Alex Jones and InfoWars lasted like 2 whole days before getting banned from Roku

Setting what might be a new land-speed record for a brand shifting from “We’re committed to representing a diversity of viewpoints, even shitty ones” to “Jesus Christ, okay, calm down, it’s gone,” video on demand purveyor Roku has now pulled Alex Jones’ InfoWars channel from its Channel Store. The news comes just a…

This Is Us returns, but does it realize that the Big Three are the worst?

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While the “death of the author” theory argues it’s the art itself, not the intentions of its creator that should matter, I can’t stop myself from wondering what kind of story This Is Us creator Dan Fogelman and his writers think they’re telling. Namely, do they know that the Big Three are kind of the worst?…

The Flash is sidelined as the supporting cast takes center stage

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The Flash returns from its winter hiatus with a rather subdued episode that at times plays more like a presentation on the topic of superhero ethics than a fully-realized hour of the show. One reason it feels a little off is that it’s strangely underpopulated; we know Joe is out of the picture because Jesse L. Martin…

Which lucky teenager gets to turn into Danny Glover in the Jumanji sequel?

One of the many factors that made Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle such a surprise hit in late 2017 was the hookiness of its wish-fulfillment premise, which saw a bunch of gawky teens skip the puberty lines to find themselves in the bodies of certified ass-kickers like Dwayne Johnson or Karen Gillen. (Or, you know, Jack…

Travis Scott spoke to Colin Kaepernick before accepting Super Bowl halftime gig

On Sunday, the NFL finally managed to find a couple of musical artists willing to join Maroon 5 at the Super Bowl’s halftime show, specifically Travis Scott and Big Boi, with Scott in particular only agreeing to appear at the event if the NFL would make a charitable donation to an organization called the Dream Corps…

Jason Reitman is making a new Ghostbusters sequel, "for the fans"

Proving once and for all that there’s no force in life or death capable of overwhelming the power of good, clean, old-fashioned nepotism—cut with just a hint of brimming fan nostalgia—Entertainment Weekly is reporting that Jason Reitman is getting his own Ghostbusters movie. The Thank You For Smoking director—who…

Netflix confirms Grace and Frankie will return for a sixth season in 2020

Netflix might be hiking its prices, but you can’t say it’s not bringing the goods. Just a few days before the premiere of Grace and Frankies fifth outing, the streamer has revealed that Jane Fonda and Lily Tomlin will return for a sixth season of cathartic cussing in 2020. That must bode well for the upcoming season,…

Netflix reveals a chilling trailer for Conversations With A Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes

Netflix continues to expand its catalog of original content in a multitude of genres—including the ever popular true crime docuseries. A trailer for the streaming service’s latest docuseries, Conversations With A Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes—based on the book by author Stephen G. Michaud and author, journalist,…

Lost In Translation buddies Bill Murray and Sofia Coppola reunite for new project

It’s been 16 years since Lost In Translation, and now director Sofia Coppola and star Bill Murray are reuniting for a new film called On The Rocks—they also reunited a couple years ago for Bill Murray’s Netflix Christmas special, but it was a little disappointing so we won’t bring it up again. According to IndieWire,

Matt Damon nearly starred, filed TPS reports in Office Space

Peter Gibbons, the chief cube-dweller played by Ron Livingston, in Office Space, was very nearly played by Matt Damon. That’s per Entertainment Weekly’s new oral history of the film, which details how close the unassuming cult classic came to starring one of Hollywood’s biggest stars near the peak of his career, as…

The Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer suggests that one Avenger might not survive Endgame

As one might expect, it didn’t take long for Marvel’s most devoted to dissect the Spider-Man: Far From Home trailer frame by frame. The Easter Eggs are abundant—Peter still uses Uncle Ben’s old luggage!—and so are the theories, with a number of fans asking whether or not the movie takes place before the events of

The dream of Back To The Future Part 2 lives on in Nike's new self-lacing basketball shoes

Nike has introduced yet another thing to take up real estate on your phone: The Nike Adapt BB, an app-controlled sneaker and the sportswear brand’s first self-lacing basketball shoe. Plans to release the Adapt BB were first announced in December of last year, and Nike debuted a teaser for the shoe just a day prior to…

Derek Waters on the new season of Drunk History and the brilliance of Evan Rachel Wood

Drunk History returns tonight with narrator Rich Fulcher slurring his way through an Are You Afraid Of The Dark-style retelling of the creation of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Ahead of the premiere, we spoke with creator Derek Waters about keeping the show fresh after six seasons, and the brilliance of Evan Rachel…

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