Late 2013 Archives

by Big Blue Bullfrog

  • 13 Things About 2013 (12/31/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback As the regular season ends and we anticipate the 11 elimination games of the playoffs, Tuesday
  • Ugly Season Ends in Beautiful Victory (12/29/13) - by J.D. Cook Final Score: NY Giants 20 Washington Redskins 6 When football is played in ugly, nasty, horrible weather it
  • Happy ‘Comic Book’ Holidays (12/26/13) - by J.D. Cook Today’s Comic Book Commentary will unfortunately be a bit short due to the Holidays but I do
  • NFL Dead Zone (12/24/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback NFL Red Zone is one of the best ideas to come around in recent years. Debuting
  • Christmas in Detroit (12/22/13) - by J.D. Cook Final Score: NY Giants 23 Detroit Lions 20 23-20 is a historic score for the New York
  • Eon Viant (12/19/13) - by J.D. Cook The best part about reviewing comic books is that people occasionally send me stuff I get REALLY
  • Forging His Fate through Failures (12/18/13) - by Jeff Thomas How poker adds fuel to Paul Pierce’s competitive fire Failures, disappointments, upsets: these are just some of
  • How to Get in the Christmas Spirit (12/18/13) - by J.D. Cook Every year I wait around expecting to suddenly be hit with ‘all that good will towards men’
  • November’s Champions (12/17/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback After their collapse against the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, the Dallas Cowboys are 0-2 in
  • Time for a Post-Season Purge (12/15/13) - by J.D. Cook Final Score: NY Giants 0 Seattle Seahawks 23 The Giants certainly had a chance to upset the
  • Head (12/12/13) - by Peggy Fay Albano In a flashback,  a man took his son hunting for the first time. What were they
  • Red Branch Publications ‘Cascade’ (12/12/13) - by J.D. Cook I was recently given the delightful task of reviewing Red Branch Publications’ Cascade. It is an old
  • Agents of Shield: The Bridge (12/11/13) - by J.D. Cook Agents of Shield has been a very hit or miss television show in its first season. It
  • Great Football! (12/10/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback Just when we marveled about how good football was last week, the football played on December
  • Giants SHOCKED by Chargers (12/08/13) - by J.D. Cook Final Score: NY Giants 14 San Diego Chargers 37 Well the Giants game was such a blow
  • The Sacred Taking (12/06/13) - by Peggy Fay Albano Queenie, on a quest from Marie Leveau, is approached by a very bad man who intends
  • Comic Book Catchup (12/05/13) - by J.D. Cook Well it’s been a while since I’ve been able to talk about Comic Books because my local
  • Good Football (12/03/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback This past Thanksgiving weekend offered the best football of the season and one of the better
  • Giants beat Redskins and Dull Commentators (12/02/13) - by J.D. Cook Yesterday the Giants won their second divisional game of the year. Unfortunately thanks to the N.F.L’s asinine
  • Agents of Shield: Repairs (11/27/13) - by J.D. Cook Ok so I was really not looking forward to the latest episode of Agents of Shield because
  • The NFL on Thanksgiving (11/26/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback As we head into another Thanksgiving, we’ll look at the tradition that football has played on
  • Cowboys End Gmen Season (11/25/13) - by J.D. Cook I’m sorry to anyone who reads this blog when it usually arrives on the inter-webs on Sunday
  • The Dead (11/22/13) - by Peggy Fay Albano I found this episode to be in the most part, quite interesting. Many twists and turns,
  • Legends of Batman Collectors Editions (11/21/13) - J.D. Cook Ok so for the second week in a row I won’t be directly discussing the comic book industry.
