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5 Japanese Properties We'd Like to See as Movies

By Steven RomanoFebruary 4, 2014
What do last year’s Pacific Rim and this spring’s Godzilla have in common? Aside from featuring colossal terrors with a proclivity for wanton destruction, both clearly illustrate that audiences are developing a taste for films based on or inspired by Japanese pop culture. And with ... More  →
5 Japanese Properties We'd Like to See as Movies

The 5 Earliest and Geekiest Viral Videos

By Steven RomanoFebruary 4, 2014
In those early days before launching websites devoted to aggregating viral content was a lucrative notion, keeping your friends in the funny video loop was achieved purely by email or (if you really want to get low tech) word of mouth. Dark times? Hardly. This ... More  →
The 5 Earliest and Geekiest Viral Videos

15 Mind-Boggling Comic Book Covers

By Steven RomanoJanuary 28, 2014
We’ve been told many times in the past to never judge a book by its cover. They’re wise words to live by, but whoever coined the adage obviously never perused a comic book rack in their lifetime. Otherwise they’d know that bizarre cover art means an even zanier story w More  →
15 Mind-Boggling Comic Book Covers

The 11 Greatest Cereal Prizes Ever!

By Steven RomanoJanuary 14, 2014
We’re living in sad times, America. Today’s children will never experience the joy that came from unearthing a plastic plaything from the bottom of a cereal box. Like winning an Olympic gold medal, these prizes were an award for getting out of bed (or turned every mornin More  →
The 11 Greatest Cereal Prizes Ever!

5 Superb Cartoon Series Cancelled Too Soon

By Steven RomanoJanuary 10, 2014
Nothing in this universe lasts forever: Money, that half-eaten egg salad sandwich in the back of the fridge, and—most importantly—cartoon shows. Several have come and gone over the years, but there’s a huge difference between a series finale and pulling the proverbial plug without notice. ... More  →
5 Superb Cartoon Series Cancelled Too Soon

5 Japanese Video Games That Defy All Logic

By Steven RomanoJanuary 8, 2014
Too creative? Scratching the bottom of the barrel? Japanese video game developers have no time for your narrow-minded concepts of artistic limitation! Anything and everything—in their eyes—has the potential to be a worthwhile gaming experience, from lowly street pigeons to living alone in an apartment. ... More  →
5 Japanese Video Games That Defy All Logic

The Top 10 Nerdiest Crimes Ever Committed

By Steven RomanoJanuary 8, 2014
In the criminal justice system, nerd-based offenses are considered especially heinous. In the world of geek culture, the people who research and write about these egregious felonies are members of an elite squad known as The MindHut. These are their stories (cue Law & Or More  →
The Top 10 Nerdiest Crimes Ever Committed

The Top 10 Saddest Children's Movies

By Steven RomanoDecember 26, 2013
Parents play a dangerous game when they pop a movie into the DVD player to keep the kids quiet. Because beneath the pretense of lollipops and sunshine, there’s always that one heart-wrenching, lower-lip-quivering moment that starts the waterworks. It took plenty of tissues More  →
The Top 10 Saddest Children's Movies

Top 12 Must-Watch Christmas Movies

By Steven RomanoDecember 16, 2013
It’s that wonderful time of the year again to gather the family close, huddle around the warm glow of the television, and spend the evening watching Christmas movies. But getting everyone together is the easy part, deciding on what to watch is usually how fights start. So More  →
Top 12 Must-Watch Christmas Movies

5 Films You Didn't Know Had Cartoon Series

By Steven RomanoDecember 12, 2013
It’s simple film industry economics: If a movie does well in the box office, it behooves the studio to parlay it into an animated cash cow for additional financial gain (success tends to vary, though). Franchises such as Star Wars, Men in Black, and Ghostbusters ... More  →
5 Films You Didn't Know Had Cartoon Series
About the Author
Steven Romano

Like Captain America, Steven Romano is just a boy from Brooklyn. When he isn't contributing to The MindHut and other geeky websites, Steven's hard at work writing his first novel and comic book scripts. Follow him on Twitter @Steven_Romano, and swing by his blog: stevenromano.tumblr.com

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