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
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 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 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.

A Look at Diablo III’s Collector’s Edition
May 18th, 2012 in Gadgets > Games

The bonus items will help you do things other than play the game.

The Bat Mask and Other Leather Facewear
May 17th, 2012 in Gadgets > Other

Dragons, devils, beak doctors and other awesome steampunk masks.

A Tribute to Oz’s Vern Schillinger
May 8th, 2012 in Media > Television

Let’s reminisce about the Aryan Brotherhood leader of Emerald City.

Ten Notable Apologies by Comedians
May 7th, 2012 in Humor > Lists

Freedom of speech was too much for these folks.

65 Pictures of The Scream
May 4th, 2012 in Humor > Images

Only art this good gets parodies that are even better.

A Gallery of Bongs and Pipes
April 20th, 2012 in Gadgets > Other

Something for you nitwits to look at on 4/20.

Getting Pumped for Diablo III
April 9th, 2012 in Gadgets > Games

We’re almost back in hell!

A Tribute to Kenny F*!?ing Powers
April 8th, 2012 in Media > Television

As Eastbound & Down concludes, we bid farewell to the People’s Champion.

Passover – According to LEGO
April 6th, 2012 in Gadgets > Toys

The biblical story is retold in the ultimate format.

The Return of Leisure Suit Larry?
April 5th, 2012 in Gadgets > Games

Help fund the return of the Sierra game you played in the 80s.

Lincoln Assassin Bobblehead Already Infamous
March 16th, 2012 in Gadgets > Toys

Presidential assassin gets immortalized with a wobblin’ noggin.

Why ‘Life’s Too Short’ Is a Good Idea
March 5th, 2012 in Media > Television

We finally get to see Warwick Davis play a character outside of a funny suit.

Music of ‘The Hobbit’
March 1st, 2012 in Media > Music

The trailer is already getting music lovers anxious for this film.

Revisiting the Oscars Best Song Category
February 24th, 2012 in Media > Music

Looking back at 30-plus years of music in movies.

Amazon’s Worst Product Reviewer?
February 23rd, 2012 in Gadgets > Other

‘I purchased this for a friend so I can’t comment on it.’

An Ode to John Williams, the Movies’ Music Magician
February 21st, 2012 in Media > Music

Honoring the best film score composer ever.