Here we are, 2014, and before us lies a growing ocean of programming sources and, in that ocean, a multitude of options desperately trying to fill your needs and those of every one of your neighbors as well. Weaving through these vast schools of ‘reality’ shows and cop dramas, are rare creatures, well written and produced creations that deserve our respect and our time. One … Continue reading The Six SciFi Shows You Should Be Watching
Years ago, there was a particular announcement made for the director of a new Batman series and, as familiar as I was with his work, I was extremely optimistic for that outcome. Enjoyable as those movies may have been on some level, they fell increasingly short the longer the trilogy progressed. Why do I mention this? Because similar feelings occurred when this happened: Drama and … Continue reading Days of Future Past, is the X-Men franchise’s glory days behind it? #QuickReview #Nonspoiler
First of all, ignore the band’s name. BABYMETAL was created by a Japanese talent agency, so it is best to think of it as a collection of symbols designed so that English speaking individuals can identify and remember who is being referred to.(1) There is a huge stigma attached to manufactured bands in the Western world. Though we are familiar with them (Spice Girls, Nsync, … Continue reading BABYMETAL, J-Pop meets Metal….uummm, it is really, REALLY good
To find yourself just look inside the wreckage of your past To lose it all you have to do is lie – “R-Evolve”, A Beautiful Lie The music industry, we all know there is this veneer, a very thin facade, presented to the World, and then there is the truth beneath, lurking, deemed by some to be a necessary evil, by others to be ‘just … Continue reading Sued for 30 million dollars, Thirty Seconds To Mars versus EMI, a documentary called ‘Artifact’
One of the biggest problems plaguing the first world is dead cellphone batteries. Nothing is worse than being out for a night on the town and seeing that low battery warning. Now you’ve gotta hunt down an outlet, and that’s assuming you even have your charger with you. Otherwise you’re stuck with a useless phone and nobody wants that.
Thankfully, external battery packs are a thing that exists. I even reviewed one for my iPhone a few years ago. They’re pretty useful for getting yourself out of a jam, but what if… you got run over by a car? Wouldn’t you want a battery that could stand up to those kind of rigors? Continue reading “Noisestash: Zendure, a tough battery that will keep your mobile devices juiced!”
In order to restore the life of a sacrificed young woman, you, Wander, steal a sword and venture into the Forbidden Land to find an entity rumored to be able to do it. Once there, you are tasked with defeating 16 colossi to make the restoration of her soul possible. All you have at your disposal is your faithful horse Agro, your sword, a bow, … Continue reading Classics hold up to the test of time, Shadow of the Colossus reviewed
About a year ago I moved and subsequently switched over to AT&T which, by all accounts, has better coverage in my new area. After considering all of my options, I went with the HTC Vivid as I had been using a Blackberry Storm II over on Verizon. The point being, since I succumbed to the siren call of the cell phone around ten years ago, … Continue reading Kev’s Review of the LG Optimus G Pro phone, love it or hate it?
Over the last few months I’ve found myself completely overwhelmed by the rigors of managing two websites, freelance work, and carving out personal time to deal with the important things. Up until recently I scoffed at the idea of using to-do lists and apps for keeping it all together – possibly out of some misguide pride on my part. After trying to keep it all … Continue reading Noisestash: Three apps that help organize my life
“I will save you from yourself Time will change everything about this hell. Are you lost, can’t find yourself? You’re north of heaven Maybe somewhere west of hell” -‘Birth’ It begins with ‘Birth’, Faith and Dreams, with the single word “Love”, and burns through a dizzying array of emotion. It is the long awaited new release from Thirty Seconds to Mars, Love Lust … Continue reading Thirty Seconds to Mars’ Emotionally Charged ‘Love Lust Faith + Dreams’, The Album Review
She survived a serial killer’s three year terror campaign through England. She was the only one out of innumerable victims. Left with no memories and mechanical limbs, the woman dubbed ‘Lady Mechanika’ by the press uses her talents to pursue a career as a private detective, solving crimes others cannot in a turn of the century world where magic and science exist side-by-side while searching … Continue reading Rejoice! A new Lady Mechanika is on the way!
The ability to tell a story in film without words is almost a lost art, though, there are moments that carry-on the traditions of the original great directors like Charlie Chaplin, Paperman, which recently won an Oscar for Best Animated Short film in 2013, and Cargo, which is a finalist in this year’s Australian Tropfest short film festival, just to name two.
In Cargo, it is a post-apocalyptic world besieged by a zombie infestation, where a father struggles to survive long enough to see his most precious gift to safety, his infant daughter.
Directed by Ben Howling and Yolanda Ramke and clocking in at 7:05, Cargo is one of the most emotionally powerful films you will watch all year. Continue reading “The Emotionally Powerful ‘Cargo’ is a Must See Short Film”
Early in 2012 Microsoft broke many hearts when they announced that current Windows Phone 7 users would not be able to upgrade to the new hotness, Windows Phone 8. As a consolation prize, the Windows Phone faithful would get an update, version 7.8, that would bring some of Windows Phone 8’s features like the new start screen, Bing wallpapers, and more color themes. Many, this … Continue reading Windows Phone 7.8 is Actually Pretty Okay
To the Summary! James Bond goes after some hot ice (that’s stolen diamonds). Along the way he runs into an odd pair of assassins Oh, and Blofeld makes a return. To the Cast! Sean Connery – James Bond Jill St. John – Tiffany Case Charles Grey – Blofeld Putter Smith – Mr. Kidd Bruce Glover – Mr. Wint Norman Burton – Leiter Bernard Lee – … Continue reading Redo-Review: Diamonds are Forever
Slow week this go around, seems the Spring Break scheduling blues the TV networks get effects the publishers as well. ON WITH THE SHOW! Batgirl #18 (DC) This week’s Batgirl deals with the aftermath of the “Death in the Family” storyline that has been tearing through the Bat-verse these past few months. Of note is this book is “The first of two issues by guest … Continue reading It may be Spring Break lull time, but there is a new Star Wars! Comics for 3-13-2013
Missing emails, technical difficulties and drowned keyboards, now is the time to catch up on the last few weeks while we can! There are a lot to cover, but most of the titles I have mentioned before. All are worth mentioning again or for the first time and should be checked out as soon as you get to the comic store…. Savage Wolverine #2 (Marvel) … Continue reading Super Hero, Super-sized Comic Review for 2-20, 2-27 and 3-06-2013, which ones are you reading?