Month: January 2009

Titus Andronicus

It has become commonplace to describe any band more than a decade old and with a few albums under their belts as “influential”, as though it were a badge of honour. But surely influential is just another way of saying… Read More ›

SkiGym Simulator

The SkiGym simulator looks like it’s going for realism rather than the silly fun offered by the Wii, but some people probably want an accurate depiction of brief exhilaration before the inevitable faceplant. The SkiGym hooks up to a PC… Read More ›

Google Get Free Ideas

Google has figured out that it can save money by getting product ideas from users rather than engineers. After all, you can’t pay engineers in “shout outs” on their blogs like they’re offering for users. Yes, the tanking economy is… Read More ›

Molly Ringwald's Twins

The Breakfast Club princess, Molly Ringwald, is expecting twins, a boy and a girl, in August, with hubby Panio Gianopoulos, People reports. The new additions will give the couple their first son and a second daughter. They’re also parents to… Read More ›

Patrick Swayze's Memoirs

Patrick Swayze’s increasingly dramatic story is headed for yet another medium. The actor and his wife of 23 years, Lisa, “will be collaborating on his memoirs,” Swayze’s rep, Annett Wolf, said. “There is no further information at this time.” But… Read More ›

Miley Cyrus Rocks DC

She can’t actually vote for two years, but that didn’t stop 16-year-old Miley Cyrus from showing off her political side by way of the Kids Inaugural: We Are the Future concert in Washington DC, Monday night. The teen sensation took… Read More ›

Lemonade by Lemonade

Lemonade, so the old saying goes, is what you make when life serves you lemons. But for the three San Franciscans-cum-Brooklynites in the band Lemonade, it’s what you get when music blogs serve a new dance-music subgenre, umpteenth post-punk revival,… Read More ›