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Spider-Men Get Emotional, Batman Gets an Ally and More: New Comics for August 8

Spider-Men Get Emotional, Batman Gets an Ally and More: New Comics for August 8

By Eric GarneauAugust 8, 2012

BOOK OF THE WEEK: Spider-Men #4: If you've been following this series—in which the regular Marvel Universe Spider-Man meets his Ultimate Universe counterpart—you probably assumed this issue was coming. But I bet you didn't expect how emotional it would be. Spider-Men #4, the second-to-last chapter...More  →

New Skyfall Trailers!

New Skyfall Trailers!

By Becky FerreiraAugust 8, 2012

James Bond is the longest-running movie franchise of all time, and for good reason. Ever since the release of Dr. No in 1962, the public has loved riding sidecar in Bond’s world of gadgets, guns, and girls. While each Bond has had his own special...More  →

VIDEO: Mankind Can Finally Buy a Robotic Mech!

VIDEO: Mankind Can Finally Buy a Robotic Mech!

By Steven RomanoAugust 8, 2012

How many times have you watched YouTube videos of Japanese technical institutes holding demos of their latest robotic creations and thought, “Robotic baby seals and dental patients are nice, but when they are going to make a robot I can actually ride in?” Well, Masterminds,...More  →

Comedy Nerd Corner:

Comedy Nerd Corner: "Tales Designed To Thrizzle #8" Comic Review

By Gabriel LaksAugust 8, 2012

"[Michael Kupperman] may have one of the best comedy brains on the planet right now." - Conan O'Brien The hilarious Michael Kupperman's comic Tales Designed To Thrizzle quietly turned seven last month, an event marked bittersweetly by the release of the series' eighth and final issue. If...More  →

Blogging RPGs: How to Cope Between Encounters

Blogging RPGs: How to Cope Between Encounters

By Allison EmmAugust 8, 2012

So, I’m hooked. So hooked, in fact that I wish I could play more. Unfortunately, real life must interfere with the RPG life eventually. Worlds collide, people get sick, and national holidays clash with weekly game nights. Study groups must meet, and “day jobs” must...More  →

15 Years after Buffy: She Influenced Pop Culture. A Lot.
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15 Years after Buffy: She Influenced Pop Culture. A Lot.

By Beth MishlerAugust 8, 2012

20 years ago this summer, the movie Buffy the Vampire Slayer hit theaters. Starring Kristy Swanson as Buffy and erstwhile heartthrob Luke Perry, the movie remains nostalgic cheesy fun, even though it never set the world (or movie theaters) on fire with its creative brilliance....More  →

The 5 Best Movie-to-Book Adaptations

The 5 Best Movie-to-Book Adaptations

By Vadim NewquistAugust 7, 2012

There's nothing quite like seeing a movie that brings the twists and turns of a truly great book to life, but how often do you read a great book that brings a movie to life? Surprisingly there aren't that many! So we thought you might...More  →

Zombies Sighted in NYC!

Zombies Sighted in NYC!

By kat_rosenfieldAugust 7, 2012

You know what's great about zombies? Well, yeah, okay; the answer to that question, obviously, is everything. But one of the finer points of zombie awesomeness is the part where sure, they're a lot of fun, but they're also safely contained inside your television. Because...More  →

Transmedia Tuesday: The Miracle Mile Paradox

Transmedia Tuesday: The Miracle Mile Paradox

By ChauntonAugust 7, 2012

It’s been a while since Transmedia Tuesday tackled a good old alternate reality game. To remedy that, we thought we’d take a look this week at an ARG called Miracle Mile Paradox. In some ways it’s about as traditional as ARGs come (memorable character comes...More  →