Random Midday Hotness: Winter Is Coming, So Scoot A Little Closer, Baby.

Are you a young lady whose entire family has been butchered at the orders of the sociopathic little goon you’re about to marry?

Or maybe you’re the last surviving member of some once-noble-but-incredibly-tacky aristocratic clan and, like, you’ve found out that you’re basically the only person who has any control over the last dragons [...]

Random Midday Hotness: Miguel’s ‘SimpleThings.’

Miguel’s new song “SimpleThings”, from the soundtrack of Lena Dunham’s Living Single-lite show “Girls”, is EVERYTHING. “I don’t need a┬ámodel, no I don’t need a debutante…just be a tough act to follow, you know, a free spirit, with a wild heart” G.D. goes in on me about my love of what he believes to be [...]

Random Midday Hotness: My Friends And I Have Cracked The Code. (Plus A Question.)

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We all dug Lorde’s “Royals” before it was inescapable, so it’s nice to hear a slightly different take on it to remind us why we banged with it so hard in the beginning. [...]

Random Midday Hotness: Miley Cyrus + The Roots. (Wait. What?)

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We have the same why-won’t-she-go-away relationship to Miley Cyrus that most reasonable folks do. But this version of her ubiquitous “We Can’t Stop” is pretty damn fun. [...]

Random Midday Hotness: Bringing Da Ruckus, With American Sign Language.

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Have you ever been to a Wu-Tang concert? Everyone should have a translator, subtitles or something.

Random Midday Hotness: Karen Cheng Getting It In.

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What’s the old saw? Dance like no one is watching. Karen Cheng went all the way in the other direction with it: dance like everybody finna see you. [...]

Random Independence Day Hotness: Her Favorite Song.

Blue-eyed soul is having another moment right now. (Is there a point in which that descriptor will seem dated? Does it seem dated already?) [...]

Random Midday Hotness: African-American Cooking With Paula Deen.

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Her name isn’t Jellyroll. It’s Evelyn. [...]