Fin: The worst Cosby hot take, country music is gay and the Bravermans are bad parents

You can shut down the Bill Cosby Hot Take Olympics, become we have a gold medalist: It’s old friend Christine Flowers of the Philadelphia Daily News, a woman with much, much more sympathy and benefit of the doubt for Cosby than for any of his accusers, a number that’s now approaching two dozen. In this more »

Country singers Ty Herndon, Billy Gilman come out on historic day in Nashville

For years there’s been debate about what might happen if even one male country singer came out. Two did within hours of each other Nov. 20. Ty Herndon, known for hits including “What Matters Most” came out in a People magazine article, saying he’s known he was gay since he was 10 years old. Herndon more »

Telltale Games: Game of Thrones is real

From GamerTell Telltale Games is releasing yet another game this year, following up Tales from the Borderlands, we will have Game of Thrones: Iron from Ice. Read the full post on GamerTell »

‘Glee’ going out with a wimper, on Friday nights 

For a show that was a pretty big hit and pretty influential once upon a time, Glee is looking at a rather underwhelming end. Already left off the fall schedule, and having had its last season reduced to 13 episodes, Glee will now air on Friday nights. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the series will more »

Concert Review: Styx Digs Deep in Jersey

In recent years, long-running classic rock band Styx has primarily performed as a part of multi-band concerts, doing one set of their best-known songs for an hour or so. I’ve seen them do shows with bands like REO Speedwagon and Journey—as well as this summer’s tour with Foreigner and former Eagles guitarist Don Felder. In more »

Aereo reaches likely end, files for Chapter 11

Give Aereo credit: They managed to soldier on for six months, even after the U.S. Supreme Court essentially declared their business model unconstitutional. Now, Aereo is likely one step closer to an eventual demise, having declared Chapter 11 bankruptcy. According to a letter on the company’s website by CEO Chet Kanojia: While our team has focused more »

Home for the holidays: 5 gadget gifts for your kids in college

From GadgeTell Not sure what to get your college student for the holidays? Check out these helpful, student-friendly gadgets. Read the full post on GadgeTell »

Can your music pass the TIDAL test? 

TIDAL, the premium music streaming service that launched in the U.S. this fall, has launched a new site to test the difference between compressed and uncompressed music. The test, available at, is meant to allow users to directly compare compressed music with uncompressed, to assure that they are “achieving the most out of their more »

Here’s another “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” for your Friday

From GadgeTell Last night's "Celebrities Read Mean Tweets" is the 8th in the Jimmy Kimmel Live series and features celebrities like Gerard Butler, Lena Dunham (my favorite mean tweet), and even Britney Spears. So, procrastinate your work a little longer and check it out. Read the full post on GadgeTell »

A to Z makes sitcom history with Bechdel Test scene 

‘A to Z‘ may be a generally mediocre sitcom that’s already been cancelled and is merely playing out the string on NBC’s Thursday night schedule before Parks & Recreation is ready to return in January. But on Thursday, the show made history, becoming what is believed to be the first sitcom ever to reference the more »

Blu-ray Review: The Expendables 3

It’s perhaps one of the strangest new action movie franchises to emerge in some time, taking the biggest names in eighties action movie and bringing them forward 30 years later. Our friends at Lionsgate sent out a copy of the newest entrant in the package–”The Expendables 3″–for us to review, and for those who thought more »

The future is scary, and shaky: Paul Greengrass eyes “1984″ movie 

Big Brother is watching. But he can’t tell what’s going on, because of the blurry, unfocused shakycam. That scary, unsettling sight may be heading to a theater near you, with the news that director Paul Greengrass (“Captain Phillips,” “The Bourne Supremacy”) is looking to direct an adaptation of George Orwell’s “1984,” which was published in more »