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‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper passes away

The world of legends has just lost another great one, as we learn that ‘Rowdy’ Roddy Piper has passed away. Piper was a man who needed no introduction, as one

K: Dream of Green launches on the tail of K: Countdown

While Rei Rairaku and Yui Kuroe’s K: Countdown manga winds down to a close with ARIA‘s September issue, the two launches a new spin-off of the series: K: Dream of

Tales of series 20th anniversary features Hello Kitty crossover

This year marks the 20th anniversary of Namco Bandai Entertainment’s Tales of series. Starting on August 7th, fans will be able to visit the Tales of 20th Anniversary Museum in Akihabara UDX

Sword Art Online film Indiegogo campaign launched

Hello there, anime fans! For the past year and a half I’ve been working on a live-action film adaptation of the series Sword Art Online, more specifically the first 14

Jared Padalecki wants you to ‘Always Keep Fighting’ with new fundraiser!

Jared Padalecki, best known as Sam Winchester in Supernatural and Dean in Gilmore Girls, has a message he wants to share to the world – Always Keep Fighting. Padalecki joined

Want a new SWAT Katz cartoon series? Help fund SWAT Katz Revolution on Kickstarter

It’s already been 22 years since the SWAT Katz first appeared on television, and to this day you may have heard fans talking about how it is one of their

Voice actor Troy Baker quits Twitter due to harassment

Troy Baker, the voice actor behind many video game and animated characters, has quit Twitter as of yesterday. It all started when he quoted a tweet from writer Brian W.

Drunkenly wander castles with a Princess Peach-inspired Martini

Our friends at Secret of the Booze do nothing but make cocktails with a theme. The latest one will help you find your way through some of the greatest castles

Build your own hoverboard from Back to the Future

Check out the new episode of the DIY Prop Shop presented by Break on building your very own hoverboard from Back to the Future II. The episode is hosted by Dustin

Blip.tv to close on August 20

Quick history about Blip: It was supposed to be a viable competitor against YouTube for those who wanted to create decent content but didn’t want to get hassled by YouTube’s

Paul Feig and Other Space are asking for your help to reclassify Pluto as a planet

Yahoo! television series Other Space are working with Change.org to plead with the International Astronomical Union (IAU) to reconsider Pluto as a planet! With the news of New Horizons reaching

Happy over Coke bottles: Why I engage in fandom

The other day I went to Subway. To the average person nothing very exciting or particularly interesting happened; I got a sandwich and a drink for myself and my companion.

Super Smash Bros. meets Tron with Flynn’s design t-shirts and posters

Last year Ript Apparel released a Mega Man glow-in-the-dark T-shirt in the style of Tron. Now a few of his buddies from Super Smash Bros will be joining him thanks

SDCC 2015: Jonah Ray says Alt. Comedy is no Longer Alt.

I was lucky enough to sit down with comedian and actor Jonah Ray at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con and talk about a whole host of interesting topics dealing with the

Nerd HQ 2015: Conversations for a Cause

Returning to downtown San Diego during Comic-Con this year was The Nerd Machine‘s Nerd HQ, a free interactive experience for fans held this year at The New Children’s Museum. In

San Diego Walker Stalker Fan Fest and Escape

Not much can prepare someone who has never been to a San Diego Comic-Con for the chaos that invades the city. Over one-hundred thousand people shuffling from place to place

The many faces of Sherlock Holmes

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s crime-solving hero has donned many hats, quite literally. He’s been seen sporting as an action hero, a teen, a cokehead, even as an animated cartoon canine.

SDCC 2015: The Force is strong for your pets with PETCO

Petco have just announced the release of their new Star Wars items for your furry family and showcased them at San Diego Comic-Con this year. From now til the beginning

SDCC 2015: Supergirl’s Mehcad Brooks on why Jimmy Olsen is different

Supergirl tells the story of 24-year-old Kara Zor-El, the cousin of Superman who arrived on Earth at the age of 12 after being sent away from Krypton. Her adopted family and sister help

SDCC 2015: Star Wars Battlefront public gameplay at Nerd HQ

Star Wars: Battlefront is hands down one of the most anticipated games of 2015. For the first time, it was available as a demo open to the public at The