Motherboard Guide to Cinema
‘The Running Man’ Is the Perfect Dystopian Movie For Trump’s Inauguration
It's the 30th anniversary of the cheesy 80s Schwarzenegger dystopian action flick, but it's never felt more timely.
'Fallout 4' in Virtual Reality Isn't As Fun As It Sounds
Shooting raiders is generally fun, but the technology suffers from poor movement and visuals.
Today in Relevant 90s Movies: the 1990 Sci-Fi Masterpiece 'Robot Jox'
If we’re going to settle global indifferences with one-on-one mech fights, so be it.
If We Want Anyone to Remember Humanity, We Need to Talk About Time Capsules
It takes a special, lonely kind of madness to consider, and plan for, a future thousands of years beyond the boundaries of our own graves.
Claire L. Evans
This Awesome DIY Machine Cuts Vinyl Records in Mere Minutes
Analog is dead, long live analog.
Egypt Loves Internet Porn, But Just Banned It
Backed by "Pure Net," a Salafist Muslim grassroots organization, conservative Egyptian public-prosecutor Abdel-Meguid Mahmoud has decided it's time to finally "enforce":http://transitions.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/11/12/egypts_ominous_attack_on_porn...
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":http://www.amazon.com/AT-Corded-Phone-Black-Handset/dp/B00005MITU/ref=pd_cp_e_0. 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":http://www.egmcartech.com/2012/09/27/mercedes-benz-sls-amg-coupe-electric-drive-740-hp/ 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.