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  • ‘The Beatles’ 50th Anniversary Edition on the Way

    ‘The Beatles’ 50th Anniversary Edition on the Way

    In a recent interview with DIY, Beatle Paul McCartney confirmed what many Beatles fans had already assumed was on the way: A special, 50th anniversary edition of The Beatles, better known to the general public as “The White Album.” And good news, folks — according to Paul, it’s “really good”:  “It’s all in place. I’ve just got […]

  • Lumen Augmented Reality Projector is Essentially a Magic Flashlight (Video)

    Lumen Augmented Reality Projector is Essentially a Magic Flashlight (Video)

    We’re all familiar with the old cliche about any sufficiently advanced technology being indistinguishable from magic, but we’ve reached a point where nothing but that cliche will do in attempting to describe a new “augmented reality projector” called Lumen. Lumen essentially takes augmented reality, previously the domain of smartphone screens and VR sets, into the actual […]

  • Starbucks Cold Foam Tea Lemonades

    Starbucks Cold Foam Tea Lemonades

    It seems like these days a successful Starbucks beverage needs to be visually compelling as well as flavorful, all the better to capture those precious Instagram and Twitter hits more efficiently. Which may explain the unveiling of the new line of Starbucks Cold Foam Tea Lemonades. Starbucks Cold Foam Tea Lemonades are so named for […]

  • ‘Ozark’ Season 2 Date Announcement Trailer (Video)

    ‘Ozark’ Season 2 Date Announcement Trailer (Video)

    I’ve never seen the Netflix original series Ozark, but I recall when the trailer for it came out I made fun of it pretty bad for ripping off Breaking Bad. But it seems like Jason Bateman has been having kind of a tough time lately, so I’ll lay off the jokes for the occasion of the new Ozark season 2 date […]

  • ‘Typeset in the Future: Typography and Design in Science Fiction Movies’

    ‘Typeset in the Future: Typography and Design in Science Fiction Movies’

    There are two types of people in this wicked world: People who pay attention to fonts and typefaces and people who don’t. But even we font-ignoramuses might be interested in the upcoming new book by Dave Addey entitled Typeset in the Future: Typography and Design in Science Fiction Movies. More precisely, seven science fiction movies: “In Typeset in […]

  • Booze Dogs: Liquor-Infused Bratwurst

    Booze Dogs: Liquor-Infused Bratwurst

    Usually when someone calls someone else a “booze dog,” it’s meant as an insult, as in “wake up, you blasted booze dog,” etc. But now the phrase is a brand name as well: Booze Dogs, a new line of liquor-infused bratwursts. And the bratwursts are sold by their own canine mascot: “Step into the world of […]

  • ‘Welcome To Marwen’ Official Trailer (Video)

    ‘Welcome To Marwen’ Official Trailer (Video)

    The Z-Man is back with a new movie that looks to test the patience of even a die-hard fan like me. I’m talking about Robert Zemeckis, whose upcoming new movie Welcome to Marwen stars Steve Carrell as a man who retreats to the fantasy of his homemade dolls in order to deal with the intense pressures of the […]

  • ‘Scrabble’ Tile Lights Spell Good Decor

    ‘Scrabble’ Tile Lights Spell Good Decor

    Despite a love of words, I’ve recently begun to think of Scrabble as a game for my always expanding list of “theoretically fun” items. But the game still carries some deep, primal appeal, as evidenced by the fact that I think these officially licensed Scrabble Tile Lights from Firebox are pretty cool. The Scrabble Tile Lights’ key feature is probably the jumbo […]

  • ‘Creed II’ Official Trailer (Video)

    ‘Creed II’ Official Trailer (Video)

    Adonis Creed’s first cinematic outing was a massive, culturally significant hit, which means the man is going to have to step back into the ring (at least) one more time. Today, the official trailer for Creed II hit the internet, along with an official plot synopsis: “Life has become a balancing act for Adonis Creed. Between personal […]