Archives for September 2013

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Mars Water Breaking Bad OJ Simpson

Kara's got the scoop regarding signs of life on Mars, the finale of Breaking Bad and OJ Simpson being accused of stealing oatmeal cookies in prison. Say it ain't so, O!

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The 25 Sexiest Fall TV Stars

The fall 2013 TV lineup is seriously hot. New shows are trotting out some fine fresh faces to complement established babes from hits like Homeland, Modern Family and Scandal. Keep your eye out for the following primetime beauties…

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Britney Spears Beer Gut French Fries

Sara brings us up to date on Britney Spears' befuddling stock portfolio, a Texas man with a built-in beer gut and Burger King's new "healthy" French fry offering. Riiight.

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How Karaoke Gives My Life Meaning

I found love in a hapless place: At the karaoke microphone. With a little support from Morrissey and Bonnie Tyler. By Rob Sheffield

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Win a Don Jon/JGL DVD Prize Pack!

We're giving away a Don Jon/Joseph Gordon-Levitt DVD prize pack including Looper, 50/50 and (500) Days of Summer. All you need is a clever caption to win it!

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Google Immortal Clown Comic Books

Kara delivers the latest offbeat news: a London town's creepy clown, a Google guy's quest for immortality and National Comic Book Day. Of course.

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Drunken Pig Bladder Maple Syrup

Kara Luiz talks swine-based body regeneration, a brawl between a boar and a cow and the return of a mysterious maple syrup smell to NYC. You know, standard news.

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10 Tips for a TV Binge

Ben Aaron watched 57 episodes of Bad in four days, so you can binge-watch better.

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Dads Self-Healing Polymer Lava Lamps

Sara’s got the scoop on new fall shows, including Mom, Dads and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., plus the 50th anniversary of the lava lamp and a Terminator 2-style self-healing polymer. Sounds pretty badass to us.

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iPhone 5S Tebow KISS Pony

Sara’s got breaking news, including key features of the new iPhone 5S, Gene Simmons’ Arena Football League offer to Tim Tebow, and the theft of a tiny Italian pony. Yes, you read that right.

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Grand Theft Auto Pirate Bieber

In the debut of Daily Manual, Sara Fletcher catches you up on pop culture news, including Grand Theft Auto V, Talk Like a Pirate Day and the newest member of Money Mayweather’s entourage. (Bieber? Really, Floyd?)

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Anna Faris: TV’s Hottest Mom?

The House Bunny talks about her starring role in the new CBS sitcom Mom: "She's a mess, which is very much like me."

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The 5 Best First Class Seats on the Planet

Flying around the world in economy class isn't exactly the most luxurious or exciting way to travel. If your legs aren't getting numb because of the cramped seating space, chances are the mediocre food has either left your stomach twisting in knots or you're hungry because you decided not to eat it. Well, with a little extra money invested toward your trip, you could be flying in style. With th …

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Davy Rothbart: Jack Kerouac 2.0

How the horny, lovelorn, messy author of My Heart Is An Idiot has (successfully!) revised the On the Road attitude for a new generation. By Ada Calhoun

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Andy Samberg Fires Up Brooklyn Nine-Nine

He's been making people laugh since he was a baby in bathtub, and he hasn't really matured since. We asked Andy Samberg about his new cop show, SNL and getting away with murder.

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10 Books You Need to Read This Fall

Gentlemen, sync your Kindles: From treatises on the manliest of men (Nick Offerman, Teddy Roosevelt) to the latest by Lethem and Franzen, here's what to read now. By Drew Toal

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Speakeasy: Jonathan Banks

The Emmy-nominated Breaking Bad star talks Beverly Hills Cop, Wiseguy, sitcom work and his new flick with Danny Trejo, Bullet. Oh yeah, a few Mike Ehrmantraut secrets—and a spoiler if you’re catching up on the show—too.

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The World’s Best Off-Roading

We’ve already covered the best spots in America, but if you want to super-size your off-roading experience, you’d better grab your passport. Spanning countless countries and even continents, these trail-blazing activities challenge you with some of the most demanding terrain on Earth. Better bring your big truck!

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Speakeasy: Mark-Paul Gosselaar

The Franklin & Bash star talks about working with Breckin Meyer, growing up in the industry, and getting advice from Alan Arkin.

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Jimmy Kimmel Out-Twerked Us All

That inflammatory twerking disaster last week? Nothing more than a brilliant Jimmy Kimmel prank. Allow us to explain.

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Arsenio Hall on His Late-Night Return

Twenty years after he shut down the Dog Pound, Arsenio Hall is back and "starting on the bottom" of a crowded late-night field. Here's why.

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The 10 Bands You Need to Hear Now

From classic garage-rock shredders to post-punk and adventurous pop, these are the bands that'll blow up this fall. Check them out and listen now.

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Speakeasy: Pablo Schreiber

Orange Is the New Black’s own Porn ’Stache Mendez dishes on life in a confined space with 35 women, pop-up camper design flaws and working on The Wire and new fall drama Ironside. Oh, he also shatters the record for drinks consumed on the show.