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Frank Underwood's Slickest Lines From 'House Of Cards' Season 2 Are Even Better

(11) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 12:33 PM

After collecting all of Frank Underwood's funniest idioms, metaphors and dramatically over-written lines from season one of "House Of Cards," we just knew we had to take a crack at season 2.

Now that you've all had some time to watch the second season, sit back and...

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Christopher Walken Can't Stop Dancing

(100) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 3:45 PM

If you've ever seen the music video for Fatboy Slim's "Weapon of Choice" then you know that Christopher Walken has got the moves. If you're a real fan of his you might even know that before becoming a film star, Walken initially trained as a musical theater dancer...

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President Obama Holds Nothing Back On 'Between Two O'Reillys'

(41) Comments | Posted March 18, 2014 | 1:53 PM

We'll probably never hear more candid reactions from President Obama than we did during his episode of "Between Two Ferns" with Zach Galifianakis.

That is, until now.

Fox News host Bill O'Reilly wasn't too pleased with the President's decision to sit down with a comedian to...

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Frank Underwood's Slickest Lines From 'House Of Cards' Are Just Amazing

(22) Comments | Posted March 4, 2014 | 3:07 PM

Frank Underwood may love speaking in metaphors more than he loves Freddy's ribs, e-cigarettes and manipulating politics combined.

It might just be his one true obsession (other than breaking the fourth wall).

Watch a supercut of Underwood's slickest lines from season 1 of "House Of Cards" above to see...

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A Tribute To Men's Wearhouse Founder George Zimmer (VIDEO)

(90) Comments | Posted June 19, 2013 | 5:52 PM

On Wedesday, clothing retailer Men's Wearhouse announced it had fired its founder and executive chairman, George Zimmer. We're going to miss Zimmer's TV commercials. We guarantee it.

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President Obama Really, Really Wants To Maybe Fix Some Bridges, If That's OK With Everybody [VIDEO]

(1914) Comments | Posted May 29, 2013 | 7:35 AM

One of the fun new games we are playing in America during our morning commutes is, "Will I Make It Across This Bridge Before It Collapses?" Today, I won this game, and made sure to have a jug of Gatorade dumped over my head in celebration. But from...

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Stars Who've Allegedly Had A Bit Too Much To Drink (VIDEO)

(35) Comments | Posted May 7, 2013 | 3:14 PM

Who hasn't slammed back a glass of wine to make it through a wedding or family gathering?

We all do it and it seems celebrities really are just like us. The only difference? Their public drunkenness (alleged, of course) at times is caught on camera, broadcast for the faux...

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Worst Doctors In Movies (VIDEO)

(1) Comments | Posted March 29, 2013 | 4:22 PM

Saturday March 30th is National Doctors' Day. So, to honor our nation's doctors and to perhaps make you a little bit more appreciative of your own doctor, we've put together this compilation of the very worst doctors in movie history. Enjoy! If there are any we missed, be...

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Iraq War: Who Got It Wrong, And Who Got It Right (VIDEO)

(1890) Comments | Posted March 16, 2013 | 9:34 AM

How depressing to look back on the months before the war in Iraq -- that nearly nine-year misadventure that left thousands of Americans (and more than 100,000 Iraqis) dead, that failed to deliver on even the simplest of promises of its progenitors -- and take note of how few public...

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Politicians Flaunt Steel To Come Off As 'Real': The Mash-up

(104) Comments | Posted February 11, 2013 | 9:13 AM

The oddest thing about that weird period of our lives where the press was seeking (and then parsing) photographic evidence that President Barack Obama had been skeet shooting wasn't actually the mini mediagasm that formed around the idea of the president taking aim at clay pigeons, it was the fact...

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Hillary Clinton Goes On '60 Minutes' And Unleashes A 2016 Frenzy: The Mediagasm

(516) Comments | Posted January 29, 2013 | 6:17 PM

President Barack Obama sat down for a joint interview on "60 Minutes" with outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton over the weekend. This provided a unique occasion to reflect upon the accomplishments and shortcomings of the Obama administration's first-term foreign policy, and inquire about the challenges that Clinton's successor, John...

