Take your love for The Child from The Mandalorian and channel it into nurturing a living thing. NECA did a great job capturing the adorable and mysterious creature as he peers out from his floating terracotta baby stroller, nestled among a blanket of greenery. Pre-order now. Shipping starts 7.2020.
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The music video for the single Hero from the now delayed Van Weezer is packed with video footage shot by fans of the band, each performing a single task – passing a letter from the left to the right of the screen. The payoff is a heartfelt message from Rivers Cuomo and the band at the end of the clip.
If Van Halen made disco music, it might have sounded something like this crazy mashup by DJ Cummerbund that blends together the hair band’s rock hit Jump with Gloria Gaynor’s dance floor anthem I Will Survive. It’s hard to believe these songs were released just 5 years apart.
This backyard golf game combines putting practice with vintage arcade fun. Putt your ball down the artificial turf and take aim for the holes in its backboard to rack up points. Made from birch wood, it folds neatly into its storage box when not in use. It doesn’t dispense tickets, so no stuffed animal prize for your high score.
Musician Mick Mazz continues to bring the retro with another solid cover version reinterpreted for the decade of big hair and Rubik’s Cubes. This time, he reworked Radiohead’s Creep with a thick coating of frequency modulated synthesis, digital drums, and other instrumental tropes of the 80s.
(PG-13: Language) Steve Carell and the creators of The Office present a comedy about a new branch of the U.S. military called “Space Force” – oh wait, that’s an actual thing. The satire follows a four-star general who expects to run the Air Force, when he’s handed Space Force instead of his dream job. Hits Netflix 5.29.20.
Urban Rover’s stubby electric skateboard is great for weaving in and out of tight places. At just 17″ long, it’s small enough to toss in your backpack, and this premium model features a 250W motor that can hit speeds up to 15mph. It’s controlled by a wireless remote that offers three different speed settings. Save big in The Awesomer Shop.
This series of three jigsaw puzzles come together to form the major anatomical structures of a 5-foot-tall human being. Choose from head, thorax, or abdominal sections, each certified for accuracy by medical illustrator Mesa Schumacher. They make a great gift for biology students, or just anyone interested in science.
From his award-nominated performances in Apollo 13 and The Truman Show to his role as The Man in Black in Westworld, Ed Harris has one impressive resume. IMDb’s No Small Parts looks back on his career, which dates all the way back to 1970s TV dramas like CHiPS and The Rockford Files.
In his latest book, author Cody Cassidy (And Then You’re Dead) offers up the origin stories of everyday stuff. From the first time anyone ever used soap, to the first time someone drank beer, it’s packed with fascinating stories about ubiquitous things, told in a fun and illuminating way.
Nebula-75 brings back the style of classic puppet serials like Thunderbirds and Fireball XL-5. Working with a remote pre- and post- production crew, a team of three from Century 21 Films is shooting the series in their small London flat, since they were living together when the lockdown started. Catch Episode 2 here.
This HBO drama series features among its producers J.J. Abrams and Jordan Peele. Based on Matt Ruff’s 2016 novel, the story follows a man, his friend, and his uncle, who head off on trip into a the worst parts of 1950s America in search of his missing father. But are the monsters or the racists the more terrifying? Premieres 8.2020.
After a beautiful woman drops her handkerchief, mountain bike trials rider Tomomi Nishikubo heads off on a rather circuitous route to find her in this amusing freestyle action video shot around Tokyo. We loved the bits of humor scattered throughout, especially the pit stop scene.
This portable, lightweight fire pit folds up small for travel and sets up quickly. Its mesh basket ensures great airflow, and optional attachments convert it into a grill or spit roaster too. Both its fire basket and legs are made from durable, heat-resistant 304 stainless steel. Comes with a roll-up storage bag too.
In this upcoming documentary, actors, musicians, and other celebrities share their experiences of what they felt, saw, and did while tripping on psychedelic drugs. Their stories – good, bad, and ugly – are each accompanied by appropriate animations. Coming to Netflix 5.11.20.
Alex Dodson of Burned by Design created this awesome grill that looks just like one of the AT-ATs from The Empire Strikes Back. But instead of spending its days in the frigid mountains of Hoth, this Imperial Walker will have a decidedly warmer life as it cooks up hot dogs and hamburgers. It’ll soon be available for order on his website.
Elton John’s 1983 hit I’m Still Standing has become a bit of an informal anthem in these days of self-isolation. As he’s been known to do, musician Leo Moracchioli made the catchy pop tune all his own, with an ample dose of axe shredding, head banging, and shout singing.
This special edition of Monopoly features characters and locations from AMC’s Breaking Bad. Buy properties like Los Pollos Hermanos and U-Store-It, as you work to amass a much smaller stack of bills than Walter White. Game tokens include Heisenberg’s hat, an RV, a barrel of cash, a gas mask, a teddy bear, and Tio’s bell.
Before Snoop Dogg cooked on Martha & Snoop’s Potluck Dinner Party, nobody would have guessed the perennially-baked Doggfather could, well, bake. According to this book, he’s a crook-turned-cook with his recipes for 50 munchie-satisfying foods like baked mac & cheese, fried bologna sandwiches, and chicken ‘n’ waffles.
After a bit of a break, The Hood Internet picks up where they left off – with another great medley of music from the 1980s. With tracks like Take on Me, Footloose, When Doves Cry, Like a Virgin, and People Are People, 1984 offered up some of the most memorable music of the decade.
On April 30, 1948, famed British off-road brand Land Rover first came into being. To celebrate the company’s birthday, they’ve shared a terrific gallery of historic images which capture scenes of these rugged and versatile vehicles helping people achieve great things.
Gaming Heads‘ cute and cuddly plush toys are based on two of DOOM’s creepy floating creatures, the horned Pain Elemental and the spiky Cacodemon. Each one measures about 7″ tall, and would look great sitting on any gamer’s couch. They also made a Space Marine plush, but sadly it’s already sold out.
“Theories ease our anxieties, and make us feel that we can anticipate the future.” Filmmaker Kirby Ferguson’s (Everything is a Remix) documentary series explores the nature of conspiracy theories, what drives them, and how they shape attitudes and beliefs – especially in times of crisis.
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