Category Archives: Entertainment

Blood Orange wrote a moving song in response to the Charleston shooting

“I have nothing left to give when you don’t notice what is wrong,” Hynes sings. “Charleston left me broken down, but it’s just another day to you.” The song also features two spoken interludes. Talwst, a visual artist from Toronto, speaks on the track about his own experiences being racially profiled: “I understand what you’re […]

Musicians around the world pay tribute to the Grateful Dead’s ‘Ripple’ in new video

On the day when the Grateful Dead plays its final concert in Chicago, an organization called Playing for Change released a heartwarming video of musicians around the world performing “Ripple,” which was written by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter, and first released in 1970 Playing for Change bills itself as a “multimedia movement created to […]

Discovery wants science lovers to dip their toes back into the waters of Shark Week

In past years, however, discussion about Shark Week took a turn for the negative, as scientists, conservationists and the public showed displeasure with Discovery’s programming, which they said emphasized shock value over education. Yes, we’re looking at you Megalodon. But the network hopes this year marks a changing of the tide, as it moves Shark […]

How to recreate your childhood game library with the Internet Archive

Fortunately, advances in both online curation have created an easy path for revisiting old games that you might have thought were too old. Welcome to the Archive When you’re looking to dive into gaming’s yesteryear, your first stop should be the Internet Archive. This non-profit is a library of free culture, including everything from books […]

Bernard Tomic dumped from Aussie tennis team after ‘unacceptable’ rant

He also went after retired tennis great Pat Rafter, Tennis Australia’s new director of performance, saying he was incompetentAccording to the Herald Sun, Tomic said his dispute with Rafter had gotten so bad he was made to pay for things like court hire and balls. Read more… More about Tennis, Australia, Entertainment, Sports, and Bernard […]

First look at ‘Minecraft: Story Mode': It’s an epic, star-studded adventure

Patton Oswalt is setting out on a Minecraft adventure. The actor leads a star-studded cast in Minecraft: Story Mode, a five-part series from The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones developer Telltale Games. Oswalt is joined by Brian Posehn (Mr. Show), Ashley Johnson (The Last of Us), Scott Porter (Friday Night Lights), Martha Plimpton (The Goonies), Dave Fennoy (Telltale’s […]

Lil Wayne unleashes ‘Free Weezy Album’ for Fourth of July weekend

The album features guests spots from Wiz Khalifa, Jake Troth, HoodyBaby, Cory Gunz, CAPO, Junior Red, Bibi Bourelly, Euro and Young Jeezy. WHOA! Lil Wayne just released #FWA (Free Weezy Album) on Tidal. Give it a spin here: — Brian A. Hernandez (@BAHjournalist) July 4, 2015 Read more… More about Music, Entertainment, Celebrities, […]

Watch the Summerfest music festival live stream: You can pick from 4 stages

Summerfest, touted as ” the world’s largest music festival,” continues Friday, and you don’t need to be in Milwaukee to watch the barrage of bands and solo artists perform. Starting Friday at 8 p.m. CT and lasting until Sunday at midnight, you can watch the action on four stages (full schedules below), including sets from […]

10 groovy surprises the Grateful Dead could pull off at ‘Fare Thee Well’

CHICAGO — Every Grateful Dead tour had something new. Trey Anastasio, the undisputed right guy for this job, is an obvious one here But there’s so much more that could happen. With the Phish guitarist standing in for Jerry Garcia, the boys have quietly reassumed their trusty moniker the Grateful Dead, worked out the kinks […]