House of Cards Season 3 Just Showed Up on Netflix For One Magical Moment

ARGH! House of Cards season 3 was up on Netflix for a few tantalizing moments. The new season of the Kevin Spacey vehicle is supposed to drop on February 27th. But something happened and it was live today. We were watching House of Cards! And then just as quickly as it was live, it was down. All life is woe. » 2/11/15 4:55pm 2/11/15 4:55pm

Watch Original House Of Cards To Better Appreciate Netflix's Version

Before Kevin Spacey was even a twinkle in a Netflix director's eye, the BBC had their own original version. Although it's not quite as slick as the modern production, there's a subtlety and intruige to the original — not to mention a shit-ton of British accents — that makes it totally worth watching. » 1/17/15 8:00pm 1/17/15 8:00pm

All That 4K Netflix Content Now Comes With a Price

The biggest problem with 4K displays is that they lack content that actually takes advantage of all those extra pixels, but when Netflix introduced House of Cards, along with other titles, as supporting 4K, it was certainly a step in the right direction. Now, that the streaming company's adoption is underway, it's… » 10/12/14 2:10pm 10/12/14 2:10pm

The House of Cards Hacker Is the Best Worst Thing About Season 2

Season two of House of Cards has officially been out for a little over 80 hours, meaning you've probably already gorged yourself on all thirteen episodes. (WARNING: Some [non-critical] spoilers lie ahead.) The best worst part? An Anonymous-style hacker and his faithful sidekick, Cashew the guinea pig—every single… » 2/17/14 1:20pm 2/17/14 1:20pm

How Netflix Braces For the House of Cards Binge

Marketplace's Queena Kim was in Netflix's war room at the moment season 2 of House of Cards went live, getting a peek at how Netflix pulls off dropping an entire season of phenomenal television into our addled, impatient laps. Just thinking about that sudden rush of millions of fans clicking on the new season of HoC… » 2/15/14 5:00pm 2/15/14 5:00pm

Is Netflix Smart To Dump Its New Shows in One Big Chunk?

Netflix's flagship original programming effort, House of Cards, dropped the other day, and chances are you've heard because a lot of people have been talking about it. The question is, will they keep talking? Netflix shoved the show out into the world all at once, just like it's going to do with Arrested Development,… » 2/02/13 5:00pm 2/02/13 5:00pm

You Don't Have to Be a Netflix Subscriber To Watch Its Fancy New Series

House of Cards may not be Netflix's first stab at original content, but it's by far its most important. Whether people turn to the streaming service for shows it can't find anywhere else will define the company's chance at future success. Which is why, starting today, the first episode of House of Cards is free to… » 2/01/13 10:42am 2/01/13 10:42am

Here's Kevin Spacey Being Creepy In the Trailer for Netflix's Next…

On February 1, 2013 Netflix will premiere all 13 episodes of its latest original series, House of Cards. In the political drama directed by David Fincher, Kevin Spacey plays sneaky Congressman Francis Underwood. Netflix is basing much of its hopes for differentiating its service from others on offering compelling… » 11/15/12 1:25pm 11/15/12 1:25pm

Radiohead's Camera-Free, Laser-Made Music Video Hits the Web, Lets You…

The Radiohead video for "House of Cards" that used no cameras or lights, only fancy lasers, just hit the web, and it's just as crazy and trippy as the screenshots suggested. Above, check out the video, while after the jump you'll find another video that details just how it was made. Did I mention that because this… » 7/14/08 1:53pm 7/14/08 1:53pm

World Record House of Cards Stands Up to Leafblower

Bryan Berg, cardstacker extraordinaire, tries to take down his world-record setting card tower with a leafblower. But it's made up of so many damn cards he barely puts a dent in it before the blower flames out. So he resorts to the most destructive tools around: his hands, crushing himself in a sweet avalanche of… » 11/23/07 3:30pm 11/23/07 3:30pm