Month: September 2014

these wizards can’t wait to read lena dunham’s book

This article originally appeared on MTV News. Art by MTV News. Concept by Kase Wickman. The day literary ladies and gentlemen of a certain age have been waiting for is finally here: Lena Dunham’s first book, “Not That Kind of Girl,” hit shelves in bookstores everywhere on September 30. In coming weeks, Those Kinds Of […] Read more…

we challenged gunther from ‘friends’ to spell these tough names right

This interview originally appeared on MTV News. By now, we all know from experience that whatever name you give at the coffee shop, chances are, it’s not going to match what comes back on your cup. While a steaming hot latte is a great consolation prize, there’s no feeling like seeing your name, your actual […] Read more…

why dylan o’brien got beat up with a pool noodle on the ‘maze runner’ set

This article originally appeared at MTV News. While “The Maze Runner” may look like a Very Serious Movie, what with the dystopian vibes, deadly creatures and potentially life-ending and impossible to solve mystery maze, it wasn’t all Grievers and doom on-set. We caught up with director Wes Ball and author James Dashner at San Diego […] Read more…

your favorite movies get ‘tusk’-ified

This article originally appeared on MTV News. Art by Shannon Baek. Concept by Kase Wickman. We all love “Mean Girls,” “The Avengers” and “Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix.” Obviously. Because we have hearts. And souls. Obviously we love them. Another thing we love: the idea of a movie about Justin Long being […] Read more…

110 movies that are impossible to google

This article originally appeared on MTV News. Making it big in Hollywood is a tricky business. Actors have to have the right combination of looks, talent and luck; directors have to have an aesthetic, authority and luck; producers have to have smarts, a budget and luck, the list goes on. Luck also, apparently, factors into […] Read more…