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  • Giveaway: Win beautiful James Jean stationery!

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    23 Apr 2014 | 4:30 am
    Get your hands on a box of stunning postcards and notebooks from the visual artist.
  • On Television, More Transgender Characters Come Into Focus

    Pop Culture
    23 Apr 2014 | 1:01 pm
    Now that it's more common to see gay characters on TV, is the medium turning to transgender people for fresh stories? NPR's Neda Ulaby looks at TV's crop of transgender and "gender fluid" characters.» E-Mail This
  • New Video: Tanner Patrick, “Satellites”

    Jeff Giles
    23 Apr 2014 | 12:42 pm
    Tanner Patrick has two first names and looks like he fell out of an American Apparel catalog, so I’m sure a lot of you will want to hate him even before you sample the first pillowy strains of his new single, “Satellites.” But if you can move past your prejudices against artfully scruffy white dudes with perfect hair, you might appreciate how comfily Patrick snugs into the gap between shiny pop songsmiths like Andrew McMahon and Adam Young — and once you’ve listened to “Satellites” a time or three, you might find its adorably insistent chorus bouncing…
  • Mark William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday With This Exclusive Image From Bill

    Empire News
    23 Apr 2014 | 9:35 am
    Get another look at the new Shakespeare comedyToday - according to many sources, but not Wikipedia so frankly we don't know what to think - marks the 450th birthday of the greatest writer the world has ever known, one Mr. William Shakespeare.And to mark the occasion, we thought we'd bring you a lovely birthday present - the second still from Bill, the comedy feature film from the cast of Horrible Histories and Yonderland that will tackle the true origins of Stratford-upon-Avon's finest son.{Exclusive New Image From Bill}In the shot, we find Mathew Baynton as a young Shakespeare - or Bill, if…
  • Lou Ferrigno to voice Hulk in Avengers: Age Of Ultron

    Total Film News
    23 Apr 2014 | 3:35 am
    Long-time Hulk actor/voice artist Lou Ferrigno has confirmed that he'll be back to voice the green giant again in Joss Whedon's Avengers: Age Of Ultron. Don't worry, though, Hulk won't be attempting to rival Tony Stark in the blabbermouth stakes – Ferrigno is onboard to provide Hulk's signature ground-shaking roars. Ferrigno previously played Hulk on screen in two TV shows called The Incredible Hulk (one in the '70s, the other in the '90s), plus numerous standalone movies including The Death Of The Incredible Hulk. He also voiced everybody's favourite trouser-buster in Ed Norton reboot The…
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  • New Video: Tanner Patrick, “Satellites”

    Jeff Giles
    23 Apr 2014 | 12:42 pm
    Tanner Patrick has two first names and looks like he fell out of an American Apparel catalog, so I’m sure a lot of you will want to hate him even before you sample the first pillowy strains of his new single, “Satellites.” But if you can move past your prejudices against artfully scruffy white dudes with perfect hair, you might appreciate how comfily Patrick snugs into the gap between shiny pop songsmiths like Andrew McMahon and Adam Young — and once you’ve listened to “Satellites” a time or three, you might find its adorably insistent chorus bouncing…
  • Alex Dezen Releases New “Bedhead Series” EP

    Jeff Giles
    23 Apr 2014 | 11:31 am
    Waiting for the next Damnwells record is always painful — especially when you know it’s so very close at hand — but this time around, lead singer/songwriter Alex Dezen has been kind enough to further whet our appetites for new tunes with a batch of EPs. Christened the Bedhead Series, Dezen’s latest project continues this week with the release of the descriptively titled 2/4, out now via Bandcamp. 2/4 contains three songs, including the moody seven-minute epic “Other People’s Drugs” (embedded below), “Not So Bad,” and “The Ballad of…
  • Stream Now: Miniature Tigers, “Oblivious”

    Jeff Giles
    23 Apr 2014 | 11:15 am
    It sucks getting older and realizing you’re probably never going to have that big house and fancy car you dreamed about as a possession-obsessed tween, but when you have a great relationship and a few synths to soothe the pain, anything is possible. Just ask Miniature Tigers, whose new single “Oblivious” offers additional proof that you can effectively smother ennui under a catchy chorus and some cascading keyboard lines (the more, the better). It doesn’t hurt if you can throw in some drums that sound like 1987 while you’re at it. Stream “Oblivious”…
  • Comrades Podcast: Episode 9, “New Car”

    Scott Malchus Jeff Marsick
    23 Apr 2014 | 9:30 am
    This week’s especial Easter edition of Comrades features an in depth discussion of Christianity and its effect on the Soviet spy circa 1982. Not! Instead it’s another hour plus discussion of The Americans, the brilliant FX series about two KGB agents living undercover in Reagan-era America. This week’s emotional episode of The Americans found Phillip splurging on a sweet Z28, and Henry getting caught playing Intellivision. Whether or not Jeff and Scott were able to capture that emotion in their podcast is for you to decide. Let us know in the comments below, or by visiting…
  • MINI-ALBUM REVIEW: Broken Gold, “Residency At Hundo Beach”

    Rob Ross
    23 Apr 2014 | 7:30 am
    This six-song mini-album comes courtesy of Austin’s Broken Gold, which is the brainchild of Ian MacDougall, who is both the frontman and main writer.  There’s a very warm and lush sense of controlled chaos in these songs; as if My Bloody Valentine had been given the proper restraint and allowed the melodies to not be overwhelmed by the noise.  Here, the noise is not a distraction but an enhancement. Opening track “Teeth” has (and this is the word of the day) melody, structure and a sense of completeness.  “Dirty Vodka” reminds me of something Sugar may…
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  • Mark William Shakespeare's 450th Birthday With This Exclusive Image From Bill

    23 Apr 2014 | 9:35 am
    Get another look at the new Shakespeare comedyToday - according to many sources, but not Wikipedia so frankly we don't know what to think - marks the 450th birthday of the greatest writer the world has ever known, one Mr. William Shakespeare.And to mark the occasion, we thought we'd bring you a lovely birthday present - the second still from Bill, the comedy feature film from the cast of Horrible Histories and Yonderland that will tackle the true origins of Stratford-upon-Avon's finest son.{Exclusive New Image From Bill}In the shot, we find Mathew Baynton as a young Shakespeare - or Bill, if…
  • Exclusive: Jurassic World Sequels Planned

    23 Apr 2014 | 8:34 am
    Plus Colin Trevorrow on Omar SyAmong the panoply of filmmakers to have contributed to Empire’s latest and 300thest issue – Coppola! Spielberg! Whedon! Fincher! – a less familiar name, Jurassic World’s Colin Trevorrow, chips in with a fascinating status report from his dino disaster movie. The big news? That Universal has further Jurassic movies planned and Trevorrow is keen to direct them - “if they’ll have me”. Warning: minor spoilers follow.“We definitely talked about [sequels] a lot,” the director/co-writer revealed. “We wanted to…
  • Roberto Orci Wants To Direct Star Trek 3

    23 Apr 2014 | 4:41 am
    And he's splitting up his writing partnership with Alex KurtzmanPhoto: Art StreiberAfter writing as a unit for more than a decade and turning into something of a production company powerhouse/hive mind, Star Trek scribes Alex Kurtzman and Roberto Orci have decided to call it quits. No, snark fans, they’re not quitting the biz but merely focusing on separate film projects, which in Kurtzman’s case means negotiating to direct Amazing Spider-spin-off Venom and in Orci’s, lobbying to sit in the big chair for Star Trek 3.The directorial news is not that surprising. Kurtzman,…
  • See The Opening Of How To Train Your Dragon 2

    23 Apr 2014 | 3:08 am
    DreamWorks Animation puts its WonderCon clip onlineAt WonderCon this past weekend, DreamWorks Animation and 20th Century Fox brought out writer/director Dean DeBlois and actor Jay Baruchel to introduce How To Train Your Dragon 2. Then, to even more excitement from the crowd, the pair unveiled a cut-down, five-minute version of the film’s opening, which the company has now put online via Yahoo. The second (of a planned trilogy) Dragon outing takes place five years after the original. The island Vikings of Berk have well and truly adapted to life with dragons. People and giant…
  • Seeker Finds A Writer

    23 Apr 2014 | 2:37 am
    Callie Kloves will adapt the YA novelThe young adult juggernaut continues to careen through our multiplexes. With The Hunger Games and Divergent doing excellent business, and the likes of Fallen and Daughter Of Smoke And Bone on the way, Sony have taken a punt on the yet-to-be-published Seeker by Arwen Elys Dayton. Mark Gordon (Source Code) is producing, and Callie Kloves has been tapped to write the screenplay.Dayton is one of the lucky Amazon self-publishers who went on to score a big deal with a traditional publisher, in her case Random House. Since it has yet to see the light of day, the…
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    Total Film News

  • Lou Ferrigno to voice Hulk in Avengers: Age Of Ultron

    23 Apr 2014 | 3:35 am
    Long-time Hulk actor/voice artist Lou Ferrigno has confirmed that he'll be back to voice the green giant again in Joss Whedon's Avengers: Age Of Ultron. Don't worry, though, Hulk won't be attempting to rival Tony Stark in the blabbermouth stakes – Ferrigno is onboard to provide Hulk's signature ground-shaking roars. Ferrigno previously played Hulk on screen in two TV shows called The Incredible Hulk (one in the '70s, the other in the '90s), plus numerous standalone movies including The Death Of The Incredible Hulk. He also voiced everybody's favourite trouser-buster in Ed Norton reboot The…
  • Denzel Washington looks badass in first images from The Equalizer

    23 Apr 2014 | 12:07 am
    Sony has released the first two images from The Equalizer, in which Denzel Washington plays former covert ops officer turned avenging angel, McCall. The new images show Washington in full-on badass mode, posing with a firearm in the pouring rain, and escorting Chloë Grace Moretz’s vulnerable teen through a pitch-black Boston night. The film is based upon an ‘80s TV show of the same name, but according to Washington, it’s the story’s big-screen qualities that drew him to the project. “It’s a classic story, the innocent girl and the guy coming in to save the day and kick some…
  • Gone Girl author talks differences between book and film

    22 Apr 2014 | 11:33 pm
    Gone Girl author Gillian Flynn has commented on reports that the screenplay she has penned for the forthcoming movie adaptation makes wholesale changes to her original story, describing them as “greatly exaggerated.” Earlier this year, reports were quoting Ben Affleck as saying Flynn had “literally thrown that third act out and started from scratch”, but according to the author, this is misleading. “Those reports have been greatly exaggerated!” says Flynn. “Of course, the script has to be different from the book in some ways - you have to find a way to externalize all those…
  • Roberto Orci hoping to replace J.J. Abrams as Star Trek 3 director

    22 Apr 2014 | 11:09 pm
    Roberto Orci and Alex Kurtzman have been Hollywood’s go-to writing partnership for a raft of major blockbuster pictures over the past decade or so, but the pair are now parting ways to pursue directorial careers. With Kurtzman already having directed 2012’s People Like Us, Orci is now keen to make Star Trek 3 his directorial debut, having worked with Kurtzman on the scripts for the previous two films. Variety reports that Orci has been lobbying hard to step into Abrams’ shoes, with Abrams himself a firm advocate of his talents. However, Paramount is thought to be unsure at this stage,…
  • Jessica Chastain to play Marilyn Monroe in new biopic

    22 Apr 2014 | 10:56 pm
    Jessica Chastain could be about to step into the shoes of a silver screen icon, with The Wrap reporting that she is in discussions to play Marilyn Monroe in a new biopic. According to the report, Chastain is nearing a deal to star in Blonde, Andrew Dominik’s adaptation of the Joyce Carole Oates biography of the same name. Naomi Watts had initially been attached to play Monroe, but recently departed the project, freeing things up for Chastain to step into the breach. Produced by Brad Pitt, Dominik claims this version of the Monroe story will come together as a “sprawling, emotional…
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  • Cheapest Ever Blu SE7EN!! Cheapest Ever Blu HUGO & WONKA!! Cheapest Ever Blu FOOTLOOSE!!

    23 Apr 2014 | 9:00 pm
    Cheapest Ever Blu SE7EN!! Cheapest Ever Blu HUGO & WONKA!! Cheapest Ever Blu FOOTLOOSE!! Cheapest Ever Blu BBC Nature!! Blu LOONEY TUNES!! Blu BREAKING BAD!! Blu WALKING DEAD!! Blu LOUIE!! Blu LONGMIRE!! Blu SPECTACULAR SPIDER-MAN!! Read the full article on AICN Herc’s Popular Pricing Pantry Blu-ray “Seven,” $17.99 in 2011 and $9.98 last month, just plummeted to its lowest price ever: $44.99!! Blu-ray “Footloose,” $11.98 in October and $10.49 last week, just plummeted to its lowest price ever: $6.98!! The Blu-ray Hugo/Wonka Combo, $13.48 last month, just plummeted to its lowest…
  • Robert Downey Jr. seems to be tweeting a picture a day from the set of Avengers: Age of Ultron...

    23 Apr 2014 | 11:35 am
    And it is awesome! Read the full article on AICN Ahoy, squirts! Quint here. Robert Downey Jr. has been on Twitter for less than 2 weeks and has kept pretty quiet. He's not using it to interact with fans so much or talk to his celebrity buds or even to blandly promote whatever movie he has coming out soon. Up until yesterday he garnered 1.4 million twitter followers without a single reply, stating only that he is now on twitter, he is reading the tweets at him and that it's all Jon Favreau's fault. Then he posted this picture:     That is Tony Stark and Marvel producer Jeremy Latcham…
  • The First Official BTS Shots From JURASSIC WORLD Are Here!!

    23 Apr 2014 | 9:25 am
    A look at the filming of next Summer's dino-thriller. Read the full article on AICN Tons of JURASSIC WORLD info coming in today.   We just learned about how the new film is being shaped to accommodate the notion of sequels, and that the new picture would be employing badass animatronics as well (details HERE).   Now, from Entertainment Weekly, comes our first official images from the set.  One featuring Bryce Dallas Howard, looking lovely…     …one (apparently) reminding us what dinosaurs think of trucks…   …and one of a crew chair with line of the best views in the world.
  • BARBIE. The Movie.

    23 Apr 2014 | 9:02 am
    It's coming. Fast. Read the full article on AICN [first Barbie doll - 1959 - created by Ruth Handler]     Mattel toys and the folks over at Sony are rocketing towards bringing the 55 year old BARBIEverse to the big screen  in a live action film.   The studio has closed a partnership with Mattel and Parkes+MacDonald/Image Nation on a live-action comedy built around Barbie, the top-selling fashion doll. This is no development deal, it’s all moving very quickly.  …says Deadline HERE, in an article which goes on to reveal that  premise of the new picture… …allows the character…
  • Director Colin Trevorrow Talks The Bigger Picture Of JURASSIC WORLD!!

