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The Trailer for Zoolander 2 Asks the Important Questions

The Trailer for Zoolander 2 Asks the Important Questions
Namely, "if God exists, why did he make ugly people?" A conundrum for the blue-steeled ages. Watch the first trailer for Zoolander 2, out next year, above....… Read Full Story

Study Says Marijuana Helps Heal Broken Bones Faster

photo by James St.John/FlickrForget milk, because in addition to helping PTSD sufferers and chemo patients, it looks like weed could also help heal broken bones -- or at least that's what a new study from Tel Aviv University purports.According to... Read Full Story

The Sunday Funnies

Meet your new favorite Tumblr, Deep Donald, featuring nightmarish photos of Donald Drump that have been through Google's trippy DeepDream Generator. [via Friday Superlatives] Hit button for emo. [Mlkshk]Billy Corgan sadly riding Thunder Mountain Railroad at Disneyland reaches its logical... Read Full Story

The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week

Most Cringeworthy Movie Clip: A scene from Lifetime's unauthorized Full House movie was released, sooo it looks like we have our answer. -- Taylor Silver [Photo via Instagram]Baby News of the Week: Ice-T and Coco are expecting! Congrats you... Read Full Story

Confession: Potato Chip Sandwiches Are Delicious And Now There's A Store Dedicated To Them

Monster Munch with salad creamUnpopular opinion: the UK is not a "culinary wasteland." Sure, I once traveled 2+ hours to get to one of England's 3 Taco Bells, but for the most part who wouldn't enjoy a cuisine whose cornerstones... Read Full Story

Kanye Loves Ellen DeGeneres' New Line of Linen Kale Coasters

photo by John Salangsang/BFAEllen has officially gone into e-commerce with the opening of her clothing/lifestyle site, ED By Ellen Degeneres -- which I'm 90% sure is a front for J. Crew, because yaaaas, late capitalism!Featuring an classic prep-chic line of... Read Full Story

Katy Perry Might Get to Buy a Convent After All

Benjamin Lozovsky/BFAnyc.comDid you know that Katy Perry tried to buy a former convent in Los Angeles from Sisters of the Most Holy? Now you do! And did you know that someone else tried to buy the building, but that courts... Read Full Story

Watch the Trailer for a Fascinating Documentary About a Homeless Fashion Photographer

Mark Reay is a 50-something fashion photographer, actor, model and the epitome of a silver fox. He's also homeless.Reay is the subject of a new documentary, Homme Less, that tells his unique story of shooting for Dazed & Confused... Read Full Story

D.A.R.E. Posted A Weed Legalization Op-Ed...And Then Took It Down

photo via Raquel Baranow/FlickrMiddle school fear-mongerers D.A.R.E. apparently posted an op-ed earlier this week that called for marijuana legalization...and then, surprise, took it down.On Monday, former deputy sheriff Carlis McDerment wrote an article for the D.A.R.E. website, which rationally pointed... Read Full Story

All of the Best Meek Mill Memes So Far

One of the interesting things about the Meek Mill-Drake beef is that it's played out, in part, on social media. That means a lot of lame, passive-aggressive Instagram posts about the other person, as well as a general dilution of... Read Full Story