John Oliver and Keegan-Michael Key rain on your Bitcoin-raining dreams on Last Week Tonight

At the beginning of his extended main story about the financial “Wild West” that is the burgeoning, huckster-crawling landscape of cryptocurrency on Sunday’s Last Week Tonight, John Oliver showed a clip of a guy in a blinking Bitcoin suit explaining what this new economic paradigm actually is. And, while Oliver…

Hackers demand Disney pay Bitcoin ransom or they’ll leak new Pirates movie

Today in news that practically demands that we repeat the word “pirate” as many times as possible, Deadline is reporting that hackers have stolen a copy of Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales and they’re threatening to release it online if Disney doesn’t pay a ransom. These movie pirates aren’t just…

You can pay to see Dope with Bitcoin, assuming you’re cool enough to use Bitcoin

Early buzz suggests that Rick Famuyiwa’s Dope (in theaters June 19) is going to be one of the hippest movies in years. It’s got young people, it’s got retro ’90s fashion, it’s got a comedic misunderstanding involving a bag of drugs, and it’s got enough trendy tech devices to fill a drug-filled backpack (you’d have to…