Flying man in wingsuit flies deathly close to the ground like Superman

He's Superman. Actually, I take it back. I don't even think Superman would fly this impossibly close to the ground because it's just ridiculous. Insane, really. That didn't stop wingsuit pilot Brian Drake from zipping mere feet from the ground though. Look at him tear through the gully and marvel at death being defied. … » 12/18/13 8:16pm 12/18/13 8:16pm

8 Superhero Origins the Movies Got Right (and 8 That They Messed Up)

Superheroes gain power from their origins, which explain how they perform their awesome feats, but also why. And most superhero movies are still origin stories. But sometimes Hollywood takes liberties and loses the souls of these characters. Here are eight superhero origins Hollywood captured, and eight they ruined. » 11/28/13 3:59pm 11/28/13 3:59pm

It's A Turd! It's Plain! Man Of Steel, Reviewed.

1. On the surface, it seems obvious why you'd attempt to reboot the Superman franchise using the Christopher Nolan-Batman model. Nolan's Dark Knight films are terrific, brooding and powerful, and, oh by the way, they grossed a combined $2.5 billion worldwide. But their trying to make a tortured-superhero Batman movie… » 6/14/13 5:24pm 6/14/13 5:24pm

Superman, Drunk Girls, And Life of Pi: Let's Look At Some Movie…

In this installment of Trailer Hitch, our semi-regular rundown of the biggest recent movie trailers, I've got a superhero flick, a broad comedy, a couple Oscar contenders, and a dance movie. Who says Hollywood only caters to one type of audience? Also, I would love to meet the person who is really excited about all… » 7/25/12 3:45pm 7/25/12 3:45pm

See Look, I Can Still Blow Even In Such A Puffy Coat

Michael Bertin writes regularly about soccer for Deadspin » 11/03/08 12:00pm 11/03/08 12:00pm So I was Superman for Halloween. And, once in costume, I had this great idea, I would start flying from east to west really, really fast. That would reverse the spin of the Earth and time would start moving backwards. I'd go until Wednesday—right about the 86th…

Annoying Superhuman Lawyer-To-Be Makes Life More Difficult For The…

This weekend, we went to a Derby Day party and a friend's 30th birthday, ate way too much food and kind of spent our Sunday afternoon on the couch watching old episodes of "Lost" and trying to recuperate. (We're still not quite there yet, and it's Tuesday.) Weekends like that are why people like Dan McGrath are so… » 5/06/08 5:01pm 5/06/08 5:01pm