My Love Letter to CryptiCon 2018

By Adrienne Smith This year I had the opportunity to make it out to Seattle for CryptiCon 2018. For those of you who don’t know, it’s the “Largest gathering of fans of the macabre in the Pacific Northwest”! This convention is one of THE ABSOLUTE BEST I have ever attended. There is something for everyone…Read moreRead more

WonderCon 2016 Part 2: Cosplay of All Ages in Los Angeles

  Our WonderCon Cosplay Coverage Continues! By DimSumHottie Photos by DimSumHottie We continue our WonderCon coverage with a slew of cosplay photos, straight from WonederCon in Los Angeles. I have to say, having attended last year’s WonderCon in Anaheim, I felt the show really outshined the previous year in all aspects. I have always loved…Read moreRead more

Best of 2015- Video Games

By DimSumHottie and MrandMrsSmith As 2015 comes to a close, I am compelled to compile what I believe is our list of the top 5 best video games of 2015! Now, I’m sure that many of you will read this and be disappointed that some of your favorites didn’t make it onto the list, just remember that…Read moreRead more

Comikaze Expo 2015- Sunday Cosplay-Part 1

By DimSumHottie Photos by MrandMrsSmith and DimSumHottie Stan Lee’s Comikaze Expo came to a close on Sunday, but what a way to go out! For the last day of the convention, cosplayers were out in full effect, from Hawkman to Star Wars, to some amazing Dia De Los Muertos inspired cosplay, there was no shortage…Read moreRead more

New Star Wars Episode 7 Movie Poster!

Here it is! The new Episode 7 movie poster was just released! Check it out in all of its glory!

Pastrami Nations Star Wars Pop Funko Giveaway!

Over the next 24 hours anyone that likes our Facebook page will be entered to win this First Order Pop Funko Flametrooper! For all of our existing members please share this post to win a First Order Pop Funko Stormtrooper! These will be given away tomorrow at 2pm pacific! Good luck!

Star Wars Black Series Reveals From Comic Con 2015!

As if we could not be happier with all of the Star Wars merchandise and movies slated over the next few years Hasbro has turned it up even more with these Black Series figures set to release! Stay tuned in for more info on these!

Amy Releases July 3!!!

By: Staff Reports Presents AMY   This first look at Asif Kapadia’s documentary gives us a glimpse at how Amy used music to confront her own struggles.   Take a look at the clip, exclusively on Refinery 29: [youtube]      WATCH THE TRAILER: [youtube] A24 will open AMY in New York &…Read moreRead more

Lola & Eve Releases July 17

By: Staff Reports *** LA OPENING DAY ANNOUCEMENT! *** PRESENTS “LILA & EVE” WILL OPEN IN LOS ANGELES  ON FRIDAY, JULY 17TH Southern California Theatres: Sundance Sunset Cinemas – West Hollywood, CA Laemmle Playhouse 7 – Pasadena, CA  The film is also opening in New York and available On Demand starting July 17th. A tense…Read moreRead more

The End of Tour Releases July 31st

By Staff Reports THE END OF THE TOUR tells the story of the five-day interview between Rolling Stone reporter (and novelist) David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg) and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel), which took place right after the 1996 publication of Wallace’s groundbreaking epic novel, Infinite Jest.  As the days go on, a tenuous yet…Read moreRead more

Time Out of Mind Starring Richard Gere Releases September 9th

By Staff Reports Evicted from his squat and suddenly alone on the streets, George (Richard Gere) is a man without a home. Struggling with his demons and desperately trying to connect with the daughter he abandoned, he navigates the system, hustling for change and somewhere safe and quiet to gather his thoughts. But the streets…Read moreRead more

Mortal Kombat X Owners Get Ready For Jason!

By: MrAndMrsSmith Tomorrow those of us that purchased the season pass for Mortal Kombat X will have the opportunity to start playing as the iconic horror villain Jason! Check out this video that illustrates how bloody it is going to get! [youtube]

New Pictures Of Star Wars Episode 7 Characters!

By: MrAndMrsSmith Here are a few pictures courtesy of Vanity Fair that show some character reveals. It looks like Adam Driver will be playing the sith Kylo Ren. Here you see him backed by a couple of snowtroopers. I am really digging the new costumes so far. I feel they look updated but yet still…Read moreRead more

Think Geek Brings A Free Star Wars Exclusive And Discounts For May 4th!

