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Lia Ices Chats About Her New Album and Premieres Her Video, "Higher"

Lia Ices Chats About Her New Album and Premieres Her Video,
Over the course of two albums, Lia Kessel -- better known by her moniker Lia Ices -- made her name as a singer-songwriter. Now with a forthcoming record, Ices, out September 16th via Jagjaguwar, comes a new vision, one that...… Read Full Story

Chelsea Handler and Ellen DeGeneres Have a Nude Shower Fight

Former Paper cover girl Chelsea Handler ended Chelsea Lately last night but, apparently, not before she gifts the world with more shower fight segments. Here, Ellen DeGeneres talks some major shit to her.    Someone posted this video to... Read Full Story

Jessie J, Ariana Grande and Nicki Minaj's "Bang Bang" Gets a Video

Nicki Minaj, Ariana Grande and Jessie J's new video for "Bang Bang" reminds us of what we thought living in New York City would be like when we were ten: people in funky tank tops dancing in the street,... Read Full Story
The 20 Best and Worst Celebrity Looks at the Emmys

The 20 Best and Worst Celebrity Looks at the Emmys

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Listen to a Remix of J. Lo's "Booty" Featuring Iggy Azalea

[via Instagram]Last week former Paper cover girl Nicki Minaj dropped the video for her poetic ode to the butt, "Anaconda," and today another Paper cover star is getting into the ass game: Iggy Azalea. The rapper appears on a... Read Full Story

#TWERKUMENTARY: Watch the Trailer for a Documentary about Twerking

What do E-40, Kreayshawn, Chippy Nonstop, Khia, and Too $hort have in common? They're all, apparently, twerking experts.Miley Cyrus may have retired from twerking but the butt-shaking obsession has officially reached critical mass. Spaghetto -- an LA-based director who... Read Full Story

10 Alt Comic Illustrators You Should be Following on Tumblr

If your comic book knowledge doesn't go beyond Chris Pratt's newly defined abs in Guardians of the Galaxy don't worry. We're here to help. With styles ranging from hilariously absurd to beautiful watercolor panels, here's 10 of our favorite illustrators... Read Full Story

Morning Funnies: The Emmys Edition

Sarah Silverman showed off her weed vaporizer pen to Giuliana Rancic. She must have been vaping in her limo because the speech she gave later on made no sense. [Vine via Gawker]Lena Dunham was giving face (or something) on... Read Full Story

Kilo Kish's New "Locket" Video Left Us a Little Blue

Former Beautiful Person Kilo Kish dropped her gorgeous Across EP back in July, and today we get the first video for it. Directed by Phillip T. Annand, we see Kish hanging out in a beautifully decorated, colorful room surrounded... Read Full Story

Scenes From Rashaad Newsome's 'King of Arms' Art Ball

Last night Pier One on the Upper West Side was transformed into Rashaad Newsome's 'The King of Arms Art Ball,' an art-themed vogue ball the artist throws annually. "I do it as a way to subversively teach art history... Read Full Story