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Blood Drive S1E2: Welcome to Pixie Swallow…or Where’s the Beef?

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Gas tank filled? Seat belts on? We are ready to go for another leg of the Blood Drive! With the utter absurdity and pure, visceral chaos episode 1 served up could the fine folks at Midnight Grindhouse deliver with episode 2? HOLY F*CK YES THEY CAN! NOTE: this will be Spoiler-Free but if you want a complete episode by episode …

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Blood Drive S1E1: The F…. Cop or That Thing Got a Hemi?

In TV, Uncategorized by Matthew Pionk0 Comments

Carnage, Mayhem, Fast Cars, Sex, Ultra-Violence and Severed Limbs! At the intersection we find ourselves at Blood Drive – the new Midnight Grindhouse series on SyFy depicting a Rat-Race meets Death Race 2000 style event(sans 2001 Mr. Bean) in a dystonia future with a fun twist: the cars run on HUMAN BLOOD! It’s campy, it’s schtick-filled and most importantly – …

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LIVE TWEET: Blood Drive on SyFy

In TV by Matthew Pionk0 Comments

Couple episodes back on the Slackjaw Punks podcast, Bub shared the trailer for the upcoming  macabre grindhouse series Blood Drive premiering on SyFy. Well it’s finally here and I’m staying up way past my bed time on a school night to live tweet every blood-soaked moment! So make sure you’re following our Twitter (CLICK HERE and make sure) and join …

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Back to the Crypt! 2017 TNT Reboot is Dead!

In TV by Matthew Pionk0 Comments

Campy horror is not for the light of heart. Taking on a full scale reboot of easily one of, if not the most beloved campy horror franchise in history is absurd. It comes with no lack of jubilation that the TNT and M. Night Shamalayan attempt at Tales from the Crypt is DEAD! Word broke earlier today that due to …

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I’m Mary Poppins, Y’all: Michael Rooker Is As Cool As You Think! (Motor City Comic Con)

In Featured, Interviews, Movies, TV by Bub Smith1 Comment

Michael Rooker is one of the coolest actors around right. Between supporting roles on The Walking Dead and in Guardians of the Galaxy, you’d think Mr. Rooker would be sitting high on the genre throne, but that’s a seat Rooker has been sitting on for years. Fans of the genre know that Michael Rooker is one of the all times …

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Silicon Valley S4E5: Blood Boy

In Featured, REVIEW, TV by Matthew Pionk0 Comments

“You dick, you dick, you dick,” exclaimed Jared(or Donald) at what can only be described as an Adonis pretty boy offered yet another humanizing moment for the lovable assistant. But, I’m not here today to discuss the developments on this week’s episode of Silicon Valley, aptly entitled “Blood Boy.” Rather, I want to take this opportunity to dive deeper into …

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Silicon Valley S4E3: Intellectual Property

In Pretty Cool, REVIEW, TV by Matthew Pionk0 Comments

What happens when you deliver an intellectually driven comedy that doesn’t hinge on damnation of nerd/geek culture (ala Big Bang Theory?) Who would think a dramatization of a tech startup in the valley could be some of the best television programming available. Now, if I told you Mike Judge is at the helm, could you fathom the existence of such …

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American Gods: S1E1 The Bone Orchard

In Pretty Cool, TV by Matthew Pionk0 Comments

What is the “Red Wedding?” Pssssssh. Move on over Game of Thrones, American Gods is here to usher in a new era of premium television storytelling with a dash of ultra-violence! To say I was excited when Starz announced a live action adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed novel, is putting it lightly. I have been enthralled with old world mythology …

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Sarah Silverman Lands Hulu Series 

In TV by Duff2 Comments

The princess of potty mouths, Sarah Silverman is set to star in Hulu’s “I Love You, America”. The series is set to be a 10 episode weekly 1/2 hour show covering the political landscape and current events of the day. Will Ferrell and Adam McCoy are producing via Funny or Die!  No date for release yet. What do you guys …

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Peter Sarsgaard Added To Hulu’s “The Looming Tower”

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Peter Sarsgaard (Jackie, Experimenter, Blue Jasmine) joins an all ready stelar cast in Hulu’s 10-part series “The Looming Tower” based on Lawrence Wright’s Pulitzer Prize-Winning expose about 9/11. Sarsgaard will play Martin Schmidt, a CIA analyst, whom buts head with FBI agent John O’Neil (Jeff Daniels), over whom has the right information and authority to hunt growing terrorist threats. Lawrence …

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Coming To NETFLIX This FEBRUARY !

