Fun and Games

FUN FRIDAY: Wait, Cars really ARE people?

In last week’s Fun Friday, I put forth the (not completely original) speculation that the universe of the Cars movies only makes sense if you believe that cars have people living inside them who can never get out. It…


THROWBACK THURSDAY: Old Hard Drives

The day of the mechanical hard drive is almost over. Truth is, no one really wants one, which is why you can get incredibly massive ones so cheaply. I mean, one terabyte for $50? I remember…



FUN FRIDAY: Cars are PEOPLE

Cars 3 is everything that’s wrong with Pixar right now. The studio that brought us the memorable moments of Toy Story and The Incredibles is now pandering to multiple sequels in a presumed attempt to keep their merchandising and theme parks…



FUN FRIDAY: Superhero costumes

Comic books, up until the 1980s, were a very limiting art form. They were produced as cheaply as possible and that meant limiting the number of colors and making everything look exciting even though it looked…


THROWBACK THURSDAY: The end of 2G

5G is coming. We all know this. It’s still a while off, but it’s actually far more interesting than 4G, 3G, or any of the other “G’s” that came before it. Why? Because 5G doesn’t just…


FUN FRIDAY: Here’s the story…

Almost 50 years on, it’s still airing somewhere. The Brady Bunch was a Gen-X touchstone due to frequent reruns in the 1970s and spawned sequel series, TV movies, a variety show, an animated TV show, off-broadway recreations and…


FUN FRIDAY: Family Circus Archives

I wish I could say this was an encylopedic archive of every Family Circus cartoon ever printed, but it’s just a smattering. At FamilyCircus.com, you’ll find about 50 of the best of those momentary chuckles we all…