Literary nerds across the interwebs let out a collective gasp when the read (via their favorite digital media aggregators) that Fahrenheit 451 author Ray Bradbury finally agreed to allow his book to be published as an ebook. For those not in the know, Fahrenheit 451 is the go to literary example of retaining the printed
Your Brain Is Useful, At Last.
Archive for:November, 2011:
Like streaming your music from Spotify? Well, get ready for Angry Birds in your music. Or something. I’m not really sure what any of this means, but if the internet continues its trend of inbreeding, we’ll soon Xzibit memes in our Xzibit memes.
Enough is enough, Google.
I guess all of those fat jokes everyone made about him at the Roast of Charlie Sheen really got him down.
What follows is a list of things that people really wanted to get for Christmas 10 to 40 years ago. Now people’s taste has evolved, but big box retailers and online stores haven’t caught up with what’s popular, attempting to advertise these formerly badass gifts to an uncaring public.
Composer: Koji Kondo Genre: Classical/Video Game Score Format: Compact Disc For fans of the Legend of Zelda series, the decision to purchase the latest game, Skyward Sword (official Tears of Time review forthcoming) was a simple one. But what may have gotten lost in the shuffle on launch day was an audio CD included with
In the grand scheme of things, a college football coach for a school you never attended doesn’t matter in your life and you’ll have forgotten about him in a month.
Vampires: Check Werewolves: Check Twilight: Sucks So supposedly you can’t just walk up the midnight showing of Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (Pt. 1) and just get tickets. But my roommate and I (avg age 28) decided to do just that. I don’t know why we thought going to a theater with thousands of screaming pre-teens
After an agonizing two years, Tyler Perry’s original sitcom based on his original movie which was based on his original play, has finally come to an end. In a surprising double whammy decision, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne has also been canceled. I think that one was canceled a couple months ago, but I’m just
Developer: Google Type: Cloud-Based Music Platform Success: ??? I listen to a lot of music. Or at least I used to before I had so much of it that carrying around hundreds of CDs or an externa hard drive (or even a separate device dedicated to music such as an iPod) became cumbersome for me.
There’s a lot of information and guides out there about the best way to increase your website’s traffic, but most of it is bullshit. People talk about social networking sites, word of mouth referrals, running pay per click ads on Google, and other similar hogwash. The real trick is to post topless pictures of celebrities
Saucy tabloid rag The Wall Street Journal reported today (via the Associated Press) that cable companies are trying to roll out a new system to give poor kids high speed internet for $10/month. This is all done beneath the shroud of charity, saying that children need access to broadband in order to educate themselves. La-de-fucking-da.
Few bands can garner as much disgust as Nickelback. Unfortunately they have somehow weaseled their way into playing the Thanksgiving Day half time show. The Detroit Lions hosting the game, quickly realized what was going on and have demanded a change. Fans have started a petition to have this atrocity removed from their football, and
Genre: Generic First Person Shooter Publisher: Electronic Arts Developer: Nintendo of America In Modern Warfare 3, you shoot all of the things. If there is a thing on screen and you aren’t shooting it, then it’s probably just a static part of the setting. Don’t think about using your brain to solve puzzles or timing
In a press release today President Obama let slip his plans for the new nation of Irag. Ready to take its place where Iraq currently resides, Irag will usher in a new era of Israeli controlled land. The name “Irag” is clearly referring to the rags Iranians wear on there heads. A smart move for
A black man is found guilty of the manslaughter of a pop icon / pedophile / drug addict.
This week around the world is a weekly round up of the biggest stories from around the world. Greece helps explain why America is in the toilet. The socialist country of Greece is in trouble as it continues to dig itself into debt. This shouldn’t be a surprise considering that Greeks seem to think they
More fiber makes you poop more…