#Slop Culture

Mondo bringing beautiful ‘Contra’ and ‘Castlevania’ posters exclusively to SDCC

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Man, fuck. There aren’t many times lately when I wish I was attending SDCC. The entire apparatus has grown wildly out of control, mutating into a bloated pop culture hype machine. That said, watch in amusement at how quickly I contradict myself, since I really wish I was going this year to snag these gorgeous Mondo posters for Castlevania and Contra. Or, I suppose, attempt to snag them, given how quickly exclusives sell out.

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John Romero auctioned off his ‘Doom 2’ floppies for over $3,000

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Rip and tear your bank account, amirite? Still though, would be fun to own these fucking cultural artifacts. If you count simple floppies owned by a game’s creator as cultural artifacts. (I think I do?)

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‘Super Mario’ postage stamps coming to Japan, awesome but like who mails stuff

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I’ve probably mailed like, three things in my life. A testament not only to my incredible juvenility, but also the decline of you know, physical letters. But! If I lived in Japan, and I had to mail shit, I would be all over this.

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Rumor: Apple considering buying Disney for $200 Billion. Hail The Monoculture!

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If Apple buys Disney, our culture would be consolidated to such a degree, if it isn’t already, that I’ll probably begin removing my teeth fillings and building my cabin in the woods.

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Watch: ‘Super Mario Odyssey’ In ‘Grand Theft Auto’ Is The Nightmare You’d Expect

Seeing Mario run around vaguely realistic humans in Super Mario Odyssey was already a nightmare. So, why not double down and imagine this ill-fitting juxtaposition in Grand Theft Auto 4? There is no reason, I say! No reason!

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KFC’s Latest Tech Suggests Orders Based On Your Face

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KFC has some new technology that is ready to suggests orders to you. Based on your face. Hey, makes sense. I’m always hungry for some Deep Fried Sadness and Flatulence-Caked Mashed Potatoes.

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Watch: ‘Doom’ Running On A MacBook Pro’s TouchBar

Watch: Jason Momoa Drinking Beer And Throwing An Axe Is The Happiness We Need

AT&T buying HBO, CNN, and the rest of Time Warner for $80 Billion

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Jesus Christ. The All-Seeing-Eye is open us. The consolidation of all culture. The homogenization of All Things. Another Leviathan has been born, mutated, grown even larger.

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Dope Art: Thirty Years of Wrestling Catchphrases In One Infographic