TV Recap: True Detective “Night Finds You”

Three cops all with sordid pasts come together over a dead body. The powers that be want them to join forces but for different reasons. The question is dose anyone really want the case solved? I think I just wrote the synopsis for when you hit the info button on your remote for Season 2 more »

New Order has a new album coming out, but don’t call this a comeback, or a reunion

There were the vanguard of the post-punk movement, a band so nervy and inventive that many believed they would become the “next big thing.” But success came with a price for the members of Joy Division, and when lead singer Ian Curtis killed himself on the cusp of their superstardom, remaining members Bernard Sumner, Peter more »

The best 4th of July fireworks apps for iOS

From AppleTell In the mood for some Taylor Swift or Katy Perry while blasting your fireworks? Read the full post on AppleTell »


Remembering Chris Squire

The first word that comes to mind when I think of Chris Squire is big. Not just for his physical size, even though he stood tall at a reported 6’5” (or more, depending on whom you ask) and had these huge hands—handy for playing bass, no doubt. Beyond those obvious attributes, he was also a more »

Fin: You’re fired, more fake news and a Gay Men’s Chorus question

NBC fired Donald Trump? Good. It’s hard to imagine a more deserved. Though I’ve been calling for NBC to cut ties with that clown since 2012, when Trump ridiculously put his name and brand behind the racist Obama birth certificate conspiracy theory. (Deadline) On the heels of this weekend’s fake New York Times website… I more »

Trinity Audio opens pre-orders for affordable audiophile IEMs

From GadgeTell Trinity Audio opens pre-orders for affordable audiophile IEMs Read the full post on GadgeTell »


Howard Stern is leaving America’s Got Talent for new unnamed show

Because he has a lot going on, and maybe sometimes it just feels good to walk away from over-the-top buffoonery, Howard Stern is vacating his judges’ chair on NBC’s wildly popular Nick Cannon vehicle, America’s Got Talent. But what’s next for him? The Wrap reports that Stern said during SiriusXM’s “The Howard Stern Show” on more »

He Was Enough: Dick Van Patten (1928 – 2015)

He was a child model and actor, making his Broadway debut at seven. He would go on to star in several hit shows. He was a perennial presence on radio as well, racking up hundreds of appearances on many of the popular series of the day. By the time he was 21 he was in more »

Sequel eyed for “Top Gun,” drones included

A sequel to “Top Gun”? There have been rumors about a return to the Danger Zone almost since the first film came out in 1986. But now there are more legitimate-sounding rumblings: A producer says an interview that the project is in development. Speaking at a press junket for the new Terminator in Berlin, as more »

Pokemon Shuffle headed from 3DS to Android, iOS

From GamerTell Pokemon Shuffle is going to come to Android and iOS devices later this year as Pokemon Shuffle Mobile. Read the full post on GamerTell »

Is bro comedy dead? “Ted 2″ underwhelms at box office

Is bro comedy dead? “Ted 2″ underwhelms at box office After a ubiquitous ad campaign that lasted for several weeks, “Ted 2″ had a surprising lack of success at the box office. The sequel earned $33 million in its opening weekend, falling behind holdovers “Jurassic World” and “Inside Out,” which took the top two spots. more »

To Live and Die in LA is being remade for TV, with William Friedkin involved

The only element that really screams 1985 about William Friedkin’s underrated noir classic To Live and Die in LA is its soundtrack, heavily dosed with the melodic pop of Wang Chung. Everything else, from the strong performances from then-ingenues Willem Defoe, John Turturro, and William Peterson to the harrowing car chases which take you racing more »