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
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 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.