The Apple Car

Today on the 5: There's been a ton of speculation on whether Apple is building a car. I tend to agree with Christina Warren in that I don't think they're getting intro the car business.

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The Objectivity Illusion

Today on the 5: A fracas rose over accusations that Facebook was censoring conservative news. What objectivity has Facebook ever promised? 

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Cleavage Mining

This week we're talking about the possible Buckaroo Banzai TV show, how Preacher has aged, the tremendous cleavage of Jennifer Lawrence, and the upcoming Dark Tower movie adaptation, and the horrific Bedtime Stories video. Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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The Downside Of Independence

Today on the 5: There has been a desire for wearable technology to break the dependency on the smartphone. I'm not sure that would work so well.

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The Wearable Present

Today on the 5: Recent announcements like Project Jacquard are stark reminders how different wearables are then what was imagined just a few decades ago.

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The Art Of Remember Me

Today on the 5: I've talked before about how much I love the Fallout 4 art book. The Art Of Remember Me is equally as great.

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A Positive Negative Story

Today on the 5: io9 posted a story last week about the upcoming Assassin's Creed film that others may see negatively, but I view it as good news.

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Fassassin's Bender

This week we're talking about the Assassin's Creed trailer, the HBO show Silicon Valley, the 1997 film Wag The Dog, the Alan Rickman vehicle CBGB, and long sentences. Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Being There Isn't Always Better

Today on the 5: Usually in life, it's better to experience a thing in person than from a screen. Baseball is the opposite for me.

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Battlefield 1

Today on the 5: When I first saw the information on Battlefield 1, I was intrigued. The trailer has walked a lot of that back.

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Blanding The Branding

Today on the 5: Instagram recently changed it's well known logo. They made it completely unrecognizable.

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Disparity

Today on the 5: Complaints about Apple Music deleting user files made the rounds recently. What bothers me was another underlying discussion.

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Paint It Black

This week we're talking Superman V Batman Barbies, using the Vantablack material, interesting pigments, the smartphone responses to rape, and Lando reviews Deadpool.

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Smartphone Differentiators

Today on the 5: The new Moto X will apparently dump the front facing speakers it used to have. All these phones are becoming the same!

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Softening Speech

Today on the 5: The recently released hardcover collection for Airboy altered some controversial panels. Is this what we do now? 

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Automotive DLC

Today on the 5: The Tesla Model S 70 has you pay to unlock more driving range on the car. Anyone else bothered by that?

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The Different Caps

Today on the 5: Salon had an issue with Civil War turning Cap into a 'libertarian'. Did they skip the last 2 movies?

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Karl Urban, The Sci Fi Saint

This week we're talking Bill Maher, Tomorrowland, Penny Dreadful, and The Killing Joke, and Karl Urban.

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The Physical Barrier

Today on the 5: A Verge article on the security of biometricsgotme thinking about where I draw the line on this technology.

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The Omega Men

Today on the 5: I have started reading the highly acclaimedDC series The Omega Men. I've beenvery impressed so far.

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Making A Punisher Series

Today on the 5: Netflix is reportedly going to make a Punisherseries. I'm cautiously optimistic about it.

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Nerd Rage

Today on the 5: There seem to be a lot of articles lately complaining about 'nerd rage'. Newsflash folks, it's an empty concept.

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Decemjigger

This week we're talking deodorant, Alan Dean Foster, Natascha Encinosa, and Battling Boy. Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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The Inhuman Problem

Today on the 5: Marvel has officially delayed the Inhumans film. I'm wondering if it'll ever get made.

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The Illogical Scenario

Today on the 5: I've seen a lot of video game DLC reviews say that the content isn't worth replaying the game for. With that in mind, if a game has a season pass, should you wait to buy it?

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The Deception Line

Today on the 5: In response to my previous 5s on digitally shifting actors, a great email came in asking what the difference is between that and digital aging of an actor.

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Shell Shock

Today on the 5: As a followup to my last 5, I continue musing over how big a deal casting Scarlett Johansson in the Ghost In The Shell movie is.

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Blowjob Temptress

This week we're talking Aniconism, Daft Punk, Monica Lewinsky, Silverado, and
Aquaman.

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Making Asians

Today on the 5: Apparently there was an attempt to digitally "shift the ethnicity" of actors in the upcoming Ghost In The Shell movie. What idiot thought this was a good idea?

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Deutschland 83

Today on the 5: I got a chance to watch the excellent Deutschland 83. It's a very well done Cold War thriller.

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Making Time Travel Interesting

Today on the 5: Whatever faults it may have, CW's Legends Of tomorrow certainly has certainly taken an interesting approach to time travel.

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Games Of 2016 (Part 2)

Today on the 5: Part 2 of my most anticipated 2016 5s. In this episode: Rez Infinite, Cuphead, and The Last Guardian.

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Ghost Dog The Jedi

This week we're talking Apple Pencil, Cory Gearrin, Religious Legitimacy, and Rogue One. Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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Today on the 5: In response to an email we got, here is part 1 of my most anticipated games of 2016. This episode, No Man's Sky & Mirror's Edge Catalyst.

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Superman's New Duds

Today on the 5: There have been many terrible redesigns of Superman's outfit, but the new Rebirth version actually looks pretty good.

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Phone Design

Today on the 5: Every time a new Android phone comes out, there are always a few comments on the physical design. I wonder how much it really matters to users.  

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New Mutants

Today on the 5: I went back and started reading New Mutants Volume 1. It's wildly different from the 90s version I knew, and much better.

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The Nadir & The Apex

This week:

Internet
The Sun
Nova
Unruly Places
Warp Speed
The Future Is Now

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

 

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Donation Musings

Today on the 5: It's been suggested to me that we should consider Patreon as a donation venue for the show. I'm not sure that's something we need to do.

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Setting The Standard

Today on the 5: A recent Gizmodo article proposes that the new iPhone is proof Apple doesn't innovate anymore. Is it possible they've just taken the phone as far as they can?

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Marvel Legendary Villains

Today on the 5: My wife and I recently picked up Marvel Legendary Villains. It's fun, if very familiar.

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Born In Concrete

Today on the 5: Last week I picked up a really stellar art book called Born In Concrete by Derek Stenning.

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Accurate Assessments

This week:

Toilet Paper
Lest Darkness Fall
Megatron
The Killing Joke

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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The Intended Audience

Today on the 5: An LA Times article about Batman V Superman got me thinking that maybe I'm looking at this movie all wrong.

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The Precision Factor

Today on the 5: We got an email into the show account after my 5 on cross platform play asking about the impact of precision on the future of the initiative.

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City Of The Living Dead

Today on the 5: I finally sat down and watched the Italian horror film City Of The Living Dead.

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Superman III

Today on the 5: Over the weekend, I watched Superman III for the first time in a long while. As bad as it is, I wonder if there aren't the bones of a good movie buried in the silliness of the film.

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Murderverse

This week:

Batman V Superman
Daredevil Season 2
The French Angel

Music for the show provided by Reed Love.

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iPhone SE

Today on the 5: Apple announced a number of things during the "Loop" event on Monday. I think the iPhone SE might be the sleeper hit of the presentation.

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Face Off

Today on the 5: Most competitive reality shows are utter trash, but the one exception to that rule is SyFy's Face Off.

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THE HOSTS


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