1980s Brooklyn becomes a fantasy battleground in this Sci-Fu exclusive

Kung fu and hip-hop have long been intertwined, and cartoonist Yehudi Mercado is tapping into that genre fusion with his new all-ages graphic novel Sci-Fu, on sale in March from Oni Press. During a jam session interrupted by aliens, a group of kids from ‘80s Brooklyn are transported to a fantasy version of their home,…

New species of long-haired microbes are named after the band Rush, now here's a drum solo

Once again demonstrating that the Venn diagram of people who love Rush and people who love geeky science stuff is essentially a circle, three new species of microbes have been named after members of the Canadian rock trio. To celebrate, let’s check out Neil Peart’s drum solo from the Rush In Concert: 30th Anniversary

Eric Trump doesn't think his dad’s “Pocahontas” remarks are offensive, because Disney made a movie once

It hasn’t been easy, but Eric Trump has managed to out-embarrass every member of his family, except for his dad, who we’ll remind you is president of these United States. The younger Trump brother might have been left out of all the Russia meetings that Donald Jr. and Jared Kushner attended, and he may not have…

Saturday Night Live quietly scrubs “creepy Safelite guy” sketch from existence

Last month, Saturday Night Live aired a sketch in which Beck Bennett played a Safelite AutoGlass repair tech turned stalker. As the repairman, Bennett meets a teen played by Melissa Villaseñor, and he begins intentionally smashing the windshield of her mother’s minivan in order to keep “coincidentally” bumping into…

Dustin from Stranger Things now has a sweet gig starring in teen driving PSAs

Gaten Matarazzo’s Dustin isn’t the leader of the Stranger Things kids, but he did get a subplot to call his own in the show’s recent second season where he feeds divisive candy bars to a gross little monster. Ever a hustler, Matarazzo has now parlayed that popular gig into a new job with Ocean County in New Jersey…

Lady Bird unseats Toy Story 2 as Rotten Tomatoes' best-reviewed movie

Greta Gerwig’s Lady Bird is quietly taking over the box office (in a way), but it’s also definitely taking over Rotten Tomatoes thanks to its 164 or so positive reviews. If that number seems oddly specific, that’s because it’s literally how many good reviews Lady Bird has on the site, breaking a record formerly held…

Ivanka Trump's ignorance of the meaning of "complicit" made it the Word Of The Year

Donald Trump may not be Time’s person of the year (yet), but Ivanka Trump indirectly just won a big award of her own. As reported by USA Today, her ignorance of what “complicit” means has helped make it Dictionary.com’s Word Of The Year, with her multiple misuses of the word in 2017 coinciding with major spikes in…

The Washington Post avoided falling for a right-wing "fake news" sting

As Trumpers and similarly right-leaning dummies try to dismiss the child molestation allegations against Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore as “fake news,” The Washington Post has managed to shut down an attempt by well-known conservative bullshit factory Project Veritas to actually generate some real fake news.…

Human cringe busts out “Pocahontas” joke while honoring Native Americans

Like a pox-infested blanket we’re being handed over and over again, Donald Trump once more curdled the national blood today by busting out his old “Pocahontas” joke at an event honoring Native Americans. Pocahontas was a Native American teenager who was captured by English settlers, then married one, whereupon she was…

Jena Malone and Billy Baldwin join Nicolas Winding Refn's Amazon show

We haven’t heard much about Nicolas Winding Refn’s Amazon show Too Old To Die Young since early this year, but now the Drive director has shared a photo of the show’s whole cast—or at least a photo of their photos. We already knew the series would star Miles Teller as a police officer who gets involved in Los Angeles’…

As Al Franken returns to work, he's not sure if any other allegations will come out

Al Franken is returning to work in the Senate today, more than a week after being accused of sexual assault. Shortly after that allegation came out, another woman came forward and claimed that Franken had groped her at the Minnesota State Fair during a photo op in 2010. Franken has been apologetic, even calling for an…

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James Cameron has fond memories of swinging his Oscar at Harvey Weinstein

This December will be the 20th anniversary of the release of Titanic, James Cameron’s epic romance about the dangers of transatlantic boating, and in an extended profile from Vanity Fair, Cameron has shared a timely story about a memory he has of the night his movie won big at the Oscars. Apparently, during a break in…

Original Prongles chips an elaborate Cards Against Humanity joke 2 years in the making

Original Prongles, a wart hog-emblazoned brand of chips in a very familiar cylindrical can was released this past week as something of a social media mystery. Who was behind such this fun, zesty, delicious-verging-on-copyright infringing snack? Internet sleuths eventually figured out the strange minds behind the game