Month: May 2014

is godzilla really an ‘american fatty’? we asked a lizard expert

This article originally appeared on MTV News. Gareth Edwards’ “Godzilla” stomped into theaters last week to critical and audience acclaim, but there are some people you can never fully satisfy. We’re thinking, specifically, of certain Japanese test audience members who dubbed Godzilla an “American fatty” after first glimpsing the redesigned monster, as reported by The […] Read more…

you and joe biden can listen to ‘drops of jupiter’ together this train day

This article originally appeared on MTV News. May 10 doesn’t just mark a spring, non-Cinco de Mayo Saturday for you to enjoy margaritas. No, this year, May 10 marksNational Train Day. Established all the way back in 2008 by Amtrak, the holiday (non-federal) is meant to raise appreciation and awareness of rail travel among Americans. […] Read more…

‘fault in our stars’ director josh boone to take ‘the stand’

This article originally appeared on MTV News. It looks like the rumors that surfaced in late February are true: Josh Boone, who will soon be mobbed by hordes of sobbing teens when “The Fault in Our Stars” debuts on June 6, will indeed direct the remake of “The Stand.” While chatting with MTV News about the […] Read more…

we solved the most enduring mystery of ’10 things i hate about you’

This article originally appeared on MTV News. We know that we only love our Skechers because we don’t have a Prada backpack, but there are other questions raised by the 1999 classic movie “10 Things I Hate About You” that aren’t answered quite so easily. It’s a question that’s been nagging at us ever since Gabrielle […] Read more…

wait, is electro a never-nude?

This article originally appeared on MTV News. The only way we can think to confirm or deny our suspicions that Jamie Foxx’s “Amazing Spider-Man 2” villain Electro is actually Dr. Tobias Fünke is to see whether he can make a realistic chicken sound. If he comes out with any “cha-chee-cha” or “a-doodle-doodle-doo” sounds, we’ll be […] Read more…