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The Evolution of the Joker's Style

By Ryan BrittMay 20, 2015
Like the length of Batman’s ears or the shade of Superman’s tights, everyone’s got an opinion on how the Joker is supposed to “look.” This week, photos emerged of Jared Leto’s new Joker from the upcoming Suicide Squad movie revealing his emo-dance club tattoo style ... More  →
The Evolution of the Joker's Style

Which New Upcoming Geeky TV Show Should We Be Losing it For The Most?

By Ryan BrittMay 18, 2015
Every year, every single television channel or streaming service gets closer and closer to being controlled almost exclusively by aliens, magicians, and superheroes. If you like cool sci-fi TV, it’s a pretty good time to be into this sort of thing; and a lot of ... More  →
Which New Upcoming Geeky TV Show Should We Be Losing it For The Most?
Does Osgood's <em>Doctor Who</em> Resurrection Prove Moffat Loves Us After  All?

Does Osgood's Doctor Who Resurrection Prove Moffat Loves Us After All?

By Ryan BrittMay 11, 2015
Everyone who loves Doctor Who knows that showrunner Steven Moffat sometimes seems to not love we-the-fans as much as we love Doctor Who. And last season, in what many read as a flippant dismissal of fandom; the fantastically sweet and whip-smart Osgood (Ingrid Oliver) was ... More  →

The Age of Irony: How Avengers: Age of Ultron Makes Fun of Itself

By Ryan BrittMay 4, 2015
Some might say there’s a little bit of superhero backlash out in the ether. There were some digs at superhero movies at the Oscars, while last year’s “best picture,” was essentially a critique of how a costumed character could ruin an actor’s life. But, superhero ... More  →
The Age of Irony: How <em>Avengers: Age of Ultron</em> Makes Fun of Itself
Why Do Batman and Superman Hate Each Other?

Why Do Batman and Superman Hate Each Other?

By Ryan BrittApril 23, 2015
By now everyone’s probably had enough time to calm down from the super-moody throwdown that is the Batman Vs Superman: Dawn of Justice trailer not to mention the new reveals of a spiffy Batmobile and the costumes of Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman from the ... More  →

Everything that Mattered at Star Wars Celebration

By Ryan BrittApril 20, 2015
So, you missed out on the Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, CA this weekend. Back when the first two Star Wars prequels were coming out this would mean you’d have no idea whatsoever what had actually happened; the goings-on of Star Wars Celebration were as ... More  →
Everything that Mattered at Star Wars Celebration
"Chewie, We're Home!" New Star Wars Trailer PLUS Force Awakens Panel Highlights, Free Pizza and More!

"Chewie, We're Home!" New Star Wars Trailer PLUS Force Awakens Panel Highlights, Free Pizza and More!

By Ryan BrittApril 16, 2015
As with anything related to Star Wars, everything you’re about to read could be interpreted as a spoiler of some kind, particular this stuff about free pizza. So, if you want to know as little as possible about Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, ... More  →

Is Daredevil the Hero Television Deserves?

By Ryan BrittApril 13, 2015
Figuring out if you should spend your time on a TV show is always tricky: but also sometimes like choosing which late night snack you shouldn't eat. When we talk about TV we’re always talking about consuming;  we “binge” on our favorite shows so much ... More  →
Is Daredevil the Hero Television Deserves?

A Brief History of Star Wars Re-Releases

By Ryan BrittApril 10, 2015
Sometimes it’s a little jarring to glance over your neighbor’s shoulder on the bus, the subway or in the park and notice that they’re watching Doctor Who, The Avengers or The Land Before Time Part 27. Anyone can watch anything anywhere these days, but you ... More  →
A Brief History of Star Wars Re-Releases

7 Essential Daredevil Facts

By Ryan BrittApril 9, 2015
Tomorrow, on April 10th, Netflix will debut the entire run of its new Daredevil television series. The show stars Charlie Cox as Matt Murdock/Daredevil and is part of Marvel’s new ambitious slate of web-only shows. While not necessarily an A-list Marvel hero, Daredevil has been ... More  →
7 Essential Daredevil Facts
About the Author
Ryan Britt

Ryan Britt is the author of Luke Skywalker Can't Read and Other Geeky Truths, forthcoming from Plume (Penguin) Books on 11.24.15. He's written for The New York Times, Electric Literature, Tor.com. The Awl, VICE Motherboard, Clarkesworld Magazine, and is a consulting editor for Story Magazine. He lives in New York City.

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