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2019-06-20 00:48

Pokémon's Creators Tell Us What Kind Of Pokemon Gym They'd Run I’ve always fantasized about what kind of gym leader I’d be in the world of Pokémon. The series’ producer Junichi Masuda’s and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori’s hypothetical gyms both sound like places I’d want to visit....
2019-06-20 00:30

The smart moves for Destiny 2 continue. The smart moves for Destiny 2 continue. Starting this fall, Bungie will be converting all of the Eververse armor (the stuff you buy with real money) into Universal Ornaments that can be added to the armor you earn, allowing you to customize gear with...
2019-06-20 00:30

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey Players Are Creating Custom Quests To Level Up By Doing Nothing Earlier this month, Ubisoft released a free new Story Creator mode for players of Assassin’s Creed Odyssey. It’s a simple tool that lets you stitch together your own original quests in Odyssey using a limited set of options and assets. Yet even in it...
2019-06-20 00:30

We Quiz Borderlands 3's Art Director On Video Game Screenshots Here’s another dispatch from Tim Rogers at E3 2019. This time, Tim sat down (or kneeled down in this case) with Borderlands 3 art director Scott Kester and tested out just how many games he could identify by their screenshots alone. For more of Tim ...
2019-06-20 00:30

Splinter Meghan McCain Snaps and Calls Joy Behar a ‘Bitch’ on the Air | Deadspin The UFC’s Pride Mon Splinter Meghan McCain Snaps and Calls Joy Behar a ‘Bitch’ on the Air | Deadspin The UFC’s Pride Month Shirts Can’t Hide How It Really Feels | Jezebel This Week In Tabloids: Madonna’s Leaked Tour Rider Is as Bonkers as This Album Cycle | The Root Exc...
2019-06-20 00:30

Carrie Underwood and NFL stole 'Sunday Night Football' theme: lawsuit Country music superstar Carrie Underwood, the National Football League and NBC were sued on Wednesday for allegedly copying the "Game On" theme song used in 2018 for "Sunday Night Football" from an identically-titled song recorded two years earlier....
2019-06-20 00:15

How do you improve a great racing game? Just add Lego bricks I don't know where the pedals are, and I can't see a way of changing gear. My hands don't even reach the wheel. And yet this Ferrari F40 Competitzione is fast. [credit: Microsoft ] ...
2019-06-19 23:30

Twitch sues users who posted porn, racism, and more to Artifact stream page Enlarge / A capture shows the flood of "Ayaya" anime meme streams that took over Twitch's Artifact stream page in May. (credit: Know Your Meme) In a federal lawsuit filed last week, Twitch accuses 100 unnamed defendants of breaking its terms of ser...
2019-06-19 23:30

Are these the first pictures of the “Switch Mini”? Hey, look at how I'm playing this obviously real system with my obviously real hands. In 2019, we've seen rumor after rumor after rumor after rumor that Nintendo is planning to release a new, smaller version o...
2019-06-19 23:30

Body-Bending Dancers Do A Mean Mortal Kombat Routine On America’s Got Talent A four-man dance squad called Adem Show from the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan put on a breathtaking Mortal Kombat-inspired routine on last night’s episode of America’s Got Talent. The Raiden-like leader manipulating a trio of contortionist nin...
2019-06-19 22:45

The Ranger Class Is Getting Some Changes In D&D (And Baldur's Gate 3) How is Baldur’s Gate 3 going to implement the modern rules of Dungeons & Dragons? Last week in Los Angeles, we sat down with creative director Swen Vincke and D&D head honcho Mike Mearls on a bonus episode of Kotaku Splitscreen to discuss. On...
2019-06-19 22:45

Cult Classic Alpha Protocol Removed From Sale On Steam Obsidian Entertainment’s 2010 spy-thriller Alpha Protocol has been removed from sale on Steam at the “request of the publisher.” According to a Sega representative, rights to publish the cult-classic RPG have expired. While players who previously bou...
2019-06-19 22:45

Rhythm Games Don’t Get Much Simpler And Sweeter Than Muse Dash Rhythm games can be pretty complicated, twisting players’ fingers into knots as they try to keep track of four to six lanes, each delivering a brutal barrage of notes. PeroPeroGames’ Muse Dash has all the quirk and charm of a DJMax or Superbeat: Xoni...
2019-06-19 22:45

Auschwitz Memorial responds to MSNBC host for defending AOC's concentration camps rhetoric Auschwitz Memorial responded to MSNBC host Chris Hayes Tuesday after he defended divisive comments by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., who recently compared U.S. border facilities to concentration camps....
2019-06-19 21:30

Screenwriter Max Landis accused of rape, assault, psychological and sexual abuse Screenwriter Max Landis is facing allegations of sexual abuse and psychological manipulation from eight women who told their stories to the Daily Beast....
2019-06-19 21:30

Even CNN's Chris Cuomo says Democrats don't fill stadiums like Trump CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, often known for challenging President Trump and his associates, pointed out on Tuesday that Democrats typically didn't get the crowd sizes that the president did. ...
2019-06-19 21:30

'Avengers: Endgame' to be re-released with post-credits scene Marvel boss Kevin Feige announced to journos at a recent "Spider-Man: Far From Home" junket that Disney is putting "Avengers: Endgame" back in theaters on June 28 with a cut that has a new post-credits scene, a tribute and a few surprises....
2019-06-19 21:30

‘Avengers: Endgame’ is coming back to theaters with never-before-seen footage As if Avengers: Endgame wasn’t already long enough at just over three hours, Marvel Studios head Kevin Feige has confirmed that the movie will be returning to theaters this month with never-before-seen footage that didn’t make the origina...
2019-06-19 20:45

Greta Gerwig's upcoming film adaptation of 'Little Women' looks amazing Greta Gerwig has filmed a remake of "Little Women," Louisa May Alcott's classic book about four humble sisters named Meg, Jo, Beth, and Amy growing up outside Civil War--era Boston....
2019-06-19 20:30

'Avengers: Endgame' getting re-release in bid to dethrone 'Avatar' Marvel Studios will give "Avengers: Endgame" the push that it likely needs in a bid to surpass "Avatar" as the all-time worldwide box-office champ by reissuing the movie with additional footage....
2019-06-19 20:30

How to delete your Netflix viewing history so you can hide your guilty pleasures You and your date finish eating a wonderful meal together, and you share the cleanup so that you can get done quicker. As he or she works on rinsing off the last few utensils and putting them in the dishwasher, you pop a bag of popcorn in the microwa...
2019-06-19 18:30

‘Harry Potter’ mobile game from the makers of ‘Pokemon Go’ launches this Friday When Pokemon Go launched in 2016, it was a genuine phenomenon. You could hardly take ten steps outside before running into someone staring at their phone, attempting to catch a Pikachu. The fervor inevitably began to dissipate in the months that foll...
2019-06-19 18:30

Netflix in July 2019: Everything new coming next month, and everything leaving As impressive as Netflix’s June release schedule was, many of us have still been counting down the hours until the next installment of Stranger Things finally hits the streaming service. Thankfully, the wait is nearly over, as Stranger Things 3...
2019-06-19 18:30

Bloodstained Made Me Fight The Disembodied Head Of My Dog In Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, you play as a woman who must traverse a labyrinthine castle full of monsters and possessed paintings. That is to be expected: as the spiritual successor to the Castlevania series of games, it faithfully recreates...
2019-06-19 18:30

Aretha Franklin's youngest son has filed for control over the late singer's estate A Michigan judge has been asked to decide whether one of Aretha Franklin's sons could take control of the late singer's estate and replace its current representative....
2019-06-19 18:15

Bella Thorne responds to Whoopi Goldberg Bella Thorne chided Whoopi Goldberg in a series of tearful videos Tuesday after the "The View" co-host criticized her for taking intimate photos of herself....
2019-06-19 18:15

'Toy Story 4' cashes in on the ageless aspect of animation "The Incredibles" stayed away for 14 years, then picked up superhero-ing right where they left off. "Toy Story 4" and "Finding Dory" put nine and 13 years between themselves and their predecessors. "Frozen" will have been on ice for six years when th...
2019-06-19 18:15

Joy Harjo Is First Native American to Be Named U.S. Poet Laureate (NEW YORK) — Joy Harjo, the first Native American to be named U.S. poet laureate, has been ready for a long time. “I’ve been an unofficial poetry ambassador — on the road for poetry for years,” the 68-year-old Harjo wrot...
2019-06-19 17:45

Get Your Whole Life to This Video of Strangers Breaking Out In a Delightful Subway Singalong Something curious happened on a New York City subway train recently — and for once, it was a good-curious moment. Typically, New York City’s subways are a mode of transportation where people tend keep to themselves, but that collective r...
2019-06-19 17:45

Guy Masters the Simplest Karaoke Song Ever With Hilarious ‘Tequila’ Performance There are a lot of great karaoke songs in the world—Natalie Imbruglia’s “Torn”, Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’”, and Destiny Child’s “Say My Name” just to name a few. One song t...
2019-06-19 17:45

Rihanna Might Possibly Be Trolling Her Superfans and This Is Proof Despite the fact that Rihanna recently told her Ocean’s 8 co-star Sarah Paulson that she was “working on” her long-awaited ninth album in an interview for Interview, Rih now appears to be trolling her music-thirsty fans with a new F...
2019-06-19 17:45

Facebook's New Libra Coin: How Does It Work, and Should You Buy It? On Tuesday Facebook announced Libra, a cryptocurrency that it will launch (along with 27 other partners) in 2020. A little like Bitcoin and a little like PayPal, Libra will be a new digital currency, one available to people without bank accounts or c...
2019-06-19 17:45

Phil Spencer On Xbox’s Unusual Strategy, Working With Sony, And More Xbox chief Phil Spencer has heard from the skeptics. They think that what he’s doing with Xbox means that Microsoft is giving up on consoles, or even going third party. That’s all wrong, he told me during an extensive interview in Los Angeles last we...
2019-06-19 17:45

A Six-Sided LED Screen You Can Play Games On One of the cooler things we stumbled across at E3 last week was over at the IndieCade booth. The Pixxl Maze from Hungary-based PirateGames is a cube made of 6 LED panels. While not quite 4K, the 32x32 resolution still cooks up some colorful glowing v...
2019-06-19 17:45

Did ‘Murder Mystery’ really just break a Netflix ratings record? After years of declining to get specific about numbers, Netflix is finally cluing the public in. The streaming behemoth wants you to know its new comedy caper “Murder Mystery” is a big hit. Netflix’s de facto PR Twitter account, @Ne...
2019-06-19 17:15

If You’re Going To Play Mario Maker 2, You Should Probably Get A Stylus Super Mario Maker 2 is coming on June 28, the latest in a growing line of Wii U games to get repurposed (and in this case, substantially enhanced) for Switch. I was a bit apprehensive about how Mario Maker would handle the move, since it was original...
2019-06-19 17:15

It's the one you want: Olivia Newton-John's 'Grease' costume up for auction Olivia Newton-John is putting the black leather jacket and tight pants that she wore in the final number of "Grease" up for auction to help raise money for her cancer treatment center in Australia....
2019-06-19 16:45

Q107 host Fearless Fred to walk 24 hours straight for charity This is the second year in a row the radio host is walking for the Children's Wish Foundation. His non-stop, 24-hour journey kicks off on Friday, June 21....
2019-06-19 16:00

HBO's 'Chernobyl' gets mixed reviews from disaster's survivors Critics and viewers on both sides of the Atlantic have lined up to acclaim 'Chernobyl', a dramatization of events surrounding the world's worst nuclear accident - but the reactions of some of the survivors are less rose-tinted....
2019-06-19 15:15

Billie Eilish braves rain for haunting rooftop show in NYC There are some concerts, some moments, that you just can’t miss. And seeing Billie Eilish — in her first New York show since the 17-year-old alt-pop singer became the teen sensation of 2019 with her debut album, “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We ...
2019-06-19 14:30

Why Katamari Damacy's Creator Left Japan On March 18, 2004, Katamari Damacy was released on the PlayStation 2. The game was unlike anything else, and a sequel soon followed a year later. In 2009, Katamari’s creator Keita Takahashi released Noby Noby Boy. A year later, he left Bandai Namco a...
2019-06-19 14:15

A Whole Bunch of Anker Charging Gear Is Deeply Discounted, For One Day Only There’s no such thing as owning too much charging gear (I don’t have a problem, I swear!), and Anker makes some of the best batteries, cables, and chargers out there....
2019-06-19 14:15

K-Pop Pick Of The Day: Step By Step It’s been awhile since we’ve featured a classic girl group pop ballad, in the veins of Gfriend’s Me Gustas Tu or A Pink’s No No No. Oh My Girl’s Step By Step is one of the better examples of late....
2019-06-19 12:30

Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson gets dad-shamed for appearing to duck father-daughter time Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson was dad-shamed for a Monday Instagram post that appeared to show him opting out of helping his daughter build a Barbie house to go workout....
2019-06-19 12:15

Weinstein's ex-HR exec says he was stiffed out of $425G, fired after exposing alleged payoff leakers A former human resources executive for Harvey Weinstein’s former company claims he was stiffed out of a $425,000 payment for investigating who leaked information about sexual assault claims against the disgraced former Hollywood mogul....
2019-06-19 12:15

Wayne Newton tells Vegas jury he fired shot as burglars fled Longtime Las Vegas entertainer Wayne Newton told a jury he fired a gunshot to scare away two burglars he and his wife and daughter found fleeing their home a year ago...
2019-06-19 10:15

CNN's Don Lemon invokes Hitler while discussing media's role in covering Trump, Cuomo pushes back CNN anchor Don Lemon made what he himself described as a "extreme" comparison between President Trump and Adolf Hitler while arguing that such "bad people" shouldn't be given a platform....
2019-06-19 10:15

