Donald Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame Star Smashed, LAPD Investigating

Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was smashed and completely destroyed by vandals, with the LAPD investigating after being alerted around 6 a.m. PT on Wednesday, Variety has confirmed. The LAPD says the case is an ongoing investigation and they currently have no suspects in custody. Photos and a video of the star being… Read more »

The Shins – “Dead Alive” Video

The Shins - "Dead Alive"The Shins are back! Turns out that spooky teaser was promoting the band’s new single “Dead Alive” — their first new song since 2014 soundtrack contribution “So Now What” — which arrives today with an appropriately Halloween-y video. I am happy to report that it sounds a lot like the understated pop-rock masters … More »

World Series Ratings Up In Game 1 On Fox

While score-wise, this probably wasn’t the way Fox hoped the World Series would start — with a lopsided 6:0 win — but ratings-wise, this is the strong start the network surely wanted. The first game last night, which saw the Cleveland Indians dominate the Chicago Cubs 6:0, drew a 12.6 rating in the metered market households.
That is up +20% from Game 1 of the 2015 World Series between the Kansas City Royals and the New York Mets, and +58% from the opening game in the 2014…


Junior Boys – “Kiss Me All Night” Video

Junior Boys - Kiss Me All Night videoThe Canadian dance-pop architects Junior Boys surprise-released their Kiss Me All Night EP a couple of months ago, and today, they’ve come out with a strange and hilarious video for its title track. Director Sophia Peer‘s clip focuses entirely on an outdoor makeout session, but it gets surreal and uncomfortable in ways that … More »

Lady Gaga Makes “Surprise” Visit To James Corden’s ‘Late Late Show’ To Debut New Carpool Karaoke

UPDATED with video: Lady Gaga has set a new Carpool Karaoke precedent, appearing as an unexpected guest and performing throughout the broadcast of Late Late Show to help promote the launch of her music video with host James Corden.
She even delivered the opening monologue:
You may know me as Lady Gaga, but tonight I am Lady Haha.
Donald Trump is launching a nightly news show on Facebook which will stream Trump’s rallies. It will be kind of like airing my concerts, except…


Andrew Cripps Joining Fox As President International Theatrical Distribution

Respected industry veteran Andrew Cripps has been named President International Theatrical Distribution at 20th Century Fox. The exec will join from IMAX in January and oversee all strategic and managerial international theatrical distribution activities for the studio. He also will be involved with developing business opportunities in the foreign marketplace, including established territories as well as newer areas. Cripps’ appointment follows the exit of Paul Hanneman…


This Coffee Is So Black, It’s Being Marketed and Sold Through the Darknet

Need a fix? The darknet’s got whatever you need. Even coffee.

The Chernyi Cooperative is claiming the dubious title of “first legal product advertisement on the darknet.” It’s selling its Chernyi Black roast via Tor, which lets you trawl the web anonymously and access sites not available on mainstream browsers. 

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Yoko Ono References Old Simpsons Joke About Her In Art Exhibit

Yoko Ono References Old Simpsons Joke About Her In Art ExhibitWay back in 1993, The Simpsons opened its fifth season with an episode titled “Homer’s Barbershop Quartet.” In the episode, Homer Simpson starts a band called the Be Sharps with Barney, Apu, and Principle Skinner. The band’s trajectory vaguely follows that of the Beatles, and they even name their sophomore album Bigger Than Jesus, in … More »