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On Location: A Shop Called Quest

- January 25th, 2020 |

Ever since the dawn of time there have been comic book shops. Some cool, some okay, some legendary. There are very few legendary comic book shops out there and it takes a lot of hard work and effort to make a legendary comic book shop; while finding one may require a lot of luck and […]

Ultraklystron – Variable Undefined

- January 24th, 2020 |

Panic attackin not breathin’, innocence lost got me grievin’/Warmth ends up very decievin’, everything seems so indecent Ultraklystron – Shadows of My Heart Nerdcore is a subgenre of hip-hop that is home to an infinite amount of possibilities from the production style to the rhyming structures. There is no limits when it comes to artistic […]

MC Frontalot – Net Split or, the Fathomless Heartbreak of Online Itself

- January 22nd, 2020 |

Sometimes I look back on our earliest love affairs/I had so many hairs, and you were made of everyone everywhere, or so I imagined… MC Frontalot – Internet Sucks Early in history, the internet was a friendly place where people could interact and communicate based on interests or hobbies that they shared. It was like […]

Ultramagnetic MC’s – Critical Beatdown

- January 21st, 2020 |

Well, I’m the ultimate—the rhyme imperial, I’m better, but some don’t believe me though/But I’m a pro in hot material, On your Walkman, box or any stereo Kool Keith (Ultramagnetic MC’s) – Watch Me Now Way before nerdcore came into existence in 2000, there were rappers who were mixing hardcore rap and nerd subjects in […]

Terminator: Dark Fate

- January 20th, 2020 |

They say there’s only two really good terminator movies. the original Terminator from 1984 and T2: Judgement Day. After that, a bunch of non Cameron involved films like T3: Rise of the Machines (which I did like), Salvation and the infamous Genisys. (which was infamous for being truly terrible, but that’s for another time.) All […]

UHF (1989)

- January 18th, 2020 |

Alfred “Weird Al” Yankovic is one of the few people who has made their own image, their own brand of comedy, is known and admired by everyone, has gotten several Grammys, has several popular parody songs and has managed to remain successful to this date. All based on being weird, being funny and being able […]

Dual Core – All the Things

- January 17th, 2020 |

Like yo dawg, inception is profound; we heard you like rap, we came back with a better sound. Dual Core – Go Figure (feat. More or Les, Ghettosocks, Timbuktu) When Dual Core emerged in the scene in 2007, they were refreshing and interesting with their initial style. With each subsequent album, they grew and evolved […]

Kordlyss – Cool Edit Pro 2.1

- January 17th, 2020 |

In Cool Edit Pro 2.1, Kordlyss shows that he still has bars and skill to spare. However, the album does little to push the genre forward.

The Top 10 Games of the Decade: 2010’s Edition

- December 31st, 2019 |

The 2010s will be remembered in the video game business as the decade where the industry truly took over pop culture. Graphically, games have not made the same evolutionary leaps as they have in previous decades. Regardless, the medium is stronger than ever. The way we buy games is changing. Esports is rapidly expanding into […]

The Top Ten Comic Book Movie Moments of the Decade

- December 29th, 2019 |

Comic book movies have made amazing evolutionary strides since the early 2000’s. The last ten years are certainly no exception, as movie theaters and televisions have been flooded with nearly every major character Marvel and DC have to offer. Fans can’t seem to get enough. while the movie business as a whole is in decline, […]

On Location: MC Chris/Shubzilla/Bill Beats U.S. Tour

- December 8th, 2019 |

The current nationwide tour featuring nerdcore rapper mc chris, with opening act Shubzilla and Bill Beats, is currently on its second leg, wrapping up in Los Angeles, CA, on Dec. 15th. This go-around has been anything but smooth for mc chris, especially after taking on the booking, finances, and promotion himself. However, with an army […]

Mob Psycho 100 (Live Action Mini-Series)

- November 22nd, 2019 |

The live-action adaptation of Mob Psycho 100 manages not to take itself too seriously, and that’s it’s strong point. The quirky interactions, along with exaggerated speech and physical movements, make you feel like you’re watching an anime acted out by people. The series has its flaws, but with the right mix of action, drama, and […]

10 Movie and TV Continuity Errors You Must See To Believe

- November 19th, 2019 |

I don’t know about you all, but movie and TV continuity errors get to me. It really throws me, and it doesn’t even have to affect the storyline.  A character’s clothing changing without a scene change, an item moving, an object that shouldn’t be visible, etc. Since it bothers me so, I’ve started noticing them […]

