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Joe Bernardi

  • Video Games
  • December 31 2015, 1:40 PM

I played every game by the worst video game company ever

I played every game by the worst video game company ever

LJN specialized in turning blockbuster movies into unrelated, unplayable video games, and is often considered to be the worst of all time. We made a friend play all of its games so you don't have to.

Prop masters explain the movie magic of fake cocaine
  • Film
  • September 15 2015, 11:45 AM

Prop masters explain the movie magic of fake cocaine

What are actors actually snorting on film. How does it all work? For Goodfellas' 25th anniversary, we got technical with the prop masters behind the The Knick and other productions.

  • Playlist
  • May 29 2015, 4:44 PM

All you can hate about California: a playlist inspired by San Andreas

All you can hate about California: a playlist inspired by San Andreas

In honor of another disaster movie, we decided to revisit musical hate for the Golden State.

  • Video Games
  • May 27 2015, 1:50 PM

Your summer video game guide to kicking ass in the Wasteland and becoming cat

Your summer video game guide to kicking ass in the Wasteland and becoming cat

From Mad Max and Batman: Arkham Knight to Dropsy and Absolute Drift, here are the upcoming game releases that will keep you indoors all summer.

  • Video Games
  • May 13 2015, 12:25 PM

Death is not the end: video games wrecked my idea of mortality

Death is not the end: video games wrecked my idea of mortality

Video Games have gradually turned death, the most (only?) influential and thought-provoking aspect of human existence, into a nearly-unexamined cliché. Let's examine it.

  • Film
  • March 31 2015, 2:11 PM

Feel something real: The Dogme 95-inspired battle for the heart of live action role-playing

Feel something real: The Dogme 95-inspired battle for the heart of live action role-playing

This is not your brother's LARP group. H&F tracks down the founders of Dogme 99, an improvisatory school of live action role-playing modeled after Lars Von Trier's Dogme 95.

  • Video Games
  • February 24 2015, 5:31 PM

Indie games to play this spring: Grapple, Heartbeats, Sunset

Indie games to play this spring: Grapple, Heartbeats, Sunset

Spring is almost here and it's time to look ahead to all the cultural happenings coming up once winter has thawed. These are the some indie games looking forward to playing.

  • Video Games
  • February 19 2015, 1:39 PM

Why I keep playing this "boring" simulator game

Why I keep playing this "boring" simulator game

If hauling consumer goods as efficiently as possible interests you, but reality is preventing you from being a freight train conductor or trucker, these games are the next best thing to the open road.