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Phoenix Jones vs Rex Velvet: Real-Life Superhero Showdown

Phoenix Jones vs Rex Velvet: Real-Life Superhero Showdown

By JasperMay 7, 2012

Phoenix Jones has been patrolling Seattle’s streets for years, in a full-on supersuit and mask. He's a real life superhero, equipped with bullet-proof body armor that resembles something from the pages of a Marvel comic book, mace, a nightstick and a taser, he wanders the...More  →

Ear Plug: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

Ear Plug: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr.

By Michael VerityMay 7, 2012

It's a scientific fact: if you proclaim you'll never be like, talk like or make a living like your parents, you’ll be cursed to follow in their cubicle-working, Dockers-wearing footsteps. Luckily for Joshua Epstein of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Jr., his parents were tie-dye wearing Deadheads...More  →

Who Do You Hate Most In Game of Thrones Episode 2.6?
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Who Do You Hate Most In Game of Thrones Episode 2.6?

By Brandon SpecktorMay 7, 2012

Game of Thrones sure loves to play with the empathy we feel for its characters, don't it? It's way easier to like Joffrey after he's been hit with cow crap and the flat of his uncle's slappin' hand. It's easier to like Cersei after the most...More  →

Sherlock Recap: A Scandal in Belgravia
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Sherlock Recap: A Scandal in Belgravia

By Robert RunyonMay 7, 2012

Allow us to get you up to speed on all of the exciting, neo-Doyle-esque action during this season's (far too short) Sherlock. For the newbies, here’s a brief introduction to our main characters. Sherlock Holmes is our hero. He’s a sociopath detective that chooses to use...More  →

7 Nerdy Power Couples Who Give Us Hope

7 Nerdy Power Couples Who Give Us Hope

By Brandon SpecktorMay 7, 2012

We could argue that Adam and Eve were the first great dorky power couple. Chew on this image, if you will: Adam, lingering around all day with the Boss (not Bruce Springsteen [well, actually, maybe Bruce Springsteen]), talking his ear off with geeky questions about geogra...More  →

The Avengers Review: Movie Stays Too True to Comics
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The Avengers Review: Movie Stays Too True to Comics

By Eric GarneauMay 7, 2012

Marvel's blockbuster superhero film The Avengers opened Friday, and by pretty much any possible measure of success, including those both financial and critical, the thing's a massive hit. Yet I can't help but have a little trepidation over this $600 million monster. I totally see the...More  →

Which Avengers Didn't Make The Cut? Nick Fury Narrates

Which Avengers Didn't Make The Cut? Nick Fury Narrates

By Brandon SpecktorMay 4, 2012

As anyone whose ever managed a team will tell you, it's not easy finding reliable players. Take S.H.I.E.L.D. leader Nick Fury, for example. We know he got Iron Man, The Hulk, Captain America and the rest of The Avengers to join his team without too much difficulty. But there...More  →

Five Questions about Avatar: The Legend of Korra
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Five Questions about Avatar: The Legend of Korra

By Kousha NavidarMay 4, 2012

By now, anyone who doubted the excellence of the next Avatar series has either changed their mind or been forced off the planet by the rest of the population. In a word, Avatar: The Legend of Korra is fantastic. Deeper political struggles, stunning visuals, and...More  →

Five Sci-Fi Characters Cooler Than Han Solo

Five Sci-Fi Characters Cooler Than Han Solo

By Robert RunyonMay 4, 2012

Han Solo isn't that cool. Sure, he used to be. When we first meet Solo, he’s kicking it at the cantina with a bug-faced dude. Greedo starts threatening him, so Solo shoots him and walks away. Cold-blooded and awesome. Then George Lucas made him do...More  →