Quality Assured: What It’s Really Like To Test Games For A Living

There’s an old commercial for Westwood College that’s become something of a running joke in the video game world. Two young men sit at a couch, hammering away at PlayStation controllers. A woman walks in. “Hey guys, finish testing that game yet?” she asks. “I’ve got another one I need designed.” »7/27/15 1:31pm7/27/15 1:31pm

Q&A: Comedy Legend Barry Crimmins, Star Of The New Doc Call Me Lucky

Bobcat Goldthwait’s career as a director (Shakes the Clown, God Bless America, World’s Greatest Dad) continues to reduce our memory of him as a comedian and actor (Police Academy 2: Their First Assignment, Police Academy 3: Back in Training, Police Academy 4: Citizens on Patrol). His latest film, Call Me Lucky, is a… »5/29/15 10:03am5/29/15 10:03am

Q&A: Nathan, A Bloodhound That Did Not Win The Westminster Dog Show

Another year, another February; another parade of dogs coming to a gray and bitter New York in hopes of winning the big ribbon at the Westminster Kennel Club dog show. Of all this year's upsets, few were as touching as the toppling of Flessner's International S'Cess, a handsome bloodhound from Maryland who won Best… »2/18/15 11:09am2/18/15 11:09am

Q&A: John Carpenter On His New Album, And The New Images In His Head

There's no professional reason for John Carpenter to release new movies or music these days. The director-writer-producer-composer—who's shot, financed, and/or scored dozens of lauded cult films, including 1981's Escape From New York, 1982's The Thing, and 1988's They Live—has earned plenty of respect and more… »1/29/15 11:36am1/29/15 11:36am

David Letterman's 1984 Playboy Interview. A Candid Conversation with the Comedy Genius In His Youth

One of the greatest comic voices and broadcasters of the last 50 years has decided to call it a day. David Letterman announced his retirement today. We had our first Playboy Interview with Dave in 1984, back before Leno and the late night wars, back before CBS, back before the scandals, back when he was the crown… »4/03/14 5:42pm4/03/14 5:42pm

Meet Belle Knox, the Duke Porn Star (As You Might Have Heard)

On various tube sites, you can watch Belle Knox sit on a penis as wide as an arm, go down on another barely legal teen and receive facial after facial. Meanwhile, if you're an undergraduate at Duke, the North Carolina university ranked seventh in the country according to U.S. News & World Report, you can discuss… »3/04/14 1:22pm3/04/14 1:22pm

A Candid Conversation with Roone Arledge, Sports Broadcasting Visionary

As the Super Bowl seamlessly transitions into the Winter Olympics this year, we wanted to revisit the man who made sports such a spectacle in the first place. No single person had more impact on the way we watch sports today than Roone Arledge. He was the original producer of the Wide World of Sports, the creator of … »1/30/14 1:28pm1/30/14 1:28pm

I'm Matthew Berry, and This Is How I Work

"I was 35 years old and miserable and the only thing that made me happy was this dumb little fantasy sports website that I had started on the side." Fast forward nearly a decade later, and Matthew Berry's side gig is a thriving full-time dream job. As the Senior Fantasy Analyst at ESPN, Matthew is a leading voice on… »7/24/13 3:28pm7/24/13 3:28pm

It's Time to Ask All the Questions You Ever Had About Morning TV

After writing about TV for years, Brian Stelter's book, Top of The Morning, has hit stores. And the New York Times reporter is here to answer your questions! In the comments below, ask about the Today show, GMA, Ann Curry, Matt Lauer, GMA, Robin Roberts, Charlie Rose, or that lovable rascal Kathie Lee. »5/01/13 4:00pm5/01/13 4:00pm