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Ann Nocenti: Storytelling from Comics to Museums

by Laura Cerroneon June 4, 2018
At the heart of all her endeavors, Ann Nocenti has largely been focused on telling a good story. In her early days, she was quick to pick up the mechanics of the ironclad 1980’s Marvel Bullpen. She penned some of the most important works during Marvel’s ‘Second Golden Age,’ including the creation of Longshot and […]

Interview: Writer/Director Rob McCallum Talks ‘Galaxy of Hope’

by Jeff Fountainon May 31, 2018
Recently we had the chance to talk with writer/director Rob McCallum about “Galaxy of Hope: An Unofficial and Unauthorized Star Wars Documentary”, a film that centers around collecting rare and unique Star Wars memorabilia which will be then auctioned off to raise money for the Children’s Health Foundation. So where did the interest in filmmaking […]

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Becoming a Hero with Extra Life at Wizard World Philadelphia 2018

by Laura Cerroneon May 28, 2018
Having raised more than $40 million in the ten years its been in motion, there’s no stopping Extra Life from changing the lives of kids at the Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. I met with Mike Torres, a representative for the organization at Wizard World Philadelphia. Mike, along with his team, were on hand to enlighten […]
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What to Expect at Wizard World Philadelphia 2018

by Laura Cerroneon May 8, 2018
With just a week left until Wizard World Philadelphia, it is the perfect time to see what is the seasoned convention has in store for its 18thyear. Jerry Milani, public relations manager for Wizard World, was kind enough to answer questions that may come in handy for prospective attendees.   Wizard World Philadelphia runs from […]

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Fangirling, Cheese and Important Conversations with Alicia Lutes

by Laura Cerroneon March 15, 2018
Alicia Lutes has written for Hollywood.com, Bustle, MTV, Cinemablend and The Hollywood Reporter, but perhaps no greater accomplishment of hers shines as bright as her show, Fangirling. The first season of the show was hosted on Twitch, and now in its sophomore year, has moved to Project Alpha. Project Alpha blends Nerdist and Geek & […]

Interview: Lucie Pohl

by Jeff Fountainon March 15, 2018
Lucie Pohl admittedly loves what she does, whether it’s acting, writing and performing her own solo comedy shows or doing voice work as Mercy on the hugely popular video game Overwatch. Recently we had a chance to talk with Lucie before her appearance in Toronto from March 16th-18th at Toronto Comic Con about her career, […]

Interview: Karli Woods

by Jeff Fountainon March 15, 2018
Recently, we had the chance to talk with Karli Woods, who will be Toronto Comic Con March 16th-18th, showing off her newest cosplay designs as well as hosting panels and talking about the world of not only cosplay but online digital content creation as well. Before you got involved in the internet and cosplay, you did […]

Inspiring Kids With Black Panther and STEAM

by Mel Burkeon February 18, 2018
“This is one of the most intelligent people in the world,” says Rafe Chisolm about the character Black Panther in Marvel’s recently released Afrofuturistic superhero epic. “You don’t see that narrative as a young black person, essentially.” Chisolm, in partnership with organizations like Hidden Genius Project, Black Girls Code and Level Playing Field Institute, has […]

Toxic and Troubling Fandoms: A Discussion with John Kenneth Muir

by Jeff Fountainon February 16, 2018
While investing the negativity now oozing into fandoms, I found that Star Trek: Discovery, The X-Files and Star Wars to have the largest following of fans and their angry and entitled opinions. So, I enlisted the help of literary critic and author John Kenneth Muir, who has written over twenty reference books in the world […]
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Review: The X-Files Shows Off Its Strengths in “Plus One”

by Jeff Fountainon January 18, 2018
Thankfully leaving the mythology behind, Chris Carter showed off his still impressive writing chops with an episode that had a nice monster of the week story but more importantly, showed off what The X-Files is really about, that being the wonderful relationship between Mulder and Scully. Yes, the mythology, the monster stories and all the […]