Hackers say they've already broken iPhone's Face ID

Since the debut of iPhone X and its facial recognition-based authentication system, Face ID, one of the biggest worries has been how easy it will be to hack around it—“it” being your face, which any criminal could just slice off then place over their own, allowing them to see all the embarrassing “Book Ideas” you’ve…

Read This: Streaming music killed the "secret song"

It existed in some form or another long before 1994, but Green Day’s seminal Dookie served as many modern music fans’ first introduction to the concept of “the hidden track.” Stick around long enough after “F.O.D.” and you’d hear some jaunty fingerpicking and the then-familiar voice of drummer Tré Cool. His song was…

Exclusive: Steve Martin And The Steep Canyon Rangers release a charming video for “Santa Fe” 

As many are aware, Steve Martin the legendary comedian is also a banjo player, an instrument he used in his earliest stand-up gigs and now appears to be returning to with a genuine flourish. His bluegrass band the Steep Canyon Rangers has recently released its followup album to 2011’s Rare Bird Alert—the appropriately…

The George Takei sexual assault story just keeps getting worse

Over the weekend, George Takei denied former model Scott Brunton’s claims that the Star Trek actor had sexually assaulted him. This was after Brunton told The Hollywood Reporter that in 1981, Takei invited him over to his home following a night out, where he undressed and groped Brunton while he was inebriated and in…

A bunch of idiots are trashing their Keurigs to get back at liberals

After Sean Hannity made some questionable statements about statutory rape—even he agreed he should clarify what he said about politician Roy Moore’s “relationship” with a 14-year-old girl—Newsweek reported several advertisers were pulling spots from his Fox News show. These include such fine, upstanding brands as…

The Deadwood movie might start production next year

The making of the highly anticipated and long-in-the-works Deadwood movie is continuing to move at a glacial pace, but that’s at least better than no movement at all. In July, we reported that original series creator David Milch has turned in a “terrific” script to HBO, but actually making the movie was still going to…

Christian Slater calls interviewer a "salacious cunt" for asking about assault conviction

Christian Slater is set to play fiery salesman Ricky Roma in a production of Glengarry Glen Ross in London, but an interview Slater gave to The Daily Beast about the show briefly took a fiery turn of its own when the interviewer, Nico Hines, referenced Slater’s troubled history. He was sentenced to 10 days in jail for…

Brand New's Jesse Lacey shares statement on sexual misconduct allegations

While Hollywood is going through a very public reckoning regarding sexual abuse and harassment, the movement to expose abusers has begun to take hold in other mediums as well. Just this weekend, DC Comics suspended a longtime editor over sexual harassment allegations, and on Friday a woman named Nicole Elizabeth Garey…

Several advertisers pull out of Sean Hannity's show over Roy Moore coverage

In a movement that seems purposefully reminiscent of the grassroots campaign to convince advertisers to drop The O’Reilly Factor over sexual harassment claims against host Bill O’Reilly (a campaign that surely had some hand in him eventually getting fired from Fox News), people are now pressuring companies that…

DC suspends editor Eddie Berganza over harassment accusations 

Yesterday, we reported on a BuzzFeed story about multiple accusations of harassment against Eddie Berganza, a senior editor at DC Comics, who supposedly has a well-known history of sexual harassment in the comic book industry that has mostly gone ignored by DC for years. Apparently, whenever these allegations against…

Gal Gadot reportedly won't make Wonder Woman 2 unless WB cuts Brett Ratner out

According to a source for Page Six, Gal Gadot has put her foot down and informed Warner Bros. that she won’t make Wonder Woman 2 unless the studio cuts alleged sexual harasser Brett Ratner and his RatPac-Dune Entertainment production company out of the project. Ratner and his company helped finance the first Wonder…

Let's cross our fingers that we don't all die because the president tweets like a goddamn middle-schooler

Donald Trump is on a foreign relations tour this week, a sentence perfectly calibrated to remind us all that we might not live long enough to die of heart disease, cancer, or sexual harassment scandal-induced despair. Not, that is, when the President Of The United States is taking time out of his busy diplomatic…

Multiple women accuse veteran DC comics editor Eddie Berganza of sexual harassment

Reminding us—for those lucky enough to need it—that the pervasive culture of sexual harassment and disrespect toward women that’s finally being discussed in public doesn’t magically stop at the Hollywood border, Buzzfeed published a new post yesterday detailing multiple accusations of harassment against senior DC…

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Injustice 2 to help you recreate your old action figure fights by tossing the Ninja Turtles into the mix

The Injustice games are already the digital equivalent of an old-school action figure throwdown, with various DC comics characters kicking the shit out of each other in any number of lovingly rendered ways. But despite its punching, kicking, laser-beaming charms, the series does lack a certain note of chaos that was…

Rebel Wilson opens up about her experiences with sexual harassment

Women in the entertainment industry have been coming forward—on a practically daily basis—ever since the Harvey Weinstein allegations broke, talking about their experiences of the sexual harassment, abuse, and assault they’ve been subjected to over the years by their male employers and co-workers, as punishment for…

CSI Miami's Eva LaRue recounts yet another disgusting Steven Seagal "audition"

CSI: Miami star Eva LaRue is the latest woman to share her Steven Seagal horror story on a public platform, adding her own account to a growing litany of tales showing that the Under Siege star allegedly used, on a regular basis, the pretense of auditions or professional meetings to lure women into inappropriate…

Flash showrunner suspended over "a pattern of alleged sexual harassment"

WBTV has suspended co-creator, executive producer, and showrunner Andrew Kreisberg from his duties on The Flash tonight, over multiple allegations of sexual harassment that have been levied against him. This is per Deadline and Variety, both of which are reporting on a statement released by Warner Bros. TV Group…

George Takei has now been accused of sexually assaulting someone in 1981

George Takei has now been accused of sexual assault, with a former model giving an interview tonight saying that the Star Trek actor undressed and groped him while he was unconscious in his Los Angeles apartment. According to Scott Brunton, the man in question, the incident took place in 1981, when he was 23, and…