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18:08 2019-08-19

Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth may never get back together after Kaitlynn Carter hookup: report The drama continues: Sources claim that Miley Cyrus wanted to repair her marriage with Liam Hemsworth following their separation, but now that she's flaunted her rebound romance with Kaitlynn Carter, it may never happen....
17:26 2019-08-19

Alanis Morissette posts photo of her newborn son breastfeeding, says it's 'not always easy peasy' Days after announcing the birth of her son, singer Alanis Morissette shared a photo of herself breastfeeding online — and admitting it's not always an easy task....
17:26 2019-08-19

Kit Harington reveals 'horrific' Game Of Thrones scenes he 'hated' filming Kit Harington has revealed he hated filming his dragon-riding scenes for the final series of Game Of Thrones - and that he was "a bit p****d off" that he didn't get to kill the Night King....
16:13 2019-08-19

'The Morning Show' trailer previews the drama behind AM TV In Apple's new drama "The Morning Show," the bad blood brewing behind the scenes of the program at its center is stronger than most average cups of AM coffee....
16:13 2019-08-19

Paradise Lost? Edinburgh on edge as Brexit divides festival audiences For many home-grown performers at the world's largest arts festival, Britain's looming departure from the European Union presents a unique artistic challenge....
15:52 2019-08-19

Minecraft Is About To Look Much Better On PC It turns out that Minecraft is getting a visual update after all, just not the one that was originally promised. Overnight, graphics card makers Nvidia announced a new update for the game that will add Minecraft to the growing list of PC games that support real-time ray tracing....
15:52 2019-08-19

Nintendo Switch Is Getting A Ton Of New Indie Games (Including Ori And The Blind Forest) There are a bunch more indie games coming to the Switch, including the Microsoft-published Ori and the Blind Forest which Nintendo announced in its “Indie World Showcase” will be coming to the platform on September 27....
15:52 2019-08-19

After canceling one upgrade, Minecraft gets another—and it’s Nvidia RTX exclusive This gallery mostly consists of comparison shots, with Nvidia's RTX ray tracing system enabled or disabled. Click back and forth to see the difference. This one has RTX enabled. On Monday, Mojang and Nvidia kicked off this week's Gamescom gaming conference by...
15:13 2019-08-19

Guidemaster: Navigating the hazy world of gaming laptops in 2019 Enlarge / Amid the chaos of the Ars Gaming Week testing lab, we took a moment to snap a photo of some of our preferred gaming laptops. But are they right for you? Not necessarily! Hence, here's our careful guide on the topic. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Welcome to Ars Gaming Week 2019! As a staff...
15:13 2019-08-19

Mapmaker: The Gerrymandering game that puts the fun in undermining democracy Behold, the gerrymandering board game you didn't realize you wanted: Mapmaker [credit: Nathan Mattise ] AUSTIN, Texas—Josh Lafair hasn't even voted yet, but he probably knows more about gerr...
15:13 2019-08-19

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Anime Better Than 90% Of Onli Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: The Anime Better Than 90% Of Online Fitness “Influencers” - How Heavy Are The Dumbells You Lift? • Days Of Comics Past: X-Men #17 to 24 • Spacemon: A Pokemon TRPG: Red Winter - Part 5 • What Games Are Best Before Sleep?...
15:13 2019-08-19

Minecraft Is About To Start Looking Much Better On PC It turns out that Minecraft is getting a visual update after all, just not the one that was originally promised. Over night, graphics card makers Nvidia announced a new update for the game that will add Minecraft to the growing list of PC games that support real-time ray tracing....
15:13 2019-08-19

Chinese pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong At least eight mainland Chinese pop stars and one each from Taiwan and Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans...
14:52 2019-08-19

Watch Nintendo reveal a bunch of Switch games in this morning’s live stream We’re just a few months removed from E3 2019, where Microsoft and Nintendo each showed off dozens of new titles coming soon to their respective consoles, but in recent years, Nintendo has taken to rationing out its announcements throughout the year via live streamed showcases. The latest is ca...
14:52 2019-08-19

John Oliver, Larry David and Wanda Sykes Give Medical Bias the Last Week Tonight Treatment John Oliver, Wanda Sykes, and Larry David teamed up to help fight reported bias in medical care on Sunday night’s Last Week Tonight. According to Oliver, several studies have shown that bias among doctors leads to a “woman-shaped blind spot in medicine.” For example, researchers fo...
13:26 2019-08-19

Planned book by Mark Halperin faces widespread criticism A reported book deal for Mark Halperin, the “Game Change” co-author and political commentator who has faced multiple allegations of sexual harassment, is being greeted with widespread outrage...
10:26 2019-08-19

Chinese K-pop stars publicly back Beijing on Hong Kong At least eight K-pop stars from China and even one from Taiwan and one from Hong Kong are publicly stating their support for Beijing’s one-China policy, eliciting a mixture of disappointment and understanding from fans...
10:26 2019-08-19

The Week In Games: Totally Rad Yo, this upcoming week is totally tubular and rad. Like, you know it is just super rad. Very gnarly. Other 80s slang and phrases. Rad is coming out next week. I love the look of this game, but it doesn’t sound like it is very......rad. See what I did there? Moving on....
06:00 2019-08-19

Elvis Presley spy animated series 'Agent King' coming to Netflix Netflix, on the 42nd anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, announced that it has ordered the adult animated action comedy series “Agent King” from Priscilla Presley and John Eddie. Authentic Brands Group, Sony Pictures Animation, and Sony Pictures Television are also partners on the show....
02:52 2019-08-19

Justice Department backs Led Zeppelin in 'Stairway to Heaven' copyright case The U.S. Department of Justice has weighed in on the next big music copyright case on the horizon following the Katy Perry “Dark Horse” decision, and taken Led Zeppelin’s side in the long-running copyright dispute that pits the writers of the group’s anthem “Stairway to Heaven” against the publisher...
02:52 2019-08-19

'Good Boys' tops box office, revives the R-rated comedy genre The R-rated comedy, left for dead by some Hollywood studios, again reached No.1 at the box office over the weekend thanks to the raunchy coming-of-age tale "Good Boys," about a trio of 12-year-olds on a crude misadventure....
02:52 2019-08-19

Box office: 'Good Boys' leads crowded weekend with $21 million LOS ANGELES, (Variety.com) - The Bean Bag Boys, the self-appointed nickname for the trio of best friends in Universal's "Good Boys," are conquering much more than sixth grade. They are also leading the domestic box office, exceeding expectations and collecting $21 million on opening weekend....
01:39 2019-08-19

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of August 18) It was only a matter of time before the deluge of well-known Netflix content began to dry up, and to that point, this week’s slate is not quite as exciting as it has been in recent weeks. That said, there are some potential gems in here, including a comedy special from the intriguing Simon Ams...
00:52 2019-08-19

Sunday Comics: Just Saying 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....
23:13 2019-08-18

GTA V Speedrunning Has Changed A Lot Since 2014 Grand Theft Auto V speedrunner FriendlyBaron recently released a video comparing how different GTA V speedruns are today compared to the first world records set back in 2014. Like older games, such as Super Mario 64, GTA V speedrunners have learned new and improved ways to complete sections of the g...
23:13 2019-08-18

'Shop Contest: Happy Birthday! In a few days, August 20th to be precise, I celebrate my birthday. I’m having a party, but maybe you wonderful Kotaku readers can help plan a second party. But as I write about video games, legally it must be video game-related. Them’s the rules....
23:13 2019-08-18

Every Flavor Of Game Fuel Reviewed And Then Mixed Together A few weeks ago I bought a can of Mountain Dew Amp Game Fuel and reviewed it. I hated it. It sucked. Evidently, this angered some people on the internet. I guess some folks really love Game Fuel? Between comments calling me names and people yelling at me for not liking an energy drink, some helpful ...
23:13 2019-08-18

Rainbow Six Siege's Next Operation Will Add A Cool New Grappling Hook And A Reworked Kanal Ubisoft announced new details about the upcoming third season of Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege Year 4 were announced today at the Rainbow Six Major in Raleigh. A new operation is coming called Ember Rise. It will add two new operators, a total revamped version of the map Kanal, a battle pass system...
23:13 2019-08-18

What does Amazon’s “Top Brand” badge actually mean? Enlarge (credit: Getty Images | Leon Neal) Amazon's biggest asset can also be a headache for its customers. The so-called "everything store" really does sell almost any item consumers might want, but it's often cumbersome and time-consuming to sort through them all. To avoid "choice overload," the...
22:26 2019-08-18

'Tonight Show' comedian Kip Addotta dead at 75 Comedian Kip Addotta, who frequently appeared on "The Tonight Show," has died. His family posted on Facebook but did not provide details on his death. He was 75....
17:13 2019-08-18

Netflix’s cancellation bloodbath is a lie We’ve still got a little more than four months left in 2019, and already Netflix has pulled the plug on two dozen shows this year — everything from The OA to Tuca & Bertie, the latter of which only got one season and both of which have been the subject of an online effort to save them. H...
17:13 2019-08-18

‘Ghost Hunters’ stars share what they hope will happen to Manson murder house, message for nonbelievers It was 50 years ago, in the summer of 1969, when heavily pregnant actress Sharon Tate and six others were brutally murdered by followers of cult leader Charles Manson....
15:13 2019-08-18

|Isawinnerchosenbeforepageantnight?RoleneStraussandWernerWesselsdebunkpageantmyths The beauty queen is joined by Miss SA pageant coach Werner Wessels as they answer some of the questions sent in by fans regarding the pageant industry....
14:26 2019-08-18

No Man's Sky Players Are Really Excited About Sitting In Chairs The universe of No Man’s Sky is huge. Like genuinely huge. Billions upon billions upon billions of planets, galaxies, and solar systems. And the latest update to the game added a ton of new features to this already massive galactic sandbox, including VR support. But the most exciting feature might j...
12:13 2019-08-18

'Shop Contest: Danny Trejo, Winners! Last week I asked you folks to create some images to honor and celebrate the man, myth, and legend himself, Danny Trejo. He recently saved a small child from a car crash, on top of other cool stuff....
12:13 2019-08-18

‘BH90210’ star Ian Ziering on Luke Perry: ‘I miss my friend’ BH90210 | Wednesday, 9 p.m., Fox Ian Ziering says playing rich kid Steve Sanders in the 1990-2000 Fox series “Beverly Hills, 90210” was a great “launch point” for his career. “Being on a globally successful television program for 10 years certainly does lend itself to creating future work,” said Zie...
10:39 2019-08-18

Check out these NYC spots where ‘Marvelous Mrs. Maisel’ films “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel” goes to great lengths to re-create old New York, changing traffic patterns and turning an East Village tattoo parlor into the club known as the Gaslight Cafe for example. But in several cases, the show gets lucky and finds classic New York joints that have been there sinc...
10:39 2019-08-18

‘Making Maisel Marvelous’ exhibit drops you in 1950s NYC Nostalgia has seldom been so well-appointed and lovingly executed as it is on “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel.” For Amazon’s hit series, no detail is too small to get right. And now, instead of merely watching the show to see the spot-on late-’50’s/early-’60s sets, fans can immerse themselves into a sple...
10:39 2019-08-18

‘Mindhunter’ review: Slow start but expect a jolt from Manson arrival When it finally gets going — and that would be Episode 3 — Season 2 of the Netflix series “Mindhunter” finds some resonance by delving into one of the most notorious 20th-century serial killer cases — the Atlanta child murders of 1979-81. At least 28 children, adolescents, and adults were killed. FB...
10:39 2019-08-18

Race is on to fill huge fantasy void left by ‘Game of Thrones’ The post-“Game of Thrones” TV boom is here. The sun has hardly set on the fantasy behemoth — which ended in May with a record-breaking 19.3 million viewers and 32 Emmy nods — but other networks are already jockeying to replace HBO’s huge hit with their own big-budget epics. Whether or not the public...
10:39 2019-08-18

Buddy Duress should be a huge star, but he can’t stay out of Rikers Two years ago, Buddy Duress was poised to be a big star. The Queens native received positive notices for his performance in the film “Good Time,” in which he held his own alongside A-lister Robert Pattinson. Weeks ago, IFC Center was showing the Jeff Goldblum film “The Mountain,” featuring Duress. P...
10:39 2019-08-18

‘Good Boys’ shatters box office expectations on opening weekend The movie “Good Boys,” is shattering box office expectations. The film could make a total of $20.8 million on opening weekend, Variety reported. Friday night’s premiere brought in $8.3 million alone in ticket sales. Apparently, experts only expected a yield of $12 to $15 million, says the entertainm...
10:39 2019-08-18

Peter Fonda partied with Beatles, inspired a line in 'She Said She Said': report Peter Fonda, who died Friday at 79, was not only part of the fabric of 1960s Hollywood with movies like “Easy Rider,” he also apparently helped inspire a line from the 1966 song "SheSaid She Said" while tripping on acid with the Beatles one night....
08:39 2019-08-18

Richard Williams, 'Roger Rabbit' and 'The Pink Panther' animator, dead at 86 Richard Williams, the animator known for his work on "Who Framed Roger Rabbit" and two "Pink Panther" films, is dead, his family told PA Media, the UK national news agency....
04:13 2019-08-18

'Mindhunter' wades back into crowded pool of serial killer TV Serial killers will be all over TV this weekend, which isn't particularly unusual these days. Yet the latest mini-wave devoted to the most sordid murderers -- including the return of Netflix's "Mindhunter" -- underscores the tension between feeding fascination with the topic and inadvertently glamor...
04:13 2019-08-18

Heather Locklear ordered to treatment program for attacking first responders at her home Actress Heather Locklear pleaded no contest to multiple charges of battery on law enforcement personnel who responded to domestic disturbance calls at her home last year....
04:13 2019-08-18

Kiefer Sutherland 'seriously injured' during European tour Kiefer Sutherland suffered a serious injury that has caused him to cancel the remaining three stops on his European tour, the actor and singer announced on social media....
04:13 2019-08-18

Heather Locklear faces treatment stint after entering no contest plea Actress Heather Locklear will have to successfully complete a residential treatment program to stay out of jail after she plead no contest to eight misdemeanor counts stemming from two confrontations she had at her home...
23:52 2019-08-17

50th anniversary of Woodstock music festival celebrated Ringo Starr, Arlo Guthrie and the Edgar Winter Brand performed this week at a concert in upstate New York, celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival....
23:52 2019-08-17

Kourtney Kardashian shares unedited bikini snap with fans: 'I love my stripes' Kourtney Kardashian says she “loves her stripes,” this after fans applauded the mother of three for not editing a picture of herself in a revealing bikini....
22:26 2019-08-17

Fire The Fish Cannon! Hello! This week we disappoint Peggy Hill, build a home underground, get a new skateboarding game, watch Mario attack a firefighter, learn more about Astral Chain and fire the fish cannon....
21:00 2019-08-17

Darumaka's Shit Is So Hot That People Stick It In Their Clothes To Keep Warm 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 Darumaka!...
21:00 2019-08-17

I Described 47 Video Game Box Covers From Memory My friend Alex Jaffe sent me a list of 47 video game titles. Without looking at the list, I stepped in front of a camera. Our producer CJ read the list one name at a time. I tried to describe what each game’s box looked like. This was a terrible idea. I loved it....
21:00 2019-08-17

Until 2012 You Could Watch Netflix On A PS2 In Brazil Netflix on consoles was a much different experience a decade ago. Today users just download an app, login and start watching some TV or movies. But back in 2009, depending on your console, you might have to order a disc from Netflix and link your account to their service to watch whatever was on Net...
21:00 2019-08-17

Mario Maker Contest: International Cat Day, Winners! Last week I asked you wonderful people to create some cat-themed Mario levels in celebration of International Cat Day. It was time to honor our cats by turning a plumber into a cat and throwing him at some enemies and jumps. It is the only way to celebrate cats....
21:00 2019-08-17

