Part of being a nerd, part of being an enthusiast of any stripe, is caring, really caring, about minutiae. Sure, the reaction we get from a lot of people, sometimes even fellow nerds, is dismissive mocking, but in the end it is okay to care about things that don’t matter.
The inaugural Game Awards were held last night in Las Vegas, and thankfully, Spike TV was not in any way involved. On the downside, the show was around 18 hours long, so if you're like me, you probably didn't watch the entire thing all the way through. All of the trailers have made their way online though, so if you missed any, we have them posted below in alphabetical order.
Howdy 8CNers! Tis’ the season for end of the year lists, and Channel Surfer is here to deliver. We’re starting off this year with the most important, or at least more memorable, Television moments of the year. For levities sake, we’re excluding any news or sports related subjects. Let’s get started!
It's December 5, 2014 and, (for all you history nerds out there), that means it's officially been 81 years since Prohibition ended in the United States. To ring in such a special occasion, we decided to take a look at 5 famous video games that were (and in some cases still are) banned by other countries.
Time to continue our search for the filthiest, the orneriest, the most tasteless and disgusting and worsest album covers ever produced by musician-kind. We've seen all sorts of messed up stuff from bearded ladies and saw crotches to over-filled toilets to - GASP - a Nicki Minaj! What's in store for this installment?
The movie line-up for Sundance 2015 has been revealed, and there's a lot to love for fans of genre filmmaking. From horror, to sci-fi, to even more horror, here are 10 movies to look out for in January.
This week, Jose is joined by special guest Cassie (@cassinpants) from the KHV podcast to talk about the latest installment in The Hunger Games franchise. They not only discuss the film, but the franchise as a whole, and where it leads to. WARNING: There will be spoilers!
DC might be waaay behind Marvel in the movie department, but their cinematic universe is growing fast. The announcement of a Suicide Squad movie (with actors like Will Smith, Tom Hardy, and Jared Leto cast no less) has done a huge amount of legwork in establishing just who the villains of this world are; and now, a bunch of new rumors have emerged that might expand this side of things even more.
Today we focus on the relatively few White artists who made names for themselves among the primarily Black soul and funk genres. Generally these performers are lumped under the pseudo-genre "blue-eyed soul" which comprises a few big names that might surprise you.
The first trailer for Terminator: Genisys is out today, and the story it sets up is even crazier than that title. We're talking a complete rewrite of the Terminator timeline, and some of the nuttiest time travel shenanigans this series has seen so far. There's a lot to dig into in this trailer, so without further ado, let's see what we can find.