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Black History Month Spotlight: Learn The Difference Between Afrofuturism and Africanfuturism in Genre Fiction

For Black History Month we are delving into stories and projects from our favorite black creators. However, this is also a great time to explore some of the nuances within genre fiction. Over the years, […]

February 16, 2021
Pop Culture
Disney+ Will Pass Netflix in the Streaming Wars by 2026

Like most of you, we have been paying close attention to the streaming wars over the past few years. As new competitors continue to enter the ring (some leaving only months afterward), there has been […]

February 16, 2021
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What’s Included in the McDonald’s Pokemon Happy Meal

I think I’m enjoying the Pokemon 25 celebration more than my own birthday most years. This celebration of a quarter-century of Pocket Monsters is off to a great start. There’s special merch, there’s a new Pokemon Snap game […]

February 12, 2021
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Buffy Star Backs Up Ray Fisher on Joss Whedon Abuse Allegations; Others Confirm ‘Toxic Environment’

Joss Whedon abuse allegations come to a head as former Buffy actress, Charisma Carpenter, confirms the abusive behaviour from the filmmaker.

February 11, 2021
Pop Culture
The CW Gives 12 Series Renewals for 2021 & 2022, Including Most Of Their DC Slate Of Shows

Things are weird in television production right now. The US and the world are facing the downslope of the COVID-19 pandemic, yet things are still very uncertain. For example, we know that there will not […]

February 10, 2021
Pop Culture
CD Projekt Red Hack Leads to More Headaches for Studio

If you’re CD Projekt Red, then 2021 is a year to rebuild. Much like a sports team coming off a big loss, the work isn’t done until you’re back on top. Cyberpunk 2077 is a good […]

February 10, 2021
Pop Culture
Armie Hammer Explainer: What Is Going On?!

It’s safe to say that the whole Armie Hammer scandal has gone mainstream. Kenan Thompson, after all, mentioned it in last week’s Saturday Night Live cold open, which is about as mainstream as you can […]

February 9, 2021
Pop Culture
Celebrating John Williams On His 89th Birthday, The Man Who Never Misses

It is John Williams’ 89th birthday, and he may just be the most important symphonic composer in the modern era. One could dismiss the work of the composers who score films, but (when done right) […]

February 8, 2021
Pop Culture
There’s A Halo Spin-Off Game In The Works

Halo fans are waiting patiently for the next game. Actually, let’s put it this way. We have no choice but to wait for the game, patiently or otherwise. After a soft reset following the release […]

February 8, 2021