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The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week

The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week
Carlos "Carles" Perez in 2015 Best Farewell of the Week: Hipster Runoff's. Blogger/enigma Carles (neé Carlos Perez) has sold his blog Hipster Runoff for $21,000 to "some Australasian bro." (Reportedly, Hannibal Buress almost purchased the site.) Motherboard's send-off profile of the...… Read Full Story

These Artists Are Creating Technology That Won't Suck Your Soul

Chloe Vareldi and Atul Varma's MinicadeFor those of us who spend most of our lives working, communicating, dating, reading and doing things with the help of screens and devices, technology can feel like both a godsend and a massive soul... Read Full Story

At Sundance, a Slew of Films Put a Fresh Spin On the "New York Story"

New York City has had a long history of providing the backdrop for cutting-edge cinema, but several films at this year's Sundance Film Festival managed to put a fresh spin on the 'New York Story.' Whereas films by Woody Allen... Read Full Story

5 Tumblrs We're Currently Obsessed With

1. Saved by the bell hooksSaved by the bell hooks is exactly what you'd expect: bell hooks quotes over a fitting screen shot from Saved by the Bell. But that doesn't make it any less delightful. Let Zack and the... Read Full Story

Missy Elliot Added to the Super Bowl Halftime Lineup with Katy Perry

Rejoice! Missy Elliot is here to save the Super Bowl. Reportedly, an anonymous source told the AP that Missy Elliot is going to put her thing down, flip it and reverse it -- or in the AP's own word's: "Work... Read Full Story

Big Sean, Kanye West and Drake Team Up for "Blessings"

After conquering the hashtag IDFWU, Big Sean enlisted Kanye West and Drake to take on #blessed. Obviously, "Blessings," with these three powerhouse rappers, is a blessing to us all. Big Sean starts the track off strong, but Drake, predictably, steals... Read Full Story
tv The Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer Is Heeeeeeere

The Game of Thrones Season 5 Trailer Is Heeeeeeere

The Game of Thrones season 5 trailer debuted last night at IMAX theaters across the country (pause for deep eye roll, even if you're a ride-or-die GOT fan), and, as these things go, someone put a cellphone recording on... Read Full Story

The 5 Best Albums and 5 Best Songs This Month

January is a rough month for pop culture. Movie theaters turn into studio dumping grounds, TV viewers migrate to Netflix in droves, and major labels trod out their low-stakes affairs, no longer concerned with holiday sales or year-end list placements.... Read Full Story

Your Must-Read Books of 2015

2015 is shaping up to be a good year for people who depend on books as much as I do for diversion and emotional sustenance. Here are some forthcoming books I've been #blessed enough to get a peek at as... Read Full Story

Justin Bieber Is Sorry for Being a Nightmare Douche Prince From Hell

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