How Sony’s Betamax lost to JVC’s VHS Cassette Recorder

In 1976 Sony introduced the Betamax video cassette recorder. It catalyzed the “on demand” of today by allowing users to record television shows, and the machine ignited the first “new media” intellectual property battles. In only a decade this revolutionary machine disappeared, beaten by JVS’s version of the cassette recorder.… Read more

Artist Imagines A Modern Buick Grand National

by Steven Symes | Motorious

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So… what do you think?

For those who know little about vehicle history, the 1980s was a time absent of American muscle cars. You might get by saying that kind of nonsense in a bar in Belfast, Ireland where the blokes don’t know any better, but here in North America such a claim is fighting words and exposes you as an ignoramus.… Read more

Agents of SHIELD star Clark Gregg divorcing Dirty Dancing’s Jennifer Grey

by Justin Harp | Digital Spy

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From Digital Spy

Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD star Clark Gregg and Dirty Dancing’s Jennifer Grey are officially ending their marriage.

Gregg filed in a Los Angeles court seeking the dissolution of his marriage of 19 years on August 12, according to NBC’s Today.… Read more

‘Star Trek’ Day to Reunite Past ‘Trek’ Casts, Celebrate Franchise’s Future

by Adam B. Vary | Variety

Star Trek” is aiming to keep its fans… engaged.

To commemorate the 54th anniversary of the original “Star Trek” TV premiere on Sept. 8, 1966, CBS All Access is mounting an all-day celebration of the full “Star Trek” franchise, including panels featuring cast members from and a marathon of selected episodes of every “Star Trek” series to date.… Read more