The Verge: Halt and Catch Fire’s third season will premiere on August 23rd: Halt and Catch Fire, AMC’s consistently entertaining, detail-obsessive ’80s period drama, will return for its third season on August 23rd. The season’s first two episodes will air back-to-back beginning at 9PM ET. Halt and Catch Fire’s third season will see the show […]
History Channel gives Top Gear USA the axe: After six seasons, Top Gear USA is getting cancelled. The news comes from Rutledge Wood’s Instagram page where the host implies the History Channel was behind the decision. While that’s bad news, Wood claims that Top Gear USA may not be completely dead. “I’m not saying Top […]
Competing construction companies stage a bulldozer fight in a busy street: You think aliens are visiting us from other galaxies in a search for intelligent life? Fuck that. If they were smart they’d firebomb this whole planet and start fresh. We don’t deserve nice things. via Boing Boing
Good morning, Internet world. I thought I’d start the day off with a family-friendly post. China bans ‘erotic’ banana-eating live streams: Chinese live-streaming services have banned people filming themselves eating bananas in a “seductive” fashion. New regulations mean that live-streaming sites must monitor all their output round-the-clock to ensure nothing untoward is going on, keeping […]
Bill Murray: Would you rather fight 1 Horse-Sized Duck or 100 Duck-Sized Horses? I love you, Bill.
Hey, Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee is back with Julia Louis-Dreyfus. I have a thing for her. Man is she cute. And funny.
This was the remote control car I had in middle school: Blast from the past thanks to Coudal! image via sci-fi-o-rama
Remember Leeroy Jenkins from 10 years ago? Director Finn O’Hara made it into an epic, 3-minute short film. via Rands in Repose
That Cribs episode with Redman back in 2001? It was real: It’s rare, but sometimes less is more in hip-hop. That’s always been the case for Redman, who appears literally covered in dirt on his second and third album covers, and who has spun a career out of rhymes about “grimy shit” and dressing “bummy […]
Lindsey Green has a theory: Here’s the theory: In Green’s post, “Where Don Draper Ends, D.B. Cooper Begins,” she supposes that Don Draper is about to pull his most daring identity theft yet—he’s going to turn into a real, historical figure. “D.B. Cooper” is the pseudonym of a man who permanently skipped town in November […]
In case you forgot, the second Death Star was built by contractors.
Over at the New York Times, Logan Hill on last Sunday’s episode of Mad Men: “That’s what the money is for” has got to be the “Mad Men” line I think of most often (especially on bad work days as a freelancer). And it’s the line I thought about at the end of the episode, […]
Netflix Ups the Stakes With Big ‘Beasts of No Nation’ Deal (via ParisLemon): “As Netflix gets bigger, it will be harder to economically outbid them for any title,” says media analyst Mark S. Mahaney, with RBC Capital Markets. “They have the largest indie audience. They have the largest arthouse audience. They have the largest teenage […]