Posts tagged "superman"

This Guy Is A Real-Life Superman

A Filipino man by the name of Herbert Chavez loves Superman so much that he’s had 19 surgeries to try to become Superman. And Chavez is by no means finished. Really. He’s even had abdominal implants — apparently that’s a thing. Chavez makes a habit of strolling around his neighborhood streets decked out in full-out Superman attire,…
By: Claire Hannum / September 12, 2013

I Suddenly Want To See “Man Of Steel”

I don't usually get it up for superhero movies. I mean, I loved "The Dark Knight Rises," mostly because of Heath Ledger's performance as The Joker. I will always have a special place in my heart for 1984's "Supergirl" -- Faye Dunaway as Selena was so glam. But otherwise? Meh. That is, until I saw the latest trailer for…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 17, 2013

The Demand For A Real Life Death Star Is Remarkably High, Plus The “Man Of Steel” Trailer Debuts!

That petition demanding the U.S. government build a Death Star is actually getting a lot of signatures. [The FW] The feminist "Walking Dead" fan in your life will be really happy if you get her this "Michonne: Impossible" T-shirt for Christmas. [The Mary Sue] The first official trailer for "Man Of…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / December 12, 2012

Cuddle Up To Superman and Wonder Woman

For those of you who wish Halloween was a year-long affair or still dream of being a super hero(ine), we have some good news for you. Some genius is trying to capitalize on the dwindling Snuggie craze by creating Snuggie-esque wraps that feature Superman and Wonder Woman on the front. Like the Snuggie, these…
By: Annika Harris / November 7, 2011

Clark Kent And Lois Lane Are Dunzo. Plus Other Iconic, Fictional Couples Who Broke Up.

In the past few years, we've seen many celebrity couples split that we really thought would be in it for the long haul. Get ready to add another iconic pair to the list. Apparently, after sniffing butts since 1938 and finally marrying in 1986, Clark Kent and Lois Lane are dunzo. DC Comic…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 20, 2011

Fun In Casting: Lindsay Lohan In “Superman”? Blake Lively As Young Carrie Bradshaw?

Lindsay Lohan may be out as Linda Lovelace, but the word on the street is that she's been having an awful lot of conversations with the makers of the new "Superman" reboot, starring Henry Cavill. Apparently, Lindsay is in talks for a role. It's been confirmed that there will be no Loi…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / February 8, 2011

Hello, Superman: 5 Things You Should Know About Henry Cavill

Faster than a speeding bullet, British actor Henry Cavill swooped in and snagged the role of Superman (and his equally hot yet mortal alter-ego, Clark Kent) in the new film directed by Zack Snyder. This guy must have acting skills of kryptonite because he beat out both Joe Manganiello and Jon Hamm for the…
By: Lindsay A. / January 31, 2011

Superman’s S&M Fetish

While Clark Kent was changing into his Superman cape and adventuring around saving people, he had a second alter ego who was really into whips and chains. While the Superman comics sold like hotcakes, a second comic book was making the rounds called Nights of Horror. These books featured Superman and Lois Lane getting dow…
By: Justine Fields / July 22, 2009

Friday Quickies!

We thought Pilot Inspektor was a bad baby name. Parents in Venezuela are fond of naming their tots after superheros like Batman and Superman. [Mental Floss] Well now we know he's not the one going gay on Gossip Girl (spoiler alert!) [Just Jared] Should you steer clear of lube…
By: The Frisky / March 28, 2008