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Axe-Wielding Man Shot Dead After Bashing Police Officer in the Head

18 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Zale Thompson, 32, was shot and killed by police after he charged at a police officers in Jamaica, Queens on Thursday afternoon. Read more...

Watch a Hitchcock Tribute That Includes Every Single One of His Surviving Films

Hitchcock retrospectives are nothing new, but rarely do they go beyond the iconic fan favorites (Psycho, North By Northwest, The Birds) to also include his little-seen early work. Editor Shaun Higgins (Hello Wizard) has done just that...Show More Summary

This Is "All About That Bass," As Performed by an Actual Bass Singer

18 hours agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Gawker

Megan Trainor's chart-topping "All About That Bass," has plenty of issues—its muddled message about body positivity and self-acceptance, for starters— but the most common, whingingly pedantic knock on the song is that it's, um, technically slides glasses up bridge of nose mostly treble. Read more...

Records / Hundred Waters: The Moon Rang Like a Bell

You haven’t really been listening. That seems to be the message of Hundred Waters’ new album, The Moon Rang Like a Bell. That’s super pedantic on its own, but imagine that message was conveyed almost subliminally, gently like a lover whispering into your ear while you’re sleeping. Show More Summary

TVD Live: Darkest Hour at Empire, 10/20

PHOTOS: RICHIE DOWNS | For almost twenty years, Virginia’s Darkest Hour have been hammering away at the metal scene, carving a niche with their distinct class of melodic death metal. 2014 has brought a new, critically acclaimed album, a new rhythm section, and high-powered live shows, including a run on this year’s Mayhem Fest. Show More Summary

Interview with John Darnielle

Recommended viewing: John Darnielle talks about his debut novel, Wolf in White Van, in a video for the Los Angeles Review of Books.

Watch: Jamie Lee Mohr - The Conference of Birds

On a digitized sword-and-sandal movie set, the birds are indivisible cells that walk through holes in the ritual and through invisibility in the fabrics. Vapors hang over the conference, black and green. A patriot walks through the plasma. Show More Summary

LISA the RPG stuck in Greenlight limbo, releases badass new trailer

[Disclosure: LISA contains characters based on past and present Destructoid employees.] I've seen a lot of Kickstarter projects during the last few years. Some make it, some don't. A rare few manage to stick with me, though. These are...Show More Summary

Bayonetta 2 Review

The gun-slinging witch returns to the Wii U, and she's better than ever.

Newswire: The Comeback says “hello, hello, hello” to RuPaul

Capo di tutti capi of drag mothers RuPaul Charles will make an appearance on the revitalized The Comeback, according to a recent Pridesource interview with series star Lisa Kudrow. RuPaul will appear on the pilot episode of the new season, a cameo that instantly doubled the production’s soft focus lens and wig-tape budget. Show More Summary

Adam Sandler's Story About Shaq's Penis Actually Gets Animated Thanks To 'Conan'

Last year, Adam Sandler got pretty animated while telling Conan O'Brien a story about a time he tried to see Shaquille O'Neal's penis, and now Conan has immortalized the moment forever by actually animating Sandler. Artist Dilara Karabas...Show More Summary

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