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They’re baaaaaaaaaaack and funnier than ever. The two fashion rejects delusionally think they’re cutting edge fashionistas and attempt to go behind the scenes for an Anthony Franco fashion show. As you can imagine, security is pretty tight at LA Fashion Week, and standing in their way is Connor Bloom (Charlotte Newhouse). The tough-as-nails publicist will do anything to make sure these trainwrecks don’t derail the show. Eventually the soon-to-be rehab patients, make it through by crawling on their knees. A position they’re quite familiar with. Doesn’t Hunter look like a big nelly bottom to you?

Once again, the dynamic duo were awesome enough to send their new video first to Love these bitches. It feels like forever since Jessica and Hunter released a new video and I’ve been long overdue for a good laugh. Looks like my Thanksgiving wish came through. Watch it below. It’s hot off the presses. Be careful not to get burnt.

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I’ve always had a soft hard spot for Matt Damon ever since I saw him in John Grisham’s “The Rainmaker” and my adoration only grew when I watched “Good Will Hunting“. Don’t even get me started on my fascination with the Bourne movies. Anyhoo, thanks to a new video by Matt Damon for AOL’s “You’ve Got…” series, I now know what not to get him for the holidays. I can scratch glowing neckwear, stuffed animals and the Snuggie off that list.

In the video, Damon shows off some of the worst Christmas gifts he’s gotten over the years. He even dresses up in a teal Snuggie he got last year as a present. Maybe I should buy him a twosie Snuggie so we can get all comfy as we watch “Stuck On You” together. Le sigh. As an alternative to those aforementioned gifts, he suggests a water bottle as a stocking stuffer this year. The bottle designed by his brother and his friends will benefit, an organization Damon co-founded in 2009.

Their mandate is to provides access to safe water and sanitation in African, South Asian and Central American communities. 100 percent of proceeds from this limited edition CamelBak Better Bottle will support said cause. You can purchase one or a set of three by clicking here. Check out the adorable video below.

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HOW do you not have this app yet? A free download (I had you at free didn’t I?) available from the App Store, Trapster is an amazing new program for your iPhone that locates you with GPS precision and tells you anything and everything going on street-wise within your city and those nearby. Yes, it will notify you about roadkill and possible “brush fires”, but what you REALLY care about is the police and roadblock alerts! Not only does a terrifying police siren alert go off on your phone as cops start setting up and looking for speeders and drivers who partook of the vino- but you also get warned about recent accidents and traffic issues. It’s A-M-A-Z-I-N-G.

Basically, how this works is that you download this app (again, for free) and set up your profile: the usual email, sign-in name, location info etc. and then you’re ready to go. Once it’s up and running, Trapster starts warning you immediately about red light cameras and “known police haunting areas” around you. What really matters however is when you get to the weekend. Starting Friday, you’ll probably get at least two buzzes a night about a roadcheck being set up or an accident down the way. No, the app isn’t psychic: it’s a peer-to-peer type set up that works on fellow Trapster users updating the system with what they’ve come across so the more that join, the faster the updates!

Click through to read my secret tips to make your Trapster experience even better

Creative: Mini Chupa Chups

In: Random Reads, Redd

Advertising agency DDB of Paris, France created the wonderfully fun & cheeky ad campaign for the release of the mini version of the well known lollipop company, Chupa Chups.

Chupa Chups is a lollipop company founded by Spanish native Enric Bernat in 1958, and currently owned by the Dutch-Italian multinational corporation Perfetti Van Melle. The name is pronounced [tupa tups] and comes from the Spanish verb chupar, meaning “to suck.” -wiki

Check out the fun and playful ads on the next part of the post.

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Book Review: You Better Not Cry

In: Dan, Random Reads

What better treat to curl up with this Holiday season than Augusten Burroughs’ Christmas-themed short-story novella, You Better Not Cry. I’ll admit that I have a passion that burns inside me that oozes love for all of Burroughs’ work. I first read Running with Scissors approximately five years ago and I absolutely loved it. I found myself almost instantly swept up in the story of his destructive pre-pubescent life, and I endlessly wanted more. More stories, more insight, and more constant struggle ever portrayed through his destructive homosexual eyes.

In his latest Holiday literature gift, Burroughs reminisces on a few of his past Holiday and Christmas memories, some his finest and others most likely his worst. The span reaches back to his childhood all the way through to his most recent past all crammed into a minimal 200 pages – yet, well worth the read.

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What’s My Name? MattyB

In: Random Reads, Tyrell, Videos

Who is MattyB? Well, if you haven’t been tapped into the latest of viral videos, I will tell you. MattyB is the cutest 7 year old boy from Atlanta, Georgia who raps over and covers the latest hip hop hits out there. At first sight, this may look like something pretty amateur and nothing worth your time to take a look at. I challenge you to eat your words. This kid is unreal. Paired with his cousin, fellow rapper Mars, the rhymes this kid recites is undeniably adorable. So far he has rapped and covered over 10 of the hottest tracks out there not to mention a few surprise covers (like Taylor Swift’s Mine and Willow Smith’s Whip My Hair). His latest video is what caught my eye.

Rihanna and Drake’s What’s My Name is soaring up the charts and the people behind MattyB were smart enough to have him cover it at the exact right moment. This plus many of his other videos have reached will over half a million views. That’s incredible.

It took a bit of time to find out some information about this little tyke but with my superb research skills, I found myself in the know. With the help of his cousin Mars and some other amazing people in his corner, MattyB has taken over the social network media stream. Smart, considering that’s how many an artist are discovered these days. In a recent interview, MattyB says that he was drawn to the beat of hip hop music when he was 4 or 5. Mars moved in with MattyB’s family in 2009. Working on his music in the house, MattyB found himself listening to it often and learned and recited the words of his big cousin’s songs.

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BC’s Gay Men’s Health Summit

In: Donovan, Politics & Issues, Random Reads

Attention all residents of BC, if you’re looking for something to do tomorrow during this snowy weather, head down to SFU’s Harbour Campus for a very informative session. The CBRC is holding a gay men’s health summit. There will be discussions, workshops, bar-based discussions about gay guys and sex. It promises to be the most engaging summit so far. The two day summit actually started Thursday, November 25th but will continue all day today.

Some of the other topics that will be discussed are gay teens, suicide, depression, and mental wellness. In addition, the results from this year’s Sex Now! survey will be covered, the resiliency of gay guys to HIV infection: how we adapt and the future of gay men’s health in Canada.

To register for the event or more information, head over to

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We’ve all been there. You’re traveling and if trying to find healthy food choices isn’t challenging enough, your hotel gym is the pits. So what do you do? Often nothing. Well, a lot of you will be traveling in the weeks to come, perhaps heading home for Christmas, and maybe even for the Thanksgiving Long Weekend coming up. You’re going to be stuffing your faces with delicious food and may feel like working out, but not know how to make it happen.

In this week’s tip, Mike demonstrates four exercises that you can do in a circuit, using your body weight – meaning you don’t need any equipment to complete these exercises. Here they are:

  • 1. Mountain Climbers
  • 2. Burpees
  • 3. Hip Thrusts
  • 4. V-Ups

Do each exercise for 30 seconds with a 10 second break in between, and do the whole circuit three times.

Watch Mike demonstrate this week’s tip after the jump…

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