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Hold Your Quarters, The Full-Length Version of COMMUNITY’S ‘Ass Crack Bandit’ Song Is Online

Community introduced a new threat to Greendale Community College this season: the sneaky and fearsome Ass Crack Bandit. The villain was introduced over a month ago in the episode “Basic… more

Official SHERLOCK Conventions Announced For U.S. and Europe

Time to purchase a deerstalker hat and practice your scarf knotting skills because BBC’s Sherlock has official conventions on the calendar for 2014. Massive Events is coordinating the events in… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more

Simon Pegg Reveals an Early Outline for THE WORLD’S END

Even though The World’s End, the final installment of Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg, and Nick Frost’s Cornetto Trilogy, was just released in August 2013, it’s been in development for at… more

Ice-T Recorded a DUNGEONS AND DRAGONS Audiobook – Yes, You Read That Right

Rapper and television star Ice-T keeps busy. Besides his acting gigs, he has a bimonthly podcast called Final Level and apparently records audiobooks. He recently stepped into the recording booth… more

Evangeline Lilly May Be Joining ANT-MAN Cast

Evangeline Lilly recently rocked an almost superheroic role as the fierce elf Tauriel in The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, and now she may be joining the Marvel cinematic universe…. more


The movie adaptation of Seth Grahame-Smith’s novel Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is still undead and kicking. Though it’s been stuck in a development spiral since 2009, it seems to… more

It’s Story Time! Neil Gaiman Reads GREEN EGGS AND HAM

Author Neil Gaiman may be on sabbatical from social media, but he’s still keeping fans updated almost daily with news and delightful ramblings at his blog. You’ll find everything from… more

Watch The Trailer For Geek & Sundry’s New Superhero Comedy CAPER

Having super human powers doesn’t automatically mean you make big bucks. So, what do you do if you’re a superhero who can’t quite pay the rent? Geek & Sundry’s new original… more

Pickstarter: Help Hero Forge Create Custom, 3D Printed Tabletop Miniatures

Choosing just the right miniature to represent your character is an important part of tabletop role playing. A tangible presence of your character on the map can make it easier… more

Cancel Your Weekend Plans: Stream GARGOYLES on YouTube (Legally)

Public service announcement: you can legally stream the entire first season of Gargoyles on YouTube right now. Actually, we’ve been able to do so for a while. Disney Shows uploaded… more

Oh My Disney And Mondo Team Up To Present a Special Gallery at South by Southwest

South by Southwest has been growing to encompass more topics over the years, and now it has more Disney flair. If you’re at SXSW this year, you’ll get your dose… more

New STAR WARS Book Focuses on Darth Maul; Sam Witwer Reads Audio Excerpt

You knock Darth Maul down, he gets up again and again. You slice off his legs and toss him down a chasm, he acquires cybernetic legs. He’s one tough Sith…. more

Watch the New Trailer for COSMOS: A SPACETIME ODYSSEY

“The cosmos is all that is or was or ever will be.” That quote from Carl Sagan carries weight, and to anyone who watched Cosmos: A Personal Voyage, it holds… more

X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Future Sentinel Design Changes, Explained

The release of X-Men: Days of Future Past is just four months away, and this means we’re entering the heavy promotion phase. To that end, Empire Magazine recently unveiled 25… more

STAR TREK IV: THE VOYAGE HOME Blooper Reel Is Priceless

Blooper reels are one of the highlights of any DVD or Blu-ray’s special features. It’s almost standard business now, but what about all the older films that hit video stores… more

DARK TROOPERS Short Shows Off the Sexy Side of Lightsabers

Besides being one of the coolest weapons in any galaxy, the lightsaber is beautiful. The part where it’s dangerous and used to cut off arms and limbs on every planet… more

Disney, Studio Ghibli, and Marvel Characters Get Haute Couture Makeovers

What would Captain America wear while sashaying down the runway? Easy: He would turn into a woman and don a smart pantsuit with star-spangled accessories. That’s the vision of Russian… more


The TARDIS and DeLorean both travel through time, so it’s only natural to think about combining Doctor Who and Back to the Future. YouTuber James Farr liked the idea so… more

Making the Music, Sweet Music for THE HOBBIT: THE DESOLATION OF SMAUG

A sweeping fantasy film like The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug would fall flat without equally grand music and sounds. After all, we need strong themes and occasional dialogue to… more

STAR WARS REBELS Introduces New “Lazy” Droid, Chopper

Meet Chopper. This is the droid you’re looking for if you’re planning to watch Star Wars Rebels. He’s an essential member of the Ghost crew and is charged with keeping… more

Marvel Universe LIVE! Brings “Epic” Superhero Story To The Stage

Burned out on Marvel comics yet? If not, a new touring experience has just been announced: Marvel Universe LIVE!, a show that will bring The Avengers and a host of… more

BREAKING BAD and FACTS OF LIFE Mashup Imagines a Happier World For Walter White

Say what you will about 80′s sitcom The Facts of Life, it’s hard to deny the series features a catchy theme song. The intro discusses the good and the bad,… more

Three-Hour Video Showcases All The Nintendo Start Screens You Didn’t Know You Wanted To See

Have three hours? Then you have time to watch a supercut displaying the start screen from every game made for the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) in alphabetical order. The video,… more