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She Geek Critique – Stay Strange

It’s Halloween 1984 in small town Hawkins, Indiana. A group of nerdy kids (and their parents) are getting their lives back together after some highly questionable happenings a year earlier. Young Will is suffering PTSD (not surprisingly), the pumpkin crops are inexplicably decaying in the fields and things are not going well at a certain nearby government laboratory. Welcome to Stranger Things season two.  Continue reading She Geek Critique – Stay Strange

Best Geeky Finds – Another Lynchian Brain Clench

“I’ll see you again in 25 years.”

These were Laura Palmer’s last words to Agent Cooper in 1992, right before he became trapped in the Black Lodge and the evil spirit Bob hijacked Cooper’s doppelganger and escaped.

Twenty-five years later, the show returned, this time with not quite as positive results as fans had hoped for. There are now 2 Coopers, only neither are actually Dale Cooper. This time there is the evil doppelganger, traveling the country on his own agenda set forward by Agent Jeffries (formerly portrayed by David Bowie in Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me), while Dougie Jones, an overweight simpleton philanderer, gambles and consistently sleeps around on his wife.  Continue reading Best Geeky Finds – Another Lynchian Brain Clench

Best Geeky Finds – Ducktales Woo-Hoo!

You may recall me writing about Darkwing Duck about a year ago, and how it was one of my favorite cartoons as a kid. Second to that were all the other Disney afternoon shows, most of all Ducktales. The very adventure of the show and mystery behind some of the characters (Magica, I’m looking at you, who the heck are you?) made it a perfect program for both children and pre-teens. Thankfully, in the recent tradition of 90s reboots, Disney has rebooted Ducktales. I have been waiting for this since nearly six months ago when casting was announced and confirmed that David Tennant would voice Scrooge McDuck, the billionaire adventurer who takes in his great-nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie.   Continue reading Best Geeky Finds – Ducktales Woo-Hoo!

Best Geeky Finds – “We’re not black!” – What Orphan Black Really Means (at Least to Me)

It all started with a train. Actually, it was 3 young women in the suburbs who realized they were identical. It was a mysterious Ukrainian murder with a specific M.O. A father who couldn’t face ever seeing his daughter pass away.

No matter how it began, Orphan Black finished its final season last weekend. After five seasons and many casualties, the LEDA sisters – Sarah, Helena, Allison, and Cosima – have finally taken down the threat of the Neolutionists and are living happy, healthy lives with their families.  Continue reading Best Geeky Finds – “We’re not black!” – What Orphan Black Really Means (at Least to Me)