No. No no no. Lou Reed, rock ‘n’ roll legend and frontman of the Velvet Underground, passed away in New York City at age 71 today. No cause of death has been released yet, but Reed underwent a liver transplant in May. Satellite’s gone up to skies. Enjoy your walk on the wild side, Lou. READ MORE »
The best part of last night’s Edward Norton-hosted “Saturday Night Live” was this digital short, a mock trailer for the Wes Anderson-directed horror flick, “The Midnight Coterie of Sinister Intruders.” It features all of the classic Wes Anderson tropes: actors like Owen Wilson, Gwyneth Paltrow, Tilda Swinton, and Danny Glover; a pair of precocious children;… READ MORE »
Last night, singer Chris Brown was arrested on felony assault charges for allegedly attacking a man outside the W Hotel in Washington, D.C. Police say that Brown got into an altercation with the man, Christopher Hollosey, 35, at around 4:30 a.m. this morning, and began punching him. He did not seem to be under the… READ MORE »
When it comes to high school dances, we’ve all secretly craved our own “Pretty in Pink” moment. You know, we’re Molly Ringwald, showing up at the dance and finding true love? Even if that means wearing a terribly dated pink dress.
But life isn’t a romantic comedy and those so-called movie-moments don’t always… READ MORE »
“Breaking Bad” ended a month ago, but the show continues to inspire brilliance in those it touched. Like Sharidan Williams-Sotelo, an assistant editor for the AMC hit, who created this incredible ice skating parody called “Breaking Ice.” I need this to be a real thing that I can attend in person. Maybe Jeffrey Katzenberg would… READ MORE »
On some level, we know that “Saw” is happening on a dilapidated soundstage instead of in a dilapidated bathroom, but we pretend not to so that it stays a scary movie instead of devolving into a meditation on how unkind the years have been to Cary Elwes. But sometimes seeing where these horror movies were… READ MORE »
Just when you thought the streets of Brooklyn were safe again, cat people had to go do something ridiculous: on November 24th, there will be a Brooklyn Cat Painting Takedown held in a gallery space. What happens at a Cat Painting Takedown? Unlike past Takedowns where competitors try to make the best soup or bacon,… READ MORE »
From time to time, the local news coughs up a story that’s basically the opening 20 minutes of a horror movie — in other words, the portion of the film between the opening credits and the scene where the doomed, 38-year-old high school cheerleader goes skinny-dipping.
Here are five tales from 2013 that… READ MORE »
This past week was Pearl Jam Week on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon,” with the band playing both Thursday and Friday nights shows. Javier Bardem was a fellow guest last night, and apparently he and Pearl Jam’s Eddie Vedder have a longtime bromance. Who knew?! In the clip above, Javier and Ed talk about the… READ MORE »
Julianne Hough apparently did not get the memo that wearing blackface, no matter the reason — yes, even when dressing up as Crazy Eyes from “Orange is the New Black” — is racist and not okay. Melanin is not a costume! White people, you can dress up as someone of another race for Halloween without… READ MORE »
Activities are wonderful, but sometimes, it’s fine to want to shut the world out for a couple of days, and make some serious time for you. Don’t be afraid of FOMO, either. There will always be another party, another pub crawl, another picnic. The time you’ll spend indulging in the things you want to do,… READ MORE »
Justin Bieber stans and Halloween are two of my favorite things so I figured why not combine them? Celebrity fans can be intense sometimes but there are none other like Lady Gaga and Justin Bieber stans who are quick to pull the trigger on anyone with an inkling of negativity directed at their king or… READ MORE »