Tag: Culture

Last Of Us Star Was Afraid This N64 Classic Would Ruin His Life

“I got your number, Offerman.”Image: Weird / Jimmy Kimmel / Kotaku Nick Offerman, the actor who portrayed survivalist Bill in the knockout third episode of HBO’s post-apocalyptic drama The Last of Ushas revealed that not only has he not played the game the show is based on, he also hasn’t played any video game in …

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Activision Blizz Exec Has Most Unhinged Last Of Us Show Take

Screenshots: HBO / Kotaku The Last of Us inspired no shortage of takes when it was first released back in 2013. The HBO TV adaptation has been no different. Like a massive EpiPen of stimulus for the take economy in the middle of winter, it has elicited both over-the-top praise, scornful dismissals, and everything in-between. …

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Disney Fans Sell Splash Mountain Water For $150 After Closing

Photo: Kotaku / Valentina Antuganova (Shutterstock) / Bryan R. Smith (Getty Images) Popular Disney World ride Splash Mountain—based on animated scenes from the controversial 1960s Disney film, Song of the South—has shut down. A lot of people loved the ride, which dated back to 1992, so it makes sense that yesterday, Disney adults and superfans …

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David Crosby was working on a new album just before he died

David CrosbyPhoto: Rich Fury/Getty Images for The Recording Academy David Crosby died a few days agoand while we already heard about a weird post-apocalyptic, alternate-history hippie documentary he never got to make, some of his collaborators recently revealed that he actually had some more traditional projects in the works right before his death. According to …

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Anne Hathaway discusses the creepy question she got as a teenager

Anne HathawayPhoto: Matt Winkelmeyer (Getty Images) Director William Oldroyd’s Eileen just premiered last night at the Sundance Film Festival, and Anne Hathaway—who leads the film with Thomasin McKenzie—used the occasion to talk about how the film connects to a very creepy experience she had when she first started acting as a teenager. As reported by …

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Gossip Girl revival almost certainly too expensive to find a new home

Whitney Peak and Jordan Alexander in Gossip GirlPhoto: Karolina Wojtasik/HBO Max Say what you like about HBO Max’s (now forms) revival of Gossip Girl: It didn’t flinch away from putting its budget up on the screen. From the opulent homes of its young Manhattan socialites, to their opulent fashionsto their opulent lifestyles, the show was …

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GTA Trilogy Arrives On Steam, Still Broken (But On Sale)

Screenshots: Rockstar Games Today, after some leaks and rumors, Rockstar Games released Grand Theft Auto: The Trilogy – Definitive Edition on Steam. The good news: It’s on sale, meaning you can grab all three classic games for cheap. The bad news: It’s the same infamously messy remaster that hasn’t received a substantial update since nearly …

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Megalopolis production sees crew quitting, budgets exploding

Francis Ford CoppolaPhoto: Emma McIntyre (Getty Images) Cineastes jumped for joy when Francis Ford Coppola announced his intentions to sell his multi-million dollar winery to fund his long-gestating passion project, Megalopolis. But, unfortunately, there comes a time in every Francis Ford Coppola production when it becomes apparent that this is still a Francis Ford Coppola …

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The Best Places to Find Free Audiobooks

Photo: fizkes (Shutterstock) The audiobook industry is on the cusp of a major change, with a new technology from Apple using AI-narrated features that promises to make audiobook production more accessible to independent and indie publishers, according to Apple’s website. This means we, as audiobook listeners, could potentially enjoy more audiobook selections at lower prices …

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