Entertainment

  • WIRED x ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Timepieces

    WIRED x ‘Super Mario Bros.’ Timepieces

    What time is it right now? If you have a correctly tuned watch, you know. What time is it in New York? Los Angeles? London? Tokyo? Wellington? If you have a fancy-enough watch with world clock features, you know. What time is it in the Mushroom Kingdom? No matter how nice your watch is, you […]

  • “10 Hours Of Relaxing Planet Earth II City Sounds” (Video)

    “10 Hours Of Relaxing Planet Earth II City Sounds” (Video)

    We’re all familiar with the Planet Earth BBC documentary franchise, which focuses on high-definition video of this wonderful, strange planet. But there’s an underrated tributary to this series that has run for six 10-hour installments – that’s not a typo, each episode is 10 hours long – and the latest installment is entitled “10 Hours […]

  • ‘I Needed Color': Jim Carrey is a Painter Now (Video)

    ‘I Needed Color': Jim Carrey is a Painter Now (Video)

    No one seems to know what happened to Jim Carrey. He went from being the consensus pick for Funniest Man in the World to a surprisingly competent dramatic actor to a guy who finally agreed to make a Dumb and Dumber sequel, and now he’s the subject of a new short documentary entitled I Needed […]

  • The Ocho: ESPNU Changes Formats for 8/8

    The Ocho: ESPNU Changes Formats for 8/8

    One of the very best things about the 2004 film Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story is its depiction of ESPN8 “The Ocho,” a clearinghouse for every obscure athletic competition known to man. Unfortunately for lovers of professional arm-wrestling and bowling trick-shot contests, ESPN8 isn’t a real channel – until today, when ESPNU is switching up […]