J.C. Macek III
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J.C. Maçek III is the creator of WorldsGreatestCritic.com, has acted in film, television and on stage and holds a degree in English Literature from LSU. Follow him on Twitter @Kneumsi.

Features // 17 Articles
Columns // 35 Articles
Reviews // 178 Articles
Blogs // 30 Articles

Adventure and Discovery: An Academic Discussion With Bad Religion's Greg Graffin | 23 Nov 2015 // 8:00 PM

PopMatters talks with Bad Religion's Greg Graffin about his new book The Population Wars, his life as a Doctorate-holding punk singer, enlightenment, society, music, and science.

"There Are No Half-Measures": An Interview with the Zombies' Rod Argent | 3 Nov 2015 // 8:00 PM

How many rock stars have opened the World Cup, performed with Andrew Lloyd Webber and the Who, created two distinct and massively successful rock bands and released an album of classical music? One. Rod Argent is back to talk about the past, present and future of the Zombies.


Trapped in the Negative Zone: The Fantastic Four on Film | 27 Oct 2015 // 8:30 PM

The dust has cleared on the fourth attempt to bring The Fantastic Four to the big screen. Why is this team of comic characters so important? What keeps going so horribly wrong?

'Superman' and 'Superman II': What Is, and What Might Have Been | 27 Jul 2015 // 8:30 PM

Superman and Superman II are two of the best films of their kind, but budget and time overruns necessitated a number of changes from the original vision.


'Metal Hurlant Chronicles': The Soul, if Not the Imagery, of Heavy Metal | 20 Jul 2015 // 8:10 PM

While the series is often hit and miss, the Blu Ray musters up some interesting extras like motion comics (for fun comparisons), featurettes, convention appearances and more.

The Long Con in 'The Spongebob Movie: Sponge Out of Water' | 13 Jul 2015 // 8:10 PM

Somehow this surreal and crazy story about a sponge living in a place called “Bikini Bottom” with his starfish best friend works.


Reign of the Adequate Man... Part 1: When no other hero will “do”. | 17 Jan 2014 // 5:00 AM

"To Be Continued..." has covered “all things comics” from the big heroes at Marvel and DC to the lesser known heroes at the big and small companies. This time out, JC figures that going “Ultra Indie” would be... adequate.

A Day One Look at the Xbox One | 16 Dec 2013 // 4:00 AM

To Be Continued...” recently covered the controversy and backlash of Ben Affleck’s casting as Batman. The only 2013 reception this bad has been that of Microsoft’s Xbox One gaming console. How is it?

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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