Dead men do tell tales

Auster is not a realist. As the title of his latest novel insists, he inhabits a world of illusion. His novels are worldly, finely tuned, elegant, knowingly self-referential. In The Book of Illusions, the story we are reading is being written by the narrator: shape and intellect are locked on to a seething gothic tale […]

Viral Video Seemed to Show BLM Storming a Church. The Real Story is Much Darker

IFB churches are some of the most conservative in the country: Women can’t serve any function in worship, but are also not allowed to wear pants — even pajama pants — and are strongly discouraged from cutting their hair. IFB believers don’t drink, do drugs, or gamble. Many send their children to IFB schools or […]

A Church. A Viral Video. A Campaign To Discredit Black Lives Matter.

IFB churches are some of the most conservative in the country: Women can’t serve any function in worship, but are also not allowed to wear pants — even pajama pants — and are strongly discouraged from cutting their hair. IFB believers don’t drink, do drugs, or gamble. Many send their children to IFB schools or […]

Five deals we look forward to seeing on Prime Day

Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and other consoles This is the riskiest expectation on this list, but it also wouldn’t surprise me to see it. The reason I say it’s risky is because the demand for consoles has greatly outweighed the supply recently with supply chains drying up thanks to COVID-19. The Nintendo Switch has been […]

Today’s technology suggests our videoconferenced future won’t be so bad

It’s 2022, but who’s counting? Since losing my job during the COVID-19 pandemic, I’ve been a freelancer working from home near City College of San Francisco. Today I have three meetings. It’s one of the staggered schedule days when my 6-year-old has “real” school at Commodore Sloat and then a music lesson, and the 2½-year-old […]

The Sussexes may have no way back – but Harry still has a chance

Perhaps it won’t. Perhaps these two will grow out of their rancour and grow old, in a Beverly Hills mansion so large there’s a new bathroom to be discovered every month of the year. But if and when Harry manages to hear his own voice above the din of those two women in his head, […]

Assassin’s Creed Valhalla main theme released, composed by Sarah Schachner and Jesper Kyd

What you need to know The soundtrack for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is being composed by Sarah Schachner and Jesper Kyd. Both composers have worked on previous Assassin’s Creed titles. The main theme for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla has been released. Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is set to release on November 17, 2020.

Assassin’s Creed 2 composer Jesper Kyd returns for Assassin’s Creed Valhalla (update)

As seen here on the German Uplay storefront, Jesper Kyd is listed as one of the composers for the Assassin’s Creed Valhalla soundtrack, alongside Sarah Schachner and Einar Selvik. Schachner is no stranger to the franchise, having worked as the composer on Assassin’s Creed Origins. Meanwhile, Selvik composed for the TV show Vikings.

TCL’s 8 Series 65-inch 4K Roku TV has dropped back down to $1,000

This TV’s use of mini LED tech is one of the things that sets it apart. This feature gives you precise control of your TV’s image quality, making brights as bright as ever and creating a beautiful contrast with the darks. You get tons of depth and dimension no matter what you’re watching. The QLED […]

Final Fantasy 7 Remake sales cross 5 million copies shipped and sold digitally

Final Fantasy 7 Remake released on PS4 earlier this year to critical praise and commercial success. Today, Square Enix revealed that Final Fantasy 7 remake has crossed 5 million copies shipped or sold digitally. Additionally, Final Fantasy 7 Remake is now the highest-selling digital release ever on PlayStation platforms for Square Enix.