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.
Mon, 3/2, 4:42pm (3 days ago)
(Via Spin.com)   A few months ago, the good folks at Paramount Pictures asked if I’d be interested in interviewing the cast from their then-upcoming comedy, “Hot Tub Time Machine 2.”   Though I hadn’t seen the previous installment of the gripping ‘Hot Tub’ saga, it was too much to turn down a chance…
Sat, 2/28, 6:05pm (4 days ago)
Sonia Singhi is the creator of Tree Change Dolls. Photo courtesy of Sonia Singhi. Sonia Singhi, a mother from Tasmania, is the creator of Tree Change Dolls. In her spare time, Singhi salvages Bratz dolls from local thrift shops around Tasmania and gives each doll a brand new look. In the “makeunder” of each…
Tue, 2/24, 3:32pm (1 week ago)
  (Harris Wittels)   On Thursday, “Parks and Recreation” writer Harris Wittels died of an apparent drug overdose, after years of using his self-described ‘drug guy’ sensibility to win over fans in comedy and music.   Since his death, Wittels’ co-workers on “Parks,” including Rob Lowe, Aziz Ansari and rAmy Poehler, have expressed their condolences…
Tue, 2/24, 11:29am (1 week ago)
Luxury lingerie label unveils new collection. Photos courtesy of Rizzoli. At Couture Fashion Week in New York City, luxury label La Perla launched its new collection. The brand chose Old Bond Street in London as the location for its new global flagship shop, opening on Feb. 20. "London is perfect for us, it is…
Mon, 2/23, 11:50am (1 week ago)
Taking over fashion week at 16. Teen model, Lucky Blue. Photos by JM Dayao. Even as a punk kid growing up in Los Angeles, Lucky Blue was signed and discovered by NEXT MODELS at age 12. Before branching into his modeling career, Blue was the drummer for The Atomics, a family band. Alongside…
Mon, 2/23, 11:46am (1 week ago)
New York Fashion Week 2015 is well under way. Scenes from the Alexander Wang Fall/Winter 2015. Photo by Valerio Mezzanotti. New York Fashion Week (the best week of the year) spanned Feb. 11-19. Keynote designer, Alexander Wang presented his Fall Winter 2015/2016 line at 5 p.m. on Saturday Feb. 14. Dark grunge is how…
Sun, 2/22, 6:19pm (1 week ago)
(via Pitchfork)   On Will Butler’s debut album, “Policy” (due March 10 via Merge) the Arcade Fire vet known for his freakout stage antics (seen here headbanging next to brother Win) bounces between the abundance of influences found throughout AF’s four-album catalog.   Opening with the polished garage-rock burner “Take My Side,” Butler’s rhythmic…
Sun, 2/22, 6:16pm (1 week ago)
Avoiding the pitfalls of countless pop culture journalists over the past 40 years, I’ve refrained from headlining this article about the sketch-comedy classic “Saturday Night Live” with the expired pun, ‘Saturday Night Dead.’   That said, memories of laughs past were on-view during Sunday’s SNL 40th Anniversary Special on NBC, a three-and-a-half…
Sun, 2/15, 8:17pm (2 weeks ago)
Three-ingredient Nutella cookie recipe   Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 egg 1 cup Nutella   Do you ever want to make some homemade cookies, but every recipe ingredient list is a mile long? These Nutella cookies are so easy to make, they only have three ingredients. Not only are they super easy, they’re very delicious!   Preheat…
Sun, 2/15, 8:16pm (2 weeks ago)
(via Google Images)   “Antiviral” Directed & written by: Brandon Cronenberg Starring: Caleb Landry Jones, Sarah Gadon   Yes, this movie is gross. But that’s somewhat expected from director Brandon Cronenberg.   Although not much is known about Brandon Cronenberg himself, everyone knows his father David Cronenberg — an acclaimed director.   After watching Brandon Cronenberg’s first full-length film,…
Thu, 2/12, 11:48am (3 weeks ago)
The U.K. singer faces legal charges from a band called Twigs. Photo by Tonje Thilesen English singer and songwriter Tahlia Barnett, of FKA twigs is facing legal dispute with Linda and Laura Good from Twigs, Pitchfork said. In April 2014, Barnett switched over from Twigs to FKA (Formally Known As) twigs, after being…
Tue, 2/10, 3:26pm (3 weeks ago)
Taking the stage to an ironic, overlong hair-metal drum solo, comedian Demetri Martin ditched all histrionics and stuck to his recent promise of just jokes for his “Persistence of Jokes” tour Saturday.   Walking onto the State Theatre stage (which, with its plain black curtain, went “all-out” as Martin quipped), the stand-up…
Sun, 2/8, 11:11pm (3 weeks ago)
A garden melody. Photo via JacksGap Twins Jack Harries and Finn Harries of the Youtube account, JacksGap published their fourth episode of “Shed Sessions” today. These content creators have close to four million subscribers worldwide and focus their channel as “a storytelling project inspired by travel.” Their series “Shed Sessions” is an ongoing series…
Sun, 2/8, 6:52pm (3 weeks ago)
(Via billboard.com)   The indie music press pounced on Jack White again this week, after The Oklahoma Daily published a series of articles detailing White’s tour rider (explicitly announcing the tour as a “NO BANANAS TOUR”) and other eccentricities in advance of White’s show at the Daily’s campus, the University of Oklahoma…
Sun, 2/8, 1:41pm (4 weeks ago)
(via Google Images) “Cake” Directed by: Daniel Barnz Screenplay by: Patrick Tobin Starring: Jennifer Aniston, William H. Macy, Anna Kendrick, Sam Worthington, Felicity Huffman, Chris Messina, Mamie Gummer   “Cake” is dense, but not in a good way like that yellow cake with homemade fudge frosting that a runaway teens makes for you in your home.…
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