Entertainment

  • ‘The Death of Video Game Box Art’ (Video)

    ‘The Death of Video Game Box Art’ (Video)

    Art forms seem to be dying all the time these days, usually followed by the revelation that the art form in question is not really dead, if you know where to seek it out in its vital form. The latest art form to be declared dead on arrival, however, appears to actually be dead, at […]

  • 8Bitdo Desktop Arcade Joy Stick

    8Bitdo Desktop Arcade Joy Stick

    I don’t know what this says about the world we’re living in, but it seems that the market for tiny arcade replicas is booming. The latest is from the specialty video game accessory makers at 8Bitdo, called the 8Bitdo Desktop Arcade Joy Stick. Recently unveiled at Cologne Gamescom and on Facebook, specific details on the […]

  • ‘Blair Witch': Surprise Remake Gets VR Experience (Video)

    ‘Blair Witch': Surprise Remake Gets VR Experience (Video)

    It’s a little bit counter-intuitive for a movie studio to do a “surprise remake,” since the whole point of remakes is to capitalize on a familiar name and/or piece of intellectual property in promoting the film, resulting (ideally) in big profit margins and minimal fan backlash. But it does kind of make sense for a […]

  • The Weeknd x Daft Punk Collaboration Reportedly in the Works

    The Weeknd x Daft Punk Collaboration Reportedly in the Works

    Good news for fans of Daft Punk and/or The Weeknd: The three musicians are reportedly sharing some studio time, according to an interview from mid-July with a tidbit that’s only recently getting picked up on by fans. Not much information on this The Weeknd x Daft Punk collaboration apart from that is available, but it’s […]

  • ‘The Departed’ Being Developed as Amazon Original Series

    ‘The Departed’ Being Developed as Amazon Original Series

    Martin Scorsese‘s The Departed, like all of the director’s crime films, is a modern classic, popular among cinephiles, gangster freaks, and dads all over the world. So it’s a natural fit to be remade as a TV show, which is exactly what’s happening according to a report in Variety. I don’t know if it’s common […]

  • Rollholz: Handcrafted Retro-Styled Skateboards

    Rollholz: Handcrafted Retro-Styled Skateboards

    Hey, here are some questions: When did skateboarding become more about technology than skating? Who decided that skateboards needed to have touchscreens and wireless Bluetooth connectivity to be considered “cool?” Why do skateboards have to have Netflix now? The answers are, “I dunno,” “no one,” and “they don’t,” but that’s no reason not to appreciate […]