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The 10 best one-hit-wonder musical acts

Though one-hit wonders are becoming less and less common as the years go on for a variety of reasons, there are still a lot of them. Many bands or artists are relatively unknown until they release a single that becomes a massive mainstream hit—but some fail to capitalize on their momentum and disappear from the public eye almost as soon as they break into it. Not that this is necessarily a bad thing. “One-hit wonder”...

This Oct. 16, 2012 photo shows author J.K. Rowling at an appearance to promote her latest book "The Casual Vacancy," at The David H. Koch Theater in New York. Rowling, the popular author of the "Harry Potter" series, spoke for just over an hour before a capacity crowd in her sole U.S. public appearance to promote her first novel for grownups.  (Photo by Dan Hallman/Invision/AP)

J.K. Rowling announces Harry Potter theater production

J.K. Rowling has announced a new theatrical production that will continue to tell the story of the world’s most beloved boy wizard, Harry Potter. According to CNN, J.K. Rowling and fellow writer Jack Thorne are working with director John Tiffany to bring us “Harry potter and the Cursed Child”. According to the Verge, Rowling explained that this play is not a prequel. She further went to explain the theater was “the only proper medium for...

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The Jurassic Park theme slowed down 1000 times is trippy and beautiful

Jurassic World has been a homerun slam in the box office ever since it released in theaters this month. According to Box Office Mojo, the movie has made over $278 million at the box office as of June 17th. It's on track to dethrone current box office leader, Avengers: Age of Ultron, which is currently sitting at $446 million dollars. 2015 is a big year for blockbuster films, and viewers are reaping in the benefits. Sequels...

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This pizza box doubles as a projector

Grabbing pizza and a movie has gotten a whole heck of a lot easier thanks to Pizza Hut’s new box, which lets you turn a cardboard pizza box into an actual working movie projector powered by your mobile device. This wondrous new invention, which the folks at Business Insider have the temerity to refer to as a “marketing stunt,” is called the Blockbuster Box and it was designed by the folks at Ogilvy Hong Kong....

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Teletubbies relaunch includes touch-screen tummies

I absolutely loved the Teletubbies when I was growing up. I never understood what kind of creatures they were or why they lived inside a hill, but none of that really mattered. They were captivating. I never questioned why the sun contained a creepy baby nor do I remember exactly what the Teletubbies did all day. I just remember loving every single minute of the show. On a side note, the Teletubbies have not graced the airwaves for...

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Visit every Game of Thrones location with this map

AVAST! THERE BE SPOILERS AHEAD. Ah, Game of Thrones. The cream of the crop. One of the best shows ever created. Who can forget the beautiful scenery? Have you ever wanted to visit Winterfell or sail under the Titan of Braavos? It’s any fan’s wet dream. Well, now you can see every filming location ever on one handy map. A travel company in Morocco has made a map of every filming location on GOT, and we’re geekin’ out....

Magazines losing battle for eyeballs

Magazines losing battle for eyeballs

The cast of the forthcoming “Star Wars” film is on the cover of the June issue of Vanity Fair, but chances are you won’t pick up a copy the next time you’re standing in line at the supermarket. Why would you, when a thousand free pictures of Chewbacca are readily available in your Facebook news feed?… (more…)

Netflix site redesign makes binge watching smoother than ever

Netflix site redesign makes binge watching smoother than ever

After four years of inertia, Netflix is about to launch a new website. The new Netflix web site should be immersive, streamlined, and simple. Most importantly, the Netflix redesign promises to make the viewing selection experience at least as simple and carefree as the viewing experience itself. A major grievance with Netflix is an overload of… (more…)

Transformers prequel set on Cybertron could be in the works

Transformers prequel set on Cybertron could be in the works

Paramount’s Transformers writing room has gotten bigger: Ant-Man writers Andrew Barrer and Gabriel Ferrari have been added to the creative crew being assembled by Oscar-winning screenwriter Akiva Goldsman (A Beautiful Mind). Barrer and Ferrari join The Walking Dead‘s creator Robert Kirkman, Iron Man writers Art Marcum and Matt Holloway, Pacific Rim 2 and Incredible Hulk’s Zak… (more…)

15 must-see events at BookCon 2015

15 must-see events at BookCon 2015

BookCon, an event that describes itself as the place “where storytelling and pop culture collide,” is taking over Manhattan’s Javits Center for the second year in a row, on May 30-31. Organized by ReedPop, the group behind New York Comic Con, and affiliated with BookExpo America, the largest publishing event in North America (also taking place… (more…)