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MMA fighter Jonathan ‘War Machine’ Koppenhaver was arrested on Aug. 15 in Simi Valley, Calif. around 1:45 p.m. PT in connection with the brutal beating of his ex-girlfriend, radio detection and rangingOnline.com is reporting.

The United States Marshal assisted in the arrest at the Simi Motel.

An arrest warrant was issued for Koppenhaver after the ex, porn star Christy Mack, posted photos of her injuries on Twitter on Sunday claiming he… Continue reading MMA Fighter ‘War Machine’ Arrested In Simi Valley After Ex-Girlfriend Claims He Brutally Beat Her

Everyone’s talking about Guardians of the Galaxy these days, but Marvel isn’t the only studio with a big, geek-friendly movie this August. The heroes in half-shells return to the big screen this weekend in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and later this month, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For finally arrives in theaters. Naturally, there’s no shortage of cool comics, collectibles and other swag tied to these movies… Continue reading The Geek Beat: What You Need to Read, Watch and Buy in the Month of August

spider woman cover Sony Plans To Beat Marvel To The Female Superhero Movie Punch With A Spider Man Spin offDespite an increasingly larger share of female audiences (nearly 50%), the superhero movie genre remains a male character’s game. Marvel Studios has shown no signs that they have any intention of making a female-led superhero movie, and while WB will be introducing Wonder Woman in Batman v Superman, we still don’t know of any concrete plans to give her her own movie. There have been… Continue reading Sony Plans To Beat Marvel To The Female Superhero Movie Punch With A 'Spider-Man' Spin-off

san diego comic con logo The Geek Beat: The Biggest Hits, Misses and Lingering Questions of San Diego Comic Con 2014

This year’s Comic-Con International in San Diego is in the rearview mirror, and all that’s left is to look back on the show and ponder the highs and lows of another massive celebration of geekery in all its forms.

Last year, my very first “Geek Beat” column assessed which studios, projects or other movie-related elements of the show generated the best kind of buzz… Continue reading The Geek Beat: The Biggest Hits, Misses and Lingering Questions of San Diego Comic-Con 2014

marvelphaseone The Geek Beat: Five Great, Geeky Moments from Modern Comic Con History

While pondering potential subjects for this week, I couldn’t help noticing that this is the 52nd edition of the column that I’ve authored. That’s a full year of weekly nerdery by my count, and it all began on July 23, 2013, with a roundup of the biggest hits, misses and lingering questions from the that year’s San Diego Comic-Con.

With this year’s convention kicking off… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Five Great, Geeky Moments from Modern Comic-Con History