The only thing better than a beerfest is a beerfest next to the house where Edgar Allan Poe wrote “The Black Cat.”
So today in 1876 Alexander Graham Bell was granted a patent for an invention he called the “telephone.” Weekend time!
When you’re the first born, you are a pioneer – a child explorer navigating a giant, confusing world. If you’re lucky there are adults looking out for you. Even so, it’s up to you to make your own mistakes and wander down dead end paths with no practical guidance from those who have gone before. Parents can tell you what to do and what not to do, but it’s the wisdom of other children that carries the most weight. Of course, when you’re a little kid, you have zero grasp of these complexities. Your view of the world has little
Jordan Mammo uncovers the fleeting dream hidden beneath the controversy surrounding Hayao Miyazaki’s final movie, The Wind Rises.
Brian Bannen reviews Superman #28, Revenge #1 and Hawkeye #15, while Jill Scharr takes on Lois Lane #1 in this week’s edition of Last Week’s Comics.
Recently I was cleaning my room and I came across a box that I haven’t unpacked since my move last July. In it were random odds and ends and some toys that decorated my last apartment. One of these toys was my ED-209 from 1989, a toy made by Kenner that was based on the cartoon that was based on the original Robocop movie.
The world of Silent Hill 2 is defined by James Sunderland. He’s fixated on sex, so he is attacked by fetish nurses. His search for his dead wife is all he has to live for, so the roads out of town have collapsed, blocking him inside, giving him purpose. The player is party to his subjective vision: He sees what James sees. If James’s character is reluctant to abandon his search and return home, then the player is made to feel that, too.
Today in 1939, the erroneous word “dord” is discovered in the Webster’s New International Dictionary, Second Edition, prompting an investigation. This weekend, do something fun!
On this, the 49th episode of Unlistenable, we have on the show Deputy Section Editor of Digital Trends’ Gaming and Film channel, Adam Rosenberg!