This week we’re getting nostalgic with “Lilyhammer,” honing our turtle-throwing skills and learning everything we ever wanted to know (and then some) about the self-proclaimed “Crocodile of Wall Street.”
Prepare for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
Nintendo announced this week that Mario Kart fans will get a whopping 48 new and remastered courses in the coming months, starting with an eight-course DLC release on March 18. Time to practice your turtle-slinging skills!
Everything you need to know about Razzlekhan
The tale of Heather Morgan and Ilya Lichtenstein, accused by the DOJ of attempting to launder $3.6 billion worth of stolen bitcoin, will undoubtedly be made into a movie — if only for the fact that Morgan released countless songs and music videos featuring her rap star alter ego, Razzlekhan. Verge reporter Mitchell Clark listened to all of her songs, watched countless clips, read the articles she penned for Forbes and reviewed slides of a presentation she gave on scamming — and lived to tell the tale.
‘Raising Dion’ is good sci-fi for the whole family
“Raising Dion,” a family-friendly sci-fi show about a Black kid with superpowers whose best friends include a girl in a wheelchair and his former bully, is a true gem that doesn’t shy away from heavy subjects. Season 2 dropped on Netflix earlier this month, and it’s already become a Saturday night staple for my family.
A well researched response to the metaverse
The metaverse backlash is here! So far, though, it’s not very sophisticated, and mostly boils down to what I like to call the Sims argument (“We’ve all been doing this for years now”) and the 3D TV argument (“No one will ever do this”). Confusingly, some people even argue both. That’s why it’s extremely refreshing to see Some More News devote 44 well researched minutes to the subject, and raise some very good points. Plus, it’s very entertaining, even without Warmbo.
A decade of ‘Lilyhammer’
Time flies! It’s been 10 years since the release of Netflix’s first original show. No, we’re not talking “House of Cards,” but “Lilyhammer,” a mildly funny but fairly inconsequential comedy about a mob boss who finds himself in Norway to escape prison. You can read Netflix co-CEO Ted Sarandos' writing about the anniversary on the company’s website, or just give the show another shot, for old times’ sake.
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