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ALL-STAR SUPERMAN Is The Antidote to Zack Snyder’s Scowling Alien

(<i>This article contains spoilers for Batman v Superman</i>.)<p>In <b>Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice,</b> Superman scowls by default. His angry eyes burn red. …

Politicians don’t know the price of milk – but they do know how to set up a shell company

Perhaps we have all become too cynical. Why should we be suspicious of people who hide money deep within multiple shell companies on a tax-haven island with the transparency of a lead-lined coffin? It’s like being suspicious of your husband just because he’s hidden a second mobile phone in a box of …

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Five years of Sword & Sworcery: the history of a weird and beautiful game

Five years ago, Craig D. Adams was riding a Toronto streetcar home after a long day at work, when he looked up from his phone and was confused about where he was. That evening, Adams — an artist and game designer better known under the pseudonym Superbrothers — had just released his first game, a …

The aggressive, outrageous, infuriating (and ingenious) rise of BrewDog

In July 2010, a small brewery in the Scottish fishing port of Fraserburgh produced what was, at the time, the world’s strongest beer. Named after the Francis Fukuyama book that declared liberal capitalist democracy the peak of human political evolution, The End of History was, according to its …

Beer

Silicon Valley’s Unchecked Arrogance

In its mind, Silicon Valley creates the future, while the rest of the world will soon become the “idle class.” What if they instead helped people …

I Am Biased

Warner Bros released some new posters for <b>Suicide Squad</b> ahead of their SXSW activation. The activation is 'Harley's Tattoo Parlor,' where you can get …

Bryan Fuller: American Gods “has a fantastic arc”

A new TV series from Bryan Fuller has always been a momentous occasion. <i>Pushing Daisies</i>, <i>Dead Like Me</i>, <i>Wonderfalls</i>, <i>Hannibal</i> – they’ve achieved varying …

American Gods

Poor Lonely Computer: Prince's Misunderstood Relationship With The Internet

Is Prince's notoriously antagonistic stance toward the posting of his music on the Internet an exception to the rules of the modern music industry or …

Loneliness

Inside Medium: an attempt to bring civility to the internet

<b>On an internet full of hurried, scruffy ballpoints, Medium is the web's fountain pen.</b><p>We're told our attention spans are short. That we cannot focus on anything beyond 140 characters, or without lists accentuated by quirky reaction gifs.<p>And yet Medium somehow manages to fend off this trend - …

Internet

Before Android and Chrome merge, they should at least talk to each other

One of the hardest things about walking away from the iPhone is giving up how well it works with the Mac. Paired together, your incoming text messages and phone calls all pop up on your desktop, where you can respond to them, and opened websites can be beamed from mobile to desktop Safari. It's a …

Second Wachowski filmmaker sibling comes out as trans - Gay Lesbian Bi Trans News Archive

The second sibling of the filmmaking duo known as The Wachowskis has come out as transgender.<p>Lilly Wachowski, 48, sibling of Lana, 50, came out in a …

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