All posts by Nick Hearne

Observe & Report – The Arrowverse!



Adapting comic book characters into live action can be hard. Are the colorful costumes going to look right in real life? Will the over the top heroics be believable outside of the comics page? Can special effects fool audiences into believing a man can fly? Comic book properties are a hot commodity for both television … Continue reading Observe & Report – The Arrowverse!


Our Review of “The Great Montarro” – Episode 6



The acts that stage magicians put on are often spellbinding. They make us doubt our eyes, and want to wipe the cobwebs from our sense to explain what we’ve just witnessed. Whether it’s simply producing a bouquet of flowers, or defying the sure doom that awaits inside a modern day Iron Maiden, one thing is … Continue reading Our Review of “The Great Montarro” – Episode 6


MBFPL…Restocked & Reloaded!



New. It can be a scary word. New usually means change and change is an even scarier word than new. But that’s what happens. Things change. Things grow. Or they curl up and die, never to be seen or heard from again. That’s not us! In the ever evolving world of pop culture podcasting, your … Continue reading MBFPL…Restocked & Reloaded!


Skipping Christmas – (The 2001 Book) VERSUS Christmas With The Kranks – (The 2004 Movie)



The Versus Machine takes aim at a modern holiday “classic” just for YOU! We’re in for a pulse-pounding, suspense thrill ride with John Grisham (yep, THAT John Grisham) and his yuletide comedy novel going up against the film adaptation starring Tim Allen (yep, THAT Tim Allen)! The book has been pulled off the shelf and … Continue reading Skipping Christmas – (The 2001 Book) VERSUS Christmas With The Kranks – (The 2004 Movie)


Our Giant-Size Annual!



Comic book annuals have been around for a long time, but the attention they receive, especially today, are a mixed bag, compared to their ongoing titles. At their height, annuals cronicalled the most important stories of our favorite characters. And at their lowest… filler stories given to “new” talent to test their skills. To comic … Continue reading Our Giant-Size Annual!


The Adventures of Oliver Twist (The Book) VERSUS Oliver! (The 1968 Musical)



We’ve just finished a weekend where full plates, even fuller hearts, and shopping sprees galore score the tastes on our pallets. But what about those that don’t have. Just about everyone’s familiar with the story of “Oliver Twist” – a take that dialogues the lives of orphans, the forgotten and those that don’t have. But … Continue reading The Adventures of Oliver Twist (The Book) VERSUS Oliver! (The 1968 Musical)


Christine (1983) – A Perspective Review



  The color – Red. The Make – Plymouth. The value – Awesome. In 1983 there were a lot of big things goin’ on. Hair. Neon colored clothes. The expectations of your woodshop instructor. The other big thing that was going on, during the summer of 1983 – was a little movie, about a really … Continue reading Christine (1983) – A Perspective Review


The Art Of Collecting Part 2



A lot can be said about a person by what their hobbies are. Not too long ago, having a geeky hobby like collecting comic books, playing with action figures or buying trading cards could get you picked on and bullied by your peers. Now, the tide has changed. Geeks have slowly inherited the earth and … Continue reading The Art Of Collecting Part 2


The Art Of Collecting Part 1



Inside geek society, comic books, cartoons and movies are some of the most powerful gateway drugs into collecting pop culture. The amount of merchandise that comes out of popular shows and films is staggering and as technology advances, so do the awesomeness of the products released. During this first part of a two part episode, … Continue reading The Art Of Collecting Part 1


Talking X-Men With Mister X



We all have a friend who knows a little about a lot of things. Then there’s the friend who knows a lot about a few things. And let’s not forget the friend who knows everything about everything! During this episode of My Big Fat Pull List, Smurphy and Pistol Danger corner Mister X and milk … Continue reading Talking X-Men With Mister X