Is This Any Way to Sell a ‘Razor Sharp’ Eyeliner?

Urban Decay’s promotion of its Razor Sharp eyeliner, with what it called “Razor Sharp Swatches,” has drawn the ire of some of its consumers. At issue is a photo the brand tweeted of a model with color swatches on her wrist—which, given the name of the product, some saw as a reference to cutting. 

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Amazon Prime Video Takes U.S. Rights to Australian Drama ‘The Kettering Incident’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Amazon Prime Video has acquired exclusive U.S. rights from BBC Worldwide North America to season one of Australian drama “The Kettering Incident.” The show, which stars Elizabeth Debicki (“The Night Manager”) and Matthew Le Nevez (“Offspring”), will be available to Amazon subscribers from Sept. 30. “The Kettering Incident,” which won the Special Jury Prize at… Read more »

Vince Staples, Rap’s Acclaimed Iconoclast, On His Ambitious ‘Prima Donna’ EP & Why ‘Trump Is No Better or Worse Than Any of These People’

If you’re in need of movie tips, Vince Staples might not be the guy to ask. Over breakfast on a recent morning at New York’s Soho…

President Obama Goes Virtual Reality in Celebration of National Parks

Here’s one more thing for President Obama to cross off his in-office bucket list:  Obama just became the first sitting U.S. president to appear in a virtual reality (VR) experience. “Through the Ages,” which was released on Samsung’s Gear VR Thursday, shows Obama visiting Yosemite to celebrate the 100th birthday of the U.S. National Park… Read more »

Melissa Etheridge Covers Rock Classics, Revisits Old Favorites & Debuts Orlando Tribute ‘Pulse’ for ‘Infinity Hall Live’: Exclusive Premiere

Melissa Etheridge will wrap up this season of PBS’ Infinity Hall Live on Friday with a performance showcasing material from her upcoming Stax/…

Stream Eluvium False Readings On

EluviumPortland’s Matthew Cooper has spent many years releasing gluey, formless instrumental music under the name Eluvium. And after he stepped away from the organic-ambient project for a little while, he returns next week with a new Eluvium LP called False Readings On. We’ve already posted the early tracks “Fugue State,” “Regenerative Being,” and … More »

‘Narcos’ Season 2: Executive Producer Wants to Continue Show After Pablo Escobar’s Death

“Narcos” Season 2 promises to answer the question of who exactly killed the famed Pablo Escobar. Boyd Holbrook, who portrays DEA Agent Steve Murphy, thinks that Netflix and the show creators have a social responsibility to stick to historical facts. “This is going to sound cliche, but I think [executive producer] Eric Newman, Netflix, the writers did… Read more »