Archive for April 2009

04.30.2009

REVIEWS: Flash Rebirth #1 and Zero Hour mini-series

Michael Bailey (of the Views from the Longbox podcast) and I recently teamed-up to record our thoughts about Flash Rebirth #1 and the 1994 mini-series Zero Hour. Our Flash Rebirth #1 review went about 27 minutes and can be found by clicking here.  For the next five months or so, we’ll be recording episodes to […]

04.29.2009

Free Comic Book Day – This Saturday, May 2

Be sure to visit your local comic book shop this Saturday, May 2 – it’s Free Comic Book Day! What is “Free Comic Book Day” you ask? Free Comic Book Day is an annual event where participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely free to anyone […]

04.28.2009

X-Men Animated Series on DVD Today

Friggin’ sweet! The legendary Fox animated series, X-Men, is out on DVD from Walt Disney Home Video today! They are releasing two volumes, each volume a 2-disc set. This is the X-Men cartoon that ran from 1992-1997.  There were five seasons altogether of that series, and these DVDs cover the first 2 1/2 seasons.  If […]

04.27.2009

Chuck vs. The Lack of a Third Season

NBC’s Chuck has not been picked up for a third season yet.  WTF?!?!  Seriously?!?!  Also, there are rumors that it might not get a third season based upon lackluster ratings.  Yikes!  A universe without Chuck scarcely bears thinking about. Josh Schwartz, executive producer and co-creator of Chuck, explained that the second-season finale (airing tonight) will change the show in […]

04.24.2009

We Didn’t Start the Flame War [video]

This is video is genius, however, definitely not safe for work (and quite possibly offensive).  Be sure your speakers are turned on.  See more funny videos and funny pictures at CollegeHumor.   This comes from CollegeHumor.com.  My thanks to Todd over at THE UNIQUE GEEK listserv for directing me to this hilarious video.

04.23.2009

The Decision to Quit Comics

For the past few days, I’ve been haunted by the same thought over and over.  Should I quit buying comics? It all started when I was in a used bookstore on Saturday.  This was one of those rare occasions when the children were with a babysitter and I could really take my time looking through […]

04.22.2009

The Irrepressible Gena with Batman and Wonder Woman

Here is a shot of my wife, the Irrepressible Gena, along with Batman and Wonder Woman.  The picture was taken at the Florida Capitol building in March while they were celebrating Children’s week.  They had tons of activities and games for the kids.  My family was quite surprised to see Batman and Wonder Woman at […]

04.21.2009

I’m in a Star Trek mood…

Maybe it’s the upcoming movie or maybe it’s just the cyclical nature of my fanhood, but I’ve had Star Trek on the brain for a while now. For whatever reason, the classic movie era is my favorite Star Trek time period. I’m a sucker for the adventures of Kirk and crew anytime between Star Trek: […]

04.20.2009

Doctor Who: Planet of the Dead – REVIEW

My wife and I watched the Doctor Who special “Planet of the Dead” this past weekend.  Overall I thought it was an entertaining episode.  Unfortunately, the thought that kept going through my head the whole time is that we only have a few more David Tennant stories left.  While I welcome Matt Smith’s interpretation of […]

04.17.2009

Battlestar Galactica / Star Trek: Deep Space Nine mash-up

Here is a really cool BSG/DS9 mash-up.  Be sure you’ve got your speakers on.

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