Ring in the new year right, with the return of M. Night Shyamalan, Toro y Moi, “True Detective,” and more in Fast Company’s Creative Calendar for January. Years ago, Fast Company put together a statistical, 100% scientific analysis proving that January is in fact the weirdest month of the yearRead More →

Just like last year, I kept track of almost everything I read, watched, listened to, and experienced in my media diet posts. In this post, I’m gonna share some of the very best of that content, stuff that stuck with me in one way or another. Source: The Best ofRead More →

The Disturbing Resonance of Bertolt Brecht's “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui”

John Doyle’s sober revival of Bertolt Brecht’s “The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui” (at the Classic Stage Company) couldn’t be more timely, though whether that timeliness enhances or diminishes its message I can’t quite decide. The play, which Brecht wrote as a refugee in Finland, in early 1941, describes theRead More →

Usher in 2019 the same way you ushered out 2018: on the couch, mindlessly clicking from Netflix offering to Netflix offering. Read on to learn what the streaming service is bringing to the screen next month—as well as what to catch now, before it fades into the black hole ofRead More →

There Will Never Be a Man As Perfect As The Office’s Jim Halpert

A great new book that’s out today is How to Be Alone: If You Want to, and Even If You Don’t by Lane Moore. Charting her rise from a rough childhood (she basically raised herself) to a creatively fruitful and dazzling career as a musician, writer, comedian, and host ofRead More →

IKEA launches its first range of speakers

IKEA has made its first venture into audio products with a collection of Bluetooth-enabled speakers named Eneby. The Scandinavian furniture giant will release its Eneby speakers in two sizes later this month. Each feature fabric-covered fronts, with a simple circular dial detail that has a small light to indicate whenRead More →

Interested in cutting the cord? USA TODAY’s Jefferson Graham breaks down the best cable alternatives on Talking Tech. USA TODAY Visitors look at a US company Qualcomm stand announcing ‘5G’ technology at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, 26 February 2018 (Photo: EPA-EFE/ALBERTO ESTEVEZ) Faster networks, bendable phones,Read More →

Early ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Art Reveals Wholly Different Look For ‘Gamora’

The most prominent feature of ‘Gamora’ from MCU’s Guardians of the Galaxy (GotG) might have to be her green skin, but it seems that this iconic look nearly didn’t play out. In the same vein as the drastically different concept artworks of Chris Hemsworth’s ‘Thor’ and GotG 2’s ‘Mantis’ (PomRead More →

Spider-Man: Into The Spider-Verse has opened to rave reviews, with Sony filing for a patent over its new animation technology, which it says has pushed the envelope on what’s formerly been achieved in the animation industry. While many around the world enjoy the stunning visuals that fuse CGI with hand-drawnRead More →

It’s that time of year: The holidays are here. Along with good tidings and cheer comes a list of must-haves. On that list — for most people — is a required viewing of Love Actually . Whether you love it or hate it, you know it’s true. Source: What EverRead More →

It’s not Ralph who breaks the internet — it’s the princesses. Disney fans went wild when it was revealed that many of the company’s most iconic characters, including Belle, Jasmine, Mulan, and Cinderella, would appear in Ralph Breaks the Internet, the highly-entertaining sequel to Wreck-It Ralph (it’s already a majorRead More →

A new pair of concept art images for Avengers: Infinity War reveals that Ebony Maw – a member of Thanos’ Black Order – almost looked quite different. Marvel Studios’ MCU has long received criticism for featuring forgettable villains, but in the last year, things seem to have taken a turnRead More →

Movies, unlike television, take forever to make, so here’s some good news and some less good news. The good first: Wonder Woman: 1984 finished shooting! The less good: You can’t see it for a year-and-a-half, almost to the date. Yes, the sequel to the one DCEU movie everyone unemphatically lovesRead More →

Start growing it out now. It must be nice to be Jason Momoa. You get to tower over everyone, wear oddball hats and Boho-chic linen, and be in Game of Thrones. And you have this luscious hair! Long, textured hair as rippled as the ocean itself. (This is quickly turningRead More →

I like to think I’m a person with refined tastes, whether it’s in regards to fashion or entertainment, and though I believe November and December are some of the best months for movies, it’s not because it’s when we get serious contenders for the upcoming award season. Source: Best NetflixRead More →

20 Holiday Gifts for Anyone Who's Always Traveling

Being constantly on-the-go can be taxing on the body and the mind. Help frequent travelers remove some of the stress from the equation: Add any (or all) of these travel essentials to your holiday shopping list. They’ll be well-prepared the next time they hit the road, and marvel at theRead More →

A Photographer and Model’s Stunning Photos of Forgotten European Spaces

If you’re a photographer, there’s certainly something to be said for dating a model – and vice versa. After all, not only can you work together and boost each other’s careers, but when you travel, you can also knock out a shoot. Such is the story of model Jade StacyRead More →

YouTube has had free “movies” for years, most of them ripped from somebody’s DVD copy with a bizarrely cropped video and poorly synced audio (and they even used to be chopped up into 10-minute chunks), but lately the video site has been adding actual legal content that users can buyRead More →

Look, we get it: It’s 2018, life is stressful, half the planet’s on fire, and sometimes you just want to chill out by looking at a bunch of super-cool toilets that look like they could pull double duty (hey-o) as the cover image for a YouTube compilation of synth andRead More →