NEWS

  • ‘All The Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire’

    ‘All The Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire’

    The Wire is generally considered to be at least one of the greatest TV shows of all time, if not the very greatest. It’s also of recent enough vintage that all of its major players and creators are still around to tell the tales of how it came to be, which means it’s ripe for an […]

  • ‘Lost In Space’ Netflix Date Announcement Trailer (Video)

    ‘Lost In Space’ Netflix Date Announcement Trailer (Video)

    One of the hallmarks of 1960s scifi TV, Lost in Space already came back in the 90s with (and I’m not going to look this up), I want to say Matt LeBlanc? But now it’s coming back again, to Netflix no less, and a trailer announcing the date of release has recently hit the internet. And it […]

  • Magical Unicorn Marshmallows Coming to Lucky Charms

    Magical Unicorn Marshmallows Coming to Lucky Charms

    It’s a momentous occasion over at General Mills, where for the first time in a decade a new permanent marshmallow is being added to the Lucky Charms lineup. The cereal company recently put the matter up to a Twitter question, and it was “Magical Unicorn Marshmallows” that are the people’s choice: If you could pick […]

  • ‘The Push': Mentalist Derren Brown Will Drive a Man to Murder (Trailer)

    ‘The Push': Mentalist Derren Brown Will Drive a Man to Murder (Trailer)

    If you’re reading this from the United States, there’s an unfortunate chance that you might not be familiar with the work of mentalist Derren Brown. He’s popular and prolific in the UK, and now it seems he’s making his belated American television debut for Netflix, in a special called The Push.  Brown’s MO is basically demonstrating the […]

  • ‘The Beer Pantry: Cooking at the Intersection of Craft Beer and Great Food’

    ‘The Beer Pantry: Cooking at the Intersection of Craft Beer and Great Food’

    Next month, author Adam Dulye, executive chef to the Brewers Association, is coming out with a new cookbook that’s right in his professional wheelhouse. It’s The Beer Pantry: Cooking at the Intersection of Craft Beer and Great Food, and it’s engineered as a counteraction of the notion of beer as a lowbrow junk food beverage: “The recipes in […]

  • Spyscape: New Museum of Espionage Opens in NYC

    Spyscape: New Museum of Espionage Opens in NYC

    I can’t figure out why it’s not in Washington, but a new museum in Manhattan lets visitors live out there superspy fantasies and possibly learn something about the history of espionage in the process. It’s called Spyscape, and it opened to visitors and double agents alike earlier this month. Spyscape boasts the expected array of spying […]

  • ‘Cobra Kai': ‘Karate Kid’ Sequel Series Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Cobra Kai': ‘Karate Kid’ Sequel Series Gets Trailer (Video)

    What happens when a Karate Kid becomes … a Karate Man? That is the easy tagline that appears to be absent from promotional materials for Cobra Kai, an upcoming YouTube Red original series that brings back Johnny Lawrence and Daniel LaRusso more than 30 years after their life-defining duel in the original Karate Kid. A few days back, […]

  • ‘Mega Man Legacy Collection’ 1 and 2 Coming to Nintendo Switch (Video)

    ‘Mega Man Legacy Collection’ 1 and 2 Coming to Nintendo Switch (Video)

    If you’re a Nintendo Switch owner and a Mega Man fan, an upcoming pair of releases will probably be a must-purchase for you and everyone else who falls in the center of that Venn diagram. It’s a Switch re-release of the Mega Man Legacy Collection as well as its followup, collecting together Mega Man’s first ten adventures […]