Alan Taffel

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Roseanne Barr Tells Jimmy Kimmel To 'Zip That F**king Lip' About Donald Trump

The conversation quickly turned political when actress Roseanne Barr appeared on Thursday’s broadcast of “Jimmy Kimmel Live!”<p>Barr was ostensibly on the late-night show with co-star John Goodman to talk about the upcoming reboot of their hit ’90s sitcom “Roseanne.”<p>But Kimmel was keen to quiz Barr on …

Donald Trump

Brooklyn Beckham shares swimsuit photo of Victoria Beckham with cute message – but fans are distracted by THIS

Victoria Beckham has received an adorable message from son Brooklyn on social media – but it’s caused a stir for a pretty bizarre reason.<p>The teenager …

Victoria Beckham

Melania Trump Livid & ‘Humiliated’ Over Karen McDougal Interview About Alleged Affair With Donald

Karen McDougal went into detail about her alleged affair with Donald Trump during a March 22 interview, and Melania Trump is angrier than ever after …

Donald Trump

Jack White Has Officially Lost His Mind on His Bonkers New Album

Boarding House Reach is a journey into the brain of a musical genius.<p>Jack White has never presented himself as the most cheerful fella. There was the strife within his old band, The White Stripes. There was the sad baseball tour of 2014. There are the many public feuds. There's his secluded …

New Albums

Pink Floyd’s live 1995 album Pulse set for vinyl reissue

Pink Floyd’s live album <i>Pulse</i> is to be reissued later this year.<p>Originally released in 1995, <i>Pulse</i> was recorded as Floyd toured across the UK and …

Pink Floyd

When Will Kacey Musgraves Be Loved?

“What’d you think?” Kacey Musgraves asked. We were talking about her new album, “Golden Hour,” and she was asking in that smiling, expectant way that suggested she knew the answer already.<p>We’d just met at a hotel restaurant in midtown Manhattan, Musgraves having arrived late, as should have been …

Country Music

Melania Trump Apparently Hates Life in the White House with Donald Trump

<i>This article originally appeared on People. For more stories like this, visit</i><p>Melania Trump is “furious” over the “24/7 tornado” her life …

Donald Trump

Shop In Diagon Alley And We'll Tell You Which Hogwarts House You're In

Purchasing patterns reveal a lot about a person!


What’s the deal with Jerry Seinfeld?

Once a humble everyman, his popular show ‘Comedians Getting Coffee in Cars’ reveals him as the least relatable comic alive.<p>Earlier this year, an old …


Devo Detail Unique Memoirs Focusing on Brand and History

'Devo: The Brand' and 'Devo: Unmasked' will be packaged together upside-down from one another in one book, due this spring<p>Devo members Mark …

Kent State

Your Facebook Profile Probably Isn't Very Secure. Here's How to Fix That.

Or, how to delete your profile entirely.<p>We all surrendered any expectation of privacy—especially our data—when we signed up for Facebook years ago. What happens freshman year stays on the internet forever, after all. But did you know how many different apps and third parties you've probably given a …


27 Easy Pasta Recipes That Don't Use Sauce From A Jar, Because You Deserve Better

You want to make dinner with your eyes closed and both hands tied behind your back, right? It’s just a guess, based on the internet’s mass hysteria over sheet pan dinner recipes and 3-ingredient weeknight wonders.<p>There’s only one problem with recipes prepared by blindfolded, shackled cooks: They …


Everyone Has A "Harry Potter" Soulmate – Here's Yours

Accio love potion.

Harry Potter

You Should Really Look At Your Facebook Third-Party App Settings Right Now

You may be unwittingly handing over lots of personal information to outside companies through Facebook. Here’s how to see what you’re giving up and how to change your settings.<p>According to reports by the New York Times and the Observer, the research firm Cambridge Analytica procured personal data …


Sorry Movie Buffs, Only TV Nerds Are Passing This Quiz

It's time to test your TV knowledge!


Bill Murray And The ‘Isle Of Dogs’ Cast Explain Their Dog Characters As Dogs

Wes Anderson’s quirky and comforting charm is consistently supplemented and bolstered by his cast. Bill Murray and Bryan Cranston just say Anderson’s words really, really well. And for some reason, they sound even better when they’re coming out of a stop-motion animal whose eyes go wide when they …

Bill Murray

Watch Taylor Swift Dance in Hotels, Ballrooms, Subways in 'Delicate' Video

Pop superstar becomes invisible, shows off choreography in meta new clip<p>Taylor Swift has debuted a meta video for her new single "Delicate," her …

Charli XCX

See David Byrne Perform 'Everybody's Coming to My House' With Stephen Colbert

Former Talking Heads singer also sits down with late-show host to talk new LP 'American Utopia" and musical-worthy Jared Kushner<p>David Byrne performed …

David Byrne

17 Riddles That'll Stump You Unless You're Really, REALLY Intelligent

If you eat me, my sender will eat you. What am I?


You may be a genius if you can answer these 12 science trivia questions people always get wrong

Mount Everest

10 Not-Bad Non-Alcoholic Beers

A handful of breweries are making tasty alcohol-free beers that don't suck.<p>There are quite a few old jokes about non-alcoholic beer. That one about listening to porn on the radio. Or the vibrator without batteries. <i>Ugh.</i> They only get worse. Fitting, because non-alcoholic beer is bad. Or is it?<p>For …


These stunning debut novels are the talk of the literary town

Every year, amid a sea of high-profile and heavily-hyped literary debuts, only a few manage to really stand out from the pack, to generate sustained …


Eric Clapton and Carl Perkins Jam in 1970 and 1985

The 1970 clip features the two on 'The Johnny Cash Show,' while the 1985 clip was filmed in London as part of 'Blue Suede Shoes: A Rockabilly Session'<p>…


15 paradoxes that will make your head explode

"I know one thing," Socrates famously said. "That I know nothing."<p>It's a crucial insight from one of the founders of Western philosophy: You should …


Hear Big Star's Alex Chilton Sing Lost Reggae Cover

Singer's raw rendition of the 'Harder They Come' tune "Johnny Too Bad" appears on soundtrack album to new book 'Memphis Rent Party'<p>In the late …

Soul Music

Watch Elizabeth Banks Freak Out During Super Bowl Flyover Practice Run

Elizabeth Banks participated in a practice run of the U.S. Air Force’s Super Bowl flyover on Saturday and it was clearly an experience to remember. …

The First Solo: A Star Wars Story Teaser Has a Huge Twist

You probably didn't see this coming.<p>It feels like it's been years since Disney announced the actor who would play young Han Solo. But really it's only been about six months and a lot of drama. Last summer, Disney fired Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, who started directing <i>Solo: A Star Wars Story</i>, …

Naming A TV Show For Every Letter Of The Alphabet Is Pretty Impossible But You Can Try

Are you as big of a TV buff as you say you are?

Steven Spielberg to shoot Indiana Jones 5 next, eyeing 2020 release date

What’s that sound? Why, it’s Steven Spielberg cracking Indiana Jones’s whip as work gets underway on the fifth installment of the franchise.<p>While it …

Jack White on Genre-Blending New LP, Lost White Stripes Song, Touring

"I wanted to take punk, hip-hop and rock & roll, and funnel it all into a 2018 time capsule," he says of new LP 'Boarding House Reach'<p>Before Jack …