MSNBC's Chris Matthews: Trump should be calling Elizabeth Warren 'Geronimo' amid poll surge MSNBC host Chris Matthews showered Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, with praise on Tuesday night, so much so that he suggested to President Trump that he ought to start calling her "Geronimo" due to her recent surge in the polls.  ...
2019-06-19 10:15

|JakeGyllenhaalreturningtoWestEndforfirsttimein18years Jake Gyllenhaal will return to the West End for the first time in 18 years next June as he brings 'Sunday in the Park with George' to London's Savoy Theatre....
2019-06-19 09:15

These record-breaking numbers for Adam Sandler’s new Netflix movie are insane In case you were one of the people scratching their heads when Netflix announced a four-movie deal with Adam Sandler back in 2015 (and then another four-movie deal two years ago) Netflix may have just cleared things up a bit for you. Sure, at the tim...
2019-06-19 07:30

Elite Player Took Some Beautiful Screenshots Of His 18-Week Journey Across Space Earlier this year, a group of Elite: Dangerous players set out on an expedition that would take them across the entire Milky Way, all 130,000 light years of it. The journey took months, and some of its most beautiful and bizarre sights have been capt...
2019-06-19 06:15

Japanese Man Arrested With Wario Drugs A 27 year-old man has been arrested in Tokushima having been found with 50 MDMA/ecstacy tablets in his possession, most of them shaped like Wario....
2019-06-19 06:15

Counter-Strike's Iconic De_Dust 2, Remade In Unreal Engine 4 Counter-Strike’s most famous map has changed a bit over the years, but it’s never looked as good as it does here in this remake of part of the level by artist Wiktor Öhman....
2019-06-19 06:15

Megadeth's Dave Mustaine diagnosed with throat cancer; band cancels 2019 shows Dave Mustaine, lead singer and guitarist for the heavy metal band Megadeth, has been diagnosed with throat cancer, forcing the band to cancel most of its 2019 shows, he said on Monday....
2019-06-19 06:15

Empowerment rules at MTV awards, with win for Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg Superhero blockbuster "Avengers: Endgame" was the top winner at the MTV Movie and TV awards on Monday in a show marked by messages of empowerment and self-esteem....
2019-06-19 06:15

Eddie Murphy takes surprise ride on ‘Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee’ “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee” is revving up for its 11th season, and among its guests is someone surprising: Eddie Murphy. The former “Saturday Night Live” and “Beverly Hills Cop” star has been reclusive in recent years, ...
2019-06-19 05:15

Niecy Nash dishes on her TV dominance with ‘Claws’ and ‘When they See Us’ It’s a good time to be Niecy Nash right now. The veteran actress currently stars in two buzzy shows airing simultaneously: Netflix’s “When They See Us,” helmed by powerhouse Ava DuVernay, and TNT comedy “Claws,” now in its third season (Sundays...
2019-06-19 05:15

MSNBC contributor makes shocking claim that Kyle Kashuv's online posts are similar to those of a mass shooter MSNBC contributor David Jolly suggested on Tuesday that the social media messages written by Parkland student Kyle Kushev sounded like ones of a mass shooter and he "deserves a closer look" as to whether the pro-Second Amendment advocate should be ab...
2019-06-19 02:45

Fox News beats CNN, MSNBC combined in ratings, tops all of cable Fox News Channel attracted more prime-time viewers than CNN and MSNBC combined last week, adding to its streak as the most-watched basic cable network....
2019-06-19 02:45

'The View' slams Kyle Kashuv over offensive texts: 'He could go to Trump University' "The View" co-hosts ripped Parkland student Kyle Kashuv for racist, misogynist, and anti-Semitic texts he wrote in a chatroom when he was 16 that led Harvard University to rescind his acceptance....
2019-06-19 02:45

It’s '90s Nostalgia Week With Toy Story, Crash Bandicoot, And A Spiritual Successor To Castlevania This week we’re taking simulated vacations, making new friends, and reconnecting with old friends too. Here’s your heads up for the things making waves, both big and small, this week in the world of games and beyond. Watch the video above, or find ou...
2019-06-19 01:45

Preparing For Final Fantasy XIV’s Upcoming Expansion Has Killed Me Final Fantasy XIV’s next expansion, Shadowbringers, is available for early access next Friday. In the short time left from now to then, I’ve been furiously sprinting to level characters and blaze through story content so that I can have everything pe...
2019-06-19 01:45

Here Is What Happens When You Try To Create A 3D Pokémon In 5 Minutes Here is the number of important things I can do in five minutes: zero. There are zero things that will truly matter to me or anyone else that I can do in five minutes. This is probably true for a lot of people, but it hasn’t stopped Pokémon fans from...
2019-06-19 01:45

Fortnite Competition Hosts Help Deaf Teen Player Feel Welcome During last weekend’s Fortnite Summer Block Party, 13-year-old Deaf streamer Soleil “Ewok” Wheeler played in the event’s Celebrity Pro-Am and met some of her favorite streamers. While it was cool to see a young player have an awesome time, it was eve...
2019-06-19 01:45

The Most Comfortable Gaming Headset I’ve Ever Worn Audio-Technica’s ATH-ADG1X open-air gaming headset has a lot going for it. It’s designed and built by one of the most respected brands in audio. It’s got big 53 mm drivers that create a lovely, large soundstage. It’s even got a decent microphone for ...
2019-06-19 01:45

My New Hero Is This Woman Who Turned Her Tesla Model 3 Into a Pickup Truck If you want an electric pickup truck, you sort of don’t have any options right now because none currently exist for the public to buy, at least here in the U.S. There’s the Rivian R1T, of course, but it isn’t available yet. And there’s the Tesla pick...
2019-06-19 01:45

Astral Chain Director Says It Actually Can Be Two-Player, But It Makes The Game Harder Platinum Games’ upcoming Nintendo Switch exclusive, Astral Chain, involves controlling two characters at the same time during combat. The game is not necessarily designed to be played by two people at once, but according to Astral Chain director Taka...
2019-06-19 01:45

Breath Of The Wild Is Getting A Sequel Because The Team Had Too Many DLC Ideas (And Other Info From Zelda's Producer) Breath of the Wild is getting a sequel because the team had too many ideas for downloadable content, Zelda series producer Eiji Aonuma told me last week in Los Angeles. We also talked about how the Link’s Awakening remake came about, why Zelda games ...
2019-06-19 01:45

Telltale's Minecraft Currently Costs $700 On Xbox 360 (But You're Not Supposed To Buy It) If you really think about it, all video games—dazzling feats of technical mastery assembled over the course of countless man hours—are priceless. But if you think about it even harder, you probably still won’t want to pay $100 for a single episode of...
2019-06-19 01:45

Final Fantasy XV's Lead Designer's New Game Is A Love Letter To Live Music No Straight Roads is a rhythm game inspired by the strong visual storytelling of Psychonauts. Playing it feels like rocking out in front of a surreal, vibrant crowd. At E3 last week, I was able to play a short demo that included the first boss fight,...
2019-06-19 01:45

Adequate Man I Can’t Tell Who The Fuck Is Joking Anymore | The Slot I Spent a Week Interrogating My Adequate Man I Can’t Tell Who The Fuck Is Joking Anymore | The Slot I Spent a Week Interrogating My Dislike of Pete Buttigieg and These Are My Findings | Splinter It’s Looking Like Trump Wasn’t Bluffing | The Root Miami Officer Acquitted of Attempted...
2019-06-19 01:45

Bloodstained Is Goth Fun In An All-Too-Familiar Package Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is a very good solution to a problem we haven’t really had for years: a dearth of side-scrolling exploration games with role-playing bells and whistles. The long-gestating, Kickstarted return of celebrated developer ...
2019-06-19 01:45

Why We Will Always Love the Humble Heroism of Captain Picard “It’s for the children...I’m a role model,” Jean-Luc Picard awkwardly jokes when a Starfleet Admiral hailing the Enterprise notices the rainbow-colored “Captain Picard Day” banner in the background of their communique in “The Pegasus.” Twenty-four ye...
2019-06-19 01:45

Protect Your Offsprings' Eyes With Felix Gray's New Blue Light-Blocking Glasses For Kids I don’t have kids, but from what I understand, parents these days are pretty concerned about the amount of screen time their tots are logging. I get it! There are a lot more screens to look at now than there were when I was a kid, and also, the inter...
2019-06-19 01:45

Modder Builds The Only Smash Controller You'll Ever Need There’s a lot of buttons in Smash, but really, there’s an argument that you only need one. Especially if you main with the spam-tastic Ness or Simon....
2019-06-19 01:45

This ingenious Chrome extension adds a ‘random episode’ button to Netflix The team at streaming news website Flixed that introduced a Chrome extension last year which added a “random episode” button to Hulu is now back, this time with a Chrome extension that lets you shuffle TV episodes on Netflix. As a reminde...
2019-06-19 01:00

Here’s why ‘Toy Story 4’ is breaking a decades-long tradition at Pixar One of the things that Pixar fans always look forward to whenever there’s a new feature film release from the beloved animation studio happens before the film itself gets underway. From the squawking birds on a wire in For the Birds that was sh...
2019-06-19 01:00

Ken Jeong, D'Arcy Carden to announce Emmy nominations on July 16 Comedian Ken Jeong and "The Good Place" star D'Arcy Carden have been selected by the Television Academy to announce the nominations for the 71st annual Primetime Emmy Awards on July 16....
2019-06-18 22:30

Jennifer Aniston teased Adam Sandler with countdown texts leading up to 'Murder Mystery' kissing scene When Jennifer Aniston found out she would be sharing an on-screen kiss with her longtime pal Adam Sandler, she couldn't help but tease her co-star ahead of their smooch....
2019-06-18 21:45

Liam Gallagher jokes he should be the U.K.’s next prime minister 'Send me the keys to No. 10,' joked the former Oasis frontman, referring to 10 Downing Street — the headquarters of the British government and residency of the PM....
2019-06-18 21:30

Howie Mandel is always working and that's just the way he likes it Howie Mandel never takes a vacation unless it involves work. He's happy to take his wife and kids to Hawaii if he's booked a standup gig there, or the whole family will jet to Orlando for three weeks if he's shooting "Deal Or No Deal," just one of se...
2019-06-18 21:15

‘Because It Is Pride.’ Cara Delevingne Discusses Her Relationship With Ashley Benson After a year of dating, Cara Delevingne has gone public with her relationship with actress Ashley Benson. Over the weekend, Delevingne took to Instagram to share a clip of the couple kissing in a scene from the movie starred in together, Her Smell. I...
2019-06-18 21:00

Cara Delevingne confirms year-long romance with Ashley Benson Cara Delevingne and Ashley Benson did very little to deny their relationship, but the supermodel finally confirmed it officially on Monday — though she still side-stepped labeling their love....
2019-06-18 20:30

'The View' co-hosts push back on Biden's claim he can compromise with GOP "View" co-hosts Joy Behar and Sunny Hostin demurred at former Vice President Joe Biden's call for compromise with Republicans after his would-be victory in the 2020 presidential election....
2019-06-18 20:30

MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow has a one-sided love affair with New York Times MSNBC's "The Rachel Maddow Show" appears desperate to get back in the good graces of The New York Times, constantly touting its headlines and praising its reporters on the heels of her far-left show being shunned by the paper....
2019-06-18 20:30

Mariska Hargitay hasn't spoken to Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein since her resignation Central Park Five prosecutor Linda Fairstein said she inspired "Law & Order: SVU," but she hasn't spoken to Mariska Hargitay since resigning from the star's charity board....
2019-06-18 20:30

'Game of Thrones' star Lena Headey revealed a deleted scene that could have changed everything in the finale “Game of Thrones” actress Lena Headey revealed that a deleted scene from Season 7 may have shined a light on one of the finale’s biggest lingering questions. ...
2019-06-18 20:30

Nintendo’s next big iOS and Android game will be released early next month After releasing two mobile games in both 2016 and 2017, Nintendo’s release schedule for iOS and Android slowed to a crawl, as Dragalia Lost was the only Nintendo Mobile title to release in 2018. Six months into 2019, we still have not seen a ne...
2019-06-18 19:30

UK judge sentences teen for abhorrent post on Prince Harry A UK judge has sentenced a teenager who created an “abhorrent” online image of Prince Harry to 4 years and three months in a young offenders’ institution...
2019-06-18 18:30

Serpentine art CEO quits amid criticism of spyware firm link The chief executive of London’s Serpentine Galleries has quit amid what she calls “toxic personal attacks” over her husband’s involvement in an Israeli spyware firm...
2019-06-18 18:30

‘Big Brother 21’ cast revealed The hit reality series will return for a two-night premiere on Tuesday, June 25 and Wednesday, June 26, both at 8 p.m. ET/PT with host Julie Chen back for yet another season....
2019-06-18 17:15

‘Your Species Isn’t Known for Moving Quickly.’ Jon Stewart Roasts Mitch McConnell Over 9/11 Bill on The Late Show It’s clear that Jon Stewart cares deeply about taking care of the brave men and women who were the first to arrive at the site of the World Trade Center attack on September 11th. That’s why he went to Congress to try and convince them to ...
2019-06-18 17:15

X Ambassadors on ‘Orion’ and working with ‘incredible’ Lizzo If you think that the color combo on the cover of X Ambassadors’ new LP, “Orion,” was inspired by Wiz Khalifa’s 2010 No. 1 hit “Black and Yellow,” think again. There’s a deeper meaning behind that choice for their album artwork. It’s a very personal ...
2019-06-18 16:30

|WATCH:MarkRonsonopensupabouttherapyhelpinghimthroughdifficulttimes Mark Ronson has opened up being sent to therapy when his mother was going through divorce from husband Mick Jones and how he gets "overwhelmed easily"....
2019-06-18 15:45

|PICS:DanielBaronandfiancéeexpectingbabyboy The star, along with fiancée Juanita de Ponte, held a special get-together with close friends and family where they revealed that they will be having a baby boy....
2019-06-18 15:45

La Scala board agrees on new manager, ending uncertainty Milan’s mayor says that the La Scala opera house board has agreed on a new general manager to succeed Austrian Alexander Pereira, whose five-year mandate expires in February...
2019-06-18 15:30

