Category Archives: Entertainment

Great Job, Internet!: Musicless “Fight For Your Right” video reveals dickish behavior of Beastie Boys

Mario Wienerroither is back with another music video devoid of any of its music. Previously, Weinerroither removed the music from David Bowie and Mick Jagger’s “Dancing In The Street” to hypnotic and hilarious results. The latest video to receive the background noise only treatment is Beastie Boys’ “Fight For Your Right” which, when deprived of its raucous anthem, is merely […]

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Watch This: Vera Farmiga and Debra Granik shared a breakthrough at Sundance 2004

Every day, Watch This offers staff recommendations inspired by a new movie coming out that week. This week: With Sundance running all week, we look back at some of the festival’s best prizewinners. Down To The Bone (2004) Before she gave Jennifer Lawrence her breakout role with 2010’s Winter’s Bone, writer-director Debra Granik made a splash at Sundance—and introduced audiences […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Here’s what a Congressional hearing on The Big Bang Theory might look like

In these wheezing, dying days of network television, it seems very likely that Chuck Lorre’s The Big Bang Theory will be the last traditional prime time sitcom to be an across-the-board, omnipresent mega-hit. Already in its eighth season, the program’s ratings rival even those of NFL football. Store shelves buckle beneath the weight of Big Bang Theory board games and […]

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Newswire: Sam Smith to pay Tom Petty royalties for basically writing the same song

High-voiced British crooner Sam Smith has agreed to pay royalties to Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne for Smith’s hit single “Stay With Me.” First released back in April, the third single off of Smith’s album In The Lonely Hour reached number two on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart. However, the song does bear more than a passing resemblance to […]

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Newswire: Luke Evans quits The Crow, so it’s time to Photoshop makeup on someone else

There have been further shakeups involving that reboot of The Crow, frustrating legions of Tumblr users already well into the process of digitally adding makeup to pictures of Luke Evans. The Wrap reports that the actor has exited the long-in-the-works project, leaving director Corin Hardy and Relativity Media scrambling once again to try and find yet another grown man to […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Read This: Turns out real life Lord Voldemorts are pretty decent guys

Sometimes, it pays dividends to share a name with a celebrity or a fictional character. Remember that Taco Bell advertising campaign featuring guys named Ronald McDonald, for instance? That had to be worth something. Furthermore, having a moniker like “Bill Murray” or “Julia Roberts” on a driver’s license might conceivably get a person out of a speeding ticket someday. But […]

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