Early last year, Melissa Bell, Matt Yglesias and I began wrestling with a question that had bugged all of us for a long time: why hadn’t the Internet made the news better at delivering crucial context alongside new information?
This year, we’re founding a new publication at Vox Media in order to do something about it.
Ezra Klein is moving to Vox Media, which makes me really happy, because the one thing Vox was missing from its portfolio was a hard news site.
This is the rarest NES game in existence. It doesn’t look like much, but just 116 copies were made. Why’s that? “Nintendo World Championships” was created as part of a competition built around the movie “The Wizard,” and contains scaled-back versions of Super Mario, Tetris and Rad Racer. Want it? It’ll set you back more than $5,500 on eBay.
"A MAN WITH LEGS MADE OF SAUSAGES?!": NOEL GALLAGHER SLATES OASIS VIDEOS IN A VERY FUNNY WAY
When Noel Gallagher was forced to watch lots of Oasis videos for a DVD commentary, it’s fair to say he didn’t enjoy it very much. This is geuinely laugh out loud stuff. Watch it even if you can’t stand Oasis (you’ll soon find you share some common ground with Noel Gallagher on that point). CS
This is perfect. —Lars
"By the third one I was like, ‘this is a load of bollocks.’” — Noel Gallagher
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