So I'm watching a re-broadcast of the MTV Video Music Awards last night, which the title alone causes me to giggle because when was the last time MTV ACTUALLY PLAYED A MUSIC VIDEO, but okayfine... I thought Beyonce was amazing but I've been a fan since Destiny's Child and she proved exactly why she earned The Michael Jackson Vanguard Award. But the rest of the show, well, left me with an urge to shake my fist and yell "GET OFF MY LAWN!!" at the performers. Grant it, I'm not exactly the demo they're aiming for but I'd like to think I'm fairly hip and open-minded. Just saw a lot of mousse/gel onstage and not a lot of originality. Might have to re-watch it and see if I'm just being too critical. But I will say this, the bass player for Maroon 5 was seriously sporting a Bill Cosby sweater. No joke:)
The new reality show frenzy involves getting naked. First, there was , and then there was Naked & Afraid . Buying Naked
Now, there’s VH-1’s , where two people are tossed together au naturel. Dating Naked
Contestant Jessie Nizewitz is now suing the producers of the show for showing her too naked.
Her private parts were supposed to be blurred out, and for the most part they were. But in one short burst of a wrestling sequence, her really private private parts were on full display.
If Jessie’s successful, the lawsuit will cost Viacom $10 million.
Which is about $500,000 for each missing blurring pixel.
Here’s hoping this doesn’t give birth to another scary reality show: . The Naked People’s Court
Check out the story in the video below – while blurs have been added, . this might not be safe for work
Perhaps we've gone too far with our national days of celebration.
According to Charmin, Friday, August 22 was National Toilet Paper Day.
And Charmin decided to celebrate "with the tidiest whities around."
The picture they chose to announce the celebration though makes me scratch my head a bit.
First, it shows Times Square's Naked Cowboy from behind, in all his tighty whitey glory, watching a truck overflowing with packaged toilet paper going down a busy New York street.
Second, the truck's signage. "Charmin Dump Truck."
Yes, the vehicle is typically called a dump truck. But in this context, they really could have come up with a different name, don't you think?
When Miley Cyrus won MTV’s Video Music Award for “ Wrecking Ball,” she had a young friend accept the award and make a speech on her behalf.
Jesse Helt accepted the award, he said, on behalf of the 1.6 million runaways and homeless youth in the United States.
A good way to call attention to a problem. But also a good way to call attention to himself.
Turns out there’s an open warrant for his arrest back home in Oregon for violating parole.
The cops in Salem say they will arrest him if he shows up.
And now that he’s sort of painted a target on his back, you can bet they’ll be on the lookout.
A guy was cleaning out his mom’s backyard in Winter Haven, Florida recently when he found a nasty surprise.
A gigantic wasp nest, in and around an old recliner his mom had set out next to the house.
The exterminators figure it will take two or three guys and a couple of trucks a fair amount of time to deal with the nest and its inhabitants.
And it’s such a big job, they’ve decided to do it for free.
I guess several hundred thousand stingers are worth a lot in publicity.
Trouble’s brewing on the set of . Game of Thrones
Cast and crew are in Dubrovnik, Croatia, and the local film commission won’t give them the permits they need to continue shooting.
Why? Because a scene calls for Cersei Lannister to leave the Church of Saint Nicholas naked, and walk down the street.
The church isn’t happy, and the film commission listens to the church, so right now, the whole thing’s in limbo.
Producers say it’s a pivotal scene, so you can bet they’ll find a way to shoot it.
Don’t make us send in Tyrion. You know how he gets when he feels he’s been slighted.
And considering that didn’t pick up any Emmys the other night, you know he’s already in a bad mood. GAME OF THRONES
TMZ is reporting that Justin Bieber could be in trouble with police again.
On Monday night, he and Selena Gomez were at a Dave& Buster’s. A guy termed a fan whipped out his cell phone to take pictures and videos of The Biebs and his gal pal.
Justin didn’t like that much, and he allegedly lunged at the guy and tried to grab his phone.
The Biebs’ crack security detail held him back, but the fan wants to press charges. Maybe for attempted battery, maybe for attempted robbery.
This could end up being a problem for Justin, since he’s currently on probation.
It will definitely be a problem for this fan. Seriously, do you want to forever be known as the guy who almost got mugged by Justin Bieber?
And at Dave & Buster’s, for goodness sake?
Here are the results of Tuesday's primary election from the Supervisor of Elections. Just click on your county.
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For those times when slathering peanut butter on something just isn't enough, there is now cookie butter. Louise Kramer with the Specialty Food Association says, "Cookie butter has become a really big thing in 2014. It really is a treat that appeals to the American consumer in a new way." The cookie butter debuted in 2007 on a Belgium TV show, and the first flavor was based on a European cookie called "specloos"-- a cinnamon biscuit similar to a graham cracker. Now companies are expanding flavor varieties to appeal to classic American tastes, with flavors such as graham cracker and cookies & cream. Kramer points out another appeal of cookie butter, saying, "Parents don't want their kids to dip into raw cookie batter with eggs so it's a great alternative to get to lick cookies right off a spoon."
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I must admit, I'm a big fan of this stuff! So far the only place I've found it is Trader Joe's but I'm sure other stores have it too.
One of the most anticipated moments in last night's Emmy Awards ceremony was Billy Crystal's tribute to his friend, Robin Williams.
And Billy did not disappoint. It was touching, poignant, and even a little bit funny.
"I used to think if I could just put a saddle on him and stay on for eight seconds, I was going to do okay," said Billy, talking about Robin's energy.
The clips selected for the final montage were perfect.
A nice way to remember him.