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The Best, Worst and Weirdest of the Week

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snuggie_superlatives.jpgBest Use of a Snuggie: As a picnic blanket, with rolled-up sleeves as cupholders (see photo attached). -- Jonah Wolf

Best New Column We'll Be Reading Every Week:
Michael Musto's new Gawker column Next Question With Michael Musto. -- Max Kessler


363.jpgCraziest Inspiration for an Art Piece: Anime Porn, as featured in artist Jessica Lichtenstein's work, on view now at her exhibit, PEEP SHOW, at the Vered Gallery. -- Abby Schreiber

Best Headline of the Week: "Farting Cop Helps Bust Pot Farm." -- Elizabeth Thompson

Screen shot 2013-06-14 at 3.08.57 PM.pngWeirdest Photo Series We Came Across All Week: These horrifying portraits of people's faces wrapped in rubber bands. -- M.K.

Best Line from the Times' Unflattering Piece on Anthony Weiner's Congressional Record: "In 2005, [Weiner] became so irritated with a staff member that he threw a salad against the wall, then left the room as the dressing slowly dripped, leaving a stain." -- E.T.

Screen shot 2013-06-14 at 3.22.13 PM.pngBest Reaction to the Times' Mike D. Apartment Porn Piece: Gothamist's, who, in answer to critics' cries that the Beastie Boy was a yuppie sell out, reminded us that the Upper West Side-bred rapper "has been rich since day one." -- Abby Schreiber

Weirdest Omission in the Times' Mike D. Apartment Porn Piece: Mike D.'s age. As our colleague Alex Scordelis pointed out, the rapper refused to give his age (as did his wife, director Tamra Davis) but, like, can't you just find that out on Wikipedia? (He's 46, btw.) -- A.S.

Screen shot 2013-06-14 at 3.34.00 PM.pngBest/Most Accurate Description of Kanye's Recently-Leaked Yeezus Album: This one above. -- A.S.

Most Head-Scratching Descriptions of Kanye's Work and His Recently-Leaked Yeezus Album:
Kanye's own descriptions, which were alternately "black New Wave" or "punk meets Prada," as mentioned in a Times interview and in conversation with PAPER's Mr. Mickey and Luigi Tadini, respectively. -- A.S.


beverly_hills_cop_movie_poster_01.jpgBest Appreciation: Bill Simmons' 2011 Eddie Murphy encomium convinced me to watch three Murphy movies this week. -- J.W.

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