If You're Wondering, Tobey's Screenname is SpiderStud69

Wired's and BoingBoing's Xeni Jardin has the story of AOL customer service rep turned Hollywood player Heather Robinson, who used her position to get personal information on celebrities and producers and use it to strike up online friendships. She used these friendships (and the dirt she turned up in naughty IM… » 11/14/12 2:53pm 11/14/12 2:53pm

The Full Social Network Trailer: Creepy

Here's the first full-length trailer for The Social Network, David Fincher and Aaron Sorkin's movie about the creation of social wonder/ill, the Facebook. Thanks largely to a brilliant song choice, the trailer is eerily evocative. » 7/15/10 1:00pm 7/15/10 1:00pm

Conan's New Backdrop Sure Looks Familiar…

Conan's new Tonight Show set sure is nice, but the guys at Serious Lunch noticed that his new monologue backdrop looks pretty familiar. As in Mushroom Kingdom familiar. » 6/04/09 11:00am 6/04/09 11:00am

How Criterion Hones Its Restoration Magic for HD

Lee Kline, the Technical Director at The Criterion Collection, was in Italy. He had tracked down an original print of Il Posto » 9/25/08 12:00pm 9/25/08 12:00pm, the classic 1961 Ermanno Olmi film, and he needed a digital master of it. The problem? It was far too valuable and delicate to ship to the States, so he had find a local studio to handle…

Who Tall Are You? Mirror: Yep, Tom Cruise Is Teeny

When I was a kid, I used to think all celebrities were like 30 feet tall, since they look pretty gigantic on the big screen. Then I got older, and heard nasty rumors about how dwarf-y people like Sly Stallone and Tom Cruise really were, but I didn't really believe it, since I couldn't exactly stack 'em up to myself.… » 4/07/08 1:00pm 4/07/08 1:00pm

LG Gets C-Listers to Launch Phone

Who comes out to a Sidekick 3 launch? A-listers like Eva Longoria and Jessica Simpson. Who comes to an LG VX9400 launch? C-listers like Gary Coleman, Christopher Knight and dragon lady Bai Ling. » 6/21/07 12:59pm 6/21/07 12:59pm