Did you see the Doctor Who 50th anniversary animation made by Richard Swarbrick? It was awesome hearing all the Doctors saying memorable lines, but we couldn’t help thinking it was missing something. TheFlixx figured out what that something was: ’80s pop hit “Take On Me” by A-Ha. The sun always shines on Gallifrey. (Animation by Richard Swarbrick.
One of the earliest experiments in primate-human similarities took place all the way back in the 1930s, when a human chimp and a human baby were raised in the same house. Shockingly, it didn't turn out well. Read more...
One of the problems with Christmas songs is that there are so damnably few of them. Every year, we’re consigned to a aural hell that consists of “Sleigh Ride” being played on repeat as muzak and the same five novelty singles from the ’50s being played everywhere you go. So Reddit, and Joel Hodgson, have attempted to rectify this, with the best Christmas carol of all.
My first Doctor Who – and you never forget your first, your first ANYTHING – was Tom Baker. He of the scarf. When he regenerated, I kind of lost interest in the Whoverse until it petered out. Then Eccleston took it up – I never really glommed onto him, but then, he was only around […]
Remember Christophe Gans? For a while, he was going to take over Hollywood; after Brotherhood of the Wolf became successful despite making no sense whatsoever, he was drafted to make Silent Hill into a movie. Then he disappeared for seven years. Show More Summary
The 'Whoop Dreams' Trailer teases a macabre exploration of the sub-culture music festival known as 'The Gathering of the Juggalos.' The post ‘Whoop Dreams’ Trailer: The World of Juggalos Exposed appeared first on Screen Rant.
Aquaman is an odd duck when it comes to superheroes. He’s been continuously in print since the ’40s, but he’s largely known for being a second-stringer; not even the Powerpuff Girls take the poor guy seriously. But that’s something DC wants to change. At least, that’s the thrust of a Variety piece discussing DC’s plans for the King of the Seven Seas.
The PS4 launched in Europe over the weekend, and the numbers aren’t fully in yet. One thing that’s clear is that it was popular; the PS4 outsold the Wii U’s lifetime numbers and the Xbox One’s launch numbers in the UK and set a new record into the bargain. And we’re guessing it was really popular in Germany, if this supercut is any indication.
The answer to the question that I am asking myself right now is, “No, no there is not a limit to the tribute videos that can be made to Saturday’s Iron Bowl victory by the Auburn Tigers.” I fully expect that dozens upon dozens of videos...Show More Summary
Danny Trejo and Danny Glover team up to fight crime in the first trailer for 'Bad Asses,' the sequel to a 2012 movie inspired by a viral video. The post ‘Bad Asses’ Trailer: Trejo and Glover Are Low-Budget Action Heroes appeared first on Screen Rant.
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DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns talks about Aquaman's new prominence in the company. Is a movie on the way? The post DC’s Geoff Johns Talks Aquaman; Drops Movie Hints appeared first on Screen Rant.
University of Michigan's Risk Science Center offers a quick and handy explanation of the FDA's recent crackdown on personal genomics company 23andme. Some clean, even-keeled perspective to be had here. For more, see these musings from genomics expert (and member of 23andme's Scientific Advisory Board) Mike Eisen. Read more...
Get ready for The Poisoner's Handbook TV special! Based on the bestselling book of the same name by science historian Deborah Blum, the new PBS American Experience episode will tell the true story of how forensic analysis began during the Jazz Age, when investigators started using chemistry to solve murders. Read more...
Back in 1987, John Reed built this Cat Petting Machine for his senior thesis film at Tyler. He says, “The Cat Petter turned out to be far more interesting than the film.” Nobody tell Reed, but the shiatsu neck massager people owe him some royalties… Anyway, it looks like that fake leg was slathered in catnip.
from billmoyers.coma few quotes:'america is descending into madness.' 'the ideology of hardness and cruelty runs through american culture like an electric current.''america is no longer recognizable as a democracy.'- henry giroux blog post, copyright ©2013 helen sotiriadis. content copyright of respective owners. his feed is for personal non-commercial use only.
So I was back in ?ód? this week, after more than two years away. Unlike my last visit, this time...
The Pete Holmes Show has a new “Ex-Men” segment, in which Professor X fires mutants like Jubilee, Angel, Gambit, and Wolverine while telling them exactly why their powers suck. Now he’s firing Iceman, played by Zach Cregger from Whitest Kids U’ Know, a guy who’ll always be the best portrayal of Abraham Lincoln.
In addition to being the worst, online dating is literally the fucking worst. Unless you have a thing for a very specific type of vulnerability, it's not so much a romance and fulfillment machine as it is a hybrid anxiety generator/saltlick for creeps. Show More Summary
Animator Morgan King is back with another awesome machinima that's all about swords, wizards, trippy visions, and the groaning of electric guitars. This is the totally metal way to escape from your desk, with a visit to the land of stars beyond the stone gate. Read more...