Cryonics Client Steve Aoki Plans To Keep Injuring Fans 200 Years From Now

NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 15:  Steve Aoki performs at the "I'll Sleep When I'm Dead" Premiere - 2016 Tribeca Film Festival at Beacon Theatre on April 15, 2016 in New York City.  (Photo by Andrew Toth/Getty Images for Tribeca Film Festival)I hope that big brand EDM is still inexplicably popular in 2216, because Steve Aoki — the fourth highest-paid DJ in the world — is getting cryogenically frozen! In a new Rolling Stone profile, the 38-year-old Aoki revealed that he’s paying the Alcor Life Extension Foundation $220K to stuff his body into a … More »

CMT Announces ‘Nashville’ Season 5 Premiere Date

“Nashville” is heading back to TV with a new network, new showrunners and a new year. The fan-favorite show — which was axed by ABC after four seasons — will return for Season 5 with a special two-hour episode on CMT on Thursday, January 5 at 9 p.m. Hulu will continue to stream “Nashville” for its… Read more »

‘Don’t Breathe’ Could Suffocate ‘Suicide Squad’ During Sluggish Summer Weekend: Box Office Preview

The summer box office hoopla is coming to a close, and you can always tell by how low the grosses go.  Sixty-four percent K-12 schools are back in session, as well as close to 60% of all colleges per ComScore and the type of impact that has on the B.O. is equivalent to multiplexes closing down during a Northeasterner. No joke: This weekend will be the second one since Jan. 22-24 where no title clicks past $20M. In fact, the No. 1 film this weekend will likely pull in a…

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Spotify IPO ‘On Hold’ as Major Labels Refuse Long-Term Contracts

Spotify keeps waiting.  And waiting.  And waiting… Interminable negotiations with major recording labels are creating a disastrous waiting game for Spotify, one that could cause Wall Street to simply move on.  According to multiple sources and reports, plans for a Spotify IPO are simply ‘on hold’ for the time being. The problem has been, and […]

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Channel 4 Orders ‘The Bisexual’ Comedy From Desiree Akhavan – Edinburgh

The UK’s Channel 4 has ordered three new projects including contemporary comedy The Bisexual from Iranian-American filmmaker Desiree Akhavan; Irish period comedy Derry Girls, written by Indian Summers‘ Lisa McGee; and survival challenge, Mutiny. The series were unveiled at the Edinburgh TV Festival today.
Akhavan’s The Bisexual is a look at the difference of dating men and women from the perspective of a person who finds herself doing both. The Girls alum and Appropriate B…

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‘American Gods’ To Launch On Amazon Prime In Germany, Austria, UK & Japan

Starz’s adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed contemporary fantasy novel American Gods will launch exclusively for Amazon Prime members in Germany, Austria, the UK and Japan in 2017.
The series is slated to premiere on Starz stateside in 2017 as well.
American Gods tells the story of a war brewing between old and new gods. Starring Ricky Whittle as protagonist ex-con Shadow Moon, Ian McShane as Mr. Wednesday who enlists Shadow Moon as part of his cross-country mission and…

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This Meta PSA About LGBTQ Suicide Ends Much More Happily Than You Expect

LGBTQ youth are four times more likely to attempt suicide than their straight peers, but a creative outlet can help stem the tide while time does its work. This is the insight, brought to life, in a PSA bluntly labeled “Suicide,” from nonprofit Mythic Bridge. 

Directed by Xander of Backyard Productions, it opens with a young man stumbling onto a rooftop, clutching his phone and walking toward the edge as accusing hisses and whispers swirl around him. He approaches the ledge and looks down, and for a minute we can see his phone messages: They’re all from him to his family—an apology for existing that doubles, in this case, as a suicide note.

He climbs the ledge, and the city spreads out below him, dark silhouettes against a gray sky.

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Crying – “Wool In The Wash”

Crying - "Wool In The Wash"On their first two EPs Crying utilized chaotic, dance-able chiptune to anxious and energetic ends. Last year’s one-off “Patriot” saw them moving away from that sound, drawing from prog and arena rock as inspirations and revitalizing what is often derided as a canonically cheesy genre. The Brooklyn-based trio’s new album, Beyond The Fleeting … More »