Category Archives: News

Netflix warns against participating in viral #BirdBoxChallenge

Is it possible for something to go viral and not spawn an idiotic challenge? Apparently not, as proven by viewers of Netflix’s popular new horror film, Bird Box. Directed by Susanne Bier, the movie follows a blindfolded family — a woman (Sandra Bullock) and two children — as they navigate a post-apocalyptic world where one’s sense of

Kevin Smith confirms pre-production start on Jay and Silent Bob Reboot

Why in God’s name would you wanna keep writing about characters whose central preoccupations are weed and dick and fart jokes? Well, maybe because they’re beloved cult characters and bigger successes than any of your recent works. Either way, Kevin Smith has confirmed he’s returning to his early Hollywood days by reviving the centerpieces of

Barack Obama makes Billboard chart debut

Former president Barack Obama can now add “Billboard-charting artist” to his exemplary CV. Late last month, Obama contributed to “One Last Time (44 Remix)”, the final entry in Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton-inspired Hamildrops song series. The reworked track subsequently debuted at No. 22 on Billboard’s Hot R&B Songs chart, pulling in 307,000 on-demand streams and 9,000 downloads in its first week.

Louis CK, Kevin Spacey, and the No Apology Tour: How Ignorance is Bliss in Trump’s America

When Donald Trump was elected president “way, way back” in November 2016, at least half of America had to pick their jaws off the ground. Some were in a daze, some were enraged, some resorted to cannibalism. (Just kidding. I hope.) One of the more vivid reactions was that of news commentator Van Jones, who

Lana Del Rey says new album Norman Fucking Rockwell is “completely finished”

Earlier this year, Lana Del Rey announced plans to release a new album called Norman Fucking Rockwell in 2019. Now, the California pop artist has confirmed that the Lust for Life follow-up is officially done. As Billboard points out, Del Rey revealed the exciting news during an Instagram Live stream on Sunday, telling her followers that Norman

Judge orders Kevin Spacey to attend arraignment for sexual assault case

Though the last week has seen Kevin Spacey resurface for the first time since his self-inflicted retirement in 2017, the disgraced actor had been attempting to avoid an in-person court appearance when he is formally arraigned on charges of felony sexual assault next week. Unfortunately for Spacey, those efforts haven been denied. Judge Thomas Barrett ordered Spacey

Nirvana suing Marc Jacobs for using smiley face on ultra-lame, throwback shirt

We’ve heard of “Frances Farmer Will Have Her Revenge on Seattle”, but “Nirvana Will Have Their Revenge on Marc Jacobs“!? Apparently so. According to TMZ, the band is suing the designer for using its iconic smiley face on an incredibly lame shirt, which is part of Jacobs’ equally lame Bootleg Redux Grunge collection. Sigh, what