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    Doctor Who, Buffy and the Art of the Big Bad

    published Oct 13, 2014

    I've made no secret of the fact that I don't think very highly of the current season of Doctor Who right now. The writing is very weak and full of plot holes. More than that, it's trying very hard to ... More >>

  • Free Game Day: Barons Gate 2

    published Oct 10, 2014

    It's Friday, and we know you're just going to play on the Internet until it's time to leave work. Each week we'll be bringing you a free flash game to help the time pass! Game: Barons Gate 2 Genre: ... More >>

  • Best Comics in September Part 2: Green Arrow...The Dick We Need

    published Oct 09, 2014

    Each month the staff at 8th Dimension Comics picks out the best book to review. Check out part 1 here. Moon Knight #8 Moon Knight took a long time to interest me, but I'm starting to finally see why ... More >>

  • American Horror Story: Freak Show: The Show Must Go On

    published Oct 09, 2014

    I honestly wasn't looking forward to this season of American Horror Story. Coven descended into such weird madness near the end that I wasn't entirely sure that I was watching the same show I had begu... More >>

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    Top 5 Twin Peaks Video Game References

    published Oct 08, 2014

    So, you might have heard that David Lynch and Mark Frost are bringing their acclaimed series Twin Peaks back to television a quarter of a century after it went off the air. Consistently rated one of... More >>

  • Best Comics in September Part 1: Holmes vs. Houdini and the Death of Wolverine

    published Oct 07, 2014

    Each month the staff at 8th Dimension Comics picks out the best book to review. Look for Part 2 tomorrow. Men of Wrath #1 Jason Aaron got my attention with Southern Bastards, and here comes another t... More >>

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    Doctor Who: A Writer Completely Disses Moffat on His Own Show

    published Oct 07, 2014

    There really isn't any point in discussing my opinion of "Kill the Moon" without spoilers, so here's your warning. Nothing but spoilers follows because I honestly believe the granddaddy of "taking the... More >>

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    Pop Quiz: Are These Violent Verses From the Bible or the Koran?

    published Oct 07, 2014

    Almost against my will I have been following the tale of Jan Morgan, a proud gun range owner and public speaker on run rights who set the internet ablaze with her blog post, Why I Want My Range to be ... More >>

  • Free Game Day: Triple Adventure

    published Oct 03, 2014

    It's Friday, and we know you're just going to play on the internet until it's time to leave work. Each week we'll be bringing you a free flash game to help the time pass! Game: Triple Adventure Genr... More >>

  • 8 Etsy Items to Show Pumpkin Spice Latte Love

    published Oct 03, 2014

    It's fall, and if you're anything like me, it means that the phrase "Can you get me coffee on the way back?" is getting uttered in your house a lot more. It's not coffee, though. Not JUST coffee. It's... More >>

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    5 Best Texas Haunted Road Trip Destinations

    published Oct 02, 2014

    With Halloween upon us you might be interested in taking to the roads and visiting some of the many places in the Lone Star State famous for their ghost sightings. If you are, we're here to helpfully ... More >>

  • Five Bands That Are Obvious <em>Doctor Who</em> Fans
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    Five Bands That Are Obvious Doctor Who Fans

    published Oct 01, 2014

    Doctor Who fandom has spread across every corner of the Earth. To celebrate the return of the show to its eighth season, the cast took a worldwide trip to meet fans. Some of those fans are rock stars... More >>

  • 100 Creatives 2014: Mason Sweeney, Drawing Away the Pain

    published Oct 01, 2014

    What He Does: When Mason Sweeney's parents were going through a divorce, he sought solace in comic books. He was an imaginative kid, always trying to build replicas of Godzilla out of tin foil, and he... More >>

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    Doctor Who: "The Caretaker" and Class Warfare

    published Sep 30, 2014

    One of the things that's been hard about Peter Capaldi's run on Doctor Who so far is that he feels very hard to know, let alone like. "The Caretaker" was honestly the first episode where I felt like I... More >>

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    Of Rape and NES's Ice Hockey

    published Sep 29, 2014

    I apologize for the strange headline, but if you'll bear with me you'll see it makes sense eventually. This last week has been an interesting one if you're concerned about rape culture, particularly ... More >>

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    10 Tips on Getting Your Indie Book Reviewed

    published Sep 26, 2014

    As part of a small publishing house that is constantly releasing books, I'll be seeing my own first standalone short story come out next month from there, actually, but one of the things I constantly ... More >>

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    Is Freud Trolling Conservatives From Beyond the Grave?

    published Sep 25, 2014

    Names are important in works of fiction. Whether or not you realize the significance of what you call your characters, deep within our subconscious mind the etymology is painting in the background to ... More >>

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    10 Best Houston Toy Stores

    published Sep 25, 2014

    If you're like me then you do your gift buying for children online because have seen what happens when you take five-year-olds into a toy store? They develop the reach of Mr. Fantastic and have a grip... More >>

  • The Pick-Axe Murders III: A True Old-School Slasher

    published Sep 24, 2014

    Jeremy Sumrall got the idea for The Pick-Axe Murders III: The Final Chapter in 2007. Back then he was know more for his scriptwriting and for playing roles like The Beast in Sweatshop. Still enough ... More >>

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    5 Upcoming Video Game Movies That Might Actually Not Suck

    published Sep 24, 2014

    I'm not going out much on a limb here by stating that there have not really been any artistically successful film adaptations of video games. The Resident Evil series comes the closest, and for all th... More >>

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    Doctor Who: A Predictable But Fun "Time Heist"

    published Sep 24, 2014

    I'm hard-pressed to think of a time when The Doctor aimed directly for the bank-heist genre of entertainment. I mean, he's definitely tackled breaking into all sorts of places before, and there are a ... More >>

  • Be Very Afraid of Illegal Wiretaps' 80th Release

    published Sep 24, 2014

    The Illegal Wiretaps are bar-none my favorite band in Houston because they are nuts. Completely left their cakes out in the rain. Less than two months since their last EP they're back with a new freak... More >>

  • Teaching Your Kid to Read the Final Fantasy X Way

    published Sep 23, 2014

    I recently came home from my first Student Curriculum Meeting at my daughter's elementary school where she's started kindergarten. I'm totally one of those parents that goes to every meeting and follo... More >>

  • The Doomstress Goes Digital-Goth in Vendetta Diabolique

    published Sep 23, 2014

    Doomstress Alexis is one of Houston's most gifted daughters when it comes to laying out the doom-metal in Project Armageddon. She's got a voice like a wasteland wind that matches well with her brand o... More >>

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    Better Know Your Real Texas Vampires

    published Sep 22, 2014

    So, there's a new Dracula movie coming out and Halloween is around the corner. Vampires are currently like the Rolling Stones in that they are ancient and trying desperately to stay relevant. Their he... More >>

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