Newscaster uses Taylor Swift lyrics to deliver her traffic report

Image: kevin winter/Getty Images for DIRECTVBy Heather Dockray2017-11-11 23:32:42 UTC Taylor Swift's latest album is touching everybody, including your local traffic reporter. Laura Hettiger provides traffic coverage for KMOV St. Louis. On Friday, Hettiger decided...

Brits are responding to this Christmas advert in the most British way possible

It's that time of the year again, which the festive season in Britain starts with department store John Lewis dropping their Christmas ad.  This time, it's the turn of a child who befriends a monster...

Finn Wolfhard hits back at ‘Stranger Things’ trolls with a powerful statement

Enough is enough.  Despite the fact that the Stranger Things protagonists are kids, they've been receiving all sorts of criticism and harassment, and Finn Wolfhard a.k.a. Mike Wheeler, 14, has something important to say about...

Stephen King thinks ‘Stranger Things 2’ is ‘balls to the wall entertainment’

Stephen King is the most iconic name in horror.  Do I even need to list his novels? The Shining, It, Misery, Cujo, and on and on into infinity.  So if you impress him, you've done something...

Hey ‘Stranger Things’ fans, maybe don’t sexualize kids

Millie Bobbie Brown, the 13-year-old actress who plays Eleven on the hit Netflix series Stranger Things, has been on a weeks-long press tour promoting the show's new season.  Everywhere she turns up, whether it's Good...

WWII’ delivers a gutless view of the Holocaust (review)

SPOILER ALERT: This post contains plot details from the ending and epilogue in Call of Duty: WWII. Maybe there are places that certain games should never really go. I've been struggling to gather my thoughts on...

Chrissy Teigen swears she’ll never use Twitter’s new 280-character limit

Not havin' it.Image: amanda edwards/WireImageBy Shannon Connellan2017-11-08 04:18:11 UTC Twitter just , and not everyone's psyched.  Especially hardcore tweeter Chrissy Teigen, who posted a "fight song" refusal to ever use, favorite, or retweet any 280-character...

Drake tests out new untitled song during his world tour

Drake tests a new track in New Zealand.Image: Dave Simpson/WireImageBy Johnny Lieu2017-11-08 02:12:04 UTC Drake is busy doing the world tour thing, but that doesn't stop him from trying out some new material. The Canadian...

Sia responds to creeper selling her nudes by giving it away

Can't sell it if everyone has it. Apparently someone tried their hand at selling nude photos of Sia, so she hit back in the best way possible: By releasing an image of herself on the...

Another Kevin Spacey project booted amid sexual assault allegations

As details and still more sexual misconduct allegations against Kevin Spacey come to light, yet another of his upcoming projects is suffering the consequences: the Ridley Scott film All the Money in the World. Set...

What we want to see next season

It's not too soon to think about Stranger Things Season 3, is it? With Stranger Things 2 still fresh in our minds, we think the timing is ripe. Who will live, who will die,...

People are uncomfortable with ‘Stranger Things’ creators for pushing a teen actor to do...

WARNING: THIS ARTICLE IS FULL OF SPOILERS ABOUT STRANGER THINGS 2.  Revelations about the making of one scene in the Stranger Things 2 finale have caused controversy on social media. The ending of Stranger Things 2...

Russell Crowe says Australia ‘looks like *ssholes’ when it comes to refugees

The world is watching Australia.Image: Don Arnold/WireImageBy Johnny Lieu2017-11-06 04:05:14 UTC Russell Crowe is so frustrated at the response to asylum seekers left in the lurch in Australia, that he's putting his money where...

An American woman won the NYC Marathon for the first time in 40 years

Shalane Flanagan crossed the New York City Marathon finish line just a few minutes shy of two-and-a-half hours after she started. It was fast enough to win the women's race portion of the annual competition,...

Donald Trump and Paul Manafort take a naked shower

By L.A. Ross2017-11-05 04:33:34 UTC Donald Trump took a naked shower with Paul Manafort on Saturday Night Live tonight, and yes, things got weirder from there. Kicking the episode off in classic SNL fashion, Alec Baldwin...

Kevin Spacey accused of sexual misconduct by Richard Dreyfuss’ son

Harry Dreyfuss, the son of Academy Award-winning actor Richard Dreyfuss, has come forward with new allegations of sexual misconduct against Kevin Spacey. He claims that Spacey groped him in 2008, at age 18, while...

‘Crazy Rich Asians’ author says producer wanted a white lead

Constance Wu, who stars in 'Crazy Rich Asians'.Image: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagicBy Chloe Bryan2017-11-04 19:56:10 UTC Today in bad but unsurprising revelations: Crazy Rich Asians author Kevin Kwan was reportedly pressured by a film producer to...

