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- 06/30/15--19:46: Jim Carrey compares vaccines to fascism
- 06/30/15--20:12: A new trailer for Persona 5 (a.k.a. "Game of The Year") has leaked
- 06/30/15--20:13: Meghan Trainor and Shazam team up to share her discovered tracks
- 06/30/15--20:13: Teen Wolf Season 5 Supertease
- 06/30/15--20:13: Scream "Coming This Season" Official Trailer
- 06/30/15--20:55: What's on Drake's tour rider?
- 06/30/15--20:57: New Fantastic Four TV Spot and images.
- 06/30/15--21:32: Promos for UnREAL 1x06
- 07/01/15--16:40: Miguel — GQ Magazine Photoshoot
- 07/01/15--16:41: Chris Brown Files for Paternity
- French-Ivorian beauty Aya Jones walked in an astounding 47 runway shows
- Egyptian-Moroccan Imaan Hammam (pronounced Ee-men) is a breakout star who landed a career-defining Givenchy campaign and her first Vogue cover
- Dominican stunner Lineisy Montero (pronounced Lin-a-see) kicked off her modeling career on the lauded Prada runway (she, along with Aya and Imaan, are among a small cadre of black models to grace the influential catwalk since Naomi Campbell in the '90s)
- 07/01/15--17:24: Cool For the Summer - Music Video (sort of)
- 07/01/15--17:24: Mr. Robot Sneak Peek from 1.02
- 07/01/15--17:25: 'Monopoly' movie in the works
- The movie will be 'about a boy's (who will be from Baltic Avenue) quest to make his fortune (by using Chance and Community cards) and avoid jail time'.
- The screenplay will be written by Academy Award nominated Andrew Niccol, who was nominated for 'The Truman Show'
- 07/01/15--17:26: Teen Vogue August — Imaan Hammam, Aya Jones and Lineisy Montero
California Gov says yes to poisoning more children with mercury and aluminum in manditory vaccines. This corporate fascist must be stopped.— Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) July 1, 2015
They say mercury in fish is dangerous but forcing all of our children to be injected with mercury in thimerosol is no risk. Make sense?— Jim Carrey (@JimCarrey) July 1, 2015
Persona 4 Dancing All Night came out recently in Japan, and their limited edition bundles included an exclusive trailer for Persona 5. Fortunately, someone posted it via YouTube...
According to Atlus, the game is expected to be released later this year.
Also, here's the E3 trailer for Persona 4: Dancing All Night, for those who haven't seen it yet:
Source 1: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mvydlzyV9D4
Source 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r_Lw4683vkM
Square-Enix Who!!????? SMT/SMT Persona >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> Final Fantasy tbh!
Also, if you're interested in getting into Persona or other games in the SMT series, ATLUS is having a sale on the North American PlayStation Store. P4G is $14.99, and P3P is $9.99! But chances are you don't have a Vita, so you can get the PS2 versions for $9.98 altogether!
International pop superstar Meghan Trainor and music-discovery app Shazam are teaming up to bring you Meghan Trainor's discovered tracks. Meghan Trainor will be sharing the tracks she has Shazamed! According to the press release, Shazam hopes to give "fans a unique view into the moments when the world’s biggest hit-makers discover music that inspires them." Other musicians taking part in this partnership include Pitbull, Calvin Harris, Avicii, Jason Derulo, Coldplay, and more.
The full list of musicians: Pitbull, Calvin Harris, Avicii, Maroon 5, Macklemore and Ryan Lewis, Jason Derulo, OneRepublic, Wiz Khalifa, Imagine Dragons ,Coldplay, Usher, Robin Thicke, Enrique Iglesias, Clean Bandit, One Direction, Linkin Park, Alicia Keys, Meghan Trainor, Tove Lo, Alesso, Shakira, Selena Gomez, Mariah Carey, YG, Fall Out Boy, Shaggy, Pearl Jam, Zac Brown Band, Fifth Harmony, Nick Jonas, Hunter Hayes, Adam Lambert
Sources: Shazam 1 / Shazam 2 / Twitter
What have you Shazamed recently? Here are my Shazams:
What did you think of episode 1 and 2 ONTD?
