Gaming Noir

For years Hollywood has pushed the black and white crime dramas, filled with enough sexual emphasis and plot twists to satisfy a paperback romance novel, but with this form of entertainment being so well accepted, why hasn’t it crossed over? … Read More

November POV

Think of it like Public Access Cable for Generation Y. This “dirtnet” could be the first step toward a more organic Internet—a more analog version of the Darknet, the part of the web that is not searchable. It’s free from security of any kind and is the ultimate underground filesharing network. Instead of trying to fight the organizations and the law, we would just cut them out all together. … Read More

Sending a Message at the Expense of Thanksgiving Travel

“The goal of National Opt-Out Day is to send a message to our lawmakers that we demand change,” reads the call to action at OptOutDay.com, set up by Brian Sodegren. “No naked body scanners, no government-approved groping. We have a right to privacy, and buying a plane ticket should not mean that we’re guilty until proven innocent.” … Read More

Goodbye Beer Gut!

Yin Yang Blend™ is about “balancing the sexes” Now guys get to be as dishonest about their unwanted bulges as women! Yep, Spanx is now for men too. We’ve seen t-shirts that claim to have shaping qualities however, we ladies … Read More

True Blood Botox

With vampires much in vogue—evidenced by the popularity of the Twilight sagas and True Blood HBO series—this remedy for wrinkles doesn’t seem so strange. It’s called the “vampire facelift,” a procedure that uses an injection of the patient’s own blood to puff and smooth. It’s all quite natural. … Read More

Awesome Thing of The Week: Savage Edition

MYTHBUSTED. … Read More

Merchan-tainment: Stunning 4D Fashion Show

I’ve seen projection mapping before, as art installations, but Ralph Lauren has brought it to the mainstream in a spectacular way. … Read More

MyFace and SpaceBook?

Apparently the ever popular Facebook and the flailing, oh-god-help-me-I’m-not-quite-dead-yet MySpace are doing a joint announcement today (according to an invitation mashable received) With MySpace’s recent rebrand and shift towards the entertainment end of things, one has to wonder if MySpace … Read More

Idiocy as an Ad Strategy: HURRR DURRR.

It’s always been around: buffoonery and shenanigans as an ad campaign. Because let’s face it: Stupidity is hilarious, and stupidity where someone majorly screws up is unparalleled comedy. Recently though, that idea has been taken to a whole other level. … Read More

Snap Back

Google Maps with Street View is an amazing advancement in technology that allows you to take a look at locations anywhere in the world. And if that wasn’t enough, now there’s a website called Historypin that mashes up those locations with old photographs taken at precisely the same spot back in time. … Read More