Tag Archives: Ready Player One

GW1 Issue 150 – Extra Life at the Oasis

This week we’re discussing Ready Player One – the good, the bad and references you may have missed. And, of course, we need to talk about perhaps the best crossover ever: “ScoobyNatural”! Plus we chat about how good Black Lightning has been at reflecting current events and going where other superhero shows won’t go. We have a few interesting tidbits to share in geek news as well.  Listen now!  Continue reading GW1 Issue 150 – Extra Life at the Oasis

She Geek Critique – For the Sake of Nostalgia

It’s fair to say that geeks are born, not made. It’s just something that’s in us from the start – we gravitate to those things that put us in the category, whether it’s pop culture, sci-fi, fantasy, books, games, science, technology or whatever else is considered beyond mainstream. As such, a big piece of being a geek is indulging in nostalgia. And these days, there are plenty of ways to do that, from collectible figures to movie memorabilia to reboots of shows to movies based on favorite books. But there’s a distinction between true nostalgia and simple reminders.  Continue reading She Geek Critique – For the Sake of Nostalgia

GW1 Issue 113 – Regenerations & Magical Kingdoms

It’s issue 113 and we’re talking about the newly announced 13th Doctor for Doctor Who. For the first time ever, the Doctor is female – so what do we think about that? Plus we chat about the Doctor Who spin-off Class. And we have a bit of geek news and details about some of the announcements out of D23 Expo, Disney’s big convention last weekend. Listen now!  Continue reading GW1 Issue 113 – Regenerations & Magical Kingdoms

Playing Around – Ready for the Oasis

If you’re a geek who loves to read (or even if you don’t), you have likely already devoured Ernest Cline’s Ready Player One. You also probably know that it’s being made into a movie, set to release one year from today. On this week’s episode of Geek Watch One, we mentioned a bit of innovation that’s being developed alongside the movie – virtual reality content.  Continue reading Playing Around – Ready for the Oasis