New 'Dead Space 2' Features Move Created by a Fan

Technology hasn't reached the point yet where video game characters can mimic our every move from the hardest high kick our flabby bodies can muster to the swift kick to the groin we'd all like Sonic to give to his slowpoke partner, Tails. One fan of the gory survival horror epic "Dead Space, " however, got the unique opportunity not only to develop his own signature kill move for the sequel,...

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Get the Whole Story With 'Better Book Titles'

Any avid reader (both of us) will tell you that books are long. Sometimes you get all the way to the end of one only to realize you didn't even like it! Wouldn't it be great if you could tell from the title if a book is worth the effort? Comedian, writer and reader Dan Wilbur first got that feeling when he heard about Caleb Carr's "The Alienist," which follows NYC police commissioner and future...

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Behold the Divine Majesty of the Hand-Fart Virtuoso

Carnegie Hall is the premiere showplace not just for great talent, but for artists who have blessed the world with their vision of abject beauty, poetry and commentary. One day, you'll see the extremely talented gentleman featured below grace that very stage, joining the pantheon of greats that includes the Benny Goodman Orchestra, Bill Haley and His Comets, Pink Floyd, and Ike and Tina Turner. ...

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New Film Series Documents Humanity 'One Square Mile' at a Time

As Lex Luthor's father once told his shiny-headed son, "Stocks may rise and fall, utilities and transportation systems may collapse. People are no damn good, but they will always need land and they'll pay through the nose to get it. Remember: land." The "One Square Mile" Web documentary series aims to do just that by zooming in on one square mile of America and talking to the people who occupy...

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Rooster vs. Rooster -- Which 'True Grit' Star Makes Cogburn a Bigger Badass?

When the news first hit that the Coen brothers wanted to do a remake of "True Grit," the classic John Wayne western that won the Hollywood hero his one and only Oscar win, the movie buffs revolted. For western fans, it was akin to remaking "Citizen Kane" with Jack Black in the title role. The movie and Charles Portis novel's dark hero, U.S. Marshal Ruben "Rooster" Cogburn, is a classic,...

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Man's Marty McFly Impersonation Scores Him Video Game Role

Actor and filmmaker A.J. LoCascio does a near flawless impression of Marty McFly, the almost squeaky, panicked voice of Michael J. Fox. Thanks to Telltale Games' re-creation of the classic, time-traveling comedy-adventure series, LoCascio has finally found a voice for, well, his voice. "There has never been a real use for this voice ever," LoCascio said. "I'm glad I can finally put it to...

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Should You See the New 'Tron' in 3-D or IMAX 3-D?

Movie buffs should consider themselves lucky these days. They don't have just one choice for their movie-viewing experiences. They can watch the same movie over and over in a regular theater, 3-D, IMAX 3-D, home-theater 3-D, home projector, outdoor screening, online and on various illegal sites that may or may not download a virus to their computers. Disney's new "TRON: Legacy" was made for...

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Fight the Powder -- 6 Extreme Sledding Videos

Every year when the scene in your window turns into a blanket of pristine white powder, something inside us says, nay, screams, "You must tame that." Enter the sled, a winter weapon that says to the world, "I'm not going to let the danger or the laws of motion keep me from experiencing the joy of released endorphins and vein-coursing adrenaline." Some sledders, however, have found some...

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Zombies Have Finally Infected Hollywood Movie Posters

We don't just have a ton of zombie movies. We have zombie movies of all shapes and sizes: zombie horror movies, zombie B-movies, zombie comedies, zombie romance flicks, zombie dramas, zombie shorts, animated zombie movies, zombie porn, even gay zombie porn. Don't judge. Now the epidemic has reached a fevered pitch as the iconic movie posters have succumbed to the spreading infection. Artist and...

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Playboy's 'Tron' Shoot Shows the Beauty of 'Grid'-Created Boobies

The new "Tron: Legacy," the sequel to the popular 1982 Disney flick, has inspired everything from a new line of toys to a working replica of the famed "lightcycle" to fat guys finally having an excuse to don painted spandex. This, however, not only tops them all, it immediately jumps to the top of whatever the thing is that is figuratively holds the rankings, grabs them by the collar and throws...

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