Essential Reading Archive

  • 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards: And The Winner Is…

    Elwood's annual reality check. How well did he predict the outcome of the Emmy Awards? Let's all click through and find out!

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  • 63rd Primetime Emmy Nominations: Elwood Says…

    The nominees for the 2011 Emmy Awards were announced today. I watch a lot of television, but I'm no expert. Here are my picks to win the Big Awards (Acting & Show awards for Comedy and Drama).

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  • So you want to read Green Lantern comics…

    Tweet The Green Lantern movie came out on Friday and though the reviews forit are negative, it is my opinion that the reviews it is getting are much worse than it deserves.  That, however is a different article.  This article, whether you saw the movie or not or […]

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  • Hypothetical Studio: Justice League Movie

    Tweet An attempt to project the strategy of DC and Marvel with regard to the long term sustainability of their various film franchises is an interesting exercise. In the case of Marvel, projection is not difficult for we already know what the strategy is at […]

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  • The Five Stages of Reacting to the DC Reboot

    Elwood opens up a rift in the time/space continuum by telling himself to Get Off His Damn Lawn, and discusses his thoughts on the DC Universe Reboot.

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  • [Review] Green Lantern: Emerald Knights

    In Brightest Day, In Blackest Night, This Movie Should Not Escape Your Sight. DC Animated knocks another one out of the ballpark and around the Universe. Twice.

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  • So you want to read X-men comics…

    Tweet Did you hear?  There is a new X-men movie that just came out and from the reviews and my personal experience, it is fantastic.  Perhaps after seeing it, or perhaps even before seeing it, you’d like to read some of the source material?  The X-men […]

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  • Building a Community, Highlights of Season 1: A Preemptive Strike

    Tweet 138 . There are 137 television shows on the various cable network channels that score higher on the antiquated Neilson Ratings system than what is probably the best comedy on television, Community. That’s overall ratings. In the coveted 18-49 age range (where the show […]

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  • DC Comics Reboot in September?

    If DC is making moves to bring in new people, they have to try something new. It isn't meant to be disrespectful to the current fanbase; it is an attempt to create new fans whom we can geek out with.

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  • May the 4th – Star Wars on BluRay

    Tweet I’m not sure when May the 4th became such common parlance but I know that this is the one day of the year I can expect non-geeks to attempt to talk to me about geeky things.  Usually it is some sort of comment about […]

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