'You can still sense the love': Baby boomers revel at Woodstock 50 years on Baby boomers dressed in tie-dye, rolling wheelchairs and chasing a memory of peace and love flocked to Bethel, New York, for the weekend to mark the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, the music festival that defined 1960s counterculture....
19:52 2019-08-17

7 new trailers you need to watch from this week: Little Women, Dolemite Is My Name, and more There’s no big blockbuster movie coming out this weekend, which means you’ll have time to catch up on some of the previous releases of the summer, with Hobbs and Shaw and The Lion Ling still dominating the box office. Opening this week, however, is a comedy that seems to press all the ri...
19:26 2019-08-17

‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit’ animator Richard Williams has died The daughter of acclaimed animator Richard Williams says that her father has died at age 86. Williams was best known for his work on ‘Who Framed Roger Rabbit,’ which won two Oscars for its genre-bending blend of animation and live action...
17:52 2019-08-17

Daphne Zuniga plays ‘Nurse Ratched on steroids’ in V.C. Andrews adaptation Daphne Zuniga recently talked to UPI about finally working with her fellow 1990s icon Jason Priestley, aging up with makeup, directing her own projects and the enduring appeal of "Spaceballs."...
16:39 2019-08-17

Julianne Moore 'loved' working with her daughter and husband on new movie Julianne Moore is accustomed to working with her husband, director Bart Freundlich, on set, but it was a real family affair when their daughter joined them for their latest collaboration....
16:13 2019-08-17

Maher slams far-left Dems for backing anti-Israel BDS movement: A 'bulls--- purity test' "Real Time" host Bill Maher spent part of Friday's show slamming the anti-Israel Boycott, Divest, and Sanction (BDS) movement, calling it a "bulls--- purity test."...
11:26 2019-08-17

Maher doubles down on call for recession to oust Trump; says it would be 'very worth' it "Real Time" host Bill Maher doubled down Friday on his desire for the U.S. economy to fall into recession in hopes of blocking a second term for President Trump -- telling his panel of guests any hardship that results would be "very worth" it....
11:26 2019-08-17

Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga would've been a 'power couple,' says 'Millionaire Matchmaker' star Patti Stanger Patti Stanger is branching out as the producer of Hallmark’s upcoming original movie franchise, "The Matchmaker Mysteries," but that doesn’t mean she’s neglecting her day job....
11:26 2019-08-17

Hollywood remembers 'sweet-hearted' Peter Fonda If his friends, family and co-workers are to be believed, actor and director Peter Fonda, best known for his role in 1969's "Easy Rider," was easy to adore....
09:00 2019-08-17

|'SexandtheCity'starKristinDavisgivesemotionalspeechatUNHCRlunchinJohannesburg The Sandton Convention Centre was bustling with activity as dozens of women gathered for the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) Women to Women fundraiser held in aid of refugees around the globe....
09:00 2019-08-17

The ‘Star Wars’ Obi-Wan movie everyone wanted is happening, but it won’t be a movie We’ve often entertained the idea of a Star Wars standalone movie or series of films about Obi-Wan Kenobi, and Ewan McGregor did say he’d be up for the role. The British actor was the last one to play the iconic Star Wars character, as he was the young version of Obi-Wan in the second tri...
07:52 2019-08-17

Universal's Halloween Horror Nights park show to feature 'Stranger Things,' 'Ghostbusters' Universal Studios Orlando Resort has announced a new, nighttime lagoon show for Halloween Horror Nights that will feature characters from "Stranger Things" and "Ghostbusters."...
06:39 2019-08-17

Paley Center to honor comedy legends Lily Tomlin, Carol Burnett, Bob Newhart Carol Burnett, Norman Lear, Bob Newhart, Carl Reiner and Lily Tomlin will be celebrated at The Paley Honors: A Special Tribute to Television's Comedy Legends on Nov. 21....
06:39 2019-08-17

Look: Rumer Willis shares 'pain' of weeks-long illness Rumer Willis, the eldest daughter of Bruce Willis and Demi Moore, said she's been dealing with a stomach problem and other issues for nearly a month....
06:39 2019-08-17

Is jazz music now the sound of British youth? Young musicians are leading the revival of jazz music as streaming sites like Spotify report a growth in the number of people under 30 listening to the genre....
05:52 2019-08-17

Hollywood sex scenes are changing in the #MeToo era thanks to intimacy coordinators Two years ago intimacy coordinators on a film or TV set wouldn't have been taken seriously but in the wake of #MeToo movement, they are very much needed to make all participants feel safe and represented....
05:00 2019-08-17

Hong Kong protesters call for boycott of Disney film after lead actress voices support for police force Protesters in Hong Kong have taken aim at a new target amid calls for political reform after actress Crystal Liu took to social media to voice her support for the city’s police. ...
05:00 2019-08-17

America Ferrera, Eva Longoria, and others pen letter to Latinx community: 'You are not alone' Actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria have spearheaded a group of more than 150 influential people who have penned a public "letter of solidarity" to Latinos living in the United States in light of the recent mass shootings and ICE raids. ...
05:00 2019-08-17

Colin Kaepernick's girlfriend slams Jay-Z for NFL partnership The girlfriend of former quarterback Colin Kaepernick blasted hip-hop music star Jay-Z over his recently-announced partnership with the National Football League, calling it "disgusting and disappointing."...
05:00 2019-08-17

Heather Locklear pleads no contest to battery charges from 2018 arrests, ordered to treatment program: reports Heather Locklear has been ordered to enter a treatment program after pleading no contest to eight misdemeanors stemming from her 2018 arrests, according to multiple reports. ...
05:00 2019-08-17

Offering Gas at 30 Cents Per Gallon, a Marvelous Mrs. Maisel Promotion Causes Traffic Chaos in Los Angeles A city-wide promotion in Los Angeles for a popular Amazon television series caused chaos when drivers lined up for hours to cash in on 1950s gas prices. Amazon partnered with nearly 30 businesses to roll back prices Thursday in honor of the show “The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel,” set in the &#...
03:26 2019-08-17

Easy Rider Star Peter Fonda Dies at 79 (LOS ANGELES) — Actor Peter Fonda, the son of a Hollywood legend who became a movie star in his own right after both writing and starring in the counter-culture classic “Easy Rider,” has died. His family said in a statement that Fonda died Friday morning at his home in Los Angeles....
03:26 2019-08-17

Sheeran design Heinz Ketchup bottle sells for 1,500 pounds Three limited-edition bottles of Heinz Tomato Ketchup based on the tattoos of British songwriter Ed Sheeran, a dedicated fan of the condiment, sold at auction in London on Thursday, with one going under the hammer for 1,500 pounds ($1,816)....
02:13 2019-08-17

A week after Borderlands publisher Take-Two sent investigators to the house of well-known Borderland A week after Borderlands publisher Take-Two sent investigators to the house of well-known Borderlands YouTuber Matt “SupMatto” Sommers because he published leaks from Borderlands 3, Sommers’ channel has been removed from YouTube....
02:13 2019-08-17

Choosing Which Switch Games To Delete For Space Causes Me Deep Dread Every time I obtain a new Switch game from Nintendo’s eShop, I worry. Will this be the one that forces me to archive or delete something else from my SD memory card in order to make room, and if so, how am I supposed to choose?...
02:13 2019-08-17

The New Grandia HD Collection Is Pretty But Really Needs A Fast-Forward Button Grandia and its sequel, Grandia II, are both very good classic role-playing games, full of charm and adventure and spirit. They came out in 1997 and 2000, respectively. Even an HD remake isn’t enough to make up for that....
02:13 2019-08-17

5 new releases we love: Shura gets intimate, Ross From Friends has an epiphany, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
02:13 2019-08-17

Fire Emblem's Depiction Of Abuse Feels Real Editor’s note: This piece contains minor spoilers for Fire Emblem: Three Houses characters Marianne, Bernadetta, and Claude, as well as descriptions of emotional abuse....
02:13 2019-08-17

The Chill YouTube Comments On Game Soundtracks Are A Pleasant Surprise This hour-long video on YouTube, whose title roughly translates to “One hour corridor ‘Chrono Trigger,’” plays the same three-minute “Corridors of Time” track from the game over and over again. It has over 1 million views, and it also has one of the most pleasant comment sections I’ve seen, full of ...
02:13 2019-08-17

Mortal Kombat 11 Is Letting A DJ Voice Sub-Zero And, Bless Him, He's Trying Renowned Belgian DJ Dimitri Vegas did the music for Mortal Kombat 11’s launch trailer. Next week, developer NetherRealm Studios is releasing a Sub-Zero skin featuring Vegas’ likeness, which is great. It also features Vegas’ voice, and that’s not so great....
02:13 2019-08-17

We Need More Funny Video Games Comedy is one of the toughest things to get right. A lot of what makes humor connect is delivery and timing, whether it be an energetic setup to a deadpan punchline or an awkward silence left to linger in a movie scene. Games have plenty of throwaway jokes, which do shine in games like Uncharted, bu...
02:13 2019-08-17

Halo Infinite Creative Director Leaves Company Tim Longo, creative director for the upcoming Halo Infinite, left developer 343 Industries this week, Kotaku has learned. It’s part of a leadership shakeup that arrives late in the development of the next Halo game, which is scheduled for release in fall 2020....
02:13 2019-08-17

Let’s Mosey on in to the exciting first part of what will hopefully be a long, slow, pains-taking se Let’s Mosey on in to the exciting first part of what will hopefully be a long, slow, pains-taking series in which Tim Teaches Jason Japanese. It’s Chrono Trigger! Heck yeah! Learn Japanese with us, in the chat....
02:13 2019-08-17

Cloud Saves On PS4 Have A Weird Limit Cloud saves are great. They keep your save data safe, providing backups for everything you’ve ever accomplished in a PS4 game. They also makes it easy to stop playing on one PS4 and pick up right where you left off on another. But PS4 cloud saves have a bizarre 1,000-file cap, and no one’s really su...
02:13 2019-08-17

It's The End Of A Generation At This Year's Pokémon World Championships At the 2019 Pokémon World Championships this weekend, trainers can choose any of the existing 807 known Pokémon to fight by their side. This is the last time they’ll be able to do so, at least in the near future....
02:13 2019-08-17

New Overwatch Custom Mode Turns Sigma Into A Dodgeball Player If you think about it, Overwatch’s new hero, Sigma, is kinda like a schoolkid—by which I mean he’s slow, and he likes to throw rocks. This, obviously, makes him an ideal competitor for a large-scale game of dodgeball....
02:13 2019-08-17

Buy Committee: Can I Still Buy a Good, Dedicated Media Player? While streaming music services like Apple Music and Spotify have eclipsed the use of iPods, some users would still like to have a dedicated, offline media player in their pockets. And, Buy Committee, reader John Wao wants a few recommendations....
02:13 2019-08-17

Undead hordes rise from the sea in delightfully campy Zombie Tidal Wave SYFY hopes to do for zombies what all those Sharknado movies did for sharks with Zombie Tidal Wave. Fans of SYFY's delightfully cheesy B-movies like Sharktopus and Sharknado, rejoice. This weekend, the network debuts its latest offering in the genre: Zombie Tidal Wave. The title pretty much says i...
00:13 2019-08-17

Eva Longoria and America Ferrera letter of solidarity to the Latinx community Eva Longoria and America Ferrera are among more than 150 artists who have signed an open letter in support of the Latinx community after the mass shooting in El Paso and recent ICE raids....
23:52 2019-08-16

Woodstock festival ‘pilgrims’ return to concert site 50 years later Bethel Woods Center for the Arts is hosting a series of events Thursday through Sunday at the bucolic 1969 concert site, 130 kilometres northwest of New York City....
22:39 2019-08-16

SYFY’s Zombie Tidal Wave gives brain-craving undead the Sharknado treatment SYFY hopes to do for zombies what all those Sharknado movies did for sharks with Zombie Tidal Wave. Fans of SYFY's delightfully cheesy B-movies like Sharktopus and Sharknado, rejoice. This weekend, the network debuts its latest offering in the genre: Zombie Tidal Wave. The title pretty much says i...
22:13 2019-08-16

FCC fines ABC after Jimmy Kimmel uses emergency tones The feds may have wiped the smile off late-night funnyman Jimmy Kimmel’s face — fining the network that airs his talk show a hefty $395,000 for his use of restricted emergency tones in a comedy sketch. “ABC admits that it broadcast and transmitted the Oct. 3, 2018, episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Liv...
22:13 2019-08-16

Where to get ‘Hadestown’ star André De Shields’ fab threads André De Shields, the Tony-winning star of “Hadestown,” is no stranger to hell: He’s been living in Hell’s Kitchen since 1983. Back then, the 73-year-old says, it was a frightening place. “Even people native to New York City wouldn’t come west of Eighth Avenue, thinking their lives would be imperile...
22:13 2019-08-16

A 38-disc set lets you hear Woodstock’s stage A 38-disc box sets lets you hear virtually everything that was onstage at Woodstock 50 years ago -- from transcendent musical performances to warnings about bad acid...
21:00 2019-08-16

UK judge sentences Schwimmer lookalike to 9 months in jail A British judge has sentenced a fraudster — whose striking resemblance to actor David Schwimmer garnered international attention — to nine months in jail...
21:00 2019-08-16

Melanie recalls Woodstock concert and not being paid for it Melanie, known as the First Lady of Woodstock, remembers having a supernatural experience as she walked on the rainy stage in 1969 to perform at the iconic event, though iconic isn’t how anyone would have described the day back then....
21:00 2019-08-16

Actor Michael Madsen pleads no contest to DUI “Reservoir Dogs” actor Michael Madsen has pleaded no contest to misdemeanor drunken driving after crashing his SUV into a pole in Malibu, California, in March...
21:00 2019-08-16

With glut of festivals, hard to match Woodstock magic Fifty years at Woodstock, the mystical and messy event that became the father of all musical festivals, the entertainment industry is diluted with festivals and events like it...
21:00 2019-08-16

Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Walking Dead Both Got Fined 6 Figures for Fake Emergency Alerts Both Jimmy Kimmel Live! and The Walking Dead have been hit with six-figure fines by the Federal Communications Commission for misusing emergency alert system tones. In a statement released Thursday, the FCC announced that it had reached settlements with several companies, including ABC and AMC, that...
19:52 2019-08-16

Here’s What to Know About the Mulan Boycott The current political turmoil in Hong Kong has extended to an unlikely battleground: Disney’s live-action remake of Mulan. On Thursday, an online protest emerged against the film after its star, Liu Yifei, expressed support for the Hong Kong police on social media. Here’s what to know ab...
19:52 2019-08-16

The 15 most-watched shows this week across Netflix, Amazon, and other platforms By one reckoning, the most-watched show this week across all the major platforms — from Netflix to Hulu, Amazon, and HBO — was one that offers up an irreverent twist on the superhero genre. Amazon’s new series The Boys imagines what might happen when the most powerful beings abuse...
19:26 2019-08-16

Despite complaints, Epic stands behind Fortnite’s “anyone can win” mechs Enlarge / Who's up for a game of Titanfall? Epic is showing no signs of plans to remove the controversial mech-like B.R.U.T.E. from Fortnite, saying the powerful new combat option helps in the studio's mission "to bring players of all skill levels together to have a fun experience where anyone ca...
19:26 2019-08-16

Church of Scientology: ‘Leah Remini has blood on her hands’ The Church of Scientology has reached out to The Post in response to the announcement that Leah Remini’s A&E docuseries is ending. The news broke Thursday that the final episode of “Scientology and the Aftermath” will air on Aug. 26, at Remini’s behest — it was not canceled. The former Scientologist...
18:13 2019-08-16

