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21:51, 2019-07-18

Meghan McCain tells Ivanka and Jared to speak up after Trump rally: 'Where are you?' "View" host Meghan McCain called out Ivanka Trump, suggesting that the president's daughter and her husband, Jared Kushner, should denounce her father's actions at a rally in North Carolina on Wednesday....
21:17, 2019-07-18

New details revealed about Aaron Paul’s mysterious ‘Westworld’ character Westworld fans have been pretty stoked about the return of the hit sci-fi HBO series for a while now, but particularly since the first Season 3 trailer dropped earlier this year and fans were introduced to the fact that Aaron Paul would be playing some sort of mysterious character. In a new intervie...
20:51, 2019-07-18

Everything you need to know about the hottest panels at San Diego Comic-Con 2019 The biggest pop culture celebration in the world celebrates its 50th birthday this year, and for such a milestone anniversary San Diego Comic-Con has certainly teed up a slew of exciting panels as the annual convention gets underway on Thursday. From Warner Bros.’ big showing this year to the ...
20:51, 2019-07-18

The biggest ‘Game of Thrones’ villains aren’t coming to San Diego Comic-Con This may have been the biggest twist in Game of Thrones history, one that we certainly didn’t see coming. The biggest villains from the show aren’t any of the characters, of course, but rather showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss who took just one season to ruin the best show in TV h...
20:51, 2019-07-18

'The Lion King' roars into Disney realm of animals just like us The new "The Lion King" hews closely to the original, standing apart with its visual realism, using computer animation to approximate the look of a nature documentary. Yet amid a golden age of that genre, as the Disney blockbuster heads toward a big opening weekend, it also reminds us how talking an...
20:34, 2019-07-18

Watch: Netflix releases trailer for 'Unbelievable' with Toni Collette, Kaitlyn Dever Streaming platform Netflix released a trailer for upcoming limited series "Unbelievable," a crime drama inspired by true events starring Toni Collette, Merritt Wever, and Kaitlyn Dever....
20:34, 2019-07-18

Kevin Spacey’s legal woes persist even with groping case out Kevin Spacey’s legal woes are not over, despite the collapse of the only criminal case brought against the two-time Oscar winner since he became mired in sexual misconduct allegations...
20:17, 2019-07-18

|SAartistNelsonMakamochatstoTrevorNoahonTheDailyShow The artist, who produced his first-ever magazine cover for TIME magazine's Optimists issue, posted a picture of himself on the set of the show alongside Trevor....
20:17, 2019-07-18

Beyonce upsets hikers by closing one of the Grand Canyon's most sought-after locations to film new music video Some hikers and tourists are upset with Beyonce after the superstar shut down an exclusive and highly sought after part of the Grand Canyon in order to film her latest music video....
19:34, 2019-07-18

Trevor Noah slams Scarlett Johansson for comments about playing transgender character: ‘Imagery is powerful’ Trevor Noah shared his thoughts on recent comments made by Scarlett Johansson where he criticized the actress for not understanding the “luxury” she has in Hollywood that minorities don’t....
19:34, 2019-07-18

Role-Locking Is Coming To Overwatch, According To Leaked Video Today, a pre-recorded Overwatch League video leaked sharing news that Blizzard is apparently implementing role-locking in Overwatch and the Overwatch League. It is currently unclear how role-locking will manifest in the game itself....
19:00, 2019-07-18

io9 Takes You on a Tour Inside San Diego Comic-Con 2019's Show Floor We’re here! San Diego Comic-Con is officially underway, and io9's team is on location to bring you all the coolest news, interviews, panels, cosplay, and videos from SDCC 2019. Let’s kick things off by heading inside the show floor with io9's own Germain Lussier and Beth Elderkin, who made t...
19:00, 2019-07-18

The Strange Guilt Of Changing Jobs In An MMO As I continue to lose myself in the world of Final Fantasy XIV’s latest expansion, writing guides on how new folks can get started and fighting terrifying raid bosses, I’ve also taken the time to experiment with new jobs. I followed my co-worker Mike Fahey’s lead and started the new Dancer job. And ...
19:00, 2019-07-18

Labrinth on working with Beyoncé: ‘She’s a perfectionist’ British singer-songwriter-producer Labrinth is having the best month ever: He produced Beyoncé’s new song from “The Lion King” soundtrack and he’s also the lead composer on the hit HBO series “Euphoria.”...
18:17, 2019-07-18

‘Sesame Street,’ Sally Field and Linda Ronstadt are among this year’s recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors The children’s program is the first TV show to receive the performing arts award; Dec. 8 ceremony will also salute Earth, Wind & Fire and Michael Tilson Thomas....
18:17, 2019-07-18

Anime studio hit by deadly fire is known for skill, fan base Kyoto Animation may not be a giant of Japanese anime, but it has core fans and is known for skilled animators and such hits as “Lucky Star,” “K-On!” and the “Haruhi Suzumiya” series...
18:17, 2019-07-18

Paul McCartney adapting 'It's a Wonderful Life' in his first stage musical Paul McCartney is working on a stage adaptation of the 1946 film 'It's A Wonderful Life,' which will be the first musical of his long and storied career....
17:34, 2019-07-18

|ThePalaceishiring!R386kforachefwhocanprepare‘diversemenus’ofthe'higheststandard'forhermajesty,theQueen R386 093 per annum, 33 days of holiday and the possibility to stay at The Palace: The Royal Household just updated their website with a vacancy for a Demi Chef de Partie. Here’s what they’re offering....
16:17, 2019-07-18

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Devotion, The Tawainese Horror Gam Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Devotion, The Tawainese Horror Game Silenced By China • Dark Aether’s Favorite Anisongs of Spring 2019 (Introduction) • There Needs To Be A Stranger Things Video Game Worthy Of The Show • Spacemon: A Pokemon TRPG: Frontier - Ch 59: Fu...
15:51, 2019-07-18

Sea Of Thieves Gets Monthly Updates And The First One Is Pretty...Explosive Sea of Thieves, Rare’s chill pirate hangout game, has been on the upswing lately. After an expansive (and excellent) Anniversary Update that brought story quests and cooking to its cartoony high seas in May, Sea of Thieves is upping the ante yet again with monthly updates. Log into the game now on X...
15:51, 2019-07-18

Will our migrant detention cages be studied in tomorrow’s museums? A Hirshhorn exhibit, “The Evidence Room,” spotlights the architecture of Auschwitz, exposing the many banal contributions of ordinary people “just following orders” to a colossal moral failure....
15:34, 2019-07-18

Get Up to 20% Back On Select Products With Your Amazon Prime Credit Card If you’re an Amazon Prime member, it’s worth having the Amazon Prime Store Card or the Amazon Prime Visa to get 5% back on every purchase. But now, the retailer’s offering larger cash back bonuses of up to 20% on select products, including high-end tech like Bose headphones and Samsung sound bars....
13:34, 2019-07-18

Fire At Kyoto Animation, Twenty-Five Confirmed Dead And Suspected Arsonist In Police Custody [Update] Kyoto Animation, one of Japan’s most popular anime studios, was reportedly set ablaze this morning in Japan. A man in his 40s was allegedly seen pouring a flammable liquid and setting it ablaze. He is currently in police custody....
13:34, 2019-07-18

|'Bachelor'creatorMikeFleiss’pregnantwifegrantedrestrainingorderasshockingdetailsofdomesticviolenceemerge "[He] grabbed my body, forcibly pinned me up against the wall and held me there..." – Former Miss America winner, Laura Fleiss' haunting declaration of domestic violence against Bachelor creator, Mike Fleiss....
13:17, 2019-07-18

Louvre museum covers Sackler name after opioid protests France’s Louvre museum has taped over the Sackler name as donors to a wing of the building after protests against the family blamed for the opioid crisis in the United States...
12:01, 2019-07-18

The Latest: 23 die or presumed dead in arson at Japan studio A Japanese fire official says 13 people have been confirmed dead and more than 10 others presumed dead in a suspected arson at a popular animation production studio in Kyoto...
12:01, 2019-07-18

Charge against Kevin Spacey dropped Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case against actor Kevin Spacey, a week after a man who accused him of assault pleaded the fifth on the witness stand....
08:34, 2019-07-18

Hear what Pharrell had to say to the Duchess of Sussex At the "Lion King" premiere in London, Pharrell Williams briefly spoke with Meghan, Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and told them how significant he believes their marriage is....
08:34, 2019-07-18

Taylor Swift and co-stars talk about their upcoming 'Cats' movie We'll have to wait until Friday to see the first official trailer for the "Cats" movie, but a new teaser might satisfy fans who are already eager to pounce....
08:34, 2019-07-18

Comic-Con swings into 50th year with tributes to Stan Lee Comic-Con is a festive event, as an estimated 130,000 attendees descend on San Diego, many of them clad in colorful costumes. But part of this year's 50th edition of the annual gathering will have a somewhat more somber tone, marking the first convention since the death of Marvel patriarch Stan Lee....
08:34, 2019-07-18

Taylor Swift gives fans a first look inside ‘Cats’ movie Taylor Swift is making “memories” on the set of “Cats.” The movie-makeover of Andrew Lloyd Webber‘s beloved musical, based on “Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats” by T. S. Eliot, gave a behind-the-scenes look at its star-studded rehearsals in a new vi...
07:17, 2019-07-18

‘Gossip Girl’ reboot coming to HBO Max It’s only been a few years since “Gossip Girl” ended — but it’s already bound for a reboot. The CW show, which launched the careers of Blake Lively, Penn Badgley, Chace Crawford, Leighton Meester and Ed Westwick, has gotten a series order from Warner Media’s upcoming streaming service HBO Max. It’ll...
07:17, 2019-07-18

Andrew Lloyd Webber says ‘Cinderella’ musical coming to Broadway Get ready to see some bibbidy, bobbity boo on Broadway. Andrew Lloyd Webber’s production of “Cinderella” is hitting New York City’s famed Great White Way in 2020. The king of musical theater announced the plans Wednesday on “Good Morning Britain,” while teasing Ta...
07:17, 2019-07-18

‘Desperate Housewives’ villain revisits the dark side on ‘Yellowstone’ For someone who’s notorious for playing villains, crazies and assorted oddballs, Neal McDonough could not be a straighter arrow. He’s the ultimate stand-up guy, a family man who has five kids with Ruve, his wife of 16 years. He’s a staunch Catholic whose refusal to do love scenes cost him at least o...
07:17, 2019-07-18

Paul McCartney wrote an ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’ musical — and we’ve heard it Sir Paul McCartney could be leaving Abbey Road for Broadway. Over the past year, the Beatle has been writing a new musical, a stage version of the 1946 Frank Capra classic film “It’s A Wonderful Life,” it was revealed Wednesday. The show, produced by Bill Kenwright, marks the first foray into theate...
07:17, 2019-07-18

Paul McCartney writing ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ stage musical Paul McCartney is writing his first stage musical, an adaptation of classic movie “It’s a Wonderful Life.” Producer Bill Kenwright says the ex-Beatle has been collaborating with “Billy Elliot” playwright Lee Hall...
06:34, 2019-07-18

Suspected arson hits Japan animation studio, dozens injured Japanese authorities say at least 38 people have been injured, some critically, after a man started a fire at a famous animation production studio in Kyoto...
06:34, 2019-07-18

Fans descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con Fans descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con, which kicked off Wednesday with the first chance for exclusive merchandise and new footage from ‘It: Chapter Two’...
06:34, 2019-07-18

‘The Lion King’ is dividing critics, but set for a massive opening weekend anyway Box office prognosticators can already feel the love for the Jon Favreau-directed remake of The Lion King that’s set to hit theaters this weekend. Estimates for how well this photorealistic, CGI-heavy reimagining of the Disney animated classic could do when it first arrives on the big screen a...
04:51, 2019-07-18

Nantucket prosecutors drop case against Kevin Spacey Prosecutors in Massachusetts have dropped a case against actor Kevin Spacey in which he was accused of groping an 18-year-old man in a Nantucket bar in 2016....
02:17, 2019-07-18

Gwendoline Christie Submitted Herself for an Emmy and Game of Thrones Fans Are Bowing Down Game of Thrones broke the record for most Emmy nominations for any show in a single year on Tuesday by picking up 32 nods for its eighth and final season. But without the help of Gwendoline Christie, who submitted herself for consideration in the Supporting Actress in a Drama Series category, Throne...
02:17, 2019-07-18

Former Magic: The Gathering Pro Arrested On Sexual Assault Charges Conley Woods, a former Magic: The Gathering Pro and contributor to the game’s official website, has been arrested in Santa Fe on charges of “criminal sexual penetration, aggravated battery with a deadly weapon and other crimes”....
02:17, 2019-07-18

The TurboGrafx-16 Mini Is Up For Preorder Whether you want them or not, every game console ever released before the mid 90s seems destined to be reborn in cute, miniature form, and the TurboGrafx-16 is the next one on the horizon....
02:17, 2019-07-18

Dota Underlords' Meta Is In An Awkward Spot Ideally, Dota Underlords, like its auto-battler kin, plays out as a game of slow-build strategy in which you amass an army of heroes based on synergies between them. Maybe that means a chanting brood of surprisingly survivable warlocks. Maybe that means a beefy team of brawny boys who are even beefi...
02:17, 2019-07-18

A Mysterious Storm Is Brewing On Anthem's Horizon After Weeks Of Nothing BioWare hasn’t announced when Anthem’s upcoming Cataclysm event will begin in earnest, but recent clues have players hopeful the game’s next phase is imminent....
01:17, 2019-07-18

Here's What You'll Face When You Try to Invade Area 51 This week, the internet is going crazy with talk of a mass People’s Invasion of Area 51. More than one million people have signed up on Facebook to breach the gates of the most famous top secret government facility in the world. The event, which sprang to life as a joke started by social media shitp...
01:17, 2019-07-18

Switch Owners Share Horror Stories Of Trying To Fix Joy-Con Drift “Joy-Con drift,” which results in a thumbstick that reads movement without player input, has been an ongoing problem for Nintendo Switch owners since the console’s launch back in early 2017. Without large-scale fixes from Nintendo, however, players have taken to fixing their $80 controllers themselv...
01:17, 2019-07-18

Bernie Sanders Finally Appears On His Own Twitch Channel—During Amazon Boycott Last time we checked in on endearingly grouchy democratic socialist uncle and presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders’ Twitch channel, it was notably lacking in Bernie Sanders himself. It also felt more like a campaign commercial than any sort of broadcast Twitch viewers were used to seeing. Yesterday e...
01:17, 2019-07-18

Court orders Danish VW importer to pay dissident artist A suburban Copenhagen court has ordered the importer in Denmark of Volkswagen to pay 1.5 million kroner ($226,000) to Chinese dissident artist Ai Weiwei for “unjustified use of artwork in an advertisement.”...
01:00, 2019-07-18

Massachusetts prosecutors drop Kevin Spacey sex assault case Massachusetts prosecutors on Wednesday dropped a criminal case accusing former "House of Cards" star Kevin Spacey of sexually assaulting an 18-year-old man at a Nantucket bar in 2016 after the alleged victim refused to testify....
00:34, 2019-07-18

Here’s How the New Lion King Is Different From the Original With the new, live-action remake of Disney’s The Lion King out July 19, many nostalgic fans are wondering how director Jon Favreau has updated the beloved movie for 2019. There are some obvious distinctions between the animated 1994 original and the new version — the most striking, of co...
00:17, 2019-07-18

How Will Season 2 of Big Little Lies End? These Are the Most Convincing Theories With the season 2 finale of HBO’s Big Little Lies in sight, we’ll soon find out just how Reese Witherspoon‘s Madeline, Nicole Kidman‘s Celeste, Meryl Streep’s Mary Louise and the rest of the Monterey gang will finish off their storylines — at least for now. Will L...
00:17, 2019-07-18

It’s Time to Remember Stephen Colbert’s Highly Amusing Interview With John Paul Stevens Former Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens died Tuesday, at the age of 99. He was the third-longest serving justice in history and as the world looks back on the decisions that he wrote during his long tenure on the U.S. Supreme Court, we are also looking back at the time he was interviewed by S...
00:17, 2019-07-18

Ireland Baldwin credits Cheesecake Factory with gaining weight in a place she appreciates Ireland Baldwin posted a selfie to Instagram Sunday in which she credited Cheesecake Factory restaurants with helping her gain weight in a part of her body she finds favorable....
22:34, 2019-07-17

