Entertainment

  • Skyslide: Proposed Glass Slide 1,000 Feet in the Air

    Skyslide: Proposed Glass Slide 1,000 Feet in the Air

    Slides are generally thought of as being benign, innocuous amusement for very young children, but every once in a while a project comes around that blows apart your preconceived notions about a certain form. Enter the Skyslide, part of OUE Skyspace LA, which will have the highest open-air observation deck in the state of California when […]

  • ‘Darth Maul: Apprentice’ Fan Film Gives Darth Maul an Origin (Video)

    ‘Darth Maul: Apprentice’ Fan Film Gives Darth Maul an Origin (Video)

    I’m not a Star Wars scholar but I nevertheless feel comfortable saying that Darth Maul was the best character to come out of George Lucas‘  much-maligned prequel trilogy. Since Maul’s untimely death in The Phantom Menace, we haven’t really had an opportunity to see the guy in action, but a fan film entitled Darth Maul: […]

  • The Most Interesting Man in the World is Getting Replaced by Dos Equis

    The Most Interesting Man in the World is Getting Replaced by Dos Equis

    One of the most consistently entertaining characters in advertising over the last decade has been The Most Interesting Man in the World, pitchman for Dos Equis beer. As played by actor Jonathan Goldsmith, the character has been the voluntary spokesman for Dos Equis since 2006, but now he will be going through some pretty significant […]

  • ‘Star Fox Zero’ “Let’s Rock and Roll Trailer” (Video)

    ‘Star Fox Zero’ “Let’s Rock and Roll Trailer” (Video)

    Nobody ever went broke overestimating the appeal of nostalgia in consumers, and the new gameplay trailer for the upcoming Star Fox Zero is doubling down on the nostalgia video game players feel regarding the seminal Star Fox 64. Star Fox Zero is the first home console installment from the Star Fox franchise in a decade, and […]

  • ‘untitled unmastered': Surprise Kendrick Lamar Album Now Streaming

    ‘untitled unmastered': Surprise Kendrick Lamar Album Now Streaming

    Last night, the world was treated to that increasingly commonplace special treat: A surprise album release from a major artist. This time it’s Kendrick Lamar, and the record is called untitled unmastered, and that’s not a misnomer. The purposefully unpolished sound of untitled unmastered is a far cry from the dense, layered production of To […]

  • Marble Machine: Band Creates Instrument Using Thousands of Marbles (Video)

    Marble Machine: Band Creates Instrument Using Thousands of Marbles (Video)

    Swedish band Wintergatan may seem at first to have lost their marbles, but a closer look will demonstrate that the exact opposite is true. Band member Martin Molin has built a machine that makes music using the perpetual motion of 2,000 marbles in various permutations, and it’s called the Marble Machine. The Marble Machine boasts […]

  • Drone vs McLaren: Video Shows Race in Dubai (Video)

    Drone vs McLaren: Video Shows Race in Dubai (Video)

    Drone racing hasn’t been a thing for very long, but it’s already crossing over into the field of interdisciplinary competition in advance of the upcoming World Drone Prix in Dubai. A promotional video for the event shows a Drone vs McLaren race that should put to rest any questions about drones’ ability to compete. Just […]

  • ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot Gets First Official Trailer (Video)

    ‘Ghostbusters’ Reboot Gets First Official Trailer (Video)

    Paul Feig’s all-lady Ghostbusters reboot has been hotly anticipated/scornfully not-looked-forward-to for months and months, but the first official trailer for the movie has only hit the internet today. And it appears to promise an all-new, all-different Ghostbusting team, but with plenty of nods to the dynamic of the original movie and its sequel. Somewhat confusingly, […]