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Sasha Grey Reads Your Creepy Sexts

Sasha Grey Reads Your Creepy Sexts
Men: If your sexts to random girls who you've met on Tinder include imagery that even Sasha Grey finds appalling, THIS IS YOUR INTERVENTION. Machinima ETC teamed up with Sasha Grey for the latest installment of their "Creepy Text Theatre"...… Read Full Story

Why Singer Alice Smith Is Going to Dominate 2015

Alice wears a CG top, Kalmanovich skirt and Sigerson Morrison shoes"Well, I've tried. I have tried and I have not succeeded." Alice Smith is attempting to answer the question, dreaded by most musicians, of how she would describe her... Read Full Story

Watch Drake and iLoveMakonnen Get the Club Going Up on "Tuesday"

iLoveMakonnen is the newest addition to Drake's OVO Sound. As a welcoming gift, perhaps, Drake remixed the Atlanta rapper's breakout hit, "Tuesday" and has now given the weekday anthem a video, above. The video for "Tuesday" features double Styrofoam... Read Full Story

Watch Snoop Dogg Talk About Snakes and Bats In the Latest Episode of "Plizzanet Earth"

It was Snoop Dogg's birthday yesterday (HBD!) and in honor of the occasion, Jimmy Kimmel released the latest episode of the rapper's wildlife series, "Plizzanet Earth." In this installment we see him talk about snakes and bats. [via Jimmy... Read Full Story

The Chemical Brothers, Miguel and Lorde Collaborate on "This Is Not A Game"

Photo via David X Prutting/BFAnyc.comWith teen queen, Lorde holding the reins, the Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 soundtrack is bound to have some bangers. The first song that she previewed from the soundtrack was her moody solo contribution, "Yellow Flickr... Read Full Story

New Party Alert: PrettyUgly at the Diamond Horseshoe

Claire Christerson at Paper's 30th Anniversary, with two of your PrettyUgly hosts, Michael Bailey Gates and Hari Nef. Party veterans Erich Conrad and Paper's own Drew Elliott are launching a new weekly Saturday party, PrettyUgly at the glittering Diamond Horseshoe... Read Full Story

Julian Casablancas Wants You to Enjoy Your Brunch

Image via PatrickMcMullan.comBREAKING NEWS: Julian Casablancas is actually cool with brunch. for the record, i was specifically joking about when people dress up like it's the kentucky derby for LES brunch.-- Julian Casablancas (@Casablancas_J) October 20, 2014 i am not... Read Full Story

Watch FKA Twigs' Google Glass Short Film, #throughglass

FKA Twigs released a short film that she directed and stars in, made with the help of Google Glass, aptly titled #throughglass. In the video, above, the singer and hair icon busts out some serious dance moves to re-scored versions... Read Full Story

Shia LaBeouf: Not Actually An Insane Person, Just A Douchey Guy

via Interview magazine As it turns out, Shia LaBeouf isn't a full-on insane person -- he's just what happens when that annoyingly pretentious guy that you hated/dated in college gets famous. In a surprisingly earnest -- but no less maddening... Read Full Story

Marcel the Shell With Shoes On Is Baaack

Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp's adorable, gravelly voiced, one-eyed, shoe-wearing shell, Marcel, is back with a new web video three years after we last heard from him. The couple timed the release of the new clip with the publication... Read Full Story