I am a sucker for podcasts. I think they might be the only way radio talk shows survive in the apocalyptic wasteland that is sure to come. Having any subject at the click of a mouse makes it so much easier than trying to surf a radio until you find the angry blowhard you want to listen to. Continue reading
Every year is a good year, but 1977 was one of those years that changes everything. We may not have known it then, but we were on the brink of the future.
Some days, two middle fingers just aren’t enough. Here are a few you can borrow! Continue reading
The title really says it all – girls freaking rock. We know this around here. But how do you go about finding gifts for the young ladies in your life that reflect this? Continue reading
If you know any geeks, then you’ve probably heard how the WORST THING TO EVER HAPPEN IN THE HISTORY OF THE WORLD happened this week. Continue reading
They say that fashion goes in twenty year cycles. These days, I’m wondering about toys. I was the happy owner of an original Care Bear, my daughter, thirty-five years later, is thoroughly enjoying a Care Bear of her own. My son is just as into Star Wars as my brother was the summer that Return of the Jedi hit the theaters. Continue reading
OMG! I paid to see this again??? Continue reading
I’m in a Star Wars mood right now, so I re-installed Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic on my PC (it was released in 2003 on the Xbox and PC). The game is a RPG (I love RPGs), and it’s all about Star Wars (I love Star Wars), so you can tell that it was on my birthday/Christmas gift lists in 2003. I still remember when I received the game as a birthday present; it’s still my favorite birthday gift. First thing I did when the party was over was load up the game and watch the rolling introduction. The music gets me all the time. Since then, I’ve finished the game more than six times, but I’ve started a character in it more than 30 times. The rest of the review will contain spoilers. Continue reading
A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away”¦ it is an era of over-saturation of Star Wars references in pop culture. Driven by the desire to prove their geek-cred and relive childhoods long since left behind, television show writers fill episode after episode with inside jokes and nods to their favorite epic film series, spoiling the plot, point after point, for the uninitiated. One girl, armed with nothing but her laptop and four gallons of coffee, strikes back. Continue reading
SPOILER ALERT: This post reveals plot details about various genre TV shows and films including Angel (seasons two and four), Charmed (seasons four and on), and the most current episodes of Doctor Who (as aired in the UK). You’ve been warned.