Ant-Man Director Reveals New Plot Details

Aug
11

The (latest) Ant-Man director, Peyton Reed, has revealed a few details on what the upcoming Marvel movie will be about. Perhaps unsurprisingly, it seems the script will be drawing quite a bit of inspiration from Scott Lang (Paul Rudd's character) first appearance in the comics.

Track of the Day: The Surf Rock and Siren Shrieks of AMANDA X

Aug
11

The tail end of July saw a brilliant release in Amanda X's amnesia, an album equal parts frothing grunge, cool surf, and powerful vocals that bring the brass and sass. "dream house" is today's track, and the sprawling riffs have been running weld-marks all over my mind.

Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby Will Feature a 'Rare' Shiny Promo Pokemon at Launch

Aug
11

A new trailer for Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire has revealed that an "incredibly rare" shiny Pokemon will be available for a limited time after the games' fall release.

Valve May Be Bringing Movies and TV Shows to Steam

Aug
11

References to Steam application IDs for films, TV series, videos, plugins, and music have been discovered in the latest Steam Beta update. SteamDB tweeted the find, which may indicate that Valve plans to distribute more video and music content alongside their PC game and software library.

New Music Monday: The Gaslight Anthem, Sinead O'Connor, Caleb Johnson, and More!

Aug
11

Psst! Hey kid. You like new music? Great! You've slipped into the right rabbit hole - New Music Monday, the most "Have mercy!" column on 8CN. Each week dozens of new music things get thrust onto the masses by labels both big and small and this is where they come to be judged. I'll tell ya what's good, what's bad, and what's a waste of your precious time. Thanks for stopping by!

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Can AI Penetrate The Sex Industry?

Aug
09

Jobs are kind of a big deal. Robots are kind of a big deal (and super cool). Looking into the future and the spread of technology it’s natural to worry about more and more jobs being replaced by machines and robots. Most factories have at least some level of robotics on the floor. Data is frequently analyzed by programs with an ever increasing level of sophistication that is rapidly approaching intelligence. It can seem like there is no economic niche or specialty that humans can’t be squeezed out of. Could sex workers be lined up right next to factory workers in the unemployment line in the near future?

Dark Magic Peppermints and Zealotry in Adventure Time's "Nemesis"

Aug
08

On last night’s episode of Adventure Time, “Nemesis,” Peppermint Butler’s dark magicky ways finally catch up to him when a zealot in Puritan dress vows to bring him to justice. It’s the eponymous time again!

This Is What Nature Documentaries Would Sound like If Snoop Dogg Was Narrating

Aug
08

Move over Sir David Attenborough, there's a new name in nature documentary voiceovers. That name is Snoop Dogg. Or Lion. Or whatever furry animal he's going by these days.

A Record Number of Women Went to See Guardians of the Galaxy

Aug
08

It's been a long-held tenant among movie execs that sci-fi and comic book adaptations were the realm of men, children, and man-children. That idea is quickly falling to pieces though, with a record number women attending Marvel's recent superheroes-in-space blockbuster.

This Guy Perfectly Recreated the Jurassic Park Explorer as a Race Car

Aug
08

The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the world's oldest sports car endurance race. It features teams of elite drivers and mechanics pushed to their limits as they attempt to survive and compete for a full 24 hours. The 24 Hours of LeMons is kind of like that, except cars can only cost $500 and once a guy raced in a upside down Camaro. So basically, it's way better.

Star Wars Rebels Is Basically Aladdin in Space in This 7 Minute Preview

Aug
08

The Disney influence is strong in this one. A 7-minute preview of the upcoming Star Wars animated series, Rebels (which will also be the first "new" Star Wars we see since the acquisition), is now online, and it's kind of what you'd expect from a Disney XD series. Whether that's good or bad probably depends on how old you are.

New Cover for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is More Than a Little Creepy

Aug
08

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Roald Dahl's iconic novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Penguin has debuted a fantastic new cover for the book. Did I say fantastic? I meant creepy, and possibly demonic.

The Living Room Congress, Session 44: Skee-Ball [Podcast]

Aug
08

Destiny awaits in Halo; Con-prep time; The Wolf Among Us hangs on a cliff; the Dota 2 International closes.

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Zack Snyder Calls into a Local Radio Show to Explain Why Aquaman Is Awesome

Aug
08

Say what you will about Zack Snyder as a filmmaker, but at least he's a passionate fan. The director of DC's upcoming team-up movie, Batman v. Superman, heard a couple of radio hosts in Detroit talking some smack about Aquaman's rumored role in the film. Most people would ignore it and move on with their lives, but Snyder not only called in to set the record straight, he also revealed some potential details on what Aquaman might be doing in BvS.

Adventure Time's Olivia Olson Confirms 'Bubbline'; Deviant Artists Say 'Duh' [UPDATED]

Aug
08

It doesn't matter whether you thought it was creepy, far-fetched, ballsy, or plain cute: Olivia Olson, voice actress of Marceline on Adventure Time, recently confirmed details about Princess Bubblegum and the Vampire Queen that fans (and especially fan artists) have known for years. Aww.

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