On Caring About The Inconsequential: #SaberGate vs. #BlackStormtrooper

Dec
06

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 Living Room Congress, Session 59: Rub-A-Dub-Dub In The Club-Club Hot Tub [Podcast]

Dec
06

The wilds go explored; laughter is had in the afternoon; atoms are tested; Sonic Boom obliterates autism; DRM generates woes.

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Watch 20 Trailers from The Game Awards 2014

Dec
06

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.

These 3 Games Are Free for PlayStation Owners for the Next 24 Hours

Dec
06

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the original PlayStation console, EA is giving away three free games: one on the PS3, one on the PS4, and one on the PS Vita.

Channel Surfer: The Top 5 TV Events of 2014

Dec
06

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!

5 Famous Video Games That Were Banned in Entire Countries

Dec
05

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.

The Worst Album Art of All Time: Volume XIII (NSFW, Offensive Material Ahead)

Dec
05

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?

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10 Genre Movies to Look Out for at Sundance 2015

Dec
04

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.

It's Apparently Superhero Casting Day: Doctor Strange, Deadpool, Jessica Jones, and Luke Cage All Confirmed

Dec
04

When it rains, it pours, and today we've gotten confirmation on four seperate casting rumors regarding upcoming Marvel properties.

Couch Potatoes - Mockingjay - Part One Discussion [Podcast]

Dec
04

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!

Snakes, Piranhas and... a Magical Joint? [Go Your Own Way E12]

Dec
04

What dangers lurk in the thick jungles of Marco Island? There's more to fear than you might expect. Step back in time with us to the Victorian era and search for a lost party of men!

The Next James Bond is Titled Spectre, Here's Everything We Know So Far

Dec
04

Bond 24 finally has an official title, Spectre. But what the heck does that mean?

4 New Batman V. Superman Rumors Tease More Villains

Dec
04

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.

You Got Your White People In My Black Music! [Funk Radio E105]

Dec
04

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.

Analyzing the Terminator: Genisys Trailer - Dissecting the Time Travel Insanity

Dec
04

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.

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