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Jan 16, 2015TV
20 Best Budweiser and Bud Light Super Bowl Commercials [VIDEOS]

20 Best Budweiser and Bud Light Super Bowl Commercials [VIDEOS]

Just as the Super Bowl has become a de facto American holiday, Budweiser and Bud Light have become the de...

Jan 14, 2015TV
Super Bowl Commercials: Top 20 Best Ads Of All Time

Super Bowl Commercials: Top 20 Best Ads Of All Time

Super Bowl Sunday is often one occasion when we wish we could fast forward to the commercials. That depends on...

Jan 9, 2015Movies
Golden Globes 2015: Best Movies to Watch

Golden Globes 2015: Best Movies to Watch

Okay, it’s Friday. The 2015 Golden Globes air on Sunday night at 8 PM on NBC. Tina Fey and Amy...

Jan 5, 2015Culture
13 Reasons Why the Week Won’t Suck: Jan 5-8

13 Reasons Why the Week Won’t Suck: Jan 5-8

It’s a quiet week in terms of school still being out, the NFL still being off, and the weather in...

Jan 2, 2015Culture
12 Reasons Why the Weekend Won’t Suck: January 2 — 4

12 Reasons Why the Weekend Won’t Suck: January 2 — 4

Out with the old, in with the new—but gently, we’re also still recovering from drinking in the New Year. Even...

Dec 31, 2014Music
14 Songs That Made Us Happier Than ‘Happy’ in 2014 [VIDEOS]

14 Songs That Made Us Happier Than ‘Happy’ in 2014 [VIDEOS]

In case you couldn’t figure it out for yourself, Pharrell Williams’ “Happy”–the drool-along theme to Despicable Me 2–was the most-played...

Dec 29, 2014Culture
12 Reasons Why the Week Won’t Suck: December 29th — January 1st

12 Reasons Why the Week Won’t Suck: December 29th — January 1st

Well, it’s out with 2014 and in with another semester-of-life ahead this week. Wednesday night, of course, packs the most...

Dec 24, 2014Music
Heavy Metal Christmas Carols: 15 Headbangin’ Holiday Hits [VIDEOS]

Heavy Metal Christmas Carols: 15 Headbangin’ Holiday Hits [VIDEOS]

Being born of Black Sabbath, heavy metal often boasts about being the devil’s music. However, the seductive power of Christmastime ...

Dec 23, 2014Funny
5 ‘Star Wars’ Christmas Fails [VIDEOS]

5 ‘Star Wars’ Christmas Fails [VIDEOS]

Although famously set “a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away,” the unmistakably earthbound phenomenon of Christmas came...

Dec 22, 2014Culture
12 Reasons Why the Week Won’t Suck: December 21 – 24

12 Reasons Why the Week Won’t Suck: December 21 – 24

Just in case you hadn’t noticed, the holiday-di-tutti-holidays looms immediately upon us. Yes, Christmas is here–and that’s good and bad...

Dec 22, 2014Music
KISS Rocker Paul Stanley Made A Lost Folger’s Commercial That Must Be Seen [VIDEO]

KISS Rocker Paul Stanley Made A Lost Folger’s Commercial That Must Be Seen [VIDEO]

Superstar rocker Paul Stanley is best known as the lead singer, rhythm guitarist, and anti-laser-pointer activist of KISS. Back in...

Dec 21, 2014Movies
Sony Cancels ‘The Interview,’ Internet Responds With Fine Sony Mockery [PICS]

Sony Cancels ‘The Interview,’ Internet Responds With Fine Sony Mockery [PICS]

After being hacked and threatened by the despotic nation of North Korea, Sony Pictures canceled its huge Christmas release comedy...

Dec 21, 2014Funny
‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Turns 68: Watch 5 Classic Parodies [VIDEOS]

‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ Turns 68: Watch 5 Classic Parodies [VIDEOS]

It’s a Wonderful Life debuted in theaters 68 years ago today on December 21, 1946, and it somewhat famously flopped...

Dec 20, 2014Culture
It’s National Sangria Day: Recipes for Drinking Down Some Fruit [VIDEO]

It’s National Sangria Day: Recipes for Drinking Down Some Fruit [VIDEO]

Happy National Sangria Day–the annual occasion to honor the fruity alcoholic concoction the name of which means, in Spanish and...

Dec 19, 2014Culture
12 Reasons Why the Weekend Won’t Suck: December 19 — 22

12 Reasons Why the Weekend Won’t Suck: December 19 — 22

Welcome to the last actual weekend of 201–barring any interference to the calendar by from North Korean hackers. We know...

Dec 17, 2014TV
‘Olive the Other Reindeer’ Debuted 15 Years Ago — See What Christmas ’99 Felt Like [VIDEO]

‘Olive the Other Reindeer’ Debuted 15 Years Ago — See What Christmas ’99 Felt Like [VIDEO]

Fox debuted the Christmas TV cartoon Olive the Other Reindeer on December 17, 1999. Whether you remember the special first...

Dec 15, 2014Culture
14 Reasons Why the Week Won’t Suck [December 15 — 18]

14 Reasons Why the Week Won’t Suck [December 15 — 18]

As the cold grip of final exams tries to squash any fun out of these last days before winter break,...

Dec 15, 2014Movies
5 Christmas Movie Sequels That Went Straight to Cable [VIDEOS]

5 Christmas Movie Sequels That Went Straight to Cable [VIDEOS]

There were some reports last year about a planned  big-screen sequel to the Christmas classic It’s a Wonderful Life. Then...

