Ben Sumner
I have an unhealthy obsession with Muppets, Lord of the Rings and Star Wars. I take out my frustrations on people on the hockey rink using traditional Korean martial arts. I'm prejudiced against hipsters.
Ben Sumner
Fun With Banthas
April 2nd, 2013 in Humor > Pop Culture

Let’s take a close look at Tatooine’s trunkless elephant.

The Iron Sheik, Aging Gracefully
March 15th, 2013 in Sports > Fighting

This pro wrestler hasn’t changed a bit.

Top Cereal Mascots
March 7th, 2013 in Humor > Pop Culture

Who is your favorite cereal mascot of all time?

Ten Reasons Willow Rocks, 25 Years Later
March 4th, 2013 in Media > Movies

It might not hold up, but, we still love this movie.

Top 20 Black Action Figures
February 22nd, 2013 in Gadgets > Toys

How nerds celebrate Black History Month.

Most Important Jobs in Sports (With the Least to Do)
February 11th, 2013 in Sports > Other

Difference makers who play the fewest minutes.

A Tribute to 30 Rock’s Tracy Jordan
January 30th, 2013 in Media > Television

Bon voyage to one wacky character.

Stephen King Action Figures? Not Many
January 8th, 2013 in Gadgets > Toys

Master of Horror is short on collectibles.

Life-Size Transformers and Other Awesome Statues
January 4th, 2013 in Gadgets > Other

As close you can come to owning a real Optimus Prime.

Missing Lord of the Rings LEGO MiniFigs
January 2nd, 2013 in Gadgets > Toys

LEGO is making us eagerly await characters like… Denethor and Faramir.

Twisted Christmas Toys
December 13th, 2012 in Gadgets > Toys

Todd McFarlane merges Halloween and Christmas.

A Tribute to Gollum
December 12th, 2012 in Media > Movies

Paying homage to the best character in Lord of the Rings.

6Q: Cast in Bronze
December 7th, 2012 in WWW > 6Q

Musician Frank Dellapenna answers the Six Questions.

A Tribute to Boardwalk Empire’s Gyp Rosetti
December 3rd, 2012 in Media > Television

“He got a gun. He got a gun… Everybody got guns!”

Brotherhood Workshop’s Awesome Lord of the Rings LEGO Videos
November 30th, 2012 in Gadgets > Toys

The way J.R.R. Tolkien intended the Hobbit to look.

The Art of Balloon Guy Entertainment
November 5th, 2012 in Gadgets > Toys

Hobbit holes, T-Rexes and motorcycles made of… balloons.

The Exorcist With Puppets
November 5th, 2012 in Humor > Videos

A banana is possessed by a mysterious entity.

HBO’s The Girl: Scaring Us Away From Alfred Hitchcock
October 23rd, 2012 in Media > Movies

Master of Suspense portrayed as creepy sex predator.

20 Awesome Lord of the Rings and Hobbit Cakes
October 9th, 2012 in Grub > Sweets

Preparing for The Hobbit with edible art.

Ten Great Misty Mountains Cold Covers
September 21st, 2012 in Media > Music

Hobbit Fever is in full swing, and musicians are letting us know.

6Q: The Harp Twins
September 3rd, 2012 in WWW > 6Q

The Harp Twins, Camille and Kennerly Kitt, answer the Six Questions.

Top Ten Jerry Nelson Muppet Characters
August 27th, 2012 in Media > Television

Upon his passing, we reflect on his brilliant career.

Harp Twins a Rockin’
August 22nd, 2012 in Media > Music

Camille and Kennerly Kitt are making the harp ‘rock.’

A Tribute to NHL Bruiser John Kordic
August 8th, 2012 in Sports > Hockey

It’s been 20 years since the drug overdose of this brawler.

Happy 25th Anniversary to Def Leppard’s Hysteria
August 3rd, 2012 in Media > Music

Celebrating 25 years of songs about Sugar, Rockets and Animals.

Dustin Brown and Other NHL Digital Portraits
July 9th, 2012 in Sports > Hockey

Mario Lemiuex, Martin St. Louis and Jaromir Jagr immortalized.

Iron Maiden and Alice Cooper: Old But Still Awesome
July 2nd, 2012 in Media > Music

Aging rockers still killing it in concert.

The Illegitimate Father Athlete Hall of Shame
June 15th, 2012 in Sports > Other

The most prolific athletes with kids galore, just in time for Father’s Day.

Ten Most Famous Bits From Stand-up Comedians
June 11th, 2012 in Humor > Videos

Watching the masters perform the bits you’ve tried to mimic.

LEGO Lord of the Rings Trailer Debuts
June 1st, 2012 in Gadgets > Games

Middle Earth in the format Tolkien intended.