About Jason Motes

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Jason's earliest memory is of watching 'Batman,' followed shortly by a memory of playing Batman & Robin with a friend, which entailed running outside in just their underwear and towels as capes. When adults told them they couldn't run around outside in their underwear, both boys promptly whipped theirs off and ran around in just capes. Jason's father gamely agreed to read him comic books as bedtime stories instead of 'Snow White.' (Super Friends being his favorite.) Jason saw all of the original Star Wars movies (and Indiana Jones and Superman and Star Trek...) in the theaters. Yes, he is old. And grew up in the most GEEKTASTIC decade ever, the 80s, devouring a steady diet of GI Joe, Transformers, Masters of the Universe, Princess of Power and (best of all) Jem! (It totally counts as sci fi! They had a sentient computer that projected holograms!) Jason has studied literature, journalism, film history and has a degree in creative writing (and a minor in psychology) from the University of South Alabama. He has worked as a technical writer and proofreader. These days, most of his creative energy goes into his blog and writing for this site! He lives with the cutest puppies ever.
Favorites: JJ Abrams' Star Trek, original Trek, original Star Wars, Super Friends, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Wonder Twins, Dazzler, DC Comics, Marvel Comics, Spider-Woman, Isis, 1966 Batman series, Y: The Last Man, Fables, The Walking Dead, anything by Ray Harryhausen, Batwoman, 90s Starman and as I said, Jem totally counts!
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio

Jason Motes - Writer

  • R&B Legend Patti LaBelle Joins The Cast Of ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show’

    Posted Friday, August 15th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    Following Stevie Nicks‘ two-episode run on last season’s ‘American Horror Story: Coven’ (as herself), ‘Lady Marmalade’ chanteuse Patti LaBelle is the latest superstar to join the already star-studded cast of Ryan Murphy’s ‘American Horror Story’ with this new season being subtitled ‘Freak Show‘. This incarnation of the anthology series is set in Jupiter, FL in […]

  • Don’t Shoot The Messenger!!! But Some Are Questioning Whether ‘The Walking Dead’ Daryl Dixon Might Be Gay!

    Posted Friday, August 15th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Thus far, ‘The Walking Dead‘ breakout stud Daryl Dixon has crossbowed hundreds of zombies, as well as far more hearts of the show’s fans, female and male.  I mean, that dirty scowl, those biceps, that good-guy-redneck swag?  Like he’s one of those guys that when he reeks of sweat, it doesn’t make you want to […]

  • Terry Crews Wants To Play Luke Cage

    Posted Thursday, August 14th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    ‘Expendables’ star Terry Crews has announced that he wants to be considered to play Luke Cage in Marvel’s upcoming Netflix series.  The actor has mostly starred in movies in recent years, but he does have TV experience having starred in the sitcom series ‘Everybody Hates Chris’ and currently on ‘Brooklyn Nine-Nine.’ The former football player […]

  • Two Writers Tapped To Pen Separate ‘Aquaman’ Movie Projects

    Posted Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 04:18 pm GMT -5
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    ‘Game of Thrones’ actor Jason Momoa has long been rumored to be playing Aquaman, DC’s undersea ruler, although the actor has remained mum on the matter.  Now variety is reporting that the muscular actor has officially signed on and will debut in 2016′s ‘Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice’ opposite Henry Cavill (Superman), Ben Affleck […]

  • Director James Gunn Discusses Peter Quill/Star-Lord’s Father And Thanos

    Posted Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -5
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    ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ set up a mystery as to the father of Star-Lord, a.k.a. Peter Jason Quill, played by Chris Pratt.  Quill, leaving him spends a lot of the movie discussing his mother, who died when he was a child, leaving him a mix tape collection before he was whisked off into space.  But […]

  • Are You Ready For Some Aquaman Shots From ‘Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis’?

