The San Diego Comic-Con, that bastion of unrepentant geekery and spandex clad bosoms, is right around the corner. The great Josh Kurp has a list of 25 Important Pop Culture Questions we can expect to have answered at the Con. Chief among them: “Twilight…why?” (Uproxx)
Both Frank Ocean and Tom Waits gave killer musical performances last night on Late Night television. You can watch both or either here. (The Awl)
And if you like what you hear from Frank Ocean, you can stream his new album “Channel Orange” in its entirety. (Frank Ocean) Or, if you prefer your music a bit more swoosh/heroic, you can stream the new Dark Knight Rises soundtrack here. (Empire)
Speaking of heroic swooshes, Scientists explain why superhero capes are a bad idea. Uh, Scientists, we already knew that, darlings. (Blastr)
Speaking of physics, XKCD breaks down the super fastball. Spoiler alert: it goes plaid. (What If)
If you haven’t seen Prometheus, scroll on down the page. But if you have, check out this weird story wherein a ticket taker felt the need to spoil a major plot point for, presumably, political reasons. (Cinema Blend)
I’d never wandered over to What Culture before, but they’ve got a pair of great lists with 10 Film Miscastings That Ruined Our Favorite Characters and the companion 10 Creatively Different Film Castings. Great stuff.
Some things, once seen, can never be unseen. If you end up spending all day on this Tumblr, I’m sorry. (Face Math)
Here’s a brief tutorial on how to make the best Iced Coffee. She forgot my favorite step which is making your ice out of coffee. When it melts, instead of watery coffee you just get MOAR COFFEE…and the jitters. GET ON IT! (Death And Taxes)
If you’ve followed the legal battle over on The Oatmeal, then this photospread of all the cash he raised for charity will make you smile. The picture below? That’s the very definition of winning The Internet, no? (The Oatmeal)
Finally, I don’t know if it’s because I’ve had too much iced coffee, but I found this whimsiquirkilicious prank where a dude freaked out his friends and family with a wig of his own hair pretty damn charming. Enjoy.