Topic: Cleopatra

What Anne Frank & Other Famous Historical Figures Would’ve Really Thought Of Justin Bieber

What Anne Frank & Other Famous Historical Figures Would've Really Thought Of Justin Bieber

Yesterday, Justin Bieber said something that irritated a lot of people (in fact, Amanda literally threw stuff across the room and screamed). While visiting the Anne Frank House in Germany, he wrote this message in the guestbook: “Truly inspiring to be able to come here. Anne was a great girl. Hopefully she would have been a belieber.”

Yeah. Uhm. More »

Why That Summer’s Eve Commercial Is Ridiculous

Why That Summer's Eve Commercial Is Ridiculous

Opening scene: Cleopatra, from atop a pyramid, raises her arms to throngs of supporters below. Maybe she’s rallying them to war, maybe they’re celebrating her birthday, maybe she’s like, “Yo, thanks for building this pyramid. I hope King Tut doesn’t die from incest-derived genetic deformities, and I hope that when I die you bury me with all my gold rather than distributing it amongst the poor masses.” More »

Gallery: The Legendary Beauty & Wit of Elizabeth Taylor

Gallery: The Legendary Beauty & Wit of Elizabeth Taylor

Screen icon Elizabeth Taylor died today. She made her mark in classics like Butterfield 8, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf but the star’s outsized personal life made headlines just as often as her professional achievements: she was married eight times (to seven different men) and was a veritable one-liner producing machine. Even in Hollywood, Taylor (that’s Elizabeth, she didn’t like ‘Liz’) had a gigantic personality: a wry, self-deprecating wit and a big heart (she devoted much of her later years to work with HIV-related charities) packed into one of the world’s most legendary figures. So, in honor of Liz, here’s a bunch of beautiful photos of her (though you couldn’t really take a bad one) accompanied by a bunch of awesome things she said. More »