1. Tech

    Some Guy Got Detained by the FBI Homeland Security for Watching a Movie Wearing Prescription Google Glass [Updated]

    Last weekend, a man in Columbus, Ohio went to go see Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit with his wife and, in an ironic twist, ended up being interrogated by the FBI Department of Homeland Security for an hour instead. The reason? He was wearing Google Glass.

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  2. Entertainment

    Screen Junkies Gives The Walking Dead an “Honest Trailer”

    Now that Breaking Bad is over, your life may feel as desolate as a zombie apocalypse. That makes this the perfect time to get into The Walking Dead! Screen Junkies help us get up to speed at the start of season 4 with a hilarious "Honest Trailer" for the best zombie show on TV.

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  3. Entertainment

    WTF is AMC’s Yeah! Service? We Found Out at New York Comic Con, and It’s Pretty Interesting

    We'll admit to going into our demo of AMC's new Yeah! movie rental service at New York Comic Con a little skeptical. There's no shortage of ways to watch movies online. Do we need another one? Turns out -- yes. We do. Yeah! is actually pretty great if you really want to learn more about the movies you love.

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  4. Entertainment

    Better Call Saul is Happening! Breaking Bad (Kind Of) Lives On!

    Breaking Bad fans rejoice! AMC is moving forward with their spin-off centered around Bob Odenkirk's character Saul Goodman! The new series is expected to be a prequel set before Saul's time as Walter White's lawyer, so it's not likely we'll see any real crossover. It's still really exciting!

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  5. Entertainment

    Dean Norris Jumps On the Monkey Bars In This Old Breaking Bad Promo [Video]

    Remember back in 2008, when Breaking Bad was just a solid drama about a simple cancer-ridden everyman? One that didn't shake you to the very core every week? It wasn't quite such a media darling then, so AMC had no problem making fools of Dean Norris and Steven Michael Quezada for your amusement. Watch them hang out on this playground and weep for a simpler time.

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  6. Entertainment

    The UK Will Get New Breaking Bad Episodes on Netflix Immediately After They Air

    Netflix is great at catching up on old seasons of shows you may have missed, but it's lacking when it comes to getting new shows on quickly -- at least in the U.S. The U.K., however, is going to be getting the last eight episodes of Breaking Bad on Netflix immediately after they air. That's even faster than I can get them on iTunes.

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  7. Entertainment

    Mad Men Writers Reportedly Pitching New Show About NASA in the 60s

    The Golden Age of space exploration could get a lot sexier if the minds behind Mad Men have anything to say about it. Reports surfaced this week that writers from the acclaimed AMC drama are scouting locations along Florida's Space Coast for a show centered around NASA during the 1960s, the glory days of the Apollo program.

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  8. Entertainment

    Remade Intro Sends Breaking Bad Back To The 90s

    I don't know what would possess a person to remake the intro for Breaking Bad as a high concept dramedy from the 1990s. I'm just glad that the spirit took them, because this video is absolutely tops. Who knew that Walt, Jesse and the rest of the gang would have been so at home on the WB right after Buffy? Now, we all do -- or at least, you will once you check out the video below.

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  9. Weird

    Man Ends The Walking Dead Disagreement by Shooting His Girlfriend in the Back

    Look, not every single person running in your nerd circle -- as close as your relationships may be -- is going to see eye-to-eye with your beliefs or opinions, such is a little thing called life. Even if you're prone to getting a little hot under the collar as the result of such petty disagreements, there's nerd rage, and then there's callously shooting your girlfriend in the back. 26-year-old The Walking Dead enthusiast Jared Gurman, after having argued with his girlfriend over the possibility of a zombie apocalypse, believed that a bullet to her back would help her see clarity. Obviously, what ultimately happened was far from what he intended.

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  10. Entertainment

    Dish Network Buries the Hatchet With Voom HD, Now Folks Can Return to Watching The Walking Dead

    Unfortunately for everyone caught in the crossfire, Dish Network and AMC have been duking it out over what the former referred to as a distribution problem and the latter said was a legal dispute with Voom HD. See, Dish Network dropped the Voom HD channels back in 2008, which led to them disappearing altogether, and litigation has been ongoing since. AMC Networks, which operates the aptly-named AMC, once operated those Voom HD channels. After much deliberation, and a payout to the tune of $700 million, Dish customers will once more be able to watch The Walking Dead.

