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  • New Episodes Of “Friends” Via The Sims 4…Sort Of

    Just because it ended 10 years ago, that’s no reason why we shouldn’t get to see new episodes of Friends. Oh wait, that’s a great reason why we don’t get new episodes. But through the magic of surreal life simulator The Sims 4 and Friends fans with too much time on their hands, we can still watch the inane New York adventures of Ross, Chandler, Monica, Rachel, Joey, and Phoebe. Ian Roach is a master when it comes to recreating sitcoms int he world of The Sims. He’s created characters and sets based on shows such as Seinfeld, The Golden Girls, and Arrested Development, but it was his Friends creations that sparked the imagination of Vulture. They asked Roach to run simulations of a bunch of wacky scenarios, including who would pee on the floor first if no bathrooms were available and how long would it take for Joey and Chandler to fall in love when locked in a room. Here’s a sample of the results, but you can check out the full story at Vulture.

  • The Avengers: Age of Ultron Teaser Looks Nothing Short of Epic

    The Avengers are back this time trying to take on Ultron (played by James Spader) a highly intelligent robot from Marvel Comics who is bent on destroying humanity so as to replace humans with machines, and is the archenemy of the Avengers and Hank Pym, his creator. Iron Man has a new suit that looks like a suit big enough to fight the Hulk which he does, Thor looks scared, Captain America looks defeated and the Avengers look all but defeated in this trailer. We have a feeling they survive. Marvel’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron,” in theaters May 1, 2015!

  • Max Landis Wrote A Terrible 400-page Super Mario Bros. Script…But At Least The Concept Art Is Cool

    Max Landis is no stranger to great film making. His father directed such classics as Animal House, Blues Brothers, and Trading Places, while Max himself wrote the script for 2012’s Chronicle. But Max was a mature 27-year-old by the time Chronicle was made, having had time to hone his writing skills on, oh, I don’t know, maybe a 436-page epic about the Super Mario Bros. When Max was just 19, he wrote the epic script featuring characters from all the Super Mario games, including Super Mario RPG, along with the cast from the Donkey Kong Country series. At the Hollywood norm of one minute per page, this movie would have been over 7 hours long, or 5 hours and 20 minutes longer than the unwatchable Super Mario Bros. from 1993. You can download a copy of the script at Max Landis Writes and see how terrible it is for yourself. Or you can just look at this great concept art from Darren Calvert and create your own storyline in your head. It probably won’t be any worse that Landis’s script and will undoubtedly be much shorter.

  • Spaceballs Gets A Christopher Nolan-esque Trailer [Video]

    No matter if you love them or hate them, there’s one thing you can say about Christopher Nolan films—they are never ruined by the trailer. Of course, that’s because the trailer doesn’t actually tell you anything about the movie. Take “Interstellar” for example. We don’t know what the hell it’s about, but we sure do want to see it. But what if this same type of epic trailer was applied to a wacky comedy, like…oh, I don’t know…how about “Sapceballs?” The result, as this video from The Unusual Suspect shows, is pretty damn spectacular.

  • Watch The Entire Halloween Series in 2 Minutes

    Micheal Myers is a name synonymous with Halloween, mainly because there’s an entire franchise built around him dubbed Halloween. But as all Hallows eve quickly approaches you probably don’t have enough time to fully catch up on all 5 or 10 Halloween franchised movies so Cinefix did all the work for you and neatly wrapped every movie into a 2 minute cliff notes version.

  • A Seamless Mashup Of Star Wars And Everyday Life [17 Photos]

    With the JJ Abrams Star Wars movies on their way, you can guarantee that a whole new generation will become enamored with the Star Wars universe and all the characters and spaceships contained within. But for us older folks, nothing can compare to our love of the original trilogy. Photographer Thomas Dagg was a fan of the original Star Wars movies and the imaginative escape they provided when he was a kid. With this photo series, he revisits those feelings by inserting iconic characters or props into mundane scenes of everyday life. Is that Darth Vader on the bus? I think I spy some tie fighters in formation…These photos prove that even in our boring, grown-up world, there’s still some room for imagination.

