Lin-Manuel Miranda pairs up with The Roots to freestyle in new video

Lin-Manuel Miranda is taking his shot with a new #Ham4Ham video, which involves some well-known faces and lots of freestyling. #Ham4Ham shows were a special part of the daily lottery system set up for people to score highly coveted tickets to Hamilton: An American Musical. Miranda and special guests used to do the performances pretty regularly, but there hasn’t been a video in awhile until now. SEE ALSO: Lin Manuel-Miranda’s…

July 3, 2017
Read More >>

17 things you never knew about ‘Chocolate Rain,’ one of YouTube’s earliest viral hits

Back in the late aughts, it was still something of a novelty to have internet celebrities. YouTube had been around for a few years, but it was mainly used to share clips from existing media sources like TV and film.And thats where people like Tay Zonday, whose real name is Adam Nyerere Bahner, came in. While at the time of his rise to stardom there had already been song-based memes…

June 25, 2017
Read More >>

Here are the funniest lines from a coal CEO’s attempted takedown of John Oliver’s coal industry takedown

John Oliver is facing the legal wrath of a lawsuit-happy coal baron after a brutal segment in which the host tore into the American coal industry. The document accuses Oliver of a “ruthless character assassination” of Robert Murray, CEO of the nation’s largest coal mining operation, Murray Energy. SEE ALSO: Coal company sues John Oliver for being John Oliver It didn’t exactly come as a surprise; in fact, Oliver more…

June 23, 2017
Read More >>

Zendaya talks knowing your power, her adorable dog, and Zac Efron in new Vogue cover story

Image: Ray Tamarr/GC Images The world can’t get enough of Zendaya. She’s lauded in the fashion world for her ability to bring any red carpet to life. She’s revered by teens and pre-teens alike. And now, thanks to a Vogue cover debut and interview, there are a million more reasons that prove exactly why Zendaya is truly on her way to the top. For the story, Vogue‘s Abby Aguirre spent…

June 23, 2017
Read More >>

We want to be a part of Robert Downey Jr.’s ‘Avengers’ lunch crew soo bad

We’re having flashbacks to that feeling where you really want to sit at the cool kids table, but you’re also content just watching from afar. SEE ALSO: Chris Hemsworth getting angry at ‘Avengers’ action figures is perfect internet On Wednesday, Robert Downey Jr. posted a photo of the ultimate cool kids table, featuring his Avengers: Infinity War costars. The photo shows Downey posing with his original Avengers buddy Mark Ruffalo…

June 22, 2017
Read More >>

Justin Bieber got a new tattoo and wrote a song about it

Image: kevin mazur/Getty Images for One Love Manchester Justin Bieber never likes to admit when he’s wrong, but when he does, he gets a tattoo and writes a song. The new ink reads “Better at 70” (NOT “Better A+ 70”) right above his knee and the phrase also shows up in the chorus of his new song, a heartfelt piano ditty. Actually, those are the only lyrics. “I look back…

June 18, 2017
Read More >>

Scarlet Johansson’s grandma doppelgnger finally hit the red carpet

Image: Lovekin/Variety/REX/Shutterstock Let it be known, Scarlett Johansson keeps her promises with fans and doppelgngers alike. Last April, Reddit user Denver Dodd posted a pic of his grandma Geraldine Dodd who seriously resembled Scarlett Johansson back in the day. SEE ALSO: ‘Rough Night’ explicit trailer is weird, wild, and perfect The internet quickly picked up on the picture, and so did Johansson, who really wanted to meet the woman who…

June 17, 2017
Read More >>

Tearful Adele visits Grenfell Tower to honor victims of the fire

Many celebrities have reached out to help those affected by a massive fire at a high-rise block in Kensington, west London. And now Adele can be added to that list. SEE ALSO: No, this is not a photo of Ariana Grande after the Manchester attack The London-born singer, who is from Tottenham, East London, made a private visit to the scene. Photographs of the singer hugging victims and firefighters are…

June 16, 2017
Read More >>

General election 2017: What caused Labour’s youth vote surge? – BBC News

Labour’s adverts had consistently been shared more widely by social media users, he said. Part of this appears to be down to the difference in tone of the adverts. While the Conservatives had almost entirely focused their adverts on the strength of Prime Minister Theresa May and the weakness of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, Labour’s social media adverts had been more positive, seeking to emphasise that the party was building…

June 16, 2017
Read More >>

Katy Perry on how Lady Gaga comforted her after Hillary lost the election

Image: Amanda Edwards/WireImage Who would have thought that even after an endless press tour in support of her fifth album Witness, there’s still a bit more to learn about the pop star Katy Perry. In a New York Times profile written by Caryn Ganz, Perry opens up about a lot of things she didn’t get to during her four-day livestreaming experimentincluding Hillary Clinton’s loss, sexuality, and the false nature of…

June 16, 2017
Read More >>

Pop Booty Quiz! Can You Guess These Bootylicious Babes??