    Posted Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    Set to explore the origins of DC’s underwater ruler, ‘Justice League: Throne Of Atlantis’ will be the next in-continuity animated movie from Warner Brothers, due in stores next year.  But if you can’t wait, here are a few still pictures that hint at the storyline of the film: Yep, in addition to Arthur Curry/Aquaman, we […]

  • The Marvel Universe Is About To Get Turned Upside Down In ‘Axis’

    Posted Wednesday, August 13th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Marvel is kicking off a new miniseries entitled ‘Axis’ in October and by the fourth issue in November, the Marvel Universe will be a very different place as heroes turn evil and villains seek redemption in what is being referred to as ‘Inversion.’  This move is described as “the recalibration of the Marvel Universe’s moral […]

  • We’re GIVING You all Kinds Of ‘The Giver’ Material Including Taylor Swift’s Cameo

    Posted Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 09:00 pm GMT -5
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    Pop stars crossing over to acting can… well, outside of Cher and arguably Justin Timberlake, typically wash out, but will the charming country chanteuse Taylor Swift be able to step outside of her typical profession and score in her supporting role as Rosemary in ‘The Giver‘? It certainly helps that her character has a musical […]

  • ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Opens The Door For ‘The Inhumans’ Movie

    Posted Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 07:18 pm GMT -5
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    Now that ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ has solidified Marvel’s license to print money, that means that the studio is free to develop movies based on any of the parent publisher’s properties, no matter how off-beat.  Marvel is now moving forward with a movie based on ‘The Inhumans’.  The original characters appeared as supporting players in […]

  • Guillermo Del Toro Is Willing To Use TV’s ‘Constantine’ In His ‘Justice League Dark’ Movie

    Posted Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 06:00 pm GMT -5
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    Guillermo Del Toro has a lot of irons on the fire, with ‘Crimson Peak‘ on the way and a sequel to ‘Pacific Rim‘ following that up, but one of his longer running projects has been a movie based on DC Comics’ supernatural side, originally dubbed ‘Dark Universe’ but that will likely be named ‘Justice League […]

  • Clancy Brown Joins The Cast Of ‘The Flash’

    Posted Tuesday, August 12th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Mister Krabs is heading to Central City as Clancy Brown himself has been cast as General Wade Eiling on ‘The Flash’.  This comes on the heels of Wentworth Miller being cast as Captain Cold, Kelly Frye as Plastique and the news that producers are looking to cast Girder.  (This is in addition to Weather Wizard […]

  • Check Out A Bonus Clip From The ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Blu-ray

    Posted Monday, August 11th, 2014 08:45 pm GMT -5
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    Sebastian Stan had a fairly big role in ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ but that was nothing compared to the part he played in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’, where he played the titled assassin sent to battle Cap and his allies The Black Widow and The Falcon. In preparation, Stan spent a lot of […]

  • Kyle MacLachlan And Henry Simmons Are Joining ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.’

    Posted Monday, August 11th, 2014 01:00 pm GMT -5
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    New players will be entering the Marvel TV Universe this fall as ‘Agents Of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘ returns for a sophomore season, despite its title agency falling apart in ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’.  Agent Phil Caulson (Clark Gregg) will be scrambling to rebuild the famous Marvel espionage agency and these new faces may contribute to this. […]

  • ‘Frozen’ Is Getting Sequels, But Not In Movie Form

    Posted Monday, August 11th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    ‘Frozen’ became the highest grossing animated movie of all time so of course Disney plans to revisit Arrendale… just not in the manner that you might think.  Honestly, I think there will definitely be another ‘Frozen‘ movie but in the meantime, Disney is going old school and releasing a series of YA books, published by […]

  • Zack Snyder Doesn’t Exactly Deny Aquaman Is In ‘Batman V. Superman’ In A Radio Phone Call

    Posted Monday, August 11th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    Ugh.  Still with this?!  Well, it sounds like the hosts of a local Detroit morning radio show were talking smack about Aquaman – you know, the tired old “talks to fish” b.s. that’s plagued the character for decades, despite the fact that his comic book currently outsells Superman’s and The Flash’s and he even recently got a […]