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  • Open Homes: Airbnb Lets Hosts Volunteer Homes in Emergencies

    Open Homes: Airbnb Lets Hosts Volunteer Homes in Emergencies

    There are a lot of people who believe that Airbnb is crippling local communities by eliminating properties from the rental market and displacing residents in favor of tourists all year round, but a new program from the service might be a good way for guilty gentrifiers to relieve their consciences. It’s called Open Homes, and it […]

  • ‘Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind’ Documentary Trailer (Video)

    ‘Robin Williams: Come Inside My Mind’ Documentary Trailer (Video)

    Even before his death by suicide, Robin Williams embodied the “tortured clown” archetype in such a way that was probably only clear to his closest friends. And it’s those friends — Steve Martin, Billy Crystal, Whoopi Goldberg, Eric Idle and more among them — that are providing the spine for an upcoming documentary on the […]

  • ‘Jeopardy! PlayShow': Play Along with Real ‘Jeopardy!’ Eps

    ‘Jeopardy! PlayShow': Play Along with Real ‘Jeopardy!’ Eps

    One of the many reasons Jeopardy! is the best game show of all time is that it’s exceedingly rewarding to play along at home. Still, an app on Amazon Fire TV makes playing along with real episodes of the game even more satisfying, and it’s called Jeopardy! PlayShow.  You’ll forgive me for not being too quick on the […]

  • ‘Kids See Ghosts’ by Kid Cudi and Kanye West Out Now

    ‘Kids See Ghosts’ by Kid Cudi and Kanye West Out Now

    There’s a lot of baggage associated with being a Kanye fan in 2018, but there may still be something to be said for putting baggage aside and trying to appreciate music, art, and entertainment for what it is: A brief respite from a relentlessly tortuous and cruel world (too much?). And so, it’s my sincere […]

  • ‘Halloween’ Sequel Gets Official Trailer (Video)

    ‘Halloween’ Sequel Gets Official Trailer (Video)

    As beloved as the first movie is and remains after over 40 years, the Halloween franchise is not exactly one with a stellar track record. So it seems like both an artistically and commercially savvy move to retcon all of them out of existence, with a new sequel that picks up 40 years after the original left […]

  • ‘Piano & A Microphone': Unreleased Prince Album Gets Release Date

    ‘Piano & A Microphone': Unreleased Prince Album Gets Release Date

    We live in a an exciting/creepy new era in which whenever a major artist dies, they merely begin the next phase of their output. That’s especially true of Prince, who is believed to have had enough material locked away in his vault to power three or four music careers, and the latest announcement from The […]

  • ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’ (Trailer)

    ‘The Girl in the Spider’s Web’ (Trailer)

    The character of Lisbeth Salander has only been around since 2005, and she’s already working on her third screen incarnation. The latest actress to step behind the leather and mohawk is Claire Foy (recently of Unsane), for The Girl in the Spider’s Web, a trailer for which just made its way to the internet. Despite the change […]

  • Burger King Crispy Pretzel Chicken Fries

    Burger King Crispy Pretzel Chicken Fries

    If there’s one thing Burger King can be counted on for, it’s to introduce some new variation of their signature Chicken Fries every year or so, to keep the market nice and stimulated. Like now, for example, when the world is blessed with the introduction of Burger King Crispy Pretzel Chicken Fries.  Unlike most Chicken Fries […]

  • ‘Pornhub Nation': An Interactive Art Installation by Pornhub

    ‘Pornhub Nation': An Interactive Art Installation by Pornhub

    It seems like there’s something in the air that’s bringing outer space weirdness back into popular culture (maybe it’s that new Parliament album). Pornhub is now getting in on the action with what they call “ASSA, the future’s first space program dedicated to interstellar intercourse,” as part of their new interactive art installation entitled Pornhub Nation.  […]