August 19, 2014 Conversation Starters: Watch Taylor Swift's "Shake It Off" + More!

Here, news you missed while you were sleeping.

1 We can’t stop watching Taylor Swift’s latest music video! It is PERFECT. "Shake It Off" is the first single Taylor is releasing from her upcoming "1989" album, which hits shelves on October 27. In the meantime, you can watch this fun music video below and pre-order her album on iTunes. (More album details here!)

2 Ramon Bautista has apologized to the people of Davao after he made a joke about having a lot of "hipon" in the audience. In a video captured by someone in the show, Ramon tried to make the crowd laugh by saying, "Ang daming hipon sa Davao! Hipon, hipon, hipon!" The joke offended Davao Vice Mayor Paolo Duterte and his sister Sara Duterte, who were both in attendance. Ramon has since apologized for the incident. (PEP.ph)

3 Jamie Dornan a.k.a. Christian Grey of Fifty Shades of Grey has officially joined Instagram! We don’t need to tell you what to do next. P.S. How adorable is his first post? (Full story here!)

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4 If you haven’t tried Halal Guys’ gyros yet, now is your chance, because the famed New York City staple street cart is coming to the Philippines! The New York Post has confirmed that Halal Guys will be opening its first international restaurant here in the Philippines. Lucky us! Hopefully the line won't be as long as the ones in NYC. (nypost.com)

5 Going through a tough time right now? Here’s a reminder that things can only get better. Rudderless tells the story of a father trying to cope with the tragic death of his son by reconnecting with him through music. He forms a band with another young lost soul and they play his late son’s compositions. Watch the trailer below!

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