Politics & Law

NBC and Facebook to Tag-Team New Hampshire Primary Debate

NBC announced today that Meet the Press will team up with Facebook to host the final GOP primary debate before the New Hampshire primaries.

The event will take place at 9 a.m. ET in the Chubb Theatre at the Capitol Center for the Arts in Concord, NH, and air live on MSNBC and New England Cable News (NECN). It will also be streamed …

Infinite Possibilities: Ken Levine Talks About the New ‘BioShock’

Very few games have the kind of anticipation surrounding them that BioShock Infinite does. The first BioShock came out in 2007 and got hailed as a modern-day classic almost immediately for the way it wove character development, environmental design and philosophical underpinnings into a chilling and hypnotic experience.

BioShock …

Apple Removes Controversial Anti-Israel App from App Store

Last night, Apple removed the controversial “The Third Intifada” app from its App Store, just one week after it first went online. The free app provided news about forthcoming Palestinian protests as well as pinpointing other anti-Israel articles and information on the web. Some of the activities it highlighted demanded violence …

Republicans Fake Democrat Retweets on Official Account

When is a retweet not a retweet?

When the original tweet never existed – and if that sounds like common sense, it seems that no-one explained that to the National Republican Senatorial Committee, which yesterday created fake retweets from President Barack Obama, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, former Governor of Virginia Tim Kaine …

Obama Is Actually Writing His Own Tweets Now

If you’re President of the United States, you’ve probably got bigger fish to fry than worrying about writing 140-character updates online.

Obama, though, will finally start regularly tweeting from his Twitter account. If you thought the man himself had been doing the work himself this whole time, don’t be surprised: His staff …

How Batman Almost Fought Osama bin Laden

Back in 2006, Frank Miller–the cartoonist behind Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, as well as 300 and Sin City–announced that he would be writing and drawing a graphic novel for DC Comics called Holy Terror, in which Batman would take on al-Qaeda and face Osama bin Laden. (“Superman punched out Hitler,” he said at the time. “So did …

Emanata: Superman Vs. America? Nah

It’s worth getting the story of how this whole mess started straight: one of the half-dozen backup features in this week’s Action Comics #900 is a one-off, nine-page story, written by David S. Goyer (who’s writing the screenplays for the forthcoming Superman and Batman movies) and drawn by Miguel Sepulveda, with the unpromising title …

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