The Leftovers is a Study in Sorrow

Imagine someone you knew and cared about just disappearing. Gone. No trace of them. That’s the premise of HBO’s The Leftovers. It’s a show about grief and loss. The struggle of moving on. The world of The Leftovers can’t move on from this mysterious disappearance. Most people think it’s the Rapture, even if a number…

Grading the 2014 NBA Draft

After nearly a year of hype, the 2014 NBA Draft is finally over. The biggest surprise of the night was the fact that there were so few surprises. Teams seemed hesitant about trading their picks, and after the Cavaliers decided to keep the top pick, everyone else seemed content to stand pat. It may take…

Seth MacFarlane Will Match Up to $1,000,000 for Reading Rainbow

MacFarlane, creator of Ted and Family Guy, recently announced his pledge to match donations dollar for dollar—up to $1M—to Reading Rainbow’s kickstarter campaign by the deadline of July 2. Reading Rainbow, the award winning PBS show that encouraged all of us as kids to “take a look in a book,” is under one million away…

Handicapping WWE’s Money in the Bank as the World Cup

This sunday is the WWE’s Money in the Bank event. The event will feature two ladder matches, one for the WWE World Heavyweight Championship and one for a Money in the Bank briefcase, representing an open contract to challenge for the WWEWHC anytime, anyplace. These ladder matches always deliver, and they are a lot to…

This Awesome Week June 22-28 2014

Welcome to This Awesome Week, a look back at the week that was.   Instagram girl of the week This week’s girl is Karissa Pukas, a fashion blogger on Youtube  who hails from the Great White North. Check out her on Instagram here.   Sports roundup The World Cup is happening and the USMNT has made it…

2014 NHL Entry Draft Roundtable

For the 2014 NHL Entry Draft, Untied Magazine rounded up some great hockey minds, including Joe Yerdon from NBC’s Pro Hockey Talk, Kurt R. from Broad Street Hockey and James Centifonti, one of the most knowledgeable sources for prospect information on social media.We are honored to have them take part in our draft primer and answer our…

2014 NBA Draft: Ranking The Top 30 Prospects (Part Two)

This Thursday’s NBA Draft may be the most exciting and have the strongest long-term impact for any draft on the league since 2003, when the Cleveland Cavaliers decided to take some guy named LeBron James over superstar center Darko Milicic. Unlike that draft, there is no clear-cut number one pick; however the talent in this draft…

World Cup Match Preview – USA vs Germany

Match time: Thursday June 26, 2014 (12 p.m. EST) What a great trip it has been so far. USA has managed to play through the touted “Group of Death” and now have a real chance for advancement into the next round. The Portugal game was a stunner, and the USMNT played well to fight back from…

Dumb Comedy Considered Act of War by Dumb Regime

Kim Jong-un and North Korea have continued their huffing and puffing about the parody Seth Rogen and James Franco vehicle, The Interview. From the New York Times: “If the United States administration tacitly approves or supports the release of this film, we will take a decisive and merciless countermeasure,” a spokesman for its Ministry of…

Google I/O: I, For One, Welcome Our New Android Overlords

Early critics complained about the high cost of Amazon’s first smartphone, the Fire. Google apparently took that to heart. The company announced Android One, a stripped down, affordable version of Android for smartphones with cut-rate data plans. Android One appears to be targeted at cash-strapped folks in India. With any luck, even the poorest of…

Where Are They Now: The Cup from 2 Girls 1 Cup

As the World Cup rages on, we at Untied have decided to take a moment to remember one of Brazil’s exports, the brave and resilient cup from the 2007 fetish porn flick, 2 Girls 1 Cup. “A lot of people don’t know that the viral clip was just a small segment of the film Hungry…

24: Live Another Day – Hours 8 and 9

Live Another Day has stunningly found a way to be one of, if not the craziest season of 24 yet. I didn’t think it was possible for a show that has detonated multiple nuclear bombs on U.S. soil to find new areas of crazy to explore, but holy hell did they find it. Let’s break down these last…