On Location: Vintage Toys Event Descends on Comix Cafe in Tomball, TX

- November 13th, 2019 |

On November 9th, Tomball, Texas, got to experience a heavy dose of nostalgia, as Comix Cafe held its first vintage toys show. Vendors from the area descended on the store and its parking lot to proudly display their collections. Anyone with enough desire to relive their childhood, and with enough cash, were given a prime […]

The Dragonball Z 30th Anniversary Blu-Ray Set Is A Collectors Dream

- November 12th, 2019 |

On November 5th, the Dragonball Z 30th anniversary collector’s edition Blu-ray box set arrived on my doorstep. When I opened the box to look at what had arrived, it exceeded my expectations in many ways. With all the extras and the care given in creating this collection, this set is truly a collector’s dream. The […]

On Location: Comix Cafe – Where Comic And Coffee Culture Come Together

- November 11th, 2019 |

Comix Cafe, located in Tomball, TX, is not your regular comic book store. Sure, selling snacks in a retail store isn’t a new idea necessarily. However, Darrin and Lindsay Stringfield, owners of Comix Cafe, go much farther than the old standard of “here’s a can of soda and a hot pocket, enjoy your Yu-Gi-Oh tournament.” Darrin […]

On Location: Texas Renaissance Festival

- November 4th, 2019 |

The Texas Renaissance Festival is a Texas Tradition you need to see for yourself. TRF was founded 45 years ago in 1947 by George Colum in Todd Mission, Texas.  The grounds of the Texas Renaissance festival sit on 55 acres of land to explore. There are 19 days the festival runs out of the year, […]

Doctor Delivers Baby Dressed As The Joker On Halloween

- October 31st, 2019 |

In possibly the greatest twist to the drama of bringing a new life into this world, a Tennessee family got the best surprise when the attending doctor entered the delivery room. On Halloween night of  2017, Dr. Paul Locus greeted his patients at Henry County Medical Center in Paris, Tennessee. He was dressed as none […]

That Chance The Rapper SNL Skit Is Really Funny

- October 28th, 2019 |

This past weekend, Chance The Rapper hosted Saturday Night Live. Opening the show is a parody of ESports coverage of the wildly popular League of Legends tournaments. Chance reprises his role as Lazlow Holmes, a reporter who gets thrown into covering things he has no clue about. Lazlow is confused about everything and has no […]

Wu-Tang: An American Saga (Season 1)

- October 26th, 2019 |

Wu-Tang: An American Saga is a gritty, though dramatized look at overcoming a hellish world to find success. Seeing the world through the eyes of a young RZA is equal parts informative and entertaining. Some episodes read like a history lesson on one of the most successful and influential rap groups of the 1990s, and […]

Caught Up In My Feelings About Netflix’s Cowboy Bebop Delay

- October 24th, 2019 |

I am, in the words of Drake, caught up in my feelings about the Cowboy Bebop live-action production delay. On October 18, 2019, it was announced on several media sites that Netflix has delayed it’s production of Cowboy Bebop. This was due to a knee injury actor John Cho suffered on set. The halt in […]

Mega Ran Announces Tour With Mickey Factz And Alfred Banks

- October 23rd, 2019 |

Teacher, hero, and rapper Mega Ran has released his final tour dates of 2019. It’s a great time of year to be a nerdcore fan, as many artists hit the road to reach as many fans as possible before the holidays. Like mc chris, MC Lars, and others, Ran is no exception. He will tour […]

3 Reasons Naruto Is My Guilty Pleasure Anime

- October 21st, 2019 |

I get a lot of eye rolls and grief-filled sighs when I tell people that Naruto is my guilty pleasure anime. “How could you like that?” “Ugh, Naruto is so lame!” I receive dissertation-level arguments about why no one should ever watch this show. It borders on insanity, the disdain out there for poor Naruto […]

Mega Ran, Descendents Of Erdrick Headline ‘Warriors Of Light’

- October 11th, 2019 |

Nerdcore superstar Mega Ran will be performing at the ‘Warriors Of Light’ event on November 9th, at The Abbey in Orlando, Florida. Ran joins Descendants of Erdrick, The Returners, and Knight of the Round for a one-night-only show centered around the music of the Final Fantasy franchise. Ongaku Overdrive is organizing the concert and accompanying […]

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