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Listen to Ice-T, Al Yankovic, and more read 'Dungeons & Dragons' stories

Your day won’t be complete without hearing Weird Al read a story about Gutbusters. Yes, Gutbusters—which as you might know from Dungeons & Dragons lore, are lead by Pwent, a dwarf hero.

Al Yankovic, as he’s called when not performing songs like “Amish Paradise,” is one of several celebrities whom Audible has brought together to read passages from R.A. Salvatore’s The Legend of Drizzt: The Collected Stories—a series of 12 tales set in the world of Dungeons & Dragons—for the 40th anniversary of the fantasy game. Audible’s project also includes voice work from Sean Astin, Michael Chiklis, Wil Wheaton, Ice-T, Tom Felton, David Duchovny, Greg Grunberg, Felicia Day, Melissa Rauch, Danny Pudi, and Dan Harmon.

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'Star Wars' Day: Chris Daughtry, Ben Folds audition for the Mos Eisley Cantina band -- VIDEO

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It’s tough out there for a musician in the middle of a galactic war. But there’s one place quality performers are always in high demand, and that’s the Mos Eisley Cantina.

Even some of Earth’s biggest music stars covet a gig in the Tatooine hive of scum and villainy — at least if you’re to believe this video from College Humor.

The comedy site partnered with Lucasfilm for this parody, released just in time for Star Wars Day. Chris Daughtry, Ben Folds, Liz Phair, Reggie Watts, Mark McGrath, Jordin Sparks, Rick Springfield, Weird Al, Lisa Loeb, and mc chris — or rather, their Star Wars Universe alter-egos — all try out for a role in Figrin D’an’s legendary band the Modal Nodes. The auditions don’t go very well. READ FULL STORY

Watch a striking Jon Hamm on 'Chris Hardwick's All Star Bowling' -- EXCLUSIVE VIDEO

To the already superhuman list of things Jon Hamm can do — win Golden Globes, kill on SNL, pour a mean drink, fill out a suit like its nobody’s business, etc. — we have a new addition: The Mad Men star can effortlessly bowl a perfect strike. Need proof? Check out this exclusive video clip from Chris Hardwick’s All Star Bowling, a new show on YouTube’s The Nerdist Channel. (Note: The clip has some NSFW trash talk. And be sure to watch the show’s cool Mad Men-style promo afterward by clicking on the second video in the playlist below.) READ FULL STORY

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