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"AEW Dynamite": Chris Jericho & Vanguard 1 Need Their Own Spinoff

Another week of home lockdown, another week of "live-ish" wrestling – and to AEW's credit, this young company has done an excellent job of navigating Dynamite through both the wrestling world as a new company, and in these trying real-world times. Every week we've gotten some amazing matches, and some downright amazing surprises. Cody Rhodes […]

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The New Archies is a Delightful Blast From the Past

Somewhere between Little Archie and Archie is The New Archies. In 1987 we got a 13 episode show by the same name, as well as a comic that went alongside the cartoon. This graphic novel features several issues from both The New Archies comic series as well as the digests. This is not a complete collection […]


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"AEW Dynamite": Recapping This Week's Audience-Free Edition

AEW broadcast another episode of Dynamite Wednesday night, coming from an undisclosed location much smaller than their usual venues – including the Daily's Place open-air arena that was most recently host to Dynamite's audience-less shows. AEW was forced to change locations after Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued a stay-at-home order for that state, but the […]

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Why Nancy Benoit Deserves To Be In The WWE Hall Of Fame [OPINION]

When it comes to performers in professional wrestling, the role of the valet/manager is one of the most underappreciated. Managers/valets act as the mouthpiece of a wrestler. In the ring, they gave a heel to gain an extra advantage over the face creating opportunities by distracting the referee. It was a role Nancy Benoit excelled […]

OPINION: "Mystery Boosters" Are (Usually) Amazing - "Magic: The Gathering"

OPINION: "Mystery Boosters" Are (Usually) Great – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hey there, fans of Magic: The Gathering in all its various shapes and forms! Today, I'd like to talk for a moment about the "Mystery Booster" phenomenon, and how it's generally a boon, but at times can be a bust. So, by now, if you play Magic: The Gathering to such a degree that you do research […]


Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 5 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 5 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Welcome! If you are looking for Part Four of this series, you can find that over here. Well, it's taken us some time, but here is the final installment of my Commander hot takes for Wizards of the Coast's hit game, Magic: The Gathering. We've been through a lot over the course of the past two […]

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 4 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 4 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Welcome! If you are looking for Part Three of this series, you can find that over here. Welcome! If you are looking for- I'm sorry, I think we have all been here before. This all seems strangely familiar to me. I kind of hate deja-vu at times, don't you? Anyway, this is a series of […]

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 3 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 3 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Welcome! If you are looking for Part Two of this series, you can find that over here. Sometimes, there's an odd trend in Magic: The Gathering, Wizards of the Coast's ever-popular trading card game, where, in all formats, something is troubling. Some cards just provide boatloads of value and since value is the name of the […]

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 2 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 2 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Welcome! If you are looking for Part One of this series, you can find that over here. Are you tired of the same old lines of play from Commander pub-stompers and their overly-competitive decks? Well, chances are that if you're tired of them, so are a fair few others. This series, as I'd mentioned in […]

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 1 - "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Commander Takes, Pt. 1 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Wizards of the Coast has made mistakes in the past, with regards to the printing of certain cards in Magic: The Gathering. I mean, just look at cards like Gaea's Cradle or the brunt of the cards banned in Standard from the original Mirrodin block! Today and tomorrow, I'd like to go over some of these […]


Opinion: Nintendo Should Support "Smash Bros." Esports, But Won't

Opinion: Nintendo Should Support "Smash Bros." Esports, But Won't

There's been a lot of talk the past couple of weeks about trying to get Nintendo to support the Super Smash Bros. esports scene. And while the intentions are good from a lot of people in the community, the unfortunate pill that players, organizers, and fans have to swallow is that Nintendo has no intention […]

Opinion: "Theros" Prices: Beyond Low - "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: "Theros" Prices: Beyond Low, Pt.1 – "Magic: The Gathering"

Hello there, loyal readers and fans of the ever-popular trading card game Magic: The Gathering! For those of you looking to invest in single cards from Magic's latest expansion Theros: Beyond Death, I am afraid I may have a spot of bad news for you. This may be an opinion piece but it's based in […]

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Why "Parasite" Winning Best Picture Oscar Opens New Doors in Hollywood [OPINION]

When one covers Hollywood, there's a certain level of cynicism that comes into play considering its inconsistent history. Before we get into that let's give credit where it's due with the Film Academy recognizing Bong Joon-Ho's Parasite as Best Picture in the 2020 Oscars. Could anyone else picture a contemporary foreign language film 5-10 years […]

Opinion: Commander Hybrid Should Stay Limited - "Magic: The Gathering"

Opinion: Commander Hybrid Should Stay Limited – "Magic: The Gathering"

For years, Magic: The Gathering has been not just a card game, but a conversation. I'm all for using this analogy because it lends itself to discussion and in time, the big discussion. And, as it stands, this conversation has had a large handful of big-ticket controversies within the design of the game (not to mention discourse […]

Knives Out 2?!?!? -- I Don't Want Another Benoit Blanc Movie [OPINION]

Knives Out 2?!?!? — I Don't Want Another Benoit Blanc Movie [OPINION]

Knives Out's success at the box office made an announced sequel almost an inevitability. And so, like Gravity's Rainbow, et voila! today it was announced we'd get a follow-up tale that furthers the adventures of Benoit Blanc (Daniel Craig). And I'm just not here for it. Don't get me wrong: I loved Knives Out. It […]

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Opinion: "The Professor" Speaks on Mana Bases – "Magic: The Gathering"

The Tolarian Community College YouTube channel has posted a number of videos pertaining to how to properly craft a mana base in the Commander format of Magic: The Gathering. By no means is it a strict guideline, and Brian Lewis, known on that YouTube channel as "The Professor", makes that very known. However, as safe as […]