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Classic SFF Leading Men Recast With Our Favorite Hollywood Dreamboats

By Vadim NewquistNovember 18, 2015
Although the nostalgic nerd inside of us may temporarily rage every time a classic piece of sci-fi and fantasy is recast, we quickly bounce back the moment we see our favorite leading men of today taking over the roles. And honestly, when an actor like the oh-so crushable Be More  →
Classic SFF Leading Men Recast With Our Favorite Hollywood Dreamboats

These Celebrity #TBT Instagram Pics Are the Perfect Cure for Your Post Halloween Malaise!

By Vadim NewquistNovember 3, 2015
Halloween may be over, but REJOICE! For we have enough supremely adorable celebrity childhood Halloween costume photos to neutralize that wicked sugar hangover we know you’re still nursing. Yes, courtesy of Instagram’s #TBT, we have the likes of Drake channeling Bilbo More  →
These Celebrity #TBT Instagram Pics Are the Perfect Cure for Your Post Halloween Malaise!

A Hauntingly Horrifying Scientific Fact or Fiction Quiz

By Vadim NewquistOctober 28, 2015
Science can be downright SPOOOKY. And we're not even talking about your Biology mid-term! To get ready for the ghouliest of all holidays, we have a quiz that will test your trivial knowledge of science's most horrifying facts. Great Einstein's ghost, let's begin! More  →
A Hauntingly Horrifying Scientific Fact or Fiction Quiz

You'll Never Guess Which American Movies Were Based On Anime & Manga!

By Vadim NewquistOctober 12, 2015
It seems that these days here in America, Anime and Manga are all the rage, but they’re an even bigger influence on our entertainment than you may ever have imagined. From big budget blockbusters to quirky indie fare, these Japanese exports have left an indelible imprint o More  →
You'll Never Guess Which American Movies Were Based On Anime & Manga!

Ahmed Mohamed Is in Good Company!

By Vadim NewquistSeptember 30, 2015
When fourteen year old Ahmed Mohamed was recently arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school, he became a poster boy for those looking to combat Islamaphobia overnight. Although some laughably saw him as a would be bomb maker, Ahmed was just trying to do a little scien More  →
Ahmed Mohamed Is in Good Company!

If You Like Star Wars Then You'll LOVE This!

By Vadim NewquistSeptember 22, 2015
As December 18th draws ever closer and we brace ourselves for a new Star Wars film that (fingers crossed) probably won’t totally suck, we figure that you might need some "Galaxy Far, Far Away" style entertainment so that you don’t get so anxious you chew on your light More  →
If You Like Star Wars Then You'll LOVE This!

Sci Fi and Fantasy Entertainments That the Critics Hated but the Audiences Loved

By Vadim NewquistSeptember 15, 2015
A few weeks ago, Fear The Walking Dead (the highly anticipated spinoff of AMC’s wildly popular The Walking Dead), premiered with fabulous ratings, but a less than stellar reception from the critics. Although its premiere episode wasn’t the greatest thing since sliced More  →
Sci Fi and Fantasy Entertainments That the Critics Hated but the Audiences Loved

Science Fact or Science Fiction? Scientific Mysteries Edition!

By Vadim NewquistJuly 31, 2015
It’s time again to play Science Fact or Science Fiction, a little game where we throw a science based claim your way, and you employ your science trivia knowledge and general acumen to determine whether we’re telling you the God’s honest truth or a Satanic lie plucked More  →
Science Fact or Science Fiction? Scientific Mysteries Edition!
About the Author
Vadim Newquist

Vadim Newquist is a writer, director, actor, animator, fire fighter, stunt driver, martial arts instructor, snake wrangler and time traveling bounty hunter who scales tall buildings with his bare hands and wrestles sharks in his spare time. He can do ten consecutive backflips in one jump, make cars explode with his mind, and can give fifty people a high-five at once without even lifting his hands. He holds multiple PhDs in nuclear physics, osteopathic medicine, behavioral psychology, breakdancing, and chilling out. He currently resides in Gotham City inside his stately mansion with his butler Alfred and his two cats.

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