Interstellar Explained: Our FAQ for Christopher Nolan's Latest Movie

Nov
06

Christopher Nolan does not shy away from dense stories, and Interstellar is almost certainly his most complicated movie so far. With all of its theoretical physics and time manipulation, there's a lot to digest, and that's without having to keep up with the plot in general. So if you're confused, don't worry, here's our take on Interstellar's big questions.

Sexuality and RPGs: Looking to Dragon Age: Inquisition

Nov
06

With the open world RPG genre growing and evolving, developers have more technical and artistic license than ever to create vast unexplored worlds with plenty of unturned stones for the player to uncover. Developers are not only advancing combat and leveling mechanics but also adding the ability to have your character explore romance with various characters in the game world.

In Our Disturbing Conclusion, It Was Hitler All Along... or Something [Podcast]

Nov
06

We've been following this story for a few weeks now, and our adventuring sprits are weary. But we promise you this is the glorious conclusion to Phoebe's tale of mystery and horror. Whether that's death or victory is something you'll have to listen for yourself.

Speaking with Comics Workbook: The Reading, Curating, and Crafting of Indie Comics

Nov
06

Independent comics undoubtedly has dozens of so-called 'cutting edges,' but most everyone in the community can agree: Comics Workbook is a fine curated-comics Tumblr, and the Comics Workbook magazine is a must-read. Today we're talking rising stars, the necessity of comics courses, and more with Zach Mason and Andrew White, editors of the magazine.

The Super Circuitcast! 11/05/14! Mini-Games: Games Within Games! [Podcast]

Nov
05

Welcome to a very special episode of the Super Circuitcast! What's special about it? Nothing in particular, actually. Our topic of conversation today: mini-games within other games.

How to Surf on Your Sparrow in Destiny

Nov
05

Is using your Sparrow the normal way just not EXTREME enough for you? Then maybe you should try riding it like a surfboard. While dancing.

22 Biggest Geek Culture Conventions in the World

Nov
05

Anyone who's ever attended San Diego Comic-Con (or gawked at the aerial photographs of the lines) will probably tell you that this event has to be the geek community's premier gathering spot. After all, where else can you see the Avengers 2 trailer early? But did you know that in terms of attendance, Comic-Con doesn't even rank in the top five for nerdy events? Or that it's not even the biggest one in the US?

How to Unlock Zombie Mode in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare

Nov
05

Unlike previous installments, Advanced Warfare's Zombie mode wasn't included in the main game. Instead, you'll need to shell out extra for it via a future DLC update. It's not all bad news though, as the game does include some zombie gameplay, unlockable by playing Exo Survival mode.

Nerdist Writer Panel: Comics Edition Entertains and Stimulates Conversation at Comikaze

Nov
04

At this year's Comikaze expo in Los Angeles, the Nerdist Writer's Panel podcast brought a very special Comic's Edition of their popular web show. Participants for the live recording included Ben Blacker, co-creator of The Thrilling Adventure Hour, Len Weincreator of iconic comic characters such as Wolverine and Swamp Thing, Adam Beechen, writer for popular shows such as Teen Titans, and Heath Corson, writer of Justice League: War.

10 Hacking Mini-Games That Make Absolutely No Sense

Nov
04

For as long as there have been locked doors and hostile robots in video games, it feels like there have been hacking mini-games. Some of them are good, some of them are terrible, and most of them make absolutely no sense.

The Grumpy Cat Movie Trailer is the Best Worst Thing You'll See Today

Nov
04

Now that Halloween is over with, expect your TV line-up to go full-on Christmas any day now. Instead of claymation elves and red-nosed reindeer though, Lifetime has chosen to go in a slightly different direction; one that involves a bit more grump,

Funky Artists Who Got Big... Literally [Funk Radio E101]

Nov
04

Today we return from our 100th anniversary hiatus to tell you all about some funky artists who gained a lot of weight after falling from popularity. You can read that as some kind of social commentary, but we assure you we're just terrible people.

Play 900 Classic Arcade Games in Your Browser for Free

Nov
03

Prepare to waste a lot of time this week. The Internet Archive has compiled a massive library of over 900 classic, emulated arcade games, and you can play all of them for the low, low price of free.

New Music Monday: Neil Young, Bette Midler, Deerhoof, Gruff Rhys, and More!

Nov
03

Happy Monday music maniacs! LIke new stuff? Great! You've come to the right place. Each week all sorts of audiolicious goodies are unleashed onto the masses 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 time. Thanks for stopping by!

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Did We Just Get Chased Through the Forest by Batman? [Podcast]

Nov
03

Things really take a weird turn in this installment of the Phoebe story. We discover an age-old battle of good versus evil, and encounter multiple deadly foes. Will this story just go on for eternity, or will we finally embrace death?

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