Did you enjoy the series premiere ONTD? Who do you think the killer is? Do you think they will keep the same killer from the first film or will they change it?
-Bottles of Heineken, Grey Goose, Patron, Hennessy (YASSS), and Jack Daniels
-Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Soap
-Rolling papers & hair trimmers
Fairly reasonable tbh but kinda wack. What would YOU put on your rider, ONTD? Just dying to know!
Earlier this month Hilary was spotted at her favorite restaurant Zinque Coffee & Wine Bar on a lunch date with her personal trainer. The two left the restaurant separately and the paps asked Jason if he was dating Hilary Duff, he responded "No she's just a friend" then the pap brought up if they hooked up off Tinder he replied "I'm not on on Tinder."
Last month the two was spotted out for a workout
Hilary and Jason were spotted again yesterday after a hard workout
would you ship it ontd?
Source FOR DOOM and the Empire images are from my magazine.
Adam meets Mary's family when the show arranges their one-on-one date; Rachel and Quinn make some questionable decisions to win a bet with Chet.
Anyone else watching this show? I personally really liked it. I like Rachel, she gets the job done even if that means screwing someone over. Who do you think Freddie is going to end up with?
Earlier today, ET tweeted a link to an article telling of the growing backlash to Demi Lovato's latest single Cool For The Summer. Lovato is being accused of ripping off Katy Perry and Jessie J, as well as pandering to the gay community. Demi Lovato wasn't pleased with the article, and she took to Twitter to respond to accusations of plagiarism and unoriginality.
Sources: Twitter 1 / Twitter 2 / Twitter 3
Do you think Demi Lovato is unoriginal?
Chris Brown Files Paternity Docs -- I've Had it with My Baby Mama! http://t.co/0TiYWeK9On— TMZ (@TMZ) July 1, 2015
-Chris is currently paying $2500 a month in child support for Royalty
-Nia is asking it be raised to $15k
-Chris thinks this number is far too much, and has filed documents in Houston to establish paternity
-Chris thinks that if a judge sets the figure it will be more reasonable.
-He's also demanding proper custody guidelines since he says Nia is refusing him the right to visit his child.
Royals! Fashion's freshest faces Imaan, Aya, and Lineisy climb the ranks, change the game, and never ever forget where they came from.
Photo: Daniel Jackson
-Discusses how happy she is about marriage equality and how people should be able to be themselves and marry who they want.
-Discusses Tinder and Grinder for the 100th time.
-Hilary says she will be going on tour after Younger finishes shooting it's second season, filming will wrap up in Decemeber.
-Hilary says that she will be doing a world tour, she says she wants to do a month on the road and then take a break because of Luca. She says that she wants to tour in her biggest markets, which include South America, Australia, and Asia.
-She says she would be accepting of Luca if he ever came out to her.
-Says that Miley Cyrus is "wickedly talented" and prasies her for being who she is and not giving a fuck about what people think.
-Lizzie McGuire talk.
-Says she gets drunk on occasion because she has to let her hair down every once in awhile.
-Says that she is really grateful that "BI.BO." debuted at #5 on the Billboard 200 because of the break that she took. She says that she needs to do things that fulfill her and make her happy and that hopefully the fans connect with it on a certain level.
-Is grateful for everything that she has in her life (her child, her TV show, and her music career), she says she knows she cannot be at the level that she used to be at in her career and that she has to be who she is now and she is happy with that.
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I love how self aware she is.
Mods, this is a brand new interview and it has not been posted!
#1 on iTunes! :)
Are You a One or a Zero?
Elliot must choose between job offers from Evil Corp, and fsociety.
watch tonight on USA. Support this prince
Today, Front Porch Step showed up on the acoustic stage of the Warped Tour. The problem with this is that the man behind FPS, Jake McElfresh, has been accused by multiple girls (some of whom are/were underage) of sexually harassing them via text.
