Choose Your Own Adventure

6 Books You Must Read If You Love Stranger Things

<i>Stranger Things</i> feels so much like a Stephen King horror novel that it sent fans Googling whether the show was based on a book. It’s not — any piece …

Netflix

7 new trailers you should watch this week

I've really been enjoying reading about Taika Waititi and his approach to directing the new <i>Thor</i> movie. We had an interview with him earlier this week, and there's a nice <i>Vanity Fair</i> video where he breaks down his approach to a scene, which includes a lot of Waititi mocking himself.<p>I saw the movie …

Movies

Offseason Choose Your Own Adventure - See You Later, Scott!

Here’s the stream.<p>This stuff is fictional. Sorry, not a lot of room for jokes tonight.<p>I’m going to just put this out there, but last time, the vote …

Baseball

Mosaic, Steven Soderbergh’s app/HBO TV series thingie

Steven Soderbergh’s latest project, Mosaic, takes two forms. The first is a free iOS app that contains an interactive miniseries with over seven …

TV

In the Dakota, a co-op facing Central Park lists for the first time in 50 years

It’s been a while<p>If you’ve been biding your time until a suitably grand abode opens up at the Dakota, the moment has finally arrived: a “magnificent” eight-room apartment in the iconic building just hit the market, listed for an equally grand $12.5 million.<p>Listed for what the brokerbabble says is …

Yoko Ono

Stranger Things Just Turned Instagram Into A Choose Your Own Adventure Story

Remember <i>Choose Your Own Adventure</i> books and the thrills that came with every gamble of a page-flip? <i>Stranger Things</i> just pulled a brilliant move by …

Netflix

Catan Stories: Legend of the Sea Robbers is now available on the Play Store

Asmodee Digital is known for the for taking board games we love and transforming them into digital games we get addicted to. Now, they’re back with another.<p>Catan Stories: Legend of the Sea Robbers is now available on the Google Play Store. If you’re familiar with Asmodee Digital’s other games, …

Board Games

Steven Soderbergh's Mosaic Gets a Trailer

HBO has lifted the lid on its secretive Steven Soderbergh project, <i>Mosaic</i>, sharing a new trailer for the innovative Garrett-Hedlund-starring murder …

TV

“Mosaic”: Steven Soderbergh’s latest HBO show is an app

The director turned TV producer wants to take the next step in storytelling with a drama built for mobile binging<p>Steven Soderbergh famously announced he was quitting the world of film directing a few years ago, but what he was really announcing was his intent to wander with the cinematic medium. …

Entertainment

Offseason Choose Your Own Adventure - The Negotiation of J.D. Martinez

And here you are.<p>All players, managers, and other personalities are in a fictional situation. These are not the real players speaking. Pretty …

J. D. Martinez

34 New Features Your Favourite Apps Added That You Didn't Notice

It's not easy keeping up with all the features in your favourite apps, with dozens of updates pouring down from your app store of choice every week. …

Apps

Book of the future is a choose your own adventure

Imagine a future where the mass produced paperback is regarded as a book shelf dinosaur; where the reader can purchase their favourite story, hand …

Australian News

34 New Features Your Favorite Apps Added That You Didn't Notice

It’s not easy keeping up with all the features in your favorite apps, with dozens of updates pouring down from your app store of choice every week. …

Apps

Ten bars you might have missed

The moment you think another bar couldn’t possibly be squeezed into this city of sophisticated tippling, Melbourne surprises with a few more. If you …

London

Halifax’s Zuppa Theatre Company taking it to the street in 2018

Last spring, Halifax’s Zuppa Theatre combined drama and technology in The Archive of Missing Things, an interactive event within the walls of …

Canadian News

Steven Soderbergh’s New Series Lets You Pick the Plot You Want. Bad Idea.

<i>Buffy the Vampire Slayer</i> creator Joss Whedon often attributed the success of his shows to his writing philosophy: “Don't give people what they want, …

TV

I Can’t Cry On My Antidepressant — & It’s Really Weird For Me

I went on antidepressants for the first time in March. It’s been an overwhelmingly successful experiment, with one standout caveat: I can no longer …

Dear Evan Hansen

How Stranger Things got its retro title sequence

Behind the old-school style in the opening credits.<p>Back for a highly anticipated second season, Netflix’s <i>Stranger Things</i> does an impressive job remixing and referencing a whole lot of ’80s classics. But the show’s tone owes a lot to the striking credits sequence that follows every episode’s cold …

Stranger Things

Choose Your Own Adventure with Google Earth - Innovation: Education

The virtual reality cure for wanderlust<p>Despite this gorgeous fall weather here in central Vermont, I’m suffering from a bad case of wanderlust. One …

Google Earth

That Time A Lurking Financial Services Chatbot Nailed The Customer Experience

This past week, I was looking for some tax information related to 401(K) and Roth IRA accounts on the website for the retirement accounts provider my …

Chatbots

Top five solo travel tips

I believe solo travel is something that everyone should try at least once, even just for a short time, it puts you outside your comfort zone yet you …

Travel

The Best Online Learning Games Of 2017 – Part Two

Time for another end-of-the-year ”The Best…” list. I’m adding this post to All 2017 “Best” Lists – In One Place!<p>As usual, In order to make it on this …

Online Learning

Meet Hope, a Platform Designed to Turn Your Trump-Related Anxiety Into Action

Nearly a year after the 2016 election, one thing is for certain: it's exhausting to live in President Donald Trump's America. It's hard not to get …

Donald Trump

Red Sox Offseason Choose Your Own Adventure - A Cora by Any Other Name

As I said last time, you can find the story stream here. You know, just in case you want to get caught up on where the story is so far.<p>Just a quick …

Alex Cora

Watch How We Made 29Rooms In NYC Happen

From September 8 through 11, Williamsburg was buzzing with Instagram's favorite feminist paradise: 29Rooms. An interactive experience created to …

Jake Gyllenhaal

Google Publishes Series Of Video Instructions About Creating Online “Choose Your Own Adventure” Stories

As regular readers know, I’m a big fan of “Choose Your Own Adventure” stories (The Best Places To Read & Write “Choose Your Own Adventure” …

Teaching

Discover Seattle's Spooky Side

Choose your own adventure this Halloween: Do you prefer screaming "Don't go in there!" at gruesome horror movies or feeling the hairs at the back of …

Travel

While You Were Sleeping

Image: Kotaku<p>Catch up with what you missed: <b>Sentient Thermostat Tries To Break Up A Couple In This Choose Your Own Adventure • The Division’s Second</b> …

Steven Soderberg’s ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ series Mosaic gets a poster and trailer

HBO has released a poster and trailer for Steven Soderbergh and Ed Soloman’s upcoming interactive ‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ series <b>Mosaic</b> which …

Storytelling

Mosiac Trailer: HBO is Making a Choose Your Own Adventure, Interactive Series

HBO can barely keep <i>Game of Thrones</i> secrets under wraps, but apparently it's been able to hide an entire boundary breaking, star-studded series created by Steven Soderbergh shrouded in mystery. Today the network dropped the first trailer for the previously only-hinted-at <i>Mosiac</i>. It's a TV show, but …

Movies