Weekly Web-Up: Amazing Spider-Man # 626

  • March 29th, 2010
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Misc

Greetings to all our fellow Tards out there!  It’s time for the latest installment of the “Weekly Web-Up” with JD and Master Filmmaker Mark Mackner!  Read on, True Believers!

Mark:
The Gauntlet continues!  Last week saw the release of that instant-classic Rhino vs. Rhino story, and now we have this standalone story.  …


The Blind Side of the Oscars

  • March 29th, 2010
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Movies

Well, in my quest to see all of the top 10 nominations for best picture I watched “The Blind Side”. This was a fun feel good movie, but apparently the Oscars felt bad because Sandra Bullock has never won for Best Actress. She wasn’t horrible, but she wasn’t outstanding.
The Blind Side was a 7.5 out of 10. This movie …


Comic Review: The Anchor

  • March 22nd, 2010
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Comics

Reviewed by Tim Hershey:
The Anchor vol. 1, by Phil Hester & Brian Churilla, BOOM Studios

OK, I was really excited about this book. The marketing made it sound cool: “God’s Own Leg-Breaker!” I’m ready for pseudo-religious ass-kicking, mixed with some mythology. The promotional images were reminiscent of Mignola’s Hellboy! This was going to be a great read, with great visuals!

Wow. …


Up in the Air Review

  • March 20th, 2010
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Movies

So I have been on a mission to watch all of the movies that were on the Oscar’s Best Movies of 2009 Nominees list. So far I have seen 6 out of the 10. In this case I enjoyed the interesting movie that is “Up in the Air.”

In this film we go on a ride of one man’s …


Weekly Web-up: Amazing Spider-Man #625

  • March 19th, 2010
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Comics

Amazing Spider-Man 625
Writer: Joe Kelly
Artists: Max Fiumara
Colors: Fabio D’Auria

JD
Hey there Spider-philes, JD and MasterFilmMakerMarkMackner back again for this weeks Web-Up. More Gauntlet going on, this time returning to the Rhino Vs Rhino storyline from a couple issues back. As you’ll recall, unless you’re really bad at recalling things, the Old Rhino (Aleksei Sytsevich) has fallen in love and given …


NEW DRUNKTARDS UP NOW!!!

Join JD, Slai, NightPete, Uncle Dunklenutz, Lawgrl, The Hoss, and MasterFilmMakerMarkMackner for this edition of DrunkTards, pronounced JRUNKtards: a pop culture quiz show drinking game! Listen and play along at home!!!!


Comic Review: X-Men Hope #1

  • March 18th, 2010
  • Posted by JD (Host)
  • Comics

Reviewed by Optimus Douche
Check out the original and all his others over at Aintitcoolnews!
X-MEN: HOPE #1
Writer: Duane Swierczynski
Artist: Steve Dillon
Publisher: Marvel Comics
Remember the great training montages from 80s movies like “Karate Kid” (“You’re the Best”) or any of the “Rocky” movies, those brief moments where our protagonist goes from zero to hero all in the course of two minutes and …