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  11. Entertainment

    The Walking Dead Is The Worst Show Ever That I Can’t Stop Watching

    Every Sunday night at 9:00 PM I turn on AMC. From 9:01 PM to 9:03 PM, I watch the opening scene of The Walking Dead. It's usually fantastic. The producers know they have a tight window in which to film a scene and start the opening credits. The producers also know that they have to hook you at this point, so they give you what you came for: Zombies. Brains. People in cars stabbing zombies in the eye with screwdrivers because zombies want their brains.

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  12. Entertainment

    Netflix to Add Mad Men to Streaming Service

    Lionsgate Films has signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to bring the hit '60s ad industry drama Mad Men to the streaming service. Beginning on June 27, the first four seasons of the hit show will be available on the service with new seasons to be added after their run on AMC. Though Mad Men has been available on Netflix in Canada under a separate deal, this is the first time the program will be available on the U.S. version of the service. Netflix has been keen to add new television programming, and last February announced a similar deal with CBS that made Cheers, Frasier, and Medium available for streaming. The addition of hit television programming is certainly part of Netflix's efforts to expand its streaming library, but also likely to help offset the loss of films the service has recently suffered and competition on the horizon from studio-backed streaming services. Netflix may be trying to outmaneuver these attacks by increasing demand for their service with hot media commodities like Mad Men. Regardless of the motivation, having the delighfully inebriated trials and tribulations of constantly smoking, ultra sexy ad executives from a bygone age at my finger tips is enough to have my butt parked firmly on my couch. Provided someone can refresh my Old Fashioned. (via Mashable)

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  13. Entertainment

    The Walking Dead Reportedly Fires Entire Writing Staff [Update]

    Despite strong ratings and its recent renewal by AMC, The Walking Dead is reportedly firing the entirety of its writing staff. Moreover, the zombie series could dispatch with an in-house writing staff entirely for Season Two, relying instead on freelancers assigned on a script-by-script basis. Series writer, EP, and director Frank Darabont would stay on, however, and comic creator Robert Kirkman, who wrote an episode this season, could continue on in a contributing role. Deadline has the scoop:

    I hear The Walking Dead writer/ executive producer/ director Frank Darabont has let go of the writers on the hot freshman AMC series, which has already renewed for a second season. That includes Darabont's No. 2, writing executive producer Charles “Chic” Eglee. Writer turnover on series between seasons is commonplace but wholesale overhauls are unusual. What's more, I hear Darabont is looking to forgo having a writing staff for the second season of Walking Dead altogether and assign scripts to freelancers.
    This seems very odd. The fifth episode of this first, six-episode season had even higher ratings than the already-strong series premiere, so tanking ratings aren't an excuse, and the show has been widely critically acclaimed even as it has daringly moved further away from the original source material. One possible explanation is that Darabont has been doing a lot of the work to begin with -- he wrote episodes one and two himself and was thoroughly involved with the writing of the other four. But thirteen episodes is a lot more than six, especially if the comics become less reliable as source material to fall back on, and firing the writers seems a potentially strong jolt to the series' momentum. (Deadline via io9)

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  14. Entertainment

    Fan-made Opening Credits for The Walking Dead, Probably Better than Real Ones

    THE WALKING DEAD "Opening Titles" from Daniel Kanemoto on Vimeo. Fans everywhere are fairly excited for AMC's upcoming The Waking Dead series, a television adaptation of a well-respected zombie apocalypse comic written by Robert Kirkman, premiering October 31st of this year. One fan in particular, Daniel Kanemoto, was excited enough to make extremely moody opening credits to the show that will most likely rival AMC's version of the opening credits. (Daniel Kanemoto via Kuriositas via Boing Boing)

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  15. Entertainment

    AMC’s The Walking Dead Trailer

    In June, AMC began production on a television version of The Walking Dead, an esteemed comic book created by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics. The comic (and now television series) follows police officer Rick Grimes as he attempts to survive a zombie apocalypse.

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