Charles Pulliam-Moore
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io9 Culture Critic and Staff Writer. Cyclops was right.
9/11/19
8:42 PM
16

Remember when he grew out his beard for a year and acted crazy....  Read more

8/22/19
3:00 PM
15

They’re just... bad guys. Not Nazis or Fascists. Just silly cartoon bad guys. Again, you’re projecting real-world meaning onto it, but it’s just not there. Younger kids can watch the show and go, “Oh wow, this is so cool and I like the heroes and, huh, I guess the bad guys had some good in them.” because that’s the Read more

8/22/19
12:54 PM
37

I mean, it is a children’s show where a LARGE number of problems are solved by songs about understanding, so I wouldn’t be expecting Nuremberg trial levels of repercussions against the Homeworld. Read more

8/8/19
9:14 PM
11

Just to note, it’s unknown if because of ratings. The Sonic crossover episode was the highest rated premiere CN had last weekend, netting about 362,000 viewers, which was more than the new episodes of Ninjago (324,000), Craig of the Creek (348,000), Victor and Valentino (293,000), and Bakugan Battle Planet (226,000) Read more

8/8/19
4:43 PM
10

I can’t help but imagining that all of these guys live in fear of the moment when the parent corporation realizes that total comics sales amount to a rounding error in their total profits, and shut the whole thing down except for the merch licensing department.

7/10/19
6:02 PM
9

I’ve been going to cons large and (extremely) small since the scene really started to lift off in the mid to late 90's. I’ve been to some great cons and to some real fucking horror shows (including one we dubbed “Stranger Danger Con” ugh). It always seems like if people just remember the basic rules of society, even a Read more

7/9/19
1:36 PM
85

Great list - pretty much agree on all points, but I would def add the following:

7/2/19
10:25 PM
24

Whether intentional or coincidence I’m getting a really strong Orsen Welle’s vibe here...

7/1/19
8:22 AM
5

Translation: Just watch the fuckin movie, bro

6/19/19
5:09 PM
9

I was quite skeptical while reading this since I’m mexican and sometimes the references in media are either too heavy-handed or too little. But watching the clip this spoke to me in so many levels. Quite good, gonna watch it! Thanks for the beautiful piece.