Live Nation cops to working with a Metallica "ticketing consultant" to sell directly to resellers

There are few places on this planet that play better host to the glorious harmony between fandom, capitalism, and pure, unmitigated greed than the world of concert tickets, rife as it is with ticket resellers, middlemen, and all flavors of juicy, juicy fees. Live Nation, one of the biggest ticket sellers on the…

The Boys has already been renewed for a second season of superhero-murdering fun

We’re still a week out from the arrival of Amazon’s The Boys, the show that dared to ask “What if superheroes were assholes, and what if Karl Urban really liked to murder them?” But the streaming service/retail giant/exactly the sort of megaconglomerate that would crap out these kinds of amoral superhumans, now that…

Jameela Jamil's new game show feels kind of like scrolling through the world's crappiest Twitter feed

Suggesting something designed for people whose daily Twitter dives are way less automatically traumatic than ours, TBS released a trailer for its new game show The Misery Index tonight, inviting us all to contemplate the worst shit imaginable (that isn’t modern-day American politics). Hosted by The Good Place’s…

Quentin Tarantino says that, actually, "Pulp Fiction in space" is exactly what his Star Trek movie will be

It’s beginning—against all odds—to seem increasingly possible that Quentin Tarantino might actually soon be making an in-canon, certified, R-rated Star Trek movie, complete with, like, phasers and shit. And while certain folks more intimately connected with the franchise (namely Simon Pegg, who both stars in, and…

This tease for Raphael Bob-Waksberg and Kate Purdy's new series Undone is a harrowing little slice of time

Of all the less “obviously blockbuster” shows debuting to the world at Comic-Con this weekend, few have been as intriguing as Undone, Amazon’s new series from BoJack Horseman creator Raphael Bob-Waksberg and long-time BH producer Kate Purdy. Starring Rosa Salazar—who, between this and Alita, is apparently the new…

On second thought, maybe the Game Of Thrones showrunners won't be at Comic-Con this week

Although HBO’s blockbuster Game Of Thrones ended earlier this year—you may have heard about it on one of your favorite petition sites—that didn’t stop the series from carving out a choice piece of real estate at San Diego Comic-Con this year, announcing a short while ago that it’d be performing a sort of victory lap…

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