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  • ‘Baller Support': LaVar Ball Answers Twitter Questions for WIRED (Video)

    ‘Baller Support': LaVar Ball Answers Twitter Questions for WIRED (Video)

    You’re familiar with the recurring WIRED feature Tech Support, which features celebrities answering questions submitted via Twitter, correct? And you’re also familiar with LaVar Ball, one of the most entertaining personalities in sports broadcasting today, right? So you already know that the two are a natural pair, and so it is with a new series […]

  • ’24 Hours to Live': Ethan Hawke’s Battery is Dying (Trailer)

    ’24 Hours to Live': Ethan Hawke’s Battery is Dying (Trailer)

    May we as a people never have to go more than a year between Ethan Hawke‘s high-concept, low-budget action movies, Amen. This year’s model is called 24 Hours to Live, and stars Hawke as an assassin with a problem: He’s been brought back to life after dying during a job, but only for 24 hours. […]

  • ‘Michael Jackson’s Halloween': A CBS Animated Special

    ‘Michael Jackson’s Halloween': A CBS Animated Special

    Michael Jackson and Halloween seem to go together more and more these days. First we had the spooky MJ compilation Scream, which collects every even vaguely Halloween-adjacent Jackson song, and now we have a CBS animated special entitled Michael Jackson’s Halloween, as announced by the official CBS Twitter account: Get ready to go on an […]

  • Beyond Burger: The Meatless Burger Endorsed by Leo DiCaprio

    Beyond Burger: The Meatless Burger Endorsed by Leo DiCaprio

    Beyond Meat is a company looking forward to the meatless future, and to do so they have high profile investors like Bill Gates on their side. But now they have an even more famous celebrity investor, and Leonardo DiCaprio really wants you to try the Beyond Burger. The Beyond Burger is an attempt by Beyond […]

  • The Nick Box: A Crate of Nickelodeon Stuff Delivered to Your Door (Video)

    The Nick Box: A Crate of Nickelodeon Stuff Delivered to Your Door (Video)

    The trends of rabid 90s nostalgia and subscription-based box services have finally intersected with The Nick Box, a new such service that gives you a box full of classic Nickelodeon goodies four times a year. What kind of goodies? Here’s a rundown of what was included in the Summer 2017 box:   TMNT Popsicle Vinyl: Gone are […]

  • Nike Celebrates Start of New NBA Season With Awesome LeBron Ad (VIDEO)

    Nike Celebrates Start of New NBA Season With Awesome LeBron Ad (VIDEO)

    As usual, basketball season makes a stealthy premiere tonight among the baseball playoffs and NFL mid-season action. However, Nike’s plotted a little something to grab our attention, and it features none other than LeBron James. The spot is pretty high-concept, featuring a lot of stock footage, nature and animal documentary videos, and an ominous narrator. […]

  • ‘Fela Kuti Box Set #4′ Curated by Erykah Badu (Audio)

    ‘Fela Kuti Box Set #4′ Curated by Erykah Badu (Audio)

    Two legends of music cross paths across time thanks to the latest release in Knitting Factory Records’ ongoing series of Fela Kuti retrospectives. It’s Fela Kuti Box Set #4, this entry in the series having been personally curated by Erykah Badu. If you’re not familiar with Kuti’s work, Badu offered a handy listening guide to […]

  • ‘Roddy Piper: In His Own Words’ Documentary Trailer (Video)

    ‘Roddy Piper: In His Own Words’ Documentary Trailer (Video)

    “Rowdy” Roddy Piper died in 2015, and there’s still a kilt-shaped hole in the universe that he left behind. Luckily for fans, a documentary about the pro wrestling legend/They Live star is now available for viewing, and as if that weren’t enough a portion of those $7.99 rentals of Roddy Piper: In His Own Words […]