Linkin Park singer Chester Bennington dead at 41

August 17, 2017

(CNN)Chester Bennington, the lead singer of the rock band Linkin Park, was found dead Thursday according to a spokesman for the LA County Coroner. The coroner’s office was called out to a home in Palos Verdes Estates shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday. Authorities said they were treating the case as a possible suicide.

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Twitter is stunned after Usain Bolt falls in his final race

August 14, 2017

Image: David Ramos/Getty Images This wasn’t supposed to be how it ended. What should have been a triumphant finish to a momentous career ended in injury when Usain Bolt fell to the track in the midst of his last-ever race at the IAAF World Championships in London on Saturday. SEE ALSO: Usain Bolt’s favorite fitness app is Kevin Hart’s Snapchat Bolt had apparently developed a cramp in his left hamstring…

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Here’s a look inside Serena Williams’ ’50s-themed baby shower

August 8, 2017

Tennis legend and mama-to-be Serena Williams just celebrated her pregnancy with a star-studded ’50s-themed baby shower at Nick’s 50s Diner in West Palm Beach in Florida. O’ Baby!! Love You Rena. Truly an Exciting Time! #Memories. #ShakeRattleRoll2017 pic.twitter.com/ATsdGLZwjq Ciara (@ciara) August 6, 2017 Me and @VenusWilliams At The Baby O Diner #ShakeRattleRoll2017 pic.twitter.com/TywQrr6Dtk Ciara (@ciara) August 5, 2017 Wow I love this. Squad goals fr https://t.co/QCwMTPdqtp K (@xo_kate17) August 5,…

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The #HashtagWar is over: Chris Hardwick’s ‘@midnight’ has logged off for good

August 6, 2017

Chris Hardwick at "Comedy Central's @midnight Live" in 2016.Image: Sean Mathis/Getty Images for SXSW “Best job I ever had.” #AtMidnightIn5Words was the prompt, and after a dozen or so quick-fire quips from regular guests like Colton Dunn (“One black at a time”) and Whitney Cummings (“One woman at a time”), show host Chris Hardwick reminded the audience in its series finale that Comedy Centrals @midnight transformed careers, late night, and…

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42 of the greatest Liam Gallagher tweets of all time

August 6, 2017

Liam Gallagher's Twitter feed is a strange, wonderful place.Image: Maja Smiejkowska/REX/Shutterstock If you ever find yourself with a bit of time to kill, Liam Gallagher’s Twitter feed is a brilliant place to do it. You never know what you’ll find. It could be a cheerful snatch of song lyrics, an angry diatribe aimed at the press or the music industry or humankind in general, or more likely than any of…

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Just so you know, Chrissy Teigen is definitely, totally, 100% over your novelty Instagram food

August 6, 2017

HOLLYWOOD, CA – FEBRUARY 26: Actor Chrissy Teigen attends the 89th Annual Academy Awards at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 26, 2017 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)Image: Getty Images Chrissy Teigen is sitting on a plush chair, in a pea green room, in a brightly lit suite at the Gramercy Park Hotel, overlooking lower Manhattan. The room’s adorned with oversized hamburger pillows, french fry blankets, and…

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‘This Is Us’ loses Emmy nomination

August 5, 2017

(CNN)“This Is Us” has a different reason to shed a tear. Other shows nominated in the category include “Big Little Lies,” “Empire,” “Grace and Frankie” and “Transparent.” The Television Academy said the sixth-place vote-getter — now the fifth nomination — will be identified by accountants and revealed next week. More From this publisher : HERE Recommended ProductsSociOffer-Lite FIRST, FB TOS Compliant Application, that’ll Help You Generate More Sales, Traffic, and…

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This is why Aziz Ansari has deleted internet and social media from his phone

August 5, 2017

Aziz Ansari, who has wiped the internet off his phone.Image: Stephane Cardinale/Corbis via Getty Images His character Dev Shah in Netflix’s Master of None is just like any other 30-something using Tinder or posting selfies on Instagram. SEE ALSO: Aziz Ansari’s ‘Master of None’ is funny, thoughtful and heartbreaking But IRL comedian Aziz Ansari has taken a rather radical decision to wipe the internet, including Twitter, Instagram, email, and browser,…

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Sam Shepard, ‘Bloodline’ actor and Pulitzer-winning playwright, dead at 73

