The Super Jawncast 15 – What’s the Deal With Space Marines?

Episode 15 is upon us and the guys bring you a bumper episode of jawny goodness with the backdrop of Tropical Storm Irene behind them. Tangents galore as they ponder why Lou Ferrigno should throw Charlie Sheen into space, Steve Jobs, web browsers, Space Marines, a ton of old video …

The Alter-nerd-tive: Zombies

When there’s no more room in hell, the dead will walk the Earth. Scary stuff right? But what happens when there’s no more room in your own brain? Unfortunately for me, there are so many zombie movies, zombie comics, zombie books, zombie tv shows, zombie weddings, zombie flash mobs, zombie …

The Sweet Science of Fantasy

  Now more than ever, in my life at least, literary fantasy is at the forefront of popular culture. It is owed, at least in part, to a few spectacular book adaptations in cinema and television. Of course I’m talking about Harry Potter, the unstoppable franchise by J.K. Rowling, and …

The Vidocq Society

If you’re anything like me, you love a good murder mystery.  Well, I suppose you don’t have to truly be anything like me, but it stands that murder mysteries are interesting, and have the tendency to suck the viewer, or reader, right in.  Why do you think there are so …

The Super Jawncast Episode 13 – Emilio

Hello Jawnstronauts! Episode 13 is here to entertain and inform. Tom brings us some sadness with the misfortune of the Ugandan Little League Team before Martin starts ranting and raving about Paul “Weird Science” Anderson and his views on what makes a good video game movie adaptation. Also on the …

Retrospective: Manhunt

This is the first in an occasional series exploring the hidden gems of gaming, exposing their strengths and weaknesses. Relax, we won’t be revisiting The Legend of Zelda or Silent Hill like everyone and their dog. And before the emails start coming in, yes, “gem” is a very subjective term …

You Should Be Reading A Song of Ice and Fire

George R. R. Martin’s epic fantasy series is the current “it” literature for geeks of all stripes. … (Editors note: this is being posted on behalf of Steve) I have a confession: I have a difficult time getting into fantasy series and I have a habit of picking up the first book only …

Washington vs. Washington

I know that it is a common human fallacy to believe that one is living in a special time and place where everything will change and important things will happen. However, the global events of the past few weeks and months have definitely caused many to believe that we may …