Geek-Themed Cars

A geek, a car, a vision…here are some cool art cars that have been converted into something from another word. See them all here. (From SlipperyBrick.com)  

15 Reasons Why Mister Rogers Was the Best Neighbor Ever

Fred Rogers saved both public television and the VCR.   When the government wanted to cut Public Television funds in 1969, the relatively unknown Mister Rogers went to Washington. Almost straight out of a Capra film, his 5-6 minute testimony on how TV had the potential to give kids hope and create more productive citizensContinue reading “15 Reasons Why Mister Rogers Was the Best Neighbor Ever”

The Joker: A Look At Batman’s Greatest Foe

Nearly 70 years after “Batman” #1 first hit stands, there still is really only one name that perfectly fits the Dark Knight’s greatest adversary, a villain alternately portrayed as a harmless prankster and a vicious sociopath, a man who’s equal parts deranged, goofy, psychotic and comical: the Joker. “Lightning in a bottle,” “Batman: The AnimatedContinue reading “The Joker: A Look At Batman’s Greatest Foe”

Determine The Best Superhero Ever

Imagine if the best superheroes of all-time got together for one giant showdown. It’d be a gut-wrenching, no-mercy melee. You can stop dreaming. Welcome to RedEye’s “Best Superhero” tourney, which will run over the next few weeks and determine the best superhero ever.   Selecting the field was no easy task. RedEye’s superhero selection committeeContinue reading “Determine The Best Superhero Ever”

Human Mirror

Improv Everywhere recruited 16 sets of identical twins for their latest project. Twice, they loaded the twins onto a subway train for a performance. Eight sets participated in the first outing, ten in the second, which is the one in the video. Get more details and see lots of photos at Improv Everywhere.  

Recreated Steadycam Shot of The Shining Set

Channel 4 in the UK has painstakingly recreated the set of Stanley Kubrick horror film The Shining, complete with look-a-likes of the crew and cast members including Shelley Duvall, for a TV ad to promote a More 4 season of the director’s films.  More information can be read here. (From the Guardian)  

New Wolverine Promo Photo

The new issue of Empire magazine has this new promo photo of Hugh Jackman as Wolverine for 20th Century Fox’s X-Men Origins: Wolverine, opening May 1, 2009. Directed by Gavin Hood from a David Benioff, the action-thriller co-stars Liev Schreiber, Ryan Reynolds, Taylor Kitsch, Will.i.am, Danny Huston, Dominic Monaghan, Daniel Henney and Lynn Collins. LeadingContinue reading “New Wolverine Promo Photo”

Horror Movies: Why Big Studio Releases Are Rare to Scare by Stephen King

By Stephen King While walking back to my Boston hotel after a surprisingly well-attended Tuesday afternoon showing of Bryan Bertino’s horror thriller The Strangers, I found myself musing on what’s scary and what’s not. Whatever it is, The Strangers had enough of it to do incredibly well at the box office. But what makes suchContinue reading “Horror Movies: Why Big Studio Releases Are Rare to Scare by Stephen King”

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