Wednesday, April 8, 2020
The Prepping Industry Wasn’t Prepared for the Coronavirus

The Prepping Industry Wasn’t Prepared for the Coronavirus

“It’s been crazy, crazy, crazy,” David Sanders says. “Unprecedented.”Unprecedented, crazy events happen to be Sanders’ specialty. He runs an online disaster preparedness shop called Doomsday Prep, which sells a wide...
The Smartest (and Dumbest) Movies to Watch During an Outbreak

The Smartest (and Dumbest) Movies to Watch During an Outbreak

Open Twitter and you’ll likely see people talking about Contagion, Outbreak, and The Andromeda Strain. On Netflix, the docuseries Pandemic is trending. The cause of this is obvious. Coronavirus news...
ILM Used 'Fortnite' Tech to Make Virtual Sets for 'The Mandalorian'

ILM Used ‘Fortnite’ Tech to Make Virtual Sets for ‘The Mandalorian’

George Lucas was dreaming of a Star Wars live-action TV show long before The Mandalorian got off the ground. One of his collaborators at Industrial Light & Magic, Richard Bluff,...
Mike Bloomberg’s Meme Campaign Is Just the Beginning

Mike Bloomberg’s Meme Campaign Is Just the Beginning

It is, however, significantly more complicated than that. “Social-media-influencer political ads are definitely in the gray zone of the law, and I think that’s being charitable,” says Bonnie Patten, executive...
Duuuuude. What Happens if the Earth Gains Consciousness?

Duuuuude. What Happens if the Earth Gains Consciousness?

The interactive art pop-up 'The End of You' tackles the environmental crisis through a transhumanistic lens. It'll even let you morph into a tree. Well, sorta. Source: Duuuuude. What Happens...
Dan Houser Is Leaving Rockstar Games

Dan Houser Is Leaving Rockstar Games

Welcome to Replay, WIRED's rundown of the week's biggest videogame news. This week, we're revisiting the legacy of some of gaming's biggest figures. From Rockstar to Blizzard, the past is...
BoJack Horseman Made It Easier to Get Out of Bed

BoJack Horseman Made It Easier to Get Out of Bed

BoJack Horseman—Netflix’s best, most emotionally generous show—contains a show within the show, the 1990s sitcom Horsin’ Around. It stars the anthropomorphic horse BoJack as an adoptive father of three. BoJack’s...
This Week's Cartoons: It's Parenting Week at WIRED!

This Week’s Cartoons: It’s Parenting Week at WIRED!

Friday, January 31, 2020. By Tom Toro, with cartooncollections.com. All those fathers out there posting about #dadlife on social media are changing the face of fatherhood. Thursday, January 30, 2020. By...

A ‘Captain Marvel’ Sequel Is in the Works

Good day! Welcome to The Monitor, WIRED’s roundup of all the biggest pop culture news around. This week’s biggest news so far has been a bit of a grab bag,...
The Real Genius of Love Island Is Its Money-Making App

The Real Genius of Love Island Is Its Money-Making App

Love Island—the reality show stuffed with six-packs, sunscreen, fake tans, and pearly white teeth—is back!Wired UKThis story originally appeared on WIRED UK.The series, which returned to screens for a winter...

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