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  • ‘The DAMN. Chronic’ Mixtape: Kendrick Lamar Meets Dr. Dre

    ‘The DAMN. Chronic’ Mixtape: Kendrick Lamar Meets Dr. Dre

    I recently revisited the classic 1993 album Doggystyle, and was struck by how brilliant it feels even after 25 years, and how much of that brilliance is owed to the studio expertise of Dr. Dre. I bring it up because DJ Critical Hype has come up with a new way to appreciate that expertise, and that of […]

  • ‘Hilarity for Charity’ Netflix Comedy Special from Seth Rogen (Trailer)

    ‘Hilarity for Charity’ Netflix Comedy Special from Seth Rogen (Trailer)

    Everybody loves a good charity comedy special, especially when it’s spearheaded by someone with the clout to secure the participation of an all-star cast and Jon Lovitz. Someone like Seth Rogen, whose upcoming Netflix special Hilarity for Charity has a new trailer out today. Here’s the official skinny: “Join Seth Rogen and his famous friends for an […]

  • “Framed”: New Eminem Music Video/Horror Movie (Video)

    “Framed”: New Eminem Music Video/Horror Movie (Video)

    Eminem’s latest album Revival seems to have come and gone without making too much of a splash, but the newly released video for its standout single “Framed” will probably get some extra attention. That’s because the video is basically a horror movie in miniature, starring Em as a psychotic killer who blacks out and goes into murderous […]

  • ‘Shazam!’ April Fool’s Day Fake Trailer (Video)

    ‘Shazam!’ April Fool’s Day Fake Trailer (Video)

    Yesterday was April Fool’s Day, and Easter, and Lon Chaney’s birthday, among other things. But it wouldn’t really be April Fool’s Day if I didn’t share at least one promotional tidbit from the most important day for free publicity of the year, and I’ve selected a fake trailer for the upcoming superhero movie Shazam! for the honor. […]

  • ‘The Land of Maybe': A Short Rock Climbing Doc from The North Face (Video)

    ‘The Land of Maybe': A Short Rock Climbing Doc from The North Face (Video)

    The North Face is one of those outdoor/athletic apparel brands that dips into documentary filmmaking from time to time. Last month there was A Love Letter to Winter featuring the brand’s snow sports team, and now it’s The Land of Maybe, starring The North Face’s sponsored team of rock climbers. Here’s the official synopsis: “Travel with us to […]

  • ‘Deadpool 2′ Motion Posters Are Trading Card Inspired

    ‘Deadpool 2′ Motion Posters Are Trading Card Inspired

    Here’s some movie advertising that hits me close to home. When I was a kid I didn’t really read too many comic books, instead my superhero print medium of choice was trading cards, which were huge in my early-to-mid 90s heyday. They also serve as the primary point of reference for a new line of Deadpool […]

  • ‘Shoeshi’ by Yujia Hu Shows How to Make Sneaker Sushi

    ‘Shoeshi’ by Yujia Hu Shows How to Make Sneaker Sushi

    It’s probably crossed the mind of many a devoted sneakerhead at one time or another: The desire to literally consume one’s footwear of choice. Werner Herzog notwithstanding, it probably isn’t a good idea to try and eat your sneakers, but onigiri artist Yujia Hu has a new book that acts as a guide to the […]

  • ‘This is Tom Waits’ Spotify Playlist Compiled by the Man Himself

    ‘This is Tom Waits’ Spotify Playlist Compiled by the Man Himself

    If you’re a Spotify user, you’re probably familiar with the streaming service’s series of This is… playlists, giving listeners an intensive primer on a given artist’s work. I don’t know how these playlists are usually compiled, but I have received word that the recently released playlist This is Tom Waits is reportedly curated by the artist himself. This is […]

  • World’s Longest Ice Cream Dessert Measures in at 4,549 Feet

    World’s Longest Ice Cream Dessert Measures in at 4,549 Feet

    Some much needed positive news out of Guinness World Records: Citizens and passersby in Wolf Pen Creek, Texas recently rolled up their sleeves and worked together to create what is now officially the world’s longest ice cream dessert, measuring in at 4,549 ft, 3.36 in, which the Guinness people helpfully point out is just 200 meters shy of a whole […]