Dad's Ed Sheeran exhibition shows rise from busker to global star Photographs, artwork and personal items charting Ed Sheeran's rise from busker to one of the biggest music stars in the world will go on display next week....
18:13 2019-08-16

‘Mulan’ star Liu Yifei’s support for Hong Kong police sparks Disney boycott Disney doesn’t need this right now. Nor do protesters in Hong Kong, who for months have been embroiled in a government boycott. They’re urging fans to discontinue their support of the upcoming live-action “Mulan” remake, claiming the film’s star, Chinese-American actres...
17:26 2019-08-16

|EmteepartswayswithAmbitiouzEntertainment After making it clear that he had plans of leaving Ambitiouz Entertainment, Emtee has now released a statement, saying that he has officially parted ways with the record label....
17:00 2019-08-16

|ZolaniMaholafromFreshlygroundgoessolo This New Year's Eve Zolani Mahola will perform at Kirstenbosch Gardens for the last time as the lead singer of internationally acclaimed band Freshlyground before taking a break to focus on her solo career....
17:00 2019-08-16

There’s a great ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Easter egg you missed… because you can’t really see it Now that we’re done rooting for Avengers: Endgame to crush Avatar at the box office, we can focus on the digital release of the highest-grossing film of all time. Avengers 4 has been available online for a few weeks and the Blu-Ray version just launched a couple of days ago. We’ve been g...
16:39 2019-08-16

Conor McGregor is spending his retirement beating up old men in bars Conor McGregor, former two-division UFC champion and noted hater of mass transit, “retired” from the sport of MMA back in March of this year. It was the second time he had retired, as well as the second time he had retired via Twitter. Everyone expects him to return to the UFC octagon so...
16:39 2019-08-16

Signing the ‘Game of Thrones’ creators is a very risky bet for Netflix, and here’s why Any Emmys that David Benioff and Dan Weiss collect next month during the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards ceremony for their work shepherding HBO’s Game of Thrones into the international blockbuster series it ultimately became will effectively put a bow on this current phase of the showrunner...
16:39 2019-08-16

Here’s what might have happened if the X-Men were in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Now that Disney owns Fox, and thus has control of the X-Men and Fantastic Four characters once again, it’s only a matter of time before we see those characters join the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Sadly, all those legendary comic book creations were left out of the Infinity Saga, but if Avenger...
16:39 2019-08-16

Kylo Ren makes a cameo in trailer for Star Wars Resistance season two The second and final season of Disney’s Star Wars Resistance takes place between the events of The Last Jedi and The Rise of Skywalker. It's safe to say that Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, which drops right before Christmas, is the most hotly anticipated film release of the year. In the meantim...
16:13 2019-08-16

Amazon unveils first batch of casting for The Wheel of Time adaptation Enlarge / Amazon is adapting the late Robert Jordan's bestselling 14-book series of fantasy novels, The Wheel of Time. (credit: Tor Books) Amazon has announced its first round of casting for The Wheel of Time, the long-awaited TV adaptation of the late Robert Jordan's bestselling 14-book series of...
16:13 2019-08-16

Bungie says current Destiny 2 development is “unsustainable” The arrow is aimed at a culture of overwork. Bungie says it is taking steps "to keep our teams healthier" following a year of Destiny 2 content development that "was starting to wear people down." That messaging comes from Bungie Creative Director Luke Smith, who shared the concerns as part of a ...
16:13 2019-08-16

Invader Zim: Enter the Florpus might be Netflix’s best nostalgia throwback yet Zim (left) and GIR have been hiding for years. But they're back. [credit: Netflix / Nickelodeon ] Of all the cartoon series produced by Nickelodeon in its decades of operation, none could ha...
16:13 2019-08-16

Essential movies of the 1930s and '40s, from 'King Kong' to 'The Heiress' The year 1939 alone -- considered perhaps the best in cinematic history -- provides an exhaustive list of "essential" movies, although the 1930s and '40s offer a target-rich environment of titles whose influence and impact have rippled across the decades....
15:26 2019-08-16

Jennie Garth traces her path from Kelly Taylor to calling the shots If you're wondering why the lives of the stars of "Beverly Hills 90210" are such disasters on the follow-up series "BH90210," you have Jennie Garth to blame....
15:26 2019-08-16

'Blinded by the Light' sets uplifting coming-of-age tale to Bruce Springsteen songs Anyone who has sung along to a Bruce Springsteen song will find a lot to like in "Blinded by the Light." But director/co-writer Gurinder Chadha ("Bend It Like Beckham") has much more on her mind in this uplifting tale, which offers a timeless and resonant look at the immigrant experience through the...
15:26 2019-08-16

'Where'd You Go, Bernadette' runs on Cate Blanchett's star power "Where'd You Go, Bernadette" offers a solid showcase for Cate Blanchett, in a movie that's notably slight, but finally sweet and touching. Director Richard Linklater moves from "Boyhood" to the pangs of parenthood in this adaptation of Maria Semple's bestselling novel, which pivots on the vital role...
15:26 2019-08-16

Taylor Swift releases title track 'Lover' from upcoming album and the internet swoons Taylor Swift has released the highly anticipated title track off her upcoming seventh studio album, "Lover," and the internet is in a tizzy trying to decipher her lyrics....
15:26 2019-08-16

Spoon, with greatest hits album in tow: ‘It’s the real deal’ Anyone who’s ever made a mix for a friend knows how hard it is to distill your favorite band’s output down to a bite-sized 10 songs or so. Spoon faced the same predicament when it came time to compile “Everything Hits at Once,” its new greatest-hits album. “It wasn̵...
15:00 2019-08-16

Laura Carmichael: I'm so lucky to have fallen in love while filming Downton Abbey Downton Abbey star Laura Carmichael says the show has "changed all of her life" by introducing her to "wonderful friends" - including partner Michael Fox....
14:39 2019-08-16

Jim Sturgess brings hoax with a painful legacy to life in new JT LeRoy biopic The emotional draw of JT LeRoy's story is strong. His mother was a prostitute, he was homeless in San Francisco, had a male-to-female sex change and eventually had two novels published, becoming the darling of literary circles....
14:39 2019-08-16

Bruce Lee's daughter: Tarantino should 'shut up' about my dad in his film Bruce Lee's daughter says Quentin Tarantino should "shut up" or "apologise" after he defended his depiction of the martial arts legend in his new film....
14:13 2019-08-16

'Hollywood Ripper' found guilty of killing Ashton Kutcher's girlfriend A man dubbed the "Hollywood Ripper" has been found guilty of murdering two women, including the girlfriend of actor Ashton Kutcher, and attempting to kill another....
14:13 2019-08-16

Jimmy Kimmel Live! fined $395,000 over presidential alert skit Jimmy Kimmel Live! has been fined $395,000 (£325,000) for using a simulated presidential emergency alert during a skit, a US regulator has announced....
14:13 2019-08-16

Amid fresh meltdown, Argentine film gives last laugh to victims of 2001 crisis With Argentina once again reeling from a financial crisis, a film released on Thursday shows residents from a village outside Buenos Aires pursuing the dream of many of those left penniless by the country's 2001 debt default: getting their money back....
13:26 2019-08-16

'Jimmy Kimmel Live' hit with $395,000 fine over emergency tones in skit Simulated wireless alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" skit making fun of a presidential alert test have cost Walt Disney Co's ABC $395,000 in civil fines with the U.S. Federal Communications Commission....
13:26 2019-08-16

'Creating Woodstock': how festival came together, and almost fell apart Mick Richards was among the 450,000 people at Woodstock in 1969, but he did not think much about his "uneventful" 24 hours there until years later, when his teenage son started asking about the festival....
13:26 2019-08-16

'Hollywood Ripper' found guilty of murdering two women, including Ashton Kutcher's date A jury found a man nicknamed the "Hollywood Ripper" guilty on Thursday of knifing to death two women, including actor Ashton Kutcher's date, and attempting to murder a third victim during a seven-year span....
13:26 2019-08-16

Good Boys Isn’t a Movie for Kids. But It Captures What It’s Like to Be One Long before the rise of the #MeToo movement, modern moms had begun raising their sons to be respectful of women, to ask permission before touching and to generally check their sense of entitlement at the door. The era of the pint-size gentleman has–possibly–arrived. But even the most evo...
13:26 2019-08-16

George Takei on His Own Experiences in an Internment Camp and New Show The Terror: Infamy George Takei tells TIME about living in a Japanese-American internment camp as a child and what inspired his new show, ‘The Terror: Infamy.’ You were in Japanese-American internment camps from ages 5 to 8. What was that like? We were plunked down in the swamps of southeastern Arkansas. T...
13:26 2019-08-16

Danny McBride’s Televangelist Comedy The Righteous Gemstones Is All Cheap Shots and No Insights The pitch sells itself: John Goodman plays the patriarch of a televangelist dynasty. And when he gets the spotlight, there are hints of the show The Righteous Gemstones could’ve been. Goodman’s Eli Gemstone, who presides over a megachurch and a sprawling family compound, is a true believ...
13:26 2019-08-16

Bruce Springsteen Holds the Key to Salvation for a British Teen in Blinded By the Light Bruce Springsteen has been a worldwide, stadium-filling superstar for so long now that it’s easy to forget that many of us first heard his music in far more intimate settings, spinning on a record player late at night or rushing through a set of earphones like a private, secret symphony. Blind...
13:26 2019-08-16

Horoscopes Help Solve Homicides in a Thrilling Murder Mystery In an isolated Polish village, Big Foot has been found dead. No, not that Big Foot. In Olga Tokarczuk’s newly translated novel, Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead, eccentric 60-something narrator Janina Duszejko prefers epithets to given names. It’s her neighbor Oddball who knock...
13:26 2019-08-16

The Doctor Who Inspired House Navigates the Health Care Crisis in Netflix Docuseries Diagnosis For many of Dr. Google’s most anxious patients–the ones who consult WebMD’s Symptom Checker more often than the weather report–Lisa Sanders is a household name. A physician and author based at the Yale School of Medicine, Dr. Sanders has been writing a column called “Di...
13:26 2019-08-16

Country Music Should Be Political. After All, It Always Has Been He was falling apart. Brilliant and tortured, devout and driven, Johnny Cash had been discovered in the Memphis of Sun Records–the musical milieu that gave America Elvis Presley–and had built a career that, by the late 1960s, he seemed determined to destroy through an addiction to pills....
13:26 2019-08-16

‘It Feels Like I’m Chosen to Do This.’ Inside the Record-Breaking Rise of Lil Nas X Lil Nas X is getting bored. At a bowling alley in midtown Manhattan, he plays a giant Connect 4, then ping-pong and then, even as he checks and re-checks his phone, he races back and forth between two lanes, pins clattering in surround sound as he bowls one spare after another. But for the 20-year-o...
13:26 2019-08-16

Taylor Swift’s New Romantic Song ‘Lover’ Has Arrived Ahead of the long-awaited release of her seventh studio album Lover, Taylor Swift has put out her final official single off the album: the title track, “Lover.” “Lover” follows her first single from the album, the upbeat track “ME!” featuring Panic! At the Disco&#...
13:26 2019-08-16

‘We Will Not Be Broken.’ America Ferrera and Other Latino Stars Release Poignant Letter After El Paso Shooting More than 200 Latino activists, entertainers and community leaders — including actresses America Ferrera and Eva Longoria — have written a public letter to their “Familia Latina,” consoling them in the wake of targeted mass shootings and ICE raids, and urging allies to &ldquo...
13:26 2019-08-16

'Hollywood Ripper' convicted of stabbing two women to death A Los Angeles jury found a man guilty of fatally stabbing two women -- one of whom was Hollywood actor Ashton Kutcher's friend -- and attempting to kill a third in their Southern California homes....
13:00 2019-08-16

'Jimmy Kimmel Live!' hit with hefty fine for using emergency alert tones Alert tones used in a "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" episode earlier this year to poke fun at a presidential alert test that occurred last year cost ABC $395,000 in fines, the Federal Communications Commission said in a Thursday statement announcing a handful of settlements with television networks.  ...
13:00 2019-08-16

Comics Bobcat Goldthwait, Dana Gould injured in Atlanta car crash Standup comedians Dana Gould and Bobcat Goldthwait were injured in a two-vehicle crash as they were pulling up to a gig at an Atlanta theater on Thursday....
13:00 2019-08-16

Review: ‘Where’d You Go, Bernadette’ is lousy Linklater Richard Linklater directed this? Yes, the same person who brought us “Boyhood,” “Before Sunrise” and “Everybody Wants Some!!” has turned “Where’d You Go, Bernadette” — Maria Semple’s popular, funny, satirical novel — into common family schmaltz. His usual ability to balance w...
12:39 2019-08-16

Meet Jennifer Marshall, the actress who’s also a private eye If you ask Jennifer Marshall about her day job, you’ll likely get a few different answers. In addition to hosting The CW’s new docuseries “Mysteries Decoded,” Marshall, an LA-based private eye, is also a part-time actress with credits including roles on “Stranger Things” (as the mom of Max, played b...
12:39 2019-08-16

‘Good Boys’ review: R-rated kid flick is a raunchy laugh riot As the aunt of a 12-year-old boy, I constantly stress over what’s appropriate: a carelessly dropped F-bomb can have me feeling guilty for days. But after “Good Boys,” I’m wondering if I’ve been overcautious. From the writing-directing team of Gene Stupnitsky and Lee Eisenberg (co-writers on “Bad Tea...
12:39 2019-08-16

‘Bernadette’ star Emma Nelson: My mom totally dissed Cate Blanchett Emma Nelson, the newcomer at the center of Richard Linklater’s latest film, “Where’d You Go, Bernadette,” didn’t have the ideal introduction to her A-list co-star, Cate Blanchett. As Nelson, now 15 years old, was sitting in the waiting area to be called for her audition, her mother had a surprise ru...
12:39 2019-08-16

The 1975’s Matty Healy kisses male fan to protest anti-gay laws in Dubai The 1975’s first gig in Dubai may be their last after the British pop band’s singer Matty Healy planted a kiss on a male fan who wanted to marry him — violating UAE’s strict anti-LGBTQ laws. “Thank you Dubai you were so amazing,” Healey tweeted under the handle @T...
12:39 2019-08-16

Dave Chappelle Netflix 2019: Will ‘Sticks & Stones’ tickle funny bones? He’s back — and in the middle of nowhere. “This is Dave,” says Morgan Freeman in the one-minute trailer released Thursday to hype Dave Chappelle’s new Netflix stand-up “comedy event.” As the comedian trudges through the desert in an extremely long T-shirt, everybo...
12:39 2019-08-16

‘Good Boys’ actors had bleeping good time on raunchy film “We had a motto: What’s said on set stays on set,” says Brady Noon, one of the young stars of “Good Boys,” the raunchy, hard-R comedy out Friday. Brady plays Thor, one of three sixth-graders (Jacob Tremblay and Keith L. Williams play the others) trying to make it to the...
12:39 2019-08-16

Here’s hoping Vanessa Redgrave isn’t done with Broadway Let’s hear it for the great Lois Smith, who rode to the rescue this week when “The Inheritance,” coming in from London, was missing a key cast member: Vanessa Redgrave. She won raves for her performance as a mother trying to make sense of her son’s homosexuality, and producers Sonia Friedman a...
12:39 2019-08-16

How a funky Harlem music fest became the ‘Black Woodstock’ When Freddie Stone, Sly’s brother, played the Harlem Cultural Festival as guitarist and co-founder of Sly and the Family Stone in the summer of 1969, it was not yet known as the “Black Woodstock,” as it would be christened in later years. “We didn’t know that it was going to turn out to be the......
12:39 2019-08-16

