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  • 9 Nerdy Toys That Make Us Wish We Were Still Kids 0 CommentsPosted by on September 15, 2010 under Featured, Lists
    As geeks, we're often prone to sporadic bouts of latent Peter Pan syndrome. After all, we still keep up with mediums and franchises attributed to young teenagers at best. It's nothing to be ashamed of, but sometimes when we pass by the toy aisle at the local Walmart, we can't help but feel occasional pangs of nostalgia and wish that we were of the stature to justify purchasing them once again. H... more.
  • 5 Worst Comic Writers Still Getting Paid 9 CommentsPosted by on September 14, 2010 under Comics, Featured, Lists
    We're willing to forgive the comic book industry's occasional foibles given the stressful stream of work on deadline. However, there are writers out there with such a consistently terrible batting average that it leads us to wonder how they're even still working. Many of these scribes have one magnum opus to their credit, but one good deed hardly absolves someone from a lifetime of sin. Here a... more.
  • 8 Fan Homages to Yoda which won’t make you ‘Use the forks’ 5 CommentsPosted by on September 9, 2010 under Featured, Lists
    Yoda is awesome! He is basically the Mr Miyagi of that galaxy far far away. He was responsible for equipping Skywalker with the tools to fend Darth Vader off from being able to "sweep the leg", he also lived to 900 years old. It is incredible he made it past his teen years considering those wing nut ears and how easily he would have been bullied at Jedi Junior High. Taking the above into acco... more.
  • 10 Useless Final Fantasy Characters 11 CommentsPosted by on September 7, 2010 under Featured, Gaming, Lists
    RPGamers of every generation have had their hand in at least one installment of the Final Fantasy franchise. Whether you love it, hate it, or disagree with what direction the series has taken; you have at least one character which has frustrated you from time to time. Each  has one character or class so ineffective that players avoid using them altogether. These are some of the characters we'... more.
  • The 5 Dumbest Comic Story-lines 22 CommentsPosted by on September 6, 2010 under Comics, Featured, Lists
    Comics are known to sometimes be nothing more than soap operas with thought bubbles, but sometimes the stories can get seriously ugly. Over the last fifteen years or so, there have been some real facepalm moments and below we point out the five dumbest story-lines in recent comics. #1 - One More Day Joe Qu... more.
  • 11 Fanboy-tastic craft projects 2 CommentsPosted by on under Featured, Lists
    There's no doubt about it... Fanboys are generally very creative people. Past the obvious crafting effort necessary for convention costumes and cosplay, there is a large dedicated segment of fanboys that  use their craft skills for all sorts of extraordinary knickknacks and doodads that any fan would love to own. Here are a few of my ... more.
  • 10 Best Time Travel Movies and Shows 45 CommentsPosted by on September 3, 2010 under Featured, Lists
    Time travel is by far one of the most popular subjects in science fiction and has almost always been found in the genre in books, movies, and TV shows. Below we've chosen the ten best movies or shows that used time travel as their basis. Back to the Future The Back to the Future trilogy is one of the most popular scifi series ever and for good reason. It combined time travel and science ... more.
  • 9 Super Hero Movie Cameos You May Have Missed 3 CommentsPosted by on September 2, 2010 under Featured, Lists
    Super Heroes are riddled with so many Easter eggs and star cameos that they're difficult to catalog. Some are so subtle that they avoid detection from some of the keenest observers. We here at Furious FanBoys are devoted to informing you on everything invaluably trivial. We're listing some cameos in... more.
  • 20 of the Creepiest Kids in Movies 0 CommentsPosted by on September 1, 2010 under Featured, Lists
    They look harmless.  Soft features, big eyes and high pitched voices lure you in.   Their natural defenses cause you to lower yours.  A familiar song or nursery rhyme lead you off by yourself.  Will you fall prey to this list of less than cuddly cherubs? Grady Twins - The Shining (1980) Often imitated The Grady Twins.  Go with what works.  Twins are creepy. Emily and Jenna Strutem... more.
  • 5 Ridiculously Improbable Moments in Science Fiction 5 CommentsPosted by on August 30, 2010 under Featured, Lists
    Samuel Coleridge coined the phrase “willing suspension of disbelief” in 1817 to describe a concept central to all works of fiction; the audience disregards previously held notions of reality for the opportunity to be entertained by some flavor of fiction.  This literary precept is essential for the enjoyment and creation of fiction - without it plot lines become so cumbersome that a story get... more.
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