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Fandom Power as Seen by Uncle Louie

Uncle Louie | Posted 06.28.2015 | Entertainment
Uncle Louie

Fandom, what does that even mean? To what extent does a fan have to be fanatic enough in order to be considered part of a fandom?

May the Fourth Be With You, Bub -- What If Wolverine Was a Stormtrooper?

Jordan Hart | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
Jordan Hart

As a kid, one of my favorite comic book series was What If? by Marvel Comics. Set in random alternate realities, each issue placed a familiar character in unfamiliar territory (e.g. What if the Hulk had the brain of Bruce Banner? What if the world knew Daredevil was blind?).

New Star Wars Trailer Divides Fans Over How Pathetic They Really Are

Spencer Green | Posted 01.31.2015 | Comedy
Spencer Green

On Friday, the 88-second trailer for the upcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens debuted online and in theaters, immediately dividing fans over how pathetic their lives really are.

The World's Most Slappable Sidekick Isn't So Slappable Anymore

Jordan Hart | Posted 01.05.2015 | Comedy
Jordan Hart

In the wondrous, and always sharply opinionated, world of comic book fandom, there are few characters as polarizing as Batman's sidekick, Robin. Plenty of fans out there would like nothing more than to see his grappling hook malfunction over shark-infested waters.

Comic Con 2014: Amended Schedule

Spencer Green | Posted 09.27.2014 | Comedy
Spencer Green

12:30pm - MEETUP: The People Who Hated the Last Episode of Lost Meet the People Who Are Still Upset Over Ben Affleck as Batman, and Hug

On Being A Proud Dad of Two Geek Girls

John Marcotte | Posted 01.23.2014 | Parents
John Marcotte

My girls have tiaras and gowns in their dress-up box right next to their capes and masks. They have a drawer full of Barbie dolls that live in peaceful coexistence with their action figures. But I think it is important for them to know that looking pretty is not the only option they have in life.

Why Comic-Con Is Dangerous to Our Intellectual Health

Marshall Fine | Posted 09.22.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Comic-Con -- and all that it represents -- is yet another pointless distraction, a way to keep the masses occupied while all the other important stuff goes down.

Samsung Attacks Apple Fanboys In New Ad

The Huffington Post | Jason Gilbert | Posted 11.23.2011 | Technology

The ongoing battle between Apple and Samsung just hopped from the courtroom to the TV box. Samsung, with its latest ad for the Galaxy S II smartpho...

FanGirls and Boys: It's Cool to Be Excited About Books!

Rachael Berkey | Posted 12.27.2011 | Books
Rachael Berkey

I love to read. There's no surprise there anymore. I have given up trying to explain it to people who don't understand. Mostly this is because I rarely cross paths anymore with people who aren't avid readers like me.

The Nerdiest Party Ever: Celebrating Ernie Cline's Ready Player One, and Pretty Much All of the '80s

Phil West | Posted 10.28.2011 | Entertainment
Phil West

Thanks to the perfect storm of a well-written book, a topic touching on both Internet possibilities and anxieties, and a masterful PR campaign, the book is everywhere -- poised to hit the New York Times bestseller list next month.

PHOTOS: Best And Worst Looks From Comic Con 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Costumed revelers and fanboys came out in full force at this year's NYC Comic Con. This weekend comic enthusiasts wandered the Javitz center in their ...

Hollywood Runs Out of Superheroes, Brings Classic Chewing Gum to Big Screen

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

In a statement which has caused seismic fanboy shock waves, Hollywood announced that it has officially run out of superheroes to adapt into motion pic...

Fanboys Geek Out At Big Apple Comic Con

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — A three-day love-in devoted to pop culture opened Friday with William Shatner unveiling his new comic book and fans geeking out on th...

Spoilers for New Star Trek Movie

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

Starfleet Academy is just like Police Academy, only Michael Winslow makes wacky "space" sound effects.

Odd Coincidence -- Two Infamous "Milk Carton" Movies to Be Released Today

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Today two notoriously delayed features, He's Just Not That Into You and Fanboys, are both finally being released after countless date changes.