Posts Tagged: oh brother

FAIRY TALES

An Oscar Winner Will Direct The Gritty Retelling Of 'The Little Mermaid'

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Because of course 'The Little Mermaid' is getting a gritty retelling.

incompetence

SHOCK: The United States Government Is Terrible At Cybersecurity

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Did you update your software just now? You literally have better cybersecurity than some departments of the United States government.

music industry

Google Hilariously Sticks It To The RIAA In A New Report

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Google is doing its level best to stop piracy... and also trying to tell the RIAA that piracy isn't the problem.

conspicious consumption

Mercedes Is Teaming Up With Google Glass To Get Faces Punched

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Yeah, Mercedes, teaming up with Google Glass to create an excuse to show off that you own Google Glass. Not douchey at alllll.

Movies

‘Star Trek Into Darkness’: More Khan? Sure. Remake Of ‘Khan’? NO.

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'Star Trek Into Darkness' probably has Khan as a villain. That's a good idea. Reminding us of 'Star Trek: The Wrath of Khan?' Not a good idea!

hollywood

Rumor: The Villain In The Justice League Movie Will Be Exactly Who You Think It Is

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'Justice League' has a villain, and potentially a serious problem.

failure

Three Reasons Cable’s Streaming Games Gamble Will Fail

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Cable wants you to buy your games from it. Yeah, good luck with that.

oh brother

Irony Alert: Car-Triggered Climate Change Trashing Roads

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Climate change costs you money. Now maybe can we get a reasonable policy about it?

oh brother

Yup, Facebook Launched An App Store

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<a href="http://uproxx.files.wordpress.com/2012/06/facebook_app_store.jpg"></a>Because between Google Play, the iTunes App Store, the Amazon App Store, the Google Chrome App Store.

consumer disincentives

We Have Two New Unskippable Warnings On All DVDs

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Hey, look, <a href="http://kotaku.com/5909145/two-new-unskippable-warnings-for-all-dvds">a new incentive to not buy DVDs</a>.

black ops 2

The Next "Call of Duty" Will Apparently Be Modern Day

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Let's all be shocked there's a new "Call of Duty" game coming out and that it's a sequel to "Black Ops".

laws

Your Facebook Likes Aren't Free Speech, For Now

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A couple of police officers working under sheriff B.

Movies

Mummy Reboot to Get Rebooted, Creativity to Die In Hollywood

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The reboot of "The Mummy" was an entertainingly ridiculous action adventure movie that pretty much answer the question of what happens when you give a sugared-up fourteen year old a hundred million dollars and tell him to make the most awesome Indiana Jones ripoff ever.

oh brother

Old People Discover New Way To Troll Facebook

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As it's an election year, and we don't live in a country that can treat professional sports with civility, forget political contests that actually matter, rumors of a new form of Facebook trolling are coming to the fore: namely, <a href="http://news.cnet.com/8301-17852_3-57402016-71/democrat-republicans-got-me-banned-on-facebook/?tag=mncol;cnetRiver">members of one political party liking a page in order to report people who don't agree with them as spammers</a>.

Movies

Well, "Dark Shadows" Looks All Kinds Of Awful

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If you've never seen the original "Dark Shadows", it's actually worth catching on Netflix, if for no other reason than to see what would happen if Hammer Films were forced to make a soap opera on a tiny, tiny budget.

oh brother

SNL Beat Pete Hoekstra To His Racist Ad By Two Decades

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Pete Hoekstra, best known outside Michigan for <a href="http://nymag.com/daily/intel/2009/06/twitter_unleashes_deluge_of_sa.html">getting pantsed by Twitter</a>, is the challenger to Michigan senator Debbie Stabenow.

failure

Lowe’s Wants You To Fill Out A Form Before You Link To Their Website

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Home improvement chain Lowe's is, in addition to being <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2011/12/the-real-issue-in-the-lowes-vs-all-american-muslim-debate">kinda-sorta anti-Muslim</a>, old.

marketing

“John Carter” Featurette Hits New Low In Audience Expectations

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This is how you know a studio has failed to properly market a movie: they put out a minute long YouTube video explaining what the movie is actually about, complete with pop music and a jokey narrator.

FOX NEWS

Fox Affiliate Discovers New 52, Freaks Out

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If there's one thing we nerds can rely on, it's a Fox News affiliate getting nerd culture horribly, awfully wrong.

iPad

Moosejaw Finally Invents X-Ray App For Its Catalogue

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<a href="http://vimeo.com/31822416">Moosejaw X-Ray App</a> from <a href="http://vimeo.com/user4634676">Gary Wohlfeill</a> on <a href="http://vimeo.com">Vimeo</a>.


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