'Modern Family' star Sarah Hyland’s fiancé Wells Adams on why he felt 'too much pressure' before proposing Former “Bachelorette” contestant Wells Adams opened up about his proposal to “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland — and why he was feeling the heat before popping the big question.  ...
22:34, 2019-07-17

Jennifer Lopez and Constance Wu strip and steal in ‘Hustlers’ trailer The first trailer for the money- and star-studded flick “Hustlers” dropped at midnight Wednesday — and Constance Wu, not Jennifer Lopez, appears to be the main chick. “I just want to take care of my grandma,” the “Crazy Rich Asians” star says in the clip. “M...
21:51, 2019-07-17

How to dance it up with Gwendoline Christie in London With a new Prime Minister on the horizon, Brexit looming and a recent Women’s World Cup loss to the United States, world-weary Londoners need an escape from the headlines. Good thing for them then that the theater, for the most part, is here to nurse their wounds. Here’s what’s on London...
21:51, 2019-07-17

The Creator of Man in the High Castle Is Bringing Warhammer 40,000 to Live-Action TV The grim dark future of the 41st Millennium is coming to live-action television for the first time—and Games Workshop has recruited the creator behind Amazon’s Man in the High Castle adaptation, Frank Spotnitz, to do so....
21:34, 2019-07-17

Bug-Riddled Update Shows Why Fallout 76 Needs A Public Test Server This week marks eight months since Fallout 76 released as a buggy mess. Since then, Bethesda’s online survival game has improved a lot. But while it has had a lot of good days, the arrival of patch number 11 yesterday was not one of them. Instead, it’s renewed players’ calls for Bethesda to try upda...
21:34, 2019-07-17

Get To The Orange Door Is Basically 1980s Titanfall 2 When it comes to first person shooters, my preferred style is super fast and acrobatic. As much as I love throwbacks like Amid Evil, I’ve been wanting something that feels like Titanfall 2. Get To The Orange Door is an early access shooter with a 1980’s aesthetic and all the wall running, double jum...
21:34, 2019-07-17

‘Game of Thrones’ star Nikolaj Coster-Waldau defends show’s final season "You don't get this many actors nominated with bad writing," said the Danish star, who portrayed Jaime Lannister in the series. "It just does not happen."...
21:34, 2019-07-17

Pop culture hit 'Gossip Girl' gets a makeover for HBO Max "Gossip Girl," the show that became a youth culture phenomenon with its trend-setting fashion and chronicling of the romantic lives of elite New York teens, is on its way back to television, this time in a new series for upcoming streaming service HBO Max....
20:51, 2019-07-17

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Is A Couch Co-Op Superhero Party Almost 10 years after the last game in the series, Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order comes to Nintendo Switch this week. It feels like a throwback to the simple style of combat that I remember from games like X-Men Legends on the PlayStation 2. Having it on Switch makes for that same kind ...
20:34, 2019-07-17

Hasbro's New Overwatch Figure Shows Off Reinhardt's Pretty Face Out of all the characters recreated in plastic for Hasbro’s first wave of Overwatch action figures, the hands-down, hammers-up best is the super-sized Reinhardt with his gorgeous mech suit and dinner plate-sized shield. The only way it could be better would be if we could see the old man’s pretty fa...
20:34, 2019-07-17

Tim and Stephen are streaming the impressive new Assassin’s Creed Odyssey DLC The Fate of Atlantis C Tim and Stephen are streaming the impressive new Assassin’s Creed Odyssey DLC The Fate of Atlantis Chapter 3, over on our Twitch channel. Join us in the chat to see it in action, or just to hang out. And as always, subscribe to us on Twitch for more streams as they happen....
20:34, 2019-07-17

How Japanese RPGs Inspired A New Generation Of Fantasy Authors When I think back to my childhood and teenage years, when my literary tastes were being forged in the crucible of youthful emotion and impressionism, particular scenes come to life: Sam carrying Frodo up Mt. Doom. The Reaper chasing Wil Ohmsford through the Westland. Marle hugging Crono on top of De...
20:34, 2019-07-17

PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Just Got A Completely Bananas Backstory PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, the 2017 Early Access hit that kicked off gaming’s battle royale craze, has never really had a backstory. Why bother? The appeal was immediate: You’re thrown from a plane with 99 other people onto an island full of weapons. This being a video game, everyone is going to...
20:34, 2019-07-17

Woodstock 50 denied yet another permit in upstate New York It looks like there will be no Woodstock 50 concert at Vernon Downs this year — or possibly anywhere at all — after the town voted unanimously on Tuesday night to uphold its application denial....
19:34, 2019-07-17

Scooter Braun jokes about Taylor Swift feud over her masters Hell hath no fury like the wrath of Taylor Swift. Scooter Braun, who's been feuding with the country crossover singer for weeks, hinted that Swift's ire aged him....
19:34, 2019-07-17

Netflix just gave us another look at what could become the next ‘Game of Thrones’ Netflix a few weeks ago shared with the world the first images from its upcoming Game of Thrones rival, as well as the first poster for the series that’s set to launch by the end of the year. That’s The Witcher, based on Andrzej Sapkowski’s books that inspired a series of popular v...
18:34, 2019-07-17

Ford designs a pickup truck emoji, petitions Unicode Consortium Enlarge (credit: Ford) Did you know that July 17 is World Emoji Day? No, me neither—at least not until Ford used the celebration of these 21st century hieroglyphs to announce that it wants a pickup truck emoji. In fact, Ford was so serious about the idea that in 2018, it submitted an official prop...
18:17, 2019-07-17

War Stories: Designing Dead Cells was a marriage of man and machine Video shot by Justin Wolfson, edited by John Cappello. Click here for transcript. Is it better to build a game by hand, piece by piece, or to program a computer that can build that game for you? In the cast of MotionTwin's Dead Cells, the answer is a little mix of both. In Ars Technica's latest W...
18:17, 2019-07-17

Cosplaying Haikyuu’s Nishinoya May Have Improved My Volleyball Skills This weekend, I attended Blerdcon, a convention in Washington, D.C., aimed at black nerds of all ilks. There were beautiful black people everywhere, and it was absolutely amazing. The cosplay was wildly creative, spanning anime, video games, movies, TV, and even commercials. I saw the character Jaws...
18:17, 2019-07-17

Sometimes It's Nice To Stop Mid-Game And Watch The Players Around You Yesterday I logged on to Destiny 2 for the first time in a very long while, intent on clearing out a chunk of the massive to-do list my character had accrued since this summer’s Season of Opulence update began. One of my many bounties and challenges involved killing a bunch of Fallen enemies on the ...
18:17, 2019-07-17

Wednesday's Best Deals: Prime Day Leftovers, Instant Pot, Samsung Monitors, and More A bunch of board games, Old Spice deodorant, an OXO cold brew maker and Edifier speakers lead off the best, post-Prime Day deals from around the web....
18:17, 2019-07-17

New standard Switch model will improve battery life about 40 percent Enlarge (credit: YouTube / Aban Tech) Last week, we broke down the evidence that Nintendo was working on a new model of the standard Switch to go alongside the recently announced, portable-only Switch Lite. Today, Nintendo confirmed the existence of that new model via product page listings that pr...
17:00, 2019-07-17

Mike Tyson Says He Just Learned About Balrog In Street Fighter II In 1991, Street Fighter II was released. Now, in 2019, Mike Tyson just heard about Balrog, a character who also boxed and originally had a name that rhymed with Tyson’s, for the very first time....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Yu-Gi-Oh! Creator Apologizes After Criticizing The Current Japanese Government Yesterday, Yu-Gi-Oh! creator Kazuki Takahashi uploaded an original illustration to Instagram, urging his fellow Japanese citizens to vote in the upcoming election. But that wasn’t all he posted....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Japan Now Has Gundam-Shaped Vending Machines When you think of Japan, you probably think of Gundam. Maybe you think of vending machines. Now both have been joined into one single entity. Behold, the Gundam-shaped vending machine....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Spacemon: Frontier - Chapter 66: The Bounty Welcome to another exciting installment of Spacemon, the tale of a Pokemon TRPG campaign! This is a spinoff of the sci-fi space epic played using the Pokemon Tabletop United (PTU) system, this time GMed by yours truly. You can get caught up the entire Spacemon saga here!...
16:17, 2019-07-17

Nintendo Releasing New Switch Model With Better Battery Life This August, Nintendo is releasing a new Switch model with a longer battery life. It will be priced the same as the current model and, aside from the improved battery, feature the same specs....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Playing As Luigi In Super Mario Maker 2 Probably Won't Help You Complete Levels Faster Last week, after a few individual level records were broken in Super Mario Maker 2 using Luigi, a question began to form: Was Mario’s lanky brother somehow faster? Was playing as the Big L essential for getting records? After some investigating, there’s now an answer: probably not....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Nintendo Announces New Joy-Con Colors, Which Look Pretty Damn Nice This morning, in addition to a new Switch with longer battery life, Nintendo announced some fresh new Joy-Cons. As a plebeian stuck with drab grey controllers, these neon wonder-cons have literally brightened my day....
16:17, 2019-07-17

Ubisoft announces all 100+ games coming to its Uplay+ subscription service When it comes to delivering content to consumers, subscription services are the hottest trend. Whether it’s TV shows or live TV packages or video games, there’s a company out there that wants you to pay a monthly fee to access what they have to offer, and this fall, game publisher Ubisof...
15:34, 2019-07-17

‘The Haunting of Hill House’ season 2 will bring back original actors in new roles The Haunting of Hill House was one of the most surprising, exciting, and horrifying Netflix releases last fall, and the streaming giant is already working on a sequel: The Haunting of Bly Manor. It will take place in a totally different paranormal home, introducing a new cast of characters that will...
15:34, 2019-07-17

Nintendo just revealed a new Switch model with improved battery life We still don’t know when or if Nintendo will release a Switch Pro, but the standard model will seemingly be upgraded before the end of 2019. As you can see on a page on Nintendo’s website comparing the different Switch consoles, a new model numbered HAC-001(-01) has appeared beneath the ...
15:34, 2019-07-17

|ChloëGraceMoretz'sallegedstalkerisfacingnewchargesfortrespassing Justin Alexander Behr was arrested twice in 24 hours for allegedly breaking into Chloë Grace Moretz’s home, but managed to avoid being charged with felony stalking....
14:17, 2019-07-17

|WATCH:5thingsJohnnyCleggsaidinhisfinalinterviewwithChannel24 In the year before his death, Channel24 interviewed Johnny Clegg and learnt about his autobiography, what kept his spirits up and what he thought of the world....
14:17, 2019-07-17

Fans to descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con Fans to descend on San Diego for the 50th Comic-Con, which kicks off Wednesday with the first chance to exclusive merchandise and new footage from ‘It: Chapter Two’...
11:01, 2019-07-17

'Game of Thrones' dominates and 'kick-ass' women break through at Emmys Medieval fantasy "Game of Thrones" scored a record 32 Emmy nominations on Tuesday, but the contenders for the highest honors in television were dominated by newcomers, many of them women, and shows about political and social justice....
10:34, 2019-07-17

Dutch court needs more time to rule on Crimean treasures An appeals court in Amsterdam says it needs more time to rule on the ownership of a valuable trove of historical artefacts loaned to a Dutch museum by four museums in Crimea shortly before the region’s annexation by Russia...
07:17, 2019-07-17

George Takei is on a mission to make sure America doesn’t forget a shameful legacy The “Star Trek” icon has a new graphic novel about his experience in a Japanese American internment camp: “I have to tell this story before there’s no one left to tell it."...
07:17, 2019-07-17

Beyoncé and docs on R. Kelly, Michael Jackson get Emmy nods Beyoncé’s “Homecoming” film has scored six Emmy nominations, while documentaries on Michael Jackson, R. Kelly and the disastrous Fyre Festival also picked up nominations...
07:17, 2019-07-17

‘Game of Thrones’ looks ready for a coronation after dominating Emmy nominations The Television Academy also delivered a drama-filled comedy category, set up "When They See Us" as the miniseries to beat and snubbed some major stars....
07:17, 2019-07-17

The Latest: Telescope lawyers call petition meritless Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred...
07:17, 2019-07-17

Johnny Clegg, anti-apartheid musician in South Africa, dies South African musician Johnny Clegg, who performed in defiance of apartheid and celebrated the country’s change to democracy under Nelson Mandela, has died...
07:17, 2019-07-17

Parsons snub, ‘Schitt’s Creek’ love among Emmy surprises Among the snubs and surprises this year at the Emmy nominations were Jim Parson being ignored, ‘Schitt’s Creek’ finally getting some love and an unhappy streak continuing for ‘The Tonight Show’...
07:17, 2019-07-17

Final Fantasy XIV's New Raid Bosses Bring The Pain It’s been two weeks since Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers expansion launched. That’s been enough time to explore and complete the exciting story, and players have been eager for more. The latest raid content, Eden’s Gate, released today, offering a handful of difficult boss fights and an intrigui...
06:51, 2019-07-17

Assassin's Creed Odyssey's New Atlantis Expansion Is Jaw-Dropping I’ve spent 20 minutes playing the new Judgment Of Atlantis add-on to Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and already just as much time snapping pictures in photo mode. As a colleague said, Ubisoft’s art directors are just showing off now....
06:51, 2019-07-17

Nike Is Making Official Spongebob Squarepants Sneakers While some of Nike’s recent pop-culture tie-ins have merely been inspired by something, this upcoming line of Kyries is a full and officially-licensed collaboration between the athletics company and...Spongebob Squarepants....
06:51, 2019-07-17

Cities: Skylines Map Becomes A Poop-Powered Computer While it’s impressive seeing games like Minecraft being turned into weird little computers, there’s something about achieving the feat in Cities: Skylines that makes it seem so much more impressive....
06:51, 2019-07-17

The Internet Reacts To Hanzo's Abtacular Summer Skin We’re once again in the midst of summer’s steamiest months, and you know what that means: Blizzard has made yet another Overwatch character hot. Also, Lucioball is back for the fourth year in a row. Between those two things, it’s unsurprising that it’s Hanzo “Hotzo” Shimada who’s the talk of the bal...
06:51, 2019-07-17

When City-Builders Meet Mario Galaxy Not too long after Islanders, there’s another peaceful, cute-as-hell city-builder on the way, only this times things are on a more planetary scale....
06:51, 2019-07-17

Save $15 On Three Months of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate For Prime Day Microsoft’s new Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription combines Xbox Gold online multiplayer with Xbox Game Pass, giving you access to over 100 games to play as much as you want....
06:51, 2019-07-17

New Picross Game Announced, Is An Anime Crossover There’s a new Picross game coming to the Switch! Rather than just stick to numbers and puzzles, though, this one’s a crossover with, of all things, the anime Overlord....
06:51, 2019-07-17

People Are Really Breaking a Sweat With the Jokes About Grimes’ Too-Crazy-to-Be-True ‘Training Regimen’ After making headlines last year for beginning a relationship with 48-year-old tech billionaire Elon Musk, Grimes is back in the spotlight for detailing her unique “training regimen” in a recent post on Instagram. To announce her new campaign with Adidas and Stella McCartney, Grimes took...
06:00, 2019-07-17

‘Space Jam’ sequel starring LeBron James gets new director weeks after filming begins Welcome to the Space Jam! Now, please leave. The LeBron James-led sequel to the 1996 family film “Space Jam,” which starred Michael Jordan, has scrapped its director only weeks after filming began. Deadline reports that original helmer Terrence Nance, who’s known for the HBO sketch...
04:34, 2019-07-17

‘Waitress’ to end four-year Broadway run There go the pies. The Sara Bareilles musical “Waitress” will end its Broadway run on Jan. 5, the Hollywood Reporter announced, after nearly four years and countless turns by many guest actors, Al Roker and Bareilles herself among them. The show, based on Adrienne Shelly’s 2007 indie movie featuring...
04:34, 2019-07-17

This is the scene that could win Jharrel Jerome his first Emmy Jharrel Jerome won a 2019 Emmy nomination — his first — Tuesday for his devastating portrayal of real-life Central Park Five defendant Korey Wise in the Netflix limited series “When They See Us.” The remarkable Bronx-born actor is the only one of the five main actors to play his role as ...
04:34, 2019-07-17

|JohnnyCleggwaswritingautobiographyshortlybeforehisdeath South African music icon Johnny Clegg, who died on Tuesday following a long battle with pancreatic cancer, was writing an autobiography shortly before his death....
02:51, 2019-07-17

