is a special section of the Agony Booth that contains every article that is not a review/recap of a specific movie or TV show,
including comic book recaps, book reports, and more!
Why Batman should never use guns
Posted Sep 16, 2014 by Joshua Bell
“Batman must never kill or carry a gun, not because it wouldn’t do any good to anyone, but because if he did, he wouldn’t be Batman anymore.”
Jar Jar, Ruby Rhod, and the legacy of Urkel
Posted Sep 18, 2014 by Michael A. Novelli
“I honestly can’t recall a single example of someone claiming an annoying character ‘ruined the movie’ when there wasn’t a non-white actor playing the role. ”
Social media is changing your perception of the world
Posted Sep 15, 2014 by Nycea
“Eventually, I came to the frustrating realization that the only person giving these pathetic neckbeards any power… was me.”
The real reason for Warner/DC’s “no jokes” policy
Posted Sep 4, 2014 by Joshua Bell
“Who is this meant to appeal to, exactly? Robots? Vulcans? Oscar the Grouch? Is there a single demographic anywhere in the world that does not like humor at all in their movies?”
Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch (2013)
Movie Dorkness #89
Posted Sep 20, 2014 by Sofie Liv
Sofie treads dangerous waters as she releases her second game review, officially becoming a female game reviewer. This time, in a extension to Miyazaki March, Sofie reviews the Studio Ghibli and Level 5 collaboration Ni No Kuni. And as an avid RPG gamer, she's found the game she dreamed of as a child that truly has it all.
Do marriages ruin TV shows?
Posted Sep 12, 2014 by Rob Kirchgassner
“While many fans of Big Bang Theory are excited, some are wary, especially because they can point to a long list of other TV shows that were cancelled not long after the decision to have two of their main cast walk down the aisle. ”
How the PG-13 rating is ruining movies
Good Bad Flicks #102
Posted Sep 4, 2014 by Cecil Trachenburg
In this episode, Cecil takes an exhaustive look at just how watered down the formerly edgy PG-13 rating has become, and why it's ruining movies.
Will Cinematic Universes be the end of superhero movies?
Posted Aug 27, 2014 by Dr. Winston O'Boogie
“When 2017 rolls around and audiences find themselves being forced to see seven different movies (all within a four-month window) just to keep track of everything going on in multiple universes, we may see a real backlash.”
Should Picard have died? Part 2: How Trek goes on without him
Posted Sep 2, 2014 by Thomas Stockel
“I’m going to indulge in wild speculation here in regards to what the Star Trek franchise could have looked like without Picard. And that involves treating the entire Star Trek franchise as one whole story.”
This is not my Wonder Woman
Posted Jul 28, 2014 by Joshua Bell
“The great Wonder Woman, once a trippy, unique pulp sci-fi heroine, has been reduced to the generic Xena clone that Gal Gadot will apparently be playing onscreen. Because one warrior princess is the same as another, right?”
Fear Fan goes to HorrorHound Weekend Indy 2014
Terror Obscura #67
Posted Sep 19, 2014 by Fear Fan
In this special edition of Terror Obscura, the Fear Fan takes his show on the road to Indianapolis and the HorrorHound convention! There, he gets the chance to meet with one of the special effects artists that brought the original Evil Dead to life, and cast members from Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter! Also, reviews of three different films that were screening there.
Top 4 reasons Captain America should be gay
Posted Apr 15, 2014 by Joshua Bell
“We’re in an age where fans are demanding diversity, and it’s a lot more effective to simply modify existing superheroes than to make new ones and hope they become popular. So just for the sake of argument, here are the top four reasons why Marvel should make Captain America a gay man.”
Should Picard have died in “Best of Both Worlds”?
Posted Aug 5, 2014 by Thomas Stockel
“We go from a buildup where the status quo might be changed Forever! to one where ultimately there are no consequences whatsoever. And in the long run, this cripples the franchise.”
Alcon 2014: Women and Geek Culture panel with Sofie and Jill
Movie Dorkness #88
Posted Sep 11, 2014 by Sofie Liv, Sursum Ursa
Sofie Liv and Jill/Sursum Ursa got invited back to Alcon 2014 to talk about different aspects of women and geek culture, helped along by a prepared slide show and a great audience.
Will the new Dracula suck?
Posted Aug 21, 2014 by Steven Patsel
“As long as it’s not Twilight, it’s hard to mess up vampires, right? Well... don’t count on that.”
Sharknado 2, and the scourge of intentionally bad movies
Posted Jul 15, 2014 by Dr. Winston O'Boogie
“Instead, we get this crap, which supposedly knows it’s crap, which means we’ve now achieved Crap Inception, but at the end of the day, we’re still watching crap.”