×

Devour: How Animals Eat Their Food, Alison Brie, Charles Lloyd, ‘Bates Motel,’ Cinecore, More

Variety selects the videos, games, apps, books, music and more you should know about each week.

Find videos and links below.

How Animals Eat Their Food

Mister Epic Mann, aka the Virginia film student known as Nick, has posted about 30 videos on his YouTube channel, but none so popular as this deceptively simple short bit of physical comedy that catapulted to 40 million views in its two weeks:

Alison Brie Imitates Popular Internet Memes

Of all of Made Man’s Speakeasy Web show thesp interviews, this might be the most winning. “Community” and “Mad Men” star Alison Brie gives host Paul F. Tompkins an adorable tutorial on aping Internet celebs including Grumpy Cat and Unflattering Beyonce:

Plus…

Related Links:

SHOP:

Assouline

Portlandia bike

LISTEN:

Charles Lloyd – “Quartets”

Mr. Little Jeans – “Oh Sailor”

READ:

“Top of the Morning” Brian Stelter

“Attempting Normal” Marc Maron

“Bates Motel”

WORK & PLAY:

“Injustice: Gods Among Us”

“Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon”

Cinecore

More Music

  • Queen's 'Rhapsody' Oldest Music Video to

    Queen's 'Rhapsody' Becomes Oldest Music Video to Get a Billion YouTube Views

    “Easy come, easy go” — that’s a phrase that has never applied to “Bohemian Rhapsody,” one of the most enduring recordings of the 20th century. The Queen classic just set a record by becoming the first music video released in the 1970s, or any time prior to the ’90s, to cross the billion-views mark on [...]

  • Hugh Jackman 39th Brit Awards, Show,

    Concert Review: Hugh Jackman Sparkles and Shines at the Hollywood Bowl

    Hugh Jackman is out to prove he truly is the greatest showman. On Friday and Saturday night, Jackman’s “The Man. The Music. The Show.” world tour stopped in Los Angeles for a sold-out two nights at the Hollywood Bowl. Ten years ago, Jackman hosted the 2009 Oscars just a few blocks south of the venue at [...]

  • Portrait of author and writer Paul

    Paul Krassner, Satirist, Yippies Co-Founder and Counter-Culture Figure, Dies at 87

    Satirist, publisher, author and American counter-culture figure Paul Krassner died at his home in Desert Hot Springs, California on July 21. He was 87. His daughter Holly Krassner Dawson, confirmed the news to the Associated Press. Born in New York City on April 9, 1932, Krassner eventually moved to Southern California where he lived with [...]

  • Cameron Crowe, David Crosby, A.J. Eaton.

    Cameron Crowe on Why He Loved Leaving David Crosby Doc on a CSNY Question Mark

    David Crosby may or may not have stuck a joint in Cameron Crowe’s mouth the first time he ever met the future filmmaker, when Crosby was peaking with Crosby Stills Nash & Young and his interviewer was a precocious 15-year-old Rolling Stone correspondent. As Crowe said to Jimmy Kimmel the other night, “I remember it [...]

  • Adam Lambert Queen

    Concert Review: Queen and Adam Lambert Capitalize on 'Bohemian Rhapsody'

    About half way through Queen and Adam Lambert’s Saturday night show at the Forum in Inglewood, guitarist Brian May took the stage solo to perform a few numbers. He began by acknowledging that day’s 50th anniversary of the first manned moon landing, as the video screen behind him streamed a real-time replay of the Apollo [...]

  • R Kelly Sexual Assult Accusations Mugshot

    R. Kelly to Face Charges in New York on Aug. 2

    R. Kelly has been ordered brought to New York for his arraignment on racketeering charges that allege he recruited young girls for sexual abuse at concerts across the country, according to the Chicago Tribune. The charges are part of multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against the singer that have been filed this year. Kelly, who [...]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content