Topic: Discovery Channel

Giveaway: Win A $150 Visa Cash Card And A Cash Cab Board Game

Giveaway: Win A $150 Visa Cash Card And A Cash Cab Board Game

Who’s down for a lucky ride? Then you’re probably hoping to catch the Cash Cab. The funniest game show on TV, Cash Cab combines elements of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, Family Feud and Candid Camera as taxi driver/comedian Ben Bailey picks up unsuspecting people hailing a cab and gives them a chance to win thousands. Crushable has the perfect treat for you: We’ve teamed up with Cash Cab and we’ll be giving away three great prizes for three winners: One lucky winner will receive a $150 Visa Cash Card and a Cash Cab board game, and two additional winners will take home one Cash Cab board game each. A perfect combination of cash and trivia! Read on to find out how to enter to win. More »

Mythbusters Needs A Drink(ing Game)

Mythbusters Needs A Drink(ing Game)

Usually here at Crushable, we concern ourselves with the birthdays of celebrities who are usually actors, musicians, or some other entertainment industry personality. But you know, science-y people have birthdays, too, and luckily, today coincides with the birthday of someone who is both science-y AND pop culture-y: Grant Imahara of Mythbusters! In honor of the occasion, we’ve taken the opportunity to provide Grant and the entire Mythbusters team with a drinking game to be played with their very fine television program. Ready to blow some stuff up? Here we go! More »

Exclusive: Shark Week Producer Jeff Kurr Talks Seasickness and Shark Sex

Exclusive: Shark Week Producer Jeff Kurr Talks Seasickness and Shark Sex

This week is the 24th annual Shark Week on the Discovery Channel. Jeff Kurr has worked for the network for two decades putting together some of Shark Week’s most popular programming; this year, his special Great White Invasion kicks off the week last night. I met Jeff at a restaurant in midtown Manhattan. He showed up wearing a gold necklace with a shark tooth pendant (more on that later) and a giant bandage on his hand from where a precancerous mole had been removed. (When you spend so much time on boats, it’s important to know the signs of skin cancer.) Jeff talked to Crushable about why you should be careful about eating fish tacos in Mexico and how he wants to solve the mystery of shark sex. More »

Discovery Channel Is Really Savvy, Uses Lady Gaga Song for Shark Week

Discovery Channel Is Really Savvy, Uses Lady Gaga Song for Shark Week

We’ve known that Discovery was smart about pop culture when it picked up Sarah Palin’s Alaska last year, and even before now the network has jazzed up its annual Shark Week with celebrity promos and cult movies. But I have to raise a glass to this year’s ad, which sets fearsome shots of dead-eyed sharks chomping on boats and people to Lady Gaga‘s single “Show Me Your Teeth.” More »

Discovery Channel Held Hostage By Insane Person

Discovery Channel Held Hostage By Insane Person

My god, have you guys heard that some crazy person named James Jay Lee has taken over the Discovery Channel building in Silver Springs, MD with explosives strapped to his chest? This is particularly terrifying because my dad lives/works right around there, but is just generally f*cked up because who holds Discovery Channel employees hostage?? The same guy who’s held protests there in the past, apparently, and whose manifesto includes lines like More »