  • Star Wars Meets The Pacific Northwest In Amazing New Art Series

    Artist Scott Erickson has combined the art of the indigenous peoples of America’s Pacific Northwest with iconic vehicles and characters from the Star Wars film for his new series, Alliance is Rebellion. His website states that the work “presents a graphic alternative history that unifies under-popularized historical indigenous myths with an over-popularized fictional space epic.” We just think they would make sweet tattoos. For more info on the series and to order prints, check out Alliance is Rebellion.

  • The Return of Arcades With Star Wars Battle Pod [Video]

    How long has it been since you’ve been to an arcade? With the awesome gaming we can experience in our living rooms via Playstation 4, Xbox One, and even our laptops, there’s just not much reason to leave the house for video games. But Bandai Namco is betting that they can get you to shell out quarters again. And by the looks of this machine, you’ll need lots and lots of quarters. Star Wars Battle Pod features an immersive, 180-degree domed screen with a vibrating seat and controls. Fans produce air blasts to mimic acceleration and 5.1 sound guarantees you’ll feel all the action. The game features five different scenarios, allowing you to pilot a variety of vehicles in the Star Wars universe, including speeder bikes and X-Wings. The developers researched what Americans like in an arcade game, and one big factor is actually limited playing time. Apparently we like to reserve our hours of gaming for our living rooms, but when we’re at an arcade, three minutes is the sweet spot. This limited timeframe also means that players won’t have time for any sort of training. Bandai Namco are hoping the controls are intuitive enough that anyone can jump more »

  • James Franco Stars In New Coloring Book

    James Franco always seems to be involved in some sort of weird, pseudo-performance art project that has us scratching our heads for a few minutes before completely forgetting about it. But now, someone else is using his likeness for some sort of artsy purposes we don’t quite understand. Mel Elliott, who has previously created coloring books using photos of actors like Benedict Cumberbatch and Ryan Gosling, has now turned her eye to Franco’s Instagram account. Using social media photos of the actor in character, in drag and in bed, Elliott has put together another fun coloring book, with 36 pages of Franco. You can pre-order “Colour Me Good James Franco” right now at Amazon for $11 and you have plenty of time to stock up on crayons (Crayola, not that Rose Art junk) before the coloring book ships October 23.

  • Ralph Steadman Tackles “Breaking Bad” With New Blu-ray Covers

    Artist Ralph Steadman, best known for his longtime collaboration with Hunter S Thompson and illustrating the the packaging for Flying Dog Brewery, has now created covers for a new Blu-ray collection of “Breaking Bad.” Each season has its own case with a different character drawn in Steadman’s signature style. Walter, Jesse, Saul, Gus, Mike, and Hank are each featured. The set should be available February 2015. And for more info on Ralph Steadman, check out his website.

  • Who You Gonna Call To Get This Deluxe Ghostbusters Vinyl Reissue?

    To celebrate the 30th anniversary of our generation’s favorite movie, Ghostbusters, Legacy Recordings announced a deluxe vinyl reissue of the classic theme song at New York City’s Comic Con last weekend. The Stay Puft Super Deluxe Edition features Ray Parker Jr.’s hit song along with Run DMC’s rap from the sequel. Both songs are on Side A of the 12″ white vinyl with Side B smooth. Also included are two 12×12 3D Stay Puft lenticulars, a puffy jacket that feels and even smells like marshmallow, a certificate of authenticity, and a 6″ Stay Puft figurine. Unfortunately, only 3000 copies are available and the nerds are sure to snatch ‘em up quickly. We’ll have to keep our eyes on eBay after they begin shipping October 21. Pre-order yours at the Ghostbusters Store.

  • John Oliver Puts the Kibosh on Autumn Pumpkin Spice Hysteria

    John Oliver took the week off of Last Week Tonight, but still gave us a weekly rant online in a web exclusive video cracking down on the pumpkin spice craze now ubiquitous with fall. Oliver digs right into the subject by denouncing the flavor of the faux pumpkin by saying “the coffee that tastes like a candle — and I don’t mean it tastes like a candle smells, pumpkin spice lattes taste like a candle tastes.” He then proceeds to compare autumn’s foliage to one’s own mortality then adds a fatality to all PSL enthusiasts by noting there’s actually no pumpkin in your latte at all and that you can add the flavored syrup to your latte all year around.

