Category Archives: COOL ADVICE

Heidi Ruby Miller’s GEEK GIRL UNDERGROUND™ featuring Red Tash, IMJ’s October Geek Girl of the Month™!

Wow, when Heidi suggested I would make a great Geek Girl of the Month, I was totally surprised!  What an honor!  There’s no doubt I’m a geek—some days not feeling as girlish as I used to—but who can say no … Continue reading

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Jonathan Maberry’s BIG SCARY THOUGHTS™ – A Horrifying HOLIDAY Gift Guide!

Okay, the title isn’t a reference to peculiar boxers. We’re talking short horror fiction. Here’s the weird thing. Novels don’t typically sell well with the word ‘horror’ on the cover (they call them ‘fiction’, ‘thriller’, ‘paranormal’, yada yada), but when … Continue reading

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Insideman’s Pull List™ Hardcover, Graphic Novel & Manga Picks for 10.19.11

Looks like I am going to save a couple of RANTS for the PODCAST we are taping THIS WEDNESDAY 10.26.11. Suffice to say, there’s some things I am really upset about. But, of course, I still have something else in … Continue reading

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Rick Huerta’s BAGS & BOREDS™- Life After the NEW DC 52

The NEW DC 52 assault is finally over (of the original FIRST ISSUES anyway). We can now get back to “normal” here at IMJ HQ and bring back a little variety.  In this week’s column… Rick gets surprised, Ian gets … Continue reading

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STREAMING with STAMPS™ – Sherlock Holmes, Blitz, America’s Sweethearts & One CRAP Cookie

IMJ NATION™, I have a request. I want you to tell me what you have been streaming lately. What titles have been burning up your monitors? Let me know what shows and movies you have been checking out online and … Continue reading

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Jonathan Maberry’s BIG SCARY THOUGHTS™ – Zombies: Today’s HOT Monster

Zombies are today’s hot monster. Well, okay, they’re dead, so they’re probably room temperature. But in terms of their presence in modern pop culture they’re red hot. I love watching zombie movies, reading zombie books and comics, and –yes, I’m … Continue reading

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Rick Huerta’s BAGS & BOREDS™ SPECIAL REVIEW EDITION – WEEK 4 for the NEW DC 52

We did it IMJ Nation™! We went through (almost all) of DC’s New 52 and it didn’t kill us or make our heads explode! Some comics were good, some were bad– and sure, some were perfectly awful… But we survived. … Continue reading

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