Why ‘The Hunt’ release was really canceled: Death threats, test audiences “The Hunt” — a controversial film about a group of gun-toting, elite liberals with plans to hunt and kill “deplorables” — is being threatened with more than just cancellation. The so-called “political satire” starring two-time Oscar winner Hilary Swank, current Em...
12:39 2019-08-16

How sitcom queen Valerie Bertinelli made cooking her new baby Valerie Bertinelli is having a pop-culture moment — or two or three. Oldies network getTV is now airing her TV Land sitcom “Hot in Cleveland” (2010-2015) while she hosts “Kids Baking Championship” and “Family Restaurant Rivals” and gears up for the 10th season of “Valerie’s Home Cooking” — all on Fo...
12:39 2019-08-16

'13 Reasons Why' trailer asks who killed Bryce Walker When it premiered in 2017, Netflix's "13 Reasons Why" drew headlines for its unflinching modernization of the whodunnit trope: Who bullied and abused high-schooler Hannah so much that she died by suicide? The answer was nuanced and complicated as it showed that some were more culpable than others....
07:52 2019-08-15

'Sunnyside' and 'Bob ❤ Abishola' highlight immigrant experiences with humor and heart In the new NBC series "Sunnyside," Kal Penn plays a washed-up New York City politician who begins to tutor US immigrants on how to pass their citizenship test....
07:52 2019-08-15

|FromaclassicnoveltoaChristmasrom-com–Hereare5trailersyoumustwatch! From a classic novel adaptation, a drama inspired by an actor's real-life to a romantic Christmas movie – here's a look at what's coming to cinemas soon....
07:00 2019-08-15

The Latest: No cancellations for Placido Domingo in Europe While two U.S. opera houses have canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking a cautious approach...
05:26 2019-08-15

European theaters mostly wait-and-see on Domingo accusations While two U.S. opera houses immediately canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking stances ranging from supportive to wait-and-see...
05:26 2019-08-15

Ski resort loses bid to be dismissed from Paltrow lawsuit A Utah ski resort where Gwyneth Paltrow is accused of smashing into a skier wants to be dismissed from a lawsuit that it argues should be settled between the actress and the alleged victim...
05:26 2019-08-15

Jay-Z defends NFL deal with Roc Nation, talks Kaepernick A day after Jay-Z announced that his Roc Nation company was partnering with the NFL, he explained that he still supports protesting, kneeling and NFL player Colin Kaepernick, but he’s also interested in working with the league to make substantial changes...
05:26 2019-08-15

Barack Obama Shares His 2019 Summer Reading List As summer’s end approaches—bringing with it an end to the time for summer reads—former President Barack Obama has shared some of what he’s been reading this season. In his summer reading list for 2019, Obama has highlighted books that span genres and feature authors from a va...
03:52 2019-08-15

A$AP Rocky spared jail after being found guilty of Stockholm brawl U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted in Sweden on Wednesday of assault over a Stockholm street brawl, but spared time in jail after a high-profile trial that had led President Donald Trump to accuse Sweden of treating him unfairly....
03:26 2019-08-15

Heavy metal band Metallica donates 250,000 euros for Romanian pediatric hospital American heavy metal band Metallica has donated 250,000 euros to a Romanian association building the country's first pediatric oncology hospital, they said on Wednesday....
03:26 2019-08-15

I might never watch Netflix again unless I’m watching in this awesome new app You know how HBO’s slogan is “it’s not TV, it’s HBO”? That statement wasn’t just a slogan for so many years, it was the truth. HBO shows were in a league of their own, offering writing and production value that had no equal. These days, however, HBO isn’t wh...
02:13 2019-08-15

‘No Man’s Sky’ Beyond is out: Here are 10 of the biggest changes and updates Nearly three years to the day after the ambitious universe simulator No Man’s Sky launched, it is receiving what may be its most important update ever – one which will bring it close to delivering on all the promises that developer Hello Games made ahead of the game’s release, alon...
02:13 2019-08-15

The Terror showrunner on internment season: “There will always be another group” The Terror: Infamy is the latest installment of AMC’s horror-drama anthology series, led by this time around by Alexander Woo and Max Borenstein, with Ridley Scott still executive producing. Although season one was a master class in chilling thrills, the new episodes venture far from The Terror auth...
00:13 2019-08-15

Why Players Are Mad About Fortnite Selling A Dog [Update: Dog Will Be Refunded] The latest batch of cosmetics for sale in Fortnite’s item shop seems to feature a familiar furry face. For 1000 V-Bucks, players can get Gunner, a wearable pet that looks awfully similar to Bonesy, a wearable pet from season 6....
00:13 2019-08-15

I Broke My Brain Designing Randomly Generated Sims Buildings I build a lot in The Sims, but like a lot of Simmers, I end up building the same house over and over. No matter how hard I try, they look like the houses in the neighborhood I grew up in. They’re suburban houses with two stories, vaguely Georgian architecture, two beds, and one bathroom. I needed to...
00:13 2019-08-15

Twitter Bot Hosts Never-Ending Jeopardy Game Twitter is a place where adults yell at each other for no reason and pretend that the world isn’t ending. It’s also a place for fun games and bots. A Twitter account called Endless Jeopardy is providing computer generated trivia questions every 15 minutes, for a game that will never end. (Well, at l...
00:13 2019-08-15

Players Say No Man's Sky Beyond Is Crashing, And Developers Promise A Fix Soon No Man’s Sky players are saying that Beyond is running poorly on console, with frequent crashes. Hello Games says they’re aware of the issue and are working on a fix....
00:13 2019-08-15

Nintendo Is Cracking Down On Popular YouTube Music Channels A popular YouTube channel dedicated to sharing video game music was recently hit with over a hundred copyright claims, the latest to fall under intense scrutiny as Nintendo appears to be ramping up efforts to prevent the illicit distribution of its music....
00:13 2019-08-15

Demon's Souls Can Now Run At 4K And 60 FPS (In An Emulator) You’ll need a powerful PC and a copy of the original game, but thanks to a new patch to the PS3 emulator RPCS3, it’s now possible to play the 2009 action-role-playing game Demon’s Souls in 4K while running at 60 frames per second....
00:13 2019-08-15

No Man's Sky Beyond Makes A Great First Impression, Except For The Bugs No Man’s Sky’s Beyond update has the same pull for all the checklist and spreadsheet lovers out there as it always has, with a lot less of the frustration....
00:13 2019-08-15

Everything You Need To Know About Destiny 2’s New Armor System On a livestream Wednesday afternoon, Bungie showed off its forthcoming overhaul of Destiny 2’s armor system that will come when the Shadowkeep expansion arrives October 1. It’s a pretty thorough rework of how armor works in the game—and while it’s sorely needed, it might make Destiny even more of a ...
00:13 2019-08-15

New Apex Legends Axe Costs $170 In Coin Packs They say you’ve got to spend money to make money. In the case of Apex Legends’ new event, you’ll have to spend $160 to earn the opportunity to spend $10 to unlock a $35 virtual axe. Confused? Oh, my friend, we’re just getting started....
00:13 2019-08-15

Developer Fumes About Keyseller G2A, But Admits He Was Wrong About $300,000 Complaint On Monday, game developer Charlie Cleveland, who founded Subnautica and Natural Selection publisher Unknown Worlds, told sketchy game reseller G2A that they owe him a fat chunk of money—$300,000 to be exact—over stolen keys for Natural Selection 2. Two days later, Cleveland told Kotaku today that he...
00:13 2019-08-15

You Can Now Go Fishing In Black Ops 4's Battle Royale Mode, But It's Dangerous Thanks to an update last week Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 now lets you fish in its Blackout battle royale mode. You fish for items, not fish, and, if you’re lucky you can reel in some powerful guns....
00:13 2019-08-15

Todd Chrisley, wife Julie plead not guilty to tax-evasion charges, bond set at $100G each "Chrisley Knows Best"  stars Julie and Todd Chrisley pleaded not guilty to tax evasion and other federal charges at an initial court appearance on Wednesday....
23:26 2019-08-14

Blake Shelton says Gwen Stefani replacing Adam Levine on 'The Voice' helped save Season 17 Blake Shelton got candid about life on “The Voice” without former rival Adam Levine, noting that Gwen Stefani replacing the Maroon 5 singer has helped him cope....
23:26 2019-08-14

Max Yasgur Rented Out His Farm for Woodstock. His Neighbors Sued Him He may not have been as hip as Jimi Hendrix, but Max Yasgur played as important a role in the original Woodstock, which took place 50 years ago, beginning Aug. 15, 1969. Woodstock’s organizers were four men in their 20s — Artie Kornfeld, Michael Lang, John Roberts and Joel Rosenman &mdas...
23:00 2019-08-14

Festive Emilia Clarke Is Already Getting People in the Christmas Spirit The first trailer for Last Christmas is out, and people are already excited about how festive the Mother of Dragons looks in a romantic Christmas comedy. Emilia Clarke stars in the movie as Kate, a down-on-her-luck aspiring singer who ends up with a job dressing as an elf at a department store (cue ...
23:00 2019-08-14

Come and See Game of Thrones’ The Mountain Lift Ed Sheeran Over His Head In the past, the sight of Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane lifting up a fellow Game of Thrones actor has frequently served as a cue for fans to cover their eyes. But during a weekend run-in with Ed Sheeran — who played an unnamed Lannister soldier in Thrones‘ season 7 premiere &...
23:00 2019-08-14

Was The Wizard of Oz Cursed? The Truth Behind the Dark Stories About the Judy Garland Classic Thursday marks 80 years since the Aug. 15, 1939, Hollywood premiere of the film classic The Wizard of Oz, the story of a tornado that hits Kansas and transports a young girl named Dorothy, played by Judy Garland, to a magical place called Oz, where she embarks on a journey to track down the wizard w...
23:00 2019-08-14

A$AP Rocky’s Guilty Verdict Doesn’t Bar Him From Returning to Sweden, Says Judge Who Convicted Him A Swedish court convicted A$AP Rocky of assault on Wednesday and the judge who convicted him says the guilty verdict does not bar the New York-born rapper from returning to Sweden. “The court has not decided on any repercussions of that nature,” Per Lennerbrant, the senior judge in the c...
23:00 2019-08-14

How Music Festivals Became a Massive Business in the 50 Years Since Woodstock Sleeping in a tent for days to catch a glimpse of Beyoncé making history at Coachella. Crowding into a park for a surprise performance that turns out to be Dolly Parton at the Newport Folk Festival. As music festivals have taken off in popularity, these kids of experiences have become a key f...
23:00 2019-08-14

5 Woodstock Photographers on the Images That Moved Them Most Fifty years ago, nearly half a million people convened at Max Yasgur‘s farm in Bethel, New York, for the first Woodstock Arts & Music Festival in August 1969. Billed as “An Aquarian Exposition: Three Days of Peace and Music,” the event featured now-iconic sets from acts like Jimi H...
23:00 2019-08-14

Microsoft: Cloud gaming is “inevitable” but “years” from mainstream Enlarge / Project xCloud running Gears of War 4 at an E3 Microsoft Theater demonstration. With the planned 2019 launch of Project Xcloud, Microsoft isn't ignoring the game industry's current mania for streaming gaming. But in a recent interview with Gamespot, Microsoft Xbox head Phil Spencer temp...
19:26 2019-08-14

Todd and Julie Chrisley in custody after indictment on tax evasion and fraud Reality television stars Todd and Julie Chrisley are in custody in Georgia, one day after they were indicted on tax evasion and fraud charges, according to the Northern District of Georgia attorney's office....
19:26 2019-08-14

Reports: Harry Styles won't play Prince Eric in 'Little Mermaid' Pop music star and occasional actor Harry Styles reportedly won't be playing the role of Prince Eric in the live-action remake of Disney's "The Little Mermaid."...
18:13 2019-08-14

Look: '13 Reasons Why': Bryce's death rocks Liberty High in Season 3 photos Netflix has released on-set photos from "13 Reasons Why" Season 3 showing students of Liberty High dealing with the death of football star Bryce (Justin Prentice)....
18:13 2019-08-14

'BH90210' reboot finds comedy in cast's legacy "Beverly Hills 90210" ended in 2000 with the characters past high school, so a 2019 reboot showing them as adults would make sense, but stars Tori Spelling and Jennie Garth weren't interested in a traditional reboot....
18:13 2019-08-14

Harry Styles fans upset over 'Little Mermaid' reports Harry Styles was never even announced for the role of Prince Eric in the live-action "The Little Mermaid," but that hasn't stopped people from mourning over reports that he has turned down the project....
17:26 2019-08-14

How 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' changed the primetime TV rulebook Twenty years ago, "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" took primetime by storm, during what was traditionally a quiet time in the month before the start of the fall TV season. While the quiz show recently ended its run, its impact continues to ripple through television, having opened the floodgates to al...
17:26 2019-08-14

The Latest: A$AP Rocky lawyer ‘disappointed’ by verdict The lawyer for U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky says he is “disappointed” by the decision of a Stockholm court to find his client guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in the city....
17:26 2019-08-14

European opera houses await LA investigation into Domingo While two U.S. opera houses immediately canceled performances by famed tenor Placido Domingo following sexual harassment allegations, European opera houses are taking stances ranging from supportive to wait-and-see...
17:26 2019-08-14

A$AP Rocky found guilty of Sweden assault, won’t face prison A Swedish court on Wednesday found American rapper A$AP Rocky guilty of assault for his role in a June 30 street brawl in Stockholm that drew the close attention of U.S. President Donald Trump....
17:26 2019-08-14

The Latest: 2 Spanish sopranos praise Placido Domingo Two Spanish sopranos have come out in defense of tenor Placido Domingo following an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior spanning decades...
17:26 2019-08-14

|USrapperA$APRockygetssuspendedsentenceforassault A Stockholm court on Wednesday convicted US rapper A$AP Rocky of assault and handed him a suspended sentence over a street brawl in June, a case that outraged fans and stoked diplomatic tensions....
16:39 2019-08-14

Anime's Bloody Nose Trope Isn't Backed By Science In anime and manga, when characters get excited—often sexually excited—blood dribbles or squirts out of their noses. But is this backed by medical science? Nope!...
15:52 2019-08-14

THQ Nordic Reveals Details About Dead Island 2, Timesplitters, And More THQ Nordic shared an investment report this morning outlining their sales and earnings for the first quarter of the year. The report also offered insight on the future of many franchises like the long-delayed Dead Island 2 and Timesplitters....
15:52 2019-08-14

The Genesis Mini Makes Up For Years Of Crappy Sega Clones Sega did mini consoles before mini consoles were cool. For well over a decade you’ve been able to buy plug-and-play Sega machines filled with Genesis classics. Of course, they all pretty much sucked, full of emulation problems and mediocre games. But the Genesis Mini is almost here, and it’s ready t...
15:52 2019-08-14

Newly Announced Need For Speed Has Some Serious Vice City Vibes Need For Speed Heat was just announced as the newest entry in the long-running series. A stylish trailer showed off elements we’ve come to expect from these games, like police chases and car customization. It also showed off a Florida setting and some neon aesthetics. Good news for folks who both n...
15:52 2019-08-14

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: 37 Years Later, Atari’s Haunted Ho Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: 37 Years Later, Atari’s Haunted House Still Frightens And Delights • I Totally Called It...Just Six Years Too Early • Spacemon: A Pokémon TRPG - Red Winter: Part 2 • The Switch Is The Best Game Console For When You Move, Part 2 ...
15:52 2019-08-14

U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky spared jail after being found guilty of Stockholm brawl U.S. rapper A$AP Rocky was convicted of assault by a Stockholm court on Wednesday but was spared time in prison after a high-profile trial that led President Donald Trump to question the fairness of Sweden's legal system....
15:26 2019-08-14

Pokémon Manholes Installed Across Japan Japanese cities and towns across the country have their own manhole designs. Each one is unique and reflects the local culture, history or beauty. Fittingly, the country now has Pokémon manholes....
12:13 2019-08-14

