Rogue One – A Deadshirt Roundtable

Rogue One, the first of a series of Star Wars “anthology” movies adjacent to the trilogy films, arrived in theatres last week. Here’s what the scrappy rebels at Deadshirt thought. Spoilers ahead. Rogue One’s an unusual beast in that, after three despised prequels, it’s the Read More …

Infinite Diversity: The House UnFederation Activities Committee

Star Trek is an enormous and complex cultural entity whose impact on politics, technology, and storytelling are undeniable. For half a century, it has appealed to a vast and varied audience, and it means something a little different to each viewer. In this season of Read More …

Infinite Diversity: Sympathy for “The Devil in the Dark”

Star Trek is an enormous and complex cultural entity whose impact on politics, technology, and storytelling are undeniable. For half a century, it has appealed to a vast and varied audience, and it means something a little different to each viewer. In this season of Read More …

Buddy Cops: Dead Heat (1988)

Each week in November, the Deadshirt crew is partnering up for a look at cinema’s defining Buddy Cop movies. In this installment, Mike Fiorilla and Dylan Roth are tasked with a piece of buddy cop esoterica: Mark Goldblatt’s 1988 film Dead Heat, in which in which two police pals go Read More …

A Blind Date with Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

In celebration of the Season of Terror, Deadshirt Editor Emeritus and horror film neophyte Dylan Roth asked Comics Editor Kayleigh Hearn to introduce him to one of her favorites. She selected the 1935 classic Bride of Frankenstein. How did it pan out? Kayleigh: Widely hailed as Read More …

Deadshirt is Watching: Every Kind of Fight

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: WWE Cruiserweight Classic, The Night of and The Get Down! Read More …

The Top 50 Star Trek Voyages: #50-46

On September 8th, 2016, the Star Trek franchise will officially turn 50, and what better way to celebrate than to count down the 50 greatest Star Trek stories in the canon? Deadshirt Founder and Editor Emeritus Dylan Roth pored through the 728 episodes and films to select Read More …

X-Education With Professor K: Deadpool and Death Annual (1998)

With the release of the first X-Men film in 2000, audiences not only witnessed the dawn of the modern day superhero film boom, but also the beginning of a complicated franchise that would span sixteen years and nine films. With X-Men: Apocalypse on the horizon, Kayleigh Hearn and a Read More …

X-Education With Professor K: Deadpool (2016)

With the release of the first X-Men film in 2000, audiences not only witnessed the dawn of the modern day superhero film boom, but also the beginning of a complicated franchise that would span sixteen years and nine films. With X-Men: Apocalypse on the horizon, Kayleigh Hearn and a Read More …

X-Education With Professor K: Uncanny X-Men #141-142 (1980)

With the release of the first X-Men film in 2000, audiences not only witnessed the dawn of the modern day superhero film boom, but also the beginning of a complicated franchise that would span sixteen years and nine films. With X-Men: Apocalypse on the horizon, Kayleigh Hearn and a Read More …