The Walking Dead

zombie cruise

Imagine it: you’re out on a nice, sunny day, relaxing pool-side on the deck of a huge cruise ship where you’ve been enjoying great cuisine and fun entertainment (and unlimited drinks at the bar, hey-yo!)… and then your good times are ruined when a zombie comes staggering onto the Lido Deck and tries to eat your brains.  While it sounds like a scenario out of the latest zombie novel or video game, in 2016 the scenario might be all too real – if you sign up to be a passenger on the new “The Walking Dead” themed cruise!

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Sometimes for actors, a job is just a job. And sometimes, part of that job requires you to go out and tell the media how pumped you are to have that job.  Do all actors mean it when they say that they are “thrilled” to be playing a certain role? Probably not. For Jon Bernthal, better known to the geeky masses as Shane from AMC’s hit series The Walking Dead, being cast as The Punisher for the second season of Marvel’s Daredevil series, this role seems to be just another paycheck for him. (more…)

No, this isn’t some new flashback and you do remember it right. Beth, played by Emily Kinney, was killed off at the season five mid-season finale of The Walking Dead. (*Note to those crying SPOILERS!!! Seriously? This has been out and around the Internet so many times that even my relatives on dial-up know about it.) Word is making its way around the Internet today though has Norman Reedus, who is everybody’s favorite redneck zombie killing machine on The Walking Dead, is reportedly now dating Emily Kinney. (more…)

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Telltale Games are no strangers to making some compelling episodic games. They’ve already explored the worlds of Fables, Game of Thrones, and The Walking Dead; the last of which they revealed they have plans to re-visit. Today at E3, Telltale announced their plans for The Walking Dead: Michonne, which will take place during the arc of issues #126 to #139 of the Image comic series. This mini-series will focus on the titular character’s life before she joined up with Rick Grimes and his group. (more…)

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I love a good zombie story.  The emphasis in that sentence, however, is definitely the word GOOD. There are – pardon my very scientific term here – a crap-ton of movies, books, and comics that all revolve around reanimated monsters of one form or another; some are smart, some talk, some run, and some just don’t make any damn sense.  I guess what I’m saying is: the genre feels very near to its tipping point (some would argue it’s already been reached).  However, TV is one of the truly under-explored vistas for the living dead, and the folks behind AMC’s mega-smash The Walking Dead are hoping to double-down and hit big twice with the show’s spin-off, Fear the Walking Dead, coming later this summer to a small screen near you. (more…)

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Telltale Games, the developers behind classic franchises like Sam & Max and Tales of Monkey Island  are going to be producing a game for MARVEL in the not-too-distant future. Details at the moment are scarce, but one assumes it will be in Telltale’s signature point-and-click adventure style, and the question is…will that work for a big-budget release?

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Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo
It’s time to haul out the lanyards and dust off those comfy easy walking shoes because comic convention season is officially in full swing and just this past weekend one of the premiere events in Canada celebrated a milestone. The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo celebrated its 10th anniversary with an amazing line-up of guests and exhibitors for a record shattering 102,000 faithful fans.

First up, since many of you do not reside in the great white north, if you’ve never attended a Canadian con, you are really missing out. Just remember most of your favorite TV shows and movies are made north of the wall, and once again the Calgary Expo proved to be a fantastic place to celebrate this whole nerd/geek/pop-culture universe that we all live in and love.

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Surprise! It’s an all-new episode with your favorite podcast personalities that aren’t actually famous or Chris Hardwick. Since last we left our plump buddies, Jeremy has become a totally hairless karate master and Jason has watched Double Dragon and subsisted on beard leavings. Enough foreplay, here’s what you’re getting yourself into: (more…)