Save the Date: Steed Lord Performs at Space 15 Twenty in Hollywood TODAY

Screen Shot 2014-10-21 at 2.09.10 PM

This weekend, Icelandic sensations Steed Lord bring their ultra-fashionable, New Wave nuttiness to Space 15 Twenty in LA, and it's a show you definitely don't want to miss. The exclusive showcase is for the release of their new single "Stutter" off their new albumThe Prophecy Pt. 2, and they promise to deliver an unforgettable never-before-seen ... See the Rest

The Pursuit of Happiness Is “Rubbish”


Says psychologist, social researcher, and writer Hugh Mackay: "I actually attack the concept of happiness. I don’t mind people being happy – but the idea that everything we do is part of the pursuit of happiness seems to me a really dangerous idea and has led to a contemporary disease in Western society, which is fear of sadness. It’s a really odd ... See the Rest

Japanese Turtle Taxis Are Deliberately Slow


Pleeeeeeeease don't let this trend come to America. Too many Sunday drivers on the LA streets already. KEEP IT MOVING, LADY! THE LIGHT'S NOT GOING TO GET ANY GREENER. Japanese Turtle Taxis cater to people who aren’t really in a hurry and prefer a leisurely ride. Surprisingly, there are many who enjoy a service that is deliberately slow – the ... See the Rest

Transformation BONUS! My Interview with Former Boybander Chris Truesdale

Screen Shot 2014-10-23 at 12.39.04 PM

When I posted this week's episode of Transformations, my Twitter immediately BLEW UP with fans of the early aught boyband Dream Street excitedly informing me that I had just interviewed THE Chris Truesdale! And I didn't even know it! Cutie-pie Chris was a member of Dream Street for it's entire run (1999-2002), then went on to star on the popular ... See the Rest

New Into the Woods Featurette

Video thumbnail for youtube video New Into the Woods Featurette - World of Wonder

Never-before-seen footage from Into The Woods, including interviews with Meryl Streep, Johnny Depp, Emily Blunt and more. Also: MUSIC, which they mysteriously forgot to include in the official trailer. Odd, as it's a MUSICAL. But whatever. Market it as a legal thriller for all I care. But here we finally get to here snippets of Sondheim's songs, ... See the Rest

Benedict Cumberbatch’s Motion-Capture for The Desolation of Smaug is a Wonder to Behold

Screen Shot 2014-10-23 at 11.43.41 AM

I'm not even af Benedict Cumberbatch fan, but watching him doing his full-body mo-cap performance as The Hobbit's Smaug is amaaaaaazing. Check it out after the jump! ... See the Rest

The WOWie Award Nominations for October Are….


Less than two months away... Do you feel the excitement building? THE 2014 WOWIE AWARDS ARE COMING! So between now and December, we are nominating the best of the best in social media – our favorite bloggers, instagrammers, Viners, twitterers, and YouTubers. Then, at the end of the year, we’re having a humungous party to announce the winners. The ... See the Rest

WTF of the Day: Weird Floating Blob With a Mouth Sings “The Lady Is A Tramp”

Video thumbnail for vimeo video WTF of the Day: Weird Floating Blob With a Mouth Sings "The Lady Is A Tramp" - World of Wonder

In a strange CGI screen test created by Barcelona-based film studio Dvein, a mouth attached to a fleshy blob floating in an otherwise empty room breaks into the showtune standard, “The Lady Is a Tramp.” (via The Laughing Squid) ... See the Rest