Miss Dawn’s Musings – When Disney Gave Us Some Scares

Blog-MDMIn the interest of today’s holiday, I wanted to revisit a few scary movies I loved as a kid that have fallen off the radar. In part, these flicks aren’t as well known these days because Disney no longer promotes them – they don’t like acknowledging that they made spooky kid flicks once upon a time.  Continue reading

Second Annual GW1 Party & Brownie Bake-Off

GW1-LogoIt’s that time of year again – Con on the Cob is fast approaching! And if you’re a regular listener of Geek Watch One you know what that means: party time and brownies!

Once again this year, Geek Watch One is hosting a Friday night party at CotC. Everyone with con badges is welcome to attend… for free!  Continue reading

Best Geeky Finds – A Little Musical Soul for Halloween Haunts

Blog-BGFA perk of my job is that I can easily pop my ear buds in and listen to podcasts all day. While I listen to my shows however, another coworker has the localish top 40 oldies radio station playing in the background. One thing I have learned from listening to FM hits radio, especially since starting this job, is that these radio stations often have a short list of daily songs. This is usually even more limited during holidays.  Continue reading

Irregular’s Intel – This Present Moment

1. the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something.
“their mindfulness of the wider cinematic tradition”
2. a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique.

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Special Guest Post – Survive the Horde Kickstarter

GW1-blog-guestA couple months ago (back in Issue 67), we had some Gen Con coverage that included an interview with Evan Johnson, the creator of Survive the Horde Party Game. At the time, he was giving people a tease of the game before it even hit Kickstarter. Well, the time has come and the Kickstarter is now live, so we thought we’d have Evan provide a follow up and give more details about the game.  Continue reading

Comics Cosmos – Lucifer

ccThe second season of Lucifer started a couple weeks ago on Fox. For those unfamiliar with the show, it’s a crime drama with a twist. The main character is Lucifer Morningstar – THE Lucifer. He’s gotten tired of Hell and has come to Earth, Los Angeles to be more specific, to encourage the human race to indulge their passions. He runs a piano bar, has a demon right hand woman and helps the LAPD catch criminals… in his own unique way.  Continue reading

Miss Dawn’s Musings – Here’s to the Bad Guys

Blog-MDMIf you follow my blog or twitter, or regularly listen to one of my podcasts, it should come as no surprise that I like villains. It’s just one of those things – some people side with the good guys and others side with the bad. I find them to be more interesting characters across the board. Continue reading

Best Geeky Finds – Once Upon a Time….

Blog-BGFFor ages, old people have told stories to entertain and keep tales of old alive. Many writers and editors such as the Grimm brothers or Hans Christian Anderson carried on old tales they collected so generations in the future, like ourselves, could remember these tales (and, in turn, watch them as Disney movies).  Continue reading

Meeple Moments – Game of the Month: Cosmic Encounter

mmlogoOccasionally we feature a post from our friends at The Malted Meeple. Their Game of the Month series highlights one of the many games in their libraries at Ravenwood Castle and The Malted Meeple. They briefly describe the game, how to play it, and why they like it.

Game: Cosmic Encounter  Continue reading