“catlateral damage” knocks fun off the desk and out of the park

“Catlateral Damage” Knocks Fun Off the Desk and Out of the Park

Cats. The internet loves them but your shelf and table space, not so much. They walk across your keyboard, sit on books and boxes that you need to pick up, and knock over everything not nailed to your desk– occasionally including the actual desk.   Everybody Wants to be a Cat Now, you too can…

Marvel’s agents of s. H. I. E. L. D. Recap: s01e12 “seeds”

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Recap: S01E12 “Seeds”

Warning, this article contains spoilers for previous Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episodes.   Marvel Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Recap More burning questions are answered this week in the aftermath of Coulson’s revelation. Or perhaps “burning” isn’t the right word– an accident at SHIELD Academy involving tech that FitzSimmons designed draws Leo, Jemma, Ward, and Skye back to…

“guardians of the galaxy” synopsis & cast photo released

“Guardians of the Galaxy” Synopsis & Cast Photo Released

Earlier this month, the first official cast photos for Marvel’s upcoming summer action film Guardians of the Galaxy were released. The promotional pictures were of the movie’s titular guardians: a team of five mismatched warriors from across the Universe upon whose shoulders the fate of Earth (and more) may rest. A synopsis of the upcoming film…

Marvel’s agents of s. H. I. E. L. D. Recap: s01e11 “the magical place”

Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Recap: S01E11 “The Magical Place”

Warning, this article contains spoilers for previous Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. episodes and Marvel‘s The Avengers. This is it! They’ve been teasing us for ten episodes, but we’re finally going to find out what happened to Coulson after he took a scepter to the sternum in The Avengers! And after that wreck of a mid-season cliff-hanger, they…

Elementary: s02e12 “the diabolical kind” recap

Elementary: S02E12 “The Diabolical Kind” Recap

Warning, contains spoilers for previous episodes in season one and two. Elementary: The Diabolical Kind The winter break is over, and there’s a foreboding chill in the air as Elementary returns this week, and in that blast of cold wind something wicked the NYPD’s way comes– Jamie Moriarty is back. The kidnapping of Caden Fuller,…

Firefly fans rejoice: qmx and sparkplug are developing a firefly mmo

Firefly Fans Rejoice: QMx And Sparkplug Are Developing A Firefly MMO

You heard that right, Browncoats. Quantum Mechanix, a studio well known for making show-quality prop-replicas and maquettes for Firefly fans and Sparkplug Games, an independent game developer experienced with producing games for iOS, Android, Mac, and PC platforms, are collaborating under Fox to release Firefly Online this summer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y364b2Hcq7I Find a Ship, Find a Crew, Keep Flying…

How to become a trekkie (and get more out of sci-fi)

How To Become a Trekkie (And Get More out of Sci-Fi)

Sure, for some people the word “Trekkie” conjures up pejorative imagery of chubby neckbeards living in their mother’s basements, but if that is your first reaction to the word, you are missing out on a fantastic show and cultural ziggurat, and… you’re possibly on the wrong website. One of the earliest and most influential franchises…

Tamagotchi pets back for 2014, bandai announces

Tamagotchi Pets Back for 2014, Bandai Announces

Holy 90’s flashback, Bandai! Seventeen years after they first started producing those tiny, pixelated bundles of joy and unexpected responsibility, Bandai has announced that it will be relaunching their infamous beeping eggs as a new line, Tamagotchi Friends. Tamagotchi Makes A Comeback Featuring a new look and new features but the same basic gameplay (three…

J. K. Rowling co-producing potter prequel play in 2014

J.K. Rowling Co-Producing Potter Prequel Play in 2014

Hogwarts fans rejoice! J.K. Rowling has announced that she, along with Sonia Friedman (Book of Mormon, La Cage aux Folles revival) and Colin Callender (the 2003 Angels in America HBO miniseries) will be co-producing a prequel stage-play to her successful Harry Potter series to begin production in 2014. The prequel play, which has nothing to…

Steam to release midquel portal 2 mod, “conversion”

Steam to Release Midquel Portal 2 Mod, “Conversion”

Portal fans rejoice! It’s not quite Portal 3, but thanks to Russian/Ukranian fan-developers Hidden Valley, you can get your latest fix in the form of their upcoming mod to Portal 2, “Conversion.” Intending to cover the “lost time” in between Portal and Portal 2, “Conversion” will answer the question “what happened to Aperture Science during…

Gaiman tweets tease for good omens tv, sandman movie

Gaiman Tweets Tease for Good Omens TV, Sandman Movie

This month is a pretty great month for fans of Neil Gaiman’s work, as he was tagged in several tweets this past fortnight implying or outright stating screen adaptions for two of his past projects were in the works. Pratchett, besides writing the intensely funny Discworld series, was also Gaiman’s co-writer for perhaps the most…

Elementary: s02e11 “internal audit” recap

Elementary: S02E11 “Internal Audit” Recap

Warning, contains spoilers for previous episodes in season one and two.    Elementary: “Internal Audit” Elementary returns to its normal episode format this week, right in time for the December break. The developments from the last two episodes, however, are still on everyone’s mind, especially Sherlock’s. Bell has returned to work, but his arm is…