HIMYM pineapple mystery solved- and surprise, it’s disappointing

How I Met Your Mother‘s second-biggest mystery, behind the one right there in the name of the show, was long about the pineapple. In the first-season episode “The Pineapple Incident,” Ted wakes up drunk, with a mysterious woman in his bed, and a pineapple on his nightstand. The question of how the pineapple got there more »

The voice of Grumpy Cat will be perfectly articulated by Aubrey Plaza

First the news broke regarding who turned down the chance to bring to life the voice of Grumpy Cat: Jane Lynch said laid down Granny Law and said “no” to voicing the blue-eyed and downturned-pink-lipped meme machine. Jane Lynch probably thought she’s iconic enough without that credit on her resume – or perhaps she’s wisely more »

Foods are not butts: The case against Macaroni Grill’s “Baby Got Back” commercial

There are few things more incongruous- not to mention, disgusting- than taking a song that is 100 percent, unambiguously about sex, and using it to sell something that has nothing to do with sex. I could share lots of examples, from the many, many commercial uses of Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get it On” to the more »

‘Doctor Who”s Matt Smith decides to take on ‘Pride, Prejudice, and Zombies’

Zombies – by their very definition, these reanimated corpses continue to carry on long after their legitimate real world shelf life has expired, are disgusting and gross, and are very, very difficult to kill. So it makes sense that, even after dozens of director/actor permutations and numerous studio talent reconfigurations, the adaptation of the bestselling more »

U2/Apple angst meets “Eternal Sunshine” in Conan’s eRaseU2 bit

Conan O’Brien has already gotten quite a bit of mileage out of the Apple’s keynote from last week. First there was the “Acer keynote” bit. Now, Conan has released a sketch mocking the controversy over U2′s free iTunes album. The two-minute sketch takes the form of a fictitious Apple marketing VP, “Marcus Pratt,” talking to more »

Did Apple create a new category of driver distraction with Apple Watch?

From AppleTell "The very device that distracted you also has the power to convict you." Read the full post on AppleTell »

iOS 8 now available for download

From AppleTell The install requires 4.6GB of free space, so get to app deletin'. Read the full post on AppleTell »

The douchebag singularity? E from ‘Entourage’ to star in fantasy football sitcom

The odds of fantasy football ever serving as the basis of a great television sitcom were extremely long from the start, and The League, now in its fifth season, has somehow overcome them. But that has a lot to do with a perfect storm of a writing and casting- and that most of its better more »

Today’s Tom Sawyer should get high off the Rush 40th anniversary box set

It’s hard to believe it’s been 40 years since Rush released their first, self-titled album to an unwitting future fanbase – and for once, the sentiment expressed here doesn’t do the reality of the situation total justice. Truth be told, bassist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson have been friends for nearly five decades after more »

WWE Network adds 80s toon ‘Hulk Hogan’s Rock N’ Wrestling

It’s true,  WWE offers access to a film library with hundreds of classic WCW and WWE pay-per-views. Subscribers also get to watch all 12 WWE pay-per-views as part of the $9.99 monthly cost. But the real reason me and 700,000 other people signed up? We’ll soon get to watch all 26 episodes of Hulk Hogan’s more »

Movie Review: “Tusk”

Let me start off by saying, “Tusk” is not for everyone. Actually, let me revise this statement. Most normal, sane moviegoers will not enjoy “Tusk” THAT much. In fact, a number of them will most likely hate this film and/or be disgusted by its uber-disturbing subject matter and its loathsome characters. Even some of writer/director more »

Think fast: 7 ways to save your gadgets

From GadgeTell The good news is that there are things you can do to save your favorite gadgets. Using these tips in times of a tech-related crisis can help you get the most out of gadgets. You can even reverse the damage in some instances! Read the full post on GadgeTell »