The Los Angeles Opera Will Investigate Placido Domingo Over Sexual Harassment Accusations (SAN FRANCISCO) — Two music companies canceled appearances by Placido Domingo and the Los Angeles Opera said Tuesday it would launch an investigation in response to an Associated Press story in which numerous women accused the opera legend of sexual harassment and inappropriate behavior spanni...
11:52 2019-08-14

Remembering Woodstock: Naked men, bounced checks and LSD Jason Stone played hooky from summer camp and tripped on LSD-spiked watermelon, Graham Nash was so high his memories of performing are hazy, and Robin Naylor, at 15, saw her first naked man....
08:39 2019-08-14

‘Little Women’ trailer: Greta Gerwig takes on a big classic The trailer for Greta Gerwig’s “Little Women” is here. Set to come out at Christmas time this year, the movie stars Saoirse Ronan as Jo, Emma Watson as Meg, Florence Pugh as Amy and Eliza Scanlen as Beth. Based on the legendary novel by Louisa May Alcott, the film also stars Timoth...
08:13 2019-08-14

Is ‘The Amazing Johnathan Documentary’ real — or an illusion? Ben Berman was in the midst of filming his first documentary when he got some unexpected news: A second, more experienced camera crew was also tailing his subject. “The Amazing Johnathan Documentary,” in select theaters and on Hulu Friday, is the story of Berman’s attempt to profil...
08:13 2019-08-14

Ex-‘Suits’ star makes dramatic return to USA legal series Patrick J. Adams says his return to “Suits” in Wednesday night’s episode took over a year to engineer. “Typically, [series creator] Aaron Korsh has a sort-of idea of what could happen the following season,” says Adams, 37, an original cast member who left “Suits” in April 2018 after playing brillian...
08:13 2019-08-14

Cayuga Nation tribe sues Showtime’s ‘Billions’ for defamation A New York Native American tribe says that an episode of Showtime’s “Billions” defamed them by enforcing stereotypes that portray them as a corrupt illegal casino-running criminals, according to a new lawsuit. The Cayuga Nation and one of the five tribe leaders, Clint Halftown, filed the Manhattan S...
08:13 2019-08-14

Mom of WWE legend Chyna threatens to sue ‘Autopsy’ show on her death The mother of WWE Hall of Famer Chyna is trying to stop the television network REELZ from airing an upcoming episode of their new docuseries, “Autopsy: The Last Hours Of…” — which promises to reveal “the truth” about the former wrestler’s death. “I am ...
08:13 2019-08-14

Steve Coogan swerves long driving ban because of Alan Partridge show Steve Coogan will not face a lengthy driving ban after he told a court it would stop him filming a new series featuring his Alan Partridge character....
08:13 2019-08-14

PlayStation 5 rumored to be officially revealed in February 2020 Both Microsoft and Sony have revealed that development on their next home consoles is well underway, but neither has made an actual announcement confirming the name, price, or release date of their console yet. That may change early next year, as an extensive leak from 4chan (via NeoGAF) may have sp...
07:52 2019-08-14

‘Game of Thrones’ fans almost got to see Arya fight her way to the Night King Among the massive pile of Emmy nominations Game of Thrones has garnered (a record 32) heading into next month’s awards ceremony, one of them is a nod for “Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series” for the Miguel Sapochnik-helmed episode, The Long Night. That, of course, was one of t...
07:52 2019-08-14

This creepy deepfake shows Bill Hader morph into Tom Cruise mid-impersonation Okay, this clip may qualify as my favorite deepfake video I’ve seen to date. We would direct your attention to the clip at the top of this post, which presents an old Bill Hader Late Night with David Letterman interview. Bill uses the opportunity to show off his insanely masterful skill at imp...
07:52 2019-08-14

Sigourney Weaver, Mark Hamill lend voices to Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance A trio of Gelflings must save Thra in the new Netflix prequel series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Netflix has released the first full trailer for its new fantasy series, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. It's a prequel to the 1982 cult classic fantasy/adventure film The Dark Crystal and...
05:00 2019-08-14

Placido Domingo concerts canceled as sexual misconduct investigation opened A once-in-a-lifetime concert has been canceled and an investigation has been opened in the wake of sexual harassment accusations against opera legend Placido Domingo....
04:39 2019-08-14

I Helped Some Gaggling Final Fantasy XIV Newbies Best One Of the Trickiest Bosses There are moments in online games when leadership and authority are thrust upon us. In group-based content, like the various boss fights in Final Fantasy XIV, knowledge is power. If you’re in a group full of helpless newbies and you know the fight’s mechanics, you’re suddenly in charge. Earlier this...
03:52 2019-08-14

Hundreds Of Players Trying To Cheat At Apex Legends And Counter-Strike Get Their Private Data Stolen Since February, a number of ne’er-do-well Apex Legends and Counter-Strike: Global Offensive players hoping to download cheats have in fact been infecting their computers with credential-stealing malware, security firm Sophos discovered....
03:52 2019-08-14

Immaculate Set Of Pokémon Cards Sells For $107,010 A complete set of first-edition Pokémon cards just sold for $107,010 on Goldin Auctions. But don’t worry—it’s extremely unlikely the card binder your mom threw out would have sold for anywhere near that....
03:52 2019-08-14

Bungie has a Destiny testing team called Velveeta that tries to find the cheesiest exploits in the g Bungie has a Destiny testing team called Velveeta that tries to find the cheesiest exploits in the game. That’s one of the revelations in Destiny frontman Luke Smith’s latest blog post, part one of a three-part epic looking at the state of the game since Forsaken launched last September. The biggest...
03:52 2019-08-14

Loot Crate Files for Bankruptcy and Lays Off Workers But Promises to Ship Remaining Boxes Loot Crate was once the go-to company for monthly shipments of geek and gamer gear, but now its stock has run dry. The company is filing for bankruptcy and has laid off dozens of employees, on top of the 150 warehouse workers who were let go last month. Loot Crate plans to ship all remaining boxes t...
03:52 2019-08-14

New Glitch Leads To Fastest Mario Kart 7 Track Time Did you know Daisy has a cruise ship? And also that it’s full of holes? Nearly eight years after the game’s release, Mario Kart 7 players have found a new way to glitch through the vessel’s hull and complete the course in under a minute. That’s the shortest time of any track in all of Mario Kart 7....
03:52 2019-08-14

Video Game Consoles Won't Get Pricier In America, At Least For Now A 10 percent tax on video game consoles and other consumer electronics has been delayed until December 15, the Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) announced today. According to President Trump, the purpose of the delay is to prevent the tariffs from hurting the holiday shopping s...
03:52 2019-08-14

Apex Legends' Solo Mode Should Be Permanent Apex Legends’ limited time solo mode kicked off today, allowing players to ditch their squad for a lonesome contest for survival. While Apex Legends is built around teamplay—picking the right hero combinations and communicating with the other two members of your squad—the solo mode offers a more del...
03:52 2019-08-14

Overwatch League's Role Lock Changes Still Can't Please Fans Overwatch League fans asked for change, and they got it. The season’s fourth stage kicked off three weeks ago with the introduction of a 2-2-2 role lock that requires teams to be made up of two tanks, two DPS heroes, and two supports. This change would finally put the long-reviled “GOATS” meta, whic...
03:52 2019-08-14

It Only Took Five Hours To Beat Super Mario Odyssey Blindfolded The best speedrunners in the world can beat the Nintendo Switch game Super Mario Odyssey in under an hour. On Monday, it took speedrunner Katun24 just over five. It would have been a pretty bad performance if not for the fact that he was wearing a blindfold....
03:52 2019-08-14

Wear Allbirds All the Time With Their New Line of Trino Socks I know they’re comfortable, but you can’t always be wearing Allbirds...or can you? The maker of your favorite super soft sneakers has just moved into the sock game, so you can have Allbirds on your feet no matter what shoe you’re wearing; the brand’s new Trino socks feature all the comfort you know ...
03:52 2019-08-14

Some Of Our Favorite Board Games Have Employee Cameos On The Cards Fantasy Flight, the publishers of some of the biggest and best board games around (from Star Wars to Arkham to Game of Thrones), have a little tradition going among staff: once you’ve worked there for five years, you get to appear as a character in one of their games....
03:52 2019-08-14

Discord Explains How It Handles Harassment, Doxxing, And Threatening Behavior Discord, the only way young people communicate via voice after we collectively agreed to stop answering phone calls several years ago, is trying to be more open about how it handles harassment, threats, doxxing, and other forms of abuse on its platform. In order to do this, it plans to release regul...
03:52 2019-08-14

Rush Hour Ricardo Tomé is an artist currently working on Decay of Logos, a small indie game taking a lot of cues from both Zelda and Princess Mononoke....
03:52 2019-08-14

Guns N' Roses settles lawsuit over Guns 'N' Rosé beer Guns N' Roses has settled a lawsuit in which it accused the Colorado brewery Oskar Blues of trademark infringement for selling Guns 'N' Rosé ale and merchandise without permission....
03:00 2019-08-14

A$AP Rocky awaits verdict on Sweden brawl American rapper A$AP Rocky learns his fate on Wednesday in a trial over a street brawl in Sweden that led U.S. President Donald Trump to champion his cause....
03:00 2019-08-14

Everything to Know About the Canceled Movie The Hunt Universal Studios has canceled the Sept. 27 release of The Hunt, a satirical thriller wherein wealthy Americans hunt “deplorables” for sport. The tongue-in-cheek film has an ensemble cast that includes Hilary Swank, Justin Hartley, Betty Gilpin, Emma Roberts and Ike Barinholtz, and it co...
02:39 2019-08-14

What to Know About 2019 MTV VMAs Host Sebastian Maniscalco The 2019 MTV Video Music Awards (VMAs) will return to its roots with a comedian running the show for the first time since Kevin Hart in 2012. Sebastian Maniscalco, a stand-up comedian known for his physical comedy, Italian-American jokes and clean humor, may soon become a household name after hosti...
02:39 2019-08-14

Liam Hemsworth Wishes Miley Cyrus ‘Nothing But Happiness’ After Split Liam Hemsworth has made a public statement about his separation from Miley Cyrus, after less than a year of marriage. In wake of the news of their high-profile split, the Australian actor shared a scenic Instagram photo of a poignant metaphor a.k.a. a sunset over a beach with an update for his fans ...
02:39 2019-08-14

Reality TV Star Todd Chrisley Indicted on Tax Evasion, Bank Fraud Charges (ATLANTA) — A federal grand jury in Atlanta on Tuesday indicted reality television star Todd Chrisley on tax evasion and other charges. The 12-count indictment issued against the “Chrisley Knows Best” star and his wife, Julie, also includes charges of wire fraud, conspiracy to comm...
02:39 2019-08-14

‘I Put 1,400 Pages in the Trash.’ The Tiger’s Wife Author Téa Obreht on Killing Two Books to Create Her New Novel For someone convinced that nothing lies beyond the grave, Téa Obreht brings a lot of stuff back from the dead. The living and the unliving mingle in her books like uneasy teens at a party, half recognizing each other, uncertain of what they have in common. She’s fascinated by history, p...
02:39 2019-08-14

The OA Fans Have a Pretty Convincing Theory About the Show Not Really Being Cancelled Warning: This post contains spoilers for The OA. As many fans of The OA know, series co-creator Brit Marling took to Instagram on Aug. 5 to confirm that Netflix had cancelled the show after a two-season run. However, some people are convinced that the whole cancellation is part of an elaborate publi...
02:39 2019-08-14

'Our Boys' powerfully puts faces on Israeli-Palestinian conflict The language and pacing in "Our Boys" reflect its Israeli roots, but the emotional core of this powerful fact-based miniseries hinges on tribalism, the intractability of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, and the adage that an eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. In that, this HBO presentation...
00:39 2019-08-14

'Lodge 49's' Wyatt Russell follows his own low-key journey, on screen and off AMC's "Lodge 49" is a soak-it-in show, with its central character, surfer Dud Dudley, played by Wyatt Russell, dealing with everyday dramas and modest secrets....
00:39 2019-08-14

Apple releases first look at 'The Morning Show' Reese Witherspoon, Steve Carell and Jennifer Aniston are ready to give viewers the full story on "The Morning Show," a new drama coming to Apple TV+....
00:39 2019-08-14

George Takei's real-life internment formed the foundation of 'The Terror: Infamy' "I was astounded by the recognition of the barracks," said George Takei, recalling his time on the set of "The Terror: Infamy," the second instalment of AMC's now-ongoing horror anthology series. The new season is set against an historical backdrop that Takei, at 82, remembers all too vividly from h...
00:39 2019-08-14

Brad Falchuk, Gwyneth Paltrow's husband, has something to say Brad Falchuk, the TV producer responsible for co-creating hits including "Glee" and the now Emmy-nominated "Pose," recently opened up to WSJ Magazine about his many projects and his marriage to Gwyneth Paltrow....
00:39 2019-08-14

LA Opera to investigate sexual harassment allegations against Placido Domingo Placido Domingo is disputing allegations of sexual harassment against him and says he recognizes there are new rules today that are "very different than they were in the past."...
00:39 2019-08-14

Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes set to perform at the VMAs Camila Cabello and Shawn Mendes will perform at the MTV Video Music Awards, along with Lizzo, Bad Bunny, J Balvin, Lil Nas X and Rosalía, MTV has announced....
00:39 2019-08-14

'Avengers: Endgame' screenwriters really wanted to deliver a satisfying conclusion One would imagine that as the screenwriting duo of Christopher Markus and Stephen McFeely began to tackle their sixth and, for now at least, final film set in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, "Avengers: Endgame," they would've walked into the assignment with all the swagger of Tony Stark, or the resol...
00:39 2019-08-14

How Yvette Nicole Brown's 'Avengers: Endgame' appearance was even a surprise to her Exactly how secretive is Marvel Studios when guarding the plot details of their superhero films, even from name actors making cameos? CNN put the question to Yvette Nicole Brown, who revealed that she wasn't even sure which "Avengers" film she'd ultimately end up appearing in -- and didn't find out ...
00:39 2019-08-14

|WATCH:Firstlookatlocalfilm'Toorbos' Toorbos, René van Rooyen’s adaptation of renowned writer Dalene Matthee’s 2003 best-selling novel of the same name has been selected as the closing film at the Silwerskerm Festival....
23:00 2019-08-13

|100localstarstotaketheplungeintoicywatersinsupportofSpecialOlympics Special Olympics South Africa will once again be hosting the Polar Plunge, this time with a target of 100 committed celebrities taking the plunge., including Kim Jayde, Mark Fish, Rouge and Gigi Lamayne....
23:00 2019-08-13

|PICS:MissSAZozibiniTunzimovesintohernewR5mhome At a press conference held just moments after her win, the 25-year-old told media how excited she is for the Sandton apartment which will be hers, rent-free, for the duration of her reign....
23:00 2019-08-13

|Beafraid!Thenewseasonof'TheTerror'willscareyou! Miki Ishikawa, who stars in 'The Terror: Infamy', told us exclusively about her role in the new season of the Sundance TV (DStv 108) drama – and what we can expect....
23:00 2019-08-13

Lady Gaga to fund 162 classroom projects in U.S. cities affected by mass shootings The singer said the classrooms "will now have access to the support they need to inspire their students to work together and bring their dreams to life."...
22:00 2019-08-13

Nintendo might finally be bringing SNES games to Switch Online When Nintendo first announced that its online subscription service for the Switch would include a growing selection of free NES games, Nintendo fans got excited. After all, unlike the $60 yearly subscriptions that Sony and Microsoft offer for PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live, Nintendo Switch Online co...
21:13 2019-08-13

