Maya Rudolph and Andy Samberg were born to host 'Baking It'

Welcome to Thanks, I Love It, our series highlighting something onscreen we’re obsessed with this week. If you have a sweet tooth, a passion for celebrating seasons, or an immeasurable love of food, you’ve likely watched a holiday baking competition before. But you’ve never seen anything like Baking It.Peacock’s new six-episode series, which streams Dec. 2, has all the delicious challenges and culinary creativity you crave from a baking competition, with a few special ingredients.… Read the rest

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Steven Spielberg's 'West Side Story' is a rapturous re-invention of a broadway classic

From the very start of Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story, this superb filmmaker distinguishes his spectacular remake from its classic predecessor, and he does it with dirt. The familiar whistle of the overture plays across a quiet construction site, where rubble and ruins give clues to the apartment buildings that once stood there. From the debris emerges the Jets, a scrappy — but handsome — gang of white boys who will rumble with the equally… Read the rest

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Best pet deals as of Dec. 2: GPS collars, cozy beds, and more

UPDATE: Dec. 2, 2021, 12:30 p.m. EST This story has been updated to reflect new pricing on Whistle Pet GPS trackers, Wisdom Panel DNA kits, and more. BEST PET TECH DEAL: Whistle Pet GPS trackers, which are like Fitbits for your dog — Save up to 20% on all devicesBEST DNA KIT DEAL: Wisdom Panel Premium, a comprehensive health and breed dog DNA kit — $124.99 $159.99 (save $35)BEST PET BED DEAL: Paw.com Holiday sale… Read the rest

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The sleek Razer Blade Stealth gaming laptop is at an all-time low price

Save $500: It’s time for some fresh air while you play Call of Duty. As of Nov. 2, the Razer Blade Stealth 13 Ultrabook gaming laptop is on sale for a new low price of $1,299.99 with a 28% discount. Cyber Monday is in the rearview mirror, but plenty of deals are still ahead of us. And since it’s still really tricky to grab a new Xbox or PS5, this deal on an ultra-portable Razer… Read the rest

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Need a second PS5 controller? Pre-owned picks from DualSense are $20 off at GameStop.

SAVE $20: The PlayStation 5 DualSense controller is as “next-gen” as it gets, and you can get a pre-owned one for $20 off the original price at GameStop as of Dec. 1. You’ll pay $49.99.As any gamer knows, one controller simply isn’t enough. Whether you want to play co-op with a friend or just need a backup for when your main controller runs out of battery, eventually adding a second one to your collection is… Read the rest

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'Mario Party Superstars' is still on sale after Cyber Monday

LET’S A-GO: Amazon’s Cyber Weekend deal on Mario Party Superstars was still available at the time of writing. Order a physical copy for $54.99 (normally $59.99) and you’ll get it in time for Christmas.What are the holidays without a little friendly competition between family and friends? (Note: We cannot be held responsible for anything that happens after the second round of eggnog.)If someone in your circle managed to find an ever-elusive Nintendo Switch, do yourselves… Read the rest

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Give the gift of always-hot coffee with this Ember mug on sale

Save $30: Ring in December with endless hot cups of coffee and tea. The Ember Mug 2 is on sale for just $99.99 at Best Buy, for a 23% markdown of its usual list price as of Dec. 1. It’s December, which means three things: it’s cold, it’s gift-giving season, and you are hurtling toward the end of the year in a stressed out, overwhelmed blur while also trying to shop for thoughtful gifts for… Read the rest

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Grimes delivers sneak peek of new song using binary code

Grimes has teased a new release on Twitter using binary code. The artist tweeted a string of the computer code yesterday, adding, “It’s real this time. Phew,” confirming the upcoming single launch. In case you missed the math class, binary code uses a two-symbol system of zeroes and ones that represents text, computer processor instructions, or any other data. In any other words, it was a very Grimes tactic, as no stranger to using special… Read the rest

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'Succession' star Alan Ruck explains the real reason behind Conner's broken arm

The latest Succession episode was excruciating even by Succession standards, and in among all the sibling-on-sibling fighting you may not have paid too much attention to the injured arm of Conner Roy (Alan Ruck).In the episode itself there was a muttered explanation about his character having had a fall at his ranch, but the whole thing mainly seemed like a way to set up Conner keeping his coat on during Kendall’s birthday party, much to… Read the rest

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Meta must sell Giphy, says UK regulator

Meta, the company until very, very recently known as Facebook, has been ordered to sell Giphy, the GIF-making and sharing platform, by the UK’s competition regulator. The Competition and Markets Authority, a non-ministerial government department promoting competition for consumers, published a report on Tuesday, concluding that the tech giant’s acquisition of Giphy “would reduce competition between social media platforms and that the deal has already removed Giphy as a potential challenger” in the market.Over a… Read the rest

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