R.I.P. Bob Dorough, composer of "Conjunction Junction" and other Schoolhouse Rock! favorites

Bob Dorough, the veteran jazz performer who helped define the sound and style of educational animation mainstay Schoolhouse Rock!, has died. The author of such tunes as “Three Is A Magic Number” and “Conjunction Junction,” Dorough served as musical director for the long-running series of interstitial shorts, helping…

The Flash and friends spend a filler hour getting in touch with their feelings

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When the writers of The Flash decide to hammer home a theme, they don’t hold back. You could hardly miss it this week: Thinking is overrated, emotions are where it’s at! Now, when you’ve built your season around a villain called the Thinker, this is an obvious direction to take the narrative. As DeVoe becomes more and…

The Carter Effect director Sean Menard on how Drake got involved with the project

Sean Menard calls his new documentary, The Carter Effect, a love letter to Toronto. The film examines how the culture in Toronto was changed by the presence of the Toronto Raptors and NBA All-Star Vince Carter. In the video above, Menard tells us how he got de facto Toronto ambassador Drake to appear in the film.

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It seems like Allison Mack tried to recruit Emma Watson into her alleged sex cult

On Friday, former Smallville star Allison Mack was arrested for the role she allegedly played in acting as a recruiter for the supposed cult/sex trafficking ring Nxivm and its subgroup DOS (Dominos Obsequious Sororium, or “Master Over the Slave Women”). Along with Nxivm leader Keith Raniere, Mack was charged with sex…

The creators of The Handmaid’s Tale love that the handmaids costume has become a feminist statement

Thanks to the government’s assault on women’s reproductive rights over the past year, The Handmaid’s Tale—a story in which the few fertile women left in the world are reduced to incubators by an oppressive regime—became unfortunately timely. What the cast and creators of the Emmy-winning drama didn’t expect was for…

Jumanji 2 will open against Star Wars: Episode IX because nobody scares The Rock

Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle was a surprisingly huge hit, pulling some box office attention away from Star Wars: The Last Jedi at the beginning of the year, and it looks like that experience has emboldened Sony so much that it’s going to directly challenge Star Wars when Jumanji 2 rolls around next year. According…