Back in the day, it was a point of pride for many of us to display our racks upon racks of DVD cases at home for every visitor to see. People damn near defined themselves by their collections: were you a rom-com person, a kung fu afficianado, an Italian neorealism buff? Were you the type to alphabetize or organize cases by color? I’d venture to bet that some new relationships were made or broken based on a quick perusal of a potential paramour’s DVD fare.
With the advent of streaming, DVD shelves disappeared. While creating a lot less waste and providing a much bigger selection at our fingertips, streaming also brought about the hassle of having to remember where the heck we purchased each film, and switching services and possibly even devices to watch them. No more walking over to the shelf and grabbing the case you wanted, which could be found exactly where you left it. A new service called Movies Anywhere aims to change that, claiming to let you “seamlessly store your favorite movies in one place so you can watch them when and where you want.”
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According to Dr Vuong, the best tasting and most effective method of microwaving your tea is putting hot water in the cup with a teabag, then heating it in the microwave for 30 seconds on half power, and finally letting it sit for a minute. Read more…
Christine Baranski wants in on the Saturday Night Live political sketches.
In an interview with Vanity Fair, The Good Wife star said she was game to tackle the role of Betsy DeVos, the controversial Secretary of Education, on the NBC show.
“It would seem somewhat logical—we have that strong jawline, don’t we?” she told the publication. “I can play people with whom I drastically disagree. The [SNL] sketches have been unbelievable all through the election, and the post-election. So yeah, we could have a revolving door of people playing the cabinet members and all.”
Many a hallowed eve has past since we last posted a video (well several moons no doubt) so we thought it might be time to dig up a corpses from our past.
If you need some time to kill inbetween the Trick-r-Treaters check out some of our explorations into the world of whore horror: The History of Horror, The Psychology of Scary Movies and The Cinematic History of Fake Blood.
As a quick note – yes we are making new videos that will be released when we completely rehaul the site. It’s a million bits and pieces to get working together to do what we want it to do and yes, it’s taking longer than planned. But we haven’t gone anywhere – the best is yet to come