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To Hell With Smartphones

To Hell With Smartphones

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

November 9, 2017


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I know I might be coming off as an 80-year-old grandpa, but screw it, you all need to be told the truth. SMART PHONES ARE TERRIBLE. Oh, and before you make the argument,  "Oh Mark you own one too, don’t be a baby," let me make one thing clear: I don’t own a smartphone in any capacity. I...

Dear Justice League: Don’t Drop The Ball

Dear Justice League: Don’t Drop The Ball

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017


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I know its tough D.C., trying to make a cinematic universe to compete with Marvels. Believe me, I get that you want to jump into the ring as fast as possible. I get that you feel it might be unfair to be compared to your competitor since they have over seventeen movies in their cinematic universe while...

Mechanized WWE

Mechanized WWE

October 18, 2017


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You know the one thing that doesn’t need a script? A giant robot death match. Nobody needs a back story just to see two mech's punch each other for a couple of hours. If you look at some of the shows that dealt with robotic combat, “Robot Wars” and “BattleBots” they understand what people...

Fandoms, Nostalgia and Szechuan Sauce

Fandoms, Nostalgia and Szechuan Sauce

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

October 11, 2017


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If you work in marketing, and you want to appeal to a fandom, please check to make sure that the fandom isn’t beyond stupid. For the record, being in a fandom doesn’t make you a bad person and the idea of fandom is not the problem. The problem stems from the “dark side” that each fandom has...

No Paramount, You Don’t “Gotta Go Fast”

No Paramount, You Don’t “Gotta Go Fast”

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017


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A few days ago, Paramount decided to damn humanity to a fate worse than death. They’re going to try and make a “Sonic The Hedgehog” movie. And it’s going to be a live action/CGI hybrid movie like such great feats in cinema like the Alvin and the Chipmunks movie (that currently holds a rating...

Marvel and the Un-Killable Status Quo.

Marvel and the Un-Killable Status Quo.

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

September 25, 2017


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Remember when death held some sort of consequence? Marvel doesn’t because they brought back another character from beyond the grave just to milk their popularity. The lucky victim this time around is Logan, aka the original Wolverine. Now, for those out of the loop, Logan’s been dead for about...

The Limitations and Shortcomings of Infinity.

The Limitations and Shortcomings of Infinity.

Mark McCarthy, Staff Writer

September 16, 2017


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With Marvel vs Capcom Infinite hitting stores shelves in a few days the time has come for everyone to join hands, take a deep breath, and admit that the roster is garbage. That’s right the franchise that started out as the natural successor to a what if scenario that pitted “Xmen” and “Street...

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