Entertainment

  • Tokyo 2020 Ambassadors: An Animated Welcome Committee (VIdeo)

    Tokyo 2020 Ambassadors: An Animated Welcome Committee (VIdeo)

    The nation of Japan is known for many things, and one of them is its deep love of mascots. Everyone who was aware of this proclivity was therefore sensibly excited about what Japan had in store for the 2020 Olympics, and true to form the Tokyo 2020 Ambassadors don’t disappoint—made up, as they are, entirely of […]

  • ‘M&M’S x Visionaire x KAWS – A Virtual Reality Experience’ (Video)

    ‘M&M’S x Visionaire x KAWS – A Virtual Reality Experience’ (Video)

    The iconic chocolate candy M&M’s turned 75 this year, and to celebrate the Mars, Incorporated candy company enlisted New York artist KAWS and creative studio Visionaire for a virtual reality installation at the New York Public Library over the weekend. But if you weren’t able to attend, you can now experience M&M’S x Visionaire x […]

  • David Bowie Royal Mail Stamps Available for Pre-Order

    David Bowie Royal Mail Stamps Available for Pre-Order

    David Bowie was famous as a pioneer of the space between male and female, but now it seems that in death he’s decided to stick to mail (sorry). The UK’s Royal Mail has announced a new collection of David Bowie Royal Mail stamps commemorating the artist‘s work as part of its Music Giants Special Stamp series. […]

  • ‘Bates Motel’ Casts Rihanna as Marion Crane (Video)

    ‘Bates Motel’ Casts Rihanna as Marion Crane (Video)

    To be perfectly honest, I kind of forgot that Bates Motel, the A&E horror-drama based on Alfred Hitchcock‘s Psycho, existed. But apparently it’s about to enter its final season, and the series canon has finally caught up with the events of the movie, with Rihanna stepping into play Marion Crane, as evidenced by a new […]

  • Prince Finally Coming Back to Non-Tidal Streaming Services

    Prince Finally Coming Back to Non-Tidal Streaming Services

    It’s been almost two years since the now-departed Purple One packed up his music and took it to Tidal, which has been its exclusive home ever since. But since Prince‘s death in April of last year, speculation arose that Tidal’s days of exclusive streaming rights to the music might be numbered, and now it appears […]

  • ‘Fingers of Steel': The Fingerboarding Video You Didn’t Know You Wanted (Video)

    ‘Fingers of Steel': The Fingerboarding Video You Didn’t Know You Wanted (Video)

    There are probably thousands of skate videos out there, many of them following the same aesthetic templates, with mixed-film-stock, MTV editing techniques, and loud music. Filmmaker Sebastian Linda has applied these techniques to a slightly different sport: fingerboarding.  And the big joke behind Fingers of Steel is how well the whole thing works anyway. Fingers of […]

  • Find Your Park Playing Cards From the National Parks Service

    Find Your Park Playing Cards From the National Parks Service

    The United States National Parks Service is getting the best headlines of their 100-year history thanks to a few instances of social media defiance of new president Donald Trump. By some strange coincidence, this is happening while the NPS is celebrating its own 100-year anniversary, and now you can order a pack of Find Your […]

  • “Show You The Way”: Thundercat Releases Single Off Upcoming Album

    “Show You The Way”: Thundercat Releases Single Off Upcoming Album

    Thundercat has collaborated with not one but two unlikely musicians straight from your parents’ record collections, further evidence that there are simply no rules in 2017. It’s “Show You The Way,” a single from his upcoming album Drunk, and the musicians in question are, wait for it… Michael McDonald and Kenny Loggins! Here’s Cat himself […]