Batman Is A Corny Dingus, And Superman Should Whomp His Ass

As the title suggests, the upcoming stupid-ass movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice will feature Batman and Superman opposing each other, at least for a while, before they inevitably come together to form what will become the Justice League of America. I do not follow this garbage film franchise, because it is… »7/21/15 11:25am7/21/15 11:25am

8 D-List Characters Who Tried And Failed To Replace A-List Superheroes

With a woman taking on the mantle of Thor and a new, heavily armored Batman in Gotham, the idea of a “replacement hero” — where a new character is introduced to take up a legacy hero’s name — is back in style. But more often than not, these shake-ups don’t workout. Here’s eight of the weirdest and worst replacements. »5/20/15 6:49pm5/20/15 6:49pm

10 Superheroes Who Can Never Have Sex

It’s tough to be a superhero. Not only do you have to drop everything and get into a brawl at a second’s notice, but you’re frequently misunderstood. Superheroes’ personal lives are a mess — especially their sex lives. But it gets worse. Here are 10 superheroes who are physically unable to have sex. Ever. »2/13/15 1:35pm2/13/15 1:35pm

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… »12/18/13 8:16pm12/18/13 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 3:59pm11/28/13 3:59pm

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

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 3:45pm7/25/12 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 12:00pm11/03/08 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…

Annoying Superhuman Lawyer-To-Be Makes Life More Difficult For The Rest Of Us

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 5:01pm5/06/08 5:01pm