You know it's officially the holidays when Metropolis Collectibles sends you wine. Every year I sit and patiently wait for Santa Vince to deliver a bottle of their limited edition run. Rumor has it that they only send these to their best customers too — I'll go ahead and assume we're all their best […]
Back in July, Wines That Rock revealed a pair of limited edition wines from Star Trek, both being released ahead of Picard. As a long-time Trek fan with a bunch of collectibles and unique items around my home, I instantly thought to myself "I've never had future wine." As weird as it sounds, that was […]
As part of the upcoming release of their next series Star Trek: Picard, CBS will be releasing two new specialty wines in the theme of the series. CBS Consumer Products have licensed the first of two new wines with Wines That Rock which will be released in conjunction with the show. They are a 2016 […]
We're still in a bit of shock here, so bare with us as we babble about the absolutely INCREDIBLE Game of Thrones gift set fit for a Targaryen Queen that HBO sent us. Seriously though- This is such an incredible box of goodies for someone who loves [originally accidentally typed that as "lives", which is still entirely […]
I love television. I love watching it, reading about it, talking about it, and writing about it. However, with the demands of work, a spouse, and two small children, the only time I have to watch any TV is the two hours between when my kids go to bed and when I get to fall […]
With the holidays at hand – and The Walking Dead ready to settle in for its feels-longer-than-it-is winter's nap after midseason finale 'Evolution' – the fine folks at AMC are offering some great gift idead for the discerning Walking Dead fan who's loud and proud of their "walker love." This year's edition of The Walking […]
Welcome back to Lauren's Last Call! On this week's episode I'm joined by my very special guest Jay, and we'll be talking about the 2017 Metropolis Collectibles Holiday Wine they sent out to their clients. Will it impress us? Find out on today's episode!
Mayweather vs McGregor may be the interpromotional venture everyone is talking about this morning, but another team-up arguably just as important also took place this weekend. Ring of Honor pro wrestler Cody Rhodes and Arrow star Stephen Amell have teamed up to make pro-wrestling themed wines for Amell's Nocking Point Wine Club. Of course, this […]
By Dylan Gonzalez A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of sitting down for lunch with Birk O'Halloran, one of the co-owners of Iconic Wines. Over beers and food, O'Halloran regaled me with his history of getting into the wine business before we shifted into discussions ranging from beer culture to comic books. I […]
Last week Kodansha's Morning magazine began its serialization on wine-based manga, The Drops Of God's final storyline, by creators Tadashi Agi and Shū Okimoto. The first chapter? Focusing on wine that pairs well with salt-fermented squid, part of the final storyline about wine's relationship to food. The comic book has done well to boost the […]
So how much do you have to love a character you are playing that when an opportunity comes up to create your own winery, you use that character as inspiration? That's exactly what Stephen Amell did. When he and Andrew Harding, who owns and operates his own music technology company, traveled from Los Angeles to […]
Kieron wanted me to call this article "A Little Whine". I didn't. Anyway, here is the writer of Uncanny X-Men, Kieron Gillen, who has just bought a glass of red wine at the Hilton hotel bar, next door to Kapow, and he is trying to get anyone who will listen to guess how much his […]
It's one of the classic Iron Man stories of all time. Demon In A Bottle, the moment when Iron Man, Tony Stark was brought down by his drinking to the ultimate low, and then rebuilt his life as an admitted alcoholic and teetotaller. A nine part story, published 1979 by David Michelinie, Bob Layton, John […]
From the Golden Apple signing for the release of Spawn #200 yesterday. Wonderfully aged, don't you think? Photo by Stephen Christy.