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Australian News Anchor Freaks out over Large Shark

You tell it like it is, Karl. Watch what happens when two Australian news anchors see footage of a super sized shark!


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'I'M READY!' Spongebob Musical in the Works


Spongebob Squarepants is getting a Broadway makeover. Nickelodeon announced that a Spongebob musical is coming to Chicago and New York City next year. Artists like Aerosmith, John Legend, David Bowie, Cyndi Lauper, Lady Antebellum and The Flaming Lips are all penning songs for the musical.

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Zac Efron's Movie Has Third Worst Worldwide Opening in History


Zac Efron's film has the third worst worldwide opening in history. The movie, We Are Your Friends, bombed opening weekend, raking in a meager $1.8 million from the over 2,000 theaters it opened in. Only two films beat Zac to #1, which are Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure and Delgo.

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Miss Piggy Has a New Boyfriend... and He's HOT


Miss Piggy has moved on from Kermit the Frog and scored a hot date with Liam Hemsworth. Liam also posted a photo to Instagram of him gazing deeply into her eyes and calling her the most beautiful girl in the world. Liam will be playing himself in the upcoming Muppets series.

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Epix Ends Deal with Netflix. Jumps to Hulu


A day after Netflix announced they are severing ties with Epix, Hulu announced that they have reached a multiyear deal with the video on demand company.  The Hulu-Epix deal starts Oct. 1 and will bring new releases from Lionsgate, MGM and Paramount to Hulu subscribers.  Hulu said the deal involves new titles, library films, and Epix original programming.

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VMAs 2015 Recap: Highlights & Winners' List!

Taylor Swift cleaned house at the VMAs last night, taking home a total of four awards for Bad Blood and Blank Space.   She also kicked off the awards show singing Bad Blood with Nicki Minaj, who won the award for Best Hip Hop Video. 

A few highlights...
Kanye West announced he's running for President in 2020
Justin Bieber officially launched his comeback and broke down crying after singing "What Do You Mean?"
Miley Cyrus's wardrobe.  Enough said.
Taylor Swift's introduction speech when awarding Kanye West with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award

CHECK OUT THE WINNERS (in bold)

VIDEO OF THE YEAR
Beyoncé – "7/11″
Ed Sheeran – "Thinking Out Loud"
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – "Bad Blood"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – "Uptown Funk"
Kendrick Lamar – "Alright"

ARTIST TO WATCH
Fetty Wap – "Trap Queen"
Vance Joy – "Riptide"
George Ezra – "Budapest"
James Bay – "Hold Back The River"
FKA Twigs – "Pendulum"

BEST FEMALE VIDEO
Beyoncé – "7/11″
Taylor Swift – "Blank Space"
Nicki Minaj – "Anaconda"
Sia – "Elastic Heart"
Ellie Goulding – "Love Me Like You Do"

BEST MALE VIDEO
Ed Sheeran – "Thinking Out Loud"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – "Uptown Funk"
Kendrick Lamar – "Alright"
The Weeknd – "Earned It"
Nick Jonas – "Chains"

BEST COLLABORATION
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – "Bad Blood"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – "Uptown Funk"
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth – "See You Again"
Ariana Grande & The Weeknd – "Love Me Harder"
Jessie J + Ariana Grande + Nicki Minaj – "Bang Bang"

BEST HIP-HOP VIDEO

Fetty Wap – "Trap Queen"
Nicki Minaj – "Anaconda"
Kendrick Lamar – "Alright"
Wiz Khalifa ft. Charlie Puth – "See You Again"
Big Sean ft. E-40 – "I Don’t F–k With You"

BEST POP VIDEO
Beyoncé – "7/11″
Ed Sheeran – "Thinking Out Loud"
Taylor Swift – "Blank Space"
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – "Uptown Funk"
Maroon 5 – "Sugar"

BEST ROCK VIDEO
Hozier – "Take Me to Church"
Fall Out Boy – "Uma Thurman"
Florence + the Machine – "Ship to Wreck"
Walk the Moon – "Shut Up and Dance"
Arctic Monkeys – "Why’d You Only Call Me When You’re High?"

VIDEO WITH A SOCIAL MESSAGE
Jennifer Hudson – "I Still Love You"
Colbie Caillat – "Try"
Big Sean ft. Kanye West and John Legend – "One Man Can Change the World"
Rihanna – "American Oxygen"
Wale – "The White Shoes"

BEST DIRECTION
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – "Bad Blood" (Joseph Kahn)
Mark Ronson ft. Bruno Mars – "Uptown Funk" (Bruno Mars and Cameron Duddy)
Kendrick Lamar – "Alright" (Colin Tilley & the Little Homies)
Hozier – "Take Me To Church" (Brendan Canty and Conal Thomson of Feel Good Lost)
Childish Gambino – "Sober" (Hiro Murai)

BEST EDITING
Beyoncé – "7/11″ (Beyoncé, Ed Burke, Jonathan Wing)
Ed Sheeran – "Don’t" (Jacquelyn London)
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – "Bad Blood" (Chancler Haynes at Cosmo Street)
A$AP Rocky – "L$D" (Dexter Navy)
Skrillex & Diplo "Where Are U Now" with Justin Bieber (Brewer)

