August 15, 2019

Epstein Lawyer Alan Dershowitz Will Defend Biblical Child Traffickers In Mock Trial

Alan Dershowitz will defend Biblical characters from charges of kidnapping and child trafficking at an upcoming mock trial. The event, to be held in November at the Temple Emanu-El Streicker Center in New York, has drawn ire due to Dershowitz's close connections to alleged sex trafficker Jeffrey Epstein, found dead in a federal jail cell on Saturday, and the sexual assault allegations levied against Dershowitz by alleged Epstein victim Virginia Giuffre and Sarah Ransome.
August 14, 2019

Mysterious Men With TVs Sets on Their Heads Are Leaving Televisions on People’s Porches

Dozens of Virginia residents woke up to discover abandoned television sets on their yards, courtesy of strange men with TVs on their heads.
August 13, 2019

Verge readers can save $100 on the Sony Xperia 1, 20 % on Mophie equipment, and extra

We’re back with more exclusive deals for readers of The Verge. If you weren’t following along yesterday, we debuted a bunch of hand-picked deals on tech products. To sum it up, several deals on laptops, fast-charging wall chargers, and Ring smart home tech are still happening.
August 13, 2019

Arantza Peña Popo, Winner of the Doodle for Google Competition, Honors Dream of Being Able to Help Her Mom

Georgia senior and valedictorian of her high school, Arantza Peña Popo, beat out more than 200,000 submissions to be declared the winner of Google's annual Doodle for Google competition.
August 6, 2019

Stop blaming video video games for mass killings

In the wake of the El Paso shooting on Aug. 3 that left 21 dead and dozens injured, a familiar trope has reemerged: Often, when a young man is the shooter, people try to blame the tragedy on violent video games and other forms of media.
July 21, 2019

A booming worldwide film market is remodeling Hollywood

Marvel’s “Shang-Chi” – the studio’s first Asian superhero movie – is a sign of the times.
May 31, 2019

Five Points Festival Brings Designer Toys, Indie Comics, Craft Beer & More to Brooklyn

The Five Points Festival returns to Brooklyn EXPO Center June 1 and 2. Attendees will be surrounded by some of the best designer toys, street art, blind boxes and more at this out-of-this-world marketplace.
May 31, 2019

Kansas Prisoners Banned From Reading 'A Game of Thrones' Along With Thousands of Other Books

From Anthony Burgess' A Clockwork Orange to George R.R. Martin's A Game of Thrones, thousands of books have been banned from entering Kansas' state prisons over the last two decades, with hundreds added to the list of "censored" literature over the last two years. 
May 31, 2019

‘Swamp Thing’ Release Time: When Can You Watch New DC Universe Series Online?

DC Entertainment/YouTube The rollout of live-action DC Comics television series continues on the streaming service DC Universe, with the premiere of Swamp Thing.
May 31, 2019

'Minecraft Volume One' Writer Sfé R. Monster and Artist Sarah Graley Talk Bringing the Gaming Phenomenon to Comics (Exclusive)

Crazes come and go in the world of video games but few franchises ever manage to reach the broad appeal and formidable staying power of Minecraft. As of May 2019, the game had sold more than 176 million copies worldwide, edging out Tetris as the best-selling game of all time. Now, as part of a multi-project publishing partnership, Mojang AB and Microsoft have teamed up with Dark Horse Comics to translate the vivid, crazy world of Minecraft to a series of graphic novels.