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Jonas Venture, Sr. is just the beginning of Venture Bros. self-referential season 7

Jackson Publick talks the latest season as we reflect on the most important Venture family member<p>The relentlessly self-referential, universe-expanding show that is <i>The Venture Bros</i>. boasts one of TV’s most complex continuities — think <i>Game of Thrones</i> meets <i>Arrested Development</i>, but with more pulpy …

TV

The hottest new board games from Gen Con 2018

A giant list of cool games from America's biggest tabletop convention.<p>Late summer is the time for barbecues, concerts in the park, and (most …

Board Games

Screens are killing your eyeballs, and now we know how

The "blue screen of death" is taking on a whole new meaning.<p>Blue light’s rap sheet is growing ever longer. Researchers have connected the high-energy visible light, which emanates from both the sun and your cell phone (and just about every other digital device in our hands and on our bedside …

Blade Runner

Veronica Lake, former '40s Hollywood star, appeared 'very damaged' in her later years

When Sue Cameron went to interview one of the most sought-after pinups of World War II, the reporter was shocked by what she saw.<p>It was 1970 and the longtime TV columnist for The Hollywood Reporter was meeting former ‘40s star Veronica Lake at Musso and Frank’s restaurant in Hollywood to discuss …

Celebrity Gossip

The forgotten story of Pure Hell, America’s first black punk band

An essential part of learning history is questioning it, asking what has become part of our cultural memory and what might have been left out. When it comes to the history of punk music, there are few bands who have been as overlooked as Pure Hell.<p>The band’s story began in West Philadelphia in …

Los Angeles

How to Play Older Gaming Consoles on HDMI-Only TVs

The nostalgia effect is powerful. If you’re still clinging to your old-school Nintendo Entertainment System (however you pronounce it) there’s no …

Retrogaming

Gargling salt water is a seriously under-rated hack for fighting inflammation

You wake up in the morning with a telltale tickle in your throat. <i>Ruh roh.</i> Is it the first symptom of a cold, the flu, or—<i>gulp</i>—strep throat? Before …

Saltwater

Lemon Pepper Chicken

Chicken breast recipes have a bad rep for being bland. But I can assure you that we won't stand for anything boring — especially when it comes to …

Food

Mary Berry's banana and chocolate chip loaf recipe

Preheat the oven 160C/325F/Gas 3. Grease and line a 450g/1lb loaf tin with non-stick baking parchment.<p>Use a fork to mash the peeled banana in a mixing bowl. Add the remaining cake ingredients (except the chocolate chips) and beat with an electric hand whisk until combined and smooth.<p>Stir in the …

Dessert

Ai Weiwei's Beijing studio razed by Chinese authorities

Chinese authorities are razing a Beijing studio of dissident artist Ai Weiwei, as his team race to remove years’ worth of his sculptures.<p>“Farewell,” Ai wrote on Instagram, below footage of an excavator clawing at a hole in the concrete wall, as workers boxed artwork in the cavernous hall.<p>“They …

China

Two Elderly Men Escape Nursing Home, Go to Metal Festival

True metalheads.Continue reading…

Festivals

Sir Patrick Stewart is Returning to Star Trek for a New Series About Picard

The most venerable captain in Star Fleet history is back.<p>As has been rumored for a while, CBS announced today that Sir Patrick Stewart, who played …

Science Fiction

This Batman Game Perfectly Captures One of the Best Cartoon Shows Ever

The Caped Crusader has grappling hooked onto people's tabletops a few times before, but as we saw at Gen Con 2018, Batman the Animated Series: Gotham …

Gen Con

The classic, ‘high tech’ board game Dark Tower is coming back in 2020

Gloomhaven and Risk Legacy designers will oversee Return to Dark Tower<p>Restoration Games made waves when it launched a Kickstarter campaign to re-invent and relaunch the classic and visually stunning board game <i>Fireball Island</i>. Today, the company announced it’s hoping to do the same thing for Milton …

Board Games

One of the Best Cthulhu Board Games Is Getting an Awesome Overhaul

<i>“The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” - H.P. Lovecraft</i><p>Wednesday’s …

Board Games

Gloomhaven Is Coming To Video Games

<i>Gloomhaven</i>, a collection of miniatures saddled to a very long board game, is getting a digital adaptation sometime next year.<p>Asmodee Digital say the …

Board Games

ALF is the latest '80s sitcom to get the reboot treatment

Brace yourselves (and hide your cats), because another unnecessary revival is apparently on its way – and now it's <i>ALF</i>'s turn.<p>Further proof that we …

TV

Van Gogh’s Art Now Adorns Vans Shoes

While museums remain free for the most part in Europe and still so popular that they are loved better than luxury brands (according to this one …

Art

'Transformers: The Movie' Will Briefly Come Back To Theaters This September

The classic <i>Transformers: The Movie</i> will be coming back for one night and shown across 500 theaters in the U.S. this September.<p>Shown on September 27 at 7pm, fans can pre-order their tickets on August 3 from the Fathom Events site.<p>Along with seeing the movie newly remastered in high definition, fans …

Animation

A bunch of lost Monty Python sketches have been discovered

In a big win for British comedy nerds, <i>The Times</i> is reporting that multiple boxes from Michael Palin’s private archives have been delivered to the …

Oops! These Kids Accidentally Revealed Their Parents' Secrets With Their Hilarious Drawings

There couldn’t be a better quote than “kids say the darndest things!” In this case, kids drew the darndest things and inadvertently revealed …

Parenting

li hui’s evocative photos of sun-drenched youth

The Chinese photographer captures her friends (and fruit) in fleeting moments of intimacy.<p><b>“</b>An artist's character is inevitably reflected in their own work,” Li Hui tells i-D. The Beijing-based photographer describes herself as “relatively shy,” and while her work captures moments of intimacy, …

Photography

This Is Exactly How You Can Reset Your Metabolism, According to a Nutritionist

Changing any habit, no matter how small, is surprisingly difficult. You don't realize how set in your ways you are until you try to switch them up. …

Fitness

‘Yellow Submarine’ Restoration Posed Challenge for Team of Specialists

When it was first released in 1968 at the height of the pop psychedelic era, the Beatles’ animated feature “Yellow Submarine” was immediately hailed …

Universal Music

Zucchini Pickles Recipe

"A great way to use all those zucchini your garden produced! Most of the time spent on this recipe is letting the ingredients stand."<p>Ingredients<p>2 …

Food Preservation

'Godzilla: King of Monsters' Gets a 1960s Toho-Style Trailer

Taking the audio directly from the trailer for ‘Ghidorah, the Three-Headed Monster.’<p>Last week, Legendary Entertainment blew fans away with the new</i> …

Dragon Ball

All In the Family, The Jeffersons, Good Times, Maude are up for reboots

It’s the ultimate Norman Lear comeback! Thanks to a new deal with Sony Pictures TV, the sitcom legend has a new two-year first-look pact that …

Sony Pictures

Should You Put Your Food in the Oven While It’s Still Preheating?

In general, roasts that are going into the oven for a long period of time and a low temperature (say, 310 degrees and below), don’t require …

Commodore 64 Mini release date finally gets some good news

Last year, Retro Games announced that it was reviving the Commodore 64. Following in Nintendo’s footsteps with the NES and SNES Classic, the machine …

Retrogaming

Arcade1Up Aims To Bring Classic Arcade Cabinets Into Your Home

Arcade1Up is hoping to resurrect the classic arcade game market for homes, making them more affordable and easy to maintain. The company is launching …

Retrogaming