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Guile From ‘Street Fighter’ Is Selling Hair Gel

The worlds of hair-care and gaming are about to collide in one strange in an entertaining way. Recognized for his outlandish hairstyle, Street Fighter character Guile will now serve as a sort of “spokesperson” and “brand ambassador” for Japanese cosmetic brand Yanagiya’s J-Gel product. In a fictional “interview” with Yanagiya, Guile even opened up about his […]

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A Look at Never-Before-Seen Paintings by Nirvana Frontman Kurt Cobain

The Seattle Art Fair has officially kicked off this Thursday. Premier talent and literary agency UTA has opened a booth for the festival featuring an eclectic array of artwork on display including two never-before-seen paintings by the late Nirvana frontman, Kurt Cobain. The paintings reflect the grunge legend’s coveted music with hellish depictions of melting, […]

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‘Rick and Morty’ Composer Explains How He Scores the Show Creator’s Bizarre Requests

YouTube account Great Big Story has created a series of videos called Human Condition that highlights stirring and distinct talents from around the world. The team enlists Rick and Morty composer Ryan Elder to demonstrate how he incorporates everyday sounds and execution to convey otherworldly sounds that the intergalactic show is known for. From small foley […]

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Matthew McConaughey & Idris Elba Answer Your Most Googled Questions About Them

In a recent sit-down, Idris Elba and Matthew McConaughey take the WIRED Autocomplete interview where stars answer the most Google-searched questions about themselves. Questions included where Idris Elba was from, what coat he wears in the show Luther, and whether or not he’s related to “Jessica Elba.” For McConaughey, questions consisted of whether or not he received […]

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Kanye’s Calabasas “C” Logo Is Really From an adidas-Sponsored Youth Soccer Academy

Some of you might have never heard of Coerver Coaching, but for those who grew up playing soccer may know the term Coerver Method, a football coaching technique developed by its founder Wiel Coerver. Turns out through a recent Reddit thread, Kanye West’s Calabasas logo actually comes from a retro symbol designed for the Coerver Coaching […]

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Young Thug & Quavo Collaborate With Camila Cabello on Two New Singles

Former Fifth Harmony star Camila Cabello enters the studio with two of hip-hop’s most popular mainstream artists for a pair of new singles. Linking up with Young Thug and Migos rapper Quavo, Cabello jumpstarts the promotional campaign for her debut solo album by serving up “OMG” and “Havana.” Previously, Cabello joined forces with Quavo and […]

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It’s Official: Neymar Jr. Joins Paris Saint-Germain With World Record Transfer

Barcelona FC terminated Neymar Jr.’s contract earlier today after accepting the Brazilian superstar’s world record transfer fee of €222 million EUR (approximately $263.5 million USD). This update comes just a few days after Neymar was seen leaving Barca’s training session, with teammates like Messi issuing their goodbyes via social media. ESPN initially reported that Neymar will sign […]

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The “ALL Controller” Is a Wireless Gaming Device That Works on Almost Every Platform Imaginable

Gamers, rejoice. An ingenious squad of techies has developed a wireless controller that can ostensibly be paired up with almost every platform imaginable. Dubbed the “ALL Controller,” the universal gaming device can function seamlessly with popular video game consoles, smartphones, as well as tablets. More precisely, PCs, Macs, iPhones, iPads, and Apple TVs with iOS […]

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Watch Alexander Wang Give a Tour of His Luxe Manhattan Crib

Purveyor of downtown cool, king of good times and maestro of all things sleek and, of course, black, designer Alexander Wang knows a thing or two about haute aesthetics. During a recent visit with premiere design publication Architectural Digest, the NYC-based fashion figure provided an intimate tour of his sprawling West Chelsea apartment. Enlisting the talents […]

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Tyler, the Creator visits ‘Robot Chicken’s’ Home, Stoopid Buddy Stoodios

Following the launch of Tyler, the Creator’s Flower Boy project, you’ll also find him launching a collaborative sneaker with Converse, guest starring on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and tearing down stages alongside A$AP Rocky. Next for Tyler is a special visit to Stoopid Buddy Stoodios, home of the animators behind Robot Chicken. Owner Eric Towner […]

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Netflix Unveils First Trailer for New Crime Satire ‘American Vandal’

Netflix has unveiled the lead trailer for the network’s forthcoming satire series American Vandal. Scheduled to debut on Netflix — as a joint production with CBS Television Studios — on September 15, American Vandal is a half-hour comedy from the minds of creators Tony Yacenda and Dan Perrault; Yacenda will also serve as the project’s […]

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Yohji Yamamoto Dresses the Futuristic Y-3 Noci High in Core Black & Silverite

Yohji Yamamoto’s space-inspired Y-3 Noci High is now draped in a sleek core black and silverite colorway. The high-top shoe is culled from the Japanese imprint’s 2017 fall/winter collection and features a slew of innovative attributes. The sneaker boasts a leather and synthetic uppers, an EVA midsole, a front zip, a padded collar and an elastic […]

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Rap Pioneer Kidd Creole of Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five Arrested for Murder

Nathaniel “Kidd Creole” Glover, the founding member of pioneering hip-hop group Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five, was arrested last night for murder after he allegedly stabbed a homeless man in New York City. Officers responded to a 911 call around midnight about a male possibly stabbed within the vicinity of the 17 Precinct in […]

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Gosha Rubchinskiy Muse “Sever” Drops Sophomore Collection Shot Entirely Underwater

Gosha Rubchinskiy muse and Instagram star Vsevolod “Sever” Cherepanov has just released the lookbook for his eponymous streetwear imprint’s sophomore collection. Lensed entirely underwater, the spread sees models floating about while wearing scuba masks and various pieces from the line. Keeping with the 19-year-old model’s self-described “gopnik” (a pejorative Russian term used to describe the country’s lower class youth) […]

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Bring the Arcade Experience to Your Nintendo Switch with 8Bitdo’s Newest Controller

8bitdo is a retro controller maker that has recently created the NES 30 Arcade stick — it features Bluetooth connectivity for wireless compatibility with Nintendo Switch. The design pays homage to the classic NES color scheme, but unlike the original NES Arcade Stick, this version has a wide array of buttons for contemporary games, can […]

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