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  • ‘Sega Ages': A Collection of Classic Sega Games Coming to Nintendo Switch

    ‘Sega Ages': A Collection of Classic Sega Games Coming to Nintendo Switch

    It’s a good time to be a nostalgic video game enthusiast. The Nintendo Switch has no shortage of games from your wasted youth, and Sega recently announced a whole … well, “new” probably isn’t the right word … of Switch releases under the Sega Ages banner. The first, naturally, will be Sonic the Hedgehog, and you don’t have […]

  • ‘The Beautiful One': Prince’s Unfinished Memoirs to be Published

    ‘The Beautiful One': Prince’s Unfinished Memoirs to be Published

    I feel confident in saying that Prince is probably the only person to have ever lived that could really pull off titling his own memoirs The Beautiful One. So it’s a good thing that before his untimely death a couple of years ago he capitalized on that capability, writing out 50 pages of the project by […]

  • ‘Hotel Artemis': A Hotel/Hospital for Criminals (Trailer)

    ‘Hotel Artemis': A Hotel/Hospital for Criminals (Trailer)

    Fans of John Wick and its sequel John Wick: Chapter 2 are certainly aware of the Continental Hotel, the upscale hotel for professional criminals that is central to the character’s adventures. The makers of Hotel Artemis, an upcoming big screen thriller with an even crazier cast than the Wicks have, seem to be aware of this as well. Here’s the official […]

  • ‘Big Chano: 25 & Alive’ Birthday Playlist Curated by Chance the Rapper

    ‘Big Chano: 25 & Alive’ Birthday Playlist Curated by Chance the Rapper

    Yesterday was Chance the Rapper’s 25th birthday. It’s OK if you didn’t get him anything, but in his typically generous fashion he along with Apple Music has given us something for the occasion: A specially curated playlist of 31 of Chance’s favorite songs entitled Big Chano: 25 & Alive.  Big Chano: 25 & Alive stretches back to […]

  • ‘Campfire Creepers': A VR Horror Series Starring Robert Englund (Trailer)

    ‘Campfire Creepers': A VR Horror Series Starring Robert Englund (Trailer)

    Tim Heidecker recently demonstrated that the future of movies is in virtually real technology on his On Cinema movie review web series. So it figures that horror director Alexandre Aja would be close behind bringing his genre specialty to VR for an upcoming series entitled Campfire Creepers. Here’s Aja in a press statement on the project: “Long before written language, […]

  • ‘History of Game Controllers’ in 76 Seconds (Video)

    ‘History of Game Controllers’ in 76 Seconds (Video)

    Last week I watched a short film by French filmmaker Alain Resnais, which traced the making of a red plastic bowl all the way back to the origins of Earth minerals. I’m reminded of Le chant du Styrène because a recent video simply called History of Game Controllers takes a similar, if much less ambitious, backwards approach to […]

  • Coca-Cola Frozen Coming to Japan

    Coca-Cola Frozen Coming to Japan

    Japan continues to stay ahead of the western world in the realm of soft drinks. Today the internet is abuzz about just such a drink, called simply (and probably self-explanatorily) Coca-Cola Frozen. North American readers are no-doubt familiar with the concept of a Frozen Coke. But the Japanese Coca-Cola Frozen is a unique variation on […]

  • Wild Turkey Longbranch Presented by Matthew McConaughey

    Wild Turkey Longbranch Presented by Matthew McConaughey

    Matthew McConaughey: What can’t he do? In addition to having mastered the art of acting in feature films, prestige television, and local TV commercials, and he also finds time to be Wild Turkey creative director. Now, he and Wild Turkey’s Master Distiller Eddie Russell have collaborated on a “rare, small-batch bourbon” called Wild Turkey Longbranch. Here’s the info […]

  • McDonald’s x Uniqlo Big Mac 50th Anniversary T-Shirts

    McDonald’s x Uniqlo Big Mac 50th Anniversary T-Shirts

    The other day I told you about a couple of limited edition collaborative items celebrating the 50th anniversary of the McDonald’s Big Mac. As it turns out, the Big Mac’s birthday party was just getting started, and now we have a whole line of McDonald’s x Uniqlo t-shirts celebrating everyone’s favorite two-all-beef-patty-special-sauce-lettuce-cheese-pickles-onions-on-a-sesame-seed-bun sandwich. For now […]