Greetings, cadets! Hyperliterate-Man here! Sooo, you're thinking of being a superhero, but don't know what to buy to get started, eh? Hehe. Well, don't let it get you down. You're not the first one with this problem!
Binge watching is America's new favorite pastime. You can binge watch on your phone, your tablet, laptop and TV. You get to gorge on your favorite snacks and watch hours and hours of television via On Demand, DVR, Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu, Crackle, CBS All Access. The list can go on and on. Many channels have their own app now. So much readily available content, it is hard not to binge watch.
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Oh, Guardians of the Galaxy, how I love you. From the best Vin Diesel role of all time - I think a huge key here was covering him up with a CGI tree suit and only giving him three words to say - to the rocking soundtrack I have on repeat, it’s a seriously underrated movie that you can watch again and again. Not surprisingly, there are a lot of cosplayers out there who’ve made it their job to flawlessly recreate the characters. From Gamora to Groot, here are some of the best Guardians of the Galaxy cosplays from around the web. Try these on for your next con or save an especially challenging one for Halloween next year.
Height. It’s one of those things you can’t really do much about in cosplay, isn’t it? You can turn into a purple alien, a lizard person, or a cyborg through the use of makeup, you can get your werewolf or elf on with prosthetics, and you can drive people up the wall with your Waluigi vocal imitation, but you can’t get from 5'6 to 5'11 without throwing on a pair of six-inch heels and going as the stripper version of your character.
Who's ready to get your cosplay on? There is literally no branch of cosplay more creative than steampunk - the possibilities for leather, gadgets, and guns over a puffy, lacy, frilly trunkful of ladylike goodness are almost unlimited. Here we'll take a look at some of the best-known ladies of steampunk and the artists who cosplay them. And when retrofuturism meets the Victorian Era in October, you're all set for a very steampunk Halloween. Get ready to take some skirts, goggles, wigs, gloves, boots, and a whole bunch of corsets to their maximum potential and rock the spookiest night of the year (or cosplay year round).
After my last piece raving about why Pokémon GO is the best thing that ever happened and encouraging everyone on the planet to play, I thought it only polite that I share some of my Pokémon GO life hacks.
People are traveling across the land, searching far and wide. From the grasslands of Central Park to the cliffs of Beverly Hills, dozens are getting off of their couches and heading outside into the world of Pokémon Go. The location-based augmented reality game brought to us by Nintendo and Niantic opened the golden gates into the Kanto Region. Crowds hit the streets as they fight to rise through the ranks of the world and become the very best. So dust off your starter cap and toss a couple Poke Balls in your backpack, your childhood dream finally became a reality.
Anti-heroes have become increasingly popular and Suicide Squad is following the momentum of Deadpool and Kick Ass. The blockbuster transforms iconic DC characters like the Joker into skewed criminal masterminds who are manipulated into deadly black ops missions (like breaking into Arkham Asylum, with the ruthless government patsy Amanda Waller serving as their gatekeeper). “I want to build a team of some bad people who I think are capable of doing some good,” says Waller, in the third trailer for the movie.
The DC Cinematic Universe is properly kicking off with the launch of Batman V Superman, but in the gap between the release of Man Of Steel and Batman V Superman: Dawn Of Justice, DC have been slowly taking over the TV world. Shows such as Arrow, Flash and Supergirl frequently crop up all over the internet. However, perhaps the most underrated of all is Gotham.