Music, Movies and the Not So Mundane

Jan 10, 2012 at 11:29 am

Jay-Z is now the spokesman for Duracell Powermat, the joint venture whose inception came in September of 2011 thanks to Procter and Gamble, Duracell and Powermat Technologies. “I believe in the future of wireless energy and I believe that Duracell Powermat is the company to bring on the revolution,” said Hova. “I’m partnering with Duracell Powermat because they’re providing the solutions for the future.”

“Jay-Z is power personified. He inspires millions of people all over the world on a daily basis with his music and his story,” said Ran Poliakine, CEO of Powermat Technologies. “There is no better face or voice that can move people to adopt a new paradigm in power delivery." —-

The 2012 Coachella lineup has been released and it includes big names such as the Black Keys, Swedish House Mafia, M83, Cat Power, Mazzy Star and the Arctic Monkeys. And that’s just the first day.

You can stream the new Shins single, “Simple Song,” here

Joseph Gatt (Thor) has joined the Star Trek sequel cast

Katee Sackhoff (Battlestar Galactica) will play opposite Vin Diesel in the third installment of the Riddick franchise.

The Adventures of Tintin, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows-Part 2 and Transformers: Dark Side of the Moon lead the Visual Effects Society nominations

Lindsay Lohan could play Elizabeth Taylor in an upcoming biopic. 

A 1793 penny sold for $1.38 million at a Florida auction. Something don’t add up. 

The TSA defended its decision to take a woman’s frosted cupcake during her flight out of Las Vegas, claiming, “What baked goods are made in Las Vegas, stay in Las Vegas.”

Happy Birthday to Jermaine Clement, Evan Handler, Sarah Shahi, Rod Stewart, Frank Sinatra Jr., Dana Fuchs, George Foreman, Pat Benatar and the late Linda Lovelace.