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Renewed and Cancelled Television Shows of 2015

Posted: May 11, 2015

It’s that time of the year again, finale season, some shows have already had their finales and many are wrapping up their 2014-2015 season over the next week or two. Of course, we are all wondering which of our favorite shows will be returning in the Fall and what new shows will be joining them.
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Review: Star Wars #3

Posted: March 31, 2015

Marvel has launched its third issue of its Star Wars comic and now that it has to compete with their Darth Vader and Princess Leia series this issue really amped things up. I have gotten to read both Darth Vader and Princess Leia’s series and so far the main series is my favorite, I am
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Comic Review: Birthright issues #4 and #5

Posted: March 10, 2015

Like my Walking Dead reviews I have fallen behind a bit on my reviews of Skybound’s Birthright series, again I am sorry about that I will be on top of it much better. In issue #3 we left off with Mikey, Brennan and Aaron running from the FBI as Mikey leads them on his mission
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Review: Spider Gwen #1

Posted: March 5, 2015

Marvel’s Spider-verse event was a pretty big event that introduced many different versions of our favorite web-slinger, however, one in particular really got people excited. People were so excited by Gwen Stacy as Spider-Woman marvel decided to give her, her own comic Spider Gwen. The comic launched this past week, I rarely get into Marvel
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Recap and Review of The Walking Dead #135 – #137

Posted: February 23, 2015

ISSUE #135: FACE TO FACE I know it has been a while since I’ve reviewed The Walking Dead comics and I do apologize for that. Well, lets get right into it. Issue 134 From Whispers to Screams left off with things still building for the people at Hilltop, two bullies attacked Sophia and Carl, which
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STAR WARS (2015) #2 Review

Posted: February 12, 2015

Marvel’s second issue of its main Star Wars comic hit shelves last week along with two other series that have Darth Vader and Princess Leia as the title characters; sadly I have not gotten the chance to read those yet. However, I did manage to get my hands on a digital copy of Star Wars
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STAR WARS (2015) #1 Review

Posted: January 15, 2015

The second most anticipated Star Wars event of the year hit shelves today: Marvel’s launch of its Star Wars Comic line. This is a pretty big deal, especially considering that there are roughly 30 different cover variants for this issue alone, everyone from Joe Quesada to J. Scott Campbell came out with a cover. The
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Why Canceling The Interview was the Worst Possible Mistake

Posted: December 19, 2014

For months now a single Hollywood film has been at the center of tensions between North Korea and The United States of America, Sony’s The Interview starring Seth Rogen and James Franco. Essentially the plot revolves around a TV talk show host and his producer being recruited to kill the leader of North Korea after
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Review: Birthright #3

Posted: December 11, 2014

Skybound has released its third installment of Birthright, it’s fantasy adventure comic centered on a boy taken to another world to become its hero and his return to his own world as a Conan-esque man on a mission. In the second issue we left off with Young Mikey escaping his captures/protectors in Terranos trying desperately
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Where are the Black Friday Deals?

Posted: November 27, 2014

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Review: The Walking Dead 134: From Whispers to Screams

Posted: November 19, 2014

In the last issue of The Walking Dead the Whispering Walkers ambushed Maggie’s rescue team. This new threat seemed pretty legitimate considering how well they had been dispatching the scouts that protected the Hilltop. Carl and Sophia were enjoying living together in the Hilltop while Rick headed out back to his own camp. In this
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Review: Birthright #2

Posted: November 10, 2014

Skybound Comic’s second issue of their fantasy series Birthright hit the shelves this week. It picks up right where it left off, with Mikey still in the interrogation room. His family is still debating if it is Mikey or if he knows anything about their child’s disappearance. While the first issue focused on introducing us to the
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Review: Birthright #1

Posted: October 31, 2014

Within the last few weeks there has been tons of news about superhero movies and their respective comics.  This makes it easy to forget that there are many other genres of comics. Skybound and Image Comics released their first issue of their new fantasy series, Birthright. At first look this comic is a fantasy story
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Review: The Walking Dead #133: Impending Doom

Posted: October 23, 2014

The Walking Dead issue #133 is titled ” Impending Doom,”  and that is very much an appropriate title for the build-up that occurs within its pages. The previous issue left us with Carl getting settled at The Hilltop and everyone enjoying a moment of peace, which we all know never lasts very long. We were
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Review: The Walking Dead #132: Happiness (Spoilers)

Posted: October 14, 2014

Issue #132 of The Walking Dead debuted today and introduced a new threat to our group of survivors, but first let’s have a quick recap incase anyone isn’t caught up yet. Rick and Carl are still at The Hilltop with Maggie and Glenn Jr., Carl is getting settled in to start his blacksmith apprenticeship and
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Why have Cartoons only become weird and somewhat disturbing?

