Welcome to Daily Glixel, the B side of video game news, where we roundup some of the day's other top stories. We're three days into the new year and things are already crazy. The president is having a nuclear dick measuring content on Twitter, the snowpocalypse is coming for the northeastern U.S., and famous YouTubers are already causing outrage. But at least the video game industry is
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Tyler Barriss, the 25-year-old man suspected of making a fatal prank "swatting" call to police after an argument over the video game Call of Duty, has waived extradition to Kansas, according to the Los Angeles District Attorney's Office. The fugitive from justice warrant lists Barriss' charge as making a false alarm,
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Accused Swatter Charged With Making False Alarm, Waives Extradition in Fatal Shooting
In late 2012, Stone Temple Pilots once again found themselves in an impossible situation. They'd been gigging with Scott Weiland for four years at this point and even managed to cut a new album with him in 2010, but he'd begun showing up very late for concerts and acting erratically onstage and off. It
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In 2004, when Cyntoia Brown was 16-years-old, she was arrested for killing a 43-year-old man who solicited her for prostitution, The New York Times reports. She was convicted as an adult and is serving a life sentence. Now, celebrities including
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Charles Manson, the cult leader of the Manson family who masterminded the Tate-LaBianca killings of 1969 and one of the most reviled and fascinating figures in American pop culture, died Sunday night, CBS Los Angeles reports. He was 83. Manson had
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Charles Manson, Cult Leader Behind Tate-Labianca Murders, Dead at 83
The nation's ultra-conservative attorney general, Jeff Sessions, is facing mounting pressure from the far-right wing of his party, and even President Trump himself, for not rushing to appoint a special counsel to investigate Hillary Clinton.
While on the campaign trail for Trump, Sessions smiled through
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In an article for Time magazine, Detroit Pistons head coach Stan Van Gundy calls athletes who speak out on social issues such as racial injustice "patriots of the highest order." Van Gundy cites Muhammad Ali,
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Tyler, the Creator unveiled his first tour dates for 2018. His Winter North American tour is in support of his recently released album, Flower Boy.
The 23-date run kicks off on January 26th in Vancouver, BC at PNE Forum. The tour will take the rapper through the West Coast, Midwest and
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Counter-Strike: Global Offensive launched a new matchmaking service that uses time played not just in Counter-Strike, but other Steam games, as well as a number of other factors, to match up players with similar behaviors, developer Valve recently announced.
The new service, called
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: New 'CS:GO' Matchmaking System Looks Beyond Game To Track Behavior
Fall Out Boy throw a Dia de los Muertos-inspired, carnival-like party in the video for "Hold Me Tight or Don't," surrounded by women with sugar skull face paint and other revelers of the Mexican holiday. The single is from their upcoming album, Mania.
Originally due out in
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Luke Bryan will premiere songs off his upcoming album What Makes You Country at a special concert in New York City.
Set for December 6th – two days before the release of Bryan's LP – at the Altman Building, Up Close With Luke Bryan will air on Pandora's dedicated station to the country star. A limited number of fans will be able to attend, but those who haven't been approved by
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Luke Bryan to Preview New Album With Pandora Concert in New York
After a subpar outing last week, Saturday Night Live produced what might have been its best episode of Season 43 this time around. A lot of that had to do with host Tiffany Haddish, who brought energy and excitement to each sketch. Even when the material wasn't terribly strong (especially post-"Weekend
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The vocalist's melismatic belting highlights the simmering, orchestral piano
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On the eve of his electionversary, voters seized the first electoral opportunity they've had to send a message to Donald Trump and the mostly white, mostly male Republican legislators empowered by his elevation to the presidency. In races all across the country, they voted to defeat candidates and replace incumbents who shared the president's divisive, retrograde views on race and gender, and
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Voters Across the U.S. Rejected Trumpism This Election Day
A year after going on strike, members of SAG-AFTRA working as video game voice actors have approved a new deal with several top-tier developers and publishers, ending the longest strike in the guild's history.
With 90-percent of SAG's voice actors supporting the new deals, video game voice actors will now receive better compensation for extra time in the booth, due when the game
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Video Game Voice Acting Union Approves New Deal, Ends Yearlong Strike
A Bee Gees musical is in the works, with Universal Theatrical Group securing rights to the legendary band's life story and music. Singer Barry Gibb, the group's only surviving member, will executive produce the as-yet-untitled project.
UTG, Universal's live theater division, secured rights to the musical with Barry Gibb,
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Artists from all genres of music joined Rolling Stone Country and Ram for the third annual 'Live Nashville' party on Tuesday night. Grammy-winning hard-rock band Halestorm, Americana guitarslinger Aaron Lee Tasjan, soul singer Sarah Potenza and a slew of country artists all descended upon Marathon Music Works near the city's historic Fisk University. Brothers Osborne headlined, along
This article originally appeared on www.rollingstone.com: Rolling Stone's 'Live Nashville' Party: See Behind the Scenes Photos
The last time I dropped acid alone was fourteen years ago, and I swore I'd never do it by myself ever again.
But a few weeks ago, I spent ten hours alone with a blindfold over my eyes, headphones capped over my ears and LSD molecules plugged into my brain, listening to music in solitude. I'd done LSD plenty of times, but never blind and motionless. I wasn't worried I'd freak out – I
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A few years back, life in many ways was much simpler for Ryan Hurd. Sure, much as he is today, the Michigan-born singer-songwriter was making his way in Nashville, charting his course toward a career in country music. But in the interim, having fallen in love and gotten engaged to fellow singer-songwriter Maren Morris, he also now finds himself one-half of Music City's most compelling and
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