WWE Raw: Roman Reigns storms into Shane McMahon's VIP area, Seth Rollins battles Daniel Bryan Roman Reigns got some much needed payback against Shane McMahon and his partner Drew McIntyre on Raw after The Big Dog ambushed them inside their VIP suite....
2019-06-18 15:00

Chinese Resident Evil Fans Think This Biotech Company's Logo Looks Familiar In Resident Evil, the Umbrella Corporation is an evil biotechnology and pharmaceutical conglomerate. Shanghai Ruilan Bao Hu San Biotech Limited is also in biotechnology and, as Chinese Resident Evil fans point out, has a similar logo....
2019-06-18 14:45

‘Pokemon Sword and Shield’ won’t actually allow you catch ’em all When Pokemon Sword and Pokemon Shield launch for the Nintendo Switch this fall, the number of Pokemon species in all of the games combined will total more than 1,000. That’s eight generations of Pocket Monsters over the past 23 years, but that ...
2019-06-18 14:15

MTV Movie & TV Awards 2019: Best and worst moments, complete list of winners Sandra Bullock and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson gave emotional speeches; host Zachary Levi caused an awkward moment with an unfortunate joke about Ray J and Kim Kardashian....
2019-06-18 13:45

Former Hearst CEO Frank Bennack writing memoir Former Hearst CEO Frank Bennack is working on a memoir: Simon & Schuster announced Tuesday that Bennack’s “Leave Something on the Table: And Other Surprising Lessons for Success in Business and in Life” will come out in October...
2019-06-18 13:45

A guide to all the fake stuff Martin Scorsese put in his new Bob Dylan documentary "Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese," a new concert documentary on Netflix, is full of nonsense. In a way, that's the perfect way to explore Dylan....
2019-06-18 13:45

Kelly Ripa and Mark Consuelos' daughter walked in on them during sex: 'You just ruined my birthday and my life!' Kelly Ripa and Mark Conseulos revealed Monday that their daughter Lola walked in on them while they were intimate on Father’s Day, which also happened to be her 18th birthday....
2019-06-18 13:30

A bride must play the most dangerous game in Ready or Not red band trailer Samara Weaving plays a new bride who must survive a deadly game of hide-and-seek in the horror/comedy Ready or Not. A young bride's idealized wedding night takes a deadly turn when her eccentric new in-laws insist that playing a game at midnight is...
2019-06-18 12:15

2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards: All the Wildest, Wackiest, Weirdest Moments This year’s MTV Music & TV Awards (note: not the Video Music Awards) were a raucous, drunken, nearly star-studded affair. This year the annual shindig was hosted by Zachary Levi, a first-time awards show host, best known as an actor who honed h...
2019-06-18 12:15

O.J. Simpson’s Twitter allegedly threatened parody account using knife emojis O.J. Simpson’s Twitter account allegedly sent a series of menacing direct messages — including a string of 16 knife emojis and the warning that “I WILL FIND YOUR ASS AND CUT YOU” — to a parody account that skewers the disgraced football star over his...
2019-06-18 11:15

Streaming service VidAngel ordered to pay $62.4M for pirating movies A federal jury in Los Angeles on Monday ordered movie streaming service VidAngel — known for removing the curses and nudity from films — to pay $62.4 million to Disney, Fox and Warner Bros. for ripping off their content, according to repo...
2019-06-18 08:45

Sandra Bullock reveals she made 'Bird Box' for her kids during MTV Movie & TV Awards acceptance speech When Netflix released "Bird Box" — starring Sandra Bullock — in December, the horror movie set a new record for the streaming giant, becoming the most-watched film within the first seven days of its release. Now, the 54-year-old actress is revealing ...
2019-06-18 08:45

Jon Stewart rips McConnell: You only see the 9/11 victims fund as a 'political pawn' Comedian Jon Stewart fired back at Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-KY, after the top lawmaker questioned why the 9/11 victims activist was "bent out of shape."...
2019-06-18 08:45

Cruz blasts John Cusack over tweet critics slammed as anti-Semitic Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Tex mocked John Cusack over the anti-Semitic tweet he made Monday, asking if he was "one of the freshman trio" of Democratic congresswomen who have previously been condemned for similar controversies. ...
2019-06-18 08:45

Official Gundam Sneakers Released Gundam has a long history of inspiring sneakers and sneaker colourways, but these new shoes from Chinese company 361 Degrees are the result of an official collaboration....
2019-06-18 08:15

Look At This Tiny Little GameCube/Wii By trimming down a full-size Wii motherboard, modder David Barscheski has been able to cram everything you need to play both Wii and GameCube games inside a case that’s kinda the same size as a GBA SP....
2019-06-18 08:15

Our Favorite Cosplay From MCM London Comic Con 2019 Twice a year, London plays host to one of the biggest nerd shows in all of Europe, as well over 100,000 fans cram into the ExCel convention centre in the British capital for panels, merch, parties and of course cosplay....
2019-06-18 08:15

Lena Headey says she wanted a 'better death' for Cersei If you were left a little deflated by Cersei Lannister's anticlimactic "Game of Thrones" death, you aren't alone. Actress Lena Headey says she wished her character had gone out a different way too....
2019-06-18 06:30

'Grand Hotel' checks out as summer TV for 'The Bachelor' crowd Reality TV used to aspire to replicate the rhythms of scripted drama, albeit for considerably less money. Now dramas are being developed that seem to approximate the simple (or if you prefer, "guilty") pleasures of unscripted shows....
2019-06-18 06:30

Zachary Levi kicks off 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards Moments from the 2019 MTV Movie & TV Awards red carpet Lauren Sorrentino. Photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI...
2019-06-18 04:15

Lena Headey didn’t like Cersei’s ‘Game of Thrones’ death scene During the final season of HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” Lena Headey, who played Cersei Lannister for the run of the show, barely spoke to the press. She also did not attend the series premiere in New York — and she did not do press afte...
2019-06-18 04:00

‘The Dragon’ takes Strongest Man title from ‘Game of Thrones’ star BRADENTON, Fla. — The creators of “Game of Thrones” might have approved of the finish of the 2019 World’s Strongest Man (WSM) competition as “The Mountain” was taken down by “The Dragon.” US representative Martins Licis, known as The Dragon, won his ...
2019-06-18 04:00

Debra Messing is returning to Broadway to light ‘Birthday Candles’ Theatergoers can watch Debra Messing age before their eyes next spring. In Noah Haidle’s new play, “Birthday Candles,” the star of “Will & Grace” — both past and rebooted — starts off as 17-year-old Ernestine Ashworth, who spends an angsty birthday w...
2019-06-18 04:00

‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not’ is back — but don’t call it a ‘freak show’ Bruce Campbell has encountered many oddities during his colorful career, so he’s the perfect choice to carry the torch for “Ripley’s Believe it or Not.” Best known for the “Evil Dead” franchise and USA’s “Burn Notice” — not to mention his bestselling...
2019-06-18 04:00

Why celebrity profiles have turned into self-serving gush fests The celebrity profile is dead. There is no more point, it seems, in commissioning one or researching and writing one or participating in one — not for the journalist and certainly not for the celebrity, who now can control his or her narrative to an ...
2019-06-18 04:00

Broadway play 'Hillary and Clinton' closing early due to low ticket sales A Broadway depiction of former President Bill Clinton and former First Lady Hillary Clinton will be ending its run one month early due to underwelming ticket sales. ...
2019-06-18 03:30

Prince Harry once ‘sent Jennifer Aniston texts,' called her ‘princess material’, claims writer Prince Harry might be happily married and celebrating his first Father's Day today, but once upon a time, the royal is said to have been "obsessed" with Friends actress Jennifer Aniston....
2019-06-18 03:30

Cuba Gooding Jr. denies sexually assaulting Claudia Oshry, claims he has 'no recollection' of her Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. on Monday denied a disturbing sexual-assault claim against him, which emerged amid allegations he groped a woman at a nightclub in New York City....
2019-06-18 03:30

CNN analyst: 'People of color' will pick Dem nominee, not 'white liberals on Twitter' CNN political commentator Paul Begala declared Monday that "people of color" would ultimately select the Democratic nominee in 2020 and suggested the presidential candidates not to pander to "white liberals on Twitter."...
2019-06-18 03:30

Here’s What We Know About the New Hunger Games Prequel It’s been more than 10 years since author Suzanne Collins published the first book in the Hunger Games trilogy and kickstarted a global phenomenon that became one of the most lucrative film franchises of all time. Now, nearly four years after t...
2019-06-18 03:15

Red Dead Online's Newest Mode Feels Like The Wild West In the past few weeks, Rockstar has added three new PVP modes to Red Dead Online. Two of these modes aren’t that interesting, but one, featuring horses and shotguns, is a great use of Red Dead Online’s wild west setting....
2019-06-18 02:15

Pokémon Sword And Shield Director Says It's About 'Growing And Evolving'—For The Trainer, Too For Pokémon producer Junichi Masuda and Pokémon Sword and Shield director Shigeru Ohmori, the spirit of Pokémon is all about metamorphosis....
2019-06-18 02:15

Encourage Young Girls to 'Do' Science Rather Than 'Be' Scientists Today’s girls are seeing more images of women in STEM careers, and it’s wonderful. Right now, I’m looking at these illustrated posters of women innovators from the group Women You Should Know: there’s Maria da Penha, a biopharmacist and human rights ...
2019-06-18 02:15

We Went To Bandai Namco's E3 Booth And Gushed About Goku Tim Rogers is, according to Tim Rogers, a man who “lives to be correct in as weird a fashion as possible.” He checked out Bandai-Namco’s E3 booth to peep at Code Vein, survive a power outage, and give you the cold hard facts about Goku. Check out the...
2019-06-18 02:15

Dr Disrespect Doesn't Seem To Be Taking His Twitch Ban Very Seriously Last week, Dr Disrespect, a popular streamer who parodies toxic gamers by just straight up being one (except in a wig), got banned from Twitch and booted from E3 for streaming from inside a public bathroom, an act that’s illegal in the state of Calif...
2019-06-18 02:15

Mana Series Producer: We Want To Bring The Glory Back One of the most surprising announcements at E3 last week was Trials of Mana, a remake of an older entry in Square Enix’s once-popular series of action-role-playing games. It looks to be the first proper Mana game in a very long time. The hope, the de...
2019-06-18 02:15

We Ate Lots Of Snacks At Fortnite's E3 2019 Booth E3 might be over on paper, but not in our hearts. In the video above, Tim Rogers checks out the Fortnite booth, eats a lot of free food, and rightfully mocks Peely, because that character is a monster. Check it out!...
2019-06-18 02:15

How to Display All Those Funko Pops That You Can't Stop Collecting You have a couple dozen Funko Pops laying around your house. You don’t know where they came from. Maybe Terry from accounting gave you Groot for Christmas? Maybe you drunk-bought Charmander for yourself? Who knows. All you know is now you have to put...
2019-06-18 02:15

Classic Blade Runner Game Is About To Get A Lot Easier To Play Westwood’s Blade Runner point-and-click adventure from 1997 isn’t just a fantastic game in its own right, it’s also one of—if not the—finest adaptations in video game history. If you haven’t played it, maybe now’s a good time to start....
2019-06-18 02:15

'All That' alum Danny Tamberelli welcomes first child Danny Tamberelli’s Father’s Day was “All That” and more after the former Nickelodeon star and his wife Katelyn Detweiler on Monday announced the birth of their first child....
2019-06-18 00:30

New German exhibition explores Rembrandt’s career Around 100 works spanning Rembrandt’s career are going on show in the German city of Dresden in an exhibition marking the 350th anniversary of the Dutch artist’s death...
2019-06-18 00:15

Prince Royce to headline MLS All-Star concert Prince Royce says he’s looking forward to headlining the 2019 Major League Soccer All-Star Concert because he loves singing live, but another motive is to gain some new fans...
2019-06-18 00:15

3-year probation for Farruko in case of undeclared $52K A judge has ordered three years’ probation for Puerto Rican singer Farruko after he pleaded guilty to not declaring nearly $52,000 in cash discovered in his luggage and shoes last year when he flew in to an airport in the U.S. territory...
2019-06-18 00:15

Chief of major K-pop label steps down over drug allegations The founder of one of the most successful K-Pop music agencies has stepped down amid accusations that he tried to cover up alleged drug use by one of the company’s artists...
2019-06-18 00:15

Prince Harry champions mother’s cause: clearing land mines Prince Harry has offered his support to a new initiative to clear land mines from a wilderness area in Angola, saying it will protect lives and help communities...
2019-06-18 00:15

Your Guide to the References in Taylor Swift’s ‘You Need to Calm Down’ Music Video As promised, Taylor Swift released her music video for her new song “You Need to Calm Down” off of her upcoming seventh album Lover on Monday morning, premiering on Good Morning America. Also as promised, the literally sugar-sweet video (...
2019-06-17 23:30

PSA: Upgrade 3 years of Xbox Live to Game Pass Ultimate for just $1 Enlarge (credit: Xbox) If you've been paying attention to Xbox rumors and announcements of late, you may know that Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass have now been officially merged into a single $15 a month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscription plan...
2019-06-17 22:30

Apple Jacks are garbage Not since The Takeout declared as a unified staff that loaded fries suck have we have felt compelled to alert our beloved readers to another culinary scourge upon our taste buds: Apple Jacks....
2019-06-17 22:15

The Outer Worlds Is An RPG About Controlling The Narrative If you fall into the category of people who believe that 2010’s Fallout: New Vegas was the best game in the series, then The Outer Worlds might be for you. Last week at E3, I spoke to the game’s co-director, Leonard Boyarsky, for a bonus episode of K...
2019-06-17 22:15

Twitch Sues Trolls Who Turned Artifact's Page Into A Porn-Riddled Disaster Late last month, the Twitch game category section dedicated to embattled Valve card game Artifact briefly rocketed back into relevance. That was almost entirely thanks to the concerted efforts of trolls, who created dummy channels and violated the he...
2019-06-17 22:15

