You Can Buy a Life-Size Pikachu Plush That Weighs as Much as a Baby

Oct
13

Have you ever wanted to bludgeon someone to death with a Pikachu? If so, have I found the product for you...

Red Bull Probably Owes You $10, Here's How to Claim It

Oct
13

If you've had a Red Bull in the past 12 years, and haven't spontaneously sprouted wings, you've got a little cash coming your way. Apparently, Red Bull is in a bit of legal trouble after being accused of misrepresenting what exactly their drink does for you (energy or something?).

Watch this Speedrunner Beat Goldeneye, Mario 64, and Ocarina of Time at the Same Time

Oct
13

Speedrunning a game? How quaint. Now watch this guy beat not one, but three classic Nintendo 64 games in under an hour. No, I don't mean his time for each game was 60 minutes apiece (although that would still be pretty impressive); this crazy guy beat all of them at the same time.

NYComic-Con Animation Roundup: The Top 5 Headlines

Oct
13

Last weekend saw big premieres and news at New York Comic-Con, and we've rounded up the top five headlines in the world of animation, including clips of upcoming movies & shows from Marvel, Adult Swim, Cartoon Network, and Disney. Have a look!

Watch the Tomorrowland Panel from New York Comic Con

Oct
13

Tomorrowland is quickly becoming one of the biggest movie mysteries of 2015 (although with Damon Lindelof on board, that's hardly a surprise).

It's Our First Look at the Guardians of the Galaxy TV Series!

Oct
13

We're at least two years off from the next Guardians of the Galaxy movie, but don't worry, Marvel has something special in the works to tide us over while we wait.

The Living Room Congress, Session 51: Can You Just Tell A Story [Podcast]

Oct
13

Leo finds a pal; Grant joins a guild; Oculus tears a rift; life is simulated; Minecraft gets 'dopted.

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New Music Monday: Bob Seger, The Game, The Melvins, and More!

Oct
13

Happy Monday music lovers! Like new stuff? Great - you've come to the right place. Each week all sorts of audio goodies are released by labels to the masses and this is where it all comes to be judged. I'll tell ya what's good, what's bad, and what's a waste of your time. Thanks for stopping by!

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9 Of The Best Free Comics At Comixology Right Now

Oct
12

Comixology keeps a small collection of comics for free! Did you know this? Perhaps you did. Sensibly most of them are #1 issues, just in case you were looking for another series to sink your teeth, and money, into. Maybe you don't have time to go reading all 56 free comics, so I did that for you (aren't I kind?) and found 9 selections that aren't just enjoyable on their own, but should lead you into wallet slimming obsessions. Enjoy!

The Walking Dead Season 5 Drinking Game

Oct
11

By all means, The Walking Dead is massively successful. Season five is just about to begin, and a sixth season has already been announced, and this zombie train shows no signs of slowing down (idea for season seven: "zombie train"). Let's be honest, though, sometimes you need a drink or two to get through an episode. So let's make a game of it, why don't we?

6 Tips For Creating A Villain You Can't Stop Thinking About

Oct
11

It's a staple of narrative thought that a hero is only as good as his villain. In fact there are many people out there who would say that villains are more often the most interesting characters in a story. It's also true that it's very easy to create a villain who is an obstacle more than a character. No matter how much trouble he causes the hero, and no matter how many henchmen he kills in a fit of pique, he'll be nothing but a collection of moments, not a real character. He won't stand on his own. Just like you should be able to tell a good story about your hero without a villain directly opposing him, your villain should be able to stand on his own without a hero opposing him.

One-Panel Snapshot: Interstellar Walkabout in 'Tourist Unknown #1'

Oct
10

Welcome to another one-panel snapshot, where we throw comic book recommendations your way by looking at the best panel in the issue. Today, it's Gustav Carlson's new indie series Tourist Unknown, a light-hearted, sci-fi travelogue following the Tourist as she hops between locales far-flung in time and space!

Channel Surfer: ‘Avatar LAB, Book 2: Earth’ [Avatar Retrospective]

Oct
10

Avatar: The Legend of Korra, Book 4: Change may be the last animated entry into one of the best television shows of the past decade. In honor of this milestone, Channel Surfer is providing a retrospective on each Avatar season, from starting the original series to the latest. This is meant to be an overview for Avatar veterans, and hopefully an introduction for anyone interested in the show. This week we start with The Last Airbender, Book 2: Earth.

5 Netflix Originals You Might've Missed

Oct
10

We all know about House of Cards, Arrested Development, and Orange is the New Black. Heck, you've probably at least heard of Hemlock Grove and BoJack Horseman; and if you have kids, maybe they've put on a few episodes of Turbo FAST. Surprisingly though, that's barely the tip of the iceberg when it comes to Netflix's original programming.

5 Ways They Might Bring Wolverine Back from the Dead

Oct
10

No matter how you feel about it, they're killing Wolverine. Likewise, no matter how you feel about it, they're almost certainly going to bring him back. Some of you may bitch, some of you may sigh, some of you may happily accept this as part of the life cycle of popular comic book characters. The truth is that they're doing a fine job of giving Logan his send off. With worries about his noble death dismissed I can comfortably start focusing on the wacky ways that he might be brought back to life.

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