Category Archives: Entertainment

Halt and Catch Fire, Season 3!

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 […]

Bottom Gear USA

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 […]

This is why we don’t deserve nice things.

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

Erotic Banana-Eating

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 […]

I’m Going In

Remember Leeroy Jenkins from 10 years ago? Director Finn O’Hara made it into an epic, 3-minute short film. via Rands in Repose

Welcome to De La Casa

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 […]

What Is Don Draper’s Final Move?

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 […]

This Is the End

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, […]

It All Comes Back to Content

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 […]