True Detective Shuts Down HBO's Streaming System

  Right now, True Detective is one of the hottest shows on TV, and it’s sure to only get more popular now that Matthew McConaughey is the comeback kid. In fact, the show has become so popular, it shut down HBO Go from so many people tuning in to see the finale.  

Say, what?! Xbox Live Gold free this weekend?

Microsoft, a company whose heart grew 3 sizes in anticipation of Valentine's Day, is giving away free access to all gameplay. Not for anyone but US and Canadian gamers, though.

Starred Up: trailer for film acting's newest masters

The three protagonists of this movie are some of the best actors in film today. Ben Mendelsohn (Animal Kingdom, The Place Beyond the Pines), Rupert Friend (Showtime's Homeland), and the young Jack O'Connell (Skins, 300: Rise of an Empire).

Madden 25 predicts the winner of Super Bowl XLVIII

Do not waste your time watching the Super Bowl this weekend, Madden 25 has it all figured out. You can spend the time doing your chores or  catching the line-up on Lifetime TV, which has counter programming throughout the day, ladies.

Watch Bill Gates lose to Chess Grandmaster in 80 seconds

When billionaires lose it is like the sky has opened up and angels are spitting gold chocolate bars on the poor. Bill Gates, world's richest man most of the time, is a chess enthusiast. Watch this video of him losing to the number one player in the world. Very, very quickly.

Sales data shows Xbox One beat PS4 in US December 2013 sales

The overall worldwide tally may still favor Sony, but Microsoft can take solace that on home territory it held the competition at bay.

If Twitch is bigger than TV then Nicole Slaw is the new Olivia Munn

According to Twitch.TV, its service is causing people to turn off television in favor of video game playing, and to be more precise, the watching of people playing video games. 

Ron Moore Is Back With Helix

Ron Moore is best known to geeks as the man who reinvented Battlestar Galactica, turning it into one of the most acclaimed sci-fi shows in history. He’s finally back with a new creation, Helix, which has a similar plotline to The Thing. (In fact, Moore was going to remake The Thing as a mini-series.) 

False Alarm: X-Men Will Not Battle the Fantastic Four

Okay, Batman Vs Superman is silly enough, but if there’s any truth to this, it’s taking things way too far. Yes, there is a “report,” which means it has been reported but not confirmed, that there could be a Fantastic Four Vs X-Men movie, a development that had to be inspired by Batman Vs Superman.

Renegade Kung Fu Cop Takes On Hitler

Imagine someone saying, "Give me some money to make a movie about a Kung Fu cop who travels back in time to kill Adolf, aka Kung Fuhrer, but ends up with a machine gun wielding Viking and a buff giant Norse god and they ride dinosaurs and fly kick stormtroopers." You would not hesitate.

Internet gods release classic video games for free

The Internet Archive is a non-profit dedicated to giving permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format. God bless them because now they are giving us access to the best of arcade games from the 70s and 80s.

Age of Uprising Trailer

Someone needs to give Mads Mikkelsen a big budget Hollywood role because he is a superstar. Check out this trailer for this epic French language film based on a classic German novel. Mads is a huge presence.

Positively the only gifts that you can buy now for Christmas

Are you going to kid yourself and think that you have any hope of redeeming yourself now that you have about 90 minutes left to shop for Christmas presents? Yes, you are. So, let's see if we can help you along.

An autosampler belts out Deck the Halls

We are feeling real Christmas-y today, folks. This is a pretty cool video showing a chemistry lab autosampler being used to produce Deck the Halls, almostly flawlessly. The autosampler is the Teledyne CETAC Technologies ASX-7600. We'd buy one but it's a big price to pay for a piano or zither or whatever it is pretending to be.

Sabotage has a new trailer

Merry Christmas. Nothing says "tis the season" like a drug war, Arnie hitting things, Arnie shooting at things, and Mexican cartels kidnapping your loved ones. Pass the nog, bro, and let's watch the awesome follow up trailer for one of our most anticipated movies of 2014.

Nothing weird about grown men making life size Lego cars for fun

The legend of Lego lives long in air-powered locomotion courtesy of grown men who will need to be kept away from your kids at all costs. However, this life-sized Lego car is a marvel of Lego-gineering from the lads.

Dolph Lundgren, Robots, Zombies: Do you really need more?

Suck it, Sharknado! We thought you had brought together the greatest confluence of B-movie cliches known to man. Well, you lose to this Battle of the Damned trailer. And, as a bonus, it is not too shabby looking.

Why does the Mouse House hate Christmas?

How else to explain it suddenly pulling its Christmas movies from Amazon until July. Yup. You read it right. Christmas cartoons in July.

Free dirty video site Redtube rescues Germans from copyright trolls

Well, it is a weird state of affairs when you cannot give away free porn to anonymous people who only visit your site because it has free porn. Patent trolls be damned, says a Redtube press release.

The greatest trailer for a network sitcom, ever!

The ass crack bandit, the Zardoz reference, Leanord, and the immortal Chang line, "I didn't just masturbate in the study room, I masturbated everywhere!" We will not see the likes of this trailer ever again.