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  • ‘The George Carlin Commemorative Collection’ Box Set Coming Soon

    ‘The George Carlin Commemorative Collection’ Box Set Coming Soon

    George Carlin died ten years ago, and these days it’s pretty tempting to say we could use him with us still. I don’t know about that, but I do that The George Carlin Commemorative Collection is coming next month, and it’s likely to be the next best thing. Carlin’s daughter Kelly helped put the set together, and she […]

  • ‘4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince’ Tour Curated by Questlove

    ‘4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince’ Tour Curated by Questlove

    The Prince estate recently announced an as yet untitled album of unreleased Prince tracks is coming soon, but that’s not all they’ve got whipped up for this year. Rolling Stone reports that Questlove and the Wolf Trap Orchestra (as well as a live band and several different singers) are coming together to bring 4U: A Symphonic Celebration of Prince to […]

  • ‘Bohemian Rhapsody': Queen’s Freddie Mercury Biopic (Teaser)

    ‘Bohemian Rhapsody': Queen’s Freddie Mercury Biopic (Teaser)

    There have been rumblings about a biopic of Queen frontman Freddie Mercury for a while now, including those regarding Sacha Baron Cohen being cast, as well as the film’s troubled production and the exit of director Bryan Singer. But it’s all coming together now, and Bohemian Rhapsody finally has a new teaser trailer online. In case “Rami Malek […]

  • Time Since Launch Clock

    Time Since Launch Clock

    Have you ever had one of those life-changing moments that bisects your life between the before and after it happened? The next time you have one, or for one that’s already occurred, you can mark the seconds, minutes, hours, and days since it happened with the Time Since Launch Clock now on Kickstarter. The Time Since Launch […]

  • Surf Air: A Subscription Service for Air Travel

    Surf Air: A Subscription Service for Air Travel

    It appears that the subscription model is going to be available for just about anything in the near future. A new membership-based service lets you pay by the month to travel as much as you want by chartered plane, believe it or not. It’s called Surf Air.  Surf Air offers two options: Escapes, for weekend trips, […]

  • ‘BlacKkKlansman': Upcoming Spike Lee Joint Gets Trailer

    ‘BlacKkKlansman': Upcoming Spike Lee Joint Gets Trailer

    Spike Lee is one of the greatest filmmakers of all time, and any time he actually marshals the resources to make an actual feature film rather than a one-man show, filmed stage production, or music video, it’s extra good news. He appears to have done that and then some for BlacKkKlansman, a trailer for which is now […]

  • Not Gonna Happen Coin: For Those Difficult Easy Decisions

    Not Gonna Happen Coin: For Those Difficult Easy Decisions

    You know how sometimes you know the right answer to a question, but you have to ask somebody else in order to solidify it in your mind? Questions like, “should I do laundry today or keep watching House? Even though it’s technically possible for me to do both?” For these situations in life, there is now […]

  • ‘Searching': John Cho Just Wants His Daughter Back (Video)

    ‘Searching': John Cho Just Wants His Daughter Back (Video)

    Hey, remember that movie Open Windows from a few years ago? Elijah Wood gets entangled in some sort of dangerous intrigue, and the whole movie is shot from a view of his computer screen? That conceit has been tried a few times since then, and now it’s back with Searching. Here’s the official plot synopsis: “After David Kim […]

  • We Are Venom: Site Lets You Get Your Own Symbiote

    We Are Venom: Site Lets You Get Your Own Symbiote

    I’m not a Spider-Man scholar but I’m pretty sure it’s actually not a good thing to be be enmeshed with the alien symbiote that created Venom. You never get any sleep, you lose big chunks of time that you can’t account for, and, worst case scenario, the entity bonds with your consciousness and forms a […]

  • “Enter Sandman (FUNKED UP)” by The North 41 (Video)

    “Enter Sandman (FUNKED UP)” by The North 41 (Video)

    The world would probably continue to turn without kitschy funk covers of popular rock favorites. But really, what would be the point? Chicago funk outfit The North 41 has provided a new one that’s getting a lot of viral attention online, a Metallica cover entitled “Enter Sandman (FUNKED UP)” that earns its “FUNKED UP” designation […]