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Clever Packaging Makes Cavatappi Noodles Look Like Gorgeous Hair

Great packaging instantly grabs your attention–especially when it's among a bevy of other competing products. Moscow-based designer Nikita Konkin has made it hard to see any other box of pasta on the shelves with this clever design concept. The shape and texture of the noodles playfully peek out a …

Here’s What It's Like Being a Freelance Band Merch Designer

You get to work for your favorite bands, but the tight timelines, difficult managers, and very real possibility of straight up working without pay just might drive you crazy.<p><i>Shirt designs by Kyle Crawford</i><p>Out of all the thankless jobs that exist in this world, being a freelance merchandise designer …

Artists create insanely detailed woodcut print after 3 years

For the past three years, husband-and-wife Paul Roden and Valerie Lueth (previously) have been hard at work meticulously hand-carving a woodblock …

The 22 rules of storytelling, according to Pixar

On Twitter, Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats has compiled nuggets of narrative wisdom she’s received working for the animation studio over the …

Animation

We Want to Read a Comic Book About These Amazing Samurai Frogs

Sometimes we see character designs that just, ahem, leap off the page, begging to become stars in a larger story. That’s how we feel about Conor …

'Astroneer' is a planetary exploration game on a grand scale

Games like <i>Kerbal Space Program</i> are great at depicting the challenges of getting to another planet, but there isn't usually much to do when you arrive beyond planting a flag. Wouldn't it be nice to really, truly explore those alien worlds and make them your own? System Era may just give you that …

What people with anxiety actually hear in everyday situations

While hearing the dreaded phrase, ‘we need to talk’, can get anyone pretty worked up, people diagnosed with anxiety can have a way rougher …

Viola Davis made Emmys history and spoke truth to power in her speech

On Sunday night Viola Davis made history when she became the first black woman to win an Emmy for outstanding lead actress in a drama series.<p>At the end of her gorgeously nuanced speech – indeed after watching the Emmys as a whole, with wins for Regina King and Uzo Aduba – like probably every other …

Shonda Rhimes

The Long Way To A Small Angry Planet Is This Year’s Most Delightful Space Opera

There’s no two ways around it: Becky Chamber’s debut novel, <i>The Long Way To A Small Angry Planet</i> is probably the most fun that you’ll have with a …

Science Fiction

How my negative review of Legend was spun into movie marketing gold

My two-star take on Tom Hardy’s Krays biopic was included in an official poster for the film. While I applaud the chutzpah in this case, audiences do need to be wary of false advertising<p>Related: Legend review - Tom Hardy takes double duty in cartoonish Krays biopic<p>I didn’t really care for Tom …

Rotten Tomatoes

Bloodsucking Bastards is the Office Horror Comedy We've Been Waiting For

Between <i>What We Do in the Shadows</i> and <i>Bloodsucking Bastards</i>, it’s an excellent time to be a fan of deadpan vampire comedies. The latter, which features</i> …

Horror

Guilt, Shame, And Quiet: Women In 'Metal Gear Solid'

<i>[Content warning: an attempted rape scene will be described and discussed.]</i><p>Everyone’s afraid of Quiet. When she arrives on Mother Base in the early parts of <i>Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain</i>, soldiers glare at her unfamiliar face, suspecting the sniper who’d tried to kill their leader shouldn’t …

Metal Gear