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Six Geektastic Spin-Offs that Need to Happen Right Now

By Beth MishlerMay 14, 2012

Spinoffs are usually the worst. Does anyone really want to see that annoying neighbor get twenty-two minutes to sort out his or her issues? No. But, there are some underrated and incredibly interesting characters in a handful of Geektastic shows that we think would make for some...More  →

Six Geektastic Spin-Offs that Need to Happen Right Now

Blogging RPGs: Character Creating

By Allison EmmMay 14, 2012

Our intrepid editor, Allison Emm, has joined a D&D campaign. The catch? She's never played before and knows ZILCH about the game! Will she sink or swim? Can she create a compelling character? And will her crush on Batman overshadow her love for the game?...More  →

Blogging RPGs: Character Creating
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Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 7 RECAP

By Eric SiegelsteinMay 14, 2012

Bran and Rickon are in the wind, and Theon continues down the path to becoming a true and utter douchenozzle. He did a nice job beating up Big Baldy for that epic (and entirely warranted) burn, so it seems like he's getting a handle on...More  →

Game of Thrones Season 2, Episode 7 RECAP
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Sherlock Recap: The Hounds of Baskerville

By Robert RunyonMay 14, 2012

In the first season of Sherlock, there was a noticeable second episode lull. After being introduced to this incredible world, we were dragged down into some plot about teapots. And with only three episodes per season, every moment counts here! Coming into this season, there...More  →

Sherlock Recap: The Hounds of Baskerville

Dating With Science: "Hot" Can Mean Basically Anything (If You Are A Girl)

By Jon_SkindzierMay 11, 2012

Science Fact: Women can find entirely different facial features attractive, depending on the kind of relationship they're looking for. Furthermore, they have a much broader definition of "attractive" than men do. Explanation: Guys are pretty consistent when it comes to attraction. If you...More  →

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How Punk Got Geeky

By Allison EmmMay 11, 2012

There was a time, long ago, when geeks were thought to have one kind of style. Glasses, gamer shirts or oxfords, pocket protectors, and bad haircuts. This limited stereotype still shapes what most of society thinks when they hear the word “nerd.” Just take the...More  →

How Punk Got Geeky

Five Stories That Need Darker Adaptations

By Robert RunyonMay 11, 2012

Sometimes, an adaptation of a work demands a heavy, somber hand. We’ve seen what too much lightness can do to movie. There’s Batman and Robin with its multitude of campy villains and rubber nipples. Then there’s just about every terrible Marvel adaptation from before 2000....More  →

Five Stories That Need Darker Adaptations

Four Books that Would Benefit from Horror-ification

By Swapna KrishnaMay 11, 2012

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies. Abraham Lincoln, Vampire Hunter. Sense and Sensibility and Sea Monsters. Literary mash-ups are all the rage right now, and for very good reason. They take a story we know and love, then give it a new and exciting spin. We're...More  →

Four Books that Would Benefit from Horror-ification
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Why the New Spider-Man Movies Won't Be as Good as the Old Ones

By ContributorMay 11, 2012

This post is brought you by Mastermind the_lol_chick. —Editors I'm with you on this, The Amazing Spider-Man looks great, and I can't wait to see it when it comes out, but I think the old movies will still have the leading spot in the franchise....More  →

Why the New Spider-Man Movies Won't Be as Good as the Old Ones