Hello interwed, Nate here! So, a few things I want to get off my chest. If you are a regular reader of mine, you’ve probably been noticing that I haven’t been writing as frequently as I used to. This blog is about four years old and I’ve enjoyed making it and updating it and receiving feedback from you guys. However, as of recent there’s been a few things that have slowly been killing my passion for writing on this blog and I feel it shows. (more…)
Hello interweb, Nate here! This might be the first time I’ve ever reviewed one of these streaming shows. I wanted to review season 1 of Jessica Jones forever ago but just didn’t. However, the season 1 finale of Marvel’s Runaways just concluded today and I’ve never wanted to talk about a show more! Spoiler-free opinion? It’s awesome! Go watch it!!! Only major criticism is that the season is less Marvel’s “Runaways” and more so Marvel’s “Hideaways”, and I’ll get more into that in the actual review. Also, Karolina is indeed gay in this for those of you who cares. Ok, from here on out SPOILER WARNING!!!!!! You have been warned! (And seriously, if you haven’t seen the show yet please do not read this review.) (more…)
Hello interweb, Nate here! I feel kinda bad that I’m reviewing this film instead of Batman and Harley Quinn or Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, but I’ve been busy with college and quite frankly I really wanted to talk about this movie so here we go! I might get those reviews out if I get myself motivated to do so. Plus I recently saw Tim Burton’s Batman from 1989 so I might review that too! As always, SPOILER WARNING!
Hello interweb, Nate here! The format to this post will be different than most. This is because I am currently away on vacation and therefore don’t have access to a computer at the moment. Meaning, this post is primarily made on a smartphone. So if this post looks a little funnier than most of my articles, or if there is more grammar issues ( as in more than usual) I apologize in advance. I may look back once I get home and edit some of the grammar issues or funny formatting, but I’m not promising anything. I am mostly making this post because I am bored and this is a topic I’ve been wanting to talk about for a while now. (more…)
Hello interweb, Nate here! So recently a Huffington Post writer named Alanna Vagianos has written an article titled “This Is What Superheroes Would Look Like With Realistic Bodies” and proceeded to feature these characters with their photo-shopped “realistic” bodies side-by-side for comparison. Most of these make little to no sense and I’ll explain why in this response to this terrible article. So let’s just jump in, shall we?
Disclaimer: I do not own or claim to own any of the images in this article. All art belongs to their respective owners! The research from Recovery.org can be found here.
Hello interweb, Nate here. So quite recently, Adam West passed away at the age of 88. Now I was hesitant to make this post as I actually never grew up with Adam West and therefore I was never the biggest fan of his work. Sure, he played a role in the 60’s Batman show but I honestly know him better as the Mayor of Quahog in Family Guy. However, I do have to respect the man for what he’s done in terms of his impact in comics — more specifically DC and even more specifically Batman — and because of that I respect how he has helped turn my personal favorite superhero into the icon he is today. While I’m n0t personally a fan of the campy Batman TV show myself, I do acknowledge and respect the fact that without 60’s campy Batman there might’ve not been Batman as we know him today. It’s kinda like how I respect The Dark Knight Returns for rebooting Batman into the grittier and darker character that I’ve fallen in love with even though The Dark Knight Returns itself kinda sucks in my opinion. So with all that said and done, thank you Adam West and rest in peace.
Hello interweb, Nate here! Oh, I said in the last post that I’ll do the SuperheroSins episode to DKR Pt 2? I lied! Now I’m a fan of Pokemon, Marvel, DC, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, etc. But I’m also kind of a science nerd. Because of this, sometimes I like to try and use real world science to explain things in fiction. Granted, most things in fiction usually ignores science because if superheroes were restricted to real world science then they wouldn’t be nearly as fun. However, it’s fun for me at least to try and explain fiction using real world science or at least compare them. I really don’t know why this is but I can’t be alone considering that YouTube channels like Game Theory exist as well as books like James Kakalios’s book The Physics of Superheroes is an actual published book at any library or book store. One of my favorite subjects in science is evolution and it’s a topic that I really wish I knew more about then I do currently. In addition to my fascination with evolution, I’m a huge fan of the popular video game/anime/trading card game/manga Pokemon! So I decided to write this essay in order to compare Pokemon evolution to Darwinian evolution and look at the evidence give to use from the various Pokemon medium to ask the question of if Darwinian evolution occurs in the Pokemon universe.
Disclaimer: While I am fascinated by the subject, I am no expert in evolution. In addition, while I am a huge fan of the franchise, I do not know everything about Pokemon. Therefore, I very well may make various mistakes in this article and I encourage others to correct me whenever possible. Also, I was quite proud of this so I decided to turn this into a semi-formal essay. So I hope you enjoy!
Hello interweb, Nate here! So, the DCEU has been kinda sucking hasn’t it? I mean, Man of Steel sucked, Batman V Superman – while I like it as a guilty pleasure – is plagued with sloppy writing, and Suicide Squad most see as the worst of the DCEU movies. So this year Justice League and Wonder Woman is coming out. Justice League will probably suck, and I’m really hoping Wonder Woman is at least a good movie if not a great one. But one criticism the franchise has been facing over and over again is that they’re rushing the movies out too quickly to catch up to Marvel. Hell, they’ve announced a Nightwing movie when The Batman is still having development issues at the moment! So I was wondering if I was in charge of this whole project, how would I run it? So here’s my idea! When reading this, keep in mind that I’m starting from a clean slate. Meaning I’m pretending Man of Steel, Batman V Superman, and Suicide Squad never happened!
Also keep in mind I’m just focusing on the story aspect at the moment. Not thinking about cast, directors, writers, etc.
ello interweb, Nate here! After running this blog for a couple of years, I’ve found it quite funny what posts on here get lots of views and which posts gets very little views. There are several articles I’ve written in the past that I was quite proud of making and yet nobody read them. On the other hand, while some of my cringier articles seem to have been forgotten by most, there are some that consistently seem quite popular that haunts me whenever is appears as a “TOP POSTS & PAGES”. Now I realize that that’s just how a blog works and I’m not here complaining that I have a stupid audience and you people are reading the wrong articles, not at all. Luckily I do this blog in my spare time for fun and none of my writing actually gets me money (I’d probably pay closer attention to grammar mistakes and typos if this was a funded blog with sponsors). However, I do want to make the record straight: my “Top 10 Characters Ruined by the New 52 ” is a bad post!
Hello interweb, Nate here! So 5 hours ago (at the time of this writing), the teaser trailer for Spider-man: Homecoming just dropped and confirmed that tomorrow the first official trailer will be uploaded. I do want to confirm that I will be reviewing the official Trailers for Spider-man: Homecoming. Some of my bigger readers may have noticed that I’ve been slacking a little on the trailers but that’s primarily because I decided to only do trailers for franchises I know well. Doctor Strange, Wonder Woman, and Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 I’m not going to do mainly because I’m not as versed in their comics books so there’s nothing I can really add to the speculation of those movies. Spider-man, on the other hand, I know decently well so I will definitely be reviewing those trailers when they drop. So stay tuned for my review which will be coming out soon after the trailer is released!