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 Glaring Plot Holes in Marvel Movies

    The Most Glaring Plot Holes in Marvel Movies

    9,486 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 trying to ...
  2. +vote 13 Toonami Shows You Totally Forgot About

    13 Toonami Shows You Totally Forgot About

    8,729 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 great ...
  3. +vote The Most Graphic Sex Scenes in DC Comics History

    The Most Graphic Sex Scenes in DC Comics History

    2,866 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 their ...
  4. +vote It's Time To Stop Making Fun Of Aquaman. He's Awesome.

    It's Time To Stop Making Fun Of Aquaman. He's Awesome.

    420 votes
    Look, all of you nerds have made Aquaman jokes in the past. We've all laughed at the Robot Chicken skits about Aquaman. Hell, there's even a Ranker list of Aquaman ...
  5. +vote 14 Masterpiece Cartoons That Never Got the Recognition They Deserved

    14 Masterpiece Cartoons That Never Got the Recognition They Deserved

    2,453 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 long-running, ...
  6. +vote The Best Brock Lesnar Matches on the WWE Network

    The Best Brock Lesnar Matches on the WWE Network

    180 votes
    Brock Lesnar is one of the most dominant and popular wrestlers in WWE history. The WWE Network is chock full of the best wrestling matches in Brock Lesnar's storied ...
  7. +vote The Best Mustaches in Wrestling History

    The Best Mustaches in Wrestling History

    1,461 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 handsomeness ...
  8. +vote Adult Jokes in the Shrek Movies That Went Over Your Head

    Adult Jokes in the Shrek Movies That Went Over Your Head

    1,486 votes
    Shrek and its sequels have entertained both kids and adults for years. One reason these films have withstood the test of time is due to the hidden adult humor in Shrek ...
  9. +vote 14 Times the Punisher Had His Ass Handed to Him

    14 Times the Punisher Had His Ass Handed to Him

    335 votes
    The Punisher is arguably the biggest stone-cold badass in the Marvel Universe. Frank Castle has destroyed, blown up, and flat-out murdered thousands upon thousands of ...
  10. +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

    416 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 fathers and ...
  11. +vote 21 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Mike Judge

    21 Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Mike Judge

    377 votes
    Mike Judge has spent more than 30 years entertaining audiences with his films and TV shows. Between the crude weirdness of Beavis & Butt-Head, the ...
  12. +vote Dale Gribble's Craziest Conspiracy Theories on King of the Hill

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

    2,689 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 crackpot in ...
  13. +vote 14 Reasons Why Gambit Is Actually Terrible No Matter How Much You Love Him

    14 Reasons Why Gambit Is Actually Terrible No Matter How Much You Love Him

    1,908 votes
    Let's be honest: when you were younger, Gambit was cool. He's great with a bo staff, has explosive superpowers, and a swagger that girls love and guys want to emulate.
  14. +vote The Greatest Pro Wrestling Catchphrases of the '90s

    The Greatest Pro Wrestling Catchphrases of the '90s

    3,040 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 ending ...
  15. +vote Sterling Archer's Smartest Literary References, Explained

    Sterling Archer's Smartest Literary References, Explained

    4,086 votes
    Archer has easily cemented its reputation as one of the funniest and most crass cartoons on television, but it's also one of the smartest. Among the sex jokes ...
  16. +vote 13 Awesome Fox Kids Shows You Totally Forgot You Used to Watch

    13 Awesome Fox Kids Shows You Totally Forgot You Used to Watch

    837 votes
    For a whole generation of youngsters, Fox Kids TV shows provided hours of entertainment every day after school and every Saturday morning. We all remember Batman: The ...
  17. +vote The Most Messed Up Things Wolverine Has Ever Done

    The Most Messed Up Things Wolverine Has Ever Done

    3,564 votes
    Marvel has given Wolverine many opportunities to shine as a hero, but there are plenty of moments of Wolverine being a d*ck. He may be the best there is at what he does, ...
  18. +vote 13 Crazy Archer Fan Theories That Just Might Be True

    13 Crazy Archer Fan Theories That Just Might Be True

    313 votes
    Archer is one of the funniest animated shows on television and deserves every bit of fandom it gets. With that fandom comes a big following of people who don't just ...
  19. +vote The Best Anime For Pro Wrestling Fans

    The Best Anime For Pro Wrestling Fans

    236 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 characters ...
  20. +vote 16 Underrated Batman Villains That Deserve Way More Screen Time

    16 Underrated Batman Villains That Deserve Way More Screen Time

    391 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, Two-Face, Mr.
  21. +vote The Sexiest Science Fiction Characters Ever

    The Sexiest Science Fiction Characters Ever

    995 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 hot...
  22. +vote The Most Impressive Athletes at the Rio Olympics

    The Most Impressive Athletes at the Rio Olympics

    512 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 return ...
  23. +vote The Moments That Made Wrestling Fans Cry Like Babies

    The Moments That Made Wrestling Fans Cry Like Babies

    2,567 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 exciting ...
  24. +vote 13 Reasons Batman: The Animated Series Is Even Better Than The Comics

    13 Reasons Batman: The Animated Series Is Even Better Than The Comics

    157 votes
    He is vengeance. He is the night. He is BATMAN!Batman: The Animated Series has been justly celebrated as one of the best cartoons ever made. With multiple Emmy ...
  25. 5 Things You Should Know About Bray Wyatt

    5 Things You Should Know About Bray Wyatt

    4 votes
    He's a devilish charmer. He's the Eater of Worlds. He's the infamous leader of the Wyatt clan. He's Bray Wyatt!While there are some facts hardcore fans know about ...

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