In some ways, comic books would seem to be an unlikely subject for nail art — the comics world has a reputation for being nerdy and male-dominated, while nail art is among the girliest of concerns. But this is the 21st century, when everyone reads comics (and gets excited for superhero movies) and even geeks are getting into the nail art craze, the juxtaposition has actually become quite common. In this post, we’ve rounded up some of the most fun and skillful examples we could find, from Marvel and DC superheroes to Sunday funny pages favorites to indie comics with cult followings. Let us know in the comments whether you’ll be trying the sequined Avengers, the stylishly matte Tank Girl, or a different comic-book manicure of your very own. … Read More
Featuring new compositions and tracks by Beck, Broken Social Scene, and Metric, the soundtrack to new Michael Cera flick Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is almost as enticing as the film itself.
Beck penned the tracks for fictional band Sex Bob-Omb, which features Cera’s character on bass, while BSS took on the same duties for another of the film’s made-up groups, Crash and the Boys. Highlights include Metric’s “Black Sheep” and Beck’s own ballad to the movie’s heroine, “Ramona,” while old-school tracks from the Rolling Stones and T.Rex add classic-rock cred. … Read More
1. Are you sitting down? A new Lady Gaga song has leaked! Start off your morning with the synth-pop strains of “Changing Skies.” [via Vulture]
2. Because Glee cast members wouldn’t stop hooking up on set, the show’s creator was forced to ban sex in trailers. [via Telegraph]
3. The Academy… Read More