In Netflix Originals, TV by Duff1 Comment

Another month arrives and with it new Neflix titles…it’s quickly becoming the one thing I can count in life. This month highlights include; the original Blair Witch, the animated Sausage Party, Magic Mike, Finding Dory, the British Office spinoff-David Brent: Life on the Road and the Stallone produced American Ninja-esqe Ultimate Beastmaster, which I’m sure I will binge over a …

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Review: Joe Pera Finds You The Perfect Christmas Tree

In Trailers, TV by Duff1 Comment

“It’s December 9th and I still don’t have a [Christmas] tree. My life is falling apart.” Pera stats half way through his Adult Swim Christmas Special which airs this Friday night. Not only the dilemma Joe faces in the special, but hearing him say it his trademark low speak it’s hilarious. Pera, if your unfamiliar with his standup, is a …

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Adult Swim’s MR. NEIGHBOR’S HOUSE!

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Strolling into your living room tonight from Adult Swim, is the creepy neighbor your parent’s won’t allow to to walk in front their house–about freaking time right? What was that man up to? Well, if Mr. Neighbor is any indiction, it’s everything your parents feared. Puppets, bad sweaters, bald guy with a webcam issue… Starring Brian Huskey, if the name …

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HORROR HUNTERS Live Streams Oct. 26 on Shout!TV

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From Shout! TV: The hunt is on. Shout! Factory TV today announces the debut of original series Horror Hunters, a Scream Factory production, exclusively made for Shout! Factory TV. The pilot episode will be presented in a livestream on Wednesday, October 26 at 6 p.m. PST with an encore presentation at 9 p.m. PST at ShoutFactoryTV.com. Horror Hunters is Scream …

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You’re Pretty Face Is Going To Hell Season 3-Oct. 23rd!

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Saturday, October 23rd 11:30PM add it to your iCal! Why? ‘Cause the new season of You’re Pretty Face Is Going To Hell is here to melt you’re face and burn your ears. Watch the trailer below to see what I mean: Oh my Satan this looks good! Still not convinced? Check out our interview we did with Henry Zewbrowski (Gary) …

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Let DREAM CORP LLC Play With Your Brain Oct.23rd!

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DREAM CORP LLC is Adult Swims latest comedy that’s sure to dominate cubicle chatter the next day at work. Created by Daniael Stessen (The Gold Sparrow) and executive produced by John Krasinski (Jim, US The Office) and Stephen Merchant (co-creator of UK The Office), DREAM CORP LLC is a mind trip of live-action and rotoscope animation. DREAM CORP LLC focuses …

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September Netflix Releases!

In Netflix Originals, Random Rants by Duff1 Comment

Here is what’s dropping on Netflix this September. Avail 9/1/16 See below for a selection of titles that will be added to Netflix in September 2016 All title and dates are subject to change. For a synopsis on a specific title please reach out directly The Amityville Horror (2005) Babel (2006) Bayou Maharajah: The Tragic Genius of James Booker (2013) …

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First Look At JEAN-CLAUDE VAN JOHNSON !

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Jean-Claude Van Damme or JCVD maybe the guiltiest of pleasures. To me know other actor represents late 80’s/early 90’s action like JCVD. The melodrama, the high stakes, unrealistic plots, awesome fighting–everything we loved from that era of action cinema is manifested in one man: JCVD. So I’m a little stoked for this pilot from Amazon Original. It hits this Friday, …

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First Look At Amazon’s THE TICK!

