Obligatory Best of List for the Dumpster Fire Year That was 2017

2018-01-01T20:45:16+00:00

2017 is officially over and frankly, good riddance. Among the vast amount of awful this past year brought we saw a once lauded political institution (know colloquially as “The United States”) become a world-wide punchline and a seemingly endless stream of celebrities and other men in positions of power get [...]

Obligatory Best of List for the Dumpster Fire Year That was 2017 2018-01-01T20:45:16+00:00

Creature Double Feature: My Saturday Monster Time

2017-10-02T18:34:03+00:00

Growing up my Saturday afternoons would be spent with creatures, monsters, ghosts, ghouls, murderers and mad scientists. Beginning around one o'clock I would settle down in front of our 17" Sony Trinatron (complete with simulated wood grain plastic sides) with a soda (typically Frank's grape or ginger ale) and a bowl [...]

Creature Double Feature: My Saturday Monster Time 2017-10-02T18:34:03+00:00

All Hallows’ Eve Month is Here! A Month of Classic Horror

2017-10-01T14:25:41+00:00

October has arrived - the most wonderful time of the year. There is a nip in the air, the leaves are changing and the smell of pumpkin pie surrounds us. It’s time to wear flannel as you walk a corn maze then curl up by a fire as the sun [...]

All Hallows’ Eve Month is Here! A Month of Classic Horror 2017-10-01T14:25:41+00:00

Star Trek: Discovery is Great – Too Bad I’ll Never See It Again

2017-09-27T21:56:36+00:00

Last Sunday something happened that I’ve been waiting for a long, long time. Star Trek returned to television for the first time in 12 years. Star Trek: Discovery premiered on CBS and to fans it was not only welcomed, it was praised. Because, you see, for the first time in [...]

Star Trek: Discovery is Great – Too Bad I’ll Never See It Again 2017-09-27T21:56:36+00:00

The Lord of Light: Jack Kirby’s Concept Art for Argo

2017-09-29T11:13:57+00:00

This post was originally published on May 26, 2015  Remember that time Jack Kirby's art helped rescue six hostages in Iran? If you've seen the film Argo you should.  If you missed that part you can be forgiven, the details were a bit glossed over in the movie. If you [...]

The Lord of Light: Jack Kirby’s Concept Art for Argo 2017-09-29T11:13:57+00:00

NerdSync’s History of the Adam West Batman

2017-06-30T14:38:41+00:00

NerdSync is a pretty great channel over on the YouTube that deals with all things comic book related. Everyone should head on over there and just watch everything because, if you like comics, this is the place to find thoughtful and insightful takes on history, trivia and philosophy of the [...]

NerdSync’s History of the Adam West Batman 2017-06-30T14:38:41+00:00

Blade Runner Trailer as 40s Style Noir

2017-05-29T20:38:04+00:00

With the new Blade Runner 2049 due to be released later this year I've been obsessively going back over all the related material associated with it including: All 5 versions of the film, the original Philip K. Dick novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep that it was loosely based on and [...]

Blade Runner Trailer as 40s Style Noir 2017-05-29T20:38:04+00:00

The Definite Article: UPDATE: New Launch date Thursday, June 1

2017-09-29T22:10:36+00:00

UPDATE: Due to unexpected and unusual circumstances the launch of the podcast has been postponed. We could go into excruciating detail here but basically...stuff happens. The new launch date will be Thursday, June 1. The inaugural episode will still be the Tom Baker classic: The Face of Evil by Chris [...]

The Definite Article: UPDATE: New Launch date Thursday, June 1 2017-09-29T22:10:36+00:00

Review: Man-Thing #1 (2017)

2017-05-29T20:19:06+00:00

STORY BY: Daniel Warren Johnson and R.L. Stine ART BY: German Peralta COLORS BY: Mat Lopes and Rachelle Rosenberg COVER BY: Tyler Crook The much anticipated run by Goosebumps author R.L. Stine has arrived and its is undeniably okay. I will say right off I was not overly impressed by the debut issue. That being said I [...]

Review: Man-Thing #1 (2017) 2017-05-29T20:19:06+00:00

The Blood Elevator: It’s Meaning & Symbol

2017-04-20T00:12:22+00:00

The blood elevator scene, sometimes called the ‘river of blood’, from Stanley Kubrick’s The Shining is a horrifying and disturbing image in a film full of horrifying and disturbing images.  Upon watching it the scene produces in many - myself included - a feeling of dread; an uneasiness that is [...]

The Blood Elevator: It’s Meaning & Symbol 2017-04-20T00:12:22+00:00
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