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“Learn to Love the C-List” and more advice for the DC movie-verse

January 29th, 2014 · No Comments

In this week’s “Geek Beat” column, I offer up some advice for Warner Bros. regarding the best way to build an expanded universe with the DC Comics characters akin to the multimedia franchises that Marvel and the Star Wars caretakers have cultivated. Given how much potential there is in DC’s history, it’s frustrating that we […]

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Popeye’s inspiration and more things to know about E.C. Segar’s famous sailor man

January 17th, 2014 · No Comments

Popeye made his debut 85 years ago today in the Thimble Theatre comic strip, and in honor of his anniversary (or is it a birthday?) I wrote up a list of 15 fun bits of information about E.C. Segar’s iconic, spinach-eating creation for Mental Floss. Here’s an excerpt: 14. Rumor has it that Popeye’s iconic […]

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Proud to own the coolest custom kicks in the cosmos. Rom Spaceknight All-Stars!

January 9th, 2014 · No Comments

A month or so ago, a friend of mine posted some pics of a pair of Converse All-Stars that he customized with a design based on the Adventure Time animated series. I was really impressed with his work, and asked him if he’d be interested in creating a pair of custom sneakers for me based […]

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The “Serenity” sequel and more stuff to check out this month

January 7th, 2014 · No Comments

My first Geek Beat recommendation column of the new year is live on Movies.com, and it’s jam-packed with stuff to check out this month. In addition to the release of Black Widow #1 from Marvel Comics, there’s also the arrival of Riddick on DVD and Blu-Ray. Basically, it’s a pretty great start to 2014. Here’s […]

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Oh, and also… Cheers!

January 1st, 2014 · No Comments

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Happy New Year, you crazy kids…

January 1st, 2014 · No Comments

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Crossovers so crazy they just might work and other questions bothering me so…

December 19th, 2013 · No Comments

Apparently, the Hollywood news cycle didn’t pause while I was busy being thankful for Michael Fassbender and sharing my Christmas list with everyone, so this week’s Geek Beat column is a catch-up of sorts. In looking over the big headlines of the past month or so, a few big questions came to mind about the […]

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