By: MrAndMrsSmith The good people at are having a sale in celebration of May the 4th! Here are the details! 20% off all Star Wars products on ThinkGeek–including Exclusives!: 5/1 to 5/4 Free Limited Edition May the Fourth Pin when you buy $20+ of Star Wars items: 5/1 to 5/7 Visit this page for…Read moreRead more

Prop Making On A Whole New Level… Meet GoldPointProps!

By: MrAndMrsSmith Like many people I found myself on youtube clicking one video that led to another that led to another and so on and so on. Then I found what I consider to be pure gold…..GoldPointProps! When Robert Hogan gets in his shop with his tools and sheet metal what happens next is something…Read moreRead more

Star Wars Inspired Vehicles!

By: MrAndMrsSmith Star Wars Celebration brought us a lot of cool stuff to look at such as toys, video games, cosplay and more. It also brought us real cars with Star Wars inspired themes! Check out these pics!

Bad Religion At The House Of Blues Las Vegas!

By: MrAndMrsSmith Bad Religion has stood the test of time over the span of nearly 4 decades! They deliver a high intensity show everytime. This particular show was a bit different because they were celebrating “Songs of the 21’st Century” I have to admit it was strange to go to a Bad Religion show and…Read moreRead more

Day 3 At Star Wars Celebration 2015!

Photos by MrAndMrsSmith Check out our coverage from day 3 at Star Wars Celebration 2015! Don’t forget to tag yourself on Facebook!

Star Wars Battlefront At Star Wars Celebration 2015!

By:MrAndMrsSmith This week Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim California has delivered as promised! We got to take a sneak peek at the highly anticipated Star Wars Battlefront! All cameras had to be shut down as to protect the secrecy of the project (with the exception of the above picture). The good people at EA let…Read moreRead more

Day 2 At Star Wars Celebration 2015!

Photos by: DimSumHottie Take a look at what Star Wars Celebration 2015 brought to the masses on day 2!

Ian Mcdiramid Live At Star Wars Celebration 2015!

By: MrAndMrsSmith Today at Star Wars Celebration Ian Mcdiramid took the main stage! [youtube] [youtube]

Day One At Star Wars Celebration 2015!

Photos by: DimSumHottie Star Wars Celebration 2015 is here! Take a look at what day one had to offer, tons of pics after the jump!

Bad Religion at the Las Vegas House of Blues April 13th!

Iconic punk rock band Bad Religion is out on tour again! Pastrami Nation will be attending this show at the House of Blues in Las Vegas NV. on April 13th 2015! Stay tuned to see the coverage we will be bringing you!

Square Enix Play Arts Kai Boba Fett And Stormtrooper Figures!

Star Wars fans rejoice! Check out these amazing Boba Fett and Stormtrooper figures from Square Enix! These figures will be out this summer from the Play Arts Kai series. These updated designs look amazing! Pre-Orders are up now at Big Bad Toy Store and other fine e-retailers. For more pictures and details, go check them…Read moreRead more

Xbox One Update Preview!

Xbox one users will be getting a firmware update in April 2015! Audio messaging and much more. Check out this video to see what updates are coming!

Bad Religion at Musink 2015!

  By: MrAndMrsSmith Bad Religion is back out on tour! We had the chance to go see them at the Musink Festival in Costa Mesa Ca. As always they put on a great show! These guys are big contributors to the early punk rock scene of the 70’s and 80’s and still are a powerful…Read moreRead more

Star Wars Celebration 2015 Trailer!


The Lazarus Effect Movie Review

By MrAndMrsSmith I had the opportunity to see the Lazarus Effect this week and there are a few opinions I would like to share with those of you that are still trying to decide if you want to shell out the cash to see it in the theater. The movie is about two chemists that…Read moreRead more

Are Game Developers Taking Advantage of Consumers With Downloadable Content?

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Star Wars Episode 7 The Force Awakens Trailer!!!!

This weekend in select theaters and online there will be an 88 second trailer for Star Wars Episode 7! What 7 things are you hoping to see with the new trailer?!