Listen Hear: Melty Monster Galaxy

Video games have tons of working parts that go into making them all so amazing.  The story, the characters, the world, the graphics, the controls.  But there is often an element that a lot of people overlook.  An element that truly does bring to life

Batman Origins: The New Reader’s Comics Guide

The 80’s were a golden time for Batman. His relevance had been slowly dropping off since the cancellation of his campy 60’s TV show, despite Dennis O’Neil and Neal Adams’ beloved Bronze Age gothic overhaul in the comics. Then, like a bolt of lightning on

Man on Instagram Vows Only One More Handjob

The social media world was set on fire Saturday when a man on Instagram vowed to only give out one more handjob. Further investigation revealed the man to be veteran actor Hugh Jackman, famous for his recurring role as the gruff superhero Wolverine across seven different

All The New Pokémon Are Terrible Part I

We, the Statler and Waldorf of Pokémon, are about to weigh in with strong opinions on the designs of five of the fighting critters that came after our nostalgia-tinted original 151. Have you seen some of the new iterations of Pokémon?  Have you? The innovative Red and Blue

Ken Griffey Jr. Game Holds An Amazingly Stupid Gem

Ken Griffey, Jr. Presents Major League Baseball is a Super Nintendo game from my childhood that I absolutely love.  Simple controls and amazingly fun mechanics made for a supremely excellent game for any library, regardless of whether or not you liked the sport.  And although

Takers: A Look Back At Failure

Recently, people have been putting together their “Best Of” and “Worst Of” lists.  Their Oscar picks of who should have won and who did.  Reviews of movies that actually came out this month.  I considered doing one of these, but you know, I didn’t.  Instead,

A Chrimbus Holiday In Arda: The Hobbit Trilogy In Review

It was a time in December, very near to Chrimbus Day.  No one cared.  Fifteen idiots from the land of Center-earth Planet Place were on their way to see the new movie film for theaters The Interview, a satirical comedy about the insane and oppressive

7 Reasons Star Wars Is Dead (And We The Fans Killed It)

Yes, Star Wars is dead. Power down the lightsabers, switch off the breathing apparatuses, because the Star Wars that exists now is the Ewok-Empire battle of its own story. How did this happen? Friends, fellow geeks, our beloved franchise is lost. And as Jerry Holkins of