• This Burlesque Movie by the 'Reefer Madness' Director Is Totally Nuts (NSFW)

    an abridgment of a 1938 exploitation film "Sex Madness" and a few words on the burlesque revival.

  • Are We Still on Talking Terms? A Case for Landlines

    Here I am, in present day Astoria, Queens, on my landline. There are no tricks in this image, no filters, only a bit of cropping. I'm on my "AT&T trim-line 210": It's no...

  • Cell Phone's Dead

    A few months ago, I received a call from Johnny Carson, a man for whom I was once privileged to work. There was no doubt that it was Johnny because as my iPhone trilled its canned, bluesy theme, the screen lit up with the contact photo I had once...

  • Mercedes' 2014 Electric SLS Comes With an Imagination

    If you haven't already seen it in a malaise of this morning's headlines, Mercedes-Benz has just unsheathed its electric sex machine in Paris. The "$579,417": 201...

  • Myspace Wants to Be Pintumblfacergramify

    Oh my, have you seen MySpace's fresh promo video? I think the veteran social network is finally sick of 187th place on the Internet. Now, the site is offering something I don't think many other networks have planned or thought of. Myspace is placing...

  • Fire in the Screen: The Flash Of Insight That Led Bill Moggridge To Design the Clamshell Laptop

    Bill Moggridge, inventor of the laptop "clamshell" design passed away Saturday. His invention defined the portable computer, and his vision of the computer as an interactive device changed how people live.