Best Geeky Finds – Brother Can You Spare a Minion?

I find myself on occasion speaking in tongues when nobody is listening. Maybe sometimes when people are listening also, but that’s usually intentional because I’m intentionally speaking Minionese. For those who are not quite as hip to strange children’s animated movies, that is the language the small yellow creatures in Despicable Me speak (at least according to closed captioning).  Continue reading Best Geeky Finds – Brother Can You Spare a Minion?

Irregular’s Intel – The Benefit of an Open Mind

The other day I was reminded of probably the most unusual lesson I had ever been taught in my entire life. By this point I was in my mid-20s and had been studying the martial arts for about 10 years. In that time, I had never learned how to deliver a proper sidekick. It always came out ugly and threw me off balance. I hated this because I loved kicking! I would throw roundhouse, front and back kicks all day long. My crescent kick was decent, but I hated that evil sidekick. But all of that changed with a horse ride through the woods.  Continue reading Irregular’s Intel – The Benefit of an Open Mind

Playing Around – Things That Go Bump

If you want to find some creative new games, browsing around through Kickstarter is a good start. A fun, family-friendly card game that just began a campaign is Noises At Night by B & B Games Studio. Taking only 15 minutes to play, it’s a good way for 2-4 players (ages 6 and up) to have a little fun playing detective.  Continue reading Playing Around – Things That Go Bump

GW1 Issue 138 – Great Big Universe

It seems like every property wants to create a universe these days. After all, it’s been a massive success for Marvel, with the MCU, tv shows, animated series and comics all connecting in some way. DC is floundering a bit, but making the attempt. And there are others too, like the Wizarding World, Kaijus and repeatedly failing Dark Universe. So we have plenty to talk about this week. Plus, there have been interesting developments on the movie front, with some big titles shifting release dates and announcements about long-awaited productions. Listen now!    Continue reading GW1 Issue 138 – Great Big Universe

Comics Cosmos – A Comic for Readers

OK, yes, all comics are for readers at some level. But the soon-to-be-published The Author’s Apprentice (currently on kickstarter), takes the concept a little more literally. With art by Czech artist Chechula and a story by Jessi Eichberger, this story of a young girl and a mysterious library is for those wanting a little more lit in their comics.  Continue reading Comics Cosmos – A Comic for Readers