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In the course of the five years since it formed, the pop-rock band fun. has quickly gone from indie rock hero to mainstream sensation. “We Are Young,” the single from 2012’s Some Nights can regularly be heard in TV commercials ...

 
Beer
 
The Beers of Summer Part 2
The Beers of Summer Part 2
The Beers of Summer Part 2

We’re back, with more summertime refreshment on tap (and in bottles and cans). We reached out to beer experts and asked them to share three of their most quaffable seasonal suggestions. If you missed any of WhopperjawR...

 
 
Movie
 
We Steal Secrets
We Steal Secrets
We Steal Secrets

We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks, director Alex Gibney’s (Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room) documentary about WikiLeaks, begins with a few riffs from one of Julian Assange’s favorite songs — Midnight Oil’s “Blossom ...

 
 
Movie
 
Monsters University
Monsters University
Monsters University

Monsters University is the much-anticipated prequel to the beloved 2001 Pixar buddy comedy, Monsters, Inc. The film shows us how animated odd couple Mike (Billy Crystal) and Sully (John Goodman) first met while studying to purs...

 
Q&A
 
Ice Cube
Ice Cube
Ice Cube

Actor/rapper Ice Cube is currently in the midst of an extensive tour with old school acts LL Cool J, Public Enemy and A Tribe Called Quest. He recently phoned to discuss the tour and the legacy he left behind with N.W.A., the c...

 
Flicks
 
Maniac
Maniac
Maniac

The 1980 horror movie Maniac is such a cult classic, director Frank Khalfoun was reluctant to remake it. But when he realized he could film the entire movie from the point-of-view of the serial killer, he realized he could put ...

 
 
Movie
 
World War Z
World War Z
World War Z

Given all the turmoil that surrounded the making of World War Z, which reportedly went through several rewrites and a few extra weeks of shooting before the finished product was complete, you’d expect the film to be a train wre...

 
Q&A
 
Evens_Charles Previtire
Evens_Charles Previtire
Evens_Charles Previtire

Revered as the leader of hardcore heroes Minor Threat and Fugazi, singer-guitarist Ian MacKaye has spent the last decade touring and recording with the Evens, an indie pop band that features his wife, singer-drummer Amy Farina....

 
 
Movie
 
Before Midnight
Before Midnight
Before Midnight

Much like he did with its predecessors, 1995’s Before Sunrise and 2004’s Before Sunset, writer-director Richard Linklater emphasizes dialogue over action in Before Midnight. This time around, Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Jul...

 
 
Movie
 
Rapture-Palooza
Rapture-Palooza
Rapture-Palooza

Even with the upcoming World War Z, zombies are so 2012. Pop culture has moved beyond the end of life and set its sights on the end of everything with a slew of apocalyptic flicks like Seeking a Friend for the End of the World,...