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The NBA's 'Simpsons' Superfan Reveals His Favorite Episodes

rollingstone.com — Even casual observers of the NBA have probably noticed that Portland Trail Blazers center Robin Lopez looks an awful lot like someone else, and I'm not talking about his twin brother Brook. With his typically off-kilter sense of humor, Robin has even denied he looks like his twin, but the comparison he has publicly embraced is his outward similarity to Robert Terwilliger, a.k.a.
Dec 18, 2014

"Sideshow Bob's very intelligent, good looking. Mellifluous voice." - @rolopez42 picks his favorite Simpsons eps rol.st/1z9s4UV

Sony Has 'No Further Release Plans' for 'The Interview'

rollingstone.com — Following news that Sony Pictures had canceled the December 25th theatrical release of 'The Interview', the studio has no further plans for the film.
Dec 18, 2014

Still waiting for the moment we find out Sony hacks were all marketing for the movie (which I now want to see) rollingstone.com/movies/news/so…

Dec 18, 2014

Shouldn't give in to hackers RT@WendyWilliams: HOT QUESTION: What do u think about SONY not releasing The Interview?rollingstone.com/movies/news/so…

Russell Wilson Won't Sleep Until the Seahawks Repeat

rollingstone.com — The San Francisco 49ers have now been declared dead in the water, but for three quarters in Seattle on Sunday, they were very much alive. Their defense had kept the game close - they trailed 10-7 going into the fourth - but the Seahawks had the ball and were driving.

Paul McCartney Reveals Favorite Ringo Starr Songs

rollingstone.com — Before it was announced publicly that Ringo Starr would be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as an Award for Musical Excellence recipient, the former Beatle's onetime bandmate, Paul McCartney, phoned the drummer to give him the good news.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @RollingStone: Paul McCartney chose his favorite Ringo Starr songs while discussing the Beatle's Hall of Fame induction on 'Fallon': rol.st/1z0YFHD

Seth Rogen's 'Interview': The Film North Korea Doesn't Want You to See

rollingstone.com — It's not every day you get to sit down with the guys who might be responsible for starting World War III. And it's definitely not every day that they're getting baked when you do. "Hell-o!" booms Seth Rogen on a June afternoon as the door to his L.A.
Dec 18, 2014

"Sometimes me and Evan team up," adds Rogen, their twin lasers dancing around Franco's balls.” #outofcontextquotes rollingstone.com/culture/featur…

Dec 18, 2014

Didn't really care about the RS Seth Rogen cover story when it came out. Reading now rollingstone.com/culture/featur… pic.twitter.com/oH63CZ2eko

Dec 17, 2014

RT @RollingStone: How did Seth Rogen and #TheInterview spark an International incident? We have the inside story: rol.st/1GtvQJI

Dec 17, 2014

How Seth Rogen, the stoner king of Hollywood, sparked an international incident rol.st/1sHxZz2 via @RollingStone

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'School of Rock' Musical to Hit Broadway Next Year

rollingstone.com — Andrew Lloyd Webber will compose an upcoming Broadway adaptation of 'School of Rock,' set to open next fall.
Dec 18, 2014

Thought this was the Onion:@RollingStone Andrew Lloyd Webber’s ‘School of Rock’ musical to begin previews next year: rol.st/1zBpp4c

Tea Partiers Are Right: Jeb Is a RINO

rollingstone.com — So Jeb Bush might be running for president. The rest of the world must be howling with laughter. Apparently, the American political establishment isn't just afraid of new ideas, it's afraid of new people. It wants things so much the same, it's seeking blood guarantees, like the old Euro aristocracies that sealed military alliances with marriages.
Dec 18, 2014

Tea partners are right to be grossed out by Jeb Bush: new post rollingstone.com/politics/news/…

Dennis Rodman's North Korea Visit Inspires Comedy Movie 'Diplomats'

rollingstone.com — 20th Century Fox has given the green light to a comedy inspired by flamboyant forward Dennis Rodman's "basketball diplomacy" visit to North Korea last year. Titled Diplomats, the movie will be directed by Tim Story, who previously helmed , Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer and Barbershop .
Dec 18, 2014

Ironically the next North Korea-related film on the schedule is called "Diplomats" rollingstone.com/movies/news/de…

Watch Stephen Colbert Break Character in Hilarious 'Report' Supercut

rollingstone.com — Throughout The Colbert Report's brilliant, 10-season run, Stephen Colbert has been fully committed to his on-screen persona of a right-wing conservative, almost never breaking character or laughing at his own punchlines. On the rare occasions when the host does crack up, though, it's comedy gold - and thanks to a hilarious, 14-minute supercut from Comedy Central, fans can relive Colbert's most priceless Report laughs.

