“We chat, or with him a lot of the time I just listen,” Liam Neeson tells the U.K.’s Independent about Bono. “He’s a wonderful man. He’s got an idea for a script which we’ve been working on for the past six years.” The film, should it come to fruition, will be about Irish showbands, which the Independent dubs a “phenomenon of the seventies.” (Basically, they were popular cover bands that stayed super up to date on radio hits.) Also, the Dissolve has a helpful guide to Neeson movies that sound like U2 songs and U2 songs that sound like Neeson movies. You’ll need that.
Jay Z and Beyoncé are allegedly working on a joint album.
Speaking of Jayoncé: Now that the divorce rumors are mostly dead, let’s consider a Chavril breakup!
This year’s MacArthur genius grant winners include Fun Home author and Bechdel test inventor Alison Bechdel and The Act of Killing director Joshua Oppenheimer.
Kendrick’s new single is just called “I.” And it’s coming out next week.
Erotic poetry constructed from iPhone 6 reviews. Beautiful.
The day Kickstarter ate itself: A Run the Jewels remix album called Meow the Jewels. All cats everything.
A Ghostbusters Universe? Dan Aykroyd’s jabbering about it.
Boardwalk Empire’s Jack Huston will star in the new Ben-Hur.
Awesome book trailer for NPH’s Choose Your Own Autobiography.
The Rembrandts (the Rembrandts!) performed the Friends theme in the Central Perk pop-up in Manhattan.
Rick Ross’s seventh studio album in eight years, Hood Billionaire, will come out November 24, eight months after Mastermind. That’s also the same day as Nicki’s The Pinkprint.
And here are some fantastic (and simple!) Netflix hacks.