I actually enjoyed this more than I enjoyed the actual trailer for upcoming Snyder Cut of Justice League (coming to HBO Max in May 2021). Maybe Zack Snyder should just make 16-bit video games from now on?
I'm not a regular listener to the Ezra Klein Show, but I tune in for the occasional interesting guest — so I assumed that the Ted Chiang episode was not one to miss, and I was right. Chiang is the author of the speculative short fiction like the collection Stories of Your Life and Others,… READ THE REST
I don't who created this Random Text Generator for Extreme 90s-style Super Hero Names. Perhaps it was the very same disembodied Higher Power that possessed Rob Liefeld all those years ago. Whoever is responsible, though, is awesome. Here's how they describe the generator: Back in the early 1990s, comic books were filled with extreme characters… READ THE REST
At this point, it's become almost a tired Internet joke: Batman is awesome, yes, but he's also practically terrible. A billionaire? Who builds gimmicky weapons to help the cops beat up criminals, instead of investing in community solutions like poverty reduction and improved mental health treatment for the citizens of Gotham? Maybe that's not the… READ THE REST
You can practically feel the excitement building. After more than a year locked up in our homes and trapped in our own isolated biospheres, vaccinations are happening, COVID restrictions are easing, and Americans seem poised and ready to take advantage of the world's imminent reopening. With summer right on our doorstep, that newfound exhilaration should… READ THE REST
Even for home theater nerds, it's easy to get washed away in a sea of techno-jargon, special proprietary systems, and other labels and specs that can turn into a sea of audiophile white noise. But there are some audio buzz terms that should get your attention, one being Dolby Atmos. Because for those familiar with the… READ THE REST
Look…almost nobody really wants to kill anything. Even an insect. But bugs…well, bugs don't really give you much choice, do they? And if it was just the annoyance of the buzzing or the swarming or the landing and crawling on you…that would be one thing. But with the bites and stings? The days and days… READ THE REST