Michael Without Michael: The Case Against Posthumous Releases
Dec 2010 15

Michael Without Michael: The Case Against Posthumous Releases

Posted In Blog,Entertainment,Music

by Brett Warner

It has always been a bitter irony that death is the most commercially viable thing an artist can ever do. From Vermeer to Van Gogh, Nick Drake to Notorious B.I.G., nothing attracts dollar signs and revisionist cultural significance quite like a tragic demise. Despite what the gargantuan pharmaceutical industry might suggest, people are secretly enthralled by the romance of death – it’s why The Dark Knight made more than a billion dollars, it’s why Nevermind, not OK Computer, is the most important record of the ‘90s, and it’s why Sony Music’s new release Michael (in stores now) will sell a shit ton of copies despite not being a real Michael Jackson album in just about every possible way.

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Morgan’s Casual Game Recommendations
Dec 2010 15

Morgan’s Casual Game Recommendations

Posted In Blog,Entertainment,Gaming,Geek

by Morgan

Casual games are often looked down upon in the video gaming community. (For a definition of casual games, check wiki.) But I reject the idea that casual gaming somehow makes a person a less serious gamer or that it is inherently silly. I think one would be hard pressed to refuse to admit that occasionally it’s fun to play something that is entertaining and engrossing but that doesn’t require big time/strategy investments. To that end, I check Big Fish Games and Jay is Games daily to see if there is anything new I want to try out. Here are the top four casual games that I’ve been playing recently, and that I highly recommend.

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From The Archives: Kyle Newman – Fanboys
Dec 2010 15

From The Archives: Kyle Newman – Fanboys

Posted In Blog,Comics,Entertainment,Geek,Interviews,Movies

by Fred Topel

“I guess Stephen Brill never saw Star Wars.”

– Kyle Newman

With the Star Wars saga officially wrapped up with Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, fans will seek out any remaining sliver of that galaxy far, far away on screen. The Clone Wars animated movie gave them a little bit of light drone lasering action, but what really caught their attention was Kyle Newman’s Fanboys.

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Tease of the Day
Dec 2010 15

Tease of the Day

Posted In Blog,Tease

Dice Suicide in Depth

  • INTO: Tattoos and piercings, playing my drums, art, fashion, punk, sewing, DIY, movies, photography, live music, ‘70s rock & roll, parties, surprises, motorcycles, dead stuff, traveling to places I haven’t been, kinky sex, modeling, learning new things, animals, and knitting.
  • NOT INTO: Liars, cheaters, drama and fakers.
  • MAKES ME HAPPY: Spontaneity, tattooing, silly randomness, fans, wailing away on my drum set, road trips, trying new things, gifts, surfing, disgustingly nasty horror flicks, my massively expansive DVD collection, shopping, being in control, meeting kind new people, smoking my Camel Wides, a good bargain, and fresh sushi.
  • MAKES ME SAD: Being treated unfairly.
  • HOBBIES: Drums, guitar, bass, keyboard, sewing, crochet, knitting, art, drinking, blogging, web surfing, bike riding, surfing, dancing, hangin’ out.
  • 5 THINGS I CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT: Cigarettes, my pearl drum set, my art supplies, showers, and sex.
  • VICES: Naked women and fine art.
  • I SPEND MOST OF MY FREE TIME: I poke smot, beat drums, and get naked on the internet.

Get to know Dice better over at SuicideGirls.com!