‘TURN DOWN FOR VOTES,’ Scream Cool Celebrities in Perfect Video

I am a #youngperson who cares more about #hashtagging than voting. No “cool viral video” can make me interested in going and doing this voting thing — I’ve tried it, it’s not for me. (OK, if Tarantino makes a whole film about voting and it’s awesome, I’ll try it again.) But this (slightly tone-deaf and obnoxious) video is incredible anyway! Whoopi Goldberg plays Lil Jon’s aunt! Everyone says what they’re “turning out” for, which is a bold bid to rebrand that phrase (or to keep its original vibe and make it a sex + votes thing now?). “Lil” Lena Dunham is “turning out” for reproductive rights, for example. What are you #turningout for? Is it for Dunham and Fred Armisen’s definitive answer to the Prince Movies dudes’ eternal question of how we’re supposed to dance to this song? Or are you #turningout for the long-awaited G-rated, boner-free “Turn Down for What” video that you can actually share with your “Turn Down for What”–obsessed kid? (OK, Lil Jon rips an arm-size J, but c’mon, it’s an important American issue. Don’t shelter the youth!) Now: free screenshots for everybody [prayer hands emoji, peace sign emoji].

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(And at least Fred Armisen is honest about voting: “I’m turning out because … I wanna impress my friends. That’s the only reason to ever do anything.” Standing O.)

It is not a scandal. It is a sex crime.” J-Law to V-Fair on the nudes.

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Pharrell and Daft Punk’s “Gust of Wind” is unexpectedly the perfect autumn music video.

Two years after “ending,” David Cross’s wonderful The Increasingly Poor Decisions of Todd Margaret is coming back for six more episodes on IFC in 2015. Not a huge mistake.


FX is starting a miniseries franchise called American Crime Story with The People v. O.J. Simpson.

Aziz’s feminism, via Bey + Jay.

No Shatner cameo coming in Star Trek 3, sry.

Wait a Myst TV show??

The Foo Fighters are doing a week on Late Show.

And this is a trailer for a film called Sex Ed that stars Haley Joel Osment as the teacher, which is an awkward sentence, which is probably the point of the movie.

Filed Under: Afternoon Links, Turn Down For What, Lil Jon, fred armisen, Lena Dunham, Jennifer Lawrence, american crime story: the people v. o.j. simpson, The Walking Dead, AMC, pharrell, Daft Punk, david cross, the increasingly poor decisions of todd margaret, the purge 3, aziz ansari, william shatner, star trek 3, myst, foo fights, late show, haley joel osment, sex ed