Mad Max

Sylvan Esso Search For Snacks In The Apocalyptic ‘PARAD(w/m)E’ Video

While 2017 was a banner year for Durham duo Sylvan Esso, including a Grammy nomination for Best Electronic Album for last year’s <i>What Now</i>, 2018 looks to build on that success. The pair has already announced a massive tour that will see them headlining the biggest venue of their career, which was …

GOP Leaders Tell Fiscal Hawks To Fly Away, No Budget This Year

There's no mystery why fewer and fewer of us trust the federal government. With every passing day, its leaders reveal themselves as so thoroughly …

Barack Obama

2018 SAG Awards predictions: ‘Dunkirk’ and ‘Wonder Woman’ stunt ensembles enter the batllefield

The SAG Awards have been honoring the best ensemble casts in film and television for the last 23 years, and for the last 10 years they’ve also been …

Entertainment

Movie Review - Maze Runner: The Death Cure (2018)

<b>Maze Runner: The Death Cure</b>, 2018.<p>Directed by Wes Ball.<br>Starring Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Aidan Gillen, Will Poulter, Rosa Salazar, Thomas …

Movies

Commentary: Government ‘shutdown’ is likely — and I couldn’t be happier

Congress and the White House are currently negotiating a potential deal to keep the government funded, but in recent weeks, talks have not gone well — largely because of disputes centering on border security and other immigration reforms — leaving open the possibility of a future government …

Conservative View

Millie Bobby Brown's Take on Shaving Her Head for 'Stranger Things' Is Incredibly Empowering

For most of us, a new job might mean a new wardrobe and first-day haircut; however, actors are often signing on for much bigger changes. Case in point: Millie Bobby Brown, who plays <i>Stranger Things</i>' Eleven. Back on the first season of the show, she introduced herself to the audience with a totally …

Millie Bobby Brown

Five Scrambler Tires We Love And Two We’re Itching To Try

Scramblers are difficult to discuss because they can mean many things to different people. Some buy them (or say they do) because they want something …

Mountains

The details keep coming. Josh Dawsey, Robert Costa and Ashley Parker of The Washington Post take us Inside the tense, profane White House meeting on immigration. Costa teases via tweet, “Last Thursday, as the news from the immigration meeting exploded, many senior WH aides headed to Cafe Milano to toast Dina Powell. And President Trump was telling friends he thought ...

The details keep coming. Josh Dawsey, Robert Costa and Ashley Parker of <b>The Washington Post</b> take us Inside the tense, profane White House meeting on …

Dina Powell

Oscars 2018 Comes Down to What Male Voters Are Thinking in the Year of #TimesUp

As the ballots are being counted, we assess where the Best Picture race is heading.<p>There is no monolithic pool of Oscar voters. There are more of …

Entertainment

Nowhere Prophet is a post-apocalyptic trip with a soul

A large dog-like creature had been sniffing around our camp while we slept. The road hadn’t been kind to us and our food supplies were running low. …

PC Gaming

Cape Town Is 90 Days Away From Running Out of Water

After three years of unprecedented drought, the South African city of Cape Town has less than 90 days worth of water in its reservoirs, putting it on …

News

Where the Shrakh are the ‘Middle-earth’ Nemesis System Rip-Offs?

In September 2014, Warner Bros released yet another licensed <i>Lord of the Rings</i> game. <i>Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor</i> was a fun romp through Tolkien’s …

RPGs

Abbey Lee on career moves and how modelling prepared her for the acting world

Model-cum-actress Abbey Lee touched down in Victoria for the 2018 Portsea Polo over the weekend as a special guest of Stella Artois and gave <i>Vogue</i> a …

Golden Globes

Sexy, strong and sixty-something - meet Dawson City's newest lady wrestlers

<i>This documentary deals frankly with sexuality and bodily functions. It also contains strong language. The original version is above; below is a</i> …

Yukon Territory

I have something to say about every frame of the new Taylor Swift video

Imagine it’s a Star Wars trailer and buckle up<p>The weird world of Taylor Swift is as fascinating as any science fiction universe. In fact, possessing her level of money and fame and unwillingness to self-edit is not even precisely <i>imaginable</i> to people who are not Taylor Swift, and so her lived …

Taylor Swift

10 Weird Things Stored in Giant Vaults

The world is full of valuable objects, objects their owners want to squirrel away and hide from the world lest they be stolen by ninjas, handsome men …

Taraji P. Henson has incredible star power. Why didn’t Sony promote ‘Proud Mary’?

