The 2006 Hollywood action blockbuster “The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift” brought so-called “drift racing” — or more commonly, “drifting” — into the mainstream. But those stunt drivers were taking corners in suped-up, road-hugging racers. It’d be impossible to slide around corners almost horizontally like that in, say, an everyday work truck, right? Jeff Audet […]
More than 2 million people and counting have used the social media hashtag #charliecharliechallenge, referring to the Ouija-board-like game in which people try to contact demons and post their results on Twitter, Instagram or other platforms. For those who aren’t part of that crowd of 2 million, the “game” basically goes like this: The player separates […]
Promotional videos have come quite a way since the 1950s. This one presented by the Maine Department of Agriculture shows just how much fun you can have barbecuing Maine broiler chickens.
“The Nite Show with Dan Cashman,” which airs Saturday night at 11:30 p.m. on WABI TV5 in Bangor; 10:30 p.m. on FOX23 in Portland; and 12 midnight on FOX8 in Presque Isle, has had its share of celebrity guests — but perhaps no one has had such an unusual entrance as a surprise appearance by “Weird Al” […]
A Maine native just blew up your social media feeds. Derek Shepherd — the brain surgeon hunk in the long-running prime-time drama “Grey’s Anatomy” played by Mainer Patrick Dempsey — died in tonight’s episode. People Magazine called the death a “shocking twist,” given that the superstar Dempsey had just signed a two-year contract to play […]
Outside of politics — the realm in which author Stephen King and Gov. Paul LePage trade headline fodder — can anyone remember the last time a Mainer lit up the Internet like Portland native and award-winning actress Anna Kendrick? This week, Kendrick spun Twitter heads for the latest time by demanding HBO’s hit fantasy series “Game […]
The Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association this month reported that Academy Award winner Ben Affleck, who has earned Hollywood honors for silver screen hits such as “Good Will Hunting” and “Argo,” has paired with a Maine employer to earn an honor of a different sort. In what AOPA described as the aviation industry’s version of the Oscars, […]
Movoto, the real estate blog that has become an all-around multimedia content producer, has created a series of web shorts featuring Californians taste testing some the popular foods from other states. In the one above, our friends from the opposite coast try out some of what Movoto has identified as Mainers’ favorite dishes. The reactions, […]