Stuff You Need to Know: Comic-Con Fallout Edition

Very quickly, because some of us have lives…the high points from this past weekend. The stuff you actually do need to know. More fallout, I’m certain, is coming. Sort of like winter. But the fallout won’t take several books. Count on it.

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  • Before you get all excited about World’s Finest (or whatever they end up calling it), just remember: we’ve been here before. And the fact that they’re doing this instead of Man of Steel 2 and then leading on into Justice League says to me that they have very little confidence in the road they’re on. Also, Christian Bale said he was out–but that might just be him asking for more money. Who knows? Regardless, it is way too early to start lining up for it. Fancy logo or not. Source.
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    By | 2017-09-24T22:27:22+00:00 July 22nd, 2013|Stuff You Need to Know|2 Comments

    Win a G.I. Joe Snake Eyes Cap!

    G.I. Joe Snake Eyes Cap

    So we don’t get a new G.I. Joe movie this summer. But don’t worry, because quicker than you can say “MASS Device” we have something Joe-related to help ease the pain (or maybe enhance your relief, depending on how you felt about the film). New Era Cap has just launched a line of G.I. Joe caps and we’ve got four of the Snake Eyes ones to give away. (They’re black, of course we got those.)

    They’ve sent us four of them. Want to win one? Excellent. Here’s how that happens: you enter using the form below. Remember you can enter once a day. If we draw your name when the contest ends, you snag it! Good luck!

    And for more info on New Era Cap, check out their official site here.

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    By | 2017-09-24T22:30:43+00:00 July 27th, 2012|Contests|0 Comments

    Stuff You Need to Know: How Many Times Have I Told You Not to Use My Good Tools to Kill Zombies?

    Walking Dead Season 2 Blu-Ray Limited Edition

    We’re back after some time away because sometimes everybody needs a little time away. Now, the purpose of these posts is to keep you up to date on what’s happening in the world of pop culture. Just one post, as is warranted, to bring you up to speed. Because you have better things to do than read a bunch of re-printed/paraphrased press releases. Enjoy.

  • Walking Dead Season 2 is hitting home video on August 28th. I could have sworn I mentioned this somewhere, but I must have hallucinated it. It’s available on DVD, Blu-Ray, and the special limited edition Blu-Ray set that has a zombie head for a case. If you turn the screwdriver and the remaining eye lights up–total score.
  • Also in the pre-order department, look for Avengers to have some options for you. There’s a 2-disc DVD and 2-disc Blu-Ray, yes. But also a ten-disc limited edition set with all six movies enclosed. They call it “Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One: Avengers Assembled.” Is Phase Two going to involve the Defenders? Anyway, you have pre-order links there and yes, for the record, there are single-disc versions available but…honestly? Why bother? No definitive release date yet. Also, no 3D home video version announced yet. Interesting.
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    By | 2017-09-24T22:31:33+00:00 May 31st, 2012|Stuff You Need to Know|0 Comments

    Stuff You Need to Know: Catching Up With Trailers

    Bruce Willis in G.I. Joe: Retaliation

    Okay, there’s lots of things that happen on a pop culture basis. You don’t have time to read a site that wants to pick them apart one by one. So we try to make the process as painless as possible so you can be up to speed. Thus, we will do a drive-by commentary, so to speak. That’s the plan with catching up on trailers–we got a bit behind with the holidays attacking us like they did. So here we go.
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    By | 2017-09-24T22:34:05+00:00 December 28th, 2011|Stuff You Need to Know|0 Comments

    Your Weekend Justice #138: Bacon, Bacon, Who’s Got The… What The Hell?

    It’s Weekend Justice: the Internet’s #1 audio trainwreck. It’s the podcast that assures you no pigs were harmed in its making. This podcast was engineered–some might say over-engineered–by experts to escort you from the work week in the most chaotic manner possible. Please note: this podcast is profane, definitely oversexed and definitely overwrought. It is wrong and unsafe. You have been warned.

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    Jack Kirby: Deep Six

    Agenda:

  • Router clog! And the other explanation.
  • Explosion! Death! Skype!
  • Alcohol report
  • Georgia–congratulations!
  • RateBeer rates Widge’s beer (and Jon’s)
  • Comics into beers
  • Comics Collectors Anonymous
  • What not to do with bacon grease
  • What not to put in Rox’s yard
  • Tuffley’s phone butts in
  • Rox’s Commodore 64
  • Hoarding babies! WTF!
  • Condoms in the yard
  • Kaiju Condoms!
  • G.I. Joe vs. Condoms!
  • Akira film news
  • Doctor Who film news
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    By | 2017-09-24T22:35:16+00:00 November 18th, 2011|Podcasts, Weekend Justice|0 Comments

    Win a Hasbro Toy Grab Bag!