Last summer, I watched with bright eyes as Taraji P. Henson struts down a hallway as an assassin in a trailer for the action flick, “Proud Mary<i>.”</i> …

Movies

Lolawolf - Baby I'm Dyin'

It's been too long since the last full-length Lolawolf album (2014) and still too long to wait for the next one (reportedly, sometime within the next …

Indie Music

Britannia: will Jez Butterworth’s epic new show plug the gap left by Game of Thrones?

What it lacks in sibling sex and skeleton armies Britannia makes up for in plain weirdness with savagery, superstition and strange visions abound<p>Coast of Gaul, AD43. Roman commander and all-round hard bastard Aulus Plautius (David Morrissey) surveys his prisoners, an animal carcass draped …

Game of Thrones

PlayStation 4 Console Exclusives For 2018, What's There To Look Forward To?

Console exclusives are one of the major reasons to own any particular console over another. With that said, what does the PS4 bring to the table in …

Norman Reedus

How Did I Not Hear of This Before Now?

Where are my boxcutter blades? Get me some cardboard!What if you took a bunch of cardboard and glue, and then built stuff, and destroyed it? That’s …

Custom Cars Dazzle at Tokyo’s Ride-Pimping Extravaganza

It’s Japan’s biggest custom-car show. The Tokyo Auto Salon has hundreds of exhibitors—from automotive titans like Toyota and Mercedes to tire makers, …

Trucks

An Old Nemesis Revealed as Old Man Hawkeye's True Villain

<i>WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Old Man Hawkeye #1 by Ethan Sacks and Marco Checchetto, in stores now.</i><p>The original Old Man Logan …

Comics

The Detroit auto show’s most memorable concepts

Crossovers, SUVs and pickup trucks will reign supreme at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, which opens its doors next week …

Autos (Canada)

UNDERCOVER & The Soloist’s Joint Show at Pitti Uomo Was a Fashion Lover’s Dream

For fans of fashion as cultural expression, yesterday’s back-to-back shows by UNDERCOVER and The Soloist at Pitti Uomo in Florence was a treat on all …

Debut Author Rebecca Roanhorse Answers 5 Questions About Her Apocalyptic Native American Fantasy Trail of Lightning

Rebecca Roanhorse wanted to read a fantasy novel in which the heroes and gods were of North American Indigenous origin, but she couldn’t find one—so …

Indigenous Peoples

10 Australian Sci-Fi Movies You Need To Watch

When someone says "Australian science fiction movie," thoughts immediately and inevitably turn to <i>Mad Max</i> - if not George Miller's insanely …

Technology (Australia)

Best Looks: Zoë Kravitz

Alexander Wang

Disaster movies are much too pessimistic about the future of humanity

In 2017, the world was rocked by natural disasters. Hurricanes devastated Puerto Rico and much of the Caribbean, along with Texas and Florida. A powerful earthquake in Mexico left hundreds dead. And severe floods killed more than 1,000 people in South Asia this summer alone.<p>How are we to make sense …

Ambivalent

Peter Carey’s latest novel is a merciless excavation of Australian history

A Long Way Home relentlessly skewers the government’s racial policies towards half-caste Aborigines<p>More than 25 years ago, Peter Carey co-wrote one of the most audacious road movies ever made, Wim Wenders’s <i>Until the End of the World</i>, which circles the globe before concluding with a long interlude …