Drake knows his makeup – namechecks NARS Orgasm blush in ‘Fancy’

Drake and Swizz Beats' song 'Fancy' isn't new (in fact, it came out in 2010, on Drake's debut album) – but a Reddit user just spotted an interesting namecheck in the lyrics. Skip to 3.34 and you'll hear the words: Say go Cinderella Go Cinderella Orgasm blush Lipstick and concealer Yep, that's a reference to NARS'…

Carling’s £49 holidays sell out in 10 minutes

This morning, Carling's 'Brighton or Barbados' campaign launched, in which 1000 people could get a ticket for a holiday on the May Day weekend - but wouldn't find out until later if it was for Brighton or Barbados. With a 1 in 3 chance of getting Barbados, it's no surprise that the site got absolutely hammered…

Plastic rockstars rejoice: Guitar Hero is coming back

My soul is happy but my fingers are sad to hear that there's a brand new Guitar Hero coming this year – Guitar Hero Live: Interesting acting there. It sounds like the game will be split into two parts: the classic-style Guitar Hero game, which will now have actual music videos in the background instead…

Twitter shames Jon Ronson for deleted line in a book about… Twitter shaming

As we recently reported, 'The Psychopath Test' author Jon Ronson has written a new book about social media shaming, and what happens to the targets afterwards. Unfortunately for Jon, he's getting his own taste of that at the moment, as a controversial line from the galley (unfinished review copy) of 'So You've Been Publicly Shamed' was tweeted…

Death threats force Sue Perkins to leave Twitter after Top Gear rumour

As we recently reported, Sue Perkins was being lined up as the favourite to replace Jeremy Clarkson on Top Gear, and sexist men weren't very happy about it. This morning, she posted a series of tweets explaining that she's still getting abuse, including death threats, and is leaving Twitter for a while: Sadly, this kind…

Cringe of the day: a Waitrose branch made an ‘Uptown Funk’ lipsync

There are lots of amazing YouTube videos set to Mark Ronson and Bruno Mars' megahit Uptown Funk. Like this one, by a high school in Dallas: Or this one on a treadmill, by Carson Dean: But not this one, by the Bromley South branch of Waitrose: With 17,000 views at the time of writing, it's not awful…

Free ice cream today! It’s Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day

Today (April the 14th) is that magical day of the year when Ben & Jerry's give out free ice cream to the masses because, essentially, they are the best people in the world. B&J's ice cream has got me through breakups, shakeups, and a 3-hour war film my ex wanted to watch, and today we…
Sue Perkins is the favourite to take over Top Gear, and that makes sexists unhappy (yay!)

Sue Perkins is the favourite to take over Top Gear, to Twitter sexists’ disgust

As you might have heard, Jeremy Clarkson was recently sacked from Top Gear for verbally abusing and punching his producer Oisin Tymon. After being given a last warning for racist allegations, this was the last straw for the BBC and they’re now looking for someone else to front the show that made him famous. Currently,…
Apple Watch orders opened today.

Apple Watch orders opened today

It's a big day for tech whether you're an Android fan or an Apple devotee: not only are the Samsung S6 and S6 Edge launching today, Apple Watch orders opened this morning as well. (And yes, we still kinda wish they'd called it the iWatch, too...) Anyway, if you've been longing for an Apple Watch…

Samsung’s made a hyper-cringey ad for the Galaxy S6 starring James Corden

Why, Samsung, why? You've made the best Android phone on the planet right now. It looks beautiful, it feels premium, and it costs a fortune (especially if you buy one at Harrods). And you thought the right person to get all of this across was... James Corden?! Yes, we know he's just crossed the pond…