‘Game of Thrones’ writers got an Emmy nomination for that atrocious final season No surprise, HBO came in for a strong showing at the Emmy nominations reveal event that just wrapped up Tuesday morning. The premium cable network pummeled Netflix in terms of total nominations (137, compared to Netflix’s 117) and also broke its own record for earning its highest number of nom...
02:34, 2019-07-17

‘Thor: Ragnarok’ director Taika Waititi is returning to helm ‘Thor 4’ News regarding the future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe has been in scant supply since Spider-Man: Far From Home released earlier this month, but the drought has finally ended. On Tuesday, The Hollywood Reporter revealed that Thor: Ragnarok director Taika Waititi has signed on to write and direct...
02:34, 2019-07-17

'Bachelor' creator Mike Fleiss accused of attacking pregnant wife, demanding she get abortion: docs Laura Fleiss -- wife of "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette" creator Mike Fleiss -- has been granted a temporary restraining order against him following claims he attacked her at their Hawaii home after he allegedly "demanded" she get an abortion, according to court documents. ...
00:51, 2019-07-17

Minecraft Earth’s closed beta: This augmented reality needs more augmenting Enlarge (credit: Mojang / Microsoft) When Microsoft acquired Mojang, the maker of Minecraft, in 2014, we all feared the worst: a zillion cash-in video games. Turns out, Microsoft has been really smart about its Minecraft output in the past five years. Only one Minecraft-related game has launched s...
00:17, 2019-07-17

Nintendo deletes popular Mario Maker 2 level for unexplained reasons Enlarge / A scene from the creation of the since-deleted "Kai-Zero G" in Super Mario Maker 2. (credit: YouTube / GrandPooBear) The unexplained removal of one of the most popular, ultra-difficult Super Mario Maker 2 courses is raising concerns about Nintendo's moderation policies for the popular Sw...
00:17, 2019-07-17

We’re getting a fourth Thor film, and Taika Waititi is directing it Enlarge / Chris Hemsworth will return as the Norse god of thunder in the as-yet-untitled Thor 4. (credit: Marvel Studios) Director Taika Waititi is a hot commodity in Hollywood these days, with no sign of his star fading any time soon. He's just signed on with Marvel Studios to direct Thor 4, acco...
00:17, 2019-07-17

Apple celebrates Apollo 11 anniversary with a new peak at For All Mankind The key art for For All Mankind. [credit: Apple ] As you've probably gathered from the Internet today, this is the 50th anniversary of the historic launch of Apollo 11. Tech giant Apple, wh...
00:17, 2019-07-17

'The Lion King' filmmakers couldn't wait to be king of visual effects In an era where audiences have increasingly sophisticated knowledge about how movie magic is made, the personality-rich, photorealistic animal characters in Disney's new "The Lion King" will have moviegoers asking, "How the heck did they do that?"...
00:17, 2019-07-17

Emmy voters get it right (mostly) Emmy voters spread the wealth among shows old and new, including the usual preference for movie stars and a record number of nominations for 'Game of Thrones.'...
00:17, 2019-07-17

HBO reclaims its crown as the most Emmy-nominated network HBO has reclaimed its title as the ruler of the Emmy throne, having received 137 nominations across 23 programs and specials. This is despite an upset last year that, for the first time this century, gave rival Netflix these bragging rights....
00:17, 2019-07-17

Julia Louis-Dreyfus could be on her way to making more Emmy history Julia Louis-Dreyfus is nominated for an Emmy...again. Except this time, the beloved comedy legend is not just going for Emmy gold, she's looking to secure her place in the history books once again....
00:17, 2019-07-17

Lion King director looked to Attenborough and Babe for inspiration The director of Disney's The Lion King has revealed he looked to David Attenborough documentaries and the animated pig Babe for inspiration for his stunning reimagined version of the classic....
00:00, 2019-07-17

I Love Games About Bluffing (Or Do I?) I love games that involve bluffing, even though I can never tell when any of my friends are lying. This past weekend, my poker night buddies and I played a tabletop game called Skull, which involves bluffing. I didn’t win, perhaps because I have too much faith in my friends....
23:34, 2019-07-16

Déjà Poo: Nintendo Deletes Another Mario Maker Level By Popular Speedrunner A popular Mario speedrunner and Mario Maker level creator said Tuesday morning that Nintendo is once again deleting his Mario Maker levels, this time targeting his popular Super Expert course in Super Mario Maker 2 for the Switch, called “Pile of Poo: Kai-Zero G.”...
23:34, 2019-07-16

Final Fantasy XIV Shadowbringers Log Four: Everything And Everyone Else There are many ways to play through Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers expansion. I am playing as a goggle-wearing Viera Dancer, dancing and damaging my way toward the finish line. I can’t cover all of the job class changes, role-based questlines, and side content before my review drops. But other F...
23:34, 2019-07-16

Experience the Apollo Missions With This Free Flight Simulator Windows: If you want to have an even more exciting Apollo 11 week, it’s easy to try out beautiful simulations of different Apollo missions on your PC—for free. All you need is the open-source application Orbiter and the Project Apollo add-on, which is a heck of a lot easier to manage than going to S...
23:34, 2019-07-16

Joy-Con Drift Is Becoming A Real Problem On The Switch For months, Nintendo Switch users have been plagued by what’s become known as “Joy-Con drift.” Although they’re not touching the joystick on their Nintendo Switch controller, the console still thinks it’s moving. With no permanent fix being offered by Nintendo, they’re just sick of it....
23:34, 2019-07-16

Destiny 2’s Latest Exploit Lets You Farm Materials By Doing Nothing For the entire five-year span of Destiny’s existence as a series, players have been looking for ways to exploit it. Any old Destiny head will speak fondly of the days we had Loot Caves and cheesed bosses without shame. In the pantheon of cheap Destiny exploits, the latest Destiny 2 scheme for scorin...
23:34, 2019-07-16

Mario Maker 2 Level Is Like If Satan Got His Hands On 1-1 The opening level of the original Super Mario Bros. is iconic. Anyone who’s played it likely remembers exactly where to get the first mushroom, which pipe to enter for the secret coin stash, and how to find the hidden 1-Up. A new Mario Maker 2 level takes that knowledge and dips it in lava, turning ...
23:34, 2019-07-16

Okay, Seriously, Maybe VR Gaming Is About To Have Its Big Moment I keep thinking about a video game I played in Los Angeles a month ago that’s what you’d get if the renowned covert ops Splinter Cell series required your character to always be in a kayak....
23:34, 2019-07-16

Riot Delays Taking Action Against Echo Fox Over Investor's Racist Remarks Back in May, League of Legends Championship Series commissioner Chris Greeley gave esports organization Team Echo Fox an ultimatum: oust investor Amit Raizada over racist remarks he made in the past, or face consequences that could jeopardize Echo Fox’s future in the world of competitive League of L...
23:34, 2019-07-16

How To Use Mario Maker 2's Tricky 'Scroll-Stop' Feature How’s your Super Mario Maker 2 going? Making some Marios? Trying out some of the cool new features? One of the most subtle but powerful new tricks you can do with the Switch version of Nintendo’s brilliant creation game can really change how you build your Mario levels, but it can be tricky to use....
23:34, 2019-07-16

We Debate The Best And Worst Super Smash Bros. Games Among the greatest video game debates—should hard games lower their difficulties? What’s the best controller?—is one that can make even the most docile Nintendo fan into a belligerent shit: Which Super Smash Bros. games are the very best and the very worst?...
23:34, 2019-07-16

Watch: Selena Gomez, Joe Jonas support young people at WE Day 2019 Selena Gomez, Joe Jonas, Natalie Portman, Neil Patrick Harris and other stars celebrate youth making a difference in their communities in the WE Day special....
23:17, 2019-07-16

Watch: 'Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz HD' coming to PlayStation 4, Switch Sega has announced that a remastered version of 2006's "Super Monkey Ball: Banana Blitz" is coming to the PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One and PC....
23:17, 2019-07-16

‘Game of Thrones’ and its creators score record-breaking Emmy nods despite fans hatred of final season “Game of Thrones” earned a record-breaking 32 Emmy nominations for its final season, including writing and directing nods for the series creators, despite fans maligning it as being poorly executed....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Behar: Trump like a 'cornered rat' running 'scared' amid feud with Dem congresswomen President Trump's heavy criticism of freshman Democratic congresswomen was a reflection of his insecurity and fear as he faced multiple scandals surrounding his administration, "View" host Joy Behar argued on Tuesday....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Bachelorette star sends contestant home after sex before marriage spat, feud spills into Twitter Sparks flew Monday night on the Fantasy Suites week episode of "The Bachelorette" between star Hannah Brown and Luke Parker. And it even spilled over onto Twitter and Instagram....
23:00, 2019-07-16

Sacha Baron Cohen thanks Sarah Palin, Dick Cheney for 'Who Is America' Emmy nominations Actor and noted prankster Sacha Baron Cohen took to Twitter to lambast Sarah Palin and Dick Cheney for appearing on his Emmy-nominated show “Who Is America?”...
23:00, 2019-07-16

Could Jack Have Fit on the Titanic Door? Let’s Examine the Modern Cinema Debate of Our Time Through the Years It’s been more than two decades since James Cameron’s Titanic hit theaters and the love story of Jack Dawson (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Rose DeWitt Bukater (Kate Winslet) took the world by storm. But even 22 years after the movie’s release, audiences are still debating is whether or n...
23:00, 2019-07-16

Emmys nominations 2019: Complete list of nominees announced There’s still no host attached — but the 2019 Emmy Award nominees are officially being confirmed Tuesday. Will “Game of Thrones” scorch the competition like an angry dragon? Can Sandra Oh make history as the first Asian American woman to win an Emmy for best actress in a drama? Wil...
22:51, 2019-07-16

‘Game of Thrones’ fans are fuming about its 32 Emmy nominations The 2019 Emmy Award nominations are out — and “Game of Thrones” is leading the pack with a whopping 32 nods. Since the final season was controversial, some of the choices within these categories are already igniting fires online. “Emmy folks nominate the series finale of Game of Thrones, possibly th...
22:51, 2019-07-16

Singer R. Kelly denied bail on U.S. charges of sex crimes over two decades R&B singer R. Kelly pleaded not guilty on Tuesday to a raft of federal charges accusing him of running a scheme to force women and girls to provide sex for himself and others, and a judge ordered that he remain in jail without bail....
22:51, 2019-07-16

HBO, 'Game of Thrones' lead nominations for TV's Emmy awards HBO and its medieval fantasy blockbuster "Game of Thrones" led nominations, as expected, on Tuesday for the Emmy Awards, but the list of contenders for the highest honors in television was dominated by newcomers, many of them women....
21:34, 2019-07-16

HBO sets Emmy nominations record, tops Netflix AT&T Inc's premium cable network HBO scored a record 137 Emmy nominations on Tuesday, topping streaming service Netflix Inc in what has become an annual battle for bragging rights in the contest for television's biggest awards....
21:34, 2019-07-16

South African musician Johnny Clegg dead at 66 South African singer and songwriter Johnny Clegg, one of the few white artists to openly confront the apartheid government in the late 1970s and 1980s, died on Tuesday aged 66, his agent said....
21:34, 2019-07-16

Netflix removes graphic suicide scene from ’13 Reasons Why’ Season 1 "No one scene is more important than the life of the show, and its message that we must take better care of each other," show creator Brian Yorkey said....
20:34, 2019-07-16

Croatia’s Fresh Island festival evacuated as massive fire breaks out "The safety of everyone at the festival is our utmost priority, and we appreciate everyone's patience during this time," a statement from the Fresh Island festival read....
20:34, 2019-07-16

Renegade Penguin Pair With No Respect for Authority Return to Favored Sushi Spot After Initial Removal You can’t tell penguins that they can’t have something, because it will only make them want it more. And a pair of small mischief-making blue penguins proved exactly that. A sushi spot in Wellington, New Zealand became the unexpected site of a viral penguin hideout where the two birds re...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Everyone and Their Mother Are Participating in the Endlessly Catchy Stranger Things Neverending Story Challenge Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon are supposed to be rivals battling it out over late night talk show ratings, but something has united them—The Stranger Things-Neverending Story Challenge. It’s not too much of a Stranger Things 3 spoiler to say that at one point the theme song to the 198...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Here Are the 2019 Emmy Nominations The 2019 Emmy nominations are here. D’Arcy Carden and Ken Jeong announced the Emmy’s top categories, including best drama, best comedy and others on Tuesday morning. Top nominations included nods for Barry, The Good Place, Fleabag, Game of Thrones and Ozark, among several program. The 71...
20:17, 2019-07-16

Omari Hardwick, Garret Dillahunt to co-star in Zack Snyder's 'Army of the Dead' "Power" star Omari Hardwick and "Fear the Walking Dead" actor Garret Dillahunt have joined the ensemble of director Zack Snyder's horror movie, "Army of the Dead."...
19:00, 2019-07-16

WWE Raw: Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns compete in Battle Royal to face Brock Lesnar, Bray Wyatt appears Seth Rollins, Roman Reigns and eight other superstars competed in a Battle Royal on Raw to determine who would face Universal Champion Brock Lesnar at SummerSlam....
19:00, 2019-07-16

‘Pokemon Go’ adds Team Rocket, better battles, and more in massive update One of the knocks on Pokemon Go when it launched, and one of the reasons many players lost interest, was its lack of traditional gameplay elements. There simply wasn’t much to do in terms of actual interaction outside of swiping on the screen to throw a Poke Ball or tapping on the screen to ba...
18:51, 2019-07-16

Emmy nominations 2019: The complete list of nominees for the 2019 Emmy Awards On Tuesday morning at the Television Academy’s Wolf Theatre in Hollywood, celebrity presenters Ken Jeong and D’Arcy Carden revealed all of the actors, actresses, and series that are nominees as part of the 71st Annual Primetime Emmy Awards. The list of nominees includes plenty of familiar faces, alo...
18:51, 2019-07-16

Jermaine Dupri backs Scooter Braun in Taylor Swift feud over masters Super producer and hip-hop legend Jermaine Dupri says Taylor Swift shouldn’t be miffed at Scooter Braun for buying her old label, Big Machine, and owning her masters....
17:51, 2019-07-16

Jennifer Lopez on rescheduling canceled NYC blackout show: ‘I just can’t leave it like that’ Jennifer Lopez said that while she wasn't required to reschedule a concert at Madison Square Garden in New York City after her Saturday show was canceled due to a city-wide blackout, she felt she owed it to her fans....
17:51, 2019-07-16

Pro-Trump CNN pundit Steve Cortes slams 'shameful' colleague: 'Most racist and condescending insult I’ve ever heard' CNN commentator Steve Cortes had a fiery clash both on television and online with a network colleague, who he accused of suggesting he himself was "some brown fool" hoping to earn the approval of President Trump's white supporters. ...
17:51, 2019-07-16

Kylie Jenner says life in the spotlight 'just isn't normal' in post about her mental health struggles Kylie Jenner posted a self-reflective note on Instagram where she touched on her struggles with anxiety, fame and alluded to her rocky friendship with Jordyn Woods....
17:51, 2019-07-16

Amber Heard's friend defends Johnny Depp in court docs, says Heard was 'verbally abusive' toward assistant One of Amber Heard's friends defended Johnny Depp from the actress' harrowing domestic abuse allegations — and accused Heard of being verbally abusive herself....
17:51, 2019-07-16

'Avengers: Endgame' actress got in trouble with Marvel Studios head of security for posting a sunset picture One star of "Avengers: Endgame" learned just how seriously Marvel Studios takes the security of its movies after she got in trouble just for posting an image of a sunset....
17:51, 2019-07-16

The 15 Most Popular Deals From the First 24 Hours of Prime Day That You Can Still Buy For the first time ever, Amazon has stretched out Prime Day over a full 48 hours, and while a lot of the best bargains from Day 1 are already sold out, we rounded up the 15 most popular deals (as bought by our readers) from Day 1 that you can still grab on Day 2....
17:34, 2019-07-16

‘Stranger Things’ found to be Netflix’s second most popular show – and #1 is pretty surprising Stranger Things debuted on Netflix three years ago this week, and unless you’ve been living under a rock you’re probably aware that it’s exploded in popularity in a big way since then. In fact, when respondents to a new survey were asked to list their favorite shows on the streamin...
17:34, 2019-07-16

