Have you seen The Grid yet? Think you can keep on top of all the latest in pop culture, videogames, gadgets, viral videos, and must see websites on your own? Not if you want to keep your day job. So tune in every Thursday at 7:45 p.m. ET for 15 minutes of the latest and greatest in counter culture.
At a rapid fire pace our experts will give you the lowdown on everything you need to know about what everyone is talking about around the water cooler from tech to games to links to food to movies and the web.
Who are these fast talking experts willing to let you in on the next big thing? Let us introduce you:
Tech expert Sarah Lane knows so much about gadgets, technology, and new media, she can probably even tell you what the internet is (hint: not pipes and tubes) while networking your new printer. Impressive, right?
Alonso Duralde is a good old fashioned film smartypants. As a long time film critic (MSNBC, the Village Voice, Movieline), festival consultant, and author, he is the guy you definitely want on your pub quiz team. Every week he joins The Grid to tell you what’s hot, what’s not, and what movie is going to be most likely to score you points with the cool kids.
Want to know what video games are first-person shooters and which are just a bomb? Video game expert Kathryn Lyn will take a break from her Xbox long enough to keep you up-to-date on everything in the world of gaming.
America’s sweetheart (self-proclaimed) Jesse Thorn is the host of the radio show The Sound of Young America. The wildly popular radio show (and podcast) is distributed by Public Radio International and reaches the ears of eager citizens in 13 states. In The Grid Jesse tells you everything you need to know about viral videos to impress the ladies and make your parents proud.
The Grid airs tonight on IFC at 7:45 p.m. ET