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Dear White People trailer: Justin Simien movie starts a conversation (VIDEO).

“Racism is over in America. The only people who are thinking about it are Mexicans, probably.” So says the (white) president of the fictional …

Jessica Chastain and Colin Farrell Get Dirty in the New Miss Julie Trailer

Every few years or so, Hollywood offers up a torrid, barn burner of a film that satisfies both our most voyeuristic desires and high-brow tendencies. (In 2011 we had two starring <b>Michael Fassbender</b>: <i>A Dangerous Method</i> and <i>Shame</i>.) This year’s hottest entry is clearly <b>Liv Ullmann</b>’s <i>Miss Julie,</i> and though …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Avicii Calls in Rock & Roll Collaborators for Follow-Up to ‘True’

Near the front door of Avicii’s rented house in the Hollywood Hills, there are 30 pairs of shoes and a dozen neatly stacked baseball caps. The living …

John Oliver Steps Up on ‘Last Week Tonight’

Any man who can make Right Said Fred politically resonant is clearly doing something right. And John Oliver is such a man. He certainly dreamed up a …

Between Riverside and Crazy : One Man's Struggle to Keep His Rent-Stabilized Apartment

With their backs to the wall, creative artists are struggling to come to terms with the forces of gentrification that are altering their lives beyond recognition. So, in a sense, it's no surprise to find a playwright wrestling with this subject, which after all, touches many of them personally. On …

Sean Bean Confirms ‘Game Of Thrones’ Fan Theory About The Lineage Of Jon Snow

In an interview with Vulture yesterday, Sean Bean dropped a <i>Game of Thrones</i> spoiler that has the Internet in a tizzy this morning, only IT’S NOT ACTUALLY A SPOILER. It’s an opinion. Based on a fan theory. Granted, it’s a fan theory that happens to have a lot of support, and there is evidence in the …

21 Reasons Colleen Donaghy Was The Absolute Best Character On "30 Rock"

WELCOME TO MY CHRISTMAS ATTACK ZONE.

Howard Stern Fan Prank Calls MSNBC During Live Malaysian Flight Coverage

MSNBC's Krystal Ball was the victim of a phone prank by a Howard Stern fan pretending to be a member of the U.S. military in Ukraine who witnessed the Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 crash.<p>"Well, I was looking out the window and I saw a projectile flying in the sky and it would appear the plane was …

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Why Do People Love To Hate Zach Braff?

With his second directorial effort, Wish I Was Here, arriving in theaters, the former Scrubs star is as divisive as ever.<p>There are some celebrities who inspire as much vitriol as they do affection — like Katherine Heigl, Hollywood's reigning queen of tone-deaf remarks, or Anne Hathaway, whose …

The One Elaine Stritch Performance You Need To Watch Right Now

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SURVIVOR NO. 3

One year ago, Kali Hardig went swimming at an Arkansas water park and the next day was rushed to the hospital where doctors diagnosed her with a rare, 99% fatal condition: a brain-eating amoeba. This is the miraculous story of how she lived.<p><i>July 19, 2013</i><p>The hazy glare of another hot morning shone …

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Watch Two 30-Something Dudes Lip-Sync A Conversation Between Two 60-Something Sisters

You'll never look at your mom and aunt's boring conversations the same way again.<p>With some clever editing, comedy group The Kloons turns a banal chat between two 60-year-old women into comedic gold for a series they call "Sisters."<p>How'd they do it? According to the YouTube description:<p>"Nik recorded …

Save a Wall, Hang a Poster: 20 Ideas for Alternative Art Display

If you are like us, it is much more fun to buy art than it is to actually hang it, especially if you are renting and aren’t allowed to put nails in the wall. Even if you aren’t constrained by the all-powerful rental deposit, frames can get expensive and a bit boring. But never fear, we are here to …

This "Game Of Thrones" Fan Theory Will Blow Your Mind

Who is REALLY Jon Snow's mother? This changes everything.<p>Note: This is only a theory, so there's no spoilers for the actual show or books. But if you're really allergic to any hint of a spoiler then maybe proceed with caution.

21 Powerful Images Of Forced Marriage Drawn By Syrian Refugee Girls

One includes the caption: “Daddy, where is this man taking me? Is it to the park?”

Todd "Legitimate Rape" Akin Talked About Rape 21 Times In A 10-Minute Interview

He needs to shut that whole thing down.<p>Former Republican Rep. Todd Akin of Missouri, who was the Republican nominee for Senate in Missouri before his candidacy was completely derailed by comments about "legitimate rape," defended those comments Thursday on MSNBC.<p>Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill …

Emma Stone Believes Her Late Grandfather Is Haunting Her

It was only a few months ago when <b>Emma Stone</b> was being delightful on all sorts of programs, lip-sync battling <b>Jimmy Fallon</b>, professing her love for the Spice Girls, calling out boyfriend-co-star <b>Andrew Garfield</b>’s sexism—all as part of the promotional tour for her <i>The Amazing Spider-Man 2</i>. But it feels …

How Michael Sheen Keeps His Cool Around Many Naked Women

<b>In the case of the Showtime series</b> <i>Masters of Sex</i>, the title isn't misleading. It's a show about sex, and with sex comes nudity. Its star, Michael Sheen, stopped by <i>Conan</i> last night to promote the new season and share a few tips for keeping your cool if you should just so happen be as lucky as …

Grumpy Cat and Other Celebrity Felines Star in ‘Cat Summer’ Video

Some of the celebrity cats who appeared in the viral video “How to Be a Cat at Christmas,” including Grumpy Cat, Nala Cat, Hamilton the Hipster Cat, …

“Weird Al” Yankovic perfectly parodies Iggy Azalea’s “Fancy”

<b>"Weird Al" in "Handy" (screenshot)</b><p>Yes, that is “Weird Al” in a blond wig…<p>Sarah Gray<p>July 17, 2014 3:50pm (UTC)<p>"Weird Al" is brilliant. It's not just the recent string of spot-on parodies -- "Word Crimes" is an instant classic -- promoting his new album "Mandatory Fun."<p>He has stirred the nostalgia of …

Hunter S. Thompson’s Conspiratorial 9/11 Interview: “The Public Version of the News is Never Really What Happened”

Having read almost everything the prolific <i>Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas</i> author Hunter S. Thompson ever wrote, I don't know if I would call him …

World Cup final 2014 - the fashion goals

From the Beckham boys’ unlikely allegiance to Argentina, to Rihanna’s pierced septum, via Joachim Loew's team channelling Kraftwerk, there were some very strong looks at Maracana Stadium on final night

World Cup 2014: 25 of the best photos from Brazil

Our sports picture editor rounds up the highlights from the tournament in Brazil and explains why these photographs stood out from the 250,000 shots we've received over the past month <br>• Check out 25 of the best World Cup photos of all time

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100-Year-Old Negatives Discovered in Block of Ice in Antarctica

For the past 100 years, a box of never-before-seen negatives has been preserved in a block of ice in Antarctica. Recently, Conservators of the New Zealand Antarctic Heritage Trust came across the 22 exposed, but unprocessed, cellulose nitrate negatives during an attempt to restore an old …