Electronic Arts was recently named Consumerist’s “Worst Company in America” for the second year in a row. But what about the other companies on the list, or ones not even included? There may be worse things out there than Sim City 5…
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Mary Staggs, Captain Painway, or "C-Pain", was Panels on Pages' May 2010 Fangirl of the Month and is a former rollergirl. When she's not busy writing, she's editing The PrincessCast, gaming, and working on her t-shirt website Nerd Girl Shirts.
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Fosse, Fosse, Fosse, Martha Graham, Martha Graham! They’re already wearing tights, and it’s just a short jump from the pages of a comic book to the Broadway stage. There may even be a few shows you never knew were in production…
Like ‘Downton Abbey’? If so, do yourself a favor and pick up ‘Agent Gates and the Secret Adventures of Devonton Abbey’. You’re welcome.
The future of Star Wars is constantly changing in exciting new ways. Look back at the original ‘Star Wars: The Essential Guide to Characters’ and you’ll see how much the Star Wars universe has changed in just the past two decades.
This week’s topics: J.J. Abrams will be directing Star Wars. Atari filed for bankruptcy. Kerouac bought the Batmobile. Ed Kramer makes us feel icky. Chris Pine = Rob Liefeld? The Jenny Olsen conspiracy. Don’t be a jerk and try new things, OK?
This week’s PrincessCast features Death Stars, Agent Coulson, comics we’re GLAAD to read, the Batmobile, “X and the City”, Fables, Disney does Skylanders, zombie tits, King of the Nerds, Archer, Star Wars #1, and a hell of a lot more.
While there wasn’t a lot of news coming out of this year’s CES, some of the new video game technologies previewed are stunning. Check out the newly-announced Valve Steam Box, Project Shield, and more.
‘Star Wars: Where Science Meets Imagination’ is a chance to see ‘Star Wars’ props, costumes, and models up close, and experience the real science behind the movies. Here’s a trip report and pictures from the Orlando Science Center exhibit.
Christmas and New Years, Yoshiki strikes again, Peter David and Space Cases (get well soon!), George Lucas sells his company then gets engaged, Resident Evil 6 is glitchy, Little Big Planet 2 is hypnotic, Django is off the chain, comic books, and more.
What could be worrying the major toy companies? According to industry insiders, tablets like the Kindle and iPad might put Barbie out of business. But look closer, and you will see how Mattel, Hasbro, and the others are actively ruining their own sales.
Topics for this pre-Christmas episode of the PrincessCast include the new year, Christmas stores, lies by omission, Gail Simone vs. DC, being the “office nerd”, video game checkpoints, comic talk, and Star Trek Into Darkness. Merry Christmas, everyone.
On this day in 1843, Charles Dickens’ ‘A Christmas Carol’ was first published. There have been countless adaptations of the original text, and this 6-Pack narrows it down to the best of the best.
In case the traditional holiday radio playlist isn’t your thing, this list of six geeky Christmas albums is just what you need to get into the holiday spirit. Between chiptune carols and folk nerd rock, there’s a little something for everyone.
If you’re a fan of gaming in the DC universe, get ready for ‘Injustice: Gods Among Us’. This new video game developed by the talented team behind ‘Mortal Kombat’ is going to test the limits of our favorite DC heroes and villains.
What was originally supposed to be a quickie midnight show turned into a long discussion of Star Wars, Disney, Wreck-It Ralph, and Halo 4. How many dump trucks of money will it take to get Harrison Ford back into his Corellian Bloodstripes?
Disney is buying Lucasfilm and continuing the Star Wars saga. The Internet’s first reaction was, “Noooooooo!” Fans of Star Wars outside of the major movies, however, realize that there are a ton of stories waiting to be told.
Christina and Mary are back this week talking about zombie calendars, Wawa, Collection Intervention, geeky obsessions, and the end of Attack of the Show and X-Play on G4. The Walking Dead. Comic book press releases. Is Pottermore still a thing?
What happens when Captain America’s best friend is abducted by the X-Men? You’ll have to read to find out! This isn’t ‘AvX’. It’s ‘A-Babies vs. X-Babies’! Warning: This book contains 300% of your daily recommended dose of adorable.
What do you do when you’re a self-proclaimed “talentless hack”? Make a film, show it at Sundance, become famous, create a podcasting empire, self-distribute your latest film, ???, profit. According to Kevin Smith, it’s really not that hard.