ICYMI: Britney’s Home Movies Are Abstract Art

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If you gathered up Spike Jonze, Charlie Kaufman, Michel Gondry, Matthew Barney, John Waters and Salvador Dali, fed them large doses of psychedelic mushrooms, strapped video equipment to each of them, and sent the entire group into a NASCAR race, you’d still never be able to capture video footage as absolutely bizarre and completely surreal as this 3-minute clip of Britney Spears casually chatting/burping about her fears and frustrations:

(via Superficial)

Best Night Ever: Sunday, August 6th!

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It’s Best Night Ever for Sunday, August 6th! Claudia is here to walk you through the best of Sunday night tv, including The Dog Whisperer, Entourage, and Flavor of Love!

Best Of The Best Week Ever

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So what went on during the week of BWE’s 100th episode?

Make sure to tune into Best Week Ever tonight at 11 for anything we may have missed. And if you’re one of those people who enjoy knocking back a drink or 6 during the show, play the BWE drinking game. Tonight, every time you hear a reference to the show being our 100th episode, take a drink. Mel played along during last week’s show and well… yeah, you saw how that turned out for him.

Have a great weekend!

ICYMI: Best Today Show Ever

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Have we mentioned that tonight’s episode of Best Week Ever also happens to be its 100th? Also, have we mentioned that Mel Gibson got a DUI and said a bunch of stuff about hating Jews that has destroyed his credibility and possibly his career? If you missed these memos, check out this clip of BWE panelists Christian Finnegan, Sherrod Small and Jessica St. Clair rapping about Mel with Matt Lauer on the Today Show to promote tonight’s special episode, which you will tune into on Vh1 tonight at 11pm.

Carmen Electra Whores For Pills Less Literally

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After making a name for herself as a rite of sexual passage for every hair metal has-been with a hit song between 1983 and 1989, Carmen Electra is using her pseudo-celebrity sex appeal for a much greater purpose: selling “the world’s first weight loss beauty pill”. So if any of you ladies have low self-esteem, feel fat and ugly, and are willing to do whatever is necessary to conform to the unrealistic expections society has placed on your appearance, there are now drugs you can buy that will magically transform you into a sultry sex object for eyeliner-wearing unemployed rockstars, just like Carmen Electra! This miracle drug is available for $49.99 a bottle, and can be found right next to Anna Nicole’s TrimSpa at any store selling useless products that don’t work. Side effects may include nausea, night terrors, mental retardation, manic depression, anorexia, bulimia, nymphomania, syphillis, herpes, loss of dignity and respect, low self-esteem, sex tape appearances, constant burning sensations, and ending up in a ridiculous marriage to some guy with lots of tattoos whose entire vocabulary consists of the words “dude”, “party” and “rock”. But you could also enjoy the same successul results of the product’s very first customer – Pamela Anderson Lee Rock!

BWE 100: Counting Down To #1

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Best Week Ever airs its monumental 100th episode tonight at 11 on VH1. All week long we’ve been sharing 100 seconds of our five favorite subjects from the first 100. Today we’ve finally arrive at Number 1. But In Case You Missed It, here’s the list thus far:
5. Paris Hilton
4. TomKat
3. Lindsay Lohan
2. Brangelina
What a line-up. But now it’s time for #1. Here she is… our favorite celebrity of the first 100 episodes. The one and only Miss Britney Spears.

Project Runway: Loose Threads

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GUNN2.JPGIt’s Friday, and it’s summer, and you know what that means: A news update for the most enjoyable summertime show, Project Runway!

  • The recently disqualified Keith Michael* insists that just because he happen to have some illegal instructional design booklets, and just because he happen to think he’s better than Gandhi, does not mean that he is a dirty, dirty liar.
  • Michael Slezak at Entertainment Weekly claims to be the biggest Project Runway fan. (Cut to me removing my Tim Gunn facemask Scooby Doo-style and looking pissed.) But the man does bring up a good point: ENOUGH WITH THE GROUP CHALLENGES!
  • Wednesday night’s grande scandale pulled in Bravo’s biggest ratings in history. It was also the most watched basic cable show of the night, beating out PAX’s Supermarket Sweep and TV One’s 227 rerun. David Ruprecht will have his revenge, Bravo.
  • Tim Gunn compares our favorite show to cilantro. Speaking of which, you’ve got a piece of Project Runway in your teeth… no, higher… little lower… look, just go to the bathroom, you’re nauseating me.

*Ed. Note: The nickname assigned to Keith a few weeks back, “Jude Kinnear” (a reference to his resemblance to Jude Law and Greg Kinnear) has been stricken from the record. Why? Because she’s a real person.

DAILY HASSLE: America’s Got Nothing on The Hoff

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Frankly I’m surprised that The Hoff has been able to make it through this many episodes of America’s Got Talent sitting idly at his judging table, having his abundant talents woefully ignored as a parade of non-Hoff amateurs pollute his stage with their pathetic excuses for an act. Last night it finally became too much for His Royal Hoffness, and like the calvary arriving at the last minute to save the day, The Hoff rode his trusty steed KITT onto the stage to show America what “talent” actually means. At the conclusion of his song, the show’s producers were so moved by the sheer power of The Hoff’s performance, they declared the contest to be over on the grounds that The Hoff has more talent in a single molecule than American has in its entire history as a country.

Shuffling Towards the Weekend!

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In honor of this week being the 100th episode of Best Week Ever, we got up the courage to ask Fred Graver, our show’s creator and Executive Producer, to shuffle his own iPod and share the first five resulting songs so you might get some idea of what kind of music a pop culture legend of his stature enjoys listening to, and he even took the time to say a few words about the songs! We just so happen to think the five songs he came up with are the five greatest pieces of music ever recorded, but we also happen to enjoy getting paychecks. Decide for yourselves, then list the results of your own shuffle in the comments section!shuffle.jpg

“C’mon C’mon”, Von Bondies – My wife has this as the ringtone on her cell phone. She says “Some girls are Bond girls, I’m a VonBondies girl.”

“Madama Butterfly”, Giacomo Puccini – I went through a big “I have to learn what Opera’s all about” phase about three years ago… I found out I really love opera. And yes, that’s MARIA F*CKING CALLAS singing…

“Like A Hurricane”, Neil Young – Hey, iPod… you’re on a roll! You ever get a shuffle that seems to be in a really interesting groove, and you think “don’t hit fast forward, because you’ll lose the mojo?” I’m in one of those right now.

“Things”, Paul Westerberg – I love the poppiness of this, and then the underlying cynicism. It’s a song to a girl telling her that there’s things the guy won’t ever tell her… ever.

“Blues For Allah”, Grateful Dead – I swear, I didn’t make this up… and now I’m a little embarassed… my #5 is almost 21 minutes long!!! And yes, I spent a huge chunk of my college years as a deadhead… (ED NOTE: We had no idea there was a hippie in our midst, though it does explain all those wacky colors in the show.)