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Check Out The First Trailer For The Fantastic Four
January 27, 2015 – 12:41 pm | Comments Off
Check Out The First Trailer For <i>The Fantastic Four</i>

The first trailer for the Fantastic Four reboot dropped today. The film stars Miles Teller as Reed Richards (Mister Fantastic), Kate Mara as Sue Storm (The Invisible Woman), Michael B. Jordan as Johnny Storm (The …

Winter Storm Juno Expected To Blast Northeast
January 25, 2015 – 11:02 am | Comments Off
Winter Storm Juno Expected To Blast Northeast

Winter Storm Juno is expected to blast the Northeast US on Monday and Tuesday this week, dropping up to two feet of snow with wind gusts of up to 55mph in some areas, warns the …

Bill Belichick Drops My Cousin Vinny Reference In Deflategate Denial
January 24, 2015 – 5:12 pm | Comments Off
Bill Belichick Drops <i>My Cousin Vinny</i> Reference In Deflategate Denial

Amidst a staunch denial of any wrongdoing, Patriots coach Bill Belichick made a reference to Marisa Tomei‘s Oscar-winning performance in My Cousin Vinny, the 1992 comedy.
“I’m embarrassed by the amount of time I’ve had to …

SNL And Kevin Hart Imagine Corner Boys In The “New” Brooklyn
January 18, 2015 – 11:27 am | No Comment

When funnyman Kevin Hart team’s up with Saturday Night Live for the second time, you know it’s gonna be hilarious. And in one of the evening’s best sketches (a digital short), the Wedding Ringer star, …

Watch A Cop Lip-Sync All Of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off”
January 17, 2015 – 4:58 pm | No Comment
Watch A Cop Lip-Sync All Of Taylor Swift’s “Shake It Off”

Police across the US have had a lot of bad PR lately. So what better way to promote a warmer, cuddlier law enforcement officer than a dance party to everyone’s (begrudging) favorite singer-songwriter? The police …

VIDEO: Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Blast Bill Cosby At Golden Globes
January 12, 2015 – 10:20 am | No Comment
VIDEO: Tina Fey & Amy Poehler Blast Bill Cosby At Golden Globes

In the lead up to her hosting gig for the Golden Globes, Tina Fey had promised that she and co-host Amy Poehler would make jokes at the expense of comedian and alleged rapist Bill Cosby. …

George Zimmerman Arrested Again; Charged With Assault In Domestic Disturbance
January 10, 2015 – 3:47 pm | No Comment
George Zimmerman Arrested Again; Charged With Assault In Domestic Disturbance

George Zimmerman appeared in court this morning after being charged with aggravated assault for allegedly throwing a wine bottle at his girlfriend. Zimmerman is known for pursuing and fatally shooting unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin …

Former NFL Player Swims 9 Miles After Boat Accident
January 9, 2015 – 10:32 am | Comments Off
Former NFL Player Swims 9 Miles After Boat Accident

A US Coast Guard spokesperson has confirmed that former NFL fullback Rob Konrad safely reached the Florida coast yesterday after spending all night in the water after a boating accident.
“He was lucky he was able …

Chris Christie Catches Heat For Celebrating Cowboys Victory
January 5, 2015 – 11:26 am | One Comment
Chris Christie Catches Heat For Celebrating Cowboys Victory

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie was spotted literally jumping for joy in the owner’s box at a game between the Dallas Cowboys and the Detroit Lions — and his constituents are none too happy.
Christie was …

NYPD Officers Again Protest De Blasio At Funeral
January 4, 2015 – 5:26 pm | Comments Off
NYPD Officers Again Protest De Blasio At Funeral

Officer Wenjian Liu, killed in the line of duty, was laid to rest on Sunday. And once again, hundreds of the 25,000 police officers in attendance turned their backs in silent protest as Mayor Bill …

Marvel Reveals Second Teaser For Ant-Man Teaser
January 3, 2015 – 3:51 pm | No Comment
Marvel Reveals Second Teaser For <i>Ant-Man</i> Teaser

A day after revealing the tongue-in-cheek “ant-sized” teaser for Ant-Man, Marvel has released the “human-sized” version. They are the same video, but the former was posted online at a size too small for anyone to …

Twitter Boots Android Users For Hours
December 29, 2014 – 9:56 am | Comments Off
Twitter Boots Android Users For Hours

For about six hours, Twitter was down on Sunday night, mostly for mobile Android users.
“Between 4:00 and 9:25 PST today some users were unable to sign in to twitter,” wrote the company on its blog. …

AirAsia Flight Disappears En Route From Indonesia to Singapore
December 28, 2014 – 12:51 pm | Comments Off
AirAsia Flight Disappears En Route From Indonesia to Singapore

An AirAsia flight en route from Indonesia to Singapore disappeared early on Saturday, midway through a two hour flight. Flight QZ8501 made no distress call before dropping off radar. The incident is the third time …

Hundreds of Cops Turn Backs on De Blasio at Funeral
December 27, 2014 – 7:45 pm | Comments Off
Hundreds of Cops Turn Backs on De Blasio at Funeral

Tensions between Mayor Bill de Blasio and the NYPD escalated this weekend when hundreds of officers turned their backs on the mayor as he spoke at the funeral of a slain officer.
De Blasio has been …

De Blasio Calls For Pause In Protests After Cop-Killing
December 22, 2014 – 4:11 pm | Comments Off
De Blasio Calls For Pause In Protests After Cop-Killing

Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has been an outspoken critic of the death of Eric Garner and the failure of a grand jury to indict police, has called for a pause in protests following the …

Mike Meyers Returns to SNL As Dr. Evil!
December 21, 2014 – 4:07 pm | One Comment

Yesterday’s Saturday Night Live began promisingly, but totally normally. The always-hilarious Taram Killam did a spot-on Sam Smith impersonation for a mopey, heart-broken Christmas special. Suddenly, the feed “cut out,” and a silhouette appeared, accompanied …

Obama Calls on Only Women, Knocks Sony, In Last 2014 Press Conference
December 20, 2014 – 7:34 pm | 3 Comments
Obama Calls on Only Women, Knocks Sony, In Last 2014 Press Conference

Between a midterm election shellacking and any number of bungles and controversies, it was a tough year for President Barack Obama. But you wouldn’t have known it looking at the man who appeared in the …

See (Almost) Everyone In The Epic Colbert Finale
December 19, 2014 – 5:50 pm | One Comment
See (Almost) Everyone In The Epic Colbert Finale

After nine years, The Colbert Report came to a close last night in suitably epic fashion. Stephen Colbert closed out his show with a star-studded rendition of the jazz standard “We’ll Meet Again.” The first …

Selfies, Uber Gouging, and #IllRideWithYou: The Scene Around the Australian Hostage Situation
December 15, 2014 – 9:32 am | 3 Comments
Selfies, Uber Gouging, and #IllRideWithYou: The Scene Around the Australian Hostage Situation

A gunman claiming some sort of jihadist motivation took hostage a coffee shop in Sydney, Australia on Monday morning. As the early hours of Tuesday come in that country, police still hope to safely resolve …

Martin Freeman’s Greatest Roles Combined in The Office Hobbit Edition on SNL
December 14, 2014 – 1:31 pm | One Comment
Martin Freeman’s Greatest Roles Combined in <i>The Office</i> Hobbit Edition on <i>SNL</i>

British actor Martin Freeman manned hosting duties on Saturday Night Live this week, and his opening monologue took a few jabs at how American audiences are probably unfamiliar with some of his work that is …

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