Supermarket Christmas Commercial Declared a “Dangerous and Disrespectful Masterpiece”

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UK supermarket chain Sainsbury's, in partnership with The Royal British Legion, has released a new holiday commercial for its store recreating that glorious Christmas morning a hundred years ago, when British and German soldiers on the front lines of World War I spontaneously put down their weapons, sang Christmas carols, and played soccer ... Watch Now

#TheInternetIsPissed: Nicki Minaj’s “Only” Is Sound & Fury, Signifying Nothing


NSFW: The lyric video for Only, Nicki Minaj's new single featuring Drake, Chris Brown and Lil Wayne, includes visual elements that everyone with eyes thinks are a bit like a Nazi rally, particularly its color scheme and Young Money logo. In the animated video, Minaj plays a dictator who sits on a throne before thousands of uniformed soldiers. ... See the Rest

John’s Big Comeback?: Galliano Will Head Maison Martin Margiela

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After weeks of rumors and speculation, it's been announced: John Galliano is returning to fashion to assume the creative direction of Maison Martin Margiela. Renzo Rosso, president of Margiela's parent company, OTB stated; "I couldn’t be happier. For the Maison Margiela, which deserves a new visionary leader and for John Galliano, who is a ... See the Rest

Goodbye, Facebook: Hello, Ello?


By now, you've probably heard about Ello, the ad-free, invite-only, social network that seems to have gone viral in just the last week. Reports have linked its rise to the recent controversy caused by Facebook's "real name policy", which requires all users to go by their "legal name". This, as you also may know, has caused many in the LGBT ... See the Rest

Transformations SPECIAL EDITION: Facebook Real Name Policy Protest

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When Seattle drag queen Olivia LaGarce found herself locked out of her Facebook account, she created a Change.Org petition to raise awareness about the plight of drag performers, trans people, sex workers, the formerly abused, the stalked, and everyone else who, for whatever reason, don't use their real name on Facebook. Now Olivia (new Facebbok ... Watch Now

Too Soon? Urban Outfitters Sells Fake Blood Splattered Sweatshirt from Kent State

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Urban Outfitters is selling faux-vintage "blood-splattered" Kent State sweatshirts, referencing the 1970 shooting that left four dead. (Random fun fact: My grandmother was Dean of Women's Colleges at Kent State at the time!). Kent State, predictably, found the gimmicky item to be in EXTREMELY poor taste. A University spokesperson responded ... See the Rest

Lean & Mean?: Rosie O’Donnell Covers Variety


Yes, Rosie is getting ready to return to "The View," and she's looking lean, but planning on being a bit less mean according to the new issue of Variety. She'll join the table for the show’s 18th season premiere on Sept. 15, although she signed just a one-year contract, so she can get out if she doesn't like where the show is going. She told the ... See the Rest

Out In New York: Is Wintour Over?


The Kimye cover backlash continues – I guess until the next issue comes out. I subscribe and was not THAT appalled when I got my copy. It's a feature profile –they're not pretending she's a model – she just had a baby and is about to get married, so she's wearing wedding dresses, shot beautifully by Annie Liebovitz. And she sells magazines, ... See the Rest