Category: "Miscellaneous"

The Corner Penthouse Halloween Treat - Miscellaneous Videos Collection

Usually the Halloween Treat is exclusive to Spook Central, but this year The Corner Penthouse gets one, too. It's a simple collection of random videos that I have uploaded to my accounts on Critical Commons and Internet Archive (there's also old stuff… more »

MovieSPREE's 31 Nights Of Fright Promotion Offers A Free Horror Movie Each Day In October!

Stream a new horror movie each day in October for free with no ads, commercials or contracts on the movieSPREE apps and website. Read on to find out... more »

LG Smart TV Unknown Device Is Disconnected Fix

Have you purchased a LG "Smart TV" and found yourself inundated with "Unknown Device Is Disconnected" messages? Well, let me show you how to permanently rid yourself of that nuisance. more »

How to Identify Counterfeit Bootleg DVD Box Sets Being Sold on eBay and Amazon

Within the past year, I have been in possession of several counterfeit DVD box sets: Game of Thrones: Seasons 1-7, Mama's Family: The Complete Series, and Tales From The Crypt: The Complete Series. Three different counterfeit Thrones sets were purchased… more »

USPS Postage Store Comparison Review

If you sell physical goods online, and you live in the United States, you will eventually have a need to buy United Stated Postal Service (USPS) postage online. Not only is it more convenient, but it's substantially cheaper than buying it at your local… more »

Exposing eBay's Rigged Search Engine

This is another in a series of articles exposing eBay's shady business practices. About 15 years ago, before eBay was a corporate monolith, the site was tailor-made for the "little guy". The men and women who sold odds and ends from their home… more »

eBay Punishes Buyer For Leaving Feedback A Seller Didn't Like

This is the first in a series of articles exposing eBay's shady business practices. I have a love/hate relationship with eBay. I like the virtual yard sale aspect of buying from different sellers in one place, but I hate selling there because eBay does… more »

Consumer Notice - Dynamic Disc Sells Former Rentals As New

Here in New York, there is a budget media (DVD, Blu-ray, audio CD) distributor called Dynamic Disc. I believe they were formerly known as Dynamic Disc Company or Dynamic Disc Distributors. I used to find their products stocked in Pathmark and Waldbaums… more »

Free Comic Book Day - Spider-Man Homecoming Toys R Us Comic

In honor of Free Comic Book Day, and in memory of the soon-to-be-departed Toys R Us, I present to you a very special issue of Spider-Man: Homecoming. Entitled "Fight or Flight", this brief story by Marc Sumerak, with art by Craig Rousseau, was a… more »

Pardon Our Appearance

Since switching to a new server a few weeks ago, Spook Central and subsite The Corner Penthouse had been having severe issues with the blog software. The blog provides Spook Central with its main page, and runs the entirety of The Corner Penthouse.… more »

Resign Xbox 360 Game Saves & Convert From PlayStation 3

Okay, I will be covering two separate topics in this article, both of which involve Xbox 360 game saves. For both topics, you will need a Windows (XP or greater) program called Horizon, which can be downloaded from my Xbox page. Before I continue, I am… more »

Wanted Blu-Ray Easter Eggs

I'm gonna do something a little different today. Instead of a plain old review, I'm going to give you a detailed list of all of the Easter Eggs found on the Wanted Blu-ray (also sold in a Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack and a Blu-ray Gift Set). I found a lot… more »

Audio Format Sound Qualities

I made this little table for my own personal use, but I thought I'd add it to this page in case anyone else might find it useful. Audio Format Sound Qualities   CD NEAR CD FM RADIO TELEPHONE Wave (.wav) 44.1 kHz, 16 Bit, Stereo N/A 32 kHz, 16 Bit,… more »

Halloween Treat 2015 - Who Shot Roger Rabbit & Arcade Movie Scripts

For a few years now, I have done Halloween Treats on my Ghostbusters website, Spook Central. I started off this site/blog with a Halloween Treat last year. While I can't promise that it will be a regular feature on this site, I do have a treat for this… more »

Welcome To The New Blog / Beetlejuice Ghost Guide

Ladies and Gentlemen, children of all ages, welcome to the Greatest Show on Earth! Okay, okay, maybe that's overstating things just a little bit. In any case, welcome to The Corner Penthouse, my new site/blog where I will post articles and insights on… more »

DVD (SD) Vs. Blu-Ray (HD) Runtimes & Video Formats

The following was written by Amazon user Interzone_Records on January 22, 2011 in regards to a review that was posted for the Angelina Jolie film "Salt". I found the information so informative, that I thought it best to archive a copy here. I rented the… more »