Here is Charli XCX Singing 'Boom Clap' in Japanese

How much does pop princesa Charli XCX know and love her fanbase? Definitely enough to try her hand at singing "Boom Clap," one of last year's biggest hits, in Japanese, for special release of Sucker on Warner Music Japan. Unsure how she fared as my Japanese is a little rusty, but at least two people in the always… »1/28/15 12:30pm1/28/15 12:30pm


The Cast of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Is Almost Entirely White

With the news that William Fichtner will play Shredder, that rounds out an almost entirely white cast in the Michael Bay-produced, Jonathan Liebesman-directed Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Perhaps the most offensive casting is the awesomely impossible-to-kill Shredder, whose alter ego is Oroku Saki, and has always… »6/24/13 10:30pm6/24/13 10:30pm

Japanese Mascots Set World Record; Also Haunt Our Dreams

Did you know that the cities and prefectures of Japan have kawaii mascots? I don't know what any of these things are — I look at this mess and just see Valerie Cherish as a giant cupcake — but I really love the idea of cities having adorable mascots. Ugh, so sick of sports hogging all the good shit in America! (I'm… »1/29/13 11:45pm1/29/13 11:45pm