Learn More About Fast Color's Family of Creative Superheroines in This Exclusive Clip Julia Hart’s Fast Color is unique amongst the vast majority of recent superhero movies because it tells the story of three generations of black women who all share metahuman abilities which allow them to create strange and powerful things. While most...
2019-06-17 22:15

Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot Gets The Anime Right, Down To The Unbalanced Showdowns In the original Dragon Ball Z anime, fights are not balanced. Goku and his pals often end up in situations where they are outmatched by a far stronger and more experienced opponent. The series has had frequent fighting game adaptations, most recently...
2019-06-17 22:15

CNN pundit wonders if news orgs would push impeachment to boost ratings; experts say some have already tried Liberal news outlets often bill themselves as gatekeepers of the truth, with slogans such as CNN’s “Facts First” and the Washington Post’s “Democracy Dies in Darkness,” but CNN pundit Brian Stelter suggested on Sunday that money, clicks and ratings a...
2019-06-17 20:30

Why I Left Breath of the Wild Unfinished Some time before I actually finished The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, I stopped playing. It wasn’t because I got carried away by other games, and it wasn’t because I was tired of it. I just stopped. New Zelda games are rare things that only c...
2019-06-17 20:00

From loud to loudest: The A.V. Club’s favorite queer rock of 2019 (so far) Rock’s never lacked for queer visibility, though that depends, of course, on what one calls “rock.” We get it. It’s a big word. A fluid word. Maybe it’s an empty word now that mainstream rock’s not as loud, experimental, or antiestablishment as it on...
2019-06-17 20:00

Mortal Kombat 11’s Competitive ‘Kombat League’ Kicks Off This Week “Kombat League” is an all-new seasonal ranked mode in which players compete over the course of four weeks to earn exclusive in-game items. Teased in Mortal Kombat 11’s multiplayer menu since the game launched in late April, the first Kombat League se...
2019-06-17 20:00

Taylor Swift drops celebrity-packed music video for ‘You Need to Calm Down’ Not only does the video end Taylor Swift and Katy Perry's longstanding feud, but it takes a stance against discrimination and violence towards LGBTQ2 communities....
2019-06-17 19:45

Bill Cosby's post as 'America's Dad' on Father's Day sparks anger online Convicted sex offender Bill Cosby's Instagram post identifying himself as "America's Dad" in a Father's Day message touched off online reaction from admiration to outrage....
2019-06-17 19:15

“Happy Hunger Games!” A Prequel to the Blockbuster Series Will Hit Bookstores in 2020 (NEW YORK) — A decade after seemingly wrapping up The Hunger Games, Suzanne Collins is bringing readers back to Panem. A prequel, set 64 years before the beginning of her multimillion-selling trilogy, is coming next year. The novel, currently u...
2019-06-17 19:00

‘A Tree Falls the Way It Leans.’ Tree That Appeared to Inspire Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax Falls The tree that is thought to have inspired Dr. Seuss to write The Lorax has fallen and we’re going to need some more Truffula seeds, stat! The tree, a Monterey Cypress at Ellen Browning Scripps Park in La Jolla, California, stood throughout the ...
2019-06-17 19:00

Kylie Jenner and Travis Scott share new pictures of Stormi It was a happy Father's Day for Kylie Jenner, her partner Travis Scott and their daughter, Stormi. One of social media's most famous couples shared new photos of their one-year-old daughter, Stormi, in celebration of Father's Day, and millions of fan...
2019-06-17 18:30

Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Let’s All Take A Moment To Appreci Today’s selection of articles from Kotaku’s reader-run community: Let’s All Take A Moment To Appreciate This Reveal • Bethesda Keeps Forgetting Nuclear Bombs Aren’t Cool • Spacemon: Frontier - Ch. 51: Brawling On The Beach • Question of the Day: Smel...
2019-06-17 17:30

Luigi’s Mansion 3 Developers Promise Better Bosses And More Puzzles Preventing one of the biggest shortcomings of the second Luigi’s Mansion from making it into the third is a high priority, the game’s top producers from Nintendo told Kotaku during an E3 interview in Los Angeles last week....
2019-06-17 17:30

Taylor Swift and Katy Perry Reunite, Deliciously, in Swift’s New Music Video Any “bad blood” between Katy Perry and Taylor Swift has undoubtedly been put to rest. The two artists made headlines for a rumored long-running feud stemming from a dispute over a backup dancer, which Perry confirmed in 2018 during a Carp...
2019-06-17 17:00

Taylor Swift drops ‘You Need to Calm Down’ music video with Katy Perry Swifties, please remain calm. Taylor Swift has just debuted the video for the second single, “You Need to Calm Down,” off her new album “Lover,” on sale August 23. The song, released last Thursday, is a tongue-in-cheek celebra...
2019-06-17 16:45

‘West Side Story’ set photo reveals first look at Sharks and Jets Steven Spielberg is ready to rumble: The first on-set image from the director’s new big screen adaptation of the Broadway classic “West Side Story” dropped Monday morning. The iconic tale of young love and racial tensions between ri...
2019-06-17 16:45

‘Hunger Games’ author relaunches franchise with ‘Dark Days’ prequel Suzanne Collins is still hungry. A decade after closing the book on her “Hunger Games” saga, the author is reviving her best-selling young adult franchise with a prequel set 64 years before the original action started. “With this book, I ...
2019-06-17 16:45

John Oliver Makes the Case for Impeachment on Last Week Tonight John Oliver devoted Sunday night’s episode of Last Week Tonight to discussing impeachment, which he notes “is an anagram for ‘pinch me meat‘, which got the Lucky Charms leprechaun got #MeToo-ed.” In the wake of the relea...
2019-06-17 16:15

George Clooney impersonator arrested in Thailand An Italian man accused of posing as George Clooney to sell clothes online has been arrested with his wife in Thailand after years on the run, police have said....
2019-06-17 12:30

'Men in Black: International' leads box office with muted $28 million LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - Hollywood seems to be coming down with a contagious case of franchise fatigue this summer, as "Men in Black: International" and "Shaft" become the latest sequels largely dismissed by moviegoers in North America....
2019-06-17 12:30

Taylor Swift's 'You Need to Calm Down' video will feature about a million celebrities Taylor Swift has released her new song, "You Need to Calm Down," and the video will feature a star-studded -- and eclectic -- collection of the singer's friends....
2019-06-17 09:30

Sunday Comics: I'm Just Looking Hello! It’s time for Kotaku’s Sunday Comics, your weekly roundup of the best webcomics. The images enlarge if you click on the magnifying glass icon....
2019-06-17 07:45

'Shop Contest: Keanu Reeves This isn’t the most surprising contest, I know. But look, what else was I going to do? The internet loves Keanu Reeves and he just appeared at E3 this past week. Let’s honor Mr. Theodore Wick Neo himself and add him to more video games. The world nee...
2019-06-17 07:45

Lightsabers In Video Games Are Too Weak At E3 this past week we saw a good amount of gameplay from the upcoming Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, the new game from Apex Legends developers Respawn Entertainment. The game looks good and I’m excited to see characters like Saw Gerrera appear. But ...
2019-06-17 07:45

The Week In Games: If You Ain't Outta Control, You Ain't-A Bandicoot Crash Bandicoot and his crew are racing on to consoles soon when Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled releases later this week. Just remember: Speed kills, but you can always respawn....
2019-06-17 07:45

Elon Musk Doesn't Learn, Posts Uncredited Artwork, Deletes Tweet We’re not even a year on from Tesla founder Elon Musk’s settlement in a case over using an aritst’s work without credit and we’re back here again, this time over some fan art of Nier Automata’s star 2B....
2019-06-17 07:45

Cities: Skylines Is Becoming A Board Game Last year, Paradox announced that a range of board game adaptations were on the way for some of their biggest titles. The first is Crusader Kings II, and the second will be Cities: Skylines....
2019-06-17 07:45

The Super Incarcerated Brothers Taking Bob Dob’s famous illustrations as his basis, Korean artist Roh Seung Hoon has got the Mario Brothers spending the night in the slammer for...well, either they both fought Bowser, or they fought each other....
2019-06-17 07:45

Tiffany Haddish Cancels Atlanta Performance Due to Georgia’s Abortion Law (ATLANTA) — Actress and comedian Tiffany Haddish has canceled her upcoming Atlanta performance because of Georgia’s new restrictive abortion law. News outlets report that the “Girls Trip” star sent a statement to ticketholders...
2019-06-17 00:45

Men in Black and Shaft Drag Weekend Box Office Down 50% From Last Year as Franchise Fatigue Sets in (LOS ANGELES) — Brand familiarity isn’t everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots. That so-called f...
2019-06-17 00:45

Tom Hanks walks red carpet for Toy Story 4 European premiere Hollywood star Tom Hanks took to the red carpet for the European premiere of Toy Story 4, saying making the final instalment of the series transported him back in time....
2019-06-16 22:45

Everything new coming to Netflix this week, and everything leaving (week of June 16) The week of June 16th looks to be a relatively quiet week for Netflix releases, save for one major addition. No, I’m not talking about Adam Devine’s comedy special, but rather the entire Neon Genesis Evangelion anime series, along with th...
2019-06-16 21:30

'Romeo and Juliet' director Franco Zeffirelli dead at 96 Italian director Franco Zeffirelli, who delighted audiences around the world with his romantic vision and extravagant productions, most famously captured in his cinematic "Romeo and Juliet" and the miniseries "Jesus of Nazareth," died Saturday at 96....
2019-06-16 20:15

Jon Snow apologizes for final season of ‘Game of Thrones’ in viral deepfake video A deepfake video of Jon Snow apologizing for the final season of "Game of Thrones" – saying, “When the Starbucks cup is the smallest mistake, you know you f–ked up,” has gone viral....
2019-06-16 20:15

21 Savage donates $25G for legal aid for detained immigrants Grammy-nominated rapper 21 Savage has given $25,000 to the Southern Poverty Law Center after the watchdog organization helped him while he was in federal immigration custody earlier this year....
2019-06-16 20:15

Franchise fatigue continues with 'Men in Black: International' and 'Shaft' disappoint at box office Brand familiarity isn't everything when it comes to attracting audiences to the multiplex, and Hollywood is learning that lesson the hard way this summer with a slew of underperforming sequels and reboots....
2019-06-16 20:15

Taylor Swift gives surprise Pride Month performance at the Stonewall Inn Taylor Swift gave a surprise performance Friday night at the Stonewall Inn and wished the crowd at the site of the LGBTQ rights landmark a happy Pride Month....
2019-06-16 20:15

Look: Photo of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's baby Archie released for Father's Day A new photo of Archie -- Prince Harry's infant son with his wife, Meghan Markle -- was released on social media Sunday in honor of Harry's first Father's Day....
2019-06-16 17:45

Look: James Bond star Daniel Craig protects injured foot with boot during workout Daniel Craig is wearing an orthopedic boot on his injured foot during a workout at a gym in a new photo released on the official James Bond Twitter account....
2019-06-16 17:45

E3 2019 in photos: Gooigi, crazy arcade machines, and a DOOM museum LOS ANGELES—If you couldn't or didn't make it to E3 2019, you're not the only one. Anecdotal evidence suggests this was the most poorly attended E3 in some time (though its organizers at the ESA insist that this E3 had only 3,000 fewer attendees than...
2019-06-16 17:15

Love Island's Sherif Lanre claims he was booted from villa for kicking Molly-Mae in the crotch and making a crude joke Former Love Island contestant Sherif Lanre has claimed he was booted out of the villa for kicking fellow contestant Molly-Mae Hague in the crotch and then making a crude joke about it....
2019-06-16 12:01

Final Fantasy VII Remake hands-on: Already feels like the one for jaded JRPG fans LOS ANGELES—I have not seen or played enough of Final Fantasy VII Remake to confirm exactly how the game will play out when it launches on PlayStation 4 consoles in March 2020. What I can say so far, at least, is that I'm far from a Final Fantasy or ...
2019-06-16 10:45

Review: Director Jim Jarmusch puts his deadpan stamp on The Dead Don’t Die Enlarge / Bill Murray, Chloë Sevigny, and Adam Driver star in Director Jim Jarmusch's The Dead Don't Die. (credit: Focus Features) With The Dead Don't Die, auteur director Jim Jarmusch puts his unique, deadpan stamp on this staple of the horror gen...
2019-06-16 10:45

New trailers you need to watch from this week: ‘Frozen 2,’ ‘Doctor Sleep,’ and more We’ve just seen them ruling New Asgard in Avengers: Endgame, but this weekend will bring us a new film starring Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson. This time, they’re not Asgardians on Earth. They’re actually alien hunters, starring...
2019-06-16 04:45

If you think most TV shows are too long, check out these 7 excellent half-hour series The modern TV landscape is starting to generate something of a first world problem among some harried viewers increasingly faced with a perplexing dilemma. Shows with runtimes of less than an hour seem to be few and far between these days. Thanks to ...
2019-06-16 04:45

The Clever Ways Game Developers Reuse Assets, Like Turning A Tank Into A Destiny Boss Xavier Nelson Jr. is a writer and game developer, famous for his work on games like Hypnospace Outlaw. He recently asked devs and fans on Twitter to share different ways games have reused assets. The resulting replies are filled with some amazingly c...
2019-06-16 02:45

Ariana Grande’s ‘Sweetener’ shows hit a powerful note in NYC The two most powerful statements from Ariana Grande — at the first of her four “Sweetener” tour concerts in New York City — were made before the ponytailed popster even sang a note at Barclays Center on Friday night. First, there were the seven rings...
2019-06-15 23:30

Drake name drops NBA stars in latest new single Anyone who even casually followed the NBA Finals saw Drake was very much in his feelings about his beloved, hometown Toronto Raptors. After trolling some Golden State Warriors players — including Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Draymond Green — on Ins...
2019-06-15 23:30

Bobby Berk: ‘Queer Eye’ reboot is ‘same idea, different show’ "We're coming in to show you everything that's great about you that you didn't see and help you to love yourself more — that's the difference," he said....
2019-06-15 23:30

