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DC FanDome Drew 22M Viewers in 220 Countries and Territories

DC FanDome Drew 22M Viewers in 220 Countries and Territories

There were a lot of things that had to be canceled in the wake of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, and conventions, specifically Comic Con's, was one of the most obvious things that weren't going to make the cut. A Comic Con on a good year is about packing hundreds of thousands of people in small […]

The Final Metallica Mondays Show Airs Tonight But Still Donate

The Final Metallica Mondays Show Airs Tonight, But Still Donate

Metallica, like most of the music industry right now, is off the road. To help fans pass the time, they are introducing #MetallicaMondays on their YouTube and Facebook page every Monday night at 8 PM EST. Each Monday, they will post a set in its entirety. It is a neat idea, and this week the […]

We Review Dungeons &#038 Dragons: The Book Of Holding

We Review Dungeons & Dragons: The Book Of Holding

Back in June, Dungeons & Dragons announced a number of new additions coming in 2020, which included a few new contemporary books. One of those was simply called The Book Of Holding, set to be published through the Clarkson Potter side of Penguin Random House. The book is designed to be a professional journal for […]

Metallica Teams Up With Wolverine Boots To Benefit Trade Schools

Metallica Teams Up With Wolverine Boots To Benefit Trade Schools

World-famous rock band Metallica has decided to team up with Wolverine, a prominent shoe and boot company, for a project meant to benefit trade schools through the Metallica Scholars program. To achieve these ends, Wolverine Boots has designed two different pairs of Metallica-themed boots, which are currently up for preorder right now! The two pairs of […]

Ready Player Two: Wil Wheaton to Read Ernest Cline Sequel Audiobook

Ready Player Two: Wil Wheaton to Read Ernest Cline Sequel Audiobook

Wil Wheaton is keeping himself busy these days during the pandemic running his post-Star Trek web series The Ready Room for CBS All Access, and he's got another major audiobook lined up returning to read "Ready Player Two." The Star Trek: The Next Generation star narrated Ernest Cline's original "Ready Player One" in March 2018, […]

BTS Drops Teaser For First English Language Single Dynamite

BTS Drops Teaser For First English Language Single Dynamite

BTS fans are in a tizzy this morning as the first teaser for their new video, and single "Dynamite" dropped this morning. The song has a disco vibe to it, as the boys all look like they stepped right out of the 70's dancing around as only they do. Both the song and video for […]

Metallica Mondays Heads To yankee Stadium For Tonights Show

Metallica Mondays Heads To yankee Stadium For Tonight's Show

Metallica, like most of the music industry right now, is off the road. To help fans pass the time, they are introducing #MetallicaMondays on their YouTube and Facebook page every Monday night at 8 PM EST. Each Monday, they will post a set in its entirety. It is a neat idea, and this week the […]

Separated At Birth: Mamamoos Hip vs Jackie Qs Ring Around My Rosie

Separated At Birth: Mamamoo's Hip vs Jackie Q's Ring Around My Rosie

As part of my general daily life as a father of two daughters, I hear a lot of K-Pop. Obviously too much for anyone to bear. But then you also hear what you don't expect. Such as last year's release by K-Pop band Mamamoo, Hip, which sounded very familiar – but no one seems to […]

In Defense of Licensed Novels: Why Media Tie-In Books Matter Too

In Defense of Licensed Novels: Why Media Tie-In Books Matter, Too

In this current era of streaming, even the most avid television lovers may find themselves with content-fatigue. If you're a fan of genre television, especially, the days of only a handful of sci-fi series running are long gone. Netflix, Hulu, and HBO Max have blown open the field by making many of the classic shows […]

Bill &#038 Ted Face the Music: Weezers Beginning of the End on Video

Bill & Ted Face the Music: Weezer's "Beginning of the End" on Video

It's becoming rarer you see music videos promote upcoming films nowadays, but Weezer aimed to remedy the lack of them lately with their latest single "Beginning of the End (Wyld Stallyns Edit)" for Orion's Bill & Ted Face the Music. The video starts in a traditional stage setting where the band sets up before the […]

