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It's Time for an "Infinite Summer"

By Robert IsenbergJuly 2, 2012

If you've never heard of "Infinite Summer," it may not be exactly what you're expecting. "Infinite Summer" does not refer to endless warm months followed by an absence of school. Infinite Summer is a season-long attempt to read Infinite Jest, the 1,000-page super-novel by David Foster Wallace....More  →

The 5 Greatest Saturday Morning Cartoons

The 5 Greatest Saturday Morning Cartoons

By Steven RomanoJuly 2, 2012

The facts are sad but true: Saturday morning cartoons suck now. But they didn't used to! There once were plenty of options when it came to our weekend intake of animated entertainment. Some were good, some were plain awful, and some were veritable legends. It...More  →

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VIDEO: "Comic Store Heroes" is Coming to National Geographic

By Steven RomanoJuly 2, 2012

It seems it was only recently that the media began to take notice of the once overlooked (and ridiculed) world of geek culture. But now with its inexplicable and sudden surge in popularity, television networks have been scrambling to cobble together reality shows that place...More  →

True Blood Recap: Wham, Bam, Thank You, Pam!
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True Blood Recap: Wham, Bam, Thank You, Pam!

By Beth MishlerJuly 2, 2012

We’re forgiving True Blood for this season’s mega-slow start because, a) it’s reminiscent of the show’s debut season, which began at a languid get-to-know-you pace, picked up momentum mid-season, and rolled to a rollicking finale, and, b) there’s more of Kristin Bauer von Straten’s Pam,...More  →

SPIDER-MAN WEEK: Empire State Building Lighting
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SPIDER-MAN WEEK: Empire State Building Lighting

By Tim WainwrightJune 29, 2012

Just when you thought your anticipation for the new Spider-man franchise with Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone couldn't be high enough, they launch "Spider-man Week". That's right: one whole week with the cast dedicated to events of Spidey awesomeness deliberately intended to get you even...More  →

TRAILER: Monsters University
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TRAILER: Monsters University

By Vadim NewquistJune 29, 2012

Disney's Pixar, the can-do-no-wrong animation studio that's brought us Toy Story, Up, and the recent hit Brave, just unleashed a teaser trailer for the highly anticipated prequel to Monsters Inc, Monsters University. Just like its predecessor, this one looks like it's loaded with laughs, as...More  →

What We Know About Ender's Game (So Far)

What We Know About Ender's Game (So Far)

By Scott GreenstoneJune 29, 2012

A week ago, the producers of the film Ender's Game announced that principal photography was done. That means it's gonna be quiet at Battle School until we see a trailer for the movie, which comes out November 2013. That's just too far for us, though, so...More  →

Spider-Man's Greatest Comic Book Moments

Spider-Man's Greatest Comic Book Moments

By Robert RunyonJune 29, 2012

After a few years off of the big screen, Spider-Man makes his return July 3rd with an all-new cast. This new Spider-Man stays closer to the comics in certain ways. Peter invents his own web shooters. More importantly, his first love is Gwen Stacy. Still,...More  →

This Character Needs a Comic: Ares

This Character Needs a Comic: Ares

By Steven RomanoJune 29, 2012

Gods in the Marvel Universe... the heroes can’t live with them, but they certainly can’t live without them! Since its earliest days, the innumerable pantheons of ancient gods have guided the course of the MU’s destiny for both better and worse and proved, time and...More  →