Dej Loaf Is Crispy as Hell in New Elle Shoot

Detroit rapper Dej Loaf, who hit big this year with the murking dudes (among other things) single "Try Me," is further down the path to well-deserved stardom with a new photo shoot in Elle. The "Try Me" line "rock that all white when I'm feeling godly" takes on literal meaning. » 12/26/14 6:10pm 16 minutes ago

Here's an Amazing Photo From the Christmas Day Philly Train Birth

A woman gave birth to a baby on public transit in Philadelphia on Christmas Day. It was a miracle in itself that it A. happened and B. happened on the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transit Authority (SEPTA), which looks substantially cleaner than any or all of the trains currently running through New York State. » 12/26/14 6:00pm 26 minutes ago

Kat Dennings and Chad Michael Murray Made a Movie Together (???)

The story of how the non-profit organization To Write Love on Her Arms came into existence is now a movie of the same name "based on a true story" (the true story of how the non-profit organization To Write Love on Her Arms was created). It stars Kat Dennings as Renee Yohe, a young woman suffering from depression and… » 12/26/14 5:50pm 36 minutes ago

Yes, There Are Bad Seasons of The Wire (Relatively Speaking)

HBO has digitally remastered The Wire and is re-airing it in marathon format as of midnight Thursday, December 26. The Wire, if you recall, was one of the first entries in the so-called "television renaissance"—that crucial moment in American history when HBO brought complex, intricately crafted, film-quality… » 12/26/14 4:50pm Today 4:50pm

How Women Survivors of The Indian Ocean Tsunami Organized for Equality

On the tenth anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami that killed over a quarter of a million people, Al-Jazeera has filed a report about its effect on women survivors in the coastal regions of South Asia where the tsunami hit hardest. Government relief efforts gave second priority to helping women in favor of men, yet… » 12/26/14 4:30pm Today 4:30pm

The Real Meaning Behind the Shitty Christmas Gifts You Didn't Ask For

I used to think that getting a crappy Christmas gift was a reflection on the bad judgment and lack of creativity of the giver of said gift. And, in some cases, it is—the plastic bag of anti-aging Avon cosmetics for a woman with a "medium to dark" complexion that my mean aunt gave me when I was a freckle-faced… » 12/26/14 3:30pm Today 3:30pm

Feds Seized $450K of Designer Fakes at JFK This Month

In an effort called "Operation Bad Gifts," US Customs & Border Protection uncovered a planeload of designer fakes at John F. Kennedy Airport's Cargo Center between this month, reports WWD, continuing a December-long crackdown that has now reportedly yielded an estimated nearly $3 million of counterfeit goods. » 12/26/14 3:10pm Today 3:10pm

Things I Have Mistaken for the Babadook Since Watching The Babadook

Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, two grown children made themselves their sixth cheese tray and pulled out the couch. "Let's watch a mov-ay," said the female one, who was sort of drunk. Her boyfriend stopped on The Babadook. "This might be too much." Well, it was and it wasn't. We watched it… » 12/26/14 2:10pm Today 2:10pm

These Celebs Went Christmas Ham on Instagram This Year

Another holiday, another reminder via Instagram that celebrities are kinda sorta not really just like us, but in some ways they are. Unlike Thanksgiving's embarrassment of riches, however, Christmas brought out some impulses of humility, with a lot of celebs showing off their families, their festivities, and their… » 12/26/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

This Year, Resolve to Actually Keep Your Resolution with a 3-Step Plan

According to Statistic Brain, a paltry 8% of people successfully keep their New Year's resolutions each year. If you're among the unfortunate majority whose plans for getting your act together fizzled last year, these three simple steps can make 2015 the year you win at life. » 12/26/14 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

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