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BOOK REVIEW: Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

BOOK REVIEW: Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld

By Paul KirschMay 24, 2012

I originally picked up Leviathan for a base and shallow reason: it has an amazing map. You can tell a lot about a science fiction/fantasy book by its map. The map is an artifact of the world into which you're about to submerge, and one of...More  →

Why Baz Luhrmann's Gatsby Will Be AWESOME

Why Baz Luhrmann's Gatsby Will Be AWESOME

By Josh PeriloMay 24, 2012

I remember the first time I saw Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo and Juliet (or Romeo + Juliet as it was billed). I hated it. Actually, I think that’s understating my reaction. I loathed it. I was studying acting at the time, and I thought I knew...More  →

3 German Games to Play After Settlers of Catan

3 German Games to Play After Settlers of Catan

By Scott GreenstoneMay 23, 2012

Sure, Settlers of Catan is really fun, except when no one will trade you any freaking sheep. Really. It was raining sheep five turns ago, and suddenly there's a sheep famine. Was there some sort of heavenly Sheepture (sheep rapture)? Does anyone have any sheep? German...More  →

This Character Needs a Comic: Robin (Damian Wayne)

This Character Needs a Comic: Robin (Damian Wayne)

By Steven RomanoMay 23, 2012

Y'ever have a favorite comic book character that you feel is always getting overlooked, no matter how awesome they are? So does Steven Romano! And he thinks the especially rad ones deserve their own ongoing series. Each week, Steven will profile a different underrated character...More  →

Marvel Heroes MMO Trailer Released!

Marvel Heroes MMO Trailer Released!

By Steven RomanoMay 23, 2012

Let’s be honest, Marvel Super Hero Squad is fun and all, but the MMO RPG of the same name didn’t exactly entertain the older generation of Marvel fans looking for a more robust gaming experience. For a long time we have been teased with Marvel...More  →

Game of Thrones: Ascent is Coming to Facebook!

Game of Thrones: Ascent is Coming to Facebook!

By Beth MishlerMay 23, 2012

For those of you who have found yourselves wistfully wishing you could enter the world of Westeros every time you checked your Facebook page, today is your lucky day! HBO is pairing with Disruptor Beam and Facebook to create Game of Thrones: Ascent, a game...More  →

You Like Cabin in the Woods?  Then Check THIS Out!

You Like Cabin in the Woods? Then Check THIS Out!

By Gabriel LaksMay 23, 2012

Do you ever feel like there are too many movies to choose from? Do you stare paralyzed at your Netflix queue unsure of what's worth your valuable time? Good! Welcome to “You Like That? Then Check This Out!” where we take a...More  →

A New Gay Character and a Same-Sex Wedding in Mainstream Comics

A New Gay Character and a Same-Sex Wedding in Mainstream Comics

By Eric Garneau and Robert IsenbergMay 23, 2012

Times are definitely a-changin'. DC and Marvel Comics, typically known as the Big Two given their continued dominance of the marketplace, have both recently announced initiatives that embrace the diversity of the LGBT community....More  →

Battleship Review: Being Dumb Can Be Fun

Battleship Review: Being Dumb Can Be Fun

By Robert RunyonMay 23, 2012

Battleship is dumb. Really really dumb. Still, it’s one of those movies, like Fast Five, that hits its dumb target in exactly the right way. There are a few keys to doing this. First, you need a few actors that are way too good for...More  →

7 Movie Days You NEED to Have This Summer
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7 Movie Days You NEED to Have This Summer

By Scott GreenstoneMay 22, 2012

Last weekend, my friends and I watched every film in the Marvel Avengers canon in succession. We started (chronologically) with Captain America: The First Avenger, watched Iron Man, then The Incredible Hulk, Iron Man 2, Thor, and finally we went to the theaters and watched...More  →