Erik Barnes

Erik Barnes

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Comedian, writer, and aspiring riverboat gambler. An expert guru on pro wrestling, movies, TV, cartoons, comic books, superheroes, and other pop culture stuff. Earned a B.S. in Telecommunications at Ohio University as if that matters. Writes lists for Ranker, write scripts for sketches and TV, writes jokes for his act, and writes checks for rent because it's only thing in his life that won't take debit cards. Cookie Monster in human form.
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  1. +vote The Most Graphic Sex Scenes in DC Comics History

    The Most Graphic Sex Scenes in DC Comics History

    4,602 votes
    DC Comics has more censored and less sexy scenes than their adult Vertigo line, but that doesn't mean there aren't some graphic DC sex scenes sprinkled throughout ...
  2. +vote The Best Face Paint in Wrestling History

    The Best Face Paint in Wrestling History

    2,419 votes
    Many historic battles featured tribes that would apply warpaint on their faces before heading into the fight. The purpose of the paint was to intimidate their ...
  3. +vote 18 Toonami Shows You Totally Forgot About

    18 Toonami Shows You Totally Forgot About

    21,061 votes
    Cartoon Network's Toonami block had action, adventure, and anime to show off after school for kids in the '90s and early-2000s. The programming block was a ...
  4. +vote The Best Mustaches in Wrestling History

    The Best Mustaches in Wrestling History

    1,525 votes
    In the masculine, over-the-top world of pro wrestling, facial hair is king. For many generations, grapplers have helped get their toughness, savageness, and ...
  5. +vote The Moments That Made Wrestling Fans Cry Like Babies

    The Moments That Made Wrestling Fans Cry Like Babies

    2,909 votes
    One of the major elements of pro wrestling is the wrestlers' ability to engage with the crowd. There are many moments where a match, a wrestler's persona, an ...
  6. +vote 14 Of Your Favorite Superheroes, Ranked By How Terrible They Would Be At Sex

    14 Of Your Favorite Superheroes, Ranked By How Terrible They Would Be At Sex

    342 votes
    "What would it be like to have sex with a superhero?" Nerds and normals alike have pondered this question ever since the invention of masked crime ...
  7. +vote Mystique's Long and (Shape) Shifting List of Lovers

    Mystique's Long and (Shape) Shifting List of Lovers

    242 votes
    Say what you want about the sometimes-villain, sometimes-X-Men-member Mystique, but you cannot deny that the girl gets down. There have been many Mystique lovers ...
  8. +vote The Sexiest Science Fiction Characters Ever

    The Sexiest Science Fiction Characters Ever

    1,237 votes
    These are the hottest characters in science fiction. Whether it be science fiction TV shows, or science fiction movies, these characters are the hottest of the ...
  9. +vote The Best Anime To Have On In The Background

    The Best Anime To Have On In The Background

    576 votes
    Many anime titles - Neon Genesis Evangelion, Cowboy Bebop, and Death Note - have magnificent visuals and sophisticated plot lines that require ...
  10. +vote The Biggest Plot Holes in the X-Men Movies

    The Biggest Plot Holes in the X-Men Movies

    1,255 votes
    SPOILER WARNING FOR THE ENTIRE X-MEN FILM FRANCHISE While the X-Men film franchise is a lot of fun to watch, there are a vast number of plot holes in ...
  11. +vote 16 Underrated Batman Villains That Deserve Way More Screen Time

    16 Underrated Batman Villains That Deserve Way More Screen Time

    529 votes
    Most comic book fans would argue that Batman has the best rogues gallery in comics. Those who disagree are just objectively incorrect. Come on, The Joker, ...
  12. +vote Teen Titans Is The Greatest DC Superhero Cartoon Ever Made, Fight Me

