Staff Picks

Alysha DePernaa year ago
Best Horror Podcasts
Although radio dramas once populated the airwaves, fiction has never dominated the podcast charts. This all changed with the creation of horror, suspense, and sci-fi podcasts. Their popularity isn’t m...
Defining the Western
After much movie-watching, researching about film, and a thought-provoking conversation or two, I ask myself: is "The Western" a genre of a film, or just the setting of one? How do you define it? If J...
Jason Schwartza year ago
6 of the Most Valuable Video Games Ever Made
People generally don't think of video games as high value collectables. Nothing ages worse than video games, games that were revolutionary years ago look like garbage compared to what we have now. Whi...
Patricia Sarkar5 months ago
Best Friends Shocking Wedding Tradition
John Beckwith and Jeremy Grey are divorce mediators and best friends who are living and working in Washington, D.C. John and Jeremy have a ritual that they look forward to every spring - crashing wedd...
Jacob Elyachar6 months ago
"Secret Empire" Concludes as "Generations" Begins
The House of Ideas will enter a new era in August as several critical stories conclude, and a new chapter of the Marvel Universe begins. What titles should you keep your eyes on? GEEKS broke down the ...
Rebecca Sharrock6 months ago
The Longwinded Tale of Neville Longbottom
I was introduced to the Harry Potter series by a primary school teacher in 1999. The books (and later the films) were something that I connected with immediately. Harry himself was an inspiring charac...
Michael Eric Ross5 months ago
Changing the Venue
Netflix debuted its $60 million original movie War Machine in late May. The reviews for the Afghan War-era film starring Brad Pitt were all over the place, from mildly rapturous to downright vicious. But if a recent study is to be believed, television viewers have made a decision about changing their moviegoing habits in a way that makes Netflix and other streaming services war machines themselves. The legacy studios are not happy. In its May study of streaming video service use, Fluent LLC, a N...
Rowan Marley5 months ago
Best Historical Fiction Shows to Watch Right Now
Historical fiction used to be a 'nerd's nerd' genre — but not anymore. As people increasingly grow interested in what life was like in the past, historical fiction has become a majorly popular genre o...
Jason Schwartz5 months ago
Terrible Movies That Should Have Been Great
Movie making is a complex art. It takes more than a good idea to make a good movie. There are plenty of great ideas that end up being terrible movies. Whether it's the writing, acting or poor pacing, ...