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  1. Hear New Benji Hughes Single ‘Girls Love Shoes’Pair this one with “Let’s Get Some Shoes,” from YouTube’s early days.
  2. Hannibal Buress Starred in This Nike Commercial with Kevin Durant Here’s a commercial for shoes or something that stars the NBA’s Kevin Durant and standup Hannibal Buress as the announcer for a pick-up […]
  3. breaking bad
    See a Breaking Bad-Themed SneakerJust what the Breaking Bad superfans needed: a meth fix a sneaker with Bryan Cranston’s face on it!
  4. chat room
    Mark Webber on Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and His Own Directorial DebutWebber talks about singing for Nigel Godrich, Michael Cera expanding his horizons, and dealing with harsh reviews.
  5. tube junkie
    Russell Brand Smuggles Drugs Onto an Airplane, Barely Lives to Tell the TaleSomeone please give this guy another shot at hosting an awards show (but give one to Ricky Gervais first)!
  6. renewals
    Friday Night Lights Nears a PickupFor two whole seasons, maybe!
  7. do unto others
    Jay Leno Set to Give Free Performance for Detroit’s UnemployedRegretfully, we can’t bring ourselves to rip on Jay Leno; this news is too heartwarming.
  8. apropos of nothing
    What Will the David Cook–Endorsed Sneaker Look Like?The oft-pitchy ‘American Idol’ winner has just signed an endorsement deal with Skechers. What will his shoe look like?
  9. vulture picture palace
    Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe in ‘Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe’Um, we don’t really know what else to say here. He eats his damn shoe.
  10. quote machine
    Ewan McGregor Got About As Much Out of The Island As You DidPlus: Morrissey, delicate flower.
  11. the industry
    George W. Bush to Get StonedPlus: Sean Penn and Diego Luna to make out.
  12. roll credits
    Week in Review: Welcome to Hollywood, BabyLooking back on a week in which everyone failed to save Hollywood.
  13. kudos
    Vulture’s Final Oscar-Nomination PredictionsAnyone who uses these predictions in order to place a bet deserves what he gets.
  14. art candy
    Artist Barbara Bloom Comes to CollectOne has to figure that photographer and conceptual artist Barbara Bloom, whose collection-themed survey opens today at the International Center of Photography, has a basement full of stamps, coins, and collectible spoons.
  15. chat room
    ‘Cloverfield’ Cameraman T.J. Miller Talks Monsters, Manohla Dargis, UnderpantsMiller indulged Vulture’s superfandom in an interview this morning.
  16. the early word
    ‘Art Star’ Vanessa Beecroft: Slammed at SundanceA new documentary shows the art provocateur at her worst.
  17. tube junkie
    Video: Overheard at the Midnight Premiere of ‘Cloverfield’Last night was Cloverfield’s midnight release and Vulture was there!
  18. art candy
    Artist Jay Batlle: World’s Best Doodler?All of us doodle, but not all of us do so in the form of Géricault’s Raft of Medusa.
  19. chat room
    Stanley Tucci Plans a ‘Blind Date’ for SundanceTucci brings an adaptation of Dutch director Theo Van Gogh’s film to Park City.
  20. last night's gig
    Dead Meadow: Mostly Cloudy With a 100 Percent Chance of RockingStage banter was held to a minimum at last night’s Dead Meadow show at the Bowery Ballroom, as the D.C. stoner trio used the gaps between druggy guitar epics simply to give thanks and catch their breaths — which certainly couldn’t have been easy given the huge clouds of pot smoke billowing up from their audience.
  21. apropos of nothing
    ‘Justice League’ Movie on Indefinite Hold; Crappy Cast to Sit Tight for a WhileToday comes news likely devastate millions of Adam Brody fans the world throughout.
  22. quote machine
    Pete Wentz Totally Agrees With SelfPlus: Woody Allen!
  23. countdown
    ‘Cloverfield’ Reality Check: New York Subway EditionCould you really walk through the 6 train tunnel that fast?
  24. art candy
    Artist Bwana Spoons’s Bad OysterThe paintings and illustrations of Portland-based, early-nineties ‘zine-ster Bwana Spoons look like something out of an indie children’s book — the kind embraced by the spawn of Brooklyn-based aesthete parents.
  25. overnights
    ‘Grey’s Anatomy’: Look Out, Bailey’s Baby!This week, we’re learning about the mysterious miracle of life, faith, and …. Oh! There’s Bailey’s baby! He’s so cute!
  26. kudos
    Oscar Futures: Can Julian Get a Schnomination for ‘Diving Bell’?Also: Into the Wild rises again.
