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Penn Badgley Compares Hunger Games To Occupy Wall Street

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Sign Penn Badgley up for Team Hunger Games!

The Gossip Girl Boy is new to the trilogy but he says some similarities in the flick and the Occupy movement.

Penn, who is an avid follower of Occupy Wall Street, said the following about HG and OWS:

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What Is Your Halloween Costume Supposed To Be, Tara Reid???

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Give us a hint, Tara!

Check out the photo (above) of Tara Reid pAArtying it up at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery in El Lay last night.

We REALLY wanna figure out this costume, though! Hmm…….

WE'VE GOT IT! Either Tara was attempting to make a social commentary by dressing up as a modern, incognito, suspenders-wearing Bride of Frankenstein, OR…………she forgot to dress up.

What do U think Tara Reid's Halloween costume was supposed to be?

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First Peak At New Beavis And Butthead: Poking Fun At Jersey Shore

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OMG yes!

This is so funny, we want more!

Due in October, Beavis and Butthead are returning to talk about the stars of today.

In this clip, they sit down and comment on the Jersey Shore episode they're watching.

Ahh, we can't wait!

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Jon Stewart Will Not Be Running For Public Office!

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Too bad!

Jon Stewart recently revealed that despite many of his fans and supporters wishing otherwise, he has no desire to run for public office!

He explains:

"I deny that I am powerful. Power implies an agenda that's being acted on. Every generation has had its people who stand at the back and make fun of those in charge. When the Nazis came to power in the '30s, it created an incredible underground scene of satirical comedy. Peter Cook [a British comedian] once said with a straight face, 'Yes, they really showed Hitler.' That's how I see it. I'm not saying I'm powerless and in a vacuum. But if I really wanted to change things, I'd run for office. I haven't considered that, and I wouldn't — because this is what I do well. The more I move away from comedy, the less competent I become. I would lose my mind almost immediately. My job is I make jokes. I don't solve problems. If my job became solving problems, I would suddenly become a lot less good at what I do, unless the problem being had by the country was a lack of jokes."

We don't think he gives himself enough credit, but we can certainly understand why he would want to steer clear of that career change!

Oh well! As long as he keeps up the HIGHlarious commentary on our country's leaders doing dumbass shiz, we'll be satisfied!

Thoughts??

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GaGaloo Talks Telephone!!

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Lady GaGa finally released the UNREAL music video extravaganza that is Telephone last night, and we were floored once again with her ability to infuse social commentary into her stylized, high concept clips!!

It was like watching what would happen if Thelma & Louise met up with Quentin Tarantino going WILD at a rave in the desert, and then started talking about post-modernity and existentialism over coffee afterward!!

Well, we weren't too off-base, because our beloved wifey is talking about the concept behind her video, as well as HOW she got Tarantino's seal of approval…and his Pussy Wagon!!

"There was this really amazing quality in 'Paparazzi,' where it kind of had this pure pop music quality but at the same time it was a commentary on fame culture. In its own way, even at certain points working with Jonas [Åkerlund, the director of both videos] really achieved this high art quality in the way that it was shot. I wanted to do the same thing with this video—take a decidedly pop song, which on the surface has a quite shallow meaning, and turn it into something deeper. There certainly is a Tarantino-inspired quality in the video. I mostly love the way he uses different forms to create something new. His direct involvement in the video came from him lending me the Pussy Wagon. We were having lunch one day in Los Angeles and I was telling him about my concept for the video and he loved it so much he said, 'You gotta use the Pussy Wagon.'"

AMAZING!

You never stop impressing us, GaGaloo!!

We can only IMAGINE what you've got planned for the world next!!

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