Archive for June, 2016

SNL Sketches Made Into Movies
Following a balmy Cold War winter, the spring of 1976 came in dry and would lead to global droughts. April 24 was a Saturday, and a show known as NBC’s Saturday Night was wrapping up its first season....
Geeks Staffa year ago
Jim Henson Interview
Jim Henson's lovable gang of Muppets (a combination of the words “marionette” and “puppet”) has made him the most celebrated and successful merchant of fantasy since Disney. In it's prime on televisio...
Patricia Sarkara year ago
History of Cosplay
Cosplay is one of the most awesome things about anime and comic cons but the practice that is readily associated as a Japanese phenomenon, originated in America. Once referred to as costuming, the fir...
Geeks Staffa year ago
Scariest 80s Horror Movies
Mullets, leg warmers, and parachute pants weren’t the only scary things about the 1980s. In fact, the 80s are considered the golden age of horror movies because of how many fantastic films were produc...
Best Guest Stars on 'The Love Boat'
Ahoy, matey! International sensation The Love Boat aired on ABC from 1977 to 1987. With 10 seasons and a 1990 TV movie titled The Love Boat: A Valentine Voyage under its belt, the comedy series had ma...
Heather Johnsona year ago
Best Vampire Comics
Vampire stories are in our nature as a species. No matter what country or ethnicity a person may come from, their ancestors sat together and traded stories about supernatural beings with inhuman capab...
Tara Edwardsa year ago
The Walking Dead’s Best Comic Book Characters
Adaptation from print to live action often results in changes. Sometimes those changes happen because elements in the source don’t translate well to the new, faster-paced medium. Other times, it’s a c...
Isaac Shapiroa year ago
Worst Anime Dads
As most anime fans have realized, having somewhat inept or absent parents is necessary for any adventures on the parts of underage characters. Moreover, bad anime parents also work as a catalyst for t...
History of Deadpool
Captain America is as American as apple pie and hand guns. Captain America is the favorite superhero of every goody two-shoes out there. Yet for those that are a little more badass, Captain America is...
Sci-Fi in South Africa
The typical African narrative has been one of tragedy, one of political unrest, or one of a number of situations that create emotional dramas. So, when Neill Blomkamp’s sci-fi District 9 brought conce...
Heather Johnsona year ago
Retro Toys Return
Remember when toys were exciting and innovative? Not the toys of today, but the REALLY innovative toys of the past—the ones that were so different and so thrilling that toy companies couldn’t keep up ...
Best Post Apocalyptic TV Shows
Portrayals of what life may be like after a world catastrophe have always been present in art. However, after the creation of nuclear weapons, the possibilities for the end of the world likely became ...
Gender Bending Cosplay
Let me just say now that I’m biased in that I have a horse in this race. I’m a straight guy, and I enjoy wearing skirts. It’s not a fetish thing for me, but I must say I look good in a mid-length skir...
Geeks Staffa year ago
History of She-Hulk
I think it’s fair to say that everyone has heard of The Hulk. In fact, I’m pretty certain that even people who have never touched a comic book in their lives or have never seen one of the very many su...
Funniest Buddy Cop Shows
There are certain mainstays in the film industry in regards to genre. The every man action hero. The scary monster horror movie. And the buddy cop comedy. There’s something so likable about seeing two...
Patricia Sarkara year ago
Jessica Nigri Cosplay Queen
Cosplay isn’t something that everyone in geek culture partakes in, but geek culture loves admiring good cosplay. In fact, over the past several years fandoms have arisen among certain cosplayers due t...