The Revenant, CBGB and Climate-Change Christmas Carols

The Cooler: Your Talking Points for Today

By UrbanDaddy Staff ·
Here’s where we use our Internet-reading abilities to share the latest articles, videos and randomness you need to consume before the day’s out. We call it: The Cooler.

Mother of God: James Franco is teaming up with Lifetime to remake the cult classic 1996 NBC movie-of-the-week, Mother, May I Sleep with Danger? We can’t say we’re surprised.

Surf’s Up: Eleven-time world champion surfer Kelly Slater and his company have apparently built a machine that can create the perfect artificial wave.

Nothing Is Sacred: The birthplace of punk, CBGB, will reportedly reopen at the Newark Airport. Which is pretty much the least “punk” thing a birthplace of punk could ever do.

Cry Me a River: GQ rounds up a tear-jerking list of movie scenes your girlfriend isn’t ready to talk about yet.

Weather or Not: Watch comedian and New Yorker contributor Marc Philippe Eskenazi croon climate-change Christmas carols to passersby at Rockefeller Center.

Bear Essentials: The New York Times discusses the making of the much-anticipated Leonardo DiCaprio movie, The Revenant, with director Alejandro G. Iñárritu.

True Confessions: Jennifer Lawrence fessed up to hitting the bong before the Oscars on Andy Cohen’s Watch What Happens: Live.

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