Archive | February, 2014

This Week in Geekery

21 Feb
You're TEARING ME APART, Titan!

You’re TEARING ME APART, Titan!

With this post, we are introducing a new (and hopefully regular) segment to go over recent news in the world of Geekery. The plan is to start with one of these a week, and then go from there.

So, what has been happening recently?

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Painting with Hurricanes – The Disaster Artist Reviewed (Book Review)

20 Feb
Sadly, it's not about Bob Ross painting "happy little tornadoes"...

Sadly, it’s not about Bob Ross painting “happy little tornadoes”…

I know what you’re thinking.

Okay, I know what you’re thinking after “Doesn’t he know that no one reads these things?”

A book review? A non-fiction book review?

Really?

Really.

Now bear with me for a second. Normally these are topics I stay away from on this site, but given the book’s subject matter – and how incredibly well this book reads – I figured I’d make an exception.

Just this once.
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Coming Soon: Zombie Beavers!

8 Feb

Yet another film in the “cutesy animal gnaws your face off” genre, this time with an undead twist.

If this keeps up, the world might soon be ready for my Ladybug Apocalypse script…

GI JUST NO: Rise of Cobra

1 Feb

I may have been a child of the 80s but I definitely didn’t have any inking about what GI Joe was (besides a plastic doll with a crap parachute that my cousins had) so the storyline may be entirely lost on me.  You have been warned.

GI No

GI Joe: Rise of Cobra kicks off in France in the 16th Century (which, frankly, had me reaching for the controller to make sure I was actually watching the right channel) to show us a guy with a dodgy Scottish accent being put into an iron mask…for tenuous reasons.

We then whiz to the “not too distant future”.   Dr Who mk 532 (Christopher Eccleston) is blowing the afore mentioned bad Scottish accent out the water entirely with his own take on an absolutely atrocious Scottish accent.  It’s painful.  He introduces his nano weapon that can obliterate metal objects.

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