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Micro Wrestling Proves Size Doesn’t Matter

Once a regular feature on weekly professional wrestling television, midget wrestling eventually suffered the same fate as other previous staples of the sport such as “jobbers” (performers whose primary role was to lose their matches while enhancing their opponents’ abilities) and “managers” (supporting players who were tasked with strengthening their charges). That is, it virtually disappeared from the mainstream. But thanks to promoter Jack Darrell, a new era of the once popular, but often criticized,...

The Sisterhood Returns in CW’s “Charmed” | NYCC 2018

CW’s Charmed reboot returns this Fall. During New York Comic Con (NYCC) 2018, we got the chance to chat with cast members Melonie Diaz (Mel), Sarah Jeffery (Maggie), and Madeleine Mantock (Macy) about the upcoming series reboot. For those who might be unfamiliar with the series, let me catch you up a bit. Charmed follows a trio of sisters with great Wiccan powers. The witches are the charmed ones, the ones destined to save humanity from the...

Stranger Things X IT'SUGAR

Stranger Things X IT’SUGAR Exclusive Confectionary Collection

Stranger Things gets the sweet treatment in a whole new confectionary line now available at IT’SUGAR. The collection features popular motifs from the original Netflix series. Items include Gummy Waffles, a Missing Barb Malted Milk Ball Carton, Edible Slime from the Upside-Down, a Pollywog Gummy and more! But the line isn’t limited to just sweets. There are also shirts, board games, pins, and other souvenirs available. Plus fans should keep their eyes peeled for Season 3...

‘The Walking Dead’ Director Greg Nicotero Tapped for Spawn Movie

’ Ever since it was officially announced last summer that there was a new Spawn movie in the works—more than 20 years since the original film release—it’s all seeming to fall into place for creator and director Todd McFarlane. Back in May, Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Jamie Foxx (Ray, The Amazing Spider-Man) joined as Spawn (aka Al Simmons) with Jeremy Renner (The Avengers, The Hurt Locker) as ally Twitch (Williams). Today, McFarlane revealed...

Poffo Talks Road Perils, Macho Man, and his Wrestling ‘Days’

While the generally accepted belief is that in order to cope with the grueling, seemingly endless, life on the road for pro wrestlers in the 70s and 80s, drugs were a necessity, don’t tell that to Lanny Poffo; the former wrestler doesn’t buy it. “It’s a complete cop-out,” he contended. “I was on the road for over 300 days a year and I never did one drug.” Substance abuse is just one topic delved into...

Rick and Morty Get Soundtrack Treatment this Fall

Adult Swim is releasing a 26-track “Rick and Morty” soundtrack on September 28 via Sub Pop. The Rick and Morty Soundtrack features songs from Mazzy Star, Blonde Redhead, Belly, Chaos Chaos, original scores by the show’s composer Ryan Elder and two new tracks from Canadian artist Chad VanGaalen and experimental Hip-Hop group Clipping. Available as a standard CD, vinyl and digital release, a deluxe box set will also be released November 23. The deluxe double...

Laurie Anderson, Neil Gaiman Talk Muppets, ‘Omens’ and Virtual Reality

“Old Muppets are really scary,” said Neil Gaiman, recalling a 2002 stay at Jim Henson’s old home in Hampstead, England with longtime collaborator Dave McKean (Mirrormask, “The Wolves in the Walls”) that left him forever spooked by the man-made “creatures.” The author found a box of Henson’s old Muppets in the basement, and picked out a sheep. When he tried to move its face, the Muppet’s latex eyelid fell apart. “It was one of the most...

Don’t Go Messin’ With A Country Boy: Hillbilly Jim Honored At Hall Of Fame

One of the more colorful characters in the post-expansion era of the World Wrestling Federation (now World Wrestling Entertainment), “Hillbilly” Jim Morris first moseyed his way onto the national grappling scene as an enthusiastic fan who routinely watched the action from the front row before eventually becoming a titan of the ring himself.  His pairing with the most famous professional wrestler of the 1980s (and arguably, of all time), Hulk Hogan catapulted Jim to a...

Samsung’s First Look in New York Event Recap – New QLED TVs in 2018

Last week we got the chance to take a first look at Samsung’s upcoming QLED TV line for 2018. During CES we managed to see small snippets of what would ultimately become the essence of their home entertainment lineup. Alongside the unveiling of the Wall at CES, Samsung showcased a modular MicroLED 146-inch TV which exemplified how consumers can customize their television sizes and shapes to suit their individual needs. The Wall was able to blend...

NYCC 2017: Bob's Burgers Pop Up Shop

NYCC 2017: Highlights from the “Bob’s Burgers” Pop Up Shop

Fans of the Emmy award-winning Bob’s Burgers lined up on Saturday to check out the exclusive pop-up shop only a few blocks away from the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center ,where NYCC is currently taking place. The pop-up shop was set up to celebrate the show’s eighth season and featured a bunch of Bob’s Burgers themed merchandise including Funko POP!s, apparel, giftware, games and more. The first 100 attendees to the pop-up shop received a free “talking...

NYCC 2017: E Corp’s Ecoin Launch Party Highlights

Last night, E Corp celebrated the launch of their cryptocurrency, Ecoin. E Corp CEO Phillip Price (Michael Cristofer) addressed the crowd in New York’s Terminal 5 to unveil the national launch of Ecoin: A new currency for a new era. E Corp is trying to place the events of 5/9 behind them and introduce Americans to the newest form of currency. However, midway through Price’s speech, fsociety hijacked the stage and reiterated their discontent over E Corp’s...

Now Hear This, Comedy Unfolds in New York

Drag queens in cotton candy wigs and aerodynamic heels strutted in to its massive atrium for the third annual RuPaul’s Drag Con at the Javits Center in New York. Just two flights down, quite a different scene was unfolding. Lined up patiently on the cavernous subterranean level, men with glasses and bookish women carrying tote bags stood quietly, starring at their phones, waiting to listen to podcasts. The second annual Now Hear This Podcast Festival,...