  • How Clowns Became Terrifying [Link]

    FX’s hit American Horror Story has returned for its fourth season and this time a clown is the main antagonist. But how did clowns become such popular villains in our culture? We grow up being entertained by them at circuses and birthday parties, only to see them as creepy monsters as adults. Learn the history of evil clowns from the fictional Pagliacci to the very real John Wayne Gacy and see why we’ve come to loathe this made-up men.

  • See The World Beyond The Edges Of Your Favorite Movie Posters [21 Photos]

    Malaysian artist Jaemy Choong takes postcards used to advertise movies and creates the world beyond the edges of the poster. But instead of going with what you’d expect, simply completing the recognizable character, Choong takes a more surreal route. E.T.’s arm is attached to Darth Vader’s body, Edward Scissorhands has a shock of orange hair, etc. Be sure to keep up with Jaemy Choong and follow him on Instagram.

  • 16 Movies Every Guy Should Be Hyped To See This Fall

    David Fincher is en fuego right now! Over the past decade the words “remake,” “sequel,” and “superhero adaptation” have become a Hollywood executive’s favorite words but Gone Girl, which is neither of the three, is crushing at the box office right now. All the trailers that played before Gone Girl got us hyped for the fall movie season so we decided to whittle down all the crap into the following 16 movies we think are worth a look. Some, like Intersteller or Dumb and Dumber To will have a TON of hype while others like Whiplash or Birdman are flying under the radar with a TON of cryptical acclaim. Whether you like dramas or comedies this list is well rounded enough to have it all.

  • Celebrate The Return Of The Walking Dead With Walking Dad Meme

    “The Walking Dead” returns to AMC this Sunday, so we thought we’d celebrate by taking a look at the greatest meme the show has spawned, Walking Dad. If you haven’t seen the show, we won’t spoil anything by explaining the depressing, dramatic scene where these stills were taken from. Instead, just enjoy the dad jokes and the expense of whiney little Carl. Or Coral.

  • Every Movie Would Be Better With Mike Tyson [25 Photos]

    Now that Mike Tyson has given up on beating people to near death and biting off the ears of his enemies, it’s safe to really like the guy. Hell, he raises pigeons! How adorable is that? And his delightful lisp endears him to us even more. And as his roles in “The Hangover” and “Rocky Balboa” and…uh…”Scary Movie 5″ prove, he’s also an enjoyable actor, or thethpian if you will. Take a look at these posters and see what other films would benefit from Iron Mike. Then Check out even more at Mike Tython.

  • What the F*ck is Twin Peaks and Why Should We Care About It’s return to Television?

    I’ve read at least 7 articles today about the return of a show called Twin Peaks after a twenty-five year hiatus. Short blogs about how executive producer David Lynch teased a video hinting at a return of the show after a long gap between it’s first two seasons and a sought after return that was called out in the final season by some hot blonde lady. One problem, not one of the articles noted the premise of the show. So why the hell should we care and why is this such a big deal? So what exactly is this show that is dubbed a phenomenon all about? All I know is someone was murdered, the two-hour premiere drew in a mind-boggling 34.6 million viewers in April of 1990, and if you Google image search “twin peaks” you stumble upon a plethora of scantily clad women servers from a ‘Hooters-esque’ restaurant chain known as “Twin Peaks”. Well after a lengthy reconnaissance mission I conducted myself here’s what I found out about the once popular show and the cult following it’s acquired over the past two and a half decades. After a interminable Google search, I found this on a little site called more »

  • These 12 Mathematical GIFs Will Hypnotize You

    David Whyte is a PhD candidate at Dublin’s Trinity College who has co-authored papers on such riveting topics as a Z-cone model for the energy of an ordered foam. We don’t know what that means, but we are all very impressed. When not engaging in exciting discoveries such as…that, Whyte creates incredible animated GIFs. Eschewing bouncy boobs and low-res movie clips for hypnotic loops of geometric patterns, Whyte’s work shows that there’s more to GIFs than just funny reactions (although those are great, too). And if this gallery doesn’t tickle your brain enough, check out more great GIFs on Whyte’s Tumblr, Bees & Bombs.

  • Watch Jimmy Fallon at His “Giddiest” While Jeter Gets his Last Home At Bat

    Jimmy Fallon is the giddiest host on late night, maybe all of television. When he gets excited about anything he can’t help but babble, laugh and flail his hands about like a cartoon character. Last night Jimmy had Derek Jeter on the show and Jeets went over some past memories of Jimmy acting like a child behind home plate during some iconic Jeter moments, then they do a play-by-play on Jeter’s final at home hit and how bonkers Fallon went.

