Cyclops will not be in the upcoming X-Men movie

What? What is this garbage?! So Cyclops ISN’T going to be in the new X-Men: Days of Future Past movie?! This makes no sense to me since Cyclops is the iconic leader of the X-Men. Most of us know how much of an impact his character makes on the team, … Continue reading

Should CG animation start moving towards a mature theme?

Cloud Strife from Final Fantasy: Advent Children

CG animation has been around for quite some time now, and there have been a lot of memorable titles released throughout the years such as: Toy Story, Ratatouille, Cars, Monsters Inc, etc, however a lot of these CG animations tend to be geared towards children and preteens – why is … Continue reading

Zack Snyder and Frank Miller in talks about the upcoming Superman and Batman movie.


We all know that when it comes to rumors in Hollywood, we all usually take it with a grain of salt. However in this recent trend of rumors, there’s word going around that Frank Miller and Zack Snyder are supposedly speaking about the upcoming DC Movie team-up of Batman and … Continue reading

SHERLOCK Season 3: A Literary Primer


[SPOILER WARNING: Because some people apparently aren't familiar with Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's stories and characters that have been around since the late 1800s. The following contains plot points and possible spoilers for future episodes of BBC's Sherlock as well as a tiny recap of "The Reichenbach Fall". ] When we … Continue reading

LA tonight: Comic book cosplay show with Sultry Sweet Burlesque

If you’re free tonight, come check out the Sultry Sweet Burlesque, a monthly burlesque show featuring comic book cosplay at El Cid (4212 W Sunset Blvd Los Angeles, CA). Tonight’s show (Wednesday, July 31st) will feature Slave Leia, Baroness, Tank Girl, Dazzler, Wonder Woman, Green Arrow, Link and Zelda, Supergirl, … Continue reading

Microsoft wants to ‘introduce’ to you the Xbox One…again…

Guys! Hey guys! Guys! Listen, guys! It’s the Xbox One and it’s finally here!!! Wait – wasn’t it already here during E3? According to recent news, Phil Spencer, the VP of Microsoft Game Studios, along with Phil Harrison, the corporate VP of Interactive Entertainment, are planning to reintroduce the Xbox One … Continue reading

Five drinks from science fiction and fantasy


I recently read this article on NPR by Jason Sheehan, which begins with a recollection of the scene from Road Warrior in which Max eats dog food, but soon expands into an examination of food and drink as an integral element of sci- fi and fantasy world building. After I … Continue reading

First two episodes out for Monty Oum and Rooster Teeth’s RWBY


Rooster Teeth has recently released the first two episodes for RWBY, a cel-shaded animated web series created by the talented animator, Monty Oum (Haloid, Dead Fantasy). The series is heavily inspired by anime and Japanese video games. Before the release of the series, we’ve been teased by four different trailers, … Continue reading

Joseph Gordon-Levitt to play Doctor Strange?

These rumors persisted for a bit a couple months ago and are now resurfacing again. Will Joseph Gordon-Levitt, or better known as JGL, be donning the mystic wardrobe of Marvel’s ultimate sorcerer supreme? JGL’s last superhero screen time consisted of working with Christian Bale in The Dark Knight Rises, which … Continue reading

Avengers 2 will have more Hawkeye! Oh my!

Will the real Hawkeye please stand up? NO, not you Zombie Hawkeye! You’re benched – indefinitely. Guess who’s glad to actually be playing Clint Barton this time around in the Avengers 2? Yes, Mr. Jeremy Renner! We’ve all heard what Mr. Renner had to say about his minimal role in … Continue reading

The types of people you’ll find at a nerd convention

dorkly nerd convention

Check out this art from Dorkly featuring the many types of people you’ll find at a nerd/anime/comic book convention. You’ve got your celebrities who’s pimping out their latest project, the washed-up celebrity who charges for their autographs, the cosplayer who makes everything sexy, Homestuck cosplayers, and more. And if you’ve … Continue reading

The original Power Rangers (US version) are back in a brand new graphic novel


Remember the ’90s? Remember the original Power Rangers? Of course you do; it was a staple of that decade much like boy bands and Zima. ’90s kids spent hours watching their favorite colorful teens fight the evil Rita Repulsa and her horde of Putties. Now they can read about this … Continue reading

Tired of people sneaking up behind you? Now you can stay alert with the Tingling Electronic Spidey Sense Shirt


Are you a paranoid person who thinks the world is out to get you? Thanks to ThinkGeek, you can feel safer with the Tingling Electronic Spidey Sense Shirt, since you’ll be more alert of your surroundings. The front of the shirt features an artwork Spider-Man’s head with tingling action. On … Continue reading

Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade 2013 photo gallery


Photos by Kimberly Pham Labyrinth of Jareth is a fantasy masquerade ball filled with the best elaborate costumes and creatures. Filled with the sexiest attendees, live music/performances, and some intricate booths, it’s never a dull moment. The best thing of all is that everybody is dressed up, so the illusion … Continue reading

Harassment in the nerd place: What can be done?

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After every major convention or industry event, we are flooded with articles from men and women who witnessed or were victims of inappropriate conduct and/or sexual harassment. This year’s E3 was no exception, with stories of people being inappropriately touched, someone handing out their business card by slipping it into … Continue reading