The Super Circuitcast! 07/17/14! Brought to you by Taco Bell! [Podcast]

Jul
17

Join the whole sick crew, including Matt, Moo, Rami, Ryan, and S, as they tell disgusting fish taco stories and begrudgingly talk about MOBAs and weird Japanese music. What is this podcast even about anymore? Who knows! Listen and maybe you can find out.

Movie Theater Hosts Actual Chimps at a Dawn of the Planet of the Apes Screening

Jul
17

A movie theater in South Carolina recently played host to some very special (and furry) guests: a pair of two-year-old chimps, appropriately there to see a screening of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

Couch Potatoes - Let's Talk About Orange Is The New Black [Podcast]

Jul
16

Lyz and Jose get into a spoiler filled discussion of Orange is the New Black Season Two. With new characters and plot lines are added, listen to see which our hosts would want to make their prison wife, and which should be given cleaning duty.

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The Pull List: Templesmith's The Squidder Proves Dark and Inaccessible

Jul
16

Welcome to The Pull List, a weekly column where I check out the first issue of a new comic and tell you whether or not you should start following that comic based only on that. This week I'm taking a look at the dark, bizarre, and occult world of Ben Templesmith's The Squidder. What the hell is a "squidder," you ask? I have no idea. Let's find out, together.

Countdown to Comic-Con: Fox Setting Up Gotham Zip-Line, Sleepy Hollow Virtual Reality Experience

Jul
16

Comic-Con is just one week away! Today on our countdown to the big event, we're highlighting some of the off-site activities taking place around the convention center.

Hemlock Grove Goes Full-On Byronic Hero: Gone Sis Recap

Jul
16

I had high hopes that the episode titled "Gone Sis" would feature the return of Roman's sister, Shelley. Sadly that was not the case, but the episode wasn't without its moments of satisfaction, starting with the opening scene.

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The Next Captain America Will Be African American

Jul
16

Someone new is taking on the mantle of the red, white, and blue hero, and he's finally going to be black. Captain America, now 90-years old in the Marvel Comics universe, is retiring, passing the torch on to his longtime friend and ally, the Falcon.

Why Is There a Giant Dead Parrot in London?

Jul
16

There's a giant dead parrot in London today, and Monty Python is to blame. Well, maybe it's not dead. Maybe it's just resting.

This Guy Has Spent Over $30,000 on Transformers Toys

Jul
16

This man just might be the biggest Transformers fans on the planet. Retired soldier Zhang Wei has reportedly spent over $32,000 assembling a massive collection of Transformers toys.

Ouija Board Movie is a Real Thing, and Now There's a Trailer to Prove it

Jul
16

Great board game movie? Or best board game movie? Just kidding, Jumanji will always be king. Sorry Ouija.

IDW Returns to Baldur's Gate with a New D&D Comic Book Series

Jul
16

The heroes of the iconic RPG games series Baldur's Gate will live on in a new IDW comic book run. Best of all, it stars Minsc and his hamster Boo!

Lay's Announces 'Do Us a Flavor' Contest Finalists: Mac & Cheese, Cappuccino, and More

Jul
16

Earlier this year, Lay's announced that they would be accepting submissions for a new potato chip flavor. 14 million entries later, Lay's has it narrowed down to four, with fans voting to decide which one becomes the brand's next new flavor.

'Worst-Named Sentient Ape' and Other Honors: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes's Best Moments

Jul
16

Here at 8CN, every day is awards day, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes wins all the awards today, including: Best Reactionary Tweet from a CelebrityMost Drop-the-Mic-Walk-Away Line, and Smuggest Cultural Reference. Read on for more ways in which the simian apocalypse went so, so right.

Hodor is a Real-Life DJ and He's Doing a 'Rave of Thrones' Tour

Jul
16

Sometimes, pop culture is simply too bountiful. Kristian Nairn, who plays everybody's favorite freakishly strong imbecile, Hodor of Game of Thrones, is actually a respected DJ amongst Northern Irish clubbing circles, one who happened to land an excelllent side-job on the hit fantasy series. And now he's combining the best aspects of both careers in the 'Rave of Thrones' tour--audiences, don your best blouses and beware the Lannister theme. 

Former Dictator Manuel Noriega Is Suing Call of Duty Publisher over In-Game Appearance

Jul
16

Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega, currently serving a 20 year prison sentence for human rights violations, is not so happy about one of his most recent appearances in pop culture. Noriega is reportedly suing Activision for his appearance in 2012's Call of Duty: Black Ops II.

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