‘Euphoria’: HBO’s raw teen sex junkies are all shock, no value HBO finally has its own “Reefer Madness.” Much press has been devoted to “Euphoria,” the premium cable network’s attempt to catch up to Netflix’s “13 Reasons Why” by producing a series that captures the swirling vortex of drugs, porn and meaningless ...
2019-06-15 23:30

Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour to auction off guitar collection for charity According to a classic Pink Floyd song, “Money, so they say, is the root of all evil today.” But the band’s legendary guitarist and vocalist David Gilmour is turning that sentiment on its head by selling off more than 120 of his gui...
2019-06-15 23:30

Telling Lies Is An Eerie Virtual Invasion of Privacy Telling Lies is an upcoming narrative-driven game that’s the successor to Her Story from creator Sam Barlow. Much like its predecessor, you’ll dig through hours of footage to piece together the mystery of why these four characters’ video conversation...
2019-06-15 23:00

Some LEGO Star Wars Fans Want More Grunting At E3 this past week, WB Games and TT Games revealed the latest and possibly biggest entry in the popular LEGO Star Wars franchise. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga is coming out next year and will be based on all nine films, including the upcoming...
2019-06-15 23:00

Organize All Your Gadgets With This Discounted Tech Dopp Kit What gift do you get for the gadget lover who already has everything? A bag to carry their gadgets, of course. The Zero Grid Electronics Travel Organizer is bursting with pockets, straps, and zippers to keep all of your tech gear organized and untang...
2019-06-15 23:00

'Shop Contest: E3 2019, Winners! Last week was E3 2019 and to celebrate that giant convention of trailers and teasers I asked you wonderful people to create some E3 announcements of your own. Things got a bit...strange....
2019-06-15 23:00

Disney Is Moving Forward With Construction on Its Marvel Theme Park Expansion With Galaxy’s Edge a success, it’s time for Disney to move forward on its next franchise-incorporating theme park project: a Marvel park....
2019-06-15 23:00

Olivia Munn steps in to help locate allegedly stolen dog by Wag walker Cops on Friday busted the Wag dog walker who allegedly stole a Manhattan couple’s pooch, police say — after an investigation involving Olivia Munn, the app’s celebrity spokeswoman...
2019-06-15 20:45

Selma Blair shaves head during ongoing MS battle: ‘Back to my roots’ Selma Blair, who revealed her MS diagnosis in October, took to Instagram this week to share a photo of her young son, Arthur Saint Bleick, shaving her head with an electric razor....
2019-06-15 20:45

In photos: Preview: The David Gilmour Guitar Collection Christie's New York is unveiled the entire auction contents of the personal guitar collection of rock 'n' roll legend David Gilmour, guitarist, singer and songwriter of Pink Floyd in New York City on June 14, 2019....
2019-06-15 19:30

Have You Called A Plumber To Your Home Lately? Hello! Today we meet Andre 3000, finally get our canvas bags, look at some bad wigs and play 20 questions with Jonathan Frakes. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
2019-06-15 19:15

Vespiquen Makes Its Kids Do All The Work Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Vespiquen!...
2019-06-15 19:15

A WiiU Party Game For Kids Included A Story Mode About A Dead Father And His Ghost Hundreds of crappy party games were developed and published for the Wii and WiiU back in the day. They were usually cheap, not as good as Wii Sports and quickly forgotten. But one of those games, Game Party Champions, included something very strange....
2019-06-15 19:15

Batman movies have long history of bringing out fans' batty side "Batman" swooped into theaters on June 19, 1989, helping set the stage for more blockbuster superhero movies as well as more adult, ambitious takes on the comic-book fare that, this century, has become the dominant movie genre in box-office terms....
2019-06-15 17:45

|InstagramcomparesTamarynGreentoMissUniversePhilippinescallingthemlookalikes Newly crowned Miss Universe Philippines, Gazini Ganados, has been compared to Miss South Africa 2018, Tamaryn Green, with people pointing out their similar facial features....
2019-06-15 14:30

Rob Schneider hits back at Adam Sandler, says ‘it would be fun’ to pin him for murder: ‘I know his secrets’ Rob Schneider is sending a friendly cease and desist to his old pal Adam Sandler after the actor and stand-up comedian got word that if given the chance to “destroy” anyone, Sandler named Schneider as his mark. ...
2019-06-15 08:45

Cindy Crawford opens up about posing nude at 53: 'It’s a different kind of beauty’ During a panel hosted by WWD on Wednesday, Cindy Crawford took it upon herself to call out those who shame her and fellow supermodel Christy Turlington for continuing to pose nude, despite their ages....
2019-06-15 08:45

Bill Maher scolds 'social justice warriors' over Oberlin lawsuit: 'There's a price to pay' "Real Time" host Bill Maher on Friday's show slammed the "social justice warriors" at Ohio's Oberlin College, a school recently ordered to pay $44 million to resolve a libel dispute stemming from a shoplifting incident at a nearby bakery....
2019-06-15 08:45

Trump's admiration for 'slaveowner' Jackson halted Tubman $20 bill, CNN host suggests CNN anchor Don Lemon heavily implied Friday night that President Trump halted plans for placing abolitionist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill by expressing admiration for "slaveowner" President Andrew Jackson, the current face on the currency....
2019-06-15 08:45

Review: Men in Black: International is a solid addition to the popular franchise Enlarge / Chris Hemsworth and Tessa Thompson join forces as Agent H and Agent M to ward off an alien attack in Men in Black: International. (credit: YouTube/Sony Pictures) A pair of shapeshifting aliens with electrifying powers and mad breakdancing...
2019-06-15 08:30

We used to be friends: Veronica Mars is back in the first full season 4 trailer Enlarge / Hulu also distributed this poster for the new season. (credit: Hulu) As the premiere for a new season of fan-darling-TV-series-brought-back-from-the-dead Veronica Mars draws closer, Hulu has released the first full trailer for the show. P...
2019-06-15 08:30

We Went To Bethesda's E3 Booth And Read A Bunch Of Game Titles Tim Rogers checks out Bethesda’s E3 2019 booth. We talk about sequels that don’t use numbers, Elder Scrolls games, and stand in front of a bunch of posters. Check out the whole booth in the video above....
2019-06-15 07:15

The Perfect Squad Size Is 3 People If you were paying attention to this week’s E3 announcements and also care about co-operative games, you might have noticed something: There are a lot of three-player co-op games. Rainbow Six Quarantine, the new Escape mode for Gears 5, even Battleto...
2019-06-15 07:15

We Checked Out Ubisoft's E3 Booth Tim Rogers checked out the Ubisoft booth at E3, and shenanigans ensued. Watch the video for a look at Watch Dogs: Legion, a very intense staring contest, and the one question that has surely been on everyone’s minds: What, exactly, is a Ghost Recon B...
2019-06-15 07:15

Phantom Brigade Is A Mech Strategy Game Where You Can See Into The Future, And I Love It In Phantom Brigade’s very first encounter, I immediately found myself severely outnumbered—just two mechs against an enemy force of one mech and seven tanks. And yet, I emerged from this mechanized showdown with barely a scratch on either of my big s...
2019-06-15 07:15

The New Lego Star Wars Is Impressive And Surprisingly Different If a hands-off theater demo of a new video game can over-deliver E3, then Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga sure did. The amount of changes I was shown to the 20-year-old Lego video game formula was startling....
2019-06-15 07:15

Nation Weeps As Animal Crossing's Mr. Resetti Loses His Job If ever you need proof that there’s no justice in this cruel society of ours, witness the plight of one Mr. Sonny Resetti, a mole who’s selflessly dedicated the past 18 years to the admirable service of reminding Animal Crossing players to save their...
2019-06-15 07:15

Pool Slides: They're Not Just for Swim Team Practice Anymore The year is 1994. Keanu Reeves is the biggest box office heartthrob on the planet, Donald Trump is saying stupid shit on TV, and pool slides are the epitome of style for an entire generation....
2019-06-15 07:15

A Marvel insider might’ve just leaked every MCU Phase 4 movie currently in development As we get closer to the final film in Phase 3 of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Spider-Man: Far From Home, and as Avengers: Endgame keeps raking in more and more cash at the box office, we can’t help but wonder what’s coming next in Phase...
2019-06-15 05:30

Here’s how Keanu Reeves got his part as Duke Caboom in ‘Toy Story 4’ At one point when Toy Story 4 director Josh Cooley and the producers were in the middle of a blind audio test, going through recordings of Canadian actors reading lines for the next installment of the beloved franchise, they yelled out for the record...
2019-06-15 05:30

Meet the former director at Epic Games who tried to cancel ‘Fortnite’ The video game industry over the last two years came close to looking dramatically different, thanks to an Epic Games ex-director admitting that he actually tried to cancel the super popular Fortnite game before he left the company in 2012. The free-...
2019-06-15 05:30

Tom Hanks Stole a Cardboard Cutout of Himself to Try to Sully His Pristine Reputation Jimmy Kimmel is a bad influence. The late night talk show host dared America’s sweetheart, Tom Hanks, to go on a crime spree and Hanks was peer pressured into complying. On Thursday night’s episode of Jimmy Kimmel Live!, Kimmel teased the...
2019-06-15 04:30

Harry Potter Fans Wait up to 10 Hours to Ride Universal Orlando’s Newest Roller Coaster Harry Potter fans flocked to Universal’s Islands of Adventure theme park on Thursday –– for a long, long wait. The attraction was the park’s newest ride, Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure and some fans said...
2019-06-15 04:30

How will ‘The Chi’ handle actors’ departures next season? It’s a good news/bad news scenario for “The Chi” heading into Sunday night’s Season 2 finale on Showtime. The good news is that “The Chi” — a compelling drama about the residents of a South Side Chicago neighborhood — was renewed for a third season i...
2019-06-15 03:30

Dad-son anchors Lester and Stefan Holt set for special Father’s Day Every weekday at 4 p.m., NBC “Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt and his son Stefan Holt, who is the co-anchor of NBC 4 New York’s 4 p.m. newscast, come together at 30 Rock to film a teaser for the upcoming nightly broadcast. “There’s a three-minute co...
2019-06-15 03:30

Toronto Raptors’ Game 6 broke Canadian TV records Bell Media says a Canadian TV NBA record average audience of 7.7 million viewers watched the Raptors win the NBA title in Game 6 of the Finals on Thursday night against the Golden State Warriors....
2019-06-15 02:15

Tarek El Moussa didn't 'anticipate' divorce from Christina Anstead: 'I've learned a lot' When Tarek El Moussa and Christina Anstead went their separate ways after 7 years of marriage, it wasn't something the HGTV star ever thought would happen in his life. ...
2019-06-15 00:45

CNN's Jim Acosta knocks 'purist' journalists, says his showboating behavior makes for a 'healthy, functioning democracy' CNN's liberal star reporter Jim Acosta took some shots at "purist" journalists who don't last out at the Trump administration and argued that his showboating behavior is a sign of a "healthy, functioning democracy."...
2019-06-14 23:15

Media sounds the alarms on Trump not endorsing Pence in 2024 after Obama not endorsing Biden Several members of the media believe there's "trouble in paradise" between President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence after Trump refrained from offering his endorsement to his running mate in 2024....
2019-06-14 23:15

Look At This Extremely Nice Video Game Latrine While playing State of Decay 2's new Heartland expansion—a game I find interesting, even if I don’t particularly enjoy it—I noticed something during one of several trips to my local frenemies the Wilkersons in the northern region of Trumbull Vall...
2019-06-14 22:15

Elite Wrestler Kenny Omega Loves Mother 3 And Talks Business Over Apex Legends It’s not surprising these days to hear that pro wrestlers are into video games, but Kenny Omega, currently one of the world’s best performers in the ring, probably can claim that he’s into them even more than most. Not many others can hold court abou...
2019-06-14 22:15

Sayonara Wild Hearts Is A Dream Pop Collection Of Games Sayonara Wild Hearts may have stolen my heart during E3. The levels in the demo I played were a collection of different modes all zooming through different on-rails levels that ranged from endless runners to fighting rhythm games. I can’t stop thinki...
2019-06-14 22:15

Amazon Lays Off Dozens Of Game Developers During E3 Yesterday, as the video game industry’s attention was focused squarely on the final day of the E3 convention in Los Angeles, Amazon’s video game division quietly laid off dozens of employees....
2019-06-14 22:15

Cadence of Hyrule: The Kotaku Review Cadence of Hyrule feels like a french fry dunked into a milkshake. There’s two distinct flavors at play—the deep exploration of a Zelda game with the bouncy pace of a rhythm game—and they mix together into something greater than the initial pitch. In...
2019-06-14 22:15

25 Years Ago, The Super Game Boy Reinvented Donkey Kong 25 years ago, Nintendo released the Super Game Boy, allowing the Super Nintendo to play an expansive library of Game Boy titles. Beyond letting gamers play years of portable classics on their televisions, the Super Game Boy housed extra functionality...
2019-06-14 22:15

CNN's Chris Cuomo defends Clinton campaign's dossier, argues it's not illegal CNN anchor Chris Cuomo went to bat again for former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as President Trump's remarks about accepting dirt on political opponents from foreign governments sparked comparisons to the Clinton campaign and the DNC's funding...
2019-06-14 22:15

Joe Scarborough: Sanders, Conway will have trouble getting jobs in DC for rest of their lives MSNBC hosts predicted on Friday that White House press secretary Sarah Sanders and adviser Kellyanne Conway would have a toxic reputation that would follow them for the rest of their lives after leaving the administration....
2019-06-14 21:45

Madonna tackles gun control, LGBTQ rights in new album 'Madam X' Madonna released her 14th studio album and pulled no punches when talking about LGBTQ and womens’ rights as well as advocating for gun control in America....
2019-06-14 21:45

‘Murder Mystery’ kills Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston’s star appeal Even with a title this generic, there’s less to “Murder Mystery” than meets the eye. The Netflix comedy reunites Jennifer Aniston and Adam Sandler, who previously worked together to disastrous effect in 2011’s “Just Go With It.” Since then, both have...
2019-06-14 20:45

