Tag - news

“Here’s Tom With the...

A broadcast from 1973 and WLS out of Chicago. At first when I saw this I thought it might be Twitter-worthy but maybe not post-worthy. Sure, it’s scary retrotastic, what with the hair, the powder blue blazers, the Spinning Cube of...

Charlie Brooker: Newswipe

Charlie Brooker & Episode 803 of the...

So Ken recommended this highly and said I would want to share it with others. He wasn’t lying. So here we are. And you know this is good, because I seldom share full episodes of anything–the last time was, well, Brian. I...

Masturbation May Kill You! Or It May Not.

Widge barges into my office here in our underwater lair off the coast of Iowa. He’s in a panic. Not that unusual, he probably thinks Skynet is trying to play Missile Command for real or something. Especially when he comes in screaming...

HD-DVD

Ding Dong, HD-DVD is Dead. Oh What a World...

The Financial Times reports that HD-DVD may be on life support if Paramount does indeed drop the format in favor of Blu-Ray, this after Warner Brothers went Blu-Ray exclusive. Paramount, which is owned by Viacom, is understood to have a...

It’s Like Stephen King Wrote an...

It looks like this story is having as happy an ending as it could be, despite its sinister beginnings. Because I mean, honestly, it sounds like the start of a horror novel. Or a strange text-based game from the late 80s. Here’s the...

Celebrating Ten Years of Insomnia

Chazz is absolutely right. The URL Needcoffee.com was first registered in 1998. It is now 2008. And even I, the English Major, know enough maths to figure out that’s an excuse for a year-long party. (As if we need a lot of help with...

Hellboy and His Big Baby

Just thought I’d share. For Hellboy 2: The Golden Army, Papa’s got a brand new gun: The Big Baby. Click on the pic for the full deal. For more info, like eCards, photos, news, and other eSwag, check out the official site. The...

Gunpowder Plot Book

Book is Priestly in More Ways Than One

Ran across this in the Telegraph, that a book bound in human skin was sold this past weekend at auction. What’s unique about this book is not the whole human skin bit. As anyone who’s seen Evil Dead or read this Sky News article...