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!
10 Movies the Oscars Forgot in 2013
Posted Mar 4, 2014 by Joshua Bell
“Every year their choices are boring and predictable, and every year there are scores of deserving movies that get overlooked. So I thought instead of the usual routine, I would make a list of those movies instead.”
Hey, comic book fans: Why so racist?
The Graphic Novel Picture Show #25
Posted Feb 27, 2014 by Solkir
With the announcement of Michael B. Jordan playing the Human Torch in a racially diverse Fantastic Four, Sybil takes a moment to talk about how comic book fans can still be the worst.
DC Comics is run by children
The Graphic Novel Picture Show #20
Posted Feb 4, 2014 by Solkir
In this editorial, Sybil Pandemic talks about the concept of "mature entertainment" and how a certain company is doing it wrong by giving us a child's version of maturity, undoing all their characters' marriages and making them angsty, miserable, and hateful all the time.
Top 10 Best and Worst Movies of 2013
Good Bad Flicks #81
Posted Feb 17, 2014 by Cecil Trachenburg
Cecil lists his favorite and least favorite films of 2013! FYI, the list of the ten best films comes first. This being Good Bad Flicks, it may be hard to tell.
What makes a great villain? Part 1: Star Trek’s T’Pring
Tom's Retrophilia #6
Posted Feb 16, 2014 by Thomas Stockel
In this special Retrotorial, Tom discusses his second favorite Star Trek antagonist, the Vulcan T'Pring from the original series episode "Amok Time".
Video: Snakes on a Plane (The TV Edit)
Posted Apr 25, 2009 by Dr. Winston O'Boogie
"Not only did they take an idiotic R-rated B movie famous for its internet buzz-worthy title and make it safe for family viewing, but they also allowed one guy with a computer and a TV capture card to cause a minor sensation that swept across the globe, and ultimately inspired a bit on a late night talk show."
Superman vs. Batman (2016): How It Should Be Done
Posted Jan 30, 2014 by Joshua Bell
“Now to me, starting off with the concept of Superman and Batman beating each other’s brains out for two hours is just getting off on the wrong foot. It doesn’t really fit the characters, it’s a waste of potential, and it’s just plain not very interesting.”
Golden Axe: Beast Rider (2008)
Good Bad Flicks #82
Posted Feb 20, 2014 by Cecil Trachenburg
For the second installment of Good Bad Games, Cecil takes a look at the vastly underrated Golden Axe: Beast Rider.
The Best and Worst Animated Films of 2013
Reel vs. Reel #21
Posted Feb 17, 2014 by Animated Heroine
The Animated Heroine counts down the best and worst of the last year... finally! Just like last year's list, she alternates between the three best and the three worst animated films, and also looks at movies that might be strong contenders for this list in 2014!
Why is western animation just for kids?
Cartoon Palooza #71
Posted Jan 18, 2014 by Joey Tedesco
For all the adults and teenagers who have walked into a theater of toddlers and tried to enjoy a movie while feeling judged by their parents: this editorial is for you!
Heidi Montag's "Higher"
Posted Mar 4, 2008 by Jack Spencer, Jr.
"It looks like Heidi Montag figured she could sing, and has released a song and video entitled 'Higher'. I suspect it's terrible, but I've already seen 'My Humps', so how bad could this be?"
Doctor Who's Rose Tyler: a tribute
Stuff You Like #49
Posted Feb 13, 2014 by Sursum Ursa
It's time for some more New Who on Stuff You Like, and where better to start than with the Ninth Doctor's first companion? Was she really a teen pop star? Why is everything super-fast in the first episode? Do all British mothers behave like Jackie Tyler? Some of these questions and more answered as we take a look at Rose Marian Tyler!
Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Z (2014)
The Examined Life (of Gaming) #27
Posted Feb 16, 2014 by Roland Thompson
There's a new Dragon Ball Z game, right on schedule! We've had one of these just about every year for the last ten years, but the last few have been terrible. With Battle of Z, a new developer and style of game play attempt to mix things up. So let's see how well that works.
Endorsement: Lee L. Mercer, Jr. for President of the United States
Posted Feb 4, 2008 by Dr. Winston O'Boogie
"I'm backing Mr. Mercer for one simple reason: He represents everything the Agony Booth stands for. This site has a strong fondness for spectacular failures, and displays of complete insanity. And if Mr. Mercer is elected President, I can guarantee it will be the most spectacular and insane failure in the history of this great nation."