With Musical Guest, The National
Girls star Lena Dunham will host this weekend’s episode of Saturday Night Live, with musical guest The National, and today we get our first look at her just-released promo videos for the show. As you can see in the embed above, Lena busts out her trademark humor in an attempt to entice you to watch her host SNL this Saturday night. Check out the promo videos above and see if they work their magic on you. I’m intrigued but not yet entirely convinced. That said, I’ll probably tune in to watch the episode anyways. Will you?
I want to Believe
Alfonso Cuarón just won the Best Director Academy Award for his Oscar-nominated film Gravity but his next big project will be a bit more down to Earth. Cuarón has teamed up with JJ Abrams for a new series on NBC called Believe. I’ve been hearing about this show but before now, had no idea that Cuarón was the show’s creator and director. Honestly, I had zero interest in the show until I found out that it was created by Alfonso Cuarón. Click the embed above to get a preview of Believe and see what you think. I am planning on giving the show a chance since I’m such a big fan of Cuarón. I guess we’ll see if the Oscar-winning director has the right stuff to deliver an entertaining TV series.
Idina Menzel paid a visit to The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon last night to perform her Academy Award-winning song Let It Go from the Academy Award-winning animated film Frozen and as you can see in the video embedded above, she did so with a little backup from Jimmy and The Roots. Altogether, this gang of musicians performed the song while playing classroom instruments (a bit that Jimmy carried over from his days as host of Late Night) and gave the tune new life. Idina sang the Hell out of the song, as she is wont to do, while Jimmy and The Roots provided the instrumentation. Watch the performance above but you may want to turn down your volume, when Idina belts out those big notes, she really belts them out. Goooood morning!
Like, "licking" frisky
Latino pop superstars Ricky Martin and Jennifer Lopez are featured guests on Wisin‘s new single Adrenalina and as you can see in the video embedded above, they are also featured stars in the just-released music video for the song. For some reason, mostly likely because of the high level of Latinoness in the video, Ricky and J. Lo get really amorous together in this video … like, to the point where Ricky felt compelled to lick Jennifer‘s ear. I suppose it’s possible that Ricky is merely playing a straight character in the video and that’s where this licking business comes from but … I really do think the latino level in the video is to blame. Check out this video for Adrenalina and see what you think. Does video make you want to lick the person closest to you right now?
The Movie Opens March 14
A year ago, Veronica Mars was just a memory of a much beloved but cancelled TV series. In 2 weeks, the first Veronica Mars feature film will be released in theaters. As you may recall, a call was put out last spring asking fans to help fund a possible VM movie via Kickstarter. The campaign raised the money needed (and more) in record time and BAM, the movie was filmed for release in just about a year. Today we get to see the first 2 minutes of the Veronica Mars movie, featured in the video embedded above. This first look at the film gives us a nice overview of the high points of Veronica Mars the TV series and serves as a nice reminder of what has come before. Check out this video and get excited Martians, Veronica Mars the movie opens in theaters in 14 days.
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President Barack Obama addressed the media this week to update the world on the US’s progress in science and technology. At this press event, he announced to the world that we, the United States of America, are “building Iron Man“. Sounds cool to me. Click the embed above to watch President Obama make this exciting announcement.
BTW, just between you and me, I think he’s being serious so … cool!
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OMG! CANCEL ALL YOUR PLANS FOR NEXT WEDNESDAY NIGHT (or at the very least, make sure you set your DVRs) because the one and ONLY Prince will be taking over The Arsenio Hall Show next week! Prince, who has been spending some time in the UK performing a string of concerts there in the past few weeks, will be back in the US to make an appearance on Arsenio next Wednesday night. You may recall that earlier this month, Prince made a guest appearance on the Fox TV series New Girl so it looks like his Purpleness just can’t get enough of appearing on network television. Click the video embedded above to watch the announcement that was made on The Arsenio Hall Show last night about Prince‘s appearance on the show. YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS THIS. Trust me.
"This is the mentor, this is the God, this is the genius of all geniuses"
Earlier this week we learned that Drake brought out on stage his ladyfriend/possible love interest Rihanna for a duet performance of their song Take Care in Paris, France. Last night, Drake brought out another BFF for a special surprise performance during his Would You Like A Tour? Tour, this time in Berlin, Germany. None other than BFF Kanye West came out for a special performance of his song Black Skinhead, much to the audience’s ecstatic glee. As you can hear in the video embedded above, Drake had a lot of really great things to say about Kanye before Yeezy launched into his performance. Check out the performance and see what you think. It’s clear to me that these two guys have a pretty ride or die friendship … which is really nice to see among men, don’t you think?
Season 2 Airs TONIGHT!
The second season of Hannibal returns to NBC TONIGHT which is THE BEST NEWS for fans of the show (like me, counting down the damn seconds, tbh). In case your memory is a little bit rusty about all the action that took place last year in Hannibal season 1, I present to you the video embedded above that gives a great recap of the important high points of Hannibal season 1 to get you all caught up before the new second season eps start tonight. Of course, if you have yet to watch the first season of the show, the BEST OPTION is to watch the episodes in full but if you want to just dive in and start watching Hannibal season 2, then this video should also give you a fairly good understanding of the events that took place in season 1 so that you can start season 2 with some context. OMG, I’m so excited!!! The NEW season of Hannibal begins in just a few hours! Wee!!!
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