The Last Of Us On HBO Is Being Review Bombed

The Last Of Us On HBO Is Being Review Bombed

Screenshot: HBO / Kotaku Every day, I am begging the straights to be normal about men who kiss each other. The latest episode of The Last of Us seems to have caused many of them to lose their goddamn minds. The cause of their mass dissatisfaction? Two men having a loving relationship on an HBO … Read more

James Gunn DC Slate Comic Book Inspirations: Batman, Superman

James Gunn DC Slate Comic Book Inspirations: Batman, Superman

What are you smiling at, Superman?Image: DC Comics It’s been an exciting week for fans of superhero movies, especially if you love DC Comics. This week, James Gunn and Peter Safran, who together run DC Studios at Warner Bros., revealed the start of their 8-10 year plan to bring DC heroes like Batman, Superman, and … Read more

The Challenge contestant seriously injured in a freak accident

The Challenge contestant seriously injured in a freak accident

Olivia Kaiser on The Challenge: Ride Or Dies Screenshot: MTV After thirty-eight seasons, MTV’s competition reality show The Challenge has run the gamut of extreme, well, challenges that beget bumps and bruises. But during part 1 of Wednesday’s two-part finale episode, contestant Olivia Kaiser pushed the show’s physical toll to a new limit, suffering a … Read more

“No one’s made a good high school movie since” Superbad

“No one’s made a good high school movie since” Superbad

L-R: Jonah Hill, Seth Rogen, Bill Hader, Christopher Mintz-Plasse and Michael CeraPhoto: Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage (Getty Images) Seth Rogen has good reason to be cocky about his place in Hollywood. He got his start on one of the most beloved high school television series of all time (Freaks And Geeks) and then co-wrote one of the … Read more

It’s high time the Grammys recognize Beyoncé’s curation skills

It’s high time the Grammys recognize Beyoncé’s curation skills

Image: Mason Poole/Parkwood Media (Getty Images), Michael Crabtree – PA Images (via Getty), Kevin Winter (Getty Images), Beyoncé Vivo Beyoncé never really left, but she’s certainly back. Just days after announcing plans for her Renaissance World Tour, she has the opportunity to become the most-awarded artist in history at the 65th Annual Grammys on Sunday … Read more

The 80s artists who predicted the future

The 80s artists who predicted the future

The effects of mass media and communication is an area that has been extensively studied by human behavioral experts. Dr Sharon Coen is a media psychologist and senior lecturer at Manchester’s University of Salford. “I think art, paradoxically, has a better chance than I do in getting the message across,” she tells BBC Culture. “If … Read more

Sarah Michelle Gellar Confirms Dolly Parton Produced Buffy

Sarah Michelle Gellar Confirms Dolly Parton Produced Buffy

Photo: Theo Wargo (Getty Images), Image: 20th Century Studios (Getty Images) Into every generation a powerhouse is born, one who will save us from the plague, bring knowledge to children, and defeat demons like Jolene. Country legend Dolly Parton is that chosen one—who without whom we would not have gotten Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as … Read more

OK Go the band now fighting OK GO! the cereal

OK Go the band now fighting OK GO! the cereal

Left: Band (Photo: Jesse Grant/Getty Images Getty Images for NAMM) Right: Foodstuffs (Photo: Post Holdings) Okay, so: OK Go (the band) is now fighting OK GO! (the cereal), over the rights to the OK Go/GO! name, in what we cannot—despite therapy and medications—stop ourselves from thinking of as one hell of an OK Go/GO! Throw … Read more

AI-Generated Seinfeld-Like Twitch ‘TV Show’ Is Peak Absurdity

AI-Generated Seinfeld-Like Twitch ‘TV Show’ Is Peak Absurdity

What’s the deal with AI technology?Screenshot: Mismatch Media / Kotaku There’s always something to watch on Twitch, whether that’s your fave musicians talking about video games or your fave streamers discussing politics. Now your choices include an absurd, often nonsensical Seinfeld-like show that runs 24/7/365 and is generated on the fly using artificial intelligence. Welcome … Read more