Will we ever find out what caused the zombie virus on Fear the Walking Dead? I’m coming out right now as guessing corn. Cause this feels like some Monsanto sh*t. (Uproxx)
George Clooney had a party for his tequila brand in Ibiza this week. He wore dad jeans. Amal went full vegas disco showgirl. It’s an odd pairing. (Go Fug Yourself)
Tracee Ellis Ross recreated her mother, Diana Ross’ “Work That Body” video because she is a damn boss. (Vulture)
Today is Taylor Swift Friend Collecting: Alanis Morissette, Ellen DeGeneres, and Dixie Chicks’ Natalie Maines. Yes, you want to see Taylor Swift sing “You Oughta Know.” And double yes, you want to see her ask Alanis to slap her on stage. (Lainey)
Mel Gibson is being investigated for allegedly assaulting a female photographer. He says the whole story is made up, but when you’re such a horrendous, violent, misogynistic monster for so long, it’s pretty hard to get anyone on your side, isn’t it? It’s like the boy who cried ‘asshole.’ (Celebitchy)
If you insist on calling it “Lady Ghostbusters,” they’ll show you Lady Ghostbusters.
Amy Schumer calls your American Gothic comparisons and raises you a JK Simmons. (People)
Did we know Andy Samberg is hosting the Emmy’s? Despite loving Brooklyn Nine-Nine, I’m coming up feelingless on this.
This seems like the plot of an outlandish comedy, but is actually incredibly tragic: a man was accidentally crushed under a tank being driven by the husband of the Jelly Belly CEO. (Mediaite)
Grace Jones hula hooping is everything. (DListed)
Halbs read (and reviewed) The Fellowship of the Ring for the first time in this year’s Cannonball Read. No he hasn’t seen all of the movies either. While he loved Tolkien’s landscapes and people, there were three reasons he could only give the book four out of five stars: the singing, the walking, and "…the giant exposition dump that pretty much every character gives at Elrond’s house." What were your quibbles with this first book in the trilogy? (Cannonball Read 7)