Video: Rihanna – “Stay” Feat. Mikky Ekko

Bobby Darin’s “Splish Splash” began as a bet, on the premise that he could not write a song that began with “Splish Splash, I was takin’ a bath.” Coincidentally, all Rihanna songs and videos begin as bets.

“Hey Rihanna, I bet you can’t sell a billion copies of a song with groans and ‘ehs’ instead of words.” “Hey Rihanna, I bet you can’t make a video where you never leave a cloudy bathtub.” But she did.

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Stories I’m Too Lazy To Write About [8-14-12]

Michael Phelps in a speedo, this time it’s for Louis Vuitton. [SF Gate]

Residents of Bellingham do not want to share their Costco with Canadians. [Huffington Post]

Anderson Cooper and talk show host Andy Cohen are vacationing together. [Gawker]

Be jealous. Everyone in Colorado is skinny. [Yahoo!]

Chad Johnson’s wife beats Kim at short marriage game, divorces after 41 days. [NY Daily News]

Thank you Brad Paisley for knocking Scotty McCreery off the stage. [Us Weekly]

Christina Aguilera has purple(ish) hair. [Reality TV Magazine]

Pennsylvania woman poisons husband with Visine. [The Record Herald]

17-foot-snake discovered in the Everglades (good thing I already had no desire to visit). [L.A. Times]

Rest in peace Welcome Back, Kotter’s Ron Palillo [People]

Video: Katy Perry – “Part Of Me”

Katy Perry strapped her boobs down (impossible), cut her wig hair and joined the Marine corps after a fictional breakup that was lyrically not inspired by Russell Brand because it was written in late 2010.

Perry wanted to make it as real as possible so she used real Marines and visited CA’s Camp Pendleton where she learned a few tips from the pros.  Continue reading “Video: Katy Perry – “Part Of Me””

Video: Avril Lavigne – “Goodbye”

To watch the video “Goodbye” you have to go through the formalities of Avril saying bye to you, the fan. (Or person who is mildly interested)

She filmed the intro at Chateau Marmont, before the last show of her Black Star tour, on a bed and in a bath tub. Lingerie, champagne, blonde wig.  Continue reading “Video: Avril Lavigne – “Goodbye””