    23 Apr 2014 | 8:32 am
    Next Summer's film is thikning ahead to sequels. Read the full article on AICN Empire recently spoke with Colin Trevorrow, helmer of the forthcoming JURASSIC WORLD, about their approach to the story of the new film - due on screens June 2015. Interestingly, and perhaps not surprisingly, Trevorrow indicates that - unlike the first three films in the franchise - the new installment’s narrative is being approached with a longer game in mind.   “We definitely talked about [sequels] a lot,” the director/co-writer revealed. “We wanted to create something that would be a little bit less…
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  • Male-biased tweeting: Gender differences in the use of Twitter

    23 Apr 2014 | 7:27 am
    Today women take an active part in public life. Without a doubt, they also converse with other women. In fact, they even talk to each other about other things besides men. As banal as it sounds, this is far from being the norm in Hollywood movies. The same goes for Twitter, as a new study shows.
  • Death of public figures provides important opportunities for health education

    21 Apr 2014 | 10:59 am
    A study of reactions to the 2011 death of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs suggests health communicators have a critical window of opportunity after a public figure dies to disseminate information about disease prevention and detection. The study, involving a survey of 1,400 adult men and women, found that immediately after Jobs' death, more than a third of survey participants sought information about how he died or about cancer in general, and 7 percent sought information about pancreatic cancer, the disease that took Jobs' life.
  • People selectively remember details of atrocities that absolve in-group members

    21 Apr 2014 | 6:39 am
    Conversations about wartime atrocities often omit certain details. According to research, these omissions can lead people to have different memories for the event depending on social group membership. "What we learn from this research is that moral disengagement strategies are fundamentally altering our memories," explains an author. "More specifically, these strategies affect the degree to which our memories are influenced by the conversations we have with one another."
  • In funk music, rhythmic complexity influences dancing desire: Syncopated rhythm may influence our desire to dance to music

    16 Apr 2014 | 2:22 pm
    Rhythmic drum patterns with a balance of rhythmic predictability and complexity may influence our desire to dance and enjoy the music. Many people find themselves unable to resist moving their bodies to the thumping beat of hip-hop, electronic, or funk music, but may feel less desire to dance when listening to a highly syncopated type of music, like free jazz.
  • Local homicide rate increases cause more elementary students to fail school

    16 Apr 2014 | 8:27 am
    A new study finds that an increase in a municipality’s homicide rate causes more elementary school students in that community to fail a grade than would do so if the rate remained stable. "This finding is a source of concern because exposure to environmental violence is highly prevalent in contemporary societies and is unequally distributed along socioeconomic lines," said study co-author.
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  • Ryan Lewis Reveals His Mother Is HIV-Positive, Launches Healthcare Campaign

    Dan Avery
    23 Apr 2014 | 11:21 am
    Ryan Lewis and Macklemore have been ardent supporters of the LGBT community since they broke on the scene, but Lewis has revealed his interest in our issues is quite personal. The Grammy-winning DJ-producer shared on Twitter that his mother, Julie Lewis, is HIV-positive. He shared their story on the website for 30/30 project, a new nonprofit Lewis and Macklemore are launching to help provide affordable healthcare worldwide: A huge part of what’s made me who I am, is something I haven’t talked about in interviews. If I could just take a few moments of your time, I’d love to…
  • Gay Of Thrones, Season Four, Episode Three, Recap: “Tweakers Of Chains” (WATCH)

    Dan Avery
    23 Apr 2014 | 10:48 am
    Our favorite hairdresser recapper, Jonathan, is back to recount all the craziness on this week’s Game of Thrones. But his client just chowed down on a pot brownie (Sunday was 4/20, after all)—which may explain why she giggled through Cersei and Jamie’s rape-y sex on Joffrey’s corpse. Oops, spoilers! Gay of Thrones S4 E3: Twerker of Chains from Funny Or Die The post Gay Of Thrones, Season Four, Episode Three, Recap: “Tweakers Of Chains” (WATCH) appeared first on NewNowNext.
  • James Franco In Bed With “Pretty Little Liars” Keegan Allen: Celebrity Instagram

    Andrew Villagomez
    23 Apr 2014 | 10:25 am
    Keegan Allen and James Franco snuggle on Instagram Celebrities might live lives most of us only dream of, but when it comes to Instagram, Twitter, Vine and other social-media outlets, they’re not that different from average folk. NewNowNext trolled the Web and discovered that sometimes the stars really are just like us. Rihanna celebrates 4/20 with a video montage of her smoking Beyoncé celebrating Easter Miley: “This hospitals full of a bunch of QUACKS (get it??? Quacks) #punnyeveninthehospy #stayinglightlovingandpositive #imissbangerztour #tryingtonotbebitter” Not many men…
  • Donna Magazine Gets Swept Away With Brazilian Model Marlon Teixeira: PHOTOS

    Alexander Stevenson
    23 Apr 2014 | 10:04 am
    Would you want to be alone on a desert island with Brazilian model Marlon Teixeira? (That’s a rhetorical question—of course you would.) The scruffy looker recently washed up on the cover of Brazilian fashion mag Donna, photographed by Felipe Carneiro and modeling some bathing suits that leave far too much to the imagination. If you want to see Mario looking a little more polished. check out his swimsuit spread for Harper’s Bazaar Germany. h/t: The Fashionisto Tags:donnafashionmario teixeiramen's fashionmenswearswimsuitsThe post Donna Magazine Gets Swept Away With Brazilian Model…
  • Christina Aguilera Starring As Evita In “Broadway 4D” Film

    Dan Avery
    23 Apr 2014 | 9:20 am
    Christina Aguilera might be taking a breather from The Voice but she’s hardly retiring: The pregnant singer has signed on to play Evita diva Eva Peron in a new Broadway-themed film experience called Broadway 4D. Coming in 2015, the film will see numerous boldfaced names performing iconic numbers from Broadway classics: Aguilera will perform “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina” from the Tony-winning  Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical, while Hugh Jackman will reprise “Oh What a Beautfil Morning” from Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! (Jackman…
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  • C215 se paye une porte

    23 Apr 2014 | 5:10 am
    C215 se paye une porte from Lucinda Terreyre on Vimeo.[talked in french]
  • STREET ART AXA PORTO_first week

    20 Apr 2014 | 6:41 am
    [talked in portuguese]The STREET ART AXA PORTO exhibition will have its vernissage on the 30th April. This exhibition gathers 22 street artists from Portugal (and mainly from Oporto) and some international, that will transform 5 floors of the AXA building.Draw, Bifes, Mesk, Third, Doc, Fedor and Hazul were the first to come and some of their intervention already started to transform the interior of the AXA building.
  • Coca-Cola Rainbow Nation - 20 years of democracy in South Africa

    18 Apr 2014 | 6:03 am
    In South Africa, a young democracy that has been dubbed 'The Rainbow Nation', April is Freedom month and 2014 marks the 20th anniversary of this democracy. In celebration of this, Coca-Cola are literally creating rainbows. Using sunlight, water, some fancy science and a little bit of magic, rainbows popped up all over the Johannesburg CBD and enchanted the citizens of South Africa's busiest city. With the use of non-pottable water, the Joburg skyline was made as colourful as it's array of citizens from different backgrounds. Creating a little moment of happiness. #RainbowNation
  • Street typography

    13 Apr 2014 | 4:53 pm
    Street typography from Tom Williams on Vimeo.
  • F*ck The Poor?

    9 Apr 2014 | 3:29 pm
    A man walks the streets of London shouting #FvckThePoor.Social experiment from poverty charity, The Pilion Trust, to see whether people really do care about those less fortunate.
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  • Does Katy Perry Know Herself Better Than Her Biggest Fan?

    22 Apr 2014 | 6:43 pm
    Katy Perry might not know Katy Perry as well as Katy Perry‘s number one fan.  And that is effing terrifying to me.   Seriously, being a celebrity must be so weird.  You think of all the perks of being famous– money, power, parties where you get to pretend to act normal around Ryan Gosling– but do they really outweigh the downside of it all?  The downside being HOLY SHIT EVERYONE KNOWS EVERYTHING ABOUT YOU EVEN BETTER THAN YOU DO!!!   Ah, well.. This is actually quite delightful :)     If there was an entire set of a game show made up just so someone…
  • 15 Drunk Animals That Will Inspire You to Drink Like You Deserve It…

    22 Apr 2014 | 4:00 pm
    We’ve all been there:  You’re going through a stressful time with work or a friend or your significant other…or it’s just a Tuesday and you’re a reasonably functioning alcoholic.  You reach for the bottle like you’re reaching out for the hand of your Guardian Angel… Except you don’t have a Guardian Angel.  No, you have a bartender named Dave who’s handing you mixed drinks while silently judging you and calculating how much you’re going to tip him after your 5th vodka tonic.  Dave’s got high hopes for something like this:…
  • Is This Text Scandal the End of Terry Richardson’s Career?

    21 Apr 2014 | 5:27 pm
    Via Instagram   And the (“alleged,” but probably) “Scumbag of the Year” award goes to…     Terry Richardson:  A photographer whose name is synonymous with celebrity photo shoots, old-man-hipster mutton chops, and a NSFW series of Miley Cyrus nudes we can’t un-see.  We can now add  ”creepy sex-coercion texts” to that list, thanks to this tweet sent out by model Emma Appleton:       A spokesperson for Richardson said, “This is obviously fake.  Terry did not send this text.”   Hmmm, I want to…
  • Speech Jammer Gun Review is the Funniest Gun Review of All Time

    21 Apr 2014 | 3:07 pm
    I really don’t think this “Speech Jammer Gun Review” needs an introduction.  I’ll go ahead and just recommend that you watch it and let yourself be mesmerized by what the fuck is happening to this man’s speech:     “Mama always told me guns were like a box of chocolates.”  In that Americans apparently can’t live with them, can’t live without ‘em…    I don’t need a Speech Jammer, just give me a bottle of scotch and ask me to talk about my failed relationships. The post Speech Jammer Gun Review is the…
  • 5-Year-Old Girl Rocking Out to Heavy Metal is Adorably Metal

    21 Apr 2014 | 12:25 pm
    I never thought I would use the words “adorable” and “metal” together to describe something, but then again I thought that Brendan Fraser was going to have a successful career that spanned beyond 2001, so WHAT THE HELL DO I KNOW?!   Proving me wrong about the words “adorable” and “metal” not going together, here’s a 5-Year-old headbanging to some super intense heavy metal music while wearing a Hello Kitty windbreaker:     I was more of a “Gangsta’s Paradise” kind of 5-year-old girl myself, but I can respect…
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  • Sorry Simba, 'Frozen' Soundtrack Is Now King Of The Charts

    23 Apr 2014 | 9:55 am
    Thanks to its biggest sales week yet, the wintertime smash notches a record 11 weeks at #1. By Gil Kaufman Photo: Walt Disney The "Frozen" soundtrack is now officially the all-time animated chart champ. After flirting with the record for most weeks at #1 by an animated movie album, Olaf, Elsa, Anna and Hans have done it, vanquishing Simba and the gang to the #2 spot in Billboard 200 history. Biggest Week Ever By notching its biggest sales week to date thanks to a 94 percent increase, "Frozen" easily took #1 for a record-setting 11th week
, besting the previous mark set by "The Lion…
  • A Great Big World's 'Already Home': Go Behind The Star-Crossed Scenes

    23 Apr 2014 | 9:38 am
    Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino take MTV News behind their latest clip.By James Lacsina A Great Big World's Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino Photo: MTV News Long-distance relationships are never easy. A Great Big World are well aware of that fact, judging from their video for "Already Home." MTV News went behind the scenes of Ian Axel and Chad Vaccarino's latest video, the second off their debut album, Is There Anybody Out There? which was filmed in downtown Los Angeles. The duo reached out to their friends Darren Criss ("Glee") Jessica Szohr ("Gossip Girl") to play a couple who are trying to make…
  • Philly's Most Wanted Mr. Man In Critical Condition After A Hit-And-Run

    23 Apr 2014 | 9:20 am
    Ex-rapper Mr. Man was reportedly targeted outside his home in Pennsylvania.By Rob Markman Philly's Most Wanted Photo: Getty Images Joel "Mr. Man" Witherspoon used to be a member of the popular hip-hop group Philly's Most Wanted, but now the former rapper is in critical condition, and another man is wanted in connection with the hit-and-run accident that left Mr. Man seriously injured. Witherspoon was standing in front of his Collingdale, Pennsylvania, home on Saturday when he was run down, seemingly intentionally, by an SUV, according to local news affiliate 6ABC.com. He suffered two broken…
  • First 'Pitch Perfect 2' Pic Is Better Than A Burrito To The Face

    23 Apr 2014 | 8:56 am
    This rehearsal pic is aca-amazing.By Kase Wickman Photo: Twitter/Rebel Wilson Need a little perfection in your life? It's cool, the cast of "Pitch Perfect 2" has you covered. It's better than having a burrito thrown at your face from a moving bus, at the very least. Rebel Wilson, who is returning for the Elizabeth Banks-directed sequel to the 2012 sleeper hit about an all-girl college a cappella group, tweeted a picture from the first day of rehearsals for the flick. 1st day of PP2 rehearsals! @EsterDean @Brittanysnow @kelleyjakle @AlexisKnapp @hanamaelee @ElizabethBanks x…
  • Was Avril Lavigne's 'Hello Kitty' Video Yanked From YouTube?

    23 Apr 2014 | 8:46 am
    Latest from singer's album features her mugging with a Japanese cast in what some have called a 'ghastly' clip.By Gil Kaufman Avril Lavigne in the "Hello Kitty" video Photo: Avrillavigne.com If you blinked you might have missed it. Avril Lavigne released the official video for her latest single, "Hello Kitty," on Tuesday, but a short time later it was nowhere to be found on YouTube. Why? At press time a spokesperson for the singer said the video was never officially posted on YouTube and that it was slated to go live on Wednesday (April 23) afternoon. A representative for YouTube confirmed to…
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  • He Has A New Pretty Woman! Richard Gere And Padma Lakshmi ‘Getting To Know Each Other’

    Radar Staff
    23 Apr 2014 | 1:36 pm
    She certainly is a pretty woman! Richard Gere and his wife of 11 years, Carey Lowell, are getting divorced but he has quietly started dating Top Chef hottie Padma Lakshmi and a source told Star magazine that the romance is in the early stages. “They’re just getting to know each other,” a source told Star magazine about the actor and the taste maker. PHOTOS: Couples We’d Like To See! Gere and Lakshmi have been spending time together since he is working on a film in New York City. The source told Star the romance “started very recently.” The 43-year-old beauty was in a long term…
  • Courteney Cox and Johnny McDaid Engaged? ‘Cougar Town’ Star’s New Diamond Ring Sparks Wedding Rumors

    Radar Staff
    23 Apr 2014 | 1:31 pm
    After just five months of dating, Courteney Coxand her much-younger man, rocker Johnny McDaid, are reportedly engaged. According toStar magazine, Cox, 49, was sporting what appeared to be a diamond engagement ring on her left hand as she arrived at Los Angeles International Airport on April 20. Cox and McDaid were first linked when she took the Snow Patrol musician, 37, as her date toJennifer Aniston‘s Bel Air holiday bash in December.  They were introduced by British singer-songwriterEd Sheeran. PHOTOS: Jennifer Aniston & Courteney Cox Show Off Amazing Bikini Bodies In Cabo San…
  • 9021-Opiates? Tori Spelling Pal Reveals She’s Abusing Vicodin & Oxycodone — ‘Mixing Pills With Alcohol To Cope’ With Marriage Breakdown

    Radar Staff
    23 Apr 2014 | 1:04 pm
    Tori Spelling‘s no so innocent after all. The reality star — who’s in the limelight for her show True Tori, which will show her trying to salvage her marriage in the wake of husband Dean McDermott’s admitted cheating and subsequent stint in rehab — has been abusing powerful painkillers, according to a Spelling insider. “I have seen huge bottles of Vicodin and Oxycodone while I was visiting her,” the friend told STAR magazine, delving into detail as to how deep the reality star is into the Opiate-based medication. PHOTOS: We Told You So! Tori Spelling’s Antique Store…
  • Jodie Foster Married Ellen DeGeneres’ Ex, Alexandra Hedison, Just One Year After Bizarre Coming Out Speech

    Amber Ryland - News Editor
    23 Apr 2014 | 12:25 pm
    Jodie Foster has married new girlfriend, Alexandra Hedison, RadarOnline.com has confirmed. The A-list actress tied the knot with Ellen DeGeneres‘ ex-girlfriend after the two fell madly in love over the summer. PHOTOS: Jodie Foster Reunites With Ex-Partner – For Coffee A source tells Radar, “Jodie and Alexandra just can’t get enough of each other and they couldn’t wait to make it official.” Foster, 51, came out publicly as a lesbian last year at the Golden Globe Awards while accepting the Cecil B. DeMille Lifetime Achievement Award, in which she thanked her…
  • Gwyneth Paltrow Granted Temporary Restraining Order Against Man Who Allegedly Stalked Her On Two Continents

    Radar Staff
    23 Apr 2014 | 12:22 pm
    Already dealing with the fallout of “consciously uncoupling” from Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow has obtained a temporary retraining order against a man that allegedly stalked the Academy award winning actress at her London and Los Angeles homes, RadarOnline.com is reporting. According to the Goop founder’s declaration in 2012, Nickolaos Gavrilis gained entry to her London home, claiming to have an appointment with her. Paltrow never met with him when it was determined there was no scheduled meeting. Several months later, the Texas resident once again attempted to meet…
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  • Jarvis In The Elevator + Sam Underwood

    23 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am
    - By JARVIS You guys, The Following is messed up!!! Just as I was catching up with all the twists and turns of this current season, who else do I run into today but the one and only Sam Underwood! View Photo/Video Gallery Whew!!! I know it’s only acting, but when it comes to convoluted and devious he’s very convincing! During my normal celebrity stalking today, I almost cried a little when I realized who he was! Thank God, he was as sweet as pie, super friendly and ready for just about anything that could happen on our elevator ride to the top! Thanks for making my day Sam,…
  • Selena Gomez + Taylor Swift Fighting Over Justin Bieber

    23 Apr 2014 | 7:44 am
    Selena Gomez and Taylor Swift have taken their dispute over Justin Bieber to a new level. Gomez has started unfollowing her former celeb friends. At the top of that list? T-Swizzle, who has made it clear she is not happy that Gomez has gotten back together with Bieber. Meanwhile, Gomez has been deleting pictures of her besties, Kylie and Kendall. What the eff, Gomez?! The Real Housewives of New York’s Romana Singer received an unsettling letter… from her husband’s mistress. Of course, The Gossip Table has a copy. Get more celebrity gossip and entertainment news at VH1…
  • Is Kim Kardashian + Kanye West’s Wedding On Hold?!?!

