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If the geeks control popular media, do we win by default? There are clearly a bunch of us in writers’ rooms, at any rate, because fake-yet-plausible board games are cropping up in television shows left and right. Continue reading
When I received a strange email on February 3rd, I had never heard of the Gigapixel ArtZoom, “an interactive multi-billion-pixel panoramic image celebrating the arts in Seattle.”
The email told me there was a hidden puzzle in this “Where’s Waldo of Seattle” and asked for my help solving it; I didn’t know if it was a legitimate plea for help or a message from the game’s creators, but I couldn’t resist finding out more. Continue reading
“Every movie ever made, in every language, any time, day or night”, and software so badass we wouldn’t care that we didn’t have flying cars yet.
What happens when you combine a bunch of seasonal UK top hits with a Tumblr layout that automatically plays full-screen videos?
British holiday music TV for the internet!
Visit britishxmasmusic.tumblr.com on your nearest Flash-enabled browser to enjoy the best holiday music videos from the UK that YouTube has to offer.
You know, sometimes I wonder if I have a funny sense of humor. Because every once in a while, a little moment on TV or in a movie–the way something’s phrased by an actor, a goofy musical trill, a tiny gesture–will tickle me so deeply that I’ll crack myself up for days, laughing to myself whenever it pops into my head.