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Wizard-Themed Retail Experiences
Wizard-Themed Retail Experiences
The Harry Potter New York Store Offers Exclusive VR Adventures
Harry Potter New York, which opened on June 3rd, 2021, is an atmospheric three-storey retail store themed after the popular Harry Potter franchise. The expansive store offers a magical shopping... MORE
Cartoon Character Shoe Collaborations
Cartoon Character Shoe Collaborations
Vans' SpongeBob SquarePants Collection Has Novel Colorways
Vans’ SpongeBob SquarePants Collection, designed by Sandy Liang, features custom colorways that mirror the cartoon show’s esthetic. The collection consists of high-top sneakers, lace-up... MORE
90s Sitcom Getaways
90s Sitcom Getaways
The Friends Experience by Booking.com Recreates a Famous NYC Apartment
The Friends Experience is usually only open for day tours but Booking.com is giving fans of the 90s sitcom the chance to reserve the entire two-storey venue overnight. The Ultimate Sleepover at The... MORE
Open-Source Machine Learning Tools
Open-Source Machine Learning Tools
Magenta Explores the World of Music and Art Through AI
Over the last couple of years, machine learning tools have permeated many aspects of our lives—from entertainment and sports to retail and the home. Artificial intelligence is now making strides... MORE
Weekly Release Streaming Schedules
Weekly Release Streaming Schedules
Netflix Will Slowly Release The Circle and Too Hot to Handle
While Netflix popularized and reinforced binge-watching with its addictive, easy-to-digest content, the service is now pivoting to a weekly release streaming schedule for two reality TV shows—The... MORE
Cinema-First Movie Releases
Cinema-First Movie Releases
WarnerMedia is Planning to Return to Cinema-First in 2022
The cinema-first release model has surely taken a back seat due to the ongoing pandemic. During COVID-19, film companies were forced to shift their distribution model and make movies available... MORE
Anti-Binging TV Schedules
Anti-Binging TV Schedules
Disney+'s WandaVision Was Released in Weekly Doses
Disney+‘s WandaVision is a popular American television series based on Wanda Maximoff / Scarlet Witch and Vision— both are Marvel Comics characters. Having launched one of the more popular... MORE
8-Bit Cryptocurrency Collectibles
8-Bit Cryptocurrency Collectibles
Takashi Murakami Created His First Series of NFT Artwork
Takashi Murakami is known for his vibrant anime-inspired pieces and collaborations with celebrities and luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton, and now, the Japanese artist has created his first NFT... MORE
Post-Pandemic Dystopia
Designers are hyperbolizing the future state of the world post-COVID-19
Trend - Designers—particularly in fashion and in other categories—are imagining the post-pandemic future in a glum and dystopic manner. Mostly shared through photographic imagery in editorials and lookbooks, as well as in some projects and even events, these post-pandemic worlds seek to entertain.
