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Before the Batcave, There was the Bat Barn!

What did Batman’s first Batcave look like? J.J. Gould describes the evolution of Batcave in this neat article over at The Atlantic – you’d be surprised to know that in the beginning, there was no Batcave. Instead, there was [...]

14 Batman Window Cameos

(YouTube link) In the 1960s TV series Batman, celebrities often made short cameos by popping their heads out a window when Batman and Robin climbed up and down the walls of tall buildings. How many of the 14 can you name? -via Boing Boing

Quiz: Movies Where Arnold Schwarzenegger Was Hilarious And Family-Friendly

Today is National Stuff That Was Popular When You Were a Kid Day! To celebrate, we’ll be posting quizzes all day about — you guessed it — stuff that was popular when various writers were kids. Keep checking back for more! Arnold Schwarzenegger may have made his name in Hollywood as a big-time action star, but [...]

Batman And Robin-The Musical

(YouTube Link) Somehow I doubt that Arnold Schwarzenegger’s singing voice sounds as good as the guy singing in this comedic spoof, but then again I can barely understand Arnold when he’s actually trying to enunciate every word, so I guess a vocal stand-in was necessary. Batman and Robin- The Musical definitely would have been a bigger hit [...]

Batman Vs. The Internet

Caldwell Tanner and Kevin Corrigan rounded up internet memes to bedevil Batman and Robin in a series of comic book cover mashups. There are five in all; this one is my favorite. Link -via Gorilla Mask

Terrible #1 Movies

Coed Magazine has a pretty accurate list of movies that opened at number one that, in retrospect, fell critically flat. While I see their point about The Phantom Menace, I would have substituted it for The Day The Earth Stood Still (2008). Here’s their scathing summary of Batman and Robin: Or, the movie that destroyed the Batman [...]