“Saturday Night Live” helped create the Age of Memes. Now he can’t keep up

If there is one something that Baby Boomers, Gen X, Gen Y, and Gen Z can agree on what Saturday Night Live fear now. This “now” is however delicate. For…

The world needs a ‘Chronicles of Amber’ TV show

Roger Zelazny burst onto the sci-fi scene in the 1960s with a series of groundbreaking stories combining pulp sensibility with allusive pyrotechnic prose. One of his many admirers is the…

I love my old iPhone. Now I could finally keep it

Plus: the first Google I / O interface, the value of lossless audio, and the inspiration of a dog on the decline. Source link

Fender Mustang Micro Review: The Perfect Portable Amp

We do not have flying cars again, but we have miniaturized gadgets that can fit in our pockets and that are as good or better than their bigger, bulkier counterparts.…

WarnerMedia, Discovery and the New Era of Media Consolidation

The monitor is a weekly column devoted to everything that happens in the WIRED world of culture, from movies to memes, from TV to Twitter. Five years ago, I raced…

19 best deals we found at REI’s anniversary sale (2021)

Each year, WIRED preferred retailer KING hosts its biggest sale of the year just before Memorial Day, just in time to equip you for all your summer adventures. This year’s…

We hiked with cicada biologists so you didn’t have to

From a distance, the trunk of the big maple looks smeared with brown leaves, or maybe a bad case of acne. But get in close and the bumps form a…

We could see federal facial recognition regulations as early as next week

On May 10, 40 advocacy groups sent an open letter requiring a permanent ban the use of Amazon’s facial recognition software, Rekognition, by US police. The letter was addressed to…

Could the ransomware crisis force action against Russia?

Meanwhile, the Kremlin routinely resists international efforts to bring hackers into line, simply dismissing accusations against the rest of the world – refusing to acknowledge that a problem exists and…

From Amazon, Apple, Comcast and AT&T: Who owns the media today

The media landscape was once simple: content companies (studios) made content (TV shows and movies) and sold it to pay-TV distributors, who sold it to consumers. Now things are up…