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Do Book Covers Really Matter?

Do Book Covers Really Matter?

By Beth MishlerAugust 17, 2012

Book covers have been in the news an uncharacteristic amount lately. First, there’s the very popular word-of-mouth Tumblr site, MATCHBOOK, on which lit fanatics (or beach bums) can browse a bunch of popular book covers paired with bikinis that match them. If you haven’t seen...More  →

The 5 Geekiest Bands In the Known Universe!

The 5 Geekiest Bands In the Known Universe!

By Vadim NewquistAugust 17, 2012

The Rock world can often be intimidating to the average geek. Mohawks, spandex and make up are not to be found in the average geek's wardrobe, except for perhaps when they're dabbling in Cosplay. Smashing in an amplifier with an electric guitar? Forget about it....More  →

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man Vol. 1 Shows Us What Might Have Been

Ultimate Comics Spider-Man Vol. 1 Shows Us What Might Have Been

By Eric GarneauAugust 17, 2012

Once upon a time, when Sony first announced that they'd be rebooting their popular Spider-Man film franchise after only three movies, speculation ran wild as to who might replace Tobey Maguire in the title role. After a few tweets from Community actor/Childish Gambino alter ego...More  →

5 Originals That Are Better Than the Reboot

5 Originals That Are Better Than the Reboot

By Vadim NewquistAugust 17, 2012

Yesterday we brought you a comprehensive list of beloved pop-culture franchises that improved on the original source material. But for every Dark Knight and BattleStar Galactica, we sadly have those reboots that just don't quite hit the mark. Here's a list of originals that still...More  →

An Avengers TV Show Sans Avengers? Sounds Good!

An Avengers TV Show Sans Avengers? Sounds Good!

By Steven RomanoAugust 16, 2012

“Well, they’ve finally lost it!” “What is The MindHut thinking?!” “Last time I visit this site!” We’re going out on a limb here and guessing that’s what you Masterminds were thinking upon reading the title of this article. News that The Avengers would have a...More  →

You Say You Want an ALF Movie? No Problem!
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You Say You Want an ALF Movie? No Problem!

By Vadim NewquistAugust 16, 2012

After a twenty-two year hiatus from television, Sony executives decided this week that everyone's favorite cat-eating alien from Melmac is going to hit the big screen. For those of you who are unaware of just who and what the heck we're talking about, Alf was...More  →

5 Reboots That Are Better Than the Original

5 Reboots That Are Better Than the Original

By Vadim NewquistAugust 16, 2012

In terms of being green, Hollywood is an undisputed leader; after all, they're constantly recycling all of their ideas! Yes, our televisions and cineplexes are awash these days, with more reboots of beloved, classic franchises than ever. Fortunately for us, though, they do actually improve...More  →

First LGBT Gaming Convention, Gaymercon, Gets Green Light and Some Backlash

First LGBT Gaming Convention, Gaymercon, Gets Green Light and Some Backlash

By Beth MishlerAugust 16, 2012

Gaymercon, the first LGBT gaming convention, has just secured funding and is slated to make its Aug. 3-4 2013 debut in San Francisco. While the convention has loads of support in both the LGBT and in most gaming communities, there has also been a bit...More  →

Batwoman and Wonder Woman Team Up, Daredevil Welcomes a Guest, & More: New Comics for August 15

Batwoman and Wonder Woman Team Up, Daredevil Welcomes a Guest, & More: New Comics for August 15

By Eric GarneauAugust 15, 2012

BOOK OF THE WEEK: Batwoman #12: The last six issues of Batwoman saw two different pencilers attempt to make this comic pop as much as the artist who launched it, JH Williams III. Finally Williams has returned to this book's pages, and he's brought his...More  →

Rocket Talk: Large Idea Collider Edition!

Rocket Talk: Large Idea Collider Edition!

By Becky FerreiraAugust 15, 2012

Oh man, does Becky have a doozy of an episode today! What do racecars and dinosaurs have in common? Well, you'll just have to watch to find out!...More  →