Danijel Štriga

The 10 Worst Movie Monsters of All Time

Not all monsters are created equal, even among their own kind.

The 5 Worst Star Wars Knockoff Movies

One of the great things about Star Wars is the way it took corny clichés from the golden era of science fiction pulps – stuff like Flash Gordon or The Lensman series – and gave them new life in a film that looks amazing and feels epic. But there’s a thin line between awesome and awful […]

5 Things I Learned Growing Up Watching He-Man in Communist Russia

I grew up in Communism in the 1980s. As kids, we didn’t get to watch cartoons like Transformers, M.A.S.K. or – censors forbid! – G.I. Joe. Instead, we mostly watched stuff like Looney Tunes, Tom & Jerry or The Flintstones and – occasionally – bootlegged VHS copies of Walt Disney cartoons. We were all totally […]

5 Reasons You Should Be Watching The Americans on FX

Last week, FX – home to UnderScoopFire favorites such as Justified, Louie, The League and Archer – premiered a new drama series in the time slot abdicated by American Horror Story. Set in the early 1980s, The Americans follows the everyday ordeals of a married couple trying to raise their children (while working as KGB […]

5 Twitter Mistakes to Avoid

Four years ago, after a brief affair with Facebook, a friend of mine talked me into creating an account on Twitter. Being the dutiful conformist that I am, I joined him and the ever-growing army of Twits. Over the next several years I spent countless hours reading thousands of jokes and observations while opening hundreds […]