The return of “Star Wars”

John Mendiola February 8, 2013

A long time ago in a galaxy far away, George Lucas made films that did not divide families, and watching one of them would make childhood memories, not destroy them. It started with "Star Wars Episode...

This weekend is about the bowl… the Puppy Bowl

John Mendiola February 1, 2013

As always, millions of Americans are expected to watch the biggest sports event of the year. Reporters from every major media outlet from "Good Morning America" to the Washington Post will be covering...

Photo courtesy of Flickr user kakissel.

The new cutting edge technology of 2013

John Mendiola January 25, 2013

Another apocalypse and another set of holiday hangovers have passed Earth. A new year means new trials, new relationships, new opportunities and many, many more scandals. The best way for these scandals...

Online Exclusive: What to ask Robot Santa

John Mendiola November 30, 2012

Winter break is almost upon us and that means that special time of the year for arbitrary presents is also here. For some people, the love and attention that their family and friends give them is more...

The top everything in pop culture 2012

John Mendiola November 30, 2012

It's a great time to maybe take a break from the normal grind of work and life. Time for all of us to grab the nearest cup of cocoa, warmest blanket and hottest friend while we watch, read and listen to...

What to be thankful for: 2012 pop culture edition

John Mendiola November 16, 2012

Ho ho ho. Hello there, children. I hope you've been nice and not naughty, because it's that special time of the year again: the time for the Trinitonian's Thanksgiving issue. Thanksgiving has historically...

A Bond amalgamation: Sean Connery’s nose, George Lazenby’s chin, Roger Moore’s ears, Timothy Dalton’s mouth, Pierce Brosnan’s hair and Daniel Craig’s eyes. Graphic by Carly Cowen.

The 007 best moments in James Bond history

John Mendiola November 10, 2012

Fifty years ago, "Dr. No" was released. The movie starring a Scottish stuntman (Sean Connery, rival of Alex Trebek) and a bikini-ed damsel (Ursula Undress Andress) took the world by (stealthy) surprise....

Battle Royale: Google, Microsoft and Apple

John Mendiola November 2, 2012

The holiday season is almost upon us; it's time for mad stampedes and your wallets and those of your close family and friends to be sad and empty husks of their former glory. With all the new and shiny...

Halloween costume idea: Felix Baumgartner.

The best topical costumes for Halloween 2012

John Mendiola October 26, 2012

Halloween is upon us once again, and the time for revealing, inappropriate outfits to be socially acceptable is upon us too. But this isn't your "I'm just a little tipsy" friend's closet, this is...

David McDonough and the video game Renaissance

John Mendiola October 19, 2012

The freefall GPA and the countless hours of "one more turn" are partly the fault of David McDonough, a game developer and Lead Designer for Firaxis Games, the studio behind the immensely popular and...

Online Exclusive: Interview with David McDonough

John Mendiola October 19, 2012

Lecture Topic Games have risen to become an undeniable force of culture and communication seamlessly and completely integrated into our lives, but only recently has the process by which they are made...

“Fifty Shades” is a defining book of this generation

John Mendiola October 5, 2012

"Fifty Shades of Grey," written by E.L. James, is currently the fastest-selling paperback of all time, furiously beating Harry Potter (if only he used his wand for something other than shooting dementors)....

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