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Sci-Fi Themed Tropical Shirts
Sci-Fi Themed Tropical Shirts
Columbia's Outer Rim Collection Taps Star Wars for Custom PFG Shirts
Outdoor apparel brand Columbia launched the Outer Rim Collection which offers Star Wars-themed Hawaiian-style shirts. The collection is made up of custom outdoor shirts called the Cantina Super... MORE
Modernized Eveningwear Collabs
Modernized Eveningwear Collabs
Halston & Netflix Recreated Archive Dresses for Modern-Day
American luxury brand Halston and Netflix teamed up to create a limited-edition eveningwear capsule collection that takes cues from the new limited series Halston. The collection shares 10 pieces of... MORE
Televised Music Festivals
Televised Music Festivals
The Glastonbury Experience 2021 Will Replace the Classic Festival
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) announced that it will air The Glastonbury Experience 2021 to replace the famous Glastonbury Festival which was cancelled due to pandemic restrictions.... MORE
play_circle_filled Theatrical Heist Experiences
Theatrical Heist Experiences
Money Heist: The Experience Invites Fans to Join the Gang
Scenes from Money Heist Season 5 are just now being teased by Netflix and fans can get in on the action by joining Money Heist: The Experience. Netflix is hosting a theatrical experience inspired by... MORE
Social Media Radio Channels
Social Media Radio Channels
TikTok and SiriusXM Partners to Announce TikTok Radio
TikTok and SiriusXM recently joined forces to launch a new exclusive audio experience dubbed ‘TikTok Radio.’ The full-time music channel will feature audio from trending sounds found on... MORE
Retro Role-Playing Board Games
Retro Role-Playing Board Games
The Goonies Board Game is Filled with Pop Culture-Themed Adventure
Funko Games announced the release of The Goonies board game, entitled ‘The Goonies: Never Say Die.’ The game is inspired by the retro ‘80s adventure film and features gameplay... MORE
Allergy-Focused Informational Podcasts
Allergy-Focused Informational Podcasts
The Itch Podcast Provides Doctor-Approved Allergy Info
The Itch Podcast, from co-hosts Dr. Payel Gupta and Kortney Kwong Hing, contributes informational material on allergies, asthma, and immunology in a convenient, conversational audio format. The Itch... MORE
Weekly Sci-Fi Show Releases
Weekly Sci-Fi Show Releases
Paramount+ Strategically Avoids the Binging Stream Model
One of the most popular sci-fi shows of all time is Star Trek, with millions of dedicated fans. The storyline has been utilized in many formats and most recently—as a kid series titled ‘Star... MORE
play_circle_filled Crossover Dating Series
Crossover Dating Series
Pepsi and MTV's Match Me If You Can Celebrates the Pairing in Pepsi Mango
Pepsi recently introduced Pepsi Mango as a new permanent flavor and the unique fusion of cola and juicy mango is being celebrated with a new reality dating series called Match Me If You Can. Pepsi... MORE
Digital Fashion Magazines
Digital Fashion Magazines
Issued by Bottege Veneta Replaces the Brand's Online Presence
In January, Italian fashion house Bottega Veneta left all social media platforms but it is exploring new ways of connecting with its community through a quarterly digital magazine called Issued by... MORE
play_circle_filled AI-Integrated Appliance Ads
AI-Integrated Appliance Ads
Beko's Connections Ad Taps Into the Power of AI Tech
The 60-second Connections appliance ad from Beko shares a message about living more sustainably and working towards a healthier planet and it uses AI technology to convey the beauty of nature. The... MORE
NFT Magazine Covers
NFT Magazine Covers
Time Magazine Released Exclusive Covers Inspired by a 1966 Front Page
Time Magazine published its ‘Is God Dead?’ magazine cover on April 8th, 1966 and there’s now a digital collectible version inspired by the cover that’s been released in the... MORE
Social Media-Based Investment Platforms
Social Media-Based Investment Platforms
Buzz ETF Tracks Stocks Based on Social Media Relevance
BUZZ ETF (Exchange-Traded Fund) is the first of its kind that tracks stocks not on moving prices, but those that are getting the most social media hype. This ETF is based on the ‘Buzz NextGen... MORE
Dating App Series Partnerships
Dating App Series Partnerships
Tinder Users Can Apply to Be the Next Love Island Contestant
Tinder app users can now apply to compete as an upcoming Love Island contestant thanks to a new in-app Swipe Card. The partnership between the popular dating app and the dating series is giving... MORE
Brand-Backed Mental Health Podcasts
Brand-Backed Mental Health Podcasts
JanSport's New Campaign Supports the Teenager Therapy Podcast
Iconic backpack brand JanSport partnered with the ‘Teenager Therapy’ podcast as part of its ‘Lighten the Load’ mental health campaign targeting Gen Z youth. JanSport’s... MORE
play_circle_filled Convenience Store Anime Series
Convenience Store Anime Series
7-Eleven Japan Created the Animated Mini Series Rainbow Finder
Rainbow Finder is the name of the animated mini series with an unlikely creator—7-Eleven Japan. The series shares three short episodes, each of which is just two short minutes in length but shares... MORE