Entertainment


iTunes HD Movie Bundles at a Great Price

There are some crazy good deals for HD movie bundles happening on the iTunes Store right now. The following collections are available for just $15 each: The Dark Knight Trilogy The Lord of the Rings Trilogy The Matrix Trilogy Ocean’s … (More)

Amazon Fire TV

Fire TV is Amazon’s new $99 media-streaming and gaming box for HDTVs. Like its competitors—such as the Apple TV, Chromecast, and Roku—Fire TV can stream from a number of services like Netflix, Hulu Plus, Amazon Instant Video, YouTube, Pandora, and … (More)

The Great Discontent Magazine, Issue 1

The Great Discontent is one of my absolute favorite web publications. Their interviews with creative people from all over the web can often be inspiring, entertaining, touching, and even funny. The site is quite beautiful and features some excellent photography. … (More)

Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore

I’ve been on a bit of a reading kick lately. First was the Shady Characters book I mentioned here the other day, then Cloud Atlas (an incredible story, in my opinion), and now I’m making my way through Mr. Penumbra’s … (More)

Breaking Bad: The Complete Series

While there are just three episodes left of AMC’s Breaking Bad, you can pre-order the entire series in what has to be the coolest Blue-Ray set ever. Housed in the replica money barrel are discs with every episode of the … (More)

Roku 3

The Roku has been a long-time favorite of those who the AppleTV just doesn’t cut it. Tonight, the Roku 3 was announced. With a new UI and a new chipset behind it, the Roku 3 is much faster than previous … (More)

Skyfall on Blu-Ray

Skyfall, the twenty-third in a long line of fantastic James Bond movies—and the third one starring Daniel Craig—has garnered over a billion dollars worldwide, making it the 7th-highest grossing film of all time. It has maintained a Rotten Tomatoes score … (More)

CARROT: The To-Do List with a Personality

Remember the Tamagotchi craze of the 1990s? You know, those little virtual pets you carried around in your pocket? Ever imagine what it would be like for that cute little alien to grow up into a HAL 9000-esque robot that … (More)

‘When We Left Earth’ Documentary

27 years ago today, the space shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds into flight, killing all seven aboard. While the accident was caused by a faulty o-ring in the shuttle’s right solid rocket booster, a much bigger problem at NASA was … (More)

Breaking Bad: Season 5

While it’s not available quite yet, you can pre-order Season 5 of Breaking Bad on DVD. If you want Blu-Ray, you can do that, too. Vince Gilligan’s epic story of one-time-chemist-teacher Walter White reaches new highs — and lows — in … (More)

‘The Amazing Spiderman’ on Blu-Ray

The Amazing Spiderman is out on Blu-Ray next week, bringing the Web Slinger’s reboot to a living room near you. Peter Parker’s origin story is re-told in what many to believe a much better way than it was back in … (More)

bloc for Apple TV

The Apple TV might not be the cutest Apple product currently on the market. The small black box might look like a hockey puck, but it’s found its way in to the living rooms — and hearts — of many Apple fans. … (More)

Madden NFL 13

EA is back with its flagship sports game, Madden NFL. This year, the game is built on a whole new engine, offering better graphics and better usability designed to mimic a nationally-televised game. Some have been complaining that EA’s changes … (More)

The Godfather Trilogy: The Coppola Restoration

Two of the greatest movies ever made, and then, well, who knows what happened for Part III. Right now the trilogy bundle is on sale on iTunes for just $18. It’s not HD, but it is cheap. And, in a … (More)

The Adventures of Tintin

Directed by Steven Spielberg and produced by Peter Jackson, The Adventures of Tintin, is an adventure story about a boy and his dog on their quest to uncover hidden treasure. This is one that Anna and I never got to … (More)

Hugo

Okay, okay. I admit, I’m lousy at writing out reviews for movies. But that won’t stop me from recommending a good flick when it comes across my living room, and Hugo is one of those. I saw it in the … (More)

Puerto Rico: The Board Game

This game is awesome. I’m a big fan of games where you sit down with a handful of friends or family, everyone has their beverage of choice (usually hot tea at our house), and you play a good-paced, interesting, strategy … (More)

Super 8

Written and directed by J.J. Abrams and produced by Steven Spielberg, Super 8 was one of my favorite movies of 2011. Like a combination of E.T. and The Goonies (but with lens flare and CGI), Super 8 was both suspenseful … (More)

Samsung 3D Blu-ray Disc Player

No doubt about it, Samsung makes fantastic home electronics. I have a Samsung television and it’s fantastic. I would have bought a Samsung Blu-ray player but I couldn’t justify spending hundreds of dollars on something I don’t use that often. … (More)

Apple TV

This little black beauty is an oldie but a goodie. I purchased an Apple TV last fall when these new ones came out, and it though it’s the cheapest addition to my home entertainment center, it is perhaps the most … (More)