fact or fiction

Is it a fact or is it merely fiction? Fact or Fiction explores the lesser known truths in the geek universe.

'Rick and Morty' Fan Theories
Rick and Morty is one of the biggest breakout shows on Cartoon Network's Adult Swim programming block. The television follows a mentally unstable super genius scientist by the name of Rick Sanchez as ...
Clara Lina month ago
The Fun in Fandoms
Like many adolescents nowadays, once upon a time I had indulged a majority of my time in reading renowned fiction books, varying from the Harry Potter series to the Heroes of Olympus series. I've also...
Rich Monettia month ago
New Documentary Explores the 1967 Newark Riots and Racism in America
In 1967, the arrest and beating of an African-American taxi driver by a white cop sparked a riot that killed 26 people, caused millions in damage and led to a mass exodus from the beleaguered city of ...
American Cinema, Technology and Cyborg Embodiment
Iron Man 2 is about Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) a businessman who in the previous film made a device that kept him alive when he was kidnapped. Furthermore, he made a metal superhero suit to help h...
Is 'The Godfather' Based On a True Story?
Mario Puzo almost never wrote The Godfather. At the age of forty-five, his writing career was going downhill fast. He had made little money on his published works, and was receiving little support fro...
India Hendrie2 months ago
The Undoing Of Sebastian Swan
The rain fell and the rain fell and it showed no sign of stopping. In the small English village of Eastwoods they were used to the rain, indeed they were suited to it. The pumpkin crop had never looke...
Nicolas Brown2 months ago
Slavery, Class Warfare, and Hegemony
If you watched Game of Thrones’ episode, “Book of the Stranger” and have some notion of history and politics, you may have noticed a few crazy and familiar things being played out in the lands of West...
Anthony Gramuglia2 months ago
Why Kids Movies Should Be Scary
Children's entertainment is often equated with family friendly affairs - safe, fluffy material that neither challenges nor troubles younger audiences. It's not scary. Not frightening. Not nightmare-in...
Anthony Gramuglia2 months ago
Overwatch - And the Books, Movies, and Games That Inspired It
Overwatch remains one of the most popular video games in recent memories. A team-based first-person shooter, Blizzard's most recent intellectual property has entertained gamers worldwide with its colo...
Ossiana Tepfenhart3 months ago
'Steven Universe' Fan Theories That Might Actually Be True
If there has been one recent cartoon that has gotten major applause for creating rich storylines filled with lore, it has to be Steven Universe. Through its incredible four seasons, the show has slowl...
Frank White3 months ago
The History of Anne Bonney and Mary Read
As closely as historians can determine, the story of Anne Bonney and Mary Read started in an English port town in the 1680s when a comely, "young and airy" sea wife gave birth to a robust baby girl. T...
Rod Christiansen4 months ago
My Unlucky Stars
You might be asking, how did this kid find himself holding his breath and hiding under that car? And if you did, the only answer I'd have to give is a heaping of stupidity washed over with a lightly b...
Eli Sanza4 months ago
Are TV Viewers Too Segregated?
Late night talk shows have been an American staple since Steve Allen first hosted The Tonight Show in 1954. That show has been airing on NBC ever since, and it established a formula that has been emul...
Kurt Christenson4 months ago
LEGIONS OF MUTANTS
By @KurtChristenson When X-Men debuted back in 1963, the original concept of mutants was a metaphor for the Civil Rights Movement, with Professor X preaching the peaceful integration of Martin Luther ...
Rich Monetti5 months ago
Near Miss in 'Sully' Takes You for a Fake News Ride on the Hudson
If you don’t have a problem with Hollywood turning nothing into something then Sully is a pretty entertaining movie that adds even more to the our hero’s legend. But I couldn’t help feeling jaded as t...
Matt Cates6 months ago
Top Ten Classic Comic Batman Trivia Tidbits
There’ve been so many iterations of the Dark Knight detective we aren’t sure who the guy under the hood is at his core. But the best way to know for sure is to do a little sleuthing ourselves, and tra...
Sheera Lee6 months ago
23 Random Facts You Probably Didn't Know
Are you the next contestant on Jeopardy? Do you want to impress your friends at your next dinner party? This list of random facts will educate you on the bizarre and wonderful things you probably didn...