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Human by Design Conference Hits NYC

This week, CNN’s brand studio Courageous is partnering with Square Enix® to host a first-of-its-kind conference on human augmentation. The conference is being called Human by Design and will be held at the Paley Center* for Media in New York City this Wednesday, August 3, 2016. Human by Design will explore the intersection of technology and humanity with the objective...

Mad Tiger – Peelander-Z Documentary

Before I can talk to you about Mad Tiger, I must first get you up to speed on what/who Peelander-Z is.  That is if I can pull you away from Pokemon go for a few minutes.  I assure you, it is totally worth it.

A Damned Documented Place in Punk History

Laser-focused on The Clash or the Sex Pistols, punk history might have forgotten one of the most influential bands of all. The Damned were the first to put out a punk single in the U.K. Even before the Sex Pistols’ ill-fated 1978 U.S. tour (or The Clash coming to America...

Kidrobot to Release Andy Warhol Vinyls

Kidrobot has teamed up with The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts to create a limited edition collection of vinyl and plush inspired by the pop artist. Available this summer and fall, the collection features some of Warhol’s most iconic works (Campbell’s, Marilyn Monroe, Brillo, Velvet Undergound banana) plastered...

Patricia Arquette Speaks Up for the Ladies of Film

Before Patricia Arquette picked up the Oscar as Best Supporting Actress for Boyhood, she told her boyfriend that if she won, she was going to say something that might make her lose some jobs in Hollywood. She did win and used her 60-second acceptance speech to address gender quality and...

Exploring the ‘Force’

The ‘Force’ is still strong nearly 40 years later. Star Wars has captivated the public’s imagination since the first (or IV’s) film debuted in 1977. Now, with Star Wars: The Force Awakens in theaters, the cultural phenomenon is once again sweeping the nation. Flying at warp speed off the screen,...