Not even Sarah Underwood and machine guns can save G4…
While there seems to be a never-ending appetite on the internet for all kinds of geekery, a channel devoted to video games and other geeky pursuits has never really taken off on American television. And so NBC Universal has decided to completely overhaul G4, turning it from a geek-focused station to one that’s similar to GQ, focused on fashion and gadgets for the modern man.
In a segment on Attack of the Show about the popular puppet-based YouTube channel “Glove and Boots”, IHC gets some very unexpected love. Watch the video below, and if you want to jump straight to the IHC reference, jump to about 2:45.
Why? This doesn’t need to be on TV. We need LESS overconsumption, not more. But then, I guess TV execs never claimed any kind of social responsibility. See Jersey Shore, I Love New York, The Bachelor, etc if you need evidence.
In the past couple years, Marvel has been collaborating with Japanese Madhouse studios to bring various Marvel titles into the world of anime. X-Men, Wolverine and Iron Man have been a few of the comic franchises that have gotten the anime treatment, but so far my only experience has been with Iron Man. I can say that after watching the first season of Iron Man the anime series, I’m looking forward to checking out the other Marvel anime series.