This April Fools’ Day, Funny or Die rolled out the perfect solution for those of us who just don’t have the time—or the attention span—for six-second videos anymore. Meet Dips, a platform that gives users exactly 1.5 seconds of pure artistic freedom. Introduced by Boyhood director Richard Linklater and Shark Tank investor Mark Cuban, Dips has already amassed a host of famous devotees: Celebrities from Ringo Starr to Snoop Dogg have contributed to the site’s day in the sun.Read Full Story
On the Twentieth Century, a lesser-revived Comden, Coleman & Green musical about a manic train journey from Chicago to New York City, opened in mid-March to the kind of reviews that almost guarantee Tony Awards conversation—particularly surrounding its leading lady, Kristin Chenoweth.
But it’s not just Cheno and co-star Peter Gallagher who make Twentieth Century tick. They keep the show chugging along like a luxury locomotive with the help of two other Broadway icons: set designer David Rockwell and costumer William Ivey Long.Read Full Story
It’s April Fools’ Day, which means—much to John Oliver’s chagrin—that the internet is full of pranks (and even more untrustworthy than usual).
We’ll be gathering the best pranks we find online today, ranging from Google’s simple-but-jarring backwards text to IGN’s fake Back to the Future and Fast & Furious trailer. Check back throughout the day for updates.Read Full Story
Pac-Man is already such a worldwide phenomenon, but now one of the most famous video games of all time is available to play on every computer through Google Maps.Read Full Story
Fans of American Idol may recognize Lil’ Sweet, the zazzy little—very little—star of Diet Dr. Pepper’s new campaign, as season 1 runner-up Justin Guarini. But how did it all happen?
Guarini called up EW to tell the story.Read Full Story
Batman fans may have to wait a little longer for Batman: Arkham Knight after the game’s recent delay, but Sony is making the wait worth it for those who were also looking to pick up a PlayStation 4.Read Full Story
Netflix has a new (fake) competitor: New Zealand’s Nitflux, which has all of about 10 choices of movies and TV to stream.Read Full Story
Some people wake up to iPhone alarms, others to the sun. But the guests at Panama City Beach’s Holiday Inn wake up to something much more joyful: The Lion King’s “The Circle of Life.”
The Florida hotel blasts “The Circle of Life” every morning at 11 a.m. during spring break, according to People, to revive hungover college students after a night of partying. Watch the routine below.Read Full Story
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