In Comic Books, TV by Duff0 Comments

Ben Edlund’s Big Blue Hero returns thanks to Sony, Amazon and a million loyal fans! Part of Amazon Studio’s Pilot program, the superhero satire will be available for streaming on August 19th. Starring Peter Serafinowicz (Guardians of the Galaxy) in the title role, the cast also features Griffin Newman (Vinyl), Jackie Earle Haley (Watchmen), Valorie Curry (House of Lies), Yara …

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SJP Exclusive Interview With Hannibal Buress

In Interviews, TV by Julia Lehman1 Comment

Hannibal Buress may just be the funniest man alive. Between Broad City, his excellent stand-up and The Eric Andre show, Hannibal  Buress is a busy man, but some how he found the time to sit down with Julia Lehman  and chat it up about The Eric Andre Show Seaon 4 premiering August 6th on Adult Swim!     THIS INTERVIEW …

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Attention Detroit! ADULT SWIM DRIVE IN at Belle Isle, Sept. 6!

In Random Rants, TV by Duff3 Comments

Get Wacky Friends! Detroit is just one of 10 stops on the ADULT SWIM DRIVE IN tour. It’s the best place to bond with other sickos over Adult Swim’s gauntlet of insanity, all shown on a glorious 40ft screen. To attend you must pre-register at http://www.adultswim.com/presents/adult-swim-drive-in/ Happy Fans will also enjoy food trucks, free popcorn, concessions, games, and prizes. Plus …

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New Rick & Morty Toys!

In Random Rants, TV by Duff0 Comments

Adult Swim’s dimension hopping duo want you’re cold hard cash! (from Adult Swim press release) On the heels of the June 2016 launch of two Rick and Morty POP! vinyl figures, Funko will expand their offering with additional POP! vinyl figures, stylized plush and Mystery Mini collectibles. Cryptozoic Entertainment will unveil custom card and board games, including Mr. Meeseeks Box …

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Interview: Brett Gelman & Jason Woliner Talk Dinner With Friends

In Interviews, TV by Julia Lehman1 Comment

Julie Lehman chats it up with Brett Gelman and Jason Woliner about their upcoming special Dinner in America! Brett Gelman’s Dinner in America Special Premieres Friday, July 1st at Midnight (ET/PT) on Adult Swim About: For the the third installment in their “Dinner” series of half-hour specials, Brett Gelman and director Jason Woliner present Brett Gelman’s Dinner In America, an …

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July Netflix Picks!

In Random Rants, TV by Duff0 Comments

Another month another batch of SJP Approved Netflix picks! Enjoy! Avail 7/1/16 Back to the Future (1985) Back to the Future Part II (1989) Back to the Future Part III (1990) Bad Boys II (2003) Batman: The Movie (1966) Beavis and Butt-head Do America (1996) Beverly Hills Cop (1984) Beverly Hills Cop II (1987) Big Trouble in Little China (1986) …

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Q&A With Brad Neely’s Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio!

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China,Il creator and indie comic creator Brad Neely recently sat down in a secret location to give the low down on his new Adult Swim series, Harg Nallin’ Sclopio Peepio. Here are the highlights from the event. It should be noted that interviewers were ask to dress as furies and write questions on Etch A Sketch that were passed out …

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Decker: Unclassified Creators, Tim Heidecker & Gregg Turkington!

In Interviews, TV by Julia Lehman1 Comment

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”][et_pb_row admin_label=”row”][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text” background_layout=”light” text_orientation=”left” use_border_color=”off” border_color=”#ffffff” border_style=”solid”] Julia Lehman (The Burning Dead, Modern Family) sits down for SJP with Tim Heidecker (star and executive producer of “Decker: Unclassified,” and executive producer of “Check it Out! With Dr. Steve Brule) and Gregg Turkington (star and writer of “Decker: Unclassified) chats it up about their new show Decker: Unclassified …

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Our June Netflix Picks!

