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In the News:  Agents of SHIELD crossover with Avengers 2: Age of Ultron

In the News: Agents of SHIELD crossover with Avengers 2: Age of Ultron

December 16, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

In a recent interview Jeb Whedon (brother of Avengers director Joss Whedon) confirmed that episodes of Agents of Shield will feature crossover content with the upcoming Marvel blockbuster Avengers: Age of Ultron. Jeb is a producer and writer for Agents of Shield. Previously Agents of Shield has crossed with Thor: The Dark World and Iron […]

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CultureSmash Cast Episode 342: Bionic Bras!

CultureSmash Cast Episode 342: Bionic Bras!

December 11, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

After a few weeks off we are back with a chaotic show! We talk bionic bras (yes they are real), Star Wars trailer, Jessica Jones cast for Netflix, MiB and 22 Jumpstreet films to crossover, and more!

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Feature: A Ranking of the Holiday Albums in 2014

Feature: A Ranking of the Holiday Albums in 2014

December 9, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Christmas music is my thing. Most of the time its old jazz standards… the rest of the time its nostalgic and cheesy. Either way, it’s awesome, even if it’s awesomely awful (looking at you Wham’s “Last Christmas”). Not everyone loves to listen to holiday music year round, but everyone has their own favorite Holiday tune […]

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Holiday Gift Guide Top 5: Stephen’s Picks!

Holiday Gift Guide Top 5: Stephen’s Picks!

December 8, 2014 | By

The holiday are supposed to be about giving but with so many cool gadgets and other pop culture goodness hitting store shelves it’s hard not to wanna get right? Oh am I being greedy? Well, yeah probably. I do like giving gifts though. The only difference is when I’m shopping for family and friends I […]

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Holiday Gift Guide Top 5: Dwayne’s Picks!

Holiday Gift Guide Top 5: Dwayne’s Picks!

December 5, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

  San Juan (Second Edition)     San Juan is a card game based on the award winning Puerto Rico board game.  It’s a fast as satisfying play, where player choice forces other players to adjust their strategy without outright interfering with each other.  You race to get funds, score victory points, and build buildings […]

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Holiday Gift Guide Top 5: Zach’s Picks !

Holiday Gift Guide Top 5: Zach’s Picks !

December 2, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

It should be noted that when it comes to myself and gifts, I am completely horrible at knowing what to give. Usually the best thing for me is to get a movie or a gift card, so with that being said, here’s my list. 1. Samurai Cop [Blu Ray] “Officers! If you have anything against […]

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Holiday Gift Guide Top 5: Niko’s Picks !

Holiday Gift Guide Top 5: Niko’s Picks !

December 1, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set http://www.amazon.com/Dungeons-Dragons-Starter-Set-Roleplaying/dp/0786965592/ Ever wanted to be an Elven wizard or a Halfling rogue? Now’s your chance with the brand new Dungeons & Dragons Starter Set. With its easy-to-understand instructions and exciting adventure, the starter set is a fantastic entry for both new players who have never rolled a d20 and returning […]

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Comics Smash for 11/26/2014: Spider-Verse tie-in Scarlet Spiders #1 and More!

Comics Smash for 11/26/2014: Spider-Verse tie-in Scarlet Spiders #1 and More!

November 29, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

This week in comics: Ben Reilly is back in Marvel’s Spider-Verse tie-in SCARLET SPIDERS #1. Gotham gets a taste of the strange in DC’s GOTHAM BY MIDNIGHT #1. And the end of civilization has begun with the crossover no one asked for: IDW’s ANGRY BIRDS TRANSFORMERS #1 MARVEL COMICS ALL NEW GHOST RIDER #9 ALL […]

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CultureSmash Cast Episode 341: Holiday Gift Guide!

CultureSmash Cast Episode 341: Holiday Gift Guide!

November 26, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

This week we get down to it, our lists of everything we want to give and get for the holiday! We do find time to breakdown the Jurassic World trailer and the potential Star Wars trailer!

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Holiday Gift Guide Top 5:  Mike’s Picks !

Holiday Gift Guide Top 5: Mike’s Picks !

November 26, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

The perfect gift is perhaps more than a little silly and something the receiver would be unlikely to actually buy for his or herself. So after journeying through Hammacher Schlemmer, scouring ThinkGeek, perusing SkyMall, cruising Sharper Image and scouring the back alleys of Amazon I have come up with the perfect five gifts for this […]

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Holiday Gift Guide Top 5: Catherine’s Picks!

Holiday Gift Guide Top 5: Catherine’s Picks!

November 24, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

I walked into work the other day and felt a sense of warmth come over me… which doesn’t happen very often on a Saturday morning at 9:00 am. It was because Nat King Cole was crooning “The Christmas Song.” It put me in a nostalgic and delightful mood. The holidays are right around the corner, […]

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DVD Review: Reno 911: The Complete Series

DVD Review: Reno 911: The Complete Series

November 19, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Starring: Cedric Yarbrough, Thomas Lennon, Robert Ben Garant, Niecy Nash, Wendi McLendon- Covey In the 90’s there were two shows that were the true beginnings of what we now call “trash” television: Jerry Springer and COPS. In a stroke a brilliance, actor/writer/all around funny guy Thomas Lennon took the format of COPS, parodied it, and […]

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Blu-Ray Review: Kingpin

Blu-Ray Review: Kingpin

November 18, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Directed by Bobby Farrelly, Peter Farrelly Starring Woody Harrelson, Randy Quaid, Vanessa Angel I was thrilled when CultureSmash editor Stephen Lackey contacted me and stated he had the perfect review for me: the Blu-Ray release of a 1990s comedy about bowling directed by a pair of well-known brothers. Then I found out it was it […]

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Film Review:  Horrible Bosses 2

Film Review: Horrible Bosses 2

November 17, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

Directed By Sean Anders Starring Jason Bateman, Charlie Day, Jason Sudeikis Nick, Kurt, and Dale, the trio of friends with a plot to kill their bosses in 2011’s Horrible Bosses, are back to their criminal ways in Horrible Bosses 2. With a premise just different enough from the first movie, and a new director at […]

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Comics Smash for 11/14/2014: Superior Iron Man #1 and More!

Comics Smash for 11/14/2014: Superior Iron Man #1 and More!

November 14, 2014 | By | Add a Comment

This week in comics: Tony Stark has some fancy new duds in Marvel’s SUPERIOR IRON MAN #1. While over at DC, Batgirl’s still getting used to her new clothes in BATGIRL #36. And Vertigo and Dynamite team up with famed filmmaker Quentin Tarrantino for DJANGO ZORRO #1. MARVEL COMICS ALL NEW CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 ALL […]

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