    23 Apr 2014 | 7:44 am
    We’re only a month away from the big day but things are already may be on hold. Insiders are reporting that Kim Kardashian is getting cold feet. While no official split has been announced, the reality star is thinking things over. She’s had a glamour, on-screen wedding once before. And we all know how that worked out. In other Kardashian news, is Khloe going to replace Chelsea Handler? The late night talk show host has already made it clear that Chelsea Lately is over once her contract up and now E! has to find someone to replace her itme spot and Khloe could be getting her own…
  • The 5 Greatest Fan-Made Reality TV Supercuts

    Stacy Lambe
    23 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am
    Reality TV has had it’s ebbs and flows in popularity. As some the best series outlast their welcome, it’s fun to look back on all the craziness that has gone down. Thanks to super fans and the ease and power of YouTube, there supercuts of just about every moment on TV. In this genre’s case, that means collecting all of the times contestants have claimed they are not here to make friends or RuPaul telling his girls not to f*ck it up before fighting to not get eliminated. Then there are the other gems: Michael Kors best critiques on Project Runway and Jade Cole’s…
  • More Epic On-Set Feuds! 10 Actors Who Had Nothing But ‘Loathe’ For Their Directors

    Tia Williams
    23 Apr 2014 | 5:30 am
    View Photo Gallery Movie sets are emotionally-charged situations. First of all, film directors are notoriously a snippy sort. They have a very specific vision, and — under the pressure of deadlines and budgets — they’re charged with inspiring an entire crew and cast of actors to carry it out. We’d probably be jerks, too. And on the other side of things, there are the actors — most of whom are sensitive, narcissistic creative types who need a bit of ego-stroking to produce their greatest work. And sometimes, when those two personalities come together, all hell…
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  • Outrageous Reads For Geek Girls

    Nicole Nguyen
    23 Apr 2014 | 12:06 pm
    Frozen brides! An espionage finishing school! Time-traveling romances! The Sync Up host Veronica Belmont discusses the most outrageous - but riveting - reads for geek girls and reveals her favorite of the bunch. All Veronica's picks feature strong leading ladies, so needless to say you'll see these titles on our bedside tables. Watch the segment, and find out which five books geek girls should put on their reading lists.
  • Watch HBO Shows on Amazon Prime - Without a Cable Subscription

    Nicole Nguyen
    23 Apr 2014 | 11:06 am
    This is major. Amazon just signed a six-year exclusive deal with HBO. On May 21, several HBO shows will be available for streaming on Amazon Prime Instant Video, including Flight of the Conchords, True Blood, and The Wire. But the most exciting news is that users won't need an HBO cable subscription - just an Amazon Prime account. The cast of HBO's Girls. Granted, Amazon Prime just raised membership fees from $79 to $99. But between free two-day shipping, access to the Kindle Library, plus Amazon Instant Video with HBO, the increase might seem worth it. This is a big deal for HBO, which…
  • Enter For a Chance to Win $1,000 to Casa.com and More!

    23 Apr 2014 | 10:50 am
    Spring is here, and now's the time to update your home for the season and add a pop of color with decor. We are making things easy by giving you the chance to win $1,000 to Casa.com plus favorites from Jonathan Adler and DwellStudio! Click below for your chance to win and style your space in no time! Enter now!
  • This Could Be the Most Epic Twitter Fail of All Time

    Kelly Schwarze
    23 Apr 2014 | 10:25 am
    The NYPD's Twitter campaign backfires big time - Newser How Yahoo could get back in the search game - ReadWrite The new Japanese ads for Candy Crush are truly bizarre - BuzzFeed FWD These Star Wars mosaics are amazingly made from an everyday office product - Neatorama The four horrible ways we're bringing sci-fi technologies to life - Cracked Yesss! Mystery Science Theater is making a comeback - Geekosystem Source: Twitter user ChiefElk
  • 12 Animal Memes That Make Us LOL

    Sarah Lipoff
    23 Apr 2014 | 8:40 am
    Just about everywhere you turn there's a silly animal meme: advice animals, grumpy cats, and puns galore. These cute pictures of pets with commentary are shared like crazy on Instagram. From dogs who can't wait to make breakfast to cats telling it like it is, we've gathered 12 of the silliest snort-out-loud pet memes that guarantee a good laugh.
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    First Class Fashionista

  • Enter to Win Baseball’s Midsummer Classic 2014 Tickets

    First Class Fashionista
    22 Apr 2014 | 3:17 pm
    Dove Men+Care and Target Celebrate All-Star Dads with Chance to Win Midsummer Classic 2014 Game Tickets Do you have an All-Star Dad in your life? Do you want to tell the world how inspiring your dad, husband or father figure is? I do. My All-Star Dad is the best! I am proud to say my daughters, who are successful young women now, have a dad who is always there for them. Our three girls can talk to Dad about absolutely everything, and sometimes he is the first to know about school/career challenges and even matters of the heart. I truly admire their father-daughter relationship. Dad is a…
  • Brand Shigley and Sahar Pazirandeh Go on WordLove Tour

    First Class Fashionista
    17 Apr 2014 | 3:04 pm
    Would you like to know the building blocks to changing the world in a positive way? Well…you have come to the right place because the WordLove Tour is on its way and it might be heading in your direction. Brandi Shigley and Sahar Pazirandeh are realistic idealist looking to empower people like you and I, and get us moving in a positive direction. They’re taking on the WordLove Tour to offer one-on-one guidance and group workshops. With your participation in the WordLove Tour, you’ll be taken over by an infectious power of positivity and strength. Each participant will be…
  • H&M Alexander Wang Collaboration

    First Class Fashionista
    17 Apr 2014 | 12:58 pm
    Oh My! H&M x Alexander Wang Collaboration Yes, it’s true! At a private party on April 12, 2014 set at the Coachella Music Festival, H&M announced their next collaboration with none other than American designer, Alexander Wang. At age 30, Wang is the youngest designer the Swedish brand has collaborated with. Alexander Wang has made waves in the fashion industry in just a short amount of time; he launched his first full women’s collection just six years ago in 2007. Since then he has gained much earned respect in the fashion world, with many celebrities sporting his designs. The…
  • Shop Spring 2014 Fashion Trends

    First Class Fashionista
    11 Apr 2014 | 5:39 pm
    Here in beautiful Colorado we have been experiencing unpredictable day-to-day temps. Today, in Denver, the high was 80° and this Sunday the high will only be 39°. But it’s mid-April, which means springtime weather and new FASHION TRENDS are finally here. Now that New York Fashion Week is long over, we can figure out what styles and colors we can keep, toss and what we should add for the season. Let’s start with the spring 2014 color trends. The spring 2014 color scheme includes: Placid Blue, Hemlock Teal, Sand, Cayenne, Radiant Orchid, Violet Tulip, Paloma Gray, Freesia Yellow,…
  • Kitty Bradshaw on Planning Your Hawaiian Summer Vacation

    First Class Fashionista
    8 Apr 2014 | 4:11 pm
    Planning Your Hawaiian Summer Vacation #AlohaKitty Aloha First Class Fashionistas! What island(s) do you want to visit? – My name is Kitty Bradshaw, I am on vacation in Hawaii for 6 weeks. Today, as your guest travel blogger, I am going to talk about planning your Hawaiian Summer Vacation. If you are coming to Hawaii, the first thing you need to decide is what island(s) you would like to visit. There are 9 islands in total: Maui, Oahu, Kahoolawe, Lanai, Molokai, Kauai, Niihau, Kaula, and the Big Island, better known as Hawaii. Deciding which is the best fit will require some research on…
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    Deep Dish - groovy gay pop culture

  • Dish of the Day #1389: The Young and the Shirtless

    23 Apr 2014 | 8:42 am
    Every Monday through Friday a new Dish of the Day is featured. If you haven't yet voted in last week's Deep Dish Pool Party, choose your three favorite hunks in the sidebar poll.
  • Dish of the Day #1388: The Young and the Shirtless

    21 Apr 2014 | 10:17 pm
    Every Monday through Friday a new Dish of the Day is featured. If you haven't yet voted in last week's Deep Dish Pool Party, choose your three favorite hunks in the sidebar poll.
  • 65 Groovy Things about Patti LuPone on her birthday

    21 Apr 2014 | 1:00 pm
    Today I'm celebrating Patti LuPone's 65th birthday by sharing a "few" groovy things about her life and career: 1. Patti Ann LuPone was born on April 21, 1949, in Northport, New York, on Long Island. She was named after her great-grand-aunt, opera singer Adelina Patti.2. In 1972, she was part of the first graduating class of Juilliard's Drama Division (which also included actors Kevin Kline and David Ogden Stiers), and they were all invited to become the original members of John Houseman’s repertory theater company, The Acting Company. 3. She made her Broadway debut in The Acting Company's…
  • Dish of the Day #1387: The Young and the Shirtless

    21 Apr 2014 | 11:50 am
    Every Monday through Friday a new Dish of the Day is featured. If you haven't yet voted in last week's Deep Dish Pool Party, choose your three favorite hunks in the sidebar poll.
  • Web Series Worth Watching: Help Fund Season 2 of EastSiders

    20 Apr 2014 | 1:54 pm
    Web Series of the Week: EastSidersThis gay drama was one of my favorite new web series of 2013, and it won Best Web Drama at the 2013 LA Weekly Awards as well as five Groovy Awards last year, including Grooviest Drama and Grooviest Actor in a Drama (As the World Turns' Van Hansis). Season One left the series' main couple, Cal and Thom, uncertain of their future together, and now creator Kit Williamson is excited to continue their story with a second season featuring new cast members Willam Belli (RuPaul's Drag Race, Nip/Tuck) and Adam Bucci (The 10 Year Plan, Steam Room Stories). So if you…
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  • Linda Ronstadt Returns To The Billboard Chart With ‘DUETS’

    Greg Victor
    22 Apr 2014 | 12:50 am
    Music icon Linda Ronstadt is back on the Billboard charts! Her latest release, Duets, a compilation of some of the stunning duets she has recorded over the years, Ms. Ronstadt debuts on the Billboard 200 at number 32. (The entry is her best chart ranking since 1990.) The album includes Ronstadt singing along with Don […]

    Greg Victor
    18 Apr 2014 | 11:11 pm
    Dolly Parton Will Release A Limited Edition Blue Vinyl, Featuring 2 Tracks From Her New CD BLUE SMOKE Sony Masterworks and internationally-renowned superstar Dolly Parton celebrate Record Store Day on Saturday, April 19, with the release of a limited 7-inch vinyl. The blue vinyl features two tracks from Parton’s upcoming album Blue Smoke – “Blue […]
  • Eric Church Releases ‘The Outsiders’ On Vinyl For National Record Store Day

    Greg Victor
    18 Apr 2014 | 5:05 pm
    Vinyl Album Features Two Bonus Tracks and Exclusive Album Poster EMI Records Nashville recording artist Eric Church will release a double gatefold vinyl version of his album The Outsiders on Saturday, April 19, in recognition of National Record Store Day. The vinyl package will also include an exclusive album poster. The Outsiders originally debuted at […]
  • Yep, Yep, It’s True — Country’s Dustin Lynch Has A Huge New Hit With “Where It’s At”

    Greg Victor
    16 Apr 2014 | 1:10 am
    Dustin Lynch – “Where It’s At” (single) Label: Broken Bow Records “Where It’s At” is the first song to be released from Dustin Lynch’s upcoming second album (which should come out later this year). Will you love this song? Yep, yep. Will you be able to keep it out of your head once you’ve heard […]

    Greg Victor
    14 Apr 2014 | 4:28 pm
    Randy Houser’s latest single follows Platinum chart-toppers “How Country Feels” and “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight” Stoney Creek Records artist Randy Houser rocketed to the top of the charts this week with his current smash hit “Goodnight Kiss.” Following the Platinum No. 1 singles “How Country Feels” and “Runnin’ Outta Moonlight,” “Goodnight Kiss” marks Houser’s third consecutive […]
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  • Is There a Way to Save Traditional Marriage and Solve the Equality Issue? Conservatives Should Try

    22 Apr 2014 | 1:42 pm
    If conservatives want to save traditional marriage, a new strategy is in order. In fact, it's a strategy that could potentially bring both sides together by returning marriage to churches ...Read Full Post
  • Issues 2014: Obamacare/Economy vs Wages/Equal Pay

    16 Apr 2014 | 3:32 pm
    The stage has pretty much been set for what issues both liberals and conservatives want to talk about in 2014. Conservatives obviously want to talk about Obamacare. A lot. Jobs will also be a top issue once again....Read Full Post
  • Ben Carson for President?

    10 Apr 2014 | 1:32 pm
    Earlier today, the main group "urging" a Hillary for President campaign - and offering up creepy bumper stickers and apparel - noted they raised $1.7M in the first 3 months of 2014. The group has raised less than $6M since their launch roughly a year ago. That's not really great for a candidate dominating her primary opoonents and leading most of the Republicans. Which brings us to.......Read Full Post
  • One Night with Obamacare

    31 Mar 2014 | 10:33 am
    It's one thing to talk about Obamacare. It's another thing to actually navigate it in a real life situation. I was forced to do that last night, and the failure that is Obamacare lived up to the hype. And the word affordable? Affordable to whom? At the end of the day, there was not a sign-up... but it doesn't mean we weren't counted as an enrollee. ...Read Full Post
  • McFadden vs Ortman in Minnesota: US Senate

    31 Mar 2014 | 12:55 am
    It looks like it's going to be another tea party vs establishment battle in a Minnesota Republican primary. This time, businessman Mike McFadden is getting the support of the establishment and has been deemed the "electable" candidate by many party insiders. This is based, I guess, on his ability to raise money, which he has done. It isn't based on his ability to get Republican grassroots excited as he has not really run a campaign for them. McFadden could be a great conservative, but he has never run for political office and few really know anything about him. What does he really believe?
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  • Jimmy Page

    Daniel Edlen
    14 Apr 2014 | 8:12 pm
    I know how to get there, all I've got to do is keep playing.
  • Neil Young

    Daniel Edlen
    9 Apr 2014 | 10:05 am
    I don't like to be labeled, to be anything. I've made the mistake before myself of labeling my music, but it's counter-productive.
  • Ray Charles

    Daniel Edlen
    3 Apr 2014 | 4:27 pm
    There are many spokes on the wheel of life. First, we're here to explore new possibilities.Do it right or don't do it at all.Music is nothing separate from me. It is me.
  • Nick Cave

    Daniel Edlen
    28 Mar 2014 | 4:51 pm
    I've always had an obligation to creation, above all.
  • John Lennon

    Daniel Edlen
    21 Mar 2014 | 10:09 pm
    You don't need anybody to tell you who you are or what you are. You are what you are.
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    Forces of Geek: we like pop culture.

