MOMI GETS A NEW ARCADE
Dozens of Harlem residents proudly blew whistles yesterday in order to sound the alarm on Stop and Frisk. The protest was a part of a city wide demonstration across all five boroughs led by the Stop Mass Incarceration Network. The group is urging New Yorkers to blow whistles anytime they witness a ... More >>
The Houston-via-Hollywood rapper Riff Raff dropped a new mixtape over the weekend! Titled Summer of Surf, the album includes collaborations with Internet darlings Kitty Pryde, Chief Keef and Lil Debbie; Riff Raff himself contributes quite a few bizarre boasts, not to mention a song titled "Versace P ... More >>
Celebrating technologies of yore
While the coming new sports site, The Classical, feels to us an awful lot like what people hoped Grantland would be, the writers involved tell the Voice they see it as more like a sports version of the Awl. Either way, sports are one of the topics that eat up a lot of time but remain immune t ... More >>
Dedication takes on a changed dance landscape
It's that time of the year again, the day you can hole up in your house and relive your childhood passion for video games without fear of being called a geek. In honor of this great holiday, we've talked to a few people about their favorite games. Do you remember Frogger?
NYC's annual three-day Blip Festival, which starts tonight, is the world's most important celebration of "chiptune" music, wherein gamers-turned-composers write songs using their favorite ancient video game consoles. Wanna see how the sausage gets made? Let's take a look at the consoles that ... More >>
Sick of being bombarded with those annoying takeout menus, three pit bulls fought back yesterday, reports the Daily News, and mauled a Chinese restaurant owner who was unlucky enough to go along on a menu-distributing outing. The dogs were taken away, and one of them, Joe, has died.
Def Jam Rapstar is the latest attempt to merge the worlds of hip-hop and video games. In the past, this has involved shoehorning playable rapper characters into cliched genres -- a Wu-Tang Clan beat-'em-up! 50 Cent's first-person shooter! -- or rappers licensing a few throwaway songs to the l ... More >>
But don't look for that persona-grooming bassist
Tomorrow is Pac-Man's 30th birthday -- seems like just yesterday he was a wee yellow incomplete circle! In honor of the game finally reaching maturity and Pac-Man getting a real job and being able to afford a place of his own, Google has unveiled the first interactive doodle on their homepag ... More >>
MNDR in action earlier this year. MNDR/Class Actress Bowery Ballroom Wednesday, April 28 Your headliner tonight is actually spazzy Brit retro-soul whosit V.V. Brown, but I find the openers way more fascinating, two budding electro-pop stars carefully balancing the brusque and the bubbly, the icy ... More >>
"Glo-fi" or "chil-wave", that sub-sub-sub genre of electronic indie pop, was kind of a big deal at SXSW this year. Well, as big of a deal as something solely focused on trying to sound like Christopher Cross on muscle relaxers can be in 2010 at a constantly internet-streaming, forever re-twee ... More >>
Super Mario hits the club
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Classic Atari is back, but Centipede isn't quite as fun as you remember.
Let's play Grand Theft Auto and murder people and get prostitutes
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Old-school Online Service Pulls the Plug
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