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Top 5 Best Bad Guy Actors of All Time

By Dan SteinDecember 8, 2014
Villains are just plain fun! To watch and to examine. ("Why'd they do that... would I do that if I were in their shoes?") The actors who play the most memorable ones can be just as fascinating. These actors all deserve recognition for their efforts ... More  →
Top 5 Best Bad Guy Actors of All Time
Top 5 Dumbest Superheroes
Top 4 Creepiest Things on the Internet

Top 4 Creepiest Things on the Internet

By Dan SteinOctober 29, 2014
The internet definitely has its ups and downs. On the one hand, it's opened up a whole host of fun things to do, including chatting with friends, watching movies and playing games. It also serves as an invaluable resource, with almost every aspect of life ... More  →
Top 5 Reasons We Love Gravity Falls

Top 5 Reasons We Love Gravity Falls

By Dan SteinOctober 22, 2014
It’s no secret with our recent quiz article that we love the TV show Gravity Falls. How could anyone not? Created by animation guru Alex Hirsch, the program has really taken off, proving to be popular within its intended audience but even more outside. Entire ... More  →

The Tolkien Quiz to End All Tolkien Quizzes

By Dan SteinSeptember 26, 2014
We're willing to bet you don't know everything about Mr. Tolkien and his writings. Fear not, fellow inhabitants of Middle-Earth, we've got you covered. Take our quiz and uncover the power of Sauron's deadliest weapon. Or just have fun and learn some neat things about your fa More  →
The Tolkien Quiz to End All Tolkien Quizzes

Top 3 Female Characters That Changed Video Games

By Dan SteinSeptember 23, 2014
A long time ago, video games were male dominated. Characters like Mario and Link always took center stage, while women were unceremoniously shoved into the role of damsel-in-distress. Though some would argue that male characters still hold sway on the industry, even the harshest critics ... More  →
Top 3 Female Characters That Changed Video Games

Take Our Super Mega Ultra Hyper Turbo Neo Prefix Gravity Falls Quiz!

By Dan SteinAugust 20, 2014
What's not to love about Gravity Falls? With scene-stealing characters, zany humor, and an ever-expanding pile of mysteries to solve, the show has become an instant hit with children and adults alike. But how well do you, the viewer, think you know Gravity Falls? Are ... More  →
Take Our Super Mega Ultra Hyper Turbo Neo Prefix Gravity Falls Quiz!

Top 3 Best (and Worst) Star Trek Films

By Dan SteinMay 30, 2013
Star Trek, at its best, explores the human condition and real world issues in a futuristic setting. At its worst, it becomes almost self-parodying, preachy, and just plain cheese-tastic. The recent release of Star Trek Into Darkness got us all nostalgic about the top 3 ... More  →
Top 3 Best (and Worst) Star Trek Films

What If Your Favorite Movies Ended Differently?

By Dan SteinMarch 28, 2013
There's an abundance of sci fi and fantasy films out there that geeks among us swear by. Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, and Harry Potter have come to define the best of their respective genres through intricate stories and complex characters. But what if ... More  →
What If Your Favorite Movies Ended Differently?
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Dan Stein

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