Ed Harris is replacing Jeff Daniels in ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ Broadway’s next Atticus Finch has blue eyes. Ed Harris, a four-time Oscar nominee and star of TV’s “Westworld,” will take over from Jeff Daniels in Broadway’s “To Kill a Mockingbird” this fall, as the New York Times reported. Daniels received excelle...
2019-06-14 20:45

Twitter is turning Taylor Swift’s ‘Calm Down’ anthem into a gay joke Taylor Swift released her new single “You Need to Calm Down” — a nearly three-minute bop that gives a big nod to Pride Month — at midnight Friday, and it didn’t take long for Twitter trolls to use the song as a way to continue speculating...
2019-06-14 20:45

Here's to some of our favorite TV dads The image of the "TV dad" has certainly evolved over the years, and taken a bit of a beating off screen since the days when Bill Cosby's ugly sweaters set the standards....
2019-06-14 20:30

Founder of K-pop label YG resigns amid drugs and sex scandals Yang Hyun-suk, founder of South Korea's YG Entertainment which manages top K-pop performers, stepped down on Friday from his duties as chief producer, in the aftermath of drug and sex scandals involving his artists....
2019-06-14 20:15

How Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ image went from underground album cover to a piece of cultural ubiquity Peter Saville was 22 years old when he designed the iconic cover, based on a diagram one of the band’s members discovered in a scientific encyclopedia....
2019-06-14 20:15

Julio Iglesias reflects on a life that ‘has been a miracle’ At 75, after a five-decade-long career, Julio Iglesias keeps performing internationally thanks to his impassioned drive and, above all, his discipline...
2019-06-14 20:15

Naruto-Themed Ride At Japanese Amusement Park Amusement park Fuji-Q Highland is opening the closest we’ll see to a Naruto-land, filled with attractions based on the popular ninja anime and manga....
2019-06-14 18:30

China's Official Studio Ghibli Posters Are Excellent This month, Spirited Away will finally be officially released in Chinese movie theaters eighteen years after the movie first came out in Japan. To promote the release, artist Zao Dao created some truly wonderful posters....
2019-06-14 18:30

There are 2 must-get items from McDonald's new Worldwide Favorites menu Having recently eaten through much of the menu at McDonald’s in Hong Kong, it made me realize McDonald’s was like music, film, or another form of pop culture—some of it exported from America worldwide, with the remaining filled with local stars and c...
2019-06-14 18:30

Personality Has Become A Vital Esports Skill Esports commentator and host Alex “Golden Boy” Mendez started out hosting Call of Duty tournaments in hotel ballrooms in 2011 and covering esports for websites like Kotaku. Now, he hosts esports events in stadiums for thousands, as well as esports ma...
2019-06-14 18:30

State of Decay 2: Heartland Gives Me What I Wanted And It Still Isn’t Enough I really wanted to like State of Decay 2, last year’s zombie survival game about fending off the undead and also building a community of survivors. Unfortunately, I wasn’t able to connect with it the way I wanted to, and I could never connect with th...
2019-06-14 18:30

At Long Last, The Canvas Fallout 76 Bags Have Arrived In November of last year, purchasers of the $200 Fallout 76 collector’s edition were disappointed to discover the fancy canvas bags advertised were replaced with cheap nylon sacks. It took half a year, but Bethesda has finally made things right, as i...
2019-06-14 18:30

Friday's Best Deals: Qt. Ninja Foodi, Clear the Rack, Anker RoboVac, and More A cheaper-than-ever Ninja Foodi, Nordstrom Rack’s Clear the Rack event, and Anker’s newest robotic vacuum lead off a Friday’s best deals....
2019-06-14 18:30

Deadspin Oakland’s Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors’ Future | Jezebel A Valedictorian Gave the Spe Deadspin Oakland’s Past Is Brighter Than The Warriors’ Future | Jezebel A Valedictorian Gave the Speech We All Wrote in Our Heads Every Shitty Day of High School | Splinter If Uber Wants It, It’s Bad | The Glow Up ‘None of My Favorite Artists Are Hum...
2019-06-14 18:30

The Outer Worlds E3 Demo Featured Flexible Combat And Strategic Lying This week, my colleague Jason Schreier and I had a chance to sit in on a demo for The Outer Worlds, the newest game from Obsidian Entertainment. Outer Worlds is a first-person role-playing game where you find yourself stranded on a distant planet fig...
2019-06-14 18:30

How to Participate in Free RPG Day This Saturday is Free RPG Day, an annual celebration of role-playing games mostly observed at local game shops. Participating stores are handing out free stuff including game modules, dice, and t-shirts, as well as hosting games and other events. Her...
2019-06-14 18:30

CD Projekt Red Boss Again Promises That Cyberpunk Devs Won't Have To Crunch Following an impressive showcase from Cyberpunk 2077 this week at E3 in Los Angeles, CD Projekt Red boss Marcin Iwiński joined Kotaku Splitscreen to talk about crunch, recent controversy over transgender issues, and whether GOG is in trouble....
2019-06-14 18:30

Cuba Gooding Jr 'frisky but not inappropriate' says lawyer, as star denies groping woman in nightclub Cuba Gooding Jr has pleaded not guilty to groping a woman in a New York nightclub as his lawyer said the Oscar winner is "frisky but not inappropriate"....
2019-06-14 17:15

|EverythingyouneedtoknowaboutstreamingsportliveonShowmax Sport is officially up and running on Showmax in South Africa. Not only magazine shows and highlights clips, but a whole new capability to live-stream games....
2019-06-14 17:15

HBO’s Los Espookys will make you want to be a horror technician, too At the 2019 ATX TV Festival, HBO premiered new comedy Los Espookys then let Drunk History's Derek Waters ask the cast and head writers questions. [credit: Nathan Mattise ] ...
2019-06-14 16:30

The best games, demos, and tech of E3 2019 C'mon, how can you deny Keanu? (credit: Xbox / Microsoft) LOS ANGELES—There's no getting around it: Walking through the Los Angeles Convention Center for 2019's Electronic Entertainment Expo felt weird. This year's new Sony-sized hole compounded the...
2019-06-14 16:30

Painting attributed to Caravaggio on display before auction Visitors were given one last chance to admire a 400-year-old painting attributed to Italian master Caravaggio, or raise questions about the work found in an attic, before it goes on the auction block at month’s end in Toulouse...
2019-06-14 15:45

Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston reunite in 'Murder Mystery' "Murder Mystery" only half lives up to its title. Yes, there are several murders, but there's no mystery in why Netflix would enthusiastically reunite Adam Sandler and Jennifer Aniston -- last seen together in "Just Go With It" -- even in a comedy as...
2019-06-14 15:30

'Euphoria' and 'Trinkets' join crowded class of TV teens in trouble There's no faster shortcut to "edginess" than pushing the envelope in depicting teenagers engaging in sex and drug use, usually in a way designed to give parents nightmares. Bringing something fresh to the formula is another matter -- especially when...
2019-06-14 15:30

Kim Kardashian West thanks Ivanka Trump for support on criminal justice reform Kim Kardashian West tweeted her gratitude toward Ivanka Trump Thursday after speaking at the White House on behalf of those attempting to return to the workforce after prison.  ...
2019-06-14 11:15

At White House, Kardashian promotes prisoner reentry effort Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
2019-06-14 09:15

Netflix to launch a ‘Stranger Things’ game in the style of ‘Pokemon Go’ in 2020 Looking to capitalize on the mainstream success of Stranger Things, Netflix recently announced a new partnership with Next Games to develop a brand new Stranger Things video game. “Our core focus will be to deliver on Stranger Things’ ric...
2019-06-14 08:15

Hulu thinks these are the 3 best Netflix originals Hulu’s official Twitter account hosted a kind of Ask Me Anything conversation on Thursday afternoon, which generated a slew of questions — including one good-natured query about its toughest rival. Hulu kicked it off by requesting Twitter...
2019-06-14 08:15

Microsoft isn’t planning for Project Scarlett to be the last Xbox console Before the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 launched in 2013, there was some speculation about whether or not there would be another console generation in the traditional sense. With everything going digital, would Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo still feel ...
2019-06-14 08:15

‘When They See Us’ has been Netflix’s biggest show for two weeks straight Netflix has historically shied away from divulging viewership figures or any type of ratings information for its ever-growing stable of original programming. Recently, though, the streaming giant has become a little bit more open about which shows it...
2019-06-14 08:15

Grimdark, hopepunk and George Clooney Katie shares the best of the Pinkpop festival, Stevie gets appropriately overexcited about Euphoria and Bethany has a beverage melt-down in the presence of George Clooney....
2019-06-14 07:45

The ‘intolerably putrid’ making of ‘The Texas Chain Saw Massacre’ “The Texas Chain Saw Massacre,” directed and co-written by Tobe Hooper and released in 1974, set the standard for the slasher-film genre with its depiction of a family of sadistic cannibals who torture and murder a group of interlopers. I...
2019-06-14 05:45

Tiny dancer is taking the internet by storm, thanks to Lizzo Ivanah Campbell of Port Elizabeth, South Africa, is just 6 years old — but her fast feet already have celebrity endorsements. “Rare footage of me as a child,” Lizzo tweeted with Ivanah’s video dancing to the pop diva’s hit son...
2019-06-14 05:00

‘Plus One’ is the long-overdue rom-com for today’s audience It takes some nerve to attempt a new spin on the wedding rom-com, but co-directors and writers Jeff Chan and Andrew Rhymer pull it off with the effervescent “Plus One.” The duo has a comic heavy hitter in Maya Erskine, one of the stars of Hulu’s “PEN...
2019-06-14 05:00

Can ‘The Dead Don’t Die’ revive the big-screen zombie genre? Director Jim Jarmusch (“Paterson”) is in his 60s with a storied cinematic résumé, but “The Dead Don’t Die” feels more like the work of an ambitious teen with a camera and a bunch of charismatic friends. It’s a fair amount of fun but appears to have b...
2019-06-14 05:00

‘Shaft’ style 48 years later: Can you dig it? He’s been shot at and knifed, but the way to really get on John Shaft’s bad side is to dress like crap. The legendary private eye personifies street cool with an impressive array of hard-boiled jackets, tightfitting trousers and fly headgear. I...
2019-06-14 05:00

Madonna ‘Madame X’ review: Re-energized Material Girl gets freaky While Bruce Springsteen gracefully accepts his senior citizenship on his new album, “Western Stars,” Madonna isn’t having any part of acting like an old lady on her “Madame X” LP, which also drops Friday. Sounding more energized and adventurous than ...
2019-06-14 05:00

Ari Lennox on her Eurythmics namesake: Annie who? For breakout neo-soul songstress Ari Lennox, there were no “sweet dreams” involved when she came up with her stage name. In fact, the J. Cole protégée — whose tour will headline Bowery Ballroom on Wednesday — didn’t even know that a certain Annie had...
2019-06-14 05:00

Taylor Swift reveals new album, ‘Lover’ cover art and release date You need to calm down — Taylor Swift officially announced her new album. “Lover,” her seventh full-length release, is coming out Aug. 23. Swift also announced that the second single from the album, “You Need to Calm Down,” wil...
2019-06-14 05:00

Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA is a fan of female vampires Wu-Tang Clan’s RZA signed up for undead duty in the new zombie comedy “The Dead Don’t Die,” out Friday, but he’s actually got a thing for a different type of monster. “Vampires are probably my favorite,” says RZA (real name: Robert Diggs), 49, who pl...
2019-06-14 05:00

‘Be More Chill’ didn’t deserve face slap from Tony Awards What little drama there was at Sunday’s low-rated Tony Awards telecast centered on “Be More Chill,” Joe Iconis’ struggling musical. When James Corden, Josh Groban and Sara Bareilles sang “James in the Bathroom,” nearly everyone at Radio City Music Ha...
2019-06-14 05:00

Cop drama ‘City on a Hill’ lets Bacon go gritty and greasy The summer is always a good time to launch a good crime story on TV. If “Big Little Lies” trades in California house porn, rich white lady supremacy and the cattiest dialogue since 1939’s “The Women,” the Boston-set “City on Hill,” premiering Sunday ...
2019-06-14 05:00

Bruce Springsteen ‘Western Stars’ review: Dancing in the stark at 70 Once a power-driving steel cowboy who was born to run, Bruce Springsteen — turning 70 this September — rides off into his golden years on his new album “Western Stars,” out today. On the LP — his first since his “Springsteen on Broadway” show closed ...
2019-06-14 05:00

Forza Horizon 4’s Lego Expansion Is Gleefully Absurd Lego is awesome. Driving the super realistic vehicles of Forza Horizon 4 is awesome. Driving the super realistic vehicles of Forza Horizon 4 through a brick-dotted landscape in the game’s Lego Speed Champions expansion increases the awesomeness expon...
2019-06-14 04:30

A Firefighting Game That Makes Fun Of The Gig Economy Embr’s house groaned as fire licked away at its supports. Collapse was imminent. With a panicking resident slung over my shoulder, I sprinted for a second story window. Outside were three other residents I’d rescued. I took solace in the fact that, n...
2019-06-14 04:30

The Witcher 3 On Switch Runs 720p Docked, 540p Handheld The Witcher 3 getting a Switch port is excellent news, as long as players are prepared for a version of the game that looks nowhere near as good as its console and PC cousins. Tweeted on Tuesday and confirmed to Kotaku by CD Projekt Red today, the Sw...
2019-06-14 04:30

Valve's Auto Chess Game Is Called Dota Underlords, Open Beta Next Week A few weeks ago, Valve announced that it’d be making its own version of the massively popular Dota 2 mod Auto Chess. Today, it revealed that it’s called Dota Underlords, and it’ll go into open beta in “approximately” one week. And if you’ve purchased...
2019-06-14 04:30

