John Oliver’s main skill is that he’s usually pretty good at explaining complex and boring topics in short TV segments. And this week’s episode of Last Week Tonight is particularly relevant to the tech industry as Oliver tackled cryptocurrencies.
In just 25 minutes, the Last Week Tonight team put together a descent introduction to bitcoin, blockchain, ICOs and cryptocurrencies. Read More
Former Blink-182 guitarist Tom DeLonge really wants to know the truth about aliens.
To that end, To the Stars Academy of the Arts and Sciences — the organization DeLonge leads — released a declassified military video on Friday of what they’re claiming is a UFO.
The video, captured on a U.S. Navy F/A 18 Super Hornet fighter jet, includes the two pilots laughing as they wonder, “what the fuck is that thing?”
Using an infrared camera, the pilots track what appears to be a swiftly-moving white dot flying above the ocean. Read more…
Gav and Dan collaborate on a majestic art piece-without a single paintbrush. The 4K footage of this masterpiece cannot be missed. Watch all the The Super Slow Show episodes, only on YouTube.
John Prine recently stopped by NPR‘s studio to tape a Tiny Desk concert, featuring himself and a small band. The legendary country-folk singer-songwriter performed two new songs from his upcoming album The Tree of Forgiveness (out April 13). The opening song was a somber, unreleased new tune Prine cowrote with Dan Auerbach called “Caravan of Fools,” about which…
Reunited alt-rock heroes Belly are getting ready to release DOVE, their first album in 23 years, and last month, they shared its first song, the head-bobbing bass groove-driven “Shiny One.” Now they’ve shared a music video for that same song, which features the Boston quartet rocking out while wearing bird masks. The band’s own … More »
Sometimes, you find a song that you love, only to discover that the music video that goes along with it is… not good.
There’s songs that we know would have weird music videos: ones that are already considered bad (“Friday” by Rebecca Black), meme-y (“Bring Me to Life” by Evanescence), or intentionally humorous (“What Does the Fox Say?” by Ylvis). But there’s a section of songs that, while genuinely good and well-respected, were just cursed with bad music videos.
In order to save the inevitable YouTube rabbit hole, I’ve compiled a few icons.
The Amazing have been moving at a pretty good clip in recent years: In early 2015, they gave us Picture You, and the beautiful and bleary Ambulance followed within a year and a half. Now, just about a year and half since that outing, the spaced-out Swedish quintet appeared to be gearing up for … More »
Pioneering cartoon series starring two jabbering metalheads obsessed with sex and violence was first broadcast a quarter of a century ago, neatly skewering the generation it claimed to represent
Damien Jurado’s last LP, 2016’s Visions Of Us On The Land, finished up a trilogy of albums that began in 2012 with Maraqopa. That means that The Horizon Just Laughed, which the Seattle singer-songwriter just announced today, is the start of a whole new chapter in his career. Fittingly, it’s also the first self-produced album … More »
Need a meditative moment? Try watching the late great Joy of Painting host Bob Ross peel off contact paper and masking tape from his paintings for nearly four minutes. Ahhh… that’s better.