Oh Hey, Here's a Prime Day Deal On PlayStation Plus We were beginning to think that we wouldn’t see a Prime Day deal on PlayStation Plus subscriptions, but turns out that Amazon was just saving it for Day 2. Prime members can add a year to their subscription for just $40, which is about as cheap as you can ever expect to find. Stock up!...
16:51, 2019-07-16

Japanese Restaurant Bans Japanese Customers, Says They're Rude This is a change. For years, there were stories of Japanese establishments with “Japanese-only” policies, refusing foreigners. But now, one noodle restaurant in Okinawa is refusing to serve Japanese customers, saying that they are ruder than the foreign patrons....
16:51, 2019-07-16

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Spacemon: Frontier - Ch. 58: End o Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Spacemon: Frontier - Ch. 58: End of the Line, Pt. 2 • Stinolez’s Seasonal Roundup [Spring Round Up] • Super Mario Maker 2 Needs Some Kind Of Online Friend Maker Mode • Review: Jiff Chocolcate Cheesecake Hazelnut Spread • FLCL: A Rumin...
16:51, 2019-07-16

Hasbro Recreates Classic Marvel Comic Covers With Toys Celebrating eight decades of Marvel Comics, Hasbro is releasing a series of new 80th Anniversary Marvel Legends toys featuring iconic heroes looking as if they stepped off the covers of classic books. Check out recreations of Captain America 700, Thor 137, and Iron Man 126....
16:51, 2019-07-16

Of Course, Of Course, Henry Cavill's on a Horse We’ve met Geralt of Rivia. We’ve met some of his closest allies. Now, it’s time to meet the most important character of all in Netflix’s adaptation of the Andrzej Sapkowski fantasy series The Witcher: this horse....
16:51, 2019-07-16

Why Netflix cut ‘13 Reasons Why’ suicide scene after years of controversy It's took two years and millions of concerned parents to convince streaming giant Netflix to censor "13 Reasons Why," a series about teenage suicide....
16:17, 2019-07-16

Rapper Meek Mill to appeal sentence that drew activists' ire Rapper Meek Mill on Tuesday will appeal a Pennsylvania judge's decision to sentence him to up to four years in prison for probation violations in a case that criminal justice reform advocates say illustrates racial bias in the system....
13:34, 2019-07-16

|MissSouthAfrica'plussize'finalistsweighinonthe'plussize'debateandwhatthetermreallymeans Miss South Africa has announced this year's top 16 finalists, but the reveal has been overshadowed by the modeling industry's definition of "plus size."...
12:51, 2019-07-16

Netflix removes suicide scene from ‘13 Reasons Why’ following debate Netflix Inc. removed a suicide scene from an episode of the first season of its popular teen drama “13 Reasons Why,” following a debate over whether the show increased the risk of teen suicide....
12:17, 2019-07-16

John F. Kennedy Jr. was ready to pursue politics, determined to save his marriage before plane crash, says pal Steven M. Gillon can vividly recall when he and his pal John F. Kennedy Jr. were at a bar watching a fight on the big screen and a man pushed him aside and exclaimed “You’re John!” hugging the son of late President John F. Kennedy....
12:17, 2019-07-16

‘Avengers: Endgame’ co-directors announce ‘We Love You 3000 Tour’ with Marvel Ahead of the in-home release of Avengers: Endgame on options including DVD and Blu-Ray next month (and the July 30 digital release) the co-directors of the massively successful 22nd film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have announced a nine-city “We Love You 3000 Tour” that kicks off th...
11:34, 2019-07-16

|IsTimonandPumbagay? Billy Eichner and Seth Rogen say they can’t confirm if their characters in 'The Lion King' are gay or not, but they do feel we need more LGBTQ representation on screen....
10:34, 2019-07-16

|LawyerallegesRKellypaid$2mtosilenceaccuser Attorney Michael Avenatti has said that R&B singer R Kelly paid $2 million to keep the alleged victim in a child pornography case off the witness stand during his 2008 trial that ended with his acquitted of all charges....
10:17, 2019-07-16

This Stranger Things Season 3 Line Made Stephen King Fall Out of His Chair Laughing Warning: This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things season 3. If you thought the fan favorite of Stranger Things season 3 was Erica Sinclair (Priah Ferguson), then you’re in good company. Stephen King apparently laughed so hard at one of Erica’s perfectly timed one-liners that he fe...
07:51, 2019-07-16

|Sextapesandextortion:AtimelineofBlackCoffee'sstrugglewithpastcheatingscandals Amidst reports that Enhle Mbali has filed for divorce from husband Black Coffee (Nkosinathi Innocent Maphumulo), the DJs previous indiscretions have once again come to light....
07:34, 2019-07-16

Some Streamers Are Boycotting Twitch In Support Of The Amazon Prime Day Strike Unless you’ve got the world’s most powerful ad blocker, you’re probably painfully aware that it’s Prime Day, a holiday that Amazon made up because it could. Deals parade naked in the streets and the company hosts glitzy concerts, all to encourage Amazon Prime subscribers to stick around. For the sec...
04:00, 2019-07-16

Overwatch Cheaters Are About To Get Games Automatically Shut Down Blizzard is currently testing a new and interesting way of dealing with cheaters in an Overwatch match: whenever cheating is detected, they’ll just automatically shut the game down, no questions asked. They call it the “next evolution of cheat detection” in the game....
04:00, 2019-07-16

Kylo Ren Was Made For Devil May Cry 5 Sometimes a mod is worth looking at because it’s funny, or challenges your ideas about a game. In this case, a Kylo Ren mod for Devil May Cry 5 is about finding two things that were made for each other....
04:00, 2019-07-16

Call of Duty Pros Agree To Ditch Their Cosmetics To Avoid A Major Bug Days before a major Black Ops 4 event, Call of Duty pro players are agreeing to ditch their cosmetic items in order to avoid a bug that could affect the outcome of matches....
04:00, 2019-07-16

2018's Worst Overwatch League Team Just Won A Championship Around this time last year, the professional Overwatch team Shanghai Dragons had just finished up a history-making 0-40 season. At the time, nobody would have expected that just one year later they’d be leaving the league’s top three teams in a heap of black-and-blue bodies on the ground. Maybe they...
04:00, 2019-07-16

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ writers answer all of the movie’s biggest questions Aside from being a fun superhero romp across continents, Spider-Man: Far From Home also had the unenviable task of following up Avengers: Endgame and attempting to explain everything that happened in that beast of a movie. All in all, it did an admirable job, but writers Chris McKenna and Erik Somme...
02:51, 2019-07-16

‘Easy Rider’ turns 50: Secrets of the counterculture classic “A man went looking for America and couldn’t find it anywhere.” That was the tagline to “Easy Rider,” the beloved buddy pic that starred Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper as a Harley-riding hippie duo who meet a boozy lawyer, played by Jack Nicholson, in prison. It’s been 50 years since the movie ...
02:34, 2019-07-16

Flay your mind: Stranger Things S3 just might be the show’s best season yet Enlarge / Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) and the gang are back to face down yet another supernatural threat to Hawkins, Indiana, in the third season of Stranger Things. (credit: YouTube/Netflix) Warning: This story contains spoilers for episodes 5-8 of Stranger Things' third season, following up on Na...
01:51, 2019-07-16

Why is there no smoking in Gears 5? It depends on who you ask Enlarge / Don't expect any more cigar-chomping characters to show up in the Gears games going forward. The upcoming Gears 5 will not feature any on-screen depictions or references to smoking, according to the developers at The Coalition. But the precise sequence of events leading to that decision...
01:51, 2019-07-16

Lawrence of Arabia takes on Rasputin in first trailer for The King’s Man Ralph Fiennes plays T.E. Lawrence, who forms a fledgling spy agency in The King's Man, 20th Century Fox's prequel to the popular Kingsman film series. Lawrence of Arabia is setting up an independent intelligence agency to take down Grigori Rasputin and Mata Hari, among others, in the first trailer...
01:51, 2019-07-16

Fox News Digital posts best quarter ever, beats CNN in key metrics Fox News Digital finished the second quarter of 2019 with 4.8 billion page views, its highest multi-platform total in history, topping CNN as the No. 1 news organization in multiple metrics, according to Comscore. ...
01:51, 2019-07-16

|PICS:DavidTlaledressesLionKingactressFlorenceKasumbaforLondonpremiere The star, who voices hyena 'Shenzi' in the live-action remake, walked the red carpet in a beautiful Cape Antelope Bomber and Maxi Antelope Skirt from David's latest 'Africanah' collection....
01:34, 2019-07-16

Disney goes high-tech to draw fans to a new 'Lion King' Walt Disney Co has taken a high-tech route to remake animated classic "The Lion King" with the look of a nature documentary, an update it hopes will lure audiences to a new version of a film considered a masterpiece the first time....
01:34, 2019-07-16

Troubled Woodstock 50 festival bids for 'great American comeback' The organizers of the troubled Woodstock 50 festival are making a last ditch attempt to save the event next month, pledging jobs and donations to community projects in a bid to win support from residents in a small town in upstate New York....
01:34, 2019-07-16

Hidden Facebook pages might reveal Marvel’s MCU Phase 4 secrets Aside from eight release dates for MCU Phase 4 films, we have no firm details about any of Marvel’s upcoming attractions. With Spider-Man: Far From Home already out, we might soon get actual titles for those upcoming movies since San Diego Comic-Con this week would be the perfect place to anno...
01:00, 2019-07-16

Possible leak from ‘Game of Thrones’ prequel set reveals Naomi Watts’ character George Martin recently shared some intriguing tidbits about what we can expect with the Game of Thrones prequel from screenwriter Jane Goldman that’s currently in production for the pilot episode. As we shared here, Martin gave an interview in which he talked about everything from the lay of t...
01:00, 2019-07-16

Lashana Lynch as new Bond 007? Here's what we know so far ahead of Bond 25 Captain Marvel star Lashana Lynch is set to appear in the next James Bond film, in a moment that promises to have cinema-goers dropping their popcorn in shock....
00:51, 2019-07-16

Lion King premiere: Beyonce called Meghan 'princess' as they met for first time, lip reader reveals The Duchess of Sussex was hailed a "princess" by Beyoncé as the pair met for the first time at the European premiere of The Lion King last night, a lip reader has revealed....
00:51, 2019-07-16

FBI seeks help in finding victims of Hollywood Con Queen after Marvel Studios exec is used in the scam The FBI set up a website to find victims of a Hollywood con artist that’s been scamming unsuspecting people in show business with uncanny impersonations of professionals since 2013....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Cyndi Lauper steps on bee at Los Angeles concert, pulls out stinger while singing Cyndi Lauper showed her “True Colors” at a Los Angeles concert over the weekend when the performer continued singing as she pulled out the stinger of a bee she had stepped on....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Vanessa Hudgens congratulates boyfriend Austin Butler being cast as Elvis Presley: ‘I’m over the f—king moon’ Vanessa Hudgens couldn’t contain herself on Monday after learning her longtime boyfriend had been tapped to play Elvis Presley in an upcoming biopic about the flamboyant performer....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Democratic unity against Trump will be short lived, says WSJ columnist: Pelosi still has 'problem on her hands' Wall Street Journal columnist Bill McGurn said Monday any unity achieved by Democrats after President Trump's Sunday tweetstorm will be short-lived, and he predicted House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will still have to deal with deep divisions within her party....
23:34, 2019-07-15

Bret Baier: Mueller testimony still not 'locked in stone,' will know in next few days Anchor for "Special Report" Bret Baier said Robert Mueller's planned congressional testimony is anything by assured and claimed his July 24 scheduled appearance isn't written in stone. ...
23:34, 2019-07-15

‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin says outspoken fans won’t influence book ending "Game of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin won’t let outspoken fans of the acclaimed HBO show dictate how he writes the book ending of his epic fantasy saga....
23:34, 2019-07-15

We tried the KFC Cheetos sandwich so now you'll have to I’m no Malcolm Gladwell, but surely he could pithily coin a psychological term for that moment of realization when doubt turns to epiphany. It’s the light switch being flipped, the red phosphorous of the match igniting, the step over into the event horizon. You know, when your knee-jerk reaction is ...
23:34, 2019-07-15

I Wish I Could Wear This Wee Arkham Asylum Batman Cowl When I heard that DC Collectibles was making a replica of the distinctive cowl the Dark Knight wore during Rocksteady’s Arkham Asylum video game, I imagined skulking about my house as a masked vigilante, striking fear into children and cats alike. The final product is lovely, but not the wearable co...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Four Videos For Phoenix Wright Fans Who Can't Get Enough Lately, I’ve been going back and enjoying some games in the Phoenix Wright series, which I personally like to call Perjury Gaiden. Because it is a good series of games, there are lots of videos about it, and I’ve picked some of my favorites here, which will be best enjoyed by people who’ve played Ph...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Fans Are Remastering Resident Evil 3: Nemesis Resident Evil 3: Nemesis is one of the more difficult Resident Evil games to get a hold of on current consoles. If you wanted to play it today, your only real option—short of tracking down a hard copy of the original game —is dusting off a PlayStation 3 or Vita to download the PlayStation Classic ve...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Four-Year Effort To Beat Ocarina Of Time In Under 17 Minutes Finally Succeeds The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is well-known for impressive speedruns, even among casual players. Every time it seems there are no improvements left to make, a new glitch or intense session of play shaves seconds off the best time. Last week, the fastest completion time slipped under 17 minute...
23:34, 2019-07-15

My Favorite Split Gaming Keyboard Is More Colorful And Comfortable Now In 2017, Ergonomic keyboard maker Kinesis launched its KinesisGaming label with the Freestyle Edge, a split keyboard with tons of customization and a pleasant no-frills aesthetic. This week, Kinesis launches the Freestyle Edge RGB, an updated version with flashing colored lights and comfy padded wri...
23:34, 2019-07-15

The Fire Emblem: Three Houses Battle System Is Elegant In Its Complexity At its best, combat in Fire Emblem games is like an elegant game of chess. At its worst, it’s a morass of numbers that don’t feel like they mean anything. Three Houses leans more closely to the former than the latter, though it’s also easy to get lost in statistics and variables. Allow me to explain...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Hasbro Wants To Make A 2-Foot-Tall, $575 Transformers Unicron Toy The biggest threat in the Transformers multiverse is Unicron, the planet-sized world eater who debuted in 1984’s animated Transformers: The Movie. Despite his popularity among fans, Unicron has never gotten a toy befitting his stature. The 27-inch-tall Transformers: War for Cybertron Unicron being c...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Ubisoft Invites Fans To Make Music For Watch Dogs: Legion, Sparking Exploitation Debate Last week, actor Joseph Gordon-Levitt ‏announced on Twitter that his music production company, HitRecord, would once again partner with Ubisoft, this time to help the publisher create 10 songs for its upcoming open world hacker game, Watch Dogs: Legion. This immediately re-ignited an old debate abou...
23:34, 2019-07-15

In My Sims World Of Only Women, Marge Simpson Is Married To Taylor Swift I’ll let you in on a secret: I only work in the games industry to bring it down from the inside, like the insidious woman-spy I am! Bwahaha! Mine is an evil laugh! Turns out that all those threads about me on various terrible corners of the internet had it right all along, and I’m definitely only he...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Even A Motorcycle Stunt Race Can't Make Days Gone Feel Less Gloomy Every week this summer, Days Gone developer Bend Studios has rolled out a new challenge for its single-player zombie survival game. The latest challenge, added over the weekend, tests how well you can drive your motorcycle. As a single update, it’s not much. As the third of 12 planned free challenge...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Detroit: Become N64 Today on Highlight Reel we have a bunch of Rainbow Six moments, The People’s Elbow, Judgment snail-jitsu, graphical downgrades and much more!...
23:34, 2019-07-15

Neil Young, Bob Dylan perform together for 1st time in 25 years During a gig in Ireland, on Sunday evening, Bob Dylan invited Neil Young onstage for a rendition of the century-old hymm, 'Will the Circle Be Unbroken?'...
22:17, 2019-07-15

Emily Hartridge, YouTube star, dies in scooter accident at 35 "Emily was involved in an accident yesterday and passed away. We all loved her to bits and she will never be forgotten," a statement on her official Instagram page read....
22:17, 2019-07-15

Ringo Starr joins Paul McCartney onstage for tour’s final show The surviving rhythm section of The Beatles took the stage together on July 13, for a performance of classics 'Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise)' and 'Helter Skelter.'...
22:17, 2019-07-15