  • How To Know If A Movie Is Great

    23 Apr 2014 | 1:00 pm
    We’re at the point where all of the 2013 Oscar nominees have made it to home video and are now popping up on premium cable TV channels.But I have no interest in watching most of these movies for a second time.It’s not that I thought they were bad or it’s some kind of anti-intellectualism on my part, but I do not believe they have anything to offer on a second viewing. When I first saw them I understood their message, appreciated the craftsmanship of all those involved with the production, and that was that. There’s nothing pulling me to revisit the movies. My one takeaway from all of…

    23 Apr 2014 | 11:00 am
    I am totally in love with PBS's web-series Blank on Blank, and yes, I post a lot of them on this site because I think it's important for you to watch them (she said, like a mom) but most of all, I love how the animation created from all the old interviews brings to life the beauty and spontaneity that a really good yap session can create between a subject and journalist when it isn't so much about getting dirt or promoting a project as it is about people truly enjoying the discussion.Something that rarely exists in journalism anymore I'm sad to say.But these series of…

    23 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am
    I'm a big believer in taking a moment out of your everyday life to reflect on the infinite nothingness so as to reach perfect state of clarity...then again I have the attention span of a newborn child, so for me to actually achieve a true and perfect zen, I kinda need a visual to help me out.And a two minute video of cats wearing sunglasses usually does the trick.So calm...so thoughtful...so frakking adorable. I feel better already.Video after the break. Read more »
  • KICKSTART THIS: "The Dark Side of Disney" Is Getting A Documentary...It Really Is A Small World After-All

    23 Apr 2014 | 7:00 am
    I have always been drawn to the Walt Disney World Parks, mainly because anything that family friendly has to have a dark underbelly that is sicker and more disturbing than anything you'd find in a gated community in suburbia. A belief that was completely validated by Leonard Kinsey's 2011 book The Dark Side of Disney that not only proved that the Mouse is seriously corruptible, it totally made me want to go back there sans family for some real fun. Which makes the news that there's going to be a documentary about Kinsey's book (if people are willing to pony up the cash via a…
  • The Influence of Pop

    23 Apr 2014 | 6:27 am
    Pop culture is a huge force in our modern, western world.The Mickey Mouses, Golden Arches, Pokemons and Supermans of our age have an immense impact on industries other than their own; just take a look down your high street and you’ll see plentiful examples of that most ambiguous of ideas, horizontal integration.As we brush aside any Orwellian assertions of a ‘culture industry’, the influence of pop on other mediums and industries has created excellent pieces of film, games that keep the player’s heart pounding and even themed casino games that take the best facets of well known…
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  • I Don’t Regret Missing Out On “Game of Thrones”

    Jason Morehead
    22 Apr 2014 | 10:23 pm
    By all accounts, the most recent episode of Game of Thrones was quite the stomach-churner, which is saying something considering that HBO’s series has never shied away from the sex and violence in George R.R. Martin’s epic fantasy novels. But it seems the series might have crossed a line in “Breaker of Chains,” when Jaime Lannister rapes his lover and twin sister Cersei beside the corpse of their son, the recently poisoned Joffrey. Rape is nothing new in Martin’s stories. It, along with many other forms of wickedness, occurs in Martin’s novels as…
  • Elsewhere: After-birth abortion, Christian film critics, Japanese excellence & cockroach cyborgs

    Jason Morehead
    22 Apr 2014 | 5:47 pm
    One would hope it’d be obvious, but James Hoskins explains why the concept of “after-birth abortion” is “even more absurd than you thought”: “Most of these arguments define a person as an individual who is capable of making value judgments, especially moral value judgments, or who can formulate goals. Under this definition, fetuses and newborns are not actual persons (only potential) because they’re not yet capable of doing such things… or so we thought.” Related: When the infamous “after-birth abortion” paper…
  • Train up a child, #17: André Bazin Would Be Proud

    Jason Morehead
    22 Apr 2014 | 5:31 am
    My six-year-old’s first movie review, of Kung Fu Panda. And let’s be honest, Sifu is pretty cool.
  • Listen to 2 Songs from Wovenhand’s Upcoming “Refractory Obdurate”

    Jason Morehead
    22 Apr 2014 | 5:15 am
    Wovenhand’s new LP, Refractory Obdurate, will be released Stateside later this month on Deathwish Inc and several album songs have recently surfaced online. The most recent is “Good Shepherd,” which finds David Eugene Edwards and Co. in full on thrash mode, with distorted guitars and pummeling drums a-plenty; the song is one of the heaviest things the band has recorded in a long time. (And listening to it, it suddenly makes sense that Converge and Deafheaven’s label is releasing the album). {embed_1} The second song is “The…
  • Seryn Reappear With “Disappear”

    Jason Morehead
    22 Apr 2014 | 5:11 am
    Denton-based Seryn have been working on the sophomore album for what seems like forever now (or, at least three years). In the meantime, they’ve toured incessantly and have also participated in a documentary project. But actual new songs have been few and far between — at least for those of us who haven’t been fortunate enough to see the band live yet — so it’s nice to hear something new. “Disappear” features a new line-up and it’s a bit less folksy than their previous material, even bordering a bit on pop. But in the ways that count, this…
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    The Unbiased Writer
    23 Apr 2014 | 11:13 am
    Thom Browne‘s gold and navy sunglasses add the perfect cool to any outfit. Made in Japan using 18-karat gold-plated double bridges and arms, the Thom Browne shades come with anti-reflective lenses and white temple tips striped in the designer’s signature colorway. Priced at $675, check out the images below: DETAILS & CAREDark navy acetate square-frame sunglasses Blue lenses with anti-reflective coating, 18-karat gold-plated arms White temple tips with red, white and blue striped 100% UV protection Made in Japan Interested? You can order the Thom Browne shades here. Be…

    The Unbiased Writer
    23 Apr 2014 | 6:17 am
    As the warmer months are steadily approaching, H&M has released their latest creative campaign for summer 2014. H&M teamed up with supermodel Gisele Bündchen in a rather unconventional way for their latest advertisment. The 33-year-old Brazilian bombshell was paired up with electronic music producer Bob Sinclar to cover the 1978 classic by Blondie: ‘Heart of Glass.’ Check out the video below: Like what you heard? You can purchase the track by clicking here. Be sure to let us know what you think in the comment section!

    The Unbiased Writer
    22 Apr 2014 | 9:20 am
    Los Angeles’s Soze Gallery opened their all new Steer Ahead exhibition over the weekend. The exhibit will benefit CAMP2E, and features work fromartist that were commissioned to customize and paint real steer skulls to display alongside original artwork. A long list of artist from RETNA toDave Kinsey took part in the project you can check out below: If you happen to be in LA, stop by the  Soze Gallery and check it out! As always, let us know what you think in the comment section!Soze Gallery 2020 E. 7th St Suite B Los Angeles, CA. 90021 Tel: 310.993.8720

    The Unbiased Writer
    21 Apr 2014 | 9:36 am
    President Obama announced that 8 million Americans have signed up for private health coverage thanks to the Affordable Care Act. He noted that 35 percent of those people are under 35 years old. Even better, costs associated with expanding coverage under the Affordable Care Act are lower than expected: Take a look at a few more important numbers, from a fact sheet released today:8 million people signed up for private insurance in the Health Insurance Marketplace. For states that have Federally-Facilitated Marketplaces, 35 percent of those who signed up are under 35 years old, and 28…

    The Unbiased Writer
    21 Apr 2014 | 9:01 am
    Cultivated in the flourishing neighborhood of Brooklyn, Wilsen is an upcoming music trio created by 24-year-old London native Tamsin Wilson. Schooled at Berklee’s College of Music in Boston, Tamsin’s move to the East Coast was a step into the unknown. Alongside bandmates Johnny Simon Jr and Drew Arndt – both songwriters & producers in their own right – Wilsen’s music is meticulously sculpted over time to create a mood and state of mind. It wasn’t until chance meetings with Simon Jr and Arndt at Berklee that the young songwriter was urged to explore her creative muse, immersing…
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  • Check Out Vault By Vans Sk8-Hi Reissue Zip LX Colorways for Summer 2014!

    23 Apr 2014 | 1:31 pm
    Time to step your sneaker game up! Vault by Vans brings us a new Sk8-Hi sneaker with crazy detailing! This deluxe sneaker includes the Sk8-Hi Reissue Zip LX. With heel zipper detailing, metal eyelets, and rawhide laces, it definitely gives off an edgy feel. This pack of Sk8-Hi’s come in three traditional colors (Black/True White, Jester Red, and Peacoat). These sneakers are also made up of luxurious materials such as nubuck, leather, and suede, and they contain vulcanized waffle outsoles marked by the iconic sidestripe. What a sophisticated sneaker! They all run for about $140 USD.
  • It’s A “Brand New Day” For The Swollen Members

    23 Apr 2014 | 1:25 pm
    Madchild, Prevail, and Rob The Viking are back yet again for another album. Their first single, “Brand New Single,” is an easy going track that lets their fans know that some things haven’t changed-popping off, shooting bottle rockets, and putting other writers out of their misery. Their upcoming ninth studio album, with the same title of today’s single, is due out June 17. With punchy verses, emcees Madchild and Prevail provide listeners with a reminder as to why they still deserve your attention, while Rob dresses up the beat in a countryside’s Sunday best. Even…
  • Bodega Bamz Takes A Walk Through Harlem In New Video For Big L-Sampled Timeless Cut, “Glorious”

    23 Apr 2014 | 1:06 pm
    Following the release of his 2012 mixtape, Strictly 4 My P.A.P.I.Z., Bodega Bamz released the Darryl ‘Filth’ Phillips-directed music video for Glorious today, off said project. The track, produced by V Don, samples Big L’s legendary street classic Deadly Combination, and the video shows various cuts of the Spanish Harlem emcee walking the grounds of his old neighborhood, reflecting and making plays in more ways than one. If this happens to be your first time hearing of Bodega Bamz, then this song is a great introduction. Not only does he slay it, but it’s off a tape from…
  • Her Source | R&B Divas–Season Three, Episode One “Engagement To Engagement” Premiere Recap

    23 Apr 2014 | 1:03 pm
    The ATL divas are back Last season on the hit show R&B Divas, we were introduced to new divas to the cast the legendary Angie Stone and Lotocha Scott from the group Xscape. Of course there was still drama between Nicci and Syleena. Terez propose to Monifah, KeKe was still be the funny one. On the premiere episode, Monifah is looking a slimmer now a days that is because she became a vegetarian and she stopped drinking. Her and Syleena meet up at the gym and they talked about the last time they saw each other, where things ended up on a bad note. Syleena came up with the idea to throw an…
  • Her Source | The Game–Season Seven, Episode Nine, “This Is Happening” Recap

    23 Apr 2014 | 1:03 pm
    The showdown between Kelly and Chardonnay heats up Last week on the hit show, The Game Kelly is back to help Tasha with her Lamaze class at her house. Proving that they are just friends, Malik and Yana sleep with each other. Chardonnay starts planning for her wedding, where she enlisted Kierra as her maid of honor and Jason is not happy about her spending a lot of money for the wedding. This week, Kelly surprises Tasha with a baby shower where everyone is there except for Tee Tee, who is having problems with his salmonella case. He was found guilty on the case, which cases him to lose it all.
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    Adam's World

  • Mark McGrath Stays Fly, Carries The 90s Torch

    Adam Bernard
    23 Apr 2014 | 12:55 pm
    If there was a Mount Rushmore for 90s music, Mark McGrath would be one of the faces carved into the mountain. The lead singer of Sugar Ray, whose infectious hits are still played over 20 years later, perfectly represents the genre blending era. Read the full interview at Arena.com.
  • NYC Scene Report - Camille Corazón, Rush Midnight, & more

    Adam Bernard
    22 Apr 2014 | 10:37 am
    This week’s edition of Neighborhood Watch: NYC features the chillstep of newcomer Camille Corazón, something ethereal from Young Magic, a mixture of downtempo and disco from Rush Midnight, and some indie pop from The Pains of Being Pure at Heart. Read the full column at Arena.com.
  • Tove Lo Goes From Writing For Pop Greats, To Becoming One

    Adam Bernard
    22 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Over the past few years Tove Lo has made a name for herself writing for the likes of Icona Pop, and Cher Lloyd. The Swedish singer even caught the ear of icons Max Martin and Shellback, who invited her to be part of their new song writing collective. Read the full interview at Arena.com.
  • ABX Podcast #75 - Drowning In Dopeness

    Adam Bernard
    22 Apr 2014 | 3:00 am
    Did I ever think this podcast would run for 75 episodes? Honestly, it didn't even cross my mind. When I start on something like this I just keep going. It's how I've had columns that have lasted three, four, even five years, without me noticing how much time has passed until I've decided it's time to move on to the next thing. The good news when it comes to this podcast is I'm nowhere near ready
  • Pop Shots - Where Are They Now?

    Adam Bernard
    21 Apr 2014 | 4:00 am
    Welcome to your weekly dose of pop world musings. Covering all things pop culture, this week Pop Shots is hitting you with thoughts on everything from Miley’s malady, to Coldplay’s tour plans, to Neil Young ruling the internet, and since it’s Pop Shots you know everything is seasoned with a little bit of attitude. * Miley Cyrus spent a significant portion of last week in the hospital with what
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  • The How I Met Your Mother Finale Forgot the Rules About “The One”

    3 Apr 2014 | 7:28 pm
    The How I Met Your Mother finale tossed out the rules of “The One” and traditional Happily Ever After and nailed it by looking like, well, life. Deanna Dahlsad‘s insight: […] No related posts.
  • “Beau-Bait”

    27 Mar 2014 | 1:37 am
    A two-piece “peasant pet” dress by Betty Co-Ed of Hollywood. Vintage ad found in Sing Magazine, June 1948. No related posts.
  • He’ll do anything…

    23 Mar 2014 | 2:27 pm
    He’ll do anything… Even meet his own needs and clean up after his own meal. See on dpoptart.tumblr.com No related posts.
  • The Myth of Gay Affluence

    23 Mar 2014 | 1:53 pm
    Despite a commonly held belief that LGBT Americans tend to live it up in classy urban neighborhoods, they struggle with disproportionately high levels of poverty compared to straight people. Deanna […] No related posts.
  • “If I Had A Voice I Would Sing” (Along With The Theme To Vikings on History)

    14 Mar 2014 | 1:43 am
    If you are a fan of Vikings on the History Channel, then you’ve probably fallen in love with the tv show’s theme song. The song’s official title is If I […] No related posts.
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    The Bark Bite Blog

  • Time To Shop For Engagment Rings

    Caber Harmon
    20 Apr 2014 | 6:18 am
    Unless you’re in the jewelry business, you probably don’t know much about diamonds. That is of course, aside from watching Blood Diamond starring Leonardo DiCaprio, which by the way, was a wonderful movie. If you’re reading this then I’ve got to think that you’re researching the matter for good reason, probably because you’re thinking about getting married. I’ll reserve any biased feelings regarding the matter and tell you that as long as you’re sure about it, then proceed with caution regarding the ring buying experience. There are wolves in…
  • There is a way to Get Adult Novelty Products and Sex Toys, without Going to an Adult Bookstore.

    19 Apr 2014 | 6:37 am
    Millions of Americans use adult products, but most people still get embarrassed when purchasing them.  One reason for this is the fact that you have to go into an adult bookstore.  Needless to say, those establishments do not always have the best reputation, with the general citizenry.  Fortunately, there is a way to get all of the adult novelty products and sex toys that you want, without going to an adult bookstore.  As a matter of fact, there are a couple of ways, though they both involve the same source.  All in all, it is best to get your sex toys and other adult merchandise from a…
  • Organic food delivery services helps couple trying to get pregnant

    19 Apr 2014 | 3:32 am
    Tonya was incredibly excited to start having children. She and Tom had been married for about three years when they decided it was time to start trying. She had recently visited her primary care doctor as well and when she told him that they were going to start having kids, he recommended a couple of things. Tonya had put on a bit of weight since they had gotten married, and her doctor wanted her to lose some of it to increase her chances of both getting pregnant and having a healthier pregnancy than starting out overweight. It had not occurred to her, since she figured she was going to be…
  • You May want to Take Your Car in for a Tune Up.

