Faren’s Nerd Moment: 5 Fortunate Things About Netflix’s “A Series Of Unfortunate Events”

“That sad truth is that the truth is sad, and that what you want does not matter. A series of unfortunate events can happen to anyone, no matter what they want.” -Lemony Snicket (The Carnivorous Carnival) Dear reader, You have reached Faren’s Nerd Moment. I Read More …

Faren’s Nerd Moment: 16 Things You Have To Watch To Get Pumped For Christmas

I kind of really hate Christmas. I know, I know. Why did Faren, oh hater of Christmas, create a Nerd Moment specifically listing off episodes of TV shows and movies that involve the very holiday she hates? While my Grinch-ness is quite deep from all Read More …

The OJ Staff’s Favorite Halloween Films

Here, at Omnibus Journal, we’ve enjoyed bringing you all a series of spooky Halloween posts, but we’ve got one last feature before making the transition into November! It’s been great being back to a semi-regular update schedule, and we hope to continue providing content for Read More …

Recommending Horror

I hate the holidays that are destroyed by the commercial industry, that suck the essence of what a holiday is supposed to be about. Halloween is somewhat immune to that, because of the creativity that goes into making people scared. People transform into whatever they Read More …

[Environmentaly Friendly Recap] CBS’s Zoo S2E3: Collision Point

Spoiler Alert! Did I forget to mention in the last recap that the mutation has jumped to bugs? That must have been because I was so enthralled with the concept of the mutation affecting humans, not because I was completely traumatized by the scene where Read More …

[Environmentally Friendly Recap] CBS’s Zoo S2E1: The Day of the Beast and S2E2: Caraquet

SPOILER ALERT! I apparently missed the last episode of season one, but it made for a fantastic season two premiere! Since this recap is supposed to be about the actual season two premiere, I’ll just answer a few of the burning questions from my last Read More …

Five Animes so Bad You Just Can’t Stop Watching

I’ve always enjoyed the stories and art styles of anime, and thanks to many nerdy friends, I’ve seen some of the greatest shows in the genre. When I don’t have someone guiding my binge sessions, though, I tend to get sucked into less-than-awesome series. But Read More …

[CREW.0 PRESENTS] The Walking dead Season 1 Finale – I’ll miss you…

[CREW.0 PRESENTS] The Walking dead Season 1 Finale – I’ll miss you… I don’t know what else I was expecting… but I’m gonna go now… *cries uncontrollably off camera* And please don’t forget to like, comment, and subscribe!

Faren’s Nerd Moment: Top Ten Favorite TV Villains

“In a world of locked rooms, the man with the key is the king, and honey, you should see me in a crown.” Jim Moriarty, Sherlock   From Netflix to Hulu to Amazon to cable TV, we have seen a vast array of brilliant villains. There’s nothing Read More …

The Walking Dead – Who Will Negan Kill

With the season 6 finale of The Walking Dead coming up, and the impending arrival of Negan, people have been asking themselves, “who will Negan kill?” Hit the link to find out just who I think will meet their grizzly end on April 3, 2016. Read More …

Batman v Superman – Dawn of Justice [SPOILER Review]

Jake and his friend, Joseph, discuss the highly-anticipated Batman v Superman – Dawn of Justice. Read More …

[Spotlight Series] Michal Hughes

IUPUI Lecturer Michal Hughes talks on science fiction, monsters, fantasy, and the future February 22, 2016/ Joe Swaz Last year, I had walked by the many vendors at the Indianapolis Comic Con and wondered, “What is all of this?”. It was hard for me to Read More …

Thank You, Daniel Bryan

Author’s Note: Here at Omnibus Journal, we have never written any article about professional wrestling.  I’ve tried since I started to get more pro-wrestling content on the site, but my attempts were in vain.  However, I fought and reasoned with our Editor-in-Chief to get this Read More …

[Spotlight Series] 501st Legion

If you’ve ever experienced a comic con convention, odds are you’ve probably encountered an assortment of many colorful people in costumes. Some, you recognize from popular comics or TV shows. If one thing is for certain, you always have the pleasure of witnessing a fair Read More …

After All This Time – A Farewell to Alan Rickman

I was getting ready to leave my house to take my cat to the vet this morning when I received the following text from my wife: I’ve been sitting here for the last few hours trying to figure out exactly how to say goodbye to Read More …

The ICYMI World: A Never Ending Race to Catch Up

It was 2007… I had just started my freshman year of college and in preparation had purchased myself an HP Pavilion  6v000 laptop. Not the latest in computer technology by today’s standards. It had plenty of memory to not only store my assignments with but to Read More …

Daringly Defending Dexter’s Series Finale

A lot has been said about Dexter’s final season.  With a show as popular it was (and sort of still is) that put out so many years of quality, expectations were naturally high.  7 seasons of mostly solid content, what else would you expect?  However, Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Sweets4aSweet as the Queen of Hearts

Cosplay of the Week: Sweets4aSweet as The Queen of Hearts This is Candy, also known as Sweets4aSweet Cosplay! She is from Jackson, Michigan and is 37 years old. “I have been cosplaying for about 5 years, ever since friends of mine took me to my Read More …

[Review] Fantastic Four

I’ve dreaded this day from the moment I began writing for Omnibus Journal.  With our subject matter heavily drenched in nerd culture, I knew that Fantastic Four was going to need to be one of the movies I reviewed.  With my expectations lower than they’ve Read More …

Does Race Matter?

More specifically, “Does race matter when casting for existing characters?”  That is a question that has been asked a lot more frequently as of late.  You might think that it’s an obvious and simple answer, but that couldn’t be farther from the truth. With the Read More …

Cosplay of the Week: Grey Knight (Warhammer)

Cosplayer: Jerry Rowe as Grey Knight (Warhammer) Jerry  is 40 years old and has been cosplaying now for five years. “I got into cosplay out of a love for halloween and always wanting to bring my favorite character to life. The reason I picked a Read More …

Top 3 Ways to Save Law & Order: SVU

Anybody who knows me will tell you that I am a huge Law & Order: Special Victims Unit fan.  It’s one of my absolute favorite shows of all time.  Before you ask, no I am not 50.  I just happen to enjoy quality TV.  Over the Read More …

Serenity – A Review on the Wind

When Firefly was cancelled by Fox in 2002, many fans were left wanting.  The show ended with a very vague sense of finality, but a lot of plot threads were left unanswered.  Once the cancellation was announced, fans of the show (called Browncoats) organized and Read More …

Firefly – A Sudden but Inevitable Review

Author’s Note: I’m going to give all of you lovely readers fair warning:  you will be reading the word “perfect” a lot during this review.  I guess this might also act as a spoiler of sorts. From Dead Like Me to Jericho, many great shows Read More …