[LESS INFO] 41 VIEWS | ADDED 22:33:00 05/19/11
Those who say our educational system is broken clearly aren't spending enough time on the Internet. Professor Brett Erlich's YouTube tutorial shows that our schools are, in fact, teaching vital lessons on everything from physics to personal responsibility. You'll be talking about this Viral Video Film School episode all summer long. infoMania is a half-hour comedy show that airs weekly on Current TV. Picture the ultimate office water-cooler, only with funnier co-workers who willingly stay up late imbibing all forms of media so you don't have to. Caveat: Bring your own water. infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 1159 VIEWS | ADDED 23:17:00 05/18/11
Brett Erlich and Ellen Fox review "The Beaver," starring Mel Gibson as a troubled man who begins speaking through a beaver hand-puppet to alleviate his depression. Jodie Foster both directs the film and plays Gibson's estranged wife. The way Brett and Ellen see it, Jodie needn't have bothered. infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 1195 VIEWS | ADDED 22:30:00 05/18/11
In a brand new promo for the "I Can't Quit You, Dr. Drew," the doctor himself sat down to try to help viewers obsessed with Dr. Drew programming. But the addiction to Dr. Drew is even worse than the promo revealed. Watch these outtakes for evidence that didn't make it on TV. infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 14 VIEWS | ADDED 19:12:00 05/16/11
Anyone can look up the five best-selling music videos on iTunes. But only Sergio Cilli cares enough to dissect them in such loving detail before you hit "Buy." This week he breaks down the latest offerings from Jennifer Lopez (who checks in at No. 5 with Lil Wayne and No. 4 with Pit Bull), Bruno Mars, Taylor Swift and Lady Gaga. Bonus: Track the dizzying globe-trotting itinerary of J-Lo's "On The Floor," which evidently was created to maximize frequent-flyer miles. infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 194 VIEWS | ADDED 22:55:00 05/13/11
Brett Erlich and Ellen Fox review "Bridesmaids," the first starring vehicle for Kristen Wiig of "Saturday Night Live." Wiig plays a single woman who's conflicted about the upcoming wedding of her best friend (Maya Rudolph), especially as she battles (rather raunchily) with the other bridesmaids. infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 1093 VIEWS | ADDED 14:58:00 05/13/11
Now that Newt Gingrich has officially entered the Presidential race, what will it take for him to win? A coherent vision for America, perhaps? An energized grassroots organization? Don't be silly. All he needs is a kick-ass campaign song, and Brett Erlich is just the singer-songwriter for the job. Viewers from all across the political spectrum will doubtless be rocking out to "Big Bad Newt." infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 17 VIEWS | ADDED 23:02:00 05/11/11
Dr. Drew Pinsky has helped millions fight addiction on shows like "Celebrity Rehab" and "Loveline." Now he faces his toughest challenge yet - the addiction to Dr. Drew himself. Watch TV's favorite M.D. try to "cure" four people who just can't stop watching his shows. One look and you'll be hooked, too. infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 11 VIEWS | ADDED 16:00:00 05/09/11
Yes, England's newest Royal Couple shares the world's relief that Osama Bin Laden is dead. But would it kill the rest of us to start paying attention to Will and Kate again? Because they're definitely willing to make it worth our while. In fact, you won't be able to look away. infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 34 VIEWS | ADDED 22:39:00 05/05/11
Professor Brett Erlich convenes class with the help of some guest lecturers - the Internet's self-proclaimed "life coaches." There's a mentor for everyone, whether you prefer your life coach to balance on a yoga ball, bark at you like a drill sergeant, moonlight as a professional magician, or look like Hurley from "Lost." Who says school isn't fun? infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 8 VIEWS | ADDED 22:36:00 05/05/11
Beer ads are usually the province of babes in bikinis. So when a new Budweiser ad featured two young men locked (briefly) in a tender embrace, the Internet's gaydar started tingling. infoMania's "That's Gay" correspondent, Bryan Safi, decodes this malt-laden mystery. infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 42 VIEWS | ADDED 20:09:00 05/05/11
Our favorite daily double, twins Jason and Randy Sklar, trot by the infoMania studios to tell you everything you need to know about Saturday's Kentucky Derby. Here's betting you'll discover why the nation's most famous horse race is like a Tyler Perry movie for white people, why Christina Aguilera won't be singing the national anthem, and which entrant (Stay Thirsty) just might be the Most Interesting Horse in the World. infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 19 VIEWS | ADDED 21:15:00 05/03/11
infoMania host Brett Erlich interviews the Gregory Brothers about why they started their "Auto-Tune the News" series, how they choose which news pieces to remix, and what life's been like since Antoine Dodson. This spring, they're taking auto-tune from YouTube to the live stage as part of YouTube's "The Digitour 2011" lineup. infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 34 VIEWS | ADDED 21:15:00 05/03/11
Brett Erlich and Ellen Fox review "Water For Elephants," an adaptation of the best-selling novel about a Depression-era traveling circus. "Twilight" heartthrob Robert Pattinson plays a veterinary-school dropout who cares for an elephant named Rosie while falling for the show's star (Reese Witherspoon), who also happens to be married to the sadistic circus owner (Christoph Waltz of "Inglourious Basterds"). infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 182 VIEWS | ADDED 22:20:00 04/29/11
Brett Erlich and Ellen Fox review "Fast Five," the fifth installment in the fast-car franchise that has grossed nearly $1 billion since 2001's "The Fast And The Furious." Series regulars Paul Walker and Vin Diesel are joined this go-round by Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, with the fancy driving all in service of a heist in Rio. Both Brett and Ellen rate the film as entertaining fluff, though you'll have to watch to see which one says, "Just rev the engines, let's see some panties droppin'!" infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 22 VIEWS | ADDED 16:03:00 04/29/11
infoMania is proud to introduce our new investigative news segment, "The Big Picture," in which Sergio Cilli digs deeper into the week's top stories with the aid of revealing photographs. That was the plan, anyway. Instead it turns out that Sergio sticks to pictures because he hates reading. This week, the likes of President Obama and the Easter Bunny, Queen Elizabeth and Katie Couric fall victim to Sergio's "analysis." infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.
[LESS INFO] 32 VIEWS | ADDED 15:45:00 04/26/11
In honor of Earth Day, Brett Erlich showcases all of the fun and exciting things that you're missing out on by not taking Earth-friendly public transportation. infoMania airs on Thursdays at 11/10c on Current TV.