Posts tagged “Joss Whedon”

Monday, 13 July 2015

My Favorite Comic-Con Moments 2015

So San Diego Comic-Con is over, and there were lots of big announcements and blah-blah-blah Star Wars blah-blah-blah Batman v. Superman blah-blah X-Men Apocalypse blah-blah. You already know all about all of those, so I ain’t gunna get into ’em.

These are the things that happened at Comic-Con that I really enjoyed:

Junior Braves of the Apocalypse

A friend of mine had a comic book signing at Comic-Con. I still can’t get over that!

A FOOL DOES SOMETHING AWESOME: Congratulations to Michael Tanner, AKA the retired GREEN FOOL (on the right with the…

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I mean, even did previews of this book. Hooray Michael Tanner! I <3 my famous friends.

Conan Goes to Comic-Con

The opening segment of Conan O’Brien’s week of shows filmed at Comic-Con was undoubtably the best part:

Joss Whedon’s Twist

Now that Joss Whedon is no longer the shepherd of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, he has time to do projects for himself for a change! First up: an original comic book about an original character:

Joss Whedon's Twist

Joss Whedon’s Twist

Joss Whedon had (unsurprisingly) my favorite single quote of the whole weekend when he described the book:

Basically deals with the most important moral question facing us, which is, why isn’t there a Victorian Female Batman? [1]

Steven Universe Extended Theme Song

There was a Steven Universe panel. And this happened:

I made the mistake of watching that during my lunch break at work last week. Fortunately no one else was around, so I didn’t have to explain that I was crying about a cartoon.

Marceline Sings!

There was an Adventure Time panel, which also contained Rebecca Sugar, the creator of Steven Universe. See, she worked on Adventure Time before starting Steven Universe, and she wrote a bunch of the most memorable songs for them. And she’s written a new song for Marceline. Whose voice actress, Olivia Olson, also just happened to be on the panel. So, y’know, she helped out:

Ash vs Evil Dead

I do believe this speaks for itself. Let me know if you’re confused about anything:


And, of course, one of my favorite Instagram accounts: Wrongplayed, that purposefully (and hilariously) misidentifies the various cosplay of the con:

So that’s what I enjoyed and/or am looking forward to. How about you?


Categories: Cartoons, Celebrities, Comics, Featured Posts, Music, My Famous Friends, News, Round-up, TV, Videos.

Tuesday, 2 October 2012

“Of the Month” October 2012

Link of the Month:
Pumpkinrot’s Blog
Pumpkinrot is a person who got too old to (legitimately) go door-to-door on Halloween for candy. So instead he turned the entirety of his considerable creative energy to creating amazing Halloween decorations. This frequently-updated blog (over 800 entries so far in 2012) is an amazing aggregate of all things Halloween-related, including his own creations, things he’s found, things he’s watching & listening to, etc. It is an unbelievable joy to scroll through the archives.

Movie of the Month:
The Cabin in the Woods
Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard’s masterful horror movie to end all horror movies. One of the best of the new millenium. Read my Full Review Here.

Book of the Month:
Zero History by William Gibson
William Gibson, the man who brought Cyberpunk to the masses in the early 80s, has finally caught up to himself with the so-called “Bigend Trilogy.” They take place no longer in the future where his earlier books took place, but in a present in which many of the futuristic ideas he conceived 30 years ago are now commonplace but no less bizarre. Zero History is the final book of the trilogy, and the best. It has nothing to do with Halloween, though.

Categories: Of the Month.

Tuesday, 24 July 2012

New Geek & Sundry Series: Written By a Kid

Felica Day & Kim Evey’s Geek & Sundry YouTube channel has just premiered an excellent new webseries: Written By a Kid. The hosts of the show coax a kid to telling a story, and then they hire filmmakers to actually create the story.

Here’s the first episode, “Scary Smash.” It stars some of my favorite people: Dave Foley (Kids in the Hall, NewsRadio) as the Milkman, Kate Micucci (of comedy music duo Garfunkle and Oates), as the Replacement Recruit, and introducing someone named Joss Whedon as the action hero, Gerald! Watch it now:

Also be sure to watch the extra, behind-the-scenes videos:

I am looking forward to more!

Categories: Videos.

Tuesday, 17 July 2012

The Firefly 10th Anniversary Panel

Sure, this is almost an hour long. So turn off that gorram re-run of whatever crappy TV show you have on right now and watch this instead. This is important.

And it’s okay to cry.

Categories: Videos.

Wednesday, 9 May 2012

New Review: The Cabin in the Woods (2012)

The Athlete, the Scholar, the Whore, the Fool, and the Virgin... kind of

How do I review this movie without spoilers? I really have to, because knowing anything at all about this movie before going in would be detrimental to your enjoyment of it. I can tell you this: The Cabin in the Woods is a horror movie. Well, kind of. [Read my full review]

Categories: Movie Reviews.

Sunday, 26 April 2009

Wavematronic Electron Machine

Joss Whedon is quite a funny fellow. Here he is accepting the Bradbury Award from Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America at the 2009 Nebula Award ceremony:

Categories: Videos.

Wednesday, 29 October 2008

Wouldja Listen to That?

So Three Ninjas has posted the audio of the live show he did last Wednesday. Oddly enough, he posted it to his personal blog but not the Three Ninjas official website. At any rate, you should go listen to it all now. ALL. NOW.

I like the Geoff/Three Ninjas banter, such as after the first song:

GEOFF: Jason, I'm sorry. 


GEOFF: I… I don't, I don't know how to play bass.

THREE NINJAS: That's why I asked you to be up here.

And before the 3rd song:

THREE NINJAS: Everybody sing along! Just make something up. It doesn't matter. 

And then before the final song (“Going Gay for House”):

THREE NINJAS: So, does anyone besides me like House? Okay. Then you might know the words to this song. This, this song is called--this is our last song, okay? Here's the, here's what you guys don't get: this is our last song. And after this, after this song, uh, if you guys want to come and talk to us, Geoff and I will be… really surprised. 

So head on over to the blog and download the whole show, and do NOT go to the Three Ninjas website, ’cause who would ever go there looking for Three Ninjas music?

I would post the video of the show here, I haven’t gotten around to getting the video of the show from Sandy, nor does it seem she’s given it to Three Ninjas or posted it anywhere online herself. So instead enjoy some Drunk History featuring Michael Cera:

Jack Black is in episodes 2 and 2.5 as Benjamin Frankin! Thanks, Joss Whedon, for letting me know about Drunk History.

Categories: Links, Music, Videos.