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15 Year Old Slays Dragon Force’s Through the Fire and Flames

Someone get Tina S. an agent, because she’s crushing it. If this video evidences what happens when talent and dedication are guided by experience, then clearly teacher Renaud Louis-Servais is earning his bread. For everyone else lacking the skills, desire, or time, there’s always the power of imagination. Then again, who knows how much better she could become with a “certain” teacher?


Fictional Character Propoganda!

IT’S TIME FOR THE DRAWING BOARD. GET. PUMPED. Let’s start this off with last week’s design that will stay on site forever! The winner is….Knight Of The Underworld! The below design was created by Ioannis Hadjikyriakou. Congrats and thanks for an awesome design! And now, for your featured presentation. This week’s theme is Fictional Character Propaganda, and honestly, it’s super badass. I’m too in love with some of these designs. Let’s dive right in! Human Strife, by Jordan Heaver  Right off the bat with some Naruto! I like all the colors in this piece, the purple especially stands out to





Ronda Rousey Told She Can’t Beat Up a Man

Note to self: Never talk shit to a UFC champion.


Vince Vaughn and Co. Create Stock Photos To Promote ‘Unfinished Business’

I’ve gotta admit, I have some stock in this game. Unfinished Business, which comes out this Friday, March 6th, is a film I worked on back in 2013 while I was an intern at Escape Artists. But that doesn’t make this newest promotional effort any less AWESOME. Unfinished Business sees Vince Vaughn, Dave Franco, and Tom Wilkinson take their small business to Europe to compete against a giant company for a contract. The giant company is Vaughn’s former employer, hence the title of the film. To promote the film, Twentieth Century Fox teamed up with iStock by Getty Images to



An Adventure Time movie is in the works from Warner Bros.! ALGEBRAIC!!!


Taco Bell Testing Cap’n Crunch Balls

And they’re filled with milky cream icing.


There Is A Batman Hotel Room With Your Name On It

Bat-signal and Batmobile included. Adulthood sold separately.


Astronomers Discover Black Hole 12 Billion Times Bigger Than Our Sun

Researchers at Peking University have announced the discovery of one of the largest black holes known to science. The black hole, named SDSS J010013.02, is 12 billion times bigger than our sun, and six times bigger than other black holes of equivalent age.


Man Builds ‘Star Wars’ Millennium Falcon Guitar

Doni from Doni’s Custom Guitars has built two Millennium Falcon guitars, and they are pretty awesome!

Japan’s Anti-Piracy Laws Hurt Revenue

Since Japan passed it’s insane anti-piracy laws back in June, the music industry there has seen a steep drop in sales.

The laws made it illegal in Japan to make copies of any films or games, upload the data, download the data, sell off copies of the data or sell a device that enables playback of the copied data. Japanese attorneys stated that even watching a YouTube video could be grounds for arrest under the ultra-strict laws if the viewer was aware that downloading the material was illegal.

Not only that but under the law ISP’s would have to pay to allow the music industry to spy on their users 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The cost was of course passed on to the very same consumer that are being spied on.

And the result?

Consumers stopped spending as much on music than they did before the laws came into play. Apparently, the government has made the people so fearful of being arrested they won’t even download content from legitimate sources out of fear that it may be tainted anyway. The laws did technically achieve the effect desired, since users are not inclined to click the download button as much as before, but the loss for the music industry has been substantial.

A recent consumer survey showed that more that 68% of those polled spent exactly zero yen on music, which is the highest the percentage has been in nearly 10 years.

According to a recent statistical survey, however, since the law was passed, sales of music in Japan have continued to fall and consumers are actually showing less interest in music than ever before.

Some are postulating as a result that perhaps the decline in music sales had nothing to do with illegal downloading, but more to do with culture changing as a whole. People just don’t feel the need to fill silence as much as they used to and would rather sit and listen to music because they enjoy it.

Because who wouldn’t want to listen to the follow up track to Rebecca Black’s Friday?


Do you think that illegal downloading is the reason that sales have declined for the music industry? or is it just that people’s tastes have changed to the point that what’s on the radio is not as relevant as it was before? Let us know what you think in the comments below!