Author: Hayden Mears

Comedian Marc Maron Possibly Starring In Joaquin Phoenix’s ‘Joker’ Film

Variety brings word that popular comedian Marc Maron has entered talks to join Joaquin Phoenix and Robert De Niro in the Todd Phillips-directed Joker origin movie. The upcoming film exists outside of the main DC live-action continuity. Maron will reportedly play a booking agent who, along with Robert De Niro’s character, inadvertently helps create the Joker. Maron is best known as a comedian, podcaster, and actor, his most recent credit being Sam Sylvia on the Netflix series GLOW. He starred in his own IFC series, Maron, from 2013-2016 and has hosted the wildly popular podcast WTF with Marc Maron since...

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San Diego Comic-Con ’18: A Deadbeat’s Survival Guide (Part 1)

San Diego Comic-Con has become a mecca for the pop culture-engrossed. Sharing a space with the creators of the properties and characters that shaped you is nirvana. This experience facilitates engagement between fans and the content they love, fostering a deepened appreciation for the art itself. It’s a beautiful, elusive thing, this level of engagement. But, as frequent SDCC-goers have experienced, nirvana is expensive. Want a vintage Star Wars figure from the show floor?  Expect a price hike that’d have Bill Gates scrounging for extra Benjamins. Want to buy a soda? That’ll be four bucks. Want to go to the bathroom?...

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