  27. kudos
    For Your Consideration: Kurt Russell of ‘Death Proof’ for Best ActorYes, yes, the Oscars ignore comedy and horror films. But they also perpetrate a much less-discussed and more-insidious bias against people eating nachos.
  28. kudos
    Oscar Futures: Can Julian Get a Schnomination for ‘Diving Bell’?Also: Into the Wild rises again.
  29. quote machine
    Lil Wayne Sweet-talks Mariah CareyPlus: People genuinely don’t like David Cross.
  30. apropos of nothing
    The Entertainment Business’ War on Piracy Is Practically WonGreat news for content owners everywhere today as the Wall Street Journal reports that prosecutors are close to filing charges against the operators of Swedish BitTorrent hub the Pirate Bay with conspiracy to breach copyrights.
  31. ranters and ravers
    ‘Cloverfield’ Gets the Harry Knowles Stamp of ApprovalIn an over-the-top rave the likes of which have not been seen since David Denby’s review for The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Ain’t It Cool News’ Harry Knowles declares Cloverfield “Utterly Brilliant,” a “true milestone in film,” and “a complete reinvention of the disaster movie, the giant monster movie, and even the love story.”
  32. kudos
    Did ‘Juno’ and ‘No Country’ Just Accidentally Win the WGA Awards?A list of nominees on the WGA’s Website might give away the winners.
  33. countdown
    Culture Apocalypse 2008: Vulture’s Calendar for the Year AheadOur complete guide to the movies, TV shows, and music that will disappoint us all in the coming year.
  34. right-click
    Tom Petty and Eddie Vedder Get Stoned TogetherPlus music from Zach Condon, Ying Yang Twins, and Beyonce as performed by the triplets of Belleville.
  35. agenda
    Michael Pollan just might solve the omnivore’s dilemma.Pollan takes on the food industry’s idea of “nutrition” (they’re just trying to make money, y’all!), but mercifully clues us in on what foods aren’t made of mutant ingredients.
  36. agenda
    ‘Golden Opportunities Mixtape’ is gloomy, great—and free.Now free on the band’s site is Golden Opportunities Mixtape, a collection of covers and one original track, all recorded at various radio stations, gigs, and “empty hotel stairwells.”
  37. agenda
    They Might Be Giants might teach him to count, paint, sing.They Might Be Giants just might cure new-toy boredom with their first Friday Night Family Podcast of the new year.
  38. ranters and ravers
    Charles Isherwood Declares ‘August: Osage County’ the Next ‘Thom Pain’Another head-scratching rave from the Times theater critic?
  39. kudos
    Is ‘Sweeney Todd’ Too Gory for Best Picture?Sure, the Oscars have rewarded dark, violent movies in the past, but Sweeney makes Silence of the Lambs and The Departed look like Legally Blonde and Legally Blonde 2 (respectively).
  40. the comics page
    Exclusive Comics Excerpt: ‘Lawless’Today on the Comics Page, we’re proud to present an excerpt from Lawless, the second collection of Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips’s outstanding noir comics series Criminal, on sale December 12 from Marvel Icon.
  41. apropos of nothing
    Diablo Cody’s Tattoo DramaCould this be the greatest celebrity tattoo story since WINO FOREVER?
  42. the industry
    Johnny Depp, Public Enemy No. 1Plus the Breeders, John Brolin, and John Turturro in a garbage can.
  43. news reel
    J.J. Abrams’s ‘Cloverfield’: Okay, Maybe There Are RaptorsAin’t it Cool News has purported new plot details from J.J. Abrams’s Cloverfield (or Monstrous or 1-18-08 or Overnight or whatever it’s called) which seem to corroborate what we told you last week about the movie featuring — in addition to the big monster— multiple smaller raptorlike ones.
  44. right-click
    Lupe Fiasco Plays StupidPhantom Planet do CSNY and more!
  45. tube junkie
    Big in Japan: ‘The Butt-Biting Bug Song’We’re not sure why, exactly, but in Japan “The Butt-Biting Bug Song” is more popular than “Chocolate Rain,” the Star Wars kid, and LOLcats combined.
  46. art candy
    Bling: Now With More PotassiumPuerto Rico–born, Brooklyn-based artist Miguel Luciano, one of 45 Caribbean artists showing in the Brooklyn Museum’s “Infinite Island: Contemporary Caribbean Art,” brings us Plátano Pride, a seamless amalgamation of North and Central: one precocious teen, a taste of hip-hop culture, and Puerto Rico’s favorite starch.