Best Nickelodeon Holiday Specials

Jason Schwartz
in Entertainment

We all know what the best part of the holidays are. No, it's not family or friends or food or even presents, the best part of the holiday season is obviously the TV specials. Cartoon holiday specials ...

'Semi-Tough' Was an Easier Read

Mike Mavenful
in Entertainment

Michael Ritchie's film adaptation of Dan Jenkins' raucous, ribald and satiric look at football fanaticism in Dallas was a heavy favorite going into production. The novel’s savvy view of pro football in the 1970s, at the dawn of pop culture, acknowledged with a sly wink the absurdity of approaching anything as superficial as pro football with a religious aura of seriousness. Aging running back Billy Clyde Puckett (Burt Reynolds), receiver Shake Tiller (Kris Kristofferson) and Barbara Jane Bookman...

Movies That Need Video Game Adaptations

Jake Frommer
in Entertainment

Every year, we see another video game get its debut on the big screen. Yet so rarely do we see the opposite. Even worse, when we do, the games are often rushed or not up to the standards serious gamer...

Larry Blamire's Steam Wars: Adventures in a High Hat Lifter

Jeremy Frommer
in Buyer's Guide

In his second outing in the Steam Wars universe, Larry Blamire delves deeper into the mechanical world of the warriors inside the giant steam rigs. Blamire's other books include Tales of the Callamo M...

‘The Herculoids’ - Hanna-Barbera’s ‘Lost’ Hit Animated Show 

Will Stape
in Entertainment

Narrator: Somewhere out in space live The Herculoids! Zok, the laser-ray dragon! Igoo, the giant rock ape! Tundro, the tremendous! Gloop and Gleep, the formless, fearless wonders! With Zandor, their l...

How Becoming A Father Has Ruined Me As A Geek

Adam Mash
in Entertainment

I can't escape it. It's an inevitability that at some point in the near future my life and friendships will be forever altered. A secret shame will be discovered and nothing will ever be the same agai...

Original 'Star Wars' Ornaments

Yadim Shmaltz
in Buyer's Guide

What is Boba Fett's favorite Christmas song? Jango bells, Jango bells, Jango all the wayyyy! Ba Dum Ching. Even villains like Darth Vader like to get into the holiday spirit once in awhile and wear th...

Best 'Stranger Things' Funko Pop! Figures Arrive

Stephen Hamilton
in Buyer's Guide

In 2016, Netflix transported us back to the 80s, with the classic tube socks, feathered hair, but with better television quality. Stranger Things rocked the streaming service and became one of the top...

Larry Blamire's Steam Wars: A Good Left Arm

Jeremy Frommer
in Entertainment

Larry Blamire's Steam Wars comic series is a tor de force of the steam punk genre. Larry's visuals are stunning, characters have depth and the steam punk story line is action filled. Decades ago Blami...

Remembering 'Looking for Mr. Goodbar'

Mike Mavenful
in Entertainment

People are always asking for movies that stand the test of time. Movies that were made and feel like another era, but are so authentic that they could not be recreated today. These are the classic fil...

What Games Do Game Designers Play?

Jake Frommer
in Entertainment

The video game market is oversaturated with content. With countless games lining the virtual shelfs, it can be hard to find the most interesting and inventive. But that doesn't mean they’re not out th...