Gary Kusin, co-founder of what we now know as video-game centered retailer GameStop weighs in on his thoughts on the unprecedented situation involving GME stock soaring to over 1,500% in less than two weeks.
Politics & Economics
Users on the forum site Reddit have figured out how to manipulate the stock market to help their favorite failing retail businesses like GameStop and AMC Entertainment.
There’s still hope for independently owned movie theaters with a proposed $15 billion to be allocated to those hit the hardest in the entertainment industry as part of the most recent COVID-19 relief package.
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, family-friendly pizza and arcade chain Chuck E. Cheese submitted to the financial strain and filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on Thursday.
The mayors of New York City and Los Angeles, the entertainment capitals of the United States, have ordered cinemas and other areas of social gathering such as bars and clubs to be temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Davide Cerretin owns an Italian Bistro named Botto Bistro in San Francisco, as with most people in his position he lives off advertising. Getting people in the door is how he keeps his head above water. So when the online review site Yelp contacted him, at one point fifteen to […]
If you’re a book nerd like I pretend to be, you may have heard the recent ruckus going on about H.P. Lovecraft and the World Fantasy Awards. If you haven’t, the sound bite goes that the WFA is under pressure to change their award, a characterized bust of Lovecraft (Article […]
The Avengers director Joss Whedon shares his support for Mitt Romney (but not in a way you would ever expect)
In less than 2 weeks, America will hit the polls and cast their votes for who they feel should be our next President. Joss Whedon finally chimes in and tells the world who he is supporting. Mitt Romney. But Joss, why Romney? Two words.. ZOMBIE APOCALYPSE. Watch his endorsement video below. And […]
Note: As Waking Ideas is intended to be a catalyst for interesting dinner conversation, we try to focus on the positive, exciting things people create. However with the inevitable conversations happening across the country about the tragic event in Colorado, we will spend a few posts covering both the event […]