Deadspin Report: Kellen Winslow II Couldn’t Stop Masturbating In Front Of His Teammates | The Slot H Deadspin Report: Kellen Winslow II Couldn’t Stop Masturbating In Front Of His Teammates | The Slot Holy Shit, Sarah Huckabee Sanders Is Out | Splinter Republican Leader Insists Trump Definitely Didn’t Say the Thing He Definitely Said | The Root When ...
2019-06-14 04:30

How Is The Original Contra Still So Got Damn Good Contra Anniversary Collection surprise launched earlier this week, and with it came the first official rerelease of the Nintendo Entertainment System version of Contra in a long while. And I have to ask: How is it that this game is still so freaking ...
2019-06-14 04:30

Secret Shenmue Punch Hidden In Game Code Found 20 Years Later It’s been twenty years since Shenmue was first released, and for all the millions of times it’s been played and completed in that time, it’s taken until 2019 for somebody to find that there’s a homage to Street Fighter hidden in the game’s code....
2019-06-14 04:30

Square Enix Doesn't Know Where Some Of Its Old Games Are Square Enix, one of the largest video game publishers on the planet, is interested in getting its entire back catalogue of games together so it can sell/stream them to you online. But there’s just this one tiny problem: some of the older games are mi...
2019-06-14 04:30

Jessica Biel lobbies against vaccine bill, but denies being part of anti-vaxx movement The actor joined Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to lobby against a California bill that would mandate parents get approval from public health if they don't want their child vaccinated....
2019-06-14 04:15

Kim Kardashian returns to White House to discuss criminal justice: 'It really is such an honor to be here' Kim Kardashian spoke at the White House on Thursday, appearing alongside President Trump boosting efforts to help people leaving prison return to the workforce....
2019-06-14 03:30

CNN boss Jeff Zucker makes sexual joke about star anchor during award ceremony: report CNN President Jeff Zucker made a sexual joke about one of his female employees, "New Day" anchor Alisyn Camerota while accepting an award on Thursday....
2019-06-14 03:30

Critics pan Jim Acosta's new book: He has 'become a commentator, not a reporter' Reviews of the new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America" are starting to pour in and they're panning the book and its author, CNN liberal star reporter Jim Acosta, who one critics insisted has "become a comment...
2019-06-14 03:30

Charlamagne tha God slams Elizabeth Warren's 'dishonesty' over ancestry claim, says she 'had to benefit' from it Radio show host Charlamagne tha God had some tough words for 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass, following their exchange about her previous claim of having Native American ancestry. ...
2019-06-14 03:30

Bradley Cooper, Lady Gaga share an ‘overwhelming connection': report When rumors of a brewing romance between Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga began swirling after “A Star Is Born” was released in October 2018, many believed the banter to be much ado about nothing....
2019-06-14 03:30

Taylor Swift Just Announced the Summer Release Date for Her New Album Lover Finally, we have answers: Taylor Swift’s new album will be called Lover and will be released on Aug. 23 of this year, featuring 18 tracks. And her new single, called “You Need to Calm Down” is coming out June 14, with the music vide...
2019-06-14 03:30

Leonard Cohen's love letters to Marianne fetch $876,000 at auction A collection of more than 50 love letters written by Canadian singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen to the woman who inspired "So Long, Marianne" has sold for $876,000, with many going for more than five times their pre-sale estimates, Christie's auction h...
2019-06-14 03:15

Little Danny Torrance is all grown up and still shining in Doctor Sleep trailer Ewan McGregor stars as adult Danny Torrance in the film adaptation of Stephen King's novel Doctor Sleep, a follow-up to The Shining. A hospice worker with psychic abilities must confront the horrors of his past to protect a young girl from a murder...
2019-06-14 00:15

Empire Of Sin Is The Gangster Game Brenda Romero Always Wanted To Make Empire of Sin, a complex tactics game about running a mob empire in Prohibition-era Chicago, is the game Brenda Romero always wanted to make....
2019-06-13 23:30

Hollow Knight: Silksong Is Drawing Crowds At E3 For Good Reason There’s been a long line of people queuing up at Nintendo’s booth every day here at E3 to play the sequel to Hollow Knight on the Switch. These people have good taste. Hollow Knight was a great modern execution of classic Metroid-style 2D exploratio...
2019-06-13 23:30

This Genesis Mini Controller Is Huge We’re still at E3, with Tim Rogers taking a tour of the Sega booth. See Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games, Judgement, a climbing wall, and an ironically large Sega Genesis Mini controller. Watch it all in the video above....
2019-06-13 23:30

An RPG Where You Solve Puzzles By Bending Time Cris Tales is a JRPG-inspired game that was announced on Monday during the E3 2019 PC Gaming Show. After spending some time with its free demo, I’m excited to see what’s next....
2019-06-13 23:30

Revisit the Sounds of Your Favorite Old Analog Gear at 'Conserve the Sound' I’m very glad to live in a time where I can just hop on the internet whenever, instead of having to dial up a number and wait for the modem to do its little connection concerto that took so long you could start dialing, go do something else, and walk...
2019-06-13 23:30

Kim Kardashian back at White House to talk criminal justice Reality star and activist Kim Kardashian West has returned to the White House for an event promoting efforts to help those leaving prison return to the workforce...
2019-06-13 23:30

The 10 most exciting games of E3 2019 The year before a new console generation is always an odd one for the industry. On one hand, countless developers are still hard at work on games for the current consoles. On the other, all of those developers are also looking to the future, deciding...
2019-06-13 23:30

Watch: John Krasinski, Jenna Fischer trade jokes over Stanley Cup Final John Krasinski teased his former "Office" co-star Jenna Fischer on Twitter while attending Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final, which prompted a response from the receptionist....
2019-06-13 22:00

Watch: 'Fast & Furious' gets animated in first 'Spy Racers' teaser trailer The "Fast & Furious" franchise is getting a new animated series titled "Spy Racers" from DreamWorks Animation Television that will stream on Netflix....
2019-06-13 22:00

K-pop boy band Monsta X to release new English-language single South Korean boy band Monsta X will issue its new English-language single, "Who Do U Love?" later this week, the group's management agency said Thursday....
2019-06-13 22:00

This Avengers: Endgame Theory Could Reveal the True Meaning Behind Doctor Strange’s Cryptic Final Line Warning: This post contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. The final battle in Avengers: Endgame saw Tony Stark, a.k.a. Iron Man, wear the Infinity Gauntlet to defeat Thanos once and for all. But the question of whether or not the Avengers would com...
2019-06-13 21:45

Cuba Gooding Jr. charged in Manhattan groping incident, police say Actor Cuba Gooding Jr. was charged on Thursday with forcible touching after a woman accused him of groping her at a Manhattan bar last weekend, New York City police said....
2019-06-13 21:30

Stadia’s E3 Doom Eternal demo made me a cloud gaming believer These images were taken from an earlier, local Doom Eternal demo, but give you an idea of the kind of fast-paced action that looks and plays just fine on Stadia. LOS ANGELES—Since Google's Project Stream beta ...
2019-06-13 21:30

I Am Mother envisions a dark future world where AI is almost human A young girl is raised underground by a robot mother (Rose Byrne) following an extinction event on Earth in I Am Mother. A humanoid sentient robot raises a young woman from an embryo in an underground bunker, after an unspecified cataclysmic event ...
2019-06-13 21:30

Atari doesn’t want you to call its new VCS a “console” The $250 base system (with 4GB of RAM) doesn't include either of these two controllers. LOS ANGELES—At E3 meetings this week, Atari finally showed off playable, near-final prototypes of its long-delayed, heavi...
2019-06-13 21:30

The Cult’s Ian Astbury talks Indigenous influence and the evolution of the band "I remember going to the Six Nations of the Grand River reserve, and I had my first epiphanic experience," said Ian Astbury of his introduction to Indigenous culture....
2019-06-13 21:15

Sarah McLachlan to perform ‘O Canada’ as Raptors aim for championship in Game 6 The league has announced the Halifax-born singer-songwriter will perform O Canada prior to Game 6 of the NBA Finals between the Raptors and Golden State Warriors at Oracle Arena....
2019-06-13 21:15

John Krasinski next-level trolled Jenna Fischer at Stanley Cup Game 7 John Krasinski expertly trolled his former co-star Jenna Fischer at Game 7 of the Stanley Cup when he revealed his plus one was actor David Denman, known to fans of "The Office" as Pam's ex-fiancé Roy....
2019-06-13 21:15

Jessica Biel says she's not against vaccinations Actress Jessica Biel is speaking out about her meetings with California lawmakers and anti-vaccination advocate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to discuss a controversial vaccine bill....
2019-06-13 21:15

'Shaft' doesn't bring enough firepower to action-comedy revival A private eye who's "a sex machine to all the chicks," as the song went back in 1971, isn't exactly tailor-made to 2019. The new "Shaft" plays with that tension but yields mixed results, in an action comedy that's neither consistently funny nor espec...
2019-06-13 21:15

'Toy Story 4' delivers another cinematic grand slam "Toy Story 4" delivers a cinematic grand slam, a nine-years-later sequel that's wholly equal to the high expectations raised by the terrific trio that it follows. Touching, raucously funny, adventurous and yes, even profound, Pixar's signature proper...
2019-06-13 21:15

Robbie Williams takes stake in college, sings mentoring's praises Pop singer Robbie Williams, a judge on Britain's "The X Factor" television show last year, is taking a stake in a performing arts college as he looks to mentor more "jazz hand people" like him....
2019-06-13 20:15

Something Feels Off About The Avengers Gameplay Demo Crystal Dynamics’ take on Avengers looks like a slightly skewed version of the Marvel Cinematic Universe—just similar enough to pique your interest, but just different enough to make you feel itchy. Five of the most film-famous Avengers star in a 25-...
2019-06-13 20:15

A Very Silly Flowchart For Picking Your Next D&D Race Old habits die hard. That still doesn’t mean you should play a half-elf every single time you play Dungeons & Dragons. It’s times like these that we need people like Redditor Domogrue to expand our horizons....
2019-06-13 20:15

Collection Of Mana Is 3 Amazing Games With Not Enough Extra Features One of the first Switch games I bought, way back in the spring of 2017, was the Japanese version of Collection of Mana. It was a very simple package: emulated versions of the first three games in the Mana series, and little else. Two years later, the...
2019-06-13 20:15

Brand-New Hearthstone Legendary Card Is Already One Of The Most Popular In The Game From time to time, Blizzard gives away free Hearthstone cards. Sometimes, they are good. But sometimes, as with the recently released free Legendary card SN1P-SN4P (pronounced “snip-snap”), they are great. Seriously, if you see this thing pop up whil...
2019-06-13 20:15

The New York Times Has A New Puzzle Game For You To Obsess Over It’s E3 week, which means it’s time to check in on the latest games from all the hottest game development studios, like the New York Times. That’s not a joke—the New York Times has stepped up its game development efforts in order to support its wildl...
2019-06-13 20:15

Ask Dr. NerdLove: I'm In Love With My Youth Pastor Hello internet skulltroll freakscene, and welcome to Ask Dr. NerdLove, the only dating advice column that’s been remastered for the Switch....
2019-06-13 20:15

Hori’s Grip Controller Turns The Switch Into An Absolute Unit The Nintendo Switch in handheld mode is essentially a game controller cut in half with a display wedged in the middle. Hori’s Daemon X Machina Grip controller, launching in September in Japan, is a more literal interpretation of the concept....
2019-06-13 20:15

UK police assess comic’s battery-acid quip about politicians British police say they are “assessing” a comedian’s joke about throwing battery acid at politicians, a quip that was condemned by Brexit Party chief Nigel Farage...
2019-06-13 19:30

Street outside NASA’s DC office renamed for ‘Hidden Figures’ The street outside of NASA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., has been renamed ‘Hidden Figures Way’ to honor the black female mathematicians who helped send humans to the moon...
2019-06-13 19:30

New Saudi club to open with Ne-Yo, but alcohol still a no-no A non-alcoholic nightclub is opening in Saudi Arabia in the latest push to loosen restrictions on entertainment, but it had already courted controversy with detractors prompting Instagram to pull the venue’s new account down...
2019-06-13 18:30

Watch Chris Hemsworth’s Fat Thor sing ‘the saddest song in the world’ Thor just dropped the hammer on a hard rock classic. Last night on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” actor Chris Hemsworth stopped by and shared a priceless behind-the-scenes tidbit from “Avengers: Endgame” with the late-n...
2019-06-13 18:30

Review: ‘Toy Story 4’ is funny and moving — but it’s subpar Pixar Pixar is suffering from a nasty bout of sequelitis. Since 2016, the Disney-owned studio has served up almost exclusively followups — “Finding Dory,” “Cars 3” and The Incredibles 2” — save for the marvelous “Coco” in 2018. Now there’s “Toy Story 4,” a...
2019-06-13 18:30

Spice Girls film 'in the works and even Posh is on board' We've had the reunion tour and now it seems Spice Girls fans are getting more of what they really, really want, with a new animated film reportedly in the works....
2019-06-13 18:15

Birth of Prince Harry's son Archie might be ending alleged feud with brother Prince William Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's baby, born on May 6, is seemingly bringing the prince closer to his brother, Prince William, following reports of a rift between the two....
2019-06-13 17:30

Jenna Fischer taunts John Krasinski with St. Louis Blues 'Gloria' cake after Stanley Cup Final win Jenna Fischer and John Krasinski’s Stanley Cup “feud” came to an end Wednesday night after the St. Louis Blues beat the Boston Bruins in Game 7 – but “The Office” actress isn’t letting her former onscreen husband forget it....
2019-06-13 17:30

Actress Sylvia Miles, of 'Midnight Cowboy' fame, dies Sylvia Miles, an actress and Manhattan socialite whose brief, scene-stealing appearances in the films "Midnight Cowboy" and "Farewell, My Lovely" earned her two Academy Award nominations, died Wednesday....
2019-06-13 17:30

WATCH: Sean Hannity answers audience questions on 'Fox & Friends,' plays Fox Nation's 'Quiz Show' Sean Hannity was a special guest on "Fox & Friends" Thursday, weighing in on President Trump's remarks about accepting dirt on political rivals, taking questions from the live studio audience and playing the Fox Nation "Quiz Show."...
2019-06-13 17:30