    Teen Titans Is The Greatest DC Superhero Cartoon Ever Made, Fight Me

    504 votes
    There have been several classic superhero cartoons over the years. Fox Kids' X-Men cartoon, Batman: The Animated Series, Justice League, and so many others are ...
  13. +vote 14 Masterpiece Cartoons That Never Got the Recognition They Deserved

    14 Masterpiece Cartoons That Never Got the Recognition They Deserved

    4,057 votes
    Hundreds of cartoons have blared over childhood TV sets and filled the hours of entertainment-seeking adults. And while there's plenty of praise for ...
  14. +vote The Greatest Pro Wrestling Catchphrases of the '90s

    The Greatest Pro Wrestling Catchphrases of the '90s

    3,442 votes
    The '90s provided one of the hottest periods in pro wrestling and television as a whole. Every Monday night would showcase top-level wrestlers talking trash and ...
  15. +vote The Best Anime For Pro Wrestling Fans

    The Best Anime For Pro Wrestling Fans

    395 votes
    Pro wrestling usually features over-the-top characters getting into epic fights with melodrama thrown in between battles. Anime also features over-the-top ...
  16. +vote The Most Impressive Athletes at the Rio Olympics

    The Most Impressive Athletes at the Rio Olympics

    535 votes
    The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio have seen many broken records as athletes finally showcasing their talents after years of discipline and training or staging a big ...
  17. +vote The Most Glaring Plot Holes in Marvel Movies

    The Most Glaring Plot Holes in Marvel Movies

    10,663 votes
    The Marvel Cinematic Universe is booming at the box office and entertaining millions of moviegoers, but there are still several plot holes in Marvel movies. In ...
  18. +vote 12 Times Hank Was Genuinely Proud of Bobby on King of the Hill

    12 Times Hank Was Genuinely Proud of Bobby on King of the Hill

    639 votes
    King of the Hill is not only a great animated show, it features one of the most real and grounded father-son relationships in television. In real life, many ...
  19. +vote These Glitches From The Sims Prove That Reality Is An Endless Sea Of Madness

    These Glitches From The Sims Prove That Reality Is An Endless Sea Of Madness

    742 votes
    The Sims can be a fun distraction from day-to-day life by creating unique experiences for your virtual family, but that's only half of the fun. The other half is ...
  20. +vote 14 Superhero Movies You Need To Watch If You're Bored Of Marvel And DC

    14 Superhero Movies You Need To Watch If You're Bored Of Marvel And DC

    417 votes
    It seems like Marvel and DC are premiering a new superhero film every other month. However, even though there are some great DC animated films and ...
  21. +vote The 16 Worst TMNT Villains That Nobody Cared About

    The 16 Worst TMNT Villains That Nobody Cared About

    242 votes
    Sure, we all love the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, especially the '80s cartoon series. For ten seasons and 193 episodes, we sat in front of our TV sets and sung ...
  22. +vote Smartass Robots You'd Want As Your Bestie

    Smartass Robots You'd Want As Your Bestie

    179 votes
    Honestly, who wouldn't want a robot sidekick? It could use its mechanical arms or high-tech know-how to get you out of jams. It could make pithy or witty ...
  23. Why Plastic Man Could Be The Deadpool Of The DC Movies

    Why Plastic Man Could Be The Deadpool Of The DC Movies

    Let's be honest: while they do fairly well in the foreign box office, DC Comics movies just aren't that good. Weird tone, questionable storytelling, and other ...
  24. +vote Dale Gribble's Craziest Conspiracy Theories on King of the Hill

    Dale Gribble's Craziest Conspiracy Theories on King of the Hill

    2,906 votes
    Dale Gribble has espoused conspiracy theories on King of the Hill since the first episode of the animated series. Hank's best friend and the most paranoid ...
  25. +vote All The Most Insane Things In Superman's Fortress Of Solitude

    All The Most Insane Things In Superman's Fortress Of Solitude

    231 votes
    In the all the greatest interpretations of Superman throughout comics, movies, and TV shows, there is one constant in his lore: the Fortress of ...

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