Random Nerdery: The Expanse, The Lord of the Rings, Godzilla, Young Justice
Amazon is saving good TV sci-fi and producing a massive new fantasy series, Godzilla faces his classic foes, and a great DC animated series returns.
June 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: Luke Cage, The Last Jedi, Lord of the Rings, Trainspotting, Babylon 5 & more
Also: Nicolas Cage’s treasure protecting, Thor loses his hammer, Hellboy, Scottish drug addicts, and Michael Bay mayhem.
Weekend Reads: Speed Racer, Misogyny in the Church, Cultural Appropriation, Boards of Canada, YouTube Rituals & more
Also: The Avengers, The Tree of Life, Tor Lundvall, Hollywood sexism, soldiers and America, and Sam Harris’s tribalism.
In Rotation: Gang Gang Dance, Dirk Serries, Aseul, Damien Jurado
Sleek ethereal pop, serene drones, South Korean dreampop, and lush indie-folk.
Apple’s iMac Turns 20
In a single stroke, Apple made computers fun, vibrant, hip, and personable again.
Random Nerdery: Batman Ninja, Awaken Akira, Godzilla
A Japanese take on the Caped Crusader, fans pay homage to an iconic anime movie, and the Big G himself comes back to Netflix.
Random Thoughts About Avengers: Infinity War and the Future of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (Review)
The Marvel Cinematic Universe reaches an apocalyptic milestone ten years in the making.
Weekend Reads: Dream Pop, Evangelion, Massive Attack, Beyoncé, Fake Instagram Celebrities & more
Also: “The Expanse,” movie monster science, “The Crow“‘s dark legacy, the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Blue Velvet,” and what’s wrong the internet.
May 2018’s Best Streaming Titles: The Bourne Ultimatum, Coco, The Crow, The Elephant Man & more
Also: Hellboy, a Danish post-apocalypse, Stallone vs. Snipes, Tonya Harding, Kubrick by way of Spielberg, and classic 007.
A Look at Gmail’s New Design
Google’s popular email service gets its first major redesign since 2011.
Watch The Revolutionary Army of the Infant Jesus Offer Up a “Prayer”
The band’s simple, sparse performance is sublime.
Watch The Verve’s Mind-Blowing 1992 Performance at London’s Camden Town Hall
This performance is proof that Nick McCabe was one of the ’90s true guitar gods.