Category: geek

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video: The King of Legoland

Seen at Colossal: If you picked up a toy in the 1980s, be it a car, Transformers, LEGO, or a Nintendo game, chance is, it might be in this video. I was an avid Transformers collector, so saw a lot...

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video: G-Male

…and speaking of using Google to find out about a mate. From Comediva comes G-Male, the perfect boyfriend. Or is he?

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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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video: future of bookstores?

Keeping with today’s theme is this recent The Daily Show segment with Jon Stewart and John Hodgman reporting on Borders’ recent closure, the state of bookstores and what they can do to improve. I do love his summation of the...

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books: intrigue & inspiration

Hard as it may be to believe, I still read books. Admittedly, most of them are comic books, but I’ve been trying once again take advantage of the commute or a little lunch break at the office to read. It...

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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: Doctor Who Fall 2011 Trailer

Courtesy of the BBC America YouTube channel, the first trailer of this Fall’s Doctor Who episodes.1 His time is running out. This is where it begins. The mysterious child trapped in the spacesuit. The pregnancy of Amy Pond. The revelation...

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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?

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pride: feel the rainbow

This is more for the gay geeks out there. I mean the proper gay nerds, not the ones who lately think it’s “cool” to call themselves nerds because they really liked Firefly or The Big Bang Theory.* It isn’t directly...