BEST VISUAL EFFECTS
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – "Bad Blood" (Ingenuity Studios)
FKA Twigs – "Two Weeks" (Gloria FX, Tomash Kuzmytskyi, and Max Chyzhevskyy)
Childish Gambino – "Telegraph Ave." (Gloria FX)
Skrillex & Diplo "Where Are U Now" with Justin Bieber (Brewer, Gloria FX, and Max Chyzhevskyy)
Tyler, the Creator – "F****** Young/Death Camp" (Gloria FX)

BEST CHOREOGRAPHY
Beyoncé – "7/11″ (Beyoncé, Chris Grant, Additional choreography: Gabriel Valenciano)
OK Go – "I Won’t Let You Down" (OK Go, air:man, and Mori Harano)
Chet Faker – "Gold" (Ryan Heffington)
Ed Sheeran – "Don’t" (Nappy Tabs)
Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar – "Never Catch Me" (Keone and Mari Madrid)

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Flying Lotus ft. Kendrick Lamar – "Never Catch Me" (Larkin Sieple)
Ed Sheeran – "Thinking Out Loud" (Daniel Pearl)
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – "Bad Blood" (Christopher Probst)
FKA Twigs – "Two Weeks" (Justin Brown)
Alt-J – "Left Hand Free" (Mike Simpson)

BEST ART DIRECTION
Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar – "Bad Blood" (Charles Infante)
Snoop Dogg – "So Many Pros" (François Rousselet, Jason Fijal)
Jack White – "Would You Fight For My Love" (Jack White, Jeff Peterson)
The Chemical Brothers – "Go" (Michel Gondry)
Skrillex & Diplo – "Where Are U Now" with Justin Bieber (Brewer)

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Oxford English Dictionary Adds New Words Like ''Hangry' and 'Beer o'clock'

The Oxford English Dictionary released its quarterly list of new words and some people aren't loving all the slang.  Check it out!

Awesomesauce, adj.: (U.S. informal) extremely good; excellent

Bants (also bantz), pl. n.: (Brit. informal) playfully teasing or mocking remarks exchanged with another person or group; banter

Beer o’clock, n: an appropriate time of day for starting to drink beer

blockchain, n.: a digital ledger in which transactions made in bitcoin or another cryptocurrency are recorded chronologically and publicly

brain fart, n.: (informal) a temporary mental lapse or failure to reason correctly

Brexit, n.: a term for the potential or hypothetical departure of the United Kingdom from the European Union

bruh, n: (U.S. informal) a male friend (often used as a form of address)

buttdial, v.: (U.S. informal) inadvertently call (someone) on a mobile phone in one’s rear trouser pocket

butthurt, adj.: (U.S. informal) overly or unjustifiably offended or resentful

cakeage,n.: (informal) a charge made by a restaurant for serving a cake they have not supplied themselves

cat cafe, n.: a café or similar establishment where people pay to interact with cats housed on the premises

fast-casual, adj.: denoting or relating to a type of high-quality self-service restaurant offering dishes that are prepared to order and more expensive than those available in a typical fast-food restaurant

fatberg, n.: a very large mass of solid waste in a sewerage system, consisting especially of congealed fat and personal hygiene products that have been flushed down toilets

fat-shame, v.: cause (someone judged to be fat or overweight) to feel humiliated by making mocking or critical comments about their size

Grexit, n.: a term for the potential withdrawal of Greece from the eurozone (the economic region formed by those countries in the European Union that use the euro as their national currency)

hangry, adj.: (informal) bad-tempered or irritable as a result of hunger

MacGyver, v.: (U.S. informal) make or repair (an object) in an improvised or inventive way, making use of whatever items are at hand

manspreading, n.: the practice whereby a man, especially one travelling on public transport, adopts a sitting position with his legs wide apart, in such a way as to encroach on an adjacent seat or seats

mic drop, n.: (informal, chiefly U.S.) an instance of deliberately dropping or tossing aside one’s microphone at the end of a performance or speech one considers to have been particularly impressive

Mx, n.: a title used before a person’s surname or full name by those who wish to avoid specifying their gender or by those who prefer not to identify themselves as male or female

Rage-quit, v.: (informal) angrily abandon an activity or pursuit that has become frustrating, especially the playing of a video game

skippable, adj.: (of a part or feature of something) able to be omitted or passed over so as to get to the next part or feature

wine o’clock, n.: an appropriate time of day for starting to drink wine

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Miley Cyrus Has 'Free Reign' over VMAs


Are you ready for the VMAs?  The award show’s producer says Miley has free reign to do whatever she wants on Sunday, which means we have no idea what she has in store for us.  There are standards and practices Miley must abide by, but MTV says they are extremely excited for what she and her team have planned.

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Rumor: Nick Gordon Paid for Grieving Footage at Bobbi Kristina's Grave


Rumor has it Nick Gordon was paid $40,000 to grieve at the grave of Bobbi Kristina Brown.  The money is going towards his legal defense against the wrongful death suit that’s been filed against him.  Nick’s team denies the allegations, saying photogs were camping by her grave.

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Simon Cowell Calls One Direction Break 'Healthy'


Simon Cowell is very supportive of One Direction’s decision to take a break.  He said the boys have been going nonstop since the band formed so taking a year off will be a very healthy thing. He added that he knew the break was coming for a while.

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