Archive for October, 2016

Frederick Parka year ago
Political Correctness in South Park
Over the years, South Park’s Trey Parker and Matt Stone have taken it upon themselves to address many controversial topics and social issues. From Scientology and Mormonism to homophobia and gender id...
Jason Schwartza year ago
The History Behind The Pixar Lamp
Pixar is so iconic that it’s hard to believe that there are people out there who have not seen a single Pixar movie. Pixar has made 17 movies and 16 of them are almost universally praised (I'm looking...
Anne St. Mariea year ago
The 'Doctor Strange' Controversy: Is Marvel Whitewashing?
With Marvel’s Doctor Strange on the verge of hitting theaters everywhere, the conversation regarding it is only getting louder ---- and, with that, the controversy. Said controversy kicked off the mom...
Alysha DePernaa year ago
Movies and TV That Helped Shape the Modern Superhero Universe   
With the recent release of Marvel’s Luke Cage on Netflix, and its overwhelming popularity, it’s not hard to see the impact that superheroes have on our culture. The show is a great example of the clev...
Sarah Quinna year ago
Funniest Webcomics for Gamer Geeks
From classics like Penny Arcade and VG Cats to newer strips like Intelligent Life, these satirical webcomics poke fun at gamers and geek culture while sharing inside jokes that never make it to mainst...
Alysha DePernaa year ago
The Best Fandom Culture Podcasts
The online world of geek podcasting is pretty vast and filled with just about any niche you can think of. However, the one downside - especially for us ladies - is that many of the top fan shows that ...
Sarah Quinna year ago
Dressing Up, The Geeky Way
From sedate to sexy, these amazing dresses are all you ever dreamed of in your adorable geeky heart. Maybe you’re a serious scientists or programmer; maybe you’re just extremely serious about superher...
Sarah Quinna year ago
Most Binge-Worthy Fantasy Webcomics (And They're Safe for Work, Too)
There’s a slew of superb fantasy webcomics to choose from these days, but some of them could get you fired (think Oglaf, one of the most notoriously NSFW fantasy strips on the internet). But you don’t...
Top Super Villains Turned Superheroes 
Everyone knows that for every superhero there is a super villain. But what of the super villains turned superheroes? The super villain turned superhero is one of the most exciting devices used in comi...
The Best Games Of All Time
I’ve never been much of a gamer, except fighting games, which I am tremendously good at. So good, that recently, my boyfriend and I went on a double date with another couple to a gaming bar, and I bea...
Peter Carriveaua year ago
Marvel Archenemies: The Most Heated Feuds in the Marvel Universe
Marvel archenemies have resulted in some of the most dramatic storytelling in the Marvel universe. They come in a variety of forms and occur on a multitude of levels. From the cosmic scale that can de...
Hollywood Vs. Television
For decades, going to the movies was a great way Americans consumed media. They would see cartoons, get their news, and see silent film. In 1927 and on, films would have sound and narratives became mu...
Patricia Sarkara year ago
Best Graphic Novels for Women 
Are you a female with a huge interest in comic books and the best graphic novels for women? It may have been against the grain once upon a time, but they’re becoming more popular than ever with female...
Sarah Quinna year ago
Madaya Mom: How Marvel's Latest Comic Profiles A Real-Life Superhero
As starvation and death plunge the Syrian mountain town of Madaya into despair, a mother fights to keep her family alive. Since the town is under siege by the Assad regime, access to fuel, food, and e...
Jason Schwartza year ago
Is Magneto a Hero or Villain?
Many superhero films follow a basic dichotomy, the split between good versus evil. The good is represented by the superhero and the bad represented by the villain. The notion of good versus evil works...
Alysha DePernaa year ago
The Best Gender-Swapped Comic Book Characters
Every once in a while, comic book characters are in for a serious makeover, whether it’s because sales are dragging, or there's been a fundamental change in the comic book universe that requires men t...