Posted: November 22, 2016 in Commentary, Entertainment, Funny Videos, Professional Wrestling, TV, UFC, WWE
Tags: Bill Goldberg, Brock Lesnar, ECW, Goldberg, Hulk Hogan, Kevin Owens, Paul Heyman, RAW, Roman Reigns, Royal Rumble, Survivor Series, Ultimate Warrior, Wrestlemania, wrestling, WWE
A month ago I posted an article about how Goldberg coming back to WWE was going to be a disappointment. I was wrong. Goldberg defeated Brock Lesnar at Survivor Series and did it in 90 seconds.
What appeared to be a story designed to give Brock Lesnar back his biggest loss (ala Hogan/Warrior II) became the most talked about 90 seconds of wrestling in 2016. The question on everyone’s mind is “where do they go from here?” The answer: several places. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: October 6, 2016 in Commentary, MMA, News, Professional Wrestling, Sting in WWE, TNA, TV, UFC, WWE
Tags: Bill Goldberg, Brock Lesnar, Forbes, Goldberg, Monday Night Wars, Sports, Sting, Sting in WWE, Survivor Series, UFC, WCW, Wrestlemania, Wrestlemania 33, WWE
Forbes.com reports that Bill Goldberg will be returning to WWE.
This is exciting news for fans who got into wrestling during THE MONDAY NIGHT WARS. WCW’s unstoppable for is returning and, from all video game trailers, is on a collision course with Brock Lesnar. Many of you are excited and you should be. I’m not because I saw this scenario two years ago and all signs point to history repeating itself.
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Posted: October 5, 2016 in Comics, Commentary, CrossGen Comics, DC Comics, Fantasy, Horror, Interviews, Lost Comics History, Making Comics, Marvel Comics, Science Fiction, Transformers
Tags: Barbara Kesel, Bart Sears, Brandon Peterson, Brath, Butch Guice, Chuck Dixon, Conan, CrossGen Comics, DC Comics, Disney, Fantasy, George Perez, Greg Land, Jim Cheung, Mark Alessi, Mark Waid, Marvel Comics, Meridian, Negation, Negation War, Paul Pelletier, Ron Marz, Science Fiction, Scion, Scot Eaton, Sherlock Holmes, Sigil, Sigilverse, Sojourn, Steve Epting, Steve McNiven, Tony Bedard, Valiant Comics, Vertigo, Way of the Rat
In 2000, CrossGen Comics launched. Founded by millionaire Mark Alessi, CrossGen sought to expand the comics industry by forgoing super-hero titles and focusing on the Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Victorian Mystery, and Sword and Sorcery genres. Each of CrossGen’s titles stood on their own but was tied to a greater mythology thanks to a Sigil, which was the source of many characters powers.
The “sigil bearers” were supposed to join forces against a cosmic threat called the Negation in the mini-series, NEGATION WAR that would cap off four years of stories. Unfortunately, CrossGen went out of business after the second issue shipped? So what would’ve happened? Only NEGATION WAR writer Tony Bedard knew, until now…
I reached out to Tony to find out his plans for NEGATION WAR. Who’d live? Who’d die? How would the series end? Click to find out. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: September 9, 2016 in Celebrity, Commentary, Entertainment, Girls, Pictures, Professional Wrestling, Sports, TNA, TV, Uncategorized, WWE
Tags: Bayley, Becky Lynch, Bret Hart, Charlotte, Charlotte Flair, Divas, John Cena, Lass Kicker, Monday Night Raw, NXT, NXT Takeover Brooklyn 2015, Randy Orton, RAW, Ric Flair, Sasha Banks, Snoop Dogg, Sting, Todd Matthy, Vince McMahon, Women's Wrestling, Woment's Revolution, Wrestlemania, WWE, WWE NXT
Sasha Banks (left) vs. Bayley (right)
By Todd Matthy
It’s very hard for friends and family to understand why I’m a wrestling fan. Making it harder is when you try to show them, WWE books something stupid and your they look at you and say, “you watch this?” (SummerSlam 2005 is a perfect example)
Then something reminds you of why you love wrestling. A match that inspires you to buy a ticket because you wanted to be there and witness history. Last year in Brooklyn, Sasha Banks and Bayley reminded me of why I fell in love with wrestling. Want to know why and see EXCLUSIVE photos and video from the Nosebleed Section? Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: August 5, 2016 in Animation, Cartoons, Comics, Interviews, Transformers, TV, Uncategorized
Tags: Animation, Buzz Dixon, cobra commander, Don Johnson, duke, gi joe, Serpentor
What if Serpentor never happened?
In 1986 GI JOE fans got a surprise. Cobra got an emperor in Serpentor. (a clone of the ancient world’s greatest military minds.) Serpentor’s creation would lead to the revelation that Cobra was a front for an ancient society of snake people. But, what if things were different
Before the Serpentor mandate, GI JOE Story-Editor Buzz Dixon was working on a status quo shattering episode called “The Most Dangerous Man in the World.” The episode would reveal the origin of Cobra and the man whose philosophy drove them. For obvious reasons, Buzz’s episode was passed aside and vanished into the realm of “What-if.” Until now!
After 30 years of sitting on the shelf, Buzz Dixon has turned “The Most Dangerous Man in the World” into a novel to be released this Fall. I talked to Buzz about what we can expect to see in his novelization.
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Posted: July 20, 2016 in Animation, Cartoons, Comics, DC Comics, Fantasy, Humor, Science Fiction, Uncategorized
Tags: Captain Planet, DC Comics, Dick Dasterdly, Earth Crisis, Hanna Barbera, Herculoids, Humor, Johnny Quest, Mutley, Revivals, Scooby Apocalypse, Scooby Doo, Space Ghost, The Flintstones, Wacky Races
When I go swimming I think about things. Today, I was thinking about how DC Comics has been reviving old Hanna-Barbera cartoons and giving them a “mature” makeover. The Flintstones is now social commentary, Wacky Races in an post-apocalyptic wasteland, the Hanna-Barbera action heroes getting a shared universe, and of course Scooby Apocalypse. I thought about who else could use a “mature makeover” and it hit me: Captain Planet! Read the rest of this entry »
I got to see an advanced screen of Jason Bourne today. If you haven’t seen any of the Bourne movies, do not start here. MINOR SPOILERS below because I’m going to tell you why. Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: July 18, 2016 in Commentary, Entertainment, Professional Wrestling, Sports, TV, WWE
Tags: Bayley, Becky Lynch, Bret Hart, Charlotte, Chris Jericho, Divas, John Cena, Monday Night Raw, Natalya Neidhart, Professional Wrestling, Randy Orton, RAW, Ric Flair, Sasha Banks, Shane McMahon, Sheamus, Smackdown, Stephanie McMahon, Sting, the Bella Twins, the Miz, the Undertaker, Triple H, Vince McMahon, WWE
William Regal and Triple H with (in order): Bayley, Sasha Banks, Finn Balor, and Enzo and Cas. The future of WWE
So the WWE draft is this week. Like most of you I’m eager to see who ends up on what show. I am also scared. I’m scared because splitting the roster in the name of “unpredictability” could ruin two divisions just when they’ve started to rebuild: the Women’s division and the Tag Team division. My solution, give the women to RAW and the Tag Team’s to SMACKDOWN. Here’s why? Read the rest of this entry »
Posted: June 9, 2016 in Animation, Anime, Cartoons, Comics, Commentary, Entertainment, Fantasy, Science Fiction, TV, Voltron
Tags: Anime, Fantasy, Lion Forge Comics, Lion Voltron, Netflix, Science Fiction, Voltron, Voltron Force, Voltron Legendary Defender, World Events Productions
By Todd Matthy
This Friday Netflix will release Voltron: Legendary Defender, a reimagining of the classic TV series I grew up with.
Voltron has a special place in my heart. It’s a mix of my favorite genres: Sci-Fi and Fantasy, and robots. Plus, (in addition to Robotech) it kickstarted my love of Anime. Personally, Voltron means much more. I was an “Assistant Editor” on the Media Blasters DVD. I’ll never forget when I went to New Jersey to look at footage for extras and discovered the long lost original pilot. I wrote an article for Protoculture Addicts about my experience.
To prepare for the new Netflix series, I’m rewatching the classic show and thought I’d share my favorite episodes with you. Click below and comment if you agree or disagree. (And if you want to watch a few of these episodes check out the Voltron You Tube Page.)
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