From the all-knowing Wikipedia: "Jake Mcelfresh has been accused by several young people of sexual harassment through mobile phones, including sending nude pictures of himself to underage girls[...]On 3 April 2015, Mcelfresh issued a public statement via Facebook. In it, he described how growing up, he had self esteem issues and "certainly was not a ladies man", and when he finally got his breakthrough with music, he was surprised at how much attention from female fans he received. He admitted that he did indeed correspond with women through text messages, some of which were underage, but reinforced that they were "not as one sided as they seem", also revealing that no charges had been brought up against him. He also stated that even though some of the conversations were sexual in nature, "(he) only had conversations with willing participants". He described how for the past months, when allegations were brought up, he "wondered if (he) wanted to be alive anymore", and took a break from social media after being dropped by his label and removed from all tours, considering it the "greatest thing (he) could have ever done".
When these allegations originally surfaced, Kevin Lyman (i.e. the man behind Warped Tour) confirmed that FPS would not be on the tour this summer.
That appears to have changed. FPS showed up today on the Acoustic Basement stage to play a short set and may or may not be on the rest of Warped Tour. Here's a collection of pictures/tweets about today grabbed from various sites as well as some clips from an excellent op-ed by Kelly Doherty from AbsolutePunk.net on the issue as a whole.
Warped Founder Kevin Lyman's Weak Ass Response
"Lyman met with Mcelfresh's personal counsellor who recommended that performing a set at Warped (the singer now lives in Nashville) would be part of his current therapy. Mcelfresh was not paid for his performance, nor will he be appearing on any other dates of the tour.
"He was only supposed to be here long enough to play his show," Lyman told AP, "but the weather today has been putting us behind schedule. He wasn't added to the tour, so those claims that he was added to sell tickets are completely groundless." Lyman also said only two security guards were near the stage, not five as altpress had reported earlier.
Lyman also stressed that because Mcelfresh has still not been formally charged with any misconduct, he agreed to have him perform. "If he was a legitimate danger to anyone, he simply would not have been here."
Brandon from Handguns:
Just watched the most bullshit set I've ever seen anyone play in my life— Brandon Pagano (@brandonpagano) July 1, 2015
Watching someone who shouldn't be here get escorted around with 6 security guards and his own golf cart is absolutely insane.— Brandon Pagano (@brandonpagano) July 1, 2015
Not to mention disheartening because I see people out here working at full potential every day and this mothefuckergets to just hop in?— Brandon Pagano (@brandonpagano) July 1, 2015
Grey Gordon, performer on the same stage
A few people have asked for my thoughts concerning Front Porch Step's inclusion in the Acoustic Basement Tent today, so I'm going to do my best to address my concerns and ideas about this. As a preface, I want to be clear that Brian Marquis had absolutely no part in the decision to add FPS to today's lineup. The staff at the Basement are nothing but the most hardworking, honest and thoughtful people, and Brian would never facilitate an environment he felt was unsafe for show goers. Sadly, everyone on this tour has someone to answer to, and the final decision simply does not fall on him.
Some of my friends on the stage have decided to not perform today in protest. While I'm not included in that group, I fully support that decision. Personally, I felt obligated to take the stage in order to voice my concern, frustration, sadness and confusion about the situation. In my 25 minutes on the stage, I managed to play about three songs, and took the rest of the time to speak about this matter.
The truly maddening part for me is that this issue is complex. Way more complex than my heart tells me it should be. My heart says that when a person does something as predatory and ethically objectionable as what FPS did, that person should be outed, ostracized and destroyed. That's what I feel in the bottom of my heart. But my brain tells me that I owe myself, the world and the very young kids at this tour a better, more constructive message than that. I wish more than anything that I had the maturity, the presence of mind and the calm to turn this into something positive, but the fact is, I couldn't be more ill equipped to do so.
I don't know how to have a dialogue about this. For as much as I know in my head that there are massive, deeply rooted systemic issues that cause people to act out in these ways, and as much as I'm uncomfortably close to the struggles of teetering mental health, I'm not a big enough person to feel anything but resentment for Jacob for what he did. That doesn't make me right or wrong, it just makes me honest, and I guess what it really means is that I don't feel as if I can contribute to this dialogue in a constructive way. I know what I feel, but I don't think knee jerk reactions and gut instincts should guide what is necessarily a nuanced and multifaceted conversation that needs to be taking place in our culture.
