Veronica Mars: Enrico Colantoni Officially on Board for Hulu Revival

Mars Investigations’ founding father will be present and accounted when Veronica Mars resurfaces in 2019. TVLine has learned that Enrico Colantoni — aka Kristen Bell’s TV dad Keith Mars — has signed on to the forthcoming Hulu revival as a series regular. As we reported last month, the the eight-episode continuation finds Bell’s titular sleuth tracking […]

‘Call Me By Your Name’ Sequel: Luca Guadagnino Wants Dakota Johnson On Board

Could we be witnessing the rise of another iconic director/actor pairing in real time? Director Luca Guadagnino has worked with actress Dakota Johnson twice already with A Bigger Splash and this year’s Suspiria, and now the filmmaker wants Johnson to co-star in his planned sequel to the 2017 indie Call Me By Your Name. Find out […]

Jose Mourinho 'to be sacked': Man Utd board make decision, Michael Carrick may take charge

Manchester United boss Mourinho faces Newcastle at Old Trafford on Saturday knowing he faces a fight to turn the club’s fortunes around. And the Mirror have claimed that, regardless of the result against old enemy Rafa Benitez, Mourinho’s head will roll this weekend. The report claims United board members have had enough of Jose Mourinho, […]

VW Board Prepares to Decide Jailed Audi CEO’s Fate

Volkswagen’s supervisory board will meet on Monday to map out the future of Rupert Stadler, the suspended chief executive of its Audi brand. German outlet Der Spiegel reported on Friday that VW intends to decide whether or not Stadler, who has been in police custody since mid-June as part of a broader probe into the company’s […]

Cruise secrets: This is the one word you don't want to hear on board a cruise ship

Cruises are currently growing in popularity. Last year 26.7 million people took to the seas, surpassing estimates by the Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA). But while the ships may be getting bigger and fancier, things can still go wrong on board. Hundreds of staff are hard at work behind the scenes while you enjoy a […]

How a CEO fiddled while beloved board game Glory to Rome crashed and burned

Enlarge / Glory to Rome, as seen in Jeff Lozito’s recent unauthorized redesign/printing. (credit: Jeff Lozito) I remember exactly where I was the first time I played Glory to Rome. It was the spring of 2011. I was on a Thalys high-speed train leaving Amsterdam, headed for Cologne, not far from where I was living […]

Play a Disney villain in new Villainous board game

Enlarge Welcome to Ars Cardboard, our weekend look at tabletop games! Check out our complete board gaming coverage at cardboard.arstechnica.com. Disney’s 1973 Robin Hood is objectively the best film the studio ever made—send all e-mail disagreements on this point to lee@ars—and my childhood would have been vastly poorer without the song “Phony King of England.” […]

A Silicon Valley startup with Chelsea Clinton on its board is launching the first at-home test for an HIV prevention drug, and you can try it right now

Nurx Nurx, a Silicon Valley prescription drug delivery startup that once solely dispensed birth control, is launching a new service that allows patients who want HIV-prevention drug Truvada to do the required testing at home. It’s a big move for the company, which recently raised $ 36 million and added Chelsea Clinton to its board […]

Elon Musk says Saudi fund on board to take Tesla private

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Filed under: Earnings/Financials,Government/Legal,Green,Tesla That contradicts a report that Saudi Arabia’s sovereign investment fund has no interest. Continue reading Elon Musk says Saudi fund on board to take Tesla private Elon Musk says Saudi fund on board to take Tesla private originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 13 Aug 2018 11:30:00 […]

The hottest new board games from Gen Con 2018

Late summer is the time for barbecues, concerts in the park, and (most importantly) making the trek to downtown Indianapolis to play tabletop games with 60,000 other board game fanatics for four days straight. Gen Con—the biggest tabletop gaming convention in North America—is now in its 51st year, and it’s not slowing down. According to […]