"All that talk about technology and art is part of a pattern that seems to have emerged from my own life. It represents a transcendence from something I think a lot of others may be trying to transcend...''
"...it isn't just art and technology. It's a kind of a noncoalescence between reason and feeling.
"What's wrong with technology is that it's not connected in any real way with matters of the spirit and of the heart. And so it does blind, ugly things quite…Continue
Tome and I talked about this a while back and I thought it was time to let you folks in on it.
After having discussions with friends who’ve “cut the cord” with their cable company I’ve discovered that a lot of them miss watching random stuff on TV. What I miss, especially with…Continue
You may not know him by name, but there’s a decent chance you’ve played a game that Joe Fielder had a hand in making. Fielder spent five years at Irrational Games, where he co-wrote BioShock Infinite and its Burial at Sea DLC. When Irrational Games closed its doors in February, a lot of talented developers, including Fielder, were left without work. This had a happy result though, as he and a handful of other ex-Irrational devs decided to form a new studio where they could…Continue
Available on August 20th for 24 hours only!
Hand cast in solid resin, this effigy of H.P. Lovecraft in bust form is enveloped by a Shoggoth at the base with a propped-up moldering tome with an inscription that reads, H.P. Lovecraft 1890 -1937.
The “Cryptocurium Lovecraft Bust” measures an economical 6.5″ x 4″ for those looking to add some eldritch horror to their surroundings without taking up too much space!
Each is signed and…Continue
Added by Tome Wilson on August 20, 2014 at 9:00am — No Comments
Anyone around planning to get married soon?
You're not? You may want to reconsider your decision once you will have watched this very Dieselpunk ring "work" on the video:…Continue
Lauren Bacall, a bewitching actress whose husky voice and smoldering onscreen chemistry with her husband Humphrey Bogart made her a defining movie star of the 1940s and who decades later won Tony Awards in the Broadway musicals “Applause” and “Woman of the Year,” died Aug. 12 in New York at 89.
Robbert de Klerk, co-managing partner of the Humphrey Bogart Estate, confirmed the death in an e-mail.
Ms. Bacall was one of the last surviving major stars of the studio system, which…Continue
History Channel is bringing us the adventures of master escape artist Harry Houdini this Labor Day weekend (September 1st - 2nd).
The two-night scripted miniseries Houdini follows the epic tales of Harry Houdini as he emerges as America’s first bonafide world-renowned superstar. From humble beginnings at circus sideshows to sold-out concert halls, Eastern European immigrant Erich Weiss rose to become a household name across the…Continue
Added by Tome Wilson on August 12, 2014 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Today is the 70th anniversary of the start of the Warsaw Rising
By: Jason Morningstar, author of "Night Witches"
Seventy years ago today the Polish underground state and government in exile initiated a general uprising to coincide with the Soviet counteroffensive in eastern Poland. The goal was to greet the Red Army not as liberators but as allies. It was to be the largest and best organized effort to resist Nazi…Continue