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There is a new book out there today where yesterday there was no new book. It's called Sex: Our Bodies, Our Junk, and it was written by a group of boys who have also written for The Tonight Show With…   Read Story »
This is just a really nice speech that Kurt Vonnegut gave to the graduating class of Albion College in 2002. It's great and you should watch the whole thing. Part 1. Part 2. Part 3. Part 4. Part 5. I…   Read Story »
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1 trailer, you guys: There is a new show on Bravo this season that I have not watched (and will not watch), but which makes me laugh every time an ad…   Read Story »
Ed. note: Joe Mande, stand-up comedian and the creator of the popular blog Look At This Fucking Hipster (now a popular book!) is forced to do things that we don’t want to do, for our education and…   Read Story »
But that it has a trailer is even weirder. And then the trailer itself is the weirdest part of all. "Dogs will always return to their vomit"? IT PUTS THE THRILLER IN THE BASKET, AND IT PUTS THE…   Read Story »
An artist from Pixar has turned violent movies with adult themes, like The Professional and Silence of the Lambs, into illustrated children's books. Neat! Inappropriate!   Read Story »
Normally, authors of books don't fall under the purview of http://www.videogum.com. They are not in our wheelhouse, as people who use that expression like to say. But Nicholas Sparks is a little…   Read Story »
James Franco, an American actor best known for his role as Sgt. Dan Carnelli in In the Valley of Elah has been studying creative writing at Columbia University (and also film at New York University?…   Read Story »
This is odd news, because the adults who are excited about it are too old to actually watch the show, and children don't even know what books are ("imagine a bunch of Kindles on a shelf"), but…   Read Story »
Eat Pray Love trailer, you guys: Ugh. I understand that women have historically had a difficult time achieving emotional independence and self-actualization due to the oppressive and sexist…   Read Story »