Entertainment

  • “Crown”: Run The Jewels Releases Virtual Reality Music Video

    “Crown”: Run The Jewels Releases Virtual Reality Music Video

    It was only a matter of time before virtual reality music videos became the norm, at least for a little while, and who better to get in on the action early than Run The Jewels? Interestingly, they’ve paired up with The New York Times to do just that for their track “Crown.” Unfortunately, to see […]

  • DreamRide: Follow Cyclist Mike Hopkins Across The Country (Video)

    DreamRide: Follow Cyclist Mike Hopkins Across The Country (Video)

    Even if you’re a hardcore bicycle enthusiast, the realities of our physical world mean that you have to put your bike in a car or something to see all the different terrain the United States of America has to offer. Not so in dreams, though, or in the short film DreamRide, staring cyclist Mike Hopkins. […]

  • Google Chrome Music Lab is Bad News for Productivity

    Google Chrome Music Lab is Bad News for Productivity

    Music is a surprisingly complex subject, should you choose to study it thoroughly. And unless your job involves that kind of study, the new Google Chrome Music Lab is probably going to serve as an addictive distraction from whatever it is you’re supposed to be doing with your time. Ostensibly designed for the purpose of […]

  • ‘Creed’ Trailer Mix Reimagines Film as 90s VHS Movie (Video)

    ‘Creed’ Trailer Mix Reimagines Film as 90s VHS Movie (Video)

    It’s amazing what a little digital video effects and some well-selected music and voice over can do to change the feel of a movie. That’s the message behind Mashable‘s “Trailer Mix” series, the latest of which is a Creed Trailer Mix that makes last year’s popular favorite into a 1990s direct-to-video also-ran. The Creed Trailer […]

  • ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Trailer: Meet Your New Spider-Man (Video)

    ‘Captain America: Civil War’ Trailer: Meet Your New Spider-Man (Video)

    Out of respect for my readership I neglected to do an article on yesterday’s “trailer teaser” for Captain America: Civil War. But now that the actual trailer has hit the internet I feel compelled to share it. That’s mostly because of the appearance of a certain masked web-slinger, finally escaping from the cinematic limbo he […]

  • 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 […]