Modern popular culture topics in the geek sphere.
New 'Destiny 2' Trailer Is Released
The moment gamers have been waiting for is here – the Destiny 2 trailer is released, and Bungie has given fans a first-glimpse at the sequel to their popular property.
Destiny: You Must Construct Additional Content
[As Destiny's final piece finishes off the game, I thought I'd compare and contrast what I wrote after playing the original (or "Vanilla") release of Destiny, prior to any DLC releases, with what the game's like now. If nothing else, this part is a nice, nostalgic look back what we had with Dinklebot]
Scariest Moments In Nintendo Games
People have this weird desire to take pleasant, happy memories, and twist them into some of the scariest moments of our lives. Nintendo has a close spot in many gamers' hearts. Maybe the NES was your first console, or you grew up with the Wii. Nintendo is an omnipresent presence in the lives of children around the world. Mario, Link, Pikachu- they're like old friends.
Brian Carney Has Made a Name for Himself and Remembers His Classic TV Show Father Art Carney
Like other kids’ fathers, Brian Carney’s dad left for work everyday from their Yonkers’ home in the 50s. On the other hand, the then elementary schooler soon noticed that his father’s Classic TV show profession had the attention of almost everyone. “It seemed everybody talked about what he did,” says Carney of his father Art of the Honeymooners fame. But if the picture above looks familiar, it should – the son attaining a measure of celebrity of his own.
In 1988, sitting behind the dollar store, across from school, me and my two closest friends sat and read from library books. Yet, these weren’t ones from school. Instead, we had gone to the public library and picked up copies of The Handmaid’s Tale, as the boys heard is was a great sci-fi novel. They convinced me to read along, as a girl was the star and it was a story about women and courage. Or so we had heard.
Film Quotes to Fall In Love With Before Actually Dating Someone
Here are some bittersweet quotes from movies everyone should see if you ever caught *the feels* Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Why Does Don Draper Go to the Movies?
Since the conception of the motion picture, going to the movies has become a powerful form of escapism. We leave reality behind, if only for a little bit, to find satisfaction elsewhere. Sometimes we live vicariously through others, imagining a life that isn't our own. Movies can instruct, but they can also influence viewers for the worse. Regardless, going to the movies is an evergreen way to escape.
Twin Peaks: In Memoriam II
Warren Frost (June 5th, 1925 to Feb 17th, 2017) Born in Newburyport, Massachusetts, and raised in the Bronx and East Junction, Vermont, Frost joined the Navy at the tender age of 17 and served aboard the USS Borum during the Normandy landings in World War II. At 21, he enrolled to Middlebury College, Vermont, as an English major, where he would meet his true love and wife of 68 years Virginia Calhoun; they had 3 children, actress Lindsay Frost, writer Scott Frost and Twin Peaks writer/director and co-creator Mark Frost. He spent much of his early career behind the scenes in TV and theatre, including a three year run as floor director and stage manager for The Philco Playhouse, one of most respected dramatic shows of TV's Golden Age, working with legends including Sidney Lumet and John Frankenheimer. A move to Minneapolis saw Frost gain his Ph.D in Theatre Arts and begin a 20 year run of teaching at the University of Minnesota, and directing local productions (over 25) in the Twin Cities.
'Alien: Covenant' Movie Review
Presenting one of the most iconic and recognisable monsters in film history, the Alien franchise has, for the most part, delivered some of the scarier sci-fi moments on the big screen. After two decades of absence, the Xenomorph takes centre stage once again in a prequel hell-bent on delivering what the fans have wanted.
Morrison, Goodwin, Dallas & Mader Leave 'Once Upon a Time'
The week of May 7, 2017, has been a turbulent week for Once Upon a Time fans. On Thursday, May 11, series co-creator Adam Horowitz revealed on Twitter that the ABC fairy tale drama Once Upon a Time would be coming back for its seventh season.
The 'Harry Potter' Effect: A Lifetime of Inspiration from the Unforgettable Wizarding World
As a child I had a lot of difficulty with socialising (one of my diagnoses is autism) and would dread recess breaks at school. I had trouble fitting in with my peers and my favourite books to read were atlases. Yet in Fourth Grade (aged 9) I had a very kind teacher who was saddened to see a child sitting alone and depressed.
Review of Dragon Warrior 2 for NES
Dragon Warrior 2 is also known as Dragon Quest 2 in Japan, and this is another JRPG, and the second game in the Dragon Quest franchise.