TIm Burton on 'Big Eyes,' Beetlejuice and Batman

rollingstone.com — In person, Tim Burton looks a bit like a sketch out of a Tim Burton movie. His hair is frizzled, his clothes are dark; he speaks in quiet but rushed tones, with a slightly manic gleam in his eyes.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @RollingStone: Tim Burton opens up about casting Michael Keaton as Batman and his new movie #BigEyes: rol.st/1zArMpg

College Football Team of the Year: The Playoff Selection Committee

rollingstone.com — A noted conservative intellectual windbag once observed that football is " violence punctuated by committee meetings," and while I'm aware that the man who said this was technically referring to the huddle as a symbol of suffocating bureaucracy, I still like to imagine George Will greeted the news of college football forming an actual playoff committee by hyperventilating into his bow-tie closet while waxing nostalgic about Hack Wilson.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @RollingStone: Love em or (probably) hate em, the Playoff Selection Committee is our pick for College Football Team of the Year: rol.st/13D41kg

Michael Franti Pleads for Peace With Police in New Song

rollingstone.com — Musician and poet Michael Franti was working in a Miami studio when he got the news that a grand jury had decided not to indict police officer Daniel Pantaleo in the death of unarmed civilian Eric Garner. "I was really shocked," he tells Rolling Stone.
Dec 18, 2014

Michael Franti's powerful poetry urges peace between police and communities rollingstone.com/music/premiere… via @rollingstone

Dec 18, 2014

Hear Michael Franti's Powerful Song for Peace Between Police and Communities rol.st/16tUr4l via @rollingstone

Remembering Stephen Colbert, 1997-2014

rollingstone.com — he American political scene has lost one of its towering characters with the untimely demise of Stephen Colbert. He was 50. Feared by many, hated by some, watched by all, Colbert leaves an uncertain legacy for the media he revolutionized and the culture he altered.

25 Best Country Songs of 2014

rollingstone.com — We count down the 25 best country singles of 2014, from a steamy Blake Shelton duet to a devilish Lee Ann Womack comeback.
Dec 18, 2014

Candi Staton, Eric Church, Sturgill, "The Body Electric" &"Girl Crush" RT@RollingStone 25 Best Country Songs of 2014 rol.st/1wivDWZ

10 Ways to Make the NBA's Ugly Sweater Line Even Uglier

Kendrick Lamar Debuts Powerful New Song on 'Colbert Report'

rollingstone.com — "You are the last Colbert Report musical guest. Honored to have you on, but keep in mind: Paul McCartney, R.E.M., Jack White and Nas were your opening acts," Stephen Colbert joked to Kendrick Lamar, who was recruited to provide The Colbert Report's final performance before the show ends Thursday.
Dec 17, 2014

Did you see @KendrickLamar on Colbert? The new song, the performance, the stage set, lights, video. It was art. rollingstone.com/music/videos/k…

Dec 17, 2014

RT @RollingStone: Kendrick Lamar debuted a powerful new song as the last musical guest on 'The Colbert Report.' Watch it now: rol.st/1szS5Wl

Sony Cancels 'Interview' NYC Premiere Amid Terror Threats

rollingstone.com — Seth Rogen and James Franco's assassination-plot romp The Interview has become the most controversial movie in decades. Following terror threats on movie theaters planning on showing the film, Sony, the studio behind it, has canceled its New York premiere this week, according to The New York Times .
Dec 17, 2014

RT @RollingStone: UPDATE: Sony officially pulls #TheInterview’s Dec 25 release, citing “the safety of employees and theatergoers”: rol.st/16u0XZ2

Dec 17, 2014

RT @RollingStone: UPDATE: Sony officially pulls #TheInterview’s Dec 25 release, citing “the safety of employees and theatergoers”: rol.st/16u0XZ2

The Year in Weed: Grannies, Gummy Bears and Ganjapreneurs

rollingstone.com — As the movement for marijuana policy reform gains steam, every year seems to usher in unprecedented advances. 2014 was no exception: This November, pot-friendly voters showed up to the ballots to approve marijuana legalization in two more states, Oregon and Alaska. And while Congress is already poised to intervene, Washington, D.C.
Dec 18, 2014

ICYMI, I wrote about the Year in Weed for @RollingStone. My personal fav mention is of course @broadcity: rollingstone.com/culture/featur…

Dec 18, 2014

RT @RollingStone: From stoner grandmas to "Pu$$y Weed" to legalization fever and beyond, a look back at the year in marijuana that was: rol.st/1wWkcpI

Dec 17, 2014

RT @kristengwynne: My Year in Weed round-up for @RollingStone has it all: @broadcity, stoned grandmas, Mike Brown, Dowd, & @ScHoolBoyQ: htt…