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We Think Superman Should Keep His Red Underpants!

By Robert RunyonDecember 19, 2012
Superhero costumes were never meant to be on screen. In the dawn of the superhero, the Great Depression, the skin-tight costumes we know so well were chosen for a couple of reasons. First, they show the contours of the body extremely well, so you could ... More  →
We Think Superman Should Keep His Red Underpants!

Help a N00b: Should He Watch Supernatural?

By Robert RunyonSeptember 21, 2012
I’ve long been a connoisseur of things sci-fi and fantasy from the CW, dating back to its days as the WB and UPN. I’ve mainlined the entire series of both Buffy and Angel straight into my head, and I’ve even spent a few seasons with ... More  →
Help a N00b: Should He Watch Supernatural?

The 5 Greatest Tech Fails in Movie History

By Robert RunyonSeptember 20, 2012
In movies, and especially in science fiction, stuff usually works. Luke’s lightsaber always turns on, and Kirk’s phaser’s stun setting is always operational. That’s part of the fun of science fiction. You can see all this theoretical technology and see how it would work and ... More  →
The 5 Greatest Tech Fails in Movie History

The Star Wars Prequels Were Awesome (Yes, Really!)

By Robert RunyonSeptember 17, 2012
Just read that statement again. What was your first reaction? Bugged out eyes? A feeling of revulsion, like you just smelled an open sewer? That look you get when a cockroach crawls out of the fridge? All of those combined? The Star Wars prequels have garnered ... More  →
The Star Wars Prequels Were Awesome (Yes, Really!)

More Sherlock Details Revealed!

By Robert RunyonSeptember 12, 2012
Despite having their hands full with Doctor Who right now, Steven Moffat and Mark Gatiss continue to let out little crumbs of information about Sherlock. Before, the first clue of “Rat, Wedding, Bow” was covered beautifully by our own Brandon Specktor, as he ran down ... More  →
More Sherlock Details Revealed!

QUIZ: Which Doctor Are You?

By Robert RunyonSeptember 10, 2012
Whovians have a deep line dividing them. Just ask them a simple question: “Who’s your Doctor?” If you get two fans with a different answer, expect hours of arguments, hurt feelings, and general discomfort. Your Doctor is a part of you. You don’t just identify ... More  →
QUIZ: Which Doctor Are You?

Telltale's Episodic Walking Dead Game is Satisfyingly Horrific

By Robert RunyonSeptember 10, 2012
We’ve all survived a zombie apocalypse before. We’ve uncovered the crimes of the Umbrella Corporation in Resident Evil. We’ve snapped photos while mini-chainsawing through seas of zombies in Dead Rising. We’ve taken them down by the thousands in Left 4 Dead. We’ve planted the seeds ... More  →
Telltale's Episodic Walking Dead Game is Satisfyingly Horrific

Asylum of the Daleks Photos Released

By Robert RunyonAugust 31, 2012
Can it come any sooner? We are a mere ONE DAY AWAY until the Doctor Who premiere, and it seems like each second is going slower than the last. Must be wibbly wobbly timey-wimey stuff. Sure we’ve had a few trailers and paparazzi shots from ... More  →
Asylum of the Daleks Photos Released

These Lesser-Known Marvel Characters Need Movies

By Robert RunyonJuly 10, 2012
The current superhero movie renaissance didn’t start with a bang. It wasn’t some major character’s movie that made it happen. In fact, Batman and Robin almost killed the superhero movie. The first sign of life for the genre in recent years came by way of ... More  →
These Lesser-Known Marvel Characters Need Movies

The Greatest Real Superpowers

By Robert RunyonJuly 5, 2012
If you are a geek, chances are you’ve thought of it. What would you do if you had superpowers? Would you just keep them a secret and try to live a normal life? Would you use it to create a life of supervillainy and luxury? ... More  →
The Greatest Real Superpowers