J.R.R. Tolkien – Geek of the Week

On the third day of January 1892, the mind behind middle earth was born.  J.R.R. Tolkien is one of the most well-known authors of all time.  He also is a geek.  When you think about it, millions of people celebrate his fantastic tales of pointy-eared elves, dwarves, and halflings.  Today we…

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Isaac Asimov – Geek of the Week

Today we shine the sonic screwdriver on the highly celebrated Isaac Asimov and his contributions to the Geek community.   Isaac, born Isaak Osimov, was a famous Author and Biochemist best known for his contributions to the Science Fiction genre. Asimov wrote several novels, book series and short stories including…

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What is your Problem with Ron Weasley

Ron Weasley

In a recent post on Bustle, an editor took a look at the harm of normalizing the relationship that Ron and Hermioine have in Harry Potter. This perspective really made me question my interpretation of their relationship and Ron as a whole.  I have found, looking back on the books and…

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Snyder’s New Bat Suit

In an attempt to get us excite about the new Justice League movie Henry Cavill dropping us this teaser image of the Black Super Suit. Just recently, Zack Snyder has followed suit (pun intended) posting an image of the new bat suit.   Unfortunately, many geeks are not impressed and have…

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Henry Cavill’s New Black Superman Suit – What Does it Mean for the DCCU?

We are all very polarized by DC’s new take on Big Blue (or maybe Big Black?!?).  Many purest feel that this dark tone is a terrible setting for a character rooted in bright and vibrant truthy justice. There are others, who like the darker tone and might like a darker…

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10 Minutes With The Killing Joke

The Killing Joke

The creators of one of the best adaptations of the batman mythos; Batman: The Animated Series, are collaborating again to bring one of the most riveting bat stories to life on the silver screen.   The Killing Joke was written by Alan Moore in 1988 and quickly made its way to…

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Deadpool: Rated R for Redemption

Rarely is a character salvaged from a colossal cluster *** to such a glorious embodiment the way Deadpool has. Honestly, it could not get much worst than what Fox did with the character in Wolverine: Origins. It was as if the studio said hey “what do you love”, and then…

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One big Convergence or another DC Crisis…AGAIN.

  From April to May, DC comics will be running Convergence, a limited series that is set to change the DC universe. But how often have we heard that one? I am excited for a new event that brings multiple heroes together but weary of the constant state of flux…

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