Consuming Too Much Info? You Might Be Infobese, Say These Very Strange Ads (NSFW)

There’s more than one way to feel the flab. But however much time you spend on the treadmill, French ad publication Influencia hopes to draw your attention to a more insidious fitness foe you may be overlooking—infobesity. 

It’s getting the conversation started with a surreal campaign from Glory Paris.

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12% of U.S. Consumers Intend to Buy Apple’s AirPod

Apple’s decision to go wireless may have been courageous after all. When Apple first announced their long-rumored decision to go completely wireless and remove the headphone jack, the internet practically exploded. The new wireless earbuds, dubbed the AirPods, were the main source of memes that practically flooded social networks. One valid concern among users was […]

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Anonymous Content Finds Its New Strategic Partner: Laurene Powell Jobs’ Emerson Collective

Steve Golin’s Anonymous Content has found its new partner. The management/production company will align with Emerson Collective, the organization led by Laurene Powell Jobs, the widow of Apple giant Steve Jobs. More to come, but this is a surprising new direction for the company that won Best Picture with Spotlight. MORE


Anonymous Content Sells Minority Stake to Laurene Powell Jobs’ Emerson Collective

Laurene Powell Jobs’ Emerson Collective has bought a minority stake in powerhouse management-production company Anonymous Content. Anonymous, founded by producer Steve Golin in 1999, has been shopping for a minority investor in the company for the past few months. With the investment, Anonymous and Emerson will focus on developing “socially-relevant” film, TV and digital content…. Read more »

Portland’s Real-Life Feminist Bookstore: “Fuck Portlandia”

Portlandia feminist bookstoreSince Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein began putting together their Portland-centric IFC sketch show Portlandia, they’ve filmed their recurring feminist-bookstore sketches at In Other Words, a 23-year-old nonprofit bookstore in Portland. But the staff of In Other Words have decided that they’ll no longer be working with the show, and they’ve joined the growing legion … More »

UFC Adds Hollywood, Music, And Sports Stars To Its Ownership Roster

UFC (Ultimate Fighting Championship) just added some celebrity glitter to its ownership ranks following the $4 billion acquisition in July by an investor group led by WME | IMG.
The mixed martial arts power says today that its owners now include Abel “The Weeknd” Tesfaye, Adam Levine, Anthony Kiedis, Ben Affleck, Calvin Harris, Cam Newton, Conan O’Brien, Flea, Guy Fieri, Jimmy Kimmel, Li Na, LL Cool J, Maria Sharapova, Mark Wahlberg, Michael Bay, Rob Dyrdek, Robert Kraft…


Box Office: Tim Burton’s ‘Miss Peregrine’s’ Charms $1.2 Million on Thursday

Fox’s Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children” conjured up $1.2 million during Thursday night previews at 3,000 locations. Following a recent string of underperforming films at the box office from Tim Burton — notably “Big Eyes” and “Frankenweenie” — “Miss Peregrine’s” could serve as at least partial redemption for the director as it heads toward a solid… Read more »

‘PewDiePie’s Tuber Simulator’ Game Servers Crash as It Hits No. 1 on Apple’s App Store Chart

PewDiePie’s new game parodying life as a full-time YouTube creator immediately shot to the top of Apple’s App Store ranking of free-to-download games after it was released Thursday — and the demand from PewDiePie fans (aka “bros”) overwhelmed the servers of the game’s publisher Outerminds. Many users on social media reported receiving an error message when… Read more »