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**As long as you’ve seen the TRAILERS for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, this post will contain NO SPOILERS. If you have not watched the trailers, I admire your will power; this is not the post you’re looking for. Move along.** As you might expect, I saw Star Wars: The... Read more »
(SPOILER ALERT: This post contains details about the ending of The Dam Keeper. If you haven’t seen this animated short yet, please go watch, then come back!) A couple of weeks ago, I was feeling particularly stir crazy at home. A friend got me out of the house. We went to see all of the... Read more »
It has been a cool week for Internet activism. John Oliver turned the public’s attention to net neutrality (finally!) Geek girls got vocal about Star Wars, so Princess Leia toys will be introduced by Disney (finally!) Before this week, Solar Roadways got funded. Reading Rainbow got funded. Never before has it been so easy for individuals... Read more »
I’m back from my wedding! After opening so many Crate & Barrel and Bed Bath and Beyond boxes, I am ready to share a gift with all of you. Some time ago, William Shatner came to Chicago with his one-man show. Shatner’s World was an account of the actor’s career, filled with jokes, anecdotes, and Star Trek... Read more »
You can tell Spring is here. Birds are chirping, Chicago cyclists are out on their bikes, and the amount of scheduled geeky events has EXPLODED. *happy sigh* This list of highlights isn’t even comprehensive. I’m skipping The Bad Wolf Scavenger Hunt, for example. …I KNOW, skipping something called “Bad Wolf?” What has come over me??... Read more »
Last Christmas, my Geek Guy bought a Netflix subscription for my parents. We LOVE Netflix. From Louie to The X-Files, we’re always watching something. Unfortunately, I have discovered a dark side to the service- Disney sequels. There’s a sizable batch of ‘em to choose from, but one rises above the others in its badness. I’m here to... Read more »
Everything’s coming up Star Trek! I just did a fun appearance with Improvised Star Trek- they were a riot. Into Darkness comes out in a little over a month. Most importantly to this blog, the next Fathom Events TNG screening is on April 25th. This time, The Best of Both Worlds will hit movie theaters.... Read more »
St. Patrick’s Day is huge in Chicago thanks to beer, parades, and the famous green dye in the Chicago River. Did you know that the dye is still a “secret formula?” SOMEONE has to know what’s in there- I can’t believe they’d let that much gunk get dumped, otherwise! I’ll be marching for... Read more »
This article is being published much later than I’d like. Long story short, I took an accidental nap that was… very long. Now, it’s midnight, and I’m going to encourage you to check out some events that are happening tomorrow. Er, today. Better late than never! TODAY, Saturday, March 9th: Sci-Fi Spectacular - The Portage... Read more »
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