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  • My Crazy Theory on Batman

    0 CommentsPosted by on November 25, 2011 under Comics, Featured, Video Games
    Something I've come to notice about works of fiction, especially those in the continuous-story medias (television and comic books), is the love of crafting theories about what is happening. It's not surprising; we want to make sense of what is revealed and reveal for ourselves what isn't. It comes from cognitive dissonance, where when something happens and you can't explain it, it hurts your brain... more.
  • Top 10 Best Evil Bosses to Work For (and why it may be a bad idea)

    0 CommentsPosted by on October 8, 2011 under Cartoons, Comics, Featured, Lists, Movies
    In all walks of fiction, the hero usually travels alone, and at most has a small band of allies to follow along. Sometimes heroes band together and form teams, but rarely do they bulge beyond militia numbers. The villains, however, oh boy the villains. They are no strangers to having help. If the government wants to give out jobs, they need to release a few super criminals into the population. Ton... more.
  • Flowchart for ’80s and ’90s Cartoons

    8 CommentsPosted by on July 9, 2011 under Cartoons, Featured
    My word, this flowchart was a pain in the ass to make! Yes, I'll get questions about why I didn't add Batman: The Animated Series or Eek! The Cat or Rugrats or any of tons of shows not included here. This is confined to roughly the '80s and the first half of the '90s, doesn't include superhero series or Nicktoons, and also omits a bunch of more comedic series (Garfield, Beavis & Butthead, Flin... more.
  • Inhumanoids – 01 – The Evil That Lies Within, Part 1

    0 CommentsPosted by on June 25, 2011 under Cartoons, Featured, Reviews
    What lies before you is the precursor to something truly magical. I can't speak for Inhumanoids' popularity in the '80s, but the name certainly doesn't carry the same amount of weight as something like TMNT (I don't even have to define it, you know what it stands for). Inhumanoids only ran for 13 full 22-minute episodes, but it didn't start out that way. According to Wikipedia (apply your grain of... more.
  • Top 10 Tim Curry Villains

    0 CommentsPosted by on June 18, 2011 under Featured, Lists
    It can be hard for an actor when they get typecast into a role they can never escape, and few do. However, this often works out great for us as we get to enjoy the actor at their best over and over in new venues. One such actor is Tim Curry, and one such role is villains. The key to his villainous success is a voice laced with sin, dripping in delight of the devilish acts his characters produce an... more.
  • Let’s Read Batman: Year One, Part 1 (Batman #404)

    1 CommentsPosted by on June 3, 2011 under Comics, Featured
    There are few Batman stories quite as iconic as Batman: Year One. (more…)... more.
  • Pokemon – 003 – Ash Catches a Pokemon!

    1 CommentsPosted by on June 15, 2010 under Featured, Reviews
    The moon landing, 9/11, and Ash catching his first Pokemon. Moments in television history that beg the question “Where were you when?” This episode chronicles the first Pokemon Ash ever caught. Oh sure it happens in the first 30 seconds of the show, and the Pokemon, Caterpie, was so weak that the blow to the head by the tossed Pokeball was enough to subdue it into said ball, but dammit that’... more.
  • Pokemon – 002 – Pokemon Emergency!

    1 CommentsPosted by on June 5, 2010 under Featured, Reviews
    After the thrilling conclusion to the first episode, it’s time to catch up with Ash and Pikachu, weary from battle. The bike melted by electricity (but Ash suffers only a few patches of dirt on his body – strong kid) Ash rushes to Viridian City, where our next character, Officer Jenny, announces to the whole town that shit is going down. Now it should be mentioned that there is a theory that f... more.
  • BraveStarr – 29 – Tunnel of Terror

    0 CommentsPosted by on June 1, 2010 under Featured, Reviews
    The episode starts off with a 40 second 'space' intro where you get some asteroids and comets and swirling galaxies, before it moves in past the three suns and on to New Texas. Filmation loves reusing animation, and you'll find this 'intro' again in quite a few later episodes too. Anyway, once that's over, we get BraveStarr atop his trusty steed 30-30, with Judge J.B. and Doc Clayton on turbomules... more.