Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ Saga #57 features a Lying Cat cover

Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ Saga #57 features a Lying Cat cover

After a three-and-a-half-year hiatus, Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples’ blockbuster series Saga returns in January. For fans of the unpredictable series who can’t wait to reunite with their favorite characters and find out what happens next, The Hamden Journal can exclusively reveal at least one new returning favorite: It’s Lying Cat! OK, so that’s … Read more

Merck’s COVID-19 antiviral pill is the second authorized by the FDA

Jon Fingas

Pfizer’s COVID-19 antiviral pill will already have some competition in the US. As the Associated Press reports, the Food and Drug Administration has given emergency use authorization for Merck’s Molnupiravir pill. The treatment limits replication of SARS-CoV-2 by inserting “errors” in the virus’ genetic code while an infection is relatively young, ideally preventing mild or … Read more

Xbox Games with Gold January 2022 free games announced

Xbox Games with Gold January 2022 free games announced

Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers will get four free games in January as part of Microsoft’s Xbox Games with Gold program. Next month’s games will roll out on Jan. 1, 2022 with Treasure’s Sega Saturn-era shoot-’em-up Radiant Silvergun for Xbox 360 and Flying Oak Games’ twin-stick shooter RPG NeuroVoider for Xbox … Read more

The Matrix Resurrections writers needed to change Trinity’s role in the series

The Matrix Resurrections writers needed to change Trinity’s role in the series

The Matrix Resurrections, more so than perhaps any other installment in the venerable Matrix film series, is a story centered on the relationship between Neo and Trinity. In the long-awaited sequel, Keanu Reeves and Carrie-Anne Moss reprise their roles as the leather-coated, mirror shades-wearing resistance fighters introduced in the original Matrix trilogy, along with the … Read more

How the pandemic supercharged the creator economy in 2021

Karissa Bell

The multibillion dollar industry of game streamers, beauty vloggers, podcast producers, fitness influencers, newsletter writers and other social media stars who make up the “creator economy,” began long before 2021. Yet 2021 saw more platforms throw more money and resources at independent content creators than ever before. This year, companies that had previously shown little … Read more