Tagged: geek

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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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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...

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comics/race: Daredevil Annual 2012

This is pw(m)c1 from the Marvel’s latest Daredevil Annual, a story featuring the title character with appearances by ClanDestine. I don’t normally read Daredevil. I think the character is cool, but the mostly “street-level hero” background doesn’t always appeal to...

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video: To Boldly Redux…

I’m pretty much against TV series remakes, and now thanks to Dallas, I’m nearing a position of being against continuations, too. However, I am not against remade and re-imagined title sequences–for both TV shows and movies. If Kirk and the...

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news: message from The Doctor?

I’m not normally inclined to read the Washington Times’ sports page–or any sports page, for that matter. But while riding into work on the this morning, I glanced across the aisle and noticed a fellow commuter’s newspaper. To anyone else,...

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in DC: Dark Knight Tumbler Tour

I confess1 that for all my love of comic books, I am not really all that into the latest incarnation of Batman movies, The Dark Knight trilogy. I like Batman, but something about the movies just doesn’t do it for...

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tragic: the blathering

I suppose it should be a given that any article starting out, “This story sounds mean.” is probably going to be mean and make someone look bad. Unfortunately a recent article on Gizmodo, “the Gadget Guide” makes its author look like a “mean girl”.

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IRL: Superheroes

Throughout the land, real life superheroes exist amongst us. They are ordinary people who don capes, masks and alter egos to bravely battle crime, apathy and homelessness, in order to right the wrongs of society.

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video: 7-Eleven LARP

There’s a bit of a paradox in The Swanktuary. We love Mad Men but don’t really watch that many ads, unless it’s by accident. The time we see the most commercials is when watching a new show live–which is very...

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weird al: Alpocalypse

Now that the so-called kerfuffle with Lady Gaga is over and done, Weird Al’s latest album Alpocalypse is out next week on June 21. I’ve never been a die-hard Weird Al fan. I loved him in the 80s, but who didn’t?