It’s late afternoon, and work’s really starting to drag. Here’s a little pick-me-up that combines two of my favorite things: musicals and video games (thanks, After Elton). I hope they do “Q*Bert” next. Enjoy!
The latest, greatest and not-so-greatest in the worlds of sci-fi, anime, comic books, video games and more.
OK, I’m blatantly stealing this from my friend’s blog. It’s way too funny not to share, especially on this bleary Friday.
I wasn’t able to attend the second Detroit Fanfare because of a number of other commitments over the weekend, but The Detroit News was there in force. In case you missed it, we had coverage for both days, and we also have a photo gallery up and ready to view, including some fun costume shots … Continue Reading →
Geekdom lost two of its own this weekend with the deaths of Cliff “Uncle Ben” Robertson and Andy “Spartacus” Whitfield. I knew Oscar winner Robertson had played Uncle Ben in Sam Raimi’s “Spider-Man” film, but I didn’t know he also was on the second season of TV’s “Batman” as a cowboy named Shame. The episode … Continue Reading →
Take a dash of “Blair Witch Project,” throw in some camp and top it off with a bit of “Cloverfield,” and you get Norway’s immensely enjoyable “Troll Hunter.” If you think you know your trolls from the old “Billy Goats Gruff” story, think again. Three college film students head into the woods following a strange … Continue Reading →
Allowing you to play as four different versions of Spider-Man, Shattered Dimensions is a lot of fun. The base story is that Spider-Man and villain Mysterio get into a scuffle while the villain is trying to steal the “Tablet of Order and Chaos.” In the ensuing fight, the tablet is shattered, with pieces falling through … Continue Reading →
Having grown up with the original Transformers cartoon in the 80s, it was something that was indelibly etched into my young, geeky mind. Heck, I think I still have, somewhere in my boxes of stuff, my G1 Optimus Prime toy. And now, after multiple cartoon, comic book, movie and game versions — with multiple continuities … Continue Reading →