Newswire: These are the new Batman V. Superman pics, and they’re chock-full of glower

Folks are getting pretty excited for the upcoming trial of the century, Batman V. Superman: Dawn Of Justice (not to be confused with the other trial of the century, which recently concluded). Despite a distinctly lukewarm reaction to the trailer, there’s still a guarded optimism that maybe this could possibly be good. (“Possibly good?” would make a fitting pull quote […]

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Newswire: Marisa Tomei joins Empire as boss billionaire

Marisa Tomei has joined the cast of Empire for a recurring role in season two, Deadline reports. Tomei is set to play Mimi Whiteman, a lesbian billionaire who gets wrapped up in Lyon family drama. She’s described as a “demanding venture capitalist” and “lover of hip hop music, social trends, high-end fashion, and”—wait for it—“beautiful women.” (Okay, we’re on board.) […]

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Newswire: 30 Rockefeller Plaza is now called the Comcast Building

In what would make for a hilarious episode of 30 Rock were the show still on the air, 30 Rockefeller Plaza, the building that houses NBC’s world headquarters, has been renamed. The building, affectionately nicknamed “30 Rock,” joins arenas everywhere in expressing its allegiance to its new corporate masters. But rather than proclaim its love for smoothies, razors, shitty pizza, […]

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Great Job, Internet!: No Country For Old Men gets a dramatic Mario Kart makeover

Mario Kart lends dramatic flair in this YouTube video illustrating an abridged version of Tommy Lee Jones’ dream monologue from No Country For Old Men. The YouTube channel LaDiDa Music Videos has expertly matched Mario Kart race scenes with Jones’ description of two dreams he had of his father. In the movie, Jones recounts his dreams at the kitchen table, […]

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Newswire: They made a documentary about Thor (No, not that one—the heavy metal guy)

All hail the God of Thunder! Just not, you know, that Marvel guy everybody knows about. No, we’re talking about Jon Mikl Thor, a.k.a. “Thor, The Legendary Rock Warrior.” Thor fronted the delightfully over-the-top metal group Thor in the ’70s and ’80s, then retired after the act failed to achieve the mainstream success of contemporaries like Kiss. Thor moved into […]

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Great Job, Internet!: Sherlock Holmes never said, “Elementary, my dear Watson!”

Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes has proven to be one of literature’s most enduring characters, finding life well into the 21st century. Whether you’re a fan of the original and/or of House, Sherlock, Elementary, or any number of other adaptations, you’ve undoubtedly encountered a Holmesian character or three in popular culture. Over at The Guardian, Adam Frost and Jim Kynvin […]

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