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October 27, 2014 – 7:30 am |

Get your left hand on the joystick and your right hand on the hyperspace drive, vintage video game enthusiasts unveil “StarFighters Arcade” in the East Valley.

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ThunderCats: Lion-O’s keys and Mumm-Ra’s cool ride

August 26, 2011 – 1:47 pm |

Who needs a Thundertank when you can have a … Mummytank? Here’s a description and some fun clips and stills from tonight’s ThunderCats episode, “Journey to the Tower of Omens.”
The Cats must pass a series …

Monsterland holds auditions, delays grand opening

August 26, 2011 – 11:54 am |
Monsterland in Mesa Arizona

Monsterland, the haunted house attraction and horror movie museum that’s part of downtown Mesa’s funky little renaissance, has had to delay its grand opening reportedly due to construction blocking the parking lot out back.
Jackalope Ranch, …

Anarchy meets angst in indie film Bellflower

August 26, 2011 – 11:12 am |

In the new indie film “Bellflower,” friends Woodrow (played by writer and director Evan Glodell) and Aiden (Tyler Dawson) have an unusual hobby. After growing up obsessing over movies like “Mad Max,” they decide to build their own flamethrower and a fire-spurting muscle car with a fantasy to rule a post-apocalyptic world as the gang “Mother Medusa.”

‘Let’s Kill Hitler’ — preview Doctor Who’s mid-season premiere

August 25, 2011 – 12:42 am |
Doctor Who: Let's Kill Hitler (BBC)

Saturday sees the mid-season premiere of Doctor Who on BBC America. Here’s a clip from “Let’s Kill Hitler,” followed by my reaction (and hopefully yours) below:

Nice coat.
Who’s the new girl?
Already seeing some weird stuff that’s …

It’s official: Samurai Comics sets up in the East Valley (at least for now)

August 24, 2011 – 9:54 am |

Samurai Comics owner Mike Banks sent me an email this morning saying he’s got the keys to 1120 S. Country Club Drive, Suite 107, next to the closed Atomic Comics location in Mesa (pictured).
“Ever since …