Former 'Deadliest Catch' star Jake Harris sentenced to 18 months in jail for police chase: report Former “Deadliest Catch” star Jake Harris was reportedly sentenced and will remain behind bars for 18 months after leading police on a chase in Washington this past January. ...
20:26 2019-08-13

Todd Chrisley: Disgruntled ex-employee behind upcoming federal tax evasion indictment USA Network star Todd Chrisley revealed that a disgruntled former employee is helping bring a federal indictment on him over alleged financial crimes, which he denies....
20:26 2019-08-13

Heather Rae Young says she turned down Tarek El Moussa when he first asked her out: ‘He respected that’ Heather Rae Young revealed that she initially turned down a date with “Flip or Flop” star Tarek El Moussa, but now feels like she's ready for a future with him....
20:26 2019-08-13

The Latest: Philly Orchestra rescinds invitation to Domingo The Philadelphia Orchestra has rescinded an invitation to have opera legend Placido Domingo after an Associated Press story revealed sexual harassment accusations...
19:26 2019-08-13

Multiple women say opera star Domingo sexually harassed them Two of nine women who told The Associated Press that they were sexually harassed by opera superstar Placido Domingo said they briefly gave in to his advances, fearing turning him down would jeopardize their careers...
19:26 2019-08-13

How 'Woodstock' movie shaped festival's place in counterculture Michael Wadleigh never played a note and is not a household name, but he may be the person most responsible for securing Woodstock's place in history as the epitome of Sixties counterculture....
19:26 2019-08-13

Watch this freaky deepfake video turn Bill Hader into Tom Cruise Deepfake imagery is becoming more and more common — and that should frighten us all. Sure, it’s all fun and games when engineers design artificial intelligence to show us a different side of Mona Lisa; recreate a scene of “Game of Thrones” featuring a virtually augmented Jon ...
18:26 2019-08-13

Woodstock iconic photo couple still together, 50 years later Nick and Bobbi are still together and still living near the farm at Bethel Woods, in New York’s Catskills mountains, where the festival was held in 1969, on Aug. 15-18....
17:13 2019-08-13

A cleverly hidden ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Easter egg just surfaced, and it’s the most puzzling one so far Watching Avengers: Endgame in theaters has a significant drawback: no matter how many times you see it, you still can’t capture all the information it delivers, and you might miss out on various Easter eggs as a result. Like the fact that Howard the Duck comes through a portal at the end to fi...
17:13 2019-08-13

AP: Women accuse opera legend Domingo of sexual harassment Numerous women have told The Associated Press that celebrated opera superstar Placido Domingo tried to pressure them into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and in some cases punishing them when they refused his advances...
15:39 2019-08-13

Will populist politics undo a renaissance at Italy’s Uffizi? The Uffizi Galleries are experiencing a renaissance thanks to reforms granting Italy’s top state-run museums autonomy and allowing foreigners at the helm, but populist politics roiling the Italian art world could end the period...
15:39 2019-08-13

Women: Opera’s Domingo abused power to sexually harass them Numerous women told The Associated Press that opera superstar Placido Domingo tried to pressure them into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and in some cases punishing them when they refused his advances...
15:39 2019-08-13

CNN backs Chris Cuomo after caught-on-video confrontation CNN says it completely supports anchor Chris Cuomo after video surfaced of him threatening to push a man down some stairs during a confrontation after the man apparently called him “Fredo,” in a seeming reference to the “Godfather” movies...
15:39 2019-08-13

Here is the trailer for Kyoto Animation’s Violet Evergarden spin-off anime, Violet Evergarden Side-S Here is the trailer for Kyoto Animation’s Violet Evergarden spin-off anime, Violet Evergarden Side-Story: Eternity and the Auto Memories Doll. As previously reported, the movie will be released as planned next month. ...
14:52 2019-08-13

These longtime TV stars keep us coming back for more If television is a form of comfort food, then the stars of long-running prime-time series are the ultimate visual nighttime snack. With the new fall season quickly approaching, here’s a look at the handful of returning series stalwarts we’ve been welcoming into our lives for lo these many years. Mar...
12:00 2019-08-13

Several Women Have Accused Opera Legend Placido Domingo of Sexual Harassment For decades, Placido Domingo, one of the most celebrated and powerful men in opera, has tried to pressure women into sexual relationships by dangling jobs and then sometimes punishing the women professionally when they refused his advances, numerous accusers told The Associated Press. Regarded as on...
11:13 2019-08-13

Kate Pierson of the B-52s: Excitement of the crowd 'keeps us going' Kate Pierson of the B-52s is keeping plenty busy touring with the band for its 40th anniversary tour, but she isn't planning a break anytime soon -- there's new music on the way both from the band and in her solo work....
11:13 2019-08-13

Everyone's DayZ Is Being Edited Because Of Australia Last week, zombie shooter DayZ—which has been out in various forms for six years—had first its physical release banned in Australia, and then its digital version as well. In order to get the game cleared, Bohemia Interactive are changing every version across the planet just to comply with Australia’...
10:26 2019-08-13

Shaved Mario Is Making Me Feel Strange Here is a very simple, but very effective mod for Super Mario Odyssey that shaves Mario’s moustache for the entirety of the game. Cutscenes, gameplay, everything. It’s gross and I hate it....
10:26 2019-08-13

Before You Replace Your Desk Chair, Try Replacing Just the Part That's Broken A good office chair is hard to find, and once you’ve got one, you don’t want to give it up. Fortunately, it’s pretty easy to repair most of the parts on your chair if one of them breaks, so you can save money, and keep using your beloved throne....
10:26 2019-08-13

Mario Maker 2’s Hell Level Is Even Worse In Counter-Strike Sometimes, you’ve just got to dust off an old classic. And ruin it. Last month, that’s exactly what one Mario Maker 2 player did with the original Super Mario Bros’ opening level, transforming it into a lava stick hellscape for freaks who like to be voraciously licked by slavering flame tongues. The...
10:26 2019-08-13

Guy Garvey: New Elbow album will reflect 'darker times' Elbow's lead singer Guy Garvey has told Sky News the band's upcoming eighth album will be "darker" than their last, saying: "We live in darker times."...
07:39 2019-08-13

Brassic: 'I wanted a depiction of the working classes that isn't f****** miserable' At a preview screening for his new comedy Brassic, actor Joe Gilgun is telling stories of smoking dope in posh hotels, masturbating in posh hotels, and a "geezer called Corned Beef Keith who always has his arse out"....
07:39 2019-08-13

CBS Renewed Love Island Despite Lackluster Ratings. Can the Show Find its Happily Ever After in Season Two? On July 29th, a record 3.6 million British viewers tuned in for the live finale of reality-show-become-social-institution Love Island’s fifth season. That’s just over 5 percent of the U.K.’s population. Last week in the U.S., meanwhile, just 2.5 million saw the finale of the U.S. r...
05:39 2019-08-13

First trailer for Dolemite Is My Name pays tribute to a blaxploitation legend Eddie Murphy stars as controversial comedian Rudy Ray Moore in Dolemite Is My Name, coming to Netflix this fall. Eddie Murphy is all pimped out and ready to rid his community of evildoers in the first trailer for the comic biopic, Dolemite Is My Name. It's Director Craig Brewer's tribute to Rudy R...
04:00 2019-08-13

After two years of delays, Minecraft’s visual upgrade has been canceled This gallery serves as a reminder of the Minecraft that could have been. It looked incredible. [credit: Mojang / Sam Machkovech ] After announcing a plan to completely overhaul Minecraft's v...
04:00 2019-08-13

$3 million Fortnite winner—and his parents—become latest swatting targets Enlarge / Police SWAT Team at work. (credit: Onfokus | Getty Images) Yet another armed police force has been called in on yet another unsuspecting victim, as the recently crowned Fortnite world champion took a break from a livestream to deal with a swatting incident at his own front door. Kotaku r...
04:00 2019-08-13

Princess Diana musical will play Broadway in 2020 A new musical about the life of Princess Diana will open on Broadway next spring. Called simply “Diana,” the show follows Lady Diana Spencer to royal superstardom, family struggle and her eventual tragic death. It’s written by the same team that gave us the 2009 Tony Award-winning musical “Memphis,”...
01:13 2019-08-13

How ‘Blinded by the Light’ writer got Springsteen’s attention In his 1984 track “No Surrender,” Bruce Springsteen famously wrote, “We learned more from a three-minute record, baby, than we ever learned in school.” Sarfraz Manzoor knows that feeling. Growing up as one of four siblings in the grim, post-industrial British town of Luton (30 miles north of London)...
01:13 2019-08-13

Marvel just revealed how Iron Man’s tragic fate was decided in ‘Avengers: Endgame’ Yes, Tony Stark aka Iron Man died in Avengers: Endgame, marking one of the most heartbreaking moments of the entire film. This shouldn’t be a spoiler anymore given the massive audience the film had in the more than three months since it hit theaters. Now that Endgame is available in digital fo...
01:13 2019-08-13

‘Game of Thrones’ actress rants that season 8 was basically garbage Natalia Tena binge-watched all of the divisive eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, and, like many of you, there was a lot she didn’t like. It even got to the point that, while she was watching, her boyfriend eventually had to leave because she went on an hour-long rant at him about how...
01:13 2019-08-13

‘The Boys’ season 2 is already in production – here’s your first look Considering the subject matter, it may not come as much of a surprise, but Amazon’s The Boys seems to have found a rather sizable audience, generating headlines for its dark, twisted take on the superhero phenomenon as well as its penchant for extreme violence, full-frontal nudity and a whole ...
01:13 2019-08-13

Verizon Sells Tumblr, Still No Porn Though Personal blogging social network Tumblr—a waning haven for artists and fandoms—will exit the portfolio of current owners Verizon and be parted off to Automattic Inc., owners of Wordpress, another blogging platform with social elements, according to the Wall Street Journal....
00:00 2019-08-13

There’s no Highlight Reel today, but we’re getting ready for episode 500 on Thursday. There’s no Highlight Reel today, but we’re getting ready for episode 500 on Thursday. If you have a great clip you think would be great in the 500th episode, send it to Highlightreel@kotaku.com, and it might be featured on the show!...
00:00 2019-08-13

Teen Choice Awards: 7 things you missed, from the emotional Jonas Brothers speech to Ken Jeong calling out YouTube stars Plus, Taylor Swift urged equal pay for the U.S. women's national soccer team, and Monsta X became the first K-pop group to perform at the annual show....
00:00 2019-08-13

How ‘Succession’ composer Nicholas Britell captured the HBO series’ gravitas and absurdity He recorded the Emmy-nominated title theme with a de-tuned piano, for instance, because "when things are perfect, they lose a little bit of their humanness."...
00:00 2019-08-13

French stars honor provocateur director Jean-Pierre Mocky Film celebrities, a culture minister and fans have paid homage to Jean-Pierre Mocky, a fiercely independent filmmaker who directed some of France’s most famed actors over a six-decade career...
00:00 2019-08-13

Cosby lawyers ask appeals court to toss #MeToo conviction A Pennsylvania appeals court questioned why Bill Cosby’s legal team never got a supposed non-prosecution agreement in writing as his latest lawyers fought to have his sexual assault conviction overturned...
00:00 2019-08-13

A Mural In Fire Emblem: Three Houses Is Cleverly Hiding The Main Character's Crest Fans have been using an image seen in an early Fire Emblem: Three Houses trailer to puzzle out information about the characters’ Crests, which are symbols of a powerful bloodline that gives them special powers. In addition to a few that aren’t seen in the game, all the crests you encounter are repre...
23:39 2019-08-12

Long-Promised Minecraft Graphical Overhaul Is Canceled Today, Mojang announced that it has ceased development on Minecraft’s Super Duper Graphics Pack, citing technical difficulties. It’s been just over two years since the feature was announced on stage at E3 2017,...
23:39 2019-08-12

All of the Coolest Trivia Revealed on the Avengers: Endgame Blu-ray When the newly crowned highest-grossing film of all-time comes home, it doesn’t need many bells and whistles. People being able to experience Avengers: Endgame in their homes is likely enough. And the release, which has about an hour of special features, leans into that. It doesn’t give us a lot but...
23:39 2019-08-12

I (Tim Rogers) got one of those new 8bitdo SN30 Pro+ controllers. I (Tim Rogers) got one of those new 8bitdo SN30 Pro+ controllers. I’m really excited about it, so I’m live-streaming my first impressions of it by testing it with a battery of Switch games (starting with Super Mario Maker 2). Finally! A stream that shows you what it’s like for me to play video games...
23:39 2019-08-12

Black Ops 4's Blackout Mode Now Lets You Play As A Zombie, But It Just Isn't Fun Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 lets players die and respawn as zombies in the new “Pandemic” Blackout mode. Unfortunately, even an entire horde of zombie players are at a disadvantage in this limited-time mode....
23:39 2019-08-12

Fallout 76 Player Uses Glitches To Build Her Own World Under The Map Fallout 76 player MrsP123 has a campsite in a location uniquely suited to fending off intruders. Recently, a player character in a skeleton mask holding an assault rifle tried to rampage through her campsite. The interloper tried to fight her, but she didn’t fight back. Instead of initiating a duel,...
23:39 2019-08-12

New Free Steam Demo Is A Modern-Day Superman Game The problem with making a game about a superhero like Superman is figuring out ways to impose limits on the character to make sure he’s not overpowered. Undefeated, a free superhero PC game created by a trio of students from Japan’s Vantan Game Academy, demonstrates just how unnecessary those limits...
23:39 2019-08-12

Mario 64 Expert Climbs One Of The Game's Trickiest Levels Without Jumping Scott “pannenkoek2012" Buchanan is a Super Mario 64 expert known best for achieving memetic status thanks to a complex trick that involved “parallel universes” to complete. Buchanan is a master of the “A press challenge,” which involves clearing levels without jumping. He’s back at it again wit...
23:39 2019-08-12

System Shock 2 Has Been Getting New Patches For Years, Based On The Work Of A Fan Nobody Can Find System Shock 2 is a beloved classic, a fascinating tangle of shooter, survival horror, and role-playing systems that intermingle and spark with a frightening menace. After developer Looking Glass Studios closed in 2000, the game wound up in ownership limbo. For a time, it languished without updates....
23:39 2019-08-12

John Oliver Bakes a Very, Very Large Cake to Annoy Turkmenistan and Guinness World Records John Oliver didn’t report the news on Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight. Instead, he baked a cake. It all started with Turkmenistan’s president Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, who may be missing or perhaps even dead. As Oliver noted, Berdimuhamedov hasn’t been seen in we...
23:13 2019-08-12

K-Pop Supergroup BTS Is Taking a Break to ‘Enjoy the Ordinary Lives of Young People in Their 20s’ They’ve broken records for K-pop worldwide, but after six years of constant global touring and music production, BTS is going on an “official and extended period of rest,” their parent company BigHit Entertainment shared over the weekend. It’s the first time since their debut...
23:13 2019-08-12

The Terror: Infamy Is a Step Forward for Depictions of Japanese-American Internment When The Terror: Infamy premieres on AMC on Aug. 12, it will be a welcome rarity: a mainstream depiction of the World War II incarceration camps in which Japanese Americans are actually at the center of their own story. Over the past eight decades, there have been very few films or television shows...
23:13 2019-08-12

The Couple in This Famous Woodstock Album Cover Photo Is Still Together 50 Years Later For the couple seen embracing under a blanket on the cover of the Woodstock soundtrack, milestone anniversaries of the music festival in Bethel, N.Y., are usually happy occasions. Ever since LIFE magazine’s 20th anniversary commemorative edition revealed that they were the people on the cover ...
23:13 2019-08-12

Missy Elliott Will Receive the Video Vanguard Award at the 2019 MTV VMAs Iconic rapper Missy “Misdemeanor” Elliott will be honored with the 2019 Michael Jackson Video Vanguard award at this year’s annual MTV Video Music Awards on August 26. The four-time Grammy winner will be the first female rapper with receive the award and the fourth rap artist to be...
23:13 2019-08-12

