Category: geek

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in DC: DC Shorts Film Festival

Last month, I was invited to the Motion Picture Association of America1 for a sneak peek at some offerings from the upcoming DC Shorts Film Festival, three-time winner of “Best Film Fest” by Washington City Paper readers. I’ve attended the...

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books: Pure Imagin–OMG…!

Well… I’m pretty terrified, how about you? To celebrate 50 years of Roald Dahl’s “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”, it’s being published as a Penguin Modern Classic. But the cover design is something like “The Stepford Wives” meets “Toddlers &...

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in DC: Greyhound celebrates 100 years

One fun thing about working for a federal agency is getting to walk into work past some pretty cool event setups. This morning it was vintage Greyhound buses… WHAT: 100th Anniversary Celebration of intercity motor coach travel. The celebration will...

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gallery: X-Men – Days of Future Past

Empire Magazine has an exclusive cover gallery featuring 25 covers devoted to the upcoming movie “X-Men: Days of Future Past”, calling it “the biggest ever superhero movie”. Now while I’d be lying if I said the geek in me isn’t...

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tv: here comes tomorrow…

As a huge fan of The Tomorrow People1 I really want to be excited about this, but it’s on The CW… Looks like it could be cool, but it also looks pretty white, and for a show on that network...

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spam: …eloquent spam

It may be taking a while for my coffee to kick in, but while clearing out the spam comments this morning, these two are definitely winners!

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comics: Insufferable

“Insufferable” from Thrillbent: What happens when you’re a crimefighter and your sidekick grows up to be an arrogant, ungrateful douchebag? What on Earth could draw the two of you back together again?

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40: from mobile to cell to i… phones

Today marks the 40th anniversary of the mobile phone. While I could reflect on how the device has changed over the years since it was invented, right now I’m more caught up on the fact that I’M AS OLD AS THE MOBILE PHONE.

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comics: Oh, Remy…

After hearing about the latest Gambit series from Brian Andersen on Facebook, I decided to check it for myself. Let’s just say, after the Daredevil Annual, the first page of his series is a welcome change, or at least a...