The A&E blog covers a span of cultural artifacts as wide, fascinating, and bizarre as the internet itself, from reviews of the cheapest coolers at the liquor store to the best concert to see at the Triple Rock, with a bit of speculation at the meaning of it all stuffed in between.
Let’s talk about the DC Animated Universe. While it’s extremely clear that Marvel rules the cinema box office with mega-hits like “Iron Man,” “Captain America” and “Avengers,” D.C.’s dominant domain has long been television. While Marvel has made some inroads on network TV with “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.” and has a
Jared Leto has been making waves lately (pun intended) for his lustrous locks, which were the epitome of disheveled perfection at the Oscars Sunday night. Not only is his hair shiny, healthy and wonderfully undone, it also has the best ombré coloring I’ve ever seen… Life just isn’t fair.
On any given day, you'll find me relaxing to the smooth grooves of '70s R&B. You can have your Top 40 dreck — I'll be luxuriating in the silky sounds of the Spinners, Michael Jackson and Marvin Gaye. These deep grooves contain an elegant sexiness that today's music lacks. It
I’ll be the first to admit I’m not one for cinema. I find staring at a screen for two to three hours to be taxing, and I’d much rather be breathing in fresh air than re-circulated cinema fumes.
But occasionally there’s a movie so compelling that I’ll watch it in one
When you think of fashion industry professionals, you most likely think of someone like Emily from “The Devil Wears Prada” who is super thin, mean and consists on a diet of nothing except one cube of cheese when she thinks she might faint. While the accuracy of that stereotype is
Comparing digital comic subscriptions
Confused about how, when and where to read comics? Uncertain of what titles to subscribe to?
There are some digital solutions to deal with those conundrums and satiate the indecisive comic fan.
Digital comics have grown past their infancy and are far more accessible and appealing than they have
There's much consensus about what does and does not belong in airports. Food concessions generally do; creepy senators generally don't. But record stores? Apparently Seattle record label Sub Pop thinks so.
The purveyor of all things indie rock is opening a record shop in the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport this April. It's
All you festie-goers have that giddy feeling bubbling in your stomach. Bonnaroo tickets are on sale. With an average attendance of around 100,000 folks, you can be sure the ticket site will be experiencing a lot of traffic. While you wait at your computer to make it inside the coveted
Will Ferrell et al. are back for a second round of their second round. The combined geniuses at Paramount and Ferrell’s production company decided to release an R-rated version of “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” for a one week run in theaters. Starting next Friday, February 28, fans of the
It must be nice to be a celebrity. This year’s Oscar attendees will receive $55,000 worth of luxury products. The coveted gift bag is a great way for brands to be put in front of powerful celebrities. Three Minnesota companies — AVIV 613 Vodka, Bee Free Honee and Max Martin
The full version of Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" trailer premiered last night during “Jimmy Kimmel Live” and it’s since dropped online. After months of waiting, we’re getting some first official looks at the movie slated for release Aug. 1.
Entertainment Weekly breaks it down.
Previously, Marvel released three official images of
It’s true what they say: When one door closes, another one opens. OPM Boutique, a fixture in the Twin Cities boutique scene since 2008, announced that it will be closing its doors by March 16. OPM will now focus its efforts on becoming an online-only retailer. You still have time
You know what I don't like? The crop of suits at New York Fashion Week.
GQ ran a feature on their homepage on Monday touting 92 of the supposedly best suits that hit the runways. Though there were some standouts, major fashion houses and boutique brands alike were guilty of a
Looking for something to do this Valentine’s Day weekend other than sitting around in your pajamas, eating Oreos and watching romantic comedies? Luckily, this weekend happens to be the Twin Cities “Fashion Weekend” (as I like to call it). There are fashion shows Friday, Saturday and Sunday so you won’t
I've been on a Winona Ryder kick recently, which started when I randomly watched "Heathers" last week with a friend and a glass of wine.
This week, I knew that watching "Reality Bites” would be a misuse of my time, but I justified it because I wanted to see those big,