In Movies, Netflix Originals, TV by Duff0 Comments

Hey! Netflix had huge news yesterday announcing by the end of summer they will be the exclusive home to Disney, Marvel, Pixar and LucasArts films. Yah, that means Captain America: Civil War and Star Wars: The Force Awakens are coming to the streaming giant soon. But before that happens there is a ton of good stuff that will be available; …

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Peaky Blinders Season 3 Trailer!

In Netflix Originals, Trailers, TV by Duff0 Comments

Can’t believe I almost missed this one…but May 31st, season 3 of Peaky Blinders hits Netflix. (let that soak in for a sec) Easily one of best shows in recent memory, Blinders mix of violence, drama, and swagger is a cause to drop everything and binge the entire season in a weekend. Don’t care what you’re doing…wedding, funeral, kids birth…my …

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“The British Amy Schumer” -Arrives On Amazon This Fall with Fleabag

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Phoebe Waller-Bridge, known for her brash, foul mouth frank humor is bringing her talents across the pond with help from Amazon Original. Amazon has produced a 6 episode series based on her award winning her one woman show, Fleabag. Phoebe won an Olivier award nomination and the Stage award for best solo performance, (big deals in the UK). Fleabag, takes …

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Adult Swim Summer Line Up!

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Hey nerds, here’s a rundown of all the great new & returning Adult Swim shows, specials, and webbies that are headed our way this summer! Original Series and Specials   Robot Chicken: The Walking Dead Special In keeping with the tradition of working with major franchises such as Star Wars and the DC Comics universe, the Emmy®-winning team behind Robot …

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Joe Hill’s Lock & Key Coming To TV

In IDW, TV by Duff0 Comments

From IDW: IDW Entertainment (“IDWE”) announced today that the award-winning, fan-favorite property Locke & Key is being developed as a television series. Author/creator Joe Hill will be writing the pilot and serving as an executive producer. Locke & Key has garnered both awards and acclaim during its five-year run. Following the titular Locke family as they encounter magic beyond belief …

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May Netflix Picks!

In Movies, Netflix Originals, TV by Duff0 Comments

Hey Nerds! Here our my picks for the upcoming Netflix May releases. There’s a bunch of other stuff dropping, but these are what I think you, the loyal SJP reader might want to check out. Later! Avail 5/1/16 A Study in Sherlock (2016) Mark Gatiss, who co-created “Sherlock” and plays Mycroft Holmes, discusses the show with Benedict Cumberbatch, Martin Freeman …

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The Adult Swim Golf Special Will Make You Laugh!

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It’s honestly really hard to review something like a comedy special, at least for me. It’s even more difficult when the specials under 30 minutes long. Especially one so hilarious. The special hits Adult Swim this Friday at 11:30 PM, which is past my bed time. It stars Jon Daly (Funny Or Die) and Adam Scott ( Krampus), and they …

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Interview: CW’s CONTAINMENT Star MILES DOLEAC

In Interviews, TV by Duff1 Comment

Hey fellow geeks! I was lucky enough to catch up with actor/director/writer Miles Doleac. Miles has a number of indie flicks under is belt like The Historian, and the upcoming The Hollow. He’s also popped up in tv hits like Salem, Treme, and American Horror Story among many others. This April 19th, he’ll be featured in CW event series Containment. …

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Adult Swim Spring/Summer Preview! Nerds Rejoice!

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The geek gods will once again bestow gifts on us this summer! Behold the Adult Swim Summer Preview! Robot Chicken Season 8 New Episodes Premiere March 13, 2016 at 11:30pm Robot Chicken uses stop-motion animation to bring pop-culture parodies to life in a modern take on the variety/sketch show format. The Emmy Award®-winning series began airing in February 2005 and …

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Teaser: IDW/SYFY’S WYNONNA EARP !

