Entertainment

Winter Lights 2 Performer Hollywood Ending – Chris Bourne talks new EP, his famous brother & more

For those who haven’t heard the music Hollywood Ending put out – how best would you describe the group? To be honest we just mess around and do what we want all day, you’ll probably find us writing/jamming songs or partying in hotel rooms going mental! What aims do you have for your career going forward? We aim for world …

Read More »

YouTube unveils ad-free subscription service

Google-owned YouTube on Wednesday announced a long-rumored service which lets you stream ad-free music, play tracks in the background through mobile apps for iOS/Android and on YouTube.com, mark individual music videos and other clips for offline playback and much more, in exchange for a flat monthly fee of ten bucks per month. Dubbed YouTube Music Key, it’s releasing in beta …

Read More »

Jovian, who played ‘Zoboomafoo’ on TV, has died at age 20

DURHAM Jovian, a Coquerel’s sifaka lemur who starred as “Zoboomafoo” in the PBS children’s television show by the same name, died Monday at the Duke Lemur Center. He was 20. Jovian was the center’s most famous resident, known to children around the world as the leaping, bounding dark brown-and-white primate who appeared in 65 episodes of “Zoboomafoo” from 1999 to …

Read More »

Man in ‘snake-proof’ suit to be ‘eaten’ by anaconda during Discovery Channel special

Paul Rosolie, a filmmaker and naturalist, built a custom snake-proof suit so he could be devoured by an anaconda for a Discovery Channel television special. A YouTube promo for the Dec. 7 special — titled, predictably, “Eaten Alive” — shows Rosolie stalking an anaconda, otherwise minding its own business, before it presumably attacks and eats him, which is not shown in …

Read More »

‘Let It Go’ Parody to Kick Off Movember

November marks Movember, the month-long movement in which men grow mustaches to raise awareness about men’s health. Cue the wave of web spoofs about mustachioed men! The clever lyrics for this video “Let It Grow,” uploaded by YouTube user Richard Annett, are a parody of Idina Menzel’s rendition of “Let It Go” from the hit movie Frozen.    Will you be participating …

Read More »

Play Over 900 Free Classic Arcade Games Using a Web Browser

The Internet Archive, a non-profit home to collections of movies, books, and TV shows, has just launched a new branch it has dubbed the The Internet Arcade. It is here you will be able to play over 900 wonderful arcade classics that are mostly out of circulation and impossible to play otherwise. All of these can be simply loaded into your browser of …

Read More »

Taylor Swift Breaks up with Spotify – Pulls Albums from the Streaming Service

Taylor Swift pulled all of her albums from Spotify on Monday, after previously refusing to let her latest, 1989, hit the music-streaming site. Spotfiy is openly trying to win back Swift.  “We love Taylor Swift, and our more than 40 million users love her even more,” the company said in a statement. “We hope she’ll change her mind and join us …

Read More »

Taylor Swift Announces ‘1989’ World Tour Dates

Taylor Swift announced the dates for her “1989” world tour, which will launch on May 20, 2015, in Bossier City, Louisiana. She’ll hit five countries and end with a Halloween show in Tampa, Florida. Vance Joy, an Australian singer known for his hit single “Riptide,” will open for Swift during the North American dates. Swift announced the news on “Good Morning America” on …

Read More »

Turnip plus Michelle Obama equals a Viral Vine

Michelle Obama, never one to turn down an opportunity to champion healthy eating, has co-opted a popular tune — and, in six seconds, created a viral sensation. Here’s how it happened. In an #AskTheFirstLady segment, Barack Obama impersonator Imman Crosson, or @AlphaCat, asked Obama, “How many calories do you burn every time you ‘turn up’?!” A question for Michelle Obama: …

Read More »