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Why Doom Still Holds Up After 20 Years

As the classic PC shooter <i>Doom</i> turns 20 years old, you’ll find plenty of reminiscing around the web today. Much of it is nostalgic, waxing about how …

New Sign That Mars May Have Supported Life

New Clues To Life On Mars?<p>The Curiosity rover has been poking around Mars for more than a year, and some new reports published in the journal Science …

Sons of Anarchy’s Tara Becomes the Latest Fan-Bro Target

Before Breaking Bad came to an end this fall, Anna Gunn wrote an incisive New York Times op-ed about the fans–especially men–who had developed a …

When World Leaders Get All Touchy-Feely

President Barack Obama’s handshake with Cuban leader Raul Castro on Tuesday became an instant media sensation. Journalists pounced on the moment — …

Films That Flip

Inside Flipboard / December 7, 2013<p>There isn’t really a plot to the Coen brothers’ latest film, Inside Llewyn Davis. And that’s OK because the …

Broken Bells Explore Sci-Fi in 'Holding On for Life'

A human and a spacewoman fall in love and then allow themselves to be manipulated in space by the members of Broken Bells (Danger Mouse and the …

Science Fiction

'Family Guy' May Bring Back Brian: Report

Brian, <i>Family Guy's</i> erudite dog who died in an episode last month, may return to the series.<p>The character will appear on the show's December 15th …

TV

Jim Morrison Lives: The Legacy of the Lizard King

<b>Jim Morrison, 1981: Renew My Subscription to the Resurrection</b> <i>by Rosemary Breslin</i><p>Kelly's mother picked up the phone for the fifth time that night. It …

Literature

Versa Draw on Hitchcock Film for 'Neon' – Song Premiere

There's a dark feel to "Neon," the debut single from Florida electronic duo Versa. Although the juxtaposition of bright synths and grungy, industrial …

Alfred Hitchcock

'Homeland' Recap: Mission Unbearable

The acting director of the CIA has a plan. The first step: By publicly revealing that his protégée had an affair with a suspected terrorist during a …

Claire Danes

Snoopzilla on Learning Funk and Dr. Dre's 'Detox'

Calvin Broadus has called himself Snoop Dogg for his rap, Snoop Lion for his reggae, and now Snoopzilla for his funk. His new name is a tribute to …

Rap & Hip-Hop

50 Best Albums of 2013

The past 12 months had more great music going on than any year in recent memory. Some of the most innovative artists of the last decade — Kanye West, …

Music

'Californication' to End After Seventh Season

<i>Californication</i> is coming to an end. The acclaimed, David Duchovny-starring Showtime dramedy will bow out after its upcoming seventh season, which …

TV

Sundance Film Festival Announces 2014 Premieres Lineup

Today, the Sundance Film Festival announced the lineup of its premieres for 2014, a roster of 17 feature films as well as documentary picks. The …

Sundance

10 Best Movies of 2013

10<p>In the most potent and provocative year at the multiplex in recent memory, 2013 stretches the boundaries of film. Here's the top 10.<p><i>by Peter Travers</i><p>…

Top 10

2013: The Year of the Album-Release Stunt

At the beginning of 2013, Daft Punk had been silent, aside from one middling Disney soundtrack, for six years. In human or robot years, that's a …

Flashback: Temple of the Dog Hold Another 'Hunger Strike'

Pearl Jam's 20th anniversary concerts at Wisconsin's Alpine Valley in 2011 featured guest appearances by Liam Finn, Dhani Harrison, John Doe, Julian …

Chris Cornell

That DUI Coma Prank Is Probably Fake

Real elaborate prank videos are the best, but this one had really horrible improv and some lazy choices on the part of the filmmakers that made us pretty skeptical. Here's a seven-part dissection.<p>By now you've seen what Buzzfeed is calling "the most elaborate prank-with-a-message of the year": Tom …

We Spoke to Larry Flynt About the Execution of the Man Who Shot Him

Larry Flynt has been in the press lately for something a bit more grim than freedom of speech or porn. The 71-year-old media tycoon has been speaking out about the death penalty in America and his opposition to it; the impetus was the scheduled...<p><i>Larry Flynt. Photo via</i><p>Larry Flynt has been in the …

Penguin Classics: why are they publishing Morrissey's autobiography?

<b>Age:</b> 67.<p><b>That's not very classic.</b> That's when the imprint started. The first book they published was older.<p><b>How much older?</b> Several thousand years. It was Homer's Odyssey, translated by EV Rieu.<p><b>A high-minded enterprise.</b> Indeed. Rieu became editor of the series and oversaw the first 160 classic texts, …

That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore

It might be dishonest, or maybe just incomplete, to write about the Smiths in anything other than the first person. Music fans who care about the …

Student hacks Raspberry Pi to run college bar

A student at the University of Oxford has modified a<p>Raspberry Pi to alleviate the workload at his college bar.<p>Johan Paulsson, who's studying for a …