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Review: The Guest – An unwelcome entry

September 17, 2014 – 7:45 am |

I had big expectations for the new thriller, unfortunately, this movie puts the “wack” in wacky and is an unwelcome entry into the horror/action mash-up genre.

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From the ARRR-chives: It’s Talk Like a Pirate Day!

September 19, 2014 – 1:00 am |

Avast, ye lilly-livered bilge rats! Sept. 19 be International Talk Like a Pirate Day. If nothing else, it will give you another excuse to annoy your coworkers and loved ones with expressions like “shiver me timbers!” and “poop deck.”

The folk holiday began in 1995 after one of the two founders injured himself playing racquetball and shouted “Arrr!” in a particularly piratelike manner. Robert Newton, the actor who played Long John Silver in the 1950 Disney film Treasure Island, is the holiday’s patron saint.

Here are some ways to celebrate the life piratical. Whatever you decide, just don’t forget to say your “Arrrs” and “Ayes!”

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Lightning Octopus presents 8 Nerdy Things To Do This Weekend In Phoenix

September 18, 2014 – 7:30 pm |
Lightning Octopus

A weekly roundup of Arizona geek culture happenings by Best of East Valley 2011 blogger Jonathan Simon.

Review: The Guest – An unwelcome entry

September 17, 2014 – 7:45 am |
The Guest

I had big expectations for the new thriller, unfortunately, this movie puts the “wack” in wacky and is an unwelcome entry into the horror/action mash-up genre.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Marvel Family #1

September 14, 2014 – 7:45 am |
Marvel Family #1 – December, 1945

Marvel Family #1 is the first appearance of Black Adam, a 5000 year-old Egyptian who got all his powers from Shazam, but not so much of the responsibility part.

Classic Comic Cover Corner – Fantastic Four #12

September 7, 2014 – 7:30 am |
Fantastic Four #12 – March, 1963

Fantastic Four #12 is a perfect example of Stan Goldberg’s work. Just look at this cover and try to imagine the characters colored differently than they are…

Video review: Willow Creek – Fun found-footage Bigfoot flick

September 3, 2014 – 12:00 pm |
Willow Creek

Pack extra undies, this is a fun found-footage Bigfoot film with some superb acting and one lengthy uncut sequence that will scare the “squatch” out of you.