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An Interview with Billy “Ludwyg”

This article originally appeared in print in Buzzbin Magazine, 2011. The music is now available. Here’s a link to it on MySpace. “Whether I like it or not, the band…

Cobblestone Gonzos Volume 1: Koko’s Hoedown

where koko talks about music licensing, gets ignit, tells a story, and plays music by Monk Turner + Fascinoma, Single Bullet Theory, The Conscious Youths, Nas, and The Victor Herbert…

An Open Letter to Kevin Smith

Dear Mr. Smith, I recently discovered that Clerks 3 is a serious possibility as your cinematic swan song. For a serious fan, that is serious news. Let it be on…

Found on a Forum: Why Isn’t Hunter Moore In Jail?

Thread Title why hasnt this guy been arrested for invasion of privacy yet? Relevant earlier responses [Name Omitted]: Or for facilitating stalking and harassment? Because we live in a misogynist…

How Not To Fill Out A Dating Profile

Sometime ago, I joined one of “those” websites. You know, one of those dirty little corners of the web where lonely people go to commiserate in their misery. I’ve met…

From the Archives: Supertoast!

Download Supertoast! where we talk about internet etiquette, board games turning into movies, movie remakes, Canton First Friday, and the music of three beautiful voices: Kate Tucker, Polina Kourakina, and…

Top 5 Songs About The Way It Was Back In The Day

It’s all you can do to turn around without being slapped fully in the face with a fistful of someone’s nostalgia. Every conversation in this day and age eventually turns…

Films of the MCU – Phase One

The first set of Marvel movies launched the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and gave the world the first franchise movie composed almost entirely of characters originated in other franchise movies….

Explaining the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU), A Guide for Non-Nerds

Every year a new pile of superhero movies enters the cinema, each with its own mythology, origin story and rogues gallery of villains. That’s because the rights to film versions…

S.H.I.E.L.D. Character Details Revealed

Just a couple of weeks ago, we mentioned that a S.H.I.E.L.D. television show was in the works, if still a few years away. It seems the schedule may be faster…

Survivor Sneak Peek – Three Familiar Pain Faces

Reality television has come to dominate the landscape, with everything from prime-time network slots to a basic cable cornucopia of programs ranging from educational to pure trash. A lot of…

5 Comic Books You Can Expect To See On TV

Comic book movies are the rage right now, what with all the billions they’re making at the box office and all. That’s all well and good but, well, good things…

Is NAM Still Relevent? – A primer for geopolitical noobs.

The 16th Summit of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) met in Tehran, Iran, last week. News agencies all over the world covered the event. Reporters in Oman, Turkey, Russia, Malaysia and…

Texas Preparing For UN Invasion

By now, most people have heard about the judge in Texas that announced that he was prepared for the eventuality that the UN would invade Texas should President Obama get…

Afghan Local Police Training Halted By US Special Forces

Less than two months after Afghanistan was declared a Major Non-NATO Ally, the Department of Defense is reporting that training of the Afghan Local Police will be suspended until they…

5 Great Songs About Geek Media

One of the measuring sticks for a true geek phenomenon is the amount of fan attention it gets, not just as a consumer base but as an artistic base. Fan…

What’s In a Blue Moon?

August 31, 2012 was the date of the last blue moon. It was a day that Wiccans, witches and all those with an astrological bent can let their freak flags…

Trailers: 20 July 2012

If you haven’t been living under a rock for the last year, you know that Batman will dominate this weekend. By a lot. Here’s a trailer for it, and some…

Trailers: 13 July 2012

Which movies are opening this week? Why tell you about them when we can just bring you the trailers? Ice Age: Continental Drift (Ray Romano, Denis Leary, John Leguizamo, Aziz…

“The Wolverine” Casts Silver Samurai, Yukio and Others

The decision to cast Hugh Jackman as Wolverine in the original X-Men trilogy caused a lot of panic. Global mutant fanboys made IMDB’s servers explode in exasperation and exhaustion from…