Posted: August 27, 2014

As a parent of a three-year-old boy I watch quite a bit of cartoons, as I’m sure many parents do and I’ve noticed that in the last few years cartoons have become disturbing to me. I was lucky enough to grow up in the 90’s era of cartoons, which could be argued to be the
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Shark Week: The Greatest Week of Television

Posted: August 18, 2014

Every year I look forward to Discovery Channel’s Shark Week, it’s been a staple in my house for as long as I can remember. Even though my family isn’t particularly fond of watching seals and sea lions get munched on, we all sit down and watch mainly because- like everyone else- sharks fascinate us. Shark
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My Memories with Studio Ghibli

Posted: August 14, 2014

With news that Studio Ghibli may be shutting down its production department coming out of Japan late last week, I started reminiscing about what my first Studio Ghibli film was and how it has affected my life. I can’t say that I grew up with Studio Ghibli or Miyazaki films, my first anime experiences were
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Competitive Pokémon are on a Whole Different Level

Posted: July 31, 2014

Hi everyone, this past Wednesday I attended that SDCC Pokémon Tournament for Craft Beer Lovers, and I have to say that I had blast. Despite the fact that my Elite Four dominating team was demolished by all those that I battled, I still enjoyed every moment of it as did everyone else. Having the tournament
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SDCC 3DS Pokemon Tournament for Craft Beer Lovers

Posted: July 31, 2014

Hi Everyone, in my last post I mentioned a 3DS Pokémon Tournament going on during Preview Night of San Diego Comic-Con in Little Italy. Well, I thought I would talk about the meet up a little and the people behind it. What’s the point of having a blog if you aren’t going to write about
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No Comic-Con Badge? San Diego has plenty to offer!

Posted: July 10, 2014

  With everyone gearing up for San Diego Comic Con I thought it would be a good idea to throw out some ideas of things to do in case you couldn’t get your hands on passes, or if you need a break from the convention floor and panels. With Comic-Con being held in San Diego
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San Diego Comic-Con 2014 Exclusives Pre-orders, Good idea?

Posted: June 28, 2014

San Diego Comic Con 2014 is nearly upon us, 25 days to be exact. Convention goers are starting to find which movie stars are going to show up, which movies and television shows are going to have panels (still sad there is no Doctor Who panel this year), and what events are going to be
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Free Comic Book Day

Posted: May 1, 2014

Free Comic Book Day is upon us! The first Saturday of May has officially been Free Comic Book Day for about ten years now. Personally I’ve known about this day for a while and have enjoyed hanging out comic book stores with friend. It dawned on me though that I know nothing about it’s origins
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Bioshock: Burial at Sea Episode 2 Review

Posted: April 6, 2014

Burial at Sea Episode 2, Irrational Games last work and the final DLC to come out for Bioshock Infinite is the perfect farewell to the Bioshock multiverse. After the announcement that Irrational Games was being shut down we all knew that we wouldn’t see anything from the Bioshock franchise again after the DLC came out.
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Need for Speed Review

Posted: March 26, 2014

Need for Speed is the latest video game to film adaptation and it doesn’t disappoint like so many do. The Need for Speed video game franchise is one of the biggest in the industry with 20 games released since 1994. It would seem that a racing game would be hard to turn into a film.
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Hollywood Reboots and Revivals

Posted: February 17, 2014

Hollywood’s bread and butter are franchises and the majority of those are reboots of 80’s movies such as Carrie, Red Dawn, Evil Dead and Robocop. Along with reboots there are also revivals, franchises that Hollywood doesn’t want to let go of. This year alone we have news of Star Wars, Jurassic Park, Transformers, Sin City,
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What happened to Movie Theater Etiquette?

Posted: January 21, 2014

At the risk of sounding like an old man, I feel the need to let some steam blow on how going to the movies isn’t like it was ten years ago. Now, I’m not going to blame it all on cell phones and the people who don’t understand the twenty different messages to turn them
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Nintendo Direct 12.18.13. Recap

Posted: December 19, 2013

Nintendo held another broadcast of it’s Nintendo Direct yesterday to give us a heads up on what to look out for in Spring 2014 and a few other projects they are working on. The half hour video showcased both Wii U and 3DS/2DS games and a few things coming to the eShop. They are mainly
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Walking Dead Mid-Season Finale: Geektrum Review

Posted: December 3, 2013

            So hopefully everyone has seen the mid-season finale of The Walking Dead this past Sunday and if not, STOP READING NOW, SPOILERS! Seriously: Spoilers! Turn around now if you don’t want it ruined!   Now that’s out of the way, HOLY $#%!!! So much happened that episode it felt almost like the season three
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Hunger Games: Catching Fire Review.

Posted: November 24, 2013

So, its finally here, one of the most anticipated movies of the year Hunger Games: Catching Fire hit theaters nationwide and the fandom can rejoice, it was worth the wait. Catching Fire did everything right and should please both fans of the first movie and those that read the books, it was a very close
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Ender’s Game: Geektrum Movie Review

Posted: November 17, 2013

First off, let me say that I am not going to touch on the controversy surrounding the author of the book, Ender’s Game, which the film is based on. It doesn’t have any influence on how I felt about the film itself. Honestly I enjoyed Ender’s Game, it was an intelligent Sci-Fi film that didn’t
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