Chance Kinney

From Modesto, California, Chance received a Bachelor's Degree in Psychology from UCLA and a Master's Degree in International Relations from University College Dublin. He loves to travel, and is always looking for interesting people and their stories wherever he goes. He currently lives in San Francisco.

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    Obi-Wan Kenobi Might Get His Own Star Wars Film

    It wasn’t long after Disney bought Lucasfilm that they announced their plans to revive the franchise with a new trilogy and three movies that would serve as self-contained side stories. Of course, we’re guessing those six movies aren’t going to be the end of it, but you can think of that as phase one of […]

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    Here’s How the Next PlayStation 4 Update Will Make Life Easier on Families

    Video game consoles aren’t what they used to be. As the generation that grew up with video games now starts to have kids of their own, the video game consoles of today are becoming family entertainment hubs. Now that these consoles are virtually always connected to the internet, that poses challenges for parents who want […]

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    Netflix Gives the Defenders One More Hype Trailer Before its Debut Tomorrow

    Netflix must have decided you needed a little more convincing to binge watch Marvel’s The Defenders tomorrow, because they’ve posted the most last minute of trailers today. The latest on-screen superhero team will bring together Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, the Iron Fist, and Daredevil to defend the greater New York area — universe-wide threats are for the movies! […]

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    The Late Great Prince Now Has His Own Official Pantone Shade of Purple

    Pantone, perhaps the only body other than Crayola with the awesome power to will colors into existence, has worked their magic for the most magical of artists. In honor of Prince, the legendary musician who passed away unexpectedly in April of last year from an opioid overdose, Pantone and Prince’s estate have commissioned a new […]

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    Intel Adds Fiat Chrysler to Its Autonomous Driving Superteam

    Intel just hit the gas pedal on their autonomous driving efforts. After partnering with BMW, Audi, Delphi, and Mobileye (which they later acquired), Intel has now established a partnership with Fiat Chrysler for the purpose of further testing their autonomous drive systems and hardware. Coupled with the opening of a new autonomous driving lab earlier […]

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    Hard Times Cause This Candy in the UK and Ireland to Drop Half of Its Name

    While the United States, Japan, Canada, and Australia have all been notching some sweet sweet wins lately, the UK and Ireland are taking a big loss this week. For over 100 years, Nestle has sold chocolate candy called Walnut Whip across the pond — it used to be chocolate with a walnut at the center and a […]

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    Back to School Gift Guide 2017

    I’d say it’s back to school time, but with the way marketing departments work now, it’s been back to school time since school got out. We’ve decided to do students a solid and give them a little reprieve, but now it’s August — reality needs to be reckoned with. Not that I feel bad for today’s […]

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    Yet Another Game of Thrones Episode Has Gotten Out Early

    HBO just can’t stop taking Ls these days. 1.5 TB of company data, including scripts and episodes, were pilfered in a hack (with a ransom demand made a week later), but somehow that hasn’t been the cause of not one, but now two leaked Game of Thrones episodes. Episode four of this season accidentally leaked out from […]

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    Funko Just Gave Some of Their Disney Princess Pop Figurines Gorgeous New Gowns

    As we’ve noted here plenty of times before, Funko has gotten really good at designing their figurines. Their current work is way more detailed and elegant, and if those are two words you want to hear alongside ‘Disney princesses’, then you’re in luck. Funko has big plans for a handful of those princesses — including everyone’s favorite […]

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    Amazon is Basically About to Introduce Remote Vending Machines

    In a major city and can’t wait the one hour it’s going to take for Amazon to send over the stuff they keep on hand in warehouses? Pretty soon, you’ll be able to drive down and get your stuff in minutes. If that seems to not be in keeping with the spirit of staying inside […]

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    The Next Apple Watch Might Not Need an iPhone to Be Useful

    Smartwatches have been struggling in the market, but by most accounts Apple has managed to have some success with its Apple Watch. They’ve spent time on top of the sales heap in wearables, although sales still aren’t quite as strong as perhaps had been hoped. Well, we’re due for a new version of the Watch […]

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    This New Pass Could Let You See One Movie Per Day in Theaters for $10 Monthly

    Got a habit of going to the theater to catch movies? Well, you’re an increasingly rare breed — despite the success of a couple movies (led by Wonder Woman), this year’s been a real bad one for the box office. That’s caused Hollywood to scramble around for solutions, and a former Netflix employee seems to think he’s […]

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    Oreo Has the Prize of County Fair Season With These Apple Pie-Flavored Cookies

    Someone go buy some blue ribbons from the dollar store or wherever they’re sold, because Oreo might deserve some sort of prize for these beauties. With county fair season on the horizon, Oreo is serving up a slice of Americana in between their pair of wafers — Apple Pie Oreos are on their way to the […]

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    Amazon Issues Refunds for Potentially Dangerous Solar Eclipse Glasses

    Next weekend’s solar eclipse is going to be a once-in-a-lifetime experience, and unfortunately, that’s exactly what makes it ripe for heinous get-rich-quick schemers. Dozens of companies have been selling glasses that are said to make it safe to get an eyeful of the solar eclipse, and over the weekend, Amazon revealed that a good number […]

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    Funko’s Latest Wonder Woman Figurines are Too Cute for School

    Remember when the Justice League got a bunch of new Funko Dorbz figurines, and we noted that Wonder Woman had no time for that cuteness stuff? Well, apparently she does have time for it, and so do we. Hey, if we had known a cute horse was going to be involved, we would have been […]