The Uncommon Geek podcast Episode 60: Interview with Amanda Gilliam – Part One!

Is it an interview, or is it a geek out? Yes! Boss Monkey sits down with the amazing Amanda Gilliam from the podcast “Amanda Gilliam Presents” to talk about pretty much everything! Her apartment is decorated with collectibles galore, some of which Troy remembers playing with from his childhood! In this part one of a […]

“Hanging Out With Halo Jones”

Halo Jones first appeared in July 1984 in pages of the weekly British comic 2000 AD which is best known for its character Judge Dredd. Jones was created by Alan Moore (writer of The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, V is for Vendetta, and many other classic titles) to be a break from the typical “guns, guys and gore” of comic […]

Pandora Cinematheque: Paths of Hate

“Paths of Hate is a short tale about the demons that slumber deep in the human soul and have the power to push people into the abyss of blind hate, fury and rage.”

September 30th, 1935 – Boulder Dam or Hoover Dam?

On September 30th, 1935, the Hoover Dam, that strides the border between Arizona and Nevada, was dedicated by President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Book Review- The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi

I was drawn to this book by its cover, which gave off a sort of Steampunkish, old-meets-new vibe but was clearly not set in jolly ol’ England. It turned out not to be Steampunk at all, but was an incredibly interesting world unlike any other I have ever encountered. Somewhere in our near future, the […]

Netflix Teaser for Jessica Jones is Dead On

The teaser trailer for Netflix’s A.K.A. Jessica Jones dropped last week, and it’s the most relatable trailer you’ve ever seen. It’s short. It’s sweet. It fulfills our deepest fantasies and triggers some painful empathy. It also gives fans of the Marvel comics high hopes for the new series.

September 29th, 1650 – The Original Search Engine?

Henry Robinson was an English merchant and writer best known for a work on religious toleration, Liberty of Conscience from 1644. On September 29th, 1650, Robinson opened the Office of Addresses and Encounters . . . essentially a Google search, or Craigslist, for 17th century Londoners.

You Don’t Hate Clara. You’re Just Jealous.

Jenna Coleman is leaving Doctor Who at Christmas time. Rumour has it that she’s landed the title role in a historical drama about the life of Queen Victoria. The normal reaction to this sort of announcement would be: “Congratulations Jenna, I know you’ll an amazing job. We’ll miss you on Doctor Who.” Did anyone say […]

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