BANTER #83: Talking Oscars, The Lego Movie, and Nike Bootcamp with Guest Jessica Ogilvie

This week on “Banter,” Jessica Ogilvie (twitter.com/jessicapauline) joins Ben Mandelker (twitter.com/bsideblog) to hash out everything from The Oscars — including but not limited to Bette Midler, Liza Minnelli, Ellen Degeneres, and many more. The two also share their rigorous experiences at Nike Training Club boot camp and opine with great warmth about “The Lego Movie.” Things […]

BANTER WITH BEN AND LISA #80: Oscar Nominations, American Idol, and Grand Theft Auto Addiction

Today is Sade’s birthday, and what better way to celebrate than with a brand new episode of “Banter with Ben and Lisa.” This week, Ben Mandelker (bsideblog.com) and Lisa Timmons talk about the “American Idol” premiere and its new panel of judges. Then, hot off the presses, it’s the Oscar nominations! Finally things wrap up […]

VIDEO: Super Mario Beads — Just Watch This And Thank Me Later

Some creative souls in Sweden animated a Super Mario Bros. adventure with beads, and the end result is nothing short of awesome, amazing, genius, and great. I think this may be one of the best things I’ve ever seen on YouTube. For two more shorter adventures, check out the filmmakers’ SMB playlist here. Oh, and […]

AT LAST: The Inevitable Eurotrash Techno Version of the ‘Zelda’ Theme Song

Get out your glow sticks and cheap cologne: it’s a totally Euro-tastic techno cover of one of the greatest video game tunes of all time — The Legend of Zelda! Finally, the wonderful, nostalgic theme song of our youth presented in the Rumanian dance club style we always knew it could shine in. Color me […]

B-Side Blog Goes To E3, Geeks Out

(that’s me) The massive video game convention known as E3 came to town last week, and since I am a video game geek at heart, I headed into the thick of it to check out the new games and over-the-top presentations. It was a blast, as usual; although, I didn’t have any exciting star sightings […]