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  • 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 […]

  • ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ Live-Action Adaptation Gets Trailer (Video)

    ‘Fullmetal Alchemist’ Live-Action Adaptation Gets Trailer (Video)

    Netflix appears to be carving a niche for itself – one of many niches, really – as a home for live-action adaptations of popular anime adaptations. Last year Netflix released a live-action Death Note, and today they released a trailer for an upcoming live action version of Fullmetal Alchemist.  I’m not an anime guy, so I can’t […]

  • ‘Aladdin Sane’ Getting 45th Anniversary Reissue

    ‘Aladdin Sane’ Getting 45th Anniversary Reissue

    The David Bowie rock and roll reissue train is showing no signs of slowing down. This April, one of Bowie’s most underrated 70s albums Aladdin Sane turns 45, and to celebrate the occasion the album is getting a special re-release on silver vinyl. But, as they say in the marketing business, that is not all. In addition […]

  • The Offer: Amazon Paying Employees Five Grand to Quit

    The Offer: Amazon Paying Employees Five Grand to Quit

    Amazon is great for getting stuff shipped to you in frankly implausible periods of time, but the company has also gotten its share of bad press for exploitative working conditions faced by its warehouse and customer service employees. Now, many of those same employees are getting what might be a one-way ticket out: It’s known as “The […]

  • “Moon River” Cover Released by Frank Ocean (Audio)

    “Moon River” Cover Released by Frank Ocean (Audio)

    It’s always a big deal when Frank Ocean puts out a new song, and for Valentine’s Day yesterday he gave us his first new song of the year. “New” of course being a relative term, since Frank’s new song is also a cover of an old song: “Moon River,” by Henry Mancini from the 1961 […]

  • ‘Incredibles 2′ Olympics Sneak Peek (Video)

    ‘Incredibles 2′ Olympics Sneak Peek (Video)

    Another day, another upcoming computer animated film gets a teaser to coincide with the Winter Olympics in Pyongyang. But this one is a lot more substantial, and, frankly, a lot more intrinsically valuable, than the previous one. This one is for Incredibles 2, the hotly anticipated sequel to The Incredibles that’s been 14 years in the making. The Incredibles […]

  • Hangover Glass Has an Overlaid Guide to Multiple Remedies

    Hangover Glass Has an Overlaid Guide to Multiple Remedies

    When you’re in the grip of a particularly vicious hangover, it’s always a good idea to conserve as many of your precious brain cells as possible, which means it’s not a good idea for you to try to access a mental store of hangover remedies at that time. No need to go without, though, thanks […]