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The Little Question That Fueled Alan Alda's Big Push For Plain-Spoken Science (PODCAST)

Alan Alda became famous for his film and television roles, including Hawkeye Pierce in the long-running TV series M*A*S*H*. In recent years, however, the 78-year-old actor-writer-director has taken on a new role--as a high-profile champion of science literacy.<p>Alda professes a lifelong love of …

Science

Call of Duty vs. Halo: You Decide! - IGN Versus

Which game do you think is the best? Vote across multiple categories!<p>Voting has been extended until Sunday! Get your votes in for your favorite game …

Dumb and Dumber To Interview - Jeff Daniels (2014) Comedy HD

‘Far Cry 4’ Trailer Details Its Competitive, Faction-Based Mutliplayer Mode

Co-op is set to be a major focus of <i>Far Cry 4</i>, but don’t worry, you’ll get the chance to murder your fellow players as well. Battles of Kyrat is actually competitive and co-op at the same time – in the mode, you join either the Golden Path or the Rakshasa and battle the other faction for supremacy. …

Top 20 Shocking Surprises and Secrets in Video Games

Shocking Surprises and Secrets in Video Games<p>Video games are full of secrets, as designers often incorporate hidden areas, characters, and easter …

How long do you wait before replaying games?

When I was younger, I would spend months -- and in some cases years, on and off -- completing the same videogames repeatedly. Forget new game plus. I …

How the video game industry became bigger than movies and music

Video games are serious business. In the beginning of the 1990s Nintendo owned nearly 90% of the video game industry, but within just a few years the …

Macaulay Culkin's the Pizza Underground Booed Off Stage, Pelted With Beer

Apparently, some people just aren't into Macaulay Culkin's Velvet Underground tribute act the Pizza Underground. During their set at Dot to Dot Festival in Nottingham, as <i>Nottingham Post</i> reports (via Stereogum), the band got pelted with beer and booed off the stage.<p>Apparently, the band only …

Macaulay Culkin

Attention Screenwriters: Screencraft Comedy Script Contest Early Deadline Approaching Soon

We are exactly one week away from the early submission deadline for the Screencraft Comedy Script Contest, which is now in its second year. Early …

Comedy

Sara Schaefer relives every comedian’s early nightmares and daydreams in “Day Job”

Sara Schaefer may no longer host an MTV late-night talk show, nor may she even live in New York City still. Nevertheless, now we can see her next …

Norm Macdonald Talks About Working for ‘Roseanne’ and Comedians Labeled “Crazy” and “Difficult”

Norm Macdonald took to Twitter late last night and delivered a lengthy but enlightening missive about the nature of creativity in comedy, the unfair …

Matt Ruby's comedy blog: The wrong way to judge a joke

Interesting story from one of Lenny Bruce's trials (article). A witness transcribed his act and started reading it back in court. Bruce was furious: …

Nicholas Stoller Talks Third Muppet Movie, A Return To The Aldous Snow Universe & Seth Rogen/Kevin Hart Buddy Comedy

After this weekend’s shockingly huge haul for “<b>Neighbors</b>,” his <b>Seth Rogen</b>/<b>Zac Efron</b> frat comedy, director <b>Nicholas Stoller</b> can probably do anything …

Film Industry
College & University

Hands off my games: Survey says video gamers share libertarian ideologies

A poll taken by the libertarian publication Reason, this month celebrating video games on its cover, suggests video gamers are naturally inclined toward that ideology, not wishing for a government or anyone to tell them what things they may do, try, or buy.<p>While gamers surveyed may identify …

The 13 Best Cities For Brand-New College Grads

With local economies varying from place to place and recent grads potentially looking for a partner to start a family, it's good to be around other people in your age range.<p>To try to figure out where newly minted young professionals should live, we evaluated the 200 largest metropolitan areas in …

Demographics

Questions to Ask Before Opening a Savings Account

Savings accounts are one of the basic, foundational building blocks for any sound financial plan. But savings accounts are also complex financial …