Guys, this is not your childhood Furby. This isn't the little animatronic terror that babbled at you incoherently and wouldn't shut off unless you stripped it of its batteries. In fact, the soon-to-be launched revamp of the Hasbro craze is totally today — with an iPad app, experiential learning, and animated eyes (we are certain there is some sort of social-networking component in there, too).
But some things never change. The new Furby, which will be out this fall and costs a Fur-sturbing amount of $60, still won't stop chattering unless you leave or de-power the little creature. And, sadly, hanging it upside down and shaking it only makes it excited. See the reincarnation of the '98 hair-pullingly intense craze below. Oh Furby, we were so lost without you...(NY Times)
If Spotify's predictions for 2014's big musicians come to fruition, our dancing feet will be taking a much-needed rest. 2013 has been a year of pop star comebacks and heavy amounts of electronic dance music. EDM festivals and their notorious subculture dropped themselves in the middle of the zeitgeist, splashing every read
Apparently, when Lana Del Rey says she's taking a six-month hiatus from music making, she really means three. At the premiere of her short film
last night, Del Rey used the opportunity to announce her new album, Ultraviolence.
Let's get a slow clap going because Del Rey, for whatever reason, is the only read