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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

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David Cronenberg on Predicting the Future and What a Dog’s Reality Is Like

In the latest episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy, director David Cronenberg discusses his first novel Consumed. The post David Cronenberg on Predicting the Future and What a Dog’s Reality Is Like appeared first on WIRED.

The Culture We Love This Month, From Tarot Decks to Serial

Maybe it’s a new album, maybe it’s an old show. Maybe it’s a book we just re-read for the first time since high school, maybe it’s a new game we got a chance to playtest. Whatever it is, if it’s in here, it’s because we love it. The post The Culture We Love This Month, From Tarot Decks to Serial appeared first on WIRED.

Week’s Best TV: Jennifer Lawrence Sings Christmas Carols on Letterman

The promotional tour scene was oh so kind to us this week on TV. A new Hunger Games movie means Jennifer Lawrence. Foxcatcher means Steve Carell and Channing Tatum. Interstellar means the incomparable John Lithgow. Theory of Everything...Show More Summary

The Three Podcasts You Can’t Miss This Week

If you're gonna let someone yap in your ear for an hour, you should at least make sure they're saying something good. That's where we come in. This week: legends of schlock and literal Guest stars! The post The Three Podcasts You Can’t Miss This Week appeared first on WIRED.

Cape Watch: Doctor Doom Is Now an Antisocial Coder for Some Reason

As everyone knows, it's a good thing to think outside of the box. Unfortunately, it appears not everyone is equally aware that there's only so far outside of the box you can go before you lose sight of the box entirely and start coming up with ideas that may not necessarily have any relation to the box at all. Show More Summary

YouTube’s New Subscription Music Service Plays Anything—Even Taylor Swift

YouTube's new service Music Key will allow users to play music in the background on mobile devices and even take tracks offline. The post YouTube’s New Subscription Music Service Plays Anything—Even Taylor Swift appeared first on WI...

Finally, Science Explains Why No One Can Lift Thor’s Hammer

A recent trailer for Avengers: Age of Ultron trailer may have answered the age-old question. The post Finally, Science Explains Why No One Can Lift Thor’s Hammer appeared first on WIRED.

WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: The X-Files

Even if you only have a passing interest in the show, chances are something in your daily life—an offhand reference by a co-worker or an endless stream of GIF sets in your Tumblr feed—has brought The X-Files back into your world. Here's how to catch up on all of it. The post WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: The X-Files appeared first on WIRED.

How Two Guys Made an Awesome Alien Movie With $3M

Before they started shooting their latest movie Extraterrestrial, the filmmakers knew they wanted it to be authentic: bug-eyed invaders; flying saucers; anal probes. But those things are expensive, and what they didn't have was a huge budget. Here's how they managed to make the movie anyway. The post How Two Guys Made an Awesome Alien Movie With $3M appeared first on WIRED.

Soulful Rap and Mammoth Mashups Rule This Week’s Playlist

We've got a strong one for you this week, folks. Dive in, won't you? The post Soulful Rap and Mammoth Mashups Rule This Week’s Playlist appeared first on WIRED.

Video: The Planet of the Apes Performance That Could Get Andy Serkis an Oscar

Some people think that performance-capture acting is different from standard stage/screen acting. Those people probably don't do it for a living. The post Video: The Planet of the Apes Performance That Could Get Andy Serkis an Oscar appeared first on WIRED.

Nightcrawler Gadget Guide: The Gear You Need to Be a Depraved Reporter

Think Lou Bloom in Nightcrawler has a pretty sweet gig? Here's all the gear you'll need to start your very own one-person nighttime news agency. The post Nightcrawler Gadget Guide: The Gear You Need to Be a Depraved Reporter appeared first on WIRED.

Why Vimeo Funded a Show About a Weed Dealer

Cult favorite High Maintenance is at the center of a new online video experiment that may dictate the future of on-demand programming. The post Why Vimeo Funded a Show About a Weed Dealer appeared first on WIRED.

Angry Nerd: Hate to Say It, But Dumb and Dumber To Is Destined to Fail

It's been nearly 20 years since the original movie came out but we're finally getting a follow up to Dumb and Dumber. Angry Nerd explains why the new Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels release has already missed the mark in terms of historical relevancy—and why it's destined to fall victim to the curse of the long-delayed movie sequel. Show More Summary

Week’s Best Trailers: The Next Hobbit and Aubrey Plaza as Grumpy Cat

As we approach the holiday season, more family-oriented entertainment will be coming to the fore, just not in the way you might expect. Settle in for teasers from everything from Stephen Sondheim musicals to Selma. The post Week’s Best Trailers: The Next Hobbit and Aubrey Plaza as Grumpy Cat appeared first on WIRED.

WIRED’s Next Guest Editor: Christopher Nolan

Master storyteller Christopher Nolan is the guest editor of WIRED's December issue. The post WIRED’s Next Guest Editor: Christopher Nolan appeared first on WIRED.

WTF Is This #Mailkimp I Keep Seeing?

At some point over the last week and a half, you may have seen playful references to something called "MailKimp" in your Twitter timeline. Here's the deal. The post WTF Is This #Mailkimp I Keep Seeing? appeared first on WIRED.

John Cleese on the Black Knight and Douglas Adams’ High Heels

In the latest episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy, John Cleese talks about meeting Douglas Adams and his journey to Monty Python. The post John Cleese on the Black Knight and Douglas Adams’ High Heels appeared first on WIRED.

The Woman Who Bravely Mashed Up Cosmopolitan and Cosmos

You might know comedy writer Megan Amram's must-follow Twitter feed, but the 27-year-old from Portland, Oregon, is also a rising star—she has written for the Oscars and Kroll Show, and has a staff gig at Parks and Recreation. What comes after conquering the Internet and TV? Satirical pseudoscience textbooks, apparently. Show More Summary

Jon Hamm Professes His Love of Cats in the Week’s Best TV

This week we fall back on the oldies but goodies. Stalwarts The Daily Show and Saturday Night Live brought us stars like Chris Rock, Prince, and John Cleese. Even Bette Midler got in on the action over at The Tonight Show, giving new life to a TLC jam. Show More Summary

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