Kickstarter Hacked – Users Recommended to Change Password


An update – more of a signal boost, really – as news has come in that Kickstarter was hacked earlier this week. Although they say that the hack has not accessed credit card details, they do recommend that all users change their password for the site with immediate effect. In a blog post on the […]

First Look Video: Hasbro’s Rocket Raccoon action figure is the toy we will all want


Toy Fair is underway, and The Beat went to Hasbro’s presentation this afternoon. The secret word is DEFINITELY Rocket Raccoon. While the quirky characters of this summer’s Guardians of the Galaxy film have already been getting some attention, you couldn’t even get near the toys in the showroom. And Rocket Raccoon is being spotlighted in […]

Keeping It Personal: An Interview with the folks behind Paper Jam Small Press Festival


Amidst the flurry of hatchling conventions and festivals vying for big names and even bigger turnouts, this past Saturday’s Paper Jam Small Press Festival was a welcome arrival to the growing list of comics and zine fairs. Nestled within Bushwick’s multi-functional arts and music venue, The Silent Barn, Paper Jam marked a refreshing intersection of […]