Links I Like: January 11 2013

A live action “Sonic the Hedgehog” movie. It’s awesome.  “Tin Tin Vs. Dragonball Z” – Exactly what it sounds like. Typography is pretty. Horrifying test footage from Star Trek. The Dark Knight Trilogy, in three minutes. A happy baby hippo. … Continue reading

Something Unexpected – Frank Ocean

I don’t listen to a lot of R&B. In fact I don’t listen to any of it, as far as I know, but I’ve been listening to Frank Ocean’s Channel Orange on repeat. iTunes lists him  as a pop artist, but I … Continue reading

A Short History of the GIF

It’s no secret that I love GIFs. I think they’re one of the most entertaining things about the Internet. The culture surrounding GIFs is unique, due in part to their user-generated nature. There’s this sense of humor involved in GIFs that makes them highly … Continue reading

Jay-Z Tells Ellen Grossman He’s Famous

I’m going to start this by admitting that I’m white. Well, not just white. I’m very, very white. But hey, it’s Twenty-doz, and the world is becoming a bigger place. I like Jay-Z, he’s one of (if not the) most accomplished rappers of … Continue reading

Ex Machina: The First Hundred Days

Ex Machina by Brian K. Vaughan is a comic, in many ways, about comics. Set in a modern-day world, Ex Machina follows the story of retired civil engineer (and super hero) Mitchell Hundred. After a horrific and mysterious accident gives … Continue reading

Gmail’s 57th Language

Gmail has added a 57th language to their available selection, and it’s a pretty interesting choice: Cherokee. Here’s a bit from the Gmail blog: After a 2002 survey of the Oklahoma Cherokee population found that no one under 40 spoke … Continue reading

Thor, God of Thunder — Issue 1

I started a folder at Dice Head earlier this week. It’s the first time I’ve ever done that, which is embarrassing for two reasons. The first is because of my age. I’m 26, a grown man, and I’ve started a comics folder … Continue reading