The animation secret behind Jon Stewart's now dead HBO show

It’s been said that the insane news cycle killed Jon Stewart’s daily animated news show, but the truth is, the hitch was as much about the animation as it was the news. “We all thought the project had great potential but there were technical issues in terms of production and distribution that proved too difficult given the quick turnaround and topical nature of the material,” said HBO and Stewart in a statement to Mashable. SEE…

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POOR KATIE! Jamie Foxx Brags To Howard Stern About His Playboy Past

Jamie Foxx is a respected Academy Award winner, but when he went on The Howard Stern show on Tuesday, he just couldn’t wait to talk about his sexual exploits in high school! During an exchange that would probably make his girlfriend, Katie Holmes cringe, Foxx, 49, even went so far as to say that female attention was the “hardest part” of his high school years. “If you’re the high school quarterback, I mean you have…

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The pope and Melania Trump pretty much just fat-shamed Donald

Donald Trump and his family/advisors met with Pope Francis at the Vatican Wednesday on a stop of the president’s first foreign trip. While plenty of online jokes came from the meeting and photographs with a stone-faced pope, it sounds like the pope and first lady were in on the laughs. SEE ALSO: Next up on Pete Souza’s Trump trolling list: The Pope A pool report from a gift exchange between the Trumps and Pope Francis…

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'Harry Potter,' 'Disco Pigs' Star Evanna Lynch Recalls Her First Time Meeting J.K. Rowling, Says Luna Lovegood Will Always Be a Part of Her (But There's So Much More in Store)

As the story is told, 20 years ago, one production broke through. Irish playwright Enda Walsh’s Disco Pigs was beautiful, eccentric, and exciting — charming kindred spirits, compelling critics, and fascinating anyone brave enough to suspend reality and dig in. This is why it’s all the more fitting that actress Evanna Lynch would play an integral part in its 20th anniversary revival. Lynch, now 25, was only 14 when she was cast as Harry Potter’s Luna Lovegood. While she’s grateful for the…

"'Harry Potter,' 'Disco Pigs' Star Evanna Lynch Recalls Her First Time Meeting J.K. Rowling, Says Luna Lovegood Will Always Be a Part of Her (But There's So Much More in Store)"

TSA wants passengers to remove all electronics from bags for security checks

Great news frequent fliers — the already delightful TSA routine of unpacking your bags, taking off your shoes, and organizing a conveyor belt full of bins could soon be getting even more demanding. The Wall Street Journal reports that the TSA will likely soon require passengers to remove additional items from their bags and place them in a separate bin to be checked, including any electronic device larger than a cellphone. This means that, in…

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Artist transforms 'cones of shame' into dog-friendly works of art

For a few lucky dogs, the dreaded cone of shame is no more. In its place is the Cone of Fame, a beautifully decorated cone courtesy of artist and animal center volunteer Erin Einbender. SEE ALSO: Dogs, ranked Einbender began her Cones of Fame project to help dogs get adopted at Chicago’s One Tail at a Time, as well as to highlight the importance of spaying and neutering pets — a cone-worthy procedure for furry…

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Everything You Missed in the 'Game of Thrones' Season 7 Trailer

HBO The drum beat continues to get louder as we approach July 16 AKA THRONES DAY, which honestly can’t arrive soon enough. This week has seen the release of several new season seven images from the HBO series and today—the trailer: I give this trailer a solid seven out of ten on the Westerosi scale of badassery considering how much more the show is capable of. But, for a first trailer, it’s pretty good. It…

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Sony revamps its Digital Paper tablet with new screen and interface

 Sony’s mammoth 13-inch Digital Paper tablet, essentially a huge Kindle you can write on, is still a pretty rare sight, but I’ve always had a soft spot for it. So I’m glad the company is doubling down on this unique device type and making some significant improvements with a new model. Read More

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