Category Archives: Entertainment

Newswire: MTV wants to kill more teenagers, picks up Scream for another season

Fresh off a highly coveted F rating from The A.V. Club, MTV has decided to renew its Scream TV series for another season of frustratingly drawn-out serial killer mysteries. The show is apparently a big hit among young people, with Deadline pointing out that Scream’s same-day ratings in the weirdly expansive 12-34 demographic increase an average of 60 percent when […]

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Newswire: Here’s what you want us to ask the TV pros at the TCAs

The phone lines are closed and the inboxes have been shut (but the comment section remains open, so you can still voice your displeasure with our choices below): Here is your 2015 TV Club Questionnaire, the reader-submitted line of inquiry that The A.V. Club is bringing to this year’s Television Critics Association summer press tour. DocRules4815 asks, “If you could […]

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Great Job, Internet!: “Everything Is Awesome” for this Amazon parrot

Because the world is a weird and wild place, Princess Yellow Feather— a talented yellow-naped Amazon parrot that lives at Birds On Safari, an exotic pet store in Stuart, Fla.—has shown her allegiance to all that is awesome by warbling “Everything Is Awesome,” the theme song from The Lego Movie. Princess Yellow Feather is also quite adept at the power […]

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Newswire: Syfy desperately wants Lavalantula to be the next Sharknado

Last week, in the midst of all the Sharknado 3 festivities, Syfy premiered another bad-on-purpose schlock-fest called Lavalantula. The film starred Steve Guttenberg and a handful of his old Police Academy friends, and it revolved around a horde of lava-spewing spiders rampaging through Los Angeles and spewing lava on things. By all accounts, the movie wasn’t bad enough to make […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Here’s how many more superhero movies will be made before you die

If you are, say, 33 years old, you’ve seen the Joker go from Jack Nicholson to Heath Ledger to, now, Jared Leto. You’ve seen Spiderman recast from Tobey Maguire to Andrew Garfield to Tom Holland. You’ve seen, like, 38 Batmen. And with the success of Ant-Man and the anticipation of Batman Vs. Superman, the seemingly bottomless well of comic book […]

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Newswire: Gwyneth Paltrow pays tribute to hip-hop with $1,695 handbags

It’s a problem that has long plagued the fashionable: How do you find a stylish way to tote the many cosmetics and accoutrements necessary to maintaining your lavish lifestyle, while also proclaiming that you’re into classic hip-hop? Stopgaps such as shoving your eyeliner and pashminas into the vinyl sleeve for Straight Outta Compton only result in a cumbersome mess, while […]

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Newswire: Battlestar Galactica will air en español on NBC Universo

The worlds of Battlestar Galactica have been revisited multiple times since the show’s original run ended in 1979—we’ve had multiple miniseries, a prequel, and one amazing weekly series. (That big-screen adaptation is still a ways off). Now Syfy is working with NBC Universo (formerly mun2) to translate the awesomeness of its 2004 reboot by airing the show in Spanish, beginning […]

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