5 Albums I should buy before the end of the year

Hello Gang of Four. For those of you that were wondering why I use that phrase, That’s a sly reference to how many people I think read this blog on a regular basis, excluding my dog. On tap for today I thought I’d discuss music. I know, you are about to say, what does that…

The Top Five Spider-Man Fights

This started off as a slightly different list. Originally, this was going to be my Top Five fight scenes of all-time in comic book history. It’s another one of those Top Ten list ideas for our podcast that we have not gotten around to yet, and one that I thought had some legs and was…

Top 5 Favorite MST3k Experiments

As it was written in my official Ghosts of the Stratosphere Bio, so shall it remains true: I am a huge fan of Mystery Science Theater 3000. To say it’s shaped my entire comedic outlook is an understatement. I feel really, second only to the Marx Brothers, MST3k really influenced the way I deliver jokes,…

Stew’s Top Five Comics Of All-Time!

It’s been a long way to the top, but since we do, in fact, want to rock ‘n roll, we have all successfully made it. After the past two weekends of tension-building action where I gave you my favorite comics #11-#15 and then #6-#10, I can tell that your anticipation is at an absolute fever pitch! But never…

Top 10 NES Games: Part 2

After enduring mounds of scorn from my brother, Ethan, for not being “timely enough for his feminine tastes” in terms of posting the second half of this list of greatness, I figured I’d buckle down and polish this subject off. As said previously, the Nintendo in some ways, wasn’t as huge of a factor in…

Stew’s Top Fifteen Comics Of All Time, #6-10

Last week, after doing some meditating on standards in grading books, I started a list of my Top 15 Comic Stories Ever. Go check it out to see how #11-#15 (the “Honorable Mentions” of my Top Ten, as it were) shook out, because here today, we are moving along to part two of that list, in…

Tough Grades, the Elusive A+, and My Top Fifteen Stories EVER

We here at Ghosts of the Stratosphere never learn our lessons, and that’s what led to our recently turning off our microphone because we thought we were done for the night… but we kept talking amongst ourselves before parting. We had a wonderful discussion that was mostly Chad and Andy yelling at me, but it’s…

5 Reveals I’m looking forward to from SDCC 2018

Welcome back, Kids in the Hall. What kind of self respecting nerd would I be if I didn’t write the obligatory blog post about the upcoming SDCC. Someday, I’ll be ballsy enough to actually take a trip out to this mecca of all things geek, and experience the oily mess myself first hand. Until then…

Part 2 of My Favorite Steve Ditko Creations that Aren’t Spider-Man

Howdy folks, it’s Chad again. Last week, shortly after learning of Steve Ditko’s passing, I began my in-depth investigative piece about My Favorite Steve Ditko Creations that Aren’t Spider-Man. Feel free to click the link to read part one. I’ll wait. Good? Ok. Since Mr. Ditko never seemed to enjoy the singing of his own…

Top 10 NES Games: Part 1

So similar to my other Top Ten Video Game lists such as my Top 5 Sega Master System games or Top 5 Super NES games , I figured it was time to give a list that was more universally known: Greatest NES games. Growing up, it was my older brother, Dave, who had the NES….