Contest: Win Black Sails: The Complete Collection on Blu-ray
The golden age of piracy collides with encroaching civilization in four action-packed seasons of Black Sails, from Executive Producer Michael Bay. The action begins in 1715 on New Providence Island, lawless and overrun with history’s most notorious pirate captains. The most feared among them? The complicated, driven Captain Flint. Joined by Eleanor Guthrie, a smuggler’s beautiful daughter, Flint schemes to win the ultimate prize and keep his adversaries at bay. But enemies abound, in the form of the infamous Captain Charles Vane, the Royal Navy, Flint’s fellow cutthroats, his own inner demons, and an exiled legend whose name brings on the shivers – a man called Long John
Geek Music Episode 158: Kirby Krackle #2
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk again to Kyle Stevens from Kirby Krackle. It’s hard to believe he was last on way back in 2015 for episode 8! Kirby Krackle’s latest release is Suburban Hearts / Vigilante Hymns. It’s a decidedly different direction, more mellow and stripped down (it’s just Kyle and the guitar / ukulele), less specifically geeky, but it’s not nearly as surprising as it might seem given several tracks from the last few
Six Spoopy Fall Shows for Halloween
Halloween and Fall TV are both upon us. It's an exciting time on both counts. We have some good offerings this year of spooky, or spoopy, nature. To me, it seems like there are more Horror type offerings this year than previous ones. I'm looking forward to sampling the new and get back into some of these returning favorites. Here is my list of the top six shows I'm ready to get int me into the spoopy
Geek Music Episode 157: Jace McLain #2
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk again to Jace McLain. This time, he’s on to talk about his record label, Needlejuice Records. Currently they are running a Kickstarter to rerelease Logan Whitehurst’s opus, Goodbye, My 4-Track, on cassette, CD, and vinyl. We also talk about other releases from the label. Songs played in the show (all by Logan Whitehurst and the Junior Science Club): “The Robot Cat” “The Ice Cream Man” “Your Brain Fell Out” Links from the show: Needlejuice Records Logan Whitehurst Kickstarter Nuclear Bubble Wrap Main Page You can send questions, comments, and suggestions for future guests to [email protected] or via Twitter at @Darthaqueous. MP3 Download RSS Feed for Episodes Podcast page on Stitcher Intro music provided by Smashy Claw Outro music: “Guess Who” by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
Contest: Win Twilight on 4K and Blu-ray!
Bella Swan (Stewart) doesn't expect much when she moves to the small town of Forks, Washington, until she meets the mysterious and handsome Edward Cullen (Pattinson) — a boy who's hiding a dark secret: he's a vampire. As their worlds and hearts collide, Edward must battle the bloodlust raging inside him as well as a coterie of undead that would make Bella their prey. The Twilight 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack includes hours of in-depth special features and includes a brand-new, never-before-seen featurette, “Twilight Tour…10 Years Later,” which follows director Catherine Hardwick and actor Jackson Rathbone through memorable sets from the film. Experience The Twilight Saga in four times the resolution of full HD with the Twilight 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack and all five films on Digital 4K Ultra HD, which includes Dolby Vision™ HDR to bring the epic romance to life through ultra-vivid picture quality. When compared to a standard picture, Dolby Vison can deliver spectacular colors never before seen on the screen, highlights that are up to 40 times brighter, and blacks that are 10 times darker. The release also features Dolby Atmos audio mixed specifically for the home to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including
Contest: Win The Evil Dead on 4K and Blu-ray!
More than 35 years ago, a low-budget horror movie roared across movie screens and changed the velocity of fear forever — and made a cult legend out of Bruce Campbell in his iconic role as the lethal, wisecracking Ash Williams. Now, for the first time, you can experience the ferocious ingenuity, relentless shocks, and gore-gushing havoc of the original Sam Raimi masterpiece
Contest: Win Minutes to Midnight on DVD!
What happens when a night of fun turns into a night of horror? Seven friends and a mysterious backpacker converge at a desolate ski lodge in the mountains and as the clock begins the countdown to the New Year, they discover that the end of the year may be the end of all their years as they are systematically hunted down by ruthless masked men with a deadly
Geek Music Episode 156: Psychostick
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk to Rawrb from Psychostick. Their latest release is Do, a comedy metal album. It’s pretty freakin’
Not long ago, I reviewed Bowen Designs' Silver Surfer Galactus Scale Statue. At the same time they shipped the mini statue, Bowen also released a new full size collectible of the Surfer, in scale with the rest of their Marvel line of statues. Here's my review of this newest Read More
It’s the Fourth of July, and what better time to feature the Sentinel of Liberty for the weekly Fan Art Friday? Marvel might have killed him off (for now), but Steve Rogers lives on in my mind as the one true Cap! Take a look at these cool pieces of fan art, and follow the Read More
I'm a big fan of Gentle Giant's animated maquette series and especially love the Star Wars ones. The newest in the line is the Emperor Palpatine animated maquette, shipping out now, and here's my review with photos. Read More
Robert Jordan’s epic fantasy novels, The Wheel of Time, are making the move to comic books as Dabel Brothers Publishing has announced that they will be adapting the series with the blessing of Jordan’s widow and editor, Harriet McDougal. Dabel Brothers worked with Read More
Today sees the release of the Crüefest Pack on Rock Band, which includes tracks by Motley Crüe, Papa Rouch, and Trapt. You can also nab a song by Vesuvius, from the new movie The Rocker, for free starting today. All of that is well and good, but the real Rock Band DLC news is Read More
Sony has a new brand of addiction on the way to the Playstation 3 in the form of Trophies, their answer to the XBox 360’s Achievement system. Here’s a video showing an in-depth rundown of how Trophies will work. A lot of it seems very similar to the 360 Achievements, Read More
Yesterday Harmonix dropped the official announcement of Rock Band 2, the follow up to their immensely successful music game that released late last year. The second installment in the series will not introduce a new instrument, as previously rumored, but it will be improving on Read More
It was a big week for Marvel’s Secret Invasion crossover, with the story bleeding into five different comics in significant ways. Here’s a rundown of what happened to whom, where, and how. After the jump, expect spoilers and analysis of Avengers Initiative #14, Mighty Read More
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