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  • Flophouze Hotel: Vacation in a Shipping Container

    Flophouze Hotel: Vacation in a Shipping Container

    Living in an old shipping container … anybody who pays rent has at least thought about it. If you’re not ready to commit to a full year lease, you can give the whole idea a trial run at the Flophouze Hotel, where shipping container hotel rooms go for 175 bucks a night. The Flophouze Hotel is located […]

  • Charcoal Book Club: A New Coffee Table Book Every Month

    Charcoal Book Club: A New Coffee Table Book Every Month

    Book clubs, for various reasons, tend to be focused on content rather than collectibility. But we live in an age when there’s a subscription service for just about everything — like the Charcoal Book Club, which gives subscribers the opportunity to receive a new handsomely mounted coffee table photography book every month. The Charcoal Book Club’s […]

  • ‘Suspiria’ Remake: First Teaser Trailer (Video)

    ‘Suspiria’ Remake: First Teaser Trailer (Video)

    Dario Argento’s Suspiria is one of the greatest horror films ever made, an eyeball-searing phantasmagoria that has to be seen, and seen, and seen to be believed. Some party of crazy fools have decided to remake it, and in what may be the biggest shocker of all, it actually looks to be pretty good, judging by the […]

  • “The 100 Stories That Shaped the World” from the BBC

    “The 100 Stories That Shaped the World” from the BBC

    We have officially entered into summer, and for many of us that means it’s time to step up our reading games. In case you’re looking to read some important books as recommended by writers from all over the world, the BBC has compiled just such a list for a feature called “The 100 Stories That […]

  • ‘Elvis’ 1968 TV Special Coming to Theaters

    ‘Elvis’ 1968 TV Special Coming to Theaters

    Yet another 50th anniversary being observed this year is the 1968 comeback special broadcast by Elvis Presley on television. Even if you’re not a fan of the King, you’re probably familiar with certain aspects of the special’s visual presentation, like his black leather stage costume. And even if not, you’ll soon have the chance to […]

  • Intellivision: New Throwback Console on the Way

    Intellivision: New Throwback Console on the Way

    The Atari VCS is gearing up for shipment next year, while the major video game brands like Nintendo and Sega are putting out their own retro consoles for the thrifty, nostalgic gamer. So it only figures that some new form of Intellivision would be here in the near future. Unfortunately, that’s about all we know as of […]

  • ‘ye': New Kanye Album Out Now (Audio)

    ‘ye': New Kanye Album Out Now (Audio)

    It seems like every artist at the top level releases albums by surprise these days, and now Kanye West is (kind of) getting in on the trend with the sort-of-surprise, sort-of-not release of his latest studio album, a lean and mean minimalist affair simply titled ye.  ye was famously recorded in the wilds of Wyoming, and was […]

  • ‘Because You Watched’ Pop-Up Exhibit from Netflix

    ‘Because You Watched’ Pop-Up Exhibit from Netflix

    Netflix is getting into the comic book business, but their quest for absolute cultural domination doesn’t end there. The streaming service also has a pop-up exhibit coming to the Raleigh Studios Hollywood gallery next month, and it gets its title from one of the linchpin phrases of the Netflix experience: Because You Watched. Here’s what it’s all […]

  • ‘Team Sonic Racing’ Reveal Trailer (Video)

    ‘Team Sonic Racing’ Reveal Trailer (Video)

    A recent unauthorized leak of an upcoming Sonic the Hedgehog racing game has led directly to an official reveal trailer for that game, which we now know is entitled Team Sonic Racing. As the official copy makes clear, the emphasis here is on multiplayer action, similarly to the mega-popular Mario Kart franchise: “Team Sonic Racing arrives this Winter! […]

  • ‘The Magic Order': Netflix’s First Comic Book Series (Trailer)

    ‘The Magic Order': Netflix’s First Comic Book Series (Trailer)

    It figures that Netflix wouldn’t be content just to control the TV and movies we watch, and that it would try to encroach on our comic book diets as well. Enter The Magic Order, a Netflix original comic book series from from Mark Millar, whose Millarworld comic brand was recently purchased by the streaming service. It’s […]