With all the craziness going on in our lives, sometimes we just need to take a break and lose ourselves in laughter. Thankfully there are plenty of comedians out there on Twitter, parodying everybody from real life people like Chuck Norris and Betty White to fictional folks like Willy Wonka and The Godamn Batman. There are also brands getting the satirical sword and career-types like academics and authors. Here are our picks for the fifteen best Twitter parody accounts out there to follow to make your life better, or at least funnier for a little while.
Last Friday, Harvey Fierstein entertained approximately 100 fans at the Harvey School and detailed his life as an actor, playwright and four-time Tony Award winner. But he admitted to Pat Collins, moderator and theater critic, that it was not by design.
Young punk musicians are powerful, but female punk vocalists are paramount. Sarah Greenwell is a prime example of this. Greenwell, lead vocalist of Gymshorts, shows just how salient powerful female vocals are in today’s music.
The acting triple threat: Theatre, Film, and... Video Games? In recent years the gaming world has exploded with exponential opportunities for actors to lend their talents in motion capture and voice acting. From new comers like Kit Harrington in Call of Duty and Natalie Dormer in Mass Effect, to seasoned veterans like Nolan North (Assassin's Creed, Call of Duty, and more) and Mark Hamill (Star Wars and Batman: Arkham City), video game characters are crafted with a professional, engaged, and ever-memorable touch from the actors who play them.Ruffin Prentiss, who plays Marcus Holloway in Watch Dogs 2, is now on the exclusive list of video game protagonists that the public will play, re-play, and play some more for the times to come. To him, the most beautiful aspect about video game performances is that they mirror real life - just like any role and story we've seen in film. And with the constant evolution of video game technology, characters are more life-like than ever. Prentiss discusses the fascinating process of mocap, Marcus, gaming systems, and more in this exclusive interview:
When it comes to following your passions, there are times that the struggle is just too real. Especially when it seems the world is beating you down, and everytime you get up, the wave of life hits you again. But for one artist, no matter how many waves have knocked her down she gets right back up. From her external struggle with the music industry to the internal struggle of personal issues, Gia Farrell has made her way back to the top! For when it comes to following your passion she has the perfect advice, "Just do it. What do you have to lose? Never stop trying."
Fewer film franchises have lasted as long as the X-Men films. Over the course of nine movies, they have thrilled children and adults alike, made superheroes relevant again, and offered thought provoking commentary on society.