How to Record Calls on Your Smartphone

After 10 days as the White House’s communications director, Anthony Scaramucci is out. His downfall? A particularly candid late-night phone conversation with New Yorker writer Ryan Lizza. Like mosts journalists, Lizza recorded his call not just for posterity but for proof. After all, it’s hard to argue with audio evidence. Recording a call used to require […]

New Study Shows Half the Atoms in Our Bodies Came From Beyond the Milky Way

A team of astronomers suggest that life on Earth may have origins beyond the Milky Way. They have discovered, through computer simulations, that up to half the atoms found in the Milky Way (and our bodies) have extragalactic origins. A Diverse Origin When Moby sang about humans being made of stars, he wasn’t just being […]

Best of Will Ferrell

A graduate of the University of Southern California, Will Ferrell became interested in performing while a student at University High School in Irvine, California, where he made his school’s daily morning announcements over the public address system in disguised voices.  He started as a member of the Los Angeles comedy/improvisation group The Groundlings, where fellow […]

The bizarre story of a long-lost horror film made entirely in Esperanto, starring William Shatner

Written by Adam Epstein Tread lightly while reading about the 1966 film Incubus, for evil has befallen many who’ve come in contact with it. Before he commanded the starship USS Enterprise, William Shatner was the lead actor in Incubus, a low-budget, black-and-white horror film directed by Leslie Stevens (creator of the sci-fi anthology series The […]

Westworld’s season 2 trailer shows the robot uprising has just begun

Westworld‘s Season 2 trailer was shown today by HBO at Hall H at San Diego Comic-Con, and the host uprising has finally come. The spot starts with a player piano starting up and Bernard Lowe (Jeffrey Wright) staring at the body of a dead tiger, all while “I Gotta Be Me” by Sammy Davis Jr. […]

Game of Thrones showrunners’ next series will be about an America where slavery never ended

With Game of Thrones entering its final short seasons, showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are now working on ideas beyond the world of Ice and Fire. HBO announced today that the pair have gotten a series order for a drama called Confederate. The series will be set in an alternate America where the Southern […]