Why 'Big Little Lies' won't get any Emmy nominations this year The second season of HBO's miniseries "Big Little Lies" has been showered with praise by critics and viewers alike, whether it be an appreciation for the grief-stricken, cathartic scream from new cast member Meryl Streep's meddling Mary Louise to its discussion of money and power as Laura Dern's Ren...
22:00, 2019-07-15

'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep' ride sentimental wave into Emmys The Emmys usually offer a mix of old and new, but sentimental favorites could be more pronounced at this year's nominations, with "Game of Thrones" defending its crown, "Veep" waging its final campaign and "The Big Bang Theory" having a shot at one last big bang....
22:00, 2019-07-15

The Woody Harrelson Wimbledon Meme Is Officially the Most Amusing Way to Watch Tennis Leave it to Woody Harrelson’s face to score a major Wimbledon victory when you least expect it. Robert Farah and Juan Sebastian Cabal clinched the Grand Slam in Men’s doubles on Saturday. Meanwhile, the internet went wild for something else entirely: Woody Harrelson, the emotive spectat...
21:51, 2019-07-15

Scarlett Johansson Says Comments on ‘Authentic Casting’ Were Taken Out of Context Scarlett Johansson says comments she made on the “authentic casting” debate have been taken out of context and asserts that she supports diversity in film. The actress came under fire in 2017 for playing an Asian character in Ghost in the Shell and canceled plans last year to portray a t...
21:51, 2019-07-15

Lashana Lynch Is Reportedly the Next 007. Here’s How the New James Bond Movie Can Do Right by Her We may well be getting a female 007. The Daily Mail reports that Lashana Lynch of Captain Marvel fame will take over the codename in the next Bond film, due April 8, 2020. While Daniel Craig is returning to play James Bond himself, according to this leak, Bond begins the film in retirement and is ca...
21:51, 2019-07-15

WWE Extreme Rules: Brock Lesnar cashes in on Seth Rollins Brock Lesnar cashed in his Money in the Bank contract at Extreme Rules, choosing to face Seth Rollins for the Universal Championship in an impromptu match....
20:51, 2019-07-15

Watch: 'My First First Love' stars navigate love, friendship in Season 2 Tae-o (Ji Soo) adjusts to Song-i (Jung Chae-yeon) and Do-hyun's (Jung Jin-young) relationship in Season 2 of the Netflix K-drama "My First First Love."...
20:51, 2019-07-15

Austin Butler cast as Elvis opposite Tom Hanks in Baz Luhrmann’s biopic He is the young man who would be King. Austin Butler has been cast to play Elvis Presley in the upcoming biopic from writer-director Baz Luhrmann. After a series of screen tests, the 27-year-old actor beat out a host of Hollywood heartthrobs, including Harry Styles, Ansel Elgort and Miles Teller. “I...
20:00, 2019-07-15

‘Avengers: Endgame might beat ‘Avatar’ at the box office after all Marvel’s quest to have Avengers: Endgame crush Avatar at the box office might not be futile after all, with the two highest-grossing movies of all times now separated by a mere $7 million. Marvel launched an Avengers 4 re-release a few weeks ago in the US, but that wasn’t enough to give ...
19:17, 2019-07-15

|NewYorkpoweroutage:JenniferLopez'devastated'concertcancelled Jennifer Lopez posts a message to fans on Twitter after her concert at Madison Square Gardens was evacuated during the five-hour power outage in New York....
19:00, 2019-07-15

‘Veronica Mars’ review: Series still slinging sass in superb return Can you go home again? Veronica Mars (Kristen Bell) certainly seems to fit back in Neptune, Calif. The long-awaited fourth season of “Veronica Mars,” Rob Thomas’ once-teen noir is finally debuting on Hulu. And while it can’t capture the lightning of the original, which aired on UPN/The CW from 2004-...
18:51, 2019-07-15

12 things to do in the D.C. area this week The Smithsonian Institution's tributes to the 50th anniversary of the moon landing include projecting the image of a Saturn V rocket and 17-minute film onto the Washington Monument....
18:34, 2019-07-15

Hawaii activists protesting over start of work on telescope Hundreds of demonstrators gathered at the base of Hawaii’s tallest mountain to protest the construction of a giant telescope on land that some Native Hawaiians consider sacred...
18:34, 2019-07-15

Defying worsening Seoul-Tokyo ties, BTS concerts draw 210,000 fans in Japan K-pop super band BTS's four concerts in Japan this month drew a total of 210,000 fans, making the Japanese leg of the band's world tour a solid success....
09:51, 2019-07-15

Granger Smith's wife says 3-year-old son, who died in 'tragic accident,' saved 2 lives with organ donation Country singer Granger Smith’s wife revealed on Saturday that their son’s donated organs helped save the lives of two people after he died in a “tragic accident” last month....
08:17, 2019-07-15

Remains found in Oregon likely ‘Seinfeld’ actor Charles Levin: police Human remains found in a remote area of Oregon on Saturday likely belong to missing actor Charles Levin, who was known for his TV roles including “Seinfeld” and “Night Court,” according to police....
08:17, 2019-07-15

Woody Harrelson’s wild reactions at Wimbledon go viral Woody Harrelson just gave his best performance in years — with crazy-eyed reactions at Wimbledon. “I don’t watch tennis I watch Woody Harrelson watching tennis,” tweeted @trevorstweetss, summing up the Internet’s sudden obsession with the star after his “performan...
04:51, 2019-07-15

'Shop Contest: Switch Lites For Everyone The Switch Mini Lite was revealed and it looks sooooo good. I already own a Switch and never play it in portable mode, but I still want one of these brightly colored mini consoles. And I bet others do too. So......
02:51, 2019-07-15

Mountain Dew Amp Game Fuel Is Terrible I was at the grocery store this week with my girlfriend. We were buying some food and drinks for the upcoming week. I also was feeling sick and was in a fuzzy state of mind. When we got to the self-checkout I noticed something in the fridges near the checkout area. Inside was all the flavors of Moun...
02:51, 2019-07-15

The Week In Games: Avengers And Everyone Else, Assemble! The Avengers, their friends and some of their foes are hitting the Switch this week with the release of Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3. Pick your favorite hero and argue with your friends who is getting stuck playing with the right Joycon....
02:51, 2019-07-15

Gears Of War 5 Is Going To "Avoid Highlighting Or Glorifying Smoking" In 2019, because we’ve already seen a shift away from it in a lot of movies and TV shows, it’s not the biggest deal if a major video game decides to not show any of its characters smoking. It is interesting, though, if the game is making a point of it....
02:51, 2019-07-15

Here's Your Sekiro Easy Mod(e) If you were intrigued by the world of Sekiro but put off by the game’s difficulty, this mod by the appropriately-named Tender Box is exactly what you need....
02:51, 2019-07-15

Fox News' Ed Henry out of hospital, 'beyond grateful' for support after giving sister part of his liver Fox News' chief national correspondent Ed Henry announced Sunday he'd left the hospital, a major step forward five days after he gave 30 percent of his liver to his sister, Colleen, in a transplant operation....
00:51, 2019-07-15

Box Office: 'Spider-Man: Far From Home' Crushes 'Crawl,' 'Stuber' LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Sony's "Spider-Man: Far From Home" claimed victory again during its second weekend in theaters, dominating over new releases, Paramount's gator thriller "Crawl" and Disney's R-rated comedy "Stuber."...
23:17, 2019-07-14

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle attend 'Lion King' premiere in London, hang out with Jay-Z and Beyoncé Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made their golden carpet debut at the London premiere of "The Lion King" on Sunday, where they mingled with Jay-Z and Beyoncé....
21:51, 2019-07-14

Jennifer Lopez reschedules Madison Square Garden show after NYC blackout Jennifer Lopez is refusing to let New York’s blackout ruin her 50th birthday celebrations with hometown fans — and has already rescheduled Saturday’s scrapped MSG show for this Monday....
20:34, 2019-07-14

‘Stranger Things 3’ has an insanely cool Easter egg you probably missed When Stranger Things burst onto the scene about three years ago, it immediately became a mainstream hit and quickly became one of the most watched TV series in Netflix history. Impressively, the second and third seasons of Stranger Things not only maintained the same level of quality as the first, b...
19:00, 2019-07-14

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of July 14) If you didn’t get enough David Harbour (Chief Jim Hopper) from Stranger Things this month, we’ve got some good news for you: You can also watch him in a satirical new Netflix original film called Frankenstein’s Monster’s Monster, Frankenstein this coming Tuesday. Honestly, th...
19:00, 2019-07-14

Connecticut mom, 58, hopes to become Sports Illustrated's oldest swimsuit model Jodi Harrison-Bauer is trying to fulfill a lifelong dream: The 58-year-old Connecticut mother-of-two adult daughters hopes to become the oldest model to don a swimsuit in Sports Illustrated's iconic swimsuit issue....
18:17, 2019-07-14

Julio Iglesias facing seven-figure lawsuit over paternity case: report Singer Julio Iglesias is facing a seven-figure lawsuit from a former ballerina after a judge ruled he fathered her son..Maria Edite Santos spent 30 years trying to prove Iglesias, 75, is the biological father of son Javier after a brief affair with the crooner in 1975....
18:17, 2019-07-14

Next 007 will be revealed in 'Bond 25': report The next James Bond film will show the secret agent pass the torch — and fans of the Ian Fleming-inspired franchise are in for a shock as to which star gets the latest license to kill....
18:17, 2019-07-14

Everything We Know About The Viruses In Dr. Mario World, Including Their Lethality Dr. Mario World was released recently and I’ve been playing a lot of it. The latest game in the series, Dr. Mario World is the first built for mobile phones and features new and old viruses. But how deadly are these differently colored viruses and where did they come from? And how many different typ...
17:51, 2019-07-14

Sunday Comics: My Finger Slipped! Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
17:17, 2019-07-14

Lashana Lynch will play 007 in new James Bond movie: report James Bond fans wanting 007 to be either black or female are in for a double treat — with the movie spy about to be played by a black woman, according to a report on Sunday. British actress Lashana Lynch, 31, will be introduced as the new 007 in what is being described as a......
17:17, 2019-07-14

|SoliPhilanderonthefutureofSAcomedy:'Nowmorethaneverbefore,comedyisacareer' The nominees for the Savanna Comics Choice Awards have been announced, and among those recognised was Soli Philander who was honoured with the Lifetime Achievement Award....
08:00, 2019-07-14

|Bingingonseriesandcompletingherstudies:TamarynGreentalksplansafterMissSA With the Miss SA 2019 pageant looming, Tamaryn Green chats to Channel24 about her excitement for the Top 16, advice for the participants and her plans after handing over the crown....
08:00, 2019-07-14

'Shop Contest: Freelancing After Making, Winners! Construction work is hard work. So last week I asked you wonderful Kotaku readers to show me how the Mario Bros. make more money on the side. I got a whole bunch of...strange jobs. I’m not sure how well these pay, but I write about video games for a living. What do I know?...
07:17, 2019-07-14

'Modern Family' star Ariel Winter says she’s 'not really a fame person' Though the beloved sitcom “Modern Family” has arguably propelled Ariel Winter to stardom, the actress — who has long played the character Alex Dunphy on the show — admitted this week that she doesn’t consider herself to be a “fame person.” ...
06:17, 2019-07-14

Alyssa Milano tweets images comparing Mike Pence to Holocaust architect Heinrich Himmler Actress Alyssa Milano continued to attack the Trump administration Saturday when she suggested that Vice President Mike Pence's Friday visit to a migrant detention center in Texas was similar to Nazi leader Heinrich Himmler visiting a Soviet POW camp....
06:17, 2019-07-14

'Devastated and heartbroken': NYC power outage cancels Broadway shows, Jennifer Lopez concert Scores of Broadway shows and even a Jennifer Lopez concert at Madison Square Garden Saturday night came to a halt as a massive power outage left more than 61,000 customers in the dark. ...
06:17, 2019-07-14

WWE superstar Jeff Hardy arrested in South Carolina, charged with public intoxication Wrestling superstar Jeffrey Hardy, half of the "The Hardy Boyz" tag team, was arrested by Myrtle Beach police on Saturday and charged with public intoxication....
06:17, 2019-07-14

The GTA San Andreas Myth That Turned Out To Be True Back in 2005, I was almost 15 years old and I was still playing Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas. The game at this point was over a year old. But I was still spending hours every week playing it. It was during one of these sessions that I experienced a strange and spooky encounter with an old car in th...
23:17, 2019-07-13

Zelda Can't Make This Jump In Wind Waker Hello! This week we find a never released NES game, explore the history of the Air Bud franchise, figure out how screwed up that last Steam Summer Sale event was, build with friends, do some farming and watch Zelda fail. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
21:51, 2019-07-13

Luvdisc Have Giant Orgies That Turn The Ocean Pink Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Luvdisc!...
21:51, 2019-07-13

Mario Maker Contest: Summertime Fun, Winners! Last week I asked you fine Mario Makers to create some levels that were all about the summer heat. I got a ton of courses and each offering various takes on “Summertime Fun.” Some went for vacations and beaches, others went for hellish nightmares....
21:51, 2019-07-13

After Playing GoldenEye On The N64, Valve Changed Half-Life Today, developers have a huge variety of ways to create and manage enemy AI. However, back in the 90s it was much more difficult to create sophisticated enemy AI. It was even harder to do so on the N64 due to its limited power and resources. But Rare, the developers behind GoldenEye, pulled it off a...
21:51, 2019-07-13

RetroArch will be Steam’s biggest emulation launch yet, coming July 30 Coming to Steam on July 30. (credit: Libretro) RetroArch is coming to Steam as a free download on July 30, marking what appears to be the largest non-commercial emulation launch ever on Valve's digital download storefront. The news came on Friday via an announcement from Libretro, the open source ...
17:34, 2019-07-13

With rapper A$AP Rocky still detained, manager John Ehmann’s hotel room in Sweden is raided: source Rapper A$AP Rocky’s longtime manager, John Ehmann, had his hotel room raided Friday morning after he was served a search warrant in Stockholm while his client Rocky sat in a Swedish jail, Fox News has learned....
15:51, 2019-07-13

Stranger Things 3, eps. 1-4: Hawkins, Indiana, will never be the same Enlarge / Perhaps teen romance can split 'em up temporarily, but you can't keep the gang apart for long if evil lurks around Hawkins. (credit: Netflix) Warning: This story contains some spoilers for episodes 1-4 of Stranger Things' third season. You can read our non-spoiler preview of the new seaso...
15:00, 2019-07-13

Atari 2600 rarity Extra Terrestrials goes on sale for $90,000 For just $90,000, all this can be yours. Got $90,000 burning a hole in your pocket? If so, you seemingly have a rare opportunity to purchase one of the rarest Atari 2600 games in existence. Extra Terrestrials (not to be confused with the notorious movie-licen...
15:00, 2019-07-13

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson posts ‘crazy throwback’ of Andre the Giant and his granddad Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson may be a major Hollywood movie star now, but he hasn’t forgotten his roots. The former WWE champion posted a “crazy throwback” pic on Friday — showing his grandfather, High Chief Peter Maivia, alongside the “8th Wonder of the World&...
10:17, 2019-07-13

‘London Kills’ star Hugo Speer: I was a bad kid — now I play a cop “London Kills” won’t miss a beat when the five-episode second season of the bingey British crime drama premieres Monday on Acorn TV. “One of the best things about it was the way we shot it,” says Hugo Speer, who stars as London-based Detective Inspector David Bradford, whose wife has been miss...
10:17, 2019-07-13

‘Pandora’ star Oliver Dench follows great aunt Dame Judi’s path Pandora | Tuesday, 8 p.m., The CW The CW’s sci-fi drama “Pandora” is more than “Riverdale” in outer space, but you can count on the photogenic cast to face amorous dilemmas. “There’s potential for many romantic entanglements,” executive producer Thomas Vitale said of the show, created by Mark A. Alt...
10:17, 2019-07-13

Jon Favreau is already writing season 2 of ‘The Mandalorian’ for Disney+ At this point, it’s hard to figure out when Jon Favreau sleeps anymore, with the jack-of-all-trades writer, director, and actor just coming off roles in Avengers: Endgame as well as Spider-Man: Far From Home and preparing to debut his CGI-heavy remake of Disney’s The Lion King in theater...
03:51, 2019-07-13

Evidence points to another Switch hardware revision on the horizon Enlarge / Could changes be coming to the Tegra X1 chip that powers the Nintendo Switch? Wednesday's announcement of the Switch Lite put to rest months of credible rumors that a miniature, portable-focused Switch was on the horizon. But Nintendo still has yet to confirm the other side of some of t...
03:51, 2019-07-13

