Archive | May, 2013

Three Anime You Should Be Watching

It’s a new season for anime, and three series in particular have really stood out on my anime radar. Time to fire up your Hulu accounts, two of these are not available on Crunchy Roll. We’re already eight episodes into this season, so now is a good time to catch up! First up is Attack […]

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I Heart: The DCC Edition

  ♥ ThinkGeek has some really awesome superhero earrings (DC and Marvel both represented) – the perfect choice for con earwear! ♥ Although AOL initially closed Comics Alliance, the word from Joe and Matt (of Two-Headed Nerd) is hints from the last two posts indicate that the iconic website may be returning from the dead! […]

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Dear Daredevil,

Dear Daredevil, How? How did you do it? Let me be more specific: The year is 2001 (give or take). A young Keith McGuffey is playing the coolest game ever on his polygon-o-rific Playstation, Spider-Man. And he’s finally done it. After hours of grueling fistfights and helicopter chases, he’s beaten Monster-Ock. Then, it happens. The […]

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The Space Nerd Files: 2013 Dance of the Planets

It’s a special time, astronomy-wise.  As they do every so often, Mercury, Venus, and Jupiter are visible in the night sky in close proximity.  Scientifically known as “planetary conjunction”, this grouping puts the three planets within a circle whose diameter is less than 5 degrees.  The conjunction began on May 24th and will continue until […]

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Geek Pride Day

Dear Keith McGuffey, Seeing as it’s Geek Pride Day, I wanted to know why you love being a geek so much. Thanks, you stud muffin, Keith McGuffey Dear Keith McGuffey, First off, you have an incredibly sexy name. It’s the name every king wishes they had. I can only assume that it is the same […]

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Guest Post of Holding: Brooke from Brooke Summer Photography

  Meet Brooke from Brooke Summer Photography!   1. How long have you had a passion for photography?  The photography bug bit me very young, I have had a passion for taking pictures for as long as I could remember. I went to Washington DC when I was about 12 with my purple Advantix camera […]

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I’m Proud to Be a Geek

“Geek” wasn’t a word I heard much as a kid.  (I associated it mostly with Anthony Michael Hall’s character in Sixteen Candles.)  I don’t even remember hearing it used as a pejorative term at my school – smart kids were mostly called “nerds” – but I knew early on that I was different.  I was […]

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I Heart: The WTF Took You So Long Edition

It’s been a really long time since I’ve done one of these and every week I say, “Okay, we’re going to do this right.  Get on it!”  But, then I decide to watch “Pushing Daisies” or “The IT Crowd” for the billionth time and am generally just a shlub.  I am aware of my slackage […]

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Dear Aquaman,

Dear Aquaman, Please explain what is happening in this picture. Can’t you swim at well over like 20 knots without the help of a seahorse? Cheetahs don’t ride horses for a reason: they’re faster than horses. Are you just lazy? Where did you find such a large seahorse? Are there other seahorses this big? What […]

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Diaper Bag of Holding: Rainbow Jack

Now that my daughter is a toddler, our TV viewing habits have changed. We seem to be out of the Caillou and BabyFirst TV stage and into the Doc McStuffins and My Little Pony Stage.   I think it is important to only let your kids watch stuff that you can actually stand to watch, too. […]

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