Jon Hamm, Rhea Seehorn, and more talk “science” in this Stinker Lets Loose audiobook exclusive

A stellar cast gathers to narrate Stinker Lets Loose, the purportedly resurfaced novelization of a supposedly beloved ’70s trucker film of the same name. The story is part Smokey And The Bandit trilogy, part Every Which Way But Loose; the titular Stinker leads lawmen on a wild chase that apparently includes a chimp.…

NBC fires Matt Lauer over inappropriate sexual behavior

Matt Lauer has been fired from the Today show for inappropriate sexual behavior, Deadline reports. A colleague filed a “detailed complaint” against the longtime anchor, who’d held the post for over 20 years, on Monday night. NBC News chairman Andrew Lack then issued a memo to the morning show staffers, a statement…

Nothing says "Party's over, kids!" like smashing Chuck E. Cheese's head in with a sledgehammer

Suggesting that, like the mob, no one ever gets out of Munch’s Make Believe Band alive, we learned today about a disturbing corporate policy apparently enshrined in the bylaws of the Chuck E. Cheese corporation. Courtesy of a local reporter streaming from the site of a closing member of the franchise in Oak Lawn,…

Eminem's new album will be here just in time for a very shady Christmas

Merry Christmas to everybody who’s into hearing aging rappers bemoan their troubles while Beyoncé does her best in the background: Eminem has announced the release date for his upcoming album, Revival, which will arrive on December 15 of this year, just in time to serve as a stocking stuffer for any Stans on your…

Frank Ocean is teasing us with new music again

It’s been a year since Frank Ocean released his last two albums, the contract-defying double-act Endless and Blonde. Since then, Ocean has been enigmatic as ever about his future musical direction, releasing a handful of singles, and even giving a rare live performance at this year’s FYF. Now, he’s teasing that a new…

Access Hollywood reminds Trump that the tape is definitely real 

Over the weekend, we reported that a New York Times story on Donald Trump’s decision to endorse Republican Senate candidate (and accused child molester) Roy Moore included a note that he has been telling people that the famous “grab them by the pussy” Access Hollywood tape was fake, despite the fact that he had…

Trump's FCC chairman says the real net neutrality question is why conservatives keep getting blocked on Twitter

FCC chairman Ajit Pai has come under a lot of fire over the last few months, as he tirelessly works to repeal the net neutrality protections put in place during the Obama era, which heartlessly force internet service providers to treat all data from different traffic sources with the same set of rules. (Instead of,…

Let the diva battles begin: Nicollette Sheridan joins The CW’s Dynasty as Alexis Carrington

If The CW’s Dynasty reboot has felt a bit incomplete so far, it’s because it has been missing a key player: diva extraordinaire Alexis Carrington. Blake’s ex, and mother to Steven and Fallon, the character of Alexis electrified the original series from the moment Joan Collins first walked on set at the beginning of…

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Fantastic Beasts 2 director defends casting alleged abuser Johnny Depp

Casting Johnny Depp in any movie is always a little risky, particularly from a financial perspective, but with abusers and harassers in Hollywood currently facing a reckoning, it seems like a matter of time before people start talking about the rumors of Depp’s physically violent behavior once again. However, …

Armie Hammer's balls were digitally edited out of Call Me By Your Name

Luca Guadagnino’s Call Me By Your Name is pulling in rave reviews for its honest depiction of a coming-of-age love story between two young men. But sometimes, it seems, you can still have a little too much honesty; that’s per a SiriusXM interview this week with Andy Cohen and the film’s cast, which discussed some of…

National Board Of Review names The Post as best movie of the year

As reported by Variety, the National Board Of Review has named Steven Spielberg’s The Post as its Movie Of The Year, with stars Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep also landing the top acting honors. Spielberg himself got shut out, though, with Lady Bird’s Greta Gerwig taking the directing award. Speaking of Lady Bird, Laurie…

Marvel's new editor-in-chief used to secretly write comics for the company as a made-up Japanese dude

New Marvel Comics editor-in-chief C.B. Cebulski has been on the job for less than a day, and he’s already facing his first big modern comic book company scandal. After years of chasing down rumors, Bleeding Cool published a piece today reporting that Cebulski used to write for the company under the pseudonym “Akira…

Scooby-Doo's Velma and Daphne are getting their own live-action movie

In what seems like a major alteration to the established continuity of the Scooby-Doo universe (a.k.a. The Scooby-Dooby-Dooniverse), Deadline is reporting that Warner Bros. and Blue Ribbon Content are developing a live-action prequel movie about Daphne and Velma, suggesting that they met up and became crime-solvers…

Blue-collar icons Bernie Sanders and Bruce Springsteen will face off at the Grammys

The Grammy Awards are often the site of vicious musical feuds, like last year’s (actually good-natured) showdown between Adele and Beyoncé, but things might get particularly heated this year in the traditionally sedate Spoken-Word category. That’s because, as reported by The Los Angeles Times, working-class icons…