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Volume 1 of the New TMNT Comic Has Us Hungry For More!

By Matt HecklerApril 16, 2014
The classic TMNT cartoon that ran from 1987-1996 brought the Turtles from just a comic book to household name. There were action figures, live action movies, and just about anything else you could possibly want out of an awesome franchise. If you’re as excited as ... More  →
Volume 1 of the New TMNT Comic Has Us Hungry For More!

15 Awesome Fictional Versions of Earth

By Matt HecklerApril 15, 2014
Creating new and interesting worlds can be one of the most interesting parts about good science fiction. Sometimes, the writers don’t need to go far out into the stars to build a new planet, as their crazy ideas come in the form of changing the Earth we already know and lo More  →
15 Awesome Fictional Versions of Earth

10 Complicated Ways To Waste a Lot of Time

By Matt HecklerApril 10, 2014
Have you ever thought to yourself, “I have a few hours with nothing to do! How the heck am I going to waste all that time?” Well, then, we have a treat for you! There are some wonderfully dull things we do kill time in life, but these are some of the craziest and most co More  →
10 Complicated Ways To Waste a Lot of Time

12 Awesome Tabletop Games For Beginners

By Matt HecklerApril 9, 2014
Thanks primarily to the success of Wil Wheaton’s web series TableTop, tabletop gaming is everywhere in nerd culture. For those of you looking for something fun to do with friends, who don’t necessarily enjoy video games, tabletop gaming might be for you. For your conveni More  →
12 Awesome Tabletop Games For Beginners

13 Things Benedict Cumberbatch Fans Need to See

By Matt HecklerApril 1, 2014
Of all the actors who have become household names in the last few years, none have stars rising more quickly than Benedict Cumberbatch. Whether it’s for Sherlock or Star Trek, it seems like just about everybody knows him, and loves his work. Occasionally, actors and act More  →
13 Things Benedict Cumberbatch Fans Need to See

Everything You Need to Know About the Star Wars Expanded Universe

By Matt HecklerMarch 25, 2014
With the interwebs a-buzzin’ about the new Star Wars movies, you may find yourself wanting MORE MORE MORE, and we can’t blame you. We’re all in the same fanboy (or fangirl) boat! Lucky for us, there are comic books, novels, TV shows, and everything else under the sun More  →
Everything You Need to Know About the Star Wars Expanded Universe

10 Characters We Want to See in The Flash TV Show

By Matt HecklerMarch 18, 2014
The internets are all a-twitter with the recent photos released that give us our first look at the upcoming Arrow spinoff focusing on The Flash. Those of us comic book geeks who love DC Comics are especially excited, we’ve seen how great Arrow is and are hoping to see More  →
10 Characters We Want to See in The Flash TV Show

We Ranked the Buffy Characters, Worst to Best

By Matt HecklerMarch 14, 2014
Before there was Twilight and Vampire Academy, there was Joss Whedon’s Buffyverse. Known for its awesome characters and really clever writing, it set the gold standard for vampire fiction that has never been matched since. Because it’s fun to rank things we love by h More  →
We Ranked the Buffy Characters, Worst to Best

Jeff VanderMeer's Annihilation Destroyed Us!

By Matt HecklerMarch 13, 2014
Ridley Scott's Alien and John Carpenter's remake of The Thing both prove that a sci-fi horror movie can be a real masterpiece if due credence is given to both its horror side and its sci-fi side. Luckily for us, there is now Jeff VanderMeer's Annihilation ... More  →
Jeff VanderMeer's Annihilation Destroyed Us!

The MindHut 2014 Spring Reading List

By Matt HecklerMarch 12, 2014
Winter is going the frak away, finally! It’s time for spring, which means going out into the sun, sitting in the park and reading an awesome book, because who needs athletics? We know how hard it is to figure out what the heck nerds like ourselves should read. There’s on More  →
The MindHut 2014 Spring Reading List
About the Author
Matt Heckler

Matt Heckler is a writer, book critic, musician, movie nerd, sci-fi aficionado, and awesome beard haver from Chicago. When he isn't writing for The MindHut, he is drinking tasty beverages and working on his first novel. Follow him on Twitter @androiddreamer!

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