A blast from the past rounds it out, with some 3-D flying, some quick-reaction testing, and brain tricks to demonstrate just how poorly you spot changes.
A completely different game than the ones you've played through on the home consoles.
The latest installment in the Sims Universe! This game features the ability to own cats and dogs.
This is politics as Machiavellian ping-pong played for laughs.
As part of our Masters of Horror series, this week we interview Ray Keim of Haunted Dimensions.
My daughter was sixteen and pregnant. With love and support, she made her choice, and our lives are richer for it.
Americans are spending unprecedented amounts of money in their pursuit of happiness, but seem less satisfied than ever. Is lasting happiness really possible?
If those who drive slow and follow too close are offended, guess what? I don’t give a rip.
mental_floss question of the day.
Thoughts on the Crips' founder, executed December 13, 2005.
The mental_floss question of the day.
Chris Muir's excellent Day By Day cartoon, for November 17, 2006
Emilio Estevez puts forth his best effort to deliver one of the year's biggest surprises.
Every time you're like, "This is weeeeeeeird!", take a drink.
NCIS continues to be the crime scene investigation show that does not take itself too seriously and has more fun than any of its competition.
Robert Wright's work on this site and series is truly impressive
We see glimpses of the old Bond, and quite a few beginnings of the later one.
This week James Bond takes on tap-dancing penguins.
Is Daniel Craig the best Bond ever? No, but he's much better the expected.
They have miraculously managed to bridge the gap between political incorrectness, crude humor, and transvestites.
A movie too long gains additional weight with more action. It's also one of the best DVDs ever made.
Digital media music and video downloads and streams.
Time (to go away) saved in a bottle and a great umu. Maybe you had to be there.
An 18-hour examination of the beauty of two continents.
A report from the Pusan Film Festival
A compilation sure to awe any Sheik aficionado.
Neil Young's Archives have landed, and if Live At Fillmore East 1970 is any indication, this is going to be one hell of a series.
Clint Eastwood's new movie, Flags Of Our Fathers, is getting a lot of attention lately...
Corey Harris' "Basehead" is a laid-back denunciation of hard drugs from the front porch of a Mississippi Delta home.
No amount of carping, cajoling, and pouting is going to turn a Boney James fan into a Coltrane convert.
The author discovers a great not-so-new book which inspires her to ponder what it takes to be a great song.
Pajo is post-rock-campfire song-rowboat music.
On first listen it seems self-conscious, as if the band had deliberately set out to make an Important Record.
Toronto indie band Uncle Seth return to Blogcritics, and talk about their foray into gigging Second Life.
Relient K reveal all about their fifth album.
Publishing rape victims names on the web discourages women (and men) from coming forward to report these despicable crimes.
UCLA student picks a fight and gets Tased. Hilarity does not ensue.
It was naïve to think all the problems would be solved by the overthrow of Hussein.
By amending the dreaded Hudood laws Pakistani dictator bring dignity to his country’s rape victims.
Contested memories of the Vietnam War complicate Iraq policy debate as Bush visits former enemy.
The European Union needs a better democratic structure when it comes to making big decisions - especially regarding Turkey.
After 94 years lighting the path to freedom and prosperity for our nation, the greatest economist of the 20th century has left us.
Why erotic gay romances? "Blunt answer: I like guys."
Throwing questions at a book-lover who says she is actually reading Leo Tolstoy's greatest and thickest classic.
Here's hoping that Annja and her world continue to grow in breadth and depth, while holding on to the page-turning action that hooked us.
One college class would make the difference between becoming a writer and pursuing another career.
Another chilling adventure with the spook and his young ward!
A thrilling start to The Circle Trilogy, this is the kind of book you hate to put down but love to pick back up.
Ray Rice and Darren McFadden were monsters last week, but the Big Three remains intact.