Culture Cheat Sheet
One Direction’s Album Leaks, ‘Selfie’ Is the Word of the Year
And Brittany Murphy may have been poisoned.
One Direction’s new album leaks, band says it’s “frustrating.” Also, Liam Payne affectionately calls people “buggers.” E! Online
“Selfie” is 2013’s word of the year. Oxford Dictionary’s editors say use of the word has gone up 17,000% in the last year. USA Today
Actress Brittany Murphy may have been poisoned. Although her death was ruled preventable but accidental, high-levels of certain metals found in rat poison and other poisons have been found in blood, hair, and tissue samples. USA Today
Monty Python troupe reuiniting for a stage show. Yay! The Hollywood Reporter
Kim Kardashian rides topless in the music video for Kanye West’s “Bound 2.” Seems like Miley Cyrus has started a trend. Vulture