Alright, Sherlock fans. The trailer for Season 3 is out and riddled with meaningful staring. Sherlock’s Sunday-night companion Downton Abbey just got a big reality check. NME sat through all 24 hours of Pharrell’s new music video, “Happy,”which sounds like it was a good (albeit dull) way to spend a frigid weekend.… Read More
The cast of Duck Dynasty is writing a children’s book called Everything’s Better With a Beard. Clearly the intended audience is children from Brooklyn and backwoods bayous. In case you were worried that the apocalypse was on hold, Kim and Kanye are most likely airing their wedding on TV, which means that… Read More
“JFK blown away, what else do I have to say,” wrote the Long Island poet William Joel in his 1989 epic “We Didn’t Start the Fire,” as a sort of bridge from one era (the age of innocence) to the modern age we’re living in (“the fire,” if you will). The moment when the president was gunned down in his car on a Dallas street was, in the eyes of Joel and millions of others, the end of one era and the start of a new, scarier one. What else did anybody need to say? Well, if you walk into any Barnes and Noble, you realize that a whole lot of people have a ton of things to say, evidenced by the fact that Kennedy, his presidency, his family, and his public assassination pretty much get their own section. … Read More
You might not have heard that Lady Gaga is promoting a new album; here’s the new video off ARTPOP. Ten years after the release Speakerboxxx/The Love Below, Outkast is back together. Some say that the separation and reunion is an awful lot like…Simon & Garfunkel? Ever wonder how many pun-filled titles can be… Read More
Over at Slate, someone’s positing selfies as the new girl power gesture. Your first clue that Rachel Simmons’ argument will be less than totally convincing, FYI, is the use of the phrase “girl pride”: “The selfie is a tiny pulse of girl pride — a shout-out to the self,” Simmons writes. And because girls have typically been trained to be humble and self-effacing, young women’s obsession with them is a positive thing.
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What better way to show your love than with a dance performance that would put Swayze in a corner? Get ready to enjoy Bill Murray on your TV set every week! The man, the myth, the legend is heading to HBO for the new miniseries Olive Kitteridge. Adam Levine is certainly the
douchiest… Read More
It’s “turkey drop season,” y’all! If you care to relive any depressing memories of being dumped by your high-school sweetheart during college break, these books are for you! The Hunger Games isn’t the only piece of entertainment critiquing TV culture; Bob Dylan’s new interactive video for “Like a Rolling Stone” is meant as… Read More
Hey, remember when we worried that cable news represented the death of intelligent political debate? That seems a long time ago, doesn’t it?
Imagine being Rob Ford right now. That’s probably pretty hard, because odds are, dear reader, you do not take stimulants which result in your deciding that a city council meeting is an excellent time to bowl over an old lady, like so: … Read More
There are quite a few actors and comedians that are Twitter champs, and now you can add to the list… Orlando Jones? The former 7-Up spokesperson and current Sleepy Hollow star is quickly becoming a fan favorite online. Doctor Who continues to line up teaser clips, and the newest give some more screen time… Read More
All right, it’s time for your heart to explode; Benedict Cumberbatch is reading poetry aloud. Superheroes are working stiffs like the rest of us, as these adorable illustrations point out. HBO is working on a Curb Your Enthusiasm-style show that takes place in “Black Hollywood.” And in case you need confirmation… Read More