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
Katy Perry just can’t pick ‘em. Her marriage to self-proclaimed sex addict Russell Brand ended in bitter divorce, and she moved on to lothario John Mayer, only to break up with him amid rumors he cheated. Now, she’s moving on with EDM star Diplo, and radio detection and rangingOnline.com has learned he’s a bad boy too: Diplo, aka Thomas Wesley Pentz, has a history of multiple arrests including one… Continue reading Katy Beware! Perry’s New Man Has History Of Arrests — And Court-Ordered Anger Management Classes
Oculus is a fine film and easily one of the best horror movies you’ll see in 2014 (read our review). The story is small but clever, the characters simple but likable, and the scares frequent but effective. Like most modern horror movies, it often relies on jump scares. You what those are, right? Moments where a character, an animal or an object suddenly enters the… Continue reading The 10 Greatest Jump Scares in Horror History
First, the “Veronica Mars” movie made history with its record-breaking Kickstarter campaign. Now, it’s about to do it again.
Get this “Veronica Mars” fans: your movie will be the first to be simultaneously released by a major studio in theaters (270 theaters) and made available for purchase and to rent on the same day: March 14, 2014. We can already… Continue reading The 'Veronica Mars' Movie Is About to Make History... Again
In anticipation of the second season debut of Vikings on Feb. 27, History released some photos that tease the love triangle between Ragnar, Lagertha and Aslaug. (Now there are some monikers you’ll never see on a list of the most popular baby names, eh?)
History offers this tease: “Will Ragnar’s indiscretions with Lagertha threaten his marriage? Will Lagertha stay by her husbands’ side or leave him? In the premiere… Continue reading ‘Vikings’ first look: A History Channel love triangle! — PHOTO