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Valve's economist is the new finance minister of Greece

The economist who worked at Valve is now the new finance minister of Greece. Yanis Varoufakis, an economics professor based in Athens, joined Valve in March 2012 as a consultant after Gabe Newell emailed to describe the problems the company was running into as the virtual economies around games such as Team Fortress 2 and Dota 2 saw explosive growth. Show More Summary

Comic Book Preview: ‘Pisces’ #1 – Body Horror From Wiebe & Christmas

Kurtis Wiebe has been the overlord of Rat Queens mania for some time now, but the book doesn’t capture his only true love. Some of you may remember his ill-fated horror series from years ago, Green Wake. A darkly grim tale about being stuck in a place between places. We were huge fans of it here at […]

Miss USA Contestant -- My Bikini Can't Take The Pressure

Miss Beverly Hills Chanelle Riggan got something very important off her chest at the Miss California USA finals... her top. Depending how you look at it, Riggan suffered a major wardrobe malfunction during the bikini portion of the contest…

WNBA Stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson -- Say Yes to the Very, Very Tall Dress

Engaged WNBA stars Brittney Griner and Glory Johnson are 6'8" and 6'3" respectively, so when it came time to find a wedding gown... they needed help from the folks at "Say Yes to the Dress" to find one that fits. And it wasn't easy. According…

Baron Zemo: 5 Things You Need To Know About Captain America's New Villain

Earlier today, it was reported that Daniel Bruhl's mysterious villain role in Captain America: Civil War has been identified as Baron Zemo. The purple-masked evildoer ranks as one of Captain America's most notable antagonists, and will...Show More Summary


• Pilot Watch: ABC orders Chevy Chase/Beverly D’Angelo comedy, Shondaland drama pilots • Pilot Watch II: Nick Jonas joins killer cast of Fox’s upcoming SCREAM QUEENS. • Pilot Watch III: NBC orders Monica Potter, Jimmy Fallon comedy pilots • Duh of the Day: Zachary Quinto Won’t Be Back for Heroes Reborn • The Business of […]

Watch Jon Stewart Insert Sarah Palin into McConaughey Lincoln Commercial

While poking fun at Sarah Palin for a shaky speech at the recent Iowa Freedom Summit, Daily Show host Jon Stewart edited the former vice-presidential candidate into one of Matthew McConaughy's Lincoln car commercials.

Mia Khalifa: Drake Tried to Bang Me, Failed Miserably

After a sudden rise to fame sparked by her ability to make other things rise suddenly, Mia Khalifa is the #1 ranked porn star online. Her Lebanese heritage has resulted in death threats from Muslim extremists, but it seems that's not...Show More Summary

Hermione as Belle? We recast the ‘Harry Potter’ cast as Disney characters

It was announced Monday that Emma Watson will be playing Belle in Disney’s upcoming live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast.

AUDIO: Kanye West, Paul McCartney & Rihanna’s “FourFiveSeconds (Christian Rich Rework)” (excerpt)

You may have already heard Kanye West’s new song, or perhaps you may have read too much news about the song’s co-producer, Paul McCartney, or the fact that it also features Rihanna. If you stayed away from the song due to personal morals, I would suggest listening to this remix of the song, or at […]

Viola Davis Gives an Emotional Acceptance Speech at SAG Awards 2015 (Video)

Viola Davis gets very emotional as she gives an acceptance speech on stage at the 2015 Screen Actors Guild Awards held at the Shrine Auditorium on Sunday (January 25) in Los Angeles. The 49-year-old actress won the Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Drama Series prize for her work on How to Get [...]

How the SAG Awards Predict the Oscars

What a weekend for Birdman! First, the Producers Guild, then the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) -- everyone seems to be lining up to honor Alejandro Iñárritu's film in the month leading up to the Oscars. But does that mean the race is over?...Show More Summary

A Live-Action 'X-Men' Series May Come To Fox

The "X-Men" mutants might be headed to your small screen, and not in cartoon form this time. According to TV Insider, Fox is in negotiations for a live-action TV series based on Marvel's "X-Men" comics. Fox entertainment co-chairmanShow More Summary

‘Bachelor’ Chris Soules offers lame reasons for kicking Jillian to the curb

We’ve chronicled the strange ride on ABC’s “The Bachelor” for local contestant Jillian Anderson — including her exit from the show on Monday night after an awkward date with the titular love-seeking farmer. Now we get his side of the breakup story, and it’s cliche-ridden. Chris Soules, blogging for, explains how their romantic rendezvous went […]

Someone Built An Amazing Dragon Ball Z Model Set

Dragon Ball Z's second major story arc, the Namek Saga, is one of the best in the series. Spanish enthusiast Juanpe of Jerez de la Frontera didn't recreate just one or two figures or scenes from these episodes. He basically rebuilt the entire thing as a huge, amazing diorama. Read more...

Mission Impossible 5 Is Terrified Of Star Wars

It seems that Tom Cruise's Ethan Hunt has made yet another intense escape from perilous danger... though this time it's from the clutches of the release date Death Star that is Star Wars: The Force Awakens! Mission: Impossible 5 - the...Show More Summary

Daily Downloads (Annalibera, The Marks Cartel, and more)

Every day, Daily Downloads offers 10 free and legal mp3 downloads. Today's free and legal mp3 downloads: 75 Dollar Bill: Live on WFMU [mp3] Abby Merkel: "Chin Up" [mp3] Annalibera: "Black Cat White Cat" [mp3] from Nevermind I Love You...

Xbox One controller update halves connection time

Microsoft is currently testing a new Xbox One controller update that will halve the time it takes for your pad to connect to the console. Xbox One controllers currently take between four and five seconds to sync with the console, but the new update takes that time down to around two. Show More Summary

Sam Smith Will Pay Tom Petty Royalties for 'Stay With Me'

Sam Smith has agreed to pay the legendary singer Tom Petty royalties from his song “Stay With Me.” The decision came after Tom and his collaborator Jeff Lynne noticed that the song was very similar to their song “I Won’t Back Down.” They reached out to Sam‘s reps and both teams came to an agreement [...]

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