Shroud Returns To Twitch With A New Exclusive Deal

Shroud Returns To Twitch With A New Exclusive Deal

After a couple months of speculation, we now know where Shroud ended up. Right back on Twitch and now with an exclusive deal. The word came down this morning that he will be returning to the platform after having left it before to join Mixer for a big-money deal. As we now know, after Microsoft […]

Metallica Mondays Is Madly In Anger With The World This Week

Metallica Mondays Is Madly In Anger With The World This Week

Metallica, like most of the music industry right now, is off the road. To help fans pass the time, they are introducing #MetallicaMondays on their YouTube and Facebook page every Monday night at 8 PM EST. Each Monday, they will post a set in its entirety. It is a neat idea, and this week the […]

Amazon Rebrands Twitch Prime As Prime Gaming

Amazon Rebrands Twitch Prime As Prime Gaming

This morning, Amazon officially announced that they have rebranded their Twitch Prime program to Prime Gaming. The news was actually leaked last night as higher-tier partners leaked the info to members of the media such as Slasher, which included a complete guide behind the rebranding. Aside from most-likely annoying thousands of people who branded something […]

What Are Percy Pigs and Why Does Lin-Manuel Miranda Love Them So

What Are Percy Pigs and Why Does Lin-Manuel Miranda Love Them So?

During the Comic-Con@Home panel for the BBC and HBO's His Dark Materials, Andrew Scott and Lin-Manuel Miranda talked about something that Scott introduced him to when filming in Britain – and that made him an addict. Percy Pigs. But what are they? And what do the Brits know that the Americans are discovering? Percy Pig […]

Metallica Mondays Celebrates James Hetfields Birthday This Week

Metallica Mondays Celebrates James Hetfield's Birthday This Week

Metallica, like most of the music industry right now, is off the road. To help fans pass the time, they are introducing #MetallicaMondays on their YouTube and Facebook page every Monday night at 8 PM EST. Each Monday, they will post a set in its entirety. It is a neat idea, and this week the […]

Why Do We Flock to Midnight Movies Time Warp Tries to Tell Us

Why Do We Flock to Midnight Movies? Time Warp Tries to Tell Us

This episode Jason talks to Danny Wolf, director of the documentary series Time Warp: The Greatest Cult Films of All Time, which viewers can view via several on-demand services including for rent and purchase on Amazon and Vudu. Through three feature-length episodes, the series explores the definition and finest examples of the cult film– essentially, films […]

Black Screen Records Reveals Othercide &#038 Risk Of Rain 2 Vinyls

Black Screen Records Reveals Othercide & Risk Of Rain 2 Vinyls

Black Screen Records revealed two new vinyl video game soundtrack releases this week with Othercide and Risk Of Rain 2. Both of these are presented in awesome 180g vinyl as you're getting the complete soundtrack for both. Othercide is going for €30 to be released in September, while Risk Of Rain 2 with extra records […]

Twitch Reveals Free Games With Prime For August 2020

Twitch Reveals Free Games With Prime For August 2020

Twitch revealed today all of the games that will be available and participating in Free Games With Prime for August 2020. In total, you'll have 23 free games available right now to claim, along with several that will have bonus content available only to those who have linked the game with their Twitch Prime account. […]

Metallica Mondays Bring Justice To All For This Weeks Show

Metallica Mondays Bring Justice To All For This Weeks Show

Metallica, like most of the music industry right now, is off the road. To help fans pass the time, they are introducing #MetallicaMondays on their YouTube and Facebook page every Monday night at 8 PM EST. Each Monday, they will post a set in its entirety. It is a neat idea, and this week the […]

The Third Annual Game Music Festival Will Take Place In October

The Third Annual Game Music Festival Will Take Place In October

The Game Music Foundation announced this past week that the third annual Game Music Festival will take place this October in Poland. The event will run from October 16th-17th, featuring two different kinds of content each day. The first day will feature music from Bastion, Transistor, Pyre, and Hades, while the second night will focus […]