Too Much Wrestling: Honor Rising & 205 Live

The world of professional wrestling is so vast and fast-moving that it’s damn near impossible to keep up. Luckily, your pals at Deadshirt are here to keep an eye on squared circles everywhere, from modest bingo halls to packed football stadiums, and bring you the Read More …

Too Much Wrestling: Naito vs. Elgin, Elimination Chamber, CZW/WSU, & NXT!

The world of professional wrestling is so vast and fast-moving that it’s damn near impossible to keep up. Luckily, your pals at Deadshirt are here to keep an eye on squared circles everywhere, from modest bingo halls to packed football stadiums, and bring you the Read More …

Deadshirt Roundtable: Stranger Things

The internet is buzzing with praise and discussion of Netflix’s newest original series, Stranger Things. Members of the Deadshirt staff couldn’t help but weigh in on the Duffer Brothers’ homage to King, Spielberg and the ’80s. It’d be easy to dismiss the Duffer Brothers’ Stranger Things as Read More …

Dowsing Rod: The Twilight Zone and Mr. Death

For the Game of Thrones generation, the idea of a genre TV series that wraps all of its plots up within a half hour is borderline unthinkable. Or, it would be, if The Twilight Zone didn’t get a cable marathon on an increasing number of holidays. While The Twilight Zone seems Read More …

Abnett & Ross’s Hercules is a Surprisingly Sweet Update of the Masculine Ideal

Hot-headed. Charming. Brash. Fun. Thoughtless. Probably getting laid, liquored up, or both right this second. All fair ways to describe the Marvel Hercules we’re used to seeing. Historically, both in myth and in Marvel, the character of Hercules has served as a poster boy for masculinity, so Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top Ten Albums of 2015

In last year’s Top Ten Albums list I praised the writers for the breadth of styles that their selections covered. This year’s list pushes that envelope much further; the twin towers of hip-hop, a genre-bending pop weirdo, a couple groups of young punks, reunited riot Read More …

Deadshirt’s Top Ten Films of 2015

2015 was a really strong year for movies, and I think the quality of the list below really speaks to that. While half of our ten picks for the best films of the year are sequels or reboots, there’s an obvious and important seachange evident Read More …

Deadshirt Is Listening… Sparring With Nonconformity

Deadshirt Is Listening… Bringing you a rundown of our staff and guest contributors’ favorite new tracks released in the past week after they’ve had the weekend to blast them in their cars, in a club, alone in their rooms, etc. Cameron DeOrdio is parsing nonconformity and Read More …

Deadshirt is Watching… Last Week Tonight, Mad Men, & Major Lazer

Deadshirt Is Watching… is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt staff, contributors, and guests sound off on the television shows we’re tuned into, from intense dramas to clever sitcoms to the most insane reality shows. This week: Major Lazer, Mad Men, and Last Week Tonight!  Cameron DeOrdio is watching… Last Read More …

Deadshirt is Watching… Sex and Death and Shaq-Fu

Deadshirt Is Watching…is a weekly feature in which Deadshirt staff, contributors, and guests sound off on the television shows we’re tuned into, from intense dramas to clever sitcoms to the most insane reality shows. This week: The Last Man on Earth, Sex Box, Justified, and Fresh off the Boat! Read More …