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April 18, 2017

‘Wet Hot American Summer’ RPG Hits Kickstarter

Fans of the cult classic ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ have another reason to celebrate. After a brief revival on Netflix, it appears the film will now see new life as a tabletop RPG. Game publishers The Devastator will be working with ‘Wet Hot American Summer’ co-writer David Wein to adapt the franchise into a game. The film starred Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, Elizabeth Banks, and Michael Ian Black, and was initially a failure, but flew to new heights after its DVD release. From there, the movie was converted into a Netflix movie starring the entirety of the original cast. 

Wet Hot American Summer: Fantasy Camp, will allow fans to play as a camper, [...]

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March 24, 2017

The US Senate Just Voted To Kill Your Internet Privacy

The Senate just voted to overturn the regulations on internet privacy. The governance was put in place by the FCC under the Obama administration. The regulations were to disallow internet service providers (ISP) from selling private information based on an individual’s browsing history. This data would be collected from sites that people visited in their browser and the apps that they use on their phone or tablet. This deregulation was a motion that was pushed through by the republican party and succeeded in a very close 48-50 vote. The action is going to be presented to the house in the next coming weeks where it is predicted to pass. This could mean an end to internet privacy but [...]

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March 16, 2017

MIT Students Bring Invincible Ironheart To Life With Short Film

A few months ago, Marvel revealed there would be a new character behind the Iron Man arc. African-American MIT student RiRi Williams would be donning the famous Stark armor in future issues. Williams will get to don a special version of the Iron Man armor, code-named ‘IronHeart’.

Williams introduction set the internet on fire, as fans were seemingly torn on the new direction of the comic. Most people took issue with the fact that Williams was so young, but the largest controversy came from her being a character of color in addition to her being a woman. 

Williams back story is that of an everyday regular Marvel character. A normal person with [...]

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March 8, 2017

Google Is Spoonfeeding Us Fake News

Let me start by saying I love Google products. I’m an avid Android user, and mostly everything I use to communicate with is tied to Google servers. That being said, I’m highly concerned with an issue that caught my attention over the weekend, and has yet to be corrected. I and millions of other users across the world rely heavily on Google’s Search feature to provide us with sources that may not be as easily accessible otherwise. Google helps us research, discover, interact, and win arguments–all from a simple query. What if the answers to those questions though, were wrong? What if 75% of the “knowledge” you had access to was incorrect, or [...]

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