Adam Rubin

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The first pornographic video game: ‘Custer’s Revenge’

With the introduction of every new form of multimedia comes a fountainhead of new pornographic material. In an America when VHS was the peak of technology, the Atari 2600 allowed for vast new forays into porn-material-porn-user interaction. From this brave new world emerged “Custer’s Revenge” on Oct. 13, 1982.

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Whalebait and Malkovich: The weirdest Subreddits

What is Reddit? The easiest way to describe Reddit is to call it a news aggregator. Visitors submit news stories and other knick-knacks, like pictures and cool websites, which are then voted and commented on. The stories with the most “upvotes” receive the most visibility.

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Get ready for the season premiere of ‘Archer’

On Thursday, January 27, Archer returns to FX for a second season. The animated comedy has so far received critical acclaim and a strong following that creator Adam Reed hopes to maintain. Best described as the bastard child of “Arrested Development” and “James Bond,” this spy spoof is sure to appeal to audiences of all backgrounds.

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Do recent reality shows have us heading in the wrong direction?

Ever since basic cable networks came into being, about a million unnecessary reality shows have also. They have to fill all 257+ channels with something, right? Of course, they do. Here at Cadenza, we took the liberty of previewing some of the most egregious shows.

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Merry Christmas II You | Mariah Carey

After her successful release of the “Merry Christmas” album in 1994, Mariah Carey has donned the Santa suit again with her most recent album. The disc features four original songs, an “extra-festive” re-release of “All I Want for Christmas is You,” and eight covers of Christmas classics.

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‘24’: You are so wrong

Well, it’s finally over. Just a few weeks ago, Fox pulled the plug on its venerable series, “24.” How do we think the series is going to end? Honestly, who knows? Like the entire plot of “Lost” packed into every season, nothing is ever what it seems. I mean honestly, maybe President Logan is a good guy and totally not evil now. Actually, that could never happen.

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‘Aliens vs. Predators’ review

“Aliens vs. Predator” returns once again to the video-gaming world as a new installment from Rebellion Studios, which produced the critically acclaimed PC version of “Aliens versus Predator” in 1999. How does the new title stack up against the rest? “Aliens vs. Predator” sets itself apart from similar games by providing three separate campaigns: marine, Alien and Predator.

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Pokémon Pickup Lines: The Remix

Is it that time of year again? With the release of Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver this week (and yes, those are the actual names), Cadenza thought it was only fitting that we release another bundle of Pokémon pickup lines. Hopefully, these will tide over every Poké-nut out there until sequels Pokémon SlugYellow and CoalBlack are released.

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