Contest: Los Angeles, win tickets to a live taping of Netflix’s With Bob And David

It’s been almost 20 years since Bob Odenkirk and David Cross’ cult comedy sketch masterpiece, Mr. Show, made its debut on HBO. The show left its mark and the cast and crew (featuring the likes of Paul F. Tompkins, Scott Aukerman, and Brian Posehn, among others) parted ways after four hilarious seasons. Following many months of hints and teases, Netflix […]

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Great Job, Internet!: This video wonders “Just how strong is Ygritte from Game Of Thrones?”

Ever try pulling a longbow? It’s pretty tough. At least, that’s what The A.V. Club has been told by folks in the know. And that’s why Ygritte’s longbow confrontation with Jon Snow bears special scrutiny. Aside from winning the affections of the most famous bastard in the Night’s Watch (and the hearts of most Game Of Thrones viewers), Rose Leslie’s […]

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Newswire: Killer Mike to deliver killer lecture at MIT

Killer Mike views rap as social activism, and never shies away from sharing his opinions on race and abuses of power. Whether he’s condemning institutionalized corruption in “Reagan” or speaking out against police brutality with Run The Jewels’ “Close Your Eyes,” if Killer Mike thinks it’s messed up, he’s going to let you know. This Friday, April 24, MIT students […]

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Newswire: Exclusive: Hear the first song from Tenement’s upcoming double album

For years, people have been saying that “the album is dead.” It’s a dialogue that’s pervaded the music industry in the wake of digital downloading and streaming services, as the focus shifts to the single and not extended works. By that logic, the double album has been dead even longer, but none of these conversations make a difference to Appleton, […]

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Newswire: Spanish-language theater accuses AMC of forcing it out of business

Viva Cinemas, a small Spanish-language movie theater, has filed suit against AMC Entertainment in a Houston federal court. Viva Cinemas, which went out of business in November 2013, seeks unspecified damages in excess of $75,000. “AMC’s conduct was anticompetitive, unlawful, and harmful to Houston’s substantial Hispanic and Spanish-speaking community,” the suit says. Viva opened in spring 2013 as an eight-screen […]

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Newswire: U/V Light conjures electric dreams on “Arriviste”

The Seattle-based label Medical Records—founded by hematologist and dedicated vinyl collector Dr. Troy Wadsworth—has already become one of the most invaluable scavengers of neglected synth-pop, minimal wave, and dream-pop releases, giving them new attention with lovingly repackaged reissues. More recently, Medical has turned that bedside manner to nurturing new artists like U/V Light, an experiment in that same sort of […]

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