What if Darth Vader had joined Facebook and created a “look back” video? These would be his most popular moments.
Ray Harryhausen, the special effects artist who name has become synonymous with stop-motion animation, has died at the age of 92. No cause of death has been given.
Leonard Nimoy, who originated the role of science officer Spock in Star Trek back in 1966, hasn’t become as popular to modern audiences as co-stars William Shatner, the self-parodying Internet sensation, or George Takei, the Facebook tastemaker. But if he continues to make video shorts for Audi’s YouTube page like the one below (along with the current Spock, actor Zachary Quinto), he will be well on his way to wresting the title of Internet champ away from them both.
Ah, social network games. You either love them or hate them. But if you’re American, chances are you love them—we have a staggering number of social network gamers in the 50 states. But as of last month, you may love them less than you did…not all that long ago. According to SuperData Research, there are ten million fewer people playing social media games than there were last month.
“Chaos isn’t a pit,” says Petyr Baelish, “Chaos is a ladder.” He would know. In Game of Thrones (and in the books, A Song of Ice and Fire), Petyr is a minor noble from a poor family who had climbed his way to the title of Westeros’ master of coin. Although we don’t know exactly how he received his job, we have an idea that it involves the ladder he discusses in the trailer, below.
Have you ever had a friend brag about his Farmville farm and thought, “I would so love to take an axe to your field?” If you have, good news: When I asked Jon Radoff, the CEO and Founder of Disruptor Beam, the creators of the upcoming social game Game of Thrones Ascent, if I’ll ever have to plant a crop, he said, “No, but you might burn a crop and raze someone’s land.”