Why Showtime’s Happyish Defiled the Keebler Elves ADWEEK - TV

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For close to five decades, the Keebler Elves have been a genial, wholesome presence in Keebler advertising as they sang the praises of the brand’s cookies and crackers. But Sunday’s premiere of the new Showtime comedy Happyish quickly changed the Elves’ slogan from “Uncommonly Good” to “uncommonly disturbing.” ….Read More Via:: ADWEEK – TV

Bent Denim – “Good Night’s Sleep” Video STEREOGUM

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Bent Denim is Dennis Sager and Bennett Littlejohn, a puppy-dog-eyed duo who pass emotions back and forth between New Orleans to Nashville until misty, gut-wrenching songs coalesce. Ahead of its release we are streaming their entire Romances You EP, but today they also shared the video to accompany its ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

L'Amour: Rock Capital of Brooklyn, the book BROOKLYN VEGAN

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Another piece of Brooklyn rock history is being documented. From the Amazon listing: During the disco drenched year of 1978, 62nd Street in Bay Ridge, Brooklyn, was home to L’Amour, a small, unassuming discothéque thriving on a local dance crowd. “Rock Nights” on Thursdays were first brushed off as a ….Read More Via:: BROOKLYN VEGAN

The Vaccines – “Minimal Affection” (Stereogum Premiere) STEREOGUM

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Angsty Brit dreamboats are a foundational part of rock and roll’s history, and the Vaccines continue that legacy with relish. They took three years to themselves after 2012’s Come Of Age — a #1 album in the UK — and return this year with the jittery English Graffiti. It’s their ….Read More Via:: STEREOGUM

ESPN Sues Verizon Over FiOS' New Custom TV bundle ADWEEK - TV

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ESPN isn’t wasting any time in challenging Verizon’s new, slimmer cable bundles as part of its FiOS service. The sports network behemoth filed suit Monday in New York Supreme Court, alleging breach of contract and seeking damages related to FiOS’ new Custom TV package, while claiming it seeks to ….Read More Via:: ADWEEK – TV

Aubrey Plaza Joins Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates Empire Magazine

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She’ll be part of the new Zac Efron comedy The cast of new comedy Mike And Dave Need Wedding Dates is growing again, this time adding someone with real comedy chops. Parks And Recreation’s Aubrey Plaza is aboard as one of the titular dates. Zac Efron and ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE

Jenny Slate And Ari Graynor On For New Comedy Pilot Empire Magazine

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From Obvious Child’s Gillian Robespierre Obvious Child was one of our favourite movies last year, so we’re pleased to see the team reuniting on a new project. This time, it’s a TV pilot for a road trip comedy that will star Child‘s Jenny Slate alongside Ari Graynor. The ….Read More Via:: EMPIRE MAGAZINE