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Against Me! plays their first performance with frontwoman Laura Jane Grace

Against Me! plays their first performance with frontwoman Laura Jane Grace

Laura Jane Grace, née Tom Gabel, front person for punk rock band Against Me!, played her first show after coming out as transgendered this…
Cynthia Nixon married her longtime girlfriend this weekend

Cynthia Nixon married her longtime girlfriend this weekend

After getting engaged a few years back at a gay rights rally, Cynthia Nixon and longtime girlfriend Christine Marinoni finally tied the knot…
Greek sex industry suffers under debt crisis

Greek sex industry suffers under debt crisis

Of all the horrible things that we've heard in the news about the fallout from the Greek debt crisis  — the political turmoil, the…
<em>Hustler</em> sparks controversy with explicit Photoshopped image of conservative pundit

Hustler sparks controversy with explicit Photoshopped image of conservative pundit

Recently, Hustler magazine ran a Photoshopped image of conservative pundit/New York Daily News columnist S.E. Cupp engaging in fellatio…
Barack Obama used to "intercept" other people's joints at parties

Barack Obama used to "intercept" other people's joints at parties

Details from David Maraniss' impending biography, Barack Obama: The Story have begun to emerge, and naturally, the most interesting parts…
Britney Spears is already having problems at <em>The X-Factor</em>

Britney Spears is already having problems at The X-Factor

Well, this can't be a good sign. Britney Spears recently joined Simon Cowell, L.A. Reid, and Demi Lovato in what must be the easiest gig in…
Former LFO member is sickened by Chinese food, abortion clinics

Former LFO member is sickened by Chinese food, abortion clinics

Hey, do you remember '90s boy band LFO? The ones that sang about girls who liked Abercrombie and Fitch, and gettin' chicks in the…
Conan O'Brien says he and Jay Leno "will both leave this Earth without speaking to each other"

Conan O'Brien says he and Jay Leno "will both leave this Earth without speaking to each other"

Attention, everyone: you can stop feeling sorry for Conan O'Brien, because he's stopped feeling sorry for himself. In an interview with…
<em>Big Bang Theory</em> star Jim Parsons comes out as gay

Big Bang Theory star Jim Parsons comes out as gay

If you're a straight female and you hear that a celebrity you have a crush on has just come out of the closet, you generally have the same…
OMG LOL! Congress now speaking at a 10th grade level

OMG LOL! Congress now speaking at a 10th grade level

Surprise! The grade level at which Congress communicates has been incrementally regressing for the last seven years! Currently, some of the…
Zach Galifianakis is the most recent large bearded man attached to a film adaptation of <em>A Confederacy of Dunces</em>

Zach Galifianakis is the most recent large bearded man attached to a film adaptation of A Confederacy of Dunces

Like hoverbikes and private space travel (actually kind of a thing now!), there are a lot of "in development" projects that those of us…
<em>The Great Gatsby</em> is sparklier than you remember in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation

The Great Gatsby is sparklier than you remember in Baz Luhrmann's adaptation

The Great Gatsby — you've read it. You've loved/hated it. You've heard all about how the green light represents the dream of the…
Lingerie company employee files Kafkaesque claim that she was fired for dressing too provocatively

Lingerie company employee files Kafkaesque claim that she was fired for dressing too provocatively

Last month, Lauren Odes (above) was fired from her part-time job at Manhattan lingerie warehouse Native Intimates because, she says, her…
Colbert Nation votes Stephen Colbert No. 69 on <em>Maxim</em>'s Hot 100 list... of women

Colbert Nation votes Stephen Colbert No. 69 on Maxim's Hot 100 list... of women

Maxim released their Hot 100 list of the most beautiful women in the world, and while we could all endlessly debate the merit of a practice…
DC Comics is having one of its major superheroes come out of the closet

DC Comics is having one of its major superheroes come out of the closet

President Obama’s support of same-sex marriage may herald an age of acceptance for the LGBT community, but what’s more important…
Watch a bunch of people sing a joyous ode to Facebook

Watch a bunch of people sing a joyous ode to Facebook

Be honest: what do you usually do after wasting a few hours on Facebook? If your answer is, "brush the Cheeto crumbs off the front of my…
Dharun Ravi receives 30 day sentence in Tyler Clementi case

Dharun Ravi receives 30 day sentence in Tyler Clementi case

Well, here we are: Dharun Ravi has received thirty days in jail, three years probation, and 300 hours of community service from presiding Judge…
Jackie Chan isn't retiring from action movies, he's just pursuing a career as the "Asian Robert De Niro"

Jackie Chan isn't retiring from action movies, he's just pursuing a career as the "Asian Robert De Niro"

In a series of events that elicited a roller coaster of emotions from both fans and insurance companies, Jackie Chan accidentally announced that…
Morgan Spurlock's new hard-hitting documentary tackles the world of male grooming

Morgan Spurlock's new hard-hitting documentary tackles the world of male grooming

Documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock (the trailblazer who discovered in Supersize Me that gorging on McDonald's every…
Watch Will Smith do the <em>Fresh Prince of Bel-Air</em> rap live with Graham Norton

Watch Will Smith do the Fresh Prince of Bel-Air rap live with Graham Norton

If you were a child of the '90s, the theme song from The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air is basically a part of your DNA. Will Smith recognizes this…