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League of Legends studio CEO headlines DICE summit

Riot Games CEO Brandon Beck is the opening keynote speaker at the 2015 DICE summit in Las Vegas, The Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences announced in a press release this week. Beck founded Riot, the studio behind League of Legends, in 2006. He's...

Oops: Fred Willard Turned Down The Leading Role In 'Airplane!'

Consider this a lesson in saying "Yes" more often. At the Riot LA Comedy Festival on Saturday, legendary funny man Fred Willard sat down for a live interview on The Classic Showbiz Talk Show with Kliph Nesteroff to talk about his 55-year...Show More Summary

Comedians At This Year’s Riot LA Fest Share Their Biggest Stage Bombs And Other Comedic Memories


Columbus, Ohio Riot Control Uses Tear Gas On Fans After Ohio State Championship Win [Video]

Ah, Ohio State. Fans of The Ohio State University (don’t ever let them hear you forget the capitol “The”) are known for their… radical support of its championship football team. While they have good reason to be considering their landslide-win...Show More Summary

ArtRx LA

last monthArts : Hyperallergic

This week, there's a rock doc on Riot Grrrl godmothers, a book signing for a new collection of work by street photographer Ed Templeton, the closing of Max Hooper Schneider's messy science experiments, and more!

Oakland Shells Out $1.3 Million in Police OT Pay Due to Protests

Protests and riots in Oakland, triggered by the Michael Brown verdict in Missouri and the death of Eric Garner in New York, cost the city $1.3 million in overtime pay for police officers. SFGate reports that 14 protests over the last three weeks have been riddled with violent occurrences. Show More Summary

La Dispute & Title Fight announce 2015 co-headlining tour with The Hotelier, playing Webster Hall (dates)

by Andrew Sacher La Dispute at Riot Fest Chicago 2014 (more by James Richards IV) Title Fight at Best Buy Theater in November (more by Mimi Hong) Two of best current bands in post-hardcore have announced a tour together for...

Protesters and police clash outside La Scala opera house on opening night

2 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The glamourous season opener at Milan’s Scala opera house was marred Sunday by clashes between riot police and protesters which left two wounded. Around 300 demonstrators, using banners reading “fight the power” and “we resist!” as shields, threw flares and Molotov...

Deportivo Fan Dead After Being Throw Into River During Riot (Graphic Video)

2 months agoSports : Total Pro Sports

On Sunday, a riot between two rival factions prior to a La Liga match ended with a Deportivo fan dead after being beaten and thrown in a freezing cold river on Sunday outside of Atletico’s Vincent Calderon Stadium in Madrid. The 43 year-old fan was initially hospitalized with hypothermia, cardiac arrest, and head injuries according […]

Spanish Soccer Fan Killed After Riot, At Least A Dozen Injured

A Spanish soccer fan has died after various fights erupted before Atletico Madrid’s match with Deportivo La Coruna on Sunday. The man has been named as Francisco Javier Romero Taboada, and according to the Daily Mail he received numerous head injuries. Show More Summary

Overnight Open Thread (11-25-2014)

Because I'm tired and lazy tonight. A Look Back at the 1992 LA Riots Someone on collected these videos of the riots in progress. A couple observations and notes: Fashion-wise it was still the 80s in 1992. Newscasters were.....

Muslims Firebomb Kosher Restaurant in Paris

Hundreds of Pro-Palestinian protesters and thugs screaming “Allahu Akbar!” attacked police vehicles in Paris in July. Pro-Palestinian protesters clash with riot police, right, as clashes erupted at Place de la Republique in Paris, France, during a banned demonstration in support … Continue reading ?

Taylor Swift Shakes It Off in the Streets of LA

3 months agoPop Culture / Celebrity : Jezebel

Ya girl Taylor Swift performed on Kimmel last night and there were no riots, but if you listen closely you can hear the frenzied din of freaking-out fans beneath her. Read more...

Cristiano Ronaldo Shows How Vital He Is as Real Madrid Run Riot at Deportivo

Cristiano Ronaldo notched a hat-trick as Real Madrid provided a display of awesome offensive strength in a comprehensive 8-2 thrashing of Deportivo La Coruna on Saturday. Madrid have often found the Riazor a difficult place to go. Prior to Saturday’s match, J.I. Show More Summary

LA ‘School District Police’ Receive Armored Vehicle And Grenade Launchers

Since the Michael Brown shooting, and Ferguson, Missouri riots, the militarization of police has been a hot button issue. Several people have commented on the issue in the past two months. The Inquisitr reported on a few of the commentators that have weighed in on the subject. Show More Summary

'Rodney King' -- Written and Performed by Roger Guenveur Smith | Sept 2-7

PlayMakers Reparatory Company A poetic rhythm-charged look at the flawed everyman behind the myth. King endured police brutality, the glare of an unrelenting media and notoriety as the symbolic spark of the LA riots. His plaintive "Can we all get along?" remains an open question in America's complicated relationship with race. Show More Summary

What's going on Thursday? (X, Hieroglyphics, The Clean, Bishop Allen, THEESatisfaction, Sean Nelson & more)

X at Riot Fest Chicago 2013 (more by Kirstie Shanley) You can browse our full NYC show calendar for all of tonight's shows, but here are some highlights... X (performing Los Angeles) @ City Winery LA legends X will be performing...

Ferguson's Outside Agitators Includes Those From California

Reporting on yet another night of rioting, anarchy, and violence in Ferguson, the LA Times points out that some of the trouble is coming from outside agitators, including those from as far away as California: As another night of peaceful...Show More Summary

Craigslist Ad Offers Korean Sharpshooters to Deal with Looters in Ferguson

During the LA riots, Korean store owners took to their roofs with rifles to protect their property from the mob. It seems someone in St. Louis remembers that: Roof Koreans for hire. Much success during L.A. Riots, no looters at our stores. Show More Summary

[Fantasia '14 Review] Takashi Miike’s ‘Mole Son’ Is a Violent Comedy Riot

If you’ve ever wanted to see a bald guy with a diamond grill sharpened into fangs relentlessly making cat puns and tearing up the screen with his Yakuza gang, have I got a movie for you. Prolific Japanese director Takashi Miike’s latest film, Mole Son: Undercover Agent Reiji, is an aggressive assault on your eyeballs […]

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