Yesterday Wired Magazine featured a story on Monster Roll, a short by a young filmmaker who hopes that this proof-of-concept film will bring in investors willing to fork over capital for production of the full-length feature. If this is what we can look forward to, pony up the cash people!  ... More >>
Wired Magazine equated the $25 million investment the coffee giant recently made to a mobile startup called Square to when eBay decided to partner with a little startup called PayPal.The techies are gabbing about how big a deal this is for Square, vaulting them to "it" status with the words "game-ch ... More >>
Here in the United States, we do silly things like honor our precious movie stars by naming sandwiches after them. To name a few, there are the "Woody Allen" at Carnegie Deli in New York, "The Salma" and "The Kiera" at Hot Doug's in Chicago, and "Marilyn Monroe"--a Thanksgiving-style turkey sandw ... More >>
Channel4.com via Riverfront TimesA very merry Christmas to you and yours from us here at OC Weekly! Enjoy all of the highlights from Stick A Fork In It this week in this blog entry and we'll see you after the holidays!
Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto, known as the mastermind who created some of the world's most successful video game franchises such as Zelda, Mario and Donkey Kong, recently announced to the world that he was "retiring." However, there seems to be a lot of confusion regarding what he said, forcing Ni ... More >>
There's a reason that "Something is always going on" is the mantra of cops and not entertainment writers. There are days where no matter the locale, little of interest is happening. Those are the days when we dig into the stack of press releases that we ordinarily use as emergency Kleenex or ch ... More >>
Flickr User CalamariPicsDid you hear about the plant restaurant that opened in Sacramento. No, not a restaurant that serves plants; it's a restaurant that serves plants. Get it? As in they cater to plants. Plants are the customers. Plants are the diners. Yes, it's the world's first photosynt ... More >>
Can't wait for Myhrvold's Modernist Cuisine to come out? Want to channel your inner Marcel and annoy your dinner guests with foams? If you've always known you can do better than Wylie Dufresne and Ferran Adrià, Think Geek--those purveyors of things you never knew you needed, such as Tauntaan slee ... More >>
When you're sitting down to have sushi, you'd never think that something advertised as tuna would be anything but. However, according to a recent study reported by Wired Magazine, that tuna isn't always tuna.
The research was actually conducted to build a database that will eventually allow for ... More >>
A weird band name usually has one of two effects on the average, unsuspecting music buff. Either A: You hear it once and burst out laughing, and think, "They can't possibly be any good," and never give it another thought; or B: you still laugh, but you think, "They can't possibly be any good--or ... More >>