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I Want To Believe: New "X-Files" Promo Footage Has Surfaced

I Want To Believe: New
You better believe it, because Fox just dropped the promo for their much-anticipated "201 Days of X-Files" marathon -- and best of all, it includes new footage of Mulder and Scully at the end (bursting through a darkened doorway, of course).  Okay, so...… Read Full Story

Best Coast Gives Us a Fitspo Flick in Their New "Feeling Ok" Video

Best Coast, unnamed ambassadors of California, just dropped their music video for "Feeling Ok" earlier today -- and it's quite the fitspo flick. Their latest off of their California Nights LP, it's honestly less of a music video and more... Read Full Story

Women Are Protesting Instagram Censorship with Male Nipples

This one was reported again. So here it is with two MALE NIPPLES stickers that I put on to cover my illegal FEMALE NIPPLES! So now you can't say shit, this is so fucking wrong and this is not... Read Full Story

Someone Wrote the Plot of The Room as An Advice Column Question, Here is More of That

An unsung genius has managed to wring even more humor out of The Room, the terribly made, probably-not-a-joke-but-maybe cult film that has been drained of most of its ongoing capacity to induce laughter by years and years of strip-mining. But... Read Full Story
tv The Bachelorette Episode 9: And You Shall Know Her by the Trail of Her Shame

The Bachelorette Episode 9: And You Shall Know Her by the Trail of Her Shame

Imagine my utter lack of surprise when the preamble for this episode taunted (insulted? lured?) us with "the confession you've all been waiting for." Yes, a confession! I guess "the moment you've all been waiting for" falls a little... Read Full Story

New Order Will Have Elly Jackson, Brandon Flowers and Iggy Pop on New Album

In 1980, New Order arose from the ashes of Joy Division, only to later break up, reunite, break up, and reunite yet again. And although founding bassist Peter Hook has severed his ties to the group, they will still... Read Full Story

Bieber's Butt, Let Us Help You #BreaktheInternet

Look A photo posted by Justin Bieber (@justinbieber) on Jul 6, 2015 at 7:38pm PDT In the words of Tina Belcher, "uhhhhhhhh." Because the Great Biebs Thirst Trap is alive and well, as evidenced by the 1 million+ likes... Read Full Story

Twitter Genius Ezra Koenig is Hosting His Own Beats 1 Radio Show

Twitter genius/part-time philosobro Ezra Koenig is officially on the Apple payroll as their brand new Beats 1 DJ. After all, is there anyone else you'd rather hear talk in circles on air?Popularly known as the frontman of Vampire Weekend, Koenig... Read Full Story

She Just Tore It Up: 5 Women Ruling the Electronic Music World

photo by Nathan Damour Now that summer is upon us, hordes of electronic-music fanatics are heading to fields, deserts, beaches and cities for weekends of sensory overload at festivals around the world. The bass will rattle their bones and... Read Full Story

Watch Mac DeMarco and Shamir Interview Each Other, Play Jenga

Mac DeMarco and Paper Beautiful Person Shamir Bailey, are both on the way up musically (for one, both are performing next weekend at the Pitchfork Music Festival). Today, Complex released a video in which these rising stars and friends interview... Read Full Story