Articles by Alex Pasternack
While magicians frequently try to fool one another with cleverness, it’s much more rare for a fellow performer to go full force and refuse to admit any form of trickery.
Doo doo dooo doo doo doooo. The composer of 'The X Files' tells Radio Motherboard how he made that iconic theme—partly by accident, and with some accompaniment from his wife.
At an exclusive summit on Necker Island, men in flip flops plotted how to overturn the global economy.
The composer shares a new remix by Digitonal and talks about the somnolent music of 'Sleep' and 'The Leftovers.'
How a textbook example of an engineering failure—and the famous video that captured it—got twisted.
Oliver Sacks spoke to Motherboard in 2012 about monsters, aliens, devils, and other creepy hallucinations.
The eight-day Imagine Science Film Festival, starting this weekend in New York, embraces experimentation in all senses of the word.
Ethan Hawke and director Andrew Niccol—and a real drone pilot—discuss the new military drone movie "Good Kill."
John Kiriakou is the only CIA officer to go to jail in connection with the agency's enhanced interrogation program—and now he's looking for work.
In 1980s Los Angeles, David Leventhal's robot was the life of the party.