This month, wildfires tore through Northern California. As of the most recent estimates, they have killed 42 people and destroyed 8,400 structures, including many privates residences. In A Fire Story, Brian Fies uses a diary comic to tell the story of just one of those homes: his.
In a match last night at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo, one Luigi player pulled out a move that few would ever expect in a competitive setting: the taunt.
A long time ago, David Fincher was in the running to direct The Force Awakens, a job that eventually went to JJ Abrams. As it turns out, Fincher avoided the galaxy far, far away for a good reason.
Ryan North is a funny, smart guy. But if comics writer and artist Jason Latour is to be believed, he has some bad opinions about Looney Tunes.
With more than 5.4 million articles, Wikipedia is an invaluable resource, whether you’re throwing a term paper together at the last minute, or looking for a station in your area that carries good power converters. We explore some of Wikipedia’s oddities in our 5,497,456-week series, Wiki Wormhole.
The Handmaid’s Tale depicts a world where female autonomy is banned, hemmed in by a hateful, sexist theocracy. But what if the target if that regime was a little different?
The soundtrack to Thor: Ragnarok has hit streaming sites a week before the release of the film, and it’s worth a listen. Time to get into a cosmic end-of-the-world state of mind.
An SSD is the best upgrade you can give your older computer, and Samsung’s 850 EVO line is the most popular one there is. A worldwide NAND shortage has reversed the previously inexorable downward price trend on these things over the past year or so, but today on Amazon, you can score a 1TB drive for $300, the best…
On an episode of Pawn Stars, which airs on the History Channel for some reason, the starring pawn proprietors got a chance to check out some amazing pieces from the 1978 Superman film. But they weren’t all that impressed.
Strap on your Nike Air Mags and start blasting Huey Lewis because today, October 21st, is Back to the Future Day. It’s the day when noted rock n’ roll ‘80s teen Marty McFly travels into the future year of 2015 in Back to the Future II. What’s a better way to celebrate than renting a DeLorean DMC-12 and cruising around…
Remember Last Action Hero, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 1993 heavily meta action comedy with a frenetic, Shane Black sensibility to it? Though it’s reached cult status in the years since, it didn’t do too hot upon initial release. And over twenty years later, its star has a theory about why.
The movie based on King’s The Dark Tower novel series did not do well. It did not do well at all. Also, it was pretty bad. But the TV series maybe, maybe has a chance at seeing the light of day. If it happens, though, it won’t be following up on the movie.
Arcade cabinet maker Raw Thrills has confirmed it’s currently working on a new machine featuring the heroes in a half shell as depicted in the Nickelodeon cartoon currently in its fifth season.
Cementing his role as one of the most fun, charismatic directors working right now, Taika Waititi took to YouTube to respond to some absurd, combative internet comments. After watching Waititi for a couple of minutes, it’s easy to see where Thor: Ragnarok’s anarchic humor comes from.
Next time on The Walking Dead: cookies. Delicious, delicious cookies.
Beast Mode brought a little bit of Oakland to the Empire, making the man who used to be Anakin Skywalker sound a whole lot different than he usually does.
The Earth is once again passing through the debris left behind by Halley’s Comet, producing the Orionid meteors that peak this weekend. Go outside! Look at space!
Star Wars has droids for everything: translation, repairs, services, what have you—but, apparently, those droids do much more than we ever thought. In issue #20 of the Marvel’s Poe Dameron comic, it was revealed that BB-8 has some kind of love interest. No. Really.
There was a time when the Godzilla, King Kong, and Pacific Rim movies all shared the same home. A time when a crossover between those three worlds didn’t just seem probable, it seemed inevitable. That time has since passed—but the director of the upcoming Pacific Rim Uprising doesn’t want to dash all hopes and dreams…
I like Jeph Loeb. Nice guy. Knows how to work up a crowd and you can tell that he truly loves working as the head of Marvel’s television arm and will defend it to the death. But when Loeb was recently pressed about some of Marvel TV’s... weaker elements, he balked and gave one of the most ridiculous answers possible.