April 2017

Entertainment

Seth Rogen and The Lonely Island tease a film about a ‘music festival that goes horribly wrong’

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In addition to its many other failures, it looks like Fyre Fest is also an unintentional copycat.

According to some Friday tweets from Seth Rogen and The Lonely Island, the two are combining comedic forces for a film about a “music festival that goes horribly wrong.” Interesting! That sounds familiar.

This seems like a good time to mention the movie we are making with @thelonelyisland about a music festival that goes HORRIBLY WRONG.

— Seth Rogen (@Sethrogen) April 28, 2017

For real, thinking about suing #FyreFestival for stealing our ideahttps://t.co/uiLxhzLg85

— The Lonely Island (@thelonelyisland) April 28, 2017 Read more…

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Business

The parody accounts that make Twitter bearable in the era of Trump

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Over the course of his first months in the White House, President Trump notoriously turned Twitter into his personal outlet for unhinged political venting. That of course inspired the creation of dozens of parody accounts that became tools of resistance, coping mechanisms, and light-hearted distractions from the political chaos. 

A simple Twitter search for “Donald Trump Parody” reveals a collection of over 50 accounts, and though each tackles Trump’s presidency with a different approach, they all set out with a common goal: to make Twitter in the Trump era a bit more bearable. 

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Fashion

How Echo Look could feed Amazon’s big data fueled fashion ambitions

 This week Amazon took the wraps off a new incarnation of its Alexa voice assistant, giving the AI an eye so it can see as well as speak and hear. The Echo Look also contains a depth sensor that’s being used, in the first instance, to create a bokeh effect for a hands-free style selfies feature that Amazon is hoping will sell the device to fashion lovers, by making their outfits pop… Read More

Fashion

Streetwear Brands Have Made Their Way Into Coffee Mugs

There are two things taking over our IG feed and even discover page: people wearing head-to-toe streetwear outfits and flatlays that include coffee. An Instagram account turned website has merged these to give us the lattes we didn’t know we needed.   Coffee N’ Clothes, founded by Ryan Glick, started out as an account wherein […]

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