Meryl Streep invited herself to Big Little Lies season 2

Big Little Lies was always meant to be a one-off miniseries, and despite how great it was, Liane Moriarty’s source novel left little room for an additional season. That is, until Meryl Streep entered the picture. Whatever Queen Meryl wants, Queen Meryl gets—and she wanted to join the second season of the hit HBO…

The Ultimate Gift For Any Zelda Fan Is Finally Out, With a Big Launch Day Discount

The Hero’s Edition of The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild—Creating a Champion looks like it’ll be the ultimate holiday gift this year for the Zelda fan with everything, it just got a release day discount to $53, the best price we’ve seen. And if you order now and it gets any cheaper prior to release, you’ll…

In our fractured, post-truth world, no one can decide how to pronounce "Blink-182"

As if the twin scourges of populism and nationalism weren’t doing enough to drive the world’s people apart from one another, we’ve now learned that the promise of a global village is being further betrayed by, of all things, how people pronounce “Blink-182" in different countries.

Ask The Salty Waitress: I don’t want to talk shop with customers outside of work

Dear Salty: What advice do you have for running into regular customers outside of work? I work at a popular restaurant/bar that also hosts concerts and events in a small town. I often will get recognized outside of work because of my job. I’m comfortable with the whole “hi/bye” routine, but it’s not uncommon that…

Abso-fucking-lutely Mr. Big would've died in Sex And The City 3

Mr. Big, the “major tycoon, major dreamboat, and majorly out of league” paramour of Sex And The City was, as his name implies, larger than life. So large, in fact, that life had no more room for him in the long-gestating Sex And The City 3 film, in which he reportedly would have died. This revelation dropped during a…

New traditions and old standbys: 17 TV shows to stream this Thanksgiving

Because the parade eventually has to end, because not everyone is into football: If you’re gathering with family and/or friends to celebrate Thanksgiving this Thursday, you’re going to want to have some streaming picks in your back pocket. (And if you’re not, well, you’ve got the time to do some heavy duty viewing.)…

Be the First Man With LEGO's 1,969 Piece Saturn V Apollo Kit, Now $15 Off

LEGO’s 1969 piece Saturn V Apollo kit is usually out of stock at major retailers, but Amazon actually has it on sale for $105 right now, or $15 off its MSRP right now. That’s a great price for a kit that size, let alone such a coveted one. The set lets you build and simulate an entire Apollo mission, from launch, to…

Jimmy Kimmel and pals unite to fight AIDS, singing the celebrity anthem, "We're Going To Hell"

For the last four Novembers, Jimmy Kimmel has temporarily turned his Jimmy Kimmel Live! set into the Home Shopping Network, complete with an all-star lineup of celebrity guests hawking branded products. Luckily, it’s all for a good cause, as Kimmel, in conjunction with noted do-gooder and occasional rock icon Bono’s…

The monster may be a metaphor, but on Legends Of Tomorrow, the hanger is real

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For the first time in a strong fourth season, Legends Of Tomorrow bites off just a little bit more than it can chew—fitting, for a Thanksgiving episode. In one hour (really, 42-ish minutes), we get a city-destroying octopus with crazy glow eyes, Gary attempting to woo Mona but actually inadvertently getting her a job…

Janelle Monáe signs development deal with Universal to highlight underrepresented voices

According to The Hollywood Reporter, multimedia superstar Janelle Monáe has signed a first-look development deal with Universal through her Wondaland Pictures label, meaning the movie world should be getting even more Monáe—whether its acting, producing, or anything else she might decide to do—going forward.…

In a more focused Little Drummer Girl, Charlie enters the theater of the real

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Early in “Episode 2,” Charlie, Rachel, and Rose step outside Kurtz’s luxury Grecian villa for a smoke break. Kurtz and Shimon have interrogated Charlie about her troubled home life, featuring a con man father, a desperate alcoholic mother, and sustained rebellions with the stage and leftist politics. Charlie and…

Marvel launches the ultimate lazy crossover with shirts that just say "Tupac" and "Black Panther"

Avengers: Infinity War was an absurdly audacious crossover event, the kind of movie that required having seen a dozen or so movies to completely “get,” with tons of moving pieces that all worked surprisingly well together. It was ambitious, but Infinity War hero Black Panther’s next crossover is a bit less so. As…

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