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Beyonce Shook Her Thang & Willie Nelson Got Baked at the Grammys

By Agent Bedhead | Pajiba Love | January 27, 2014 | Comments ()


Last night’s Grammys were an exercise in bad music and even worse fashion. There were some cool musical acts (half of The Beatles! a stoned Willie Nelson!), but the music being honored was, of course, a let down. Beyonce opened by flashing her booty in a Flashdance-esque rendition of “Drunk in Love.” (DListed)

In 2009, Trent Reznor famously stated, “F*ck the Grammys.” Nonetheless, he showed up last night to join Queens of the Stone Age for the big finale. Then CBS cut the supergroup performance short to go to commercial break. It’s safe to say that the Rez is not happy. (Uproxx)

Madonna actually dressed tastefully last night in a Ralph Lauren suit. She was styled by her 8-year-old son, David Banda, who came with mom for the ride. The only thing ruining the effect? A 52-year-old white woman wearing a grill. (Go Fug Yourself)

Katy Perry wore a very pretty Valentino gown. She violated the dress code last year by flashing most of her girls, so she went with a sheer skirt this time instead. Katy also tried to go full goth last night during her “Dark Horse” performance. (Celebitchy)

Taylor Swift worked a stunning “chain mail” Gucci gown. She also danced in the Grammys audience and then sang a song about some poor dude that treated her wrong. Jake Gyllenhaal? Harry Styles? John Mayer? Your guess is as good as mine. (Lainey)

Ozzy Osbourne made a fool out himself last night while introducing Ringo Starr because no one could understand what the hell was coming out of Ozzy’s mouth. Ozzy also grabbed his crotch while posing next to Ringo on the red carpet. How rock ‘n’ roll. (The Blemish)

Truly, the highlight of the Grammys was watching Yoko Ono shimmy to Daft Punk’s performance of “Get Lucky.” The only thing better than Yoko getting down was watching Julian Sean Lennon try to cloak himself as the invisible man. (Us)

Moving away from the Grammys: There’s a new “Netflix of pr0n” called Skweezme, which will hopefully get people to pay for pr0n again. Think of the production line, people! (WG)

Aaron Paul stars as a suicidal writer in this trailer for A Long Way Down, which adapts yet another Nick Hornby novel. (Slashfilm)

Mamas, don’t let your toddlers dance on tables. It might be cute, but it’s highly dangerous. Plus, you know …. table dancing. (Videogum)

Two insane beekeepers held a bee-bearding contest. They wore nothing but goggles and shorts and let themselves be covered in thousands of bees. This is some serious, Nicolas Cage-grade sh-t. (Mental Floss)

“Writing truly original fantasy is, in a way, like trying to make a reggae record that doesn’t rip off Bob Marley: the degree of difficulty is high, " says Incandenza in her thoughtful review of The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss. It’s also difficult to write an original review of a book that so many Cannonballers have lovingly reviewed, but Incandenza succeeds, in spades. (Cannonball Read 6)

Wil Wheaton and Felicia Day are teaming up to motivate all geeks for the next International TableTop Day. I doubt they’ll run into any obstacles. (The Mary Sue)

There are only ten simple steps to making a superhero movie. Plus millions of dollars and some zoom-zoom sound effects. Good luck. (Unreality)

Someone mocked up a 3-D action figure of Sad Keanu, and it’s turned into a Photoshop meme of epic proportions. (Kotaku)

Oh … this must be watched. The Grammys included a mass wedding of 33 same-sex couples during Macklemore’s performance of “Same Love.” Queen Latifah officiated, and Madonna was there too. Ignore Madge. This is some good sh-t.

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  • e jerry powell

    "Plus, you know …. table dancing."
    Well, table dancing vs. pole dancing...

    It's an extremely fine distinction, but it is there.

  • gorge jung

    Macklemore is the Kidz Bop of hip hop. No one under 12 really listens to him.

  • emilya

    i didn't even make it through queen latifah's speech without crying, however by the time it got to the madonna segment, i was crying/cringing with embarrassment. poor ryan lewis, here is this great moment and he has to be the guy that physically moves queen latifah out of the way after marrying 33 couples so madonna can be terrible?

  • e jerry powell

    Nobody was gonna stop Madonna being terrible. I think he was doing Latifah a favor getting her out of the way so the horrible wouldn't get all over her nice dress.

  • intheyear2000

    YES: the Ryan Lewis moving Queen Latifah awkwardly moment. The look on his face was incredible.

  • NateMan

    I can't hear Same Love without getting misty. And the looks on some of those couples' faces... Transcendent.

  • Miss Kate

    I am balling at my desk.

  • NateMan

    Pssst: Bawling. Balling means something else entirely. Which could also be the case, but if so you should really be focused on what you're doing. ;) Sorry, had to tease for that one, but your sentiment is right on!

  • e jerry powell

    Well, there's sex balling, and there's party balling, and there's basketballing. White people are more likely to use sex balling, where African-Americans have been using party balling since at least the 1920s, and basketballing has been a thing since at least the 1980s for just about everyone.

  • Some Guy

    What is this "balling" you all are speaking of?

    Is it at all similar to the term "ballin'?"

    Because the latter is how a segment of the US population uses the word, and the former is how a segment of the US population sounds when they're trying to appropriate the culture of another segment of the population...

  • Miss Kate

    See??? I have tears in my eyes and can't type straight:) At least that's my story and I'm stickin' to it

  • firedmyass


  • e jerry powell
  • J4Sho

    Macklemore & Lewis were amazing. So was the whole wedding thing. Brought tears. But not all of the couples were same sex.

  • AngelenoEwok

    Yep, they were made up of a variety of gender combos :-).

  • Stephen Nein

    And ya know what? I think that makes it grander.

  • e jerry powell

    And grander still.

  • lowercase_ryan

    Let's all take a moment to give Aaron Paul credit for making a much better decision than he did with Need For Speed. Positive reinforcement is the name of the game.

  • cox

    If anyone interested, here is the link to non-restricted "get lucky" performance on youtube.

    Also, that is Sean Lennon, and he looked marvelous. He gets more like his dad as he ages. And... Anyone else were wondering why Stevie Wonder worked as court stenographer during the first half of this?

  • Ian Fay

    Pretty sure "stoned Willie Nelson" is redundant.

  • John W

    I have not watched the Grammys in decades. So let me ask, was it representative of today's music?

    I saw the list of winners and I'm still confused how two different acts can win record of the year and song of year.

  • AngelenoEwok

    Song of the year is a writing award. Record of the year is an award for the whole team (production, engineers, performers, etc) who worked on the recording.

  • John W


  • lowercase_ryan

    Not sure how representative it was overall (Metallica?) but Kendrick Lamar/Imagine Dragons were cool as hell.

  • Stephen Nein

    KLID burnt the stage down with that performance. Would have been near perfect if not for the censors.

  • e jerry powell

    Damn that Janet Jackson!

  • AudioSuede

    Pretty sure that's Sean Lennon, not Julian. Sean is, after all, Yoko's son.

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