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Casting for the New James Bond Villain Begins: Links You Need to See

In today’s roundup, we have some “best-of” music lists that might have you running for Spotify (thank us anytime) and some fun casting news. In short, some thoroughly enjoyable tidbits. … Read More

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Jon Snow Knows Something: Links You Need to See

Gear up for the weekend – and Season 4 of Game of Thrones – with pretty endearing pop-culture mash-ups brought to you by good old fashioned American ingenuity. And by that we mostly mean Photoshop. … Read More

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Emma Watson Is a Yoga Instructor, ‘Game of Thrones’ Casts Porn Stars: Links You Need to See

Game of Thrones is making some interesting casting decisions, Kristen Bell has managed to become even more endearing than we thought possible, and Law & Order: SVU is single-handedly keeping actors from starving to death. Get the full story: … Read More

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Are Lady Gaga’s Asexual Days Over?: Links You Need to See

We’re rewarding you for getting through today with a bundle of puppies! Also, some great music writing – because that’s almost as good as the puppies. … Read More

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Catfishing in the Content Farm: Angela Cheng’s War on Lady Gaga Drags Stan Culture Into the Spotlight

Late last year, as Lady Gaga was seemingly everywhere except at the top of the Hot 100 chart, a claim surfaced that she had lost her label, Interscope Records, $25 million on ARTPOP and that they would be forced to make layoffs. Sure, the album underperformed in comparison to Gaga’s previous work, but it still enjoyed sales figures that most artists would be delighted with — it debuted at #1 on the Billboard 200 chart and has to date sold some 679,000 copies stateside, on top of millions more around the world. So how could it have lost so much money? The unsubstantiated report came from music industry “insider” Angela Cheng, and appeared on Examiner.com, a content farm that has done what all content farms hope to do: trick corners of the Internet into believing it’s a credible website. … Read More

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‘How I Met Your Mother’ Creators Respond to Backlash: Links You Need to See

Today’s lesson is this: you can’t trust the people in charge of your entertainment. They’re fickle and strange beasts. … Read More

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20 of the Internet’s Best April Fools’ Day Pranks

Thanks to the limitless possibilities the Internet has given us, today’s April Fool’s jokes are a lot more sophisticated than the ones American Girl Magazine used to suggest (“Put a dime and a safety pin in a box, give it to your friend, and say you got them a diamond pin!”). Tech startups (and, of course, established companies) have become especially big players, as they have the platforms, budgets, and creative minds to make really wacky ideas come to life. Some companies go all-out, like Google, which has at least five different pranks (just in America) on its multitude of channelsOthers, like Uber and TOMS, realize they’re a match made in heaven and combine forces into something beautiful. For your entertainment — and to help you avoid falling for an embarrassing prank — here’s a roundup of the best April Fools’ jokes the Internet has to offer today. … Read More

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Beyoncé’s New “Grown Woman” Video: Links You Need to See

Here’s a snapshot of what you have to look forward to: Beyoncé just can’t stop with the music videos, Louis CK thinks God may be a murderer, and How I Met Your Mother finally gives up the ghost tonight. … Read More

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