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Wizard World Nashville 2017 Sets a New Bar of Excellence

Wizard World Nashville has come and gone for yet another year, its mark deeply rooted into the memories of all of the hardcore comic and sci-fi fans, like myself. Normally, I would have the 48-hour nostalgia effect, wishing I could… Continue Reading →

The Orville Tries to Boldly Go

The Orville is the new hour-long space exploration series from Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane. Taking cues from Star Trek and Galaxy Quest, the TV show centers on new Captain Ed Mercer (played by MacFarlane, himself) and his ship the U.S.S. Orville. The pilot… Continue Reading →

Wizard World Brings Comic Con to Music City

Welcome back to this week’s edition of #HauntLife. With Wizard World Nashville only a few days away, I thought it would be awesome to get your nerd blood pumping with my preview of this comic con.

Stan Lee Makes a Wizardly Appearance in Nashville

Per Matt When the name Stan Lee is mentioned, a variety of pop-culture references come to mind. For millennials, he’s the older gentleman making cameo appearances within the Marvel Cinematic Universe. For the older crowd, he might be remembered from… Continue Reading →

Danno Does Dragon Con!

In the spirit of adventure — and making poorly thought-out puns referencing a famous ’70s porno — Danno Does Dragon Con is happening. I’ve been gearing up for this all summer, working out schedules and plans, trying to wrangle interviews and… Continue Reading →

Discovering the Star Trek Connection

The final frontier seems to be the focus of a variety of entertainment options right now. First and foremost being Star Trek: Discovery, which is coming to CBS this Fall.

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets: An Exploration Into Why You Need to See This Movie

Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets is the beautiful vision of a mature French filmmaker with an almost fifty-year-long love affair with the source material, which began in 1967 and ran for 43 years, comprising a collection of… Continue Reading →

The Genius of Seth MacFarlane and Neil deGrasse Tyson

Two of my favorite people in the mainstream of American culture are Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson and Seth MacFarlane. I have had the pleasure of speaking briefly with each of them and admire them both immensely.

Bright Lights and Cenobites: Cosplay at Hypericon 12

The great thing about Hypericon was that, at any given time you could find something for almost every fandom. From the artists and vendors to the panels and game rooms, there was a little bit of everything. My favorite part… Continue Reading →

Restoring My Faith in Cons: A Hypericon 12 Review

My first convention experience was terrible. It was a Star Trek convention at the old Nashville Convention Center in the early ’90s full of elaborate cosplays, most of which were just good enough that the 8-year-old little Danno ended up… Continue Reading →

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