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WATCH: The Idina Menzel-Jimmy Fallon Duet With Toy Instruments
March 04 2014 10:21 AM ET

WATCH: Idina Menzel, Jimmy Fallon, The Roots and Toys Rock 'Let It Go'

Jami Smith

This video is what it would look like if Idina Menzel, Jimmy Fallon, and The Roots were your second-grade music teachers.

Guess How Much the Oscars Pizza Guy Got Tipped
March 03 2014 8:29 PM ET

Guess How Much the Oscars Pizza Guy Got Tipped

Jami Smith

Apparently, Pharrell's giant hat made a pretty good tip jar for the pizza delivery guy at the Oscars.

WATCH: In the Bedroom With Ellen and Portia (and Jimmy Kimmel)
March 03 2014 5:22 PM ET

WATCH: In the Bedroom With Ellen and Portia (and Jimmy)

Jami Smith

You'd think that Ellen and Portia could get some privacy after a long night of hanging out with celebrities at the Oscars.

Best Tweets: Ellen Hosts (and Tweets) the Oscars
March 03 2014 12:06 AM ET

Best Tweets: Ellen Hosts (and Tweets) the Oscars

Jami Smith

Ellen temporarily broke Twitter hosting the Oscars. Luckily, that didn't stop the jokes.

WATCH: Jeffrey: The Series Episode 6, 'Hydrate'
February 28 2014 1:40 PM ET

WATCH: Jeffrey: The Series Episode 6, 'Hydrate'

Jase Peeples

In this week's episode, Jeffrey plans to give his rising stardom a boost by having a well-planned breakdown, Lindsay Lohan-style.

WATCH: Jon Stewart Doesn't Think Arizona Has Many Redeeming Qualities
February 27 2014 5:32 PM ET

WATCH: Jon Stewart Doesn't Think Arizona Has Many Redeeming Qualities

Jami Smith

It's a rough day when even the NFL thinks you're too homophobic to do business with. Jon Stewart slams Gov. Jan Brewer for vetoing Arizona's antigay bill for economic reasons and not because it was 'morally repugnant.'

#ThrowbackThursday: Ellen and Rosie Dance Around the Gay Thing in 1996
February 27 2014 12:15 PM ET

Throwback Thursday: Ellen and Rosie Dance Around the Gay Thing in 1996

Jami Smith

Before Ellen DeGeneres officially came out in 1997, she appeared on Rosie O'Donnell's talk show to address the rumors with some coy banter.

WATCH: Paul Rudd Lip-Synching to Queen and Tina Turner Will Cheer You Up
February 26 2014 6:22 PM ET

WATCH: Paul Rudd Lip-Synching to Queen and Tina Turner Will Cheer You Up

Jami Smith

The work week isn't over yet. Thank goodness for Paul Rudd and his amazing lip-synching skills. Tina Turner and Freddie Mercury would be proud.

Celebrities and Comedians Skewer Arizona's Discrimination Bill on Twitter
February 25 2014 4:39 PM ET

Celebrities and Comedians Skewer Arizona on Twitter

Jami Smith

Twitter has some sharp words for Gov. Jan Brewer, who may or may not veto a bill that would legalize anti-LGBT discrimination in Arizona.

WATCH: 'Drag Race' Alums Recreate Harding/Kerrigan Scandal in 6 Seconds
February 23 2014 5:20 PM ET

WATCH: The Harding/Kerrigan Story Finally in Drag

Jami Smith

To prepare audiences for the level of shade throwing drama that will unfold on the season six premiere, RuPaul's Drag Race, alums recreate the 1994 Harding/Kerrigan figure skating scandal in 6 second micro episodes.

WATCH: Jeffrey: The Series Episode 5, 'Plugs'
February 21 2014 8:00 AM ET

WATCH: Jeffrey: The Series Episode 5, 'Plugs'

Jase Peeples

Jeffrey's mission to attain boy-band superstardom gets sidetracked when he tries to cheap out on hair plugs in the latest episode of the weekly animated series that’s redefining the gay midlife crisis.

WATCH: Kristen Wiig as Harry Styles on 'The Tonight Show'
February 19 2014 12:07 PM ET

WATCH: Kristen Wiig as Harry Styles on The Tonight Show

Jami Smith

Kristen Wiig does an uncanny impression of One Direction's Harry Styles and brings out the screaming teenage girl in all of us.

WATCH: Don't Be Hatin on the Gay Scarf
February 19 2014 8:00 AM ET

WATCH: Don't Be Hatin on the Gay Scarf

Jami Smith

Watch this one-minute ode to the gayest winter accessory.

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