  • These Caricature Photographs Of Famous Faces Are Hilarious And A Little Creepy

    Let’s be honest, those caricature artists who set up shop around Times Square and churn out drawings for tourists are really phoning it in. They spend about five minutes drawing big heads that all sort of look alike and then make the comically tiny body engage in whatever sport the subject enjoys. So now you’ve got a lame drawing plus you’re out the $10 you’re going to need to keep Batman and Elmo from harassing you. Those hacks give caricature artists a bad name, but luckily Rodney Pike is here to save the oft disrespected medium. Rodney Pike is an illustrator who uses photo-manipulation to create caricatures from photographs. Mostly featuring Hollywood icons and popular politicians, Pike’s work has the humor of traditional hand-drawn caricatures but the realism of the photos adds just a touch of creepiness. Some of our favorites are below, but you can see more at Rodney Pike Humorous Illustrator. As great as these are, we’re pretty sure he didn’t actually do any work to Henry Kissinger and that’s just the original photo.

  • Rare Behind the Scenes Photos from Jaws

    Imgur user kondrat1983 recently posted a collection of awesome behind-the-scenes photographs from the set of the classic 1975 film. The photos mainly focus on the mechanical shark that was rumored to malfunction quite often during filming forcing Steven Spielberg to add, the now infamous, ominous tune to mark the shark’s entry into the scene. Among the photos are shots of cast and crew during filming and toying with the animatronic beast.

  • The Kubrick Collection Is A Must-Have For Film Buffs

    Stanley Kubrick: The Masterpiece Collection is coming to Blu-ray in November from Amazon and nationwide beginning December 2 and is sure to be on the Christmas list of every film buff. The 10-disc collection features all of the iconic director’s films from 1962 through 1999 along with an all-new 83 minute documentary, “Kunrick Remembered,” and three other documentaries, “Once Upon a Time…’A Clockwork Orange’,” “Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures,” and “O Lucky Malcolm!” The 8 classic films included in the set are “Lolita,” “Dr. Strangelove,” “2001: A Space Odyssey,” “A Clockwork Orange,” “Barry Lyndon,” “The Shining,” “Full Metal Jacket,” and “Eyes Wide Shut.” In addiction to the 10 Blu-ray discs, the collection also contains a new 78-page hardcover book featuring never-before-seen archival photos and production materials. Pre-order the collection from Amazon and get it a month before everyone else for just $140.

  • Pogo Has Created A Hypnotic Song Using Harry Potter Dialogue [Video]

    Australian electronic music wunderkind first came to prominence in 2007 with a hypnotic track composed of sound clips from Disney’s “Alice in Wonderland.” Since then he has created dozens of impressive songs using sounds clips from popular children’s movies. His most recent track revisits the Harry Potter films, which he famously used in his drum and bass track “Alohamora” in 2009. This new mix mostly utilizes dialogue from the character of Hermione, portrayed by Emma Watson in the films, and features an equally impressive video created by Jeesh.

  • Bill Hader Delivers Spot on Impressions of his Ex-SNL Cast Mates

    Bill Hader is one of SNL’s most revered cast members over the past decade, bringing to light some of the best characters like Stefan and Devin (The Californians) while also being the best impressionist the show has seen since the says of Darryl Hammond. Last night on Conan he got a little nostalgic and talked about what he missed most from the show. Hader then goes into how all the cast members would impersonate each other and what he thinks of most is Fred Armisen doing an impersonation of him, then he goes on to do some Armisen, Kristen Wiig and Jason Sudakis impressions.

  • Illustrating Leonardo DiCaprio’s Greatest Suits

    Leonardo DiCaprio has played some of the most memorable characters in film over the last 20 years and many of those characters have undeniably great style. To celebrate the great suits Leo has sported in his roles, minimalist artist Zi Wei Tan has created a series of posters titled Suit & Tie – DiCaprio’s Suits, highlighting 9 of Leo’s best suits. If you like these, be sure to check out more great minimalist projects from Zi Wei Tan at his website.

