Etsy user Lizustration has devised a super duper classy way to honor your favorite games—Mega Man, Katamari Damacy, and of course Super Mario Bros.—with these still-life paintings that combine the best elements from each games, and family portraits that will make you want to pull out your console of choice and start replaying all over again. (Hat-tip to Nerd Approved.)
Afternoon Roundup contemplates culture in the post-apocalypse, does a Clone Club dance, and practices our Luigi Death Stare.
- The Arthur C. Clarke Award judges explain why they chose Station Eleven as this year’s recipient. And Barnes & Noble Sci-Fi discusses which of the book’s characters are more or less able to adapt to a technology-less world.
- So… are TV viewers going to have to solve puzzles to access the next Myst episode?
- We are thismuchcloser to a Mario Kart ride.
- Orphan Black gets renewed for a fourth season! And Powers is coming back for season 2!
- How to casually closet cosplay as Loki or Princess Bubblegum at your day job, with no one the wiser.
- Creepypasta web series will ensure that you never sleep.
- What does it take to become a professional faerie princess?
- The York Society of Magicians geek out over Mr. Norrell’s magical library in this clip from Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell: