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NERDS OF THE ROUND Ep. 2 – X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST Discussion!

In this second episode, Jason Furie is joined by Mark Espinosa and Derek Hansen as they discuss their hopes and dreams for the upcoming Marvel film X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST. “The Mumbler” (played by Jared Hawkely)...


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Unboxing: LOOT CRATE (March 2014)

Ever wonder if LOOT CRATE is worth all your hard-earned cash? Join Jason Furie as he dives into the March 2014 box and discover what all the fuss is about. For the uninitiated, LOOT CRATE is a paid subscription service that mai...


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NERDS OF THE ROUND Ep. 1 – STAR WARS EPISODE VII and Beyond!

In this pilot episode, Jason Furie, Mark Espinosa, Derek Hansen, Jared Hawkley, and Matt DeLight discuss their thoughts and opinions on the current state of the STAR WARS film franchise including EPISODE VII and beyond. After w...



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HBO’s TRUE DETECTIVE Season 1 Review

“If the only thing keeping a person decent is the expectation of divine reward then, brother, that person is a piece of shit.” –Rust Cohle Alright, alright, alright. I’m not here to give you a glowing an...


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GODZILLA (2014) Gets a Full and Glorious Trailer!

Back in December, we got our first look at the Gareth Edwards (MONSTERS) directed GODZILLA reboot with the first ever teaser trailer. Well you can forget that ever happened because now we have the first full-length trailer for ...


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Podcast: MARVELSPHERE Ep. 1 – Marvel’s AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D.

MARVELSPHERE Episode 1: Marvel’s AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. Join Jason Furie and Mike McG as they go over their initial reactions to the first 13 episodes of ABC’s AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D. television show and discuss wher...



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NBC Announces HEROES REBORN Television Series

NBC recently announced that it plans to resurrect its popular (?) HEROES franchise in a new 13 episode mini-series titled HEROES REBORN. The planned mini-series is set to air on NBC sometime in 2015 and even has original series...


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ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW! Lineup Made Easy (March 2014 Edition)

Back in 2012, Marvels latest push to refresh their comic book brands was called MARVEL NOW! and we are currently in phase two of that plan dubbed ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW! At the moment, we are in the third month of this new second p...


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THE PUNISHER #1 (2014) Comic Book Review

I’ve always liked The Punisher. He’s so simple yet can be made complicated if the right writer comes along. And to me, at the very least, he’s just a dude out for revenge who has a thirst for blood. Same reaso...



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DEADLY CLASS #1 Comic Book Review

DEADLY CLASS stars a down and out youngster named Marcus who is on the brink of suicide due to a tragic past, living on the streets, and eating shit day in and day out. The story is set in 1987 on the streets of San Francisco. ...


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The Final Season of STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS Exclusive to Netflix

All you nervous STAR WARS: THE CLONE WARS fans out there (myself included!) can breath a collective sigh of relief because the long talked about “final episodes” of the hit television series is coming exclusively to...


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DEAD BODY ROAD #1 Comic Book Review

I’ve been waiting for Image Comics’ DEAD BODY ROAD for some time now. The promise of a gritty down to earth revenge story is just too enticing for a guy like me to pass up. Not much beats a good old fashion revenge ...



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ROBOCOP (2014) Movie Review

Remaking 1987′s ROBOCOP was inevitable. No matter how much people piss and moan about Hollywood remakes, they are here to stay and we just need to get use to it already. I’m a huge fan of the original film for sure,...


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MARIO KART 8 Release Date and a Brand New SMASH BROS 4 Fighter!

During Nintendo’s latest NINTENDO DIRECT online broadcast, there were a number of big announcements for a lot of upcoming games! Of these announcements, the biggest were surely the official release date of May 30th 2014 f...


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AVENGERS #24.NOW Comic Book Review

I have some good news and bad news about the first 23 issues of Jonathan Hickman’s run on AVENGERS and its major tie-in event INFINITY (a recent six issue mini series dealing with Thanos). What would you like first? The b...



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ALL-NEW X-MEN #22.NOW Comic Book Review

ALL-NEW X-MEN is easily my favorite book in Marvel’s current X-lineup. Things started off great in the first arc (check out my review HERE), continued to be strong in the big crossover event BATTLE OF THE ATOM, and we are...


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ALL-NEW MARVEL NOW! Lineup Made Easy (February 2014 Edition)

In case you are not up to speed on Marvel’s latest comic book offerings, you should know that they are knee deep in phase two of their new and improved campaign to gain new readers and maintain current loyalists. Phase on...


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CALL OF DUTY: GHOSTS Video Game Review

I feel obligated to tell everyone I’m not a huge CALL OF DUTY fan (say whaaaaaaat!?) and have only really dabbled my way through the franchise over the years. I messed with (but never completed) a handful of the World War...



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TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION Super Bowl Teaser Trailer!

Alright, I should probably have done a “catch-all” post linking and talking about all the big Super Bowl movie trailers. But really, all that matters here was the first real footage from the 4th entry in the “...


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Lex Luthor and Alfred Cast in SUPERMAN/BATMAN Film

Warner Bros. Pictures has officially cast Jesse Eisenberg (THE SOCIAL NETWORK) as Superman’s arch enemy Lex Luthor and veteran actor Jeremy Irons (DIE HARD WITH A VENGEANCE) as Bruce Wayne’s butler Alfred in the upc...