What a weird project Shadows of the Empire was. Conceived as a stopgap by Lucasfilm when it was clear the prequel trilogy wasn’t as far along as… Read more “The Tie-Ins That Bind: Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire by Steve Perry”
Welcome to a bit of a course correction. I’ve done a few b-sections and I’ve started to notice a trend I don’t really like, namely that the… Read more “The B-Section: Where the Wind Comes Sweeping Down The Mall”
Complaining Firefly was cut down too soon is one of the least controversial opinions on the Internet. But of course it was. The show had a fun… Read more “The Tie-Ins That Bind: Firefly: The Sting by Delilah Dawson and Pius Bak & more”
Ahoy, Shipmates! Your Captains Ninny and Alfonzo here to talk about our favorite subject: near death experiences! While we’re at it, we talk the Sonic redesign, Steven Universe Future, and Disney+! Enjoy!
We think of distribution as simple. You either go to theaters or you don’t.* If you go, you either go wide or you go limited and expand.… Read more “The B-Section: (In)Direct-to-Video”
When I started this column, a key goal that I had was to preserve the history of licensed novels. If you’re not a Star Wars or Star… Read more “The Tie-Ins That Bind: X-Men: Mutant Empire by Christopher Golden”
Ever since the still heartbreaking news of the death of 80s All Over, I’ve pondered what I could do to pay my respects. I thought long and… Read more “The B-Section: 1979 and the Edge of the 80s”
I want to stress something important: I thought I knew what I was getting into here. I thought I knew how crazy and absurd this could be.… Read more “The B-Section Bonus Review: House (2008)”
Yay! I have a Halloween special! There’s one big area this column has only vaguely touched and that’s horror tie-ins. Horror is a strange subject in the… Read more “The Tie-Ins That Bind: The Nightmares on Elm Street: Freddy Krueger’s Seven Sweetest Dreams”
Pika pika! PikaCHUU!! Welcome to our episode on the great Detective Pikachu, the first Pokemon live action movie! We welcome back regular guest Paul Andolina to discuss the first live action Nintendo movie since Super Mario Bros waaaay back in 1993. What works, what doesn’t, how close is it to source material, all will be answered!
WARNING: FULL SPOILERS ARE ON.
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