Bryan Singer under investigation again for sexual abuse…this time with NYPD

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Bryan Singer was accused and charged of sexual abuse with a minor. Recently, the charges were dropped. You’d think Singer would get a break, but another alleged sexual scandal has surfaced involving a New York City man in his twenties. The NYPD is investigating the alleged incident that happened in March 2014. … Continue reading

Bryan Singer sexual abuse lawsuit dropped

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X-Men: Days of Future Past director Bryan Singer was accused of sexually abusing Michael Eagen when he was a minor. It was pretty bad to the point that Singer promoting the X-Men film was affected and his future of directing X-Men: Apocalypse wasn’t certain. Now the lawsuit has been dropped, according to … Continue reading

‘Hello Kitty is not a cat’ is just an argument in semantics

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Few two-dimensional cartoon characters graduate into global stardom like Hello Kitty has. What started off as a way to appease Japanese females by connecting them to British culture, she has become an omnipresent icon raking in tons of money to support her and her London-based family from an enterprise of … Continue reading

Mark Hamill and Harrison Ford do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

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If you’re tired of seeing all the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge videos, then prepare to look away, because we have not one, but two videos of Star Wars actors doing the challenge. Mark Hamill, who will be returning as Luke Skywalker in Star Wars: Episode VII, is doing the challenge using … Continue reading

The Midnight Mission’s Golden Heart Awards honors Carrie Fisher

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On Tuesday, September 30th, The Midnight Mission presents its Golden Heart Awards Gala, and this year’s honoree is none other than Star Wars legend Carrie Fisher. Along with honoring Carrie Fisher, other honorees include Arlene Van Dyke and Denise Salazar. This event not only celebrates these hardworking philanthropists, but also … Continue reading

BuzzFeed addresses the ‘fake geek girl’ issue in its latest video

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The clickbait, millennial-driven media site BuzzFeed has been on a roll lately with its slew of new videos. The latest video drives a certain point home about the rampant sexism in nerd culture. Keep in mind, while watching this, that the video addresses an overall problem in our culture, and … Continue reading

The Emmy Awards get some pampering from GBK’s Luxury Gift Lounge

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The Emmy Awards isn’t just about honoring those who are nominated for awards, but also about endorsing important charities and luxury items for showcase. Nerd Reactor was invited by special events company GBK to check out what they had to offer to the nominees of shows like Orange is the … Continue reading

Queen Mary’s Dark Horbor gets two new mazes and a limited scary experience

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Halloween is about two months away, but many attractions are preparing for the spooky holiday season very early. Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor begins October 2 through November 2, and today it was announced that there will be two new mazes, Soulmate and B340. There is also another special event called Exclusive Encounter, which … Continue reading

‘Scared Yet?’, a creepy pasta review series

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If you’re a web comics reader, then you’re likely familiar with the work of Kris Straub. Creator of the space opera Starslip, the daily humor comic Chainsawsuit and the Lovecraftian epic Broodhollow, Straub has a YouTube channel called Chainsawsuit Original. Though this channel contains some really wonderful programming, perhaps the most … Continue reading

SuicideGirls: Geekology (hardcover review)

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If I were to ask you who the SuicideGirls were, would you know? If you didn’t, would you still know what an alternative model is? The term “model” is still closely tied to the stereotype of a super slim female that stays in luxurious New York apartments, poses for Calvin … Continue reading

Open letter: If you are contemplating suicide, just know that it is NOT the answer

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In the wake of the recent tragic news about the beloved actor Robin Williams, it is with a heavy heart that I write this to you– all of you. The comedian actor, who had been battling depression and alcoholism for quite some time, was found dead in his home in … Continue reading

Hatsune Miku gets a Halloween-themed LA and NY Expo 2014

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As many Vocaloid fans likely know, this October 11th and 12th will feature two Hatsune Miku concerts here in LA at the Nokia Theatre, along with New York performances at the Hammerstein Ballroom on October 17th and 18th. As for the Expo, we finally have the locations of the exhibition! … Continue reading

Magic the Gathering 2015 Core Set (review)

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If you’re a fan Magic the Gathering in the past, now is a great time to get back into the game. I’m not saying this for some kind of marketing ploy, but the idea is that whenever a new core set comes out, it’s the best time to start cranking out … Continue reading

Game of Thrones fans have chosen Valar Morghulis as their fourth beer!

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  Every season, HBO’s Game of Thrones and Brewery Ommegang releases a beer in relation to the series. The past brews have been sold out within weeks and are still talked about today – Iron Throne (Spring 2013), Take the Black Stout (Fall 2013), Fire and Blood (currently) and soon, Valar Morghulis.  If … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: The Blackheart Burlesque

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Nerd Reactor’s Adam and I had the chance to go watch the lovely Blackheart Burlesque on Saturday night of San Diego Comic-Con. If you’re not aware of what the Blackheart Burlesque is, it’s a show put on by the Suicide Girls that involves burlesque (obviously) mixed with some of our … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: The Legend of Korra video game sneak peek!

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If you’ve watched Avatar: The Last Airbender television series on Nickelodeon, then you’re most likely a fan of The Legend of Korra television series as well. In a nutshell, Korra’s story takes place 70 years after the ending of Aang’s adventures in the original series. Korra’s character, who’s considered a child … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Interview with Mike Tyson and Jim Rash on Mike Tyson Mysteries

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When you think of Mike Tyson, there are certain number of things that come to mind: boxing, face tattoos, the Hangover…and Cartoon Mysteries? Mike Tyson (Yes THAT Mike Tyson) is getting his very own cartoon show titled Mike Tyson Mysteries which will star Micheal and a slew of other characters … Continue reading

SDCC 2014: Anatomy of a Superhero! Musical Score Composer interviews

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Our favorite superhero movies are always accompanied with beautiful musical scores. These pieces either inspire us, or help us to understand the character’s emotions, or portray what the scene is supposed to mean. I was lucky enough to access the press panel that had grouped five of Hollywood’s best composers … Continue reading