Andy Baio is updating his spreadsheet of Oscar screener leaks for this year's batch, which offers some peculiar pandemic-flavored stats (for example, Dune leaked more than a month before it was even on general release, let alone bagging 12 Academy Award nominations). He's been doing this so long there's now "a mind-numbing 20 YEARS of piracy data!"
Popeye doesn't get enough love these days. As far as the younger set is concerned, the only nautical characters that matter are Spongebob, Moana, and Monkey D. Luffy. Considering Popeye's importance to the history of animation, you'd think there'd be more of a concerted effort to keep the character's popularity buoyant. In 2014, Sony Pictures Animation thought… READ THE REST
Last week, we learned that Warner Brothers put the kibosh on the new Batgirl film, starring Leslie Grace and directed by Adil El Arbi and Bilall Fallah. I expect the nearly-finished film will eventually make its way out of the vault as a cult curiosity, like Roger Corman's unreleased live-action "The Fantastic Four" (1994), as… READ THE REST
Hollywood has slowly started to alter their bizarre history of whitewashing characters and casting white actors to play minorities. It's weird that it took this long, but, hey, better late than never. Even though there have been some changes in modernity, the practice hasn't entirely fallen out of favor. Thankfully, Hollywood isn't casting actors like… READ THE REST
There's a lot of reasons to buy a new smoking piece. Maybe you dropped your old one and that cool glass octopus build doesn't work so well when it's in a million pieces. Perhaps you're making the switch from rolling your own to something a little less cumbersome. Or maybe you just want an upgrade. Whatever… READ THE REST
From ensuring you have enough money for gas this week to keeping up with today's politics, life is far from easy. And everyday things like making dinner, commuting to work, and even lighting candles should be the least of your worries. But when it comes to reaching down into the jar of your favorite candle, unable to… READ THE REST
Gaming is something that most people can appreciate. Whether you're into the classics, a casual gamer, or a die-hard who plays all the time, there are many different ways to enjoy the hobby. But we think it's safe to say, novice or professional, we're all interested in how games even come to be. If you're fascinated by gaming… READ THE REST