A Look Inside a Heroic New Collection of Magic: The Gathering Art Magic: The Gathering might be about flinging spells and summoning creatures to also fling at your opponent—well, doing that through the medium of more delicately putting cards down on a table—but its the spell-flingers themselves, the Planeswalkers, that are the stars of this gorgeous new art book....
03:00, 2019-07-13

We (Jason Schreier and Tim Rogers) are playing Dragon Quest Builders 2 over on Kotaku’s Twitch chann We (Jason Schreier and Tim Rogers) are playing Dragon Quest Builders 2 over on Kotaku’s Twitch channel! I gotta say: I thought PLAYING a Dragon Quest was my favorite activity. Then I tried BUILDING one. And buddy are MY arms tired!...
03:00, 2019-07-13

Tetris 99’s New Splatoon Theme Adds A Perfect Amount Of Pop This weekend, Tetris 99 is holding its fifth Maximus Cup, and this time, it’s pairing up with Splatoon 2 in honor of that game’s final Splatfest happening next weekend. The partnership means that Tetris 99 has added a special timed Splatoon theme. It’s a match made in Tetromino heaven....
03:00, 2019-07-13

A Noble Stranger Stayed By My Side While I Died In Fallout 76 You do not want me in your Nuclear Winter squad. I have a penchant for switching my drop location at the last second, landing on the map hundreds of meters away from my teammates. I’m never on mic. And I’m terrible at staying hidden. But none of this stopped another player, let’s call him Bill, from...
03:00, 2019-07-13

Stop Freaking Livestreaming While Driving A worst-case scenario: being the subject of a video on the subreddit Livestream Fail titled “Guy wrecks car while reading Twitch chat and driving.”...
03:00, 2019-07-13

The Highs And Lows Of Spilling Drinks On Your Laptop A laptop computer is an amazing confluence of technology, condensing an entire desktop full of hardware into a compact space. That space is an easy target for a cup of coffee or can of soda, and there’s nothing quite like watching liquid pour into several hundred or thousand dollars’ worth of electr...
03:00, 2019-07-13

The Twitch Streamers Who Put People To Sleep (Literally) I don’t know if I’ve ever been fully conscious for an entire David “Dog” Caero Twitch stream. The Hearthstone personality (and now inaugural Masters Tour champion) lives in Nevada, which means that when he hits the internet, it’s already twilight in my Brooklyn apartment. There’s nothing to blame bu...
03:00, 2019-07-13

Wraith And Bloodhound’s Backstories Are Apex Legends’ Best Mystery Every once in a while, Apex Legends players notice that two of the game’s characters, Wraith and Bloodhound, both have a very familiar emblem hidden on their costumes. The emblem appears in Respawn’s previous Titanfall games, which might suggest the characters formerly piloted those games’ giant Tit...
03:00, 2019-07-13

Samurai Shodown Competition Heats Up At This Weekend's Fighting Game Tournaments Evo 2019, the premier fighting game tournament, is less than a month away, and players are spending the weekend getting ready. With their game having only released in June, it’s an especially important time for Samurai Shodown players....
03:00, 2019-07-13

Warframe's New Spaceships Are Powered By Portals Adding fully-manned spaceships and space combat to a gargantuan online game like Warframe isn’t rocket science. It’s portal science. It’s also game development wizardry that makes my brain hurt....
03:00, 2019-07-13

Hulu finally brings back 4K streaming after killing it last year There are pros and cons to all of the myriad streaming services currently available, but of all the missing features of the most popular services, none are more baffling than the lack of 4K streaming on Hulu. It is hard to imagine one of Netflix’s most successful rivals failing to have such ba...
03:00, 2019-07-13

Essential movies of the '90s, from 'Goodfellas' to 'The Truman Show' After tackling the essential movies of the 1980s -- and laying out the criteria for those selections -- pivoting to the 1990s seemed like a relative breeze....
01:17, 2019-07-13

LeVar Burton expects he'll beam into 'Star Trek: Picard' With Patrick Stewart now warping back to the "Star Trek" universe in CBS All Access' upcoming streaming series "Picard," can a reunion with some of Jean-Luc Picard's old crewmates from the U.S.S. Enterprise also be in the cards?...
01:17, 2019-07-13

Oprah Winfrey opens her private road during Maui fire to help evacuations Oprah Winfrey got a "big mahalo" for opening her private road on her property in Maui to help people quickly escape a brush fire that broke out Thursday....
01:17, 2019-07-13

'The Farewell' shows off Awkwafina and finds truths in a lie "The Farewell" will inevitably inspire references to "Crazy Rich Asians," featuring a predominantly Asian cast, a wedding, lots of big mouth-watering meals and Awkwafina. The similarities, however, pretty much end there, in a small, melancholy movie that explores cultural differences and dealing wit...
01:17, 2019-07-13

In 'Harry Met Sally' tribute, New York deli invites contestants to 'have what she's having' In the 1989 movie "When Harry Met Sally," actor Meg Ryan's loud rendition of a woman faking an orgasm while seated at a New York deli stands as one of the most memorable moments in film history....
01:00, 2019-07-13

Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard to face trial in sex assault case Ontario Court Justice Mara Greene ruled Friday that the case should proceed after prosecutors gave an overview of their evidence and Hoggard's lawyer agreed it met the threshold for a trial....
00:17, 2019-07-13

Duggar sisters' lawsuit can proceed against city that released information about alleged sexual abuse by brother Josh: ruling A lawsuit filed by four reality show sisters can proceed against an Arkansas city that released confidential information about their alleged sexual abuse by a brother, a federal appeals court ruled Friday....
23:34, 2019-07-12

'The View' hosts press Harris on Biden criticism: 'I don't want to see you all cannibalizing each other' Multiple hosts on 'The View' pressed the California senator on what they suggested were unnecessary attacks on front-runner and former Vice President Joe Biden....
23:34, 2019-07-12

Bill, Hillary Clinton booed at Billy Joel concert after singer dedicated song to them Rockstar Billy Joel probably didn't intend to provoke backlash against his "good friends" Bill and Hillary Clinton, but that's what happened when he dedicated a song to them during his concert on Thursday....
23:34, 2019-07-12

From Banks’ Cathartic ‘Godless’ to Ed Sheeran and Stormzy’s Collaboration, These Are the 5 Songs You Need to Listen to This Weekend This week, Lil Nas X came through with a new remix of his long-lasting hit “Old Town Road,” now featuring Mason Ramsey (the Walmart yodel boy ) and rapper Young Thug. But if you want something new and different, look instead to Ed Sheeran‘s big new collaborative album featuring art...
23:17, 2019-07-12

‘The Lion King’ is a lie that erases the female pride: scientist Some catty critics have said that the characters in the new remake of “The Lion King,” featuring the animal kingdom animated with CGI technology, lack the “charisma” and expressiveness of the original cartoon version. Zoologists and lion researchers, however, argue that the b...
22:00, 2019-07-12

R. Kelly faces federal kidnapping, child sex, racketeering charges Less than a day after he was arrested for charges in Chicago, singer R. Kelly was faced with five new charges in New York Friday that accuse him of racketeering, kidnapping and sexual exploitation of a child....
21:00, 2019-07-12

CNN ‘making things easier’ for Democrats with odd debate guidelines, Washington Post media critic says CNN’s crummy week continued on Thursday when liberal Washington Post media critic Erik Wemple questioned why the struggling network is “making things easier” for Democrats who plan to participate in the upcoming debate....
19:51, 2019-07-12

Metallica announces children's book about the band's history Legendary rock band Metallica announced Thursday that it will be releasing a children’s book in the fall that will illustrate the history of the group for young fans to appreciate. ...
19:51, 2019-07-12

Leaping Brad Pitt Knew What He Was Doing When He Photobombed Margot Robbie Brad Pitt has been working in Hollywood for a long time. According to IMDB.com his first role was an uncredited part as a beach bum in Hunk in 1987, followed by roles in Growing Pains and Glory Days before his breakout role in Thelma & Louise in 1991. This is all to say that he has a great deal of e...
19:34, 2019-07-12

Inspirational Alaskan Moose’s Self-Care Routine Is Cooling Off in This Sprinkler Turns out humans aren’t the only ones who enjoy a refreshing dip in the sprinkler when it gets too hot outside — moose apparently do too. In a video shared by an Anchorage homeowner, an overheated moose can be seen lying next to a sprinkler in order to cool off during the record-breaking...
19:34, 2019-07-12

The Latest: Kelly accused of paying off victim in 2008 trial Singer R. Kelly is charged with paying off a victim and her family to get them to deny that a video at the center of his 2008 pornography trial depicted sex acts between Kelly and the minor girl...
19:01, 2019-07-12

Kentucky HS board wants preapproval for esports players The Kentucky High School Athletic Association Board of Control says esports participants will need written approval to compete in the League of Legends video game...
19:01, 2019-07-12

Trey Anastasio documentary gives fans intimate access to Phish frontman Following its premiere at the Beacon Theater during the Tribeca Film Festival in April, movie theaters nationwide will show the documentary on Wednesday, July 17. The film focuses on the guitarist and vocalist's creative process as he drives the popular band Phish and his solo career....
18:51, 2019-07-12

‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ almost had a much different ending Spider-Man: Far From Home has been playing in theaters for more than a week, which means we know precisely how the Infinity Saga ends and we can focus on what’s coming next in Marvel’s fourth phase of MCU films. But as always with a new Marvel movie, we’ve learned plenty of extra t...
18:51, 2019-07-12

This anime recreation of ‘Game of Thrones’ might be good enough to make you forget the final season It’s only been about two months since Game of Thrones aired the series finale capping the controversial eighth and final season of the show, and the strong feelings about its resolution haven’t died down too much since then. For evidence, look no farther than a simple Google search for t...
18:51, 2019-07-12

TV tribes: the style mantras of your 4 favourite TV shows, decoded From Eleven's makeover in Stranger Things, to Big Little Lies blow-dries and Love Island's look-but-don't splash Lycra, summer TV is all about the aesthetic...
18:34, 2019-07-12

The Lion King, Aziz Ansari and Emeli Sande Stevie embraces his inner lion cub in preparation for the live-action remake of The Lion King. Stranger Things continues to offer mullet-based conundrums for Bethany, and Katie takes a look at Aziz Ansari as he makes his showbiz comeback - with a mixed reception from fans....
18:34, 2019-07-12

Watch: 'Jersey Shore's' Pauly D says Mike Sorrentino is 'happy, positive' in prison "Jersey Shore's" Pauly D said on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" that his "Jersey Shore" co-star Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino is "doing really well" in prison....
17:00, 2019-07-12

Watch: Luann de Lesseps voices love for Dorinda Medley after feud Luann de Lesseps gave an update on her friendship with "Real Housewives of New York" co-star Dorinda Medley following Part 1 of the Season 11 reunion....
17:00, 2019-07-12

Lion King remake review: Roaring visuals, but the execution is a hairball Enlarge / You would not like Adult Simba when he's angry. (credit: Disney) You have definitely seen The Lion King before. That sentence applies to both the 1994 Disney classic and next week's CGI-filled remake. This new version, premiering worldwide on Friday, July 19, has been remade in such a st...
16:34, 2019-07-12

Stuber review: The world’s worst Uber ride becomes pure popcorn comedy At this year's RTX Austin conference (Rooster Teeth's big animation con), attendees were treated to a surprise film screening. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] AUSTIN, Texas—July has barely gotten...
16:34, 2019-07-12

Wimbledon 2019: Hugh Grant, Jude Law, Pixie Lott and Sir David Attenborough among A-listers in royal box for Federer vs Nadal clash A host of stars including Hugh Grant, Jude Law, Pixie Lott and Sir David Attenborough were out in force on day 11 of the Wimbledon Tennis Championships....
16:17, 2019-07-12

R&B singer R. Kelly arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges: media Grammy Award-winning singer R. Kelly was arrested in Chicago on federal sex crime charges, NBC News said, citing unidentified law enforcement officials....
14:34, 2019-07-12

Larry Gatlin on how he's helping military families by selling sneakers Larry, Steve, and Rudy Gatlin, aka The Gatlin Brothers, are always thinking about how they can use their platform to help those in need, especially military families. ...
13:51, 2019-07-12

Disney Channel cancels ‘Descendants 3’ premiere, to donate to non-profit in Cameron Boyce's honor Disney Channel announced on Thursday that it's canceling the upcoming "Descendants 3" red carpet premiere following the death of Cameron Boyce -- and instead, will donate to a non-profit in the late actor's honor....
10:17, 2019-07-12

R. Kelly arrested on child pornography, other federal charges in Chicago: US attorney R. Kelly, the 52-year-old R&B singer, was arrested Thursday on child pornography and other charges in Chicago, a spokesperson for the United States Attorney's Office for the Northern District of Illinois told Fox News. ...
10:17, 2019-07-12

Oprah Winfrey receives 'big mahalo' from Hawaii's governor for aiding fire evacuations Hawaii's governor thanked Oprah Winfrey on Twitter late Thursday for granting county officials access to a private road on her ranch property to assist with evacuations after a brush fire swept across Maui hours earlier. ...
10:17, 2019-07-12

From ‘Stranger Things’ superstar to Marvel superhero? Millie Bobbie Brown to star in new MCU Phase 4 movie With the last remaining MCU Phase 3 film having premiered last weekend, Marvel Studios is getting ready for the next phase of its cinematic universe, and we’ll soon hear more details about it. San Diego Comic-Con is almost upon us, and that’s where Marvel will give us the first details a...
09:34, 2019-07-12

Apple is spending up to $15M per episode on its TV shows, as Netflix starts spending less There was a time, not that long ago in fact, where HBO’s reported budget of $5 million spent on each episode of Game of Thrones sounded pretty extreme. Like something approaching a small movie budget. Not that Westeros fans would argue such spending bordered on anything close to profligacy, wi...
09:34, 2019-07-12

This clip is why I’m a little worried about ‘The Lion King’ living up to the hype Hakuna Matata is supposed to be a wonderful phrase. Unfortunately, the new clip from The Lion King that Disney released ahead of the much-anticipated movie’s arrival in theaters next week is not so wonderful. And it’s got me skeptical about whether the movie will live up to the hype, and...
09:34, 2019-07-12

Google and Netflix teamed up to put a brilliant ‘Stranger Things’ AR ad in the NYT Stranger Things is the hottest Netflix show of the season, and plenty of other companies are trying to take advantage of the horror/sci-fi retro adventure. We saw Microsoft and Coca Cola do it, and Google is no different. The company has a great Stranger Things Easter egg for you, but you have to bu...
09:34, 2019-07-12

TurboGrafx-16 Mini Launches In March With 50-ish Games You’ll be able to complete the trifecta of tiny 16-bit throwback systems on March 19, 2020, when Konami releases the TurboGrafx-16 Mini. It’ll include Dracula X, Bonk’s Revenge, Gradius and many more games, including many Japanese exclusives....
09:17, 2019-07-12

|MissSAismorediversethaneverwithfirstplussizeandopenlyqueerfinalist:Bonangonbreakingpageantstereotypes Speaking to Channel24, the TV personality says she is grateful to have been chosen as the host of the pageant once again, saying that this year the pageant will 'break a lot of stereotypes'....
09:00, 2019-07-12

Keanu Reeves finally gets his due — and fans say ‘Excellent!’ To longtime Keanu-philes, he’s always been The One. Suddenly, though, the whole world’s gaga for Keanu Reeves. He’s having a hell of a year: “John Wick: Chapter 3—Parabellum” arrived to rave reviews, he hilariously sent up his spacey image in Netflix’s “Always Be My Maybe,” and he pops in as a Pixar...
07:51, 2019-07-12

How NYC made Jennifer Lopez into the superstar she is at 50 She doesn’t turn the big 5-0 until July 24, but Jennifer Lopez has already been celebrating her milestone birthday with her “It’s My Party” tour, which, after kicking off in June, hits Madison Square Garden on Friday and Saturday. (J.Lo will also play the Prudential Center in Newark on July 19.) In ...
07:51, 2019-07-12

Jason Jones’ TV family would envy his ‘perfect’ life with Samantha Bee Jason Jones and Samantha Bee are a busy married TV couple. Each has their own show — Jones with the TBS sitcom “The Detour” and Bee with her TBS talk show “Full Frontal With Samantha Bee” — and each also executive-produces the other’s show. But Jones says balancing their personal and professional li...
07:51, 2019-07-12

