NEWS

  • ‘The Grinch’ Gets Winter Olympics Teaser (Video)

    ‘The Grinch’ Gets Winter Olympics Teaser (Video)

    I think I’ve written about the upcoming return of The Grinch here before, but since it’s both a slow news day and the first day of the 2018 Winter Olympics, I thought I’d draw your attention to the very least essential part of that exciting athletic event: A teaser for the upcoming reboot featuring the character. The […]

  • ‘Cold as Balls': Kevin Hart’s Ice Bath Interview Series (Video)

    ‘Cold as Balls': Kevin Hart’s Ice Bath Interview Series (Video)

    Talk shows these days have to have a gimmick if they want to get the eyes and ears of the internet’s attention. Comedian Kevin Hart seems to understand this with his new web series Cold as Balls, which features his interviews with pro athletes in an environment they’re probably not used to being on TV in […]

  • ‘Firefly': Cult Scifi Series to Return with Series of Novels

    ‘Firefly': Cult Scifi Series to Return with Series of Novels

    If you’re one of the few who remembers the TV show Firefly and who’s been hoping against hope that it would return, I have good news and bad news. The good news is that it’s coming back! The bad news is that it’s not coming back as a TV show, but instead as a series of novels […]

  • Environments: Irv Teibel’s Field Recording Series Reissued as App (Video)

    Environments: Irv Teibel’s Field Recording Series Reissued as App (Video)

    Irv Teibel was a pioneering recording artist whose most famous work is probably the Environments series, a collection of ambient recordings of various environmental sounds, designed to soothe and induce contemplation and relaxation. The reissue maestros at The Numero Group have reissued these recordings, but instead of the usual vinyl or CD box set this work has […]

  • ‘The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale’ Coming to Netflix (Trailer)

    ‘The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale’ Coming to Netflix (Trailer)

    Netflix has been passing out talk shows like they were after dinner mints lately, and the latest to get on board is former The Soup host Joel McHale. Today, a trailer for The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale hit the internet in advance of the show’s premiere episode later this month. The teaser for The Joel McHale Show with Joel […]

  • Bubly: Pepsi Launches Sparking Water

    Bubly: Pepsi Launches Sparking Water

    If I were a Pepsi executive, I would have heard about the new sparkling water trend a couple years ago and made the obvious connection: Hey, we’ve got giant tanks of carbonated beverage sitting around, can’t we convert some of them into sparkling water tanks? But hey, big companies move slow, so we’re only now […]

  • ‘Venom’ Teaser Has No Venom (Video)

    ‘Venom’ Teaser Has No Venom (Video)

    One thing I’ve been more or less certain of for almost as long as I’ve been alive: Venom sells stuff. T-shirts, hats, posters, cartoons, comic books, video games, movies, and more have all been sold using the distinctive black Spidey mask with big fangs and a giant, dripping tongue. Which is why it’s so weird that the […]

  • ‘The Disconnect': An Offline-Only Online Magazine

    ‘The Disconnect': An Offline-Only Online Magazine

    I’m probably not alone in that I often feel nostalgic for the golden, pre-internet age of magazines. You’d get the latest issue in the mail, spread out on the couch, and proceed to absorb every inch of text inside, ideally with no interruptions from the outside world. Those days are over for all but the […]

  • ‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2 Trailer (Video)

    ‘Jessica Jones’ Season 2 Trailer (Video)

    The Marvel Universe’s favorite hard boiled, hard drinking private eye is coming back for new episodes next month. Now, a new Jessica Jones season 2 trailer is online, with clues to what the show’s second season plot will be – of course, if vague clues are your bag, you’ll also like Netflix’s plot synopsis for the show: “Jessica Jones […]

  • My Can: Label Your Beer with the Tab

    My Can: Label Your Beer with the Tab

    Somebody else accidentally picking up your beer – or, worse, accidentally picking up someone else’s beer – is one of those terrible party pitfalls that there’s no real way to avoid. Three students at Jiangnan University have come up with a solution, winning a bronze medal at the K-Design Awards in the process: Their concept is […]