  • An Entire Episode Of Wheel Of Fortune Can Be Edited Down To 3 Minutes [Video]

    Wheel of Fortune is a great show to watch, as long as you’re a child or are braindead. But for everyone else, there’s nothing worse than when Jeopardy ends and you can’t find your remote and you have to see more than a few seconds of Wheel of Fortune. Unless you live in one of the markets where Wheel is first, in which case it’s equally bad when you tune in too early and have to watch Pat and Vanna banter about some inanity as the credits roll. Listening to people tell stupid stories about their families or failing to grasp the rules of the game after 30 years (you have to buy vowels, dummies!!) is pure torture, but the game itself is just fine. That’s why we enjoy this video that edits a complete episode down to a very watchable 3 minutes. It even includes all the “Bankrupt” spins so you can still enjoy the contestants’ misery.

  • We Love These 10 Album Covers As Animated GIFs

    We’ve seen animated album covers before, and they were really great, but these are on another level. The artist, JB, originally created them just for himself for fun, but after amassing a huge collection, he put them up on Tumblr for all the world to enjoy. And judging by the many of the album covers he chose, he’s a fan of the great 90s punk from Fat Wreck Chords and Epitaph. Check out the rest at JB’s Tumblr where you can even make a request.

  • 52 Rare Photos From Behind the Scenes of The Dark Knight Trilogy

    The Dark Knight trilogy has secured it’s position as one of the most acclaimed movie trilogies in the history of cinema. Reddit user ‘Join_You_In_The_Sun’ has shared a set of 120 photos that were taken during the making of the three movies that show a softer side of the actors. The BTS photos also show just how immersed in actual production Christopher Nolan was during filming. Here are some of our favorite’s, but you can check out the entire collection at the imgur page. Help a bro out, share this story with your friends: Tweet More awesomeness from The Roosevelts 1. The 45 Most Perfectly Timed Photos of 2014 (So Far) Melanie Iglesias GIFS (40 GIFS) | Bri Teresi Bikini (50 Pics) | Kate Upton Greatest GIFS (53 Pics) 2. 20-Something Mick Jagger Was Cooler Than You’ll Ever Be [46 Photos] Brooklyn Decker GIFS (100 Pics) | Alexis Ren Smokeshow ( 142 Pics)  | ScarJo Foxy GIFS (31 GIFS) 3. Can You Spot The Difference Between These 20 Sets of Identical Twins? Rosie Jones Outtakes (14 Pics) | Kate Upton GQ (24 Pics) | Irina Shayk GIFS (67 GIFS) 4. 48 Behind The Scenes Photos of Heath Ledger On The Set Of Dark Knight

  • Remember Those 80s and 90s Style Game of Thrones Drawings? These Cosplayers Brought Them To Life [13 Photos]

    We’re huge fans of Mike Wrobel of Moshi Studio and have shared his 80s and 90s style reimagining of Game of Thrones characters both here and here. As much as we admired the artwork, we never thought we’d see real life versions of the characters. But we were wrong. Prop and costume designer Kuiosikle Industries has taken the drawings from Moshi Studio and transformed them into these brilliant cosplay outfits that appeared Dragon Con 2013 and 2014. Now we just hope they find a model suitable to portray Tyrion.

  • We Want These Vinyl Figures Of Bill Murray

    UK-based A Large Evil Corporation has produced numerous animated television advertisements, but their talent doesn’t end there. Recently they have also been creating incredible vinyl figures based on popular UK TV shows, like “The Office” and “The IT Crowd” and movies, such as “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz.” But best of all, they have made three figures of everyone’s favorite actor Bill Murray, featuring his characters from “The Life Aquatic,” “Zombieland,” and, best of all, Big Ern McCracken from “Kingpin.” No doubt it, A Large Evil Corporation is on a gravy train with biscuit wheels. For more info and to keep up with new figures, check out their blog and Facebook.

  • An Interesting take on What Your Drink Choice Says About You

    Everyone has their go-to drink. The drink that dry-heaves out of your mouth when you panic after waiting 15 minutes and being caught off guard by the mixologist who reigns judgement upon you after hesitating your order for 5 seconds. Yeah, that drink. Well the minute you blurt out said drink, you’re now being judged and stereotyped by everyone around you. No pressure next time you blurt out “vodka cran” at a dimly lit mixology bar.

 
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