‘Lolli’ exhibit sheds light on plight of child pornography victims The Canadian Centre for Child Protection is teaming up with the Ontario Provincial Police to showcase the exhibit from July 12th to the 14th at the Stackt Market....
07:01, 2019-07-12

Ubisoft Bans Player-Created Assassin's Creed Quests That Let You Level Up By Doing Nothing Last month, Ubisoft released a tool that allows players to create their own quests in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. Players could choose to have other players’ custom quests appear in their games.. Almost immediately came a mess of quests dedicated to rapid-fire power-leveling. “To each their own,” you ...
06:51, 2019-07-12

Big Halo Mod Drags The PC's 2003 Original Into 2019 There’s an official Halo remaster coming soon, but if you can’t wait that long, you could always try SPV3, a “total overhaul” of the 2003 PC version of the original game that changes...well pretty much everything....
06:51, 2019-07-12

CNN mired in a credibility crisis as ratings continue to collapse, experts say CNN is suffering a credibility crisis as viewership for the once-proud network continues to collapse with no apparent plan in place to fix things anytime soon, according to various media watchdogs....
03:51, 2019-07-12

Jenelle Evans allegedly ‘fabricated’ David Eason dog killing ‘for publicity’: report An animal cruelty investigation into the alleged shooting and killing of “Teen Mom 2” star Jenelle Evans and husband David Eason’s French bulldog at the hands of Eason has been closed....
03:51, 2019-07-12

Confederate Railroad locks down new venue for charity performance after removal from Illinois state fair lineup Just two days after being excluded from performing at the upcoming Illinois state fair over its name and use of the Confederate flag, country rock band Confederate Railroad has found another venue in the region....
03:51, 2019-07-12

An Artificial Intelligence Program Just Beat 5 Poker Professionals In a Texas Hold’em Tournament (Bloomberg)— Facebook Inc. doesn’t just own the world’s largest social network — it may also own the world’s best poker player. A new artificial intelligence program the company built with Carnegie Mellon University called Pluribus recently beat five poker professionals...
03:00, 2019-07-12

'Bill & Ted Face the Music' adds Kristen Schaal, Holland Taylor to ensemble Actresses Kristen Schaal and Holland Taylor have landed roles in the time-travel comedy, "Bill & Ted Face the Music," Orion Pictures announced Thursday....
02:51, 2019-07-12

Katz’s Deli hosting ‘orgasm’ contest for ‘When Harry Met Sally’ anniversary Lunch-goers may hear more pleasurable moaning than usual Friday at Katz’s Delicatessen. The 131-year-old Lower East Side meat mainstay is hosting a fake orgasm contest in honor of Meg Ryan’s legendary performance as Sally Albright in “When Harry Met Sally,” which celebrates its 30th anniversary this...
02:51, 2019-07-12

How Jermaine Dupri made stars of Alicia Keys, Kris Kross and more Last year R&B and hip-hop hitmaker Jermaine Dupri was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame and celebrated the 25th anniversary of his Atlanta-based label, So So Def. Now the music mogul — who has worked behind the scenes with such A-list artists as Mariah Carey, Jay-Z, Janet Jackson and Alicia...
02:51, 2019-07-12

Elizabeth Ashley: Hard-living Rip Torn was like ‘broken crystal’ The first person I called after hearing Rip Torn died on Tuesday was Elizabeth Ashley, who knew him well. “I’m seeing so many R.I.P.’s for Rip,” the actress told me. “Are you f—ing kidding me? Rest in peace? If there is a God, Rip is in hand-to-hand combat with him because Rip will argue his.....
02:51, 2019-07-12

Hey, haters — Ed Sheeran deserves your respect For all of his success — including three multiplatinum albums, seven Top 10 singles and four Grammys since his 2011 debut — Ed Sheeran has shaped up to be the Rodney Dangerfield of today’s pop. Dude can’t get any respect. As much as you may secretly sing along to “Shape of You” in the privacy......
02:51, 2019-07-12

‘Stuber’ review: Can Kumail Nanjiani cut it as an action hero? Action flick machismo suffers an identity crisis in “Stuber,” a so-so buddy comedy frequently redeemed by the charisma of Kumail Nanjiani (“The Big Sick”). He’s Stu, a mild-mannered Uber driver whose ride is commandeered by Vic (Dave Bautista), a cop on a mission — but who can’t drive, because he’s ...
02:51, 2019-07-12

How music guru Rick Rubin transformed from NYU rap brat to Zen master Back in his 1980s New York heyday, record producer Rick Rubin was an unapologetically bratty loudmouth. To those who saw him at the time, he’s barely recognizable in the new Showtime documentary “Shangri-La.” Named for Rubin’s recording studio above Zuma Beach in Malibu, Calif., the series, premieri...
02:51, 2019-07-12

Mozart’s ‘Magic Flute’ gets a wild, animated makeover Having been “bored s - - tless” the first time he saw “The Magic Flute,” Barrie Kosky hoped never to suffer through it again. Granted, he was only 11 at the time but, thanks to his grandmother, he’d seen dozens of operas he loved as a child in Australia. Mozart’s three-hour-long blend of fantasy and...
02:51, 2019-07-12

The Messenger’s New Island DLC Is A Perfect Substitute For A Day At The Beach It’s already mid-July, and I still haven’t made it to the beach. Maybe you haven’t either. The Messenger’s free Picnic Panic expansion can fix that....
02:00, 2019-07-12

How To Get Into Final Fantasy XIV In 2019 As Final Fantasy XIV’s new expansion “Shadowbringers” hits, I’ve seen a lot of curiosity from co-workers and friends about how to get started with the game. With hours and hours of content, tons of jobs to choose from, and multiple places to hop in, it can seem daunting, but it’s still well worth th...
02:00, 2019-07-12

Hang Almost Any TV On the Wall For Just $15 You’ve been meaning to mount your TV to the wall for ages. Now, it’s time to stop putting it off. This tilting mount is only $15 today with promo code 3U4SOFOI, and can hold any flat 32"-70" TV, which almost surely means it can hold your TV....
02:00, 2019-07-12

A Mario Maker Level Where Mario Has Post-War PTSD Oh, you’ve been playing nearly impossible kaizo levels or 20-second speedruns? Sounds great. Me, I just played a Super Mario Maker 2 level where Mario comes back from the army with PTSD....
02:00, 2019-07-12

Xenoblade Developer Once Pitched An EarthBound Sequel For GameCube The EarthBound, or Mother, series took a lengthy hiatus between the releases of Mother 2 and 3, but that didn’t mean Nintendo wasn’t interested in keeping the series going. In fact, at one point, the developer that would eventually create Xenoblade was asked to pitch Nintendo on a sequel to the belo...
02:00, 2019-07-12

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Is Much More Than A Minecraft Clone Dragon Quest Builders 2 makes me feel like a creative genius. It accomplishes this bold feat through use of brilliant game design. In summary, no, it is not a “Minecraft Clone.” I use plenty of fancy words to elaborate on that in this video....
02:00, 2019-07-12

Steam's New Customizable AI Tool Scans Your Playtime And Tells You What To Buy Next Just days after the end of a summer sale that laid bare many of Steam’s issues with helping people discover new games, Valve has announced a new section dedicated to “experiments around discoverability, video, machine learning, and more.” It’s called Steam Labs, and the first bits of mad video game ...
02:00, 2019-07-12

'Embrace Death' Twitter Trend Baffles Everyone, Turns Out To Be Video Game Marketing Yesterday evening, the hashtag “#EmbraceDeath” began trending on Twitter, to the alarm of people who had not heard of the fighting game Samurai Shodown. The grim marketing motto sparked a variety of reactions from baffled non-fighting game fans....
02:00, 2019-07-12

Why Veronica Mars Is Still Worth Watching, 15 Years Later Veronica Mars has been on a hell of a ride. The beloved, short-lived TV series debuted in 2004, telling sun-drenched teen noir stories about a high school girl who solved mysteries in her spare time. Starring Kristen Bell as the eponymous troubled amateur detective, the show gained a cult following ...
02:00, 2019-07-12

Previously Japan-Only Iwata Asks Is Being Translated Into English While Nintendo has an archive section where fans can revisit old instalments of the popular Iwata Asks series, not every Q&A the former Nintendo President ever sat down for is there, because not all of them were translated into English by the company....
02:00, 2019-07-12

Your first look at 'American Horror Story: 1984' has arrived Ready the Aqua Net, sequins and skinny ties because more details have emerged about "American Horror Story: 1984," the next chapter in FX's popular anthology series....
01:34, 2019-07-12

'How to Get Away with Murder' to end with Season 6 ABC is closing the case of "How to Get Away with Murder," announcing Thursday that the upcoming sixth season of the Viola Davis-starring legal drama will be its last....
01:34, 2019-07-12

'The Lion King' hits familiar notes in adapting Disney classic Anticipating a bountiful box-office feast, "The Lion King" deviates sparingly from the beloved 1994 original, for better and worse. The result is a polished and satisfying film, yet one that conspicuously feels even more like a consumer product than most Disney revivals of its animated classics....
01:34, 2019-07-12

Unexpected Stage Company’s husband-and-wife founders can’t make their D.C. Dream Day long enough Rachel Stroud-Goodrich and Christopher Goodrich are celebrating their theater company's 10-year anniversary with a production of "The Few" in Bethesda....
00:51, 2019-07-12

The horrifying ‘Midsommar’ is a breakup movie, according to director Ari Aster If a single trip to Ikea can end a disintegrating relationship, imagine how much damage an ocean-crossing trip to an isolated Swedish village could do....
00:51, 2019-07-12

Steam uses machine learning for its new game recommendation engine Enlarge / The new recommendation engine is part of a new experimental Steam Labs branding. For years now, Valve has been testing new approaches to filter the glut of Steam games down to the ones in which individual users are most likely to show an interest. To that end, the company is today rolli...
00:51, 2019-07-12

Boom-shaka-laka: Call of Duty’s new “Gunfight” mode is like NBA Jam with guns Enlarge / Coming October 25. And today, we know more about one cool, new multiplayer twist to the series. (credit: Activision / Infinity Ward) LOS ANGELES—This spring, I visited game studio Infinity Ward to learn about its upcoming "reimagining" of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare. During the reveal e...
00:51, 2019-07-12

Facebook AI Pluribus defeats top poker professionals in 6-player Texas Hold ’em This video shows sample hands from Pluribus' experiment against professional poker players. Cards are turned face up to make it easier to see Pluribus' strategy. Courtesy of Carnegie-Mellon University. Poker-playing AIs typically perform well against human opponents when the play is limited to jus...
00:51, 2019-07-12

|ZodwaWabantucomparesherstyletoRihanna:Sheisbeautiful,I'mademon-NSFW Known for her barely-there fashion choices, Zodwa was called out by several social media users for showing off what they deemed too much skin. (WARNING: THIS ARTICLE CONTAINS NUDITY)...
00:17, 2019-07-12

Viral hoax Momo set to become a horror movie The producers of 'The Grudge' and 'The Ring' franchise are reportedly joining forces to create a horror film based on the dangerous 2018 online hoax....
22:34, 2019-07-11

New 'Lion King' movie lands with a critical whimper The much-anticipated new version of animated movie classic "The Lion King" landed with a whimper rather than a roar on Thursday with critics hailing it as visually impressive but tame in terms of character and storytelling....
22:17, 2019-07-11

Gary Oldman to star as 'Citizen Kane' screenwriter in David Fincher's 'Mank' Gary Oldman is set to portray "Citizen Kane" screenwriter Herman Mankiewicz in a new Netflix biopic titled "Mank," which will be directed by David Fincher....
21:51, 2019-07-11

What One Ton Of Manga Looks Like Have you ever wondered what a ton of manga looks like? You know, as in 2,204.62 pounds (the “ton” that people pretty much everywhere outside the U.S. use) of manga. It looks like this, apparently....
20:00, 2019-07-11

The End of Final Fantasy XIV's 'Shadowbringers' Expansion Is The Emotional Spectacle I've Been Waiting For It’s hard for any story to end well, and even harder when it’s set in the constantly changing world of an MMORPG. Lengthy questlines that require years’ worth of player investment are hard to sell. Final Fantasy XIV’s latest expansion, ‘Shadowbringers,’ makes it work with an emotionally charged clim...
20:00, 2019-07-11

Save 50% On Apple's Official Apple Watch Bands, In the Colors of Your Choice Low key the best part aspect of the Apple Watch is how easy it is to swap out bands at will. It takes about five seconds, so you can pop a new one on to match your outfit or your activity of choice....
20:00, 2019-07-11

Dragon Quest Builders 2 Is Even Better Than The First The first Dragon Quest Builders was an underrated gem, a delightful game that proved that Dragon Quest and Minecraft go together as nicely as peanut butter and pickles. The second game, which comes out Friday, is even better....
20:00, 2019-07-11

I Can't Deal With People Getting Ahead Of Me In MMOs Earlier today, my Kotaku coworker Heather Alexandra posted what I am sure was an amazing and insightful look at the end of Final Fantasy XIV’s Shadowbringers expansion. An ending that I’m still a level and a half and a whole bunch of quests away from experiencing. I am so damn jealous....
20:00, 2019-07-11

Hasbro Wants in on That My Little Pony/Stranger Things Hype With a New Retro Show and Toys First, came the upside-down ponies. Then, the retro-inspired pony exclusive Hasbro is bringing to Comic-Con. Then, all the references to My Little Pony courtesy of Dustin and Erica in season three of Netflix’s Stranger Things. Now, Hasbro wants to-go all-in on the ‘80s-tinged pony love with not just...
20:00, 2019-07-11

The Nintendo Switch Lite Has Sealed The 3DS's Coffin Remember the Nintendo 3DS? Enjoy that while you can, because after the Nintendo Switch Lite comes out, the 3DS will be erased from all of our collective memories. Okay, not really, but the Switch Lite does look nifty. On this week’s Kotaku Splitscreen, we talk about playing Switch games while lying ...
20:00, 2019-07-11

Review: Disney’s New The Lion King Is Beautiful But Soulless Unless you’re 99, and maybe even then, your first big-screen moviegoing experience was likely a Disney movie. Disney productions—whether we’re talking about Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937), The Computer Wore Tennis Shoes (1969) or that juggernaut of tiny-tot empowerment, the...
20:00, 2019-07-11

Chewis Capaldi: Lewis Capaldi laughs off latest Noel Gallagher jibes after ex-Oasis star calls him 'Chewbacca' Lewis Capaldi has hilariously laughed off the latest jibes from Noel Gallagher, who compared the singer to Star Wars character Chewbacca and told him to "enjoy his 15 minutes" of fame....
19:00, 2019-07-11

‘The Lion King’ review: Disney’s new CGI animation is astonishing As metaphors for Hollywood in 2019 go, it’s hard to beat “Circle of Life.” A thing is born, it lives (hopefully turning a nice profit for share holders) and then it dies, but is never really gone. Instead, its carcass decomposes, to be plundered and ultimately serve as fuel for future generations. A...
18:17, 2019-07-11

Dragon Quest Builders 2 review: Building on success Dragon Quest Builders 2 is a bigger and mostly better version of the original. [credit: Andrew Cunningham ] The three-decade-old Dragon Quest franchise loves its traditions. While Final Fant...
17:51, 2019-07-11

A Puma in the Airplane Bathroom, a Wikipedia Page Deleter and More in Chuck Klosterman’s Latest Chuck Klosterman has long been a celebrated sports and culture writer, producing prolific nonfiction for major outlets and helping to launch the beloved website Grantland with Bill Simmons. Raised in Captivity: Fictional Nonfiction, Klosterman’s first collection of short stories, extends his t...
17:51, 2019-07-11

Witty Banter Carries Sword of Trust to the Hilt Lynn Shelton, director of movies like Laggies and Your Sister’s Sister, has a knack for locating the approaching turns in characters’ lives; then she stands back, observing quietly but astutely as they figure out how to round them. In her wily, laid-back comedy Sword of Trust, a young wo...
17:51, 2019-07-11

Banks Had to ‘Dig in the Mud’ to Make Her New Album III Singer-songwriter Jillian Banks, known as Banks, helped popularize the brooding R&B sound that’s dominated pop this decade. Now, after a two-year self-imposed hiatus, she returns with her third album, III. In it, she explores pain, desire and personal growth, mixing vulnerable songwriting with...
17:51, 2019-07-11

