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Associate Entertainment Editor — Mashable
Covers:  social tv, entertainment, music, celebrities, apps, technology

I’m @Mashable's entertainment reporter, where I interview celebs, TV networks and record labels about trending news topics or their digital/social presences.

Brian Hernandez's Biography

People call me “BAH” — as in the sound sheep make — because of my initials.

I’m an entertainment reporter at Mashable, where I interview celebrities, TV networks, record labels and other entertainment sources about trending news topics or their digital presences and social media campaigns.

Before joining Mashable, I was a business reporter at TechMediaNetwork, where I wrote news about small businesses, social media, technology, consumer trends and workplace behaviors ...

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Prepare for 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 with Forte Tenors' opera tribute — We have chills - and it's not because winter is coming. Forte Tenors' operatic twist on the Game of Thrones theme song, which Mashable is premiering in this stunningly produced music video, will give you the right amount of goosebumps before HBO debuts Season 5 on April 12.

Pussy Riot provides another reason to watch 'House of Cards' Season 3 — Warning: This post discusses in detail House of Cards Season 3's second and third episodes (Chapters 28 and 29). Read with caution. Russian punk protest group Pussy Riot's Nadezhda "Nadya" Tolokonnikova and Maria "Masha" Alyokhina played themselves on Season 3 of House of Cards during an intense dinner scene at the White House, where they humiliated fictional Russian President Viktor Petrov.

'House of Cards' fans are confused about when Season 3 arrives on Netflix — If American history has taught us anything it's that new seasons of House of Cards arrive at 3:01 a.m. ET, not 12:01 ET, you confused East Coasters. Mashable confirmed with Netflix that all 13 episodes of Season 3 will come out on Feb. 27 at 3:01 a.m. ET and 12:01 a.m.

Wait, what? Kanye West publicly apologizes to Beck ... and Bruno Mars — LOS ANGELES - Out of the blue, more than two weeks after criticizing Beck for winning Album of the Year at the Grammys, Kanye West has publicly apologized on Twitter. "I would like to publicly apologize to Beck, I'm sorry Beck," he tweeted Thursday.

'OITNB' star Taryn Manning is free like a snake in new music video — LOS ANGELES - Orange Is the New Black 's Taryn Manning, who portrays violence-prone devout Christian "Pennsatucky" in the Netflix dramedy, just released a music video. In the video for her and BYNON's dance single "All the Way," Manning roams a desert landscape like a bird, or as Pennsatucky would say: "not even a bird; more like a snake."

Watch BRIT Awards performances live on YouTube: Kanye, Taylor, Ed, Sam — LOS ANGELES - The BRIT Awards, the British equivalent of the Grammy Awards, will stream live globally on YouTube Wednesday, starting at 12 p.m. PT (see above). Performers include Kanye West, Taylor Swift, Sam Smith, Madonna, Ed Sheeran, Royal Blood, George Ezra, Paloma Faith, Take That and more at London's O2 arena.

A 'Frozen' treat: Disney debuts 'Frozen Fever' trailer with a new song — LOS ANGELES - Things might get chilly on Anna's birthday in Frozen Fever, a short film that features the lovable characters, because Elsa is sick with a cold. Elsa, Anna, Kristoff, Olaf and Sven will all appear in Frozen Fever, which debuts in theaters March 13 during showings of the live-action Cinderella movie.

Real Green Ranger Tommy hated the morbid 'POWER/RANGERS' short film — LOS ANGELES - Jason David Frank, who was cast as Tommy Oliver a.k.a. the original Green Ranger for the Power Rangers series in 1993, reacted unfavorably to Tuesday's release of a twisted 14-minute short film based on the Power Rangers franchise.

7 inspiring and emotional Oscars quotes from backstage and onstage — LOS ANGELES - "Stay weird, stay different," proclaimed The Imitation Game writer after winning Best Adapted Screenplay, thanking presenter Oprah Winfrey and telling world that he tried to commit suicide when he was 16 because he felt like he didn't belong.

'Glory' wins Best Song Oscar after tear-jerking performance — LOS ANGELES - David Oyelowo cried during the standing ovation for John Legend and Common's performance of "Glory" from Selma at the 87th Academy Awards. And Oyelowo wasn't alone. Chris Pine, shedding a tear, and other celebrities were visibly moved.
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Feb 28, 2015

RT @justinsocial: But seriously. How cool would a House of Cards style game be? No combat. All conversations, choices, and manipulation. Omfg I want one now.

Feb 28, 2015

"Where were you when the world stopped turning on that September day?" ~ @AlanJackson #25AJ

Feb 27, 2015

I totally just made everyone watch @Rihanna's "California King Bed" at dinner because she's better than dinner convo

Feb 27, 2015

Raise your hand if the Internet gives you goddamn headache. Llamas. #TheDress. Sharks. Puppies. Blerg. Just give me @HouseOfCards already.

Feb 26, 2015

@alexandergold, ha! I sent my colleague your Instagram and she put it in her story, which is going bananas…

Feb 26, 2015

Public service announcement: @HouseOfCards Season 3 comes out on Netflix at 3:01 a.m. ET / 12:01 a.m. PT. Cheers!

Feb 26, 2015

Read this while blasting Lynyrd @Skynyrd's Tuesday's Gone! "Tuesday's gone: Why albums will be released on Fridays"

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