In this episode:
- Vin Diesel awkwardly macks on a Brazilian reporter in the middle of an interview.
- HBO’s original series “Insecure” gets brownie points for its realness.
- And our second Christmas in Eugene doesn’t disappoint.
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Question of the week: what’s your favorite Christmas tradition?
Get rid of your empty Amazon boxes and give back at the same time
Amazon recently announced a partnership with GiveBackBox.com, a startup launched four years ago intended to help customers make an impact through giving in a unique way. Through this program, consumers are able to fill the used boxes they’ve acquired from retailers with anything they no longer want, and they’re able to donate the items to Goodwill. — Forbes
Vin Diesel the Creeper
Brazilian YouTuber Carol Moreira was just trying to do her job when Vin Diesel took an interview as an opportunity to hit on her. — Mashable
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Chance the Rapper & Jeremih drop Christmas mixtape
In the middle of the night, Chance the Rapper and Jeremih slipped a surprise Christmas mixtape under the tree. Released in the wee hours of the morning Thursday (Dec. 22), Merry Christmas Lil Mama features comedian Hannibal Buress (“All the Way”), Noname (“The Tragedy”) and Lud Foe (“I Shoulda Left You”). — Billboard
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