  • Agents of Shield: The Well (11/21/13) - by J.D. Cook Sorry folks. I was hit by an Asgardian cold recently and I barely made it through Agents
  • PS3 Recap: The Last of Us (11/19/13) - by: Oliver Layco You could probably see this one coming from a mile away, but the last game on my
  • Houston, We Have a Problem (11/19/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback The Houston Texans are a real mess these days and much of it seems to be
  • PS3 Recap: Mirror’s Edge (11/17/13) - by: Oliver Layco A recurring theme throughout my little list of PS3 greatest hits is that I didn’t hear about
  • A Small November Classic (11/17/13) - by: J.D. Cook Ok so the game didn’t have a huge amount ridding on it. The Packers are without their
  • PS3 Recap: Batman Arkham City (11/16/13) - by: Oliver Layco Batman has long been my favorite superhero. Maybe it was when I was first introduced to him
  • The Axeman Cometh (11/15/13) - by Peggy Fay Albano New Orleans 1919: The city is being terrified by a serial killer who is referred to
  • Laying the Hammer Down on ‘Thor’s Day’ (11/14/13) - by J.D. Cook I was not really hyped up for Thor: The Dark World. I mean I certainly wasn’t going
  • PS3 Recap: Red Dead Redemption (11/13/13) - by: Oliver Layco Next on my list of PlayStation 3 greatest hits is Red Dead Redemption. Cowboy tales never sparked
  • Agents of Shield: The Hub (11/13/13) - J.D. Cook The newest episode of Agents of Shield was interesting for a couple of reasons. My favorite of which
  • Cool As the Brees (11/12/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback After watching him lead the Saints to a blowout over Dallas on Sunday night, we are
  • PS3 Recap: Uncharted (11/12/13) - by: Oliver Layco With Sony set to release the PlayStation 4 this Friday, I want to look back at the
  • Raiders Raided (11/10/13) - by: J.D. Cook Well the ball had to start rolling our way at some point right? 3 straight wins is
  • Burn Witch, Burn! (11/08/13) - by Peggy Fay Albano New Orleans 1833: We are shown here, how very evil Madame Lalaurie really was. She even
  • Boycott X-Men: Days of Future Past (11/07/13) - by J.D. Cook When news broke that Bryan Singer was returning to the super hero franchise that started it all
  • Agents of Shield: F.Z.Z.T. (11/06/13) - by J.D. Cook The Agents of Shield dropped by my home state of Pennsylvania last night! Unfortunately it was because
  • 2013 Midseason Report (11/05/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback You may have noticed the trend  we’ve established of offering real analysis a few times a
  • The Return (11/03/13) - by: Oliver Layco After a seemingly endless off-season, the National Basketball Association is back in full swing. Even though it’s
  • Trick or Treat (10/31/13) - by Peggy Fay Albano Episodes 3: The Replacements & Episode 4: Fearful Pranks Ensue Sorry about missing last week’s article
  • Revenge of the Beast (10/29/13) - by Oliver Layco It has been one year since I did my battle with the Beast. Through rain and cold
  • Only Jerks Are “Competitive” (10/29/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback Dez Bryant threw several sideline tantrums during Sunday’s game between the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions.
  • Dreams of Nine and Seven (10/28/13) - by J.D. Cook Yesterday the Giants continued to make me look like a good prognosticator when they won their second
  • Uncanny Venom, Hilarious Captain America (10/24/13) - by J.D. Cook Holy Cow Captain America Rocks! Think I’m talking about the recently released trailer for Captain America: The
  • Agents of Shield: The Girl in the Flower Dress (10/23/13) - by J.D. Cook The newest episode of Agents of Shield was the best one since Gravitron’s origin story. We finally
  • The Little Giants Who Could (10/22/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback This week we have a single article which doubles as both the Tuesday Morning Tailback article
  • Walking Dead 402: Infected (10/21/13) - by Jake Albano The second episode of the fourth season of The Walking Dead was, by far, a huge improvement
  • Beyond Two Souls (10/19/13) - by Oliver Layco Beyond Two Souls is the much hyped follow up title to Quantic Dream’s excellent effort Heavy Rain.