Jessica Biel clarifies that she's not against vaccinations after lobbying against California bill Just hours after being labeled as anti-vaccination for joining Robert F. Kennedy Jr. in lobbying against a bill that would limit medical exemptions, Jessica Biel explained that she is not against vaccinating kids. ...
2019-06-13 17:30

Scarborough: Republicans who don't condemn Trump's comments on foreign dirt are 'disloyal to their country' Joe Scarborough called on Republicans to condemn President Trump's comments on accepting dirt on a political rival from a foreign government, saying any who fail to do so are "disloyal to their country." ...
2019-06-13 17:30

Comedian Dean Obeidallah awarded $4.1M in defamation suit against Daily Stormer A federal judge has ordered the publishers of a white supremacist website, the Daily Stormer, to pay $4.1 million in damages to Muslim comedian Dean Obeidallah for publishing false statements accusing him of terrorism....
2019-06-13 17:15

The Good Points And Bad Points Of Living In Tokyo Do you live in Tokyo? Do you want to? Recently online in Japan, people listed the good points and the bad ones of living in the metropolis with the largest population density on Earth....
2019-06-13 15:30

Watch: Chris Hemsworth sings Johnny Cash as fat Thor on 'Tonight Show' Chris Hemsworth, appearing on "The Tonight Show," released cellphone footage of himself singing Johnny Cash's "Hurt" while dressed up as fat Thor from "Avengers: Endgame."...
2019-06-13 15:00

Return of the drama queens​: From Killing Eve to Big Little Lies - TV is all about revived and revenging women High-fashion assassins, Californian power parents and a dystopian sisterhood — the best TV shows are back this week, with female stars and powerhouses behind the camera...
2019-06-13 15:00

Madonna takes on frightening world with new album 'Madame X' Gun control, poverty and the marginalized, Madonna's new album "Madame X" sees the Queen of Pop wanting to "fight back" in what she sees as a frightening modern world....
2019-06-13 14:15

CNN's Anderson Cooper: 'If any other president' said they'd take foreign dirt, GOPers would 'call him a traitor' CNN anchor Anderson Cooper sounded off Wednesday on President Trump's ABC News interview in which he suggested he would accept dirt on political opponents from foreign governments and not report it to the FBI....
2019-06-13 13:45

CNN's Chris Cuomo denies Clinton campaign accepted foreign dirt on Trump, says there isn't 'any proof' CNN anchor Chris Cuomo rejected the idea that the Hillary Clinton campaign accepted dirt on then-candidate Donald Trump from a foreign government during the 2016 election, saying there isn't "any proof" of it....
2019-06-13 13:45

Dershowitz, Concha slam media fueling calls for Trump's impeachment Professor Alan Dershowitz says impeachment "isn't constitutionally permissible," and members of the liberal media should stop calling for Democrats to impeach President Trump. ...
2019-06-13 13:45

X-Men director Bryan Singer to pay $150G to settle sex assault claim: report An attorney for Hollywood director Bryan Singer announced Wednesday that the filmmaker will pay $150,000 to resolve allegations that he raped a 17-year-old boy while partying on a yacht in 2003.   ...
2019-06-13 13:45

'Counting On' star Grandma Mary Duggar's cause of death revealed Mary Duggar, paternal grandmother to the giant, infamous brood of "Counting On" fame, died at 78 in an accidental drowning at her home in in Springdale, Arkansas over the weekend, People reported....
2019-06-13 13:45

Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann spill the secrets to their 15-year marriage Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann have been together for 18 years, married for 15, and parents to three kids -- and now they're revealing the key to keeping their relationship healthy and strong despite being a celebrity couple....
2019-06-13 13:45

Paul Wesley returning for Season 2 of 'Tell Me a Story' Paul Wesley has signed on to return for Season 2 of the fairy tale-themed, psychological thriller, "Tell Me a Story," CBS All Access announced Wednesday....
2019-06-13 13:45

Watch: Kevin Jonas on 'Tonight Show' says daughter almost spoiled Jonas Brothers return The Jonas Brothers discussed getting back together on "The Tonight Show" with member Kevin Jonas stating that their reunion was almost spoiled by his 5-year-old daughter Alena....
2019-06-13 13:45

The E.U. Is Unraveling. The Capital Gets That Better Than Most Europe is in a precarious state at the moment: Britain is fumbling toward Brexit, terrorist attacks have wreaked havoc on several cities, another economic slowdown looms. In order to combat these challenges, the European Union has been working dilige...
2019-06-13 12:45

Mark Haddon’s Porpoise Is an Epic Hero’s Tale Buoyed by Its Heroines The Porpoise opens with action. The new novel from Mark Haddon, whose 2003 hit The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time was the basis for a Tony-winning play, begins with Maja, pregnant wife of the superwealthy Philippe, going down in a smal...
2019-06-13 12:45

In HBO’s Bleak Gen Z Drama, Euphoria Is the Opposite of Happiness Gen Z is sad–or so their elders have heard. And it isn’t just teen angst. Too young to remember 9/11, they had relatively peaceful childhoods that have given way to existential struggles on both political and environmental fronts. Adults ...
2019-06-13 12:45

In a Culture War Over the Military, Bruce Springsteen Stands Alone Some musicians make songs praising troops, like Toby Keith (“American Soldier”) and Kid Rock (“Warrior”). Others rail against war, like M.I.A. (“P.O.W.A.”) and Neil Young (“Let’s Impeach the President&#...
2019-06-13 12:45

ABC’s Charmless Grand Hotel Will Leave You Desperate to Check Out Daytime soap operas are a breed unto themselves. Benignly addictive, they compensate in volume for what they lack in originality and talent. But in order to survive in prime time, especially amid so much competition, a soap needs to be better than th...
2019-06-13 12:45

BBC defends Jo Brand over battery acid joke The BBC has defended Jo Brand against claims she incited violence with a joke about throwing battery acid during a radio show, saying panellists are often "deliberately provocative" but "not intended to be taken seriously"....
2019-06-13 11:30

Meet ‘Married at First Sight’ Season 9 cast — including first virgin bride-to-be! The new season of “Married at First Sight” is back! Season 9 of the Lifetime reality show kicked off Wednesday with two hours of matchmaking, wedding drama and undeniable chemistry. Thousands of hopeful singles in the Charlotte, NC, area ...
2019-06-13 11:00

Game of Thrones Composer Ramin Djawadi Confirms Heartbreaking ‘Wedding’ Theory About Brienne and Jaime Warning: This post contains spoilers about Game of Thrones season 8. The series finale of Game of Thrones may have aired nearly a month ago, but fans are still discovering clues about the show’s ending hidden in the sixth episode. In an intervi...
2019-06-13 10:30

Martin Scorsese’s Bob Dylan Film Rolling Thunder Revue Is One of the Most Truthful Movies You’ll See in 2019 In a world where cries of “Fake news!” are themselves often fake, we have reason to be wary of tricksters and grifters, of snake-oil salesmen and rambling preachers. But we can always trust Bob Dylan, a career card sharp whose deck is a s...
2019-06-13 10:30

Minecraft Dungeons hands-on: A shameless Diablo clone—and better for it Enlarge / Gather some friends, kill some mobs, get some loot. (credit: Mojang / Xbox Game Studios) LOS ANGELES—The years between Diablo II and Diablo III were ripe with isometric, dungeon-action clones, all trying to feed gamers' next-gen hunger fo...
2019-06-13 07:15

Pokémon Sword And Shield's Giant Pokémon Changed Up My Battle Strategy If you were worried about Pokémon Sword and Shield’s new Dynamaxing mechanic, which makes your Pokémon super big and super powerful for a limited amount of time, being an empty gimmick, you can calm down. I played a 20-minute demo at E3 yesterday, an...
2019-06-13 05:30

Breath Of The Wild Sequel Producer Won't Say If You Can Play As Zelda When Nintendo teased a sequel to Breath of the Wild at the end of yesterday’s Direct, it left everyone with one big question: Can you play as Zelda? Legendary series producer Eiji Aonuma knows the answer. He’s just not saying....
2019-06-13 05:30

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Brings The Satisfying Superhero Lineup Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3: The Black Order marks the first time Nintendo is publishing a game in this series, and the company has tapped Team Ninja to develop it. I and several of my Kotaku coworkers swung by the Nintendo booth at E3 to check out ho...
2019-06-13 05:30

The Internet Reacts To Zelda's New Haircut All it took was two minutes and one surprise trailer for Nintendo to turn a sleepy E3 to an explosive bonanza—but that’s what happens when you announce a sequel to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, perhaps the most beloved game in recent memor...
2019-06-13 05:30

Trials Of Mana Looks Much Better Than The Secret Of Mana Remake Disappointed by last year’s 3D remake of Secret of Mana? Well, Trials of Mana, the upcoming remake of its sequel, looks nothing like it. Nintendo and Square Enix showed off the Switch game on today’s Treehouse Live stream, and it looks like a complet...
2019-06-13 05:30

Cyberpunk 2077 Artist Says Controversial In-Game Image Is Commentary on Corporations A screenshot from Cyberpunk 2077 featuring a hypersexualized advertisement depicting a trans woman drew skepticism today on social media. The artist responsible has spoken up claiming no offense was meant and that the art is a commentary on corporate...
2019-06-13 05:30

We Stared Into Gooigi's Cold, Murderous Eyes Tim Rogers is at E3 checking out all the cool stuff Nintendo has on offer this year. Check out the video above for a look at Pokémon Sword and Shield, the new Mario and Sonic at the Olympic Games, a celebrity interview with Luigi, and more. Tim also ...
2019-06-13 05:30

Borderlands 2’s Final Free DLC Is A Whole Lot When I heard last week that Borderlands 2 was getting free downloadable content bridging the gap between the previous game and the upcoming Borderlands 3, I pictured a short, sweet and simple send-off. Commander Lilith and the Fight For Sanctuary is ...
2019-06-13 05:30

Tim Rogers Has A Fatal Case of Final Fantasy Hype Join Tim Rogers as he checks out Square Enix’s Final Fantasy VII Remake exhibit at E3. There are giant posters of the game’s main characters, lots of concept art, and a pretty cool motorcycle. Will the people Tim cut in the motorcycle line rise up in...
2019-06-13 05:30

Tell Us About Your Drunk Purchases That Actually Turned Out Okay Most of us have been there. You’ve had a few beverages, your mental pursestrings are loose, and you buy something that you probably wouldn’t have bought if you were totally sober. Basically every product on Earth is accessible on a rectangle that fit...
2019-06-13 05:30

Gears Tactics, One Of E3 2019's No-Shows, Is Still In Development At E3 2018, longtime Gears of War producer Rod Fergusson showed off a new PC game called Gears Tactics and announced Gears 5 and Gears Pop as well. This year, Microsoft’s Xbox briefing only mentioned those last two....
2019-06-13 05:30

Nike Is Making Stranger Things Sneakers Because pop culture tie-ins are an adult sneaker thing now, Nike is releasing a line of shoes based on Netflix’s Stranger Things. Thankfully, they are a lot more tasteful than the announcement itself might have you believe....
2019-06-13 05:30

The State Of California Is Investigating Riot Games For Gender Discrimination [Update: Riot Responds] The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing said today that it is filing an investigation enforcement suit against League of Legends publisher Riot Games, as part of an investigation into gender discrimination at the company....
2019-06-13 05:30

Popular Streamers React To Dr Disrespect's Twitch Ban Yesterday, popular Twitch streamer Guy “Dr Disrespect” Beahm walked into an E3 bathroom and walked out without a Twitch channel. This action likely violated the platform’s terms of service. His E3 badge got revoked shortly after. It’s incredibly rare...
2019-06-13 05:30

Konami's Soccer Series Has Had A Very Dumb Name Change Konami’s Pro Evolution Soccer (or just PES) is one of the longest-running and most successful sports games on the planet, so sure, change its name to eFootball PES, what harm could it do....
2019-06-13 05:30

When Crash Invaded The Fortnite E3 Booth Here’s something silly. The people promoting the Crash Bandicoot racing remake, Crash Team Racing, were walking through E3's South Hall with a Crash mascot, having some fun as they went along. I caught sight of them in the Fortnite booth, where ...
2019-06-13 05:30

Very Cool Portraits Of Every Single Smash Bros. Ultimate Character Freelance artist Jorge Marme has for the last few months been working on a project where he draws every single Smash Ultimate character, from the original roster through to the DLC. He’s now done, and the results are fantastic....
2019-06-13 05:30

The second annual By The People festival aims to be bigger, better and barge-ier An art barge on the Anacostia and a highbrow video installation in a hotel are just two examples of how Halcyon's festival is bringing art and civic dialogue to every corner of D.C....
2019-06-13 04:45

Childhood friends muse on gentrification with the soulful ‘Last Black Man in San Francisco’ Director Joe Talbot and actor Jimmie Fails first envisioned the bittersweet love letter to their hometown as teenagers. More than a decade later, the film is a Sundance Film Festival darling that counts Brad Pitt among its producers....
2019-06-13 04:45

Netflix has renewed its beautiful show about the bond between dogs and their owners We called it the most life-affirming Netflix show of 2018 when it debuted last year, and with good reason. Dogs, an insanely heartwarming six-part Netflix series, followed a handful of storylines involving dog owners around the globe and the tight bo...
2019-06-13 04:30

‘Toy Story 4’: Positive early buzz for Keanu Reeves, Betty White “Toy Story” has never disappointed on delivering some of the best voice acting in the business, but the latest installment of Pixar’s most beloved franchise is a certifiable supernova of star power. And now that the first reactions ...
2019-06-13 03:45

‘Men in Black: International’ is an unfunny buddy-cop flop There are more than a billion trillion stars in the observable universe. “Men In Black: International,” however, gets only one. A cautionary tale for the age of reboots, “International” takes over from a perfectly good comedy film series, and turns i...
2019-06-13 03:45