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Hear Pharrell's Remix of A Tribe Called Quest's "Bonita Applebum"

Hear Pharrell's Remix of A Tribe Called Quest's
A Tribe Called Quest's debut album, People's Instinctive Travels and the Paths of Rhythm, is getting a special reissue to celebrate its 25th anniversary, including remastered versions of straight classics like "Can I Kick It?" and a new opportunity to...… Read Full Story

10 Books You Should Be Reading This Fall

It's fall, which means we're entering cuffing season and an excuse to never leave our apartments. But whether you find that winter fling or not, there are still plenty of great ways besides "Netflix and Chill" (R.I.P.) to keep yourself... Read Full Story

Justin Bieber's New Album Has Been Banned From Several Muslim Countries

#5weeks #PURPOSE A photo posted by Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) on Oct 9, 2015 at 10:18am PDT Justin Bieber's forthcoming album Purpose has apparently been banned from several Muslim countries due to the album's "provocative" artwork. According to TMZ, the album's been given the... Read Full Story

UPDATED: T.I. Won't Vote For Hillary Clinton Because She's a Woman, Issues Bullshit Apology

My comments about women running for president were unequivocally insensitive and wrong. I sincerely apologize to everyone I offended.-- T.I. (@Tip) October 13, 2015 Update: T.I. has responded with this meaningless apology, tweeting that his remarks were "insensitive" and apologizing... Read Full Story
art Meet the Artist Who Turned His Dick Pics Into a Book

Meet the Artist Who Turned His Dick Pics Into a Book

MACHISMO is a collection of self-shot (and self-starring) "dick pics" that artist James Concannon took around the United States of America on his iPhone. The book -- or zine, really -- features X-rated pics in all stages of sexual response... Read Full Story

College Students Are Protesting Guns With Dildos

Students at the University of Texas at Austin will be protesting concealed carry legislation -- but this time with penises instead of pickets. To protest Senate Bill 11, which will allow students to carry concealed weapons on campus, UT student... Read Full Story

Premiere: The Knocks Give Sofi Tukker's Bossa Nova Space Bass And Slick Rework

Rising NYC world-dance duo Sofi Tukker released the funkified, space bass bossa nova track "Drinkee" earlier this year, and the addictive track has just gotten a fresh facelift courtesy of production maestros The Knocks. Slick in its tropi-tude and laid-back... Read Full Story

"I Wanted These Men to Know What They're Doing Is Not Okay" Rose McGowan On Hijacking a Bipartisan Political Gala

Tell me all about it rich white male republicans. A video posted by Rose McGowan (@rosemcgowan) on Oct 11, 2015 at 5:52pm PDT Always the bad ass, Rose McGowan has made many a headline over the past few months,... Read Full Story

Taylor Swift Allegedly Dumped Calvin Harris Over a Happy Ending Massage

Radar Online is reporting that Taylor Swift has apparently broken up with her kind of annoying boyfriend Calvin Harris because he went to a Thai massage parlor and got a happy ending, which would, probably, be grounds for the end... Read Full Story

Forget Columbus Day and Check Out #IndigenousPeoplesDay Instead

In 1990, the entire state of South Dakota began celebrating Native Americans Day instead of honoring the man who "discovered" America. It was a move sadly ahead of its time, but with a recent push for Indigenous Peoples Day, the... Read Full Story