  • Batman Still the Crown Jewel of the New 52 (10/17/13) - by J.D. Cook Since no comics I really read came out this week I thought I’d return to last week’s
  • There Is a House in New Orleans (10/17/13) - by Peggy Fay Albano AHS Coven, Episode 2: “Boy Parts” Previously, Madison (Emma Roberts), who had been sexually attacked by
  • Agents of Shield: Eye Spy (10/16/13) - by: J.D. Cook Agents of Shield is starting to feel a bit bi-polar. Last week’s episode ‘the Asset’ was probably
  • Hail To the Thinskins (10/15/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback Bob Costas has apparently found that the only way to get any attention these days is
  • Walking Dead Season 4 Premiere (10/14/13) - by Jake Albano *****Spoilers Below!***** The premiere episode of The Walking Dead season four was, to say the least, disappointing.
  • Just Win Gmen (10/11/13) - by J.D. Cook The Giants win 10 straight on route to the playoffs! Is what I want to be writing
  • Superior Spider-Man (10/10/13) - by J.D. Cook The first Annual Comic Book Commentary is commenting on…The Superior Spider-Man Most people were outraged when Dan
  • American Horror Story: Coven Begins (10/10/13) - by Peggy Fay Albano Episode 1: “Bitchcraft” As the Season 3 title infers, Coven is about witches. It portrays events
  • Agents of Shield: The Asset (10/09/13) - by J.D. Cook Agents of Shield episode 3 was pitch perfect! The pilot was an excellent start to the series
  • I’ll Be Back (10/08/13) - Tuesday Morning Tailback Classic The Denver Broncos are favored by the most points ever this coming week when they host
  • Different World (10/07/13) - by Ric Albano I usually don’t write the Giants blog but editor-in-chief J.D. Cook had other commitments during the Giants-Eagles
  • The Savage Six (10/04/13) - by J.D. Cook Venom Issues: 18, 19, 20 and 21 Story Arc: The Savage Six Written By: Cullen Bunn &
  • Road Trip (10/03/13) - by J.D. Cook Venom Issues: 10, 11 and 12 Story Arc: Road Trip Written By: Rick Remender Art By: Lan
  • Agents of Shield: 0-8-4 (10/02/13) - by J.D. Cook So in some ways 0-8-4 was a bottle episode. It started all big and mysterious inside the
  • Why You Should Hire J.D. Cook for TV Blend Assistant Editor. (10/01/13) - Dear, Cinema Blend Hello and welcome to my humble little website www.bigbluebullfrog.com! I won’t bore you with the details about
  • In the Pitts (10/01/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback The Pittsburgh Steelers have not started a season 0-4 since 1968. That was the year before
  • Circle of Four (09/30/13) - by J.D. Cook Venom Issues: 13, 13.1,13.2,13.3, 13.4 and 14 Story Arc: Venom Circle of Four (Venom Goes to Hell)
  • Chiefs of 0-4 (09/29/13) - by J.D. Cook This is the second Giants blog I’ve started writing in the 4th quarter because I could see
  • Minimum Carnage (09/28/13) - by J.D. Cook Venom Issues: 26 and 27 (story also contained in Scarlett Spider 11 and Minimum Carnage Alpha and
  • Toxic Lifestyle (09/26/13) - by J.D. Cook Venom Issues: 32, 33, 34, and 35 Story Arc: Toxic Lifestyle Written by: Cullen Bunn Art by:
  • Agents of Shield : Pilot (09/25/13) - by J.D. Cook Marvels Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. premiered last night but due to the nefarious efforts of H.Y.D.R.A. and A.I.M.’s
  • Agents of Shield (09/24/13) - by J.D. Cook Marvel’s Agents of Shield blog will run every Wednesday until the season’s end. 05/13/14 – Episode 22:
  • Schizophrenic Season Start (09/24/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback Three weeks ago, during my 2013 Season Preview, I listed my predictions for each of the
  • Monsters of Evil (09/23/13) - by J.D. Cook Venom Issues: 23, 24, and 25 Story Arc: Monsters of Evil Written by: Cullen Bunn Art by:
  • Dexter Series Finale (09/23/13) - by Oliver Layco The dark passenger that is Dexter has finally left fans of the hit TV show for good.