August 1, 2017

Sam Shepard at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.Image: Larry Busacca/Getty Images Sam Shepard, Pulitzer-winning playwright and Oscar-nominated actor who played legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager in The Right Stuff and the Rayburn family patriarch in the Netflix drama series Bloodline, has died. He was 73. Shepard died Thursday at his Kentucky home of complications from Lou Gehrigs disease, a family spokesman confirmed Monday morning. Shepard was nominated for three Pulitzers,…

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Cara Delevingne highly anticipated jump into the music world has turned to be just okay

July 29, 2017

Cara Delevingne has been vocal about wanting to branch out into different forms on entertainment. The model made a successful transition to the big screen and was probably hoping to do the same with her music. SEE ALSO: ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets’ launches a thousand mixed reviews However, this music video isn’t it. The video is a montage of scenes from Delevingne new film Valerian and…

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Will Marvel’s ‘Runaways’ cross over with ‘New Warriors’ or ‘Cloak and Dagger’?

July 28, 2017

Image: hulu We all know that superheroes have catchphrases, but so do their bosses. Marvel’s head of TV, Jeph Loeb, is well known among fans for trotting out a familiar refrain “It’s all connected” whenever he’s describing the Marvel Cinematic Universe and its various TV offshoots. So far, the Marvel shows on ABC (Agents of SHIELD and the upcoming Inhumans) and Netflix (Daredevil, Luke Cage, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and…

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If you didn’t know how pissed ‘Pokmon Go’ players were last weekend, this supercut is here to show you

July 28, 2017

By now you’ve probably heard about the disaster that was Pokmon GO Fest. Actually seeing it all go down in a less-than-10-minute supercut, however, is a whole other level of cringe-worthiness. I don’t want to keep picking on Niantic for the technical difficulties they experienced during their first-ever live event in Chicago last weekend. Especially because they’ve actually done a good job of owning up to their errors. But, damn,…

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Matt Damon is beating up mobsters in George Clooney’s ‘Suburbicon’ trailer

July 28, 2017

Matt Damon is beating up mobsters in the new trailer for George Clooney’s Suburbicon. The clip for Paramount’s dark comedy opens by presenting the 1950’s town of Suburbicon as a place of “prosperity for all,” though it quickly becomes clear there is more to the place than meets the eye. SEE ALSO: ‘The Emoji Movie’ reviews are full of shruggies, angry faces and poo Damon’s character confronts the gangsters after…

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June Foray, voice of your favorite childhood characters, dies at 99

July 28, 2017

Actress June Foray at the 2013 Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' 65th Primetime Emmy Awards.Image: mashable composite: kevin winter/getty images June Foray iconic voice actor for hundreds of beloved characters has died at the age of 99, The Hollywood Reporter confirmed on Wednesday. SEE ALSO: ‘Overwatch’s voice actors celebrate the game’s birthday by dancing their character’s emotes The award-winning voice actress was best known for voicing older characters, but…

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Brad Pitt joined Frank Ocean’s FYF Festival set, and all was right in the world

July 25, 2017

Take a look at Frank's shirt…Image: VISIONHAUS#GP//\CORBIS VIA GETTY IMAGES When Brad Pitt first mentioned his love of Frank Ocean in an interview with GQ, everything felt right in the world. Ocean officially embraced the beautiful bromance when he showed love back by wearing Pitt’s face on a shirtbut things escalated to another level on Saturday night when Pitt showed up on stage in the middle of Ocean’s set at…

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Two El Salvador soccer players suspended for biting U.S. players

July 24, 2017

United States' Jozy Altidore (27) and El Salvador's Henry Romero (4) in action during a CONCACAF Gold Cup quarterfinal soccer match Wednesday.Image: AP/REX/Shutterstock Soccer players often toe the line on fouling opponents to get the upper hand in a given moment, but usually that means holding someone back or grabbing their jersey, not biting them. SEE ALSO: Abby Wambach reaches out to girl banned from soccer tourney because she looked…

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New ‘Blade Runner 2049’ confirms what you probably already guessed: Even androids love Ryan Gosling