Pennsylvania judges skeptical of Cosby effort to reverse sex assault conviction A trio of Pennsylvania judges on Monday appeared deeply skeptical of Bill Cosby's effort to have his sexual assault conviction overturned, as the comedian's lawyers argued in court that the trial judge had deprived him of a fair trial....
23:13 2019-08-12

Bode Miller, wife Morgan Beck expecting twins a year after tragic death of young daughter Just over one year after their young daughter drowned in a tragic accident — and ten months after welcoming a baby boy — Bode Miller and wife Morgan Beck Miller have announced they are expecting twins....
22:39 2019-08-12

Hulk Hogan squad car ride on airport tarmac spurs probe by Chicago police A Chicago police officer was under investigation Monday after apparently giving former pro wrestler Hulk Hogan an exclusive ride to the airport — in his squad car, with sirens on, while on duty....
22:39 2019-08-12

Celebrities react to Jeffrey Epstein's death with conspiracy theories about Donald Trump, Russia Disgraced multimillionaire Jeffrey Epstein's death from an apparent suicide inside his Manhattan jail cell has prompted a frenzy of speculation from Hollywood celebrities....
22:39 2019-08-12

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry no longer invited to dinner parties because of this habit: report Meghan Markle and Prince Harry's friends have "stopped inviting" the couple to dinner parties because they "frown upon their PDAs," insiders have claimed....
22:39 2019-08-12

Faye Dunaway fired from play reportedly for unprofessional behavior, bombing on stage Actress Faye Dunaway was reportedly very unprofessional during her brief time as the solo star of the play “Tea at Five” before being fired from the production....
22:39 2019-08-12

Missy Elliott to receive Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at 2019 VMAs Missy Elliott, one of the most iconic players in the history of music videos, will receive the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award at the 2019 MTV Video Music Awards....
22:39 2019-08-12

‘Undercover Billionaire’ star Glenn Stearns gives advice on starting with nothing, living the American Dream Billionaire Glenn Stearns believes so much in the American Dream that he embarked on an exciting social experiment — and shared his valuable advice for prosperity along the way....
22:39 2019-08-12

How J.Lo learned to rock a stripper pole for ‘Hustlers’ When Jennifer Lopez took her fiancé Alex Rodriguez to a strip club in Miami this past winter, it wasn’t just her way of bringing some pizazz into the relationship. It was homework, under the tutelage of Johanna Sapakie, the pole-dancing guru who taught the 50-year-old how to effortlessly writhe and ...
22:39 2019-08-12

Here’s how to nail J.Lo’s sexy stripper moves from ‘Hustlers’ Want to steal some of Jennifer Lopez’s money-makin’ moves from “Hustlers”? Here, J.Lo’s pole dancing coach Johanna Sapakie shares three beginner-friendly moves for a pole-dancing workout that will unleash your inner hustler at home. Climbs This total-body exercise involves climbing up the pole with ...
22:39 2019-08-12

Missy Elliott to receive MTV's Vanguard Award The MTV Video Music Awards will honor Missy Elliott this year with the Michael Jackson Video Vanguard Award, the show's equivalent of a lifetime achievement award....
22:39 2019-08-12

The lost movie Leonardo DiCaprio doesn’t want you to see Once upon a time in Hollywood, two stars on the rise made a movie with their pals -- then fiercely fought for decades to keep it from seeing the light of day....
22:13 2019-08-12

We’re all better off without Leo DiCaprio stinker ‘Don’s Plum’ Over a decade before his Oscar win, Leonardo DiCaprio was 21 years old and the star of an awful movie you’ve never heard of. In 1995, the “Growing Pains” and “Basketball Diaries” actor made an independent film called “Don’s Plum,” featuring members of his infamous friend group, “the p-ssy posse,” in...
22:13 2019-08-12

Here’s where the cast of the lost Leonardo DiCaprio movie is now Back in the 1990s, Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire made a low-budget, black and white flick with their friends — then fought for decades to keep it from seeing the light of day. While they became worldwide superstars, the others involved in the project weren’t as lucky. DiCaprio and Maguire’s al...
22:13 2019-08-12

Drake mocked over ‘tacky’ new Beatles tattoo Drake won’t let it be. On the heels of beating the Beatles’ record for number of charted songs on the Billboard Hot 100 Top 10 — hitting 35 to the Fab Four’s 34 — Drake is rubbing it in with a new tattoo depicting himself as the fifth Beatle. The forearm ink depicts the BeatlesR...
22:13 2019-08-12

Janet Jackson surprises superfan dad after Vegas show This dad can’t ask his kids, “What have you done for me lately?” When Keith Strawder Sr., of Houston, Texas, found out back in June that his sons had bought him tickets to see Janet Jackson in concert, he could barely contain his joy — as seen in a video that went viral. Now the......
22:13 2019-08-12

‘The Morning Show’ trailer: Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon get heated The first teaser has been released for “The Morning Show,” starring Reese Witherspoon and Jennifer Aniston, and it sounds intense. The drama series, which will air on Apple TV’s upcoming streaming service this fall, follows the lives of people entrenched in the world of broadcast morning news. The s...
22:13 2019-08-12

Trailer drops for Eddie Murphy’s new movie, ‘Dolemite Is My Name’ Eddie Murphy is coming to Netflix. The trailer dropped Monday for his new film, “Dolemite Is My Name,” which will be released in the coming months on the streaming platform. In the comedy, directed by Craig Brewer (“Hustle & Flow”), Murphy plays Rudy Ray Moore, a real-life 1970s blaxploitation star ...
22:13 2019-08-12

K-Pop sensation BTS to take first break since 2013 Big Hit Entertainment said a concert Sunday in Seoul was BTS' last scheduled performance before the group begins their "vacations" for the very first time since their 2013 debut....
22:13 2019-08-12

Twitch backtracks after accidentally showing porn on Ninja’s old page Enlarge / Ninja's defunct Twitch page, as it looked briefly this weekend (The explicit thumbnail in the upper left has been blurred by Ars Technica). (credit: Keemstar / Twitter) Popular video game streamer Tyler "Ninja" Blevins isn't on Amazon's popular Twitch service anymore after Microsoft paid...
21:26 2019-08-12

Eliza review: Startup culture meets sci-fi in a touching, fascinating tale Enlarge / Main character Evelyn looks upon her hometown of Seattle in the fascinating new visual novel Eliza. (credit: Zachtronics) "You're a computer," a graduate student says in a huff, directly to my face. "You don't know what [relationships] are like, do you?" I don't respond. Instead, I eye ...
21:26 2019-08-12

Look: Bode Miller, wife Morgan expecting twins after daughter's death Retired Olympic skier Bode Miller and his wife, Morgan Miller, are expecting identical twin boys 14 months after daughter Emeline's accidental drowning....
20:39 2019-08-12

Miley Cyrus, Liam Hemsworth split after being married less than a year "Ever-evolving, changing as partners and individuals, they have decided this is what’s best while they both focus on themselves and careers," Miley Cyrus' rep said....
20:13 2019-08-12

Bill Cosby’s lawyers seek to overturn sex assault conviction, claiming trial was unfair In court papers, prosecutors have countered that the testimony proved Andrea Constand’s assault was the “culmination of a decades-long pattern of behaviour.”...
20:13 2019-08-12

Priyanka Chopra defends 'victory to India' tweet after being accused of stoking Pakistan and Kashmir tensions Actress Priyanka Chopra was confronted at a beauty event in Los Angeles over a tweet in which she appeared to praise Indian military strikes in Pakistan....
18:00 2019-08-12

A$AP Rocky speaks about 'scary and humbling' arrest during first performance since prison release US rapper A$AP Rocky has spoken out for the first time ahead of the verdict in his court case in Sweden, telling fans he is going through a "scary, humbling experience."...
18:00 2019-08-12

|MetroFMapologisesforoffensiveMissSouthAfricaTwitterpoll Metro FM has apologised for a now-deleted Twitter poll asking fans if newly crowned Miss South Africa Zozibini Tuniz was "stunning," "just ok" or the "wrong choice."...
17:00 2019-08-12

Ninja Understandably Upset That His Old Twitch Channel Was Promoting A Porn Stream [Update] Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, who recently left his 14 million-follower Twitch account behind to go and stream on rival platform Mixer, has issued a statement labelled “disgusted and so sorry” today after that now-dormant account—which he no longer operates—was promoting streams from other users, including...
17:00 2019-08-12

Fortnite's Teenage World Champ Swatted Live On Stream Kyle “Bugha” Giersdorf, the newly-crowned 16 year-old Fortnite World Cup solo champion, was playing the game in a stream last night when his home was “swatted.”...
17:00 2019-08-12

Watch A Dude Make Dragon Ball's Goku From Wood Workshop Au Lac Wood Art does highly-detailed, traditional wood carvings in its native Vietnam. Instead of watching artisans carve a Buddhist deity, let’s watch one make a Goku!...
17:00 2019-08-12

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Iconoclasts Is Weird, Stilted, Bea Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Iconoclasts Is Weird, Stilted, Beautiful, Dark, And Frustrating • Amiibo? A-maybe • Are You Tired Of Zombies? • My Lonely Love For Mirror’s Edge Catalyst • A Retrospective On CoolMath Games • Spacemon: A Pokemon TRPG - Red Winter: Par...
17:00 2019-08-12

Finally, A Nintendo 64 That Can Breathe Fire This modded Nintendo 64 looks more like a botched entry for Robot Wars than a nice retro gaming console for people to gather around and play classics like Banjo-Kazooie. But it still works as a console—flamethrowers and all....
17:00 2019-08-12

John Legend visits Dayton, performs for families of shooting victims Ohio native John Legend visited Dayton, performing for families of victims and workers in the city's Oregon District a week after nine people were killed in a mass shooting....
16:39 2019-08-12

Teen Choice Awards winners 2019: Taylor Swift urges fans to take a stand for gender equality ​​Taylor Swift asked her fans to get behind US football player Alex Morgan's campaign for gender equality in a passionate speech as she received the inaugural Icon Award at the 2019 Teen Choice Awards in Los Angeles....
12:52 2019-08-12

Priyanka Chopra called out as 'hypocrite' by audience member during panel Priyanka Chopra was called a “hypocrite” on Saturday during a Beautycon panel talk in Los Angeles by an audience member who accused of her encouraging war in the India-Pakistan conflict....
12:26 2019-08-12

'Flip or Flop' star Tarek El Moussa says Heather Rae Young has already met his kids That was quick! "Flip or Flop" star Tarek El Moussa says his new girlfriend, Heather Rae Young, has already met his and ex-wife Christina Anstead's kids....
11:26 2019-08-12

'Hobbs & Shaw' races to second week at No. 1 as 'The Kitchen' gets burned at box office Audiences helped the "Fast & Furious" spinoff "Hobbs & Shaw" take another lap at No. 1 even with an onslaught of four new major releases this weekend....
11:26 2019-08-12

The real reason Taylor Swift and Karlie Kloss are no longer friends The fallout between Taylor Swift and her onetime best friend Karlie Kloss reportedly started when the model took advantage of the singer’s generous hospitality....
11:26 2019-08-12

Former Georgia firefighter, 'Walking Dead' actor dies at 48 after cancer battle A former Georgia firefighter who left public service to become an actor and was featured in "The Walking Dead," among other TV shows, died Saturday at the age of 48 after a battle with cancer. ...
11:26 2019-08-12

Priyanka Chopra called out as 'hyprocrite' by audience member during panel Priyanka Chopra was called a “hypocrite” on Saturday during a Beautycon panel talk in Los Angeles by an audience member who accused of her encouraging war in the India-Pakistan conflict....
11:26 2019-08-12

‘The Nanny’ star Fran Drescher gets candid about cannabis: ‘Now I understand its medicinal attributes’ Fran Drescher said she has a great appreciation for cannabis since she had to undergo a hysterectomy after being diagnosed with uterine cancer back in 2000....
11:26 2019-08-12

K-Pop's BTS goes on holiday, asks fans for privacy South Korean boy band, BTS, will take their first long holiday in six years after a series of global hits, their managers said, asking fans to respect the band's privacy if they see them in "a chance encounter"....
10:39 2019-08-12

'Endgame,' 'Spider-Man' win big at Teen Choice Awards Avengers: Endgame scored the Choice Action Movie prize and its star Robert Downey Jr. picked up the trophy for Choice Action Movie Actor at Sunday's Teen Choice Awards....
09:13 2019-08-12

Bill Cosby’s appeal to review handling of #MeToo case Bill Cosby’s lawyers will fight to overturn his sexual assault conviction Monday as the 82-year-old comedian serves a three- to 10-year prison term in Pennsylvania...
08:52 2019-08-12

J.D. Salinger’s Books Are Finally Going Digital (NEW YORK) — You’ll finally be able to catch the late J.D. Salinger’s books in digital format. Longtime Salinger publisher Little, Brown and Company said all four of his works, including “The Catcher in the Rye,” will be made available as e-books Tuesday, marking the fi...
05:39 2019-08-12

'Succession' shows media dynasties are just families, only much worse "Succession" somehow makes the high-stakes machinations of self-centered, awful, filthy rich people a whole lot of fun. Like "Billions," it feels like a series narrowly calibrated to the times, while offering juicy parallels to the life and career of Rupert Murdoch, capturing the Fox mogul -- in spi...
03:52 2019-08-12

Cooking Mama Has Gone Vegetarian There’s a new Cooking Mama game coming to the Nintendo Switch via publishers Planet Digital Partners, pitched as a reboot for the series, and while the announcement was centred around some bizarre blockchain news, the most interesting part is that there’s now a new vegetarian mode to go alongside re...
03:00 2019-08-12

Ninja Understandably Upset That His Old Twitch Channel Was Promoting A Porn Stream Tyler “Ninja” Blevins, who recently left his 14 million-follower Twitch account behind to go and stream on rival platform Mixer, has issued a statement labelled “disgusted and so sorry” today after that now-dormant account—which he no longer operates—was promoting streams from other users, including...
03:00 2019-08-12

'Hobbs & Shaw' tops the North American box office with $25.4M "Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw" is the No. 1 movie in North America, earning $25.4 million in receipts this weekend, BoxOfficeMojo.com announced Sunday....
02:13 2019-08-12

Sunday Comics: Maybe Later 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....
00:26 2019-08-12

The GTA San Andreas Mission That's So Easy, There's No Way To Fail It Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas is filled with some famously annoying and difficult missions. Everyone knows of the infamous mission where the player is tasked with following a train while riding a dirtbike. Or the extremely hard Zero RC missions, which were so bad and challenging that Rockstar actual...
00:26 2019-08-12

'Shop Contest: Danny Trejo Did you see the recent news about how Danny Trejo saw a car crash and jumped into action, saving a young child and then taking care of that kid until the scene was safe? That dude is cool. He should be in more video games! So......
00:26 2019-08-12

Getting The Highest Score Possible In Mario Maker 2 Is Harder Than You Might Expect If I asked you what is the highest possible score achievable in Super Mario Maker 2, you would assume 999,999,990. That’s usually how video games work. And technically you would be right. But actually reaching that perfect high score is basically impossible through normal gameplay, due to the limite...
00:26 2019-08-12

Steam Workshop Content Must Now Go Through An Approval Process Valve has quietly changed the way the Steam Workshop handles new content and updates to existing content. Maps, weapons and other user-created items will now need to go through moderation and get approved before they can be downloaded by other players....
00:26 2019-08-12

The Week In Games: Jason Returns, Again You can never really escape Jason Voorhees. The masked slasher from The Friday The 13th films is returning again this week. A new edition of The Friday The 13th game is heading to the Nintendo Switch....
00:26 2019-08-12