Stranger Things’ Maya Hawke on Robin’s Big Moment and Her Beautiful Friendship With Steve Warning: This post contains spoilers for Stranger Things season 3. As Robin on Netflix’s Stranger Things, 20-year-old actor Maya Hawke got her breakout role. A few essential facts to get out of the way: Hawke’s parents are Hollywood veterans Uma Thurman and Ethan Hawke. She’s playe...
17:51, 2019-07-11

|NationalArtsFestivalCEOstepsdown The National Arts Festival has announced that its long-serving Chief Executive Officer, Tony Lankester, will be stepping down from the position later this year....
17:34, 2019-07-11

|MojaLovewon’tcancelZodwabutapologisesforherhomophobicremarks After urgent discussions with MultiChoice, Moja Love (DStv 157) has been ordered to apologise for Zodwa Wabantu's homophobic comments made on her reality show Zodwa Wabantu: Uncensored....
17:34, 2019-07-11

|DStvstronglycondemns,distancesitselffromZodwaWabantu’shomophobicMojaLoveremarks MultiChoice is strongly condemning and distancing itself from the controversial reality TV star Zodwa Wabantu, amidst growing calls for Zodwa Banatu: Uncensored to be cancelled....
15:01, 2019-07-11

Every free NES game added to Nintendo Switch Online in July 2019 One of the biggest disappointments of E3 2019 was that it came and went without Nintendo announcing any plans to bolster the Nintendo Switch Online free classic games library with SNES or N64 games. It did not seem all that likely, but it stings nonetheless, especially as we’ve once again drop...
14:34, 2019-07-11

A rare Pokemon card that sold for $60,000 was lost in the mail last August Two Pokemon Trading Card Game enthusiasts found each other on eBay last year. One was selling the very rare Trainer No. 3, which the other agreed to buy for $60,000. So far, so good. However, the package was then sent via mail, and the card disappeared before reaching its new owner overseas. Almost ...
14:34, 2019-07-11

Early reactions make ‘The Lion King’ sound like the best Disney remake yet Disney is currently in the process of remaking many of its classic animated films with modern visual effects and live-action casts. Some have been more successful than others, but few, if any, have been as highly anticipated as The Lion King. How could it possibly live up to the original, which many...
14:34, 2019-07-11

People love ‘Stranger Things’ so much they’re rejoining Netflix just to watch it By now, it’s conventional wisdom that Stranger Things is one of the most popular and even among the best original series that Netflix has ever released. Netflix proudly declared that a record-breaking 40.7 million households streamed the newest season within four days of its debut on July 4 &m...
14:34, 2019-07-11

Nearly 1 out of 4 Netflix subscribers think the service is too expensive As far as video streaming options are concerned, you’d be hard-pressed to find a service that offers consumers more bang for the buck than Netflix. Even with a series of incremental price increases over the past few years, the value proposition afforded by Netflix is arguably unrivaled, especi...
14:34, 2019-07-11

‘Avengers: Endgame’ directors tease something special for Comic-Con Avengers: Endgame directors Joe and Anthony Russo on Wednesday afternoon gave Marvel fans something intriguing to think about in the lead-up to their appearance at San Diego Comic-Con at the end of next week, during which they’ll headline a panel discussion set for Friday, July 19 moderated by...
14:34, 2019-07-11

Nintendo confirms that the Switch XL will not be coming out in 2019 The rumors were true. Nintendo is indeed launching the Nintendo Switch Lite this September for $199, removing the device’s signature ability to “switch” between a portable system and a home console. It’ll make Nintendo a great deal of money, and there’s undoubtedly an a...
14:34, 2019-07-11

Denise Nickerson, Violet in 'Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory,' has died Actress Denise Nickerson, best known for her role as chatty gum-chewer Violet Beauregard in 1971's "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," has died, according to multiple reports citing a Facebook post from her family....
14:34, 2019-07-11

Let's Rank The Total War Games, From Best To Worst Few series are as dear to my heart as Creative Assembly’s Total War, with its mix of history, real-time tactics and turn-based strategy. Spanning 19 years and 13 games, there are times I feel like Total War games could occupy spots 1-13 on my all-time favourites list. And then there are other times ...
14:00, 2019-07-11

Who Cares If It's July? You Need This Sanderson Sisters Funko Pop Twist the bones and bend the back...Grab your oil of boil and a dead man’s toe. You’re going to want to get brewing once you see this Sanderson Sisters Funko Pop! Movie Moment. Who cares that it is literally only the second week of July? You can be excited about Halloween any time of year. Hocus Poc...
14:00, 2019-07-11

What World Of Warcraft Would Look Like Running In Unreal Engine 4 It’s hard to get excited about World of Warcraft in a visual sense, but if you’ve ever held out hope that the game might get a sequel, or at least a more modern makeover, then this is the video for you....
14:00, 2019-07-11

Lupin III's First 3D Movie Trailer Looks...Not Terrible? Taking Lupin III’s gorgeous 2D style and turning it into a modern 3D animated film sounds like a recipe for disaster, but somehow, this first trailer for Lupin III The First looks OK!...
14:00, 2019-07-11

When Yu-Gi-Oh! Meets Tokyo Fashion Recently Tokyo high schooler Makocha was featured on the popular Tokyo Fashion Instagram account, wearing hoodie, cutout pants, Dr. Martens and Yu-Gi-Oh! cards....
14:00, 2019-07-11

'Willy Wonka' actress Denise Nickerson dies at 62: family Denise Nickerson, who starred as the gun-snapping Violet Beauregarde in the 1971 film, "Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory," has died at 62 after being taken off life support Tuesday, her family said....
13:34, 2019-07-11

Spanish judge rules Julio Iglesias biological father of 43-year-old man: report Despite the lack of a paternity test, a judge in Spain ruled Wednesday that legendary singer Julio Iglesias is the father of a 43-year-old Spanish man, according to reports....
13:34, 2019-07-11

Leland Chapman, son of Dog the Bounty Hunter, hospitalized: report Leland Chapman, the son of Dog the Bounty Hunter, was reportedly hospitalized in Alabama this week, stemming from an injury while on a manhunt with his father in Colorado-- who was back to work for the first time after his wife's death....
13:34, 2019-07-11

|Jay-Zjoinsweedbusiness Rapper Jay-Z has become the latest celebrity to enter the weed business, signing on to be the chief brand strategist for a California-based cannabis company....
11:17, 2019-07-11

Look: Patrick Stewart, dog look out over vineyard in 'Star Trek: Picard' poster Patrick Stewart -- as the titular hero Jean-Luc Picard -- and a dog are pictured on a new poster that CBS All Access released Wednesday for its new sci-fi drama, "Star Trek: Picard."...
05:01, 2019-07-11

Ellie Kemper, Jay Leno, Dwyane Wade to guest judge 'America's Got Talent' Ellie Kemper, Jay Leno, Brad Paisley and Dwyane Wade are to serve as guest judges on upcoming episodes of "America's Got Talent," NBC announced Wednesday....
05:01, 2019-07-11

Cameron Boyce's family says late actor had epilepsy Cameron Boyce's family has confirmed the "Descendants" and "Jessie" actor was being treated for epilepsy before having a fatal seizure over the weekend....
05:01, 2019-07-11

Ridgecrest police chief doesn't find Jimmy Kimmel earthquake jokes funny A Southern California police chief is upset with late-night host Jimmy Kimmel for making fun of a children's theater performance during one of two earthquakes that rocked his town last week. ...
03:51, 2019-07-11

NBC putting 'both thumbs on the scale' for McConnell's 2020 challenger, critic says NBC is facing fierce criticism over a newly-released report on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, and its coverage of his 2020 Democratic opponent Amy McGrath, who officially launched her Senate candidacy Tuesday morning, saying that the liberal news outlet is "putting both thumbs on the ...
03:51, 2019-07-11

Camille Grammer says ex Kelsey didn't reach out after her home burned down in Southern California wildfire On Tuesday, Camille appeared on "Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen" when a fan asked the "Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" star if Kelsey reached out after her home burned down in the Woolsey Fire....
03:51, 2019-07-11

How ‘Preacher’ star Graham McTavish became a genre-hopping TV fixture Scottish-born Graham McTavish’s acting resume covers just about every TV genre — just don’t look for him in a procedural. “I’ve been very fortunate in the last few years to get into ‘The Hobbit’ [movies],” says McTavish, 58. “Do that for two-and-a-half years, immediately overlap that with ‘Outlander...
03:17, 2019-07-11

‘Jeopardy!’ champ claims he won $20K from HQ Trivia — but was never paid “Jeopardy!” champion Alex Jacob claimed he won money through the HQ Trivia app but has not heard anything regarding his prize. Jacob, who won the game show’s “Tournament of Champions” in 2015, tweeted Monday, “Guys, I need your help. I won $20,000 on @HQTrivia on June 10 and still haven’t heard anyt...
03:17, 2019-07-11

Fox News viewers flock to Trump’s holiday speech Fox News Channel viewers gave the network unusually high ratings for the Fourth of July because it aired President Donald Trump’s Washington parade and speech...
02:34, 2019-07-11

Official StarCraft mod makes the game look like a Saturday morning cartoon This is a real thing, and it can now be yours for $10 at Battle.net. [credit: Blizzard Entertainment / Carbot Animations ] Do not be deceived by the above gallery. This is not a prank or a p...
01:17, 2019-07-11

Nintendo confirms portable-only, $200 “Switch Lite” for September [Updated] Turqoise, grey, and yellow are the first three official Switch Lite colors. After months and months and months and months and months of credible rumors, Nintendo this morning confirmed that the Switch Lite is real in a short video announcement. The cheaper sy...
01:17, 2019-07-11

Some Hilarious Zelda Talk I Overheard At The Rock Climbing Gym When your job involves talking about video games all day, you get pretty attuned to hearing people mention them when you’re outside of work. While eavesdropping can be a way to learn what games people are playing and thinking about, it can also provide neat insight into how those games fit into thei...
00:51, 2019-07-11

Ubisoft Will Ban Players Who Crashed Rainbow Six Siege Matches By Spamming Chat Symbols Ubisoft just fixed an exploit that was allowing Rainbow Six Siege players to force their opponents to lag by filling up the game’s chat window with random symbols. Players who abused it to get an advantage in the competitive shooter will be temporarily banned....
00:51, 2019-07-11

The Alienware M17 Laptop Is Great For 4K Gaming There are a lot of laptops on the market with 4K, ultra HD screens, but not a lot of them can easily run demanding games at that resolution. Kitted out with Nvidia’s Geforce RTX 2080 mobile graphics, Alienware’s M17 gaming laptop is the first time I’ve felt comfortable with a 4K laptop gaming....
00:51, 2019-07-11

I Wish I Could Play More Wacky Builds In Dota Underlords, But I Like Winning A couple weeks ago, I came across a Dota Underlords video that changed everything for me. In it, a player managed to buff one unit, the self-cloning Arc Warden, such that he was able to spawn nearly limitless copies of himself. The board was a sea of crackling wizards with fishbowls on their heads. ...
00:51, 2019-07-11

Nintendo's Pokéball Plus Has Never Been Cheaper Nintendo’s Pokéball Plus is silly, unnecessary, and I can almost guarantee that you want to buy it anyway. It is a Nintendo accessory, after all. It lets you carry around your favorite Pokémon from Pokémon Let’s Go, get alerted to nearby monsters and gyms in Pokémon Go, and will soon let you transfe...
00:51, 2019-07-11

Legendary Mario Player Is Building Some Of The Hardest Mario Maker 2 Levels You'll Ever See It’s a good thing you have to beat a level before uploading it in Super Mario Maker 2, or else who knows what kind of twisted horrors longtime player PangeaPanga would be coming up with?...
00:51, 2019-07-11

Sega's ActRaiser Successor Is Not Good 1990’s ActRaiser is a pleasant mix of basic top-down strategy and side-scrolling platforming action that’s simple and satisfying. Sega’s SolSeraph, released today for PC, PlayStation 4, Switch and Xbox One, takes the same basic concept as the Super Nintendo classic and turns it into an unwieldy mess...
00:51, 2019-07-11

The 'Gamer Girl Bath Water' Saga Keeps Getting Stranger Apparently, a lot of weird things can happen when you decide to sell “gamer girl bath water” on the internet. On July 1, Belle Delphine, a UK-based internet personality known for viral stunts and Patreon-supported NSFW content, announced on her Instagram that she would be selling her bath water to f...
00:51, 2019-07-11

These Games Deserve Spots In The Switch Online NES Library By the end of the month, there will be 46 games in Nintendo Switch Online’s NES library. There will be 52 if you count the ones only released for the service’s Famicom library in Japan. While most of the best-known games of that era have already been brought over, that number is still just a fractio...
00:51, 2019-07-11

Black Ops 4's 'Apocalypse' Brings Fan-Favorite Maps And Modes (And More Annoying Loot Boxes) The undead apocalypse started spreading across Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on July 9, bringing zombie-themed content that features brand new maps as well as plenty of nostalgia for Call of Duties past....
00:51, 2019-07-11

Ed Henry and his sister, Colleen, both recovering and making 'good progress' after liver donation surgeries Fox News chief national correspondent Ed Henry and his sister, Colleen, are making good progress in their recoveries after liver donation surgeries, their family said Wednesday....
23:34, 2019-07-10

'View' hosts tell AOC and Trump to 'suck it up!' instead of blocking Twitter users "The View" hosts Whoopi Goldberg and Meghan McCain knocked two of the nation's most prominent politicians for being too thin-skinned in response to criticism on Twitter....
21:00, 2019-07-10

Singer August Alsina hospitalized after losing ability to walk: 'I couldn’t feel my legs' The hip hop/R&B hitmaker took to Instagram on Monday, announcing that he was recently hospitalized for losing the ability to walk. The singer revealed his calamity in a series of video messages to fans, showing him laying down in a hospital bed....
21:00, 2019-07-10

Ex-Scientologist says John Travolta tried to resurrect son, Jada Pinkett Smith recruited other stars Sam Domingo, former daughter-in-law of legendary opera singer Plácido, made jaw-dropping claims about the Church of Scientology and several stars allegedly involved with the religion in a bombshell new interview....
21:00, 2019-07-10

Serena Williams' unretouched cover photos for Harper's Bazaar are about more than fashion The 23-time Grand Slam winner is unvarnished and raw in a gold dress on the cover of Harper's and talks about that 2018 US Open confrontation with an umpire....
20:51, 2019-07-10

Beyoncé releases ‘Lion King’ soundtrack song, ‘Spirit,’ fans rejoice The song will serve as a single on the Beyoncé album 'The Lion King: The Gift,' which drops on July 19 alongside the release of the highly anticipated 'Lion King' movie remake....
20:51, 2019-07-10

Woodstock 50 denied permit for new venue With less than six weeks to spare, the likelihood of Woodstock 50 going forward is dwindling, along with the hopes of many of its potential ticket buyers....
20:51, 2019-07-10

Alberta’s Brett Kissel, Ontario’s James Barker Band lead 2019 CCMA Award nominations Alberta sweetheart Brett Kissel is taking on Ontario bro-country act James Barker Band as the two homegrown favourites lead this year's Canadian Country Music Association Awards with five nominations each....
20:51, 2019-07-10

Cameron Boyce co-star Dove Cameron breaks silence on his death: ‘My system is still in shock’ "Cameron talked me down from countless ledges, talked me through eating disorders, helped me out of a dark relationship, Dove Cameron said of her late co-star....
20:51, 2019-07-10

The Killers 'set Glastonbury record for loudest ever show' The Killers, who headlined this year's Glastonbury Festival, have reportedly set a site record after performing the loudest set ever heard at Worthy Farm....
20:51, 2019-07-10

The Game of Thrones Honest Trailer Pulls No Punches With This Epic Takedown The third honest trailer for Game of Thrones is here and it’s clear that the team over at Screen Junkies pulled no punches in their final takedown of the uber-popular HBO drama. Covering seasons 6-8, the third installment in the Game of Thrones honest trailer series questions how the show mana...
19:34, 2019-07-10

Crazy Rich Asians Kicked Down the Door. Now Asian Americans Are Fighting To Stay in the Room Awkwafina looks at her life as pre- and post–Crazy Rich Asians. “So much has changed,” the actor, born Nora Lum, says. “It impacts everything, every day.” When she was cast in the multicultural romantic comedy two years ago, she was a modestly known rapper and YouTube s...
19:34, 2019-07-10