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Doctor Who S10 E09: ‘Empress of Mars’


Traditionally Doctor Who is considered to be the protector of Earth and mankind against all manner of alien invaders, but what happens when it’s mankind who are the invaders, and the invades are former archenemies of The Doctor? That’s the conundrum when Victorian age explorers land on Mars amongst a hive of Ice Warriors – what will The Doctor do? Meet me after the small time and space jump for my thoughts on “Empress of Mars.”

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Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. S03 E15: Spacetime


When Daisy sees into the dark future, the other Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. try to convince her that the future can be changed and isn’t set in stone. Hey, wait a minute, isn’t that the plot of Civil War II? Meet me after the jump to find out in my thoughts on what ABC calls a must-see episode, “Spacetime.”

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Doctor Who S09 E10: Face the Raven


You wake up and you don’t remember anything at all from the last twenty-four hours. All you have is a countdown number tattoo on the back of your neck, and it’s ticking away. Somebody call The Doctor! Pulling together several of the themes of “Doctor Who” this season, this one may break some of your hearts, so bring tissues. Meet me after the time and space jump for my thoughts on “Face the Raven.”

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Defiance S03 E12: The Awakening


Holy Shtako, my little Votans! On last week’s episode of “Defiance,” we watched Kindzi kill her father and then eat his heart. Makes one wonder how the Omecs celebrate other family gatherings. While Kindzi sends down her crew of purple people eaters, Dr. Yewll is working on the entrée.  More after the jump. Read the rest of this entry

The GAR! Podcast: Fantastic Four!


Biff Bam Pop! presents The GAR! Podcast, the Glenn Walker and Ray Cornwall weekly podcast where they talk unrehearsed about whatever happens to come to mind. It’s an audio-zine for your mind, a nerd exploration of a nerd world, coming to you from across the vastness of suburban New Jersey via Skype. This week, we’re talking about the new Fantastic Four movie, isn’t that enough? See and hear more after the jump.

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Jim Knipp On… Time Travel

...yeah, you and everyone else...

…yeah, you and everyone else…

Each week, one of Biff Bam Pop’s illustrious writers will delve into one of their favorite things. Perhaps it’s a movie or album they’ve carried with them for years. Maybe it’s something new that moved them and they think might move you too. Each week, a new subject, a new voice writing on… something they love.

Something happened to me in the Seventies

Sometime after I was introduced to the world of convulsive horror that is Rankin Bass, but before I was infected with my omnipresent zombie obsession, Holly Marshall met her future-self in the “Elsewhen” episode of The Greatest Show in the History of the World.

...this one...

…this one…

Of course, neither Holly nor I knew it was her future self. But when we found out, well suffice it to say my seven-year old mind was blown. And when the episode ended with older Holly sadly telling young Holly to treasure her father and brother because they wouldn’t be around forever, I learned two absolute truths. I’ll tell you what they are after the break.

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A Review of Monster Mania 30 Part I – The Guests


I’m convinced that the Monster Mania convention is the Disneyland for the demented. It’s one place where like-minded fans of horror and all things scary can come together for one weekend and feel comfortable in their skin. If you’ve never been to this or any other horror convention, you’re in for a real treat. Read the rest of this entry

The Flash S01 E14: Fallout


Time travel is a major recurring theme in the comics for The Flash. Two of his deadliest enemies, and even Iris West herself, come from various points in the far future, he even raised a family there. Able to run at the speed of light, our hero could and did breach the time barrier often, and now with DNA evidence that Barry was present at the murder of his mother, time travel comes to the TV series. Strap yourselves in and meet me after the super speed bump for my thoughts on “Fallout.”

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Trailer Time – Terminator: Genisys Super Bowl Spot


The Super Bowl trailer for Terminator: Genisys just dropped and it looks pretty good. Lots of Arnold on display, which is really how they’ll get butts in seats for this one, I think. Check it out and tell us what you think!

The Walking Dead S05 E08: Coda


We are at the mid-season finale until TWD returns in February and things are not looking good for Team Rick or Team Abe. We ended last week’s episode of “The Walking Dead” with the attempted hostage exchange botched and Sasha left unconscious. Carol and Beth are at the mercy of the wicked witch of Grady Memorial. Will Rick be able to make Dawn an offer she can’t refuse? Read the rest of this entry

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