Tag Archives: geek

Review: X-Men: First Class

Magneto, Professor X, Mystique, Beast, Banshee, Darwin, Angel, Emma Frost, Havoc, Azazel, Sebastian Shaw, and… um… tornado dude. That’s a lot of characters to pull together in one movie. They did a pretty decent job of using them all. But the focus here is obviously with the top 3 (arguably 4) names. After coming out… Read More »

Revisitation and new worlds

I’m going to revisit a couple of topics discussed here recently and then we’ll hit some new topics. Well, after my last post I finished watching The Event. I stick with what I said about it, except for this: they did finally manage to make the title relevant, and they alluded to more about the… Read More »

Doctor, Doctor, gimme the news…

We’re heading back toward another season of Doctor Who! Matt Smith will reprise his role as The Doctor starting on Easter weekend (April 23rd). Also returning are companions (and newlyweds) Rory and Amy. And of course, River Song will show up at some point as well. I talked about how excited I was about this… Read More »

Geek field maneuvers (without the proper tech)

Today I left my house. No, really, it’s true. There wasn’t a computer monitor anywhere near me for hours. Well, okay, except for when we stopped at Best Buy, but other than that I didn’t have anything more advanced than my watch with me for the afternoon. And yet, I managed to do something completely geek-related… Read More »

How geeky are you, really? – 7 day challenge

In the 7 day challenge, today’s topic is: Answer one question I think people visiting my blog may have. Let’s be honest: I have no idea what question you guys/gals may have. Y’all need to speak up more for me to discern that. So that leaves me with a choice – I can come up… Read More »

The myth of the solitary gamer

Over on The COA we’ve been talking about gaming experiences. To us geeks, that typically means video games, in case there’s any confusion. Though this wasn’t planned, throughout the articles and comments there has been a thread about the social aspect of gaming, and a sense that the rest of the world sees gaming geeks… Read More »