About Heath McKnight

Editor and Web Content Manager at doddleNEWS; I've been a writer for over 10 years, and a producer/director/editor in film and video for over 16 years. I've written for TopTenREVIEWS, Digital Media Net, Videomaker and other sites and magazines.

iPhone: The 10th Anniversary

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By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) The iPhone was first announced by the late, great Steve Jobs a decade ago, on January 9, 2007. Who would've thought just how revolutionary it would be, replacing not just one's phone, iPod and PDA, but also still and video cameras (point-and-shoot's are nearly a … [Read more...]

Honest Trailers: Suicide Squad


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Happy New Year! Well, Suicide Squad was a bit of a debacle for Warner Bros. and DC Comics. After a lot of hype, the movie was a bit of a dud, even if it did make a lot of money. In fact, our own Danny F. Santos put it on his list of the five worst movies of 2016. … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny – Elf: A Very Scary Christmas Trailer Recut


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Jon Favreau and Will Ferrell's Elf (2003) has become a beloved Christmas movie, and is an annual tradition for many people around the world. So it was only a matter of time before someone recut the trailer and turned Elf into a scary trailer recut (kind of the … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Megadeth’s Holiday Album With Jenny Lewis


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) We ran this last year, but it's so funny, I decided it needed to come back. Famous thrash-metal band Megadeth have released a Holiday album, just in time for Christmas! And it features singer/actress Jenny Lewis. Merry Christmas and enjoy your weekend! … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Star Wars Edition


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS With Rogue One opening, for Friday's Funny Feature, I figured it would be appropriate to include some hilarious Star Wars videos, including an Honest Trailer for The Empire Strikes Back; an Alternate How It Should Have Ended for The Force Awakens; and IGN's The … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: How The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Should Have Ended


Update: With the Spider-Man: Homecoming trailer dropping, I thought it would be a good reminder why Marvel and Sony rebooted the Andrew Garfield films. By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) It seems a lot of fans and critics weren't happy with The Amazing Spider-Man 2, and even star Andrew Garfield … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: How Suicide Squad Should Have Ended


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) While many critics didn't much care for Suicide Squad (read our review here), audiences loved it to the box office tune of $745 million-plus worldwide. But many agree the first part of the movie is best, the ending is weakest, and Jared Leto agrees with everyone … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny – Honest Trailers: Rudolph


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Now that Thanksgiving has wrapped up (in America), and we start shopping like crazy for Christmas, and Rudolph, Santa and the gang prepare to take to the skies on Christmas Eve. Unfortunately for Rudolph, his classic TV special gets the Honest Trailers treatment … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Jimmy Fallon, Metallica, The Roots Play Enter Sandman


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Legendary metal band Metallica has a new album out now called Hardwired... To Self-Destruct. To help promote it, they collaborated with Jimmy Fallon and The Roots to cover their classic song, Enter Sandman." You can buy the album on iTunes here [affiliate link]. … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: A Stranger Things Christmas


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Stranger Things is a bonafide hit and cultural phenomenon. It was terrific, and a second season has been announced. And OnlyLeigh has made a perfect Stranger Things - A Charlie Brown Christmas special mash-up that nails both perfectly. Have a great weekend! (Hat … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny Feature – Grim Reaper Drone

grim reaper drone

By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) In honor of Halloween coming up on Monday, Friday's Funny Feature brings back a classic! The Grim Reaper Drone prank, from comedian Tom Mabe. He had the brilliant idea to scare the heck outta people, by taking a grim reaper Halloween costume (or decoration), and … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Tom Cruise Acts Out His Film Career


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) With Jack Reacher: Never Go Back opening, Tom Cruise is making the rounds, and he stopped by the always hilarious James Corden. One of my favorite skits on the show is when stars join James in acting out their careers (like this one with Tom Hanks, and one with … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny: Batman V Superman: Keaton V Reeve

Image: Glenn Meling

By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) For Friday's Funny Feature this week, I have to go with Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (RETRO) from stryder HD. It's Michael Keaton vs. Christopher Reeve, with some Gene Hackman's Lex Luthor, Nuclear Man and Linda Carter's Wonder Woman thrown in for good … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny – Suicide Squad LEGO


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) The next film in the DCEU, Suicide Squad, opens today! Reviews haven't been kind, and you can read ours here, but the one thing we can all agree on is how cool this LEGO version of a recent TV spot is (from ForrestFire Films, hat tip: Screen Rant). Have a great … [Read more...]

Friday’s Funny – Young Han Solo Audition Tapes


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) Recently, we ran a 'Star Wars audition tapes' for Friday's Funny, and with the young Han Solo film coming out in a couple of years, it's perfect timing to showcase the Young Han Solo Audition Tapes from Conan (NSFW warning at the end). Have a great weekend! … [Read more...]

Suicide Squad: Official Comic-Con Soundtrack Remix


By Heath McKnight (doddleNEWS) During DC Comics and Warner Bros.' panel at Comic-Con, not only did the Wonder Woman trailer debut, but they also released a special Suicide Squad: Official Comic-Con Soundtrack Remix. Check it out … [Read more...]