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  • Jet Capsule: A Luxury Mini Yacht for the Refined Gentleman

    Jet Capsule: A Luxury Mini Yacht for the Refined Gentleman

    There’s no shortage of unusual aquatic vehicles targeted at the ultra-wealthy these days. But few if any of these triumphs of excess have ever looked quite as supervillainous as the Jet Capsule, which appears all the world to be like some kind of giant floating helmet that Lex Luthor would take to his Legion of Doom […]

  • ‘Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture’ is All About Coffee Lids

    ‘Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture’ is All About Coffee Lids

    Just when I thought I’d seen everything, Louise Harpman and Scott Specht have devoted a book, and possibly their entire lives, to the art of the coffee lid. The book is entitled Coffee Lids: Peel, Pinch, Pucker, Puncture. Here’s the official skinny, since personally I’m at a loss: “Louise Harpman and Scott Specht have collected these familiar triumphs […]

  • ‘Every Best VFX Winner Ever’ in One Video

    ‘Every Best VFX Winner Ever’ in One Video

    The Oscars are coming up next month, and they will undoubtedly serve as yet another reminder that the truly most important award isn’t Best Picture but instead Best Visual Effects – after all, what’s more crucial to cinema than visual effects? The folks at Burger Fiction have put together have updated their recurring Every Best VFX […]

  • “Black Panther: The Secrets of Wakandan Wardrobe” (Video)

    “Black Panther: The Secrets of Wakandan Wardrobe” (Video)

    The clothes, as they say, make the man. This is especially true in the superhero world, and few superhero costumes are as stylishly iconic as the Black Panther’s, primed for big screen glory in his upcoming Marvel Cinematic Universe adventure. And the folks at web series Yellow Spandex have very helpfully broken it all down for “Black […]

  • Supreme/Stern Pinball Machine Teased by Label

    Supreme/Stern Pinball Machine Teased by Label

    Pinball is so hot right now. There are tournaments and leagues cropping up all over the country, and now Supreme is getting in on the resurgent trend with a Supreme/Stern Pinball Machine, recently teased by Supreme’s official Instagram account for the spring and summer of 2018. Of course, of the two brand names in the Supreme/Stern […]

  • Golden Surf and Turf: North Carolina Pizza Place Offers $500 Pizza

    Golden Surf and Turf: North Carolina Pizza Place Offers $500 Pizza

    News in luxury foodstuffs out of Charlotte, North Carolina: Just in time for Valentine’s Day, a pizza place in Charlotte called Firenza Pizza is offering a luxury 10-inch pie called the Golden Surf and Turf, and it carries a luxury price tag of $500. Firenza’s press statement will tell you what’s on it, but really it’s all […]

  • “Voldemort v. Vader”: Video Essay Compares Two Antagonists (Video)

    “Voldemort v. Vader”: Video Essay Compares Two Antagonists (Video)

    Villains … Ya gotta hand it to ’em. ScreenPrism recently handed it to two of the most iconic villains of the last few decades: Luke Skywalker’s archnemesis Darth Vader and Harry Potter’s own Voldemort, comparing and contrasting the two for a “Harry Potter and Star Wars matchup” entitled “Voldemort v. Vader.” Joseph Campbell enthusiasts probably won’t be surprised […]

  • ‘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 […]