Thursday, October 31, 2013

Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Kingdom Rush Frontiers is on sale for 99 cents at iTunes.

Teen Wolf sculpture by Gary Ham.

Link roundup

1. Reuters:

How badly does Google want to keep under wraps a mysterious project taking shape on a barge in San Francisco Bay? Badly enough to require U.S. government officials to sign confidentiality agreements.
2.  Pink Underwing Moth Caterpillar.

3.  Nightmare fuel.

4. Amazon's Kindle MatchBook feature is now active. Simply sign in and you'll get a list of books you can download for $3 or less based on your purchasing history.

Those cute NECA "Scalers" are now available for preorder.

Limbo for iOS is on sale for $1.99 (instead of $5) at iTunes.

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Link roundup

1.  Selfies at Funerals tumblr.

2.  Step by step Jack Skellington makeup.

3.  Interactive Fiction 2013 roundup.

4.  New Star Wars Black preorders, including Mara Jade.

Second generation Google Glass.  I guess they couldn't make them more subtle, so they went in the opposite direction to pursue the Gargoyle market. Meanwhile, in July, Google Glass designer Isabelle Olsson posted these:

"In the summer, reindeer eyes are golden. In the winter, they become a deep, rich blue."

Just revealed NECA "Scalers" headphone buddies.  Series 1 is Freddy, Jason, and a Xenomorph. The line will eventually include characters from Pacific Rim, Predator, and Portal.

Link roundup

1. "Two officials in China have been sacked after unauthorised 'restoration' work left centuries-old Buddhist frescos ruined, state media report."

2.  Multi-faced mask; Sugarplaum Fairy from The Cabin in the Woods.

3.  Derrick Rose says he's added five inches to his vertical.

4.  Arkham Origins Killer Croc available for preorder.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Silent House (on Netflix) is a well-made, surreal and ultimately disturbing haunted house thriller taking place in real time and without obvious cuts (like Hitchcock's Rope).

Figma Indiana Jones available for preorder.

Cathy Johnson offers cheap commissions.

Received in the mail, The Super Book For Super Heroes.  126 pages of activities including step by step drawing guides, blank comic strips, customizeable punch out mask and paper toy, and stickers. $10 at Amazon.

Figma Indiana Jones

Just-revealed Figma Indiana Jones available for preorder.

*Buy Figma figures at Amazon.

Sunday, October 27, 2013

Scooby-Doo Snow Ghost custom action figure by LooseCollector, who also recently posted this custom Olivetti-style Wonder Man for sale at ebay:

Logos for various branches of the American Outlaws.

40% off Play-Arts Kai figures at Entertainment Earth today: Catwoman, Isaac Clarke.  The Play-Arts Kai Halo Jun and Battle Dress Snake are also great and not much more expensive.  (Here's a video review of the Snake.)

Dredd, Samus, Ant Man and Catwoman by Tyler Champion, who has an Adventure Time print on sale here.

*Buy Dredd toys at Amazon.

Google created a Minecraft mod to teach quantum physics

qCraft is a mod that brings the principles of quantum physics to the world of Minecraft.

Psychic Stones by Friends With You

Friends With You:

PK SHOP is pleased to announce the release of the Psychic Stones, a series of unique multiples by L.A.-based artist collaborative FriendsWithYou, on October 24, 2013, from 6-8pm at 511 West 27 Street. Drawing on global spiritual practices and the belief in the animism of natural physical entities, FriendsWithYou artists Samuel Borkson and Arturo Sandoval III conjure each resin Psychic Stone with a customized spell, imbuing the sculptures with powers of healing and self-empowerment. The result is a sculpture that is both an object of aesthetic contemplation and a power-amulet, tailor-made for each collector through an experiential process. The new edition of Psychic Stones debuting at PK SHOP includes theEverything, Evil Expel, Future, Golden Spell, Happiness and Nature spells; each accompanied by a unique magical ritual designed by the artists, along with instructions for their use and care.

Paolo Bacigalupi's outstanding collection of science fiction short stories, Pump Six and Other Stories, is a $1.99 download today at Amazon.

Saturday, October 26, 2013

ThreeA's light-up Noisy Boy.

*Buy threeA Toys at eBay.

Venom cosplay with latex bodypaint (NSFW).

Alexander Mandradjiev.

Cover for the next League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, Nemo: The Roses of Berlin (which is listed for 23% off at Amazon). Via.

Link roundup

1.  Ghostly rainbow photos (scroll down for the photos).

2.  Night Vale-esque flyers provoke a reaction.  Via.

3.  Sea lion gifs.

4. Survival horror game Outlast was really outstanding until the last 10 percent of the game (everything after the movie theater).

Friday, October 25, 2013

Chibi Isaac Clarke/Dead Space resin figures on sale here.

Doublefine's Costume Quest is on sale for $2.99 at iTunes.

ESPN 30 for 30 Collector's Set [Blu-ray] is $31 at Amazon.

The 12-disc set includes all 30 films from the series: Kings Ransom, The Band That Wouldnt Die, Small Potatoes: Who Killed The USFL?, Muhammad & Larry, Without Bias, The Legend of Jimmy The Greek, The U, Winning Time: Reggie Miller vs. The New York Knicks, Guru of Go, No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson, Silly Little Game, Run Ricky Run, The 16th Man, Straight Outta L.A., June 17th, 1994, The Two Escobars, The Birth of Big Air, Jordan Rides The Bus, Little Big Men, One Night in Vegas, Unmatched, The House of Steinbrenner, Into The Wind, Four Days in October, Once Brothers, Tim Richmond: To The Limit, Fernando Nation, Marion Jones: Press Pause, The Best That Never Was and Pony Excess.

Chibi Kerrigan, Arthas, and Diablo figures designed by Bigshot Toyworks for Blizzcon.