Entertainment

  • ‘MTV Cribs’ is Coming Back … On Snapchat (Video)

    ‘MTV Cribs’ is Coming Back … On Snapchat (Video)

    MTV Cribs was one of the channel’s big hits back in the day, so it was no surprise when MTV announced they were bringing it back last year. But what is a surprise is how the channel is bringing it back – on Snapchat. MTV Cribs was one of the most popular MTV shows to […]

  • ‘Need for Speed Payback’ Official Reveal Trailer (Video)

    ‘Need for Speed Payback’ Official Reveal Trailer (Video)

    The next installment of the Need for Speed video game series appears to take cues from the massively popular Fast and Furious franchise. It’s called (with apologies to the late James Brown) Need for Speed Payback, and the game‘s new “official reveal trailer” recently premiered online. Need for Speed is historically a racing series, but […]

  • “Everything Now”: New Arcade Fire Single and Video Drops (Video)

    “Everything Now”: New Arcade Fire Single and Video Drops (Video)

    Arcade Fire is whipping up another album and tour, and it appears to be some kind of multimedia promotional effort that I don’t have the mental energy to unpack right now. But the band has gone the traditional route in at least one way, with the release of a new single entitled “Everything Now,” and […]

  • ‘Preacher’ Second Season Trailer (Video)

    ‘Preacher’ Second Season Trailer (Video)

    It would seem that Reverend Jesse Custer’s journey to confront God didn’t end with AMC original series Preacher‘s first season, and that in fact the story will continue for (at least) one more. How do I know? It’s not because God told me, it’s because I saw that a trailer for the show’s second season […]

  • ‘Murder on the Orient Express': First Trailer (Video)

    ‘Murder on the Orient Express': First Trailer (Video)

    Classic, old-fashioned whodunits of the variety produced by Agatha Christie have always been, and probably always will be, popular on the page and on the small screen, but the heyday of the big screen mystery went away around the same time people started being able to tune in to these types of entertainments at home. […]

  • ‘Songs of Summer 2017′: Spotify Celebrates the Beginning of Summer Vacation

    ‘Songs of Summer 2017′: Spotify Celebrates the Beginning of Summer Vacation

    Every summer features music pundits both amateur and professional declaring various pop hits “the song of the summer,” followed by contrarian counter-programming, then the cycle repeats itself. Spotify has gotten a head start on the competition with their Songs of Summer 2017 playlist. And if you’ve got a Spotify account, you can go ahead and […]

  • ‘Airbnbmag': Travel App Publishes New Magazine

    ‘Airbnbmag': Travel App Publishes New Magazine

    I’ve never used Airbnb, but I imagine it’s commonplace to arrive at your destination and see a bunch of magazines on your hosts’ coffee table, which are in turn good for a good three or four hours of browse time. Now, you could conceivably read an Airbnb magazine at your Airbnb magazine perusal, with the […]

  • ‘Sonic Mania': Retro Style 2D Game Gets Pre-Order Trailer (Video)

    ‘Sonic Mania': Retro Style 2D Game Gets Pre-Order Trailer (Video)

    It’s taken years, but modern video game technology has finally developed to the point of being able to replicate the look and feel of Sonic the Hedgehog in his 90s Sega Genesis heyday. The result is Sonic Mania, an upcoming retro-styled video game billed as the return of 2D Sonic, and which has a new […]