    18 Apr 2014 | 3:04 am
    If you want your car to last, you have to take good care of it, and a big part of taking care of your care is keeping up with all of the regular maintenance that is recommended.  If it has been a long time since you have been to an auto mechanic, you may want to take your car in for a tune up.  A tune up is just a general adjustment of some basic components of the vehicle.  This can also be an opportunity for them to perform diagnostic tests, to determine if anything is wrong with your vehicle.  If there is, you can decide how to handle it.  Not all problems are severe and need to be…
  • Water Gardens And Pond Supplies Go Hand-In-Hand

    Caber Harmon
    15 Apr 2014 | 6:43 am
    So, if you’ve decided to transform your outdoor space into a place where you can enjoy yourself, then you’ve obviously got some decisions to make. Grass is boring, so many people just put in grass, some rocks and then plant a couple trees and then think they’re doing what they can to make their backyard a happy place. I’m sure that we all have different priorities because we live different lives, but I truly believe that everyone is capable of being creative. If you’ve got active children, then maybe grass, some rocks and just a couple trees is the best thing for…
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  • CinemaJaw 188, Baby Movies

    20 Apr 2014 | 9:25 am
    Reviewed This Episode: Under The Skin, Captain America Winter Soldier I for an I: Other Woman Trivia: Father Movie Trivia CinemaWAR: Which Movie should you show your kids first, Wizard of Oz or Star Wars? Babies are tricky little buggers in life and in film. The latter tends to use the wee ones as a plot device, which given babies impact is largely forgivable. At their worst many of the so called “Baby Movies” have been some of the most terrible, cutesy, celluloid travesties of all time. However, at their best Baby Movies can be transcendent. In celebration of Matt K’s most…
  • CinemaJaw Minisode #2

    13 Apr 2014 | 9:18 pm
    Hi JawHeads As you may have heard, our very own Matt K. recently had a new addition to his family. A lovely chubby little baby boy, Quinn! We didn’t want to go a whole week with nothing, so please enjoy a trivia segment that was recorded for our Indie Movie Special. Back to new episodes this Friday!!! Cheers!
  • CinemaJaw 187, Indie Film Special w/guests Charles Huddleston, Edwin Avaness and Saeed Khoze

    4 Apr 2014 | 1:50 pm
    Reviewed This Episode: Cutie and the Boxer, Noah I for an I: Under The Skin Trivia: Soldier movie Trivia CinemaWAR: shold they make another Godzilla film? What better way to explore CinemaJaw’s favorite Indie actors that with a couple of great indie filmmakers? We welcome Charles Huddleston, Writer/Director of Blue Blue – Trailer from Charles Huddleston on Vimeo. and Edwin Avaness and Saeed Khoze the Producer and Director respectively of Damn Foreigners It’s great to have on the creative talents of independent filmmakers! Have a listen!
  • CinemaJaw 186, Star Wars Special part 3 w/guest Cris Macht

    28 Mar 2014 | 10:05 am
    Reviewed This Episode: The Muppets Most Wanted, 20 Feet From Stardom I for an I: Captain America: Winter Soldier Trivia: Jennifer Connelly/Russell Crowe Movie Trivia CinemaWAR: should the Walking Dead make a movie or stick to TV?  Whether you use a blaster, thermal detonators, or a more elegant weapon you’ve kicked some ass on the outer rim. Perhaps you had a wookie sidekick and barely made that jump to hyperspace with an imperial star destroyer hot on your tail. Did you make the Kessel run in less than 12 parsecs? If any of the above doesn’t ring a bell then feel free to skip…
  • CinemaJaw 185, Best Young Adult Novel Adaptations w/guest James D’Amato

    21 Mar 2014 | 11:51 pm
    Reviewed This Episode: Divergent, Mr. Peabody and Sherman I for an I: Noah Trivia: Kate Winslet Ashley Judd Movie Trivia CinemaWAR: Should Darren Aronofsky direct blockbusters or stick to the arthouse? Sparkling vampires, boy wizards, tom boys who are great at archery. These are the images that spring to mind when the subject of Young Adult Novel Adaptations gets brought up. But perhaps one my plumb a little deeper to get at the truly good stuff. Not that the aforementioned aren’t good, but we are seeking the gems. So this week on CinemaJaw we explore exactly that. Returning for his…
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    Derrick Bang on Film

  • Transcendence: A whole new level of tedium

    Derrick Bang
    18 Apr 2014 | 6:00 pm
    Transcendence (2014) • View trailer Three stars. Rated PG-13, for sci-fi action and violence, brief profanity and mild sensualityBy Derrick Bang • Originally published in The Davis Enterprise, 4.18.14The White Queen in Lewis Carroll’s Through the Looking Glass may have been able to believe as many as six impossible things before breakfast, but smart screenwriters limit themselves to one.Expecting her former colleagues to be amazed, Evelyn (Rebecca Hall) shows Joseph(Morgan Freeman) and Buchanan (Cillian Murphy) through the massive undergroundcomplex…
  • Dom Hemingway: For whom the belle tolls

    Derrick Bang
    18 Apr 2014 | 12:30 am
    Dom Hemingway (2013) • View trailer Three stars. Rated R, for nudity, sexual content, violence, drug use and pervasive profanityBy Derrick BangWe’ve recently been blessed with a couple of show-stopping soliloquies.Fresh out of prison, Dom (Jude Law, left) cheerfully follows longtime friend and criminalcolleague Dickie (Richard E. Grant) on a trip to the South of France, where Dom fullyexpects to be rewarded — very generously — for keeping his mouth shut during a12-year stretch.Matthew McConaughey’s coked-out stock-whisperer scene, as he describes the concept…
  • The Raid 2: Upping the ante

    Derrick Bang
    17 Apr 2014 | 3:11 pm
    The Raid 2 (2014) • View trailer Four stars. Rated R, for strong, bloody violence, gore, profanity and occasional nudityBy Derrick BangWith 2011’s The Raid, writer/director Gareth Evans was just flexing his muscles.Anticipation is everything: Our hero, Rama (Iko Uwais, left) endures considerablepunishment before his climactic confrontation with an opponent known only asThe Assassin (Cecep Arif Rahman), but the wait is justified. Director Gareth Evansunleashes a battle royale that must be seen to be believed.Having now released a sequel, Evans’ master plan has become…
  • Draft Day: Quite a fumble

    Derrick Bang
    11 Apr 2014 | 6:00 pm
    Draft Day (2014) • View trailer Three stars. Rated PG-13, for occasional profanityBy Derrick Bang • Originally published in The Davis Enterprise, 4.11.14I’ve no doubt that a compelling film could be spun from the suspense, acrimony, dashed hopes and back-room negotiating that lead up to the annual NFL draft, but scripters Rajiv Joseph and Scott Rothman didn’t find it.With his job and the fate of his team hanging in the balance, Sonny (Kevin Costner,center) debates the merits of a potential draft choice with league "capologist" Ali(Jennifer Garner).
  • Rio 2: Back to the jungle

    Derrick Bang
    11 Apr 2014 | 12:30 am
    Rio 2 (2014) • View trailer 3.5 stars. Rated G, and suitable for all agesBy Derrick BangNext to co-founder Chris Wedge, writer/director Carlos Saldanha clearly is one of Blue Sky Studios’ most treasured assets.Jewel, center, feels right at home in the Amazon jungle; her mate Blu, left, is reasonablysecure, as long as he's got his cherished GPS device. Their music-loving daughter, Carla,couldn't care less ... until she discovers that the jungle birds have their own wonderfullyvibrant approach to samba and bossa nova.After sharing credit with Wedge on 2002’s Ice Age…
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    Cultural and Natural Wealth of the World

  • Our planet is full of wonders

    Mahdi Wiyanto
    28 Mar 2014 | 7:57 am
    Our planet is full of wonders, filled with beautiful creatures and make your own instincts to survive. How many animals, the ability, skills, and learning and behavior adopted by the people. Animals to be a good complement and work together on a daily Ventures. Recognize the importance of animals with helpful skills and instincts will enable us to be more curious and caring for all creatures valuable for us in this blue planet. Sheep - If the sheep are threatened, they make a big group and go... Stop Global Warming

    Mahdi Wiyanto
    2 Nov 2013 | 12:01 am
    Tampaksiring Presidential Palace is situated approximately 700 meters above sea level, located on the hills in Tampaksiring Village, Tampaksiring Sub District, Wisma MerdekaGianyar Regency, Bali. The palace is the one and only palace constructed at the time when the Indonesian Government rules (1957 – 1960). Initiated by the first President of Republic of Indonesia, Soekarno, the palace was built by a hundred percent Indonesian architects and constructors.The name, Tampaksiring, is taken from... Stop Global Warming
  • Zebra shark - Deep sea animal

    Mahdi Wiyanto
    16 Aug 2011 | 11:46 am
    Kingdom Animalia Phylum Chordata Class Chondrichthyes Subclass Elasmobranchii Order Orectolobiformes Family Stegostomatidae Genus Stegostoma Species S. fasciatum The zebra shark is a species of carpet shark and the sole member of the family Stegostomatidae. It is found throughout the tropical Indo-Pacific, frequenting coral reefs and sandy flats to a depth of 62 m (210 ft).Adult zebra sharks are distinctive in appearance, with five longitudinal ridges on a cylindrical body, a low caudal fin... Stop Global Warming
  • Klayar Beach - Pacitan Tourism

    Mahdi Wiyanto
    13 Jan 2011 | 6:13 pm
    Klayar Beach is resides in Donorojo district, Pacitan Regency. It is about 35 km towards west Pacitan city. It can reach about 60 minutes from the city. Many rockies like spink in Mesir. Klayar Beach with its dune has a distinctive feature from another. Its waves dashed against the rock spourting from the hole make sound like a bamboo flute. The springkling of waves rush to beach and out through the hole spurting about 7 meters high and has a sound like blowing bamboo flute.This white... Stop Global Warming
  • Clown Anemonefish - Finding Nemo

    Mahdi Wiyanto
    20 Sep 2010 | 10:48 pm
    Family name: Pomacentridae Order name: Perciformes Common name: Clownfish / clown anemonefish Scientific name: Amphiprion percula About twenty-nine species are recognized, one in the genus Premnas, while the remaining are in the genus Amphiprion. In the wild they all form symbiotic mutualisms with sea anemones. Depending on species, clownfish are overall yellow, orange, reddish, or blackish, and many show white bars or patches.The largest can reach a length of 18 centimetres (7.1 in), while... Stop Global Warming
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  • Dance Moms: The Real Housewives Of Pittsburgh Dress It Up And Throw It Down. Seeing Red Is The New Black.

    23 Apr 2014 | 10:46 am
        Wah Wah Wah. I’ve got three shows and you all have none.           All children should be supported. And you’d know that if you’d ever buy my damn book, woman.       I specifically texted that I was wearing my one shoulder dress. I swear I’m gonna kill her.         Not gonna lie. This season, the Mama Drama has been almost as big as my pocket square.         That’s right, honey. I’m giving you some Bump-It Push Up Bra Over It Dance Mom Side Eye.    …
  • Bring It!: Shut Up And Dance. And Then Walk The Dawg And Blow Them Diamonds Away. Poof…Where’d It Go?

    19 Apr 2014 | 11:09 am
        You do know when you’re talking s*** about me on your pretend phone I can hear you, right?           Fire in the Hole! Mama on the Inside!           That’s my Baby!! That’s my Baby!! That’s my Baby!! That’s my Baby!! That’s my Baby!!         Imma srsly ’bout to super-size her meal AND her beat down all inna same order. That bitch is crazy.         Where’d it go? Where’d it go? Where’d it go? Where’d it go? Where’d it…
  • Dance Moms: Presenting The New ALDC Team. And The Old ALDC Team. And The Mama Drama…Super Sized.

    16 Apr 2014 | 11:23 am
        I can do Jazz, Ballet, Lyrical, Hip Hop, turn invisible and speak in Klingon. So, yeah…I got this.         You wanna do this? Let’s do this. Cuz I can out drink AND out shop every one of you wannabes.         Check it out, boyz. Mama’s wearing lipstick. If you squint I look like Kim Kardashian.         I’m srsly ’bout to go all MackZ on this new chick. What we need is a Girl Party in the parking lot.         Imma gon’ have to pretend that she did not just suggest…
  • Bring It!: The Dolls Are Twerking It To The Streets…Rocking The Parade And Tick Tocking Some Stinky Divas.

    12 Apr 2014 | 10:16 pm
        Imma gon’ have to ask you and your little monkey hat to back it up before I King Kong your a**.         Those bitches are crazy. Now if you’ll excuse me, I need to secure my hair and drop it like it’s hot.         Haters gonna hate, Baby. That’s why I had to break up Destiny’s Child and move to Jackson.         “Oh Lawd Jesus, it’s a pom pom!” Then I ran out on the gym floor…I didn’t grab no wigs or nothing.           How’z…
  • Dance Moms: Lights! Camera! Dance! Jump On The Bed And Then Shuffle Off To Buffalo For One Last Tribute.

    9 Apr 2014 | 11:02 am
        I never actually looked at the back of her head before. How does she even make it do that?           Oh yeah, Boyeez. There’s a new Christy in town.         If she wants some Jackson 5 Realness, how ’bout I dangle one of these babies over the railing?         Aw Hell Naw. I know they didn’t just slap that damn ‘Bring It!’ on top of me when my hair is looking so on point. Srsly?         I’m just saying it looks like a blue bathrobe. Don’t ask my opinion…
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    Screen Invasion

  • Gobbledygeek: Episode 181 – Knights’ Tales

    Arlo J. Wiley
    23 Apr 2014 | 8:37 am
    Gobbledygeek: Episode 181 – Knights’ TalesScreen InvasionArlo J. Wiley Paul and AJ are, you know, they’re…I think the word is “geeks”? Geeks. Yes. And sometimes, they challenge each other. Lord knows they challenge each other. And sometimes such a challenge between geeks is bestowed the rank of Geek Challenge. For the first time in far too long, such a plague has befallen the podcast: [&hellip The post Gobbledygeek: Episode 181 – Knights’ Tales appeared first on Screen Invasion.
  • Rent Joss Whedon’s IN YOUR EYES via Vimeo On Demand

    Sarah Katz
    22 Apr 2014 | 1:10 pm
    Rent Joss Whedon’s IN YOUR EYES via Vimeo On DemandScreen InvasionSarah Katz Rent Joss Whedon's TFF 2014 sci-fi romantic dramedy IN YOUR EYES, via Vimeo On Demand, for $5! The post Rent Joss Whedon’s IN YOUR EYES via Vimeo On Demand appeared first on Screen Invasion.
  • New Movie Trailer For THE ROVER

    Scott Huntington
    22 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am
    New Movie Trailer For THE ROVERScreen InvasionScott Huntington Ten years following the decline of society, The Rover takes us into the lawless and almost savage world that has taken over. Set in the Australian desert, the film follows Eric, who has left everything he knows behind him as he moves from one deserted town to the next. When the only thing that he [&hellip The post New Movie Trailer For THE ROVER appeared first on Screen Invasion.
  • Enter To Win Pop Culture Posters From Etsy’s YakawonisQuilling!

