Fin: An “All About That Bass” question, against Twitter in the movies and in praise of The Strand

Okay, I’ll go ahead and ask: Is the Meghan Trainor song called “All About That Bass” because the curve of the bass clef looks like a butt? Or am I completely wrong on that one? They’re showing the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” trailer this Friday in some theaters. And you won’t even have to more »

Survivor Series Recap: Sting helps Team Cena oust The Authority

It turns out Sting isn’t just here to hawk DVDs and video games. The icon showed up at the worst possible moment for The Authority, hitting HHH with his Scorpion Death Drop and allowing Dolph Ziggler to pin Seth Rollins for the victory. The Sting appearance and main event helped salvage what had been a more »

Find great gift ideas in the Technology Tell Apple Gift Guide

From AppleTell Excellent Apple gift ideas for all products, prices and recipients. Read the full post on AppleTell »

“Mockingjay, Part I” dominates box office with $123 million  

In perhaps the year’s least suprising box office result, the third “Hunger Games” film, “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part I,” took the number one spot at the domestic box office over the weekend, earning a total of $123 million, on 4,151 screens. (All figures are courtesy of Box Office Mojo.) Impressive as that number may more »

‘Better Call Saul’ plans two-night premiere in February

Breaking Bad prequel series Better Call Saul will air its first episode Feb. 8, then follow with another the next night on AMC. It’s a move sure to create buzz for a show that already has plenty. The prequel will feature Bod Odenkirk’s  transformation from little known lawyer Jimmy McGill to Saul Goodman, the criminal attorney more »

Superman dat headphone: Soulja Boy shares his headphone dream

Dr. Dre, of course, has a line of headphones. So do 50 Cent and Ludacris and many, many other rappers of note. But there’s one rapper who does not have a headphone line yet- Soulja Boy, the rapper who had a big hit with that “Superman dat ho” song (officially titled “Crank That (Soulja Boy)”) more »

Call of Duty, Far Cry 4 get iOS apps

From AppleTell See if you can guess which franchise gets the poker app. Read the full post on AppleTell »

Billy Crystal’s “The Comedians” finally has online teasers

The first teaser for Billy Crystal and Josh Gad’s 2015 sitcom on FX, The Comedians, has been running on FX for a few weeks already. Its first appearance, in fact, ran on Nov. 4, following a particularly horrifying moment on Sons of Anarchy. But for some reason, the normally teaser-happy FX never put that teaser more »

Spotify, Uber hook up, you get your own music on your ride

From In-Car Tech Ride-sharing service Uber and music streaming service Spotify announced a collaboration they said will let Uber users choose the music for their ride. Read the full post on In-Car Tech »

DVD Review: Beneath

It’s not hard to be scared by a coal mine. Hundreds of feet–even miles sometimes–underground, it takes the comparative safety of being slightly underground a bit too far, increasing the pressure and the knowledge that, at any time, you could be buried alive. Our friends out at IFC Midnight are taking advantage of this particular more »

Ad-supported Amazon streaming video may launch after all

Back in March, around the time of the release of Amazon’s Fire TV product, the Wall Street Journal reported that Amazon was looking to launch an ad-supported Amazon streaming service. Amazon, however, denied the report, unequivocally, minutes after publication. Now, eight months later, another News Corp-affiliated New York daily- the New York Post- has reported more »

Melissa McCarthy to play Tinker Bell

Yes, dear reader, Melissa McCarthy has accepted the role of Tinker Bell, but don’t readjust your expectations for Peter Pan Live yet – this is for a fresh take on the classic children’s story hatched from the fertile mind of Shawn Levy, says an exclusive from Deadline. McCarthy will  star and also produce. From Deadline: more »