Blade paved the way for the Marvel blockbusters of the new millennium

Stan Lee always wanted to make movies. In the ’60s and ’70s, the comic book writer helped to create dozens of characters, and he also laid the groundwork for hundreds more to come into existence. He’d always had the idea that these characters belonged in movies. By 1981, he’d moved away from Marvel’s New York offices…

Marvel’s dusting off Blade to hunt more vampires, but not the ones from Underworld

According to /Film, Kate Beckinsale was recently asked if there were plans to ever intersect the Underworld franchise with Blade. While that’s exactly the kind of left-field question you’re at risk for being asked when participating in the New York Comic Con panel for Underworld: Blood Wars, her answer was less…

It’s Rumor Time: Wesley Snipes is down for a Blade revival

Despite having already knocked out a trilogy, Wesley Snipes doesn’t seem to think the life’s been sucked out of the Blade mythos. In fact, the Blade originator and erstwhile The Player star has initiated a grassroots social media campaign—which is currently relegated to Twitter, because his verified Facebook page is…

This comedian’s approximation of Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show is bonkers

The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson was a staple of the NBC lineup for nearly 30 years, becoming an enduring aspect of American life in the process, with its mixture of topical humor, laid-back celebrity interviews, and the eternally boyish charm of its Midwestern-born host. Carson retired from The Tonight Show …