Reviews

Free-Solo

‘Free Solo’ Is Impossible to Watch Without Covering Your Eyes

Alex Honnold says watching audiences freak out is his ‘favorite part’ of the movie.
Jason Koebler
10.11.18
yelp

Researchers Developed a New, Even More Convincing Way to Write Fake Yelp Reviews

A new machine learning method keeps AI on track when writing fake reviews.
Samantha Cole
9.17.18
Reviews

A $500 Chair For My Sweaty Gamer Ass: The Motherboard Review

The Maxnomic Ergoceptor Pro was worth every penny.
Matthew Gault
8.3.18
iPhone

Review: A Counterfeit, $100 iPhone X

We disassembled the phone and asked security researchers to probe it to find out what it is. Verdict: It's wild.
Jason Koebler
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
7.19.18
stormy daniels

Stormy Daniels Directed a Cyberpunk Porn Thriller That Predicted Our Current Dystopia

Released in 2010, "The Chatroom" has a lot to say about harassment, livestreaming, revenge porn, and doxing.
Samantha Cole
3.27.18
tide pods

The Amazon Reviews Are In and Tide Pods Are Delicious

People are giving Tide Pods five star reviews on Amazon for how they taste.
Samantha Cole
1.18.18
CES 2018

A Knockoff Roomba Forever Changed My Life

The life-changing magic of becoming a robot vacuum owner.
Jason Koebler
1.9.18
GOOD or BAD

Is 'Blade Runner: 2049' GOOD or BAD?

Masterful cyberpunk or boring slog? A debate.
Sarah Emerson
Jason Koebler
10.9.17
straight white male leads are so 2016

Want More Diverse Entertainment? A New Site Has You Covered

Li Lai wanted a resource to suss out media, but it didn’t exist. So she made it.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.26.17
Reviews

'Star Trek: Discovery' Effortlessly Demonstrates Why TV Needs More Diversity

This is the science fiction we need right now.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.25.17
iPhone X

A Counterfeit iPhone X That Doesn't Turn On and Does Nothing: The Motherboard Review

You can already buy something that looks like the iPhone X.
Jason Koebler
9.7.17
Reviews

'The Emoji Movie' Is An Incredibly Successful Piece of Entertainment

Blatant cash grabs: GOOD or BAD?
Rachel Pick
7.28.17