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Beyond the Black Rainbow

Putting Computers in Their Place: Computer Chess and The Nerd Origins of Today's Technopoly

Jason Apuzzo | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Jason Apuzzo

You probably haven't heard of Computer Chess. After all, it has no stars in it. What Computer Chess has going for it, though, is that it tells the unvarnished, gawky truth about the early days of this public menace we've come to know as the 'computer.'

Tonight In NYC: Writer of 2012's Best Film* To Screen Shakespeare Flick @ Lincoln Center + 2013 Distro & Screening Notes on Five 2012 Faves

Michael Vazquez | Posted 05.29.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

Tonight, Joss Whedon, director of The Avengers and writer of The Cabin in the Woods screens Much Ado About Nothing at Lincoln Center. Note to code rats: Whedon and Goddard are seeking a game developer for CITW.

Truly Captive Audiences

The Huffington Post | Christiana Lilly | Posted 07.30.2012 | Miami

The movie sweeping Miami's independent theaters this week is "Trishna," a modern take on Thomas Hardy's "Tess of the d'Urbervilles" but set a continen...