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The Sunday Funnies

The Sunday Funnies
This monkey playing with some puppies is the most adorable thing in the world. Look at his tiny monkey hands giving scratches! Oh noooooooo. [Buzzfeed]Ben is a bud. [TastefullyOffensive]  Slow claps for this Jeopardy contestant who used her meet-and-greet...… Read Full Story

The Ultimate Diva: Mariah Carey

In honor of former Paper cover girl Mariah Carey's 45th birthday today, we celebrate her greatest diva moments of the pop icon over the years. The Time She Channeled the Permed Mullet. Respect.  In 1987, Mariah was a senior at Harborfields High... Read Full Story

The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week

Most Legitimate Excuse to Miss Work of the Week: Zayn quitting One Direction. People are actually requesting sick leave to alleviate this "traumatic experience". What's truly traumatic is learning that people are this crazy. -- Evan SiegelBest Fashion Trend of... Read Full Story
A look at Photographer Sally Peterson's Gorgeous Portraits of Centenarians

A look at Photographer Sally Peterson's Gorgeous Portraits of Centenarians

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Willie Nelson Is Starting His Own Marijuana Brand

Photo by David X Prutting/BFAnyc.comWillie Nelson, famed country musician, pot smoker and proud Texan Pippi Longstocking, announced during SXSW that he's starting his own pot brand: Willie's Reserve. That's right, soon in marijuana-friendly states you'll be able to buy everything... Read Full Story

Hit the Gym With Young Guv's "Ripe 4 Luv" Music Video

The visuals for "Ripe 4 Luv" continue Young Guv's (Ben Cook) dedication to working on his fitness. For whatever reason, the lighthearted power-pop ode to the struggles of finding love in the City is set to lo-fi, black-and-white footage of... Read Full Story

Boyhood's Ellar Coltrane Is a Model Now

One of the best parts about Boyhood, besides Patricia Arquette's epic acting, the deeply spot-on soundtrack and basically everything elase about the movie in general, was watching star Ellar Coltrane grow up on-screen. And Coltrane, who has only a... Read Full Story
At Home With Crazy Cat Lovers and Their Crazy Cats

At Home With Crazy Cat Lovers and Their Crazy Cats

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Ben Stiller's Teen Punk Band to Reissue Their 1982 Album via Captured Tracks

Before Ben Stiller was Derek Zoolander or a melancholy Noah Baumbach character, he was a humble, angry teen in New York with a punk band called Capital Punishment. Stiller, along with his three of his classmates, started the band... Read Full Story

Run the Jewels' Powerful New Video Depicts a Fight Between a Cop and an Unarmed Black Man

From their subversive "Lie, Cheat Steal" video to Killer Mike's moving speech on the Ferguson verdict, Run the Jewels have never avoided political issues. Their powerful new video for "Close Your Eyes (And Count to Fuck)," directed by A.G.... Read Full Story