    Han Solo: Star Wars Legacy Collection Marvel Universe: Green Goblin
    Scarlett: Desert Ambush Transformers 2: Sideswipe

    Here’s a random array of Hasbro Toys. They sent them why? Because they love you. And we figured we’d just give the whole shebang away to one lucky person. What you see is what you get–almost. The Han Solo: Star Wars Legacy Collection 3.75″ figure is not a “1st day” one as pictured. (Why is that important, anyway? Are the molds fresher?) Anyway, also in the mix is a Marvel Universe: Green Goblin 3.75″ figure, a G.I. Joe Scarlett 3.75″ figure and a Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Sideswipe figure.

    How do you win? Enter using the form below and enter once a day. If we draw your name when the contest ends, you snag all four toys. Good luck!
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    By | 2017-09-24T22:54:25+00:00 February 18th, 2010|Contests|1 Comment

    G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra (2009) – 27 Second Review

    G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra movie poster

    Written by: Stuart Beattie, David Elliot, Paul Lovett, and Michael Gordon
    Directed by: Stephen Sommers
    Starring: Ray Park, Marlon Wayans, Channing Tatum, Dennis Quaid, Rachel Nichols, Byung-Hun Lee, Saïd Taghmaoui, Joseph-Gordon Levitt, Christopher Eccleston, Sienna Miller, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Arnold Vosloo, Jonathan Pryce

    Review: Casting Ray Park as Snake Eyes earned them a lot of leeway. I was even willing to forgive the fact that they put lips on his mask. It’s the ninja equivalent of Bat-Nipples. But they countered that with a good deal of brilliant homage, as well as enough kicksplode to entertain me for the two hours needed. Even if they twisted a fond childhood memory a bit (Accelerator Suits…? The hell?), the action made it a fun movie. Not a great movie by any means, mind you, but a fun one.

    Time: 21 seconds

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    By | 2017-09-24T23:00:14+00:00 August 25th, 2009|27 Seconds, Reviews|2 Comments

    Win G.I. Joe Season 1.1 on DVD!

    G.I. Joe Season 1.1 DVD cover art

    That’s right, it’s the series that gave us laser rifles that shot with such terrible accuracy that hardly anyone ever actually got shot. And Shout! Factory is re-releasing the whole shebang on DVD. Here’s what they have to say about this first installment:

    Now you can relive the original animated action when Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro, Inc., unleashes the TV series that started it all with the G.I. JOE: A Real American Hero Season 1.1 DVD box set on July 21, 2009. A must-have for any aspiring hero, the 4-DVD box set features the first 22 episodes, including the three 5-part mini-series The M.A.S.S. Device, The Revenge of Cobra and The Pyramid of Darkness. It also features a special Snake Eyes and Storm Shadow tattoo from the Arashikage ninja clan and other exciting bonus content.

    We’ve got three copies of the set here–and you can win one. It’s easy to do: just enter using the form below. Enter once a day. And if we draw your name when the contest ends, you win. And now you know.

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    By | 2017-09-24T23:01:56+00:00 June 21st, 2009|Contests|0 Comments

    Stuff: The Things That Happened Before The Thing

    The Thing prequel

    An entire website’s worth of pop culture news in a single post. Because it’s silly to rewrite press releases into 500 word articles…wouldn’t you say?

  • I understand there’s something or other called the Super Bowl happening today…or…something? All I know is that Amazon has got the Super Bowl I-XL collector’s set for $54.99, which is 63% off the list price of $149.98. As always, it’s good for today only and while stocks last. Click here to buy yours.
  • The Thing is getting a prequel where we find out the story on the Norwegian camp that got wasted before we joined our heroes. Since Norwegian horror seems to be taking off, I would be behind this if they shot it like one of the Norwegian indie films we’ve seen recently, like Dead Snow or Cold Prey. I would trust Norway to do this right before I’d trust Hollywood. Source.
  • The BAFTA nominee full list is now available here. Speaking of awards: wow, Kung Fu Panda was named best feature at the Annie animation awards.
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    By | 2017-09-24T23:06:29+00:00 February 1st, 2009|Stuff You Need to Know|0 Comments