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John Cho to play Spike Spiegel in Netflix’s upcoming live-action Cowboy Bebop series

The arm of Cowboy Bebop has extended over American pop culture for so long now that seeing a live-action version actually start to come together feels almost surreal. In 2001, Bebop became the first anime series to be broadcast on Adult Swim, and would prove boundlessly influential on a great deal of what followed there. More broadly, popular stories

Win a Fluance RT80 high-fidelity turntable for Record Store Day 2019

Record Store Day is right around the corner. Next Sunday, April 13th, will see music and vinyl fans everywhere heading to their local independent retailers to pick up stacks of exclusive swag. There are tons of great goodies coming out, like Modest Mouse’s first new music in four years, Mastodon’s cover of “Stairway to Heaven”,

The live-action Akira remake might actually be happening this time

Rumors have swirled for so long about a live-action adaptation of Katsuhiro Otomo’s 1988 classic Akira that most avid followers of movie gossip have simply learned to tune out the noise. Going back to the 1990s, various filmmakers and studios have looked to mount a Hollywood production of the dystopian cyberpunk thriller, but nobody has ever

Nipsey Hussle murder suspect arrested by police [Updated]

Police have identified Eric Holder as an official suspect in the murder of Nipsey Hussle. Holder is believed to have fired numerous shots at three men, including Hussle, outside of Hussle’s Los Angeles Marathon Clothing Company store before leaving in a vehicle driven by “an unidentified female,” according to the LAPD. “He was last seen

The Killers perform “Land of the Free” live for the first time on Kimmel: Watch

Earlier this year, The Killers released a brand new single called “Land of the Free”. Packaged with a powerful music video directed by the Spike Lee, the song saw the band taking a strong political stance regarding the America’s commitment to freedom and diversity. On Monday night, Brandon Flowers & co. performed “Land of the Free” live

Chris Rock roasts Jussie Smollett at NAACP Image Awards: “What the hell was he thinking?”

Over the weekend, Jussie Smollett was up for Best Supporting Actor in a Drama at the 50th NAACP Image Awards, which he ultimately lost to Jesse Williams of Grey’s Anatomy. While the Empire star opted not to attend the ceremony, Chris Rock still got in some punches. During the ceremony at Hollywood’s Dolby Theatre, Rock presented

TV Review: HBO’s Barry Sets the Stage for A Bloody Second Act

(Editor’s note: The following review covers the first three episodes of Barry‘s second season.) The Pitch: It’s been weeks since hitman-turned-aspiring actor Barry Berkman, aka Barry Block (Bill Hader), chose to abandon his life of violence for the thrill of the stage, killing Chechen warlord Goran (Glenn Fleshler) and Detective Janice Moss (Paula Newsome) to tie