    Kristal Bailey
    22 Apr 2014 | 8:00 am
    Enter To Win Pop Culture Posters From Etsy’s YakawonisQuilling!Screen InvasionKristal Bailey Enter to win 2 pop culture posters of your choosing from the YakawonisQuilling Etsy shop! And get 15% off with the SCREENINVASION code. The post Enter To Win Pop Culture Posters From Etsy’s YakawonisQuilling! appeared first on Screen Invasion.
  • New OBVIOUS CHILD Trailer Is Full Of Laughs

    Scott Huntington
    21 Apr 2014 | 8:26 pm
    New OBVIOUS CHILD Trailer Is Full Of LaughsScreen InvasionScott Huntington Obvious Child is a quirky rom-com that delves into the seemingly not-romantic implications of being an adult, dealing with an unwanted pregnancy and figuring out how to deal with casual relationships The post New OBVIOUS CHILD Trailer Is Full Of Laughs appeared first on Screen Invasion.
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  • Upcoming Event – La Dolce Vita – M2A Apparel Fashion Show

    Ms. Scripter
    22 Apr 2014 | 6:27 am
    For-The-Masses and Fans of Hip Hop The Diary: Vol 1. are proud to announce that we will be one of the many sponsors that will be represented at the La Dolce Vita M2A Apparel Fashion Show. Check out the details below and support Black owned businesses: Name of event: La Dolce Vita  – M2A Apparel Fashion Show Date: Saturday, June 14, 2014 Location: Cielo, 18 Little West 12th Street, NY, NY Cost: $30 tickets (To purchase tickets please go to http://hstc.co/1gCtqi4).  7:00pm – 8:00pm: Cocktail hour (Open Bar) 8:10pm: Fashion Show Begins This link also provides all information about the…
  • While Folks Talked About Reality Star Sex Tapes – Rappers Were Giving Back

    Ms. Scripter
    18 Apr 2014 | 6:30 am
    This week, the majority of the conversation on social media was about reality stars Mimi Faust and Nikko Smith of Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta leaking their own sex tape. What also transpired was the exodus of shower rods that were flying off the shelves at a Home Depot near you, based off of the actions of these same reality stars. With that being said, there were many things to talk about this week instead of talentless, tacky, and overexposed reality stars. I can never understand how fellow bloggers, journalist and the overall media can spend time covering these folks. What is there to talk…
  • The Image of the NYPD Cop That Made Me Smile

    Ms. Scripter
    13 Apr 2014 | 9:00 pm
    I am notorious for writing about the NYPD in a bad light. I have constantly been against stop-and-frisk and other tactics that are used mostly against the Black and Latinos in the community. I have witnessed the way they interact with us, which has caused the majority of distrust in those same communities. The NYPD’s image under the Bloomberg and Commissioner Ray Kelly era for the past 12 years created that distrust. I was always an advocate for community policing and engaging with the youth in a non-confrontational way, but, unfortunately that was not the way previous regimes felt the need…
  • Chris Brown Has To Realize, The Standards Are Different When You Black

    Ms. Scripter
    7 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    OPINION – I remember when R&B and sometimes rapper (depending on whom you ask) Chris Brown came onto the scene with the boy next door persona, captivating hearts and ears. Brown’s boyish good looks was the icing on the cake to pull off the Double Mint gum ads, the movie roles and music that wasn’t raunchy, but was flat out fun and safe at the time.  Chris Brown had the very same element as his ex-girlfriend Rihanna, but we all know both of these entertainer’s personalities took on entirely different attributes as the years and the pressure of their record labels went by. We are…
  • Truth Should Never Hurt

    Antonio Daniels
    2 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    We live a world where far too many people do not embrace truth.  Many people love to run from truth and make excuses about it.  When you fail to face truth candidly, directly and willingly, you will find yourself living a life saturated with problems.  Most of those problems are self-imposed.  One of the fundamental reasons why people feel that truth hurts is it does not change. You should not let it hurt you, however. When you present someone with truth, it will not change simply because he or she is your friend or family member; truth is truth—no matter who does not like or agree with…
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    Art, Culture, Design, Fashion, Sound - strictlysocial.com

  • Music: Goldenvoice Shares Coachella 2014 Recap Video

    Morgan Witt
    22 Apr 2014 | 10:14 pm
    Another Coachella is in the books. Two more epic weekends of music and sunshine. Although the elusive Daft Punk did not make an appearance (even virtually), there were plenty of surprise guest appearances throughout both weekend’s lineup. Sets were even drastically improved weekend over weekend (Ex. Outkast, Pharrell). EDM crept into the main stages this […]
  • Art: Watch Jabbawockeez Performance From World Of Dance ’14

    Morgan Witt
    19 Apr 2014 | 2:22 pm
    Another stellar performance from the Jabbawockeez guys. This time at the recent World of Dance ’14 event. Continually blown away by their stuff. Digging intricate choreography to the ‘chopped and screwed’ versions of the Beastie Boys and Missy Elliot. Looking forward to their appearance tonight at Pharrell’s Coachella set.
  • Music: Watch Official Video For Major Lazer’s “Aerosol Can” Feat. Pharrell

    Morgan Witt
    18 Apr 2014 | 11:32 am
    We now have the official visual to accompany the infectious new collaboration between Diplo’s Major Lazer outfit and the ever present, Pharrell Williams. The minimal production puts the spotlight on Pharrell the MC which we don’t get much of these days. The concept for the video is stellar. It features tattooing and graffiti legend Mike […]
  • Style: New Balance Numeric Logan 637 “Pristine/Gum”

    Morgan Witt
    15 Apr 2014 | 4:21 pm
    New Balance steps forward in the skateboard shoe game with the latest in the Numeric line, the Numeric Logan 637 “Pristine/Gum.” This new durable skate shoe leverages the New Balance REVlite™ foam compound that provides a strong light weight foundation for the sneaker while allowing it to be one of the lightest on the market. […]
  • Music: Boiler Room Presents Beats Unraveled – Aphex Twin’s “Windowlicker”

    Morgan Witt
    15 Apr 2014 | 12:39 am
    Aphex Twin‘s “Windowlicker” is one of the greatest electronic compositions in the past twenty years. The critically acclaimed single has been referenced by Daft Punk as being influential in the evolution from their debut “Homework” to the follow up “Discovery.” “Windowlicker” was a real shock for us because it was neither a purely club track […]
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  • Baby G- 12 Week Update

    10 Apr 2014 | 8:34 am
    She Said: Wow, it’s been a long time since we’ve gotten to post. Morning sickness and my first trimester have been not easy. But I’m officially 12 weeks on Saturday and that means… Read More →The post Baby G- 12 Week Update appeared first on THE HE SAID SHE SAID EXPERIENCE.
  • Baby G- ? Week Update

    26 Mar 2014 | 4:31 pm
    She Said: I’m so sorry for our absence, but I really couldn’t be happier for the reason that we’ve been posting so infrequently! I’m very happy to say that Baby G’s pregnancy has… Read More →The post Baby G- ? Week Update appeared first on THE HE SAID SHE SAID EXPERIENCE.
  • Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell Live

    12 Mar 2014 | 1:12 pm
    She Said: In college I was known for writing scathing reviews. I used to enjoy it. But, I was very angry person then and now I really do like to find things that… Read More →The post Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell Live appeared first on THE HE SAID SHE SAID EXPERIENCE.
  • 2014 Academy Awards- Fashion

    10 Mar 2014 | 10:53 am
    Hey peeps! It’s a little late (due to Kari’s first trimester and morning sickness) but an Oscar fashion piece is better fashionably late than never! She Said: Another Oscar night has come and… Read More →The post 2014 Academy Awards- Fashion appeared first on THE HE SAID SHE SAID EXPERIENCE.
  • Baby G- Six Week Update

    28 Feb 2014 | 2:37 pm
    She Said: I am so thrilled to be pregnant. I am so thankful that God has blessed us with the adventure of having another child. Losing Taylor was the most devastating experience of… Read More →The post Baby G- Six Week Update appeared first on THE HE SAID SHE SAID EXPERIENCE.
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    AIDY Reviews

  • Eli Roth’s THE GREEN INFERNO (2013) Trailer

    16 Apr 2014 | 2:30 pm
    Fear will consume you.   Check out the twisted trailer from writer|director...Author informationAIDYWriter at AIDY Reviews...My name is Sandy +AIDY Hoffman, and I am in creative study at FullSail University. My goals are to write for movies, games and television. For now, I am the writer and reviewer of awesome here at AIDY Reviews.TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInEli Roth’s THE GREEN INFERNO (2013) Trailer is a post from Sandy AIDY Hoffman. Writer. Gamer. Awesome. AIDY Reviews
  • THIEF (2014) – Review

    9 Apr 2014 | 10:00 am
     To catch a Thief…   THIEF (2014) is a single-player action/stealth/fantasy game...Author informationAIDYWriter at AIDY Reviews...My name is Sandy +AIDY Hoffman, and I am in creative study at FullSail University. My goals are to write for movies, games and television. For now, I am the writer and reviewer of awesome here at AIDY Reviews.TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInTHIEF (2014) – Review is a post from Sandy AIDY Hoffman. Writer. Gamer. Awesome. AIDY Reviews
  • MIRAGE MEN (2013) – Review

    27 Mar 2014 | 4:00 am
    Believe.   John Lundberg, Roland Denning, and Kypros Kyprianou’s feature-length documentary MIRAGE...Author informationAIDYWriter at AIDY Reviews...My name is Sandy +AIDY Hoffman, and I am in creative study at FullSail University. My goals are to write for movies, games and television. For now, I am the writer and reviewer of awesome here at AIDY Reviews.TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInMIRAGE MEN (2013) – Review is a post from Sandy AIDY Hoffman. Writer. Gamer. Awesome. AIDY Reviews
  • ALMOST SHARKPROOF (2013) – Review

    26 Mar 2014 | 10:00 am
    Why bother?   Simon Chan and Joe Rubalcaba‘s ALMOST SHARKPROOF (2013) isn’t...Author informationAIDYWriter at AIDY Reviews...My name is Sandy +AIDY Hoffman, and I am in creative study at FullSail University. My goals are to write for movies, games and television. For now, I am the writer and reviewer of awesome here at AIDY Reviews.TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInALMOST SHARKPROOF (2013) – Review is a post from Sandy AIDY Hoffman. Writer. Gamer. Awesome. AIDY Reviews
  • HERE COMES THE DEVIL (2012) – Review

    23 Mar 2014 | 6:00 pm
    The devil and then some.   Writer-director Adrián García Bogliano‘s HERE COMES...Author informationAIDYWriter at AIDY Reviews...My name is Sandy +AIDY Hoffman, and I am in creative study at FullSail University. My goals are to write for movies, games and television. For now, I am the writer and reviewer of awesome here at AIDY Reviews.TwitterFacebookGoogle+LinkedInHERE COMES THE DEVIL (2012) – Review is a post from Sandy AIDY Hoffman. Writer. Gamer. Awesome. AIDY Reviews
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    Pop Trash Beauty

  • Tori Amos - Crucify [Music Video] PTB song of the week

    Tracey Whitney
    21 Apr 2014 | 10:08 pm
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  • My Happy Days

    Tracey Whitney
    19 Apr 2014 | 11:23 pm
    I'll be honest beauties I've been in a bit of a funk lately so I decided to write out a list of happy things.  I have been working hard to turn this beat around it is going no where fast. You have to... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Book Review Alexa Chung - IT

    Tracey Whitney
    13 Apr 2014 | 2:09 pm
    Alexa Chung's book "IT " is interesting to say the least. I enjoyed learning that 30 year old model , television presenter has some of the same insecurities a lot of women do . She even gives us a... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Coachella in Your Living Room

    Tracey Whitney
    12 Apr 2014 | 5:31 pm
    Not all of us can make it to the desert of music celebration this weekend. Every year I have a little Coachella in my living room. Mr. Kate  did an amazing  video which I have posted below that will... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
  • Brené Brown: Listening to shame

    Tracey Whitney
    11 Apr 2014 | 12:09 am
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    The Glory The Glory

  • The Glory, The Glory – ep 94

    Adam P. Knave
    20 Apr 2014 | 2:40 pm
    Episode 94 of The Glory, The Glory with Aidan Morgan and Adam P. Knave is full of Community, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. and bar talk! Plus other stuff about things. You can subscribe to the podcast only RSS feed right here at this link and also click the button below to listen/subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: As always, you can also just hit play above, as well. Thanks, and we hope you enjoy!
  • The Glory, The Glory – ep 93

    Adam P. Knave
    13 Apr 2014 | 2:20 pm
    Episode 93 of The Glory, The Glory with Aidan Morgan and Adam P. Knave is here. Really. We talk about Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., Community, the nature of modern storytelling and more! You can subscribe to the podcast only RSS feed right here at this link and also click the button below to listen/subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: As always, you can also just hit play above, as well. Thanks, and we hope you enjoy!
  • The Glory, The Glory – ep 92

    Adam P. Knave
    6 Apr 2014 | 2:20 pm
    Episode 92 of The Glory, The Glory with Aidan Morgan and Adam P. Knave is here to rock you like a hurricane. Aidan is a bit hung over! Adam is sick! It’s mighty! Seriously though, we discuss HIMYM and Roswell, so you know we’re current and fashionable. You can subscribe to the podcast only RSS feed right here at this link and also click the button below to listen/subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: As always, you can also just hit play above, as well. Thanks, and we hope you enjoy!
  • The Glory, The Glory – ep 91

    Adam P. Knave
    23 Mar 2014 | 2:20 pm
    So Episode 91 of The Glory, The Glory with Aidan Morgan and Adam P. Knave happened. But if you subscribe to the show on iTunes you may not know that. That’s because they’ve decided to not carry the show. Well. It wasn’t a choice it seems, so much as their handling of our feed just stopped. We’re trying to work out how to fix it, and discuss it a bit on the show this week. Just remember NEXT week no show, because Adam will be at Emerald City Comic Con, but episode 92 WILL HAPPEN. You just might have to come here to find it. That’s when we’ll reveal the fate…
  • The Glory, The Glory – ep 90

    Adam P. Knave
    16 Mar 2014 | 2:20 pm
    We hit Episode 90 of The Glory, The Glory with Aidan Morgan and Adam P. Knave! And then we talked for an hour straight about Veronica Mars. Seriously. We did that. You can subscribe to the podcast only RSS feed right here at this link and also click the button below to listen/subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: As always, you can also just hit play above, as well. Thanks, and we hope you enjoy!
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    Spunky Bean

  • Community – “Basic Sandwich” and Season Five Post-Mortem

    EJ Feddes
    23 Apr 2014 | 5:00 am
    Usually, we cover Community in our weekly “Best TV Shows on TV” feature, but since it airs Thursday night and that article runs on Friday, it doesn’t really leave time for reflection.  I needed some time to watch the season finale (“Basic Sandwich”) again, so I could recap the episode and end with some thoughts [...]
  • Dancing With the Stars Season 18, Week 6: Party Anthems

    Myndi Weinraub
    21 Apr 2014 | 8:44 pm
    Last week, I came home from Disneyworld and the park followed me in the form of the show’s first ever Disney night. Tonight is all about “party anthems” and I think I’m about as qualified to judge dancing as LMFAO’s Redfoo (real name: Stefan Kendal Gordy, aka son of Motown founder Berry, in case you [...]
  • What to Watch on TV – Days of Future Schedule (April 21-27)

    EJ Feddes
    21 Apr 2014 | 2:00 am
    Hi all! This week, we’ve got the season finales of Archer and Parks and Recreation, which probably means that next week will be a cold and joyless void.  Enjoy happiness while you can, folks!  Unless you have more in your life than TV, in which case you can probably enjoy fresh air or the tender [...]
  • The Best TV Shows on TV – “Intensive Karen”

    EJ Feddes and Myndi Weinraub
    18 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am
    Happy Friday!  We’re wrapping up the work week, and that means it’s time to take a look at the Best TV Shows on TV.  Every week, we watch an excessive amount of TV and then we sort through it all to find our favorites and tell you about the best shows on television.  We do [...]
  • The Best TV Quotes of the Week – Community, Mad Men, and More!

    EJ Feddes and Myndi Weinraub
    18 Apr 2014 | 5:00 am
    We watched a lot of TV this week, and most of the TV we watched featured dialogue.  Maybe all of it, now that we think about it.  We took our favorite quotes of the week and put them all in one place for you.  Let’s see what Sterling Archer, Abed Nadir, Leslie Knope, and all [...]
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  • Portugal. The Man Releases Endangered ‘Sumatran Tiger’ Song For Earth Day That Disappears

    23 Apr 2014 | 1:29 pm
    From Billboard: The topic of endangered tigers is a complicated one to build an indie-pop song around. But psych-rock outfit Portugal. The Man was up for the challenge, and have teamed with the Smithsonian’s National Zoological Park Conversation Biology Institute and ad agency DDB for “Sumatran Tiger,” a song inspired
  • ‘Frozen’s 11th Week at #1 Billboard with Biggest Sales Yet

    23 Apr 2014 | 1:27 pm
    From Billboard: The soundtrack to Disney’s “Frozen,” fueled by Easter shopping, earns its biggest sales week yet and 11th week at No. 1 on the Billboard 200. The album sold 259,000 copies in the week ending April 20, according to Nielsen SoundScan. (The Easter holiday was April 20.) That’s up
  • Louis C.K. Gets It Right. Again.

