I was first introduced to the X-Files by The Simpsons. The episode was called “The Springfield Files” and involved Mulder and Scully investigating an alien siting in Springfield. The alien turned out to be Mr. Burns hopped up on pain killers and experimental drugs to improve his age and bones which made him glow. When I was a kid I didn’t understand the in-jokes being made because I had never seen the X-Files. This was the late 90s and I wasn’t a fan of horror. Continue reading Best Geeky Finds – The Truth is Still Out There
Over the past year or so I have heard people answer the question “What does it mean to be a geek?” with “It means that you like or are really into something”. Now, on the surface, this answer is correct. It does mean that you’re really into whatever it is you do, but we have to be careful. In the age of the “tumblr geek” we’re starting to see people who like the t-shirts and the movies, but have never opened a comic, touched a d20, or read a scientific article for pleasure in their entire life. They’re loving the swag and the trappings that come with The Age of the Geek, but have never dealt with the struggle. Now, I know that this is going to sound a little “us vs them”, but I’m just stating facts. Continue reading Irregular’s Intel – Watering Down the Brand
Other than Sega saying they are going to release they their 3D Classics, for the 3DS in April not a whole lot has happened, so this gives me a free week to talk about something that’s been bothering me for a little while.
Downloadable Content (DLC) and season passes, why are these things so instrumental to the gaming industry? Continue reading The Gamer Geek Blog – Downloadable Content & Season Passes
This week we are joined by a friend of our blogger Kameron. Continue reading Whatz Your Geek? – A Bit About Berry
Tonight we are recording the one year anniversary episode of Geek Watch One. Taking a page from Kylan (or a screen, considering it was a blog post – check Irregular’s Intel from Friday), I was thinking about what’s happened over the course of the year. Lots of episodes (aka issues), networks, connections, cons… and “free time” becoming a thing of the past. Continue reading Miss Dawn’s Musings – An Interesting Year