In 1958, Paul Krassner launched The Realist, a satirical counterculture newsletter that decades later was a major inspiration to me personally as a young journalist and also to Mark Frauenfelder and Carla Sinclair when they created the bOING bOING print 'zine in 1989. As Mark said a few years ago, The Realist was "a freak's version of Mad magazine." In fact, the first issue was created at the Mad headquarters! Well now, the entire run of The Realist is now available online for free. That's 146 full issues, nearly 3,000 pages including bonus material and ephemera! What a gift.
The Realist Archive Project (Thanks, Doug Rushkoff!)
It’s not the The New Adventures of Wonder Woman that I grew up with but it does have that Stranger Things/mallwave appeal, and a New Order song. It also has Steve Trevor who most certainly died in the first film but no matter.
“Snowbrawl” is a high-energy 90-second David versus Goliath snowball fight directed by David Leitch for Apple. The commercial is nice, but the real magic is in this mini-documentary, which shows some of the simple tools used to achieve such kinetic shots: Kudos to Apple, the two videos really do a good job of making it […]
Jordan Peele fans (Get Out, Us) rejoice – he has just produced a new Amazon series, Hunters, which comes out sometime in 2020. As an added bonus, it stars Al Pacino.
People who ask themselves why they need a dashcam usually have one thing in common: They’ve never been a serious collision. Even in fender benders, these gadgets can save you an immense amount of time and hassle, stopping headaches before they even start. If you’re looking for a reliable starter cam, the myGEKOgear Orbit 110 […]
There’s no shortage of wireless chargers out there. So when one scores a Best of Innovation Award at the Consumer Electronics Show, we take notice. And, those industry nods mean good news for just about anybody with a smartphone, because the HyperCharger X Wireless Charger means there’s no excuse for losing power when you’re out […]
Once you’ve cut steak or poultry with some actual quality knives, it’s really tough to go back to those budget blades you bought at the department store a couple of decades ago. Consider that a fair warning about this 5-Piece Professional Damascus Chef’s Kitchen Set. The holiday discount makes it easy to buy for a […]