A year ago today the world was horrified by the news of the bombing attack at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon. Three people were killed and many more were injured in the attack. Today, in honor of the one year anniversary of the attack, the people of Boston have gathered at Boston Marathon finish line to pay their respects to the victims and survivors of that deadly attack. The Boston Globe gathered together a large group of survivors and first responders for a stunning portrait that was taken at the Boston Marathon finish line as the city, the country and the world remembers that fateful day one year ago today. More »
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The Simpsons has been known to spoof and parody a TV show or two in it’s time and THIS time is no exception. This weekend’s episode of the animated series is being promoted in a Mad Men-style that is sure to delight fans of both TV shows. You may be familiar with Don Draper but how well do you know D’oh Draper? Click the video above and find out. The Simpsons airs Sunday night at 8pm.
Posted under: 'Mad Men', 'The Simpsons'
"Is it the thing where the family runs in and sits down?"
Earlier today we saw video of Jimmy Fallon paying tribute to David Letterman in the wake of his retirement announcement and right now we get to see The Simpsons pay tribute to Letterman in their own way as well. While Jimmy Fallon shamelessly lifted one of Letterman‘s own bits to honor him with a Top Ten List, The Simpsons decided to pay homage with a famous gag of their own. The Simpsons has a long tradition of putting together clever couch gags to start every episode of the show and in the video embedded above, you can see The Simpsons couch gag tribute to David Letterman. Enjoy.
"He's consciously unhosting"
David Letterman announced late last Thursday that he has decided to step down and retire as host of The Late Show on CBS and as soon as the news became public, tributes to the late night talk show host started pouring in all over the place. Jimmy Fallon, the new host of The Tonight Show on NBC, decided to pay homage to Letterman on his show by first sharing a few anecdotes about the man and then brilliantly delivered a Top Ten List of Why Letterman is Retiring (which, you may know, is a staple of Letterman‘s last night hosting gags). Fallon‘s list is really very funny, check it out about and see which reason is your fave (hint: there’s no wrong answer because they are all really funny).
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Game of Thrones has made the phrase Winter Is Coming very popular since it’s debut on HBO a few years ago but a fun new piece of fan art that I stumbled upon thinks the show’s new motto should be Summer Is Coming. Sarit Evrani has put together an illustration that features a few of our fave GoT characters getting ready for Summer. It is really supercute. Check it out below. More »
Justin Bieber updated his official Instagram profile with a new black and white photo that, as you can see below, was inspired by Hollywood icon James Dean. Actually, Bieber is attempting his best James Dean impression in the photo … complete with cigarette and all. A casual perusal of the comments below the photo from JB‘s fans shows that many of them have no idea who James Dean is … so that’s entirely depressing but, whatevs. For the rest of us, those of us who know who James Dean is, click below to see what you think of Bieber‘s impersonation. More »
Posted under: James Dean, Justin Bieber
Have you ever wondered what your favorite bands and music artists would look like if they were LEGO characters? Well, thanks to LEGO enthusiast and photographer Adly Syairi Ramly, we now know. If you can believe it, Ramly photographed and edited all of the LEGO minifigures featured in the gallery presented here using only his iPhone 5S. Not only has he managed to expertly portray these famous musicians in LEGO form but he was also able to turn his photos into works of art. You can follow Ramly HERE on Instagram which features many more of his LEGO photo creations. I think The Smiths photo is my fave but, really, all of his photos are remarkable. Enjoy.
Posted under: *NSync, Adly Syairi Ramly, Beastie Boys, Daft Punk, Foo Fighters, Green Day, Jimi Hendrix, LEGO, Muse, Radiohead, The Smiths
Holy shizz … y’all are NOT ready for what you’re about to see right now. Kevin Bacon made an appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night and was informed that dancing has been banned on the show. In a protest of anger, Kevin recreated STEP-BY-STEP his famous dance from the 1984 film Footloose. And when I say step-by-step, I mean it. People, I know you have seen some pretty remarkable things in your lives … and you will see more remarkable things in the years to come … but I sincerely doubt that you have or will ever see something as utterly and completely amazing as this dance performance by Kevin Bacon. Watch the video above and you TELL ME that this isn’t the best thing you’ve ever seen in life. I’ve already watched this dance performance about 5 times now … and I’ll probably rewatch it for the rest of the weekend. Ye gods, this is so great. Please enjoy.
For a point of reference, click below to watch the original dance scene from Footloose. More »
EVERYTHING about this clip IS AWESOME
Last month we learned that an upcoming episode of The Simpsons will be computer animated in LEGO form (just like the hugely popular LEGO Movie) but while we wait for that ep to air, let’s take a look at fun little fan made video that has made its way to the Internets. The folks at BrickFun.com have stop-motion animated their own version of The Simpsons classic “couch gag” and as you can see in the video embedded above, it turned out really cute … really awesome. Make sure you watch the whole minute-long clip … there are actually 2 1/2 couch gags included in this fan made video. I’m quite certain the upcoming computer LEGO animated version of The Simpsons will rule all … but this little fan made tribute ain’t so bad itself.
Whatever! Iggy & Charli get 'Fancy'
Sooo, rapper Iggy Azalea has released a music video for her song Fancy, which features Charli XCX on guest vocals, and as you can see in the video embedded above, it is probably the best music video that has ever been made in the history of music videos. Iggy pays BRILLIANT homage to the 1995 movie Clueless with this music video and I totally love it entirely … despite the fact that the song kinda bugs the ish out of me. Full disclosure: I’m not a huge Iggy Azalea fan. The way she enunciates her lyrics irritates me to no end. But, that being said, having watched this music video about 45 times already, I guess I have to confess that the song is growing on me (due in large part to the fact that I love Charli XCX). Whether or not you love the song, you have to watch this video in full — put it on mute if you have to. Iggy‘s tribute to Clueless is only everything. Please enjoy (I know you will).