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The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week

The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week
Inexplicably Enjoyable Clip of the Week: While I'll never understand why "Lip Sync Battle" is a thing, I can still recognize what comedic value it has. Case in point is the video above. -- Evan SiegelRetail News of the...… Read Full Story

Watch the Rejected "Bob's Burgers" Pilot

The initial Bob's Burgers pilot, which was rejected by Fox back in the day, has surfaced online. Uploaded onto YouTube in 2012, this Flash-animated sample emphasizes the hallmarks of any Loren Bouchard-created show: sharp writing and amazing character dialogue. And... Read Full Story

Trans Model and Activist Geena Rocero: "Because of Bruce Jenner's Courage, Lives Will Be Saved"

Geena Rocero, a Filipina model and trans activist, made headlines last year when she came out as trans during a TED talk. Rocero, who is the founder of non-profit Gender Proud, which advocates for transgender justice and equality, believes... Read Full Story

Listen to Britney Spears and Giorgio Moroder's Leaked "Tom's Diner" Cover

Yaaassss, it's Giorgio and Britney, bitch!Much to the delight of music bloggers and electro fans everywhere, a wonky take on Suzanne Vega's hypnotic 1987 hit "Tom's Diner," performed by the Princess of Pop herself, was leaked earlier today ahead of... Read Full Story

New Royals: Meet Budding Rock Star Grace McKagan AKA Grave

Photo by Jared Thomas KockaGrave, the alter ego of Grace McKagan, is only 17-years-old but she's already making waves in the West Coast music scene. The daughter of rock legend, Guns N' Roses bassist Duff McKagan, and model Susan Holmes,... Read Full Story

When Blue Ivy Tells You to Marry Someone, You Do It

Photo via Beyonce.comIn a new interview with People, Tina Knowles, who married her boyfriend Richard Lawson earlier this month, says that H.R.H. Blue Ivy was the one who told her to tie the knot. Knowles recounted being on a boat... Read Full Story

Afternoon Cute: Geometrically-Groomed Dogs

 By now you probably know about the ancient Internet meme known as bread cat. But have you encountered its newest canine counterpart? Cause now we've got some fluffy pups copycatting (ugh) our carby kittens of online yesteryear with their square... Read Full Story

Deets On This Year's Brooklyn Zine Fest

The fourth annual Brooklyn Zine Fest is this weekend, April 25th and 26th, at Brooklyn Historical Society (128 Pierrepont Street, Brooklyn Heights). Three thousand zine fanatics stopped by last year and over 150 exhibitors will be on hand for... Read Full Story
art Andy Warhol's Screen Tests Will Be Shown In Times Square Every Night In May

Andy Warhol's Screen Tests Will Be Shown In Times Square Every Night In May

Here's something we never thought we'd be saying: Head out to Times Square a little before midnight every night next month to see something very cool. Times Square Arts is hijacking electronic billboards at 11:57pm each night in May... Read Full Story

'Drag Studies' Course to Be Offered at UK University

You better work -- to pass the UK's first approved drag studies course. Starting next year, performing arts students at Edge Hill University, will be able to take "Drag Kings and Drag Queens of Performance," the first higher-education course... Read Full Story