RIP Adam West: Thanks For Making My Childhood Awesome: Adam West’s portrayal of Batman helped shape my childhood. I know I’m not alone. Adam West passed away today at the age of 88. And with that, yet another iconic, indispensable piece of my childhood is gone. West is synonymous, of course, with playing Batman on the camp […]
Book Review: The Official DC Super Hero Joke Book: Downtown Bookworks humorous collection will appeal to DC Comics fans of all generations. How did Aquaman ask out Mera on their first date? “Water you doing Friday night?” What happened when Batman was late to play baseball with Robin? There was a Wayne delay. If you […]
SLIS’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide: Best Geek Gifts: the best pop culture geek gifts of the year. **UPDATED with Cyber Monday Deals! The holidays are almost upon us, can you believe it? Are you panicking about figuring out what geek gifts to buy the picky, pop-culture obsessed nerd in your life? Well take a deep […]
SLIS Holiday Gift Guide: Best 2016 Blu-ray and DVD Box Sets: the best home video releases perfect for holiday presents for the movie and TV geek in your life. If you have a movie nerd or TV junkie in your life and our looking for some great holiday gift ideas, you’ve come to the right […]
Book Review: DC Super Heroes: The Big Book of Girl Power–new children’s book celebrates the women of DC Comics The female superheroes of DC Comics have been front and center in a big way lately: Wonder Woman is now a U.N. Ambassador, and her new movie (featuring Gal Gadot) debuts next year. Supergirl is flying […]
DC Comics: ‘My First Book of Super-Villains’ Review: with ‘Suicide Squad’ ready to storm cinemas, here’s a more kid friendly alternative which offers life-lessons through DC’s most iconic heroes and villains. As a new father to a baby girl, I feel a strong paternal inclination to do two things: (1) to teach her right from wrong […]
The SLIS 2015 Geek Holiday Gift Guide UPDATED with Cyber Monday Deals!! Welcome to the third and final installment of the SLIS 2015 Holiday Gift Guide: Geek Gift Edition! There’s a lot of amazing, geek-tastic Christmas offerings this year, and I’ve handpicked the best in sci-fi, superheroes and other nerdy holiday offerings from Amazon, Thinkgeek, Modcloth and Entertainment […]
Watch Epic New Trailer for ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’: Holy Chill-Inducing Trailer Batman. Warner Bros. debuted the second trailer for their DC superhero film ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice’, and even the most ardent Marvel Zombie/Zach Snyder basher has to admit this offers a thrilling glimpse into the upcoming film. Check it […]
Ben Affleck Batman Costume Revealed for ‘Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.’ New suit inspired by Frank Miller’s The Dark Knight Returns. Well here’s some more news for those anxiously awaiting Warner Bros’ superhero team-up film Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice. Judging by the recent teaser it certainly looks like we might be getting the […]
SLIS 2014 Holiday Geek Gift Guide: A regular Smorgasbord of pop-culture gadgets and apparel. **UPDATED with Black Friday deals! Hello and welcome to the 2014 edition of the SLIS Holiday Geek Gift Guide. I’ve compiled a list of the must-have (or fun to have) pop culture gifts for nerds and geeks everywhere (be sure to check […]
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