An Interview with Ava DuVernay, Groundbreaking Director of Selma

The morning the Golden Globe nominations were announced, Ava DuVernay was in Toronto, having just premiered her latest film, Selma, and braving a heinous snowstorm. As the accolades for Selma came rolling in—four, including Best Director and Best Drama Motion Picture—DuVernay was stuck in the airport for three hours… » 12/15/14 5:20pm 12/15/14 5:20pm

​Robin S. on the House Revival, Diva Sisterhood and a Dream MJB Remix

Before she fell into the house scene in the '90s, Robin Stone was a regular clubgoer and consumer of house records. Then a 32-year-old R&B singer living in New York, she couldn't see herself actually singing a dance song. Despite being intimidated by the music's signature 4/4, mechanic bass and drums, though, passing… » 12/05/14 12:10pm 12/05/14 12:10pm

I Met Grumpy Cat and It Was Fucking Abysmal

Before last Thursday, I had no idea that Grumpy Cat was coming to San Francisco. And if someone had told me that less than 24 hours after learning about her impending arrival I would be in a conference room trying to ask her questions and sweating profusely, I wouldn't have believed it. I would have also been wrong. » 11/29/14 4:00pm 11/29/14 4:00pm

A Conversation with Beyond the Lights Director Gina Prince-Bythewood

At its core, Beyond the Lights is a story about what happens everyday with pop stars. The movie makes an especially firm statement about women in music. For her first film since 2008's The Secret Life of Bees, writer and director Gina Prince-Bythewood zooms in on an industry where identity, money, power and family are… » 11/14/14 3:10pm 11/14/14 3:10pm

Why Bran And Arya No Longer Want To Be Rescued On Game Of Thrones

Season four of Game of Thrones contained some major departures from the books — and some of them underscored just how much Bran and Arya Stark no longer want or expect to be rescued. We caught up with Isaac Hempstead-Wright and Maisie Williams at Comic-Con, and they told us why things are only going to get murkier. » 7/29/14 12:59pm 7/29/14 12:59pm

Watch Joan Rivers Cram 30 Years of Jokes Into One Awkward Interview

Joan Rivers made her triumphant return to The Tonight Show this week and it was...awkward. She showed up late, made offensive jokes about the holocaust, Bruce Jenner and "ethnic people" and wouldn't let Jimmy Fallon talk. Even when Fallon (who is the host, Joan. He's conducting this interview!) tried to steer the… » 3/29/14 12:17pm 3/29/14 12:17pm

The Hunger Games Author Insisted the Cat Be Recast in Catching Fire

It's no secret the lazy cat casting from the first Hunger Games movie PISSED US OFF. Seriously, how hard was it to cast a yellow cat? Well, all that is about to be changed thanks to author Suzanne Collins and new Catching Fire director Francis Lawrence. Because that cat has been RECAST! » 11/12/13 11:08pm 11/12/13 11:08pm

The Truth About That UC Irvine 'Before and After' Job Interview Image

Multiple students at University of California Irvine forwarded us an email blast from their college Career Center that was sent out early Monday morning with helpful tips on "How to Ace That Job Interview." But along the lines of that cool law firm memo we read last week, one of images included was less full of… » 10/28/13 3:40pm 10/28/13 3:40pm

Kanye Talks About His Baby Joy, Totally Gets the Circle of Life

In the first promo clip for Kanye West's interview with his girlfriend's mother/the grandmother of his child that's been released where he actually speaks, West rattles on a bit about how his credibility as an artist has been altered because of his relationship with noted philanthropist and activist Kim Kardashian. » 8/22/13 2:21pm 8/22/13 2:21pm

Awkward BBC Interviewer Chris Stark Is a Living Christopher Guest Skit

Chris Stark, that BBC Radio 1 interogator who made the universe cringe when he awkwardly interviewed a remarkably gracious Mila Kunis, is up to his old tricks, this time interviewing Jennifer Aniston ahead of the UK release of We’re the Millers. Spoiler alert: this interview is just awkward. Jennifer Aniston doesn’t… » 8/18/13 12:00pm 8/18/13 12:00pm

Behold: Marc Summers Is the Most Wonderful TV Host Ever

Holy shit, this Marc Summers interview on Buzzfeed is quite possibly the most revelatory thing you’ll see all day. Maybe it won’t surprise you to learn that the popular Nickelodeon goo called Gak that grade school children in the mid-90s used as lint brushes actually derives its name from the street moniker for heroin. » 8/16/13 2:00pm 8/16/13 2:00pm

The Winter Soldier reveals the secret backstory hidden in his hair

The Winter Soldier is giving Thor a run for his money for the most fabulous Marvel hair on the set of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. But how did they decide that a character breakdown equals long hair? Actor Sebastian Stan, who plays both Bucky Barnes and Captain America's new foe, shares with us the evolution… » 7/24/13 9:00pm 7/24/13 9:00pm