  • Giant Zero (09/22/13) - by J.D. Cook Haunting memories of the 2005 Wild Card game against the Panthers (23-0) emerged as I watched the
  • Insidious: Chapter 2 (09/21/13) - by Oliver Layco This article has a new home on www.comicsmoviesgames.com Other Nutshell Movie Reviews 08/20/13 – Hot Fuzz 08/19/13
  • Spider Island (09/21/13) - by J.D. Cook Venom Issues: 7, 8, and 9 Story Arc: Spider Island Written by: Rick Remender Art by: Tom
  • Lupe Fiasco’s Food & Liquor (09/20/13) - by Oliver Layco Wasalu Muhammad Jaco is a Chicago raised rapper who first came onto the scene in 2006. He
  • God Cell: Gate of the Gods (09/19/13) - by J.D. Cook Unknown power? Ominous sounding title? Multiple independent comic book creators coming together? That’s all covered in God
  • The Top 7 Story Arcs of Venom, Volume 2 (09/19/13) - by J.D. Cook An Ongoing Feature Counting Down the Top 7 Story Arcs of Flash Thompson’s Venom series in honor
  • NFL Rat Culture (09/17/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback It was reported last week that that undercover cops were going to planted at Century Link
  • Broncos Break Giants (09/15/13) - by J.D. Cook Well my hope that the Giants would rise to the occasion and best the Denver Broncos was
  • Northern Tears (09/10/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback The Buffalo Bills, Cleveland Browns, and Detroit Lions each border our neighbor to the north, with
  • Cowboys Given Giant Win (09/09/13) - by J.D. Cook I hate to discuss positives after a loss because that’s what my old football coaches did. If
  • SacAnime (09/03/13) - by Oliver Layco After attending one of the largest conventions in the world in my adventures, it was time to
  • 2013 NFL Season Preview (09/03/13) - by Tuesday Morning Tailback Well, here we go with another NFL season kicking off Thursday with the Ravens and Broncos.
  • The Mandarin Debate (08/30/13) - by J.D. Cook I know I’m a broken record about my dislike for Iron Man 3’s choice to make the
  • Avengers: Age Of Ultron Preview (08/29/13) - by J.D. Cook Well since Ultron has been cast as James Spader so it seems as good a time as any
  • The Plot of Batman Superman (08/28/13) - by J.D. Cook So with all this hoopla on Batman Superman few people are discussing the plot of the actual
  • Affleck as Batman Ok (08/27/13) - by J.D. Cook Time to address this Batman nonsense. First off to the people saying why won’t Christian Bale come
  • The World’s End Review (08/22/13) - by J.D. Cook The World’s End can be summed up in one very simple word…Great. That’s a word that doesn’t
  • The World’s End Annihilation Spectacular (08/22/13) - by J.D. Cook A full roundup of all things Pegg, Frost and Wright List of Articles Friday August 16th Nutshell
  • Q and A with Pegg, Frost and Wright on the World’s End in Philly (08/21/13) - by J.D. Cook Seldom in the annals of history do we receive a chance to meet our heroes…even more seldom
  • Hot Fuzz (08/20/13) - by J.D. Cook This article has a new home on www.comicsmoviesgames.com For a full list of articles in this feature
  • Shaun of the Dead (08/19/13) - by J.D. Cook This article has a new home on www.comicsmoviesgames.com For a full list of articles in this feature
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (08/18/13) - by J.D. Cook This article has a new home on www.comicsmoviesgames.com For a full list of articles in this feature
  • Paul (08/17/13) - by J.D. Cook This article has a new home on www.comicsmoviesgames.com For a full list of articles in this feature
  • Simon Pegg Nerd Do Well (08/16/13) - by J.D. Cook I stumbled upon Nerd Do Well: A Small Boy’s Journey to Becoming a Big Kid whilst escaping
  • Injustice: Gods Among Us (08/11/13) - by J.D. Cook Just when I thought fighting games were dead…they pull me back in. It’s fitting that the creators

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