O.C.P. Now Stands For 'Opening Crap Pitch'

RoboCop threw out the ceremonial first pitch in Detroit today, and it was only marginally better than his latest movie. His appearance was supposed to coincide with an unveiling of the long-dreamt-of statue everyone wants to see planted in old Detroit, but alas, that didn't really come off, either. » 6/04/14 12:28am 6/04/14 12:28am

The time the Hulk battled baseball, capitalism and a giant rooster

In this golden age of comic-based entertainment, it can be easy to look back at shows like 1978-82’s Incredible Hulk TV series and feel that it somehow paved the way for today’s hit superhero shows and movies. Easy… but wrong, at least if you’re looking back at The Incredible Hulk episode “The Phenom.” » 5/31/13 8:00am 5/31/13 8:00am

Does urinating on your hands eliminate callouses?

Athletes often insert a number of superstitious rituals into their everyday routine. One of the more bizarre rituals came to light in the past decade thanks to former Major League Baseball Moises Alou, who admitted to urinating on his hands to toughen his skin and eliminate calluses. While Alou is retired, the ritual… » 11/23/12 9:00am 11/23/12 9:00am

You'll want to throw money at this deranged graphic novel about…

When comic author Mark Andrew Smith (The Amazing Joy Buzzards) and artist James Stokoe (Orc Stain) completed their "minor league baseball team versus unspeakable cosmic horrors" graphic novel Sullivan's Sluggers, something downright criminal happened — barely any comic stores ordered the book. » 5/17/12 9:40am 5/17/12 9:40am