Meet new contributor: Alana!

Hey there!
My name is Alana. I am new to Poptards. I enjoy long walks on the beach while naming constellations in the sky and candle light dinners (the candles being those neat LED flickering light do-dads that you can get onThinkGeek).  I also enjoy the occasional Jiu Jitsu class (newly blue belt), and hella strong coffee.
Anywho, a couple of weeks …

Top 5 Movies to Inspire You…When I was a Kid in the 80’s & 90’s!

Growing up there were all sorts of movies that inspired me and made me think I could do whatever I wanted.  The only problem is that I was lazy.  The kids in these movies always worked real hard and had that one force to drive them to keep going till the pay off.  I would just say to myself, “WHERE …

Spidey’s Weekly Web-Up!

  • April 14th, 2010
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Comics

No new “AMAZING” to review this week, so this week’s “Web-Up” will focus on a brand-new mini series, “Spider-Man: FEVER”.   Issue #1 (Of 3) came out on Wednesday.  Story and art come courtesy of BRENDAN McCARTHY.
First, let’s do a brief synopsis.  It’s clear from the very first page that this story does not occur within regular continuity.  BOOM!  …

Comics: Blackest Night #8 by Optimus Douche

Read the original and all of Optimus Douche‘s other reviews at

With a blinding white light the Blackest Night is finally extinguished. Did this moment cause me to ejaculate with glee? No. Am I going to derail Johns’ writing like so many other reviews bombarding the Intertubes? No. Because at the end of the day, the BLACKEST NIGHT finale was …

NEW Poptards YouTube Channel! Poptards Interview!

  • April 13th, 2010
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Podcast

JD and Uncle Dunklenutz head to World Cafe Live for a screening of “The Wizard” and enjoy some little Nintendo competition. While there JD interviews Mark Wolf of Plug and Play Events. Enjoy this interview and there will be more videos of this event to come.


  • April 13th, 2010
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Movies, Pop5

Hey there! We’ll be posting a new monthly segment called POP5,wherein we will post our top 5 list for any given topic. If you have an idea for next month’s list, let us know. Email your brilliant ideas
5.) The Dark Knight – The Pencil Trick
During the months leading up to the release of this modern classic (that’s right, I said …

Feh! You got some mishegas in my mashugana!

  • April 4th, 2010
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Movies

In my quest to see all 10 movies of the Oscars Best Picture Nominations I have arrived at number 9, A Serious Man. Let me just say this first, you have to see it to understand it fully. I didn’t ever see any publicity or trailers for this before I watched it.
Hard times have fallen upon Professor Lawrence Gopnik, Michael …