Badger’s Star Trek Pie Eating Contest from Breaking Bad is already animated

201308140358.jpg

Although it only aired Sunday night, in a Flash (heh heh get it????) Vulture hired Matt Czap to animate the proposed Star Trek episode pitched in a stoned haze by supprting character Badger. The story involves pie and a transporter, may possibly be a sequel to Stand By Me, and was actually debated for years on the Breaking Bad set.

Fangasm: the new reality TV show that says “Don’t ever play Magic: The Gathering if you ever want to get laid.”

201308131736.jpg

This is either the end of fandom culture—or the beginning of a glorious new era. The Age of Aquarius, Skyrim edition. A six-week reality TV show from the makers of Jersey Shore that’s about nerds or geeks or whatever they are calling them now. This is the cast: The world of the girl nerds being […]

Finally! A TV Show about Cosplay

Ruby.jpg

Given the popularity of “Face Off”, the SFX makeup competition show, it was only a matter of time before Cosplay got tome TV time—it’s colorful and obsessive and the people who do it are often very attractive. So SyFy will addHeroes of Cosplay to their lineup following Face Off—it debuts on August 13, right after […]

And the next Doctor Who is…

201308041402.jpg

The BBC played out the announcement of the new Doctor — the 12th iteration and 13th generation of the beloved SF character. Anglophiles and Whovians are at this moment being treated to a “stand by” on the US feed! WTF? * And Now Zoe Ball is out to present… — and it’s early favorite Peter […]

SDCC’13: South Park and the Stick of Truth

sp1

By Nicholas Eskey This year at Comic Con International 2013, we were given a treat to have the South Park show creators Matt Stone and Trey Parker make an appearance for a question and answer panel. Located in the 6CDE rooms, the two men sat down at the long table on the stage (oddly quite […]

SDCC’13: WWE and Mattel Bring The Action and The Insults to Comic-Con

wwe1

By Bob Calhoun The only thing missing from the WWE and Mattel panel at Comic-Con on Thursday was the pyro, because it had everything else: entrance music, trash-talking and even a surprise run-in. And the atmosphere there in Room 25 of the San Diego Convention Center was as raucous as a Monday Night RAW broadcast […]

SDCC’13: The Walking Dead 10th Anniversary Panel

wd100

By David Nieves There are spoilers for the more recent issues of Walking Dead in this article. Robert Kirkman welcomed a crowded room of fans for a Q&A for the ages as his creation, The Walking Dead, celebrates ten years this year. The line to ask questions was almost as backed up as the line […]

SDCC’13: The X-Files 20th Anniversary Panel

xf1

By Nicholas Eskey This year marks the 20th anniversary of a certain ground-breaking television series (which spawned two movies) called “The X-Files.” You might have heard of the program, unless you lived in the woods, under a rock. Any who, for those of us that have indeed heard of it and might have caught an […]

So what does Alan Moore think of that LoEG TV show anyway?

201307160248.jpg

EW’s Geoff Boucher caught up with Alan Moore and asked him about the upcoming League of Extraordinary Gentlemen TV pilot, and incredibly, he thinks it’s bollocks: After pausing a beat for emphasis he added: “The announcement that there is a League of Extraordinary Gentlemen television series hasn’t caused me to drastically alter my opinions. Now […]

Fox orders League of Extraordinary Gentlemen TV pilot with eye to series

201307091737.jpg

You know how warm and cuddly and special Alan Moore gets when they makes movies from his work? Well imagine how happy and chipper he’ll be if there is a weekly League of Extraordinary Gentlemen TV show on Fox. THR is reporting that Fox—which produced the generally petrifyingly awful LOEG movie, a film so misguided […]

Spike and Geico are looking for real life superheroes for a new TV show — here’s how to apply

201307031408.jpg

Another reality show about people who are real life superheroes? (Stan Lee did it already.) Yep. It will air on Spike, and they will be casting it at this year’s Comic-Con. All details about how to apply are below. One thing you need to know — what is your superpower. I’d enter but I’m not […]

A Fables film is in development

fables-125.jpg

Fables, the richly intricate fairy-tales-in-the-modern-world comic created by Bill Willingham and various, was first denied and perhaps “tributed” in an attempted TV series version, but it’s back on the Hollywood radar as a feature film. Danish director Nikolaj Arcel (A Royal Affair) and screenwriter Jeremy Slater are attached—Slater’s previous credits include working on the Fantastic […]

Rage Not Cage in Agents of Shield, which now has a timeslot

201305141334.jpg

So Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. will air Tuesdays at 8, anchoring an all-new night of programming for ABC — that’s confidence. Meanwhile, new sleuthing suggests it’s Rage of the New Warriors, not Cage in the promo: Marvel bumper always has clues. It’s not Power Man, it’s Rage of New Warriors fame. #coulsonlives @agentsofshield twitter.com/radtke327/stat… — Chris […]

INTERVIEW: OUT OF LUCK and Kentucky Derby-Chasing with Jen Ferguson

OOL ep4.1 large

Pop culture is a bizarre creature and often creates strange intersections in media. Brooklyn-based artist Jen Ferguson has found herself standing at a cross-roads of TV, blogging, and illustration in her projects OUT OF LUCK, based on the HBO series LUCK, and in the Triple Crown horse racing previews that she’s been asked to create. […]

Here be Monsters: new Guillermo Del Toro manga TV adaptation in the works

0_MonsterAnimeMainVisual

Some seriously appetite whetting news via Deadline: HBO have teamed up with none other than scare master extraordinaire, Guillermo Del Toro, to adapt Naoki Urasawa’s 18 volume manga series, Monster. Urasawa’s story follows a brilliant young doctor, Kenzo Tenma, who risks his reputation, career and fiancee when he chooses to save the lives of two young twins, over treating […]

Matt Fraction and Jonathan Hickman to write for Da Vinci’s Demons

da-vinci-demons-2013

David S. Goyer’s Starz TV series Da Vinci’s Demons has recently been confirmed as getting a second season, which has led the writer to bring in some new writers for his staff – namely, Matt Fraction and Jonathan Hickman, two of Marvel’s top writers. There’s long been a connection between TV and comics – Geoff […]