Rebecca

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First viral teaser for Guillermo del Toro's The Strain

FX has released the first viral teaser video for The Strain, the upcoming vampire horror series from Carlton Cuse (<b>Bates Motel</b>) and Guillermo del …

FA complacency creates perfect conditions for match-fixing

The avalanche of match-fixing revelations that have tumbled from every corner of the world over recent years has not been enough to shake the complacency of some in English football.<p>A fake team playing to order in a friendly in Togo or a desperate player being held at gunpoint in Salzburg still …

Everyday racism: how to be a black ballet dancer in a white world

One of the most extraordinary stories told in Bess Kargman's 2011 documentary First Position is of Michaela DePrince, the young girl horrifically orphaned by the civil war in Sierra Leone, who was inspired to become a ballerina after seeing a photograph of a dancer in an old torn magazine.<p>After …

Vince Gilligan: Kingpin of the Year 2013

No one made us cringe more, think more, or just plain care more than the geeky, self-effacing, devious mastermind behind <i>Breaking Bad</i>.

John F. Kennedy Jr. Was So Dreamy, He Made Questionable Trends Look Cool

Like his father, John F. Kennedy Jr. had style, charm and striking good looks to boot. A child of the '70s and '80s, he made it through those decades without looking the least bit square. As a dapper grown man, he and wife Carolyn Bessette-Kennedy carried on the fashionable legacy of the former …

How Gap Transformed a Local Act of Vandalism Into a National Lesson of Tolerance

Unfortunately, random acts of vandalism and public prejudice happen all too often in our modern society, but this morning, we can thank the power of social media—and the swift action of a major retailer—for transforming one such incident into an inspirational lesson of acceptance. It started when …

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20 Snow Boots You'll Actually Want To Wear All Day Long

Because why should you have to sacrifice style when snow starts to fall?<p>There's nothing worse than having to compromise your outfit in order to trudge through a snowstorm. So why not invest in a pair of chic snow boots that you'll actually want to wear all day long? Click through to shop 20 stylish …

Touch-up Before Takeoff: Beauty Vending Machines Are in Your Airport

Swimsuits, purses, even shoes. It seems you can get a lot more than just tampons and a Snickers bar in vending machines nowadays. The latest …

Quentin Tarantino Teases Next Film: It’ll Be a Western

How Tapping a Female Writer for the Harley Quinn Movie Changes 'Everything'<p>'Fear the Walking Dead' Cast Talks Inclusion: 'It Just Makes …

Urban Decay Releases Naked3 Palette, Tips for How to Wear It

You guys, I have some major beauty news. Anyone who is a fan of perfect neutral eyeshadow palettes knows about Urban Decay's cult favorites Naked and Naked2. Well, the company just launched Naked3 ($52) and it is GORGEOUS. (And popular. The first batch of 17,000 palettes sold out in a few hours, …

Mourinho refuses to blame players

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho tried to carry the burden for his side's surprise 1-0 Champions League defeat in Basel, after claiming his team …

The 580 Sq Ft Hollywood Cabin of Vincent Kartheiser

It seems contradictory to see a famous actor choosing to live in a tiny, 580 sq. ft cabin. Yet that is <i>exactly</i> what Vincent Kartheiser (of <i>Mad Men</i> …

Smoldering for Spike Lee: Q&A with Elizabeth Olsen of ‘Oldboy’

In Spike Lee’s latest joint “Oldboy,” Josh Brolin is hauled off to a mysterious, windowless cell after a wild night on the town. Let’s just say …

'Gravity' Spinoff: Watch the Other Side of Sandra Bullock's Distress Call (Exclusive Video)

Jonas Cuaron's seven-minute companion short, filmed in Greenland and featuring Bullock's voice, could make Oscar history.<p><i>This story first appeared in</i> …

New Light Paintings by Darren Pearson | Colossal

<p>Photographer Darren Pearson (previously) has been perfecting his long-exposure light painting techniques over the last few months. While I really …

Steve McQueen on Michael Fassbender’s Brutal Slave Owner: “He’s One of Us”

<i>12 Years a Slave,</i> the third feature from British artist turned filmmaking auteur Steve McQueen, may or may not take home all the Oscars next year, but it’s undoubtedly one of the most accomplished and moving films to come along in quite some time. Chiwetel Ejiofor stars as Solomon Northup, a free …

Watch The Clash Perform ‘Should I Stay or Should I Go’ at 1983’s US Festival

By 1983, the Clash were one of the biggest bands in the world, but they were nearly at the end of their rope. In the preceding year, the group had a …

Giving Credit to the Guy Who Revolutionized Movie Credits

Pablo Ferro's spindly lettering graced classics like Dr. Strangelove. Now, a documentary spotlights his contributions and colorful life.<p>Anyone obsessed with film title design will recognize the name Pablo Ferro. The artist disrupted conventions starting with Stanley Kubrick’s <i>Dr. Strangelove</i>, where …

Kings of Leon’s Impressive ‘Beautiful War’ Video Is a Bull-Riding Cain and Abel Story

If Kings of Leon’s new album <i>Mechanical Bull</i> find the Tennessee rockers settling into focused professionalism, their recent promotional efforts have …

Queens of the Stone Age Drop Creepy ‘Vampyre of Time and Memory’ Video

At long last, Queens of the Stone Age have released the official video for <i>…Like Clockwork</i> slow-burner “The Vampyre of Time and Memory.” The desert …

You Need to Mess With Bob Dylan’s Interactive ‘Like a Rolling Stone’ Video

Bob Dylan broke ground in 1965 with one of the world’s first music videos — that card-flipping classic, “Subterranean Homesick Blues.” Now, at 72, …

Disney Princesses Giving Superman and Batman Tattoos

Harry Dean Stanton: 'Life? It's one big phantasmagoria'

Harry Dean Stanton is singing "The Rose of Tralee". His wavering voice echoes across the rows of people gathered in the Village East cinema in New York, where a special screening of a new documentary about his life and work, <i>Partly Fiction</i>, has just finished. You can tell that the director, Sophie …

UPDATE: Beastie Boys Aren't Suing GoldieBlox, But Are Still Disappointed

<b>UPDATE</b>: A representative for the Beastie Boys have reached out to us to point out two things: The first is that GoldieBlox are actually the ones …

Introducing Nailbox: An Online Wonderland For All Things Manicure

Photo: Courtesy of Nailbox.<p>Ever wonder why, in our nail-wardrobe-obsessed world, there isn't <b>an online retail destination that's totally</b> …