Disney is complaining about overzealous copyright holders, which is pretty fucking rich

Today, in “the all-consuming black hole calling the kettle black” news, Disney—a company that will sue you if you take a crap that looks a little too much like Donald Duck—is decrying overzealous copyright protection on the part of another entity. Specifically, the company is arguing that the estate of Michael Jackson…

Black Panther's Rachel Morrison reminds us pregnancy is not some magical impediment to making awesome films

If we had to sit here and list all the ways, subtle and overt, that the working world is systemically titled against women, we’d be here all day. (But just to do a dab of due diligence: Unequal pay, sexual harassment, constantly getting talked over, double standards…It’s an unpleasantly unceasing list.) One of the…

Someone built a robot to find Waldo, sparing humanity thousands of hours of fruitless searching

Oh, Waldo. You bobble-hatted, cane-wielding, candy-cane-looking fuck. How you’ve taunted us across the years, with your smug little smile, your adventurous spirit, your ability to blend into overcrowded settings despite the fact that you dress like Santa Claus’ nerdy little nephew. How far have you set humanity back,…

Pornhub awards Kanye a lifetime membership, so he can really focus some attention on himself

Kanye West went on Jimmy Kimmel Live! last night, talking about all the things you’d expect a mercurial superstar to chat about on national TV: His wife, his work, his politics, his preferred masturbation habits. That last one came up when West responded to a question from Kimmel about his attitudes toward women in…

Mark Wahlberg's pretty excited that crappy movies have a chance to win an Oscar now, too

Look, we all know that the Oscars aren’t necessarily a metric of “great” or even “good” movies. (Looking at you, Crash.) But still, we all sort of generally accept that an Academy Award nomination is some sort of baseline hallmark of quality, right? Which might explain why so many people were annoyed by the Academy’s

Amazon’s Ordeal By Innocence is a gloriously trashy take on an Agatha Christie classic

For all her gifts as a master of the modern detective novel, Agatha Christie was never terribly comfortable with the insides of the human head. In Christie Land—that glorious old world realm of murder, righteous neighborhood busybodies, and fastidious little Belgians—the motives for killing are rarely complicated. If…