In my two-year stint team-teaching Pop Culture at Rock Bridge High School in Columbia, MO, I did some off-the-cuff math about this [...]
One of the most anticipated films of 2012, The Avengers brings together a gaggle of super-heroes introduced (or re-introduced) to audiences over the last three years in their own movies. There is a lot to keep track of, so we are continuing our “boot camp” with the man behind [...]
A quick note on spoilers: It is almost impossible to write a review of this movie without giving anything away, but let me assure you that I will stick only to what is revealed to audiences in the very first scene of the film and the previews.
There are so very many things for which we should all be thanking Joss Whedon – bringing wit, compassion, suspense and love to a genre previously and subsequently dominated by melodrama and theatrics; creating complex, compelling female heroines, villains and side kicks; every single thing about Firefly (aside from its time-slot). These things are great. [...]
Spoilers for – Doctor Who, Angel, Buffy, and Game of Thrones (the first book/first season of HBO show)
I had a total geek epic fail. I realized I never saw David Tenant’s last Doctor Who episode (the two parter-The End of Time). How I missed it, I’ll never know, but I have been wondering around [...]
Spoiler warning: Buffy, Angel, Serenity/Firefly, Doctor Who, Walking Dead, Supernatural, and Harry Potter
Last week, Proffitt, our friend Amanda and I were talking about how fans need to learn to say goodbye to our favorite characters. Unexpected and unwelcome fictional deaths, when done well, can add needed gravitas to story [...]
If you get the strange feeling that you are experiencing deja vu, it is likely because we originally posted about Devin back in August, 2011. His Geek of the Week post was one of the posts lost when our host had what they call a “minor” and we call a “pretty effing major” data-base breakdown. [...]
Meet our Geek of the Week- Erin DeMoss, the Design Lush.
I hope this post becomes a series of “Hey! It’s that guy/girl!” There are so many unsung actors out there. Men and women (and children) who play memorable, awesome parts and you know their face but you may never take the time to catch their name or find anything else about them.
Today’s That Guy [...]
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- A Little Something for the Ladies
- Avengers Boot Camp
- Before the Movie – Trailers
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- Preacher Project
- Sandman Re-Read
- Three Favorite Things
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