Category Archive: Entertainment

Laura Prepon Talks Scientology, Sounds Next Level Crazy While Doing So

Laura Prepon Talks Scientology, Sounds Next Level Crazy While Doing So

Scientology puts out a magazine to their disciples called Celebrity and I guess it’s like People Magazine only a zillion times more insane. Laura Prepon gave an interview to Celebrity about all things Scientology and the half-broken DOS hard drive I call a brain rebooted at least a dozen times while reading it. If you […]
Entertainment One TV Promotes Tara Long as Unscripted Division Grows (Exclusive)

Entertainment One TV Promotes Tara Long as Unscripted Division Grows (Exclusive)

As Entertainment One expands its unscripted TV operations, Tara Long has been upped to exec VP of U.S. alternative programming. Long’s promotion comes as the division has prospered with series across five cable networks and a slew of projects in development for next season. During its upfront, BET announced its fourth show with eOne, “About […]
Finish him! ‘Mortal Kombat X’ is the bloody next chapter fans deserve

Finish him! ‘Mortal Kombat X’ is the bloody next chapter fans deserve

It took just four button taps to squeeze a man’s guts out, like a tube of toothpaste. Except you wouldn’t brush your teeth with shimmering, red entrails. Five minutes later, a few more button taps left my victim’s skull bisected. Her brain rolled out and her tongue lolled outside of a face without a jaw. […]
‘Get Hard’ movie review: Is Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart’s NOLA-shot comedy racist or not racist?

‘Get Hard’ movie review: Is Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart’s NOLA-shot comedy racist or not racist?

There are any number of unflattering invectives that can fairly be hurled at Will Ferrell and Kevin Hart’s comedy “Get Hard.” It is crude. It is juvenile. It is flat-out moronic. But “racist” and “homophobic” aren’t among them. Those were the hot-button words used to describe the New Orleans-shot, Los Angeles-set comedy immediately upon its […]
ITV to buy The Voice producer for £355m

ITV to buy The Voice producer for £355m

ITV has agreed to acquire Dutch TV production company Talpa Media for £355m. Established by Big Brother creator John de Mol, Talpa Media is the company behind shows such as The Voice, I Love My Country and Dating In The Dark. Talpa Media focuses on developing new formats that draw in big audiences. It has […]
Simon Rattle to lead the LSO: ‘It’s a homecoming’

Simon Rattle to lead the LSO: ‘It’s a homecoming’

Simon Rattle is to join the London Symphony Orchestra, he has confirmed, saying: “It feels like a homecoming.”He will take over as music director in September 2017, combining the job with his last season at the Berlin Philharmonic. Sir Simon, 60, said it will be his “last job”. He has spent the last 12 years […]
Why Jon Stewart and Brian Williams should just switch jobs

Why Jon Stewart and Brian Williams should just switch jobs

Within minutes on Tuesday night, two major media stories exploded. The first detonated around 7 p.m. Comedy Central announced on Twitter that Jon Stewart, the longtime host of “The Daily Show,” will step downlater this year after more than 16 years running the show. Then, less than an hour later, the Brian Williams bomb dropped. […]
‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle couldn’t match record of ‘Girl Sniper,’ who received hero’s welcome in Portland

‘American Sniper’ Chris Kyle couldn’t match record of ‘Girl Sniper,’ who received hero’s welcome in Portland

“We were taught snipers were cowards. Will shoot u in the back.” So said filmmaker Michael Moore this week, in a tweet heard ’round the country. Not many Americans received the same lesson as Moore. Military snipers have been hailed as heroes for years, long before Navy SEAL Chris Kyle became famous. The late Kyle, […]
Best of 2014: The six best metal albums of the year

Best of 2014: The six best metal albums of the year

How good was the metal slate in 2014? In making up this annual list of the six best albums of the year (because six is, of course, the most evil and thus most metal number), I realized that Mastodon, one of my favorite bands, put out an excellent album called Once More Round the Sun […]
Bill Cosby’s daughter stands up for father

Bill Cosby’s daughter stands up for father

(CNN) — Bill Cosby’s family is rallying around the embattled comedian. On Monday, Cosby’s wife, Camille, released a statement in defense of her husband, who has been accused of sexual assault by a number of women. On Tuesday, his daughter Evin sent a statement to “Access Hollywood” standing up for Cosby. “He is the FATHER […]