Entertainment

  • Group Playlists: Collaborative Spotify Playlists on Facebook Messenger

    Group Playlists: Collaborative Spotify Playlists on Facebook Messenger

    The best playlists represent the curator’s individual point of view, for a sequence of songs that reflect a single sensibility, that couldn’t be replicated by anyone else. There’s something to be said for committee efforts too, though, and those are a lot easier to make with the new Group Playlists feature in the Spotify Chat […]

  • “Overnight”: Daft Punk Collaborates with Australian Band Parcels (Audio)

    “Overnight”: Daft Punk Collaborates with Australian Band Parcels (Audio)

    Daft Punk tends to be pretty picky about who they collaborate with, which is why they surprised many by teaming up with a largely unknown Australian band called Parcels for a surprise single. It’s called “Overnight,” a nice electro-slink co-written and produced by Daft Punk. If you go back and listen to Parcels’ (slightly, they […]

  • Sega Forever: Classic Sega Games Coming to Mobile (Video)

    Sega Forever: Classic Sega Games Coming to Mobile (Video)

    Nostalgia is running higher than ever in the video game world, and pretty much everybody in the game is figuring out ways to cash in on their back catalogs. Sega Forever is the latest example, a new collection of classic games from every Sega console coming to iOS and Android mobile devices. Sega Forever games […]

  • ‘American Assassin’ Red Band Trailer (Video)

    ‘American Assassin’ Red Band Trailer (Video)

    Mitch Rapp is the protagonist of a long-running series of novels by Vince Flynn, and now the character is making the leap from the page to the big screen in American Assassin, starring Dylan O’Brien as Rapp, plus Michael Keaton as his mentor in the art(s) of death and destruction. Now, and somewhat unusually for […]

  • JAY-Z: Rapper Has Adjusted His Name Format Again

    JAY-Z: Rapper Has Adjusted His Name Format Again

    Here’s a story for the “I’m not sure if this is notable or not” file. Rapper/business JAY-Z has apparently expressed his wish for his moniker to be formatted in all caps and with a returning hyphen, after a few years spent as the more minimalist Jay Z. The last name change came around the time […]

  • Bushmills x Lowden Guitars Made from Whiskey Barrels (Video)

    Bushmills x Lowden Guitars Made from Whiskey Barrels (Video)

    I don’t know if this is symptomatic of late capitalism or what, but there definitely seems to be an obsession with using whiskey barrels to do things other than age whiskey as of late. The freshest example is a collaborative project between Lowden Guitars and Bushmills Irish Whiskey: Bushmills x Lowden guitars. Bushmills x Lowden […]

  • ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming Virtual Reality Experience’ (Trailer)

    ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming Virtual Reality Experience’ (Trailer)

    Being Spider-Man has always seemed like kind of a pain to me- he’s the Charlie Brown of superheroes, who can never seem to catch a break no matter what. But despite all that, there must be a market for people who want to be him, since the Spider-Man: Homecoming Virtual Reality Experience is coming VR […]