Nathan Ganas

I'm a University of Washington senior and about to earn my BA in Journalism. Other than that I'm a Seattle guy who loves his comics and movies and can usually be found either reading or blogging about both.

  • Entertainment
    Get Excited for ‘The Muppets’

    The. Muppets. Are. Back. Let that fact marinate in your brain for a minute or two, the idea just becomes more delicious with time. The new movie, simply titled The Muppets, marks the first time Jim Henson\’s creations have graced the big screen since 1999\’s Muppets in Space. Starring Jason Segel (Forgetting...

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    Review: The Cave Singers at the Capitol Hill Block Party

    Seattle band The Cave Singers playing the Capitol Hill Block Party was a big enough deal to bring out gubernatorial candidate Jay Inslee. “I came here to say that I believe in three things,” he said. “Number one, I believe in Washington Bus. Number two, I believe in marriage equality in the...

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    Review: Explosions in the Sky at the Capitol Hill Block Party

    There are few bands whose name is more apropos than Explosions in the Sky. Their instrumental music conjures...

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    Spielberg and Jackson Talk Tintin at Comic-Con 2011

    Steven Spielberg was welcomed to his very first San Diego Comic Con appearance with a standing ovation from the crowd at Hall H to promote his upcoming movie The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn. Joining him at the panel for a surprise appearance was Peter Jackson, the movie\’s producer....

  • Tech
    Talia and Penguin Join Batman: Arkham City

    According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Batman: Arkham Asylum is the most critically acclaimed video game of all time which makes its sequel Batman: Arkham City all the unbearable to wait for. The people over at developer Rocksteady aren\’t making it any easier for fans either as they released even...

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    Marvel to Release Simultaneous Digital and Print Comics

    Good news, true believers! During the “Marvel Digital: What’s Next?! Comics…and Beyond!” panel today at SDCC, Marvel announced their plans to start releasing their comics digitally the same day they\’re available in print. The announcement is seemingly in response to DC\’s announcement to release all of their comics digitally day-on-date for their...

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    Five Bands to Check Out Sunday at the Capitol Hill Block Party

    Sunday\’s finale is set to be the warmest day of the Capital Hill Block Party weekend, with...

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    Movies Opening This Weekend in Seattle, June 24-26

    There\’s a great lineup of movies and venues coming to Seattle to mark the first weekend of summer. Whether you\’re looking to get outside or are in the mood for a classic, Seattle\’s got you covered: First off we have Fantastic Mr. Fox playing at the Egyptian Landmark Theater for a special...

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    Review: ‘Green Lantern’ – a Contrarian Opinion

    Green Lantern is the major comic book movie to enter the box office ring this year, and it comes in without much of a fight. Going into DC Comics‘ latest film foray I had high hopes, but ended up walking away disappointed. With few mentionable highlights, Warner Bros. will really need to...