The Final Skylander Of The Season Arrives Next Week

Did you hear that? That's the sounds of hundreds of thousands of parents and collectors breathing a sigh of relief, as they learn the final Skylanders: Swap Force character is being released next week. It's quickly followed by a pained groan, as they discover Doom Stone's debut is a 500-piece giveaway at the Toys'R'Us… » 4/16/14 11:41am 4/16/14 11:41am

The Space Shuttle Looks Awesome Flying Across New York's Skyline

Just like it did over the skies of Washington, D.C. last week, the Space Shuttle made a low-altitude fly-by over the New York City Area this morning. Everybody here at Gawker HQ scrambled to the roof and waited for a few chilly minutes for Enterprise to come into our field of vision. Kotaku's own Chris Person was… » 4/27/12 11:00am 4/27/12 11:00am

Pac-Man Dumplings Make for Adorable Dim Sum

Newly opened dim sum joint Red Farm, in New York's West Village, is serving "Pac-Man Dumpings". Sweet potato Pac-Man is cute! (And the Katz's pastrami spring rolls sound kind of amazing, as well.) The decor has a spiffed up tin-roof-rustic thing going on, too, as well as one of those big long common tables that drives… » 9/01/11 3:30pm 9/01/11 3:30pm

Lana Del Rey Sings a Lonely Song Called "Video Games"

25-year-old Lana Del Rey certainly has a lot to be sad about: she's gorgeous, talented, and has excellent taste in old Hollywood indulgence. But as a bald traffic cop once wandered by my car and told me, everybody hurts sometimes. And there's something genuinely affecting in the picture she paints of a relationship… » 7/15/11 5:20pm 7/15/11 5:20pm