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Posts Tagged “TV Tropes”

Keiichi Matsuda – Hyper-Reality

Posted on May 31st, 2016 by Hitstun

Oh no, is this how augmented reality will end up? Graphic designer Keiichi Matsuda imagines Medellin, Colombia with a glitchy layer of graphics, apps, and ads covering it from top to bottom. These things are fine on my phone because they go away when I put my phone away. With augmented reality, there’s no escape. […]

Psychostick – Obey the Beard

Posted on May 26th, 2016 by Hitstun

Spotify’s Discover Weekly playlist hit me with another doozy today. Comedy metal band Psychostick really wants me to grow a beard. Now, I respect a good beard and I want to improve myself, but I’m afraid that a beard would look weird on me. It’s too much maintenance! Eh, I’ll think about it. Source: Psychostick […]

Ken Block’s Gymkhana Eight

Posted on March 1st, 2016 by Hitstun

Ken Block’s Gymkhana series shuts down streets and drives a tiny Ford like crazy like it’s Grand Theft Auto Online. This time, he takes us on a whirlwind tour of Dubai. Source: Ford Performance via Top Gear and TwistedSifter

Girls and Space!! – pixiv Spotlight

Posted on February 2nd, 2016 by Hitstun

These girls should be very dead. If I could survive without heat, air, atmospheric pressure, and radiation protection, then I’d wish I could float around in space too. Maybe they can do it because it’s cool, or maybe they’re robots? Pixiv Spotlight posts twice a day in English, and this one’s about girls in space. […]

Marty Friedman and AKB48 – Death Panda Death

Posted on August 16th, 2015 by Hitstun

Japan will make anything cute. To make metal cute, ex-Megadeth lead guitarist Marty Friedman brought in pop idol group AKB48 to create Death Panda. Friedman loves J-pop’s complicated song structures and how bands like Babymetal apply them to metal. Source: YouTube via the Lost Gamers Japanese metal panel at Matsuricon