    23 Apr 2014 | 1:24 pm
    “The phones are taking away the ability to just sit there. That’s being a person. Because underneath everything in your life there is that forever-empty thing … that knowledge that it’s all for nothing and you’re alone … The thing is, because we don’t want that first bit of sad,
  • Happy 9th Birthday YouTube! Here was the very first video uploaded to the site

    23 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    The first YouTube video was entitled Me At The Zoo, and shows co-founder Jawed Karim at the San Diego Zoo. The video was uploaded on April 23, 2005, so happy Birthday to YouTube!
  • That Time In 1985 When Cocteau Twins Fever Hit Ohio

    22 Apr 2014 | 7:09 pm
    Back when The Cocteau Twins played only 5 cities in the US – Columbus being one of them – the news media rolled out the red carpet for their appearance way back in 1985. How strange it must have been to the group. On a side note, you know who
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  • The Hawkhurst Vault

    23 Apr 2014 | 9:21 am
    On Saturday I ventured down to the Brick Lane area for nothing other than a spot of tea and cake at brand new tearoom The Hawkhurst Vault, which had just opened its doors for the first time the previous day. Earlier that week I had an email drop into my inbox telling me all about the new tearoom from the people behind it, aka Theodore and James, who left their previous jobs as a landlord and accountant to set up their dream. I loved their vision and so headed down to check it out! The Hawkhurst Vault name comes from an 18th century tea smuggling gang and so the guys have recreated that…
  • Very SS14 Trend Challenge

    22 Apr 2014 | 9:44 am
    I recently took part in a style challenge for Very.co.uk which was going to appear in their monthly magazine. I was asked to style up an outfit using one of the key SS14 trends, I was given embellishment and to style it for day. I’m pretty partial to the odd sequin or glitter especially during the day so was excited to put something together! I think the key thing to work embellishment for day is not to go too overboard, so I started off by choosing a pair of boyfriend jeans with ankle embellishments, the pearls and gemstones give the denims a little something extra without going OTT. I…
  • Breakfast With Lee Stafford

    21 Apr 2014 | 4:15 am
    Last Wednesday I joined a few other bloggers for a breakfast with hairdresser Lee Stafford. Lee had invited us to his apartment to share with us some of the new products in his line, provide us with lots of  hair tips and cook up some of his famous sausages for brekkie! Now who is going to say no to that? What better way to start off the day than with a sausage roll and a hot chocolate complete with Lee Stafford marshmallows! I love Lee Stafford hair products but I was surprised to see so many of them, there were ones I hadn’t even seen before so it was great to take a look and have a…
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty Review

    20 Apr 2014 | 5:07 am
    When I was in New York I visited Sephora at least once a day, seriously why is there not one here in London? I was desperate to get my hands on some Marc Jacobs make-up as it wasn’t available here in the UK and so I purchased a nail polish and lipgloss on my first day. I was hooked already and so went back the next day for the eyeliner too! The range has lovely packaging and has the usual mixture of foundation, powders, blush, lipglosses etc. I wanted to share with you the products I bought and what I thought of them. So here they are; the black eyeliner is called the Magic…
  • London Food Bingo

    19 Apr 2014 | 9:20 am
    I often have a lot of my friends ask me for recommendations for somewhere to go to eat in London, maybe to take a date or treat their mum to a lovely Afternoon Tea. Thanks to this handy little app that has been created for me I can now send them this and they can have fun playing bingo whilst choosing somewhere to go and of course you can too! Below you will find a whole host of London restaurants, just hit the square that takes your fancy and play bingo! Below each you will find a little about each and if you like the look of it and just hit read more to read the full review. Tempt yourself…
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    Johnny Boy
    21 Apr 2014 | 8:11 am
    It's that time of year again for the Locust Projects Annual Fundraiser this Saturday, April 16th at the Herzog & de Meuron designed parking garage. This is the place Johnny Boy always scores some great art at their auction. Tickets are $150 ($125 for LP members) and can be purchased HERE. The evening will include […]

    Johnny Boy
    9 Apr 2014 | 7:16 am
      The Miami Rail is hosting a special concert this Sunday, April 13th at 7PM with <Paper Boats>, a great live band.  It will be in the garden of the publisher, Nina Johnson-Milewski's home at 986 NE 84th Street.  There will be hot dogs and chips, along with complimentary Duvel beer to get you in […]

    Johnny Boy
    3 Apr 2014 | 5:51 am
    Who hasn't wanted to go to the Hole-in-the-Donut region of the Everglades, especially with that name?  Well here is your chance to go with Miami-based artist Christy Gast in conjunction with her solo exhibition Inholdings, currently on view at Locust Projects. The tour will take place this Saturday, April 5th from noon - 6pm.  It begins […]

    Johnny Boy
    2 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am
      One of Johnny Boy's favorite artists, Bhakti Baxter is having a solo exhibition at Gallery Diet in Wynwood (174 NW 23rd Street) from April 3rd - May 10th.  The opening is tomorrow, Thursday, April 3rd from 6PM - 9PM. The 2014 exhibition will feature a brand spanking new series of concrete sculptures and ink on mylar drawings […]

    Johnny Boy
    24 Mar 2014 | 5:57 am
      Need a new sofa?  Who doesn't?  Well you're in luck, Stolen Rum has chosen Miami to be their ONLY location in the US to give away 50 FREE sofas this Wednesday (you have to be 21+).  You're probably wondering what the sofa looks like, the materials, size, etc.  WHO CARES, it's FREE  If you […]
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    B. Scott | Celebrity Entertainment News, Fashion, Music and Advice

  • Future Says He Wrote the Melody for Beyoncé’s ‘Drunk in Love’, Doesn’t Know Why He Didn’t Get Credit

    Denver Sean
    23 Apr 2014 | 1:36 pm
    There’s been a lot of confusion surrounding the similarities between Beyoncé’s “Drunk In Love” and Future’s “Good Morning.” We’ve seen Future briefly address the situation — but he never fully explained what went down. In an interview with CRWN host Elliott Wilson, Future attempted to clear up the controversy. “Detail came to the studio like. ... The post Future Says He Wrote the Melody for Beyoncé’s ‘Drunk in Love’, Doesn’t Know Why He Didn’t Get Credit appeared first on B. Scott | Celebrity…
  • Just Married: Jodie Foster Weds Girlfriend Alexandra Hedison

    Denver Sean
    23 Apr 2014 | 1:04 pm
    Jodie Foster and her girlfriend of about a year are officially married. A representative for the Oscar-winning actress confirms that Foster wed girlfriend Alexandra Hedison over the weekend. Publicist Jennifer Allen offered no other details Wednesday. E! was the first to report that Foster tied the knot with Hedison, a 44-year-old photographer based in Los ... The post Just Married: Jodie Foster Weds Girlfriend Alexandra Hedison appeared first on B. Scott | Celebrity Entertainment News, Fashion, Music and Advice.
  • Watch: Pharrell Celebrates Diversity in America with ‘Marilyn Monroe’ [Video]

    Denver Sean
    23 Apr 2014 | 12:19 pm
    Pharrell is not-so-subtly firing back at his G I R L cover critics with both the artwork and music video for his latest single, “Marilyn Monroe.” The clip showcases a bunch of  diverse dancers in red, white, and blue outfits. We’re going to go ahead and say Pharrell’s really trying emphasize the fact that in America ... The post Watch: Pharrell Celebrates Diversity in America with ‘Marilyn Monroe’ [Video] appeared first on B. Scott | Celebrity Entertainment News, Fashion, Music and Advice.
  • Phaedra Parks Says She’s Not Divorcing Apollo Nida + Reveals She and Porsha Discussed the ‘Importance of Just Being Calm’ Before Reunion Fight [Video]

    Denver Sean
    23 Apr 2014 | 11:59 am
    Phaedra Parks says she’s ride-or-die for her man Apollo, who’s currently facing prison time if convicted of fraud and identity theft. On Sunday night’s Watch What Happens Live, Parks stated that her husband has her full support. “I will support him until this is resolved,” she told host Andy Cohen. She even spoke on those messy ... The post Phaedra Parks Says She’s Not Divorcing Apollo Nida + Reveals She and Porsha Discussed the ‘Importance of Just Being Calm’ Before Reunion Fight [Video] appeared first on B. Scott | Celebrity Entertainment News, Fashion,…
  • Elmo Gets Off: Court of Appeals Dismisses Three Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Kevin Clash

    Denver Sean
    23 Apr 2014 | 11:44 am
    Former Elmo voice actor Kevin Clash is breathing a deep sigh of relief today. The United States Court of Appeals dismissed the cases of three alleged victims –  Cecil Singleton, Kevin Kiadii and a man identified only by initials “S.M.”—who all claim they were sexually abused by Clash more than ten years ago as minor teenagers. The ... The post Elmo Gets Off: Court of Appeals Dismisses Three Sexual Abuse Lawsuits Against Kevin Clash appeared first on B. Scott | Celebrity Entertainment News, Fashion, Music and Advice.
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  • 10 Random Things that Reality TV Shows are Looking For

    21 Apr 2014 | 12:22 pm
    Have you always dreamed of being a reality TV star? If you’re like me, idle hours of watching guilty pleasure television has probably led to an unhealthy daydream. Watching strangers date, fight, and compete on the myriad of reality shows on television today, I can’t help but wonder what I would do if I were on a reality show. For some, this is just a fun train of thought, but for others, it’s a serious quest. If you’re looking for reality stardom, check out these open casting calls. Most are available on the casting sites Backstage.com or RealityWanted.com. 1. San Diego Partiers…
  • 5 Highlights of the MTV Movie Awards

    14 Apr 2014 | 11:38 am
    If you didn’t watch the MTV Movie Awards last night (let’s face it, GoT was on), here are a few quick highlights that you can catch on YouTube. 1. Mark Wahlberg‘s acceptance speech Mark Wahlberg won the Generations Award last night, because apparently all of MTV’s viewers are 12 years old and think that Marky Mark is old. Whatever. He spent the majority of his speech dropping f-bombs, and it was pretty hilarious. 2. The opening montage Conan was a great choice to host, because he has no shame, mostly. The MTV Movie Awards montage is always a great tribute to all the…
  • The Do’s and Don’ts of Graduation Season

    7 Apr 2014 | 10:29 am
    Graduation season is coming up for high school and college students across the nation. Commencement is a proud and joyous occasion that marks a turning point in a young person’s life. Both college and high school graduates are closing the door on one chapter of their lives and embarking on a new journey with new freedoms and responsibilities. Friends and family members cherish these celebrations with their loved ones and are often invited to both the commencement ceremony and a graduation party that celebrates the graduate. But along with this exciting time come many questions of etiquette:…
  • 10 Ways to Get the Color of the Year into Your Life

    4 Apr 2014 | 11:49 am
    I’m not sure how exactly Pantone was granted the gift of naming the color of the year, but they do a great job. Maybe I am the only one who eagerly awaits the unveiling of the new year’s color, but even if you’re not a fan, there are plenty of reasons to get Radiant Orchid into your decor. The color goes well with a number of pallets, and the vivid bright (without being overbearing) color is sure to inject some happiness into your life. 1. A Kiss of Color With just slightly more of a purple hue than a berry lipstick, orchid is still a very wearable lip color. Pair an orchid…
  • Seven Registry Items You Didn’t Think Of

    31 Mar 2014 | 11:54 am
    When you and your fiancé registered for your wedding gifts, what did you ask for? Something traditional like a blender, a slow cooker or a toaster oven? Something romantic like a gift card to the spa at your honeymoon resort? Despite the fact that you got everything you wanted, you may have missed out on a few useful items that you later had to buy for yourself. Newly-engaged couples, take note! Here are seven of the best registry items that everyone forgets about! Cleaning gadgets: Register for a portable vacuum to stow in the living room closet, a full-sized vacuum (especially if you have…
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  • William Fitzsimmons – Lions

    18 Apr 2014 | 8:48 pm
    William Fitzsimmons’ record LionsMy introduction to William Fitzsimmons was in hearing a song from Lions. It doesn’t matter which song it was because almost every track on the record would have had the same effect on me. Each song has the capability to stop me on the spot, drop what I’m doing and listen to the guitar plucking, ambience and crooning of William’s soft-sung vocals. It’s difficult for an album of guitar-folk to stand out amongst the abundance of guitar-folk records that come out every year, especially when it’s an artist previously unbeknownst…
  • The perfect ending

    17 Apr 2014 | 11:52 am
    I’ve never watched the show but I’ve heard a lot about the disappointing ending of How I Met Your Mother. Judging by the overwhelmingly negative reaction, it seems like it was the most disappointing series finale since Seinfeld, another show I didn’t watch. That response got me thinking about what makes a good ending to a long-running series, whether television, book or movie, and how rewarding a good ending can be – and how easy it is for it to go terribly wrong. A shot from the final scenes of Harry PotterThe worst offenders, in my view, are endings that I deem to be…
  • Bad Words

    16 Apr 2014 | 12:30 pm
    Bad Words starring Jason Bateman, Allison Janney and Kathryn HahnJason Bateman is a guy everybody knows but few remember why. He’s non-threatening, unassuming, and otherwise doesn’t really stand out. In his most prominent role of Michael Bluth on Arrested Development, he was an overprotecting helicopter dad, a 2000s Danny Tanner, who just blended in against the more interesting characters around him. In Bad Words, his directorial debut, Bateman attempts to be the centre of attention by being a man with a mission, and a foul mouth. He plays Guy Trilby, a 40-year-old who uses a…
  • Captain America: The Winter Soldier

    14 Apr 2014 | 7:39 pm
    Captain America: The Winter Soldier starring Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Sebastian Stan, Robert Redford and Samuel L. JacksonThe latest chapter in the Marvel Studios superhero franchise is the second Captain America film, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, the ninth film to arrive since Marvel began dominating the big screen in the superhero category. This is the latest film to come out of the ever-growing Marvel universe in what has shaped up to be one of the most impressive movie strategies of all time. Marvel Studios has been releasing one to two films a year with enough of a tie-in…
  • Six things about Lady Gaga at the closing the Roseland Ballroom

    8 Apr 2014 | 11:11 am
    Lady Gaga performed seven shows as part of the closing of New York City’s iconic Roseland Ballroom. The venue, originally opened in 1917, sat in its current home on West 52nd until it closed its doors for the final time last night. Gaga was selected to be the final performer for the venue likely because she has been outspoken about her ties to New York since breaking out in 2008. I was lucky enough to attend one of the shows (April 4) where I got to see Gaga pretty up close, especially in comparison to previous times I saw her. These are six things of note about the shows: 1. Lady…
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  • Geek Vids: Two New Takes on “Adventure Time” and “Downton Abbey”

    mljcollegeblog@gmail.com (Monique and Ashley Jones)
    7 Apr 2014 | 9:08 pm
    I’ve received two videos featuring new renditions of popular television tunes, and if you are a person who loves seeing your favorite shows in new ways, check out these two videos. The first, a cover of the Adventure Time theme song by Sidewalk Atlas, brings the song into the world of jazz. The second, a mash-up of the Beatles “Eleanor Rigby” and the theme to Downton Abbey, might be able to help you through the wait until the next season comes to American shores. What do you think about these two videos? Write about it below!
  • New Trailer for “Blended” Released

    mljcollegeblog@gmail.com (Monique and Ashley Jones)
    7 Apr 2014 | 8:53 pm
    Adam Sandler is reteaming with Drew Barrymore once again to bring comedy fans Blended, a family-friendly film that focuses on two sets of families vacationing together in South Africa. Of course, with Sandler and Barrymore, craziness is going to break out. If you’re fans of these two on screen, check out the new trailer for the film below this post. But before you get to the bottom, here’s some more information about the film: Director:   Frank Coraci Writers:   Written by Ivan Menchell & Clare Sera Producers:   Mike Karz, Adam Sandler, Jack Giarraputo Executive…
  • Want an Extended Look at “Godzilla”? Check Out This New Video!

    mljcollegeblog@gmail.com (Monique and Ashley Jones)
    7 Apr 2014 | 8:40 pm
    Godzilla is one of those films that I’m just so excited for this year. I love a good monster/save-the-world movie, and this one looks like it’s going to fulfill all of my requirements. If you’ve been excited for this film ever since the release of the first posters? Take a look at this cool extended video of Godzilla and see what will be stomping its way to theaters May 16th! Here’s more information about Godzilla: Cast: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Ken Watanabe, Elizabeth Olsen, Juliette Binoche, Sally Hawkins, David Strathairn and Bryan Cranston. Director: Gareth…
  • Updates: What’s Happening with Moniqueblog

    mljcollegeblog@gmail.com (Monique and Ashley Jones)
    30 Mar 2014 | 5:08 pm
    Okay, so I’ve been away for a couple of weeks, but those weeks weren’t spent being idle! I was hard at work on some new projects that I hope will make Moniqueblog better and help me get me closer to how I’d really like to represent myself and my ideas on the internet. The big news is that I’ve begun work on another website! This site, What Would Monique Do? (whatwouldmoniquedo.com), is going to be a site that focuses much more on race and culture in entertainment than Moniqueblog currently does. Here’s the full rundown in this manifesto I created to help me…
  • Trailer for “Jupiter Ascending” Released

    mljcollegeblog@gmail.com (Monique and Ashley Jones)
    30 Mar 2014 | 2:37 pm
    Somehow, “later today” turned into two days from Friday. All I can say is that things happen. But thankfully, I’m starting early with my other project, which I willtalk about later today, so I will not be eternally behind all the time. So what exactly am I writing about right now? The trailer for the Wachowski sibling’s upcoming theatrical offering, Jupiter Ascending. Not much as been said about this film except for something about genetically-designed humans and “natural” humans being at the bottom of a futuristic societal pecking order amid space…
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  • Lily Allen’s ‘Sheezus’ rips on American pop culture icons

    23 Apr 2014 | 12:35 pm
    It’s been confirmed that Brit singer Lily Allen’s third album is definitely titled “Sheezus,” and what’s better is that she used the albums title track to diss everyone from Queen B to Lady Gaga. The chorus is really where Allen starts her attack, with lines like, “Ri-ri isn’t scared of Katy Perry’s roaring/Queen B’s gone back to the drawing, “ and “We’re all watching Gaga lol and ahaha/Dying for the art so really she’s a martyr.” In laughing at Gaga as she dies for her art, Allen’s seemingly soft jabs could actually be taken quite offensively, and what surprises…
  • VICE reporter detained in Eastern Ukraine… or not?

