Maxim’s Best Bits [7/15-7/19]

It’s Friday, which means we’re pretending to work until someone unlocks these chains to our desks. Here are some of our top posts from the week of July 15.

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Girls in Nude

Not to be confused with girls in THE nude, which is a totally different/better thing.

Interview: Joel McHale Talks Klondike Bars, Community, and The Soup

He’s also open to sexual reassignment surgery. Don’t worry about it.

The 10 Most Surreal Moments from the All-Star Game

And not all of them involve Mariano Rivera! (But a bunch of them do.)

Monsters & Madness: The Most Important Special Effects in Movie History

Pacific Rim owes a debt to these films, which paved the way for the insane-o SFX we enjoy today.

4 Badass Lobster Rolls

These fully-loaded summer sandos will make all other summer sandos their bitch.

We Prepare for Comic-Con by Unleashing Sexy Superheroines on Gotham

Because we are Maxim, and duh.

Chris O’Dowd on Moone Boy, Thor 2, and the Worst Job He’s Ever Had

Plus, he answers the same 10 questions we always ask everyone.

More of Maxim’s Best Bits:

Maxim’s Best Bits: July 8-July 12

Maxim’s Best Bits: June 24-June 28