All I can say with certainty is that I'm not a leader and I'm not strong. I don't know how to navigate the intricacies of reconciling my feelings with what I feel I should do. I wish I could add something to this beyond another voice in a chorus of hate, but I don't know how. I know that I did the right thing by playing and by speaking honestly, just as I know my friends are doing the right thing by not playing. I truly hope that, as a community, we can come to a place of peace and healing in this, but I'm not a guiding light on that path. I'm too petty to be that, maybe. I just know that my heart hurts today, and I know that this situation is not right, and I feel deeply conflicted about being on a tour that feels it appropriate to include Jacob on their lineup. I don't know what to do with those feelings, but I know I need to share them. So here I am. I just hope that something better than this desperation that myself and a lot of my compatriots are feeling comes out of this. I really do. I'm sorry that I'm not better at this shit.
From a bitter and hurting heart, much love to everyone.
Dan Campbell of The Wonder Years (who canceled his set in protest):
Nashville: The Wonder Years at 6:30. I won't be a part of the acoustic basement today and I encourage… https://t.co/MfQfve7j6p— Dan Campbell (@headabovewater) July 1, 2015
Knuckle Puck recommending other bands to watch during FPS' set:
Hayley Williams from Paramore (This is also connected to a Falling in Reverse shirt):
I still believe in you, scene. Demand better bc you deserve better. No more excuses for boys just "being boys". https://t.co/iafnf78Vyw— hayley from Paramore (@yelyahwilliams) July 1, 2015
Anyone who spoke out/tried to interrupt was (respectfully) removed by security. https://t.co/R2Bmcg3bVj— Brandon Pagano (@brandonpagano) July 1, 2015
Instagram Promo post from Warped that has since been deleted.
"Today, Front Porch Step is playing the Warped Tour and may possibly play the rest of its run. This comes in the aftermath of Lyman denying (here and here) that he would be playing. This year, rather than simply refuse to represent women accurately and passively engage in systematic patriarchal oppression, Lyman has opted to support an artist who has manipulated the blind trust of his underage female fans for his own sexual gratification. He has given this artist the seal of approval and is willing to attach his name to the actions of Jake McElfresh. By allowing him to play today, Lyman is saying that, on balance, the more important aspect of McElfresh’s character is his ability to play shitty three minute songs as opposed to the active harms he has caused against others."
"Furthermore, this is a message from Lyman that he does not care about your behaviour, no matter how morally reprehensible it may be - you can still get on his stage, he will still look after you. Given the past 12 months and the constant awful behaviour we’ve seen, with multiple figures from the scene either being involved in sexual assault claims or engaging in victim-blaming, this serves to show that if young bands act that way, Lyman will still back them."
"The darkest thing about McElfresh playing Warped, however, isn’t just message based. His actions involved young female fans that he established contact with through shows and festivals: festivals like Warped Tour. Lyman is placing McElfresh straight back into a position where he has access to young girls and could easily start the cycle once again. Whether or not he does, I find it both disgusting and dangerous hat Kevin Lyman is willing to put the young people who fund his festival, and his life, at risk when he knows fully what he is doing."
"It’s time that we stand up and say a resounding ‘fuck you’ to the Warped Tour and all that goes with it. Our mistakes last year came from trying to engage with and ask the likes of Kevin Lyman to change their actions and become fairer and more accepting. That’s never going to happen. Scene culture that goes hand-in-hand with Warped Tour 2015 is never going to change. It has no interest in changing because that would mean those in control would have to loosen their grip."
Taking this out from under the cut because, while it's long, people should really read this:
Jake's ex-girlfriend, Autumn, wrote a very long, very good blog post explaining the extent of her relationship with Jake and the things that she learned. As it's very long, I'm not going to pull too many pieces but one of the reasons why her statement is so important is that is it a first hand account of events. She said that she originally wanted to post it to try and prevent him getting on Warped. She says that Jake appearing on Warped was part of a deal that involved him going to treatment but he has not followed through on his part of the deal, hence her post. She also confirms that many of the alleged incidents with girls, including those that are/were underage, did happen and says that Jake showed concerning behavior (such as stalking) towards them as well as her.
This is disgusting and I hope that they remove him from the tour asap. I'm glad that other bands have/are possibly going to speak up about it.
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