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Comic Books 

Clowns, Cutters, and Cannibals: The Scariest BATMAN Villains

Of all the superheroes out there, no one has a better line up of evil jerks looking to ruin their day than the Dark Knight Detective himself, Batman. Part of the beauty of Batman’s rogues is just how varied they are. They go from straight up goofy – Condiment King – to completely terrifying. When […]

TV 

Remembering FREAKAZOID!

Warner Brothers shut down their animation studio in 1969, choosing to outsource the work to other studios instead of continuing the costs of having a full time animation studio that was producing fewer and fewer cartoons each year. For nearly 20 years, the classic LOONEY TUNES characters, along with the Hanna-Barbera hits, were done for […]

Comic Books 

Happy Rebirthday DC!

A year ago this month, DC Comics took a big risk – they ended their comics, and for the last week of May released just one book: REBIRTH. The book acted as a soft reboot for the DC universe which, for the last few years, was seen as a struggling concept after the last reboot […]

Comic Books Films Real Life Scares TV video games 

The Weirdest Jack the Ripper Appearances

At the end of the 19th Century, Jack the Ripper took the world by storm. His murders changed the world forever, giving us the first famous serial killer and giving tabloid journalism it’s first big story, altering the way we receive news even to this day. So powerful is the idea of Saucy Jack that […]

Comic Books Films 

Is DC on the Right Track?

Imagine, for a moment, that you find the Cosmic Treadmill, the device Flash uses to travel through time in the comics. There you are, little old you (or young you, I don’t want to be ageist), with a machine that can take you back to any point you want. Imagine that you get into it […]

Films Music 

Watch The BATMAN V SUPERMAN Warehouse Fight Cut To Patrick Stump’s “Who’s The (Bat)Man”

I have yet to see THE LEGO BATMAN movie, but that hasn’t stopped me from listening to Patrick Stump’s hilarious and kinda awesome theme song “Who’s The (Bat) Man.” And while people can debate the quality of BATMAN V SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE all they want, it’s impossible to deny the warehouse fight as probably the […]

Comic Books TV 

What Scares Batman? Five Episodes That Show Us The Dark Knight’s Greatest Fears

Recently, Warner Brothers was really scared. Ben Affleck dropped out of directing THE BATMAN, and it seemed like they were having trouble finding a replacement. Lucky for them, Matt Reeves signed the contract and for the studio and many Batman fans, the nightmare ended. For Batman, the nightmare may just be starting. We don’t know […]

Films 

VIDEO: The Long Lost Art Of The Movie Novelization!

Here is Wikipedia’s introduction paragraph to a what a “movie novelization” is. “A novelization (or novelisation) is a derivative novel that adapts the story of a work created for another medium, such as a film, TV series, comic strip or video game. Film novelizations were particularly popular before the advent of home video, but continue […]

Films 

Check Out Chucky The Salesman In This Rare CHILD’S PLAY VHS Promo Video

Bless the internet. And in particular You Tube because you can always find some of the strangest oddities on there. Sometimes it’s commercials or weird late night things you vaguely recall seeing as a kid. Other times, it’s promotional videos that serve as a time capsule, a relic of a time now long lost much […]

Comic Books Films TV 

LIGHTS OUT 2, DON’T BREATHE 2 and VAN HELSING – This Week’s Horror News Rundown

Sequels! Sequels! Sequels! (And some reboots!) This week on the Horror News Rundown we’ve got updates on upcoming installments in hit new franchises, the skinny on a highly anticipated reboot, and trailers galore. Why waste any more time? Let’s check it out, gang! Here’s How the Nightmare Continues in LIGHTS OUT 2 Earlier this week […]

Films 

6 Things We Learned From Scream Factory’s THE EXORCIST III Blu-Ray Release

It’s a great time to be a fan of THE EXORCIST. William Friedkin’s 1973 film adaptation of the novel by William Peter Blatty has long been considered “the scariest movie of all time,” and for most people, that title remains firmly intact, despite the existence of a few misguided sequel/prequels sharing the same name. There is […]

Comic Books Real Life Scares 

Paul Is Dead: Five Infamous Pop Culture Urban Legends

It’s hard to imagine a time when there wasn’t an internet, and yet for the long majority of human history, we couldn’t get yelled at by random kids over Twitter. Crazy. Even crazier is how many weird little stories everyone knew. These stories, from the alligator in the sewers to the escaped killer with a […]

Comic Books Films 

Meet The Man With The World’s Most Fully Functional BATMAN Suit

So, I bet a lot of you out there think you are the world’s biggest Batman fan? You might have to take a back seat and give it up for Julian Checkley. The Ireland based FX artist and suit maker currently holds the Guinness World Record for “most functional gadgets on a cos-play suit.” A huge […]