KENYA - Ernest Hemingway (who was born on this day in 1899) at a fishing camp, his hand and arms burned from a recent brushfire; his hair singed from recent plane crashes. (Photograph in the Ernest Hemingway Photograph Collection, John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, Boston.)
The last time I saw Kevin O'Leary he had a beard. A tier-one beard. These day's he's wrangling press for Battlefield 3. Right now he's walking me behind a curtain on the second floor of a New York City ballroom to a Playstation 3 set-up on a back room television.
They won't allow me to play the... More »
Commenter Hongo has had it up to here with people denying devices the label 'portable' simply because they can't fit in their pants pocket. He'd prepared a portable primer for today's Speak Up on Kotaku. More »
Who patrols the streets when Batman is out of town? Who is next in succession for the title of Clown Prince of Crime? Everybody, if Gotham City Impostors has anything to say about it. More »
The video game version of The Adventures of Tintin isn't always a platformer, but when it is it feels a lot like a richer, more complex version of the old Super Mario games I love to play.
Working your way across the screen as the titular Tintin, down the screen, up the screen, from a side-on view,... More »
Fanboy. There's perhaps no franchise more immediately connected with our mental conception of a fanboy than Star Wars. Then there's Xbox. A whole ‘nother world of chest-thumping, battle cries, and utter devotion. More »
I was supposed to recommend the week's best new comics yesterday. I'm a day late. Fitting, I guess, because one of the new comics is tied in to Duke Nukem Forever. More »
There was supposed to be chaos. There was supposed to be confusion. There was supposed to collapse. There's wasn't any, of course.
Granted, the so-called Carmageddon was predicted to hit the City of Angel hard last week, but it ended up being a non-starter, with people enjoying taking pics of empty... More »
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