Dec 14, 2014Movies
“Dune” Turns 30: Celebrate David Lynch’s Surreal Space Epic

“Dune” Turns 30: Celebrate David Lynch’s Surreal Space Epic

The massive science 1965 fiction novel Dune by Frank Herbert represented a huge leap forward in fantasy literature and a...

Dec 13, 2014Culture
5 Holiday Ice Cream Cocktails for Ice Cream Day

5 Holiday Ice Cream Cocktails for Ice Cream Day

A date in mid-December seem an odd timefor the official Ice Cream Day–but we prefer it to the other official...

Dec 12, 2014Culture
13 Reasons Why the Weekend Won’t Suck (Dec 12-14)

13 Reasons Why the Weekend Won’t Suck (Dec 12-14)

Christmas looms in less than two weeks and Hannukah will be here come Tuesday. As a result, expect your campus...

Dec 11, 2014Sports
20 Things You Didn’t Know About 20 Heisman Trophy Winners

20 Things You Didn’t Know About 20 Heisman Trophy Winners

The Heisman Trophy is 25 pounds of cast bronze rendered to look like a charging football player. Every December, a...

Dec 8, 2014Culture
14 Reasons Why this Week Won’t Suck: December 8 – 11

14 Reasons Why this Week Won’t Suck: December 8 – 11

Whether snow’s already piling up on your campus or Santa decorations are hanging from sunbaked palm trees over the quad,...

Dec 7, 2014TV
“Eaten Alive” Airs Tonight on Discovery; Make Sure It’s the Right One [VIDEOS]

“Eaten Alive” Airs Tonight on Discovery; Make Sure It’s the Right One [VIDEOS]

Tonight at 9pm Discovery debuts Eaten Alive, a one-hour special in which “naturalist” Paul Rosolie reportedly gets swallowed whole by...

Dec 7, 2014TV
“Frosty the Snowman” Turns 45 — Meet the Dirty Comic Who Brought Him to Life [VIDEO]

“Frosty the Snowman” Turns 45 — Meet the Dirty Comic Who Brought Him to Life [VIDEO]

Animation studio Rankin-Bass won the Christmas TV Special Universe with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer in 1964. Then the company skipped...

Dec 7, 2014News
Today Is Pearl Harbor Day — Remember It With ‘Team America’ [VIDEO]

Today Is Pearl Harbor Day — Remember It With ‘Team America’ [VIDEO]

“December 7, 1941—a date which will live in infamy—the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan..."

Dec 5, 2014Culture
12 Reasons Why the Weekend Won’t Suck: December 5 – 7

12 Reasons Why the Weekend Won’t Suck: December 5 – 7

There’s no denying that the holidays are happening on campus and everywhere else. This weekend should bring the year’s first...

Dec 5, 2014Movies
‘Beverly Hills Cop’ is 30 Years Old (So’s ‘Axel F’) [VIDEO]

‘Beverly Hills Cop’ is 30 Years Old (So’s ‘Axel F’) [VIDEO]

Beverly Hills Cop hit theaters on December 5, 1984–which means this is also the 30th anniversary of Eddie Murphy going...

Nov 28, 2014Culture
12 Reasons Why the Weekend Won’t Suck [November 21 — 23]

12 Reasons Why the Weekend Won’t Suck [November 21 — 23]

It’s time to come on out of your Thanksgiving food coma.AA long weekend awaits us that’s loaded with fun ways...

Nov 26, 2014Stuff
Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade: The Top 10 Weirdest Retired Balloons

Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade: The Top 10 Weirdest Retired Balloons

The 88th annual Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, beloved the world over for its massive balloons of popular toys and children’s...

Nov 26, 2014Music
Tribal Rhythms! Top 10 Native American Rock Songs for Thanksgiving

Tribal Rhythms! Top 10 Native American Rock Songs for Thanksgiving

Centuries before rock-and-roll, America’s fiercely courageous indigenous peoples faced up to foreign invaders and genocidal oppression with pounding drums, battle...

Nov 24, 2014Culture
14 Reasons Why the Week Won’t Suck

14 Reasons Why the Week Won’t Suck

It’s Thanksgiving week. That means a couple of days of classes (if you don’t blow them off), heading home for...

Nov 23, 2014TV
51 Years of Watching ‘Doctor Who’ — And Doctor Who Tattoos To Watch For [GALLERY]

51 Years of Watching ‘Doctor Who’ — And Doctor Who Tattoos To Watch For [GALLERY]

The (eternally?) ongoing science-fiction powerhouse TV series Doctor Who made its BBC debut on November 23, 1963, and planet Earth...

Nov 22, 2014Movies
‘Back to the Future II’ Turns 25 Years Old: Is It Finally Hoverboard Time? [VIDEOS]

‘Back to the Future II’ Turns 25 Years Old: Is It Finally Hoverboard Time? [VIDEOS]

Back to the Future Part II opened twenty-five years ago today, on November 22, 1989. So come on, everybody, toss...

Nov 21, 2014Culture
16 Reasons Why the Weekend Won’t Suck

16 Reasons Why the Weekend Won’t Suck

It’s not Thanksgiving. It’s not Christmas. It’s not Hannukah. It’s not Kwanza. It’s not even Festivus. What the weekend upon...

Nov 21, 2014Sports
20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Greatest College Football Rivalries

20 Things You Didn’t Know About the Greatest College Football Rivalries

College football is all fun and games, right? Yes, because directing blood-boiling rage at your school’s enemy institution is all...