So…Tom Hiddleston is apparently pretty awesome. He wrote an essay for The Guardian last week, in which he outs himself as a fanboy and defends superhero films as worthy art. After hearing an anecdote about Christopher Reeve being mocked by his Julliard classmates for accepting the role of Superman, Hiddleston laments the second-class status [...]
Monthly Archive for April, 2012
The Geek Guru known only as “Tenbones” has joined with Costume Contumely to share his vast wisdom with the world. It’s the only advice column dedicated to issues of geekdom (that we know of!). If you’re in need of wisdom, insight, or direction, you can email Tenbones at: firstname.lastname@example.org. This week: Star Wars indoctrination and [...]
Today we’re happy to bring you a first-look review of the Batman Mega Mini Kits from Running Press, including the Bat-Signal and Batmobile! Click, to read on!
If the New York Yankee starting lineup were DC Comics’ Justice League, here’s who they would be: Derek Jeter – Batman He’s the leader, but he’s no rah-rah cheerleader type. He leads by example. And when you get out of line, he won’t yell at you; he’ll just stare at you with a withering disappointment [...]
If the New York Yankees pitching staff were Marvel Comics’ Avengers, here’s who they would be: CC Sabathia – The Hulk The tank. You know what you’re getting. Just set him off and watch him go. The rest of the staff, after the jump.
The Museum of Soviet Arcade Machines has been around for six years, but recently got a big upgrade, moving from an abandoned bomb shelter to a spacious industrial building in eastern Moscow. Most Americans will find it a lark to learn that Soviet arcade video games even existed. In America, the 1980′s were the height [...]
Posted in Movies & TV on Apr 1st, 2012
Maker Faire is basically a high school science fair on steroids. This is where some hard core, 90th percentile smart nerds go to show off some pretty amazing inventions and tech projects. This year, a team of high schoolers from the Bay Area have come together to build a full-scale flight simulator for a Viper spaceship [...]