This is a story about a man and his butt. And a second man, whose Facebook profile photo has found a permanent home on the first man's butt.
What's more, the first man has never met the second man, which means the first man's butt now hosts a portrait of a total stranger. (And no, I don't know who's on third.)
We've seen some pretty gosh-darn adorable fan art, but L.A.-based illustrator Joey Spiotto's take on Skyrim, Portal, and BioShock takes the biscuit.
Using the art of classic Little Golden Books, Spiotto (aka Joebot) has managed to visually explain the affection and nostalgia that gamers will have for these game titles in the years to come.
"As the sun sets on this current generation of video games, I've been thinking about some of the classic games that people will still (hopefully) point to years from now and hold them up as games that made a … Read more
Timbuk2, maker of messenger bags, backpacks, Kindle Paperwhite dinner jackets, and laptops sleeves, now hopes to attract even more attention from the tech set with two new bags that can recharge your devices. And if you've ever wondered how the company's famous bags get made, we scored a tour of the San Francisco factory floor to show you how that gets done, too. … Read more
Dish launches the "Hopper," with the first live kangaroo ever on stage at CES; Steve Ballmer explains why this is Microsoft's last CES keynote; and Justin Timberlake takes the stage at Panasonic's press event to announce MySpace TV.
Links from Tuesday's episode of Loaded, from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas:Timberlake presents MySpace TV Dish Network's Hopper and Joey multiroom DVR service The battle of the 55-inch OLED TVs First 3D TV shipping to the US that doesn't use glasses The Galaxy Note is a smartphone tablet hybrid Microsoft says so-long … Read more
LAS VEGAS--More music, more magic, more memory, more movies.
That's the marketing message Dish is serving up here at CES, introducing a new kangaroo-themed, whole-home HD DVR system called the Hopper that includes a 2TB drive and can record up to six programs simultaneously while pushing content out to accompanying "Joey" boxes in up to three additional rooms.
The company has also announced a new high-speed Broadband service with partner ViaSat that will launch in the "first quarter." It's called Dish Broadband and it will allegedly provide up to 12 Mbps download and up … Read more
Joey Kaminski joins the cast of The 404 today to talk about the next iPhone, Sprint's $20 billion deal with Apple, and whether or not the new video game Rage is worth the long wait.The 404 Digest for Episode 917 Crave reviews Rage Sprint's 20 billion-dollar deal Bathroom break: Hamster vacuum! Episode 917 Subscribe in iTunes (audio) | Subscribe in iTunes (video) | Subscribe in RSS Audio | Subscribe in RSS Video… Read more
Happy belated Fourth! We're back from celebrating on Independence by blowing up a piece of it, and we spend the first half of today's episode recounting all the bbq we ate yesterday. We're also bringing you results of the annual Nathan's hog dog eating contest and breaking news about one of our favorite shows on Comedy Central--and of course we wouldn't let a Monday go by without Tanging that Tune!The 404 Digest for Episode 853 Joey Chestnut wins 5th straight Nathan's hot dog eating competition. Jellyfish fireworks over the Hudson river in NYC. Episode 853 Subscribe in iTunes (audio) | Subscribe in iTunes (video) | Subscribe in RSS Audio | Subscribe in RSS Video… Read more
This week on the Digital City, Joey tests the new Netflix/PS3 BD Live disc, with mixed results; we talk about all the cool new luxury laptops you'll never buy, including Sony's Vaio X, Dell's Adamo XPS, and HP's Envy.
We also show off Nokia's new Booklet 3G Netbook, and debate the relative merits of games sequels, from Bioshock 2 to God of War 3. We also note how everyone in New York seems to have gotten their hands on a copy of Modern Warfare 2 early, giving the holiday season's biggest game an … Read more
This last Sunday another installment of the Chase for the Championship series for the 2009 Nascar season took place at Kansas Speedway. This event, the "Price Chopper 400," ended with a crucial win by Tony Stewart that keeps him in the thick of the hunt to capture this year's Sprint Cup. But Tony's not the only one who's on-track action at Kansas made the highlight reel from this year's event. Two accidents happened early in the race that affected several of Nascar's most noteworthy stars. This video clip here shows how it all … Read more