Kevin Spacey is off ‘House of Cards as Netflix moves to sever ties

Image: Eric Charbonneau/REX/ShutterstockBy Adam Rosenberg2017-11-04 13:44:12 UTC Netflix is done with Kevin Spacey. The actor was suspended from House of Cards, and production on the show's sixth and final season has been shut down. Although...

‘Stranger Things 2’ is channeling Harry Potter

Burdened with destiny!Image: mashable composite/warner bros/netflixBy Proma Khosla2017-11-04 12:55:43 UTC Stranger Things pulls from a known library of classic ‘80s movies, but it's also a classic story of a ragtag team of scrappy heroes...

Lana Del Rey is retiring a song with a Weinstein-type reference

Lana Del Rey has said she's retiring a 2012 song that has an indirect reference to Harvey Weinstein, following the sexual harassment, sexual assault, and rape accusations surrounding the Hollywood movie mogul.   Del Rey...

Inside Xbox’s sleepover pop-up, where gamers can play all night long

You've probably spent your weekends hogging the game console at the local mall while growing up, much to the chagrin of your parents. Xbox, who isn't your mother, doesn't care. It wants you to play...

‘House of Cards’ crew members claim widespread harassment from Kevin Spacey on set

BEVERLY HILLS, CA - OCTOBER 27: Kevin Spacey speaks onstage at the 2017 AMD British Academy Britannia Awards Presented by American Airlines And Jaguar Land Rover at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on October...

Kevin Spacey is seeking ‘evaluation and treatment’ after more allegations emerge

Several people have come forward to accuse Kevin Spacey of sexual harassment after the initial allegation by Star Trek: Discovery star Anthony Rapp.  Spacey's representative released a short statement to Mashable in response to the...

Harvey Weinstein was banned for life by the Producers Guild of America

Harvey Weinstein was banned for life by the Producers Guild of America after a new round of sexual assault allegations. Following weeks of accusations against Weinstein, and his subsequent expulsion from the Academy of Motion...

Kevin Spacey’s Emmy Founders Award canceled after allegations

Spacey was due to receive the award in November.Image: Danny Moloshok/Invision/AP/REX/ShutterstockBy Tim Chester2017-10-31 00:20:10 UTC The International Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has decided to withdraw a forthcoming accolade destined for Kevin Spacey. The...

Discovery’ throws viewers for a (time) loop, and it’s magical

For a show involving cosmic fungus and a giant tardigrade, Star Trek: Discovery has been pretty serious this season.   That's not a bad thing. But Sunday night's episode — called "Magic to Make the...

Nintendo’s Reggie Fils-Aime on ‘Super Mario’ and Vans, Uniqlo deals

"I got a feeling we're not in Brooklyn no more." What a line, right? The Super Mario Bros. movie from 1993 was and is exceptionally bad. Released at a moment when Nintendo was at the...

Read Zachary Quinto’s note in response to Kevin Spacey’s coming out

Actor Zachary Quinto.Image: VALERIE MACON/AFP/Getty ImagesBy Nicole Gallucci2017-10-30 19:22:39 UTC Actor Zachary Quinto perfectly captured why Kevin Spacey's controversially timed decision to come out as gay was so problematic. After a Buzzfeed News report revealed...

In 2018, Saudi women will be able to watch sports in stadiums

Saudi Arabia is renovating its stadiums so that women will be allowed to enter them to watch sports for the first time. Following the historic announcement that starting from June 2018 women will be allowed...

Seth MacFarlane seemed to hint about the Kevin Spacey allegations back in 2005

It's not the only time an old Seth MacFarlane joke has been dredged up recently.Image: Jason LaVeris/FilmMagicBy Johnny Lieu2017-10-30 06:22:58 UTC Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane seems to know a lot more than he...

Popular sports video game allows for characters to come out as gay

A Premier League match with the LGBTQ rainbow pride flag on display.Image: Catherine Ivill - AMA/Getty ImagesBy Johnny Lieu2017-10-30 05:54:55 UTC Homophobia is still an issue in modern soccer. It's why some players who are...

Anthony Rapp alleges Kevin Spacey made an ‘advance’ toward him as a teenager

Anthony Rapp poses at the premiere of television series "Star Trek: Discovery"Image: Invision/AP/REX/ShutterstockBy Shannon Connellan2017-10-30 02:24:54 UTC Star Trek: Discovery and Rent actor Anthony Rapp has publicly accused House of Cards actor Kevin Spacey...

GameStop basically just turned itself into a Blockbuster for video games

Image: Powers Imagery/Invision/AP/REX/ShutterstockBy Adam Rosenberg2017-10-30 00:36:46 UTC GameStop has launched an in-store rental service called PowerPass. Remember Blockbuster Video? It's like that, except instead of VHS tapes, you're renting used video games. The only difference...

Most of the Houston Texans took a knee during Sunday’s national anthem

Image: Otto Greule Jr/Getty ImagesBy Adam Rosenberg2017-10-29 22:26:12 UTC At an NFL owners meeting last week, Houston Texans owner Robert McNair reportedly said of the ongoing national anthem protests by NFL players, "We can't...

