My Top 5 Alternate Spider-Man Costumes

The Amazing Spider-Man is now out in theaters. In this  incarnation, our friendly neighborhood web head sports a new redesign of the classic red and blues. Generally, I would have preferred if they went more traditional. Still, old Peter Parker is accustom to wearing new duds from time to time, so I decided to put…

This Week’s “Technology is Awesome” Moment

Marvel’s Thor is now streaming on Netflix, a movie streaming service that lets me watch a wide variety of film and television whenever I want on almost whatever I want. Without owning the physical media, I can watch Thor anytime on my television, laptop, iPad or phone. I found out about Thor on Netflix from a…

A Grand Old (Super Hero) Time This Weekend!

This past weekend, for me, has been a shining example of why I love Japanese tokusatsu super hero shows. If you’re new to reading me, “tokusatsu” is Japanese for “special effects.” This generally applies to  the genre of live-action monster movies (example: the Godzilla franchise) and super hero shows (example: the Super Sentai franchise, where…

Back from JapanFest 2011

Sometimes I get so used to regular geeky/anime conventions that I forget that “normal people” actually go to cultural festivals. That happened this time with JapanFest, Atlanta’s Japanese cultural festival, where I helped with some of the anime viewing content. Turns out, Akira and New Cutie Honey aren’t the most family friendly titles (retrospect d’uh). Thanks to…

Back from Dragon*Con 2011

It’s been a while since I’ve done an actual convention retrospective. The reason is that I’m always working cons, usually promoting MTAC and GMX. As such, for the most part, the convention experience is the same aside from the friend experiences that are uninteresting to read or insider knowledge or critiques that I don’t feel…