Monthly Archives: January, 2014

Beyond the Background: Stereo, The Rejected Space Goof

It’s time for another installment of Beyond the Background, where the lesser known, less celebrated, discarded and ignored characters finally get their moment in the spotlight. Remember Space Goofs? For the uninformed, Space Goofs (also known as Home to Rent in the UK, Les Zinzins de l’espace in France and Quebec, Ein Heim für Aliens in Germany …

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Why The Test Twins Are Awesome!

They’re cute. They’re twins. We multiple births have to stick together. They’re geniuses. Big ups to the super geeks! They make wearing thick framed glasses seem cool. They have an amazing high-tech laboratory stored within their otherwise ordinary suburban house. Yeah, Dexter did it first, but it’s still very cool. They wear those symbols (Susan …

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Videots: A Salute to X-Men VS Street Fighter

Today on Videots, we pay tribute to Capcom’s much admired crossover fighter, X-Men VS Street Fighter. Let’s take a little trip down Memory Lane. The year was 1996. One afternoon our younger brother Chaz (also known as CJP from the Otaku Gamer Spot–there, I plugged your site, bro, don’t say we never did anything for …

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Beyond The Background: Scooby’s Family Tree

Welcome to another segment of Beyond the Background. All of us are familiar with Scooby Doo and his many television incarnations over the past 3 decades, so today, we’ll be looking at some of Scooby’s relatives who have appeared over the years, and I won’t be talking about this relative: …And cue the angry mob. …

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Why Cyborg is Awesome!

He’s the co-leader of the Teen Titans. His body is titanium body armor, so he saves a fortune on clothes. He can fire a rocket from his shoe! He’s that rare combination: a jock who’s also a mega-brain. He can lift a bus. So who needs the A-train? His father, Silas Stone, helped design Titans …

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