New York City: Where Manholes Explode And Destroy Radio Shack (With Video!)

New York City: Where Manholes Explode And Destroy Radio Shack (With Video!)

Manholes have been exploding more than usual in NYC lately. For those of you who have never lived in NYC, the street randomly explodes at pretty frequent intervals. Sometimes it’s a steam pipe, sometimes it’s electrical. Right now firefighters are putting out a Radio Shack that was a little too close to an exploding manhole/transformer situation. We have video of that, plus three other recent explosions. [More]

Teen Faces Charges For Recording 20 Seconds of "Transformers"

Teen Faces Charges For Recording 20 Seconds of "Transformers"

Don’t use your digital camera in a theater to record 20 seconds of the movie Transformers (even if it’s just to show your little brother) or you could face 1 year in jail and a $2,500 fine.

McDonalds Gets Mad When You Order Drive-thru Wearing Transformers Voice Distortion Helmet

McDonalds Gets Mad When You Order Drive-thru Wearing Transformers Voice Distortion Helmet

While wearing an Optimus Prime voice distortion helmet, Gawker video master Richard Blakely and sidekick Sarah Meyers tried to order a spicy chicken chalupa through McDonald’s drive-thru.

Paramount Tramples Blogger For Bumblebee Compliance

Paramount Tramples Blogger For Bumblebee Compliance

So we know that companies tend to stamp down hard on emerging technologies they don’t understand. That pisses us off plenty. But dammit, we really get our dander up when they start stamping down on fans they don’t understand.