Korn’s new music video stars the mumbly Scottish guy from Sons Of Anarchy

The music video for Korn’s new single, “Rotting In Vain,” posits that the seminal nü-metal band might have been summoned into this earthly realm via a drug-fueled fever dream. In the Dean Karr-directed clip, Tommy Flanagan—who played the perpetually unintelligible and loyal motorcycle club soldier Chibs on …

Vice Principals’ Walton Goggins on why he’s usually cast as a loose cannon

Walton Goggins is one of the most interesting and innovative actors working today. He’s played everything from a slave overseer to a transgender prostitute, though his characters are generally gritty, somewhat sadistic, and always a little off-kilter. In HBO’s Vice Principals, which premieres this Sunday, July 17,…

Kurt Sutter’s Sons Of Anarchy spin-off finally stops spinning its wheels

Kurt Sutter’s been tinkering with the idea of a Sons Of Anarchy prequel or sequel since before his FX show even went off the air, but he’s finally nailed down a title and showrunner to go with his “Mayan empire, but of Northern California” concept. Deadline reports that Sutter has just tapped Elgin James, the director…

Sons Of Anarchy’s Theo Rossi joins Netflix’s Luke Cage series

Netflix’s upcoming Marvel series Luke Cage has its Luke Cage (The Good Wife’s Mike Colter), its showrunner (Cheo Hodari Coker), and one of its major villains (Alfre Woodard). Now, it’s rounding out the rest of its cast, with Deadline reporting that Sons Of Anarchy’s Theo Rossi has been tapped as a regular opposite…

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Ed Sheeran to move from nighttime jams to knight-time jams on Kurt Sutter’s new show

Musical Ambien distributor Ed Sheeran will soon be making heads roll instead of loll on FX—via The Hollywood Reporter, the singer has just been cast in Kurt Sutter’s The Bastard Executioner, a medieval drama based in part on the Welsh rebellions of the 13th and 15th centuries. Sheeran, who’s got “former altar boy”…

What have you avoided out of spite?

Welcome back to AVQ&A, where we throw out a question for discussion among the staff and readers. Consider this a prompt to compare notes on your interface with pop culture, to reveal your embarrassing tastes and experiences, and to ponder how our diverse lives all led us to convene here together. Got a question you’d…