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More Activity of a Paranormal Sort

The final horror film of this Halloween season that I will review is Paranormal Activity 2. I was unsure of this one when I first saw the trailer. I had… more

“Panasonic is the best. Philips sucks.” -THIS GUY

If you’re in the market for a new VCR here’s Markorepairs breaking  down the brands in his VCR collection.   If you’re also in the market for 8 minutes a awesomeness… more

Join Nerdist at Wondercon This Weekend! UPDATE: Chris Hardwick Signing Sunday!

UPDATE: We’ve added a signing with Chris Hardwick himself on Sunday 2-3 PM!  UPDATE: Jessica Chobot has been added to the Nerdist Panel on Sunday at 12:00PM! Details below…… more

A Soulless Film SPOILERS!!

It’s October, and anyone that knows me, knows how excited I can get in October. October is the time of year when I can indulge in apple cider, anything… more

Book Review! The Hunger Games (but only the first book!)

There’s one book that people have been mentioning over and over after hearing about my Book Nerdist status and it’s The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins. Finally, I… more

Was Let Me In, the Right One?

I had all of these ideas on how I would say things like: “Let Me In’, what’s missing? ‘the right one”, but I can’t say that and you’… more

Earth (The Book) Book Review!

It’s not a huge secret that I’m a fan of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart, right? I guess it might be if you don’t know me… more

The Legend of Zack Snyder

I had only seen a few ads for this week’s film before I went to see it. What drew me to it was that the concept stirred up childlike… more

Clichés- 5th Floor, Movie Quality – Going Down

As I said last week, I’m focused on vacation (I will be in Orlando before this posts) but I did carve out a couple hours to check out a… more

Every Legend Has A Beginning

On November 9, 2004, my life changed. I became an addict. Instead of fixing my attention on my college course work, I’d scream, “JOE MONTANA!” as I stuck plasma… more


I was so proud of myself thinking I coined an obvious term for this film, but as it turns out, if it’s that easy, it’s probably been done…. more

Is This the New Face of Horror? I Hope So.

As I wrote in my Coming Attractions post, horror dealing with possession or satanic cults is horror that sticks with me when it is done well. Possession movies are most… more

Book Review! Packing for Mars by Mary Roach

I enjoy Mary Roach immensely. It’s difficult not to! At least for me, anyway, because I enjoy a heavy amount of snark and humor in my books, especially the nonfiction… more

Death Comes to IFC, Tonight! Welcome Back, Kids.

The Kids In the Hall are back, comedy nerds. I mean, the die-hardiest fans among us realize that they never really went away, having gotten back together numerous times since… more

Book Review! American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Guys, I’m distressed. Or maybe appalled is more accurate? It seems that an inappropriate number of people haven’t read Neil Gaiman’s American Gods yet and next summer… more

Scott Pilgrim vs. The Expendables

Nerds, we have failed miserably! Scott Pilgrim vs. The World came in 5th this weekend behind The Expendables, Eat, Pray, Love, The Other Guys and Inception. While I’m excited… more

Book Review! The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks!

Chances are, if you’ve ever studied biology, you’ve heard of HeLa cells. If you haven’t, well… let me enlighten you a little! HeLa cells are known as… more

Eleven Doctors: Toy Review

So, I broke down and ordered the Eleven Doctors action figure set, as I knew I probably would, and I’m here with my consensus.  I don’t collect toys in general,… more

Book Review! Horns: A Novel by Joe Hill

They say not to judge a book by it’s cover and I’ve never had that old adage illustrated more poignantly for me than with Horns: A Novel by Joe Hill…. more

Not as naughty as it seems! (Bummer?)

There are very few things that can influence an entire country’s culture, especially those that span across generations. They can sometimes be hard to spot and sometimes they are… more

Comic Con Scared The Crap Out Of Me

Image Via Felicia Day   When faced with the insane crowds at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, I did what any professional journalist would do – I ran back to… more

Book Review! The Disappearing Spoon…

You may or may not have noticed that last Friday was review-less on the book front. For that, I apologize! Too much work, not enough time, yadda, yadda, yadda. Someday… more

All That We See or Seem According to Christopher Nolan [spoilers]

Inception: –noun 1. beginning; start; commencement. 2. film that will blow your mind, directed by Christopher Nolan I’m not going to bury the lead on this story. I LOVED… more

BOOK REVIEW! Little Women and Werewolves

This remastering of the classics trend is going to die, just like every other wayward trend in any industry, but let’s ask ourselves this: is that a bad thing?… more