Dark Magic Peppermints and Zealotry in Adventure Time's "Nemesis"

Aug
08

On last night’s episode of Adventure Time, “Nemesis,” Peppermint Butler’s dark magicky ways finally catch up to him when a zealot in Puritan dress vows to bring him to justice. It’s the eponymous time again!

This Is What Nature Documentaries Would Sound like If Snoop Dogg Was Narrating

Aug
08

Move over Sir David Attenborough, there's a new name in nature documentary voiceovers. That name is Snoop Dogg. Or Lion. Or whatever furry animal he's going by these days.

A Record Number of Women Went to See Guardians of the Galaxy

Aug
08

It's been a long-held tenant among movie execs that sci-fi and comic book adaptations were the realm of men, children, and man-children. That idea is quickly falling to pieces though, with a record number women attending Marvel's recent superheroes-in-space blockbuster.

This Guy Perfectly Recreated the Jurassic Park Explorer as a Race Car

Aug
08

The 24 Hours of Le Mans is the world's oldest sports car endurance race. It features teams of elite drivers and mechanics pushed to their limits as they attempt to survive and compete for a full 24 hours. The 24 Hours of LeMons is kind of like that, except cars can only cost $500 and once a guy raced in a upside down Camaro. So basically, it's way better.

Star Wars Rebels Is Basically Aladdin in Space in This 7 Minute Preview

Aug
08

The Disney influence is strong in this one. A 7-minute preview of the upcoming Star Wars animated series, Rebels (which will also be the first "new" Star Wars we see since the acquisition), is now online, and it's kind of what you'd expect from a Disney XD series. Whether that's good or bad probably depends on how old you are.

New Cover for Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is More Than a Little Creepy

Aug
08

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of Roald Dahl's iconic novel Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Penguin has debuted a fantastic new cover for the book. Did I say fantastic? I meant creepy, and possibly demonic.

The Living Room Congress, Session 44: Skee-Ball [Podcast]

Aug
08

Destiny awaits in Halo; Con-prep time; The Wolf Among Us hangs on a cliff; the Dota 2 International closes.

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Zack Snyder Calls into a Local Radio Show to Explain Why Aquaman Is Awesome

Aug
08

Say what you will about Zack Snyder as a filmmaker, but at least he's a passionate fan. The director of DC's upcoming team-up movie, Batman v. Superman, heard a couple of radio hosts in Detroit talking some smack about Aquaman's rumored role in the film. Most people would ignore it and move on with their lives, but Snyder not only called in to set the record straight, he also revealed some potential details on what Aquaman might be doing in BvS.

Adventure Time's Olivia Olson Confirms 'Bubbline'; Deviant Artists Say 'Duh' [UPDATED]

Aug
08

It doesn't matter whether you thought it was creepy, far-fetched, ballsy, or plain cute: Olivia Olson, voice actress of Marceline on Adventure Time, recently confirmed details about Princess Bubblegum and the Vampire Queen that fans (and especially fan artists) have known for years. Aww.

Star Wars 7 Rumors: The Millennium Falcon's New Pilot, Luke Skywalker Has a Weird Beard, and More

Aug
08

Now that we're all done with Marvel for the year, we can get back to what's really important in life: what the heck is going on in Star Wars: Episode VII? While we've been picking apart Guardians of the Galaxy looking for clues, a couple of juicy Star Wars rumors flew right under my radar. If you happened to miss them too, read on for reports on the Millennium Falcon's new pilot, Luke Skywalker's messy situation, production details, and more.

Doctor Who Would Make a Fantastic Saturday Morning Cartoon

Aug
08

What if the next season of Doctor Who was retooled as a cartoon? If this fan animation by Stephen Byrne is any indication, I would watch it every Saturday morning with a bowl of Trix.

Channel Surfer: I Watched Disney Movies All Summer, And Here’s What I Thought

Aug
08

Howdy Folks! And welcome to Channel Surfer Season 3, where everything starts going downhill. Case in point: The first new post isn’t about obscure TV shows, it’s about the most well known and beloved animated films in American History. But that’s what I watched this summer, and boy, there was some stuff I noticed. 

Did Valve Just Secretly Release Source 2, and Does it Even Matter?

Aug
07

So it looks like Valve may have stealthily released their long-awaited Source 2 engine in a recent Dota 2 update. Specifically, they recently released the Dota 2 workshop tools in alpha form, and after digging through some of the files included with the tools, it looks like there's a decent amount of evidence for this theory. But what's the significance of releasing the Source 2 engine in this way, and why all the secrecy from Valve?

Twitch Will Now Mute Streams Featuring Copyrighted Music, and Why This Might Actually Be Good

Aug
07

Anyone who's used Youtube in the last couple years probably knows how this system works. If Youtube detects copyrighted music present in your video, the entire video is automatically muted. It would appear that Twitch.TV, the popular video game streaming site, is implementing a similar system. Before we get all up in arms about it, though, let's explore why this might be a good thing.

Who Is Star-Lord's Dad? Here Are 7 Possibilities

Aug
07

Guardians of the Galaxy managed to wrap up its story pretty neatly, but there was certainly material left over to explore in an eventual sequel. By far the biggest question left open though is, who exactly is Star-Lord's dad? Let's speculate!

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