We need this ‘Stranger Things’ hotel room in NYC

Whether you've yet to start or already finished Stranger Things 2, you've got some time to kill before the story continues. New York's Gregory Hotel has just the thing: A Stranger Things-themed hotel room,...

Gwyneth Paltrow’s ‘Seven’ themed Halloween costume needs a spoiler alert

Do you need a spoiler alert for a spoiler that's past the legal drinking age? If so, Gwyneth Paltrow's Halloween costume needs a spoiler alert. The actress and star of David Fincher's 1995 thriller Seven,...

Miley Cyrus looks back on ‘Hannah Montana’ and ‘Bangerz’ days

Miley Cyrus' name is still synonymous with stardom and spectacle, but in a new interview with CBS, the singer reminds us that she isn't just the image she created over the years.  Cyrus spoke to...

Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel suspended for racist comments

Image: AP/REX/ShutterstockBy Proma Khosla2017-10-29 13:39:09 -0400 The Houston Astros first baseman Yuli Gurriel was hit with a suspension after he made racially inappropriate remarks and gestures toward L.A. Dodgers pitcher Yu Darvish. Gurriel will...

‘Stranger Things 2’: Meet the new Barb

Listen, I'm sorry, but the cult of Barb was dumb to begin with. And then it got way out of hand (as Internet memes are wont to do). We legitimately created Barb Obsession out of...

Why one major ‘Stranger Things’ star was missing at the Season 2 premiere this...

Image: Javier Etxezarreta/EPA-EFE/REX/ShutterstockBy Adam Rosenberg2017-10-28 17:11:25 UTC One Stranger Things star was notably absent from Thursday's Season 2 premiere in Los Angeles. British actor Charlie Heaton, who plays creepy photo stalker man Jonathan Byers in...

Watch Cardi B and Offset get engaged onstage in Philadelphia

Image: Roy Rochlin/FilmMagic/Getty ImagesBy Chloe Bryan2017-10-28 14:46:04 UTC It's been a hell of a good year for Cardi B. In the past few months alone, the rapper has made it to #1 with "Bodak Yellow"...

We just binge raced every episode of ‘Stranger Things 2’ all at once, and...

You know the anxiety. It's that moment you realize that the new season for a highly anticipated streaming show just dropped.  And now nowhere is safe until you've watched every single episode before everyone else. Jeffrey...

‘Shazam!’ movie casts Zachary Levi in lead role for DC and Warner Bros

Zachary Levi at the Thor: The Dark World premiere in 2013.Image: Joe Klamar / AFP / Getty ImagesBy Angie Han2017-10-27 22:31:15 UTC Get ready to meet DC's newest silver-screen superhero. Zachary Levi has just been...

‘Stranger Things 2’: What happened to Barb?

I too have adopted this glazed expression when Barb is mentioned now.Image: curtis baker/netflixBy Proma Khosla2017-10-27 14:41:27 UTC SPOILERS for Stranger Things 2 Stranger Things Season 1 took us by storm, but perhaps nothing was...

The Canyonero jingle from ‘The Simpsons’ just got a pop-punk cover

Can you name the truck with four-wheel drive, smells like a steak and seats 35? Twelve yards long, two lanes wide, 65 tons of American pride! You got it. CANYONEROOOOO! The humdinger of a jingle for...

Selma Blair and Rachel McAdams share upsetting James Toback stories

Image: mashable composite/shutterstockBy Proma Khosla2017-10-26 19:14:34 UTC Hollywood's disgusting revelations of sexual assault and harassment continue, this week with the staggering number of women who have spoken out about director James Toback. Over 200...

This exclusive clip from ‘The Florida Project’ is better than a cruise

By Angie Han2017-10-25 13:05:08 UTC Mashable Debuts exclusively premieres music, videos, artwork, trailers and more. You saw it here first! One of the very best things about Brooklynn Prince, the young star of Sean Baker's The Florida...

Nintendo announced a Super NES-themed New 3DS XL, and it’s gorgeous

How is Nintendo so good at making us covet things that we already own in a slightly different form? That's almost certainly the question on many a fan's mind this morning as word of a...

How the future technology of ‘Blade Runner 2049’ reflects our present

Blade Runner 2049 is not a story about the future. Or at least, it's not about our future.  It's set in the year 2049, but it's the year 2049 as extrapolated from the year 2019...

Justin Timberlake confirmed for Super Bowl 2018 halftime show

Justin Timberlake performs at the 2017 Pilgrimage Music & Cultural Festival on September 23, 2017 in Franklin, Tennessee.Image: john shearer/Getty Images for M2M ConstructioBy Shannon Connellan2017-10-23 00:30:17 UTC Justin Timberlake will be the headlining...
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