Tagged: geek

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holiday: so here it is…

I’m just off the phone with mom and dad, been getting lovely online and SMS holiday greetings from friends, mixed up a pitcher of holiday cheer and have been settling in for some nice televised marathons on various networks. As...

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sports: Woman of Steel, Society of Kleenex

I just had a thought about the whole Caster Semenya thing. I won’t go into how ridiculous the controversy seems, but this line kept sticking out to me: Semenya is not accused of trying to cheat, but of perhaps unknowingly...

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fan trailers: Green Lantern as it could be

Since today is apparently Geek Pride Day,* it wouldn’t be right to let the day pass without a very geeky post. Both Marvel and DC have had their fair share of attempts at bringing long-standing comic book characters to the...

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metro: Feel the Prid!

Before heading out to meet the fellas yesterday, I checked in with WMATA’s Trip Planner as I always do.* Just before putting in my search query, I saw this banner ad on the page. I’ve probably seen it in years...

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at work: overheard

Conversation between two co-workers yesterday mid-morning*: …I’ll tell you how to get in and we’ll play tomorrow. But when we do, you have to be the girl. I’m just kidding, we’ll make _______ the girl. I was immediately torn between...

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tv: Next Gen cast ‘boldly stars’ on Family Guy

TrekMovie posted the above image, released by FOX, from an upcoming (March 29) episode of Family Guy starring the voice talents of the cast of Star Trek: The Next Generation. In the episode titled “Not All Dogs Go to Heaven,”...

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comics: don’t panic

xkcd has really hit upon the reason I want a Kindle… read the full strip–they aren’t fooling anybody! The price of it still turns me off, but I’m keeping my eye on it. Of course the first thing I’d have...

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ads: presented without comment

I was catching up on some old comics yesterday. Much as I hate that volume 5 of the Legion of Super-Heroes ended with issue #50, it does make it easy to keep up with it. Like some UK television series,...

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TGIF: …their brains start working

Looks like our office will be getting another special visitor this afternoon. Sadly, they sent out the notice about this at around 5:30 last night. Most of the Feds at my site are early birds and usually outta here by...