Jonathan Nolan Wanted a Classic Rock Song in ‘The Dark Knight’ Trilogy Marketing But Christopher Nolan Refused

With three films in The Dark Knight trilogy, there have been plenty of trailers and TV spots around the world advertising Christopher Nolan‘s acclaimed take on Batman. However, one marketing tactic that was never used to promote any of the films in the comic book trilogy was the use of modern music to drive those […]

The Plain White T’s Song ‘Hey There Delilah’ is Being Turned Into a TV Series For Some Reason

Huh. Well this is one of the stranger TV pitches we’ve heard: The Plain White T‘s hit song “Hey There Delilah” is going to be a TV series. Yes, you read that right — a moderately catchy pop song that middle school you thought was just, like, super deep will be a TV show. Because we’ve apparently run […]

Singing the Song of the Surf

Welcome to The Professionals, an eight-part video series that connects you to the hearts, minds and anything-but-ordinary days of the people who run things, do things and make things GO. Paul Schmidt: Surfer, Surfboard Designer/Builder @ Paul Surf The sun, the constant roll of water, waves, civilization behind you and an endless horizon spreading out […]

EA issues apology after removing Kaepernick’s name from song in Madden 19 [Updated]

Enlarge (credit: EA Sports) Update, 8:20pm ET: EA issued an apology on Thursday after rapper Big Sean accused the game maker of censoring his song in new video game Madden NFL 19. The game maker took full responsibility for the song’s edit and issued a statement to Ars Technica on Thursday: We made an unfortunate mistake […]

Mamma Mia 2: What ABBA star REALLY thinks of Meryl Streep's emotional song My Love My Life

The 73-year-old worked with Benny Andersson on the music for the movie, which utilises the iconic quartet’s extensive discography. With many of ABBA’s most famous tunes used up in the 2008 first movie, this time around we have more lesser-known songs – among them My Love, My Life; which is sung by Lily James, Amanda […]

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend Team Drops Final Season Spoilers (Who's Returning?), Raps TVLine's New Theme Song

Crazy Ex-Girlfriend‘s final season will be one of redemption. And Chicago parodies. Rachel Bloom and series co-creator Aline Brosh McKenna dropped by TVLine’s San Diego Comic-Con suite on Thursday to offer a taste of what lies ahead for Rebecca Bunch & Co. in their last 18 episodes — premiering Friday, Oct. 12 at 9/8c — and they […]

Trump reportedly plans on gifting Kim Jong Un a CD featuring Elton John’s ‘Rocket Man’ song

David Lachapelle Secretary of State Mike Pompeo reportedly plans on gifting North Korean leader Kim Jong Un an Elton John CD featuring the song “Rocket Man.” Trump reportedly wrote a message on the CD and signed it. Trump’s inspiration for the gift reportedly stemmed from a conversation he had with Kim during their June summit in […]

Eurovision 2018 winner: Israel wins Eurovision Song Contest with Netta Barzilai

Tonight’s Eurovision Song Contest saw 26 countries compete against one another for the chance to be crowned champion. The competition was close between Israel, Austria, Sweden, Germany and Cyprus. But it was Israel that were triumphant with 529 points.  Cyprus followed in second place. The Grand Final came after 36 countries competed in the semi-finals, […]