July 24, 2017

This holographic woman seems as intrigued by Ryan Gosling as we are.Image: Warner Bros. Here’s one way in which the world of Blade Runner 2049 differs from our own: In that universe, Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner doesn’t exist. Which sounds obvious, yes, but it means that we get to watch Ryan Gosling discover the events of Blade Runner for the very first time in 2049. Hopefully, he’s a fan. SEE…

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Patton Oswalt’s name was misspelled on his card at the ‘Stranger Things’ Comic-Con panel

July 24, 2017

Image: mashable/laura prudom You had one job, person whose job it was to make Patton Oswalt’s name card for the Stranger Things panel at Comic-Con. Well, maybe you had several other jobs and it was all very exciting and you were really distracted and the publicist emailed it to you wrong. SEE ALSO: ‘Ready Player One’ trailer powers on at Comic-Con Still. One job. Or maybe this is Oswalt’s upside-down…

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Watch the crowd go bonkers as Gal Gadot returns to Comic-Con

July 23, 2017

Gal Gadot and Ben Affleck arrive at Comic-Con.Image: Mike Coppola/Getty Images With $771 million in worldwide box office and counting, what’s not to scream about? Hall H went utterly wild for the arrival of Gal Gadot at Comic-Con after the most successful DC/Warner Bros. film ever, and perhaps the strongest-holding superhero film of all time. SEE ALSO: What’s up with ‘Gotham City Sirens,’ ‘Nightwing’ and ‘Black Adam’ at DC? Turn…

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Batfleck rounds up a superpowered team in the latest ‘Justice League’ trailer

July 23, 2017

Aw, would you look at that? Batman’s finally learning to play nice with others. Or he’s trying, anyway. And the DC Extended Universe had better hope he succeeds, because the fate of the world depends on it. SEE ALSO: ‘Justice League’ Batmobile steals the show at Comic-Con Preview Night Batman and Wonder Woman have reunited after the events of Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and they’re now ready to…

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We don’t know how to respond to ‘Game of Thrones’ showrunners’ next project

July 21, 2017

David Benioff and D. B. Weiss accept an Outstanding Drama Series for 'Game of Thrones' at the 2016 Emmy Awards.Image: Buckner/Variety/REX/Shutterstock What’s a logical followup to Game of Thrones? Loads of spinoffs, but series creators David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have more on their plate. The showrunners will write and executive produce Confederate, a series in which the slaveholding South won the Civil War and slavery still exists in the…

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‘Ed Wood’ Oscar winner Martin Landau dead at 89

July 18, 2017

Martin Landau in Los Angeles in 2015.Image: Matt Baron/BEI/REX/Shutterstock One of the iconic actors who helped make the original Mission Impossible so good, Martin Landau, has died at age 89. SEE ALSO: George A. Romero, master of zombie film genre, dead at 77 Most recently known for his leading role as Bela Lugosi in Ed Wood (which won him an Oscar), Landau’s credits span some of the great films in…

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Carly Rae Jepsen explains what’s special about Jack Antonoff

July 17, 2017

Queen of Candid PicturesImage: GP ImagES/Getty Images Plug Carly Rae Jepsens name into Twitter or Instagram and youll be greeted with a peculiar sight: Dozens and dozens of comments narrating exactly what is literally happening in the photo, and crowning her for it. Queen of wearing a T-shirt under a dress! proclaims one. Queen of holding a glass of lemonade declares another. Queen, queen, queen. I dont know when that…

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More 8-bit Walking Dead in this pixelated retelling of Seasons 3 and 4

July 17, 2017

Director George A. Romero in 2011.Image: Marco Ugarte/AP/REX/Shutterstock The man who kicked off the popularization of the modern zombie genre, director George A. Romero, has died at the age of 77. SEE ALSO: Frank Darabont’s emails to ‘The Walking Dead’ crew will singe your eyebrows His death was first reported on Sunday by the Los Angeles Times. Romero died in his sleep after suffering complications from lung cancer, according to…

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MashReads Podcast: ‘The Idiot’ is one of the best books you’ll read all year

July 17, 2017

Image: Penguin Press, Mashable Composite If there is one word to describe Elif Batuman’s new novel The Idiot, it’s the word “mundane.” And that just might be the novel’s greatest strength. The book follows the year in the life of Selin, a Turkish-American freshman at Harvard. As Selin goes through her freshman year, she must navigate getting along with her roommates, an infatuation/ relationship with an older Hungarian student, and…

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