Tag - robots

Threadless $10 Sale About to End

While I wear pretty much nothing but black clothing, I would not consider myself goth, nor did I ever think of myself as somebody who would wear a lot of black clothing with skulls on it. Not this Xmas, but the one prior, I got two skull T...

Your Monday Morning Mental Sorbet: Behold...

Every Monday morning we try to give you something to start your work week that will be just WTF enough to kick start your brain into the Happy Place. And thus, we try to help you survive. You’re welcome. So anyway, at the Rifftrax...

Miscellaneous Pics From D23 Day 1’s...

So with only a day’s rest (or lack thereof) between DragonCon and the next stop, it was off to Anaheim for Disney’s D23 Fan Expo. I’ve been wandering around, taking pictures, taking videos, talking to folks, attending...

Exploring the Coffee/Skynet Connection

We’ve been keeping an eye on Skynet for some time now. And it occurs to us that, just like in Terminator 2, the people who bring about our computer overlords will probably not have any idea what they’re bringing about...

NEWS FLASH: I Was Dr. Theopolis’ Sex...

In a shocking announcement that is shaking the New Chicago political establishment, a robot clock has come forward to tell a horrific tale of sex, lies, and microprocessors. “Everyone knows him as the cool rational member of the...

Clash of the T-Shirts

There is something to be said for Clash of the Titans, the mad epic Harryhausen-fueled mythology romp which features the best line ever delivered on screen by Laurence Olivier Burgess Meredith: “CALL NO MAN HAPPY WHO IS NOT DEAD...

SmartPal V to Help Around the House, Save...

In our ongoing countdown to the rise of Skynet, we thought we should point out the SmartPal V, a domestic helper robot who can not only vaccuum but will also be used (showing here) to encourage pandas to mate faster and thus bring the...

WALL·E (2008) – Movie Review

Written by: Jim Reardon & Andrew Stanton, based on a story by Pete Docter & Andrew StantonDirected by: Andrew StantonStarring: Ben Burtt, Elissa Knight, Jeff Garlin, Fred Willard, John Ratzenberger My Advice: Don’t Miss It...

Terror on Your Bedside Table

I know you’re thinking that this is more comical than evil. And I would agree–having read the post over at Wired, you’d think surely it was hyperbole. While this is annoying as hell, surely it can’t be as evil as...

Silver Clockwork Swan Allowed Only Two Fish...

The Bowes Museum is in North East England and has, among its collection, a silver swan automaton that dates back to 1773. It was purchased for £200 in 1872. Not a bad price–they should have bought two, it might have been cheaper...