 21 Jump Street, Blow, and Chocolat, Johnny Depp cannot seem to escape—and seems not to care to escape—being typecast as… Read More
Everybody loves a good book. Yes, everybody — even the rich, famous and culturally relevant. And since there’s nothing better than a book recommendation from someone you already idolize, why not check out which ones they count as their favorites? Maybe you’ll wind up finding out that you have even more in common with Lady Gaga than you thought. Click through to find out which books your favorite cultural icons, from Bill Murray to Joan Didion to Nas, love best — and get to padding that reading… Read More
Editor’s note: Welcome to The Fug Report! Each week our fashion blogger friends Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan, the sartorial geniuses behind Go Fug Yourself, will feature some of the most memorable looks of the week in this space. We hope you enjoy it!
This week on Go Fug Yourself, we worried that… Read More
1. Ashton Kutcher has signed on to play Steve Jobs in a new indie film that “chronicles Jobs from wayward hippie to co-founder of Apple and one of the most revered creative entrepreneurs of our time.” While it seems like a bit of an odd casting choice, we suppose there is a slight resemblance. [via… Read More
Another year is drawing to a close, which means it’s time to make 2010’s roundup of the year’s most controversial magazine covers an annual thing. As usual, 2011 brought plenty of outrage over starlets showing skin, but that’s hardly the only transgression that had parents, pundits, and censors worked into a lather. Meet the grocery store chain that thinks gay families are as explicit as Penthouse, learn why it’s not cool to put Kim Kardashian on the cover of Turkish Cosmo, and take one last, long look at Michele Bachmann’s crazy eyes, after the jump.
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Today at Flavorpill, we were impressed by Kate Middleton’s incredibly appropriate Canada Day hat. We streamed a rather promising song from the upcoming Wu-Tang Clan album. We were thrilled by the news that Bridesmaids is now the highest-grossing Judd Apatow-produced movie of all time after knocking aside Knocked Up.… Read More
1. Feminist punk legend Poly Styrene from X-Ray Spex (aka Marianne Elliot Said) has died after a battle with breast cancer. She was only 53. [via NME]
2. Flavorpill favorite Sam Lipsyte has a new short story in this week’s New Yorker. Read it in full here.
3. In other New… Read More
Editor’s note: Each Friday, our internet-savvy friends over at BuzzFeed curate a post for us that’s filled with links to some of their favorite items on the web that week. Enjoy!
When Wonder Woman first appeared in 1941, she was intended to be a “distinctly feminist role model whose mission was to bring the Amazon ideals of love, peace, and sexual equality to a world torn by the hatred of men.” Since then, the DC Comics character has inspired multiple TV series, an animated movie, and several other film projects that never made it past the production phase. Today it was announced that famed TV producer and screenwriter David E. Kelley is working on a new Wonder Woman TV series. Excited by the news, we decided to do a quick casting call of our own for the title role.
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Last night, The Daily Show With Jon Stewart welcomed a new member to the comedic reporting team, twenty-nine year old Olivia Munn. Although the internet seems to be excited about the new addition, the overall consensus has been “who is this Olivia Munn?” Well we have taken the liberty of attempting to answer this question for you in a more exciting way than a quick glance at her text-heavy Wikipedia page could ever do for you. Below we have videos, pictures, and interviews which will all help you become the coveted/creepy position of “Olivia Munn Expert” at your next… Read More