“Blast processing” in 2019: How an SNES emulator solved overclocking A stock Gradius III ROM running without slowdown? The new version of bsnes makes it possible. When it comes to emulator design, there's something to be said for trying to capture the workings of the original system as accurately as possible, warts and all. But there's also something to the idea th...
23:00 2019-08-11

Universal pulls The Hunt after most recent deadly mass shootings [Updated] Enlarge / In The Hunt, Betty Gilpin plays Crystal, a woman who must fight for her life when she's hunted by wealthy "elites." (credit: YouTube/Universal) [Update: 1:35pm ET, August 10, 2019] Universal Pictures has now pulled the planned September 27 release of its satirical thriller, The Hunt, Dea...
23:00 2019-08-11

Terrifying tales spring to vivid life in Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark Reading a book brings all manner of ghosts and monsters to life in Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark. Monstrous creatures from terrifying tales come to life for a group of teens in Scary Stories To Tell in the Dark, the new horror film produced by Guillermo del Toro. The movie is based on a series...
23:00 2019-08-11

How my favorite designer ended up being featured in Hobbs and Shaw Dwayne Johnson and Jason Statham star in Hobbs and Shaw. But so does the work of designer Errolson Hugh. [credit: Universal Pictures ] Have you been to see Hobbs and Shaw yet? It's the late...
23:00 2019-08-11

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of August 11) Another week, another returning Netflix original series. Mindhunter is back for its second season of grisly murders and the conversations that follow, and while the first season had its ups and downs, but ended strong and left viewers with a nail-biting cliffhanger that should have everyone champing...
19:13 2019-08-11

Bill Cosby appeal tests other accusers' testimony in #MeToo era When three Pennsylvania Superior Court judges gather Monday to hear Bill Cosby's appeal of his sexual assault conviction, more than the aging comedian's freedom may be at stake....
17:00 2019-08-11

Kacey Musgraves denies liking Kid Rock's Taylor Swift diss After Kid Rock slammed Taylor Swift with a sexist remark on her political activism, fellow country crossover artist Kacey Musgraves came under fire for allegedly "liking" his misogynist missive....
17:00 2019-08-11

Could Dorothy Kilgallen mystery be solved through DNA evidence? Worth a try, author says An author who has investigated the mysterious death of newspaper columnist and TV star Dorothy Kilgallen has asked a judge to let him exhume her body for DNA evidence....
13:52 2019-08-11

|Universalputshorrormovie'TheHunt'onholdafterDonaldTrumpcriticism The release of a film criticised by conservatives as portraying a group of liberals hunting supporters of Donald Trump has been indefinitely postponed....
10:39 2019-08-11

Universal Pictures Cancels Release of The Hunt Following Mass Shootings and Criticism From President Trump Universal Pictures announced Saturday afternoon that it will cancel the release of its violent thriller movie The Hunt, following the prior decision to pause advertising it. This news comes less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump tweeted that film is meant to “inflame and cause chaos.&...
09:00 2019-08-11

|WATCH:Demi-LeighonthestressesofplanningaweddingandTimTebow'sloveofbiltong In the space of just two years Demi-Leigh went from being an ordinary girl from Sedgefield to an international beauty queen who has walked the red carpets of some of Hollywood's finest events....
07:52 2019-08-11

Paul Hollywood's ex claims she is going to take legal action against the Great British Bake Off star Paul Hollywood's ex-girlfriend has claimed she intends to "pursue legal proceedings" against the Great British Bake Off star over what she claims are "highly defamatory statements"....
05:00 2019-08-11

A timeline of the royal family's most infamous feuds The royal family has made headlines over the years with reports of feuds that have been across marriage lines, among siblings, instigated by in-laws and everything else in between....
04:39 2019-08-11

Hollywood studio cancels 'The Hunt' movie release after criticism Universal Pictures on Saturday canceled the release of "The Hunt," a satirical thriller about a group of Americans who are captured to be hunted and killed for sport, following apparent criticism by President Donald Trump and a recent series of mass shootings....
03:26 2019-08-11

5 new movie trailers to watch from this past week: The Addams Family, Honey Boy, and more We’ve got Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark out this weekend, right alongside The Kitchen. One is a horror story, the other is a mobster drama, but last week’s box office winner, Hobbs & Shaw, will probably dominate the charts for one more weekend. When it comes to new trailers, the movi...
00:13 2019-08-11

Mario Maker Contest: International Cat Day International Cat Day happened this week, not to be confused with National Cat Day, which happens in October. Do cats deserve two different days dedicated to them? I don’t know. But let’s celebrate our fluffy little pets by creating some Mario levels....
23:52 2019-08-10

I Love The Little Robots In Doom 3 I’m walking down a dark, damp and scary hallway. I can hear strange noises all around me. My shotgun is darting about the hallway and connecting rooms, looking for any movement. Suddenly my eyes find an enemy demon. It charges me and shoots a fireball. But I don’t care about myself. Instead, I’m wor...
23:52 2019-08-10

'Shop Contest: The Next Twitch Superstar, Winners! Ninja has left Twitch and is now streaming only on Mixer. This has left a large hole at that website. Who will step up to be the next Ninja? Sure, some already popular streamers at Twitch might be better candidates for taking over the top spot. But maybe someone else could become the next Twitch sup...
23:52 2019-08-10

‘The Hunt’ canceled after Trump slams movie in tweet A controversial soon-to-be released movie trashed by President Trump on Twitter Friday has been canceled entirely, Universal Studios announced Saturday. “The Hunt,” starring Hilary Swank — and billed as a “satirical horror film” — told the story of liberal elitists who gleefully track and kill Trump...
20:52 2019-08-10

Fortnite's Unpopular Mechs Will Stay In Competitive Play [Updated] Fortnite’s giant mechs, called Brutes, have been an unpopular addition to the game’s season 10. In a blog post today, developer Epic announced that the mechs will be staying in the game’s competitive mode, but with a tweak. Many players still don’t feel that tweak is enough....
20:26 2019-08-10

Oh God Yoshi, What Happened!? Hello! This week we explore an amazing FPS level made in Mario Maker, escape from an angry raccoon, talk about WWE Superstars, ditch loot boxes, meet a mysterious Silent Hill 2 player and pray for Yoshi’s soul....
20:26 2019-08-10

A Lot Of Terrible Video Game Characters Wear Sunglasses For today’s video, I tried to think of as many sunglasses-wearing video game characters as I could. Immediately Cool Spot, Rash from Battletoads, and Duke Nukem sprang to mind. It did not exactly go well from there: it turns out a lot of video game characters who wear sunglasses suck....
20:26 2019-08-10

Metagross Has Four Brains, Which Seems Like Too Many 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 Metagross!...
20:26 2019-08-10

Someone Killed The Chainsaw Guy In Resident Evil 4 Using Only A Door In Resident Evil 4 players have a huge variety of weapons and attacks to choose from. But YouTuber Dante Ravioli decided to use something very different to kill one of the most famous enemies in the game. Instead of a shotgun or pistol, they kicked a door into the chainsaw guy’s face a few dozen tim...
20:26 2019-08-10

The top 15 most-watched shows in July across Netflix, HBO, and other platforms I’ve seen a fair amount of online chatter and news coverage in recent days using the imminent arrival of Disney+ and other similar new streaming options to question what all this means for Netflix — indeed, whether Netflix has now become the over-large, Blockbuster-like incumbent it once...
16:26 2019-08-10

WWE Superstars talk excitement ahead of SummerSlam 2019 Global News sat down with nine of the WWE Superstars ahead of the event-packed weekend to discuss the matches they are most excited for and much more....
14:26 2019-08-10

Gigi and Bella Hadid's luxury holiday villa on Greek island of Mykonos ransacked as model vows never to return Gigi Hadid has vowed never to return to the Greek island of Mykonos after her and Bella's luxury holiday villa was ransacked while they were out of town, according to reports....
14:00 2019-08-10

Fortnite's Unpopular Mechs Will Stay In Competitive Play Fortnite’s giant mechs, called Brutes, have been an unpopular addition to the game’s season 10. In a blog post today, developer Epic announced that the mechs will be staying in the game’s competitive mode, but with a tweak. Many players still don’t feel that tweak is enough....
13:39 2019-08-10

5 new releases we love: Drake issues an all-timer, Marika Hackman keeps it raw, and more There’s a lot of music out there. To help you cut through all the noise, every week The A.V. Club is rounding up A-Sides, five recent releases we think are worth your time. You can listen to these and more on Spotify....
13:39 2019-08-10

The Uncertain Future Of Loot Boxes With the recent news that the major console manufacturers will be requiring game developers to disclose the probability of obtaining “randomized virtual items” from loot boxes, as well as Rocket League’s announcement that the game would be ditching loot boxes altogether, I wanted to discuss the shif...
13:39 2019-08-10

Jumping Puzzles In MMORPGs Are Good, Actually Games are full of deadly enemies from zombies to dragons, but most share one enemy in common: gravity. Pits, ledges, canyons, moving platforms. No matter what setting players are in, there’s always some reason to jump. Some games even offer tricky obstacle courses. These jump puzzles are both joyous...
13:39 2019-08-10

I Love Mad Catz's Bizarre Gaming Mice Look at this piece of gaming hardware, all panels and buttons and weird pokey bits. This is the Mad Catz R.A.T. 8+ 1,000, a limited edition mouse celebrating the company’s 30 year anniversary. It’s emblematic of the odd but oddly-satisfying design choices made by one of the biggest names in computer...
13:39 2019-08-10

No, Walmart Isn't Telling Its Stores To Remove Violent Video Games One day after Walmart asked employees to remove signage for “violent” video games, a news report said that Walmart is going one step further and ceasing sales for most video games. According to a Walmart representative speaking with Kotaku, that is not the case....
13:39 2019-08-10

|WATCH:MissSouthAfricaZozibiniTunzitalksaboutherreignand'livingapurposefullife' Cheers erupted on Friday night when Zozibini was announced as the winner of the Miss SA title at the 61st edition of the pageant held at the Sun Arena in Pretoria....
13:13 2019-08-10

|Redcarpetrecap:Allthecelebritiesatthe2019MissSApageant Preceding the spectacular show was a bustling red carpet, which saw the likes of Enhle Mbali, Amanda Black, Connie Ferguson, as well as a number of former Miss SA winners strut their stuff for the cameras....
13:13 2019-08-10

Cyndi Lauper settles copyright lawsuit over 'Kinky Boots' finale Cyndi Lauper has settled a lawsuit by songwriter Benny Mardones that accused her of lifting elements of his song "Into the Night" for the finale of her 2013 Tony Award-winning musical "Kinky Boots," according to a court filing....
10:39 2019-08-10

Woodstock producer 'pretty bummed' at missed bid to recreate 1969 activism The man behind the failed Woodstock 50 anniversary festival said on Friday he was "pretty bummed" at losing out on a chance to encourage people to take action on global warming....
10:39 2019-08-10

Here are the free NES games added to Nintendo Switch Online in August 2019 Nintendo announced its latest slate of free NES games for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers this week, and it may very well be the most compelling argument to date for a new console or two to be added to the program. This month’s new titles are Kung-Fu Heroes and Vice: Project Doom, and if yo...
08:39 2019-08-10

Watch Ron Burgundy hit six late-night shows Will Ferrell's "Anchorman" alter ego Ron Burgundy pulled off a late-night takeover, hitting "Conan," "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," "The Late Late Show," "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "Late Night with Seth Meyers" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" in one night....
07:39 2019-08-10

'The Kitchen' cooks up mob drama Despite the talented combination of Melissa McCarthy, Tiffany Haddish and Elisabeth Moss, "The Kitchen" cooks up a half-baked mob drama. Although there are some solid moments, the resulting concoction is a bit of a mess, the kind that makes one wish these very busy, in-demand performers were a bit m...
07:39 2019-08-10

New Katy Perry single ‘Small Talk’ isn’t worth talking about Katy Perry is still searching for her next “California Gurls.” After ruling the summer of 2010 with that undeniable Snoop Dogg collaboration as well as “Teenage Dream,” Perry failed to find similar success this season with “Never Really Over,” released in late May as her first new solo music since 2...
06:26 2019-08-10

LEGO celebrates 25 years of ‘Friends’ with collectible Central Perk set Could “Friends” fans be any more excited? In celebration of the iconic show’s 25th anniversary, toymaker LEGO has announced its latest pop culture-inspired creation — one aimed squarely at millennials who are old enough to love the iconic sitcom, and young enough to still sincerely...
06:26 2019-08-10

How to get Broadway rush tickets in NYC The Post’s theater pros break down everything you need to know about scoring cheap tickets for last-minute Broadway shows in NYC. Here’s the insider’s guide to same-day rush tickets: What are rush tickets? Don’t worry, there’s no actual, physical rush involved — just a...
06:26 2019-08-10

When did celebs become no-talent hotties? Watching “Bat Out of Hell: The Musical,” which opened off-Broadway Thursday, a realization hit me like an anvil: Meat Loaf used to be hugely famous. His iconic voice and oversized personality made him a sensation in the 1970s and ’80s, and the singer’s “Bat Out of Hell” is the 33rd top-s...
06:26 2019-08-10

How does TKTS work? Guide to buying cheap Broadway tickets TKTS can be confusing, and not just because its name has no vowels. The go-to source for cheap same-day or next-day Broadway tickets sells what seats the box office has left for as much as 50 percent off, which means you can see “Mean Girls” some nights and still have enough dough left f...
06:26 2019-08-10

The 6 best apps to buy cheap Broadway tickets Getting cheap rush tickets is, well, a rush — that is, if you don’t mind standing in line in the rain, praying the guy in front of you won’t snatch the last remaining seats. Guess what? There’s an app for that. Here are the six best apps that can get you cheap Broadway tix with......
06:26 2019-08-10

‘Why Women Kill’ is a worthy successor to “Desperate Housewives” With “Why Women Kill,” Marc Cherry delivers his best series since the long-running hit “Desperate Housewives.” Bitingly funny, it echoes the best satiric elements of the ABC hit without the baggage of having too many characters with subplots that fall all over themselves. The 10-episode limited seri...
06:26 2019-08-10

How to get discounted Broadway tickets Coupon clippers and sale chasers, listen up! You no longer have to shell out the big bucks for your Broadway tickets. These discount websites, membership programs and handy tips will help you save money on tickets, so you can sit comfortably in your orchestra seats, knowing your wallet is enjoying t...
06:26 2019-08-10

How to buy cheap Broadway tickets at any time: Insider’s guide to best deals Broadway has started to seem like Billionaire’s Row, thanks to ever steeper ticket prices and sometimes shockingly inflated service fees. Before you break the bank for a seat on the aisle, check out our insider’s guide to Broadway on a budget. 1. Download special apps Yes, there really is an ...
06:26 2019-08-10

‘Gemstones’ creator Danny McBride smacks down religious hypocrisy Danny McBride and Adam Devine play brothers on HBO’s new comedy “ The Righteous Gemstones ” — but in their very first meeting, Devine had to flee. “I met Danny at a party once [a few years ago],” says Devine, 35. “And I go, ‘You’re a bright shooting star!’ I was just so nervous to......
06:26 2019-08-10

‘Why Women Kill’ creator Marc Cherry dishes on show’s messages Why Women Kill | Thursday, CBS All Access Marc Cherry has followed fellow network hitmakers Shonda Rhimes and Ryan Murphy to the enchanted kingdom of streaming TV. “Why Women Kill,” which debuts Thursday on CBS All Access, follows three women living in three separate decades — the ’60s, ’80s and pre...
06:26 2019-08-10

Richard Gere boards migrant ship stuck in the Mediterranean Actor Richard Gere joined a humanitarian ship off the Mediterranean coast as its crew continues to wait for a safe port to accept the migrants they rescued....
06:00 2019-08-10