Life’s hard — which is why from time to time we need to pay tribute to the power of booty. It’s only human nature to marvel at those two glorious spheres of flesh on our backsides — and boy, do we have some derriere deities to ogle over! Can YOU guess the bootylicious babe just by her backside? Find out (below)! CLICK HERE to view “Guess The Bootylicious Babe!” CLICK…

June 14, 2017
Read More >>

Snapchat releases new research that says its for close friends

Image: snap inc. Snap’s got a message for their haters, naysayers, and short-sellers pointing to their supposedly slowing growth: New users are overrated (especially when our existing users are so engaged). At a time when Snap’s stock is hovering at a disappointingly low $18 while Facebook rolls out copycat product after copycat product, Snap released two new studies on Monday showing who’s using Snapchat, and why that is. SEE ALSO:…

June 13, 2017
Read More >>

Amanda Bynes gives her first interview in 4 years, and it’s everything we could have hoped for

Amanda Bynes is back, everyone, and she’s better than ever. After almost four years away from cameras living it up as a fashion student, a lace-clad Bynes reveals in a new interview with Hollyscoop that she’s working towards a clothing line of her own as well as a return to the small screen. SEE ALSO: Teen fashionistas slay in their handmade Planned Parenthood dresses “I’m going to start acting again,”…

June 10, 2017
Read More >>

Why Malia Obama And Yara Shahidi’s Harvard Education Is So Huge For Black Girls

On Tuesday, 17-year-old star, Yara Shahidi, announced she will officially be attending Harvard University in the fall of 2017. The internet put one and one together and quickly deduced that this makesthe perfect set-up for her and Malia Obama to become besties or roommates, at the very least. It only makes sense, you know? Giphy For Black Girls, The Two Powerhouses-In-The-Making Are An Sort Of Inspo Thismoment goes far beyond…

June 10, 2017
Read More >>

46 Rare Marilyn Monroe Photos Reveal Her Life Before She Was Famous

With her platinum blonde hair and signature red lipstick, Marilyn Monroe (who would have celebrated her 91st birthday on the 1st of June) is easily one of the most iconic celebrities of all time, however, only a few know what the actress looked like before she was famous. Born Norma Jeane Mortenson, Monroe had a really tough childhood. She moved from one foster home to another, going through traumatic experiences…

June 6, 2017
Read More >>

Wonder Woman is greatbecause it had to be

Diana Prince, the demi-goddess of Themyscira who saves the world from Nazis, first made her comics debut back in October 1941s . It was so popular with readers that she was given her own solo series just a year later. But the girl with the golden lasso would have to sit on the sidelines while all her male counterparts got a shot at Hollywood. George Reeves donned Kal-Els cape in…

June 5, 2017
Read More >>

James Corden is Late Night’s biggest overachiever (just not in ratings)

This guy won't be dropping the mic any time soon.Image: Getty images Late night TV is full of overachieving hosts: Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon are locked in a battle for ratings dominance (while Colbert is simultaneously locked in a snark battle with President Trump); Jimmy Kimmel will return to host the 2018 Oscars (despite this year’s controversial telecast); and James Corden is apparently trying to become the third-busiest man…

June 1, 2017
Read More >>

Battle of the Batmen: Ben Affleck tries a Christian Bale impression for Red Nose Day

Image: mashable composite/shutterstock Ben Affleck is no stranger to Batman backlash, but for Red Nose Day, the actor leaned into jabs he’s endured for not being Christian Bale. SEE ALSO: This Batman-themed pregnancy announcement is a geek couple’s dream A video excerpt from NBC’s Red Nose Day festivities shows an adorable child (Keith L. Williams, The Last Man on Earth) asking Affleck to “do the Batman voice.” When he obliges,…

May 28, 2017
Read More >>

Miley Cyrus Dedicates Emotional ‘Voice’ Performance To Ariana Grande And Victims

The world was rocked this Monday night after learning about the explosion that went off at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England. It has since been reported that 22 lives were claimed, and many more concertgoers were severely injured. Immediately, there was an outpour of love for Ariana andthe victims of the attack on social media, including a ton of support and love from fellow celebrities. Miley Cyrus posted…

May 25, 2017
Read More >>

Bill Maher: The Indisputable Godfather of Political Late-Night

Bill Maher delivered the first late-night television monologue of Donald Trumps presidency. Bounding onto the stage at his Los Angeles studio Friday night, the Real Time host blew his cheering audience a kiss and told the many fans watching live on HBO, It happened. It really happened. We Americans have a new leader: Vladimir Putin. Maher prides himself on his ability to get out ahead of his competitorshe was also…

May 23, 2017
Read More >>