Watching the Flash with my son

My son and I have been watching the Flash on Netflix. It’s been a fun little bonding thing.  I love the show. Watching Barry Allen, and the people surrounding him evolve really delights me. And the ensemble of cast and crew gel very well.  We’ve made a pledge to not watch without the other, so Read More …

Two Items Of Geek Lust

Ok, two things caught my eye over the past few days. Number 1: Over at BestBuy, the “Kwikset – Kevo Touch-to-Open Bluetooth Key and Electronic Smart Door Lock” Being able to open my door via Bluetooth sounds so freakin’ cool! But $230 is a bit steep for this geek delight. And number 2: The Rocket Read More …

A Few Thoughts On Wil Wheaton’s Radio Free Burrito, Episode 45

Just finished the 45th episode of Wil Wheaton’s Radio Free Burrito. I adore his wit and share many of the things that tickle his whimsy. In this episode he talks a bit about getting a gig from an audition. He’s rather pleased with himself as this has not been the most successful vessel for booking Read More …

Watch “My love letter to cosplay | Adam Savage” on YouTube

I’ve long admired the artistry that is cosplay. And Adam Savage’s contributions have a glorious quality. Below is a TED Talk by Adam the dives deeper into the psychology  of cosplay, and his personal love of the art. You’ll learn more about the richness of geek culture and the narrative we value. 

Update on Star Wars Rebels and iTunes

I logged into iTunes yesterday and, boom, there it was: the opportunity to buy the season pass for Star Wars Rebels season 3. Funny, really, that, even after writing about it and tagging the official accounts of Star Wars, et al, I heard nothing from the official channels. Engaging fans is a pretty important thing Read More …

Wondering about Star Wars Rebels and iTunes

…or Amazon, or anywhere. Last season I bought the season pass to both halves of the season (to my chagrin and annoyance). With the premier of Season 3 coming next week, I’ve been wondering when I’ll be able to buy the iTunes season pass. And I can’t find anything. It’s not in iTunes. Spent quite Read More …