Hurricane Odile caused immense damage in Cabo San Lucas last month when it struck with 125 MPH winds. Storm chasers riding out the storm at a hotel obtained terrifying security camera footage from the moment powerful winds in Odile’s eye punched through the lobby.http://thevane.gawker.com/cabo-san-lucas… Read more…
Continue reading Cameras Captured the Moment a Hurricane Destroyed a Hotel Lobby
Come for the beanstalk, stay for Meryl Streep singing. Finally! What we’ve all been waiting for: a bit of Meryl singing “Stay With Me,” the emotional mother-daugther ballad from Into the Woods. If you’re a fan of Mamma Mia! (the movie), it’s a wonderful return to form. The singing starts … More »
Continue reading Watch Meryl Streep Sing in Into the Woods
Aziz Ansari visited Sesame Street to explain the word ridiculous, which involved silly hats and standing on your head. Next up? Feminism. Good luck, Aziz! … More »
Continue reading Aziz Ansari and Grover Get Very, Very Silly in This Sesame Street Clip
As November 11 draws close, we’re getting more and more teasers from The Hunger Games: Mockingjay — Part I. This one has a few things you might not have seen before, like Gale reacting to Katniss’s reaction to seeing Peeta on TV. Guess what? He’s not thrilled. The love triangle persists. … More »
Continue reading Hunger Games: Mockingjay Teaser: Gale Gets Real
In a new video, the Kentucky Republican brags about lowering the boom on sexual harasser Bob Packwood. The whole story is pretty different.
Continue reading And Now Mitch McConnell Is ‘Pro-Woman’!
The New York Times just named Elisabeth Moss “one of the most exciting actresses in American movies,” and you can see the Mad Men star’s cinematic talents on display in this exclusive clip from Alex Ross Perry’s new movie Listen Up Philip, out today. Moss stars in the film alongside … More »
Continue reading Watch Elisabeth Moss Very Firmly Hand Jason Schwartzman His Ass
How are YouTube videos criticizing sexist video games important enough to threaten a school shooting? Read the #GamerGate tag and realize that underneath the anger is fear.
Continue reading GamerGate & the Root of Reactionary Rage
Video of plainclothes cops kicking the hell out of a protestor has reignited passions on the street. But is this the rule, or the exception?
Continue reading Police Brutality Inflames Hong Kong
Video of plainclothes cops kicking the hell out of a protester has reignited passions on the street. But is this the rule, or the exception?
Continue reading Hong Kong Protests Get Violent
In a new Diet Coke ad, Taylor Swift drinks soda and hallucinates cats. How this makes someone want to drink more soda, we’re not sure. It seems like a lot of work to take care of all those cats, and do cats even like Diet Coke? Also, there is a … More »
Continue reading Watch Taylor Swift Hallucinate a Ton of Cats
Although Drake took home four BET Hip-Hop Awards (including Album of the Year and Best Hip-Hop Video), it was NYC’s Bobby Shmurda who closed out the show — with Terrio by his side — because this year, the Shmoney Dance is king. The rest of your very, very brief recap: … More »
Continue reading Bobby Shmurda (and Terrio) Closed the BET Hip-Hop Awards
If Bill Murray rolled up to your place in a convertible, dressed to the nines (or at least his version of it), you’d pay attention, wouldn’t you? Say he wanted to sell you drugs to make a little extra cash on the side. Maybe he’d even throw in a little … More »
Continue reading Watch Bill Murray Deal Drugs in This Exclusive St. Vincent Clip
With a huge beard and a bit of clarity, Shia LaBeouf came on Ellen to talk about his new movie, Fury, but she also brought up all of the other “interesting” stuff he’s done recently: “I just learned … that you’ve had quite an interesting life in the past year or … More »
Continue reading Shia LaBeouf Was Not a Huge Fan of Jail, and He’s Sorry About Spitting on a Cop
Naomi Klein — “the most visible and influential figure on the American left,” as The New Yorker puts it — dropped by the Grist office to chat with David Roberts about her new book. They kicked things off by discussing its provocative title: This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate.Filed under: Article, Climate & Energy, Politics
Continue reading Naomi Klein says climate activists need to get comfortable attacking capitalism
The director has a reputation for being a man’s man. Yet from Madonna videos to ‘Gone Girl,’’ his feminism comes from casually showing men—through men—the value of a powerful woman.
Continue reading David Fincher’s Backseat Feminism
Beautiful video of October 8th’s lunar eclipse
Continue reading Best of the ‘Blood Moon’
Maybe it’s just me, but this extremely timely mash-up by Jamison Hermann, of the beloved Gilmore Girls opening credits and the foreboding ones from Twin Peaks, works perfectly. Just imagine if Twin Peaks took place in Stars Hollow … or if Gilmore Girls took place in Twin Peaks. RIP, Rory. Avenge … More »
Continue reading Watch a Gilmore Girls/Twin Peaks Opening-Credits Mash-Up
Dare I say this is the most clever “come on, we’re famous, let’s try to get people to vote” campaign since Diddy’s 2004 Vote or Die? (Vote or Die returned in 2008 but wasn’t nearly as pervasive as the first go-around.) “Turn Out for What,” a play on Lil Jon’s … More »
Continue reading Celebrities Encourage You to Vote With ‘Turn Out for What’