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The Extremely Unexpected and Outrageous Success of Flappy Bird

The Extremely Unexpected and Outrageous Success of Flappy Bird

At first, Flappy Bird seems fairly innocuous. It’s a simple mobile game in eight-bit graphics reminiscent of the old Nintendo Entertainment System. Players tap their screen to make a little…

CBS Helps America Remember the Night The Beatles Changed the Nation

CBS Helps America Remember the Night The Beatles Changed the Nation

Last night, television audiences remembered “The Night That Changed America,” when The Beatles first conquered the country 50 years ago with an appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” But there…

White Withdraws From Slopestyle, Cites Concerns About the Course and Injuries

White Withdraws From Slopestyle, Cites Concerns About the Course and Injuries

Shaun White disappointed fans when he chose to drop out of the Winter X-Games in Aspen just a couple of weeks ago so that he could train for the Olympics.…

From Tweet to Shining Tweet?

Commercials are always a fun part of the Super Bowl, and have been for decades, as ad agencies look to make their mark and build more recognizable brands. With last…

Rochester’s Own Renée Fleming Brings an Operatic Touch To The NFL

Sunday night’s SuperBowl XLVIII might not have been as close a competition as sports fans would have liked, but classical music fans were on the edge of their seats. At…

Viral Esurance Commercial Draw Plenty of Attention, Good and Bad

John Krasinksi’s was the first face we saw in the aftermath of yesterday’s Super Bowl blowout, explaining that Esurance was proud to have saved $1.5 million just by airing its…

Robert Zemeckis Takes the West End ‘Back to the Future’ with New Musical

Robert Zemeckis Takes the West End ‘Back to the Future’ with New Musical

Oscar-winning film director Robert Zemeckis, famed for “Forrest Gump” and “Cast Away”, among others, has announced he will be bringing his most famous property to London’s West End. “Back to…

Will the New “Who” Spark Another Fashion Craze?

Will the New “Who” Spark Another Fashion Craze?

On Monday, Doctor Who fans were finally treated to a preview of Peter Capaldi as the 12th Doctor in his new costume. The costume, evoking images of magician Harry Houdini…

Your Lust for Carrie Bradshaw’s Shoe Collection Doesn’t Have to Go Unsated

Your Lust for Carrie Bradshaw’s Shoe Collection Doesn’t Have to Go Unsated

Remember Carrie Bradshaw, Sex and the City’s shoe-loving protagonist? New York’s best-dressed journalist had barely enough cash for day-to-day expenses, thanks to the $10,000 worth of designer shoes in her…

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