The Nightly Show With Larry Wilmore [Review]

Tonightly, we’re going to take a look at Comedy Central’s new post-Daily Show programming: The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. The Nightly Show is still a work in progress, but host Larry Wilmore’s already proven he’s worthy of his time slot, weeknights at 11:30, following The Read More …

The Imitation Game is Truly Sincere [Review]

There’s no shortage of films that promise to speak for the bullied, the outcasts, and/or the unusual. The Imitation Game lives up to that promise with the compelling true story of Alan Turing, a man so computer-like that he essentially invented what we call computers today. The Read More …

Noirvember Volume 3: Fame, Pulp & The End of An Era

There’s never been a better excuse to watch as many noir films as humanly possible than the cinephile community’s current favorite portmanteau. Deadshirt has decided to throw in with a month of essays highlighting some of our favorite works in the pantheon for Noirvember… The Read More …

Yusuf Islam’s Tell ‘Em I’m Gone Shows You Can Teach an Old Cat New Tricks [Review]

Ever since Yusuf Islam returned to the pop music scene in 2006, his music has contained a sense of freedom that wasn’t present back when he recorded under the name Cat Stevens. He’s no longer writing songs questioning his place in life or his spirituality. Read More …

Talk Show Graveyard: The Jon Stewart Show

Twenty-one years ago this week, on October 25th, 1993, MTV launched a little something called The Jon Stewart Show. Yes, that very same Jon Stewart. He’s been the host of The Daily Show so long it’s hard to picture the mediascape without it at this point, but Read More …

Radiohead Drummer Philip Selway’s Solo Effort Weatherhouse is a Little Familiar [Review]

Hey, drummers can have side projects, too. Members of Radiohead have to have something to do while waiting for Thom Yorke’s alien overlords beam him. While Jonny Greenwood has made bank doing film soundtracks and Yorke is busy with Atoms For Peace, drummer Philip Selway Read More …

Professor Layton vs. Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney is a Charming Addition to Both Franchises [Review]

Crossover games outside the fighting genre are a rarity these days, so when a crossover between two of the more cerebral franchises out there–Professor Layton and Ace Attorney–was announced in 2012, it turned a few heads, especially given that the Venn diagram between their two Read More …

The League: Still Witty, Still Lowbrow, Still Scoring [Review]

Imagine for a second that you didn’t read the title of this article. Imagine for a second I described a show where the season premiere featured a character with AIDS dying after getting hit by a car. Sounds like some kind of demented drama? Nope, Read More …

Angry Video Game Nerd: The Movie is an Actual Movie [Review]

Well before every dingus with a webcam had a “web series” where they reviewed things as a character, there was the Angry Video Game Nerd. To this day, the Nerd (James Rolfe) is one of the more consistent personalities on the internet, and one of Read More …