Got A Library Card? Watch Some A24 Indie Movies ON THE HOUSE!

From the ashes of FilmStruck, the much-beloved streaming service for artsy & indie films that’ll close-up shop at the end of the month, comes the upcoming streaming service, Kanopy, which is partnering with the highly-decorated indie film house, A24, to allow SEVENTY-TWO of its movies available to stream for free. Yes, SEVENTY-TWO films; that DOES include the likes of Lady Bird, Room, Moonlight, Amy & … Continue reading Got A Library Card? Watch Some A24 Indie Movies ON THE HOUSE!

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The Shenmue 1 & 2 Collection Is Coming Out Year?!? **faints**

**wakes back up**

Huh? Whaaa? What happened? What did I miss? Ok, this is one of those things that’s both FOR me and NOT for me. You see, I was a fan of the Sega Dreamcast (despite not owning one; I played on a friend’s console) and of Shenmue when it was released (again, I played it on a friend’s Dreamcast). I even got my hands on the Xbox port of Shenmue II despite not having an Xbox at the time; yeah, I had it pretty bad. based just on that alone, imagine how much I fanboyed when the Shenmue III crowdfunding campaign was announced a couple of years ago. Anyway, SEGA recently announced at FES 2018 that HD ports of Shenmue and Shenmue II are being brought over to the PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC in North America and Europe, while being exclusive on PlayStation 4 only in Japan. Continue reading “The Shenmue 1 & 2 Collection Is Coming Out Year?!? **faints**”

We’re FINALLY Getting an Owen Hart DVD Collection!

At this point, WWE recent DVD retrospective have dug into almost every nook and cranny of the company’s deep history, including areas no-one expected them to go, such as the Ultimate Warrior, Randy Savage, Bret Hart, etc. There was the exception regarding WWE being very reluctant to showcase any footage of Owen Hart, likely from not wanting to remind anybody of his tragic passing under their watch during a live … Continue reading We’re FINALLY Getting an Owen Hart DVD Collection!

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Shifty Spaces TechRelic Ground 0’s New Chikara – WIRed #99

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It’s time for Episode 99 — OMG, 100 is NEXT WEEK; ERMAHGERD — of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses shifty space designs, respecting old technology, some Ground Zeroes speedruns, and CHIKARA rises like a kayfabe-phoenix! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “Shifty Spaces TechRelic Ground 0’s New Chikara – WIRed #99”

What If 27 Artists Designed Buildings…

Federico Babina is a Barcelona-based designer who is the brain behind Archist, an illustration series of prints where buildings resemble the work of twenty-seven of the most famous artists throughout history in their signature styles. Many of Babina’s illustrations range from Picasso, Mondrian, Dali and Lichtenstein — to name a few — and each work of art is available for purchase. Think about it: what if Picasso had designed a jagged cubist structure? What if Damien Hirst utilized his trademark polka dots onto a sleek, machine-like modernist building? What if Piet Mondrian applied his interesting approach to geometry and color to the design of an apartment building? What if…well, you get the idea.

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James Bond Movie Collection & Unboxing – 1’Offs

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The name’s McCrary. Montez McCrary. The PractitioNERD. Today I showcase my James Bond 007 movies, as well as perform an unboxing of more DVDs to complete my 007 collection. Also, “Never Say Never Again” doesn’t REALLY count, and I explain why.
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Twofold Luxury Metamaterial Cameras of Big “N” Collecting CHIKARA- WIRed #31

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This is a story all about how…long ago, in a web show studio far, far away….Anyway, this week on WIRed, we look at some green-minded luxury townhomes, the future without lenses in cameras, an EPIC Nintendo collection, and what’s a CHIKARA?!?  Also, Dexter’s Lab is awesome!!   Continue reading “Twofold Luxury Metamaterial Cameras of Big “N” Collecting CHIKARA- WIRed #31″

And You Thought YOUR Nintendo Collection was Awesome…

Tokyo resident Isao Yamazaki, a website developer by day (and/or by trade), fell in love with Nintendo early on, stating in an interview with website Before Mario, that he started collecting Nintendo items since 1982. He said that his first Nintendo items were pencil erasers, and since then, Yamazaki has been amassing quite possibly one of the most amazing Nintendo collections you’ll in the ENTIRE WORLD (check it out after the break)!!!   Continue reading “And You Thought YOUR Nintendo Collection was Awesome…”

Design Fails the USB Tentacles for $25K in SNES Games & Finished Them – WIRed #25

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Whenever my life gets be so down, I know I can go down…wait a minute!

This week’s SILVER edition of WIRed features failures in architectural desgin, a USB tentacle device from ThinkGeek, $25,000 worth of EVERY North American SNES Game, and some awesome finishing moves in pro wrestling. Also, I sing a little bit…   Continue reading “Design Fails the USB Tentacles for $25K in SNES Games & Finished Them – WIRed #25”

Would You Pay $25,000 to Own EVERY Super Nintendo Game?

It’s tempting; I’ll tell you that.

This eBay user says he’s got all 721 Super Nintendo games ever released in the United States, and that he wants to sell them to you at the bargain-bin price of $25,000, averaging at about $34.67 per game (which would actually be a bargain since some UNBOXED SNES games can be worth $100 and upward and some BOXED SNES games are worth up to $250 and upward).   Continue reading “Would You Pay $25,000 to Own EVERY Super Nintendo Game?”