In IDW, Trailers, TV by Duff1 Comment

Maybe I’m alone, but I’ve been a fan of a number of Syfy’s TV shows…Z Nation, Eureka, Bitten, 12 Monkeys, all fun in my book. Hopefully, Wynonna Earp follows suit. Chick with a gun killing demons, can’t be all bad right? FYI, IDW’s comic tie is out Wednesday and if the tv show follow suits, it’s gonna be a fun …

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Review: THE X-FILES Game from IDW Games

In Random Rants, TV by Duff0 Comments

It just felt fitting to review the X-Files from IDW during the X-Files revival currently happening on Fox. Two episodes in, and I’m vested. Not to say they’re aren’t bumps, but I’m optimistic they can be ironed out. First off, they deluxe board game is a blast to play. I liked how you can either fulfill the role of Cigarette …

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Childrens Hospital Brings The Healing Jan. 22nd!

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  From Adult Swim: From the creators of seasons 1 through 6 of Childrens Hospital, comes the highly anticipated 7th season of the Emmy® Award-winning series.  The doctors are in, and so are their grandparents, a horse who’s wanted by the mob, and a salacious art show exhibiting the peculiar works of the enigmatic cast member Just Falcon.  Interventionalists turned …

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December NETFLIX Picks!

In Netflix Originals, TV by Duff0 Comments

Netflix finishes the year strong leading with the anticipated Bill Murray Christmas Special! How awesome is that, right? Also the first of several new Netflix Originals, like Bill Burr’s F Is For Family; Rob Schneider’s Real Rob; a new episode of the unreal Brit horror/sci-fi show Black Mirror; and finally, the first of several Netflix produced Adam Sandler films, entitled …

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T.V. REVIEW: Ash Vs Evil Dead Ep.5: The Host

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We are now at the half way point of the series! This signifies two things: 1) That the season is half way over (Derrrr!) and 2) My initial fanboy enthusiasm goggles are clearing up. That doesn’t mean that I no longer care about the series or am not getting excited for every Saturday night. No, Ash Vs Evil Dead is …

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T.V. REVIEW: Ash Vs Evil Dead Ep 4: Brujo

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Taking a break from the slapsticky, over the top gore, the serie’s signature style and going for a more trippy “Fear & Loathing” approach, episode 4 of Starz ongoing series pumps the brakes a bit. Starz has been damn cool about letting us see Ash do what he does on some deadite ass (just read that and sounds really dirty, …

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Have a slice of Bill Murray this Christmas! A Very Murray Christmas-Trailer.

In Netflix Originals, Trailers by Duff0 Comments

National treasure Bill Murray, loved by everyone expect for the country of Maldives, (very unfunny people) teams up with Netflix to bring us possible the greatest or least most talked about Christmas special since Han and Chewie visit his home planet, Kashyyyk, while evadeding Imperial forces in a Star Wars Holiday Special. Maybe Murray will sing “Star Wars” for ‘ole …

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INTERVIEW: Preacher Creator Garth Ennis Talks Johnny Red, Preacher & More!

In AMC Originals, Comic Books, Interviews, Titan, TV by Bub Smith1 Comment

Garth Ennis is a man who has continuously pushed the boundaries in the comic book world. From creating ground breaking stories like Preacher and Hitman to telling important World War II stories like Johnny Red, Ennis is a creator who doesn’t shy away from doing something different. I have had conversations with people who describe his work as “offensive just …

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T.V. REVIEW: Ash Vs Evil Dead Ep3: Books From Beyond

In TV by Bub Smith0 Comments

And the hits keep coming! Who would have thought a series about a one line spout, chainsaw handed demon fighter could be this engaging? Continuing a series that ended almost 20 years ago can’t be that easy. But, Raimi and Co are making it look nothing but. Bruce Campbell is knocking it out of the park and the series has …

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T.V. REVIEW: Ash vs Evil Dead Ep.2: Bait

In TV by Bub Smith0 Comments

For once the internet has agreed on something besides Kim Kardashian having a huge backside; The Ash vs Evil Dead Pilot was amazing. Nerds have unanimously agreed to this and I am happily part of the herd. Nothing has filled me with more joy than seeing Bruce Campbell back as Ash in all his chainsaw handed glory. The chin is back and …