10 Movies…That Are Narrative Remakes of Documentaries

Kon-Tiki hits American theaters this week, months after it was nominated for the Best Foreign Film Oscar. It’s a narrative retelling of Kon-Tiki, the 1951 Academy-Award winning documentary directed by Thor Heyerdahl about his voyage across the South Seas in a raft ...

Popdose Flashback 1983: The Rise Of Nintendo

In the beginning there was Pong. Little more than two digital lines scrolling from the top of a television screen to the bottom, blocking a digital square that may or may not have been a ping pong ball, ...

bLISTerd Presents: Our 15 Favorite Arcade Machines

Many moons ago (by which we mean until the mid-90s), there existed mystical Shangri-La’s in shopping malls all across Americas, where quarters flowed, laughter resounded, and countless beefs were settled by joysticks and four buttons. Where the latest games were at your beck ...

Way Out Wednesday: “Donkey Kong”

This week’s Way Out Wednesday brings you that video game icon, Donkey Kong. This album gets credit for trying to give Donkey Kong a little backstory (as improbable as at might be). Interspersed through the story are some songs. We’ll feature some ...

Donkey Kong: “Michelle Obama Is Hot”

Jon: What were your impressions of Ted & the Kennedys? He looked pretty good, considering.

Ted: He did a very good job. Kennedy finished probably his last political speech, and it was nice to hear and see him ...