Comic Book Men, S02A – The Comic Book Issues: Episode One

The beginning of the second season of Comic Book Men signified a change for the show. The series was cut down from an hour to 30-minutes, which let it find…

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Comic Book Men – The Comic Book Issues: Episode Six

It’s funny that this episode of Comic Book Men began with a discussion (one-sided as it was) about celebrities that tweet each other, because I recently posted on something related…

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Comic Book Men – The Comic Book Issues: Episode Five

I’m prepared for the zombie apocalypse. Aren’t you? The question on whether a conversation like this on a show like this is staged is irrelevant, because I guarantee you these…

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S.H.I.E.L.D. Spec Script – “Enter the Wrecker”

Read “Enter the Wrecker” According to their website, Marvel does not accept unsolicited submissions for any reason. Given their size, this makes perfect sense. Read the page and comprehend enough…

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Famous Actors In Not So Famous Early Roles

Everybody has a different career. While some of our favorite faces were elevated to stardom quickly, others worked long and hard to get where they are. Not that others didn’t…

Every Tarantino Pop Culture Reference – Chronologically

Quentin Tarantino is well-known for peppering his scripts with shout-outs to his favorite films and stars, but have you ever wondered exactly how often he does it? Wonder no more!…

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Comic Book Men – The Comic Book Issues: Episode Four

Episode Four ended up being book heavier than I remembered. It’s not long enough to break into halves, but it is pretty long. There’s some great books here, though. One…

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The Basics Of Vetting A Source

Everyone on the internet is a genius. With a wealth of information only a mouse-click and a few keystrokes away, there is nothing we all collectively don’t know. Everyone on…

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Comic Book Men – The Comic Book Issues: Episode Three (Part Two)

…And we’re back. The first half of the episode dealt with a lot of decent books that came from a nice lady’s rubber bin. The second half? These gems are…

Mapping The Population Of The United States Based Only On The Census

The United States of America may not be number one in everything, but it is near the top of a number of lists. Two things it is widely known for…

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Interview: MC Frontalot

MC Frontalot is more than the world’s 579th greatest rapper. He’s designed a quest for the online game “Kingdom of Loathing” and his first tour was the subject of the…

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Comic Book Men – The Comic Book Issues: Episode Three (Part One)

Remember all the way back in the last episode when I said there was a big pile of comics coming up? It has arrived. There are too many books this…

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Comic Book Men – The Comic Book Issues: Episode Two

When you tune into a show called Comic Book Men, you expect to see a lot of comic books. The simple truth is, though, that this is a show about…

Professional Wrestling’s Five Moves of Doom

Casual fans of professional wrestling, and the WWE in particular, may have heard about the industry’s “Five Moves of Doom.” Most recently, it was brought up by John Cena on…

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The Hubble Chronicles: V838 Mon

I would like you to meet V838 Monocerotis, or V838 Mon as he’s known to his friends. Say hey to Mon. Say it out loud. Mon is a red star…

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Comic Book Men – The Comic Book Issues: Episode One

The arrival of Kevin Smith’s Comic Book Men to AMC’s post-Walking Dead hour of programming wasn’t just the debut of another reality show to an already cluttered genre, it was…

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An ‘Avengers’ Movie Guide, For Non-Nerds

It’s hard to keep track of everything that’s going on in the comic book world, especially with the record pace that studios are releasing new books, films and television shows….

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A Bluesman of All Trades: Guy Davis

Guy Davis isn’t what most people think of when they think of the blues. Son of Ossie Davis (Do the Right Thing) and Cleveland’s own Ruby Dee (A Raisin in…