Ahoy, Techno-Utopian Mateys! There's a Seasteading TV Show On the Way

A reality television show about seasteading, the movement to establish floating, self-sufficient cities in the ocean, is in the works. The Seasteading Institute, a non-profit founded by Silicon Valley billionaire Peter Thiel, sent out a casting call today urging all "experts and survivalists" with an interest in… »2/20/15 4:10pm2/20/15 4:10pm


BattleBots Is Back After Ten Years, And It's Bound To Be Incredible

Oh hell yes: BattleBots is coming back to TV. This summer, homemade robots will battle to the death on television, just as Asimov intended. They'll be faster and stronger than ever before. Which makes sense, because the last time BattleBots was on television was over a decade ago. Imagine what they could do now. »2/06/15 7:31pm2/06/15 7:31pm

Build Your Own Society By Auditioning for the New Reality Show Utopia

Has civilization got you down, man? Ever wanted to leave this culture behind and start over? Now you can. Producers have issued a casting call for Utopia, a new reality show that's pretty much exactly what you think it is—15 strangers, picked to live on a farm and build their own society from scratch. »4/16/14 6:00pm4/16/14 6:00pm

How I Survived a Japanese Game Show: The Gigantic Human Prize Claw Game

The new episode still follows most of the tired reality show conventions and spends too much time on the stunningly boring contestants, but the brief game show events still impress. This week's challenge: become a human claw game, picking up prizes as teammates control your x, y and z axis movement. This challenge… »7/04/08 11:30am7/04/08 11:30am