Posts by Tom

Captain B. McCrea from Wall-E

In Wall-E, Captain B. McCrea (voiced by Jeff Garlin) is the captain and commander of the starliner Axiom. Like the rest of humanity’s survivors on board, he’s become extremely obese and is now confined to a hoverchair, leaving management of his ship to the computer Auto. The captain teams up with Wall-E and Eve to wrest control from the evil Auto, before piloting the ship back to Earth.

Alpha from The Walking Dead

In The Walking Dead, Alpha (Samantha Morton) is the leader of the Whisperers and the mother of Lydia. She’s known to be highly intelligent, cunning, and ruthless, taking sadistic pleasure in slaughtering anyone who challenges her authority. Her real name and past unknown, Alpha has completely shed her identity from before the outbreak, embracing herself just as a survivor of the post-apocalypse.

Beat from Jet Set Radio

Beat from Jet Set Radio

Beat (ビート, Biito) is the game’s mascot and the main playable character in the Sega series Jet Set Radio. He’s a teenager who, together with his gang GG, enjoys skating around Tokyo, marking his territory with graffiti, and causing mischief that sets off the police captain and SWAT team.

Ring Fit Trainee from Ring Fit Adventure

Ring Fit Trainee

Ring Fit Trainee is the main character in Ring Fit Adventure, a young woman with workout clothes and orange hair that resembles a flame. Along with Ring, a fiery golden ring, the trainer is on a mission to take down Dragaux. Ring Fit Trainee is the Nintendo Switch’s spiritual successor to Wii Fit Trainer, who also whips gamers into shape. Ring Fit Trainee cameos as an unlockable spirit in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate.

Costumes on Clearance

Costumes on Clearance: A Look at Leftover Costumes from Halloween 2020

It’s early November, Halloween has come and gone. This is the time costume shops start figuring out what to do […]

Goldilocks from Purple Mattress

Goldilocks from Purple Mattress

In the Purple Mattress commercials, Goldilocks (Mallory Everton) is a bed expert who mischievously uses raw eggs to test the quality of mattresses. A hard mattress will crack the eggs, a soft mattress will also crack the eggs, but a mattress that’s just right will cradle the eggs, even with 1,000 pounds of weights on top of them.

Monster Force Zero

Interview with the Cast and Crew of Monster Force Zero

Today we welcome some very special guests: the cast and crew of Monster Force Zero. MF0 is new indie movie […]

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg was a judge for the US Supreme Court from 1993 to 2020. She received attention for her advocacy of women’s rights. Justice Ginsburg held radically progressive views and, despite her diminutive stature, wrote fiercely passionate dissents, earning her the moniker “The Notorious RBG”.

Benny Watts from The Queen's Gambit

Benny Watts from The Queen’s Gambit

In the Netflix miniseries The Queen’s Gambit, Benny Watts (Thomas Brodie-Sangster) is a rival chess player to Beth Harmon who goes on to become one of her closest friends and ally. He’s confident, brash, and has a unique style — especially for a chess player in the 1960s — complete with cowboy hat, silver jewelry, and a knife on his belt.

Beth Harmon from The Queen's Gambita

Beth Harmon from The Queen’s Gambit

In the Netflix miniseries The Queen’s Gambit, Beth Harmon (Anya Taylor-Joy) is chess prodigy troubled by an orphaned upbringing who rises to the highest ranks of the chess world while struggling with drug and dependency issues. As Beth grows and changes, her fashion style follows suit. But throughout, her gorgeous 1960s clothes keep a chess motif, including black and white palette and a chessboard pattern. By the end of the series, her outfit mirrors the white queen.