    23 Apr 2014 | 12:33 pm
    On the same day U.S. Vice President Joe Biden visited Ukraine’s capital, a Vice Reporter has allegedly been taken captive by local militia in the city of Slavyansk, according to city’s self-declared “People’s Mayor,” Vyacheslav Ponomarev. Simon Ostrovsky, who holds dual U.S.-Israeli citizenship works for VICE America, but has previously worked for BBC Newsnight and Al Jazeera English. A statement from Ostrovsky’s bosses reads, in a typically obfuscating manner, as follows: “VICE News is aware of the situation and is in contact with the United States…
  • Aereo at the Supreme Court: Streaming TV and the Cloud at stake

    22 Apr 2014 | 1:28 pm
    After months of anticipation, and numerous cases won and lost by the antenna farm startups Aereo and streaming TV network FilmOn across the country, arguments were finally heard by the Supreme Court in American Broadcasting Companies vs. Aereo today. The mood was heightened as crowds lined up to attend the hearings in Washington D.C. and the technology, copyright, and television desks of major newspapers got together and struggled to explain the facts in a simple way for their readers. This may go down as one of the wonkiest days Twitter has ever seen. The question is over the future of…
  • Earth Day 2014: Two documentaries to help you save the planet

    22 Apr 2014 | 11:10 am
    Happy Earth Day, fellow Earth-dwellers. Yes, unlike other holidays, the namesake of which usually allude to their target audience, Earth Day involves every resident of Earth and yes, that means you too. Earth Day first began in 1970, when 20 million US residents took a break from whatever it was they were up to in the early ’70s to become all eco-conscious and fight for the protection of the environment. Prior to this, the state of the environment had been a veritable non-issue where politics had been concerned, but after US Senator Gaylord Nelson of Wisconsin recruited activist Denis…
  • Corey Feldman trades in twerking angels for angelic B Howard vocals on new single

    22 Apr 2014 | 4:41 am
    TV personality, musician and former child star Corey Feldman has a new single coming out and this one features B Howard, the rumored son of the late Michael Jackson. Feldman has had the Miami musician on his show on FilmOn, Corey Feldman Presents: Corey’s Angels Talk Live, and identified himself as a close friend of Howard’s on social media and during a press conference held by FilmOn CEO Alki David in which David released DNA test results that confirmed Michael Jackson as Howard’s father. (Read our coverage here.) The collaboration between the two artists on “Mercy”…
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  • Football – All part of the game XVIV

    Sean Canning
    23 Apr 2014 | 11:35 am
    In another busy week in the football world Sean Canning gives his opinion on David Moyes’ sacking, Liverpool taking another step to the title and more bad behaviour from Jose Mourinho. Red Devils axe MoyesAfter a turbulent and disappointing season, David Moyes and Manchester United parted company with the club making an announcement on Tuesday morning; Ryan Giggs now takes charge of team affairs until the end of the season.Bottom line: There was an air of inevitability about how the season would end for David Moyes as sometimes it seemed that he had his own particular place in this column…
  • The stigma of Depression

    Louise O'Sullivan
    22 Apr 2014 | 9:30 am
     The stigma that surrounds the issue of mental health in Ireland is a sad truth. There’s no denying that when it comes to certain topics in society Ireland isn’t the leader of the pack, in fact more often than not we’re the last to reach the finish line. At a time when people are struggling everyday just to make ends meet mental health needs more attention than ever. People are being forced to stay in jobs they hate and are being pushed to new limits in order to survive in our current economic climate. The backlash of this will be felt sooner or later. Mental health is…
  • Transcendence – Review

    Kevin Carney
    21 Apr 2014 | 2:49 am
    Director: Wally Pfister.Cast: Johnny Depp, Rebecca Hall, Paul Bettany, Kate Mara, Morgan Freeman, Cillian Murphy.Having gained much acclaim as the cinematographer on Christopher Nolan’s films, Wally Pfister now makes his directorial debut. Unfortunately, it falls utterly short of expectation.Transcendence tells the story of Will Caster (Depp), a scientist attempting to make a breakthrough in artificial intelligence. After suffering from radiation poisoning, he uploads his consciousness onto the programme he and his wife Evelyn (Hall) have been working on.This move does not go down well,…
  • Inside A Pearl: My Years in Paris by Edmund White- Review

    Cathal Francis Kehoe
    19 Apr 2014 | 1:54 am
    Author Photo by Adrew FladeboeOne of the features, or consequences of White’s anecdote-driven style is that some of the stories he glosses over are potentially as interesting as those he chooses to elaborate on. For example, at the end of one chapter towards the middle of the book, we are told about an eccentric, to put it mildly, American couple living in rural France who live an isolated life pretending they are in the nineteenth century. They dress in the style of the time and fill their house with antiques and life-size dolls in the appropriate costumes. This chapter ends with a comment…
  • Football – All part of the game XVIII

    Sean Canning
    16 Apr 2014 | 10:43 am
    In this weeks “Football – All part of the game” Sean Canning remembers the Hillsborough tragedy, asks if Liverpool have taken a major step towards the title and also casts his eye over last weekend’s FA Cup action. 96 reasons not to forget On the 15th of April 1989 I was a football-mad 10 year old who was anxious to find out who the FA cup finalists would be on a pleasant spring evening. I turned on Granstand on BBC1 to get the result of the Liverpool/Notts Forest game and was surprised to see Forest players milling around in their tracksuits in an empty…
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  • All cut up and nowhere to go

    23 Apr 2014 | 5:26 am
    We are all dissected. All the time. Cut up into little pieces and analysed for who we are. Or, who we are not. Small boxfuls of information, opinions, facts, observation, data and more often than not, wrong dope. That seems to be the way of it. The engine that drives the rumbling truck we call life. Or, more precisely, the rumbling truck that we call other people’s life. How the hell else to navigate this road. We must figure out every other person we come across. That too, quite quickly. Oftentimes, the timing and time of the dissection is more important than the precision or accuracy…
  • Big data: are we making a big mistake? #bluedoordiaries #23

    30 Mar 2014 | 11:41 pm
    Tim Harford in FT writes a remarkable piece. —————————————————————— Big data is a vague term for a massive phenomenon that has rapidly become an obsession with entrepreneurs, scientists, governments and the media. ——————————————————————- Five years ago, a team of researchers from Google announced a remarkable achievement in one of…
  • Developing leaders in a business #bluedoordiaries #22

    28 Mar 2014 | 8:11 am
    In his book The Will to Lead, Marvin Bower, McKinsey’s managing partner from 1950 to 1967, urges senior managers to abandon command-and-control structures and adopt a program to develop leaders, starting with themselves. In this excerpt, he explores the attributes of leadership. November 1997 | Marvin Bower ——————————————————- The shortcomings of command-and-control management are becoming ever more apparent. The hierarchy of bosses organized into ranks, with each superior exercising…
  • To kill a mocking beard

    24 Mar 2014 | 9:12 am
    by georgebeard   I have always had a love hate relationship with shaving. Don’t get me wrong. I believe in wet shaving. It is a right of passage and builds character. If I am provoked enough, I may even agree that dry shaves are for pansies. Much like electric toothbrushes and kindled novels. Anyway, dangerous territory here. So we come back to shaving. I have always had a love hate relationship with shaving. Every once in a while, I love looking at my chin and toast ‘chin chin’ – fishandchipsian for ‘cheers’. There is nothing wrong with a beard. Or…
  • The Psychological Price of Entrepreneurship #bluedoordiaries #21

    16 Mar 2014 | 12:39 am
    No one said building a company was easy. But it’s time to be honest about how brutal it really is–and the price so many founders secretly pay. This is a great piece by Jessica Bruder on Inc Magazine ————————————————————————- By all counts and measures, Bradley Smith is an unequivocal business success. He’s CEO ofRescue One Financial, an Irvine, California-based financial services company that had sales of nearly $32 million last…
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  • Shane van der Westhuizen nude for Playboy [NSFW]

    11 Apr 2014 | 1:26 pm
    Shane van der Westhuizen nude for Playboy South African beauty and all round stunner Shane van der Westhuizen recently decided to go and get nude for Playboy and men around the world sure are grateful. You can catch the latest issue on new-stands now, so if you see it you know what to do! Enjoy!     The post Shane van der Westhuizen nude for Playboy [NSFW] appeared first on Killcool.
  • Behind the Scenes of Emily Ratajkowski’s GQ Photo Shoot with Terry Richardson

    9 Apr 2014 | 1:13 pm
    Behind the Scenes of Emily Ratajkowski’s GQ Photo Shoot with Terry Richardson See the girl who stole summer strut her stuff and ride a rocket on the set of her GQ photo shoot   Emily Ratajkowksi by Terry Richardson for ‘GQ’ November 2013 Emily Ratajkowksi by Terry Richardson for ‘GQ’ November 2013 Emily Ratajkowksi by Terry Richardson for ‘GQ’ November 2013 The post Behind the Scenes of Emily Ratajkowski’s GQ Photo Shoot with Terry Richardson appeared first on Killcool.
  • Daft Punk “Split Helmet” Slipmats

    8 Apr 2014 | 1:35 pm
      Daft Punk “Split Helmet” Slipmats Daft Punk has just unveiled a brand new set of Daft Punk slipmats and they are awesome! Professional grade, the mats measure 11.75″, are perfect for mixing and scratching thanks to 16 oz polyester felt fiber construction. The focal point has to be the now iconic helmets of Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo and Thomas Bangalter. Retailing for $35 USD, the “Split Helmet” Slipmats are now available to pre-order online and are due out April 28. Go get em!   The post Daft Punk “Split Helmet” Slipmats appeared first on Killcool.
  • Montana Brand Spray Cans by Antonio Brasko

    4 Apr 2014 | 9:16 am
    Montana Brand Spray Cans by Antonio Brasko Graphic designer Antonio Brasko has created a brilliant “Spray Can Concept” featuring classic Montana spray cans. The concept cans have each had their branding changed to top global fashion brands, including Supreme, Nike, Givenchy, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Burberry and many more. Check it out.       The post Montana Brand Spray Cans by Antonio Brasko appeared first on Killcool.
  • Shanghai Tower Climb

    19 Mar 2014 | 10:48 am
      Shanghai Tower Climb Audacious Russian climbers Vitaly Raskalov and Vadim Makhorov recently filmed themselves defying gravity and most certainly death by climbing the world’s second tallest building without any ropes or climbing gear. Luckily for us they took along a camera and numerous GoPros and the results are nothing short of amazing. Enjoy! The post Shanghai Tower Climb appeared first on Killcool.
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    The Artist in American History

  • 005 - Comic Book Studies: Why Comic Books Matter - V for Vendetta and the Occupy Movement

    Dr. Darren R. Reid
    31 Mar 2014 | 9:47 am
    Comic books are not always seen as a valid subject of academic discussion but in this episode, Dr. Reid lays out a case for why that should not be the case by exploring Alan Moore's V for Vendetta and Watchmen, and Art Spiegelman's pulwitzer prize winning Maus. Comic books matter.
  • 004 - Comic Book Studies: Race and Racism in Early Superhero Comics

    Dr. Darren R. Reid
    21 Feb 2014 | 11:05 am
    A short film that explores how fundamental ideas about race manifested themselves in the first wave of superhero comics.
  • 003 - Comic Books Studies: Captain America's Racist Sidekick

    Dr. Darren R. Reid
    18 Feb 2014 | 2:52 am
    Captain America first appeared in 1940 but shortly after his introduction he was joined by sidekick team "The Young Allies" among whom was one of the most openly racist characters in superhero history. In this episode we explore how and why men like Jack Kirby and Stan Lee (creators of the X-Men, Fantastic Four, etc) helped to create such a piece of racist iconography.
  • 002 - Comic Book Studies: A Brief History of The Joker (Batman)

    Dr. Darren R. Reid
    17 Feb 2014 | 2:53 am
    The second American Studies lecture again looks at classic American comic books, this time turning its attention on Batman's arch-nemesis, the Joker. Throughout his long career the Joker has been portrayed as everything from a Chicago-inspired gangster, to traumatised victim, and ruthless terrorist - in this lecture we explore how each of those images reflected huge social and cultural changes in America.
  • 001 - Comic Book Studies: Superman, Then and Now

    Dr. Darren R. Reid
    16 Feb 2014 | 2:53 am
    Superman first appeared during the Great Depression in 1938 in a comic book which reflected the period's strong stereotypes against women. In this episode the first superhero comic will be given a scholarly reading and compared to its modern equivalent to show how America's self-image has changed over the past 70 years.
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  • In Anticipation of POE RETURNING TO BOSTON

    Sarah Metts
    23 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am
    Stefanie Rocknak During my middle school days, I went through a poetry phase And found myself enthralled and in love with the works of Poe And now, while surfing, not particularly searching For anything related to my interests so long ago An article appeared, about the bleak and dreary man from long ago. My dear, dreary, sweet Poe   At first I didn’t believe, my eyes they must deceive For on the screen it seemed a strutting star was made of stone A few moments passed, and my eyes concluded at last That it was no mere star carved in rock the hue of bone This long coat, briefcase, raven…
  • West Coast Wednesday – Chapter 15

    Joshua Eubanks
    23 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am
    Following rapper The Game’s departure from Aftermath Records in 2006, the label hit upon some troubled times. Eminem took a step back from releasing records on the same prolific basis he had been – in fact, Eminem released no original material for several years following 2006 – and 50 Cent’s popularity began to wane. Where neither of his first two records on the label had sold less than 5 million copies, 50′s third album, 2007′s Curtis, has still only sold slightly over a million copies. Being certified platinum is still a great achievement, but it’s…
  • THE ART OF IAN MILLER Dazzles, but Falls a Little Short

    Andy Mansell
    23 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    The Art of Ian Miller is a big, beautiful, well-edited, and exquisite looking portfolio that is a joy to page through, savoring all those pages of terrific art. But, as a book entitled The Art of Ian Miller, this volume is a major disappointment as well. This is the kind of art I love to stare at. It’s art that makes me wish I had some talent to draw. Each section, covering everything from dragons, to “Maelstrom,” to Tolkien, to the artist’s personal favorite topic, Mervyn Peake’s Gormenghast Trilogy, leaves me in awe of Mr. Miller’s talent, imagination, and vision. At times the…
  • Kenneth Calhoun’s BLACK MOON Makes Insomnia Horrifying

    Sarah Metts
    22 Apr 2014 | 6:00 am
    “The unguarded gate in their heads was now propped wide open to suggestion and persuasion. It was a great time for storytellers…” Big cities filled with mumbling people, shuffling around and breaking anything they can find. Buildings rise, punctuated with broken windows and debris falling down, thrown by mindless inhabitants. Suddenly one of the horde notices a person curled up in the wreckage, sleeping. There are cries of anger, screams calling forth others to help tear the sleeper apart. In Kenneth Calhoun’s debut novel Black Moon, the majority of the population is afflicted by an…
  • Uke-Hunt’s The Prettiest Star 7″ – The CultureMass review

    Joshua Eubanks
    21 Apr 2014 | 9:00 am
    I’d think that Me First and The Gimme Gimmes have got to be one of the country’s most well known punk bands, and not because they have amazing chops, although they’re a perfectly competent group of musicians, nor because they write such magnificent tunes – all they do is covers, after all – but simply because the good times inherent in punk covers never get old. They’re a fun band, performing fun music, in a fun style. There’s nothing wrong with that, and it’s netted them a wide, diverse audience. Spike Slawson, the lead singer of Me…
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