Who knew PETA wanted to get into the Halloween costuming game?
By this time, you've all most likely heard of Cecil the lion and the American dentist who illegally killed him.
And also, you've maybe heard about the preeeeetty tasteless costume thrown together by costumeish.com so that Halloween revelers can celebrate in style. It looks like this:
The page says it includes "severed lion's head, smock with fake blood splatters, gloves with fake blood splatters, dentist tools in front pocket".
Hilariously, after a big outcry and even bigger petition, the page also says this:
Due to public outlash and petition launched by Doreen Harley and the almost 40,000 signatures along with the opinion of our company we will be donating 100% of the profit from our Lion Killer Costume to a Wildlife Foundation. Our intentions are not to make profit off the beloved Lion. However please remember, if our costume caused an immediate reaction such as disgust or anger to you just imagine how Cecil felt.
But that wasn't enough for PETA, because nothing's ever enough for PETA. The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals put their best, most vegan minds to the job and created a Halloween costume of their own called "Cecil's Revenge Halloween Costume".
Here's a picture of it again.
The product page describes it as such:
Halloween aficionados can turn the table on trophy hunters' ghoulish pastime with this cheeky new limited-edition costume. "Cecil's Revenge" features a dentist's uniform with a "Dr. Palmer" name tag, complete with a plush lion grabbing the dental coat from behind, leaving bloody claw marks. Accessorize with a drill, a toothbrush, or a toy crossbow.
Oh, and it also costs $140.
So just know that come Halloween, you have many options available to you
It's very surprising no one has put together a sexy Cecil the lion costume.
Buzz Aldrin, second man on the moon, has not been quiet about his desire to colonize Mars.
He has talked about it every chance he gets and pretty much only wears the one t-shirt.
Well, he has taken up with the Florida Institute of Technology to make colonization a reality. He signed off with the school on a 'master plan' Aug. 27, which he and the institute hope will provide a clear pathway for the country to get their asses to the red planet sometime in the next few decades.
According to The Guardian:
The 85-year-old Aldrin, who followed Neil Armstrong onto the moon's surface on 20 July 1969, will serve as a research professor of aeronautics as well as a senior faculty adviser for the institute.
He said he hopes his "master plan" is accepted by NASA and the country, with international input. NASA already is working on the spacecraft and rockets to get astronauts to Mars by the mid-2030s.
Aldrin is pushing for a Mars settlement by approximately 2040. More specifically, he's shooting for 2039, the 70th anniversary of his own Apollo 11 moon landing, although he admits the schedule is "adjustable".
One thing's for sure, he's definitely done with that crummy old moon.
Sometimes all it takes to be great is a fantastic idea and a cooperative cat.
Those are the two things definitely on display over at the RuPaw's Drag Race Instagram feed.
The concept is simple — recreate notable outfits from RuPaul's Drag Race on a cat.
The execution is spectacular.
Even Ru herself receives the honor.
The feed itself doesn't give a clue as to what that sweet kitty's name is or who is behind this wonderful thing. It doesn't really matter, because the pictures speak for themselves.
Today is a beautiful day.
If you haven't watched Macklemore's new music video for 'Downtown' yet, stop what you are doing and punch yourself in the face. Because it is legitimately awesome.
Featuring Kool Moe Dee, Grandmaster Caz, Melle Mel and one ~surprise~ guest, this catchy song will be in your head for a while.
The past few years haven't been much of a cakewalk for Paula Deen and it'll probably stay that way as the stigmatized celebrity chef tries to keep up with other C-list high-steppers.
She's going to be on the next season of Dancing with the Stars.
According to Variety:
The former Food Network star has reportedly been cast in season 21 of "Dancing With the Stars," along with Nick Carter of the Backstreet Boys, Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza and the previously announced Bindi Irwin of "Crocodile Hunter" fame.
Deen, who was dropped by the food cabler in 2013 after making headlines for racially charged comments, had been asked to join past seasons of "DWTS," though ABC declined to comment on her current casting.
It was only a few months ago that she took her most recent, brown-faced step into controversy. And we hope that she won't try to worm her way back into our arteries by performing any culturally sensitive dances.
Only twerking and the Electric Slide for her.
We proabbaly won't be watching.
Miley Cyrus visited Jimmy Kimmel last night to talk about America's breast problem.
Wearing a set of pink heart pasties, Miley laid it all out on the table.
"The humans aren't afraid of the human breast. It's the n*pple that's the issue. I'm always so concerned—I'm showing my b00bs and no one has a problem," she said. "But the nipples are covered, so somehow that's OK."
We feel ya, Miley. #FreeTheNipple.
She also interviewed people on the street in disguise to get their thoughts about Miley Cyrus. Reactions were...mixed.