Entertainment

It’s enough to make you wonder how many people actually understood the very basic plot of The Force Awakens.  According to the U.S. Social Security Administration’s annual list of baby names released Friday, the name “Kylo” exploded in popularity in 2016. Which suggests a surprising number of fathers would like to end their lives being […]

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Ya can’t knock Jay Z’s hustle, that’s for sure. The legendary artist who’s been dominating the rap game since the ’80s just signed a $200 million (!!!) deal renewing his partnership with Live Nation. Sounds pretty solid, except the deal will require him to tour for ten years, while the label produces and promotes his […]

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Katy Perry is on the menu in the “Bon Appétit” video. The pop star is brined, breaded, and accessorized with garnishes by an army of chefs who don’t bat an eye.  But then the whole thing turns out to be a a revenge plot. The platter transforms into a pole, and the tables turn on […]

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Oh, you’re still on the Hamilton wait list? Oh, you have to sit in the audience when you go see live jazz?  Clearly, you are not back-to-back NBA MVP Steph Curry, the toast of the Bay Area, enjoying a night out in the region where he reigns supreme.  Curry and his wife, Ayesha — for […]

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One Direction is accidentally the best named boy band in the history of coordinated turtlenecks. Legend has it that Harry Styles picked it on a whim because it sounded cool after Simon Cowell gave the five boys a second chance to compete on X Factor if they were willing to go at it as a […]

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As conversations and criticism continue around Netflix’s 13 Reasons Why, one Michigan high school is taking action by having students openly discuss the people and things that keep them going. 13 Reasons Why Not began at Oxford High School in honor of former student Megan Abbott, who died by suicide in 2013. Students didn’t know […]

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For a million reasons, much of it out of anyone’s control, the initial crop of games that launches with any brand new console is bound to have some duds. Normally, those unfortunate failures don’t warrant a sequel, and second chances are exceedingly rare. Knack is the exception. System launch games are built on brand new […]

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American Idol is returning from the dead, but its top dawgs, Kelly Clarkson and Simon Cowell aren’t coming along for the ride. While there was originally some speculation that Clarkson, the OG Idol, would be brought onboard the show’s 16th season, Clarkson will not be returning to her reality show roots to judge right away. […]

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Welcome to our weekly series “Cry of the Week,” in which we highlight whatever moment made us ugly cry on our couches the most in the past seven days.  It’s all been leading up to this.  Over the past two and a half seasons, we’ve watched as the relationship between Jimmy and Chuck on Better […]

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We continue our look at some of the best shots in all of film history by digging into relational shots, two shots, over the shoulders, group shots and crowds. Not just based on how cool they look (because there’s too many cool looking shots for that!) but how they work and why. Visit CineFix for […]

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Tom Brady’s 2017/2018 season is doomed, and New England Patriots have EA Sports to thank for that. The infuriatingly talented quarterback — full disclosure: I am a Giants fan, and therefore hate the Pats — has been chosen as the featured athlete on the cover of Madden NFL 2018. Remarkably, this is Brady’s first Madden […]

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J.K. Rowling never refrains from public appeals for a good cause as her tireless Twitter activity shows. But this time, it’s really personal.  SEE ALSO: J.K. Rowling just tweeted the biggest ‘Harry Potter’ apology so far A rare Harry Potter prequel, penned personally by the author over two sides of an A5 postcard, has been […]

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Donald Trump called, Stephen Colbert responded. In an interview with Time, the president of the United States lashed out at The Late Show host, calling him “no-talent” and “filthy” following Colbert’s controversial May 1 monologue. SEE ALSO: Donald Trump slams ‘no-talent’ Stephen Colbert in latest tirade against the media And naturally, Colbert had some thoughts, […]

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