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Meet Amy Schumer's Delightful New Doll

Meet Amy Schumer's Delightful New Doll
With her Comedy Central show starting its second season, red carpet moments with Kimye and an upcoming Judd Apatow movie, it was only matter of time until Amy Schumer got her own doll. Watch the Inside Amy Schumer ad...… Read Full Story

Billy Corgan Is Now Working for a Pro Wrestling Network

In this week's edition of Oh No, What Are You Doing Billy Corgan: The Smashing Pumpkins frontman and on-again/off-again F.O.C. (friend of Courtney) has announced he's going to join  TNA Wrestling (that would stand for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling) as... Read Full Story

R.I.P. Westway: The Club Will Close In July

A VFILES fashion week party at Westway in 2014. Photo by Rebecca SmeyneGet ready to take your last spin on the stripper pole because much-loved NYC strip club-turned-nightclub The Westway is going to be closing on July 1st, making way... Read Full Story

Eddie Huang and Jeezy On Racism, America and Bossing Up

Following the turbulent liftoff of Fresh Off the Boat, ABC's sitcom based on the 2013 memoir of Baohaus founder, hip-hop head and gonzo raconteur Eddie Huang, we knew we wanted Huang's take on the American Dream for our new... Read Full Story

Is Leonardo DiCaprio Using Tinder as "Leonard"?

(Photo: Matteo Prandoni / BFAnyc.com)  Picture this: you're on Tinder, happy-go-luckily swiping this way, then that way, and you come across a middle-aged man with a bloated pube beard who seems like the type who'd really love Coachella. Is it... Read Full Story

Space Out With Jamie xx In His New Video, "Gosh"

Jamie xx has a new album out June 2nd, In Colour, and today he released the new video for one of its tracks, "Gosh." The nearly 5-minute long clip is like an outer space segment from Planet Earth, lots... Read Full Story

Mazel Tov! Nicki Minaj Performed at a Bar Mitzvah

With my new boy toy at his Bar Mitzvah. Hi Matt! 😩😊 Mazel Tov! ❤️ A photo posted by Nicki Minaj (@nickiminaj) on Apr 25, 2015 at 9:39pm PDT While Justin Bieber was busy surprising teens at a California... Read Full Story

The Sunday Funnies

Key & Peele's Keegan-Michael Key brought his "Obama anger translator" character to the White House Correspondents' Dinner last night and it was amazing. Something tells us there weren't many Key & Peele fans in the room last night, but... Read Full Story

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