Category Archives: Television

#RememberTheRumble? #RememberTheRumbleCart!

I was one of the 52,020 people in attendance at the 30th annual WWE Royal Rumble at the Alamodome in my hometown of San Antonio, Texas this past Sunday night (following an excellent 3-day excursion through PAX South 2017), and overall the show was very entertaining with a few surprises. One pleasant surprise was the method of which some WWE Superstars made their way to the ring when their number in the Royal Rumble match came up. Continue reading #RememberTheRumble? #RememberTheRumbleCart!

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Netflix made a Free Video Game Featuring Some of its Hit Shows…

Apparently Netflix can’t stand to limit themselves to only commissioning award-winning programming and movies; they just HAD to attempt to dip their fingers into creating an interactive media project, i.e., create a video game.  A dedicated group of Netflix employees used some of their time to building this fun little projects, like the “The Swtich” (NOT THIS ONE) — a button that can automatically dims the lights, turns on your phone’s Do Not Disturb feature for long episodes of binge-streaming — but this one’s all about gaming. The game is called Netflix Infinite Runner, which is exactly as it sounds, is an endless running game that features the most popular characters from four popular Netflix original shows: Narcos, Marco Polo, Orange is the New Black and Stranger Things. Continue reading Netflix made a Free Video Game Featuring Some of its Hit Shows…

Legends of the Hidden Temple – Geek Me Five #20

In this episode of Geek Me Five, host Montez McCrary will be discussing five simple and interesting facts about the classic Nickelodeon game show, Legends of the Hidden Temple.

1) “Slimed!: An Oral History of Nickelodeon’s Golden Age” by Mathew Klickstein [http://amzn.to/2g7bDGa]
2) BuzzFeed Entertainment interviews Kirk Fogg [https://goo.gl/o3IKvE]
3) The Unknown Archive’s Legends of the Hidden Temple Playlist [https://goo.gl/e2HvpL] Continue reading Legends of the Hidden Temple – Geek Me Five #20

Smokey Mountain Wrestling – Doc’D #56

In this pro wrestling-themed episode of PractitioNERD Documented, or “Doc’D”, host Montez McCrary will be discussing the influential and short-lived southeastern professional wrestling promotion, Smoky Mountain Wrestling.

I also wrote about Smoky Mountain Wrestling back in early 2014! [https://thepractitionerd.com/2014/01/30/smoky-mountain-wrestling]

FOR MORE about Smoky Mountain Wrestling:

1) The Complete History of Smoky Mountain Wrestling [http://www.prowrestlinghistory.com/smw]
2) Pro Wrestling Torch: “15 YEARS AGO – SMOKY MOUNTAIN WRESTLING CLOSES ITS DOORS – MY COVER STORY” [
http://pwtorch.com/artman2/publish/wadekellerdotcom/45651.shtml]
3) ‘Smoky Mountain Wrestling’ on the WWE Network [http://network.wwe.com/shows/vault/smoky-mountain-wrestling] Continue reading Smokey Mountain Wrestling – Doc’D #56

Five Floor Plans from Some of my Favorite Cult TV Shows

Honestly, I’m not getting tired of these stories that showcase the floor plans of the homes of some of my favorite television shows. I’ve already covered The Big Bang Theory and Stranger Things (I just finished watching season 1 on Netflix), and now I want to share some more of these incredible floor plans. Thanks to Homes.com, I present to you FIVE (yes, 5) more floor plan designs based on some of my other favorite cult television shows! And YES, I’m counting ‘Mr. Robot’… Continue reading Five Floor Plans from Some of my Favorite Cult TV Shows

Inuyasha: The Manga, Anime & More – Geek Me Five #17

In this episode of Geek Me Five, host Montez McCrary will be discussing five simple and interesting facts about Inuyasha, regarding the manga, anime, and other media ventures.

1) ‘Inuyasha’ Manga on Amazon (http://amzn.to/2f1l2z3)
2) ‘Inuyasha’ on Hulu (http://www.hulu.com/inuyasha) and ‘Inuyasha: The Final Act’ on Hulu (http://www.hulu.com/inuyasha-the-final-act)
3) ‘Inuyasha’ Complete 4-Film Collection: Bluray (http://amzn.to/2eLPZ6y) and DVD (http://amzn.to/2eLQddL) Continue reading Inuyasha: The Manga, Anime & More – Geek Me Five #17

The Homes from ‘Stranger Things’ Rendered in Beautiful Plans and Sections

Boryana Ilieva

So yeah, the Netflix original series Stranger Things is, in fact, VERY AWESOME; especially for adults like myself who grew up in the 80’s and 90’s. So until a second season the made and released, we can enjoy the next best thing in this new fandom: floor plan and section drawings of two of the show’s main settings from architect Boryana Ilieva.  Known for creating studies of space and light in cinematic architecture, Ilieva produces these lovely interpretation of the primary homesteads from the acclaimed series.  Also, I’m going to attempt to talk about these drawings without spoiling anything, so wish me luck! Continue reading The Homes from ‘Stranger Things’ Rendered in Beautiful Plans and Sections

Kyle Katarn of the Star Wars Expanded Universe – Geek Me Five #15

In this episode of Geek Me Five, host Montez McCrary will be discussing the character from the Star Wars expanded universe of games and novels, Kyle Katarn, in five interesting topics and points. Continue reading Kyle Katarn of the Star Wars Expanded Universe – Geek Me Five #15

How Buying Hefty Bags Can Turn You into John Cena…

Last month, 15-time world champion John Cena had signed a deal to be the new spokesman for Hefty trash bags. This week, that deal became a reality, as Hefty has officially unveiled their new ad campaign, and it’s pretty funny.  Plus, it makes an interesting mythology surrounding the purchase of the Hefty Ultra Strong brand. Continue reading How Buying Hefty Bags Can Turn You into John Cena…

Doctor Who – Geek Me Five #10

In this episode of Geek Me Five, host Montez McCrary will be discussing the classic British science-fiction series Doctor Who in five, simple, easy-to-follow points. So, he’s going to try to condense 53 years of history in under 8 minutes. GOOD LUCK! Continue reading Doctor Who – Geek Me Five #10