SUBSCRIPTION BOX REVIEW: Loot Crate (December 2014)

If you are anything like me, for the last year or so you have been watching with mild fascination as a persistent, but somewhat surreptitious, offer for Loot Crate subscription boxes has peppered your Facebook feed(also, you are overweight). More precisely, your attention has been drawn by the promise of a lot of neat-stuff-in-a-box for the paltry sum of $13.37 […]

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Beloved Veteran Artist Pat Broderick on Comics: “Nothing Becomes Easier”

I wound up meeting Pat Broderick purely by happenstance. I was perusing the Facebook group “Comic Books: The 1990’s” [sic], scrolling along, happily skipping down my own personal geekdom’s memory lane, when I came across something unique in the thread: a sculpture of Doom 2099, one of my favorite Marvel characters from the era. I began going through the comments—all […]

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TUFF GNARL CASTING CALL: Frank Miller’s “The Dark Knight Returns”

Many years ago, the now-defunct comic book periodical Wizard Magazine ran an ongoing segment entitled “Casting Call” in which they would envision a film based on another medium – comics, animation, literature, etc. – and suggest which actors would best portray the major characters in the story. Sometimes they hit the nail on the head, like when they chose Patrick Stewart to […]

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Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review [Spoiler-Free]

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Directed by Marc Webb Screenplay by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Jeff Pinkner Starring Andrew Garfield, Jaime Foxx, Emma Stone A Studio Film by Columbia Pictures I grew up reading Spider-Man comics and justifiably still do, because they’re some of the most thought provoking, brilliant and innovative stories ever written. However, the characters of the Spider-Man comic book universe […]

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NEW PODCAST- Hangin’ Tuff with Chuck Livid Episode 7

On the 7th episode of Hangin’ Tuff with Chuck Livid, Chuck welcomes back comedian/writer/butt buddy Rob Zimmerman. Join us as we churn through 11 tracks of awesomeness, discuss German fetishes, reading Batman comic books in the Kevin Conroy voice in your head, albacore penises and much, much more. Music by: ·         Propeller – Fuzz ·         Chalk and Numbers – Angelfuck ·  […]

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Interview with Ehmm Theory Creators- Brockton McKinney & Larkin Ford

Brockton McKinney and Larkin Ford are the creators of Ehmm Theory, a new comic book released by Action Lab Comic that revolves around protagonist Gabriel Ehmm and his talking kitten, Mr. Whispers, as they embark on an adventure that I can best describe as Bill & Ted’s Bogus Journey meets Dead-Alive meets ALF. I first heard about Ehmm Theory while picking up new books one fateful Wednesday in June 2013. A fellow nerd […]

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