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Mark Poynter

  • Profile: At 45, Mark has newsstand bought comics older than most of the other writers at Nerdbastards in his collection. Growing up nerdy means that Mark remembers things like big floppy disks, bank accounts before ATMs, having VCR parties to record bootleg copies of Anime and BBC TV shows, and when U.S. television only had three channels and required bunny ears to get a clear picture. Years of sitting the nerd sidelines suddenly exploded when asked to write an introduction to an article on Nerdbastards. The rest they say in hushed whispers . . . is history.

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Met The New Cast Of ABC’s ‘Misfits’ Reboot

ABC/Freeform is bringing a British favorite Misfits to America in the form of a reboot. iZombie‘s Diane Ruggiero-Wright is set to pen the pilot and act as showrunner for the rebooted series. There’s new casting news as the series picks up Ashleigh LaThrop (Sirens), Tre Hall (Rebel), Allie MacDonald (Orphan Black) and Jake Cannavale (Nurse Jackie). (more…)

‘Wonder Woman’ Banned In Lebanon

Word is making the Internet rounds that Grand Cinemas of Lebanon has banned Warner Bros. and director Patty Jenkins’ Wonder Woman from screening in the country. Last week a protest group Campaign to Boycott Supporters of Isreal-Lenanon started a movement to ban the film because its star Gal Gadot is an Israeli and former soldier. Lebanon is at war with Israel and Lebanese law prohibits Lebanese citizens from traveling or having contact with Israelis. Today Grand Cinema tweeted confirmation that the film has been banned from screening in Lebanon. (more…)

Isn’t the Internet a wonderful place? Out of the blue things pop up and make your day just a little bit better. Rapper Ras Kass recapped the sixth season in a delightful rap that was then put to video. This might just be the Internet nugget that makes you smile and gets you ready for the July 16th premiere of season seven of HBO‘s Game Of Thrones. Check it out below. (more…)

Forget the deleted scenes, movie bloopers are where it’s at. Deadpool continues to please with this Gag Reel of bloopers that might help take the edge off returning to work after that long Memorial Day weekend. Yes, there are some bloopers from the montage sex/holidays scene from the movie and they are spectacular. (more…)