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Twinkie, Twinkie, Movie Star: A Cinematic Homage To The Twinkie (VIDEO)

(8) Comments | Posted November 19, 2012 | 4:05 PM

The Twinkie: 1930 - 2012 ... ? This past Friday, November 16th, came the horrific news that Hostess Brands, Inc. could be going out of business, taking with it the Twinkie, one of the most beloved and cherished snack foods in the American household and perhaps the most...

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Bond One Liners: 007's Best Pre- And Post-Death Zingers (VIDEO)

(27) Comments | Posted November 9, 2012 | 12:06 PM

"I think they were on their way to a funeral." In 1962's "Dr. No," Sean Connery-as-James Bond uttered that witty bon mot after a group of nefarious henchmen were driven off a cliff. The line, part of a script written by at least three people (with two other writers uncredited),...

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Paul Ryan: 60 Percent Of Americans Are 'Takers,' Not 'Makers'

(873) Comments | Posted October 5, 2012 | 3:40 PM

Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan said in 2010 that 60 percent of Americans receive more financial benefits from the government than they pay in taxes, making them "takers," rather than "makers," according to a 2010 video of Ryan speaking with Rep. Walter Jones (R-N.C.).

"Right now about 60 percent...

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'Check Please' Supercut: Hollywood's Most Overused Exit Line (VIDEO)

(161) Comments | Posted September 26, 2012 | 12:47 PM

Are you in a tight spot? Need to make a quick escape? Does the place you're escaping from happen to be a restaurant or diner? Oh, and are you in a movie? If the answer to all of those questions is "yes," then we've got just two words for you:...

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Mitt Romney Illinois Primary Speech Stumbles Earn Teleprompter Quip From Rick Santorum

(223) Comments | Posted March 21, 2012 | 10:46 AM

What exactly was going on with Mitt Romney during his speech last night? Addressing his supporters in Schaumburg, Illinois after his swift win in the Illinois primary, Romney stumbled his way through his remarks, making multiple false-starts and misreads and bumbles. Maybe he was just chuffed to bits at having...

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'I'm Too Old For This Sh*t' Mash-Up: 'Lethal Weapon,' 'Stripes' And More (VIDEO) (NSFW)

(0) Comments | Posted March 6, 2012 | 2:09 PM

You're getting too old for this: 25 years ago, on March 6, 1987, "Lethal Weapon" was released. The buddy-cop thriller not only cemented Mel Gibson's status as a household name after playing good-natured loose-canon (as opposed to now) Martin Riggs, but also created a social phenomenon still relevant to this...

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'I'm Too Old For This Sh*t' Mash-Up: 'Lethal Weapon,' 'Stripes' And More (VIDEO) (NSFW)

(49) Comments | Posted March 6, 2012 | 2:09 PM

You're getting too old for this: 25 years ago, on March 6, 1987, "Lethal Weapon" was released. The buddy-cop thriller not only cemented Mel Gibson's status as a household name after playing good-natured loose-canon (as opposed to now) Martin Riggs, but also created a social phenomenon still relevant to this...

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Everything And Everyone Has Made America Great [VIDEO]

(73) Comments | Posted February 9, 2012 | 12:22 PM

When the Washington Press Club Foundation approached the people of HuffPost Hill to provide video entertainment for its 68th Annual Congressional Dinner, the only thing we wanted to know was if we'd be sharing the bill with the Second Amendments -- Congress' own house band, featuring...

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Mitt Romney Madness: Florida Edition (VIDEO)

(160) Comments | Posted January 28, 2012 | 10:45 AM

The apparent madness that gripped Mitt Romney first in New Hampshire and then in South Carolina has followed the former Massachusetts governor to the Sunshine State, where this past week the four remaining Republican presidential primary contenders participated in two debates ahead of Tuesday's crucial primary.

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