Andrew Paul

Andrew Paul is a contributing writer for Input Magazine and The AV Club, with work also recently featured by Rolling Stone, GQ, Slate, NBC Think, and McSweeney's Internet Tendency.
Leaked documents reveal Amazon hired Pinkertons to spy on workers
Andrew Paul
Yes, those Pinkertons.
Culture
Sony CEO claims 'absolutely everything is sold' in PS5 inventory
Andrew Paul
In an interview with a Russian news outlet, increasing supply is now the chief concern.
Gaming
Super Nintendo Land looks set to be the new most magical place on Earth
Andrew Paul
Photos of the nearly completed theme park make it look as incredible as we hoped.
Gaming
The world's most expensive video game costs more than a Porsche
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A pristine variant copy of Super Mario Bros. 3 just auctioned for more money than most make in a year.
Gaming
Some Amazon UK customers claim they got cat food instead of a PS5
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Gamers across the pond also allege to having received empty boxes, foot massagers, and coffee pots.
Gaming
Here's a ring light so comically large you can hula hoop with it
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Smith-Victor's Saturn Pro is 48-inches wide and looks like a portal to another world.
Tech
ClockworkPi's DevTerm looks to have perfected retrowave computing
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The makers of the GameShell emulator are releasing pure cyberpunk computing goodness this spring.
Tech
'Fortnite' now features in-game video chat thanks to Houseparty
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It won't be long before you can literally see the looks on your friends' faces when you blow them up with a rocket launcher.
Gaming
We've reached peak 2020 dystopia with this Bluetooth face mask
Andrew Paul
The Mconnect mask isn't a tie-in with Cyberpunk 2077, but it probably should be.
Design
Google released a surrealist, AI-assisted monster maker for free
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Say goodbye to what little productivity (and sanity) you still had left this year.
Culture
Hyundai finally figured out what's making some of its Palisades reek
Andrew Paul
The car company finally established a source after months of reports regarding a "putrid stench" emanating from some Palisade interiors.
Design
Sleevenote is a $700 music player for album art nerds
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A new Indiegogo campaign is hoping to raise $655k to bring album art and liner notes into the 21st century.
Tech
Lego artist recreates Giuliani's Four Seasons press conference
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The infamous debacle of a presser gets the childish caricature it deserves.
Culture
There's now a device that sobers you up through hyperventilation
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Don't worry, it's not nearly as awful as it sounds. We think.
Tech
Google searches for 'anxiety' are the highest in its history
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Can't imagine why.
Culture
Elon Musk probably got COVID-19, is definitely still an insufferable goblin
Andrew Paul
The Tesla CEO tweeted he was tested four times in 24 hours, receiving both positive and negative results, then proceeded to push bogus pandemic theories.
Culture
New tool uses machine learning to identify fake news domains
Andrew Paul
The program sifts through domain registration info and recent newsworthy events, and is surprisingly effective at halting misinformation.
Culture
Activists are demanding a ban on biometric mass surveillance
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"Reclaim Your Face" is backed by multiple European digital rights organizations, and seeks to head off privacy issues with law enforcement.
Culture
YouTube Music may add sharing to Instagram Stories and Snapchat soon
Andrew Paul
The streaming giant appears poised to join Spotify and Apple Music by offering slicker social media integration.
Tech
Some Xbox Series X buyers are already reporting hardware issues
Andrew Paul
The inevitable onslaught of out-of-box issues accompanying new consoles has begun, this time with disk drive problems.
Gaming