Has Batman v Superman Found Its Robin?

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  Variety is reporting that an unnamed extra working on Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice in Michigan as told a local news outlet that Robin will be female. The film, shooting in Michigan, had filmed a scene involving Bruce Wayne (Ben Afleck) and Lex Luthor (Jesse Eisenberg) on the campus of Michigan State University where WILX-10 News reporter Kirk Montgomery spoke with one of the extras who spilled the beans. ““I’ve also learned that … Continue reading

NYCC 2014 – Day One – Welcome to New York Comic Con

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October in New York, my favorite time of year in my favorite place in the world.   The air is crisp, the leaves in Central Park are just starting to change.   The Yankees are in the Post-…   what?  They didn’t make the playoffs? Well that’s ok, because there is still New York Comic Con going on this year! Ah, The Jacob Javits Center,   you will never find a greater hive of scum and villainy…   and geeks. … Continue reading

Staff Picks – What To Get This Week, August 27, 2014

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        Another week, another Wednesday.  It’s like Christmas 52 times a year!   TOP OF THE STACK Rai #4  – Valiant Comics Writer:  Matt Kindt Art:  Clayton Crain What Valiant says: The most daring comic book launch of the year unleashes a cascade of shocking revelations as Rai rockets toward its second arc! In 4001 A.D., as the nation of Japan soars above the Earth, Rai unravels the mystery of the first … Continue reading

Welcome to Night Vale: Why You Should Be Listening

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  Welcome to Night Vale is a twice monthly podcast, created by Joseph Fink and Jeffrey Cranor, presented in the guise of a radio show hosted by Cecil Baldwin. Baldwin broadcasts news, information, and the weather, which always features an independent musical artist as a guest, to the residents of Night Vale. While the podcast has been around since 2012, the show did not begin to gain attention until July 2013 when it was the … Continue reading

Patrick Stewart Does the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge the Right Way

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  By now most of you know the ice bucket challenge rules: When challenged, you dump a bucket of ice water on your head and donate money to help fight ALS (Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) or Lou Gehrig’s disease.  If you don’t complete the challenge within 24 hours, you donate a larger sum of money. Patrick Stewart has always been such a classy guy, so why would we think he would approach the ALS ice bucket … Continue reading