Infinite Improbability

Infinite Improbability is a longstanding column that examines various topics in geek culture for both dedicated fans and those who don’t get the reference. Look for it on weekends exclusively on NEPA Scene.

 Rich Howells

INFINITE IMPROBABILITY: ‘Ghostbusters 3’ will probably suck, but not for the reason you think

INFINITE IMPROBABILITY: ‘Ghostbusters 3’ will probably suck, but not for the reason you think

There shouldn’t ever be a “Ghostbusters III.” Or a “Ghostbusters” remake. Or a reboot, reimagining, or whatever the new marketing term is this week that attempts to make old, recycled ideas sound fresh and new. The time to make a third film in the series passed in the early ‘90s, soon after “Ghostbusters II” was […]

 Rich Howells

INFINITE IMPROBABILITY: Peter Mayhew reflects on Chewbacca and a Wookiee-sized life before Wizard World Philadelphia

INFINITE IMPROBABILITY: Peter Mayhew reflects on Chewbacca and a Wookiee-sized life before Wizard World Philadelphia

It’s hard to believe that “Star Wars” just turned 35 this past week and it’s still as culturally relevant and significant to all of us as ever. Like most young boys, I grew up watching the original saga on television and my worn-out trilogy of VHS tapes – I still have a “Return of the […]

 Rich Howells

INFINITE IMPROBABILITY: Goodbye, Felix Sarco – commencing Starwood protocol

INFINITE IMPROBABILITY: Goodbye, Felix Sarco – commencing Starwood protocol

History is usually best left in the past, but there are always those moments in life that you wish you could experience over and over again. Many of mine were spent in cramped basements, smoke-filled bars, grand ballrooms, cheap concert venues, and echoing arenas, each time to watch something created that night than can never […]