Stories in Geeks that you’ll love, handpicked by our team.
5 Famous Artists Who Camouflaged Themselves in Their Own Paintings
Before impressionism and modernism took over, artists were never keen to draw their self-portraits. Unlike Rembrandt, Van Gogh, Picasso, or Frida Kahlo who had a panache to feature themselves in their own canvasses, the 16 & 17th-century artists never took the spotlight. Rather, they camouflaged their identity within the paintings - almost like a signature to endorse the artwork. Sometimes, artists deliberately used this technique to convey complex narratives which they could never portray since most of these artworks were commissioned by patrons with a different ideology or by the iron-handed church.
Rebooting He-Man and the Masters of the Universe with showrunner Rob David
Since its creation in 1982, the Masters of the Universe franchise has transcended generations and ignited passion amongst fans around the world. Now, nearly 40 years later, Mattel’s relaunch of Masters of the Universe brings back the thrilling, heroic adventures of the Guardians of Grayskull with new content, toys, and consumer products to delight long-standing fans and introduce an entirely new generation to Eternia.
When I first read Harry Potter as a pre-teen, I didn't think much of Percy Weasley. That's not to say I thought badly of him; he was there, and occasionally had speaking lines, or appeared to be the butt of a prank or to try and rein the twins in, but overall, Percy was easy to overlook.
We're All Human Beings
All other sitcoms can gladly sit down, as Community takes the cake and eats it too. That is, as long as it's consistent with Jehovah’s Witness’ moral standings and is not in celebration of a holiday.
Harry Potter And The Trophy Of Fantasy Fandom
Okay, listen. I tried to think of a different series for this challenge, I really did. I’ve read plenty of amazing fantasy, so the choices were endless. HoWeVeR, when it comes to not only my favorite fantasy story but my favorite fantasy world, the one that has subjectively impacted and touched me the most, as well as the one I feel is objectively the most influential… well, I had to go with a more popular answer: Harry Potter.
Dorothy? You know her! Don't you? Dorothy is the protagonist in L. Frank Baum's book "The Wizard of Oz." While the book was published in 1900, the film version is a classic from 1939. The classic film has entertained the young and the more mature for over 82 years.
Let's Talk About the Real Reason Everyone Loved "The Queen's Gambit"
The Covid-19 pandemic has robbed humanity of many things in 2020 and now bleeding into 2021, we feel much more of the same. But if you may recall, our salvation at the beginning of 2020 came from a Netflix docuseries called Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness – a ridiculous by all means of the word docuseries that took the world and its people by storm and subsequently, distracted us all from every inch of the sad reality we were already a part of. But alas, the year 2020 progressed, the Tiger King fandom and fun wore out, and we were once again brought back to our very different and not so fun reality. Until… The Queen’s Gambit, October 2020.
The Night Court
When I first saw this challenge announced and opened yesterday, a veritable whirlwind of emotions went through me in what felt like a millisecond. Excitement, eagerness, passion, borderline mania, you name it.
Blade Runner: White Dragon Cut
Based on the dystopian novel Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick and set in a post nuclear war world where animals are all but extinct, the film Blade Runner debuted in theaters nearly 40 years ago. Helmed by Sir Ridley Scott, it starred Harrison Ford as a retired Los Angeles police officer who dealt with rogue androids called Replicants.
Stranger Things: Jonathan's 5 Biggest Mistakes (& 5 Shining Moments)
Jonathan is often quickly judged by his fellow Hawkins residents. At the beginning of Stranger Things, he's known as the town stalker and pervert, and when Will goes missing, Jonathan is the first to be falsely accused of his assumed murder.
The Most Important Life Lessons We Learned From 'Freaks and Geeks'
We previously focused on the reasons why you should watch Freaks and Geeks, but now we will think about the things that the show actually taught us. This show taught us a multitude of lessons throughout its 18-episode run. We learned answers to teenage issues regarding sex, drugs, friendship, and family life, but which of these stood out the most?
‘Together’ Review—Captivating and Timely
Bleecker Street’s latest film is, remarkably, not a prequel to their early 2021 film, Together Together. This movie’s title leaves out the word redundancy, leaving us with Together, a comedy-drama from writer Dennis Kelly and director Stephen Daldry.